Arama extends humanitarian food program to Prison staff

Samuel Arama

Nakuru Town West MP Samuel Arama on Friday demonstrated a unique gesture by extending his humanitarian COVID-19 relief food donations to Nakuru GK Prison. Arama who has been branded the title ‘Super MP’ by his constituents due his gestures and development-oriented mind,has been traversing his constituency for the past weeks donating food and non food items to cushion locals against impact of COVID-19 pandemic. But on Friday,the Legislator decided to visit the Nakuru GK Prison which also falls under his constituency. Speaking at the facility,the vocal Nakuru MP said he…

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COVID-19:Stanbic partners with Rotary to aid slum dwellers

Residents of slum areas in Nakuru County have a reason to smile following a partnership between Stanbic Bank and the Rotary Club that will see them supplied with hand washing tanks to avert the spread of COVID-19. The over 30 tanks will be staioned at various points among them markets to ensure residents maintain sanitation during this period of COVID-19 pandemic. According to Stanbic Bank Nakuru Branch Manager Leonard Surmat, the move aimed at ensuring that every citizen is safe during this pandemic. Addressing media in Nakuru town during the…

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Nakuru lauded for giving priority to matters Gender

Nakuru County has been lauded for giving priority to matters Gender. Speaking in Nakuru on Friday, Public Service and Gender Affairs Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) Rachel Shebesh noted that Nakuru has several number of Gender Based Violence Recovery  centres which is a plus in addressing gender issues. The CAS who was on a supervision and fact finding mission on the COVID-19 Kazi Mtaani program called on other counties to emulate Nakuru on matters Gender. “I have been informed by the Deputy Governor here that we have several recovery centres for…

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CAS Shebesh assures smooth run of Covid-19 Kazi Mtaani program

The National government has assured of smooth run of the Covid-19 Kazi Mtaani national hygiene Program. Speaking in Nakuru on Friday during a supervision and fact finding on the ongoing program, Public  Service,Youth and Gender Affairs Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) Rachel Shebesh said the government is committed towards the program that will see many locals in various counties across the country benefit. She said the exercise that is being supervised by NYS is aimed to implement hygiene measures to curb the spread of Covid-19 pandemic. The program according to the…

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Man nursing serious injuries sustained from police brutality

A middle aged man is nursing serious injuries at his home in Maili Sita trading center in Bahati Sub County after he received corporal punishment from Administration police officers on Sunday evening when rushing home. Ibrahim Ndung’u a father of two is spending his time on bed rest after the tough war that has now put his family at the risk of succumbing from hunger since he was the sole provider. “I was rushing home to comply with the curfew directive only to land in the hands of the brutal…

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MP Kathambi puts illicit brewers on notice

Njoro MP Charity Kathambi has sounded a stern warning to locals engaging in illicit brew business that their days are numbered. The Legislator who spoke on Wednesday during an inter-community peace meeting held at Ndeffo, in KIhingo ward of Njoro sub county,she said such businesses are derailing the development agenda. While noting that some locals have also failed to record statements with police to aid in the war against illicit brew,Kathambi was categorical that this time round the  locals must work closely with the police. She said this is the…

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Ogiek Community mark 3rd Anniversary of Arusha landmark ruling

On May 26,2020 the Ogiek Community marked the 3rd Anniversary since Arusha landmark ruling by planting indigenous trees in Mau Forest. In partnership with Kenya Forest Service and Ogiek community scouts, they  marked the 3rd Anniversary in a unique way. According to the Executive Director of Ogiek Peoples’ Development Program Daniel Kobei,the Ogiek Community believe that conserving Mau Forest is our responsibility. He adds that implementation of the Landmark Ruling by the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights will ensure sustainability of Mau Forest which will consequently enhance our…

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MP Arama launches sanitizer booth at Soko mjinga,Kaptembwa

Locals of Nakuru West sub county have a reason to smile this is after area MP Samuel Arama on Friday launched a sanitizer booth at Soko mjinga in Kaptembwa Ward. Those who will be visiting the market will have to go through the booth that uses electricity to ensure sanitization. The facility was donated by Super loaf Mini bakery Ltd to Nakuru Town West constituency. Speaking during the launch, Arama commended the donors form thinking about the welfare of the people of his constituency. He also lauded the effort being…

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Residents decry increased illicit brew business as middle aged woman succumbs

Residents of Jawatho village in Njoro Town Nakuru County have raised their concerns to the government over increased illicit brews in the area. The locals say the illicit brew is now being sold in licensed wines and spirit shops, bars using the back doors and even being traded using Jeri cans. Their concerns come after a middle aged woman succumbed after drinking the illicit brews where she was found dead in her house on Friday evening. The residents have accused police in Njoro saying that they have been making arrests…

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Luhya MPs Walk Out of Atwoli’s meeting at his Kajiado home

A Luhya meeting convened by COTU boss Francis Atwoli at his Kajiado home on Friday ended prematurely after the western legislators allied to Mudavadi and Wetangula walked out enmasse. Those in attendance also included Kakamega governor Wycliffe Oparanya and Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa. The meeting that began quite well shortly after 2pm disintegrated into name calling and shouting match when Atwoli tried to bully the legislators to pledge allegiance to ODM leader Raila Odinga. Those from ANC and Ford Kenya were however hesitant that they were only loyal to their…

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