Cotton farmers in Kitui County are set to reap a bumper harvest due to the soaring demand of facemasks as the world battles the ravages of coronavirus. As the demand for more cotton increases, Kitui County Textile Centre has been transformed instantly into making 30,000 masks a day, whereas previously the firm produced almost none. “The domestic production of COVID-19 personal protective equipment (PPE) should be encouraged and supported,” said the Kitui Governor, Charity Ngilu…"Kitui Cotton Farmers Set To Reap Bumper Harvest Post Covid-19"
The County Government of Nakuru will set up an emergency kitty to cushion teachers working in private institutions from economic shocks following closure of schools in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Governor Lee Kinyanjui said the plight of teaching staff in private schools had been overlooked as institutions facing financial crises had resorted to sacking their teachers and staff. Some institutions, he observed were asking their workers to take compulsory unpaid leave. “With students…"County Government To Establish An Emergency Kitty For Private School Teachers"
For the first time, pomp and colour that stirs the sleepy Njoro Town to life when Egerton University hosts key events at its main campus will be missing during the 42nd graduation ceremony set to be held on-line within two weeks. Founded by Lord Maurice Egerton of Tatton, a British national who settled in Kenya in 1939, graduation ceremonies since the institution became a full-fledged University in 1987 have also been associated with financial windfalls…"Egerton University To Hold First Ever Virtual Graduation Ceremony"