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Ethnic minorities in Kenya

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For the last two weeks we have been visiting ethnic minorities in Kenya to better understand the issues that they are facing.   Last weekend we were at Embobut where we interacted […]

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Our solidarity with the Sengwer indigenous peoples

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Last week we visited the Sengwer indigenous peoples of Embobut forest in Elgeyo Marakwet County.  This is a community of about 33,187 people found in Embobut forest, Kapolet both of Elgeyo Marakwet, […]

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Family

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Tumetoka mbali sana. pic.twitter.com/RirmX7zdXn — Geoffrey Kerosi (@gkerosi) June 11, 2021 Sharing is Caring:

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Vaccinations against Covid-19 in Kenya

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In the FY 2020/21, the Government spent Ksh 7.6 billion to purchaseCOVID-19 vaccines.  In March 2021, the Government launched the National COVID-19vaccinations after receiving 1.1 million doses of AstraZeneca Vaccinefrom the COVAX […]

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CS Treasury budget speech key highlights

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The total enacted national budget is Ksh. 3.03 trillion which is less than the Ksh. 3.66 trillion proposed in the draft budget estimates submitted to the National Assembly.  Government proposes the licensing […]

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Sengwer of Embobut ethnic minority first engagement on public participation

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Members of the Sengwer Community participated for the first time on the budget forums organized by Elgeyo Marakwet  County. The Sengwer are found around Talau in West Pokot, Embobut in Elgeyo Marakwet […]

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How much will be allocated to each of the 3 arms of Kenyan government?

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Kenya’s National Assembly is expected to enact a KES 3.66 Trillion budget today. Out of this budget, the executive arm is likely to be allocated KES 1,800 billion. Judiciary is likely to […]

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Highlights of FY 2021/22 Kenya National Budget and Finance Bill 2021

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The overall budget for FY 2021/22 is estimated at Kshs. 3.66 Trillion. The budget for the three arms of Government is estimated at; The Executive (Kshs. 1,895.14 Billion), Parliament (Kshs. 46.61 Billion) […]

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“Tea farmers must get economic justice,” Thomas Ogato

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Tombe Tea Factory Directors are as follows:  James Makori Akuma James Kerosi Nyagisere  Nashon Mokua Ooga Tom Mboga  Janneth Bosibori Nyambane  Thomas Momanyi Ogato  Geoffrey Ogeto Michira  Tombe Tea Factory Company Limited […]

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TB Joshua: Influential Nigerian preacher dies at 57

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Nigerian preacher, TB Joshua has died at age 57. A post on his Facebook page which has an excess of 5 million followers, said “God has taken His servant”. Media reports say […]

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Queen Elizabeth to Host U.S. Joe Biden and Jill Biden at Windsor next week

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The British Queen Elizabeth will on 13 June host U.S. President Joe Biden and the first lady Jill Biden at Windsor.   Joe and Jill will already be in the UK participating […]

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Devolution Committee recommends Nakuru to be elevated to City Status

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  “After scrutiny, the committee has approved the application by Nakuru County to have Nakuru Municipality given city status,” Moses Kajwang – Chair Senate Devolution and Intergovernmental Relations    The Senate will […]

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President Uhuru Kenyatta Appoints 33 judges

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His Excellence President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed 33 judges to serve at the Court of Appeal, Employment and Labour Relations Court and the Environment and Lands Court. The judges appointed are as […]

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Stephen Seagul joined a Russian political party supporting Putin

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Stephen Seagul, 69, has joined A Just Russia Patriots For Truth party which is pro-Putin.  He announced this during a press conference where he called upon authorities to crackdown on companies “defiling […]

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Boy, 7, tied to pole and covered in honey to attract bees in cruel punishment by his dad

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A 7-year-old boy was tied to a pole and smeared with honey to attract bees by his dad as a punishment.   The boy, identified as Muhammad D, was punished with cruelty after […]

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Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could be removed from power in the next one week

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Benjamin Netanyahu’s opponents have announced that they have reached a deal to form a new governing coalition, hence the PM’s removal from power is eminent.   Benjamin has been Israel’s longest serving […]

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Happy International Sex Workers’ Day 2021

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International Sex Workers’ Day is observed every year on 2 June of every year. It is a day to honor sex workers and recognizes their difficult and exploited working conditions. On 2 June, 1975 […]

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Kenya’s Livestock Bill 2021 criminalizes freestyle beekeeping

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  A Livestock Bill 2021 is tabled at the Kenya’s National Assembly. Section 98 – 103 zeroes in on regulating beekeeping in Kenya. We do not know the motivation for this action […]

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Snowfall experienced in parts of South Africa and Lesotho

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Parts of South Africa and Lesotho have experienced snowfall turning them into winter wonderland.  The affected places are KwaZulu-Natal, the Eastern Cape, Free State and Lesotho. Many people in the above places […]

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Anthropologist and Archaeologist Keneiloe Molopyane named as an emerging Explorer

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The National Geographic has named Keneiloe Molopyane, Biological anthropologist and Archaeologist as one of the 15 Emerging Explorer cohort for 2021.  The emerging explorer is 34-years old and the first postdoctoral research […]

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Our journey to Tangul

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We traveled from Nakuru – Kitale and then onwards to Tangul in Elgeyo Marakwet.  From Kitale – Sibanga – Cherangani – Kapcherop- Kabiego – Tangul. This is a trip of 88.2 kilometres. […]

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Our solidarity with the Sengwer indigenous peoples

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Last week we visited the Sengwer indigenous peoples of Embobut forest in Elgeyo Marakwet County.  This is a community of about 33,187 people found in Embobut forest, Kapolet both of Elgeyo Marakwet, […]

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