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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...

How to invest in the rich avocado export business

BY MAUREEN AKINYI:The avocado export business is one of the richest farming ventures you can invest in. Last year, 2018, though, the Agriculture and Food Authority through the Directorate of Horticulture banned avocado exports following a severe shortage that has...
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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...