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How duo makes Sh. 200,000 a month from hydroponics farming

Hydroponics in Kenya: Childhood best friends Wachira Mwangi and Samuel Mbugua are teaching farmers a technique that may sound like the stuff of science fiction — growing crops without the use of soil and making a tidy sum out...

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...

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...

Company introduces employee outsourcing in the flower industry

Flower farms can now outsource employees from a pool created and managed by The Manpower Company The outsourcing model creates work opportunities for employees while affording employers flexibility; an invaluable benefit for industries that experience seasonality. “Our wide database of...

The secret to earning huge profits from farming mushrooms in Kenya

Farming Mushrooms in Kenya is still in its infancy stage although it is picking up as consumption rises. Two types of mushrooms are grown in the country; button and oyster. Of the two, button is the most popular with its...

How mushroom farming can make you a millionaire

Mushroom Farming: Mushrooms are highly nutritious and in high demand thus attracting more farmers in the venture. Mushrooms do not need plenty of land or rainfall as other crops. They can be grown even in huts as long as tone...

Onion Farming in Kenya 2019: Pests, diseases, problems and solutions

Onion Farming in Kenya 2019 : Onions and especially onions grown from sets, are usually trouble free. Seed grown onions being directly sown and in the same position for longer, tend to have more problems but seed grown onions...

Makueni Sunflower Farmers Reap From Partnership With DigiFarm

Safaricom, Bidco and Makueni County Government sign MOU to support farmers in the County. Makueni, Kenya – 28th March 2019… Over 600 Sunflower farmers in Makueni County are set to benefit from a partnership between Safaricom’s (NSE: SCOM) DigiFarm product, Bidco Africa and...

How I get Sh. 240,000 from french beans farming in Kenya

French Beans Farming in Kenya: BY RACHEL KIBUI: Paul Ng’ang’a, a farmer in Kabolet village, some 60km from Kitale town, is among those who are seeking new fortunes in French beans, having grown maize and beans for decades. The...

How I make over Sh. 100,000 per month from passion fruit farming

Passion Fruit Farming: A farmer in Siaya County has broken the norm to start growing passion fruit. Farmers in the region have predominantly planted maize as the main crop. Mr Clement Odongo has seen his income triple compared to...
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Safaricom Announces New Strategy, No Expiry Bundles

Safaricom (NSE: SCOM) has today marked 19 years since the company launched by unveiling a new strategy and renewing its...
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Moi University assembles, unveils own laptops, servers

Moi University Digital Assembly: Moi University in partnership with jp.ik, a portuguese Information and Communication Technologies company, has unveiled a range of premium ICT...

Safaricom, EABL, Bidco in top 100 best employer in Kenya list

Best Employer in Kenya: The 2019 list of the most preferred employers is out. Telecommunications giant, Safaricom once again topped the list of the...

Kenyatta family now own Sh. 6.6 billion stake in NCBA bank

Kenyatta Family Business Empire:The Kenyatta family now own a stake worth over Sh. 6.6 billion in the merged NIC Group and CBA Group banks. According...

Safaricom introduces data, call, SMS bundles without expiry dates

Safaricom Bundles: Leading telecommunications giant Safaricom has become the first mobile services provider in Kenya to introduce non expiry data, voice and short message...