The Farmers Party

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Albert Kasembeli

‘We will Not Dissolve,’ Farmers Party Defies Malala, UDA 

NAIROBI, Kenya, March 23, 2023: Contrary to earlier media reports, the Farmers Party of Kenya is firmly intact and at no time has its requisite organs deliberated its dissolution and eventual absorption by United Democratic Alliance (UDA). The Farmers Party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) met in Nairobi and disowned claims by the new United Democratic Alliance …

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Family Bank Secures KSh20 Million Credit Facility To Boost Agriculture

Thursday, April 20, 2023 – Family Bank has got a KSh20 million loan guarantee facility from Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) to back its lending to dairy farmers, co-operatives, dairy companies and inputs suppliers. According to a statement from the lender, the two-year credit guarantee facility will support the purchase of farm inputs including fodder, concentrates …

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Irungu Nyakera Farmers Party Leader Appointed To The Board Of Global Venture Firm 

NAIROBI, Kenya, Wednesday, March 29, 2023 – Farmers Party of Kenya, Leader Irungu Nyakera has been appointed an advisor to the board of the global firm, Factore Venture. Working across the globe, Factore Venture brings disruptive innovation to the world’s fastest-growing markets.  At the same time, the organisation serves as a conduit between philanthropic and commercial …

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Set Back For CS Linturi As High Court Stops The Zambia Maize Deal

NAIROBI, Kenya, Friday, April 20, 2023 – The High Court has temporarily suspended the decision by the Kenya government to contract Zambian farmers to grow maize for exclusive exportation to Kenya High Court Judge Mugure Thande issued the order stopping Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Mithika Linturi to move on with the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding …

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Politicians should keep off the war on corruption

By David Kigochi The political temperature in the country is rising every day courtesy of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s-led anti-corruption crusade. It is not in doubt the war against graft in Kenya has split leaders. The executive is operating at cross purpose, and the same is true of the political class. The North Rift, and a …

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For Big 4 Agenda to be fastracked, it needs to be opened up to more participants

Last week, while speaking at a Senate leadership meeting in Kiambu County, Senate majority leader Kipchumba Murkomen challenged the national executive to involve the Senate and the public in rallying support for the Big Four Agenda. He went on to add that the big four agenda risks failure for allegedly being shrouded in secrecy and …

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Kenya Government Should Protect The Farmer And Consumer

By David Kigochi Mid-March, Kenya set the stage for a war with its main trading partners after it banned importation of maize from Uganda and Tanzania. There was confusion in the East African grain market. The Agriculture and Food Authority said the reason for the ban was that levels of mycotoxins in the maize from …

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