Tea Factory Directors Accused of planned Election disruptions

The sitting directors of tea factories in Embu are reportedly planning to disrupt the forthcoming elections of new directors of tea factories. While presenting their nomination papers, the contestants accused the sitting directors of planning to mobilize tea farmers to disrupt the elections which are scheduled for coming Saturday 10th April. John Kathangu a tea farmer […]

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Mt Kenya leaders Reject calls for  BBI referendum

Elected leaders from the Mt Kenya region and it’s diaspora have rejected calls for a referendum to ratify the recommendations of the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI). The leaders said holding a divisive referendum would negate the spirit in which the BBI committee was formed and in which it delivered its report after gathering views from all Kenyans. […]

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Farmers urged not to subject their children to child labor

Muguka farmers in Embu have been subjecting their children to child labor by letting them work in muguka fields. A seasoned politician in Embu, Gitonga Mukunji said that many muguka farmers are located along rivers hence parents ask their children to water the herbs, especially during dry spells adding that this equals to child labor. […]

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Farmers urged to embrace flower farming to improve lives

Floriculture farming in the country which can boost economic production and specifically for the rural farmers has remained untapped despite its huge potential. Wilmar Flowers company operations manager Joseph Kanyi on Friday urged rural farmers to exploit the opportunity and venture into the sector to reduce poverty. Speaking during the national Wilmar flowers open day […]

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