Malachi Motano is a Nairobi based Journalist who writes on matters of Science (Health, Agriculture, environment, climate change and education) with more than ten years experience on different media platforms  ranging from Newspapers, radio and TV stations, again on different capacities thus as a News Stringer, contributor to staff reporter, editor, producer and anchor. He can be reached at motanomalachi@gmail.com
ICT Competition
EDUCATION NEWS Technology Uncategorized

Kenyan student  becomes second in Huawei’s Sub-Saharan Africa ICT competition

  The State Department for Post Training and Skills Development from Ministry of Education in Kenya  encourages partnership like  Huawei’s efforts in upskilling the youth in ICT through partnering with national governments and local tertiary institutions. According to the  Principal Secretary Alfred Cheruiyot, the  ICT Competition is a good platform for ICT students to develop […]

CS-Munya
BUSINESS NEWS

Kenya to establish special economic zones in key cities

  By Malachi Motano Industry and trade Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya says several towns such as Kisumu, Mombasa, Athi River, Nakuru, Narok, Isiolo and Machakos as potential hosts of the special economic zones. “The government is banking on setting up special economic zones in key towns to drive Kenya’s industrialization agenda,”Munya Special Economic Zones are […]

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Agribusiness BUSINESS NEWS

Tea farmers cry foul as prices fall by 17 percent

By Malachi Motano The increased tea volumes and economic sanction imposed on Iran has seen saw prices reduce by 17 percent between July and December last year, leaving tea farmers starring at lower earnings. Data with Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) indicates that  average price of KTDA teas between July and December 2018 sharply dropped […]

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Agribusiness BUSINESS NEWS

Kenya to issue farmers with e-fertilizer voucher to access subsidized fertilizer

By Malachi Motano The Government will  now issue farmers with an e-fertilizer voucher to enable them access the subsidized fertilizer in future. According to Agriculture Cabinet Administrative Secretary Andrew Tuimor, ther move is part of the government’s ambitious 10 year ambitious 400 billion shillings agriculture transformation strategy that is expected to eliminate traders from the […]

Bursary
EDUCATION NEWS Uncategorized

Narok County to prioritize education-Tanui

  By Malachi Motano Narok Governor Samuel Tunai says his Government will prioritize education to ensure no child is left behind from obtaining formal education. According to the Governor, there has been a significant improvement in performance in the national examinations, after the county injected 3 billion shillings towards improving infrastructure in both public primary […]

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COUNTY BRIEFS EDUCATION NEWS

Taita Taveta County gives Ksh. 40 million bursaries to over 7500 students

  By Malachi Motano “My administration has increased the annual bursary allocation from Ksh 24 million to Ksh 85 million,” says the County Governor Granton Samboja. He says the latest bursary disbursement brings to Ksh 60 million the amount of money paid out to beneficiaries in the region in the 2018-2019 financial year. He was speaking […]

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EDUCATION NEWS

KUSO presents a petition on extra-judicial killings of Varsity students to Parliament

  By Malachi Motano The Kenya University students organisation (KUSO) has presented a petition to the national assembly (Parliament) on the ‘escalated’ cases of extra-judicial killings of university students. The Petitioners led by KUSO President Anthony Manyara say extra-judicial killing of students by police has been on the rise where last year (2018) over four […]