Agency maps violence hotspots ahead of August 9 elections
The agency has cited Sondu along the Kericho-Kisumu border, Londiani, Fortenan, Nyagacho in Kericho town, Chebawon in Bureti and Kasoit.
By Nikko Tanui 1 year ago
Agency maps violence hotspots ahead of August 9 elections
Food security fears as farmers struggle with high cost of inputs
They expect quick interventions by the State and players in the agricultural sector to minimise the suffering.
By Nikko Tanui 1 year ago
Food security fears as farmers struggle with high cost of inputs
KCSE candidate collapses and dies in Kericho
A candidate has collapsed and died minutes after the start of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination.
By Nikko Tanui 1 year ago
KCSE candidate collapses and dies in Kericho
Union takes battle for Kericho Tea Hotel to the Court of Appeal
A trade union has appealed against a court ruling cancelling the sale of five acres of land belonging to the Kericho Tea Hotel.
By Nikko Tanui 1 year ago
Union takes battle for Kericho Tea Hotel to the Court of Appeal
Sacco saves tea farmers from twilight girls, criminals
Gone are the days when commercial sex workers and other cons used to flock to tea-growing counties to target the farmers' hard-earned money.
By Nikko Tanui 1 year ago
Sacco saves tea farmers from twilight girls, criminals
Don't jeopardise exams, Magoha tells Kuppet over strike
Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha has asked the Kenya Union of Post-Primary Education Teachers (Kuppet) to withdraw its strike notice.
By Nikko Tanui 1 year ago
Don't jeopardise exams, Magoha tells Kuppet over strike
Priest forced to apologise for endorsing Sossion
Catholic Parish Priest Fr Ambrose Kimutai stirred the political storm when he publicly endorsed Sossion in the battle to dislodge Christopher Langat.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
Priest forced to apologise for endorsing Sossion
Kericho’s Uhuru Gardens reopens to public after Sh16m renovation
Kericho’s Uhuru Gardens had been closed to public for more than two years. County now has another Sh500 million for development of the local markets.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
Kericho’s Uhuru Gardens reopens to public after Sh16m renovation
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Ex-Devolution CS Charles Keter complicates crowded Kericho race
The entry of former Devolution Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter into the Kericho governor race has spiced up the battle to succeed Paul Chepkwony.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
Ex-Devolution CS Charles Keter complicates crowded Kericho race
Sale of iconic hotel cancelled as judge demands auction details
Judge demanded for records of the auction, bidders, and the respective bids pertaining to the alleged sale.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
Sale of iconic hotel cancelled as judge demands auction details
Unilever guard killed, body found dumped under a bridge
Detectives in the county have launched investigations into the gruesome murder of the guard.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
Unilever guard killed, body found dumped under a bridge
South Rift lawyers want one of their own to take over LSK presidency
Havi exited LSK president, two months to the end of his tenure, and his position was taken over by Linda Kiome, the Mt Kenya Branch Caucus chairperson
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
South Rift lawyers want one of their own to take over LSK presidency
Famous singer won't be focusing on elections but KCSE after 14 years' 'rest'
Fancy “Marion” Cherotich, a Kalenjin artiste has her eyes set on Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
Famous singer won't be focusing on elections but KCSE after 14 years' 'rest'
Agricultural Finance Corporation board seeks nod to engage banks for funds
The Agricultural Finance Corporation board now wants to be allowed to borrow funds from financial institutions for its operations.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
Agricultural Finance Corporation board seeks nod to engage banks for funds
AFC board seeks nod to engage banks for funds
The Agricultural Finance Corporation board now wants to be allowed to borrow funds from financial institutions for its operations.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
AFC board seeks nod to engage banks for funds
Row rages over idle dispensary turned into farmers’ feed store
Three dispensaries in Kipkelion East constituency built through CDF are yet to begin operations.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
Row rages over idle dispensary turned into farmers’ feed store
Abandoned quarry turns into breeding place for mosquitoes
An abandoned quarry in Kusumek village in Bureti Constituency has become a breeding ground for mosquitos, hampering the war against malaria.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
Abandoned quarry turns into breeding place for mosquitoes
The bitter tale of stalled sweet potato factory
Some 10,000 pineapple farmers in Bureti constituency affected as factory lies in ruins.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
The bitter tale of stalled sweet potato factory
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Wilson Sossion: Raila betrayed me
Wilson Sossion quit Knut after nine years at the help, ending a three-year protracted war between the union and the Teachers Service Commission.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
Wilson Sossion: Raila betrayed me
Family demands justice against politician's bodyguards over kin's murder
The family of a man allegedly killed by bodyguards of a senior politician from Rift Valley is demanding justice.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
Family demands justice against politician's bodyguards over kin's murder
Two bodyguards on spot over alleged torture, killing of beehive thief
Kericho DCI are investigating an incident where bodyguards of a senior politician reportedly beat a suspected thief to death, left another injured.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
Two bodyguards on spot over alleged torture, killing of beehive thief
High Court upholds 15-year jail sentence for man who defiled his niece
The appellant was charged with attempted incest and was found guilty and sentenced to 15 years imprisonment on July 8, 2018.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
High Court upholds 15-year jail sentence for man who defiled his niece
KMTC student demands justice after boyfriend scalds her with hot water in nightclub
Police said “a small issue” with acquiring P3 form, led to delayed pursuit of the suspect.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
KMTC student demands justice after boyfriend scalds her with hot water in nightclub
Residents seize four tonnes of hardwood from illegal loggers
Residents of Kiptenden village in Kipkelion West constituency confiscated four tonnes of timber illegally harvested in Kiptenden Forest.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
Residents seize four tonnes of hardwood from illegal loggers
Family comes to terms with events that made them bury wrong body
A family is coming to terms with events that led them to bury a body they mistakenly took to belong to their relative.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
Family comes to terms with events that made them bury wrong body
Painful Christmas for chaff cutter amputees
The injuries range from the tip of the fingers, mid-hand, and at times to the whole hand.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
Painful Christmas for chaff cutter amputees
Kericho family realises a week later it buried the wrong granny
The body of Zeddy Chumo, 101, was buried in place of Grace Tabsabei.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
Kericho family realises a week later it buried the wrong granny
Police arrest 19-year-old who led five-man gang
Oyaro masterminded a series of armed robberies with his gang that was based in the neighbouring Kisii county.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
Police arrest 19-year-old who led five-man gang
Audit: Former KTDA bosses to know fate in January
Tea farmers expect a boom after the government set aside Sh274.47 per kilo of made tea in July.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
Audit: Former KTDA bosses to know fate in January
Kericho: Police shoot dead three suspected robbers, injure two others
Police said the five were part of a gang that had been terrorising residents of Kericho in the past two weeks.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
Kericho: Police shoot dead three suspected robbers, injure two others
MPs petition Parliament to probe use of machines in tea harvesting
They claim that multinational tea firms breach labour laws and abuse workers' rights.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
MPs petition Parliament to probe use of machines in tea harvesting
Sisters defy culture to inherit father's land
According to Kalenjin traditions, women aren’t supposed to inherit family property. In 2019, the court awarded six sisters five acres each.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
Sisters defy culture to inherit father's land
County leaders oppose plans by Unilever to sell Sh500b tea estate
Leaders say land under leasehold cannot be transferred without involving the government.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
County leaders oppose plans by Unilever to sell Sh500b tea estate
Uproar over Unilever’s sale of tea estate
The company holds an estimated 36,000 acres on a 99-year leasehold in Kericho.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
Uproar over Unilever’s sale of tea estate
Ruto: Uhuru betrayed me, 8 million Kenyans
Ruto said President Uhuru had betrayed eight million Kenyans who had voted for Jubilee in the last elections.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
Ruto: Uhuru betrayed me, 8 million Kenyans
CS seeks law allowing transfer of county staff to other regions
Ministry of Devolution is seeking to amend the County Government Act to introduce legislation allowing county employees to be transferred.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
CS seeks law allowing transfer of county staff to other regions
Woman hangs self after poisoning her two children
Josephine Chepkorir Rotich allegedly served four-year-old Bramtom Kipkurui and Abigail Cherotich,6, with acaricide before committing suicide.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
Woman hangs self after poisoning her two children
Kericho accident leaves two dead, 30 injured
Two people have died, and 30 others left injured in an accident along the Kericho-Litein road.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
Kericho accident leaves two dead, 30 injured
More charges for man in fake magistrate case
A man impersonated a judicial officer and received Sh181,000, a court in Kericho heard.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
More charges for man in fake magistrate case
IEBC commissioner wants voter registration exercise extended
A commissioner with IEBC is proposing the extension of voter registration to allow college students more time to register.
By Nikko Tanui 2 years ago
IEBC commissioner wants voter registration exercise extended
Scandal of fully-equipped Nairobi hospitals without adequate staff
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