Makueni (Kenya)

Type: City
Name: Makueni (Kenya)
Country: Kenya
Latitude: -1.8
Longitude: 37.610001
population: 20,681
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Mobile soil testing kits to benefit farmers in Eastern Kenya

Farmers in Eastern Kenya are benefiting from a mobile soil testing kit that has seen them improve on their soil health.Quest Agriculture company has a mobile soil testing kit which does soil sampling analysis for farmers based on topography. The company ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - 13 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Governor Kivutha Kibwana looks to Nairobi to save his job

By HENRY GEKONDEMore by Much of what the first-time visitor to Makueni County sees speaks of adversity and isolation. The narrow two-lane highway that takes you from Machakos Town into Makueni passes through barren hilly territory.Along the way, certain ... [Published Daily Nation - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Senate will become laughing stock if it entertains impeachment bid on Kivutha

Calls for reconciliation as the solution to the Makueni County mess pitting Governor Kivutha Kibwana and the County Assembly members are, in the main, well-meaning.However, they are unrealistic.It is too late in the day to entertain hopes of reconcil ... [Published Daily Nation - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Deadly ‘makua’ is back with venom; will Makueni County survive?

Today - 10:53 GMTMakueni, Kenya: Huge poisonous snakes known locally as makua were once dreaded in Makueni County for their deadly bite. And despite their decrease, they have recently resurfaced in another form; politics.When a recent shooting in Makueni ... [Published Gold Industry Today - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Here are the 24 Miss World County beauties who made it to the finals

Abigael NjokiAnab HalikiAnne WanjikuBernice MugambiCaroline NdungeCelestine AwuorCelestine Nyaboke.Charity MwangiDoreen KathambiFaith MusivaGladys KokiIdah NgumaLucy AmtallaLucy WachiraMagdaline JerutoMargaret muchemiMercy MelitaNabaya NteteNasriwa F ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Legislator sues NLC over land

Kibwezi West MP Patrick Musimba has sued the National Land Commission and The Kenya Railways Corporation over the procedure used in acquiring their land for the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway.KRC is undertaking the construction of the railway ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya: Makueni County Drought Monthly Bulletin for September 2014

Source: Government of KenyaCountry: Kenya SITUATION OVERVIEW The drought early warning stage for the month of September is Alert and the trend is deteriorating. No rainfall was reported was reported in September, the month was hot and sunny. The ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Why the Senate should now play more of a doctor’s role than that of protector

By FRANK MUTULUMore by For close to half a century, Kenyans were resigned to the fact that the government did very little, if anything at all, to harness opportunities for nationwide development.But in the two decade-long constitutional review, the demand ... [Published Daily Nation - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Two students arrested over teacher’s murder

By JOHN KISUMore by Police in Makueni have arrested a form four student and a class eight pupil over the killing of a teacher in Wayona village, Makueni CountyThe two were arrested over the killing of the 48 year-old woman who was a teacher at Wayona ... [Published Daily Nation - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya: Makueni peace efforts stepped up

Source: Kenya Daily NationCountry: Kenya In Summary Dr Malombe, however, warned of a possible dissolution of the county government if the efforts failed They said they were in touch with Prof Kibwana and their deliberations were for the good of the ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya: Senators Reject Dissolution of Makueni Assembly

By Jane GoinNairobi — The Senate intends to conduct a probe on the Makueni conflict pitting the Governor and Members of the County Assembly in a bid to find a solution to the ongoing crisis.The probe to be held between October 14 and 16 will see Makueni ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Bodyguards among 3 people charged over Makueni shooting

Six people were injured during the shooting that occured on Tuesday. Photo/FILE.MAKUENI, Kenya Sept 26 – Two bodyguards are among three people charged over the Tuesday shooting incident that left six people wounded in Makueni.The two identified in court ... [Published CapitalFM Kenya - Sep 26 2014]

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"Leaders of Makueni County have had enough time to solve their wrangles but it is now evident that they have failed to get solutions on their own. I feel the people of Makueni should be given a fresh mandate to decide on the people they want to represent them but through an electoral process" Ruto said
" They are not one and the same thing. That is not true" , he said of the campaigns
"This is a House sitting that does not warrant attendance by any principled legislator who cherishes democracy and his people" said Wandayi
"My jealousy of husband's love for our daughter drove me to the brink of suicide" Every week, mum Zoe Richards waits for the telephone to ring... When she hears her beloved

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PROTECTING DOGS AND PEOPLE IN KENYA : update on... [Published 4 Traders - 9 hours ago]
Mobile soil testing kits to benefit farmers in ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - 13 hours ago]
Governor Kivutha Kibwana looks to Nairobi to sa... [Published Daily Nation - Oct 20 2014]
Senate will become laughing stock if it enterta... [Published Daily Nation - Oct 18 2014]
Deadly ‘makua’ is back with venom; will Mak... [Published Gold Industry Today - Oct 18 2014]
EXTREME WOMEN: Three sports fanatics on their l... [Published Daily Nation - Oct 17 2014]
Legislator sues NLC over land [Published The Star (Kenya) - Oct 17 2014]
Kenya: Kajiado County Drought Monitoring and Ea... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 17 2014]
Here are the 24 Miss World County beauties who ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Oct 16 2014]
Kenya: Makueni County Drought Monthly Bulletin ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 16 2014]
Why the Senate should now play more of a doctor... [Published Daily Nation - Oct 14 2014]
Two students arrested over teacher’s murder [Published Daily Nation - Oct 14 2014]
Dissolve Makueni County to end wrangles, says Ruto [Published East African Standard - Oct 13 2014]
Having a gun is the new status symbol in Kenya,... [Published Daily Nation - Oct 12 2014]
Politics: Dissolve Makueni County to end wrangl... [Published East African Standard - Oct 12 2014]
Pesa Mashinani not part of CORD's Okoa Kenya: Ruto [Published News24 - Oct 11 2014]
Wetang’ula wants Eugene appointed AG [Published The Star (Kenya) - Oct 11 2014]
The Counties: I'll not succumb to selfish inter... [Published East African Standard - Oct 11 2014]
Devolution acid test for Jubilee govt, says Isa... [Published Daily Nation - Oct 10 2014]
The Counties: Kibwana's impeachment regrettable... [Published East African Standard - Oct 10 2014]
Makueni MCAs give Kibwana the boot [Published CapitalFM Kenya - Oct 09 2014]
Kenya: Makueni peace efforts stepped up [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 09 2014]
Rebasing our national politics and states [Published Business Daily Africa - Oct 06 2014]
Politics: Govt insensitive to PEV victims, say ... [Published East African Standard - Oct 06 2014]
KMA warns levies by counties on cargo could imp... [Published Business Daily Africa - Oct 05 2014]
The Counties: I am ready for fresh elections, s... [Published East African Standard - Oct 05 2014]
Kenya: Ethuro: This is where we differ with CJ ... [Published East African Standard - Oct 05 2014]
Time to Kill Political Intolerance [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 04 2014]
HAVE PIRATES BECOME OUR KINGS? IS VIOLENCE THE ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Oct 03 2014]
Uhuru to address Parliament Monday [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - Oct 03 2014]
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Kenya: Kajiado County Drought Monitoring and Ea... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 17 2014]
Source: Government of KenyaCountry: Kenya Situation Overview The county experienced dry and cold weather conditions in the month of September. Some “off season” light rains were experienced in the last dekad of August and in the 2nd dekad of September ...
Kenya: Makueni County Drought Monthly Bulletin ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 16 2014]
Source: Government of KenyaCountry: Kenya SITUATION OVERVIEW The drought early warning stage for the month of September is Alert and the trend is deteriorating. No rainfall was reported was reported in September, the month was hot and sunny. The ...
Kenya: Makueni peace efforts stepped up [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 09 2014]
Source: Kenya Daily NationCountry: Kenya In Summary Dr Malombe, however, warned of a possible dissolution of the county government if the efforts failed They said they were in touch with Prof Kibwana and their deliberations were for the good of the ...
Kenya: Makueni County Drought Monthly Bulletin ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 22 2014]
Source: Government of KenyaCountry: Kenya SITUATION OVERVIEW The County was at the Alert stage of the drought early warning cycle. And the trend was deteriorating in the Marginal Mixed Farming livelihood zone. The water situation in the Marginal ...
Kenya: GIEWS Country Brief: Kenya 19-September-... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 22 2014]
Source: Food and Agriculture OrganizationCountry: Kenya FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT Erratic and below-average rains affected the 2014 “long-rains” season crops Below-average conditions of grazing resources in most pastoral areas of Eastern and North-Eastern ...
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