Knec withholds KCSE results of 600 students in Nandi county
Frustrated parents have questioned the grounds for withholding the results.
By Edward Kosut 3 months ago
Knec withholds KCSE results of 600 students in Nandi county
Concern over high number of vulnerable children in Nandi rescue centres County
By December 2023, over 300 children between the ages of five and 16 years were living in various children's homes in Tinderet, Chesumei and Engwen sub-counties.
By Edward Kosut 3 months ago
Concern over high number of vulnerable children in Nandi rescue centres County
Couple arrested after their missing boys found buried
The boys aged four and six were reported missing and their bodies were discovered along Chepterit-Baraton Road in Chemundu village.
By Edward Kosut 4 months ago
Couple arrested after their missing boys found buried
State injects Sh1.5b in New KCC to stabilise milk prices
The government has allocated Sh1.5 billion to New Kenya Cooperatives Creameries (KCC) to help stabilize milk prices and protect farmers from poor earnings.
By Edward Kosut 4 months ago
State injects Sh1.5b in New KCC to stabilise milk prices
Social media star journalist Lagat scores 404 marks
Lagat, who turned into an overnight sensation on social media, is among the top performers in Nandi County, scoring 404 marks.
By Edward Kosut 4 months ago
Social media star journalist Lagat scores 404 marks
KNCCI calls for stabilisation fund to cushion tea farmers
Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) is pushing for the establishment of a Stabilization Fund to cushion tea farmers against global economic inflation.
By Edward Kosut 5 months ago
KNCCI calls for stabilisation fund to cushion tea farmers
Nandi County hives off part of Kapsabet showground to set up sports facility
Sports Ababu Namwamba said the government is investing in sports infrastructure and talents that can bring about economic sustainability to enhance athletes' lives.
By Edward Kosut 5 months ago
Nandi County hives off part of Kapsabet showground to set up sports facility
Gachagua denies claims of rift in Kenya Kwanza administration
Gachagua said he was busy working with President William Ruto to revive the economy and will not be distracted by political sideshows propagated through media.
By Edward Kosut 6 months ago
Gachagua denies claims of rift in Kenya Kwanza administration
Talai clan elders divided ahead of event to mark Koitalel Samoei's death
The Talai clan, said to be descendants of Koitalel who was assassinated in 1905, is now divided into five factions: Kapturgat, Kapsogon, Kapchesang, Kapmararsoi, and Kapsonet families.
By Edward Kosut 6 months ago
Talai clan elders divided ahead of event to mark Koitalel Samoei's death
Kuppet: Object reforms violating employment rights of teachers
TSC has played a crucial role in employment and supervision within the education sector. Some proposals had been introduced without seeking input from education stakeholders.
By Edward Kosut 6 months ago
Kuppet: Object reforms violating employment rights of teachers
North Rift maize farmers seek higher produce prices for crop
Some farmers now want the government to shelve plans of announcing new prices for a 90kg (kilogramme) bag of maize but allow current market forces to prevail.
By Edward Kosut 6 months ago
North Rift maize farmers seek higher produce prices for crop
Man's body exhumed three years later after dispute over cause of death
Deceased mother had disputed claims that his son died by suicide, says his differences with his wife may have had something to do with it.
By Edward Kosut 7 months ago
Man's body exhumed three years later after dispute over cause of death
Mike Kosgei has the remedy to ensure Kenya rules the world
The 71-year-old is considered the best coach to have handled Kenya's team at global events.
By Edward Kosut 7 months ago
Mike Kosgei has the remedy to ensure Kenya rules the world
KDF female recruits criticise move to lock them out
A section of female recruits who turned up for the ongoing Kenya Defence Forces recruitment in Nandi Hills have protested against a move to lock them out of the exercise.
By Edward Kosut 7 months ago
KDF female recruits criticise move to lock them out
Man's persistence pays off as he fulfils dream to join KDF
The 36-year-old, a 2011 graduate of the National Youth Service (NYS), never lost hope despite getting close to joining KDF in the past. He has never missed a recruitment exercise.
By Edward Kosut 7 months ago
Man's persistence pays off as he fulfils dream to join KDF
Catholic shrine replaces old traditions at the revered hill
Nandi community elders used to offer prayers and sacrifices at the Kabiyet Hill. Church has now started a shrine and plans to build a house of worship for over 3,000.
By Edward Kosut 7 months ago
Catholic shrine replaces old traditions at the revered hill
Kapsabet hospital performs first surgery to remove clot in brain
The surgery to remove clot from the brain of a patient who collapsed and found himself in hospital was done by a team of five doctors and three nurses.
By Edward Kosut 8 months ago
Kapsabet hospital performs first surgery to remove clot in brain
Gachagua visits driver's home for lunch
This came as a surprise to Cheborgey, he didn't believe that the DP could visit his humble abode in Irimis village, about three Kilometres from Kapsabet town.
By Edward Kosut 8 months ago
Gachagua visits driver's home for lunch
Gachagua criticises Raila stay-at-home protest plan as 'unreasonable'
Raila Odinga characterised their actions as a display of desperation and a deliberate effort to disrupt President William Ruto's administration.
By Edward Kosut 8 months ago
Gachagua criticises Raila stay-at-home protest plan as 'unreasonable'
Nandi residents forcefully enter 350-acre tea estate after court ruling
Residents of Kimasas village in Nandi County want the government to execute a Lands court decision over the disputed Kimasas tea estate.
By Edward Kosut 8 months ago
Nandi residents forcefully enter 350-acre tea estate after court ruling
You're juvenile and petty, Sang tells Cherargei in bitter war over funds
Nandi Governor Stephen Sang and Senator Samson Cherargei have once again re-ignited their political differences after 2022 election truce.
By Edward Kosut 8 months ago
You're juvenile and petty, Sang tells Cherargei in bitter war over funds
Court orders exhumation of body of a man, 62 over mysterious death
A court in Kapsabet has ordered the exhumation of the remains of a 62-year-old man who was killed and dumped in a river under unclear circumstances.
By Edward Kosut 9 months ago
Court orders exhumation of body of a man, 62 over mysterious death
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Shrinking towns as tea-picking machines take up manual jobs
Massive layoffs of workers whose manual roles have been replaced by machines has prompted an exodus from multinational tea estates that had seen mushrooming business enterprises.
By Edward Kosut 9 months ago
Shrinking towns as tea-picking machines take up manual jobs
Land tussle in inheritance feud takes toxic turn as maize crop sprayed
The family gathering, mired in a land inheritance dispute spanning nearly three decades, appears to be intricately linked to the alleged crop spraying incident.
By Edward Kosut 9 months ago
Land tussle in inheritance feud takes toxic turn as maize crop sprayed
Women lose out as tea companies turn to technology to reduce costs
Despite the Gender Equity Act seeking to create equal opportunities, tea firms are not compliant with the policies amid claims of sexual abuse and rampant unwanted pregnancies
By Edward Kosut 9 months ago
Women lose out as tea companies turn to technology to reduce costs
Schools feel pinch as tea firms bleed jobs in Nandi
Several schools near tea estates in Nandi East have witnessed a decline after multinational tea firms adopted tea plucking machines, occasioning mass lay-offs.
By Edward Kosut 10 months ago
Schools feel pinch as tea firms bleed jobs in Nandi
Three suspects linked to doctor's killing to remain in custody for six days
According to the police report, the wife of the deceased Vivian Jeruto is accused of allegedly conspiring with the two other suspects to kill her husband.
By Edward Kosut 10 months ago
Three suspects linked to doctor's killing to remain in custody for six days
15 students stuck in Finland over fees in scholarship pact saga
Edusampo University CEO Terhi Toikkanen said the county government is yet to remit Sh13.4 million, which was to be paid in three instalments before the students proceed to Finland.
By Edward Kosut 11 months ago
15 students stuck in Finland over fees in scholarship pact saga
Outrage as MP gives books with her face on the cover
A section of the locals criticised the initiative, terming it a waste of resources and not a priority to the local schools, where pupils are grappling with poor infrastructure.
By Edward Kosut 11 months ago
Outrage as MP gives books with her face on the cover
Nandi plans industrial park over tepid tea jobs
Last week, the NLC directed Nandi, Bomet, and Kericho counties to address historical issues, including resurveying plantations and amending land rates.
By Edward Kosut 11 months ago
Nandi plans industrial park over tepid tea jobs
Family seeks help to bring home remains of 20-year-old killed in US gun-attack
Justice Kigen left his home in Charlottesville, US and went shopping at a mini-supermarket near the University Of Virginia Medical Centre on March 4.
By Edward Kosut 1 year ago
Family seeks help to bring home remains of 20-year-old killed in US gun-attack
Two teachers on the run after boy they beat for cheating in Physics exam dies
According to the preliminary investigation report, the teachers, identified as Alex Kipkirui and Vincent Kiplimo, are accused of whipping the 20-year-old student in turns.
By Edward Kosut 1 year ago
Two teachers on the run after boy they beat for cheating in Physics exam dies
Police in Nandi probe death of Form One student over alleged corporal punishment.
Two high school teachers are at large as police in Nandi commenced investigations into the death of Kelvin Kiptanui, alleged to have been assaulted over exam cheating.
By Edward Kosut 1 year ago
Police in Nandi probe death of Form One student over alleged corporal punishment.
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Battle of two brothers over land inheritance leads to huge loss
Nathan Koech's residential home was reduced to ashes, as his elder brother Isaac Koech claimed to be effecting a court eviction order on the disputed land.
By Edward Kosut 1 year ago
Battle of two brothers over land inheritance leads to huge loss
Karebe mine attack case ruling tomorrow
A court in Kapsabet is set to rule on whether 10 suspects linked to an explosion inside Karebe Gold Mining will be released on bond.
By Edward Kosut 1 year ago
Karebe mine attack case ruling tomorrow
Miners' wives seek State protection in wake of explosion
The widows claim that people believed to be close to the alleged suspects behind the explosion are tormenting their families in a bid to frustrate the ongoing investigations.
By Edward Kosut 1 year ago
Miners' wives seek State protection in wake of explosion
Calls for arrest of suspects behind Karebe deaths
Governor Sang said the families who lost their loved ones must be supported as they seek justice.
By Edward Kosut 1 year ago
Calls for arrest of suspects behind Karebe deaths
Landowner, 86, embroiled in land tussle with gold mining firm
He claims that the company, with the help of government officials under former president Uhuru, acquired a 25-year mining permit from the ministry of mining and petroleum.
By Edward Kosut 1 year ago
Landowner, 86, embroiled in land tussle with gold mining firm
Retired technician finds joy restoring old books
Bukita, who hails from Kavosi village in Nyaribari Chache, had worked at the Kenya Bureau of Standards as a senior technician in charge of binding and covering books printed at the firm.
By Edward Kosut 1 year ago
Retired technician finds joy restoring old books
Why MP Julius Melly wants bursaries issued by one entity, central system
Students from vulnerable families benefit from county education kitty and National Government Constituency Development Funds (NG-CDF).
By Edward Kosut 1 year ago
Why MP Julius Melly wants bursaries issued by one entity, central system
IG Koome missed a point on how officers should respond to crisis
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