Kenya will fork out up to Sh50 billion to make the one million-acre Galana-Kulalu food security project feasible, the Jubilee government has said.

The African Development Bank will hold a major forum on agribusiness in India between May 22 and 26, the pan-African development lender has announced.

The Nairobi county has activated cholera treatment centres following an outbreak of the disease in the city.

More than 500 scientists have converged in Nairobi to explore ways and means of protecting endangered plants.

Nairobi’s oldest slum, Mathare Valley, could benefit from a new Sh1.1 billion slum upgrading programme unveiled by the UN Habitat last week.

The giraffe population in Kenya is in steep decline, signalling that the country may be headed the Eritrea, Mauritania and Nigeria way, where giraffe species have been wiped out.

Kenya has been listed among 30 nuclear electricity newcomer countries that will benefit from a Sh380 million infrastructure development kitty.

The Kenya Bureau of Standards will cancel licences for companies manufacturing plastic bags ahead of the ban on September 1.

More than 100 homes have been marooned in Kisumu county following heavy rains. County commissioner Maalim Mohammed yesterday said those affected are from Nyando subcounty.

The government has been urged to invest in research on the emerging issues affecting farmers, including the army worm.