Good News to 'Ugali' Lovers in Kenya as a New High Yielding Maize Variety Introduced
It is indeed a time to smile for the corn farmers in Kenya. This comes at a time when a new maize variety has been introduced. The recent news on lifting a ban on the Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) in some foods by the government shocked some farmers across the country.
Kibaki's Former Minister Sheds More Light On GMOs, Reveals The Reason Behind Its Ban On Importation
Mrs Beth Mugo, a Public Health Minister during the reign of the Late President Mwai Kibaki, has now revealed the reason behind the importation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) into the country. In a statement via The Standard, Mrs Mugo said that a team of scientists drawn from the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) conducted a research on the GMOs after the Cabinet discussed about its safety.
Another Looming Trouble To Ruto As Two Court Cases Are About To Be Filed Against His Government.
The current president William Samoei Ruto who have to continue bracing himself for more tough times in the days to come despite having spend less than two months in office following his inauguration on September this year. There is yet another looming trouble to the government that is now led by Ruto as two court cases are about to be filed anytime from now.
What Raila Has Told His Supporters In Mathare This Evening (VIDEO)
The former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has conducted an unexpected rally at Mathare where he has managed to speak to his supporters who had gathered to listen to him. In his speech this evening, Raila has launched an attack on President Ruto's regime for making several international trips despite claiming earlier that they found empty coffers in the national treasury.
Journalists Burst Into Laughter As President Ruto Tells This To A Journalist
President William Ruto has this evening made journalists to burst into laughter after what he has told a journalist named Joash who was among his colleagues who were interviewing him at State House. It all started when the journalist posed a question about Genetically Modified foods which the president rushed to give him a proper answer.
Sudden U-Turn as Govt Declares What Will Happen When 2Kg Maize Flour Drops to This Amount
Photo courtesy of Kenya's Head of State Dr William Samoei Ruto. Government's stance on Genetically Modified Organisms maize has taken a sudden U-Turn after it unravelled what will take course when the retailing prices of a 2 Kilogram packet of maize flour will drop. Speaking via the Ministry of Trade, Investment and Industry today the 26th day of November 2022, the Kenyan Government has announced that it will ban the Importation of Genetically Modified Organisms maize when the price of a 2 Kilogram packet of maize flour will drop to Ksh 120.
Huge Blow To Ruto And Kenya Kwańza Government After Latest Bold Declaration By Rift Valley MP
Kenya Kwańza Alliance's government led by President William Samoei Ruto is barely three months in office. Ruto ascended to the leadership helm at a time when the country is overwhelmed with external debate as well as tough economic times. The Head of State and his newly-formed Government has been swift to effect immediate mechanisms that would see hunger and drought in the country partially being mitigated.
Our God-sent Leaders Have Abandoned Our God-given Natural Foods For Man-made GMOs- Kaluma.
Member of Parliament for Homa Bay Town Constituency in Nyanza region honorable Peter Kaluma has now launched his own thoughts concerning the move that has been taken by the top leaders present in the country right now. Kaluma has openly decided to continue the now trending topic on the importation of Genetically Modified maize into Kenya for consumption.
Veteran Lawyer Reveals How GMO Importation Is A Plot To Have Kenya Kwanza Sponsors Reward Themselves
Veteran lawyer Danstan Omari, has now allegedly revealed how the importation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) maize seeds, is a plot of having people who funded Kenya Kwanza Coalition, especially during the campaign period, reward themselves. In a statement via People Daily on Twitter, Omari said that with the Kenya Kwanza forming the government, President William Ruto has now given them the green light of importing maize saying that they will not be stopped by anybody.
We Have Been Importing GMOs:Ruto Reveals As He Sheds Lights On His Ambition To Kenyans
Ruto has finally shed light on Genetically Modified Organism ,food products.While answering a question by journalist Joash on Wednesday evening a going on interview being aired by Nation, the president has said that GMO food is not bad as his critics are saying.The president has said as a scientist he has been consuming genetically modified foods and he can't note any bad effect.To cement his point the president said that other countries such as USA and South Africa have been using the products and they still survive.He noted that his ambition is to see that no Kenyan dies of hunger.
RV Farmers Dealt A Blow After Ship Carrying 10K Tonnes Of Imported Duty Free Maize Dock In Mombasa
Maize farmers in Rift Valley region have been dealt a huge blow after a ship carrying 10K tonnes of imported maize docks in Mombasa port today morning. Photo courtesy. The maize farmers in the country especially from the Rift Valley region have been dealt a huge blow after imported maize, which is duty free arrives in Kenya after a ship carrying 10,000 tonnes of maize docks in Mombasa port.
Good News To Kenyan Farmers After Government Accepts Local Maize, Sends This Advice To Farmers
Cabinet Secretary for Trade has been on the new and newspaper over the last one week most especially over his sentiments that appeared not to be good to many Kenyans. Hon. Kuria last week accepted the exportation of Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) maize products from Western nations into the Country claiming there are many things that can kill Kenyans and there is no problem if GMO be added to amongst such things that can kill Kenyans.
Azimio MP Accuses Ruto of Reducing Food Security Concern to Jokes About GMOs & Breasts, Demands This
President William Ruto's remarks over the Genetically Modified Organic(GMO) foods have triggered a series of mixed reactions from Kenyans across the political divide. National Assembly Minority Leader Opiyo Wandayi has reacted to the remarks by President Ruto on GMO foods. The vocal Azimio MP has stated that they in Azimio are disappointed with President Ruto for reducing the food security concern to jokes about GMOs and breasts.
"This Is Not The Spirit Of Bottom Up We Wanted" UDA Mp Says As GMO Maize Debate Head To Parliament
The debate surrounding the importation of Genetically Modified Organisms in the Country has gone a notch higher after members of Parliament from the North Rift filed a motion in the National Assembly to curtail maize importation. This comes after details emerged that 10,000 Tonnes of Maize has been shipped into the country.
"Bora Uhai, Siasa Baadaye" Unapologetic Moses Kuria now Says on GMO
Moses Kuria is the Cabinet Secretary for Trade, Investiment and Industry. He recently proposed the importation of Genetically Modified Organisms food into the country to curb the impact of drought in the country. Photo : (Courtesy) CS Moses Kuria. This has since raised alot of eyebrows on social media platforms with leaders from Maize Producing counties protesting the move.
Reasons why President William Ruto is advocating for Genetically Modified Food
President William Ruto is the president of the Republic of Kenya after winning 2022 general election. Being the head of state he can give direction to the country and propose anything that can add value to the country in building the economy. There has been discussions going on pertaining genetically modified organisms The president of Kenya has been advocating for importation of genetically modified food to curb the on going devastating drought in the country where almost half of the Kenyan counties are affected by drought.
Raila King of Double Speak? Mt Kenya MP Deconstructs Raila For Opposing Importation of GMO Food
Azimio La Umoja One Kenya coalition leader Raila Odinga has been termed as "king of double speak" over his stand to oppose the importation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) foods. According to Molo MP Kuria Kimani, the former prime minister Raila Odinga has gone against his own words on GMO made on 3rd August, 2011 in the 10th National Assembly.
Raila's Aide Defends Moses Kuria Against Impeachment Move
Narok Senator Ladema Ole Kina has come to the aid of Trade CS Moses Kuria after reports that UDA MPs are collecting signatures to table an impeachment motion against him. This is after a statement Moses Kuria made about GMOs and death that did not sit well with leaders and Kenyans at large.
Government barred from Importing Genetically Modified crops.
https://www.citizen.digital/news/govt-temporarily-barred-from-importing-distributing-gmo-crops-food-n310168 The Kenyan high court has now barred the government from importing or distributing genetically modified crops and food until a case filed by the Kenyan peasants league , a social movement. The Genetically Modified Crops and foodstuffs ban was lifted in response to worst drought in the east African region in 40 years hoping to improve crop yield.