Tired of living in fear due to a pack of stray lions, some Taita Taveta.
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.
By Renson Mnyamwezi Many constructions have stalled due to lack of building materials in the.
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.
“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.
Four people have died in rain related incidents in Voi, Mwatate and Taveta in the recent past. Among those who died are two children.