A section of angry contractors and suppliers who allege the Garissa County government owes them Sh 1.9 billion as pending bills now want the area senator Yussuf Haji to intervene in the matter. Addressing the press at a Garissa hotel Sunday, some 20 contractors drawn from across the county who claimed to have rendered services to the county during the previous regime, said Haji is yet to comment on the thorny issue, despite their numerous…"Contractors Want Senator To Intervene Over Unpaid Bills"
Fire fighters from Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) and conservation partners spent Friday night battling a huge wildfire that eventually ended up devastating 4,000 acres of grassland in Tsavo East National. The fire started from Lebanon village along the Nairobi-Mombasa Highway. The sparsely-populated highway village borders Tsavo East National Park, some 30 kilometres from Voi town. Speaking to KNA Sunday, Tsavo Conservation Area Assistant Director Mr. Robert Njue said the fire started on Friday mid-morning hours…"Wildfires Destroy 4,000 Acres Of Tsavo East National Park, KWS Say Fire Contained"
Napuu water project set to benefit over 10,000 residents of Kanamkemer ward near Lodwar town, Turkana Central Sub County will be completed next month. The Chairman of the National Water Harvesting and Storage Authority Erick Okeyo, speaking after meeting the area Deputy Governor Peter Lotethiro at the County Government headquarters Friday, said only 30 percent of the project works is remaining. “We are here to engage the County Government together with the project engineers and…"Napuu Water Project To Be Completed Next Month"
Kwale Governor Salim Mvurya has said 67 per cent of the population of Kwale County has been severely affected by coronavirus. Speaking at three different functions, Mvurya said more than 6,000 people had lost jobs in the tourism sector alone. Addressing the press at the Mvindeni county offices and later at the Kwale Country Headquarters where he received delegations of Permanent Secretaries (PSs), the governor said the county had taken steps to help those affected.…"Governor Says 67 Per Cent Of Kwale Families Affected By The Coronavirus"
Trans Nzoia County evangelical churches have donated 100 bags of maize to help feed the vulnerable during this time of pandemic. Speaking on behalf of church leaders during the handing over of the maize to the county government Friday , Apostle Josephat Kegotho of Full Gospel church said that it is time for pay back especially during this times of covid-19. “We have decided to help feed the vulnerable and our congregation that are not…"Churches Give Back To Society In Trans Nzoia"
The government in conjunction with Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has intensified interventions to contain the raging locust menace in the country. Addressing the press when he toured Turkana County Saturday, Agriculture CS Peter Munya said the ministry will add one more surveillance plane to the county to support another one that has been conducting surveillance works. The government will also deploy an additional six vehicles and deploy 200 national youth service officers to boost…"Government Intensifies Locust Infestation Interventions"