Call for intensive bamboo planting in Kitui

Boniface Mulu Kitui county environment, energy and minerals development ministry is working in partnership with the Kenya Forestry Research Institute and Kenya Forest Service to promote the growing of the melia volkensii and bamboo in the region. The announcement was made by the Kitui county environment director, Benjamin Mukulo. He...

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Kitui women now to go for it in all elections

Boniface Mulu Members of the Kitui Zonal Mradi community based organisation have expressed their happiness with the women’s leadership in Kenya. The organisation is for women from Kitui Central constituency. Led by their chairperson Queen Muema and coordinator Janet Makau, the women described the women’s leadership in Kenya as the...

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System to fight corruption in lands’ office in Kajiado

Titiya Ommilah The digitisation process that has been ongoing at Kajiado Lands Registry since June 4 2015 is a blessing in disguise for the county. Over the years, cases of corruption, sneaking in of fake title deeds and poor service delivery have haunted the lands office. Previously, clients who needed...

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This young man’s life is in your hands, save him

Our Reporter A family in Kabula, Bumula constituency is appealing for financial assistance from Kenyans of goodwill to help their ailing son receive aid in specialised treatment. The family of the 23-year-old Broline Makokha says they require Sh600,000 for their second born son to undergo specialised treatment at Moi Teaching...

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The sick side of food hawking in Machakos

Cornny Kimbui Street food vendors are a self-employed category of small entrepreneurs who are not dependent on any institutional structures to fend for their livelihoods. Their enterprises evolve exclusively around their own individual strengths and the support extended to them by their immediate social networks such as family members and...

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Former Mumias Sugar employee reaps millions

Our Correspondent In the late 1990s, many Kenyans especially the working class had a habit of erecting storey buildings after retiring at the age of 55 years. In most cases, a few of them managed to live in this houses and enjoy the fruits of their hard work in the...

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Teachers will never learn if strike had no lesson for them

By Our Correspondent It all began in 1997 under the collective bargaining agreement between the Kenya National Union of Teachers, the Teachers Service Commission and the government. Notably, it all happened during the era of the late Ambrose Adongo up to Francis Ng’ang’a, then the late Fred Okuta then the...

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