Bumper harvest for Tsavo farmers as electric fence halts jumbo invasion

Bumper harvest for Tsavo farmers as electric fence halts jumbo invasion

One morning in the month of July 2015, Christine Muisyo, a small-scale farmer at Ndingai village neighbouring Tsavo National Park in Mwatate Sub-County woke up to every farmer’s worst nightmare.  Her entire crop was gone,...
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Efforts to extinguish Tsavo West fire underway

Kenya Wildlife Service is jointly working with Kenya Defence Forces, National Youth Service, Kenya Forest Service, County Government of Taita Taveta, conservation partners and the community to extinguish the latest fire in Tsavo West...

Clergy calls for review of COVID-19 church re-opening directives

A section of clergy in Taita-Taveta County have called for a review of COVID-19 church re-opening directives as they complained against barring people aged over 58-years from attending church services terming the move discriminatory...
Inmate at Manyani Maximum Prison tests positive for COVID-19

Inmate at Manyani Maximum Prison tests positive for COVID-19

An inmate at Manyani Maximum Security Prison in Taita-Taveta County has tested positive for COVID-19. This has since triggered concerns of a possible mass spread of the pandemic amongst other inmates at the second-largest penal institution...
Border communities urged to respect Kenya-Tanzania border closure

Border communities urged to respect Kenya-Tanzania border closure

Communities along the Kenya-Tanzania border have been urged to respect the border closure meant to prevent the spread of coronavirus between the two East African states. Coast Regional Commissioner (RC) John Elungata who toured villages...

Govt banks on Nyumba Kumi to fight Covid-19 cross-border transmission

On Monday afternoon as Tanzania government was announcing an alarming surge of 84 more Covid-19 confirmed cases, a Kenya Police helicopter was circling in Taveta skies in preparation for landing at a deserted Taveta...
Coronavirus screening stopovers erected along Kenya-Tanzania border

Coronavirus screening stopovers erected along Kenya-Tanzania border

Coronavirus screening stopovers will be erected at Rombo area of Taveta at the Kenya-Tanzania Border where travellers from Kajiado and migrants from Tanzania will be screened before they proceed to the Taita Taveta County. Taita...
Petty offenders released from Wundanyi GK Prison

Petty offenders released from Wundanyi GK Prison

23 petty offenders (20 men and 3 women) have been released from Wundanyi GK Prison in a process to decongest the prison. The recommendations were made by Resident Magistrate Hon. Emily Nyakundi and approved by...
KEMFRI carries out fishing sustainability survey on border lakes

KEMFRI carries out fishing sustainability survey on border lakes

Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KEMFRI) has partnered with Taita-Taveta County Government to conduct a scientific survey on Lake Challa and Jipe to explore modalities of sustainable fishing in the two lakes. Lake Challa...
Taita Taveta launches automated system to improve service delivery

Taita Taveta launches automated system to improve service delivery

Taita Taveta Governor Granton Samboja has launched an automated Performance Management System for members of his cabinet in a bid to improve performance and service delivery. Speaking in Mwatate Sub County office, Governor Samboja said...
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