Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong has assented to the Busia County Supplementary Appropriation Bill, 2021.
This is an Act of the County Assembly to
authorize the issuance of Ksh.10.2 billion out of the Busia County Exchequer and its application
towards the services of the year ending June, 30 2022
Farmers growing improved mangoes under the Agricultural
Sector Development Support Programme Phase Two (ASDSP II) in Siaya County, have
reported adverse effects of rain and pests.
The farmers said the crops’ growth has been hampered by the
unexpected heavy rains and pests, despite spraying with pesticides as required.
The Port of Lamu this week received its largest
transshipment cargo yet via “MV Seago line Istanbul” laden with 498 TEUs.
The Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) is looking to expand its
logistics business to full-fledged importation and exportation of cargo through
the Lamu Port.
Lamu Port General Manager Abdullahi Samatar
Melgwete Primary school in the troubled Laikipia county was on Tuesday afternoon set on fire by suspected bandits, barely a day after the National Security Advisory Council (NSAC) declared a dusk-to-dawn curfew in Laikipia Nature Conservancy and its environs due to insecurity.
After setting the
Farmers in Kirinyaga County want to have a controlling stake
at the Coffee Board of Kenya (CBK), under the proposed Coffee Bill 2021.
The farmers told the Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture
and Livestock that they were against the government appointing Board members
from outside the coffee sector.
The Committee which
Siaya health workers have downed their tool over delayed
salary payments and failed remittance of statutory deductions by the county
government of Siaya for four months.
Speaking at the Siaya Referral Hospital the KMPDU Nyanza
region chairman, Dr. Onyango Ndong’a said it is the end of the road for
A section of teachers are demanding the implementation of a policy barring headteachers from joining trade unions.
Through an organisation known as Bunge la Walimu, the
teachers mainly drawn from Gem sub county in Siaya lamented that though the Teachers
Service Commission (TSC) has issued guidelines barring institution
Tension has continued to build up at the restless Ol Moran
area in Laikipia County for the fifth day as villagers flee their homes to
safer areas for fear of further attacks.
This is after about 50 houses were set ablaze on Saturday
night and Sunday morning at the
The Union of Kenya Civil Servants Homa Bay County branch has
threatened to sue the county government for delays in paying their salaries.
Union Chairman Tom Mboya Aketch said the county government
has failed to pay salaries for two consecutive months while other employees are
yet to receive payments
With the relentless efforts by the Ministry of Education to
ensure 100 percent transition from Primary to Secondary schools, School principals
have been noted to frustrate the process.
This is against a warning by the Ministry for principals not to send students back home due to school fees,