Daily Nation
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27 Mar 2015 description
report Kenya Daily Nation

In Summary

  • Mr Labarakwe said many Kenyans had generalised insecurity in Mandera to be a problem in all northern Kenya counties.
  • “We are ready to pay a salary of up to Sh500,000 and provide decent housing to specialists willing to work in Marsabit.”
  • He said the county was targeting eight specialists but can only afford four.

By DAVID MUCHUI

The county government is offering incentives to attract specialist doctors after it failed to receive any application for advertised positions.

23 Mar 2015 description
report Kenya Daily Nation

In Summary

  • Noting that some farmers are still planting seeds from the previous harvest, scientists from public universities and research institutions said that this was one of the primary causes of poor production.
  • Dr Ochieng spoke Sunday during the launch of the Egerton Chapter of the Kenya University Biotechnology Consortium, in Nakuru.

A group of scientists have warned farmers against using the same type of farm inputs saying the trend was to blame for reduced yields.

23 Mar 2015 description
report Kenya Daily Nation

In Summary

  • They said all police reservists in the village had been killed either while guarding herders at grazing fields or helping in recovering stolen animals.
  • Mrs Amase broke into tears as she recalled how the bodies of the two, with bullet wounds in the head and abdomen, were brought in by herders.
  • Mr Auren Lokorie, a village elder, said they live in fear each day and the women are turning to brewing illicit liquor to provide for their children.

By SAMMY LUTTA

22 Mar 2015 description
report Kenya Daily Nation

In Summary

•About 1.6m face food shortage
•About 1.6 million people from 23 counties who are facing an acute food shortage due to failed rains began to receive food aid last month. •In the past decade Kiambu has metamorphosed from an agricultural county to a suburb with commercial houses taking the place of coffee bushes.

By VINCENT ACHUKA

20 Mar 2015 description
report Kenya Daily Nation

In Summary

•The official said the ministry would provide the affected families with 5,000 bags of maize seed, 5,000 bags of DAP fertiliser and 5,000 bags of top dressing fertiliser.

•“The ministry will also provide 2,500 beehives in Baringo North Sub-County alone. We are planning to have a 300-acre demonstration plot, where farmers will get hay for their livestock,” said Mr Koskei.

By WYCLIFF KIPSANG