NCPB Releases Subsidized Fertilizers To North Rift Farmers

The National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) has increased subsidised fertilizer to the North Rift region following farmers’ outcry over shortages and high prices. “We received complaints from farmers over…

Women Making Gains In The Manufacturing Sector

A survey shows that Kenyan women are dominating in top mechanized jobs, although men still own most businesses. International Women’s Day this year celebrated women who were breaking the bias…

Kibaki Laid To Rest, Accorded Full State Honours

Kenya Defense Force officers carry the remains of the late former President of Kenya, Mwai Kibaki at Othaya Approved School Grounds in Othaya, Nyeri County on April 30, 2022. Kibaki…

Union Welcomes Changes At KPA Top Management

Dock Workers Union (DWU) has described the recent changes at the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) top management as a positive move towards enhancing efficiency at both the Ports of Mombasa…

Kericho Embarks On Waste-To-Energy Project

Kericho County has intensified efforts aimed at managing waste which has for years been a major global challenge especially in developing nations. In partnership with Practical Action, the County government…

Muslims To Celebrate Eid-Ul-Fitr On Monday

Muslims around the world are set to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Monday after the completion of fasting during the holy month of Ramadhan. The Muslim faithful are expected to converge at…

Kenyan pastoralists: how changing livestock markets could reduce conflict

Over nine million Kenyans are pastoralists out of a total population of 50 million. Together they hold livestock worth over US$1 billion. Livestock is their source of food, health, and…

Drivers of electoral violence in Kenya: red flags to watch out for

Kenya’s National Cohesion and Integration Commission recently listed 23 counties that are considered potential violence hotspots ahead of the country’s August 2022 elections. This mapping is part of the commission’s…

A gloomy May Day awaits Nigerian workers

Imagine you live alone and walk into a local food market in Lagos, the Nigerian commercial capital, to buy a week’s worth of basic food items. In less than 15…

President Kenyatta Announces 12 Percent Minimum Wage Increase For Kenyan Workers

President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced a minimum wage increase of 12 percent with effect from today, 1st May 2022, to cushion workers against further erosion of their purchasing power. Noting…