Double allocation of land and unfairness has been identified as the major reason for continued reigniting of the infamous clashes at Mariashoni on the Eastern side of Mau in Nakuru County. The Chairman of Ogiek Community, Joseph Towett who has mediated the clashes since 1992 said the main problem in the area, which has never been resolved, was confusion over the validity of title deeds and injustice. He said the government should send surveyors to…"Double Allocation Of Land Cause Conflict"
County Executive Committee Members (CECs) together with their respective County Chief Officers (CCOs) serving the county Government of Turkana turned up for Covid19 community testing at the health headquarters in Lodwar on Monday. The exercise which is part of routine testing approved by the County Emergency Response Committee (CERC) and the County Health Rapid Response Team (CHRRT) was conducted by the county sample collection team in strict observance of Covid-19 prevention regulations of social distancing…"Turkana County Executives And Chief Officers Turn Up For Covid19 Testing"
When corona virus hit Kenya in March this year, many parents whose boys were eagerly waiting for initiation into adulthood had mixed reactions. Being a year of circumcision, Bukusu elders were a worried lot. Some were for the idea that the rite of passage into adulthood be postponed while others said they will only decide ones a goat is slaughtered and the colour of intestines determine whether the rite will be performed or not. Indeed…"Bukusus Defy The Covid 19 Guidelines And Circumcise Their Boys"
Security officials in the Transmara West area of Narok County have arrested 12 people in connection with a new faction that erupted between two Maasai clans in the volatile area yesterday. Addressing reporters outside his office on Monday, Narok County Commissioner Samuel Kimiti said police found ten bullets, 12 arrows and three spears from the suspects. Mr Kimiti said the suspects and others who managed to escape had attacked a farmer who had gone to…"Twelve People Armed"
This year has presented a very harsh business environment for the hospitality industry especially those relying on tourism. With the onset of Covid-19 pandemic and suspension of international travel most hotels closed business just three months into the year. The scenario looks more difficult for players doing their business in the floor of the Rift Valley. The area that relies on the water bodies as tourist catchment seem to face another setback due to rising…"Buoyant Tourism Sector Bounces Back Despite Covid-19 And Floods"
The Trans Nzoia County through the National Hygiene Programme (NHP) on Tuesday launched planting of trees and flowers to enhance the beautification of Kitale town. Tree planting is part of the larger programme of National Hygiene programme that is aimed at improving cleanness of towns in the country besides clearing bushes and opening trenches. “We want to make sure that Kitale is also beautified and trees taken care of through the national hygiene programme for…"Government To Further Their Support"