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November 2, 2017 6:54 AM Miraa chewing time law back as court dismisses case

The High Court has dismissed a case filed by miraa farmers on the control of chewing time. Justice Chacha Mwita dismissed the case by Kenya Miraa Farmers and Traders Association (Kemifata) against National Authority for the Campaign against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (Nacada) for failing to attend court. “The case has been dismissed for want of prosecution 333

October 22, 2017 6:56 PM Scores escape death after building collapses in Nakuru town

Scores of people in Nakuru town narrowly escaped death when a building on Mburu Gichua Road collapsed on Sunday evening. Hundreds of people were forced to scamper for safety as huge debris started falling from the four-storey building known as Mukoh House. “I heard a huge bang as I was selling miraa to a customer and we both had to scamper for safety 45

September 19, 2017 8:10 AM Miraa traders cash in on shortage in Somaliland

Miraa traders from Kenya are cashing in on a shortage being experienced in Somaliland following the disruption of the business by conflicts in Ethiopia’s Oromia and Somali regions. Ethiopia supplies most of the miraa consumed in Hargeisa, Somaliland and Djibouti but recent ethnic conflicts have cut off transport from the miraa growing areas. In Ethiopia 21

August 29, 2017 4:17 PM Traders, shoppers embrace new carrier bags

Kenyans on Monday appeared to have embraced the ban on plastic bags, with most small-scale traders and hawkers using recommended packages for their merchandise. In many parts of the country, shoppers were seen carrying environment-friendly alternatives such as the non-woven carrier bags and various types of baskets as the ban took effect Monday 52

August 29, 2017 4:49 AM Kenya: Traders, Shoppers Embrace New Carrier Bags

Kenyans on Monday appeared to have embraced the ban on plastic bags, with most small-scale traders and hawkers using recommended packages for their merchandise. In many parts of the country, shoppers were seen carrying environment-friendly alternatives such as the non-woven carrier bags and various types of baskets as the ban took effect Monday 37

August 25, 2017 7:09 AM High court to deliver ruling in plastic bag ban case

The High Court is Friday expected to rule on whether a ban on plastic bags will take effect at the end of the month. Manufacturers are seeking temporary suspension of the new regulations, pending a case in which they’re challenging the directive by Environment cabinet secretary Judy Wakhungu. They argue that there was no public participation that informed 15

July 23, 2017 10:00 PM President Kenyatta commissions Sh2.5 billion Isiolo International Airport

By PSCU, ISIOLO, Kenya, Jul 23 – President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday commissioned the Sh2.5 billion Isiolo International Airport, a key plank of the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia-Transport (LAPSSET) Corridor project. The airport is strategically located for miraa, beef and fresh produce exports from Kenya’s Lower Eastern region. Speaking at the event 17

July 20, 2017 6:39 AM Varsity student denies terror claims as police circulate his photo among wanted terrorists

A university student wanted over terror links has taken to the social media to deny the links. Police had said they among others want Salad Tari Gufu for grilling over terrorists’ plans to attack Boni Forest following pressure they are facing in Somalia. Police and intelligence officials said the terrorists are trooping to Lakta belt near Boni Forest 13

June 24, 2017 9:00 PM President Uhuru outlines his achievements as he woos Mt Kenya

President Uhuru Kenyatta and DP William Ruto address residents of Meru county at Maua stadium during a rally. (Photo: DPPS) The Jubilee Government has taken unprecedented measures by upgrading miraa to a cash crop and making billions of shillings available to cushion farmers, President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Saturday. The President said his administration 26

June 24, 2017 2:45 PM President Kenyatta touts steps taken by Government to boost miraa farming

President Uhuru Kenyatta Saturday said the Jubilee Government has taken unprecedented measures by upgrading miraa to a cash crop and making available billions of Shillings to cushion farmers. He said his Administration has for the first time given miraa farmers the attention and State support denied them by previous administrations. The President dismissed 19