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Sugarcane shortage force millers to pay more

Kenyan millers have been forced to pay cane farmers higher prices than gazetted, as supplies scarcity continues. The Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) had instructed...

Low cane prices irks farmers in Kenya

Kenya Union of Sugar Plantation and Allied Workers (KUSPAW) bemoaned lower cane prices announced by the Sugar Directorate. Francis Wangara, KUSPAW Secretary General said the...

Ranger service body warns charcoal traders against breaching of Laws.

The Tanzania Forestry Service Agency (TFS) cautioned charcoal dealers in the nation of not shipping a charcoal sack of more than 50 kilograms. TFS cautions...

Nourishment framework still advantages the rich to the detriment of poor...

Wheat bread in Tanzania,Ramen noodles in Sweden, and Chilean wines in China. The cross-Atlantic travel of the potato and the tomato from the Andes...

Ethiopia, Ghana lures US agro-business technocrats

A United States-based manufacturing technology solution provider, SEYCONTECH LLC is working to solve the bottlenecks in African countries’ manufacturing sectors. Dr. Sydney K. Seymour, Founder...

More maize import to ease shortages in Kenya

On going duty-free maize imports in Kenya have reduced the cost of maize flour, as supply of the commodity which was recently hard to...

Sugar miller reopens in Kenya after government bailout

Kenya’s Mumias Sugar Company is set to resume operations in August, despite financial constraints and lack of raw materials. Nashon Aseka, the new Managing Director...

OIE acknowledge ICIPE for bee safety

Kenya’s International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) has received recognition for its work in bee health. The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)...

Uganda,Tanzania unwavering on second-hand ban

Tanzania and Uganda have vowed to remain steadfast to protect their textile industries. Authorities in Dar es Salaam and Kampala have insisted on used clothes...

Farmers in East Africa to act now against maize virus.

In Tanzania, just like the rest of East Africa, faces the threat of food shortages due to a number of reasons. From climate change to...