The national government has kicked off a massive livestock vaccination exercise in regions prone to animal diseases. Agriculture Cabinet Secretary (CS) Peter Munya said the exercise, which would cover 14 counties, was aimed at boosting livestock market and farmers’ earnings. The CS was speaking yesterday at Kisargei village in Segera ward, Laikipia north Constituency when he launched the vaccination programme on cattle, goats, sheep, camels, donkeys and dogs. “After the exercise, the government does not…"Livestock Vaccination Campaign Launched To Fight Threatening Diseases"
Murang’a County Assembly has approved Sh8.7 billion 2020/2021 budget with a big portion of the funds allocated for recurrent expenditure. In the budget tabled in the House last week Tuesday by the Budget and Appropriation Committee Chaired by Ithiru MCA Kibe Wasali, more resources were allocated to cater for salaries compared to the funds set aside for development. In the budget estimates, Sh5.6 billion was factored to cater for recurrent expenditure while Sh3 billion was…"Murang’a Assembly Approves Sh8.7 Billion Budget"
Two patients who had been admitted at the Marsabit county referral hospital’s isolation ward after they tested positive for coronavirus have been discharged after recovering from the illness. Marsabit county government which recently allocated Sh28.8 million to the department of health has heightened the response to the pandemic. The County’s chief officer Fatuma Jillo said yesterday that they were doing everything at their disposal to increase the current isolation and response beds from 50 to…"Two Covid-19 Patients In Marsabit Recover"
Garissa county government has unveiled a partnership program with Unicef aimed at scaling up its preparedness and response capacity in the fight against Covid-19. The collaboration comes amid soaring confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country with Garissa County recording 31 such cases. The surge could further complicate matters for Kenyans who hoped President Uhuru Kenyatta could suspend cessation of movement in Nairobi and Mombasa counties in his forthcoming State address. Speaking during the launch of…"Unicef Partners With County In Campaign To Curb Covid-19"
Athletics Kenya (AK) today donated foodstuff to 50 athletes in Garissa town. The donation is courtesy of a partnership between Department of Sports and AK targeting athletes who were in 20 training camps in preparation for the postponed World Under 20 Athletics championships following the outbreak of Covid-19 that was to be held this month in Nairobi. The one month donation exercise has seen 19 camps benefit from the donation meant to cushion the upcoming…"AK Donates Food To 50 Athletes In Garissa"
Police officers in Busia have arrested five suspects who on Friday unsuccessfully attempted to defraud the Kenya Commercial Bank, Busia branch of Sh28.5 million. Speaking to the press in his office on Sunday, Busia County Police Commander John Nyoike said the suspects were arrested following a tip off from the KCB Busia branch Manager. “On Friday July 3, 2020, at around 6pm, it was reported by Christopher Murkomen, who is the KCB Branch manager that…"Five Suspects Seized In Abortive Sh28M Bank Heist, Among Them A Police Officer"