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Mzee Jackson Kibor: The passing of a controversial farmer and politician
Departed agricultural titan Mzee Jackson Kibor laid the rules and you followed his way or the highway.
By Titus Too 2 years ago
Mzee Jackson Kibor: The passing of a controversial farmer and politician
Biwott party to hold NDC, choose coalition Saturday
The National Vision Party (NVP) will hold its National Delegates Conference (NDC) in Nairobi this weekend.
By Titus Too 2 years ago
Biwott party to hold NDC, choose coalition Saturday
New KCC director calls for joint efforts to tame high feed prices
Dairy producers heavily rely on concentrates whose raw products are imported from Uganda and Tanzania, making feeds too expensive.
By Titus Too 2 years ago
New KCC director calls for joint efforts to tame high feed prices
Parties dash to avoid chaotic nominations ahead of April deadline
Political parties are laying out key strategies ahead of next month’s nominations amid the continued shift in alliances across the country.
By Titus Too 2 years ago
Parties dash to avoid chaotic nominations ahead of April deadline
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Uasin Gishu race is a battle between UDA wave and Independent candidate Buzeki
Only a month to party primaries, contenders for the Uasin Gishu governor seat are seizing every opportunity to sell their manifesto and win voters.
By Titus Too 2 years ago
Uasin Gishu race is a battle between UDA wave and Independent candidate Buzeki
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Explainer: The genesis of the Russia-Ukraine conflict
According to Ambassador Dr Paul Kurgat, competition between the separate axis existed until the post-second world war of 1939-45.
By Titus Too 2 years ago
Explainer: The genesis of the Russia-Ukraine conflict
E-subsidy programme roll-out offers respite for farmers
The e-subsidy programme targets small-scale farmers who cultivate a maximum of five acres and a minimum of one acre.
By Titus Too 2 years ago
E-subsidy programme roll-out offers respite for farmers
Over 100 exhibitors ready for this year's Eldoret ASK show
More than 80 exhibitors have confirmed participation in this year’s Eldoret Agricultural Society of Kenya (ASK) show.
By Titus Too 2 years ago
Over 100 exhibitors ready for this year's Eldoret ASK show
Nandi hopefuls have eyes on the prize ahead of UDA primaries
Nandi has turned into a political battlefield as seasoned politicians and newcomers battle it out for the county’s top seat.
By Titus Too 2 years ago
Nandi hopefuls have eyes on the prize ahead of UDA primaries
Rising fertiliser prices raise fear of food shortage
Farmers in North Rift have expressed fear of food shortage, adding that rising fertiliser prices have affected production.
By Titus Too 2 years ago
Rising fertiliser prices raise fear of food shortage
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Diaspora candidates set sights on elective seats ahead of August polls
As the August General Election draws near, a number of Kenyans in the diaspora are eyeing elective seats.
By Titus Too 2 years ago
Diaspora candidates set sights on elective seats ahead of August polls
Cereals board dismisses reports of fertiliser subsidy programme
The board distanced itself from information circulating in the social media urging farmers to register for fertiliser.
By Titus Too 2 years ago
Cereals board dismisses reports of fertiliser subsidy programme
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Grains of wrath: Farmers grapple with high costs of producing maize for peanuts
They want to be consulted before producer prices are set. Leaders have been challenged to push for better maize prices.
By Titus Too 2 years ago
Grains of wrath: Farmers grapple with high costs of producing maize for peanuts
Renewed hurdle for DP Ruto in Rift as Raila join 2022 race
According to Tarus, the journey towards 2022 will be a unique moment in the county.
By Titus Too 2 years ago
Renewed hurdle for DP Ruto in Rift as Raila join 2022 race
NCPB starts maize purchase but Rift farmers unhappy with price
The National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) has opened its doors for the purchase of current season maize harvests across the country.
By Titus Too 2 years ago
NCPB starts maize purchase but Rift farmers unhappy with price
Beryl Jerop: Quest for justice for student who died in school continues
A family in Uasin Gishu has asked for thorough investigation to establish truth surrounding death of a Form One student at a school in Nandi County.
By Titus Too 2 years ago
Beryl Jerop: Quest for justice for student who died in school continues
Uasin Gishu ward reps push through removal of asbestos roofs
The Uasin Gishu County Assembly has passed a Motion seeking the replacement of asbestos roofing materials.
By Titus Too 2 years ago
Uasin Gishu ward reps push through removal of asbestos roofs
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Low maize prices leave farmers frustrated in harvesting season
Farmers in North Rift are a frustrated lot as they grapple with dropping produce prices.
By Titus Too 2 years ago
Low maize prices leave farmers frustrated in harvesting season
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Family demands answers after death of Nandi school's student
Parents of a student at St Teresa of Avila Secondary School in Ndalat, Nandi County, have called for investigations into her death.
By Titus Too 2 years ago
Family demands answers after death of Nandi school's student
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This man Oscar Sudi: From matatu tout to Mheshimiwa
Oscar Sudi, a second-term MP for Kapseret constituency in Uasin Gishu County, was born in 1980 near the Moi University’s main campus.
By Titus Too 2 years ago
This man Oscar Sudi: From matatu tout to Mheshimiwa
Fungal maize disease threatens maize yields in Uasin Gishu
The condition emerges when maize starts to flower. A blackish formation blocks pollen, thus affecting pollination.
By Titus Too 2 years ago
Fungal maize disease threatens maize yields in Uasin Gishu
NCPB to pay Sh3,700 for a bag of wheat
The National Assembly’s Committee on Agriculture led the negotiations with the government and millers
By Titus Too 2 years ago
NCPB to pay Sh3,700 for a bag of wheat
Dispute resolution desk set up to resolve cooperatives' wrangles
Agricultural-based rural cooperative societies that were on the verge of collapse due to leadership wrangles are set to be revived.
By Titus Too 2 years ago
Dispute resolution desk set up to resolve cooperatives' wrangles
Inside county’s strategy to beat cancer and diabetes
The new plan is meant to ensure early diagnosis. And the screening will be free of charge.
By Titus Too 2 years ago
Inside county’s strategy to beat cancer and diabetes
Low budgets cited for poor disposal of waste
Counties still struggle to achieve effective waste management in their urban centres due to failure to allocate adequate funds for disposal initiative
By Titus Too 3 years ago
Low budgets cited for poor disposal of waste
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Top Nandi leaders split over governorship race
The race for Nandi governorship has split the county’s top political leaders down the middle just 13 months to the General Election.
By Titus Too 3 years ago
Top Nandi leaders split over governorship race
Milk production drops as dry spell persists
Erratic weather patterns and high cost of livestock feeds have been blamed for the persistent reduction of milk supplies in most parts of North Rift.
By Titus Too 3 years ago
Milk production drops as dry spell persists
Failure of long rains spells doom for North Rift farmers
Farmers are braced for poor crop yields at the end of the season, affecting the country’s food situation
By Titus Too 3 years ago
Failure of long rains spells doom for North Rift farmers
Maize prices drop as border trade booms
The recent bilateral talks between President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Tanzanian Counterpart Suluhu Hassan that eased cross border maize trade has seen..
By Titus Too 3 years ago
Maize prices drop as border trade booms
Kenya, Pakistan to review trade agreements
Kenya’s tea exports to Pakistan recorded a growth of 19 per cent from 14.1 million kilograms by February 2020 to 16.7 kilograms by February 2021.
By Titus Too 3 years ago
Kenya, Pakistan to review trade agreements
How foreign investor tapped gold in hay baling
Internship stint in Kenya inspired a Netherlands national to the gold in hay baling and now he specialises in the importation of farm machines
By Titus Too 3 years ago
How foreign investor tapped gold in hay baling
Uasin Gishu ward reps abstain from voting on BBI Bill
Jenny Too said the only negative issue raised in the report during public participation is that it will be costly to the taxpayer.
By Titus Too 3 years ago
Uasin Gishu ward reps abstain from voting on BBI Bill
DP heads to Nandi amid sharp division among allies
At the church function in Tinderet, the MPs tore into Sang as congregants cheered in front of clerics.
By Titus Too 3 years ago
DP heads to Nandi amid sharp division among allies
Mother of three graduates with degree 24 years after dropping out of class 7
Prisca abandoned her chang’aa business when she was 31 and went back to Standard Eight, leaving her three children under the care of her husband.
By Titus Too 3 years ago
Mother of three graduates with degree 24 years after dropping out of class 7
Farmers shun maize depots in pursuit of better prices
State agency yet to factor in rising cost of production
By Titus Too 3 years ago
Farmers shun maize depots in pursuit of better prices
Traders, transporters decry mobile weighbridge variations
The transporters also query variance in weight measures by the mobile units and the fixed weighbridges
By Titus Too 3 years ago
Traders, transporters decry mobile weighbridge variations
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How colonialism and Christianity changed burial rites among the Nandi
Among the Nandi, once you reached a certain age, you were expected to exit earth during a ceremony known as Sheu
By Titus Too 3 years ago
How colonialism and Christianity changed burial rites among the Nandi
This has been a good year, maize farmers rejoice
Despite the pandemic, millers and maize traders are offering better prices at the farm gate than the government.
By Titus Too 3 years ago
This has been a good year, maize farmers rejoice
Couple: We beat stigma and now live positively
It has been a trying 20-year journey for Thomas and Mary who attribute their good health to getting access to life-saving drugs
By Titus Too 3 years ago
Couple: We beat stigma and now live positively
Why county is protesting elevation of key hospital
The county administration says the elevation of MTRH to level 6 has disadvantaged residents and wishes it would revert to its former status.
By Titus Too 3 years ago
Why county is protesting elevation of key hospital
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