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The receding Mt. Elgon Forest


It is alleged that gazzettement in 1968 Mt. Elgon National park was 220sq. kilometers. On current tourist guide book it is said that Mt Elgon National park is 168 sq. kilometers. This can tell one how the forest is Receding.

The receding Mt. Elgon Forest

By Ricky Sumbu | 4 years ago

Police burn houses in Mt Elgon Forest

Police burn houses in Mt Elgon Forest

The decision by a joint security team to torch all houses owned by the Ogiek community in Chepkitale, Mt Elgon, has sparked public outrage.

Titus Oteba | 5 years ago

State moves to evict the Ogiek from Mt Elgon forest

"I was briefed this morning about the operation to evict the forest dwellers by the area MCA Peter Cherui," Mr Chepchieng told The Standard yesterday.

TITUS OTEBA and Daniel Psirmoi | 5 years ago

Matakwei’s widow: I have been to hell and back

Not only was I left to figure out how I was going to raise our five children on my own, I was also abandoned by my community.

Alex Wakhisi | 5 years ago