Pyrethrum Processing Company of Kenya

The headquarters of the Pyrethrum Processing Company of Kenya in Nakuru. 

| Francis Mureithi | Nation Media Group

When rats 'ate' pyrethrin worth Sh2.4bn, and other shameful tales

On March 30, 2003, when fire gutted down the pyrethrum processing factory in Nakuru, Kenyans were told that the "likely cause" was an electrical fault – the usual culprit in unexplained inferno in government buildings.

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