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FAO / WHO CC AFRICA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CODEX FOOD STANDARD DEVELOPMENT FOR AFRICA
Posted on: 07-12-2016
The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the
Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) have the honour to extend an invitation to attend the above Session which will be held at the Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya at the kind invitation of the Government of the Republic of Kenya.
Venue : Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya Date : Monday, 16 January 2017. Time : 09.30hrs
Registration facilities will be open on the same day at 08.30 at the same venue.
PUBLIC NOTICE :TO MANUFACTURERS, IMPORTERS,
WHOLESALERS, RETAILERS, CONSUMERS AND
GENERAL PUBLIC ON QUALITY OF STEEL SECTIONS
Posted on: 28-11-2016
PUBLIC NOTICE :TO IMPORTERS AND CLEARING AGENTS ON EXEMPTED GOODS UNDER PVOC
Posted on: 22-11-2016
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) is a statutory body established under the Standards Act (CAP 496) of the laws of Kenya mandated to provide, among other services, quality inspection of imports.
To streamline the management of exemptions under PVoC programme, ALL consignments exempted under the following categories will be required to undergo inspection on arrival with effect from 1st December 2016 free of charge;
Consignments issued with Ministerial Waivers from the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives.
Exempted products for the manufacturing industry (Raw materials/Machinery/ Equipment spare parts)
Products issued with Diamond Mark of quality
KEBS will thereafter process local Certificates of Conformity (Local CoCs) and upload the same onto the Single Window platform for reference by KRA to facilitate passing of customs entries.
All the affected importers/ clearing agents are therefore expected to facilitate the completion of verification check-lists by KEBS officers at entry points after registration of the Customs entries for processing of local CoCs for the exempted items/consignments.
Please take note that NO PRE-VERIFICATION REQUESTS TO EITHER KRA or KEBS will be required for inspection of these categories of imports to be carried out as is currently the case for goods arriving without Certificates of Conformity. For further inquiries please contact KEBS Officers In-charge at Entry Points or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
PUBLIC NOTICE : STANDARDS NOT ONLY ENHANCES GLOBAL TRADE BUT ALSO BUILDS TRUST
Posted on: 22-11-2016
By Charles Ongwae
What motivates one to purchase a product or even a service? Besides to satisfy a need or a want, the other driving force is the quality and the trust for that product or service. With the world becoming a global market and village, standards have become a driving force for trade and also building alliances. This mutual understanding which is as a result of rigorous process of drafting and reviewing standards has not only created a levelled playing field for all players but also provided a platform for innovation and industrialization to grow in leaps and bounds.
As we might all be aware, standards have everything to do with our day to day life. From the end user who purchases a product to the manufacturer whose goal is to expand his business within and without the border. Whether at home or at office, from the food that you consume, to house you call home, we interact with standards every day.
PUBLIC NOTICE :TO MANUFACTURERS, IMPORTERS, HARDWARE STORES AND GENERAL PUBLIC ON MANUFACTURE, IMPORTATION AND SALE OF HIGH YIELD SQUARE TWISTED STEEL BARS FOR REINFORCEMENT OF CONCRETE
Posted on: 22-11-2016
THE 9TH ANNUAL AFRICA ENERGY INDABA
Posted on: 16-11-2016
The Africa Energy Indaba will play host to the African Ministerial Roundtable.
This high-level private event will take place as a part of the 9th Annual Africa Energy Indaba and is co-hosted by the World Energy Council and the Africa Energy Indaba.
The World Energy Council facilitates Energy Leaders Dialogues around the world. As part of WEC’s Africa strategy, the Indaba Energy Leaders’ Dialogue (IELD) gathers African energy leaders and stakeholders to exchange views on critical issues facing the energy industry in informal, off the record discussions.
In the current context of uncertainty, the dialogue between energy policy makers is needed more than ever and the Africa Ministerial Roundtable will provideMinisters from the region and beyond, a unique platform to share their best practices and knowledge and to address critical issues for the Energy sector.
Key issues that will be addressed include regional integration, scenarios outlook for the region, as well as the relevant policy implications.
For more information download the documents below.