Tag: ban

Colourism: The harmful beauty in Africa

Despite the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) banning skin lightening cosmetics, the products are still sold in the backstreets of major towns in the country. The banned cosmetics still find their way to the shelves of many beauty shops since the government fails to enforce...

Sexy cooking oil advert and ‘abortion’ promo banned

Kenya Film Classification Board CEO Ezekiel Mutua says the two had not been submitted to the board for examination and classification for age appropriateness

Government set to ban shisha smoking

Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu says discussions on the ban, with various government departments, were ongoing but he is yet to sign a legal notice to formalise the move

Kebs bans importation of older used cars

Agency says all importers of used second hand motor vehicles will not be allowed to bring in such cars with effect from 1st January 2018

Where are all the branded paper bags?

Kenyans are known for creativity, even innovation. So, why are our companies not taking advantage of the ban on plastic paper bags by the Ministry of Environment to step up their publicity? I blame it on indecision and lack of commitment. Our corporate sector cannot...

Creative ways Kenyans are coping with plastics ban

Most Kenyans and retailers have improvised various ways of coping with the ban on plastic bags, which took effect today. A survey conducted by Business Today, however, shows that some people are still carrying and using the banned plastic bags, with most retailers left stranded on what...