• Plans for 500km Mau Mau road begin 16 Jan 2020 21:39 Transport CS James Macharia (Centre) and other officials look at the detailed designs of the proposed 150km Mau Mau Road. [Boniface Gikandi/Standard] Residents in areas where the 500km Mau Mau road will pass through in Central Kenya have been invited …
  • Stillfront Group Q4 MAU Up 26% YoY 13 Jan 2020 17:51
  • Uttar Pradesh: Out for a walk, SP leader shot in Mau, FIR names no one 13 Jan 2020 00:34 On his wife Meena Yadav’s complaint, an FIR has been lodged against unidentified persons at Mohammadabad police station. No one has been arrested. (Representational Image) A Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and former village pradhan was shot dead while he was …
  • Alison Mau: Auckland University letter another reason for student concern 11 Jan 2020 18:07 OPINION: On the face of it, a letter that surfaced this week from the University of Auckland to a student seemed a cruel way to inform a distressed young person that her time there was up. It began by describing the student's recent suicide attempt, …
  • Alison Mau: Harry and Meghan's predictable departure is understandable 11 Jan 2020 16:24 OPINION: As the Megxit maelstrom enters a fourth day, the fact that the Queen is said to be more emotional about being left out of the decision to press "go" on Harry and Meghan's exit plan, than about Prince Andrew's loyalty to a …
  • AU agency threatens to report Kenya on the Mau evictions 05 Jan 2020 08:56 By JUSTUS WANGA More by this Author The relationship between Kenya and the African Union (AU) is being tested after the Jubilee administration failed to comply with an order to stop the eviction of 60,000 families who had illegally settled in Mau forest. …
  • Plan to settle Mau Forest evictees hits headwinds 02 Jan 2020 11:53 By GEORGE SAYAGIE More by this Author Rift Valley politicians are facing headwinds in their plan to settle Mau families on a piece of land they bought in Narok South Sub-county. The leaders in December identified different pieces of land totalling 68 acres …
  • 3,000 Mau evictees told to exit camp 31 Dec 2019 21:15 Families ferry their property after they were ordered to move out of Mau Forest by KFS officers. The government has ordered closure of a camp where at least 3,000 people evicted from Mau forest have been living. According to Ololulunga Deputy County …
  • Mau ghosts laid to rest as settlers evicted 30 Dec 2019 07:47 By GEORGE SAYAGIE More by this Author After a 30-year political showdown over the restoration of the Maasai Mau, history was finally written this year after 3,326 households illegally occupying the forest were evicted. The forest block was a hot potato …
  • 10 days on, Mau, centre of UP’s first violent protests, awaits normalcy amid bandobast 27 Dec 2019 00:51 Written by Avaneesh Mishra | Mau (uttar Pradesh) | Published: December 27, 2019 3:10:05 am Police have put out posters in Kanpur, Firozabad, Mau. Ten days after protesters vandalised a police station and set fire to vehicles in Mau district of Uttar …
  • Nine quizzed for helping Mau forest evictees 24 Dec 2019 23:45 Emurua Dikir MP Johana Ng'eno addressing Journalists outside Narok DCI office on December 23, 2019. He lamented over the summoning of nine people for allegedly buying and resettling over 10,000 evictees. [Robert Kiplagat, Standard] The Directorate of …
  • Mau evictees face a Christmas full of misery, uncertainty 21 Dec 2019 11:30 By ANITA CHEPKOECH More by this Author Tension, sorrow, hunger and hopelessness. This sums up the lives of Mau evictees since they were kicked out of the trust lands adjacent to the water tower two months ago. Sounds of hammer meeting nail on wood …
  • NSA to be slapped on Mau protesters 19 Dec 2019 00:16
  • Anti-CAA protest: 19 arrested over violence in UP's Mau 17 Dec 2019 18:14
  • Uttar Pradesh: 19 arrested for violence during anti-CAA protests in Mau 17 Dec 2019 13:34
  • Anti-CAA protest: 19 held over violence in Mau 17 Dec 2019 13:34
  • CAA protests: Protesters-police clash in Uttar Pradesh's Mau, internet services suspended 17 Dec 2019 03:42
  • Uttar Pradesh: Anti-CAA protests turn violent, internet blocked in Mau 17 Dec 2019 03:42
  • Citizenship Law protest: Police station vandalised, vehicles torched in Mau 17 Dec 2019 00:05 A dharna against the new citizenship law in front of the Ambedkar statue in Lucknow on Monday. (Express photo by Vishal Srivastav) Protesters vandalised a police station and torched vehicles in Mau in Uttar Pradesh as a demonstration against the new …
  • Anti-CAA protest: Police fire in air, 15 vehicles torched by protesters in UP's Mau 16 Dec 2019 15:39 By PTI MAU (UP): Protesters torched vehicles as a demonstration against the Citizenship Amendment Act and police action at Jamia Millia Islamia University turned violent here on Monday, prompting police to fire in the air. Police lobbed tear gas shells and …
  • Anti-CAA protests: Violence erupts in Mau 16 Dec 2019 15:27
  • UP: Class X student gang-raped in Mau, two arrested 16 Dec 2019 05:45
  • Lari massacre: Loyalists targeted by Mau Mau army 15 Dec 2019 07:42 By KAMAU NGOTHO More by this Author On a weekend in July this year, I unintentionally found myself in Lari, 40 kilometres from Nairobi on the Nakuru highway. I was looking for a way to unlock a writer’s clamp. The place is close to my heart for two reasons …
  • Ogiek appeal to State to let them stay and restore Mau 13 Dec 2019 18:10 By FRANCIS MUREITHI More by this Author More than 6,000 members of the Ogiek community living near Eastern Mau forest have appealed to the government to include them in the restoration of the water tower. Through their spokesperson Joseph Kimaiyo Towett …
  • Commissioner Mau seeks Dist. 119 seat 13 Dec 2019 11:40
  • The life and times of Mau Mau fighter Dedan Kimathi 13 Dec 2019 09:22 By LEVIN OPIYO More by this Author By JOHN KAMAU More by this Author By JOSEPH WANGUI More by this Author For the past 56 years, Dedan Kimathi’s name has been synonymous with the freedom struggle. He dared the colonial government into a war, and was one of …
  • Olenguruone: Origin of famous Mau Mau oath 12 Dec 2019 20:04 Thursday, December 12, 2019 22:00 By DOUGLAS KIEREINI Kikuyu elders during an oathing cleansing ceremony at the height of the Mau Mau uprising. PHOTO | COURTESY  In my recent article about the Lari Massacre, I mentioned that some of the families which were …
  • Boys Swim: Joe Mau takes over the lead at Chaska/Chanhassen 12 Dec 2019 08:41 Joe Mau spent the last five years working hard to create a level of success within the Forest Lake boys swimming program that had not been seen ever. Before that it was at Blaine High School. In both positions, Mau led-teams achieved great success, leading …
  • A replica of the Hà Nội’s iconic Flag Tower has been inaugurated in the southernmost province of Cà Mau on Tuesday as part of the Cà Mau Cape’s Week of Culture and Tourism 2019. 11 Dec 2019 17:27   Thanh Thanh Hiền (left) and Xuân Hinh perform at Xuân Phát Tài (Prosperous Spring) last year. Photo courtesy of Hoa Dương Entertainment Company HÀ NỘI — A special performance of comedy, song and dance to welcome the New Year will take place in Hà Nội on …
  • Ca Mau Cape Culture – Tourism Week 2019 opens 11 Dec 2019 08:26 The opening ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and former Party and State leaders. Speaking at the ceremony, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc emphasised that Ca Mau is a land rich in revolutionary tradition, possessing many potentials, especially …
  • Cuttlefish Egg Cake in Ca Mau 08 Dec 2019 15:37 The cuttlefish cake is a fried dish that has a yellowish color like Cinnamon Meat Cake. In reality, it looks pretty good and has a distinctive smell. Each piece is only about 25cm2 big. They are served with fresh herbs, veggies and rice papers. When eating …
  • I-Cient-Cy Mau set to rock Trench Town fest 08 Dec 2019 07:46 As a youth in Trench Town, Desmond Williams recalls seeing some of his musical heroes including Bob Marley and Delroy Wilson walking through the community. Most times, they had a guitar or their latest 45 record in their hands. Known as singer I-Cient-Cy …
  • Alison Mau: What Amber-Rose Rush can teach us about true character 30 Nov 2019 18:21 OPINION: An email came to me from Judy this week. It was in response to an op-ed I'd written about Prince Andrew, after he detonated what was left of his reputation in a now-notorious BBC interview about his friendship with millionaire sex trafficking …
  • Mau: Three arrested for ‘converting Dalits’, row over who filed the complaint 29 Nov 2019 00:41 Sohrab was picked up from his relatives’ house at Nand Nagri in Delhi. His brother Sabre Alam told The Sunday Express that he had come to visit them. (Representational Image) Three men were arrested at Daraura village in Mau district on Wednesday on …
  • Mau Whenua light home fires to oppose arrival of Endeavour replica 28 Nov 2019 22:15 Media release from Mau Whenua Mau Whenua are opposed to the entry of the Endeavour replica into Wellington Harbour as part of the Crown’s Tuia 250 commemoration of Captain James Cook. It is not welcome. Mau Whenua and other supporters today responded to …
  • Poi Pee Mau Tai celebration begins | Kudos to Tai Khamtis for keeping their age old culture alive: Felix 28 Nov 2019 05:51 NET Bureau Poi Pee Mau Tai 2114, the three-day new year festival of Tai Khamti tribe begun as per their lunar calendar at Nalung festival ground near Golden Pagoda (Kongmu Kham) on Wednesday. Home Minister Bamang Felix, in his address as chief guest, …
  • AU order on Mau evictions is inconsequential: Natembeya 26 Nov 2019 07:00 By JOSEPH OPENDA More by this Author Rift Valley Regional Coordinator George Natembeya has dismissed the ruling by the African Union Commission on Human and People’s Rights for Mau Forest evictions to be suspended. Mr Natembeya said on Monday that the …
  • State urged to rally donors to pay victims of Mau eviction 22 Nov 2019 08:49 By VITALIS KIMUTAI More by this Author The government has been asked to rally the international and the donor community to compensate the over 70,000 families affected in from Mau Forest eviction. President Uhuru Kenyatta has also been asked to open the …
  • Cà Mau Province authorities has asked the Government for more than VNĐ622 billion (US$27 million) to finance 12 projects for relocating people from areas eroded by the sea and rivers. 22 Nov 2019 03:56   Việt Nam coach Mai Đức Chung and his players in a training in preparation for their SEA Games tournament. Photo toquoc.vn Football HÀ NỘI The women’s national football team will leave for the Philippines this afternoon to defend their Southeast Asian …
  • Ca Mau province urged to promote local potentials 19 Nov 2019 12:48 Politburo member and Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh made the statement while working with leaders of Ca Mau province on November 19. Speaking at the working session, the Deputy PM appreciated the achievements in all fields that the province has …
  • Mau to challenge Queen in 2020 19 Nov 2019 00:48 Jackson County Commissioner Ron Mau hopes to unseat Rep. Joe Sam Queen in the 2020 election, today announcing that he will run on the Republican ticket for District 119 of the N.C. House of Representatives.   “Having served at the municipal and county …
  • State surveyors begin to draw Mau Forest boundary 14 Nov 2019 21:26 Government surveyors have started establishing a boundary between the Mau Forest in Narok South and human settlements in the area. This is after the government evicted 10,000 families from the 17,101-acre forest land two weeks ago. Speaking yesterday, …
  • Mau evictees say crops rotting in farms as police deny them access 12 Nov 2019 23:27 Maasai Mau Forest evictees demonstrate along Mulot-Sierra Leon road over alleged police harassment. [Kipsang Joseph, Standard] Some of the people evicted from the Maasai Mau Forest yesterday took to the streets to protest police harassment. The more than …
  • State to fence Maasai Mau Forest to keep off encroachers 11 Nov 2019 13:30 By ERIC MATARA More by this Author Days after the last group of illegal settlers who had encroached the Maasai Mau Forest were kicked out, the government has announced plans to fence off the key water tower. The fence, which, according to the authorities, …
  • PH volleyball team forced to make adjustments as Kalei Mau ruled ineligible 09 Nov 2019 17:10 Philippine volleyball national team at the Super Cup. PSL PHOTO MANILA, Philippines–The national women’s volleyball team tapped veteran spiker Aiza Pontillas to replace Fil-American Kalei Mau who failed to seek release from United States federation to play …
  • Alison Mau: The cycle of silencing victims is beyond frustrating 09 Nov 2019 16:50 OPINION: Having sat in court through the first week of the Grace Millane murder trial, I can honestly tell you it's frustrating not to be able to write about the experience. I can tell you how the public interest in the case has led to a packed public …
  • Census data captured 32 people in Mau Forest 06 Nov 2019 08:07 By ANITA CHEPKOECH More by this Author The 2019 Population and Housing Census report released on Monday captured a population of only 32 people in the Mau Forest, leaving out the nearly 50,000 of “illegal settlers” who have since been kicked out by the …
  • Two forest blocks in Mau belong to Bomet, says Barchok 05 Nov 2019 12:47 By VITALIS KIMUTAI More by this Author The Bomet County government is now laying claim to two forest blocks in the Mau Forest complex. Governor Hillary Barchok wants the Kenya Forests Service (KFS) to place the management of Nyangores and Nairotia blocks, …
  • Maasai Mau to get forest cover boost with tons of tree seeds 04 Nov 2019 12:16 By GEORGE SAYAGIE More by this Author The Kenya Forestry Research Institute (Kefri) will plant more than four tonnes of tree seeds in the recently launched rehabilitation of the 22,000 hectares of the Maasai Mau Forest reclaimed last week. The seeds will …
  • Mau dispute, maize fiasco to shape Rift Valley politics come 2022 04 Nov 2019 12:16 By WYCLIFF KIPSANG More by this Author By STANLEY KIMUGE More by this Author Rift Valley leaders’ stand on maize production and the Mau Forest evictions is likely to shape the region’s 2022 politics, although distinct groups focusing on the different areas …
  • Rift Valley leaders buy land for Mau families 04 Nov 2019 02:29  Mau Forest evictees inside their makeshift tent at Chepokundi area in Kuresoi South on October 23, 2019. [Kipsang Joseph/Standard] Rift Valley leaders have identified a 24-acre parcel in Tendwet, Narok South Constituency, where some of the 10,000 …
  • Rift leaders cry foul after police stop Mau evictions rally, lock down Bomet 02 Nov 2019 23:02 By VITALIS KIMUTAI More by this Author There was a heavy police presence in Bomet town on Saturday following the government’s decision to cancel a rally called by Rift Valley politicians to address the fate of 60,000 families to be affected in phase two of …
  • Police take over Bomet streets to prevent anti-Mau eviction rally 02 Nov 2019 11:50 Some business owners closed shops, fearing confrontation between the police and youth. Heavy presence of anti-riot police on the streets of Bomet town caused tension on Saturday among traders. Some business owners closed shops, fearing confrontation …
  • Illegal settlers kicked out of Mau as Rift Valley leaders spoil for a fight 02 Nov 2019 05:13 By GEORGE SAYAGIE More by this Author The last group of illegal settlers who had encroached on the Maasai Mau Forest were Friday evicted as politicians from the Rift Valley region braced themselves for a face-off with the government. Environment and …
  • Ruto allies keep off as tree planting in Mau Forest begins 01 Nov 2019 23:00 Environment Cs Kerioko Tobiko (center) with Narok senator Ledama Ole Kina and other leaders planting a tree at Sierra Leon in Maasai Mau Forest on November 1, 2019. A total of 3,000 tree seedlings were planted. [Kipsang Joseph/ Standard] The fate of …
  • Allow for more consultation on Mau to avert humanitarian crisis 01 Nov 2019 22:13 There are hundreds of Mau dwellers who acquired titles and have been innocently occupying the land. Renewed attempts to conserve the Mau Forest Complex have put the Jubilee admiration in a moral quandary. We are in the same situation we faced in 2010 when …
  • Only 4 per cent of settlers left in Mau – Tobiko 01 Nov 2019 10:34 Nearly 96 per cent of the illegal settlers in Maasai Mau have left the forest following the lapse of the 30-day eviction notice by the State, Cabinet Secretary for Environment Keriako Tobiko has said. Speaking to the press during a multi-government agency …
  • Mau evictions a catastrophe, Rift leaders say 01 Nov 2019 08:49 By GEORGE SAYAGIE More by this Author By OUMA WANZALA More by this Author Leaders from the Rift Valley on Thursday termed the Maasai Mau evictions a humanitarian crisis even as plans for the planting of 10 million trees were ongoing. Governors, senators …
  • Mau Whenua says Shelly Bay approval “doesn’t change anything” 31 Oct 2019 23:47 Press Release – Mau Whenua The resource consent for Shelly Bay “doesn’t change anything.” Mau Whenua has filed proceedings in the High Court seeking orders to bring the land located at Shelly Bay formerly owned by the Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust …
  • Mau Whenua statement on resource consent in Shelly Bay 31 Oct 2019 21:40 Friday, 1 November 2019, 9:10 am Press Release: Mau Whenua Decision of Independent Hearing Panel – Resource consent is granted for TWC Shelly Bay development. Mau Whenua, “This decision doesn’t change anything.” Mau Whenua has filed proceedings in the High …
  • Rift leaders seek Uhuru’s help over Mau evictions 31 Oct 2019 21:40 Mau Forest evictees inside their makeshift tent at Chepokundi area in Kuresoi south on October 23, 2019. [Kipsang Joseph/Standard] Political leaders from Rift Valley have said they were seeking a consultative meeting with President Uhuru Kenyatta over …
  • Leaders ask Uhuru to end 'guerrilla-like' Mau evictions 31 Oct 2019 15:34 By OUMA WANZALA More by this Author Governors, senators and MPs from Rift Valley have appealed to President Uhuru Kenyatta to help end the suffering of people being evicted from Mau Forest in Narok South. The leaders said the presidency promised Rift …
  • Mau eviction case set to start at EAC court 29 Oct 2019 21:18 Janet Langat with her children at Chepokundi IDP camp in Kuresoi South on October 23. They are among families evicted from Mau forest this year. A case filed by a governor against the eviction of 10,000 families from the Maasai Mau Forest will be heard at …
  • Embu building in which Mau Mau were tried 29 Oct 2019 06:58 By GEORGE MUNENE More by this Author More than 70 years ago, a building was put up by the colonial government. Today, this old, fascinating building, which is located in the Eastern regional headquarters in Embu Town, serves as a bitter reminder of how …
  • Alison Mau: Worksafe's insistence that fat women wear men's clothes is horribly insulting 28 Oct 2019 17:30 OPINION: Wearing a uniform for work is not everyone's cuppa, but it often makes sense for the job at hand. I still clearly remember the feel of the slick and stiff navy jacket I wore at McDonald's as a teenager. The embroidered golden arches on the …
  • Return to your original home, Mau evictees in Kuresoi told 28 Oct 2019 08:16 By FRANCIS MUREITHI More by this Author More than 1,000 families who left Maasai Mau Forest have been ordered to vacate private land in Chepakundi where they have been camping on the border of Nakuru and Narok counties. They have now vowed to trek to Molo …
  • State: No extension of Mau exit notice 27 Oct 2019 22:16 Kericho governor Paul Chepkwony (right) at a past function. He has threatened to sue the government at the International Criminal Court over forceful evictions. [File, Standard] The Government has said it will not extend the 60-day notice for those …
  • Belgut MP records statement on threat over Mau evictions 27 Oct 2019 09:41 By VITALIS KIMUTAI More by this Author Belgut MP Nelson Koech on Saturday recorded a statement over threats to cause violence he allegedly issued in connection with the planned Mau evictions. Mr Koech confirmed he was summoned to the Kericho Criminal …
  • Court throws out Mau forest children's eviction case 25 Oct 2019 13:59 By GEORGE SAYAGIE More by this Author The Environment and Land Court in Narok has thrown out a case by 35 lawyers and a lobby group seeking to stop the government from violating the rights of children caught up in the Mau Forest eviction. The court has …
  • Police station that was built to hold Mau Mau fighters 21 Oct 2019 08:40
  • Ruto’s plea over Mau deadline 19 Oct 2019 21:40 Former Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto. [File, Standard] With less than two weeks to the expiry of the 60-day notice issued to more than 10,000 Maasai Mau forest settlers, a section of Rift Valley leaders have warned of a humanitarian crisis. The notice issued …
  • Alison Mau: Why Nigel Owens is the best thing on the field at the Rugby World Cup 19 Oct 2019 18:17 This week I came across a cracking photo of rugby referee Nigel Owens, taken in his teens. There's Nige, intervening in a scrum during a match in his home county of Carmarthenshire - hip cocked, one arm braced against the hooker, wagging his whistle …
  • South Rift leaders say Mau forest eviction 'dehumanising' 18 Oct 2019 15:40 By VITALIS KIMUTAI More by this Author Chama Cha Mashinani (CCM) party leader Isaac Ruto and a section of leaders and elders in the South Rift region have called on the government to halt the planned eviction of 60,000 families settled along the Mau forest …
  • A Vietnamese high-quality goods fair opened in Cà Mau Province on October 15 with the participation of 150 domestic enterprises. 16 Oct 2019 00:30   A Vietnam Coast Guard ship seen escort a fishing boat back to shore in the central province of Quảng Ngãi. The Vietnam People's Navy and the Vietnam Coast Guard have been charged with the task of providing fishermen with support and instruction to …
  • Report reveals toll of neglect at Mau Narok Health Centre 15 Oct 2019 16:15 By FRANCIS MUREITHI More by this Author A ward representative has converted his personal vehicle into an ambulance since Nakuru County government is yet to provide Mau Narok Health Centre with the emergency vehicle. Mau Narok Ward Representative Jackson …
  • Big relief in Kigumo as 123km Mau Mau Road to be tarmacked 15 Oct 2019 16:15 By NDUNG’U GACHANE More by this Author Residents of Kigumo in Murang’a County have expressed gratitude following the announcement by the government of the tarmacking of Mau Mau Road which will connect three-agriculturally rich counties in Mt Kenya region. …
  • Cylinder blast brings building down in Uttar Pradesh’s Mau, leaves 13 dead 15 Oct 2019 01:42 Rescue work following the blast in Mau district of Uttar Pradesh on Monday. AT LEAST 13 people, including seven minors and four women, were killed and 15 seriously injured when an LPG cylinder blast led to the collapse of a dilapidated building in …
  • 12 Killed, 15 Injured In Cylinder Blast In Uttar Pradesh's Mau 15 Oct 2019 00:54 At least 10 people have been killed, and 15 suffered injuries after a two-storey building collapsed following a cylinder explosion on Monday morning in the Mau district of Uttar Pradesh. Several people are feared trapped in the debris, news agency ANI …
  • 12 dead in cylinder blast in Uttar Pradesh’s Mau, 5-yr-old feared trapped under debris 14 Oct 2019 12:27 Many people are feared to be trapped, according to the local administration. At least 12 people were killed and 16 injured after a two-storey building collapsed following a cylinder blast in Uttar Pradesh’s Mau district on Monday. A five-year-old boy is …
  • 12 killed, many feared trapped after building collapses following cylinder blast in UP's Mau 14 Oct 2019 09:18 Twitter At least 12 people were killed and 15 injured after a two-story building in Mohammadabad, Mau, collapsed on Monday, October 14. The building collapsed after a resident's cylinder exploded, according to ANI. Several residents are feared trapped. …
  • 10 dead after building collapses following cylinder blast in UP’s Mau 14 Oct 2019 06:29 NET Bureau At least 10 people were killed and over 30 injured in Uttar Pradesh’s Mau district on Monday after a building collapsed following a cylinder blast. Police said the incident occurred around 7.30 am when the women at the house in Mohammmadabad …
  • Mau blast 14 Oct 2019 05:34
  • At least 10 killed in Mau building collapse 14 Oct 2019 05:15
  • 10 dead after cyclinder blast leads to building collapse in UP's Mau 14 Oct 2019 04:30 Mau: At least 10 persons died and some others were injured when a cylinder exploded at a house in Walidpur area here on Monday, a senior UP government official said. Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish Awasthi said, "As per District Magistrate …
  • 11 killed in gas cylinder explosion in Uttar Pradesh's Mau district 14 Oct 2019 04:28 By Agencies LUCKNOW: Eleven people were killed on Monday due to a gas cylinder explosion in Uttar Pradesh's Mau district. According to the state's Home Department sources, the impact of the blast was so strong that the two-storey house in Walidpur …
  • Mau forest evictions throw Ruto in a dilemma 12 Oct 2019 07:42 By ERIC MATARA More by this Author Deputy President William Ruto is walking a tightrope in his Rift Valley backyard as leaders from the region continue piling pressure on him to speak out about the impending Mau forest evictions. With less than 20 days to …
  • Mau deadline looms as 3,366 families voluntarily exit area 11 Oct 2019 21:32 Kenya wildlife services and Kenya Forest service officers patrolling at Sierra Leon area in Maasai Mau Forest. (Kipsang Joseph, Standard) With two weeks left to the expiry of the 60-day notice to families illegally living in the Maasai Mau Forest, only 3, …
  • More groups call for faster evictions from Mau forest 10 Oct 2019 19:08 A cross-section of Mau Complex that has been encroached. [File, Standard] A number of lobby groups are pushing for faster eviction of settlers in Mau Forest Complex amid claims of human rights violations in the exercise. The Government is carrying out …
  • Mau Mau screening camp turned into farmers’ school 09 Oct 2019 07:21 By NDUNG’U GACHANE More by this Author Kenyatta Farmers Training Centre, also known as Mariira Farm, has morphed from a camp where colonialists screened natives to establish if they were members of the outlawed Mau Mau movement to an agricultural centre. …
  • The Southernmost province of Cà Mau and its people are major topic of paintings which are on display at the HCM City Fine Arts Museum. 08 Oct 2019 02:04   The pen work Công Trình Thế Kỷ (Century Construction) by Lý Cao Tấn, vice chairman of the Cà Mau Literature and Arts Association, is on display at the Đất và Người Cà Mau (Cà Mau’s Land and People) exhibition. — VNS Photo Phương Mai HCM CITY — The …
  • Othaya hall that houses Mau Mau history 07 Oct 2019 13:04 By WILLIAM RUTHI More by this Author About a kilometre outside the precincts of Othaya business centre is an imposing building. It is located down a narrow road from the old colonial court, this tiny court is where the fate of captured Mau Mau freedom …
  • They used and dumped us, Mau evictees claim 07 Oct 2019 12:18 Houses that were flattened in Mau at dawn on Sunday. Inset left: A family flees the area on a motorcycle. Inset right: Police officers on patrol. [Kipsang Joseph, Standard] Destroyed. Flattened. This best describes what was once Sierra Leone, a shopping …
  • Mau evictions should be done humanely 07 Oct 2019 11:05 After months of tension, threats and counter-threats, eviction of illegal Mau Forest settlers finally kicked off last Friday. The exercise started at Sierra Leone, a centre in the catchment area, where demolition squads pulled down houses as some residents …
  • Tension in Mau as KFS worker on patrol attacked 05 Oct 2019 21:13 Kenya wildlife services and Kenya Forest service officers patrolling at Sierra Leon area in Maasai Mau Forest. [File, Standard] Tension is high in Maasai Mau Forest after Kenya Forest Service officer on patrol was shot with an arrow on the thigh. Narok …
  • Saving Mau forest: 10 million trees to be planted 04 Oct 2019 11:06 By BAYA SAMUEL More by this Author About 10 million trees are set to be planted in the Maasai Mau forest in a bid to save the country’s largest endangered water tower that has lost its canopy on more than 14,000 hectares of land. Rift Valley Regional …
  • Maasai Mau settlers lose first round in bid to stop eviction 01 Oct 2019 07:53 By JOSEPH OPENDA More by this Author The Environment and Land Court in Nakuru has declined to suspend the ongoing Mau Forest evictions by the government. A three-Judge bench led by Justice Sila Munyao declined to grant injunction orders sought by the 600 …
  • Judges decline to stop Mau evictions 30 Sep 2019 21:26 Mau Forest settlers and other interested parties follow the proceedings during the hearing of Mau Forest eviction case at Nakuru High Court on September 30, 2019. [Kipsang Joseph, Standard] A three-judge bench sitting in Nakuru has declined to stop the …
  • Isaac Ruto says Mau Forest eviction has no legal backing 30 Sep 2019 15:46 By KAREN MURIUKI More by this Author The land occupied by 60,000 squatters in Mau is neither gazetted as a forest nor a water catchment area under the Kenya Forestry Service, former Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto has said. Mr Ruto, who has been involved in …
  • Leaders back Kamwaro's wish for Mau restoration 28 Sep 2019 18:25 By GEORGE SAYAGIE More by this Author Eviction of families living in Maasai Mau took centre stage during the burial of former Transport and Licensing board Chairman Hassan ole Kamwaro in Olngenjemi village in Narok North Sub-county. Kamwaro agitated for …
  • Reversing Mau plunder is not a walk in the park 27 Sep 2019 08:16 By JULIUS SIGEI More by this Author By KEN OPALA More by this Author It was the best of Kenya; it was also the worst of the country. On the one hand, we were awed by some of the most conserved forests whose cool sensation and serenity evoked the aura of …