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Italian Machine To Detect ‘Fake’ Coffee

Italian scientists have discovered a way to quickly uncover coffee fraud — an issue which has affected Kenya’s Arabica industry and other producers over recent years. The scientists at the University of Florence say their new sampling machine, known as PTR-ToF-MS, can discover when the more expensive Arabica bean has been mixed with the cheaper […]

Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala will lead Kenya’s delegation on a charm offensive at the International Tourism Bourse (ITB) in Berlin, Germany this week. County representatives from Nairobi, Mombasa, Kwale and Uasin Gishu counties will join hoteliers and other tourism stakeholders in bolstering Balala’s team of 42 Kenyan exhibitors seeking to increase frequency of tourists’ […]

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She suffered virulent racist attacks during her brief tenure as Italy’s integration minister, but two years on from that tumultuous summer, Cécile Kyenge is feeling jubilant. It was a groundbreaking moment when Kyenge was appointed Italy’s first black minister by former premier Enrico Letta’s government in April 2013 – a message to the world that […]

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Italy has become the latest country to sign deals with Kenya as part of efforts to combat terrorism, cybercrimes and wildlife trafficking. The new set of deals — Extradition and Mutual Legal Assistance agreements— were signed in Milan on Wednesday by Attorney- General Githu Muigai and Italy’s Minister for Justice Andrea Orlando. Under the deals […]

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President Uhuru Kenyatta has launched Kenya’s new international brand at the Milan Expo 2015, a rare opportunity to market the country at the international arena. The seven-day event and celebration started with President Kenyatta’s toured various stands with cultural troupes belting Kenyan music. The President said the exposition accorded Kenya a chance to showcase emerging […]

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