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TAITA-TAVETA eXPRESS

TAITA-TAVETA eXPRESS

News and reports from Taita-Taveta County
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Articles : 14
Since : 13/09/2015

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Surrender unlawfully acquired land  or else...Mwandawiro warns

Surrender unlawfully acquired land or else...Mwandawiro warns

Investors in Taita-Taveta county who are holding onto huge chunks of land acquired illegally have been asked to forfeit it to the local communities or face Mugabe- like invasion. Addressing wananchi at Mwatunge outpost in Mwatate sub-county during a harambee in aid of survey work for Mwasima Mbuwa Welfare Association, former Wundanyi MP and SDP nat
I want to be the first Women Rep with disability in the country, says Taita-Taveta MCA

I want to be the first Women Rep with disability in the country, says Taita-Taveta MCA

A nominated MCA in Taita-Taveta County is determined to be the first women rep with disability in the country. Rosina Kisochi who has spent virtually all her life on a wheelchair after she was struck by polio at the age of one, says she is determined to champion issues of women empowerment and especially the rights of the girl-child so that they ca
Time to tame graft in Taita-Taveta County

Time to tame graft in Taita-Taveta County

That the monster of corruption has permeated all aspects of Kenyan’s lives is not in doubt, but when it comes to leadership, the matter becomes grave. Day in day out we are bombarded with reports about graft allegations, some of which end up being substantiated. Disturbingly, no “big fish” has ever being fried to serve as an example to their
Two former Voi mayors to wrestle with Lay for Taita-Taveta Women Rep

Two former Voi mayors to wrestle with Lay for Taita-Taveta Women Rep

Two former mayors in Voi are among those challenging Joyce Lay as Taita –Taveta Women Rep. Pricillah Mwangeka who served as Voi mayor for ten years says she is determined to wrestle with Lay for the women’s seat in the county given her leadership record while serving as mayor. “I have had a lot of interaction with women in the county during m
Shot in the arm for macadamia farmers in Taita-Taveta

Shot in the arm for macadamia farmers in Taita-Taveta

Macadamia is set to become a key cash crop in Taita-Taveta County, with four major companies buying over 240 tonnes of nuts from the county last year. Jungle Nuts bought 160 tonnes, Kenya Nuts(60 tonnes)Farm Gates(30 tonnes) and Ten Senses Africa(TSA)(20 tonnes). The major producing areas of the so-called “wondernut” in Taita-Taveta are Kidaya-
Lobby against community land bill,Mruttu challenges Coast MPs

Lobby against community land bill,Mruttu challenges Coast MPs

Coast MPs have been challenged to lobby against the proposed community land bill which if passed as it is, will lead to alienation of huge chunks of the regions’ land especially the ranches. Addressing the public in Mwatate during events to mark this years’ Mashujaa Day celebrations, Taita-Taveta governor John Mruttu pointed out that Coast regi
Mwatate:County headquarters lost in slums

Mwatate:County headquarters lost in slums

Mwatate town, the designated county government headquarters for Taita- Taveta is among the Coastal towns that require a master plan to guide its expansion to address the various challenges facing it. The town has in the recent past seen an increase in land speculators rushing in to acquire plots before prices skyrocket owing to the vast development
Taita-Taveta politics:Fresh fallouts as political party primaries near

Taita-Taveta politics:Fresh fallouts as political party primaries near

Fallouts in the major political parties continue to be felt in Taita-Taveta county barely a month before the party primaries in April. Among the casualties are the Jubilee Party(JP), the ruling coalition where a number of aspirants have bolted out to seek the endorsement of fringe parties supporting JP Presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta. Kanu ,
Taita-Taveta CA in fresh bid to impeach Mruttu over incomptent CECs and chief officers

Taita-Taveta CA in fresh bid to impeach Mruttu over incomptent CECs and chief officers

The Taita- Taveta County Assembly has threatened to start a fresh move to impeach governor John Mruttu over his failure to discipline and sack incompetent and corrupt county executives and chief officers. The county assembly particularly took the governor to task over his failure to dismiss three county executives who had been deemed unfit to hold