From auditor to receiver manager: How Deloitte left KPCU miller in tatters

A leading audit firm, Deloitte Consulting, forsook Kenya Planters Co-operative Union (KPCU) at its hour of need and walked to the side of Kenya Commercial Bank in a classic case… Read more »

Wonder fruit takes farmers by storm

A photo of Nobel laureate, Prof Wangari Maathai, stands conspicuously inside the greenhouse of Jesse Kioria and his wife Keziah Wanjiru. The photo shows the couple’s love for the environmentalist,… Read more »

My 2,000 chickens are my ‘side hustle’

Dressed in a white overcoat, a black trouser and gumboots, Nicholas Omondi digs his hand in a sack of poultry feeds and offers his birds at his farm in Dunga,… Read more »

The list is out! Here are 10 of the richest young men in Nairobi

Jared Otieno: He stunned social media when photos of his Sh15million pre-wedding party, complete with off-road gas guzzlers hired for his friends. His wife’s family members landed in choppers. Before… Read more »

Strawberry flavours man’s farming efforts

Using modern technology, entrepreneur starts pilot farm in Naivasha to assess conditions under which the fruit can do well Strawberry farming is slowly catching up in Kenya, that many people… Read more »

How we built our Garden of Eden in town, fruit by fruit

The area around Starehe Girls High School in Kiambu County has seen tremendous growth in the recent past. It is to a home in one of these posh housing estates… Read more »

Three Kenyan scientists feted in Sydney, Australia for fighting wheat diseases

Kenya wheat team wins prestigious 2015 Gene Stewardship Award Three Kenyans were awarded the 2015 BGRI Gene Stewardship Award and received the coveted “Norman Borlaug” statue for their work in… Read more »

Kenya Tea Development Agency is set to announce its bonus payout for farmers [VIDEO]

Glee as farmers tipped for bountiful tea bonus Farmers affiliated to Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) factories should expect a better final payment (bonus) which will be announced today. A… Read more »

How i earn Sh50, 000 a month from my 25 by 25 feet piece of land in Maragua, Murang’a County

Ben Muita says the size should not be an excuse not to do profitable business. From his small plot, he earns Sh50,000 a month As other farmers agonise over shrinking… Read more »

Agritourists light up Laikipia orchard, bring in more cash

A walk into the farm in Laikipia County reminds one of a game park or one of those sandy beaches at the Coast. Inside the farm named Eden Villa, you will… Read more »

How I make money, drip by drip at the dry Kandara constituency in Murang’a County

Joseph Mbai has transformed a once dry land to a piece of Eden through irrigation Anyone who visited the dry Kandara constituency in Murang’a County a year ago will undeniably… Read more »

International Criminal Court ruling based on cooked evidence, says Deputy President William Ruto

Deputy President William Ruto Friday put on a brave face in light of Thursday’s ICC developments assuring Kenyans that the case against him is crumbling. Through his lead counsel Karim… Read more »

[VIDEO]President Uhuru Kenyatta moves to solve Kihiu Mwiri land saga

President Uhuru Kenyatta has directed the Lands ministry to hasten the issuance of title deeds for the troubled Kihiu Mwiri Land Buying firm in Murang’a County. Acting Lands Cabinet Secretary… Read more »

All you need to know about feeding your cow for maximum productivity

Proper feeding is very important for the success of dairy farming and represents the highest single variable cost in livestock production. First, a farmer needs to understand the nutritional requirements… Read more »

My journey to becoming a successful dairy farmer

Three kilometres drive along the Eastern bypass road-off Thika superhighway-sits Ruiru, a busy peri-urban centre in Kiambu County, and some 35 minutes away from Nairobi. Sparsely spread homesteads are the… Read more »