Kericho County

Governors to start Rapid Response Initiative to address sugar crisis

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Governors to start Rapid Response Initiative to address sugar crisis


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NHC to put up 6,000 housing units in eight counties in the next three years

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NHC to put up 6,000 housing units in eight counties in the next three years


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Kericho, Nandi, Kisumu governors tour volatile areas on county border

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Kericho, Nandi, Kisumu governors tour volatile areas on county border


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Political parties charade lock out people living with disability

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Political parties charade lock out people living with disability


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Don’t push to postpone exams, Misori tells leaders

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Don’t push to postpone exams, Misori tells leaders


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Police in Kericho arrest two people suspected of trafficking 14 minors

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Police in Kericho arrest two people suspected of trafficking 14 minors


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Kericho mum of four gets triplets, asks Governor Chepkwony for help

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Kericho mum of four gets triplets, asks Governor Chepkwony for help


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  • Political parties charade lock out people living with disability
    Political parties charade lock out people living with disability

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    Minority groups across the country have been locked out of nomination as political parties reward cronies and family members with the slots. The most affected are people with disability who are visibly missing from a number of county assemblies. In at least 17 counties, including Kwale, Kilifi, Taita Taveta, Makueni, Nyandarua, Nyeri, Murang'a, Turkana, West Pokot, Baringo, Laikipia, Nakuru, Narok, Kericho, Bungoma, Busia and Kisii, no single person living with disability was nominated
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Politics & Government

  • Sossion on his own in NASA, we'll vote Uhuru - Kericho, Bomet KNUT bosses
    Sossion on his own in NASA, we'll vote Uhuru - Kericho, Bomet KNUT bosses

    , the-star.co.ke

    KNUT officials in Kericho and Bomet counties have declared support for President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election on October 17. Uhuru will face NASA candidate Raila Odinga in a re-run following the nullification of his victory by the Supreme Court. Kericho branch secretary Stanley Mutai said they are not party to KNUT secretary general Wilson Sossion's claim that all teachers have switched allegiance to NASA
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    Categories: Politics & Government | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Kericho |  Bomet | 

Sports

  • How bust up changed AFC tactics: Feuding Leopards duo return to save Ingwe’s blushes
    How bust up changed AFC tactics: Feuding Leopards duo return to save Ingwe’s blushes

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    Ghanaian and Ugandan strikers’ standoff forced Hall’s hand against Zoo Kericho. AFC Leopards have explained why they opted to start with their lead striker Gilbert Fiamenyo and Allan Kateregga on the bench in Sunday’s 1-1 Kenyan Premier League match draw against Zoo Kericho in Machakos. AFC head coach Stewart Hall took the controversial decision to drop the duo to the bench after they were involved in a bust up after their mid-week 1-0 defeat to Sony Sugar
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    Categories: Sports | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Rift Valley |  Kericho |  Western | 

Business

  • I went from selling ‘mitumba' clothes to winning road tenders worth millions
    I went from selling ‘mitumba' clothes to winning road tenders worth millions

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    I went from selling ‘mitumba’ clothes to winning road tenders worth millions Charles Kipngeno Langat, a former second-hand clothes seller at the Kericho open air market is slowly building his name as one the most reliable indigenous road contractor in the county. For most people, road construction is the preserve of deep-pocketed companies. But Charles Kipng’eno Langat, 47, is changing this perception and showing residents of South Rift that the
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    Categories: Business | 
    Tags: Tenders | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Kericho | 

Family & Parenting

  • Kericho police launch probe into child trafficking syndicate
    Kericho police launch probe into child trafficking syndicate

    , kbc.co.ke

    Police in Kericho have launched investigations into a suspected child trafficking syndicate, following the interception of three buses ferrying children to an unknown destination. Kericho Deputy OCPD Nathan Sanya says the vehicles were intercepted on their way to Nairobi from Busia with 14 children on board. The buses were intercepted at different locations near Kipsitet and Londiani, following a tip off from members of the public
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    Categories: Family & Parenting | 
    Tags: Children |  Child trafficking | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nairobi |  Kericho |  Kipsitet | 

Society & Culture

  • Nine people perish in Kericho road accident
    Nine people perish in Kericho road accident

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    Nine people died in a road accident at Nyaberi along the Kericho-Kisumu highway yesterday. The 3.30pm accident occurred when a lorry heading towards Kisumu collided head-on with a matatu belonging to Wareng Luxury Shuttle, which was travelling towards Kericho from Eldoret. When the The Standard team arrived, the bodies were still at the accident scene and rescuers were still trying to remove the injured from the mangled wreck of the matatu
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Education

  • Education CS Fred Matiang'i oversees start of KCSE exam
    Education CS Fred Matiang'i oversees start of KCSE exam

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    Education Cabinet Secretary Dr Fred Matiang'i braved the chilly Kericho morning weather to lead a high powered delegation of senior education and security officers to oversee the distribution of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination papers. Dr Matiangi arrived at Kericho County Commissioner Muktar Abdi’s office at 6:45AM to oversee the distribution of the highly guarded KCSE examination and to mark the commencement of the examination in the country
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    Categories: Education | 
    Tags: Examinations |  Education systems |  8:4:4 | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Kericho | 

Farming

  • Tea farmers in South Rift want government to waive loans
    Tea farmers in South Rift want government to waive loans

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    Tea farmers in South Rift want government to waive loans BOMET, KENYA: Small scale tea growers supplying their green leaves to Kenya Tea Development Authority (KTDA) managed factories in Bomet and Kericho wants the government to waive loans used in building factories in the region. The farmers said loans amounting to billions of shillings taken by KTDA on their behalf to build satellite factories in the region has seen a
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    Categories: Farming | 
    Tags: Farmers |  Horticulture |  Crops |  Tea Farming |  Tea Farmers | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Rift Valley |  Kericho |  Bomet | 

Law & Crime

Life & Style

  • 6 Easy ways to care for and improve your hairline
    6 Easy ways to care for and improve your hairline

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    Many women suffer from thinning hair edges. A thinning hairline is referred to as traction alopecia. It is mostly connected to poor styling techniques and use of damaging hair products. ALSO READ: Be inspired by Soin's skilled 'chair masters' So how do you protect your hairline from damage? Since the front hair is very fragile, avoid strong chemicals used for dyeing or relaxing. Some of these chemicals literally burn your
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    Tags: Women | 
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