Turkana Governor Josphat Nanok on Thursday delivered his seventh State of the County address to the County assembly laying emphasis on his administration’s efforts in combating the Covid-19 pandemic. Nanok noted that as at Wednesday, 25th November 2020, the total numbers of tests conducted were 6,086 with the number of Covid- 19 cases in Turkana County rising to 744. Turkana County’s first case was reported on 24th May 2020 in Turkana West’s Kakuma Refugee Camp.…"Governor Nanok Delivers State Of The County Address"
Bomet Governor Dr Hillary Barchok has said due to the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic situation all over the World, the tourism sector which had started to flourish in the region had dimmed again. He said that the international visitors found it difficult to fly into the country to enjoy the country’s beautiful sceneries and the diverse traditional cultural practices due to divergent health and travel protocols issued by the different governments globally. Governor Barchok made the…"County Government To Save Ecosystem For Tourism"
Rural schools’ administrators in Siaya are facing difficulty in making their students comply with the Covid 19 protocols even as the national government strives to cushion them against the effects of the virus. According to some head teachers, whereas the institutions have ensured that everything was in place, forcing the students and workers to wear masks correctly and wash their hands regularly was a challenge that they have to grapple with. A survey by the…"Compelling Students To Comply With Covid-19 Protocols Hard Nut For Administrators"
Construction of a dual carriage from Kenol town in Murang’a to Sagana along Nairobi – Nyeri road has kicked off. The contractor doing the road has already done site clearing and top soil stripping in 17 kilometres from Kenol town. Murang’a County Development Implementation and Coordination Committee (CDICC) during inspection of the ongoing works on Thursday, established that the contractor is also progressing well with mobilization of equipment and needed personnel. Currently, key staff mobilization…"Dualling Of Kenol – Sagana Road Takes Shape"
The Department of Agriculture in Siaya county has issued 10,000 disease- resistant tomato seedlings to farmers in Bondo and Rarieda sub-counties. The County Director for Agriculture, Mr. Vincent Okoth, said the seedlings were of Raja F1 variety, donated by Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation (KALRO). He said the crop is on trial, so if it succeeds more seedlings will be availed across the county. The director said tomato farming in the county has been…"Disease Resistant Tomato Seedlings Distributed"