State of the County Address – Kwale

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Kwale Governor H.E Salim Mvurya delivered his much-awaited State of the County address at the County Assembly on Tuesday afternoon, speaking on matters including the commitment of his government to transform Kwale into a competitive, industrialized and socio-economically sustaining and secure county. Governor Mvurya stated that Kwale county’s success in development has been realized through … Read more

Tamarind / Ukwaju

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The name tamarind was derived from two Arabic names ‘Tamr Hindi’ meaning the ‘Indian date’ fruit. This tropical fruit native to Africa is not only a staple ingredient in the continent, but in many regions including South Asian, Australia, and also Central and South America. It is used in different cuisines like making sauces, chutneys … Read more

Muslims begin Hajj in Mecca amid Covid-19 pandemic

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Muslim pilgrims on Wednesday July 29, 2020 commenced the observance of the annual Hajj ritual in the holy city of Mecca, amidst strict measures due to the coronavirus pandemic. Unlike normal Hajj rituals which draw over 2 million Muslims from across the world, this year’s number of pilgrims has been drastically scaled-down to up to … Read more

Base Titanium, KWS Relocate Invading Buffaloes

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Kwale-based Australian mining company Base Titanium has partnered with the Kenya Wildlife Service to relocate straying buffaloes from Gogoni forest in Kinondo to Tsavo East National Park. The buffaloes have been invading neighboring farms bordering the mine site in Magaoni area for a long period of time threatening community members. According to the company’s Community … Read more