Covid-19 brings out resilience of Kenya’s flower industry

Last year at the height of COVID-19 the Kenya flower industry was grappling with a cocktail of threats that had taken a toll on production including tough weather conditions, pests attacks and limited cargo...

Kenya keen on boosting agricultural exports to Africa under AfCTA

The government will prioritize export of agricultural products under the African Continental Free Trade Area strategy to create additional markets for small-scale farmers.  Addressing the press in Naivasha during the ongoing validation workshop for the...

Tea prices dip 13pc as high volumes persist

Average tea prices for factories managed by Kenya Tea Development Agency have dropped by 13.3% to Ksh 243.31 (USD2.22) in the last seven months ending January 2021, as continued high production in the region...

Japan’s economy shrinks 4.8% in 2020 due to Covid

Japan's economy surged in the fourth quarter of 2020, but it wasn't enough to keep the country from negative growth for the year. The economy beat expectations to grow by 3% between October and December...
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Pain at the pump as fuel prices spike

Motorists will have to pay more for fuel following the upward price review for petroleum products by the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority. Super Petrol saw the greatest jump in cost with an increase...

KEPSA, KEPROBA partner to promote Kenya’s export trade

Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) and Kenya Export Promotion and Branding Agency (KEPROBA) Wednesday signed a partnership pact aimed at strengthening cooperation in the field of trade development and promotion, which will go a long...

Kenya determined to conclude trade deal with US, President Kenyatta says

President Uhuru Kenyatta has reiterated Kenya’s determination to conclude ongoing negotiations with the United States of America and sign a Free Trade Agreement (FTA). The President gave the assurance Tuesday afternoon when he bade farewell...

CS threatens to disband committees opposed to Coffee Cherry Fund

Agriculture CS Peter Munya has threatened to disband coffee management committees for refusing to accredit their members for the Cherry Advance revolving fund. Munya says the government has already provided Ksh 3 billion that is...

Naomi Campbell becomes Magical Kenya International Ambassador

Supermodel, Naomi Campbell, will help promote the marketing of Kenya as an ideal tourism and travel destination. This after agreeing to become Magical Kenya International Tourism Ambassador. According to a statement from the Ministry of Tourism...

Mombasa Tea Auction given one-month to automate systems

The Nairobi Coffee Exchange and other private auctions will be licensed to auction Kenyan tea in the next one month if the Mombasa tea auction does not establish an electronic trading platform.  Agriculture Cabinet Secretary...
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