Gov’t Calls for Speedy Completion of Roads in Mavoko

Machakos County Commissioner, Rhoda Onyancha has urged contractors and government officials to fast track the completion of various roads under construction in Mavoko sub-county of Machakos. Speaking during a County Development Coordination and Implementation Committee (CDICC) meeting held at the Athi River Deputy County Commissioners (DCC)’s boardroom, Ms Onyancha appealed to the contractors, Kenya Rural […]

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Communities, farmers asked to boost seedlings production to increase forest cover

The  Taita-Taveta County has a deficit of over 800,000 tree seedlings, which poses a challenge to the county`s ambitious plan of planting one million trees by the end of this year. Already, the county has planted 200,000 seedlings in several areas, including schools, farms, ranches and parts of degraded Taita Hills. This is part of […]

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NIB waterpans praised for controlling floods

The  household water pans project by National Irrigation Board (NIB) has received praises for effectively preventing flood menace in Nyangala division in Voi sub-county and thereby saving hundreds of farmers from annual losses incurred whenever it rains. The  NIB has constructed 290 household waterpans for farmers in Maungu and Kasighau location for storing water for […]

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Nyumba Kumi security initiative deployed to detect visitors from Covid-19 high-risk counties

Following confirmation of Covid-19 cases in counties neighboring Taita-Taveta County, the devolved administration has enhanced monitoring the inflow of visitors, workers and other people into the county as part of extensive surveillance programme meant to minimize the risk of county-to-county transmission. Out of the six counties in Coast region, three including Mombasa, Kilifi and Kwale […]

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