2018

JANUARY 

 

The Star - Four counties to end feuds triggered by lack of pasture

Capital FM - Kenya’s elephant population on the increase

The Star - Kanini Kega proposes Bill for firms to process produce before export

The Star - Sh10m Laikipia livestock identification project to provide edge in meat market

People Daily - Cops recover 659 stolen cattle a day later

Daily Nation - Samburu community appeals Moi land case ruling

The Ecologist.org - How ancient pastoral communities across Africa are facing the new challenges to their way of life

Standard Digital - Over 10,000 heads of cattle tagged in Laikipia 

The Telegraph - Gilfrid Powys, rancher and conservationist – obituary

Daily Nation - Conservationists warn Grévy's zebra could become extinct

Standard Digital - Sh60 Million set aside for road repairs 

The Star - 10,000 cattle tagged to curb disease and monitor movement

Standard Digital - Leaders decry increased elephant attacks in Laikipia

The Star - 10 killed by jumbos in Laikipia in three months, MP alleges

Citizen Digital - Pastoralists to receive Ksh.100M boost in governors new deal

The Star - KWS well on the path to recovery

KBC - Livestock commercialization initiative launched

KBC - Counties partner in Key Kshs. 200m livestock project

KBC - Court upholds election of Laikipia Governor

Daily Nation - Cases against Laikipia Governor, Nyeri MCAs dismissed

Relief Web - Laikipia County: Drought Early Warning Bulletin for January 2018

 

FEBRUARY 

 

Standard Digital - British troops to be trained in Laikipia as UK pledges support

The Star - Bandits kill one, injure four and flee with cattle

KBC - Laikipia County to tag cattle for identification

Standard Digital - Isiolo slaughter house selected for meat processing in inter-county initiative

KBC - National govt disburses over Ksh.1 trillion to counties

KBC - Audit reveals loss of 500m shs in Laikipia County

The Star - Sh500m fictitious claims revealed by Laipikia audit

Citizen TV - Laikipia MCA charged in court with theft, destruction of property

Standard Digital - `Audit saves Laikipia county from losing Sh500M to ghost contractors and 

The Star - Ex-MP Lempurkel demanded suspect freed or he’d burn station, says police

SDE - Former ODM MP on the verge of losing a 118 acre farm to auctioneers

The Star - Teenager held with AK-47 rifle in Laikipia

The Star - Ex-MP Lempurkel demanded suspect freed or he’d burn station, says police

Daily Nation - New twist to human-wildlife conflict

Standard Digital - Elephant attacks on the rise as four victims hopitalised in Laikipia

The Star - 610 cattle still missing after Laikipia cattle raid on January 31

KBC - Police urged to act with restraint in ongoing cattle operation

The Star - Sowing the seeds of lasting peace

The Star - Leaders support the ongoing operation to recover stolen livestock.

The Star - Laikipia residents blame police Anti-Stock Theft unit for laxity

Daily Nation - Two Pokot leaders concerned over disappearances, killings

The Star - Bandits kill trader in attack on Baringo market, 25 rescued

Daily Nation - High demand for luxurious holiday homes

 

MARCH 

 

Daily Nation - Governor Ndiritu Muriithi not out of the woods yet

The Star - Locals near parks should share tourism cash, says World Bank

Citizen Digital - Former Laikipia North MP Lempurkel arrested over incitement

The Star - Lempurkel arrested over incitement after fresh killings in Laikipia

Mwakilishi - Former Laikipia North MP Arrested for Inciting Communities against Each Other

Daily Nation - Ex-MP Lempurkel to spend another night in police cells

All Africa - Kenya: Ex-MP Lempurkel to Spend Another Night in Police Cells

Update.co.ke - Police Finally Present Missing Former Lawmaker

The Star - At it again? Lempurkel arrested at bar over claims of incitement

Hivisasa - Former lawmaker arrested over incitement

The Star - We’ll keep our jumbos, Ndiritu tells residents

Daily Nation - Lempurkel has case to answer, Nanyuki court rules

Daily Nation - Police arrest Mathew Lempurkel on murder charges

Citizen Digital - Former MP Mathew Lempurkel arrested again

Capital News - Lempurkel held on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder

Daily Nation - Ex-MP Mathew Lempurkel released on police cash bail

All Africa - Kenya: Ex-MP Mathew Lempurkel Released on Police Cash Bail

The Star - Lempurkel faces conspiracy to commit murder charge

The Star - Laikipia officer orders reservists to shoot bandits

The Star - Lempurkel faces conspiracy to commit murder charge

The Telegraph - Kenya: Ex-MP Mathew Lempurkel Released on Police Cash Bail

The Star - Ex-MP Lempurkel faces sad reality amid court cases

Daily Nation - Ex-MP Lempurkel faces sad reality amid court cases

Daily Nation - Governors defer approval of pact to end border disputes

All Africa.com - Kenya: Governors Fail to Sign Agreement On Border Wars

Reuters.com - At rhino's memorial, Kenyan minister urges life sentences for ivory possession

Daily Nation - Balala proposes life sentences for traders of wildlife trophies

 

APRIL 

 

Daily Nation -  Bid for North Rift counties regional bloc runs into opposition

Pulse live.com - 3 police officers shot dead, 7 injured

Standard Media - Laikipia ranches pick up the pieces, a year after invasions

Daily Nation - In Laikipia, British soldiers train in massive war games

Menafn.com - Why Kenya's new wildlife task force is a step in the right direction

Standard Media - University campus to be set up in Nanyuki

Daily Nation -  Ex-MP Mathew Lempurkel charged with plotting to murder police officer

Hivisasa.com - Former MP charged with planning murder

All Africa - Kenya: Ex-MP Mathew Lempurkel Charged With Plotting to Murder Police Officer

Africa Intelligence.com - The counties back in the headlines

Daily Nation - Agriculture conservation in Laikipia county

Media Max Network - Climate change to hit livestock farmers hard

Standard Digital - Laikipia County launches inaugural water conference

Standard Digital - County launches plan to address water crisis 

Standard Digitial - E-tag to fight disease, improve beef quality 

Daily Nation - Laikipia farm manager awarded British certificate in crop protection

Daily Nation - Death and destruction as heavy rains continue

Ghafla.com - Laikipia’s Ndiritu Muriithi ranked second best performing governor as Mike Sonko takes bottom position

Standard Digital - County’s diverse attractions make it a dream destination

Daily Nation - Bandits shoot dead two Laikipia County staff, injure one

The Star - Two Nyandarua county officials ambushed, killed by suspected Pokot bandits

KBC.com - Suspected cattle rustlers kill two in Laikipia

Pulse live.com - 2 Government officials shot dead

Media Max Network - Police hunt suspected cattle rustlers after Laikipia attack

The Star - Leaders demand state action to rid Laikipia of brazen bandits

Daily Nation - Locals blame police after houses torched in Laikipia

Citizentv.co.uk - Tension in Laikipia as police torch houses, churches to flush out bandits

Standard Media - Tension high in Laikipia as police officers are accused of torching houses to flush out criminals

 

MAY 

 

KBC.com - Laikipia leaders fault operation targeting bandits

Standard Digital - Key suspect in killing of two Laikipia County officials arrested

Citizentv - Man arrested over murder of Laikipia County officials

Newstage.com - In culture shift, Kenya’s Maasai herders swap to goats…

Daily Nation - Laikipia, Samburu herders say president Kenyatta ignored their plight

Gulfnews.com - In culture shift, Kenya’s Maasai herders swap to goats as drought fells cattle

Business Daily Africa - Pastoralists go digital in rooting out plants harmful to livestock

Business Daily Africa - Groups harness highly nutritive but destructive opuntia species

Capital FM.com - Agribusiness firm breaks ground on Sh150m food processing plant in Laikipia

Xinhuanet.com - Kenya to fast-track laws to make wildlife killing capital offense

The Star - Laikipia farmer invests millions to avert post-harvest losses

The Star - Ex-MP Mathew Lempurkel acquitted of incitement to violence charges

Daily Nation - Leaders decry rising insecurity in parts of Laikipia county

Daily Nation - Deputy governors elect Laikipia's John Mwaniki chairman

Virtual Strategy Magazine - RippleNami Powers Kenya’s First Real-time Livestock Traceability…

 

JUNE 

 

KTN - Shoot-to-kill-order now 'expanding' from Turkana to Laikipia

Daily Nation - Stop cattle raids and go to school, Ruto warns youth

Standard Digital - Resolving years of battle between man and beast

The Star - Four counties partner to stop rustling

Daily Nation - Invest in communities to guarantee local ownership of the conservation agenda

reliefweb.int - Laikipia County: Drought Early Warning Bulletin for June 2018

 

JULY 

 

The Star - Hope for endangered Grevy’s Zebra as census shows population rising

Star Tribune - Scientists create hybrids in race to save rhino sub-species

The Independent - Resolving years of battle between man and beast

Standard Digital - Laikipia County Public Service Board disbanded over incompetency

KBC - Laikipia Governor launches programme seeking local, foreign investors

Standard Digital - Laikipia to release economic indicators as it pitches to investors

Capital GM - Six schools closed over insecurity in Laikipia

Daily Nation - Judge throws out case against Laikipia governor

The Star - Anti-graft agency probes use of Sh400m by Laikipia government

Pulse.ng - A visit to Ol Jogi wildlife conservancy where the only Grizzly bear in Africa calls home

Standard Digital - Laikipia leaders protest rising cases of insecurity

KBC - Hundreds receive title deeds in Nanyuki

Kenya News - Bursary Support From Proceeds Of Wildlife Conservation

Britsinkenya.com - Are you bold enough to take part in this summer’s inaugural For Rangers Ultra Marathon?

 

AUGUST  

 

kenyanews.go.ke - Orderly Grazing Systems Among Pastoralists Being Engrained In Community Wildlife Conservancies

KTN - LAIKIPIA COUNTY IN A BETTER POSITION TO ATTRACT MORE LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL INVESTORS

xinhua.net - Scientists seek urgent action to save Kenya's wildlife from decline

The Star - Laikipia unveils statistics to spur economic growth

Standard Digitial - Mau mau veterans to get land in Laikipia

Daily Nation - Keep animal corridors safe, State told

Standard Digital - Pastoralists in drive to save drying River Ewaso Nyiro

Daily Nation - Najib Balala lauds role of conservancies in wildlife safety efforts

The Star - WYCLIFFE MUGA: What exactly is a conservancy?

www.kenyanews.go.ke - County Boosts Efforts To Collect Outstanding Land Rates  

The Star - Plan to introduce bush meat business jolts nature lovers

The Star - Dedan Kimathi Foundation plans to settle freedom fighters in Laikipia

Standard Digital - New campaign to keep wildlife corridors free launched in northern Kenya

 

SEPTEMBER 

 

The Star - Ruto launches Sh200m fence to end human-wildlife conflict in Laikipia

Citizen TV - DP William Ruto launches Ksh.200M fence in Laikipia

Standard Digital - How the British tricked Maasai families out of Laikipia land

CapitalFM - Security at Laikipia-Baringo set for a face-lift as more officers deployed

KTN News - GOVERNMENT DEPLOYS MORE THAT 45 SECURITY OFFICERS IN LAIKIPIA

Standard Media - GOVERNMENT DEPLOYS MORE THAT 45 SECURITY OFFICERS IN LAIKIPIA

Daily Nation - Kenya: Prince William to Visit Kenya, Check Army Training in Laikipia

The Star - Warring Laikipia factions turn to sports in pursuit of peace, unity

Standard Digital - The Duke of Cambridge arrives in Kenya today

CapitalFM - Prince William visits British Army training unit in Laikipia

 

OCTOBER 

 

kbc.co.ke - Laikipia County upbeat about Prince William visit

Mediamax - Prince William visits Laikipia County after meeting Pres. Kenyatta 

Standard Digital - Locals lose crops and livestock to stray lions, elephants

Standard Digital - Dispute: Landowners say ‘professional squatters’ invading property

NTV - World Bank to support affordable housing project in Laikipia county

The Star - Revealed: State officers lead in Laikipia land grab

Nation - Laikipia herders accuse police of killing at least 5 cows

The Star - Big gains in life expectancy as Laikipia leads counties — report

Standard Digital - Royal trip: Why Prince William picked a Kenyan to fly him in Laikipia

 

NOVEMBER 

 

Channel24 - Prince William visits Kenya

CitizenTV - Woman shot dead in renewed Laikipia banditry attacks

Daily Nation - Residents of Salama area in Laikipia West decry rampant crop destruction by marauding elephants

The Star - Cops drive 2,000 cattle out of private ranches in Laikipia

Standard Digital - Laikipia ranchers protest invasion of their lands by illegal grazers

The Star - Deadly ranch invasion shows land-use conflicts in Kenya - experts

BritsInKenya.com -  Deadly ranch invasion shows land-use conflicts in Kenya – experts

 

DECEMBER 

 

Standard Digital - Security beefed up in Laikipia amidst brewing new wave of invasions

Standard Digital - Over 35,000 land titles to be issued to Laikipia residents

KenyanNews.go.ke - Government To Issue 40,000 Titles In Laikipia

Standard Digital - Impact of anti-FGM campaigns felt in schools

KBC.co.ke - Laikipia County sets aside land for industrial park

CapitalFM.co.ke - Laikipia residents push for relocation of marauding elephants

Daily Nation - Unending conflicts cost Laikipia billions in missed investment

Standard Digital - Laikipia residents protest elephants invasion