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The National Environment Management has banned sand harvesting along Narok-Mai Mahiu road. This followed the situation where the road has been cut off by floodwaters. Through a statement, the environment regulator said the ban will be effected immediately. "The ban includes but is not limited to the ...
The Government has been asked to close the Mai Mahiu-Narok road and suspend any development projects in the southern rift to prevent loss of life. The scientists from the University of Nairobi (UoN) and the Institute for Meteorological Training and Research said the cracks were a sign of hidden and ...

NAROK, KENYA: Gold production in Narok mines has more than doubled in the nine months to March to a record 111 kilos, raising prospects of higher natural wealth for the county. ALSO READ: Police intercept heroin worth Sh40 million at JKIA. Market values for the gold and other precious minerals is ...
One person died while 12 were injured in a road accident in Narok county on Tuesday morning. The accident occurred near Katakala trading centre on Narok-Bomet road, about 10 kilometres from Narok town. The group had been on their way from Narok town, to a funeral service in Bomet, in a vehicle ...
Transport along the Mai Mahiu-Narok highway was paralysed for over 20 hours after sections of it were washed away by floods and covered by mud. During the incident that started on Monday evening, tens of motorists were left stranded on sections of the road while others were forced to use the longer ...
The Narok-Mai Mahiu road has been rendered impassable after floodwaters cut off the section on Monday evening. The police in Narok asked motorists to use alternative routes until the situation is rectified. Dozens of travellers were stranded for a better part of Monday following the disruption of traffic flow.

Families from Nyamira, Kisii and Homa Bay Counties have thronged in Narok District Hospital to check on the state of their kin who may have been involved in the grisly road accident. A Nairobi bound bus veered off the road before plunging in Siapei River, few kilometers from Narok town killing 17 people instantly. Narok ...
Narok Governor Samuel Tunai visits accident survivors at Narok County Referral Hospital on April 11, 2018. ... The bus belonging to Daima Connections Sacco, heading to Nairobi from Kendu Bay on Monday, plunged into Siyiabei River after crashing through guardrails on the Narok-Maai Mahiu road.
NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 11 – The driver of a trailer said to have caused an accident on the Narok- Mai Mahiu road that killed 17 people is due in court Wednesday. According to Kenya Police Spokesman Charles Owino, the driver of the trailer erroneously attempted to get onto the main road through a junction, ...
At least 19 people have died after the bus they were travelling in plunged into a river on the Narok-Maai Mahiu road. ... Narok County Commissioner George Natembeya said four passengers were in critical condition while 42 others were being treated at the Narok County Referral Hospital with minor ...
19 people lost their lives Tuesday after the bus driver who was trying to avoid a head on collusion with truck lost control of his vehicle and plunged into the Siapei river along the Narok-Mai Mahiu road. 43 other people were also seriously injured in the accident and were rushed to the Narok Referral ...
“Out of the 43 injured, four are in a critical condition and are receiving treatment at the Narok County Hospital,” Mr Natembeya said. Brinkley Okoth, a survivor, said the vehicle had a mechanical problem and had been repaired twice since the journey started. “I boarded the bus at Kendu Bay while other ...
Seventeen people died instantly while two others succumbed to their injuries at the Narok County Referral Hospital. The injured passengers were taken to various hospitals in Narok. ... At least 19 people have died after the bus they were travelling in plunged into a river on the Narok-Maai Mahiu road.
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (Kephis) on March 23, 2018 impound 6,000 bags of uncertified wheat seeds worth Sh18 million in Narok South ... “These two people are among others in this region who have taken advantage of the planting season in Narok to sell uncertified seeds to farmers,” said ...
Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry Narok branch chairman David Mpatiany said the delay in planting may hurt crop production. “We are happy the rains have come but it is unfortunate that most of the farmers, especially those who practice large-scale farming, can do little in their farms due ...
The underground fault lines along the Mai Mahiu-Narok road were caused by floods washing away deep deposits of volcanic ash, the Geological Society of Kenya has said. It sought to allay fears by some people that the phenomenon could lead to parts of the African continent drifting apart. This emerged ...
Geological experts have moved to dispel fears that the ongoing volcanic rift that has twice split the Mai Mahiu – Narok road could see part of the country drift away. The geologists ... A section of Mai Mahiu-Narok road caved in twice in less than a week rendering it impassable and disrupting traffic for hours.

Five days after engineers from the Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) restored the damaged part of the Mai Mahiu-Suswa road, it has caved in again. Flood waters have cut a deep gulley on the section, paralysing transport. ALSO READ: Narok-Mai Mahiu road closed. “Heavy commercial vehicles ...
In Narok, the heavy downpour being witnesses in the area has left a boda boda operator dead and a newly-constructed bridge swept away as well as some tourist facilities being submerged in the world-famous Masai Mara Game Reserve. The motorcyclist was killed by raging flash floods in Narok town as ...
The Mai Mahiu-Narok road was reopened yesterday 24 hours after a large section collapsed during flash floods. A section near Karima trading centre was washed away Tuesday, causing a huge gully, about 10 metres deep. Opened volcanic fissures on either side extend two and six kilometres. The road ...
[VIDEO] Nairobi-Narok highway completely cut off at Mai Mahiu after heavy rains. Mar. 14, 2018, 6:00 am. By GEORGE MURAGE. A vehicle is towed after crashing into a gulley dug by floodwaters at Mai Mahiu on Nairobi-Narok road on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. /COURTESY. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp ...
Motorists from Homa Bay, Kuria, Migori Kisii, Bomet and Narok headed for Nairobi were advised to use Kericho- Nakuru route the same as those from Nairobi. Local administrators said the incident had affected many activities including schooling. Traffic commandant Samuel Kimaru said they had mobilized ...
The busy Narok - Mai Mahiu Road has been closed after a section of it collapsed after heavy rains and the resultant flooding. This means no motorist can use the busy road from Narok to Mai Mahiu after the section in Karima area, Suswa, sank with floods weeping away one schoolgirl whose body is yet to ...
Logging persists in the Mau Forest despite the 90-day ban on tree felling. In many places there are no officers to enforce the order to save the environment. A check by the Star in the Southwestern bloc of Mau Forest in Narok showed little effort by authorities to end logging. The Kenya Forest Service has ...
Two indigenous communities, the Maasai from Trans Mara, Narok County, and the Rendille from Kargi, Kamboye, Korr and Logologo of Marsabit County carried out an assessment of their conservation practices as well as threats their efforts face. The communities explained that in the past their territories ...
At Tipis trading centre, about 75km from Narok Town, business men are waiting to unload bags of charcoal from the donkeys. A bag of charcoal goes for Sh1, 000 and every donkey in the forest is loaded with two bags. The charcoal business in the vast fading Mau Forest is going on despite a recent ban by ...
Justice Tower court building in Mombasa. The Judiciary might have wasted up to Sh600 million through blunders in the construction of courts across the country, according to the latest report of the Auditor-General. PHOTO | KEVIN ODIT | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
Narok Governor Samuel Tunai who has asked people in neighbouring counties to respect borders as one way of solving inter-community conflicts. ... While commissioning the Enkorika Rapid Deployment Unit (RDU) camp along the Narok-Migori border, Mr Tunai said his people have been under constant ...
A section of the Mai Mahiu-Narok road that has been blocked by by soil and debris on April 22, 2018. ... “We urge motorists travelling along Narok- Mai Mahiu road to drive with caution and obey instructions by Traffic Police since sections of the road have been blocked by soil and debris dumped on the ...
Motorists have expressed concern over the state of the Mai Mahiu-Narok road after a section was cut off again in a span of 24 hours. Seventy passengers in a bus headed to Nairobi escaped death narrowly after the section caved in as it was passing yesterday. Transport was paralysed for three hours. Later ...
Transport on the busy Maai Mahiu-Narok road was once again disrupted on Monday morning after the section that was cut-off last week dipped again. ... assistant director Charles Njogu said motorists plying the route had been instructed to use alternative routes, including the Narok-Nakuru road. "KeNHA ...
Kenya is slowly splitting at the Rift Valley, geologists have said after massive Earth movements on Monday morning left deep fissures in Narok County. ... The Maai Mahiu-Narok road could be rerouted away from the floor of the Rift Valley if the fault line on it is determined to be a major problem in the future, ...
Those stuck along th e Nairobi - Narok said that the traffic affected both side of the road. They estimated that the snarl up stretched 20 kilometres. Passengers look on at the stretch of the traffic snarl up at Suswa along the Nairobi - Narok route./NANCY AGUTU. These passengers were stuck at the same spot ...
The river covers three counties of Bomet, Narok, Kericho and Nakuru which also are part of the Mau Forest ecosystem, a critical catchment of the Mara ... Mr Tunai said all logging activities in Mau Forest, Nyakweri Forest in Transmara, Enoosupukia Forest in Narok East and Loita Forest in Narok South have ...
Defense PS Saitoti Torome and his Roads counterpart Julius Korir, who both come from Narok, were also reinstated. Maasai elders have pledged to continue supporting the Jubilee government so as to accomplish the agenda they had for Kenyans. Led by Kaila ole Nkorinko and Samson ole Ntalayio,they ...
Communities living in Olokurto and Oloropil wards in Narok north near Maasai Mau forest are set to benefit from 160 modern trees meant to rehabilitate tree cover in the area Amos Biwott the environment officer for Japan community road empowerment. The two year exercise is meant to cultivate a culture of ...
One person was killed and three injured when a truck overturned at Naikarra trading centre in Narok. MAP | GOOGLE ... One man died on the spot while five others sustained injuries on Friday night after a lorry they were travelling in overturned at Naikarra area in Narok West Sub-County. The truck was ...
The most delicious grilled beef (nyama choma) I have ever tasted in Kenya was in Narok, in 1996. PHOTO| FILE| NATION MEDIA GROUP ... So, you can imagine my sorrow and sadness at recent reports that Narok cattle are being poisoned by effluent from gold refineries. I certainly would never rate gold ...
The ruling on the petition against Olpusimoru MCA Wilfred Kuyo failed to take place on Thursday because the magistrate was unwell. Narok principal magistrate Titus Gesora was supposed to deliver the ruling in which Kuyo was accused of using witchcraft to defeat Wilson Masikonde. Kuyo's and former ...
Narok North MP Moitalel ole Kenta clashed with Governor Samuel Tunai and some Jubilee MPs over today's swearing-in of NASA leader Raila Odinga. During a church function at the weekend, the outspoken MP told faithful that NASA would swear in their 'President' since President Uhuru Kenyatta had ...
92-year-old Nashuru Muriango is assisted by a relative as she leaves the Narok Land and Environment Court on January 23, 2018 where she denied selling her land to world 800 meters athletics champion David Rudisha. PHOTO | GEORGE SAYAGIE | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
Yesterday County commissioner Moffat Kangi (pictured) and director of Education James Nyaga said those out of school are 54 per cent of the total eligible. Low girls' enrollment has been attributed to cultural practices such as FGM and early marriage and early pregnancies. He said child labour and ...
A Non-Governmental Organization, Friends of Conservation have rolled out a bee keeping program in Narok County in efforts to spur diversification among the predominantly pastoral community. The NGO is introducing bee keeping in schools for learners to gain new skills that will assist them venture into ...
"The injured sustained minor head and chest injuries and are in stable condition at Narok County Hospital," he added. Doctors at the hospital said the survivors were responding well to treatment and would soon be discharged. The five were travelling back to Nairobi after attending a funeral in their rural ...
Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (Kuppet), Narok County chapter has asked the Kenya National Examination Council (Knec) to immediately pay teachers who administered and marked national examination. County Kuppet Executive Secretary Charles Ngeno said it is wrong for Knec to ...
A city resident celebrates as fireworks light up the sky as residents ushered in the New Year at Uhuru Park on January 1, 2018. PHOTO | KANYIRI WAHITO | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. Governor Murungi promised to nurture local talent by hosting county festivals. In Narok County, the New Year ...
With the new curriculum dubbed 2-6-6-3 set to be implemented on a pilot basis starting January 2018, some students are now proposing that the curriculum factor in subjects like fine arts. Two student from Narok county who have a passion for the fine arts which they engage in during their free time, say ...
Mai Mahiu-Narok road where a speeding driver knocked down 11 cattle near Suswa trading centre in 2016. ... people travelling to and from Western Kenya were stranded in Narok County on Thursday night after angry residents blocked the Narok-Maai Mahiu road to protest the killing of six cows by a bus.
A man assesses the damage to the dining room at Mara Rafiki Camp, Narok County, on December 24, 2017 after it was demolished. ... An order said to have been issued on Friday by Judge Mohammed Kullow of the Environment and Land Court in Narok, which was seen by the Nation, termed the luxury ...
Narok Governor Samuel Tunai addresses Emorogi residents during a public meeting on November 26, 2017. Governor Tunai asked leaders from the different political camps to put their differences aside for the sake of development. PHOTO | GEORGE SAYAGIE | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...


 

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