Uhuru cracks the whip on Del Monte land row

Kenya's President has intervened in a land dispute between Murang’a residents and Del Monte Foods after being pressured by the US government as part of talks around the proposed free trade agreement.

Sucked dry

Companies from countries across the world have acquired fertile Nile-irrigated land for growing food crops, non-food agricultural commodities such as alfalfa, flowers, tobacco, and biofuels, rearing livestock and logging trees.