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Nakuru activist launches campaign to ban plastics

By Njoki Maina James Waikibia, a social media activist based in Nakuru is leading a campaign seeking to ban plastic bags nationwide. The campaign which is running on twitter and facebook aims at sensitizing Kenyans against use of plastic bags that are below 100 microns. “I am targeting policy makers because they are the ones who bring change,” he told ...

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Makueni County Government procures certified seeds for farmers

Makueni County Government has procured 34.6 metric tonnes of assorted seeds valued at Sh7M to be distributed to farmers across the county before the onset of the expected El Nino rains. Out of the total, seeds worthy Sh2.4M will be dispersed to Kilili/Nzaui ward residents as a project under the 2015/2016 budget while the rest will be shared among the ...

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Public schools have adequate infrastructure, reveals report

There are enough toilets in public schools for both boys and girls considering the high numbers schools have recorded since the free primary and subsidized secondary education started. Going by the pupil to toilet ratio, the facilities are not only adequate, but also favorably comparable to those in private schools. The 2014 Basic Education Statistics booklet reveals that while public ...

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Nyeri golf charity to raise funds for a cancer hospital

Couple months ago the conversation about Cancer in Kenya was given a shot in the arm with Kenyans on Twitter gaining global recognition for pulling off a fundraiser for one Jadudi’s treatment overseas. This was particularly encouraging because most of the time Kenya’s online community is engaged in analyzing government woes and back and forth verbal attacks on each other. ...

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Makueni County Assembly wants County Government to hire a resident pathologist

  Members of the Makueni County Assembly (MCAs) want the Department of Health to hire a resident pathologist to serve at the County Referral Hospital. In a motion tabled by MCA for Kitise / Kithuki ward Julius Mwalali on Thursday, the assembly argued that a resident pathologist would enable residents of Makueni to obtain postmortem services at a subsidized fee ...

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