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Bar owners: we’ve lost Sh1bn in 3 months due to Covid-19

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According to the Bars, Hotels and Liquor Traders Association of Kenya chairman Simon Mwangi, the 54,000 bar business people have adversely been affected by the pandemic, which forced the government to close their businesses in March this year.

Already, the traders have laid off workers as they are unable to pay salaries without thriving business.

Some of the traders now fear that their property will be auctioned as they are unable to pay loans owed to various lending institutions.

He pleaded with the government to consider reopening bars to save businesses from imminent collapse.

Speaking to the press on Wednesday at Mwea in Kirinyaga County after meeting bar owners from Mount Kenya region, Mr Mwangi expressed fears that the traders may be pushed out of business if urgent measures are not taken.

“The situation is of grave concern and we are urging the government to reopen the bars whose owners have been reduced to paupers,” he stated.

“Unless the government listens to our cry, the continuous closure of bars will kill the beer industry which contributes enormously to the growth of the economy.”

The chairman also faulted the government for increasing tax on sorghum used for brewing Keg beer. He noted that the tax would lead to an increase in beer prices, which is affordable by most Kenyans.

By Nairobi News

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Amani Ridge the Place of Peace instals Gigantic solar-powered high light mast

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BY GEORGE WACHIURI

There was excitement on Sunday evening as the contractor launched the Gigantic solar-powered high light mast with 8 super bulbs. Nested next to the Fountain of Peace, this splendid security light is also just at the front of Amani Ridge the Place of Peace Solomonic gate.

This solar tower is also adjacent to the wall of Peace & the Wall of Wisdom.

The Enormous tower stands 10 meters high and this is a true symbol of peace.

If you want to join this unveiling reality

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Website: www.optiven.co.ke

 

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VIDEO: Victory Gardens, Kitengela- A beautiful fully developed project for your family

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Victory Gardens – Kitengela is a beautiful fully developed project for your family with all the value additions you need within, and all the amenities are close by as well for all your educational, social, economic, and financial needs!

Give your family the life they deserve today!
Call us today on 0723 400 500
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VIDEO: Waking up to Mua Hills Splendor – Rafiki Gardens

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Like a string instrument, life’s music will play depending on the way you tune it. However, many loose it based on excuses.

Some of these excuses include statements like I am broke, I cannot afford it, it’s very far, it’s expensive, let me think harder about it, what if this is just another of the many scams? Others will doubt almost everything around, including life itself!

The story is different at Rafiki Gardens, customers are fencing their plots ready to set up homes. This property is limited value added and one is free to set up what they have been dreaming of. In life, there is always a first step, and this is a good place to start off life. Watch more here:

Our topic today is "REFUSE TO GO DOWN"We are LIVE from RAFIKI GARDENS, a property worth ksh695K.Please participate in the show by sharing, commenting, tagging others and stand a chance to get FREE AIRTIME. Over 20 followers will win this airtime! See you then!

Posted by George Wachiuri on Friday, 10 July 2020

Optiven recently went a step further to murram the roads to ensure that our customers can access this property easily. We are happy that KERRA is upgrading the access road from the tarmac and several kilometers are now done.

Optiven has a limited offer of 695K and you have 6 month’s to pay. You only need to deposit 50%

Here is your chance to join Optiven family

Call us now on: 0790300300 or 0723400500

Website: www.optiven.co.ke

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