Stanslaus Kariuki is breeding guinea fowl. He has discovered these birds are amazingly hardy and resilient to diseases that chickens get. Guinea fowl need far fewer antibiotics and only the standard Newcastle Vaccine but are also healthy without it. They clean your farm of ticks and other insects which keeps … Read the rest
Peter Oywaya, who is a Kenyan turkey farmer in Ongata Rongai near Nairobi, has found creative ways of value adding to material that was previously discarded. Inspirational!
How to maximize Turkey farming profit – Value addition part 1
10 May 2019
Turkey farming is one of the … Read the rest
Timothy Mutugi is a silkworm agripreneur who has overcome many challenges and is now successfully running an agricultural-based business farming a particular breed of silkworm that is suited to his specific climate in Kenya and eats Castor plants that grow well in his region. Inspirational!
Source: Utmost Precision
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Electricity consumption is going up. In the last 25 years approximately, world electricity consumption has doubled. Africa does not need less electricity it needs vastly increased amounts for poverty to be alleviated ! Electricity consumption corresponds with living standards. Electricity is the power for development.
Dr Kemm explains that there … Read the rest
George Mbae is a Kenyan farmer who has found a market for his produce because it has great health benefits and is unusual. He grows Bitter Melon and Plantain on a companion style (permaculture) farm. Both fruits are rich in potassium and Bitter Melon is beneficial for high-blood pressure and … Read the rest
Go To Ouagadougou !
by PD Lawton 25 April 2021
The Ghanaian and Burkinabe governments are putting into practice the only true solution to Africa`s socio-economic challenges…..a united effort to construct infrastructure that unites communities, countries and regions.
The two countries are working together on a modern, high speed standard … Read the rest
Lodwar is the largest city in north western Kenya, near Lake Turkana. It has a population of around 83,000. The bridge that spans the Turkwel River that flows into Lake Turkana was built in the 1970s. It is too narrow to allow for 2 way traffic which leaves hundreds of … Read the rest
re posted from RISING CONTINENT
OPEN LETTER: Survivors’ reply to the personalities opposing Judi Rever’s talk at the University of Cambridge, on April 21, 2021.
“Until lions have their historians, tales of … Read the rest
Upungufu wamiundombinu ya DR Congo : The Infrastructure Deficit in DR Congo
an interview with Dr Muhindo Biryage, 18 April 2021
Infrastructure is the primary need:
“The really basic need for the people in Congo, and the east of Congo, particularly, is infrastructure. That basic need , besides insecurity, because … Read the rest
Source: African Insider
Tanzania starts testing the Electricity System on the SGR Railway. Trains to begin work in May
13 March 2021
The Tanzania Railways Corporation plans to start testing the standard gauge railway electricity systems over three months, run by four sub-stations along the completed 300 kilometres stretch between … Read the rest