Ndeffo residents blame police for rising insecurity

A section of residents from Ndeffo in Njoro have blamed the police for failing to maintain law and order in their village. Speaking at a peace meeting convened by the Njoro DCC at Lusiru Primary school in Kihingo ward on Wednesday, the residents decried the many times they had reported criminals only for them to be released moments later. In the last few days, there has been rising tribal tensions after an elderly man was killed in unclear circumstances on Wednesday last week. Although Ndeffo is home to several other…

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I’ve no problem with Jubilee Party changes – Senator Kihika

The outspoken Nakuru County Senator Susan Kihika has today revealed she has no problem with the changes made at the Jubilee Party. The Nakuru senator was referring to her Senate Chief whip position being taken away by Jubilee and given to Murang’a Senator Irungu Kang’ata. “My main mandate is to serve the people of Nakuru as their senator. The rest of the positions are side hustles but the most important thing is to serve the people of Nakuru,” said the Senator. Susan Kihika was speaking in Lanet when she toured…

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Senator Kihika queries delayed distribution of Covid-19 relief funds

It is unreasonable for the County Government to hold onto the Covid-19 relief funds while thousands of deserving families continue to sleep hungry. The sentiments were shared by the Nakuru County Senator who felt that the county government of Nakuru was taking unnecessarily long to distribute food to cushion those hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. Posting on her Facebook page, Senator Susan Kihika wondered why seven weeks down the line, the county was yet to reach the vulnerable. A supplementally budget totalling 650 Million was passed at the County…

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Senate to hold special sitting to remove Kindiki

Kenya Senate will this afternoon hold a special sitting to consider the removal of Senate Deputy Speaker Prof. Kithure Kindiki. The Senate will assemble at 2:30 PM and the motion to discuss the removal of Kindiki will be the only order of the day. Normally, the house does not meet on Fridays. “The Senate will hold a Special Sitting this afternoon as from 2.30 PM to consider a motion for the removal of the Deputy Speaker, Sen. Prof. Kithure Kindiki. This will be the only business transacted during the Sitting,”…

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From Nakuru to Nairobi and back

It is approximately 160 Kms from Nakuru to Nairobi. Interestingly, it is almost a similar distance from Nakuru to Nyeri, Kericho, Kisumu and Eldoret. The road from Nakuru to Nairobi is in pretty good condition. Someone driving between the two towns has a choice to use either the Nakuru-Naivasha-Flyover-Nairobi road or they can drive via Maai Mahiu. Both routes offer interesting views to riders along the route. On a normal day, a drive from Nakuru to Nairobi will take about three hours. Using the Flyover route, the eyes get to…

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Kenyatta extends curfew as Tanzania, Somali borders closed

The president has put to a halt the movement of people into and from the republics of Tanzania and Somalia. The directive to close the borders take effect at midnight tonight. The only exception for the above is cargo vehicles into and out of Kenya through the said borders. However, the driver’s of such vehicles must undergo mandatory testing for Covid-19 before coming into the country. Only after being ascertained to be negative will they be allowed into the country. At the same time, the President has extended the current…

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Nakuru Apps and Websites

Name Download Size Rating Installs LaunchDate UpdateDate Wasili 18.12 4.8 10K+ 21/07/2018 27/06/2019 Safiri 24 4.1 10K+ 27/09/2018 10/03/2020 FamousNakuru 4.5 NA NA 8/05/2020 8/05/2020 NakuruApp 7.4 4.7 1K+ 26/08/2018 6/04/2020 Nakuru County 9.0 NA 50+ 15/09/2019 15/09/2019 FlamingoRadio 6.9 NA 10+ 3/10/2019 19/02/2020 Wairia Nakuru 5.6 NA 5+ 8/03/2020 8/03/2020 Flexy 8.9 4.5 1K+ 30/10/2018 20/01/2020 Jesus isLord Radio 6.5 4.6 5K+ 08/03/2019 06/05/2020 Wasafi 7.0 4.1 1K+ 25/06/2019 11/11/2019 Gilanis 29 3.3 1K+ 29/11/2019 16/12/2019 NakuruWater 4.2 NA 100+ 11/09/2019 17/10/2019    

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Jubilee Senators dismiss House leadership changes

Jubilee Party Senators have disagreed with changes made to the house leadership earlier today. In the changes made at Statehouse earlier today, both Kipchumba Murkomen and Susan Kihika were replaced as Majority Leader and Majority Whip of the Jubilee Party at the Senate. In a letter written by Senate Majority Chief whip Susan Kihika and countersigned by another 21 senators, the legislators have expressed their dissatisfaction with the process. The senators claim that they only learnt of the purported meeting through the media as no official invitation was made. “We…

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Nationwide power outage hits the country

A countrywide power outage has hit Kenya this morning. The Nationwide blackout has been in place since a few minutes to 6 AM. According to a statement provided by the national power provider, KPLC, the outage was caused by a “system disturbance.” “We have lost power supply in the national grid due to a system disturbance which occured on our transmission network at 5:49 AM this morning,” read the Kenya Power company statement. The company has however assured Kenyans that their engineers are working to identify and address the problem.…

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