You don't have to plant 'nduma' on riverbeds
Arrowroot is a popular delicacy in Kenya and is considered a healthier option, especially for breakfast. Popularly known as nduma, the tuber is typically a water crop.
By Jennifer Anyango 1 year ago
You don't have to plant 'nduma' on riverbeds
Pixie: Sweet mix of orange and tangerine
The fruit is a cross between oranges and tangerines, its yellow-orange in colour, seedless, easy to peel, tasty and highly nutritious.
By Jennifer Anyango 1 year ago
Pixie: Sweet mix of orange and tangerine
We can improve voter experience through reforms, not quick fixes
Electoral preparations were better than 2017, though voter registration and education didn't quite pan out as planned.
By Jennifer Anyango 1 year ago
We can improve voter experience through reforms, not quick fixes
New-look Barcelona held 0-0 by Rayo in Lewandowski's debut
Barcelona mortgaged its financial future to give Xavi Hernandez the talent he wanted.
By Jennifer Anyango 1 year ago
New-look Barcelona held 0-0 by Rayo in Lewandowski's debut
The role of artistes in nation building
It is through art that we memorialise our heroes, and honour those who fell during our independence struggle.
By Jennifer Anyango 1 year ago
The role of artistes in nation building
Rigathi Gachagua: It is a seamless and peaceful exercise so far, I am pleased
Gachagua praised the IEBC officials for what he termed as a 'seamless process'.
By Jennifer Anyango 1 year ago
Rigathi Gachagua: It is a seamless and peaceful exercise so far, I am pleased
Six appear before Kericho court deny killing Nakuru women
The six who were held in Nakuru police stations were arraigned in Kericho because the duty court sits there this week for the August recess
By Jennifer Anyango 1 year ago
Six appear before Kericho court deny killing Nakuru women
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Legislators lose hefty allowances in fresh pay review by SRC
The changes are expected to save the taxpayers close to Sh382.2 million annually in the next five years.
By Jennifer Anyango 1 year ago
Legislators lose hefty allowances in fresh pay review by SRC
Pope heads to Canada as Indigenous groups seek full apology
The Canadian government has admitted that physical and sexual abuse were rampant in the state-funded Christian schools that operated from the 19th century to the 1970s.
By Jennifer Anyango 1 year ago
Pope heads to Canada as Indigenous groups seek full apology
An apple a day keeps the doctor and poverty away
The most common apple varieties in the country are disease-resistant ones such as Enterprise, Liberty, Gold Rush, Jona Free, Pristine and William Pride.
By Jennifer Anyango 1 year ago
An apple a day keeps the doctor and poverty away
Cinnamon: Old, sweet spice that colours most kitchens
Cinnamon is also known as sweet wood and it is one of the oldest known spices. Though it can be lucrative, it is grown by a few farmers in Kenya. [iStock Photo]
By Jennifer Anyango 1 year ago
Cinnamon: Old, sweet spice that colours most kitchens
Mint: Sweet and cooling herb you cannot ignore
Mint, also known as Mentha, has been long known as a herbal remedy, easing upset stomachs, calming stress and anxiety, and promoting restful sleep, according to healthline.com.
By Jennifer Anyango 1 year ago
Mint: Sweet and cooling herb you cannot ignore
Coffee producers want bloc to declare crop strategic commodity
Agriculture ministers say the crop is as source of livelihood for many of the continent's farmers. Summit of 25 countries in Nairobi highlights need to improve performance of the industry.
By Jennifer Anyango 1 year ago
Coffee producers want bloc to declare crop strategic commodity
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Drought slowed down growth of agricultural sector last year
Agriculture declined by 0.2 per cent last year, the only sector that did not record growth as Kenya's economy rebounded to grow at 7.5 per cent.
By Jennifer Anyango 1 year ago
Drought slowed down growth of agricultural sector last year
Tips on growing tasty cassava loved by clients
Cassava produces about ten times more carbohydrates than most cereals per unit area, and are ideal for production in marginal and drought-prone areas, the KALRO says.
By Jennifer Anyango 2 years ago
Tips on growing tasty cassava loved by clients
Sh63.9b to tame food insecurity, climate disaster
Farmers have received a major boost after Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani allocated an additional Sh2.7 billion to the fertiliser subsidy programme.
By Jennifer Anyango 2 years ago
Sh63.9b to tame food insecurity, climate disaster
Women enlist for adult literacy as men keep away over fear of ridicule
Fear of ridicule has been cited as the main reason why men in Lugari sub-County have failed to embrace adult education.
By Jackline Inyanji 2 years ago
Women enlist for adult literacy as men keep away over fear of ridicule
Invasive weed threatens to undo success of tree planting campaign
The government has started research to find a scientific method to eradicate a yellow parasitic weed killing trees and crops in parts of western Kenya
By Jackline Inyanji 2 years ago
Invasive weed threatens to undo success of tree planting campaign
Man, 40, lynched for defiling, killing minor
Kakamega North police boss Paul Mwenda urged local residents to remain calm as the matter was being investigated.
By Jackline Inyanji 2 years ago
Man, 40, lynched for defiling, killing minor
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Covid-stricken, Sh3m medical bill and hostile neighbours: How did former MP survive?
Former Malava MP Nathan Anaswa says Covid-19 may have given him the scare of his life but it has made him stronger and is a testimony to many.
By Jackline Inyanji 2 years ago
Covid-stricken, Sh3m medical bill and hostile neighbours: How did former MP survive?
World Food Programme offers maize farmers Sh3,000 per 90 kgs bag
The World Food Programme (WFP) started buying maize from the Lugari farmers yesterday at Sh3, 000 per 90 kilograms bag.
By Jackline Inyanji 2 years ago
World Food Programme offers maize farmers Sh3,000 per 90 kgs bag
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Kakamega man wrestles body of newborn baby from dogs
Detectives suspect a woman may have delivered the baby before dumping it in a sugarcane plantation where it was attacked by the dogs.
By Jackline Inyanji 2 years ago
Kakamega man wrestles body of newborn baby from dogs
Wamalwa warns leaders against dividing Kenyans
The CS condemned utterances by Meru Senator Mithika Linturi during a rally organised by Deputy President William Ruto’s UDA in Eldoret.
By Jackline Inyanji 2 years ago
Wamalwa warns leaders against dividing Kenyans
Police launch probe into suspected suicide by girl, 14,
The Standard Seven pupil is said to have been unhappy after her sister reportedly took away her dress.
By Jackline Inyanji 2 years ago
Police launch probe into suspected suicide by girl, 14,
Oparanya endorses his deputy to run for governorship
Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya endorsed his deputy Prof Philip Kutima’s bid to succeed him next year.
By Jackline Inyanji 2 years ago
 Oparanya endorses his deputy to run for governorship
Leaders pile pressure on Mudavadi to honour Bukhungu invite
Eugene Wamalwa is among the leaders determined to convince Mudavadi and Ford Kenya party leader Moses Wetang’ula to honour the invite.
By Jackline Inyanji 2 years ago
Leaders pile pressure on Mudavadi to honour Bukhungu invite
'I learnt pottery as a boy, today it feeds my family'
Daniel Amina, 55, dropped out of school at the age of 10 to join his grandfather in making pots.
By Jackline Inyanji 2 years ago
'I learnt pottery as a boy, today it feeds my family'
Art of mud wall painting fading away as villagers adopt modernity
Today, many have embraced semi-permanent and permanent houses which do not require decoration.
By Jackline Inyanji 2 years ago
Art of mud wall painting fading away as villagers adopt modernity
State raises concern over rising cases of defilement
Statistics released by Kabras Police Station show at least 16 cases of defilement and three incest incidents were reported last month.
By Jackline Inyanji 2 years ago
State raises concern over rising cases of defilement
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I escaped death by a whisker, says woman in abusive marriage
Mother of three recalls the night she decided to leave abusive marriage after her husband beat her and she almost lost two teeth.
By Jackline Inyanji 2 years ago
I escaped death by a whisker, says woman in abusive marriage
Leaders want students jailed for burning schools
Leaders from Kakamega County want students found culpable of burning schools send to jail.
By Jackline Inyanji 2 years ago
Leaders want students jailed for burning schools
Butali Sugar resumes production after two-month break
This comes as a relief for the 65,000 farmers contracted by the miller.
By Jackline Inyanji 2 years ago
Butali Sugar resumes production after two-month break
Uproar in Likuyani as police posts closed
Residents of Likuyani sub-county have protested against the closure of four police posts and subsequent transfer of the officers
By Jackline Inyanji 2 years ago
Uproar in Likuyani as police posts closed
Relief for sugarcane farmers as miller unveils expansion plans
Butali Sugar Company has embarked on a factory expansion plan.
By Jackline Inyanji 2 years ago
Relief for sugarcane farmers as miller unveils expansion plans
Granny, 98, attacked and raped
The victim was rescued on Thursday morning and taken to Mabusi health centre. A medical report showed she had been raped.
By Jackline Inyanji 2 years ago
Granny, 98, attacked and raped
Kuvasali residents plant trees to avert landslides that killed 18 in 2007
At least 18 people lost their lives and scores were injured. Property of unknown value was also destroyed as homes were submerged in the mud.
By Jackline Inyanji 2 years ago
Kuvasali residents plant trees to avert landslides that killed 18 in 2007
Relief as court grants counties freedom to outsource medicine and other supplies
Counties now have the freedom to outsource medicine and other non-pharmaceutical supplies following the decision by a court.
By Jackline Inyanji 2 years ago
Relief as court grants counties freedom to outsource medicine and other supplies
MP, Khalwale differ over calls to support Mudavadi
"Middlemen are shortchanging farmers thus making them get peanuts," said Bonny Khalwale.
By Jackline Inyanji 2 years ago
MP, Khalwale differ over calls to support Mudavadi
DP Ruto heads back to Western region to sell his agenda
Deputy President William Ruto returns to Western region tomorrow in an attempt to woo the region to support his presidential bid in 2022.
By Jackline Inyanji 2 years ago
DP Ruto heads back to Western region to sell his agenda
DP William Ruto on a charm offensive in Western
Deputy President William Ruto has lined up a series of meetings of public rallies in Kakamega County
By Jackline Inyanji 2 years ago
DP William Ruto on a charm offensive in Western
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