The thin, single-use plastic carrier paper bags are widely used in the town by miraa traders, food outlets and shopkeepers packaging products.
~ The Star
The banned plastic carrier bags are still in circulation in most parts of western Kenya despite hefty penalties imposed by the government on individuals flouting the regulation.
Residents living in Archers Post, a small town that sits next to Ewaso Ng’iro River that splits Isiolo and Samburu counties, are keen on having protected sex despite biting condom shortage.
Even as the public awaits a survey to establish just what has changed since the ban was imposed over a year ago, there is evidence of a decrease in polythene paper floating around.
Nairobi-based industry, Brush Manufacturers, plans to relocate to Murang’a in the next two years, citing lack of expansion space in Nairobi.
Police on Friday were forced to use teargas to disperse traders in Voi town, Taita Taveta County who were demanding the release of their colleagues.
Protesters at Voi modern market along the Mombasa-Nairobi highway engaged police in running battles and they were repulsed with teargas.