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  • Residents of Kilifi demand revival of cashew nuts industry

    Oct 26th, 2015

    Hundreds of residents of Kilifi yesterday held a peaceful demonstration demanding the revival of the multimillion cashew nuts industry and revocation of 999 year lease allegedly given to an Indian investor in the 350 hectares land.

    Carrying twigs and placards the residents both women , men and youths marched from Kilifi town to the former Kenya Cashew nuts industry (now Millennium management limited) gates and issued a 14 day ultimatum for the investor to hand over the factory or else they would invade the industry by force.