Members of the Kirinyaga County Assembly are opposed to a small committee chosen to debate on governor Waiguru’s impeachment. The members who congregated at the Assembly ground Friday said they have information that the senate chief whip Irungu Kang’ata has already been compromised. The majority leader Kamau Murango who led the other members said Kang’ata was spotted with Waiguru at Castle gardens in Nairobi. “We have witnessed Kang’ata saying through the media that a committee…"Kirinyaga MCAs Fear Senate Chief Whip Has Been Compromised"
Schemers and perpetrators of increased coffee theft in the country will soon be brought in book, Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya has said. He observed that some coffee millers were behind coffee theft from factories thus denying farmers the opportunity to earn from their cash crop. On Thursday after meeting officials of coffee societies in Murang’a, Munya noted that most of the coffee thefts were inside jobs and some millers were involved in the heists.…"Munya Warns Perpetrators Of Coffee Theft"
People living around Yala swamp in Siaya are accusing the police and health officials of laxity in collecting bodies swept into the area by the receding River Yala waters. The residents are now calling for urgent government intervention to have the corpses collected for either preservation, or burial so as to save them from potential health risks. According to the locals, it has become a norm to see the bodies float downstream, some of which…"Residents Want Government To Collect Bodies Swept By Floods"
The Ministry of Public Service and Gender is working on structures targeting to reduce cases and protect victims of gender-based violence. Chief Administrative Secretary in the Ministry Rachel Shebesh said they were working in partnership with the Ministry of Interior to come up with strategies which would see a reduction of the cases which have of late increased at an alarming rate. Shebesh said her ministry was also working with county governments to ensure there…"Government Working On Structures To Curb Gender Based Violence"
A new police post has been established at Mpakani area in Lunga Lunga sub county of Kwale close to the border with Tanzania to stop cross border movement of people in the wake of the novel coronavirus (covid-19) outbreak. The police post has been opened next to the Horo-Horo immigration control point to ensure there is no illegal cross border movement of people between the two East African states. Last month President Uhuru Kenyatta ordered…"New Police Post Opened Along The Kenya-Tanzania Border"
Most Kilifi County farmers are set for a bumper harvest during the April- July long rain season following proper distribution of rainfall throughout the months. The farmers have had fears that the rains could stop mid-way as had been experienced in past years, but the rains have continued throughout the months of April, May and June giving them high hopes of a good harvest. Only some farmers in lowlands semi-arid region in parts of Ganze…"Kilifi Maize Farmers Expecting Bumper Harvest With Improved Rainfall"