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Hooked up

Jack stretched out his feet off the coach and placed them on a stool that had on it his phone and a glass half full of juice. Under the table, folded twice in a rather awkward way was a newspaper and by the look of things the reader had not found much fascinating in it or maybe the lazy Sunday effect had taken charge, judging in the manner in which it had been carelessly shoved under the table.

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Kenya is in SCA board

Catching up with every body else on world coffee news,I am late on this but hey ,Kenya will have two representatives in the Specialty Coffee Association board. I guess inclusivity and diversity comes in small bits and at last it has landed home and with a bang! The two representatives both ladies, Continue reading “Kenya is in SCA board”

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Nyeri international coffee Expo 2018

It was yet another time for Nyeri International Coffee Expo (2018) ,third edition that went down on the 9th and 10th of November 2018. The venue was Whispers ground at the heart of Nyeri town. Unlike last year it attracted more people and I imagine it is due to the proximity of the venue to the town center.

I inquired from the organizer Mr. Laban Dereva on why they decided to pick a name of one county ‘Nyeri’ to brand the event and he Continue reading “Nyeri international coffee Expo 2018”

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Marathons and coffee

 

I spent a bit of time watching a repeat of the Amsterdam marathon 2018 edition in which  one Lawrence Cherono retained his last years win for the men marathon with three Ethiopians sweeping the first three spots of the women marathon.As usual it was an ‘East African affair’.

But that was not the interesting part ,no, the interesting part was that in the same marathon ,the Netherlands had its own national marathon. It took me a while contemplating on that. Continue reading “Marathons and coffee”

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International coffee day celebration-How it went down in Kenya

Monday, 1st October 2018 saw the world celebrate the international Coffee Day with the main feature being Women In Coffee and oh,what a great way to celebrate our women in coffee all along the coffee value chain.

Kenya being a producer country held its official celebrations for the day in county number twenty, Kirinyaga County at General Kassam show ground and as with the rest of the world the theme of the day was women in coffee. Continue reading “International coffee day celebration-How it went down in Kenya”