Meet former Nakuru MCA aspirant who has embraced Juakali sector

There has always been negative perception about informal sector commonly known as ‘Juakali Industry in Kenya as a disorganized sector that neither assures a permanent job nor guarantees a regular income. However, to Mr. John Ndichu who has been in the industry for more than 15 years, the above is only but a perception. A visit to his furniture workshop situated at Burma Market in Kivumbini Ward, Nakuru East Sub County, and Mr.Ndichu narrates that the industry is the most powerful tool in driving the economy of Kenya. He adds…

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Focus on President’s Big 4 ,Ruto tells Jubilee MPs

Deputy President William Ruto has called on Jubilee legislators to respect President Uhuru Kenyatta. Ruto who spoke on Sunday during a church service in Naivasha said leaders should shun divisive issues but rather focus on unity and service to Kenyans. “Jubilee is a party of diversity and national outlook that stands on the foundation of transforming Kenya. As such, all Jubilee leaders must focus on its agenda,” he said. While noting that Jubilee party has history,the DP called on those interfering with the affairs of the party to keep off.…

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Slums’ women going against all odds to address insecurity challenges

Slum areas are characterized with all forms of insecurity owing to the densely populated, poverty and huge number of unemployed youths. However, in Kaptembwa,the, Nakuru West Sub County the story is different as a group of women have began embracing their role in addressing the challenges facing the society. Under a project dubbed ‘Wamama na Usalama’ being implemented by Midrift Human Rights Network, the women have been empowered to take up major role in matters of security in society. Speaking during a workshop in Kaptembwa, the women led by Ms…

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Njoro residents castigate former MP over reckless utterances

A day after a drama ensued pitying Njoro MP Charity Chepkwony and former MP Joseph Kiuna over the latter’s utterances, locals from Njoro sub-county have castigated the unfortunate comments by Kiuna over the death of a man and called for his immediate arrest. Speaking in Ndeffo centre, the residents said that the calm and peace enjoyed by the cosmopolitan communities in the area for the past 10 years should not be sacrificed by politicians out to make their relevance in politics saying that the two sub-counties of Njoro and Molo…

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Nakuru MCA records statement with DCI over cyber crime

Kabatini MCA Peter Nganga has recorded a statement with the Nakuru Directorate of Criminal Investigations office what he termed is conmen using his name to con ward locals. The MCA says several people have been conned off thousands of money from individuals using his name.According to the MCA, the conmen are using two numbers one of which almost resembles his. “I want to sound a warning to the locals against those using my number to con them. I have written to the DCI and I hope they conmen will be…

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Felix Tshisekedi – President elect for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

With 7 million votes, Felix Tshisekedi has been declared the President elect for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). His closest rival, Martin Fayulu garnered 6.4 million votes while Emmanuel Shaddary from the immediate ruling coalition came a distant that. Felix Tshisekedi the leader of the Union for Democracy and Social Change (UDPS) is already being termed as the surprise winner. by all intents and purposes, victory had been predicted and was expected to go to martin Fuyulu. He even gave a statement disputing the results. “How long are we…

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One suspect arrested over Njoro murder

One suspect has been arrested in connection to an incident in Likia, Njoro Sub County in which a man was killed at dawn on Thursday over livestock theft. Speaking in the tension prone area following the incident, County Commissioner Joshua Nkanatha also said a phone had been recovered. The County Commissioner who led a team of security agents to the area warned those inciting communities against each in the area that they will face the law. “We can confirm that one person was killed at dawn on Thursday while tracking…

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There are no fights between me and Governor Lee – Senator Kihika

Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika has refuted claims that there are fights between her and Governor Lee Kinyanjui. While responding to a question from Inooro TV presenter Kamau wa Kang’ethe, the senator said she was just engaged in her oversight role and not interested in fighting the governor. “I don’t know why there are claims that there is bad blood between my self and the governor. He’s doing his work and am carrying out my mandate as the senator,” she responded. The senator was the guest at the popular Inooro TV…

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Gikaria slams Jubilee Party trouble makers

Nakuru Town East MP David Gikaria has lashed out at the Jubilee party leaders messing out the party plan towards the 2022 elections. Gikaria says the party members ought to be given opportunity to decide.He was speaking as St. Xavier schools. According to the Legislator, the imposter leaders who have been holding the interim positions are distracting the good intentions of President Uhuru Kenyatta in ensuring that the Jubilee roadmap runs through for the 20 years they assured their supporters. He said that the law does not bar the deputy…

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Leaders slam MP over ‘Washenzi’ Movement

A section of Nakuru youths have condemned Bahati MP Onesmus Kimani Ngunjiri for staging demonstrations in Nakuru town over President Uhuru Kenyatta’s sentiments in Mombasa concerning development agenda. Addressing media in Nakuru on Tuesday led by Nakuru Youth chairman Mr. Daniel Gitau Kimani, the youths slammed the Bahati Legislator for misusing a number of youths during the demonstrations in the streets of Nakuru. While noting that they support the President’s Big 4 agenda, the youths called on politicians to stop politicking and support the President in achieving the same. According…

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