The National Irrigation Authority (NIA) has embarked on expansion of Ahero and West Kano irrigation schemes in Kisumu County to boost rice production in the country. The expansion program to be undertaken over the next three years will see the schemes increased by an additional 5,500 acres bringing the total acreage under irrigation to 18,500. NIA Chairman Joshua Toro said the expansion will cover Awasi, Chiga, Mbega and Kabong’o areas to net an additional 2,500…"National Irrigation Authority To Expand Ahero And West Kano Schemes"
Ministry of Interior Administrators in Murang’a county will from next week start sensitizing members of the public on details contained in the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) report. On Monday administration officers drawn from the county and led by the County Commissioner (CC) Mr. Mohammed Barre were taken through the document in a forum that was held in Murang’a town. The County Commissioner noted that Kenyans need to read the document and the administrators will help…"Administration Officers In Murang’a Embark On Educating The Public On BBI"
Long-serving journalist and career civil servant Margaret Kinya Kirera, who has been serving as the Laikipia County Information Officer died Saturday after a short illness. Ms. Kirera, 55 passed on at the Nanyuki Teaching and Referral Hospital, where she had been rushed by close family members. The deceased, a dedicated employee of the Ministry of ICT, Innovation and Youth Affairs joined the Civil service in the year 1989 after having attained a Diploma in journalism…"Long-Serving County Information Officer Passes On"
Modernizing Kenya’s ports and decongesting the Northern transport corridor will be a game changer in establishing the country as the regional gateway for trade. Treasury Cabinet Secretary (CS) Ukur Yatani speaking at the treasury Tuesday, while signing financing agreements with Trademark East Africa (TMEA) said that reducing the time it takes to enter and exit our borders will make us the transit partner of choice for our regional neighbours. Yatani said that TMEA has given…"Modernizing Ports And The Northern Corridor Key To Boosting Trade With Regional Neighbours"
The United Nations Population Fund through the Kenya Red Cross has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) worth Sh5 million to Busia County. Speaking to the press at Busia Referral Hospital, while handing over the commodities to the County officials on Tuesday, the Western Kenya Region Red Cross Coordinator Hellen Cheruto said that the PPEs are meant to support the healthcare workers, while providing services in the isolation and quarantine centres. “The consignment consisted of the…"United Nations Population Fund Donates PPEs To Busia County"
BEIJING, Nov. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The first “masters of China” exhibition showcasing handicrafts created by Chinese artists and master craftsmen kicked off in Dongyang, east China’s Zhejiang province on last Sunday and will last until Thursday, aiming to promote the development of arts, crafts and rosewood furniture sectors in China. The exhibition, co-hosted by […]"Xinhua Silk Road: First handicraft masterpiece exhibition kicks off in E China’s Dongyang"