Makueni County

NASA demos are 'Luo mass action', other parts quiet, says Tuju

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NASA demos are 'Luo mass action', other parts quiet, says Tuju


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Land owners where Thwake Dam will be constructed to be compensated

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Land owners where Thwake Dam will be constructed to be compensated


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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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Kalonzo has been reduced to a beggar, Kamba leaders lament

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Kalonzo has been reduced to a beggar, Kamba leaders lament


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Makueni residents urge national government to upgrade roads

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Makueni residents urge national government to upgrade roads


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Man, 26, commits suicide in police cell toilet

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Man, 26, commits suicide in police cell toilet


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Two children die after eating figs, one hospitalised

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Two children die after eating figs, one hospitalised


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  • Land owners where Thwake Dam will be constructed to be compensated
    Land owners where Thwake Dam will be constructed to be compensated

    , kbc.co.ke

    The National Land Commission is this week expected to commence compensation of the remaining 387 affected land owners in Makueni County where Thwake Dam will be constructed. Irrigation Principal Secretary Zeinab Hussein says the national government has released 440 million shillings for the exercise. Already 2.2 billion shillings has been spent in compensating 1,403 land owners.
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    Categories: Real Estate | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Makueni |  Mbooni |  Kalawa |  Katangini |  Thwake | 

Politics & Government

  • Kalembe Ndile accuses NASA of plotting forceful takeover after August polls
    Kalembe Ndile accuses NASA of plotting forceful takeover after August polls

    , the-star.co.ke

    Former Kibwezi MP Kalembe Ndile has accused NASA of planning to take over country's leadership by force after August 8 polls. He claimed that the heckling of Jubilee Party leaders during a tour of Raila Odinga's home turf was a failed plan to cause chaos. Kalembe said he feels the youths wanted police to fire back and shoot people so that the opposition could stage a massive demonstration
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    Categories: Politics & Government | 
    Tags: Elections | 
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Sports

  • HANDBALL: NCPB stun Wote Fathers in Makueni Open Tournament
    HANDBALL: NCPB stun Wote Fathers in Makueni Open Tournament

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    National Cereals and Produce Board Board (NCPB) defeated Wote Fathers 22-15 as the Makueni Open Handball tournament started at Unoa Primary School Grounds yesterday. NCPB’s Cylus Muhandi emerged the top scorer of the match with six goals while his team mate John Wante scored four against his name. Brian Mandela and Ernest Onyango scored four goals respectively as top scorers for Wote Fathers. In another match at the same venue,
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    Categories: Sports | 
    Tags: Team handball | 
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Family & Parenting

  • Two children die of eating poisonous wild fruits, one hospitalised
    Two children die of eating poisonous wild fruits, one hospitalised

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    SUMMARY Two children from one familydie after eating wild fruits from common fig tree in Wayona village in Makueni County. Mbithe Mwende, (3), died at dawn and the other Mumbe Nduma, (5), passed on while undergoing treatment at Makindu hospital Two children from one family have died after eating wild fruits from common fig tree in Wayona village, Nguumo location, Makindu in Makueni County
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    Categories: Family & Parenting | 
    Tags: Children |  Family | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Makueni |  Makindu |  Makindu | 

Society & Culture

Education

  • Students of Makueni school protest principal's 'ruthless' punishments
    Students of Makueni school protest principal's 'ruthless' punishments

    , the-star.co.ke

    Students of a school in Makueni county marched to the sub-county headquarters in Kibwezi town on Monday in protest against their deputy principal. They walked about seven kilometres from Kalulini Boys' High School to the county education office and demanded Justus Mutiso's transfer. The boys accused him of issuing ruthless punishments. "We don't want him. He exhibits satanic behaviour when punishing us
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    Categories: Education | 
    Tags: Students | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Makueni |  Kibwezi |  Kibwezi | 

Farming

  • Farmers use bees to scare elephants off their land
    Farmers use bees to scare elephants off their land

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    Beehive fence to keep elephants away from farmlands near Tsavo in Makueni County. Elephants are known to run away from bees. [Photo: Peter Muiruri/Standard] Jacob Musyoki is a Form Two student at Kambu Secondary School near Mtito Andei, Makueni County. His bare homestead reflects the harsh lifestyle his parents, Stephen and Juliana Musyoki have been living for the last 30 years. As the eldest son in the family of five
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    Categories: Farming | 
    Tags: Beekeeping | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Coast |  Taita-Taveta |  Eastern |  Makueni |  Tsavo | 

Law & Crime

  • Amendments to election laws recipe for chaos, Mutula warns
    Amendments to election laws recipe for chaos, Mutula warns

    , thepeople.co.ke

    Makueni Senator Mutula Kilonzo Jnr has warned that the recent amendments to the election laws would be a recipe for chaos. Kilonzo said Jubilee lawmakers were not justified in forcing through the controversial amendments. He was speaking on Saturday at Nduu Primary School in Kilungu sub-county during a prize-giving day. “I hope the courts will reverse these laws, because if we go to elections with the amendments, the country risks
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    Tags: Elections |  Laws | 
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