How much does it cost to start a poultry farming business?

How much does it cost to start a poultry farming business

In our beginners’ guide to a successful poultry farming business, we mentioned that you need to ask yourself how much it costs to start a poultry farming business before you set up a poultry farm. The article has a lot of juicy stuff and I strongly advise you to check it out if you’ve not. … Read more

20 ways you can make money from agribusiness in Kenya without going to the farm: Top agribusiness ideas for startups [PART 1]

When I tell young people about making money through agribusiness, the first thing most of them think of is wearing gloves and going to the farm. However, agribusiness is not necessarily about interacting with animals and getting hands dirty with soil. 21st-century agriculture is far different from pre-industrial revolution farming. With modern technologies at our … Read more

How parents and teachers discourage youth agripreneurship in Kenya

Active youth participation in agriculture is crucial for optimal utilization of young peoples’ potential in contributing to the agribusiness goals of employment and wealth creation, increasing income generation, and achieving food and nutrition security in the country. However, numerous obstacles stand in the way to successful youth agripreneurship in Kenya. Among the most important of … Read more

Limited access to affordable financial services impacting youth participation in agribusiness in Kenya

Adequate agribusiness financing encourages young peoples' entry into agriculture

Poor financing makes it hard for young people to enter into agribusiness and commercialize their new agricultural ventures. In fact, the majority of youth in agriculture today raised capital through their personal savings or via family contributions having failed to secure long-term funding from banks. At the same time, the bureaucracies associated with rare financial … Read more

How Jumia lied to its customers and the public

Jumia, has been recognized as one of the most successful e-commerce platforms in the African continent. During its years of “grace,” Jumia was boastfully identified as the “Amazon of Africa.” However, what many people fail to understand is that the “first African tech start-up to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange” is merely … Read more

COVID-19: What will happen to employees who refuse to get vaccinated?

An important question that has emerged since COVID-19 vaccination began is the question of whether employees will be subjected to a mandatory vaccination by their employers. A recent Pew Research survey shows that 39%  (which is approximately 4 out of 10) Americans are not ready to be vaccinated. However, if you are an employee, you … Read more

Are Americans and Africans willing to receive Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine?

Late last year, Pfizer and BioNTech presented to the world, the first COVID-19 vaccine. The American biopharmaceutical companies reported that its vaccine would effectively protect people against potential illnesses related to the dangerous virus. However, since the distribution and use of the vaccine began, there have been several conspiracy theories surrounding its safety with some claiming … Read more

Revealed! What Raila Junior paid Wambui Kibukosya’s father for dowry

Paying dowry is a traditional practice, at least among most Kenya tribes. Among the Luos and their neighbors, the Luyiah community, it is considerably hard, if not impossible, to find parents who will accept to give you their daughter for free. The interesting thing is that this tradition is a respecter of no man; it … Read more

Mozambique hit by a deadly Tropical Cyclone Eloise

For most African countries, Tropical Cyclone Eloise are rare occurrences. In fact, most Africans in the age of 70s and above have never experienced Tropical Cyclone Eloise, and possibly, do not even understand what a Tropical Cyclone is all about. Well, for South Africa and Mozambique, Tropical Cyclone Eloise is understood by every human being … Read more