Mwingi (Kenya)

Type: City
Name: Mwingi (Kenya)
Country: Kenya
Latitude: -.93
Longitude: 38.07
population: 11,219
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Eyes of Africa: An ophthalmology internship in Kenya

Mwingi District HospitalGeoffrey Collett and Dr. Karimurio in the operating theater at Mwingi District Hospital.Source (all): Geoffrey CollettA medical studentdescribes his time inKenya assisting theophthalmology departmentW hen I initially considered ... [Published Eye World - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Kenya: Drought-Hit Farmers Bank On Goats As New Currency

By Isaiah EsipisuMwingi — Faced with increasingly scorching heat and drought that have lasted two years in Kitui County in Eastern Kenya, a community banking group has moved their investments to a new climate-resilient currency: goats.The small-scale ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Mui Coal Basin denies Sh20m state funding

THE Mui Coal Basin Blocks C and D Community Liaison Committee has not received Sh20 million from the national government for its operations, chairman Eric Mutua has said.He denied reports attributed to the committee's vice chairman Wathe Nzau, who was ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Kora park to be sanctuary for lions

By KITAVI MUTUAMore byWildlife conservationists have embarked on plans to turn the entire Kora National Park into a lion sanctuary to shore up the big cats’ numbers.The sanctuary is meant to promote the vast park as an exclusive tourist destination in ... [Published Daily Nation - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Too many minerals, too many uncertainties

By KITAVI MUTUAMore byThe scramble for the mineral wealth in Kitui County has begun in earnest as the region shapes up to be Kenya’s mining hub.The potential wealth underground has seen the county become the centre of attraction for exploration for various ... [Published Daily Nation - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Mui coal basin team gets Sh20m

THE Community Liaison Committee for the Blocks C and D of the Mui Coal Basin in Kitui county have received Sh20 million for their operations.Wathe Nzau, vice chairman of the committee said on Saturday the funding is the first in two-and-half-years of ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya: Kitui County Larger Mwingi Sub County EWS Drought Monitoring Bulletin - May 2014

Source: Government of KenyaCountry: Kenya Situation Overview  The onset of short rains ceased during the third dekad of April. No rains were received in May. The weather was characterized by hot and sunny days followed by warm and cloudy nights. ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 03 2014 - Updated Jun 03 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya: Kitui County Larger Mwingi Sub County EWS Drought Monitoring Bulletin - April 2014

Source: Government of KenyaCountry: Kenya Situation overview The onset of short rains started during the second dekad of March. Temporal and spatial distribution varied across livelihood zones with Mixed farming livelihood zone receiving a better ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 03 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya: Kitui County Larger Mwingi Sub County EWS Drought Monitoring Bulletin March 2014

Source: Government of KenyaCountry: Kenya Situation overview The onset of the long rains season started earlier than normal on 13th of March 2014. The spartial and temporal distribution is poor especially in the Marginal mixed livelihood zone which ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]

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"But with this kind of climate, which has dried up even the most resilient pigeon peas on our farms, no other crop can easily survive" said Elizabeth Nguuti, a farmer from the Kithambioni Self Help Group in Kithambioni village, in the county's Mwingi region
"Members had to dig deeper into their pockets to finance our activities" he said

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Eyes of Africa: An ophthalmology internship in ... [Published Eye World - Sep 11 2014]
Kenya: Drought-Hit Farmers Bank On Goats As New... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 10 2014]
Drought-hit Kenyan farmers bank on goats as new... [Published AlertNet - Sep 10 2014]
Mui Coal Basin denies Sh20m state funding [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 05 2014]
Kora park to be sanctuary for lions [Published Daily Nation - Aug 30 2014]
Too many minerals, too many uncertainties [Published Daily Nation - Aug 30 2014]
Mui coal basin team gets Sh20m [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 26 2014]
Kenya: Mwingi County Drought Monthly Bulletin f... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 12 2014]
Kenya: Kitui County Larger Mwingi Sub County EW... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 19 2014]
Kenya: Kitui County Larger Mwingi Sub County EW... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 03 2014]
Kenya: Kitui County Larger Mwingi Sub County EW... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]
Kenya: Kitui County Larger Mwingi Sub County EW... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 14 2014]
Kenya: Kitui County Larger Mwingi Sub County EW... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jan 29 2014]
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Kenya: Mwingi County Drought Monthly Bulletin f... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 12 2014]
Source: Government of KenyaCountry: Kenya Situation overview No rainfall was reported in July. The condition of natural vegetation and pasture is fair in quality and quantity across all livelihood zones with a deteriorating trend with the exception ...
Kenya: Kitui County Larger Mwingi Sub County EW... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 19 2014]
Source: Government of KenyaCountry: Kenya Situation Overview  The onset of short rains ceased during the third dekad of April. No rains were received in May. The weather was characterized by hot and sunny days followed by warm and cloudy nights. ...
Kenya: Kitui County Larger Mwingi Sub County EW... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 03 2014]
Source: Government of KenyaCountry: Kenya Situation overview The onset of short rains started during the second dekad of March. Temporal and spatial distribution varied across livelihood zones with Mixed farming livelihood zone receiving a better ...
Kenya: Kitui County Larger Mwingi Sub County EW... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]
Source: Government of KenyaCountry: Kenya Situation overview The onset of the long rains season started earlier than normal on 13th of March 2014. The spartial and temporal distribution is poor especially in the Marginal mixed livelihood zone which ...
Kenya: Kitui County Larger Mwingi Sub County EW... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 14 2014]
Source: Government of KenyaCountry: Kenya Situation overview No rains were received during the month of January and this is normal at this time of the month. The weather was characterized by hot and sunny days followed by warm and cloudy nights. ...
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