1. Relief for farmers as maize import delayed

    This is due to the delayed approval of licensed traders and expensive shipping charges.

    Trucks loaded with maize queue to deliver the produce to the National Cereals and Produce Board, Eldoret depot
  2. Brace yourself for Sh2,000 NSSF pay cut

    The Court of Appeal has allowed a ten-fold increase to Sh2,068 in workers’ monthly contributions to the NSFF.

  3. How to scout in onion production

    Zigzag, random and use of indicator crops are some of the scouting methods.

    A farmer inspects her onion crop
  4. Firms cry foul over cargo clearing plan

    The state seeks to transfer the handling and clearing of its cargo to the Government Clearing Agency.

    The Kenya Ports Authority yard in Mombasa
  5. Fuel shortage looms as marketers owed Sh53bn

    The subsidy payments are supposed to be submitted on a monthly basis but there has been a six-month delay.

    Customer attendant serving a client at Rubis Petroleum Station on Koinange Street, Nairobi
  6. Pressure piles for audit of online land system

    This follows persistent complaints about transaction hitches on Ardhisasa platform.

    Ardhi House in Nairobi
  7. Water to cost 75pc more as new tariffs take effect

    In the proposed tariff adjustments, Water Service Providers will be required to pay Sh5 per cubic metre per month.

    Kakamega Governor Fernandes Barasa with his Nyamira counterpart Amos Nyaribo
  8. Court orders Kura to hold Sh175m in road contractors row

    Funds withheld until the dispute between China Qingjian International Group and Enzyne Creations Ltd, is resolved by an arbitrator.

    Court gavel
  9. African farmer groups oppose renewed chemical fertiliser push

    AFSA calls on African governments and donors to redirect funding away from failed ‘green revolution’ approaches towards proven agroecological alternatives.

    Scolastica Wambui
  10. Barry: Why water and food security is important for Africa

    Governments and other key agriculture stakeholders need to train smallholder farmers on irrigation and how best they can utilise water.

    Dr Boubacar Barry


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