The government has committed Sh 15 billion to be spent on Aquaculture Business Development Programme (ABDP), the Principal Secretary for Fisheries Micheni Ntiba has said. The programme which will run for the next eight years will see the country increase its fish production through aquaculture from the current 1,700 metric tons to 450,000 metric tons per year by 2030. He said unlike the 2009/2010 Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP) which was 100 per cent funded by…"Government Puts In Sh. 15 Billion For Fish Development Programme"
A section of farmers from Murang’a County want Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) to withdraw the petition it had filed in court seeking to suspend implementation of new changes in the tea sector The farmers allied to Kanyenyaini Tea factory have told off KTDA agency for being against the new proposals by the government which are meant to boost earnings of tea farmers. Speaking at Karunga tea collection centre on Tuesday, the farmers asked the…"Farmers Want KTDA To Drop Petition Seeking To Block New Regulations"
The Kazi Mtaani National Hygiene Program (NHP) meant to cushion the youth against loss of livelihoods due to the effects of Covid-19 pandemic has been launched in Garissa. The program that is being implemented jointly by the National and County governments was launched last financial year in Mandera and will now be rolled out countrywide this financial year. The program will see more than 3,000 youth from the 7 sub-counties of Garissa, Dadaab, Hulugho, Ijara,…"Kazi Mtaani Launched In Garissa"
The government has imposed a 6pm to 6am curfew at Mikululo area along the Makueni- Kajiado border after four people were killed and several injured in resurging clashes among the Kamba and Maasai communities. The curfew is expected to quell the violence that occurred between the two communities following a dispute over pasture. The attacks occurred last Friday and Sunday after young men allegedly from the Maasai community attacked homesteads belonging to Kambas along the…"Curfew Imposed At The Mikululo Area Along The Makueni And Kajiado Border To Quell Violence"
A middle-aged man on Wednesday night killed his wife and two children following a family dispute at Bendera area in West Pokot County. It is alleged that the man locked himself and his family in their rental house, stabbed the wife severally, before setting the house on fire. He further tried to kill himself but was saved by the neighbours. Confirming the incident, the area police commander Jackson Tumwet said his officers are investigating the…"Man Murders His Family"
The government has with immediate effect suspended the importation of brown sugar into the Country to protect the local sector from imminent collapse. Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya while issuing the directive at Kilimo House also suspended sugar import permits and pre-shipment approvals until further notice. “ We are further prohibiting the importation of raw cane with immediate effect and all applications for brown sugar imports shall also be subjected to the sugar imports/exports regulations…"Government Freezes Sugar Imports"