Over 500 families to spend nights in the cold as their houses are demolished

Over 500 families will be forced to spend nights in the cold after their houses were demolished at Athinai estate in Mogotio, Nakuru County. The inhuman act got the families-majority of who are squatters unaware as bulldozers landed on their houses while they were still asleep. Tango auctioneers who carried out the demolitions stated that they were acting on a court order obtained by the sisal estate owner Mr. Harry Horn. According to the director of the auctioneer firm Mr. John Muthee,the land owner procured their services after the squatters…

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22 million set aside to boost fish farming in Nakuru

The County Government of Nakuru will provide capacity building to the Lake Naivasha Beach Management Unit to enable them protect the Lake. Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui says Lake Naivasha holds the wealth of Naivasha Sub County hence need to ensure good management. “We are aware that Lake Naivasha holds the wealth of Naivasha Sub County, prompting us to manage this resource well” he said. He spoke on Wednesday when he joined Principal Secretary of Agriculture and Fisheries Prof Micheni Ntiba in marking World Fisheries Day at Kamere Beach in Lake…

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Lake Nakuru National Park – On the brink of falling off the cliff?

As we pootled the town of Nakuru towards the gate of Lake Nakuru National Park on that Saturday morning, excitements rented the inside of our car. In the website, we had read of how the park was a “beautiful wildlife haven.” Colourful photos of Flamingos, Rhinos and all types of animals and bird species, the park was said to be priding of homing, were all enough to whet our desires to come and watched the animals in real life! This was also coupled with the cheaper entrance fee. The first snag……

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Shocking revelation – Environmental degradation costs Africa billions of dollars

The degradation of the ecosystem costs Africa 68 billion US dollars (Kshs. 6,800,000,000,000) annually. Africa also loses up to 6.6 million tonnes of potential grain harvest capable of meeting the calorific needs of up to 31 million people. The shocking revelations have been made by the African Office of the United Nations Environment at UNEP, Gilgil. In a press release made through the head of communication Mr. Mohamed Atani, the organization also reveals that Africa further loses an estimated 48 billion US dollars in post-harvest losses. Mr. Atani adds that…

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