Business Briefs

Kenya Breweries has launched a new premium beer, White Cap Light, on the Kenyan market. New drink was announced by Patricia Ithau, the Marketing Director of KBL (former Ms. Kenya who was previously at Unilever, and driving force behind the Kenya National Dress 2004 and new Omo). Light beers account for 40% of the beers sold in the U.S. Also Nairobi Bottlers, in conjunction with Appetiser International, have introduced a new juice, that’s a blend of 6 blends of apple that is aimed at stylish and independent women.

Sun & Sand Beach Resort has been awarded 5 star status by the Ministry of Tourism.

Barclays Bank of Kenya and Commercial Bank of Kenya have each donated one million shillings to the Kenya open golf tournament that begins on March 9th at Karen Country Club

2, not 3 Nakumatt’s in CBD: Nakumatt will close Nakumatt Checkpoint (on Kenyatta Ave, next to I&M Towers) when they open Nakumatt Lifestyle (on Monrovia/Moktar Daddah Street) on Sunday Feb 20th

National Council of NGO’s chaired by Orie Rogo-Manduli will hold its 18th general assembly on April 15 at Ufungamano House. Pay 500/= at the door.