Saturday, June 23, 2018
West Pokot County government has embarked on an ambitious program to revive cash crop farming

West Pokot County government plans to revive cash crop farming

West Pokot County government has embarked on an ambitious program to revive cash crop farming that has been on the decline for the past...
President Uhuru Kenyatta has lauded the arrests of senior officials involved in corruption and affirmed more arrests will be made

Focus shifts to development at Devolution conference

President Uhuru Kenyatta has outlined the benefits of devolution five years down the line, while at the same time discussing the challenges devolution still faces...
Agriculture CEC Mathews Makanda and County Agriculture director Onesmus Makhanu inspecting affected maize

Armyworms invade farms in Bungoma County

Bungoma County government is seeking urgent intervention from the national government and other well-wishers to help deal with fall armyworms that have affected at...
Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa. FILE PHOTO

The Big Four Agenda to headline the devolution conference-CS Wamalwa

Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa has outlined that the Big Four Plan will be at the forefront of discussions in the Devolution conference slated for...
The project will deal with the issue of water accessibility in the area

Water project launched in Kamkuywa

Residents of Kamukuywa market in Kimilili constituency are at ease after area MP Didmus Wekesa Barasa launched a water borehole drilling project that will be...
Trans Nzoia Governor Patrick Khaemba. FILE PHOTO

Government urged to urgently deal with armyworm invasion

Trans Nzoia Governor Patrick Khaemba has urged the national government to procure pesticides which will enable farmers to deal with the fall armyworm invasion,...
The fall armyworms can cause great damage to plantations

Armyworms infestation raises fresh concerns

The infestation of fall armyworms has raised concerns once again, with farms in Trans Nzoia, Uasin Gishu and Kericho Counties affected. Farmers have urged...
Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri (centre) flagging off bags of DAP fertilizer

Agriculture CS hits out at fraudulent traders

Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri has hit out at unscrupulous traders who are out to benefit in place of farmers, who are looking to sell their...
Kikai Coffee Farmers Co-operative Society Manager Patrick Maskini addressing the press

Bungoma County government urged to provide fertilizer to coffee farmers

 Coffee farmers in Bungoma County have called upon the County government to consider securing subsidized fertiliser for them as they target improved yields. Speaking...

Massive tree planting exercise launched in Bungoma

Bungoma County commissioner James Kianda has called upon residents to embrace tree planting exercise during this rainy season as a way of increasing forest...