Trans Nzoia forms teams for army worm surveillance

The Trans Nzoia County Government has formed scouting teams that will help farmers detect fall army worms and locusts for intervention in good time. This comes as farmers embark on planting amid jitters of erratic...

Kenya among four African countries to carry out malaria vaccine trial

Kenya is among four African countries that will carry out a larger trial in nearly 5,000 children, on a malaria vaccine proven to be 77 percent effective. The results of trials on 450 children...
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MP, nine journalists arrested Saturday in Embu evictions

A parliamentarian and nine journalists were on Saturday arrested as police continued evicting residents from a disputed piece of land at Makima in Embu County. One person was shot and seriously wounded in the...

Government to increase tea trading days

Mombasa Tea Auction will start operating for five days in a week in order to enhance its capacity to handle all tea produced in the country and the region. The increase in the number of...

Pastoralists in Mandera set to benefit from reviewed livestock pricing

Pastoralists and livestock traders in Mandera County are set to benefit after the Kenya Meat Commission revealed that they would review livestock pricing in Mandera County after every three months. Led by Lieutenant Colonel Waluke,...
Carbon 'surge' expected in post-Covid energy boom

Carbon ‘surge’ expected in post-Covid energy boom

The International Energy Agency (IEA) is predicting a major surge in CO2 emissions from energy this year, as the world rebounds from the pandemic. Total energy emissions for 2021 will still be slightly lower than...
Table Mountain fire 'burns out of control' in Cape Town

Table Mountain fire ‘burns out of control’ in Cape Town

A wildfire is raging out of control on the slopes of Table Mountain above the city of Cape Town, South African authorities say. The blaze has destroyed part of a cafe at the Rhodes Memorial...

Farmers begin to trade maize on electronic receipt system

The Government has made a major breakthrough in the uptake of the Warehousing Receipt System (WRS) after a Maize farmer group from Njoro became the first small scale farmers to adopt the electronic system. The...
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China and US pledge climate change commitment

China and the US say they are committed to working together and with other countries on tackling climate change. It comes after several meetings between Chinese climate envoy Xie Zhenhua and his US counterpart John...

Concerns raised over safety of meat from supermarkets

World Animal Protection has raised concern about the safety of pork and poultry meat from supermarkets after a recent study found significant bacterial contamination on these products.  The study which was conducted between April and July 2020 saw a total of...
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