The country has recorded an all-time high Tea production in the month of March this year after registering more than 55.7 million kilograms against 26.5 million kilos reported during the same period in 2019. A similar high monthly output was previously recorded in December 2018 at 51.8 million kilograms and January 2016. Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) Acting Director-General Anthony Muriithi said the high production was attributed to the onset of the long rains season…"Tea Production Hits The Peak"
It was a pleasant surprise for over 100 medical workers at the Thika Level Five Hospital in Kiambu County on Sunday after retail chain store Naivas Supermarket in Thika town gifted them goods worth Sh2, 000 each. Among the donated items in the hamper included maize flour, cooking oil, rice, sugar, soap and soft drinks. According to the store’s branch manager Daniel Mukuha, the move was intended to motivate the medics as they brave the…"Kiambu Medics Get Shopping Gift"
Kwale Governor Salim Mvurya has unveiled a sanitizing tunnel for disinfection at the entrance of the Ukunda market to contain the spread of coronavirus.Kwale Unveils Covid 19 Disinfectant Tunnel in Market Mvurya said the sanitizing tunnel will help sanitize buyers and sellers entering the market as a measure of containing the spread of COVID-19 in the coastal county. The county boss said the tunnel is part of several efforts taken by his administration to prevent…"Kwale Unveils Covid 19 Disinfectant Tunnel In Market"
Rome – FAO Director-General QU Dongyu has thanked the Russian Federation for boosting the fight against the Desert Locust outbreak in East Africa by making a $10 million contribution to support FAO operations in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan and Uganda. “We are grateful to the Russian Federation for its contribution to help fight the alarming impact of the Desert Locust upsurge. It will help efforts to stop the spread of the locusts and to safeguard…"FAO welcomes Russian Federation’s $10 million donation to support fight Desert Locusts in East Africa"
Nyamira County has disbursed Sh.138, 992,000 to vulnerable groups of persons through the national government’s cash transfer programme. The Country Social Development Department Coordinator, Charles Onyancha while monitoring the payment exercise on Tuesday, said that almost all the beneficiaries registered under the scheme have received their cash for four months since January this year. “We are disbursing Sh.8,000 to 17,374 beneficiaries in the entire county, comprising of three clusters of vulnerable groups including Orphans and…"County Disburses Sh.138 Million For Vulnerable Persons In Nyamira"
Following a meeting with commercial banks on Monday, March 16, 2020, the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) announces a set of measures that commercial banks will undertake in order to alleviate the adverse economic effects their customers may face from the C…"EMERGENCY MEASURES TO MITIGATE THE ADVERSE ECONOMIC EFFECTS ON BANK BORROWERS FROM THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC"