Laikipia County which means treeless plain in the Maasai language is one of the 14 counties within the Rift Valley region and one of the 47 counties in the Republic of Kenya. It is a cosmopolitan county with two major urban centers: Nanyuki to the southeast and Nyahururu to the southwest. Its capital is Rumuruti.
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The rehabilitation of the Nairobi-Nanyuki metre gauge railway commenced in Nairobi February, and reached Nanyuki in July 2020. The Kenya Pipeline Company is spending Sh1.8 billion to help rehabilitate the Nairobi-Nanyuki Railway line, which will promote the economies of Mt Kenya and the Northern regions forming the Central Region Economic Bloc, CEREB. Kenya Railways expects...Read More
Laikipia County is among the top fastest growing counties in Kenya with a GDP growth rate of 8.9% against the national average of 5.6%. This is due to revenue collection that has been on a 3 year sustained growth indicating 35% increase for the financial year 2018/2019. According to Laikipia County Statistical Abstract 2020, the...Read More
Scientists racing to save the northern white rhino from extinction have harvested 10 more eggs from the last two females alive. Scientists racing to save the northern white rhino from extinction have harvested 10 more eggs from the last two females alive, which they hope will help create viable embryos that can be incubated by...Read More