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  1. Tangatanga and Kieleweke politics dividing Central, says senator  The Star, Kenya

    He says it is a shame leaders have ignored Uhuru's directive to focus on development.

  2. Kenya, Rwanda tea fetch highest price at Mombasa auction  Business Daily

    The Kenya Tea Development Agency and the Rwandan teas have emerged the best beverages at the Mombasa auction, fetching more money compared with...

  3. Kenyan Tea Growers Send Workers Home After Drought Cuts Harvest in Half  Bloomberg

    Kenyan tea growers sent half of their workers on leave or assigned them non-core duties due to a prolonged drought that's halved production at leaf-processing...

  4. Tea prices at Mombasa auction fall despite decline in volumes  Business Daily

    Tea prices at the Mombasa auction dipped marginally even as the volumes offered for sale declined in this week's trading. A market report from the auction...

  5. Drought fear lifts tea prices at Mombasa weekly sale  Business Daily

    Panic-buying at the Mombasa auction last week marginally lifted tea prices as traders rushed to purchase more of the commodity in anticipation of a shortage in...

  6. Storm in a teacup? Dar, Kampala exporters seek to exit Mombasa auction  The East African

    A push by Tanzania and Uganda to have their own tea auction could destabilise incomes, coming at a time that production and prices in the region have been...

  7. Sellers hold back 22pc tea at auction  Daily Nation

    About 22 percent of the tea at the Mombasa auction went unsold Tuesday as brokers held back the commodity after buyers failed to meet their price expectations...

  8. Exporters hold tea to beat low auction prices  Business Daily

    High tea volumes have overwhelmed warehouses in Mombasa as low prices at the auction and high production on farms have left the stores full.

  9. Tea rebounds to Sh203 at weekly auction amid shrinking supply  Daily Nation

    The amount of tea withdrawn from sale at the auction fell 24 percent this week as price increase at the Mombasa auction saw buyers sell most of the commodity.

  10. Traders can now export tea to Mombasa via Dar port  The Citizen

    Tea traders can now export the product to Mombasa auctions via the port of Dar es Salaam, thanks to an investor's investment in a state of the art warehouse in...