Technocrats torn between the devil and the deep blue sea

All  water and most bitumen road ventures are long-term projects and before the actual mobilization of resources to the site that can be seen by the layman, there are a myriad of clandestine but necessary procedures that need to be followed. As they say, the shortest route is not always the quickest and hurried efforts […]

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Sustainable sand harvesting

The  Laikipia County National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) office in conjunction  with World  Vision plans  to train sand harvesting Cooperative Societies (SACCOS) committee members on sustainable sand harvesting. The  Laikipia County Director of Environment, Fanuel  Mosago told KNA in his office that the three days training will see  participants sensitized on various environmental concerns at […]

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County concerned over increased private development on Lake Elementaita’s riparian land

The  County Government of Nakuru has raised conservation concerns over increasing activities by  hoteliers around Lake Elementaita. A  fact  finding mission established that developers had encroached on the riparian land, while constructing new hotels and lodges posing a threat to over 400 species of birds, including flamingoes, pelicans and 13 other globally threatened bird species. […]

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Mineral prospecting firms shut in illegal gold business in Migori

At  least four gold mining Companies in Migori County have been closed and several others issued with notices to close after they were found operating contrary to the Mining Regulation Act, 2016. At the same time, a multi-agency team led by County Commissioner (CC), Joseph  Rotich on Wednesday gave an ultimatum to artisanal and small […]

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