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- A trade e-portal has been developed by the Federation of East African Freight Forwarders Associations to address the challenges faced in importing and exporting to and from the East African region that eventually translate into high cost implications to traders.

- Kenya Petroleum Refineries Limited (KPRL), has implemented a new technological solution to reduce risk and control costs. The solution, based on IBM Maximo asset management software, will allow KPRL to better utilize its production equipment, facilities and IT systems to increase the productivity and efficiency of the company's oil refinery operations in East Africa. reduce risk and control costs. The agreement was finalised by IBM's business partners Computer Source Point Ltd and Powertech IST Data.