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Kenyan Tech Innovator Among African Women Trending In Agriculture

Women Agripreneurs of the Year Awards (WAYA) recognizes women agripreneurs from across the continent, who have excelled in different segments of the agricultural value chain and have shown remarkable innovation in their businesses

Farmers Petition Parliament To Review EU Policy Before Adopting It

Farmers led by industry associations have lodged a petition with Parliament seeking the review and overturning of a recommendation from the Parliamentary Health Committee...

Youth Must Get Their Hands Dirty to Dig Out Millions

With the rising world’s population and increased mass consumption, there is a greater need for youth to venture into agriculture

Best Small Business Ideas for University Students

Many college and university students often struggle through their education due to financial challenges. Thanks to the high cost of living, students cannot afford...

Without city jobs, tech-savvy Kenyan youth head back to the farms

Youth posing for a picture at a banana farm in Mitunguu, Meru County, Kenya, February 10, 2018. Credit: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Caroline Wambui

Chris Kirubi: How I made it big in farming from a small piece of land

Farming is not for the faint at heart, and billionaire Chris Kirubu knew that he would have to soil his hands to dig out money from the soil. (see story below)

New Holland TT4 Tractor billed to be all-round monster

CMC Motors Group has announced plans to strengthen its agricultural offering on the back of increased demand for farm machinery, as it unveiled the...

Bamboo farming: The seven things you need to know

You have probably heard people talking about Bamboo farming – how it is transforming lives across Kenya and how it has the potential to...

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Form 4 Leaver Who Makes Sh140,000 Monthly From Chapatis

Jepkoech, who started off with one packet of wheat flour a day, says she does a bundle per day, making Ksh4500 per day from chapatis alone. In addition, she sells tea and chips, which tops up her sales to Ksh5,500 per day, translating to about Ksh140,000 per month.

Perfectionism: Are You a Perfectionist?

Perfectionism can be defined as the propensity to think and believe that anything short of perfect is an abject failure while having concerns over mistakes and subjecting oneself to harsh and critical self-evaluations when the output fails to produce sought-after satisfaction and excellence. Am I a perfectionist?

Smart Doors: How You Can Control Access to Your House on Mobile

Many operators of Airbnb in Nairobi and other cities are using this technology to manage their clients access to accommodation and lodging facilities using smart doors and smart switches.

Fatal Accidents Report Reveals Most Dangerous Roads in Mombasa

The report, which spotlights roads with highest accident rates at the coast, offers chilling trends, including, among others, statistics that show significantly more men die in road accidents.

These Awards Prove Co-op Bank’s Positive Economic Impact

Co-op Bank Awards point to the fact that the bank is doing not only doing things right but also doing the right things for its customers and the industry.