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The group sued Kenyan authorities over what it called continued and systematic rights violations and denial of land rights by the government.
... in Rift Valley and Western are to blame for the shortfall and high unga prices. MPs, however, blamed millers for "creating artificial maize flour shortfall" by hoarding maize, leading to hiked unga prices in the market.
The Ogiek indigenous people, of whom 35,000 are the victims in this landmark case, live in the Manu Forest Complex in the Rift Valley of Kenya. Legal document available to the Ghana news agency in ... In their statement of claim, the Ogiek alleged the ...
The Germany rugby team arrived in the country yesterday for their Test match against Kenya on Saturday at the RFUEA ground.
He rejected criticism that the government should have imported maize earlier, saying imports are used as a last resort to protect the market for local farmers.
Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto has taken charge of the National Super Alliance (NASA) campaigns in the Rift Valley region. Mr Ruto, who is also the Chama Cha Mashinani (CCM) party leader, will host his NASA co-principals during tour of Baringo and West ...
He said that his importance in the Rift Valley politics has been felt by other NASA principals. He at the same time said that he and Deputy President William Ruto are both political brokers in the Rift Valley. Governor Ruto said he is also fighting for ...
Orange democratic movement (ODM) leader and National Super Alliance (NASA) flag bearer Raila Odinga has received a major boost in his quest to beat President Uhuru Kenyatta in the August 8 polls.
In the pastoral areas of the Rift Valley and parts of northeastern Kenya, pasture for animals and water availability have deteriorated.
The Rift Valley Council of Elders has warned hopefuls working under the Kenya Alliance of independent candidates that they might suffer defeat in the August 8 polls.
The National Super Alliance (NASA) has said that it does not consider Rift Valley a Jubilee zone and told Deputy President William Ruto to forget the 'six-piece suit' voting pattern.
I have been to enough funerals of individuals, including my own relatives, who succumbed after battling that beast called cancer. Some of them are village-bred types who eat the so-called natural foods.
A 12-year-old boy who claimed to have been directed by a stranger to stab his girlfriend has been found guilty of murder. The Standard Three pupil from Kibuyu village in Magumu was found guilty of stabbing his classmate, Mary Wairimu, 11, to death on ...
Joyce Laboso, John Munyes, Soipan Tuya, Joyce Emanikor and Davis Sankok finish the list of campaign leaders in the larger Rift Valley. Former Commission for Implementation of the Constitution (CIC) Charles Nyachae, Albert Nyaundi, Joseph Kiangoi, ...
Rift Valley accounts for 60 per cent of Kenya's maize produce while Nyanza and Western have a 25 per cent share -- making produce from the three regions critical for the country's food security.
Rift Valley Railways is running out of time to save its concession as it emerged that the company, which the Kenya government served with a termination notice in April, is on the verge of being served a similar notice by the Uganda government.
The high number of independent candidates is reshaping politics in the Rift Valley. Other than the governor races, the parliamentary contests, where almost everyone defected to Jubilee with the hope of winning the seats at the primaries level, are ...
Residents of Churo Amaya ward in Tiaty Sub-county after receiving the news of the death of their MCA Thomas Minito. [Photo:Kipsang Joseph, Standard].
The political force created by independent candidates in Central Kenya and Rift Valley has placed President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto at a crossroads, even as they prepare to hit the road in their re-election bid.
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National under-16 girls' football champions Wiyeta Girls from Trans Nzoia were crowned champions as the Rift Valley Secondary school sports Association (RVSSSA) Term 2A Games concluded yesterday.
The regional oil infrastructure project, which is being undertaken by a Kenyan firm, Southern engineering Company, is expected to boost efforts to turn Kenya into the region's petroleum hub. The oil jetty's target market will create an ... The ...
A Kenyan politician being investigated for the raids in private farms in the Laikipia region has been found dead. Thomas Minito's body was found floating in a ... Minito was a member of the Baringo county assembly in the Rift Valley and had been ...
But it has emerged that with the UhuRuto campaign team eyeing every vote, especially in their Central and Rift Valley strongholds, the support base of the independents cannot be ignored.
Former police commissioner Matthew Iteere is expected to testify in July in an abuse of office case against two former senior police officers.
NASA has unveiled a 10-day marathon tour of the Coast, Nairobi, Northern Kenya and Rift Valley that begin on Sunday.
farmers hoarding maize in Rift Valley and Western are to blame for the shortfall and high unga prices, agriculture CS Willy Bett and PS Richard Lesiyampe said yesterday.
National under-16 soccer champions St. Anthony of Kitale and Wiyeta from Trans Nzoia have qualified for today's finals as Kenya Secondary school sports Association (KSSSA) Rift Valley Term 2A games enters the final day. St. Anthony, who have ...
Over the past week or so, I have read political analyses that argue the current shortage of Kenya's staple food, maize (and the related sharp increase in the cost of maize flour) will be a key influence in the August general election.
NASA presidential flagbearer Raila Odinga has rapidly gained ground in the Rift Valley after being named the opposition nominee.
Campaigns for positions in the IAAF World Under-18 team intensified as upcoming Athletes staked their claim at the Rift Valley Secondary school Term 2A Games at the Kipchoge Keino Stadium yesterday. Beatrice Chebet, who represented her school - Saramek ...
Announcement at constituency level makes it difficult for political parties -- almost all of which have seen widespread fraud in their nominations -- to stuff ballot boxes in areas such as Central Kenya, Rift Valley and Nyanza, where one party is dominant.
The man is Kenyan Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge who set out to break the two hour barrier in the full marathon. He missed the ... Kipchoge's success can be attributed to the work of a team of dedicated runners based at the sports ...
This came as millers in Rift Valley and western Kenya resolved to reduce flour prices, which have skyrocketed in the past two months beyond the reach of many households.
Kenya's rugby talent production house Menengai high school from Nakuru start their title defence against Longisa of Bomet as the Rift Valley Secondary school sports Association Term 2A Games kick off today in Eldoret. Menengai, who won the Davies Cup ...
Not quite a cast of thousands, the list of characters of this novel is extensive and trails further than the grounds of the Jakaranda, Kimani's invention of an iconic hotel in Nakuru in the Rift Valley, the birthplace of the human species. His ...
Zakayo Karimi and Stanley Kirui were unceremoniously kicked out of Royal Nairobi Club for six months on October 19 last year over alleged misbehaviour.
National secondary school under 16 boys and girls football champions St. Anthony Kitale and Wiyeta Girls start their title defence campaign tomorrow as the Rift Valley Secondary School sports Association (RSSSA) Term 2A kick off in Eldoret. The ...
With a dissected Rift Valley, unlike in 2013, Uhuru leans on the hope that he will scoop a few votes from Kanu supporters to add to those his Deputy William Ruto, the once undisputed kingpin of the Rift Valley, will bring to Jubilee. Kasarani was the ...
The battle for the governors seats in Rift Valley is now set for Jubilee Party candidates against losers in the party primaries who are now independents.
The National Super Alliance (NASA) will storm Rift Valley today for its first rally since the Opposition coalition unveiled Raila Odinga as its flag-bearer.
They called on the National Cohesion and Integration Commission to investigate and arrest leaders making inciting statements to get votes.
"The SGR line is the largest infrastructure project in post- independence Kenya. It's commissioning will mean low freight transport costs, which is a good development for the economies of the region," Kenya Railways MD Atanas Maina tells engineering News.
UASIN GISHU (Xinhua) -- Kenyan police officers display elephant tusks in Uasin Gishu county, Rift Valley region, Kenya, May 5, 2017. About 30 kilograms of pieces of Ivory were impounded from three suspects who were arrested by the Kenyan police on ...
19 people have perished in a road accident involving a passenger bus and trailer at Mbaruk area along Naivasha-Nakuru highway. Rift Valley Traffic Enforcement Officer Zero Arome who led rescue operations immediately after the accident occurred at 3am ...
Rainfall is expected to continue over several parts of the country, raising the risk of more flooding. The meteorological services department said the rains will be intense in Western Kenya around Lake Victoria, and in the Rift Valley Highlands. Siaya ...
Principals who form the Pentagon are Raila of the Orange democratic movement (ODM), Kalonzo from Wiper Democratic Movement (WDM), Amani National Congress (ANC) party leader Musalia Mudavadi, Ford Kenya's Moses Wetang'ula and Chama Cha ...
More than 100 independent candidates have been cleared to vie in Trans Nzoia. Three are going for governor slot, two for Senate, more than 15 for MP and scores for MCA.
20 people have perished in a road accident involving a passenger bus and trailer at Mbaruk area along Naivasha-Nakuru highway. Rift Valley Traffic Enforcement Officer Zero Arome who led rescue operations immediately after the accident occurred at 3am ...




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