Wednesday, October 17, 2018
President Uhuru Kenyatta at the Nairobi International Trade Fair. (PHOTO/PSCU)

Private sector urged to step up innovations to help farmers

The private sector has been urged to step up innovations to help farmers in Kenya. President Uhuru Kenyatta has challenged the sector to step up...
Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa speaking to the press

Maize farmers to be paid next week;verification process concluded

Maize farmers are set to be paid by the government beginning next week, after completion of the lengthy verification process. Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa...
The public hearing session between the Senate Ad-Hoc Committee on maize and farmers in Uasin Gishu County

Farmers voice their frustrations to the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on maize

Senators in the Senate Ad-Hoc Committee on maize led by Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka felt the brunt of farmers as they presided over a...
Cereal Millers Association have reiterated that the prices of flour won't be affected by the Finance Act 2018 taxes

Flour prices won’t increase despite Finance Act taxes, says CMA

Flour prices will not be affected by the VAT changes after the controversial Finance Bill 2018 was signed into law by President Uhuru Kenyatta...
Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa and West Pokot Governor John Lonyangapuo

Government set to pay maize farmers next week-CS Wamalwa

The government is set to pay maize farmers who supplied the grain to the National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) next week. Devolution Cabinet...
West Pokot Governor John Lonyangapuo (left) talking FCDC chairman and Mandera Governor Ali Roba (right)

Governors under the FCDC umbrella focus on regional economic growth

Governors from arid and semi-arid Counties have today converged at Kapenguria town in West Pokot County for an FCDC conference that is meant to...
West Pokot Governor John Lonyangapuo said the main agenda of the conference will focus on opening up the pastoral regions which have been marginalized

Frontier Counties conference to target pastoral regions

The Frontier Counties Development Council (FCDC) conference is set to kick off on Wednesday and will bring together twelve Governors from marginalized Counties. Speaking to...
ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi

Mudavadi urges President to heed calls to form sugar commission of inquiry

Amani National Congress (ANC) party leader Musalia Mudavadi has urged President Uhuru Kenyatta to listen to the pleas from Western Kenya leaders on the...
Kabuchai MP Lusweti Mukwe

Sugar report should be tabled afresh in parliament-Kabuchai MP

Members of parliament from the Western region who were bribed to reject the sugar report have been accused of stooping low to frustrate the...
Devolution CS Wamalwa, Senator Wetangula and Mudavadi when they addressed the press on the sugar issues in the country

Wamalwa, Wetangula, Mudavadi address sugar sector crisis

Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa, Bungoma Senator Moses Wetangula and ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi have indicated that the solution to the sugar industry conundrum may indeed be...