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Beekeeping for the good of mangrove trees
Mida Creek hosts some of the world’s rare concentrations of mangroves. It hosts eight mangrove species, making it one of the largest preserved mangrove ecosystems in the world.
By Caroline Chebet 26 days ago
Beekeeping for the good of mangrove trees
Study entailing painting eyes on cows' backsides rolled out in the Mara
The artificial eye spots are expected to deter predators in a move to stem cases of human-wildlife conflicts.
By Caroline Chebet 28 days ago
Study entailing painting eyes on cows' backsides rolled out in the Mara
Indigenous communities push for recognition of land rights
They are preparing to present their models of conservation at a meeting in Rwanda next week.
By Caroline Chebet 1 month ago
Indigenous communities push for recognition of land rights
Lack of vernacular Bible edges elderly out of the church
But to preserve their native language, Badiva says preaching in the Waata dialect and composing songs has helped in spreading the gospel.
By Caroline Chebet 1 month ago
Lack of vernacular Bible edges elderly out of the church
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Fish eat fish: Why Baringo tilapia is disappearing
Scientists said populations of the once-vibrant sub-species of Nile tilapia are collapsing as a result of a number of factors, including being preyed on by the marbled lungfish.
By Caroline Chebet 1 month ago
Fish eat fish: Why Baringo tilapia is disappearing
Ogieks use traditional bylaws to conserve their historical lands
The community is only allowed to collect dead wood from the forests for building and for use as firewood. 
By Caroline Chebet 1 month ago
Ogieks use traditional bylaws to conserve their historical lands
What drying up of Lake Ol'Bolossat means
Despite its being one of the smallest lakes, covering 43.3km2, it is a critical site for hundreds of hippos and more than 300 bird species, a reason for its designation as an Important Bird Area.
By Caroline Chebet 2 months ago
What drying up of Lake Ol'Bolossat means
Coast bears brunt of disappearing trees
With the region dependent on rain-fed agriculture, other income-earning activities like bee-keeping have also suffered the same fate.
By Caroline Chebet 2 months ago
Coast bears brunt of  disappearing trees
Agrico, firm in deal to boost potato farmers
Besides field training on growing quality potatoes, farmers can also access the information via Facebook where potato knowledge is shared between farmers, experts and off-takers.
By Caroline Chebet 2 months ago
Agrico, firm in deal to boost potato farmers
UN report shows hottest seven years on record
The latest UN Report on State of Global Climate shows that the past seven years have been the warmest, breaking climate indicators record.
By Caroline Chebet 2 months ago
UN report shows hottest seven years on record
Community's quest to save forest that is home to endangered bird
Dakatcha Woodland, a key biodiversity area, has no formal protection. Future of one of the world’s rarest birds, Clarke’s Weaver, is dependent on forest’s survival.
By Caroline Chebet 2 months ago
Community's quest to save forest that is home to endangered bird
Costly poop: Caregivers' struggles to provide basic needs for disabled
The situation is worsened by unemployment among people living with disabilities. Adult diapers are important items that are not widely talked about yet remain inaccessible.
By Caroline Chebet 3 months ago
Costly poop: Caregivers' struggles to provide basic needs for disabled
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Mijikenda's sacred forests under threat from drought and mining
Official warns danger of springs drying up is so real as a result of destruction. UNESCO listed nine Kayas as world heritage sites in 2008.
By Caroline Chebet 3 months ago
Mijikenda's sacred forests under threat from drought and mining
Drought: KWS now dropping hay to feed starving wildlife
Drought has adversely affected wildlife in the country, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said as reports of the death of buffaloes at Lake Nakuru National Park emerge.
By Caroline Chebet 3 months ago
Drought: KWS now dropping hay to feed starving wildlife
Kabarak among the top performers in the Rift
Top candidates, Byegon Victor Kiplagat and Nyegenye Geri, who both scored 84 points were among 24 candidates who scored A plain.
By Caroline Chebet 3 months ago
Kabarak among the top performers in the Rift
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How dumping sites contribute to green house gases
While solid waste management has been a challenge in most counties, smoke emanating from the dumping sites always remains to be little understood.
By Caroline Chebet 3 months ago
How dumping sites contribute to green house gases
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Video: Toto's self-belief and hard work have flung open doors to success
Toto will fly the UDA flag in the race for Bomet Woman representative seat in the August 9 elections.
By Caroline Chebet 3 months ago
Video: Toto's self-belief and hard work have flung open doors to success
Photos: Hailstorms sweep across Central Rift region
Photographs taken in the midst of hailstorms in these places can be mistaken for a European winter.
By Caroline Chebet 3 months ago
Photos: Hailstorms sweep across Central Rift region
Memory of World register to be integrated in lessons
The memory of the World Google Arts & Culture platform also features educational resources that Unesco recently made available, a children’s book and a lesson plan for secondary school teachers.
By Caroline Chebet 3 months ago
Memory of World register to be integrated in lessons
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Why certain colours might make you more attractive to mosquitoes
Darker colours are more attractive than lighter shades. Insects don’t have a preference for certain skin colours.
By Caroline Chebet 4 months ago
Why certain colours might make you more attractive to mosquitoes
Community suffers as it awaits action, 12 years after AU decision
African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights directed the government to give back the ancestral land and compensate the Endorois.
By Caroline Chebet 4 months ago
Community suffers as it awaits action, 12 years after AU decision
Efforts to save grey crowned cranes
Kenya’s grey crowned cranes population remains highly threatened.
By Caroline Chebet 4 months ago
Efforts to save grey crowned cranes
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13 elephants to be flown for 7,000Kms from Kent to Kenya
The project is being undertaken by Aspinall Foundation, in partnership with KWS and David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.
By Caroline Chebet 4 months ago
13 elephants to be flown for 7,000Kms from Kent to Kenya
Moi Primary Kabarak shines in Rift Valley
One of its candidates, Emmanuel Kiplagat, who scored 425, ranked among the top ten nationally.
By Caroline Chebet 4 months ago
Moi Primary Kabarak shines in Rift Valley
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Insects, maggots to speak for the dead if judiciary gives greenlight
Insects are key in determining time of death and where it took place. Pollen from plants can be used to determine area where the murder took place.
By Caroline Chebet 4 months ago
Insects, maggots to speak for the dead if judiciary gives greenlight
Mau Forest restoration chocking under endless court battles
At least 2,436 hectares within the Mau Forest Complex have been illegally allocated to public utilities, such as schools and police stations.
By Julius Chepkwony 4 months ago
Mau Forest restoration chocking under endless court battles
Africa's prosecutors vow to tackle cyber and wildlife crimes
Prosecutors from eleven African countries have vowed to crack down on proceeds of crime and tackle money-laundering cases.
By Caroline Chebet 4 months ago
Africa's prosecutors vow to tackle cyber and wildlife crimes
Why the punishing high temperatures may be over
Every year in March and September, a natural occurrence pushes temperatures higher than normal.
By Caroline Chebet 4 months ago
Why the punishing high temperatures may be over
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School for teenage mothers gives girls hope to continue with class
Mothers Without Borders organisation provides a safe haven for the young mothers to stay and still study.
By Caroline Chebet 4 months ago
School for teenage mothers gives girls hope to continue with class
Kabarak University, Media Council in new mentorship deal
The Media Council of Kenya has partnered with Kabarak University to streamline academic programmes through mentorship.
By Caroline Chebet 4 months ago
Kabarak University, Media Council in new mentorship deal
Agricultural productivity reduces by 34pc in Africa
Increasing weather and climate extreme events have exposed millions to acute food insecurity.
By Caroline Chebet 4 months ago
Agricultural productivity reduces by 34pc in Africa
Water hyacinth project wins varsity students global award
Last year, Joseph Nguthiru and Charles Kinyua, and their classmates were stranded for hours when their boat got tangled by water hyacinth...
By Caroline Chebet 5 months ago
Water hyacinth project wins varsity students global award
Water hyacinth project wins Egerton University students global award
They are planning to enter into partnerships and venture into large-scale production of biodegradable products.
By Caroline Chebet 5 months ago
Water hyacinth project wins Egerton University students global award
Actor Edward Norton is new Tembo ambassador
Award-winning American actor and filmmaker Edward Norton has been named Magical Kenya Tembo Naming Festival ambassador.
By Caroline Chebet 5 months ago
Actor Edward Norton is new Tembo ambassador
Beating the odds to quench thirst for knowledge
There are nine functional braille machines and a single computer which have to be shared by 50 students.
By Caroline Chebet 5 months ago
Beating the odds to quench thirst for knowledge
Heritage sites threatened by rising water sea levels
A report has listed Kenya as one of the countries whose area under heritage is most exposed to accelerating sea levels.
By Caroline Chebet 5 months ago
Heritage sites threatened by rising water sea levels
Thrill of waterbird census
The count entails scanning flocks of waterbirds that comprise several species.
By Caroline Chebet 5 months ago
Thrill of waterbird census
Youth trained on social arts
It started out like a round table talk where participants took turns in sharing their thoughts before blowing up to rhythmic sessions.
By Caroline Chebet 5 months ago
Youth trained on social arts
Kenya to submit report on Lake Turkana sites to World Heritage Committee
Kenya is expected to submit an updated report on the state of conservation of Lake Turkana National parks to the World Heritage Committee.
By Caroline Chebet 5 months ago
Kenya to submit report on Lake Turkana sites to World Heritage Committee
Fears as aggressive Indian Crows fly inland from Coast
The invasive Indian House Crows, aggressive birds that have been wreaking havoc in Coastal towns, have spread their wings inland.
By Caroline Chebet 5 months ago
Fears as aggressive Indian Crows fly inland from Coast
DP William Ruto calls for patience, peace
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Athletics
By World Athletics
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IPOA to investigate police misconduct during polls
National
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55 mins ago
Though publicly visible, very little is known of the First Lady
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By Jacqueline Mahugu
1 hr ago
Purrenting: More Kenyans get fur babies
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Paternity disputes can unearth nasty surprises
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By Dr Alfred Murage
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