Tana River County Government on Tuesday held the first Devolution conference to engage stakeholders on key issues that would help transform the devolved government which still lags behind on development.
Kilifi County Commissioner Magu Mutindika said the Kenya Red Cross Society officials dispatched a boat with a team of divers to Marana, Kakuhani and Malimo villages in Kakuyuni ward, Malindi Sub County to rescue residents marooned by the floods.
The programme that is under ministry of agriculture will enable over 120,000 people to receive free over 440,000 kilograms of maize seeds and 5000 bags of fertilizer to plant during the short rain season.
Bungoma Senator Moses Wetangula and his Garissa Counterpart Yusuf Haji have disagreed on recent claims that the government of Kenya currently does not have sufficient funds to effectively run its operations.
Over 9600 Ethiopian immigrants seeking asylum in different unofficial camps in Marsabit County are set to receive more humanitarian aid from the Kenya Red Cross Society and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees after a situation assessment was conducted by the humanitarian agencies on Monday.