Ban on logging leaves hundreds jobless
Some of the youths said while they agreed with the decision to ban logging to save forests, the Government should give them an alternative.
By Sarah Otieno 5 years ago
Ban on logging leaves hundreds jobless
Locals risk disease over water
Acute water shortage due to prolonged drought has compounded the situation.
By Sarah Otieno 5 years ago
Locals risk disease over water
Drought forces pupils out of school
Hundreds of pupils are out of school as drought continues to ravage parts of the county.
By Sarah Otieno 5 years ago
Drought forces pupils out of school
Lack of workers and drugs plague hospitals
Poor infrastructure, inadequate medics affects Health services in Nakuru
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Lack of workers and drugs plague hospitals
Woman arrested 'for abortion'
Her neighbours reported that they suspected she had had an abortion
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Woman arrested 'for abortion'
The deadly borehole of Silale
Borehole drilled by an NGO has been blamed for various health complications in humans and animals.
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
The deadly borehole of Silale
Health services stall as water crisis bite
Some health facilities have been closed down due to shortage of resource following prolonged drought.
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Health services stall as water crisis bite
School with tablets but no electricity
Programme that previously attracted more children to school slowly losing allure.
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
School with tablets but no electricity
The scars of insecurity in Baringo County
Chills run down our spines as we approach Mukutani centre in Baringo County. The silence is loud. Trees stand tall as Mathenge shrubs invade
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
The scars of insecurity in Baringo County
Cattle rustling scars that just won't heal soon
The sound of gun shots broke the peaceful morning silence in Mukutani village in Baringo County on March 14 last year.
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Cattle rustling scars that just won't heal soon
Two children burnt to death as blind grandpa is rescued
The two siblings were inside their house with their grandfather when fire broke out.
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Two children burnt to death as blind grandpa is rescued
Seven arrested over fake business permits
Seven people were arrested in Nakuru town for printing and issuing fake trade licences.
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Seven arrested over fake business permits
Seven arrested for printing fake trade licences in Nakuru
Seven people were arrested in Nakuru town yesterday for printing and issuing fake trade licences.
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Seven arrested for printing fake trade licences in Nakuru
Kenyan man survives by feeding crocodiles (Photos)
Standard Three dropout has been feeding the deadly reptiles on the shores of Lake Baringo for the past 15 years.
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Kenyan man survives by feeding crocodiles (Photos)
Malaria hits back in Baringo
The outbreak comes barely a week after two people including a pregnant woman succumbed to the disease in Kagir village.
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Malaria hits back in Baringo
Centre where FGM victims find hope
“An old man from a neighbouring village had come to book me for marriage. The man was old and wanted to marry me as his fourth wife,” said the minor
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Centre where FGM victims find hope
Insecurity forces pupils, teachers out of school and into the bush
A month after schools reopened, pupils in Tiaty yet to resume as insecurity bites hard in volatile region
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Insecurity forces pupils, teachers out of school and into the bush
Lakes Naivasha, Nakuru polluted
Human encroachment and abstraction have been cited as challenges.
By Antony Gitonga and Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Lakes Naivasha, Nakuru polluted
Learning disrupted after wind blows off roofs in school
Learning has been disrupted at Chewara Primary School in Tiaty, Baringo County after strong winds blew off the roofs of several classrooms.
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Learning disrupted after wind blows off roofs in school
Couple arrested for not taking four children to school
The parents say they stopped the minors from going to school because it was against their faith
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Couple arrested for not taking four children to school
PHOTOS: Farmers in Nakuru feed cows busaa to cure foot-and-mouth disease
<p>Farmers in Rongai, Nakuru County have resorted to dregs 'busaa, a traditional brew, to contain a foot-and-mouth disease that has killed more than 30 cows in the area
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
PHOTOS: Farmers in Nakuru feed cows busaa to cure foot-and-mouth disease
Farmers use busaa to treat foot and mouth disease
Farmers in Rongai sub-county have lost 30 cows to foot and mouth disease over the past two weeks.
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Farmers use busaa to treat foot and mouth disease
School closed down following insecurity
A primary school has been closed down following insecurity reported along Kerio Valley.
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
School closed down following insecurity
Farmers cry foul over 'imported' water melon
Farmers have protested against watermelon imports, saying they are ruining the market for local produce.
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Farmers cry foul over 'imported' water melon
One in every 10 medical products is falsified, report says.
An estimated one in every 10 medical products are either substandard or counterfeit.
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
One in every 10 medical products is falsified, report says.
Teenager nabbed at a warehouse in Nakuru
Residents have asked police to tighten security and take action against youth who commit crimes and terrorise locals.
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Teenager nabbed at a warehouse in Nakuru
Victim of insecurity scores high in KCSE
Boy who was displaced from their home in Mukutani, Baringo over insecurity early this year performed well in KCSE
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Victim of insecurity scores high in KCSE
Tension in Baringo as new banditry attack is reported
Tension is high in Kakiir village on the border of Tiaty and Baringo South after cattle rustlers stole more than 100
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Tension in Baringo as new banditry attack is reported
Teacher to serve 10 years in jail for committing an indecent act with minor
A primary school teacher has been jailed for 10 years for committing an indecent act with a minor in 2012.
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Teacher to serve 10 years in jail for committing an indecent act with minor
Sad tale of Tanzanian beggars in human trafficking scam
Woman narrates how she has been repeatedly raped by drunk people at night, leading to the birth of her 10 children.
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Sad tale of Tanzanian beggars in human trafficking scam
Months after attacks, ghosts of insecurity still haunt villagers
People abandoned the place they had called home for years, and are not sure of the time they would return.
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Months after attacks, ghosts of insecurity still haunt villagers
Man accused of killing Australian woman remanded for five days
Isaac Kagiri was accused of killing Everlyne Rehart, a 63-year-old Australian, in Olkirkirai in Narok North on November 8.
By Robert Kiplagat and Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Man accused of killing Australian woman remanded for five days
Two students charged with exam malpractice in Baringo
One of them, a Form One student of Kapngetuny Secondary School in Marigat, was arrested on Wednesday after he was found writing a Kenya Certificate of Primary Education paper for a pupil at Kimalel Primary School.
By Mercy Kahenda & Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Two students charged with exam malpractice in Baringo
Two charged with KCPE exam malpractice
Baringo had two cases of impersonation where individuals posed as candidates and went to examination rooms to write the examination
By Mercy Kahenda and Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Two charged with KCPE exam malpractice
All set for examinations in insecurity prone areas.
Schools in areas prone to banditry are set for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education national examinations set to kick off this week.
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
All set for examinations in insecurity prone areas.
Recovery mission continues at Lake Nakuru for crash victms
Investigators said an analysis of debris from the helicopter that crashed at Lake Nakuru suggests the pilot might have hit a tree first before it tumbled down.
By Mercy Kahenda & Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Recovery mission continues at Lake Nakuru for crash victms
Pupils in Baringo stay away from school as malaria spreads
Schools continue to bear the brunt of the malaria outbreak as most pupils skip classes in Baringo County despite the busy schedule on the education calendar.
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Pupils in Baringo stay away from school as malaria spreads
Watermelons rot as farmers desperately wait for buyers
Lack of direct link markets for watermelons has seen farmers in Marigat and Kiserian incur huge losses after recording a bumper harvest.
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Watermelons rot as farmers desperately wait for buyers
Why many pupils are dropping out of primary schools
Some are forced to leave with their parents as they move from place to place in search of water and pasture for livestock.
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Why many pupils are dropping out of primary schools
Governor promises better storage for potato farmers
By Sarah Otieno 6 years ago
Governor promises better storage for potato farmers
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