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Machakos development record is not magic says Governor Mutua

After being rated as the best Governor in Kenya, Machakos Governor Dr. Alfred Mutua is now encouraging other governors to work hard, if not follow his footsteps, to spur development in their respective counties. Mutua, a professional journalist who worked as a government spokesperson in the previous government believes with dedication and change of political ideology Kenya can transform into ...

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Uhuru, Kerry photo underlines irony of elephant poaching fight

A photo of President Uhuru Kenyatta and US Secretary of State John Kerry walking between two ornamental elephant tusks at State House has caused a stir online and underlined the tragic irony of Kenya’s fight against elephant poaching. Many Kenyans are shocked that State House would still be hanging on to decorative ivory tusks – authentic or not – given ...

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Ivory seizer suggests Kenya police involved in poaching

In a stunning development, it has emerged that part of the 3 tonne ivory haul seized in Thailand earlier this week included pieces of ivory that were previously in the custody of the Kenyan police as evidence. Pattaymail.com, a Thai news outlet, quoted Gen Dapong Rattanasuwan, the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, saying authorities had previously seized some of ...

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Richard Leakey has his work cut out for him as KWS Chairman

Dr Richard Leakey, the new Kenya Wildlife Services chairman, has his work cut out for him. Of the 302 parastatal appointments made by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday, Leakey occupies the office that perhaps has the brightest spotlight on it given the clear and present danger that poaching currently poses to Kenya’s wildlife population. The reality of this challenge was ...

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