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Kenya Apparel Exports
  • Kenya Apparel Exports currently stand at about Sh51 billion, according to a Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) report.
  • Kenya is one of the global suppliers of big fashion brands in America, such as H&M, Levi’s, JCPenny, and Wrangler.
  • Youngone intends to start a vertically integrated manufacturing factory, from knitting to dyeing to manufacturing of garments.

Top Global apparel and footwear manufacturer Youngone will set up a factory in Kenya at the Athi River Export Processing Zone (EPZ), Cabinet Secretary for Trade and Industrialization Rebecca Miano has revealed.

The CS said the Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA) had received a Manufacturing application form with all the required attachments from Youngone Kenya EPZ Limited (Proposed) by April 21, 2024, and issued an Approval in Principle Letter on 25 April 2024.

This comes as the government, through the Ministry of Trade, has been seeking more investors in the textile industry to drive local …

Pullman Hotel Nairobi
  • Pullman Hotel Nairobi will begin operations in June 2024
  • Kenya has 31 hotels with a total of 4,268 rooms in the pipeline with an average room size of approximately 138 square feet.
  • Pullman Hotel Nairobi Upper Hill has similarly adopted the concept of “workspitality” under the co-working spaces brand WOJO.

French multinational hospitality group, Accor will unveil its first premium Pullman branded hotel in Kenya next month. This will add to Accor’s offering in the Kenyan market, which includes Fairmont the Nofolk and Mövenpick Hotel & Residences in Nairobi among others.

According to Pullman Hotels & Resorts Director of Sales and Marketing Susan Waringa, the Pullman Hotel Nairobi Upper Hill which is set to open its doors to guests in June this year will have 162 rooms offering premium hospitality.

“We’re excited about the opening of Pullman Hotel Nairobi Upper Hill, catering to the needs of the hyper-connected business and …