Kenya: End of cheap sugar era as import caps loom

Consumers are staring at higher sugar prices as the window for non-Comesa duty-free imports closes, subjecting Kenyans to expensive imports.The window ends this month

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Tanzania: Tizeba faulted over appointments

 The minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Dr Charles Tizeba, is accused of breaching the 2001 law of the Coffee Sector when he appointed

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Botswana: Khama Wants Low Food Import Bill

President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has called on Batswana to increase food production so as to reduce the import bill. Officially

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Nigeria: Dangote, Niger Sign $450m Pact in Rice, Sugar Today

A Memorandum of Understanding between Dangote Group and Niger State government would be signed today for a $450million investment in sugar and rice production,

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Rwanda: Farmers Push for Agriculture Bank

Rwandan farmers are pushing for the creation of an agricultural development bank in the country citing rigorous and prohibitive terms to access credit from

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Tanzania: Magufuli Revokes Title Deeds for 14 Undeveloped Farms

PresidentJohn Magufuli has revoked title deeds of 15,567.6 undeveloped acres in Morogoro region as per pleas of four district councils. The affected 14 farms’

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Rwanda: Rwanda Rakes in Rwf63 Billion From Tea Exports During 2016/17 FY

Rwanda earned $8.6 million (about Rwf7.3 billion) from tea exports during the month of June, according to National Agricultural Export Board (NAEB). This was

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Tanzania: Ambitious new plan aims to double production of coffee

Coffee production in Tanzania could more than double in four years’ time if an action programme to increase the competitiveness of small holder farmers

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Kenya: Tea exports down as Pakistani sales drop

Kenya’s tea export dropped 19 per cent in the month of June compared with the similar period last year as leading importing market of

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Zambia: 91st Zacs Leaves Green Mark

The 91st Zambia Agricultural and Commercial Show (ZACS) leaves a green mark in the economy as the country poised itself for a more enhanced

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