Security

  • Funding shortage threatens food security

    23 hours ago
    County governments are starving agriculture of funds, putting efforts to improve food security in the country in jeopardy.
  • Nights of horror in the hands of militia

    1 day ago
    Mt Elgon MP Fred Kapondi denies that SLDF militants have regrouped, arguing that it is normal robbery
  • Why questions persist on NSSF financial health

    1 day ago
    Stalled projects dating back many years and numerous court cases are some of the major challenges facing pensions agency
  • Games: SOYA receives Sh2.5m ahead of annual gala

    5 days ago
    Sports Personality of the Year Award (SOYA) awards has received Sh2.5 million from two organisations; Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) and National Social Security Fund (NSSF).
  • Ex-Uhuru adviser admits State failure on agriculture

    5 days ago
    A former food security adviser in the Office of the President has termed the country’s agriculture sector a mess.
  • Food: Reason many feel political class has left them behind

    1 week ago
    Food security is at the heart of every country’s policy. It has been said that agriculture is the backbone of our economy, and rightfully so because if we look at the construct of the economy, agriculture takes the lion’s share. However, agriculture has for many years been a contributor, and not a driver, of our economy.
  • ABC News suspends top journalist over inaccurate Flynn reporting

    1 week ago
    ABC News said on Saturday it had suspended Brian Ross, its chief investigative correspondent, over an error in his reporting about former national security adviser Michael Flynn which sent U.S. stocks, the dollar and Treasury yields lower on Friday.
  • N. Korea blasts 'dangerous' US-South joint military drill

    1 week ago
    North Korea Sunday blasted the United States and South Korea as "warmongers" on the eve of their largest-ever joint air exercise, saying it could trigger a nuclear war. The comments came as White House National Security Advisor H.R McMaster warned of the "increasing" possibility of war with the impoverished but nuclear-armed North.
  • Cash handouts best in tackling hunger

    1 week ago
    Cash handouts are the best way to support smallholder farmers struggling due to drought, but for farmers experiencing wetter weather, agricultural inputs such as fertilisers and pesticides help most, a new study has found.
  • Mali polls delayed over terror

    1 week ago
    Mali’s government said it has delayed regional elections from December to April amid security concerns caused by the spreading reach of Islamist militants. Mali has struggled to deal with insurgents and sectarian infighting this year despite international military interventions and a 2015 peace deal, and much of the country’s north remains beyond government control.
  • It’s high season but Diani numbers point to the south

    2 weeks ago
    Ever since Al Shabaab launched their attacks and European governments responded by issuing travel advisories to their citizens against visiting Diani, tourism has not managed to rebound.
  • Months after attacks, ghosts of insecurity still haunt villagers

    2 weeks ago
    People abandoned the place they had called home for years, and are not sure of the time they would return.
  • 140 new drought-resistant seeds unveiled by Kephis

    2 weeks ago
    The new varieties will help to address food insecurity, especially in arid and semi-arid areas.
  • State plans Sh5 billion to improve food security

    2 weeks ago
    The Government will spend Sh5 billion in the next five years to improve food security and access to nutrition.
  • Beware, phone thieves on the prowl in the city

    4 weeks ago
    Phone thieves are on the prowl on city streets and they strike when their victims least expect it.
  • Land allocation in Taveta suspended due to security concerns

    4 weeks ago
    The county government has suspended the identification of plots in a disputed land due to security concerns. Taveta Deputy Town Administrator Noel Juma said the exercise was suspended indefinitely. He said the plots were bought from the National Bank of Kenya in 2008 after former Taveta MP Basil Criticos failed to service a loan. “The defunct Taveta Town Council bought the 2,000 acre-plot at Sh7 million and subdivided it into commercial plots for the expansion of the town. The plots are yet to be occupied by the beneficiaries due to hostile squatters,” he said.
  • South Sudan's government using food as weapon of war - U.N. report

    1 month ago
    South Sudan President Salva Kiir’s government is using food as a weapon of war to target civilians by blocking life-saving aid in some areas, United Nations sanctions monitors told the Security Council in a confidential report seen by Reuters on Friday.
  • Two shot dead over land conflict in Taita-Taveta County

    1 month ago
    Two people were reportedly shot dead as chaos erupt between hundreds of armed squatters and beneficiaries of plots in the disputed Taveta Phase II Settlement Scheme in Taita-Taveta County.
  • KTN journalist Yvonne Okwara one-on-one with IG Joseph Boinnet

    1 month ago
    On the issue of the overall security preparations on covering the repeat presidential elections, IG Boinnet noted that they have assembled all personnel, assets based on various threat levels to public safety.
  • CS Matiangi assures on poll security

    1 month ago
    Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i has assured Kenyans there will be no security lapse during the October 26 repeat presidential polls.