Majority of tea farmers in Murang’a have continued to boycott plucking of their green leaf as they demand KTDA to withdraw all cases filed against new regulations. From Monday this week, few farmers have been spotted in their farms as many opt to protest the plucking of green leaf in solidarity in pushing for implementation of the regulations. All tea collection and buying centres have remained open despite receiving a handful of green leaf which…"Tea Farmers In Murang’a Boycott Plucking Of Green Leaf"
Migori County Commissioner Boaz Cherutich has warned individuals who have grabbed land knowingly or unknowingly belonging to Lichora Airstrip which is undergoing renovation at a cost of Sh 242 million that they risk being prosecuted Cherutich regretted that the activities of certain individuals neighbouring the airstrip were frustrating the contractor who is undertaking a major upgrade of the airstrip. “We shall treat all attempts to encroach government land at Lichota Airstrip as fraud and such…"Commissioner Warns Those Encroaching On Public Land"
Residents of Samburu County will receive care from specialist doctors at a three day free medical camp at Maralal Referral Hospital. Speaking during the launch, at the Allamano Catholic grounds in Maralal town, Samburu west MP Naisula Lesuuda said that a team of specialist doctors from Kenyatta National Hospital will be treating a wide range of diseases including fistula, cleft lip surgery and goitre. Lesuuda urged women to come out in large numbers to get…"Free Medical Camp In Samburu"
The government has been urged to come up with affirmative action that will help widows and the vulnerable in the society acquire land ownership documents. A university don, Nicholas Kut Ochogo lamented that a number of widows were losing land and other property to unscrupulous relatives and brokers who take advantage of their ignorance and vulnerability. He was speaking Tuesday at Masinde village in Central Alego location, Siaya County when he and other villagers joined…"Siaya Widows’ Plea For Land Ownership"
Over 15,000 farmers in Laikipia County have benefitted from 30 tonnes of certified maize seeds for planting donated by Bayer East Africa Company as part of cushioning them from the effects of Covid-19. Bayer East Africa Representative Peter Kiburi said that the maize seeds distributed was a fast-maturing variety that was also drought resistant as well as good for making silage for livestock. “This DK 8031 variety matures in three months and requires less rainfall…"Bayer Offers Maize Seeds To Laikipia Farmers"
The European Union and the Kenya Red Cross Society(KRCS) have handed over personal Protective Equipment (PPE’s), pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical supplies worth Sh7.7M to bolster the healthcare system in Kisumu. The equipment will be distributed across healthcare facilities in the lakeside city in what Prof Peter Anyang’g Nyong’o says is a major boost to the counties’ health response interventions. The donation is part of the 636 million grant under the EU Emergency Response Project launched in…"EU Join RED Cross To Bolsters War On Covid-19"