Uhuru’s price order fails to stimulate rice market
By Kamundia Muriithi 25th Feb, 2020
President Uhuru Kenyatta’s order for unprocessed rice to be bought at Sh85 from Sh60 per kilo is facing headwinds.


How to turn termites into a delicacy and a protein supplement
By Kamundia Muriithi 03rd Dec, 2019
The winged termite is a delicacy that is valued in those parts as a crucial protein source and a supplement to the staple food.


Why local goat farmer stands out from the rest
By Kamundia Muriithi 14th Nov, 2019
The farmer keeps the Toggenburg breed, which is fast maturing and when well fed and tended yields four litres of milk in a day.


Fish dealer happy he quit Sh25,000-a-month driver’s job to sell fish
By Kamundia Muriithi 01st Nov, 2019
Kinyua does not regret leaving his job where he earned Sh25,000 monthly for self-employment. In fact, he is happy he is his own boss and makes more.


Cheap rice imports choke Mwea town’s Sh13b economy
By Kamundia Muriithi 28th Oct, 2019
Massive rice imports mainly from Pakistan have chocked the economy of Mwea, Kirinyaga County, which is the biggest rice grower and supplier in Kenya.


My cows rarely fall sick and produce a lot of milk
By Kamundia Muriithi 24th Oct, 2019
Basilio Kinyua Ngaine has three reasons why his pedigree dairy cows rarely fall sick and if they do, he is able to manage the disease.


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