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Maize shortage continues to bite as traders source it from neighbouring states
Producers, including large-scale and subsistence farmers, released all their stocks including surplus to the market owing to high demand.
By Titus Too 30 days ago
Maize shortage continues to bite as traders source it from neighbouring states
Maize mills close shop amid grain shortage
Traders say the business is no longer sustainable because of the high price of maize and operation costs.
By Titus Too 1 month ago
Maize mills close shop amid grain shortage
Farmers reap big from sale of green maize as prices of flour skyrocket
In Nandi, green maize traders flock to the region, ferrying the produce with pick-ups and trucks. The high cost of living has forced farmers to sell green maize to cater for basic commodities.
By Edward Kosut 1 month ago
Farmers reap big from sale of green maize as prices of flour skyrocket
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Broken promise: Why Rift voters believe Uhuru has let them down
Locals say that President Uhuru has been avoiding Rift Valley region, only touring for official duties. Pundits blame the situation on strained relations between the President and his deputy.
By Titus Too 1 month ago
Broken promise: Why Rift voters believe Uhuru has let them down
Nomination list jitters hit UDA in North Rift
Disquiet has swept parts of the North Rift region amid claims of circulation of lists of United Democratic Alliance (UDA) proposed nominees without proper consultation.
By Titus Too 1 month ago
Nomination list jitters hit UDA in North Rift
Aspirants focus on agriculture, growth in bid to succeed Jackson Mandago
Three candidates to face off for governor seat in August elections. Political stakes are high in the cosmopolitan county that is the home ground of DP William Ruto.
By Titus Too 1 month ago
Aspirants focus on agriculture, growth in bid to succeed Jackson Mandago
Stalled projects shape Nandi governor race
Former governor Cleophas Lagat said he hoped his successor Stephen Sang would complete the projects when he took over so as to benefit residents, but he did not.
By Titus Too 1 month ago
Stalled projects shape Nandi governor race
Fears of food crisis as maize shortage bites, prices shoot up
The country’s strategic food reserve at the National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) has dried up, while most farmers have exhausted their stocks.
By Titus Too 2 months ago
Fears of food crisis as maize shortage bites, prices shoot up
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Schools reel under high cost of living, fees crisis
Principals, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said suppliers have threatened to institute legal action for non-payment of pending bills for supply of goods and services.
By Titus Too 2 months ago
Schools reel under high cost of living, fees crisis
Nandi turning out to be a battle between UDA and Independents
Among Sang’s competitors is his predecessor Cleophas Lagat who lost in UDA primaries before deciding to contest as an Independent candidate.
By Titus Too 2 months ago
Nandi turning out to be a battle between UDA and Independents
KCPE pupil who got 404 marks in plea for fees
A Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) candidate who scored 404 marks says she could miss her Form One slot at Lugulu Girls in Western. 
By Titus Too 3 months ago
KCPE pupil who got 404 marks in plea for fees
KCPE pupil who got 404 marks in plea for fees
A Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) candidate who scored 404 marks says she could miss her Form One slot at Lugulu Girls in Western. 
By Titus Too 3 months ago
KCPE pupil who got 404 marks in plea for fees
Koitalel Samoei's Talai clan pay tribute to Mwai Kibaki
Koitalel Samoei’s Talai clan and Nandi Community remain indebted to former President Mwai Kibaki’s administration for recognition of the freedom hero.
By Titus Too 3 months ago
Koitalel Samoei's Talai clan pay tribute to Mwai Kibaki
Keter primaries win surprises aspirants, Nandi Hills voters
Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter beat a host of aspirants to win the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) ticket during Tuesday's nominations.
By Titus Too 3 months ago
Keter primaries win surprises aspirants, Nandi Hills voters
It’s a two-horse race in battle to succeed Governor Mandago
The Uasin Gishu governorship contest has narrowed down to a two-horse race between politician Zedekiah Kiprop Bundotich and Mr Jonathan Bii
By Titus Too 3 months ago
It’s a two-horse race in battle to succeed Governor Mandago
Protests rock UDA nominations as losers call for fresh vote
Uasin Gishu governor aspirant Julius Bitok called for the rejection of all the results from the county, claiming the nominations were marred by irregularities.
By Lynn Kolongei 3 months ago
Protests rock UDA nominations as losers call for fresh vote
15 out of 17 people arrested over Raila chopper attack freed
Fifteen out of 17 people suspected of stoning Raila Odinga’s helicopter on April 1, 2022 have been freed for lack of evidence.
By Titus Too 4 months ago
15 out of 17 people arrested over Raila chopper attack freed
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Marianne Kitany: Divorce is painful, sometimes it is a necessity
Kitany says she approves of parents participating in the choice of partners for their children as the norm in the past, saying such unions would last.
By Titus Too 4 months ago
Marianne Kitany: Divorce is painful, sometimes it is a necessity
Climate action plan conference begins today
Conference focuses on strategic afforestation initiatives by corporates. Initiatives contribute towards national development agenda under Vision 2030.
By Titus Too 4 months ago
Climate action plan conference begins today
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Jackson Kibor: The fearless tycoon who spoke truth to power
Mzee Jackson Kiprotich Kibor rose from humble beginnings to become a respected farmer, family man and politician.
By Titus Too 4 months ago
Jackson Kibor: The fearless tycoon who spoke truth to power
How education calendar interrupted season of circumcision
Previously, circumcision was conducted during the nearly two-month-long December holiday, which gave boys enough time in seclusion.
By Titus Too 4 months ago
How education calendar interrupted season of circumcision
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Mzee Jackson Kibor: The passing of a controversial farmer and politician
Departed agricultural titan Mzee Jackson Kibor laid the rules and you followed his way or the highway.
By Titus Too 4 months ago
Mzee Jackson Kibor: The passing of a controversial farmer and politician
Biwott party to hold NDC, choose coalition Saturday
The National Vision Party (NVP) will hold its National Delegates Conference (NDC) in Nairobi this weekend.
By Titus Too 5 months ago
Biwott party to hold NDC, choose coalition Saturday
New KCC director calls for joint efforts to tame high feed prices
Dairy producers heavily rely on concentrates whose raw products are imported from Uganda and Tanzania, making feeds too expensive.
By Titus Too 5 months ago
New KCC director calls for joint efforts to tame high feed prices
Parties dash to avoid chaotic nominations ahead of April deadline
Political parties are laying out key strategies ahead of next month’s nominations amid the continued shift in alliances across the country.
By Titus Too 5 months ago
Parties dash to avoid chaotic nominations ahead of April deadline
State: Teen pregnancy cases have reduced drastically
Cases of pregnant teenagers sitting exams have drastically reduced this year, Education CAS Dr Sarah Ruto has said.
By Lucas Ngasike 5 months ago
State: Teen pregnancy cases have reduced drastically
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Uasin Gishu race is a battle between UDA wave and Independent candidate Buzeki
Only a month to party primaries, contenders for the Uasin Gishu governor seat are seizing every opportunity to sell their manifesto and win voters.
By Titus Too 5 months ago
Uasin Gishu race is a battle between UDA wave and Independent candidate Buzeki
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Explainer: The genesis of the Russia-Ukraine conflict
According to Ambassador Dr Paul Kurgat, competition between the separate axis existed until the post-second world war of 1939-45.
By Titus Too 5 months ago
Explainer: The genesis of the Russia-Ukraine conflict
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Following in fathers’ footsteps: Children of former politicians fighting to get seats
Children of former politicians are banking on the influence of their families to clinch seats.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 5 months ago
Following in fathers’ footsteps: Children of former politicians fighting to get seats
E-subsidy programme roll-out offers respite for farmers
The e-subsidy programme targets small-scale farmers who cultivate a maximum of five acres and a minimum of one acre.
By Titus Too 5 months ago
E-subsidy programme roll-out offers respite for farmers
Over 100 exhibitors ready for this year's Eldoret ASK show
More than 80 exhibitors have confirmed participation in this year’s Eldoret Agricultural Society of Kenya (ASK) show.
By Titus Too 5 months ago
Over 100 exhibitors ready for this year's Eldoret ASK show
High cost of feeds bleeds dairy and poultry farmers
Farmers attribute the high cost of feeds to hefty taxes imposed on raw materials.
By Titus Too 6 months ago
High cost of feeds bleeds dairy and poultry farmers
Nandi hopefuls have eyes on the prize ahead of UDA primaries
Nandi has turned into a political battlefield as seasoned politicians and newcomers battle it out for the county’s top seat.
By Titus Too 6 months ago
Nandi hopefuls have eyes on the prize ahead of UDA primaries
Rising fertiliser prices raise fear of food shortage
Farmers in North Rift have expressed fear of food shortage, adding that rising fertiliser prices have affected production.
By Titus Too 6 months ago
Rising fertiliser prices raise fear of food shortage
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Diaspora candidates set sights on elective seats ahead of August polls
As the August General Election draws near, a number of Kenyans in the diaspora are eyeing elective seats.
By Titus Too 6 months ago
Diaspora candidates set sights on elective seats ahead of August polls
Bleak future for farmers as bad weather, economy take their toll
A sharp rise in the cost of fertiliser has further made things tough for farmers. Agriculture CS says Government is working to address the challenge.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 7 months ago
Bleak future for farmers as bad weather, economy take their toll
Cereals board dismisses reports of fertiliser subsidy programme
The board distanced itself from information circulating in the social media urging farmers to register for fertiliser.
By Titus Too 7 months ago
Cereals board dismisses reports of fertiliser subsidy programme
Farmers divided on new prices of maize as cost of production rises
Price per 90kg bag was reviewed to Sh2,700 before being set at Sh3,000 on Wednesday.
By Titus Too 7 months ago
 Farmers divided on new prices of maize as cost of production rises
Maize shortage continues to bite as traders source it from neighbouring states
Producers, including large-scale and subsistence farmers, released all their stocks including surplus to the market owing to high demand.
By Titus Too 30 days ago
Maize shortage continues to bite as traders source it from neighbouring states
Maize mills close shop amid grain shortage
Traders say the business is no longer sustainable because of the high price of maize and operation costs.
By Titus Too 1 month ago
Maize mills close shop amid grain shortage
Tracing the roots: Where Karua, Gachagua grew up
Central
By Wainaina Ndung'u
1 hr ago
Irungu Kang'ata extends fairy-tale journey with governor win
Central
By Wainaina Ndung’u and Boniface Gikandi
2 hrs ago
Cool under fire: Chebukati the soft-spoken man of steel
National
By Amos Kareithi and Brian Otieno
2 hrs ago
Bitter end: Chebukati attacked as chaos mar Bomas briefing
National
By Allan Mungai and Josphat Thiongo
2 hrs ago
President-elect: How Ruto made it to the top
National
By Daniel Wesangula
3 hrs ago
With polls done, you can as well kiss State subsidies goodbye
Financial Standard
By Macharia Kamau
3 hrs ago