CS calls on judiciary to fast-track cases challenging tea reforms 

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary (CS), Peter Munya, has called on the judiciary to fast-track cases challenging tea reforms. Speaking at Kionyo, Imenti, and Githongo tea factories in Meru County, during a meeting with the newly-elected KTDA directors and tea farmers, Munya called on the Chief Justice, Martha Koome, to ensure that the cases were heard hopefully […]

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Government assures tea farmers of payment despite minor hitches

The Government will continue to withdraw tea from the Auction if the prices  do not reflect the minimum set prices, Agriculture Cabinet Secretary (CS), Peter Munya, has said. Munya said that the Ministry is working together with the Kenya Tea Development Authority (KTDA), to ensure that there is enough storage space for tea that will […]

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Government to continue buying rice at Sh85 per Kg

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary (CS), Peter Munya, has said the government will buy rice at a constant price of Sh85 per Kg from farmers. Munya made the announcement, when he addressed rice farmers at Kenya National Trading Company (KNTC) stores in Mwea, Kirinyaga County where he flagged-off trucks transporting rice to various markets. KNTC is the […]

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Elders at loggerheads with Munya for opposing Muturi coronation

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary (CS), Peter Munya, is at loggerheads with Meru Council of Elders, Njuri Ncheke, for opposing the recent National Assembly Speaker, Justin Muturi’s coronation as the Mt. Kenya Spokesperson. The elders are said that the move by the former Meru Governor displays his selfish behaviour as well as lack of goodwill towards efforts of uniting Mount […]

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Maize farmers selling produce fearing Tanzania’s imports

Maize farmers in the North Rift region who were still storing hundreds of bags in their stores hoping for better prices have been forced to dispose of their produce at throw-away prices. It is suspected farmers from Uasin Gishu, Trans Nzoia, Elgeyo Marakwet and Nandi were still holding on to more than 800,000 bags of […]

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