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Crop firm wilts under cash crunch

Kilombero Plantations Limited in Tanzania joins a long list of failed big agriculture projects in Africa in recent years, including Agrisol and Sun Biofuels in Tanzania; Karuturi in Kenya and Ethiopia; Nile Trading in South Sudan; Senhuile in Senegal, and Bukanga Lonzo in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Kenya community pushes for UN inquiry into tea land theft

British and Kenyan lawyers allege that during the colonial period. the British army and colonial administrators deployed rape, murder and arson to seize swathes of arable land in Kericho, Kenya, from its traditional owners - rights violations for which nobody has ever answered.