BALALA MUST GO! Taita Taveta protesters say over frequent human-wildlife conflicts

Tired of living in fear due to a pack of stray lions, some Taita Taveta.

Hope as 28 ranches in Tsavo unite to form conservancies

Celestina Mshai is one of the women who have stuck out their necks in ranching business and is keen to cross over to conservancy. When she introduced herself as Mshai, I thought she was saying she was shy.

A member of the 96,000 acre Taita Ranch that also runs Satao tourist camp, she says ranching has been paying her bills but had run into problems in the last few years.

Taita Taveta lifts sand harvesting ban

Construction industry stakeholders opposed the ban over fears that it could derail ongoing works.

Ban had hit county’s revenue collection.

How sand harvesting and logging ban have impacted development in Taita-Taveta

By Renson Mnyamwezi Many constructions have stalled due to lack of building materials in the.

 In Lamu, a coal power plant faces opposition

At what cost will Lamu coal power plant be to Man and sea? If you.

Think outside the box on forest security

The wanton destruction of Kenya’s forests has been in the limelight following shocking footages of.

Police arrest drivers in Voi for transporting sand

Residents of Mbulia and Paranga complained that dozens of trucks, belonging to a local businessman, harvest tonnes of sand from their farms and local rivers.  

Youths deployed to protect endangered wood species

“We have secretly deployed the vigilant groups in strategic places and given them special telephone numbers they can alert my office whenever they intercept Lorries with sandalwood locally known as ‘Kijulu’. No lorry will be allowed to transport forest products outside the county,” warned Governor Samboja.

Entertainment for environment in Taita Taveta

Drought is increasingly becoming a national disaster since so many parts of the country have.

Hundreds displaced in Taita Taveta as rains wreak havoc

Four people have died in rain related incidents in Voi, Mwatate and Taveta in the recent past. Among those who died are two children.

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