Lives of Laikipia

Suyian Ranch, located in northwest Laikipia, covers 43,000 acres of spectacularly beautiful scenery. The property encompasses a series of dramatic escarpments, exclusive valleys and expansive grassland plains. This has been home to the Powys family for over 100 years. Suyian is a working cattle ranch but started out as a ranch with 9,000 head of merino…

LWF AGM review

Over 170 LWF members attended the Forum’s AGM, including Laikipia’s County Executive Officer for Tourism – Jane Putunoi and Deputy Governor and Member of LWF – Gitonga Kabugi. The key highlight for this year’s event was the vetting of 4 new Unit Directors: Mike Roberts (Eastern Unit), Anne Powys (Northern Unit), John Horsey (Central Unit)…

Weather watch

According to satellite footage, the effects of the expected heavy rains will not result in the highly anticipated floods experienced during the 1997/1998 El Niño. Nonetheless, emergency plans are being put in place to deal with the after effects of the rains set to begin in November through to January 2016. Laikipians should also note…