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By Ronald Ssekandi, Daniel Edyegu MBALE, Uganda, (Xinhua) -- Peter Woniala depends on Mount Elgon that straddles the Uganda-Kenya border for survival.
populations and property near Mount Elgon on the Kenya-Uganda border are also being threatened by the impact of climate change.

The EACC also recovered land for the Mt Elgon hospital (Sh145 million), Ministry of Housing Scheme in Kakamega, Diani Airport, and a children's home land and Taifa Park in Kisumu.
populations and property near Mount Elgon on the Kenya-Uganda border are also being threatened by the impact of climate change, Unep said in a report on the status of mountain environments in East Africa.
Mt Elgon residents have accused the government of selective issuance of ID cards. They said youths are denied IDs and registration officers give unconvincing reasons for the decision.
De fondsen voor de projecten zijn afkomstig van de Mount Elgon Trust in Kenia en van Stichting Elimu Mount Elgon in Nederland. De komende jaren is de kwaliteit van onderwijs een speerpunt in ons beleid. Het terugdringen van de klasgroottes speelt ...

Former Water and Irrigation Minister and People Trust Party leader Mutua Katuku and the party's secretary general John Mathuki addressing the media aftter launching the party on October 18, 2016.
Kigumo MP Jamleck Kamau and his Kandara counterpart Alice Wahome have broken their silence over the controversial Northern Collector Tunnel.
The remainder goes to waste, or is sold at a throw-away price to middlemen, who sell it to the newly established Mt Elgon Tea in Trans-Nzoia county.
Salonist Awiti who is accused of stealing a kid in Bungoma. She was arrested on Tuesday.[/the-star.co.ke]. police in Mt Elgon constituency, Bungoma County have arrested a 53-year-old woman who allegedly stole a one and half month-old baby. Gladys Awiti ...
A woman has been arrested for allegedly kidnapping a baby boy in Cheptais, Mt Elgon. Neighbours who reported Gladys Awiti, 53, (pictured) said they never saw her pregnant and believe she could not bear children.
Mt Elgon MPJohn Serut address residents of Mt Elgon in his constituency during a past function. The MP is alleged to have threatened to shoot an aspirant.
police officers in Mt Elgon constituency, Bungoma county arrested 53 year-old woman suspected to have stolen a one and half month-old baby.
From there they proceeded to Tororo before attending a reception at Mount Elgon Hotel in Mbale. The reception was attended by chief representatives from Teso, Bukedi, Bugisu and Sebei districts and the mayor of Mbale.
We are going to extend those types around Mount Elgon, the Rwenzoris, the Kigezi highlands and the Agoro range. This is where you use the mountain ranges to solve your civil engineering needs and you simply channel the water taking advantage of gravity ...
The Allied Defence Forces (ADF) and tribal clashes in the Rwenzori region and DR Congo has left behind hundreds of orphans. So have the continuous landslides in Bugisu sub-region.
From climate change and its adjuncts likes droughts, water stress, floods (for example, in 2010, major flooding near Uganda's Mt. Elgon wiped out more than 60,000 coffee trees and killed nearly 400 people). There are more challenges like; diminishing ...

He said the woman from the Mt Elgon area had a case in court but did not show up in court because she was sick. The judge said, that being insensitive to women issues at that time, he dismissed her case.
Tom Chesang, an intelligence officer at the Mt Elgon national park, said the training will boost their networking in countering illicit trade in wildlife.
Kidero bought the runner-up Boran bull at Sh400,000. It weighed 570kg and is from ADC Japata complex in Mt Elgon. Both bulls were donated to the child Welfare Society of Kenya where Uhuru is the patron.
Deputy President William Ruto greets one of the elderly people who attended the International Day of Older Persons at Gusii Stadium on October 6, 2016.
It was in February 2000, when a group of Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) rangers and Uganda Peoples' Defence Forces (UPDF) soldiers stormed their home in Kapkwata near Mt Elgon in Kween District. "This is not your home, you must leave, this is national ...
Prof John Habwe (left) receives his prize from Kiswahili writer Wallah Bin Wallah during the Wahome Mutahi Literary Prize ceremony last Saturday.
Prof John Habwe (left) receives his prize from Kiswahili writer Wallah Bin Wallah during the Wahome Mutahi Literary Prize ceremony last Saturday.
There is so much that Uganda can offer to the local tourism, from the sandy beaches of Ssesse Islands to the plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park, snowy slopes of the Mountains of the moon, cool waters of River Nile, Mt Elgon and the Imbalu ...
The green hilly landscape of Mount Elgon district in rural Kenya is appealing and inviting. The rhythm of life flows through the landscape.
"De Stichting Ondersteuning Kitale Project ondersteunt de medische projecten van de Mount Elgon Trust in Kenia, die onder leiding staat van de Nederlandse arts Bea Andersen-Schipper, met geld en goederen. De Andersen-kliniek, de orthopedische ...
In the Mbale area, nestled next to the extinct volcano of Mount Elgon near the Kenyan border, Kirya says there have been talks about building a cultural center and circumcision museum, opening up new restaurants, and to spruce up the Mutoto grounds ...
The officer is said to have killed himself in Mt. Elgon, Bungoma county. A police officer with the Anti-Stock Theft Unit(ATSU) has killed himself in mysterious circumstances on Monday, September 26.
While giving his speech, BCU chairperson Nathan Nandala Mafabi also accused former board led by John Wamulugwa of selling off union prime properties such as Mt Elgon hotel, plot 29 and 30 Eden road, plot 23 Wasikye road, plot 25-36 half London, Doko ...
During the fourth day we started our mission to Mt. Elgon. One of the things we came to Uganda for. To climb with bikes on Mount Elgon, respectively its highest peak Wagagai, which is 4,321 meters high. After about an hour drive in the car we arrived ...
Thus Mr Kenyatta's strongest support base is on the slopes of Mount Kenya, Mr William Ruto's along the great valley, Mr Odinga's around Lake Victoria's protrusive Nyanza gulf, Mr Musyoka's around Kiima Kimwe, Mr Mudavadi's at the foot of Mount Elgon, etc.
A field of over 100 golfers are expected to fight it out for a number of prizes being offered in the event which follows the Mt Elgon Flowers and Nation Media Challenge held two weeks ago. Club captain Ben Cheruiyot said the course was in great ...
Residents of Cheptais in Mt Elgon District queue to view the body of Sabaot Land Defence Force commander Wycliffe Matwakei on May 18, 2008.
Residents of Cheptais in Mt Elgon District queue to view the body of Sabaot Land Defence Force commander Wycliffe Matwakei on May 18, 2008.
A police investigation in 2015 indicated that at least 13 people were electrocuted in the Mt Elgon sub-region each week due to illegal power connections, with six cases registered in Mbale District alone.
The European Union through the Kenya Forest Research Institute is using Sh451 million in rehabilitation of the Mt Elgon and Cherangany catchment towers.
The lawmakers led by David Ochieng (Ugunja), Mary Emase (Teso South), John Serut (Mt. Elgon), Nelson Gaichuhie (Subukia) and Robert kose (Endebes) called for urgent disbursement of the funds.
He added the country has four years to address mismanagement problems in Nock before the 2020 Olympic games. However, Mt Elgon MP John Serut was dissatisfied with the explanation and demanded to know whether Wario messed by disbanding Nock.
... in the forthcoming polls. Kalonzo spoke when he met with John Horsfall, a volunteer for Bread & Water for Africa, currently running from Mt Elgon to Kilifi to raise funds for Lewa children's Home. politics Kalonzo Musyoka wiper party Jubilee party ...
Kalonzo spoke when he met and made a cash donation to John Horsfall, a Briton who is running from Mt Elgon to Kilifi to raise funds for the Lewa children's Home.
As we walked for four hours over ridges, crossed rivers and rivers, and trudged over a steep slippery road that vehicles can't use, the isolation of the community that we were visiting became ever more palpable.
Cord leaders, from left, Moses Wetang'ula, Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka meet at Ufungamano House on August 23, 2016 where they received a report on electoral reforms.
Cord leaders, from left, Moses Wetang'ula, Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka meet at Ufungamano House on August 23, 2016 where they received a report on electoral reforms.
Climbing a mountain really gets your adrenaline rushing because you do not know what to expect. Besides Mt Elgon, the most famous climbs happen on Mt Rwenzori and the three mountains in the Virunga Mastiff - Mt Sabinyo, Mt Gahinga, and Mt Muhavura.
youths in Mt Elgon constituency have been told to keep away from politicians who may seek to recruit them as militias. Area MP John Serut said some politicians have the tendency of recruiting the youth and arming them with weapons during electioneering ...
The late Muloni who has been one of the prominent entrepreneurs in Bugisu sub-region died of diabetes and hypertension related complications shortly after he was rushed to Mt. Elgon hospital in Mbale town after he collapsed at his home. Born on ...
In Kenya, the Ogiek are forever in conflict with the government and private "developers" intent on expelling them from the Mau and Mt Elgon Forests. They have lived in these forests, foraging for a living, since long before there were any Bantus or ...
The Ogiek are an Indigenous group whose members have only known the valley's Mau Forest, as well as Mount Elgon to the northwest, as their home, source of food through hunting and gathering, and spiritual enclave.
The Mt Elgon parliamentary seat has so far attracted nine aspirants against the incumbent John Serut. Top on the agenda are the atrocities caused by Sabaot Land Defence Force militia and land disputes.


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