Taita Taveta County

First Lady launches an empowerment poultry program in Taita Taveta

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First Lady launches an empowerment poultry program in Taita Taveta


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Taita-Taveta Governor Granton Samboja says he is firmly in office in spite of degree query

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Taita-Taveta Governor Granton Samboja says he is firmly in office in spite of degree query


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Man surrenders to police after killing two children in Taita-Taveta County

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Man surrenders to police after killing two children in Taita-Taveta County


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Taita-Taveta County government introduces new dress code for employees

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Taita-Taveta County government introduces new dress code for employees


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Keep relief food coming to Taita Taveta, new leaders tell Jubilee

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Keep relief food coming to Taita Taveta, new leaders tell Jubilee


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Governor-elect Samboja picks former PS for top job

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Governor-elect Samboja picks former PS for top job


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Coast: Eighty year old woman raped, beaten in Taita Taveta

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  • More than 76 politicians file election petitions
    More than 76 politicians file election petitions

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    SUMMARY By 3pm Tuesday, six petitions had been filed challenging the election of governors in Embu, Taita Taveta, Garissa, Mandera, Kirinyaga and Tana River counties The petitioners for MPs seats include Mary Emasse’s of Jubilee in Teso South. Former Shinyalu MP Silverse Anami, who contested as an independent candidate, has filed a petition against the election of ODM’s Justus Kizito Those challenging the election of a governor, senator, woman representative or MP are required to pay the High Court Sh30,000 and an additional Sh100,000 security More than 76 politicians had filed election petitions by Tuesday
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    Categories: Politics & Government | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Taita-Taveta |  Garissa |  Mandera |  Embu | 

Politics & Government

  • Taita-Taveta County government introduces new dress code for employees
    Taita-Taveta County government introduces new dress code for employees

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    VOI, KENYA: Taita-Taveta County Government has introduced new dress code for the county staff while on duty. According to the County Chief of Staff who is also the Governor Granton Samboja's Private Secretary Philemon Mwaisaka the new code will see the employees dress decently. The former Permanent Secretary said male workers would be required to put on suits and ties while on duty while the female staffs would not be allowed to put on "provocative dresses"
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    Categories: Politics & Government |  Life & Style | 
    Tags: Government |  County governments |  Styles |  Dressing | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Taita-Taveta | 

Sports

  • Over 6000 athletes to part in Madoka marathon
    Over 6000 athletes to part in Madoka marathon

    , kbc.co.ke

    Over 6000 athletes are expected to participate in the 12th edition of Madoka Half marathon that was launched Wednesday at Athletics Kenya offices in Nairobi. The half marathon will be held on 21st this month in Mwatate, Taita Taveta County. After winning the 2016 edition, Hosea Mwok from West Pokot and Lucy Cheruiyot from Elgeyo Marakwet are expected to feature in this year’s edition as they seek to defend their titles
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    Categories: Sports | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nairobi |  Taita-Taveta |  Mwatate |  Mwatate |  Mwatate | 

Business

  • Kenya to export polished gemstones through new value addition centres
    Kenya to export polished gemstones through new value addition centres

    , capitalfm.co.ke

    The Ministry of Mining has established the country’s first gemstone value addition center in Voi, Taita Taveta County to enhance the value of minerals. Mining Cabinet Secretary Dan Kazungu said the move will allow the country to fetch competitive prices at the international market as they will be exporting finished goods. Value addition will include cutting, polishing and heat treatment. It will also include identification and certification
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    Categories: Business | 
    Tags: Markets |  Exports | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Coast |  Taita-Taveta |  Voi | 

Society & Culture

  • Five relatives transporting body killed in Mwatate accident
    Five relatives transporting body killed in Mwatate accident

    , the-star.co.ke

    Five family members died on Thursday night in an accident involving the matatu they were travelling in and a canter on Voi-Mwatate road. The matatu was heading to Mwatate from Voi when it hit the other vehicle, said Taita Taveta police commander Fred Ochieng. It was ferrying mourners to Ngulu area in Werugha when the accident took place at Landi area
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    Categories: Society & Culture | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Coast |  Taita-Taveta |  Mwatate |  Voi | 

Education

  • Taita Taveta varsity to open Mining centre
    Taita Taveta varsity to open Mining centre

    , the-star.co.ke

    The German Academic Exchange Service, Kenya and the German Embassy tomorrow will open the Kenyan-German Centre of Excellence for Mining, Environmental Engineering and Resource Management in Taita Taveta University. A statement from the embassy said the ceremony will be attended by Mining CS Dan Kazungu, Governor John Mruttu, the German Ambassador Jutta Frasch and head of the DAAD Kenya Office Helmut Blumbach
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    Categories: Education | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Taita-Taveta | 

Travel & Recreation

  • Bringing water to Kenya’s drought-stricken wildlife
    Bringing water to Kenya’s drought-stricken wildlife

    , straitstimes.com

    VOI, KENYA (AFP) – In a wildlife sanctuary in southern Kenya the relentless sun has bleached savannah grasses and dried up rivers, turning water holes first into muddy pits and now, dust bowls. Herds of elephant, buffalo and zebra have gathered near one of the holes, where for six months, pea farmer Patrick Mwalua has been delivering water to them in a rented blue truck. After the rains
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    Categories: Travel & Recreation | 
    Tags: Wildlife | 
    Places: Kenya |  Coast |  Taita-Taveta |  Singapore |  Voi | 

Life & Style

  • Coast: Eighty year old woman raped, beaten in Taita Taveta
    Coast: Eighty year old woman raped, beaten in Taita Taveta

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    An elderly woman is fighting for her life in hospital after she was attacked and raped. According to residents, churchgoers yesterday found the 80-year-old woman unconscious in the bush at Lushangonyi village. The police and relatives said the woman was attacked as she walked to Lushangonyi shopping centre in the morning. Suffered head injuries "The suspect waylaid the victim as she was going to the shopping centre
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    Categories: Life & Style | 
    Tags: Women | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Coast |  Taita-Taveta | 

Law & Crime

  • Locals storm Wundanyi court after magistrate releases suspected defiler
    Locals storm Wundanyi court after magistrate releases suspected defiler

    , the-star.co.ke

    Business at the Wundanyi law courts came to a standstill on Wednesday after residents stormed the institution. The lot demanded the transfer of a magistrate for releasing a suspect accused of defiling a schoolgirl. Sauti ya Wanawake - lobby group, residents and pupils from Nguraru Primary School stormed the court premises. They asked for senior principal magistrate Nicholas Njagi to be removed from the station for failing to act professionally
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    Categories: Law & Crime | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Coast |  Taita-Taveta |  Wundanyi | 

Science & Nature

  • Tsavo Heritage Foundation seeks to grow 40 million trees to reclaim Tsavo ecosystem  
    Tsavo Heritage Foundation seeks to grow 40 million trees to reclaim Tsavo ecosystem  

    , kassweekly.co.ke

    The Tsavo East and Tsavo West National Parks which, together, comprise Africa’s largest wilderness reserve and holds one third of Kenya’s total elephant population. In 2011 Tsavo East National park received 260,000 local and international visitors and by 2015 this number had dropped to a shocking 75,200. Tsavo West had a similar trajectory, receiving 98,900 visitors in 2011 and just 32,900 by 2015 The pilot phase starts this year and will begin with four counties of Nairobi, Makueni, Taita Taveta, and Mombasa with the rest of the counties joining the project in 2018
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    Categories: Science & Nature | 
    Places: Kenya |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Coast |  Taita-Taveta |  Kibwezi |  East Kibwezi |  Tsavo |  Tsavo West Park |