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Relief for farmers as Kenya resumes avocado exports

Nairobi, Feb. 16 -- Avocado exports from Kenya will resume in two weeks, ending a three-month suspension imposed by the Agricultural Food Authority (AFA). The suspension, which was initiated by the H... Read More


Why Kenya is second-hand clothes dumping ground

Nairobi, Feb. 16 -- The Netherlands has said most of its second-hand clothes exported to Kenya are of very low quality, identifying the country as a disposal destination. In a new report dubbed Desti... Read More


South Africa's Afcon hero Mokoena lands in political storm

Nairobi, Feb. 16 -- South Africa's 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) hero Teboho Mokoena painted the welcome ceremony with a surprise stroke of political colour, expressing admiration for Julius Male... Read More


Why Kenyan teacher chose to break world record for longest science lesson

Nairobi, Feb. 16 -- It is 11pm on Valentine's Day. As Kenyans share love and chemistry with their loved ones in different ways, one teacher is teaching real chemistry in a laboratory. The lab coat-cl... Read More


Boost for Kenya tea exporters as Tanzania lifts imports ban

Nairobi, Feb. 16 -- Tanzania has reversed its decision to suspend imports of tea, presenting a window for Kenyan traders to resume exports to the neighbouring country. In a memo on Wednesday, the Tea... Read More


Mombasa port cargo rebounds amid Dar es Salaam threat

Nairobi, Feb. 16 -- The volume of cargo handled through the Mombasa port recovered last year to grow 6.23 percent on the back of the State's renewed push to improve efficiency amid looming threat from... Read More


President Joe Biden to host President Ruto at White House

Nairobi, Feb. 16 -- President William Ruto is scheduled to be in Washington, US, on May 23, 2024 on an official State visit where he will be hosted by President Joe Biden. According to White House Pr... Read More


Kenya scales up fight against Al Shabaab militants

Nairobi, Feb. 16 -- Security agencies based in the North Eastern region will be supplied with well-equipped machinery to boost the fight against the rag-tag Al Shabaab militia, Kenya's Interior Cabine... Read More


Airtel, ATC under Comesa watchdog probe over towers deal

Nairobi, Feb. 16 -- The Comesa watchdog has launched investigations into alleged anti-competitive conduct by telecommunication firms American Tower Corporation (ATC) and Airtel Africa. The Common Mar... Read More


The beer gamble that is threatening Zanzibar's economy

Nairobi, Feb. 16 -- Prices of beer and other alcoholic beverages have continued to surge in Zanzibar amid limited supply, forcing those who imbibe to dig deeper into their pockets. But that situation... Read More