Mt. Kenya saw millers demand refund from KFS following logging ban extension

Saw  millers from Mt. Kenya region are seeking a refund of millions of shillings from Kenya Forest Services (KFS) that they had deposited to buy mature trees in government forests before a ban on logging was imposed. The  millers  speaking on Tuesday  in Nanyuki town claimed it was now close to two years since they […]

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No grazing at mount Kipsigis in Londiani in Kericho, PS Maina

The  Government has outlawed grazing of livestock on Mount Kipsigis sacred hill in Londiani ward of Kericho County. The  Environment Principal Secretary (PS), Betty Maina  who last Friday led officials in planting over 10,000 tree seedlings on the hill ( Tulwop Kipsigis) said grazing of cows and other domestic animals in government forest has been […]

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The Government to launch the second phase of Mau restoration exercise

There  will be no turning back on the second phase of evictions, aimed at removing Maasai Mau Forest of over 10,000 illegal settlers, the Government has declared. The  Rift  Valley Regional Commissioner (RC), George  Natembeya  said a multi sectoral team had already received a nod from Ministry of Environment and Forestry to erect an electric […]

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