Opinion – Despite the losses, UDA is still the party to beat

UDA supporters, Nakuru

The last time I checked, Kenya had a total of 65 registered parties. I can bet if you were told to name these parties, you would not be able to go beyond 10. I can also safely bet that among the ten parties you’ll mention, the newly launched UDA party would be among them. Less than three months since it was unveiled, the party has an elected MCA and has fielded candidates in several other by-elections. The party may not have won but has almost always managed a strong number…

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Bondeni Police benefits from new equipment

Bondeni Police station

Bondeni Police station in Nakuru has benefitted from a donation of a computer and printer to assist in digitalization. The items were personal donations from Ms. Rani Ramchandani who is the president of the Lions Club of Menengai. Bondeni Police OCS Abdi Noor Hussein received the donations. According to Ms. Rukkya Mohamed the founder of the “Youth Bila Noma,” they sourced for the equipment to help deal with stalled cases. The computer and the 3-in-1 printer will help in handling virtual cases, a system that was put in place following…

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MCA Peter Mbae’s passionate appeal on behalf of Musicians

Kabazi MCA Dr. Peter Mbae has made a passionate appeal to the Nakuru County Governor on behalf of musicians. Speaking in Subukia on Tuesday during the burial of mugithi maestro Mighty Salim, Mbae said it’s high time a modern studio was set up to cater for Nakuru County musicians. “Mr. Governor, we have been singing this song every now and then. You have put money into the Nakuru Players theater. You have put money into Keringet stadium for athletes, and you’re putting 300 million into Afraha Stadium. Can’t we have…

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CAS Nelson Gaichuhie booed in Subukia trying to market BBI

Former Subukia MP Nelson Gaichuhie on Tuesday found himself on unfamiliar waters when he was booed in Subukia. The former MP who is currently a CAS in the National Treasury and Planning Ministry was addressing mourners during the burial of renown Kikuyu musician Mighty Salim. “Tafadhali, tuachanishe BBI na Raila. 2022 ikifika …..,” Hon. Gaichuhie tried to explain but was cut short by mourners who wanted nothing to do with BBI. An angry Gaichuhie was forced to rebut that he’s not a poor man and neither would he refer to…

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Jonathan Warothe – Hellsgate Ward MCA Aspirant

Jonathan Warothe

Hon. Jonathan Warothe is a candidate in the March 4 2021 by-election in Hellsgate Ward, Naivasha Sub-county in Nakuru County. Mr. Warothe who once served as mayor is the favourite for the seat and is vying on a United Democratic Alliance (UDA) Party ticket. Another by-election will be held in Nakuru County on the same day. This will be held in London Ward where Anthony Nzuki Wachira will be flying the UDA candidate. Below are photos of Jonathan Warothe on his campaign trail where he met and interacted with the…

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United Democratic Alliance (UDA) Party Supporters, Nakuru

UDA supporters, Nakuru

The following photos taken on Sunday 17th January show the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) Party supporters from Nakuru County. The supporters are mostly from London Ward and Hellsgate Ward where by-elections will be held 0n 4th March 2021. The by-elections were occasioned by the deaths of the MCAs representing these words towards the end of last year. In London ward, UDA will be represented by Nzuki Anthony Wachira while in Hellsgate, former MCA Jonathan Warothe will carry the UDA flag.  

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Nakuru Hindu Council – Giving back to Community

Nakuru Hindu Council

The Nakuru Hindu Council has been actively engaged in numerous social activities over the years. In the recent past, the community, led by chairman Shailesh Sheth has been undertaking human-centred activities especially since Covid-19 got into the country earlier this year. Many deserving individuals and public institutions have benefitted through the provision of face masks, sanitizers, clothing and food. To help curb the spread of the Coronavirus, the Hindu Community in Nakuru in partnership with other organisations has also been carrying out fumigation exercises at various public places like police…

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DP William Ruto cancels public meetings due to Covid-19

William Ruto at a past meeting

Deputy President HE Dr William Ruto has indefinitely put on hold public gatherings effective immediately. The deputy president cited the surging cases of Covid-19 as his reason for calling off future public gatherings. “The upsurge in Covid-19 cases strongly indicates that a second wave may be in the offing,” wrote the Deputy President on his social media platforms. The upsurge in Covid19 cases strongly indicates that a second wave my be in the offing.For this reason I have decided to significantly scale down my public engagements until further notice. The…

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Four Kenyans nominated for World Athletics Awards 2020

World Athletics Awards 2020

Four Kenyans have been nominated for the World Athletics Awards 2020. Among them are three women who will battle it out for the Female Athlete of the Year 2020 and one male contending for the Male Athlete of the Year 2020. In a press release by the World Athletics on 2nd November, Timothy Cheruiyot from Kenya who ran the 1500m in a world-leading 3:28.45 has been nominated among other male athletes to battle for the coveted Male Athlete of the Year 2020. Timothy Cheruiyot has run undefeated in three 1500m…

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