Kenya wakes up to coffee

Agence France-Presse (AFP)
Nairobi, Kenya

A worker checks sacks of green, unroasted coffee beans at Dormans coffee factory in Nairobi, the country's oldest coffee roaster (AFP Photo/Carl de Souza)
A worker checks sacks of green, unroasted coffee beans at Dormans coffee factory in Nairobi, the country’s oldest coffee roaster (AFP Photo/Carl de Souza)

Africa’s best barista doesn’t drink coffee, nor even really like it, yet two-time Kenyan champ Martin Shabaya won the Africa round and next month competes at the World Barista Championships.

Shabaya, 26, has only been pouring coffee for five years but his success is indicative of a country that – unlike him – is learning to love coffee. Continue reading Kenya wakes up to coffee