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28 Jul 2016 description
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Kwale County Commissioner Kutswa Olaka said out of four Sub Counties, the most affected ones are Kinango and Lunga Lunga.

In Summary

•This came following the effects of low rainfall patterns which were experienced during the months of March, April and May forcing the residents to stare at hunger and starvation.

•Speaking during the launch at Kombani area in Matuga Sub County on Tuesday, Ministry of Devolution, Planning and Special Programmes Principal Secretary Josepheta Mukobe termed the situation as unfortunate.

27 Jul 2016 description
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Kwale County Commissioner Kutswa Olaka said out of four Sub Counties, the most affected ones are Kinango and Lunga Lunga.

By Farouk Mwabege

The government has launched a relief food program which is expected to benefit over 300, 000 residents of Kwale County.

This came following the effects of low rainfall patterns which were experienced during the months of March, April and May forcing the residents to stare at hunger and starvation.

13 Jul 2016 description
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The students started showing signs of cholera days after returning from a mid-term break.

By DERICK LUVEGA

At least 98 students of Nyang’ori Boys High School in Vihiga County have contracted cholera following an outbreak of the disease at the institution.

According to county health director Quido Ahindukha, five of the students have been admitted to Tigoi Dispensary while 93 have been quarantined at the school.

The students are reported to have started showing signs of cholera days after they returned from their mid-term break.

07 Jul 2016 description
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US to assist Kenya and the UN in their joint effort to repatriate 150,000 Somalis

The United States plans to assist Kenya and the United Nations in their joint effort to repatriate 150,000 Somalis from the Dadaab refugee camps this year, a State Department official said on Wednesday.

As part of this additional assistance, the US intends to contribute to a forthcoming special UN appeal focused on the Dadaab repatriations, said Margaret McKelvey, director of the Africa aid office in the State Department's Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration.

29 Jun 2016 description
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Most hit areas include Oldonyiro, Garba Tulla, Gafarsa, Mlango and Chari.

The drought in Isiolo could worsen in the next three months, a State agency has warned.

National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) coordinator Lordman Lekalkuli said abnormal livestock migration currently witnessed in the region was due to inadequate rainfall in March and April. He said poor pasture and inadequate water sources for more than 300,000 goats, 400,000 sheep and 200,000 cattle county-wide has forced livestock herders to move to neighbouring counties.