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Kenya Power supply line restored after four-hour nationwide blackout

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Kenya Power supply line restored after four-hour nationwide blackout


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Kenya : From river of life to river of death

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Heavy rains in Samburu County leaves several places flooded
Police in Kisii County have launched investigation into the mysterious murders of two night guards. Elsewhere, learning in schools within Maralal town and its environs has been adversely affected by heavy rains that continue to pound the larger Samburu County leaving several areas flooded.   Read More ...
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Use electricity to create employment, urges Keter
Energy Cabinet secretary Charles Keter has urged Kenyans to take advantage of access to electricity to invest in income-generating activities. He said land in the Kisii region was shrinking and investments would help locals to be self-reliant. Speaking at Nyamemiso, Kisii county where he commissioned the Last Mile project on Friday, he said 250 houses would be connected to electricity in the area in two weeks at a cost of   Read More ...
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Kenya Power supply line restored after four-hour nationwide blackout
Kenya Power has restored electricity after a technical fault resulted in a four-hour nationwide blackout on Saturday. Power supply to North Rift, Western Kenya, South Nyanza, Kisii, Mt. Kenya and some parts of Central Kenya was restored shortly after 10am. The company was experiencing a technical challenge, caused by tripping of the main supply line - Olkaria Nairobi 220KV - that disrupted electricity in most parts of the country. "This   Read More ...
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Crazy Monday: Bid to improve forest cover launched
A State corporation has embarked on a programme to improve forest cover in the lake region. The Lake Basin Development Authority (LBDA) said in the programme, bamboo growing would be made a commercial venture. Lake Basin Development Authority MD Evans Atera (second left) during a tree planting exercise in Kisii on Sunday. He called on residents to plant more fruit trees and bamboo forests. [Photo: Eric Abuga/Standard] As demand for   Read More ...
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Bid to improve forest cover launched
Bid to improve forest cover launched A State corporation has embarked on a programme to improve forest cover in the lake region. Lake Basin Development Authority MD Evans Atera (second left) during a tree planting exercise in Kisii on Sunday. He called on residents to plant more fruit trees and bamboo forests. [Photo: Eric Abuga/Standard] As demand for wood surges, several bamboo species are now being used for different purposes   Read More ...
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Heavy rains in Kenya leave trail of destruction
Heavy rains in Kenya leave trail of destruction Speaking at a fundraiser in Kitutu Chache North, Water Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa said areas that receive adequate rainfall should be able to harvest the water. Residents of Got-Agulu in West Yimbo are living in fear after a bridge connecting the village to other areas was washed away by floods. The bridge was built more than 40 years ago and connects Got-Agulu   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nyanza |  Kisii |  Kitutu Chache |  Marani | 
Heavy rains to disrupt business Wednesday, warns Met
The Meteorological Department has warned of storms and heavy rains that are expected to disrupt business Wednesday and Thursday at the Coast and west of the Rift Valley. The heavy rains are expected in Kwale, Mombasa, Kilifi, Tana River, Lamu, Kericho, Narok, Kisii and Bomet counties. “Residents and all involved in economic activities in the mentioned areas are advised to be on the lookout for heavy downpours which are likely   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Coast |  Mombasa |  Kwale |  Kilifi |  Tana |  Lamu |  Rift Valley |  Narok |  Kericho |  Bomet |  Nyanza |  Kisii | 
Weatherman warns rains could bring businesses to standstill
The Meteorological Department has warned of storms and heavy rains that is expected to disrupt businesses today and tomorrow (Wednesday) at the Coast and west of the Rift Valley. The heavy rains are expected to pound Kwale, Mombasa, Kilifi, Tana River, Lamu, Kericho, Narok, Kisii and Bomet Counties. “Residents and all involved in economic activities in the mentioned areas are advised to be on the lookout for heavy downpours which   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Coast |  Mombasa |  Kwale |  Kilifi |  Tana |  Lamu |  Rift Valley |  Narok |  Kericho |  Bomet |  Nyanza |  Kisii | 
Weatherman warns rains could bring businesses to standstill
The Meteorological Department has warned of storms and heavy rains that is expected to disrupt businesses today and tomorrow (Wednesday) at the Coast and west of the Rift Valley. The heavy rains are expected to pound Kwale, Mombasa, Kilifi, Tana River, Lamu, Kericho, Narok, Kisii and Bomet Counties. “Residents and all involved in economic activities in the mentioned areas are advised to be on the lookout for heavy downpours which   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Coast |  Mombasa |  Kwale |  Kilifi |  Tana |  Lamu |  Rift Valley |  Narok |  Kericho |  Bomet |  Nyanza |  Kisii | 
Kenya : From river of life to river of death
From river of life to river of death Pollution of a major river in the great South Nyanza has been blamed for recent cholera deaths in Migori County. River Riana, shared by three counties - Kisii, Migori and Homa Bay - was identified as the source of the killer waters. But how did this formerly clean-water river become a source of deadly dirty water? Samuel Owiti, 73, remembers how River   Read More ...
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