Mombasa Tea Auction - Google News

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  2. 'Uganda's tea industry needs a regulator' - Independent

    Independent

    'Uganda's tea industry needs a regulator'
    Independent
    Uganda's tea is graded poorly at Mombasa Auction due to quality gaps. How are you responding to that? As a company, we have a quality policy and are certified by Uganda National Bureau of Standards. We are encouraging and sensitising farmers to pluck ...

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  3. Secession talk has entered the Kenyan mainstream as an election feud simmers - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Secession talk has entered the Kenyan mainstream as an election feud simmers
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    Mombasa hosts East Africa's biggest port, the world's largest tea auction and beaches that are a major attraction for foreign tourists. A 2012 secession campaign by the Mombasa Republican Council was quashed by the government, which arrested its leaders.

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  4. Kenya's Election Feud Deepens Secession Calls - Bloomberg - Bloomberg

    Bloomberg

    Kenya's Election Feud Deepens Secession Calls - Bloomberg
    Bloomberg
    Kenya's protracted election dispute has spawned secession calls from opposition supporters who say their vote has no influence on how East Africa's biggest ...

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  5. Tea output drops 12pc in Q3 on bad weather - Daily Nation - Daily Nation

    Daily Nation

    Tea output drops 12pc in Q3 on bad weather - Daily Nation
    Daily Nation
    Tea production in the nine months to September dropped 12 per cent on account of severe drought witnessed particularly in the first quarter of the year.

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  6. Tea price flat even as strike at plantations cuts supply - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

    Business Daily (press release) (blog)

    Tea price flat even as strike at plantations cuts supply
    Business Daily (press release) (blog)
    Tea prices at the Mombasa auction remained flat last week even as the volume of the commodity offered for sale continued to decline. A market report by lobby East African Tea Traders Association (EATTA) shows a kilogramme on average traded at Sh294, ...

  7. Strike Revives Automation Call in World's Top Tea Exporter ... - Bloomberg

    Strike Revives Automation Call in World's Top Tea Exporter ...
    Bloomberg
    A strike by Kenyan tea pickers has rekindled large-scale tea growers' plans to replace humans with plucking machines, threatening jobs in an economy that's ...

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  8. Kenyan banks give Iran wide berth - Daily Nation - Daily Nation

    Daily Nation

    Kenyan banks give Iran wide berth - Daily Nation
    Daily Nation
    Tea traders at the Mombasa auction. Despite the lifting of sanctions against Iran, Kenyan banks are still jittery over dealing with their Iranian counterparts.

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  9. Brokers stopped from setting commissions at tea auction - Daily Nation

    Daily Nation

    Brokers stopped from setting commissions at tea auction
    Daily Nation
    The Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK) said the current practice of setting brokerage commissions and warehouse prices at the tea auction in Mombasa is a “hardcore contravention” of the law. The CAK also said the lobby did not provide sufficient ...

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  10. Mombasa tea auction starts automation process - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

    Business Daily (press release) (blog)

    Mombasa tea auction starts automation process
    Business Daily (press release) (blog)
    A consultant hired to carry out sensitisation of stakeholders on the planned automation of Mombasa tea auction is expected to complete the exercise at the end of this month, the East African Tea Trade Association (EATTA) has said. Managing director ...