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Kenya Wildlife Service

Kenyan law enforcers to enhance interagency collaboration to combat wildlife crime

Kenyan law enforcers have resolved to foster inter-agency collaboration and cooperation to help combat wildlife crime in Kenya. The law enforcers who...

Kenya to recruit state-trained youth to fight desert locusts

Kenya will recruit trainees from the National Youth Service (NYS), country's premier vocational training institute, to boost the fight against desert locusts that are...
Kenya Wildlife Service

IFAW steps up efforts to combat wildlife trafficking in Kenya

The Kenya Wildlife Service(KWS) in partnership with International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) have kicked off training in Kenya to help Kenyan law enforcement...
“Proponents of the New Paradigm in Africa have a new milestone to celebrate, with the opening of a new segment of the Mombasa-Kisumu Standard Gauge Rail (SGR) line in Kenya. On October 16, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta led a celebration to open Segment 2A, a 120 kilometer (75 mile) extension from the capital (and current terminus) of Nairobi, to Naivasha, a large town northwest of the capital. Opening of this—admittedly rather short—segment nonetheless brings the SGR project one step closer to its planned destination: Kampala, the capital city of neighboring, landlocked Uganda.”

China & Russia-Africa Leads to Economic Growth; Not Debt Trap

Below you will read about the success of the second segment of Kenya’s Standard Gauge Railroad, and President President Cyril Ramaphosa’s firm refutation of...

Kenya’s airports to experience surge in number of passengers

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Sunday said the number of passengers using Kenya's airports will rise from the current 4.7 million...

Kenya bets on revamped artificial insemination to boost growth of livestock sector

Kenya has introduced a raft of measures aimed at revamping Artificial Insemination (AI) and boost the growth of the livestock sector that is key...
domestic air travel

Kenya to host annual travel convention

More than 200 professionals in the travel industry will meet in Kenya's resort town of Naivasha to discuss changing and emerging trends in the...
gunny bags

Kenya set to ban use of gunny bags to package farm produce

Kenya's Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Irrigation will in two months' time introduce new regulations that seek to ban the packaging of farm...

Two killed in accident on Kenya’s Nairobi-Nakuru highway

An upcountry trip for a family ended on a tragic note after the father and his ten year old daughter died in an accident...

Kenya’s resort town braces for high tourist arrivals amid festive season

Hoteliers in Kenya's resort town of Naivasha are bracing for over 100,000 visitors next week when the main festive season kicks off. ...
Maize farmer

Kenya unveils measures to boost maize production

The Kenyan government on Sunday announced a raft of measures including reducing cost of production in a bid to increase maize production in the...

Tension increases in Kenya as voting nears

Kenyan authorities should urgently investigate allegations of threats and intimidation between community members in Nakuru county’s Naivasha area, as the August, 2017 elections approaches,...
Lots of dead fish are seen on the bank of Salton Sea, a saline lake in Southern California, the United States, on April 29, 2016. (Xinhua/Yang Lei) (zw)

Kenya probes mysterious deaths of fish in Lake Naivasha

Kenya's fisheries officials and Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KEMFRI) on Wednesday launched investigations into the mysterious deaths of fish in Lake Naivasha. ...

Kenyan smallholder farmers unbowed despite ravages of lethal maize disease

The Maize Lethal Necrosis (MLN) that has been ravaging the critical staple crop across East Africa since 2011 is yet to diminish the passion...
Excerpt from 2013 Ghana Garden and Flower Show.

Kenya says demand for flowers in EU market rises ahead of Valentine

Demand for Kenyan flowers in the EU market has risen by five percent ahead of Valentine's Day, according to the flower industry. ...

Kenya: plane crash kills Polish tourist

Naivasha police commander Titus Munyoki who arrived at the scene soon after the accident confirmed that one middle aged woman had died after the...

Sept. 8 world news summary at 1530 GMT

VIENTIANE -- The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) concluded its 28th and 29th Summits and related leaders' meeting here on Thursday, with pledges...

Kenya flower farmers say high taxation scare away investors

KFC Chief Executive Jane Ngige said that this has been compounded by the entry of county governments which had doubled taxation adversely affecting farmers,...

Kenya’s electoral body to register 8 million new voters

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) said it will be seeking some 300 million U.S. dollars from the Treasury to conduct credible polls....
motor traffic accidents

Death from road accidents rise by 4.2 percent in Kenya

NTSA latest statistics released in Naivasha indicates that 2,357 Kenyans have lost their lives between January and Oct. 15 compared to 2,251 in the...

Kenya urges counties to embrace technology to up revenue base

Ruto said there is need for counties to automate their systems of revenue collection to ensure efficiency and prudent management of resources. "It is time...

East African police chiefs discussing new ways to curb transnational crimes

Police chiefs from Eastern African nations are meeting in Kenya to seek new ways of fighting terrorism and other transnational crimes in the region....

WHO urges Kenya to cautiously implement e-Health concept

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday asked Kenya to tread cautiously in implementing the e-Health concept. WHO Kenya Health Systems...

Kenyans urged to implement community policing over terror threat

Kenya's Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinett on Monday called on citizens to implement community policing to help fight terror attacks in the country....

Kenyan experts seek action to curb chemical residual rise in fresh produce

Kenyan experts on Sunday expressed concern over a sharp increase in chemical residual in fresh produce consumed in the country. The experts also called...

Kenyan pepper exports to EU could fall due to moth infestation

Kenya's pepper exports to the European Union (EU) risk a ban following the emergence of a new and lethal pest that has wrecked havoc...
China has started to destroy seized ivory in public

Kenyan police nab one with 2 pieces of ivory

Kenyan police and wildlife rangers on Monday arrested a suspect ferrying two pieces of ivory as the authorities intensify fight against poaching across the...

Kenya probes 3 tonnes of ivory seized in Thailand

The Kenyan government Thursday embarked on investigations to establish how the three tonnes of ivory seized in Thailand escaped security and custom officers at...

Kenya to begin the use of toll roads by 2017

Kenya plans to introduce toll roads in 2017 in order to improve expansion and level of maintenance of roads in the country, officials said...

Naivasha retreat: Jubilee Alliance Party issues left pending

The second parliamentary retreat at the Great Rift Valley Lodge attended by Senators, members of National Assembly and the Executive, seeks to identify the...