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European Union ambassador to Kenya Stefano Dejak. The EU has suspended funding for a Sh3.8 billion water conservation project following reports of eviction of the Seng'wer, a community from Embobut forest. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
... against locals, the European Union's ambassador to Kenya, Stefano Dejak, said. The conservation project was designed to protect land in the Mount Elgon and the Cherangani Hills areas of Kenya. Known as water towers, the terrain stores rainwater and enables regular river flows, among other benefits.

The team - which includes representatives from manufacturers 2 Sisters Food Group and Moy Park and retailers Tesco and Aldi - will spend a week trekking through mountain forest, deep gorges and up Mount Elgon's four peaks. During the visit, the team will visit farm Africa projects in both Uganda and ...
Acting Interior Security and Coordination of National government Cabinet Secretary Mr. Fred Matiang'i has been given seven days' notice to address the insecurity matters within Mt.Elgon constituency. This follows the increased rampant killings witnessed in the area of which its motives have not been ...
The EU, in a partnership with the Kenyan government, is funding a rehabilitation programme of the Cherangany and Mt Elgon water towers that cover 11 counties. Development Aid · ecosystems · Environment · Investment · Social Issues · Eldoret · Africa · Kenya · Mount Elgon · European Union. Free ...
Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati alongside Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA) bosses in Mt Elgon Sub-County, January 11, 2018. [Photo|Bungoma County Governors' Press Service]. Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati took the Chairperson and Vice Chairperson of the Commission on ...

They are Dan Wanyama (Webuye West), John Waluke (Sirisia), Didymus Barasa (Kimilili), Fred Kapondi (Mt Elgon) and Mwambu Mabonga (Bumula). Waluke, however, absolved Lusaka of blame, saying he is not the appointing authority. Read:Waluke demands Mudavadi apology for 'stupidity' against CS ...
Isaac Malinga, a commercial farmer in Kapchorwa district says a donkey should eat food twice its weight and drink a third its weight daily. Because grass is easily available on the edges of Mt. Elgon National Park, he feeds his donkeys on grass and water under the free range system. The main food is grass ...
The European Union has rejected calls by communities living in forests to stop a multi-billion shilling rehabilitation project. The EU, in a partnership with the Kenyan government, is funding a rehabilitation programme of the Cherangany and Mt Elgon water towers that cover 11 counties. ALSO READ: EU ...
Girls rescued from forced circumcision in Mt Elgon last month have been offered full secondary school scholarship. International Christian Ministries started a program dubbed, "Mentorship, Discipleship and Family", to save girls from FGM and early marriages. Programme director Roselyne Mairori told the ...
Drama ensued at Mt Elgon district hospital when Bungoma Governor's wife stormed the facility and gave the management a lecture due to lack of essential comodities like water. Governor Wycliffe Wangamati's wife, Caroline, had visited the health facility on Friday, January 5, to check on its status when the ...
Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati speaks during public participation forum in Mt Elgon constituency, January 4, 2018. [Photo|Bungoma Governor press service]. Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati has said a delegation from the Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA) will be visiting the the county next week.
This is a mountainous region and the 100k route follows the massive rim of Mount Elgon, an extinct volcano, and includes four peaks. The highest, at 4,321m, is Wagagai, ... Departing for Mount Elgon on 26 January, the trip is raising money entirely through sponsorship. Anyone interested should visit ...
A study in Kenya compared the rights and incentives of user groups for forest resource management in the Mount Elgon National Park, with those of users in the Mount Elgon forest reserve. The author's found that in the Forest Reserve, which represented decentralised management, local community ...
Mr Ouko says Kenya seed's firm in Tanzania-Kibo Seed Company Limited, has a net current liability of Sh132 million and accumulated loses of Sh75 million. Mt Elgon Seed Company Limited in Uganda has a net liability of Sh143 million and made a loss of Sh101,000. Staff composition also questioned, ...
The Sabaot Land Defence Force, an outlawed militant group in Mt Elgon that committed horrific crimes in 2005-08, is regrouping and terrorising residents. They are on revenge missions targetting informers who helped put them behind bars. It had been subdued by state security agencies and many ...
Wetang'ula praised religious leader and foreign envoys who have recently called for dialogue between Uhuru and Raila. On insecurity in Mt Elgon, Wetang'ula asked IG Joseph Boinnet to end reckless killings'. Criminal gangs roam villages in Mt Elgon and have killed and maimed dozens of people since ...

The smugglers also sneak into the country illegal firearms and ammunition from Uganda, posing a serious security threat, especially in Mt Elgon region. The region has many illegal firearms, which criminals use to maim innocent people while stealing coffee. Investigations by the Sunday Standard ...
One person has been shot dead and another is nursing gunshot wounds after suspected remnants of the Sabaot Land Defence Force terrorised a village in Kopsiro, Mt Elgon. The attack took place on Friday midnight. This is barely two weeks after eight people were killed by suspected SLDF militants.
Village elder Edward Matep (left) from Maseck village whose two children were killed narrates to the Governor of Bungoma Wycliffe Wangamati and member of parliament of Mt. Elgon Fred Kapondi how the attack took place. [Duncan Ocholla, Standard] ...
Village elder Edward Matep (left) from Maseck village whose two children were killed narrates to the governor of Bungoma Wycliffe Wangamati and member of parliament for Mt. Elgon Fred Kapondi how the attack took place. [photo/DUNCAN OCHOLLA] ...
Five people were killed in cold blood in Mt Elgon by suspected members of the outlawed Sabaot Land Defence Force (SLDF) who attacked two villages on Monday night. Two elderly men were shot dead and two girls hacked to death by the gun-and-panga-wielding gang in Masaek and Kutere areas of in ...
As the search continues for the victims of the latest landslides in Mount Elgon area, questions still linger on whether there will ever be a permanent solution to this disaster. State Minister for Environment, Dr. Gorreti Kitutu says that a lasting solution to the landslides requires proper planning for that area so ...
The Benet community in the eastern district of Kween are protesting a new move by the ministry of lands to open boundaries for Mt Elgon National Park. The Indigenous group is suspicious that the exercise is meant to evict them from land the Uganda WildLife Authority has previously claimed is part of the ...
President Uhuru Kenyatta (right) and Deputy President William Ruto present a title deed to a resident of Chebyuk settlement in Mt Elgon, Bungoma County, during a ceremony at Kapsiro grounds. [PSCU]. IN SUMMARY. High Court ruled all documents issued without involving NLC and House rules were ...
Village elder Edward Matep (left) from Maseck village whose two children were killed narrates to the Governor of Bungoma Wycliffe Wangamati and member of parliament of Mt. Elgon Fred Kapondi how the attack took place. [Duncan Ocholla, Standard] ...
Nairobi (Xinhua) -- Kevin Naibei's childhood memories are filled with conflict, having grown in the restive Mount Elgon region in Kenya that experienced land clashes in mid 2000s. The 23-year-old son of a peasant farmer hoped that education would be a ticket to lift their family out of poverty. He was ...
Cheptais Deputy County Commissioner Stephen Momanyi. He linked to attacks on guns in wrong hands and asked residents to surrender them. PHOTO | TITUS OTEBA | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. A young boy who sustained serious injuries during the Monday night attack succumbed on ...
A knife used in circumcision ceremonies for women among the Sabaot in Mt Elgon. /FILE. facebook · twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · email. More than 2,000 girls from the Pokot community in Tiaty subcounty, Baringo are currently undergoing FGM despite the government ban. A reliable source told The Star ...
The Mount Elgon region produces Arabica beans that in comparison to Robusta beans are the superior choice for both flavor and quality. This coffee travels from Eastern Uganda where it grows along the slopes of Mount Elgon, an inactive volcano. Whit notes of red apple and caramel, this coffee is met with ...
Mount Elgon, Uganda (CBS News)-- If you're topping off your holiday dinner with coffee, you may find this interesting: British scientists this ...
Museveni says deaths by mudslides should not occur again because it is easy to manage and avoid them. He says Mount Elgon is good, like a ...
Mount Elgon, Uganda -- If you're topping off your holiday dinner with coffee, you may find this interesting: British scientists this week said ...
The fourth will be the Mt Elgon, Bungoma, Busia Water Project. ... The fifth project -- the Mt Elgon, Trans Nzoia Water Project -- will cost Sh10 ...
Among the projects under the program are; the Mount Elgon, Bungoma and Busia water project which will cost 50 billion shillings, the Mount ...
The Mount Elgon caves are a major tourist attraction, and are host to large colonies of cave-dwelling fruit bats, known to transmit the Marburg ...
Civil society and religious leaders in Mt Elgon, Bungoma county, yesterday condemned increasing murders and rapes by thugs. They want ...
The Mount Elgon caves are a major tourist attraction, and are host to large colonies of cave-dwelling fruit bats, known to transmit the Marburg ...
He said the rampant deforestation parts of Western Uganda such as Bundibugyo, Kibale, northern parts of Lake Victoria and Mt. Elgon such as ...
Residents of western Kenya, especially in counties of Kisii, Kisumu, Kakamega and Bungoma (especially Mt Elgon areas) where near-average ...
Mt Elgon OCPD Peterson Nyakundi said the gang also shot and ... of gangs attacking businessmen, politicians and residents in Mt Elgon.
He has also urged Kenyans to avoid contact with green monkeys which are mostly found in Mt. Elgon Forest which extends to Uganda where ...
... any such case of the virus previously though three cases of suspected Marburg fever were recorded around Mt. Elgon Region around 1980.
The Benet, for instance, the original inhabitants of the uppermost parts of Mt Elgon in Eastern Uganda, were displaced as the area was ...
As the search continues for the victims of the latest landslides in Mount Elgon area, questions still linger on whether there will ever be a ...
Bungoma County Governor Ken Lusaka has termed as "empty and hollow" the promises made recently to Mt Elgon residents by his opponents.
A Mt Elgon politician has asked Deputy President William Ruto to let the people decide who to vote for come August 8 but ensure IDPs are ...
He said the assumption the Mt Elgon seat had already been bagged by Jubilee's Fred Kapondi is a big mistake and many will be shocked after ...
The Benet community in the eastern district of Kween are protesting a new move by the ministry of lands to open boundaries for Mt Elgon ...
The Benet community in the eastern district of Kween are protesting a new move by the ministry of lands to open boundaries for Mt Elgon ...


 

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