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Communities around Iten town have opposed the construction of a Sh15 sewerage system and setting aside land for a cemetery due because cultural beliefs associate such projects with bad omen. Deputy Governor Gabriel Lagat has said the town faces a
May 25, 2013 The world's most unlikely track coach had never attended a meet in the United States. The map said New York, but the forecast of cool, rainy, windy weather stirred memories of a distant home. European Pressphoto Agency David Rudisha, a
Elgeyo Marakwet county has been rated as one of the leading in consumption and manufacture of chang'aa and busaa. The government has threatened to arrest parents who allow their children to engage in brewing and consumption of traditional brews.
West Pokot and Elgeyo-Marakwet counties have ruled out forceful disarmament in the fight against insecurity. The two counties' governors said they would rather consider dialogue and public participation in mopping up an estimated 50,000 illegal
Two counties have suspended the harvesting of trees in public forests. Nandi and Elgeyo-Marakwet governors said the decision was intended to stop the destruction of forests. They also said that loggers got the licences to fell trees irregularly. On
Rating In Summary At the 7km mark Isaiah Kiplagat, the London Olympics 5,000m finalist, claimed tentative leadership with Africa 10,000m champion Kenneth Kipkemoi hot on his heels. The lead changed hands thereafter with Kiptoo, who had finished
February 12, 2013 The buzz surrounding entrepreneurs and the business startup scene in the Midwest is growing louder. Million Cups, a program launched by Kauffman Labs for Enterprise Creation last April to bring together and engage
Nairobi Climate-linked temperature increases in Kenya's highlands are hitting one of the world's major training grounds for the world's long-distance runners, Kenyan athletes and officials say. "Our country is known for its high performance around
Sports minister Ababu Namwamba on Saturday commissioned construction works of the Lornah Kiplagat Sports Academy in Iten. The high altitude girls-only facility, founded by multiple distance running champion Lornah Kiplagat, is the second individually
Kiplagat acquired Dutch citizenship a decade ago after she married Pieter Langerhorst. Her husband, a Dutchman, is one of several high-achieving female athletes from the region who stirred their running talents while herding goats in public forests.