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On Thursday, the people's assembly organising committee led by economist David Ndii, Koitamet ole Kina, former Senator Judith Sijenyi and ODM Executive Director Oduor Ong'wen, said they had planned a series of meetings in Kisii, North Eastern, Rift Valley and Maasai regions as they prepare for “fresh ...
On Friday, Barclays will be hosting yet another forum to appreciate its customers from within Nakuru County and the larger Rift Valley region. During the ceremonial tee off, Barclays Bank's director Compliance and Legal Laban Omangi said: "The ceremonial tee off was in line with this year's Barclays Kenya ...

The race for the Kenya Cup playoffs intensify this weekend with two matches left to the end of the regular season. Fourth-placed Resolution Impala Saracens have a tricky date against seventh-placed Nakuru at home in the standout tie of the weekend. The Sarries have 29 points and will start the match as ...
Rift Valley Railway Investments is the holding company for the two companies that won the concessions to run the railway services of Kenya (RVRK) and Uganda ... The Kenyan government early last year pulled out of the 25-year concession, accusing the Egyptian-run investment firm, Qalaa Holdings, ...
After an early morning game drive, we head south towards the great rift valley and a stop at the equator crossing point before arriving on the shores of Lake Naivasha and our lodge. This fresh water lake, set in the heart of the rift valley, gets its name from the local Maasai words nai posha, meaning rough ...
Nasa strategy committee members Oduor Ongwen (left) Koitamet Ole Kina and David Ndii during a press conference at Okoa Kenya secretariat. [Photo byBeverlyne Musili/Standard]. The National Super Alliance (NASA) is planning to take its 'people's assembly' drive to Kisii, North Eastern, Rift Valley and ...

The opposition will hold its inaugural national People's Assembly end of February as they push for a new presidential election in August 2018. NASA has lined a series of issues that they will deliberate on during the end-month assembly with the end plan being a new poll. The People's Assembly ...
Although Moi was from a small tribe called the Tugen, he had slowly built his position as the gatekeeper to the Rift Valley. With Moi in the ruling party's power circles, Kenyatta's acquisitive allies could comfortably acquire settler lands without the concern that the Kikuyu, who had been displaced to the Rift ...
Muller visited two of these populations in protected areas of the Great Rift Valley in Kenya, at the Soysambu Conservancy and Lake Nakuru National Park. She spent nine months at each location from 2010 to 2012, driving a 4x4 across the terrain and identifying Rothschild's giraffes (from a distance of ...
The ministry of Finance on Thursday threw out Rift Valley Railways (RVR) from management of the metre gauge railway line and instructed Uganda Railways ... RVR, the Uganda-Kenya railway concessionaire owned by Cairo-based Qalaa Holdings, has a host of problems; mostly financial and managerial, ...
He said that the areas within the highlands west of the Rift Valley and the central highlands recorded notable increases in rainfall in the last seven days while much of northern Kenya, the south eastern lowlands, the Coast and Nairobi, except for some few evenings, continued to experience warm and dry ...
... in the Great Rift Valley that flamingos migrate to, flying in large V-formations from Tanzania to get there. The 34-square kilometres water body, located 60km from Nakuru Town, is a popular destination for those seeking to soak in the healing mineral water while enjoying the spectacular Kenyan wildlife.
The vote of no confidence seeks to remove Nandi Hills Mp Alfred Keter and Moiben Mp Silas Tiren who were elected to chair the house labour and social welfare and the agriculture committees respectively against president Uhuru Kenyatta's preferred nominees Ali Wario and Adan Ali . There are varied ...
Plans by the ruling Jubilee Party to oust four of its defiant members – three from Rift Valley – have divided the region's leadership. ... On one side is a group of leaders who want the defiant MPs to relinquish their slots for other regions - outside Rift Valley and Mt Kenya - so as to retain their support for Ruto's ...
Similar political thuggery has been unleashed upon other senior Kenyan leaders from other communities and has bred the current ethnic bitterness and political tension in the country. Notable cases of Central Kenya tribal betrayal still haunting the country involved Jaramogi Odinga (Luo),Tom Mboya ...
President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday rallied MPs from three committees to reject their colleagues who had defied him to take House leadership positions. The three Rift Valley rebel MPs yesterday snubbed an invitation by President Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto to a meeting to discuss the leadership ...
At the global front, the government has lost steam in its quest to withdraw Kenya from the Rome Statute. Reflecting on the events a decade later, leading politicians give varied opinions on the strides the country has made. Mr Ruto argues that the peace currently witnessed in the Rift Valley is a product of ...

A collision between a truck and a bus in western Kenya has killed at least 36 people, police said. Rift Valley police said the accident involved a bus heading to the capital city, Nairobi, from Busia County and a truck heading from Nakuru County to Eldoret town. Traffic Commandant Zero Arome said the bus's ...
Despite higher food availability from the long rains harvests from the high and medium-producing areas in western Kenya and the Rift Valley, wholesale staple food prices in the urban markets of Nairobi, Mombasa, and Eldoret remain 8 – 32 percent above average. There continues to be high market ...
There are strong undercurrents building in the Rift Valley that will shape Jubilee's geopolitical position in the vote-rich region ahead of 2022. Rift Valley is a restless and .... If you must know this, then you should know Ruto was (is) the most sought-after chief guest of any 'harambee' in Kenya. If he comes, (or ...
By remaining as party leader, Mr Kenyatta will quell the doomsayers' fear that the Mt Kenya/Rift Valley political unity that is the crux of the Jubilee Party will crumble once his presidency comes to an end. By now, it must have come clear to both Mt Kenya and Rift Valley voter blocs that politically, they either ...
The highest negative perception of worsening economic conditions was from Nyanza, while the lowest mentions were in Rift Valley. Kenya lowered its 2017 economic growth forecast from 6.1 per cent to 5.5 per cent due to drought and political uncertainty. The agriculture sector contributes about 26 per ...
He accused the TSC of disregarding the safety of teachers deployed to 'hostile' and 'insecurity prone' regions such as parts of northern Kenya and Rift Valley. “We have seen attackers target non-locals, but it is unlikely that local teachers would be targeted,” he said. In November 2014, 17 teachers were ...
National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale is facing rebellion from Jubilee Party MPs from the Rift Valley who are disgruntled over the sharing of ... “The MPs said the two committees have a majority of MPs from the former Central Province and northern Kenya yet issues of security also largely affect our ...
A storm is brewing in Jubilee after a section of Rift Valley MPs yesterday came to the defense of four other JP lawmakers who were dewhipped from House committees. The meeting at Parliament Buildings was convened by Cherangany MP Joshua Kutuny. It was attended by Senate Majority leader ...
The DP asked governors to follow Marsabit County's example by funding for mwananchi's health care through the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF). “Whenever citizens fall sick, they are left grappling with huge medical bills. That is why we want every Kenyan to be a member of NHIF,” he said.
Interior CS Fred Matiangi speaking at the Kenya School of Government on October 23, 2017. /JOSEPH NDUNDA ... regional coordinator. Former Busia county commissioner Mongo Chimwaga has been moved to Rift Valley while Central regional Commissioner Ann Ngetich takes over the Western region.
Announcing the first termination, the investment minister Evelyn Anite said their decision was due to the alleged breach of contract that made the railway outfit suffer a Sh7.84billion loss. In Kenya, the government had also ordered for the termination of the Rift valley railways corporation's concession in that ...
The affiliates namely Nairobi, Coast, Central, Nakuru, Nyanza, Western, Rift Valley and Kenya Hockey Umpires Association will each have two ...
The sugar industry in Kenya has been going through a rough patch in recent ... With it came the death of factories like Rift Valley Textiles and ...
The Kenya Meteorological Department has warned of heavy rainfall in ... Western and parts of the Rift Valley have been experiencing light rains ...
Rescuing Kenyan girls: Woodside woman produces documentary ... Boarding School in the Kajiado district in the Rift Valley province of Kenya.
(Nairobi) – Kenyan authorities should condemn recent violence, rein in ... neighborhoods of Nairobi, central Kenya, and parts of the Rift Valley.
NAIROBI, KENYA: The implosion of a family-owned Kenyan mattress ... Atul Shah's father started Nakumatt in the Rift Valley town of Nakuru.
African Development Bank (AfDB), the largest lender of Rift Valley ... after RVR's two concessions by the Kenyan and Ugandan governments to ...
Besides being a moderating factor in the volcanic Rift Valley politics, the .... the Kenyan leader and had it delivered to him by the head of Kenya ...
Meanwhile, rainfall in southeastern Kenya, much of Burundi, and ... beneficial for cropping prospects in North Rift Valley counties, but has ...
Why call to secede chills Central Kenya with terror ... community of Central Kenya; the Kalenjin of the Rift Valley; and the ethnic Kenyan Somali ...
Former Rift Valley Law Society of Kenya (LSK) Chairman Bernard Ngetich is now seeking to sue the state for Sh20M as compensation after he ...
Rift Valley fever virus, transmitted by mosquitoes, is responsible for ... virus is a bunyavirus that was first isolated from sheep in Kenya in 1930.
Mr Mutembei said Mr Ruto and Rift Valley leaders should ignore Mount Kenya leaders suggesting otherwise, saying it's the intention of the ...
Kenya: Why Nairobi's Commuter Trains Are Not Working ... termination of Rift Valley Railway's (RVR) deal as operator on the Kenyan line.
Specifically these include, Highlands West of the Rift Valley; Kitale, ... Northwestern Kenya; Turkana and Pokot counties, parts of the North Rift; ...
The old railway reverted to Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC) following the termination of Rift Valley Railways' (RVR) concession to run the ...
The Kenyan elite have close ties with the West, and U.S., British, and ... while the Kikuyu dominate the Rift Valley and the central highlands.
The Kenya Meteorological Department has issued a flood alert following ... Specifically these include, Highlands West of the Rift Valley; Kitale, ...
The Kenya Meteorological Department has issued a flood alert following ... Specifically these include, Highlands West of the Rift Valley; Kitale, ...
Kenya: Bishop Korir Never Tired From Rooting for Peace in Rift Valley ... "Every Kenyan has come to know him as a humble servant of peace ...
Legislators drawn from the Rift Valley region are calling on their supporters to maintain peace and quell rising tension along Kisumu/Kericho ...
Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui and Rift Valley Regional Coordinator Wanyama Musiambo promised families of the victims that the search, ...


 

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