Scorecard: Governor Mwadime transforms agriculture, healthcare
Taita-Taveta Governor Andrew Mwadime outlined his achievements during his State of the County Address Thursday, amid a rift between the executive and assembly.
By 1 month ago
Scorecard: Governor Mwadime transforms agriculture, healthcare
Pre-election pact haunts governor Mwadime
A war of words has erupted between Taita-Taveta Governor Andrew Mwadime and the county assembly leadership over a pre-election agreement between the executive and health workers' union.
By 1 month ago
Pre-election pact haunts governor Mwadime
Panic as red eye disease spreads in schools
Panic has gripped parents and learners in Taita Taveta County following the outbreak of red eye disease in some schools.
By 2 months ago
Panic as red eye disease spreads in schools
Taita Taveta governor protests suspension of carbon credit project
Governor Mwadime has said the suspension of the carbon offsetting project in the county is a major setback in reducing greenhouse emissions and transforming the lives of locals.
By 2 months ago
Taita Taveta governor protests suspension of carbon credit project
Raila to Ruto: Obey court verdict on housing levy
Raila said Ruto, and all employers had no option but to abide by Court of Appeal’s decision quashing the Finance Bill 2023/24, and stop deducting employees the housing levy.
By 2 months ago
Raila to Ruto: Obey court verdict on housing levy
Mwadime rescinds decision to reduce ward bursary funds
Mwadime has rescinded the decision to slash ward bursary allocation by Sh60 million following protests from Members of County Assembly (MCAs).
By 2 months ago
Mwadime rescinds decision to reduce ward bursary funds
Workers injured in fight over disputed land in Voi
Several workers of Sparkle Properties Limited were attacked and injured by residents for allegedly fencing off the disputed Msambweni land in Voi town.
By 3 months ago
Workers injured in fight over disputed land in Voi
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Raila threatens to sue over demolitions
The eviction was done by a Mombasa-based firm, Sparkle Properties Limited, under tight security, after it won a case against the squatters in October last year.
By 3 months ago
Raila threatens to sue over demolitions
Police arrest businessman for drunk driving and destruction of property
The suspect reportedly collided with the petrol station, causing damage to property of unknown value.
By 3 months ago
Police arrest businessman for drunk driving and destruction of property
Governor wants Ruto to fulfil Tsavo revenue sharing pledge
Governor Mwadime Mwadime has called on President William Ruto to fulfill his commitment to implement a 50-50 revenue sharing arrangement from Tsavo.
By 3 months ago
Governor wants Ruto to fulfil Tsavo revenue sharing pledge
Taita Taveta residents protest over withdrawal of carbon credit project
Leaders say children benefiting from education initiatives will be the losers. The implementing agency has already started corrective action
By 3 months ago
Taita Taveta residents protest over withdrawal of carbon credit project
Archbishop hits out at Kenya Kwanza 'failed graft fight'
Jackson Ole Sapit criticised elected leaders for their failure to provide leadership and mobilise Kenyans to enhance food production.
By 4 months ago
Archbishop hits out at Kenya Kwanza 'failed graft fight'
Most county ambulances are ill-equipped, new report by MCAs shows
The situation, the report shows, could lead to deaths of patients, especially from far-flung areas that require swift emergency medical response and referral services.
By 4 months ago
Most county ambulances are ill-equipped, new report by MCAs shows
Two people swept away by floods, 3000 displaced in Voi
Two people were swept away by raging floods and thousands displaced in Taita Taveta county as rains continue to wreak havoc across the country.
By 4 months ago
Two people swept away by floods, 3000 displaced in Voi
Machogu says Sh5.2b disbursed to varsities for first-year students
Machogu has challenged the management of public universities and other tertiary institutions to adjust their costs to remain afloat in the wake of shrinking funding.
By 4 months ago
Machogu says Sh5.2b disbursed to varsities for first-year students
Governor Mwadime, MCAs clash over control of bursaries
Taita Taveta Governor Andrew Mwadime and Members of the County Assembly (MCAs) have differed over the proposed law on ward bursaries.
By 4 months ago
Governor Mwadime, MCAs clash over control of bursaries
Taita Taveta county targets to plant 4.3 million trees
The government will erect electric fences in all wildlife-protected areas to end persistent human-wildlife conflict starting January 2024.
By 4 months ago
Taita Taveta county targets to plant 4.3 million trees
Ruto now bans public servants from taking lavish trips abroad
Ruto said public servants will not be allowed to attend workshops abroad. The president has made 38 foreign trips since September 2023 visiting 45 cities.
By 5 months ago
Ruto now bans public servants from taking lavish trips abroad
Water company hires new boss amid claims of funds loss, poor performance
The firm owned by the county has been in the eye of the storm after the County Assembly stopped the hiring of staff over alleged irregularities.
By 5 months ago
Water company hires new boss amid claims of funds loss, poor performance
New DPP outlines vision, defends Haji
New DPP defends his predecessor on the withdrawal of high-profile graft cases saying available evidence was insufficient to secure a conviction.
By 6 months ago
New DPP outlines vision, defends Haji
IPOA in the dark over police deployment to Haiti
Ipoa says it is worried that it will not be able to ensure the welfare of the officers who will be sent to Haiti.
By 6 months ago
IPOA in the dark over police deployment to Haiti
Taita Taveta MCAs accuse governor of ignoring EACC caution on advisors
MCAs want the governor to implement EACC's advisory that declared the hiring of six extra advisors illegal.
By 6 months ago
Taita Taveta MCAs accuse governor of ignoring EACC caution on advisors
Taita Taveta to showcase its vast investment options in trade fair
Taita Taveta county government holds conference next month to lure investors. Governor says they are endowed with huge natural resources that need to be exploited.
By 6 months ago
Taita Taveta to showcase its vast investment options in trade fair
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Secondary schools reeling under huge debts, principals say
Secondary school principals in Taita-Taveta County owe suppliers billions of shillings’ worth of pending bills, threatening to cripple the running of public institutions in the region.
By 6 months ago
Secondary schools reeling under huge debts, principals say
How poverty, wildlife conflicts are driving teen pregnancies in Taita
Rising teen pregnancies in Taita Taveta raise concern, driven by high poverty levels exacerbated by drought. Organisations intervene through social justice campaigns and empowerment.
By 6 months ago
How poverty, wildlife conflicts are driving teen pregnancies in Taita
Meat prices soar as shortage hits Taita Taveta
A kilo of cow and goat meat goes for Sh600 to Sh500, respectively in most parts of Taita Taveta compared to between Sh800 to Sh1000 in Makueni Kajiado, Makueni, Machakos, and Nairobi.
By 6 months ago
Meat prices soar as shortage hits Taita Taveta
Power struggle as MCAs challenge Governor Mwadime's choices
A conflict is brewing between Governor Andrew Mwadime and Members of the County Assembly (MCAs) due to the Executive's failure to implement House resolutions.
By 7 months ago
Power struggle as MCAs challenge Governor Mwadime's choices
Voi referral hospital appeals to families to identify bodies
“Unidentified bodies are still lying on the ground at the mortuary,” a source at the hospital told The Standard.
By 7 months ago
Voi referral hospital appeals to families to identify bodies
13 killed, four critically injured as matatu and trailer collide in Voi
Police say they have already launched investigations into the accident with reports that the driver of the matatu had overloaded and was also speeding.
By 7 months ago
13 killed, four critically injured as matatu and trailer collide in Voi
Taita-Taveta County mourns death of MCA
The death of Constance Mwandawiro has thrown the assembly in mourning as the county has been hit by a series of frequent deaths of members.
By 7 months ago
Taita-Taveta County mourns death of MCA
President woos locals with bag of goodies
Following the goodies, elected leaders allied to Azimio said they had resolved not to participate in protests called by their leader Raila Odinga.
By 8 months ago
President woos locals with bag of goodies
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Long, miserable wait for families of people killed by wild animals
KWS data shows 20 people have been killed and 67 injured in Taita Taveta since 2014. Last week the government released Sh52 million as partial compensation for victims.
By 8 months ago
Long, miserable wait for families of people killed by wild animals
Scorecard: Governor Mwadime transforms agriculture, healthcare
Taita-Taveta Governor Andrew Mwadime outlined his achievements during his State of the County Address Thursday, amid a rift between the executive and assembly.
By 1 month ago
Scorecard: Governor Mwadime transforms agriculture, healthcare
Pre-election pact haunts governor Mwadime
A war of words has erupted between Taita-Taveta Governor Andrew Mwadime and the county assembly leadership over a pre-election agreement between the executive and health workers' union.
By 1 month ago
Pre-election pact haunts governor Mwadime
Panic as red eye disease spreads in schools
Panic has gripped parents and learners in Taita Taveta County following the outbreak of red eye disease in some schools.
By 2 months ago
Panic as red eye disease spreads in schools
Taita Taveta governor protests suspension of carbon credit project
Governor Mwadime has said the suspension of the carbon offsetting project in the county is a major setback in reducing greenhouse emissions and transforming the lives of locals.
By 2 months ago
Taita Taveta governor protests suspension of carbon credit project
Raila to Ruto: Obey court verdict on housing levy
Raila said Ruto, and all employers had no option but to abide by Court of Appeal’s decision quashing the Finance Bill 2023/24, and stop deducting employees the housing levy.
By 2 months ago
Raila to Ruto: Obey court verdict on housing levy
Mwadime rescinds decision to reduce ward bursary funds
Mwadime has rescinded the decision to slash ward bursary allocation by Sh60 million following protests from Members of County Assembly (MCAs).
By 2 months ago
Mwadime rescinds decision to reduce ward bursary funds
Workers injured in fight over disputed land in Voi
Several workers of Sparkle Properties Limited were attacked and injured by residents for allegedly fencing off the disputed Msambweni land in Voi town.
By 3 months ago
Workers injured in fight over disputed land in Voi
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Raila threatens to sue over demolitions
The eviction was done by a Mombasa-based firm, Sparkle Properties Limited, under tight security, after it won a case against the squatters in October last year.
By 3 months ago
Raila threatens to sue over demolitions
Plan to transform Thika into city kicks off
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Meru MCAs alter Mwangaza's fiscal plan
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Doctors dare government, vow to go on with strike for the long haul
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Plunder at the top goes on while the rest told to tighten their belt
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