Ayieko, who has masters and PhD in Consumer Sciences from the University of Illinois, uses the insects to make biscuits. Insects such as crickets, are rich in proteins, carbohydrates and minerals essential for the body. The insects can also be fried, crushed and the powder mixed with amaranth flour to increase nutritional value.
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Last Saturday all roads led to Carnivore as revelers enjoyed a special Diwali Dhamaka treat by Taz-Stereo Nation from the UK at the Carnivore Simba Saloon courtesy of Rani Productions. The opening acts included rap star Rohan Gandhi, girls dance group Desi Soul and international rapper AG Dolla with DJ and music producer Mentor Beats. The emcee DJ Gupz also sang his famous song kede vele and his co-host Pooja Kotedia was charming. The show was co-sponsored by Red Bull, GoGo There, Global Watch and East FM. It was supported by Pride Drive, Yogesh Hair Saloon, Alkash, Anghiti, Go Places, Home...
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A Sh1.44 billion state-of-the-art bee health reference laboratory has been launched to help study disease and pests in a bid to enhance food security through pollination. The laboratory is located at the African Insect Science for Food and Health (Icipe) headquarters in Nairobi. It is one of the largest in Africa and will help in investigating bee diseases, sterilisation of bees, genetics, study pesticides that are harmful to bees, GIS mapping, pollination and breeding of bees. Prof Suresh Kumar Raina, the principal research scientist and team leader of the European Union Bee Health Project...
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The following 24 contestants will be battling it out in the national finals of the 2014 Miss World Kenya set to be held in Nairobi county on the25th of October. The finals have been selected after they won in a semi-finals hotly contested event that took place in Malindi, Kilifi County on 4th October where 24 Miss World Kenya representatives were selected. The counties that qualified are Narok, Elgeyo Marakwet, Kisii, Nairobi, Kirinyaga, Machakos, Makueni, Taita Taveta, Mombasa, Kilifi, Kiambu, Nyeri, Murang'a, Embu, Meru, Isiolo, Marsabit, Nyandarua, Kajiado, Nakuru, Nandi, Bungoma, Siaya...
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Eighteen students from Kenyatta University will be arraigned in court on Friday to face malicious damage to property among other charges. The students were among rioters on Wednesday night after students protested against the decision by the university election commission to lockout a contestant in this year's student council elections that happened on Thursday. An official at the university's communication department, Patrick Ndung'u said the protest saw destruction of window panes at the institution. He said the elections committee comprises both the students and representatives from the...
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