KTDA urged to Speed up Transformation to Enhance Farmers’ Earnings

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary, Peter Munya, has called on the new KTDA Holdings Board to move with speed in executing actions and strategies that will accord farmers enhanced earnings and get the sub-sector back to the sustainability and profitability path. Speaking at an induction ceremony for the new board at a Nairobi hotel, Munya said the […]

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County reeling under an outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease

An  outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) has been confirmed in Marsabit County amid revelations of an acute shortage of vaccines against the contagious disease. The  Marsabit Livestock and Fisheries Department Chief Officer, Dr Bokhu Botha said the latest incident of the outbreak was reported three days ago in Qubi Qallo and Badasa areas […]

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Government urged to stay the course on resuscitating state millers

Cane farmers in the Nyando sugar belt want the government to implement the pledge to revive the ailing sugar sector and ignore opposition targeting the national sugar task force. They said they stand to lose the most if the government does not act decisively to contain attacks directed at the sugar task force whose intention […]

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Senator demands probe on county spending

The  Kisumu Senator, Fred  Outa  wants the County’s financial books probed to ascertain possibilities of embezzlement of public funds during the financial year 2016/2017. At the center of the inquest sits Sh.5 billion purportedly spent on the purchase of vehicles but whose details of transaction, he alleges are shrouded in secrecy. The other query concerns […]

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