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Members of Parliament and the Kenya Plantation and Agricultural Workers Union (Kpawu) have slammed Finlays flowers company for scheming to fire 1,700 by closing Chemirei and Tarakwet flower farms. Belgut MP Nelson Koech, his Ainamoi counterpart Slyvanous Maritim together with Kericho Kpawu ...
... coupled with persistent industrial action has forced it to abandon flower farming. Finlay indicates it will, however, continue to expand operations on Lemotit farm in Londiani as a business supplying flowers to the UK, the US and Asia. The company also operates farms in Naivasha and Mount Kenya area.

UK agriculture multinational James Finlay on Thursday announced plans to stop flower production on its Kericho farms, thrusting some 2,000 workers into a future without jobs. The company, which is one of world's largest tea producers and exporters, said high cost of labour in Kericho coupled with ...
But the firm will continue to expand operations at its Lemotit farm in Londiani. Advertisement. By ANITA CHEPKOECH More by this Author. At least 2,000 workers are set to lose their jobs after James Finlays Ltd announced phased closure of its Kericho flower farm starting next month, citing high labour costs ...
Nonetheless, Finlays intends to expand their operations on Lemotit Farm in Londiani by over 60 per cent over the same period. Finlays Human Resource Director Daniel Kirui, said that a phased closure had deliberately been chosen in order to minimize the impact on the lives of the majority of employees ...
A case involving a 58-year-old man who impregnated his adopted daughter has been referred to the Director of Public Prosecution for direction. Londiani OCPD Joseph Odipo said they had decided to forward the file to the DPP “since there was no blood relation between the old man and the young ...

The Kenya Forest Service (KFS) has launched a rapid response forest protection and investigation unit with the aim of scaling up response against forest threats in the country. KFS chief conservator Monica Kalenda said the new unit, to be spread across the country, will be tasked with the inspection of ...
At a rally in Londiani, Raila declared that Ruto cannot be President without him. He was right. For the time being Ruto doesn't seem to agree with this and is still keeping Raila at arm's length. And so this is the time for GM to move in and strike a working arrangement with RAO, while it is yet day and position ...
The police officer who was captured on camera stamping on a helpless man is a Corporal attached to Nairobi's Industrial Area police station. Officers who know him and who spoke to the Sunday Nation also said he is designated as a driver. Moreover, the officer is elderly and almost the 60-year retirement ...
“This is an unarmed guy caught by a cop on Londiani Road off Likoni Rd, Industrial Area. Seems like the cop didn't want to shoot him but wanted to cut his oxygen off through a not so clever way. This is brutality and makes it hard for us who support police work,” wrote blogger Robert Alai. In a rejoinder that ...
The police had caught the unarmed man on Londiani road off Likoni Rd, Industrial area and resorted to beating him up instead of arresting him. Similarly, NPS- Kenya also called on the individual assaulted in the video to present himself to the Nairobi Area police commander to record a statement which will ...
The incident is alleged to have been captured on Londiani Road, Industrial Area in Nairobi. Meanwhile, the national police service is calling on Kenyans to be on the lookout for 8 individuals believed to be planning a terror attack in the country. Police have placed a 2 million shillings bounty on each of the 8 ...
Unarmed guy caught by a cop on Londiani road off Likoni Rd, Industrial Area. Seems like the cop didn't want to shoot him but wanted to cut his oxygen off through a non so clever way. This is brutality and makes it hard for us who support police work. pic.twitter.com/jgm6ntKN5K. — Robert ALAI, HSC ...
Commenting on the video, Mr Alai said: “Unarmed guy caught by a cop on Londiani Road off Likoni Rd, Industrial Area. Seems like the cop didn't want to shoot him but wanted to cut his oxygen off through a not so clever way. This is brutality and makes it hard for us who support police work.” Other Kenyans ...
The incident is said to have happened on Londiani Road, Industrial Area in Nairobi. Some social media users were outraged and termed the officer's actions as inhuman. The NPS responded early Friday saying it is reviewing the video and will take action against the officer. “Our attention has been drawn to ...
“When the driver reached Kipsitet area in Kericho side he diverted the vehicle toward the Muhuroni – Fortternan-Londiani road but along the way it made a U-turn to Kericho-Nakuru highway. We laid a road block and ambushed the driver at Chagaik area,” said Kitetu. The Kericho OCPD said the suspected ...
As a nursing major who has been taught to put his academics first since his days at Londiani Boys High School in Kenya, Vincent knows the importance of having a backup plan. There is no doubt though what Vincent's plan right now is. That plan is running. Vincent admits in his younger days, running was ...

Chocking smoke billows from tens of huge charcoal kilns at Government forest located at the boundary of Soget and Makutano location in Londiani in Kipkelion West constituency. This is despite the fact that the Government suspended logging in all forests in the country for at least the next three months.
“In Londiani we have one of the biggest tree nurseries, but we cannot transport seedlings for fear we may lose our license,” he said. Gitau said youth who employed in the sector might commit crimes. He said two of President Uhuru Kenyatta's Big Four pillars will fail without logging. Housing is one of the Big ...
LIQUOUR CRACKDOWN: The heaps of broken alcohol bottles strewn all over the place on the outskirts of Londiani township in Kericho County, Bonny Mutai says, “is clear evidence that the fight against illicit drinks is not yielding any results”. The broken pieces are thrown on the footpaths, endangering ...
Some Kenyans in the north also have issues with Ethiopia over lake dams, as do others in Somalia over the Shabelle River that has dried up and whose condition some attribute to Ethiopian dams near Godey and Genale. In Nairobi, trees are cut to allow more billboards to be visible, and Ngong Forest is ...
Police have arrested two suspects along the Nakuru- Londiani road with bhang estimated to be worth Sh4 million. Area OCPD Joseph Odipo said police started trailing the vehicle after a tip-off from members of the public. They managed to stop it near Londiani junction. Mr. Odipo said the suspects were ...
The government released Sh7 billion for the Londiani Dam and that plans were at an advanced stage to compensate land owners. ... The four dams are Itare in Nakuru county, Koru-Soin that cuts across Kericho, Nandi and Kisumu counties, Bosto in Bomet county and Londiani dam in Kipkelion East, ...
My grandmother was struggling to feed the seven of us when she heard of the Bethel Faith Home and Training Centre, a children's home in Londiani which ... In 2008, I joined Londiani Girls Secondary School and after I cleared the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) in 2011, I stayed at the ...
The Kipsigis vehemently fought against the railway and in 1900, the British political officer, Charles W. Hobley, organised yet another peace “treaty” at the point where the railway would descend the valley. The place, Kipkelion, was a short distance from Londiani. Hobley called for a peace ceremony, during ...
In an interview with the Nation, Londiani Police Base Commander, Ms Jane Bimbin said the causes of accidents in the region were unique to each ... “For instance at Jurbat area, between Mau summit and Londiani Junction, poor visibility especially during the rainy season causes road accidents,” she said.
Environment and Natural Resources CS Judy Wakhungu inspects a passing out parade for forest officers at the Kenya Forest Service Londiani Paramilitary College in Kericho on May 12, 2017. While presiding over the 21st passing out parade for 83 foresters and 60 bands men and women, CS Wakhungu ...
LIQUOUR CRACKDOWN: The heaps of broken alcohol bottles strewn all over the place on the outskirts of Londiani township in Kericho County, Bonny Mutai says, “is clear evidence that the fight against illicit drinks is not yielding any results”. The broken pieces are thrown on the footpaths, endangering ...
Police have arrested two suspects along the Nakuru- Londiani road with bhang estimated to be worth Sh4 million. Area OCPD Joseph Odipo said police started trailing the vehicle after a tip-off from members of the public. They managed to stop it near Londiani junction. Mr. Odipo said the suspects were ...
Some Kenyans in the north also have issues with Ethiopia over lake dams, as do others in Somalia over the Shabelle River that has dried up and whose condition some attribute to Ethiopian dams near Godey and Genale. In Nairobi, trees are cut to allow more billboards to be visible, and Ngong Forest is ...
The government released Sh7 billion for the Londiani Dam and that plans were at an advanced stage to compensate land owners. ... The four dams are Itare in Nakuru county, Koru-Soin that cuts across Kericho, Nandi and Kisumu counties, Bosto in Bomet county and Londiani dam in Kipkelion East, ...
Narok County - Transmara East - Emurua Dikirr.4. Busia County - Bunyala - Budalangi.5. Samburu County - Samburu North - Baragoi.6. Kericho County - Londiani - Londiani.7. Kisumu County - Kisumu East - Kibos.8. Nandi County - Nandi South (Aldai) - Kobujoi.9. Bomet County - Konoin - Mogogosiek.10.
ODM members from Kericho will attend NASA leader Raila Odinga's swearing-in as President in Nairobi today. Former Londiani town council civic leader Jonah Koech on Thurday said the Kipsigis community is a liberal and democratic. The people decide on their political destiny without being swayed.
Our father left us under the care of our grandmother because he could not manage on his own. My grandmother was struggling to feed the seven of us when she heard of the Bethel Faith Home and Training Centre, a children's home in Londiani which was then under the care of the late Dr Eva Gilger.
The Kipsigis vehemently fought against the railway and in 1900, the British political officer, Charles W. Hobley, organised yet another peace “treaty” at the point where the railway would descend the valley. The place, Kipkelion, was a short distance from Londiani. Hobley called for a peace ceremony, during ...
Neighbours only came to learn of the brutal murder two weeks later, after a stench began wafting from the house, which had been under key and lock. Londiani Officer Commanding Police Division (OCPD) Joseph Odipo, said the bizarre incident came to the fore after conscience of murder suspect drove him to Kisii police ...
In an interview with the Nation, Londiani Police Base Commander, Ms Jane Bimbin said the causes of accidents in the region were unique to each ... “For instance at Jurbat area, between Mau summit and Londiani Junction, poor visibility especially during the rainy season causes road accidents,” she said.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and DP William Ruto address residents of Londiani in Kericho County during a tour of the county on June 15, 2017. PHOTO | DPPS. Advertisement. By PSCU More by this Author. President Uhuru Kenyatta has said that the August 8 polls will go ahead as planned. Mr Kenyatta ...
Environment and Natural Resources CS Judy Wakhungu inspects a passing out parade for forest officers at the Kenya Forest Service Londiani Paramilitary College in Kericho on May 12, 2017. While presiding over the 21st passing out parade for 83 foresters and 60 bands men and women, CS Wakhungu ...
Six people wer killed on march 19, 2017 in a road crash on Londiani-Muhoroni-Kisumu highway. PHOTO | GOOGLE MAPS. Advertisement. By TIMOTHY KEMEI More by this Author. Six people died on the spot Sunday morning following a road crash on Londiani-Muhoroni-Kisumu Highway involving a bus ...
Rift Valley Council of Elders Chairman Gilbert Kabage with hundreds of landless descendants of the famed Nyakinyua women dancers who entertained Mzee Jomo Kenyatta during a press conference in Londiani, Kericho County on January 22, 2017. The families want the government to resettle them ...
Our father left us under the care of our grandmother because he could not manage on his own. My grandmother was struggling to feed the seven of us when she heard of the Bethel Faith Home and Training Centre, a children's home in Londiani which was then under the care of the late Dr Eva Gilger.
Keringet's Emmanuel Bett and Londiani's Sandra Chebet each completed a double by winning their respective races Saturday in the third leg ...
With Sh30,000 from his savings, Bett visited the Kenya Forest Service offices in Londiani, Kericho County and purchased tree seedlings of ...
... East subcounty commissioner Stanislaus Apokwo arrived and talked to the rioters. Some matatus opted to use the Total-Molo-Londiani route ...
Anti-riot police fired teargas on Tuesday to disperse rioting matatu operators protesting against the stoning of two of their vehicles. The vehicles ...
"Let those who barricaded the Londiani-Muhoroni road open them immediately so that our people can carry on with their everyday activities ...
“Let those who barricaded the Londiani-Muhoroni road open them immediately so that our people can carry on with their everyday activities ...
Londiani Officer Commanding Police Division (OCPD) Joseph Odipo, said the bizarre incident came to the fore after conscience of murder suspect drove him to ...
President Uhuru Kenyatta and DP William Ruto address residents of Londiani in Kericho County during a tour of the county on June 15, 2017. PHOTO | DPPS. Advertisement. By PSCU More by this Author. President Uhuru Kenyatta has said that the August 8 polls will go ahead as planned. Mr Kenyatta ...


 

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