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Govt to release record cash payout in livestock insurance program

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Govt to release record cash payout in livestock insurance program
SAGANA, Nyeri, 5 March — President Uhuru Kenyatta will this week formally launch cash payouts to support pastoralists to purchase fodder and animal feed for their stock until the drought comes to an end. Vulnerable pastoralists in Mandera, Marsabit, Isiolo, Tana River, Turkana and Wajir counties will benefit from the Sh215 million payout. The payments under the Kenya Livestock Insurance Programme will target 12,604 registered pastoralist households in the seven   Read More ...
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Tags: Animal Husbandry |  Government |  Insurance |  Livestock |  Herding |  Herders | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Coast |  Tana |  North Eastern |  Mandera |  Eastern |  Marsabit |  Central |  Nyeri |  Rift Valley |  Turkana | 
Sh32m cotton contract farming for Tana River growers
Cotton farmers in Tana River County will benefit from a Sh32 million contract with State agencies and textile firms to offer a ready market for their crop. The money will be used for farm inputs, credit, provision of extension services and linking them to the market. Anthony Mureithi, the head of fibre crops directorate at the Agriculture Food Authority (AFA), said the initiative is part of other strategies being fast-tracked   Read More ...
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China Wu Yi writes off Sh10bn road contract from its books
China Wu Yi has written off from its books the Sh10 billion contract for the upgrade of Garsen-Witu-Lamu Road in the ongoing high-stakes bidding tussle with H Young. The firm has, however, downplayed the loss of the tender to the local rival contractor saying it will not affect its 2016 revenues. China Wu Yi was in July awarded the tender for the project but the Public Procurement Administrative and Review   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Coast |  Tana |  Lamu |  Asia |  E. Asia |  Garsen | 
State firm Tarda loses ownership of 25,875-hectare land in Tana River
The High Court in Malindi has revoked a 45-year lease by a State Corporation of an irrigation project that runs into thousands of acres in Tana River County. Justice Oscar Angot of the Malindi Environment and Lands court revoked the lease by the Tana and Athi River Development Authority (Tarda) of 25,875 hectares of Tana Delta Irrigation Project (TDIP) land. Justice Angot allowed the petition by the Tana River County   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Coast |  Kilifi |  Tana |  Eastern |  Machakos |  Malindi |  Mavoko |  Athi River | 
Kenya governors put to task over their expenditure
Kenya governors put to task over their expenditure The Senate Public Accounts and Investments Committee has questioned governors over expenditure under their watch. Governors Evans Kidero (Nairobi), Hussein Dado (Tana River), Amason Kingi (Kilifi) and Julius Malombe (Kitui) appeared before the Kisumu Senator Anyang Nyong'o-led watchdog team to answer to audit questions over spending in the 2013-14 financial year. Auditor General Edward Ouko in his report raised a number of   Read More ...
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Lamu, Turkana set for power grid link
plans to connect two counties to the national grid by November in a Sh950 million plan. Hola in Tana River County and Lodwar in Turkana County will join Garissa and Lamu counties, which were connected to the grid last month. Kenya Power chief executive Ben Chumo said the firm has set aside more than Sh3.5 billion to connect the four counties to electricity by November. He said the company last   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Coast |  Tana |  Lamu |  North Eastern |  Garissa |  Rift Valley |  Turkana | 
Bura town’s only slaughterhouse is shut down
The Department of Veterinary Services in Tana North sub-county has shut down the only slaughterhouse in Bura town due to poor sanitation and further warned traders against engaging in illegal slaughter of livestock. The area’s veterinary officer, Dr Anderson Njau, closed down the facility indefinitely early this week and warned that stern action will be taken against anybody found selling meat and those involved in unlicensed slaughter of livestock. The   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Coast |  Tana |  Bura | 
Corporates set up Sh1.5 billion fund to improve water supply
Corporates set up Sh1.5 billion fund to improve water supply Corporate firms last week launched a Sh1.5 billion endowment fund to improve Nairobi’s water supply and boost farmers’ earnings. The money will go towards conservation efforts to protect Tana River, which feeds Ndakaini Dam that supplies 85 per cent of the capital city’s water. The river benefits farmers in Murang’a, Nyeri and Nyandarua counties. The companies that have committed to   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nairobi |  Coast |  Tana |  Central |  Murang'a | 
Crazy Monday: Lamu and Tana river counties get Sh200m as North Eastern Counties left out of medical special grant
A special grant of Sh200 million has been proposed by the treasury to be disbursed to counties of Lamu and Tana River to reinforce capacity of two major referral hospitals.   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Coast |  Tana |  Lamu |  North Eastern | 
Lamu and Tana river counties get Sh200m as North Eastern Counties left out of medical special grant
A special grant of Sh200 million has been proposed by the treasury to be disbursed to counties of Lamu and Tana River to reinforce capacity of two major referral hospitals.   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Coast |  Tana |  Lamu |  North Eastern | 
Crazy Monday: Lamu, Tana river get Sh200m as North Eastern Counties left out of medical special grant
A special grant of Sh200 million has been proposed by the treasury to be disbursed to Lamu and Tana River counties to reinforce capacity of two major referral hospitals.   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Coast |  Tana |  Lamu |  North Eastern | 
Lamu, Tana river get Sh200m as North Eastern Counties left out of medical special grant
A special grant of Sh200 million has been proposed by the treasury to be disbursed to Lamu and Tana River counties to reinforce capacity of two major referral hospitals.   Read More ...
Categories: Business |  Health | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Coast |  Tana |  Lamu |  North Eastern | 
Tana River, Lamu to get Sh400m boost for hospitals
The Ministry of Health is set to release at least Sh400 million this financial year to fund health facilities in Tana River and Lamu where cases of maternal mortality are still rife due to home births.   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Coast |  Tana |  Lamu | 
Tana Delta master plan boost for Mumias
A plan for companies and the local community to co-exist in the Tana River Delta has been finalised, offering a boost for investors eyeing the region.   Read More ...
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