Tana River (Kenya)

Type: City
Name: Tana River (Kenya)
Country: Kenya
Latitude: -1.5
Longitude: 39.5
population: 17,915
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Military taking over police work, warns report

By NATION REPORTERMore byDeployment of the military to combat internal security challenges will increase if the police service is not reformed in line with new realities, a report says.The report released by Think Security Africa (TSA) this month raises ... [Published Daily Nation - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ex- civic leaders urge the government to suspend issuance of  title deeds

Two  former civic leaders in  Tana  River  County on  Thursday urged the relevant authorities in both the central and county governments to  suspend the intended issuance of title deeds to area residents.Lagow Bundid (former Chewelle ward) Abdi Mogow ... [Published Kenya News Agency - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

County demands a Land Registry

The  Tana  River County Government has asked the National Land Commission to immediately set up a Land  Registry in the  county.The  County Executive Committee member in charge of  lands, Mr. Omar Wachu  Buketa, at the same time, said all land records ... [Published Kenya News Agency - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

NLC  to revert Coast public land to communities

The  National Land Commission  will use  the pending Community Land Bill to convert public land in the Coastal region into community land, a  commissioner said on Thursday.Commissioner  Clement  Lenachuru said by converting public land into community ... [Published Kenya News Agency - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Deploy more judges at the Coast - LSK

THE Law Society of Kenya has blamed the increase in land cases at the Coast on shortage of enough judges. Mombasa LSK branch chairman Erick Nyongesa the region deserve more judges to solve land desputes."The Judiciary has made Coast people feel left out ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Police agency revokes hiring of 1,215 recruits

By ZADOCK ANGIRAMore byThe recent police recruitment has been cancelled in 36 centres across the country after investigations exposed irregularities.The nullification, announced on Tuesday by the National Police Service Commission, will affect 1,215 recruits ... [Published Daily Nation - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

New Pageant to Celebrate Cultural Heritage

Amid all the claims of tribalism, a new pageant has been created to celebrate cultural heritage and cultural diversity in the country. The pageant called Miss Cultural Heritage is a platform on which people will be sensitised on cultural tourism as well ... [Published African Entertainer - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Tana River Governor Signs Bursary Bill

The Tana River County Government has unveiled a plan to improve the standards of education in the County.Among the strategies the Governor Hussein Dado intends to roll out was the introduction of a Bursary Fund kitty that will enable each ward assist ... [Published Kenya News Agency - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

MWARANIA: National security under threat: This is what must be done

By BEN MWARANIAMore byKenya is embroiled in a multiplicity of conflicts which are shaking the nation to its core. The incursion into southern Somalia, retaliatory terror attacks by Al-Shabaab on Kenyan soil, insurgency by armed militias, inter-tribal ... [Published Daily Nation - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya: More Cases of Wildlife Conflict

Residents of Jareroth, Garissa and the neighbouring Konaranamadha location in Tana River county have decried rising cases of human-wildlife conflict.They said in one month there have been several cases of residents attacked by wildlife.In the last month, ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya: Stop 'Victimisation in Police Swoops'

Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi has condemned victimisation of Muslims by security officers handling terror cases.He said it is sad that Muslims are always targeted on terrorist matters, despite the fact that many are innocent.Kingi was speaking in Malindi ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Militant Islamists shoot dead Muslim woman for refusing to wear a veil in Somalia

| Updated: 09:09 EST, 30 July 2014A Muslim woman has been shot dead by militant Islamists for refusing to wear a veil, her relatives have claimed.The woman was killed outside her hut near the southern Somali town of Hosingow by gunmen belonging to the ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 30 2014]

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...Governors, the head of the county assemblies Speakers Forum, Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA) and Transition Authority, Mrs Odhiambo said; "Budgets must be based on the Programme Based Budgeting Framework. The public must have participated in the budget making process, while allocations to foreign and domestic travel, hospitality, training and seminars should be guided by the Constitution Article 201 (d) on prudence."
He said that Kora held the key as far as tourism was concerned in Kenya "as it was the last haven that one could think about in terms of security, peace of mind and even space."
"They should have posted an environment judge and a land judge to Voi and Kwale courts to cushion residents from costs of long distances to the Mombasa High Court" Nyongesa said
"The Ministry of Interior and National Co-ordination will take appropriate administrative and disciplinary action against Sub-County commissioners, Ministry of Health against medical officers, Ministry of Education against education officers and the National Police Service against police officers found responsible and guilty for the malpractices complained about" Kavuludi said

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Ex- civic leaders urge the government to suspen... [Published Kenya News Agency - Aug 15 2014]
County demands a Land Registry [Published Kenya News Agency - Aug 15 2014]
NLC  to revert Coast public land to commu... [Published Kenya News Agency - Aug 15 2014]
Deploy more judges at the Coast - LSK [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 13 2014]
Kenya: NPSC Cancels Recruitment of 1,215 Police... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 13 2014]
Police agency revokes hiring of 1,215 recruits [Published Daily Nation - Aug 12 2014]
Kenya: Tana River County Drought Monthly Bullet... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 12 2014]
Ngilu launches Lamu County land survey [Published Daily Nation - Aug 10 2014]
Intrigues as teams probe big fish behind Lamu l... [Published Daily Nation - Aug 09 2014]
Country's Tourism In Dire Need Of Rescuing [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 08 2014]
New Pageant to Celebrate Cultural Heritage [Published African Entertainer - Aug 08 2014]
New Pageant to Celebrate Cultural Heritage [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 07 2014]
Tana River Governor Signs Bursary Bill [Published Kenya News Agency - Aug 06 2014]
LAPSSET Project Reignites Title Deed Debate in ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 05 2014]
Jubilee Using Lamu Land To Fool Kenya [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 05 2014]
President Uhuru, His Father and the Troubled Mu... [Published Individual.com - Aug 04 2014]
MWARANIA: National security under threat: This ... [Published Daily Nation - Aug 03 2014]
Katiba Corner: Dream deferred? Pastoralists, ri... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 03 2014]
Kenya: More Cases of Wildlife Conflict [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 31 2014]
Kenya: Stop 'Victimisation in Police Swoops' [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 31 2014]
Militant Islamists shoot dead Muslim woman for ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 30 2014]
Journalists Victims Of USAID 'Slow-down' [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jul 30 2014]
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Kenya: Tana River County Drought Monthly Bullet... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 12 2014]
Source: Government of KenyaCountry: Kenya Situation Overview The long dry spell has started and some areas have started experiencing water stress. Temperatures ranging between 25°C to 31°C. The pasture and browse condition is currently fair in both ...
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