Regulation alone not the answer to poor crop performance

Regulation alone not the answer to poor crop performance

Production and marketing of some key crops shaky despite many governing laws By CHRIS ORWA More by this Author Your favourite breakfast beverage is likely made of products from the most regulated agricultural produce in Kenya. Sugarcane, tea, coffee, Irish potatoes, millet, maize, rice, sorghum, and wheat, defined by law as scheduled crops, require compulsory […]

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Maa royalty structure dates back to ancient Jews, pre-Hellenic Greeks

By WELDON ARAP KIRUI I avidly read Kipchumba Some’s feature titled, ‘’Genesis of Maasai Kalenjin bitter Conflict Over Land’’ (Sunday Nation,30th September 2018)and would like to further shed more light on the origin of the institution of Orkoiyot or Oloibon in Kalenjin and Maasai respectively based on my Egyptological studies. The Institution of Orokoiyot/Oloibon came […]

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Yusuf Dawood marks milestone with 90th birthday

By ELVIS ONDIEKIMore by this Author On May 25, 1980 a young surgeon debuted a unique newspaper column in the Sunday Nation that told the story of his medical experiences and personal interactions with patients, sometimes interwoven with narratives about his family. Thirty-eight years later, Dr Yusuf Kodwavwala Dawood continues to write what is perhaps […]

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V. S. Naipaul, his Kenyan-born wife, me and a lone flower

Finally, I met Naipaul in person. It was in Freile, Northern Italy, at the home of the Nonino family, the brewers of a special liqueur, Nonino grappa. The three Noninos, mother and her two daughters, who ran the distilleries, looked more like contestants in a beauty tournament than makers of intoxicants. But I had not […]

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EDITORIAL: FKF must end age cheating vice

By EDITORIALMore by this Author Three Kenyan players are among the 12 dismissed for attempted age cheating ahead of the Africa Under-17 Championship qualifier that started on Saturday in Tanzania. An MRI scan by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) caught the young men as Kenya prepared for their opening campaign on Monday against South […]

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Want to preserve memories? Keep off mobile phone

By AGGREY OMBOKIMore by this Author Mobile phone use may affect a teenager’s ability to preserve memories, research has shown. The study on a group of 700 teenagers in Switzerland showed that radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF) or mobile signal waves have adverse effects on the development of memory performance. The most common source of RF-EMF […]

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