Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Tea to implement policies facing the sector

Senate  Ad  Hoc  Committee  on Tea  to implement policies facing the sector
The Senate Ad Hoc committee on Tea has assured Kisii residents that its going to enact laws to better tea farming facing the sector in Gusii region.
The tea  farmers  have been decrying  over the numerous  taxation, delay in the  collection of the green  leaves,  marketing,  cartels  hawking  tea v  and low payment on the bonuses.
Speaking when they paid a courtesy  call  to the Kisii Governor, the chair  Aaron  Cheruiyot  said their coming is crucial as it grants the Senate an opportunity to get firsthand information and views of farmers and other stakeholders in regard to the very crucial cash crop.
The  chair  said  that  tea  farmers  have been  earning  low  bonus  income due to cartels  who purchase  at throw  price.
" We should  come up  with  the policy  to safeguard our farmers,  it really hurts  us  on what our farmers  are earning, " said Cheruiyot .
Mr Cheruiyot  said that on the issue  of bonuses   said that the policy should  protect  all the farmers  to  earn  bonuses  equally.
According to him bonuses  has been  varying   from one  region  to…
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Don’t Pamper Fight Against Corruption Says Otundo

A kisii based Human rights activist Rachel Otundo (Pictured Above) has expressed her depression over what the government is doing to tackle corruption in the country terming it as a public relations exercise.   Speaking to journalists in her office, she said that it’s a letdown for the government to act busy all over sudden whereas the cases of corruption have been existing.   “What is the magic that will be done in order to curb down corruption completely?”, she posed adding that the trend of fake seriousness have been witnessed in the past over fighting corruption but only to engage Kenyans on other issues blanketing the whole monster. READ: 
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Mp calls for the Disbandment of NYS

Nyamira County Member of Parliament Jerusha Momanyi has urged the government to disband the national youth service (NYS) over mismanagement of funds and corruption.

She said the NYS has since lost meaning and instead has been turned into a way of few individuals enriching themselves in a fraudulent manner.

"We can not have the NYS being misused and enriching few individuals through corruption where we are losing a lot of public funds fraudulently, I want to…

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Kenya police Sacco society opens branch in Kisii

Kenya police SACCO Society has launched their sixth branch in Kisii which will be serving members in south Nyanza region.
Speaking at Ufanisi Hotel, the chairman of the Kenya police Sacco society FOSA David Matengwa said the Sacco is aiming at improving financial solutions and improve service delivery to its members.
He noted that the Sacco is looking forward to open two other branches in kakamega and Nakuru as they hope to increase the number of its members…
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Police on the spot over harassment of bodaboda riders.

 
Bodaboda riders from Keroka town want the Independent Police Oversighting Authority (IPOA) to take up a case where one of them was allegedly brutalized by policemen.
According to the Nyamira County Bodaboda riders association Bernard Orindo and his Masaba Counterpart Dominic Babu, Dancan Ombaye was beaten and grievously harmed by three Administration Policemen who had forced him to carry them from Keroka Town to their work station at Tondori, where Sub county offices are situated.
   
The rider is said to have lost control of the motorcycle on a steep road and toppled over, making them fall due to their weight.
A medical treatment report indicated that the victim had suffered visible inflammations on…
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