@BusinessDaily

Bulldozer descends on Ukay mall - PHOTOS - 6 months ago, 10 Aug 04:24

By: Hillary Kimuyu L ...

A bulldozer has descended on Ukay Centre in Westlands as the national environment watchdog, Nema, steps up reclamation of occupied wetlands in the capital Nairobi.

The iconic mall, estimated to have cost Sh900 million, comes down a day after its owners failed to

On Thursday, Kental Enterprises Limited sued the Nairobi County government, the National Environment Management Authority (Nema), the Water Resource and Management Authority, the National Youth Service and the attorney-general.

According to Managing Director Bimal Shah, Ukay Centre adhered to all laws relating to riparian reserves and the recommended distance from rivers.

Before a judge

The disputed property is located near River Kinagare, a tributary of Nairobi River that flooded heavily in 2016,

The matter was placed before the vacation judge for directions, which are yet to be issued.

ukay mall

At the scene, heavy dust and debris filled the air with stranded businesspeople counting their losses as the green bulldozer hit ...
Read More


Category: business news economy opinion markets corporate lifestyle

Suggested

1 hours ago, 00:49
Lifeline for SMEs in training boost

Tier one lender Co-operative Bank has teamed up with International Finance Corporation to empower small businesses through networking and training programmes countrywide in a Sh15 billion ...

Category: topnews news business
5 hours ago, 20:57
Girls turn mangoes into sweet juice and wine

It is another season of the year when supply of mangoes is high leading to glut. From Makueni to Siaya, mangoes are going for a song as traders and farmers try to avoid losses. In Siaya County, ...

Category: business topnews news
5 hours ago, 20:45
Bt cotton is not the panacea to challenges facing our struggling textile industry

Last week’s article, “How Bt cotton can revive collapsed textile industry,” glossed over pertinent issues and erroneously glorified the crop’s credentials. Prior to propagating genetic engineering, a ...

Category: topnews news business
5 hours ago, 20:46
Not an early bird? You can still catch these red worms

The threadlike, red creatures wriggle inside a plastic container creating a beautiful, unending pattern that interests the eyes. James Wafula looks at the red worms keenly before blurting out, “They ...

Category: topnews news business
5 hours ago, 20:46
Are feeds your chickens eat safe?

Are the commercial feeds you give your chickens, dairy cows, pigs and even rabbits safe? This is the question many farmers are asking themselves following the revelations by a new study that 90 per ...

Category: topnews news business
5 hours ago, 20:46
Why fish imports from China don’t worry me

On the foot of the Aberdare Forest in Nyandarua County, David Ruhiu is carving a niche in fish farming in a region dominated by dairy cows. Soon after retirement some 10 years ago, Ruhiu went into ...

Category: topnews news business