Laikipia at the nerve centre of cattle rustling in East Africa
By MT. KENYA STAR 03rd Mar, 2020
A new report has identified the county as the nerve centre of cattle rustling in East Africa, poking holes on the commitment of the security agencies.


Tomato shortage bites hard and pushes retail prices up
By MT. KENYA STAR 02nd Mar, 2020
The Chairman of South Rift Farmers’ Association, Justus Monda said farmers had planted tomatoes last year, but high rainfall destroyed the crop.


Hasten mega eggs project; Farmers urge Waiguru
By MT. KENYA STAR 02nd Mar, 2020
Farmers want the county government to hasten Sh16 million poultry project expected to make Kirinyaga the top egg producer in Kenya.


Groups receive cash grants to boost farming
By MT. KENYA STAR 03rd Feb, 2020
Farmers are encouraged to make use of extension officers in livestock and agriculture to help them in modern farming practices.


Farmers opts for disease resistant potato variety
By MT. KENYA STAR 02nd Dec, 2019
The new varieties mature faster, are disease tolerant, and are crispier, which makes them good for processing into chips and potato snacks.


Waiguru gives out 100,000 Hass avocado seedlings
By MT. KENYA STAR 28th Oct, 2019
Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru has issued at least 100,000 certified Hass avocado seedlings as part of making more residents export-ready.


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By Philip Mwakio 30th Jul, 2021
The construction of 1.4km bridge was expected to start in June but it was delayed because the government had not identified the firm.


Women coffee farmers trained on value addition
By Jael Mboga 29th Jul, 2021
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By Robert Amalemba 29th Jul, 2021
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By Jael Mboga 29th Jul, 2021
Gen Kibochi said the military is part of society and should be utilised to support the people it is expected to defend.


Uganda officials dragnets kill dreams of fishermen
By Harold Odhiambo 29th Jul, 2021
Although the island is located in Kenya, its fishermen have to pay Ugandan authorities Sh8,000 every month for each fishing boat.


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