Taita Taveta ranch gets Sh13m World Wide Fund livestock donation
The World Wide Fund (WWF) has donated livestock worth more than Sh13 million to a ranch.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Taita Taveta ranch gets Sh13m World Wide Fund livestock donation
Water firm to lose monopoly if governor signs proposals to law
Tavevo will lose its monopoly in the provision of water and sanitation services once Governor Granton Samboja signs the Water Bill, 2021 in to law
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Water firm to lose monopoly if governor signs proposals to law
Oman investors to sign business livestock deals with Taita-Taveta ranchers
Livestock farmers expressed optimism that the Gulf states will offer attractive prices compared to those offered by the Kenya Meat Commission.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Oman investors to sign business livestock deals with Taita-Taveta ranchers
Police arrest man found living with Form Three student
At the Wundanyi police station, the chief said they recovered dozens of condoms and books from the suspect.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Police arrest man found living with Form Three student
Taveta police holding farmhand for eloping with a 16-year-old girl
Police are holding a farmhand for allegedly eloping with a form three secondary school student in Taita-Taveta County.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Taveta police holding farmhand for eloping with a 16-year-old girl
New law allows health facilities to retain funds
Four main public hospitals in Taita Taveta will retain a portion of the funds they generate if Governor Granton Samboja approves new assembly proposal
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
New law allows health facilities to retain funds
New law to make four key Taita Taveta County hospitals semi-autonomous
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
New law to make four key Taita Taveta County hospitals semi-autonomous
Raila pledges talks with Suluhu to ease border restrictions
ODM leader Raila Odinga yesterday rallied Taita-Taveta residents to support the Azimio la Umoja movement.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Raila pledges talks with Suluhu to ease border restrictions
Alarm over rise in sex workers, high HIV infection rates
Commercial sex workers are being blamed for the spike in HIV infections in Taita Taveta county.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Alarm over rise in sex workers, high HIV infection rates
Granton Samboja issues 2,600 title deeds to squatters
In a recent wave of protests, angry residents invaded ranches, sisal estates and mining fields demanding their 'land rights'.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Granton Samboja issues 2,600 title deeds to squatters
Samboja's four executives resign to join politics
Four senior county officials have resigned to concentrate on campaigns.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Samboja's four executives resign to join politics
Towns go for one week without street lights after firm switches off power
Major towns in Taita Taveta County and their environs are still in darkness one week after Kenya Power switched off street lights
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Towns go for one week without street lights after firm switches off power
Ruto rejects election Bill as he kicks off Coast tour
The DP, Mudavai and Wetangula said all MPs allied to the alliance will reject the Bill in parliament.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Ruto rejects election Bill as he kicks off Coast tour
Ministry acquires 10 acres for teachers' training institution
Ministry has identified more than 10 acres to put up the training institution in the region after local leaders raised concern over marginalisation.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Ministry acquires 10 acres for teachers' training institution
Samboja issues 1,500 title deeds to squatters, vows to repossess ranch
Governor Granton Samboja has vowed to repossess the vast 5,000-acre Mkuki ranch from powerful persons.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Samboja issues 1,500 title deeds to squatters, vows to repossess ranch
Leaders urged to preach peace during campaigns
Elected leaders in Taita-Taveta have accused some hopefuls of dishing out money to cause chaos in rallies organised by their opponents.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Leaders urged to preach peace during campaigns
Europe donates Sh113m to help Taita Taveta repair Kishenyi dam
Dam to supply over 20,000 residents with clean water. County also implementing Sh98m water project also funded by the EU.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Europe donates Sh113m to help Taita Taveta repair Kishenyi dam
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Raila warns of coming ODM, Jubilee tsunami
Raila says the two parties have reached an agreement ahead of the August 9 general election, tells DP Ruto to be ready to be “swept away”.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Raila warns of coming ODM, Jubilee tsunami
Raila Odinga to popularise Azimio at Coast
In September last year Raila received a major boost for his march to State House after five coastal governors backed his presidential bid.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Raila Odinga to popularise Azimio at Coast
Three students of Murray Girls in custody over plans to burn school
Police are holding three students from Murray Girls High School for suspected arson attempt.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Three students of Murray Girls in custody over plans to burn school
New variety to triple production of rice and raise farmers' income
Taita Taveta County has introduced a new rice variety called Komboka that requires less water.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
New variety to triple production of rice and raise farmers' income
Governor aspirant vows to deal with squatter trouble
An aspirant for the governor seat, Stephen Mwakesi, has promised to adequately address pertinent issues affecting the local community.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Governor aspirant vows to deal with squatter trouble
It's big win for 154 workers as Taita Taveta County effects promotions
It was a Christmas gift for 154 Taita-Taveta County staff after the Public Service Board elevated those whose contracts had expired to permanent and p
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
It's big win for 154 workers as Taita Taveta County effects promotions
Four killed, 36 hurt as bus collides with truck in Manyani
Four people died while 36 others were injured in a road accident along the Nairobi-Mombasa highway yesterday.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Four killed, 36 hurt as bus collides with truck in Manyani
Kitivo primary gets internet connectivity
Kitivo primary school in Mwatate Sub County has become the first rural public learning institution in the Coast region to access the internet.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Kitivo primary gets internet connectivity
Extreme weather events claim wildlife, livestock in Taita Taveta
Taita Taveta County has experienced two contrasting weather events that have caused loss and damage.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Extreme weather events claim wildlife, livestock in Taita Taveta
Samboja, Shaban say poll win boost for Azimio
Governor Granton Samboja and Taveta MP Naomi Shaban yesterday held a thanksgiving ceremony after winning the Mahoo Ward by-election.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Samboja, Shaban say poll win boost for Azimio
OKA principals seek to chip away Raila's Coast support
A senior officer at the Wundanyi Police Station said Wundanyi MP Danson Mwashako has already notified the police of the rallies.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
 OKA principals seek to chip away Raila's Coast support
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Leave Judiciary out of politics, OKA principals now tell William Ruto
They say Ruto looking for an excuse after sensing defeat. Leaders promise to end land problems and help residents benefit from local resources.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Leave Judiciary out of politics, OKA principals now tell William Ruto
Call for donations after scores of houses and animals washed away in Taveta
Scores of people have been displaced and hundreds of livestock swept away following heavy rains in Taveta sub-County.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Call for donations after scores of houses and animals washed away in Taveta
MPs accuse Granton Samboja of sponsoring opponents
'We are ready to face the governor's political projects in the next polls and no amount of intimidation will make us relent.'
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
MPs accuse Granton Samboja of sponsoring opponents
Taita farmers counting losses as drought kills hundreds of cows
Mwatate and Voi sub-counties are the worst hit. A farmer in Maktau location has lost cows worth Sh6.4 million.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Taita farmers counting losses as drought kills hundreds of cows
Taita Taveta County told to pay sacked staff their final dues
Dozens of sacked county government workers have died of emotional stress while others are suffering from mental anguish due to non-payment...
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Taita Taveta County told to pay sacked staff their final dues
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Ageless dances used to pass on, preserve Taita culture
The dances are intricately interwoven into the fabric of life as a preserver and transmitter of the local culture from one generation to the next.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Ageless dances used to pass on, preserve Taita culture
Eldoro Girls’ parents protest over Sh6m charges for dormitory fire
The school’s board of management ruled that each parent will part with Sh6,283 to cater for the damages.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Eldoro Girls’ parents protest over Sh6m charges for dormitory fire
State to spend Sh3 billion to facilitate livestock export through Lamu Port
The government has set aside Sh3 billion to put up requisite infrastructure to facilitate livestock export through the Lamu Port.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
State to spend Sh3 billion to facilitate livestock export through Lamu Port
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Sloshed: The ‘Mbangara lullaby’ enslaving Taita men
Some addicts say illicit alcohol enables them to fall asleep. A walk in the villages in remote parts of Taita reveals the ugly face of lives ruined.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Sloshed: The ‘Mbangara lullaby’ enslaving Taita men
Relief as Voi River bursts its banks after heavy rains pound area
Residents have a reason to celebrate after Voi River burst its banks following heavy rains on Monday.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Relief as Voi River bursts its banks after heavy rains pound area
Granton Samboja cabinet summoned for ignoring House rules, unpaid bills
Executive will be required to explain the status of huge pending bills and stalled county projects.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Granton Samboja cabinet summoned for ignoring House rules, unpaid bills
Suspect stabs officer who had gone to arrest him
An armed police officer was yesterday stabbed and injured by a suspect he had arrested in Wundanyi town.
By Renson Mnyamwezi 2 years ago
Suspect stabs officer who had gone to arrest him
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