“One Tree per Tourist” initiative takes shape as state strives to combat climate change

In a bid to bolster environmental conservation efforts and combat climate change, the Kenyan government has unveiled plans to introduce a ground-breaking initiative requiring each tourist visiting the country to plant a tree. The Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary Dr. Alfred Mutua unveiled the ambitious project, dubbed “One Tree per Tourist,” during a tree planting event at Lumo Community Conservancy in Taita Taveta […]

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State eye Sh 5.8 billion gold refinery to streamline and bolster profitability of the mining sub-sector

The government is on the verge of sealing a Sh 5.8 billion mining investment deal that will pave way for the establishment of Kenya’s first modern gold refinery at Lidambitsa area in Ikolomani, Kakamega County. The gold refinery will primarily provide a certain and reliable market for thousands of artisanal and small-scale miners in Kenya’s […]

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State-of-the-Art Emergency Operations Centre Marks Milestone for Disaster Response in Taita Taveta County

In a momentous occasion that marked a commitment to bolstering disaster preparedness and response capabilities, Taita Taveta County Governor Andrew Mwadime, in collaboration with the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) Governor Geoffrey Korir, spearheaded the groundbreaking ceremony for the much-anticipated Emergency Operations Centre at Vindo Show Ground, Voi. With an investment totaling to Sh 22 […]

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Taita Taveta intensifies efforts to combat Tuberculosis

In a determined effort to curb the spread of tuberculosis (TB) and improve treatment outcomes, Taita Taveta County has ramped up its initiatives, leveraging collaboration and innovation, as highlighted during the World TB Day commemoration event at Wundanyi. Governor Andrew Mwadime emphasized the power of partnerships, stating, “Improved coordination and collaboration among partners in Taita […]

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