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Coffee auction takes off with 12,000 bags on sale

Auction of coffee at Nairobi Coffee Exchange (NCE) will finally take place today as ministry of Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter […]

Munya cools simmering row, extends coffee trading licences for one year

The government has extended coffee trading rules for one more year, ending a simmering row between farmers, marketing agents and […]

Saccos face survival test as Corona hammers economy

The co-operative movement is likely to come to terms with the reality of reduced profits as institutions struggle to stay […]

Kenya faces Sh13.6b in crop losses due to Corona, locusts

Kenya stands to lose an estimated Sh13.6 billion worth of crop produce this year owing to the Covid-19 pandemic and […]

State to supply over 5 million planting materials to farmers

The government has embarked on the provision of over five million free seeds, seedlings, cuttings, and vines to small-scale farmers […]

Sweet relief for sugar sector as State waives Sh63b debt

The government will waive historical debts worth Sh62.5 billion in the sugar industry to help turn around fortunes of the […]

Kenya to tap Sh1.01b AfDB fund to fight coronavirus

PACKAGE: Kenya is among 12 African countries to benefit from $9.52 million (Sh1.01 billion) African Development Fund to enhance Covid-19 […]

Cash crunch looms for Saccos as pandemic takes toll on sector, PS warns

Majority of Savings and Credit Co-operatives Societies (Saccos) face  low liquidity challenges with some feared they might totally close down […]