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As Kenyans stall over biotech farming, South Africans have happily adopted the technology

By Julius Sigei

By Zeynab Wandati

The splendour of the purple and snow-white ripe cotton assault our eyes with a painful-pleasurable sensation in the sweltering heat of the autumn sun of South Africa.

Acres upon acres of the healthy crop waft in the lazy breeze, a sharp contrast to the surrounding sea of grey and dust, the hallmark of a semi-arid land.

To add to the exuberance of the occasion on the farm, a young woman leads the group in a cheerful song and dance which exalts agriculture, and though we don’t understand the Northern Sotho dialect in... Read more

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