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Ahero rice farmers get more land under irrigation

January 25, 2021 admin 0

National Irrigation Authority Western Kenya Schemes Manager Joel Tanui takes Irrigation PS Joseph Irungu and his entourage through a presentation (PHOTO: Kevine Omollo) KISUMU, KENYA: Rice production in Nyando is expected to increase following the […]

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Trapped flamingos of Lake Bogoria

January 25, 2021 admin 0

Flamingos at Lake Bogoria National Reserve in Baringo county on January 20,2021. [Kipsang Joseph, Standard] From afar, the sight of thousands of flamingos spread across Lake Bogoria is magical. But on taking a closer look, you notice […]

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Treasury cleared in Sh2b deal

January 24, 2021 admin 0

Telkom Plaza Head Office on Ralph Bunche Road. [Wilberforce Okwiri, Standard] The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) has cleared the National Treasury of wrong-doing in a protracted case accusing the government of ceding Sh2.4 billion […]

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Kenya, Tanzania plan animal census

January 24, 2021 admin 0

Narok Governor Samuel Tunai with Brian Heath, CEO Mara Conservancy during the Greater Serengeti Society meeting at Mara Serena, Masai Mara on Saturday. [Courtesy] Kenya and Tanzania will conduct a joint cross-border count of rhinos […]

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Kestrel Capital exits fund management

January 24, 2021 admin 0

The Nairobi Securities Exchange electronic trading screen (PHOTO: FILE) Investment firm Kestrel Capital East Africa is shutting down its fund management business in a move that will see one of the most prolific names at […]

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Mobius opens Sh330m factory

January 23, 2021 admin 0

Local carmaker Mobius Motors has opened a new Sh330 million manufacturing plant in Nairobi. Mobius Chief Operating Officer Nicolas Guibert said on Wednesday during the factory’s launch that at least eight units will be produced […]

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MPs plot new law to raise cost of drinking

January 23, 2021 admin 0

A KRA officer inspects alcoholic drinks in Nairobi to fish out businesses with no health and operating licenses. [Willis Awandu, Standard] The amount of money you spend on your favourite tipple could go up as […]