Farmers raise alarm over continued donkey slaughterhouses operations despite a ban in place

Donkey Farmers and animal rights defenders in South and North Rift regions have  raised alarm over what they term is continued defiance of ban on donkey slaughter. The ban was issued by the Government on February 24 this year. But according to the farmers many of the donkey slaughterhouses have continued to defy the ban and now going on with the donkey slaughter businesses. The farmers led by spokesperson Kenya Donkey Farmers Association Isaac Laisa ,they expressed their anger over the continued operation of the donkey slaughterhouses despite the ban.…

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American Embassy continues community empowerment in Nakuru

Over 30 residents of Nakuru have benefited from a three-day entrepreneurship training courtesy of the American Embassy. The training took place between Tuesday 27th March and Thursday 29th March. The training that brought together people of diverse ages was carried out at American Corner (American Spaces) at the Nakuru KNLS Library. Speaking after the training, each of the participants shared their experiences saying the workshop had totally changed their lives for the better. “When I came for the training, I expected it to be just another of those boring entrepreneurial…

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Angella Maramba – Librarian with a love for the youth

Had it not been for her job at Kenya National Library Service at Nakuru, Angella Nyamisi Maramba admits she might never have visited the US. She was, however, to take a month-long visit to several states in the United States of America in July 2014 with four other librarians from other branches in the country. The five of them were being prepared to be the coordinators of the newly established American Corner sections in their respective libraries. After her return in August, Angella officially took over as the coordinator of…

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