Unga

Ramaphosa to skip UNGA address date

Reading Time: 2 minutes South African President Cyril Ramaphosa cancelled his planned address at the UN General Assembly in New York to  return home […]

Flour subsidy ends as millers’ contracts lapse

Reading Time: 2 minutes The government has informed millers participating in the Sh8 billion maize flour subsidy programme of termination of their contracts to […]

Your days are numbered, CS warns hoarders of maize flour

Reading Time: 3 minutes The government has formed a multi-agency team to crack down on unscrupulous traders hoarding subsidised maize flour. State Department for […]

Why consumers face erratic supply of cheap unga

Reading Time: < 1 minute Millers fear releasing maize flour into the market under the Sh8 billion national maize flour subsidy programme on suspicion the […]

State to pay Sh8.5b for unga subsidy and settle old debt

Reading Time: < 1 minute The government has set aside Sh8 billion to fund the implementation of the recently launched four-week maize flour subsidy programme. […]

Rush to buy unga at Sh100 as retailers seek Sh175m refund

Reading Time: 4 minutes There was a mad rush yesterday as Kenyans took advantage of the decree by President Uhuru Kenyatta that the price […]

Proposed tax rules to keep unga prices high

Reading Time: < 1 minute The National Treasury has floated the Draft National Tax Policy, which is set to keep maize flour (unga) prices in […]

Unga ban raises serious concerns on food safety

Reading Time: 2 minutes The decision by Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) to ban  five brands of maize flour has thrown consumers into a […]

Of unga politics and the perennial food insecurity

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Emmanuel Atamba        The ever-fluctuating prices of maize flour have always pointed to a serious problem in […]