Njiraini Muchira

Njiraini Muchira is a Kenyan journalist with over 10 years’ experience reporting on business, finance and economics. He has written extensively on key sectors like manufacturing, agriculture, energy, mining, tourism, financial services and ICT in the East African region. Mr Muchira is an alumnus of the International Institute of Journalism of InWent, Germany and The Technical University of Kenya. He is a former business reporter at The Standard.

Asian Ports Dominate New Container Terminal Efficiency Index

By Njiraini Muchira 05-07-2021 01:54:00

Posted in: Ports

Yokohama port in Japan has been ranked as the most efficient port in the world in a new index in which Asian ports dominate. Th...

Lamu Port: Kenya's Transshipment Hub Risks Becoming a White Elephant

By Njiraini Muchira 04-26-2021 10:47:47

Posted in: Ports

The Kenyan government faces a hard decision over whether to encourage shipping lines to make use of the new Lamu Port, which is se...

South Africa Unveils Expansion Plan for Port of Durban

By Njiraini Muchira 04-21-2021 03:21:41

Posted in: Ports

Authorities in South Africa have unveiled an ambitious $7 billion plan to modernize the Port of Durban, aiming to improve its effi...

Study: Good Governance is Essential to Rebuilding Port of Beirut

By Njiraini Muchira 04-15-2021 03:20:41

Posted in: Ports

Just days after a German consortium led by Hamburg Port Consulting (HPC) and Colliers International unveiled a $7.2 billion propos...

Biden Administration Dampens Kenya's Hopes for Bilateral Trade Deal

The Biden administration's plans to review foreign trade policy and refocus it on America's economic recovery have th...

Limited Sovereignty as African Countries Mortgage Resources to China

]Governments in Africa have been mortgaging their natural resources to secure loans from China, a trend that often ignites debt di...

Suez Canal Traffic Snarled After Megamax Boxship Runs Aground

The busy Suez Canal shipping lane in Egypt is experiencing a snarl up of vessel traffic after a large container ship ran aground o...

Kenya: China Cannot Seize Port of Mombasa if Debt Default Occurs

By Njiraini Muchira 03-16-2021 02:22:00

Posted in: Ports

Authorities in Kenya have allayed fears that China will seize the Port of Mombasa if the country defaults on loans procured to fin...

DP World Takes Over Operations at Angola's Port of Luanda

By Njiraini Muchira 03-11-2021 12:54:00

Posted in: Ports

Dubai-headquartered ports giant DP World has begun operations at the privatized multipurpose terminal at the Port of Luanda i...

CMA CGM Forced to Withdraw Congestion Charges for Mombasa Port

By Njiraini Muchira 03-10-2021 01:30:09

Posted in: Ports

Shipping giant CMA CGM has been forced to withdraw an emergency port congestion surcharge in Kenya following protests by the gover...

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