This is how Kenya plansto uproot maize brokers

Nairobi, May 30 -- Maize farmers will be able to consolidate their produce and sell as a group to ward off middlemen as the government moves to form co-operatives tailored for grain producers. Co-ope... Read More

Sh80 billion Lake Turkana Wind Power loses land to community

Nairobi, May 26 -- What started like a small thorn in the flesh for Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) project in Loiyangalani, Marsabit county has morphed into a full-blown crisis whose Sh80 billion wort... Read More

More pain for consumers as bread price increases on expensive inputs

Nairobi, May 23 -- Households will grapple with the high cost of breakfast as bakers increase the price of bread by 16 percent, citing the high cost of raw materials. Bakers have reviewed the price b... Read More

Dar, Djibouti ports overtake Mombasa in new World Bank ranking

Nairobi, May 22 -- Dar es Salaam, Djibouti and Berbera ports have toppled Mombasa in the World Bank's latest ranking on the most efficient ports, highlighting the competition fears that Kenya has had ... Read More

Russia deal renewal spares Kenyans expensive wheat

Nairobi, May 19 -- Kenya has been spared from higher wheat prices after Russia agreed to renew the grain initiative deal that allows the produce from Ukraine to pass along the Black Sea- a major corri... Read More

Sugar prices rally as stocks plummet

Nairobi, May 18 -- Kenya's weekly optimal stock of sugar has dropped by 80 percent on the back of diminished production by factories and expensive imports, pushing up retail prices to a historic high.... Read More

Kenya locks out milk powder from Uganda again

Nairobi, May 17 -- Uganda's dairy sector has been slapped with restrictions on the export of powder milk to Kenya even after a lift on a ban that had earlier been issued by the regulator, hitting hard... Read More

Kenya to compete with China for maize in global markets

Nairobi, May 17 -- China has stepped up rivalry for maize in the global market as it targets Kenya's key sources after cancelling any purchases of the grain from America. The world's second-largest e... Read More

Maize hits new high of Sh6,100 a bag on shortage

Nairobi, May 16 -- Maize prices have hit a high of Sh6,100 for a 90-kilogramme bag on reduced supply, adding more pressure on flour and pain to the consumers who are already grappling with the high co... Read More

KTDA constructs Sh130m new specialty tea factory

Nairobi, May 15 -- The Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) is building a new factory to process specialty tea as it moves to diversify and cut reliance on black tea that is grappling with subdued dema... Read More