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Farming beef in Kenya: Buy a cow at Sh. 18,000, sell it at Sh. 54,000

Farming Beef in Kenya: BY DR. MOSES OLUM: The country boasts an estimated 14 million beef cattle, making beef farming in Kenya on of the major forms of agri-business. This population is majorly made up of local and indigenous...

Danson Kithinji: How I make Sh. 600,000 from selling beehives in Kenya

Beehives in Kenya: Having lived in the city for eight years, Danson Kithinji never thought that he would, one day, return to the village to farm. But the 2007/08 post-election violence forced him out of Nairobi city to his...

Piglets management: Tips on how to raise your piglets

Piglets management: Weaners and farmers have to interact in one way or another. Any handling of the pigs will also lead to stress.Therefore, piglets should be handled in a way to reduce stress. The first thing to remember is...

I started with Sh. 5,000 and became a millionaire from farming tomatoes

Profitable Tomato Farming in Kenya: BY SMART HARVEST - Nicholas Njagi's seven acre tomato farm located in Igamba-ng’ombe, Tharaka Nithi County, produces 400 boxes of tomatoes per acre and this season is no different. With seven acres under the crop, he harvests...

How my four dairy cows give me Sh. 135,000 per month

Best Dairy Farmers in Kenya: BY FARMERS TV: When Gilbert Ngetich bought his first Friesian cow in 2009, little did he know that 10 years later, he would be feted for his outstanding performance in a field he had...

From one cow to a Sh. 10 million agribusiness farm

Agribusiness Farms in Kenya: Were it not for the beautiful blue metallic gate off the busy Makuyu–Sagana Road, nothing else would have suggested that the dusty road lead the vicinity of a popular dairy farm. Kefa Farm sits on 1.5...

Best onion varieties in Kenya that will give you Sh. 800,000 per acre

Best onion varieties in Kenya: Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes for their appetizing aroma and a baseline of sweet and earthly flavor. Most farmers in Kenya are tapping into the growing onion business by...

How I make Sh. 250,000 per month from my ‘milk farming’

Milk Farming in Kenya: Geoffrey Kariuki, an aesthetic doctor trained in the UK wanted to try out something new after working for just five years. His colleagues and relatives expected him to set up a private clinic. But they...

Pumpkin farming in Kenya: Making money from pumpkins

Pumpkin farming in Kenya: BY ALEX WACHIRA: Pumpkins are served in most meals as a compliment serving the same purposes as potatoes. They are used to make pumpkin flour that addresses health issues such as diabetes and obesity. They...

How you can make a million from an acre of watermelons

Watermelon Farming Techniques: Victor Bor started out as a wedding planner, a job that gave him access to society’s most glamorous ceremonies. But as more wedding planners got into his turf, his returns began to dwindle. Frustrated, he decided to...
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Godrej Youth Empowerment Program Set to be unveiled in Kitui

With over 20,000 youth expected to be trained in hairdressing and beauty therapy under the Godrej Wezesha Youth program, the program...
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USERNAME Investment Ltd. CEO Crowned The African Business Personality

Reuben Kimani CEO, Username Investment Ltd was crowned the 2019 African Business Personality Award at the Voice Achievers Award gala dinner recently held at Louis Leakey Memorial Hall in...

Uhuru: Grade six pupils won’t sit exam to join lower secondary in Kenya

Lower secondary in Kenya: There will be no final exam for grade six pupils looking to join lower secondary. This has been announced by...

Shock as Sossion, KNUT officials kicked out of education conference

KNUT officials: The bad blood between education officials in Kenya and the Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) is far from over. On Friday,...

Kenya to start taxing YouTube, Netflix

Netflix in Kenya: Kenya is set to start taxing online streaming media services including YouTube and Netflix. This has been revealed by the Communications...