Deep divisions and mistrust simmer between Mgini village residents and Lamu County government over planned land survey of prime 1,700 acre beach plot in Kwasasi. At least 200 Mgini community families, in Kwasasi area have called for the national government intervention in the land survey and issuance of title deeds for their 1,700 acres of ancestral land. The locals within the 700 hectare beach plot have also raised fears over county government land officials’ motives…"Lamu Villagers Oppose County Plans To Survey Land"
This follows three separate incidents that occurred on Tuesday evening in which, three more vessels being used by Miraa smugglers capsized while wading through treacherous sea channel. It continues to be a case of high risk high return for the Miraa smugglers who ferry Miraa from Lamu to Kiunga then pass it through the Somali border who would rather risk death through the rough channel exchange for the promise of fast money. According to the…"Boats With Miraa Capsize In The Indian Ocean"
As Kenyans grapple with economic shocks following outbreak and spread of coronavirus pandemic heavy rains witnessed in Nakuru have come with sorts of relief following increased supply of African Indigenous Vegetables (AIVS) at various food outlets and markets in the region. A spot check at main farm produce outlets at Afraha Stadium, Ponda Mali, Soko Mjinga and Kaptembwa open air markets established that demand for jute mallow (murenda), vegetable cowpea (kunde), African nightshade (managu), spider…"Demand For Indigenous Vegetables Soar As Residents Grapple With Covid- 19 Economic Shocks"
On a given day in her poultry business, Mrs. Pacifica Ombachi could get up to Sh. 4,000 in a day. She would sell at least 10 trays of eggs and chicken to various customers. Her business boomed and for the seven years she has been in the business, buying feeds for her layers and making profits is what she enjoyed most. As a housewife, she enjoyed doing business that could put food on the table…"Effects Of Covid-19 On Poultry Business In Trans Nzoia"
Gender-based violence cases in Kenya have been on the increase since the dawn to dusk curfew was imposed in the country in March as part of the Covid-19 containment measures. The Cabinet Secretary Public Service and Gender (CS), Prof. Margaret Kobia noted that the stringent measures including the stay at home calls effected to fight Coronavirus puts vulnerable groups including women, girls and children at risk of domestic violence. The CS said women faced increased…"Domestic Violence On The Rise In Kenya In The Wake Of Pandemic"
8-minute, Low-Cost Diagnostic Test for Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) Among First Approved Tests Includes a One-Minute Malaria Test with Solutions for Other Health Priorities to Follow PORTLAND, Ore. and MUMBAI, India , June 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Officials from Hemex Health joined with supportive global health leaders to launch the company’s Gazelle® Diagnostic platform […]"Gazelle® Diagnostic Platform, Designed for Low Resource Settings, Integrates Miniaturized Technologies with AI to Transform Disease Screening and Diagnosis"