A relief to Kiambu traders after reduced levies

Kiambu County traders are relieved lot after the County government cushioned them from the devastating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic through providing solutions to enable them get loans at reduced interest rates, introduction of tax exemptions and penalty waivers. Governor James Nyoro said they have partnered with a local bank to subsidize interest on loans […]

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County better placed to handle Covid-19

The  Kiambu County Government  is now set to handle Covid-19 after setting up over 1,000 isolation beds, and having adequate medical personnel to take care of the patients, Governor James Nyoro has said. Nyoro  said there was a time when the county government was worried that the increasing Covid-19 cases would overstretch available health facilities. […]

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Rising Covid-19 infections gets County worried, fears getting overwhelmed

The  rising Covid-19 numbers in Kiambu County has got the county government worried, with Governor James Nyoro in a rush to achieve 1,200 isolation bed capacity by mid-September to prevent the County from getting overwhelmed. This is after model projections that the County’s September and December Covid-19 infections will be in excess of 1,500 and […]

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Kiambu Coffee Farmers see light at the end of tunnel

Last  week’s visit to Kiambu County by the  Agriculture Cabinet Secretary (CS), Peter  Munya  cannot be taken for granted by Coffee farmers in the region. They are optimistic that the Government  will certainly revive the coffee industry. At its peak, Kenyan Planters Coffee Union (KPCU) sold 120,000 bags of coffee in the 1980s and the […]

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Kazi Mtaani programme transforming Thika slums, with calls for its sustainability

The  government is making efforts to ensure the recently launched Kazi Mtaani programme, meant to cushion youth in Counties most hit by Covid-19, is sustainable post covid-19. The  Housing and Urban Development Principal Secretary (PS), Charles Hinga said the government will weigh its impact after the virus is contained, before deciding on its progress or […]

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