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Wheat farmers lose yields to poor techniques

Kenya's wheat production has been on a downward spiral in recent years, even as demand soars driven by rising urbanization where people are developing an appetite for mass-produced, convenient foods containing processed wheat flour. Read more

Developers assist Kenyans recover lost documents with new technology

A website is helping Kenyans trace their documents saving them from the bureaucracy and high penalties associated with replacing the all important documents for Sh1200. Zipate, which mean retrieving the lost, is one such firm set up by three youths in Nairobi. After obtaining Sh100,000 from the Youth Enterprise kitty offered by the government in late 2013. Read more

Toy store woos Kenya kids with Sh500 vouchers

A toystore is giving Kenya kids a chance to win vouchers worth  Sh.500 in a building competition. Participants will be required to come up with creative structures built using lego, a toy used in constructing items that is made of plastic interlocking bricks. Read more

Tool makes tax registration hustle free

*Kate Mumo was influenced by her friend to apply for Kenya Revenue Authority's Personal Identification Number (PIN) while in her final year in college in 2010. Knowing that she would be out hunting for a job in no time and a pin certificate would be the first thing an employer would ask for should she get a job, she went online to get one. Read more

Low cost financial product makes home ownership a reality

Low income Kenyans can now access affordable mortgage, thanks to Rafiki Deposit Taking Microfinance (DTM) a subsidiary of Chase bank which has introduced credit packages that allow credit seekers to borrow up to Sh3.4 million within their income and build the house in phases until completion. Read more

Monthly fare targets Kenyan families with day long entertainment

A restaurant along Lang'ata Road is giving Kenyan families the chance to enjoy themselves at a family funfare every last Sunday of the month with activities for the whole family including kids games and competitions, shopping at retail stores and a Heineken bar among many others. Read more

New water harvesting project showers Marsabit farms

A high return project in Marsabit that stalled due to water shortages has inspired farmers in the area to embrace new ways of water harvesting in a venture that has now opened up new avenues of farming. The water harvesting project which has birthed uptake of greenhouses and other modern farming techniques is now turning the dry Marsabit area into an oasis with. Read more

Techpreneurs mint millions from online jobs

Kennedy Buhasio, a journalism degree holder from Moi University hoped for a well paying job after his graduation in 2008. While still 'tarmacking', he was introduced to research paper writing by his friend who besides giving him tutorial on the same, introduced him to a freelance writing network that paid Sh500 for every a thousand words article written. Read more

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International markets open up to semi arid Kenya’s bio products

A not for profit organization is working with farmers in arid areas to tap into their natural resources and diversify their income with a honey beauty products venture in Laikipia and Samburu areas being the latest success story having now exposed farmers to export markets and provided alternative income. Read more...

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