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Port of Mombasa

Kenya’s Mombasa port has for years remained the leading harbour in East Africa, serving traders in the country and neighbouring landlocked states. Uganda is the biggest destination for transit cargo through the Port of Mombasa, accounting for about 83.2 per cent of transit cargo through the Kenyan port. South Sudan takes up 9.9 per cent while DR Congo, Tanzania and Rwanda account for 7.2 per cent, 3.2 per cent and 2.4 per cent, respectively.…

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  • Taifa Gas broke ground at the Dondo Kundu Special Economic Zone next to the Port of Mombasa last Friday
  • The firm supplies LPG for domestic, commercial and industrial use and has been feeding the Kenyan market by road.
  • The company has been given 30 acres in Dongo Kundu to set up a 30,000 metric tonnes gas handling facility.

The entry of Taifa Gas into Kenya is expected to shake up the cooking gas retail market in East Africa’s economic power house, which has witnessed rising prices in recent years.

Taifa Gas broke ground at the Dongo Kundu Special Economic Zone next to the Port of Mombasa last Friday, at an event presided over by Kenya’s President William Ruto.

The company is investing about USD130 million (Ksh16.4 billion) in a Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) import, storage and distribution plant, at the 3,000-acre Special Economic Zone. Taifa has been supplying LPG for …