2019

JANUARY 

 

Business Daily - Moisture preservation turns arid land into thriving farm

KBC.co.ke - Laikipia Governor commits to fighting human-wildlife conflict

NTV.co.ke - Laikipia county government has raised revenue by 36% to sh286mn for 6 months to December 2018

Business Daily - Laikipia set to benefit from water project

Business Daily - Laikipia County reports 35pc growth in revenue collection

Standard Digital - Let's protect our wetlands to save key water sources

Business Daily - Laikipia unveils plans to triple tourist numbers

KBC.co.ke - Laikipia leaders urged to focus on development

Daily Nation - New Laikipia camp eyes the super-rich

Standard Digital - Fraudsters extort money from residents with promises of helping them acquire guns

FEBRUARY 

ScientificAmerican.com - Livestock Act Like Ghosts of Wildlife Past

Standard Digital - 152 dummy bombs found at a hardware shop in Nanyuki 

Nairobi News - Scare over 152 dummy bombs left behind by reckless British soldiers

Standard Digital - Fears over Laikipia wetland as Tobiko vows action

Tuko - Laikipia Woman Rep claims county's deputy governor has vowed to kill her 

Daily Nation - Arsonists torch ex-Laikipia Senator GG Kariuki's farms

Tuko - Police warn al-Shabaab planning to attack Cedar Mall in Nanyukii

Daily Nation - Laikipia Governor Ndiritu Muriithi survives petition, again

ATTA - Rare black leopard in Laikipia captured in a photographic first

Daily Nation - Another rare black Leopard spotted in Laikipia, Kenya

KBC - Laikipia leaders vow to spread peace, promote cohesion

KBC - Technology Improves Tax Payment In Laikipia

Tuko - Police arrest Laikipia Woman Rep Cate Waruguru for incitement

MARCH 

 

KBC - Laikipia residents facing starvation due to lack of rain

Standard Digital - Cross her path and Cate the simba’s claws won’t spare you

KBC - Fire destroys over 300 hectares of forest in Laikipia

 

APRIL 

 

Kenya News.com - Judiciary To Put Up Lands Court In Laikipia

The Star - Two courts to be set up in Nanyuki town

Business Daily - Loisaba Conservancy in Laikipia Named Among World’s Top Destinations

Kenya News - Help To Manage Cactus Which Is A Great Threat To Animals In Laikipia County

Kenya News.go - Laikipia Assembly Wants Government To Establish Tomato Processing Plant

Standard Digital - Fear as illegal grazers invade private ranches

Kenya News.gov - Laikipia Rancher In Fear After Reservists Manning Her Farm Are Disarmed

Kenya News.gov - Residents Of Rumuruti Living In Fear Following Banditry Attack On Friday

Standard Digital - Security chief shot in Laikipia ranch invasion dies

Capital FM - Governors from 13 drought-hit counties want crisis declared national disaster

Nation - Don’t link us to insecurity, Isiolo conservancies tell governor

The Star - Conservancies fuel conflicts - Kuti

Standard Digital - Shock, panic over rains and food prices

Nation - Wildlife sanctuaries boost peace among Pokot, Turkana

Standard Digital - We want illegal herders out, say Laikipia ranchers

 

MAY 

 

CNN - Kenya homecoming: A DNA test leads to safari adventure

The Star - Uproar over Isiolo wildlife agency

Standard Digital - Governor faults Regional Coordinator handling of ranchers, herders conflict

Save the Rhino - Meeting rangers at Borana

The Star - Research and relaxation at Mpala Ranch

The Star - Former MP Lempurkel's incitement case adjourned again

Standard Digital - Laikipia County to modernise livestock production

Standard Digital - Baringo bandit attacks spread fear in ranches

Farmers Review Africa - Technology lab focused on wildlife protection opens on Ol Pejeta Conservancy

The Star - Laikipia MPs decry Mutyambai order to withdraw NPR guns

Standard Digital - High-level security team dispatched to North Rift to curb rising insecurity

Standard Digital - Tension high as bandits raid Laikipia village

Daily Nation - Senior security officers sent to clash-torn North Rift counties

The Star - Leaders in Laikipia want KDF deployed

Daily Nation - Samburu women turn age-old beading craft into cash cow

Standard Digital - Laikipia targets to issue 40,000 deeds in two months

Standard Digital - Security buffer zones created in North Rift to address cattle rustling

The Star - Don't forget livestock in disaster planning — leaders

Kenya News.gov - Another Nonexistent Dam Raises Eyebrows In Laikipia County

 

JUNE 

 

The Star - Shoot to kill order issued against cattle rustlers in Laikipia

Daily Nation - Laikipia governor says bandits terrorising helpless residents

The Star - Rodent catchers, herdsmen targeted in Laikipia staff audit

 

JULY 

 

The Nation - Women Rep Waruguru terms the arrest of Dennis Itumbi as a diversionary tactic by the DCI

Soko Directory - Laikipia County among Counties Leading in Revenue Results for 2018/2019 Financial Year

Soko Directory - When Politicians Politicize Agendas at the Cost of the People

Citizen TV - Laikipia West MP Mariru caught in Nyahururu land row

Kenya News.go - Laikipia To Tag All Livestock In Bid To Stem Rustling

The Star - Don't incite others to resist audit, Muriithi warns Laikipia staff

Citizen TV - Kiunjuri dismisses resignation calls, insists on plan to import maize

Hivisasa - Kiunjuri vows to remain in office amid resignation calls

Hivisasa - KDF commander leads in deadly drill in Laikipia

Standard Digital - Chiefs warned on protecting bandits as security tightened

The Sociable - ‘At this rate the African elephant will be extinct in 11 years’: conservation tech lab

KTN News - ''THE KILLER CACTUS''! LAIKIPIA RESIDENTS DECRY OF OPUNTIA CACTUS THAT IS SLOWLY CHOCKING LIVELIHOOD

KTN News - OPUNTIA, THE KILLER CACTUS PLANT THAT IS KILLING ANIMALS,DISPLACING RESIDENTS IN LAIKIPIA

The Elephant.info - Wildlife Conservancies or Sanctioned Land Grabs? The Simmering Crisis in Northern Kenya  

Kenya News - Stock Theft Should Be Brought To A Halt It’s Retrogressive

KBC - Laikipia leaders caution against invasion of private land by herders

The Star - Stop intimidating us, doctors tell governors

The Star - New wildlife policy to boost conservation,says Balala

Hivisasa - Moi barred from auctioning Samburu herders’ cattle over Sh8.2m debt

Tuko - MP Cate Waruguru claims State coercing 28 witnesses to testify against Rotich 

The Nation - A major security operation in Laikipia County is coming Deputy IG Edward Mbugua promises

 

AUGUST  

 

Daily Nation - Laikipia chief, two others to be charged with cattle rustling

Standard Digital - Maasai women reap big from tourism

Standard Digital - Pastoralists on 200km trek to save River Ewaso Nyiro

Standard Digital - Security meeting held to flush out cattle rustlers

Kenya News - Over 400 Pans Drilled In Laikipia To Ease Pressure On Agricultural Land

Daily Nation - Police, KWS tussle over storage of exhibits in case involving game trophies

VOA News - Africa’s Gentle Giraffes Threatened with ‘Silent Extinction’

Daily Nation - Herders protest as wildlife conservancies drive them out

Standard Digital - Race to save rhino species kicks off

Standard Digital - Experts harvest eggs to save dying rhino species

The Star - Cop shot by bandits in Laikipia West is now out of danger

The New Times - Kenya announces successful fertilization of northern white rhino eggs

Daily Nation - Ndiritu Muriithi on illegal invasion by herders

 

SEPTEMBER 

 

Daily Nation - Pastoralists are not enemies of nature

Daily Nation - Muriithi says Laikipia has recorded a steady revenue growth

The Star - Corporate style of management helps raise Laikipia revenue

Kenya News - Laikipia North MP Calls For The Implementation Of The Wildlife Bill To Hasten Compensation

The Star - 65 police officers lost their lives in 2018 - report

Africa News - European Union (EU) Ambassador in first visit of Laikipia Country to launch joint projects with Laikipia County Government and Food and Agriculture Organisation

Standard Digital - Maasai women become first only-female rangers in East Africa

Standard Digital - Maasai women defy cultural odds, join rangers in conservation

Kenyans.co.ke - Deadly Female Maasai Rangers Launched by Uhuru's CS

Standard Digital - Laikipia herders ordered to seek elders’ consent

Reuters - Bugs and biogas: Kenyan farmers get creative to fight 'devil's' cactus

Daily Nation - Peace returns to Laikipia as ranch invasions lessen

Standard Digital - Let’s make locals part of wildlife tourism value chain

 

OCTOBER 

 

Standard Digital - Nanyuki-Nairobi railway to transport oil to region, says Muriithi

Standard Digital - Tracking initiative launched as rare giraffes' population declines

Daily Nation - International Day of the Girl Child celebrations held at Mukogodo in Laikipia North Sub County

Daily Nation - Laikipia governor on the spot after Nyandarua airstrip launch

Construction Review Online - Kenya to construct 40MW solar power plant in Laikipia County

Business Daily - Laikipia inks Sh6 billion solar energy plant deal

KBC - Laikipia Amateur Fun Race for peace among warring communities

Capital FM - Governor Muriithi Faults Mt Kenya Lawmakers Demonizing BBI Constitution Review Process

Tuko - Central Kenya governors express concern over emotive, divisive debate on BBI 

Hivisasa - Mt Kenya Governors give conditions to back BBI report

 

NOVEMBER 

 

Daily Nation - Laikipia County throws corruption suspects out of office

The Star - Let's not jump the gun on BBI report, says Laikipia senator

Penn Museum - THE ARRIVAL AND EXPANSION OF PASTORALIST ECONOMIES ON THE LAIKIPIA PLATEAU

The Telegraph - The British tea growers in Kenya facing 'Zimbabwe-style' land grabs

Kenya News - Foot And Mouth Disease Reported In Laikipia County

NewsGhana - Ethiopia initiates mass campaign to fight locust invasion

Kenya News - Laikipia, Samburu Counties In A Joint Initiative To Eradicate Invasive Plants

Standard Digital - Ol Pejeta gets another global award

The Telegraph - Could I teach my three daughters the values of 're-wilding' at a cookery school in Kenya?

Daily Nation - Samburu, Laikipia counties yet to pay November salaries

 

DECEMBER 

 

The Star - Samburu pastoralists kill invasive tree, plant grass

Daily Nation - Training gives Samburu morans new skills to boost income

Daily Nation - New road opens up Laikipia's interior for investment

Phys.org - Kenyan wildlife policies must extend beyond protected areas

Daily Nation - Sports contests help arrest conflict, banditry in Laikipia