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Most Kenyans do not pay for water use, survey shows

Over half of citizens use water for free as they fail to pay for the commodity’s usage Women bear the brunt of water collection in Kenyan households Majority of Kenyans

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Kenya receives Sh4m food aid donation from Botswana

Over 3 million Kenyans in 23 counties are at risk of starvation President Uhuru Kenyatta appealed to international communities to support the country as it faces drought situation Kenya on

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News highlights- February 27 2017 Wamathai sworn in as Nyeri Governor

Wamathai sworn in as Nyeri Governor Nyeri Deputy Governor Samuel Wamathai was on Monday, 27 February sworn as Governor following the death of Nderitu Gachagua. The swearing in ceremony took

Latest news headlines- February 10 2017 Drought declared a national disaster

Government declares drought a national disaster The Government has declared the current drought affecting 23 arid and semi-arid counties and pockets of other areas a national disaster. Speaking after being briefed

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Interior CS Nkaissery belittles Sh1m drought mitigation pledge by counties

  Interior CS says pledge by governors towards drought crisis is ‘too little’ Nkaissery instead calls for a specific fund set aside for such disasters Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery has