Joy as AC Manyani FC honors members who shined in KCPE 2020

Kivumbini’s young football team AC Manyani on Sunday organized a special lunch in honor of their members who performed well in 2020 KCPE. Quite a number scored 300 marks and above in the KCPE 2020 results that were released last week by Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha. Speaking to this writer,AC Manyani coach Paul Karori revealed that their best team member scored 379 marks. Two others scored 333 and 318 respectively. He added that as coaches the decided to organize lunch to motivate them. “Our members who sat KCPE 2020…

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Njoroge,Gicanga the Jubilee flag bearers in London,Hellsgate respectfully

Francis Njoroge alias Njosh is the Jubilee Party flag beater in the forthcoming London by-elections. This after he emerged winner in the Saturday’s party primaries. According to the final results, Njoroge got 868 votes against his close competitor Bernard Maina Kariuki alias Gatuso’s 692. Other candidates Victor Kigen had 145 votes,Phoebe Wangui had 51 votes,John Ondari had 66 votes,Hellen njoki 8 and Erick Njuguna 3. The London Ward seat fell vacant following the death of MCA Sammy Mbugua. Njoroge will now face it out with other candidates in the by-elections…

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UDA unveils candidates for Nakuru’s London, Hellsgate by-elections

United Democratic Alliance Party has unveiled candidates for the London and Hellsgate wards’ forthcoming by-elections. UDA has settled for Jonathan Warothe as flag bearer for the Hellsgate Ward seat that fell vacant following the death of MCA John Njuguna. The party has also handed nomination certificate to  Anthony Wachira Nzuki for the London Ward seat that fell vacant following the death of MCA Sammy Mbugua. This is after the party came to consensus in a meeting attended by party officials led by Johnstone Muthama as well as other leaders associated…

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County plans to have all departments under one roof

All County departments will be housed in one modern building that is set to be constructed at the Nakuru county headquarters. This was revealed on Thursday when the County Government of Nakuru handed over the site of the construction of the modern building to the contractor. The Sh900 million building will house all County departments and  is expected to enhance efficiency and effectiveness on service delivery. Recently, the County Government begun the process of automating revenue systems to a digital platform that is easy to use. The automation of revenue…

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London Ward Jubilee aspirants assured of free and fair nominations

Nakuru Town West MP Samuel Arama has assured of free and fair nomination process for the Jubilee aspirants eyeing the London Ward seat. Speaking on Tuesday during a public participation meeting for London Ward market,the vocal Jubilee Legislator said they will ensure a fair process. He called on the candidates to maintain peace among their supporters during the nomination exercise on January 9,2020. The lawmaker downplays other parties’ impact in the upcoming by-elections. Arama is confident that he will deliver the London Ward seat, which is in his constituency. “We…

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Lobby’s letter reveals rot in Governor Kinyanjui’s departments

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A Nakuru based lobby group has written an open letter to Governor Lee Kinyanjui demanding that he put things right in various departments. The letter from Friends of Devolution comes barely a day after Kinyanjui made reshuffle in his cabinet. FOD Chairman Ben Macharia states “Kinyanjui’s trusted lieutenants are controlling departments to the detriment of technical staffs assigned duties”. The Lobby group however commending the Governor for at least trying to salvage service delivery in Nakuru County which to some extent is at its lowest by reshuffling some of non-performing…

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Wanango sworn is as Lakeview Ward MCA

Simon Wanyoike Wanango has been sworn in as member of the County Assembly of Nakuru for the Lakeview Ward. Wanango has made a comeback to the County assembly of Nakuru in the by-election held on December 16th 2020 following the death of MCA Karanja Mburu in a road accident in April. The race had attracted 14 candidates among them George Mathu (Jubilee), Simon Wanyoike (New Young Democrats), Betty Kamau (DP) and Daniel Chege (independent). Others Reuben Gitau (PPK), Pius Onyangore (independent), Elizabeth Wanjiru (RBK), David Njau (FAP) and Viginia Wairimu (PNU),…

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Equity crosses the Trillion mark

Equity Group has crossed the Ksh.1,000,000,000,000 rubicon becoming the first bank in Eastern and Central Africa to cross this mark.   The milestone was achieved upon successful migration of BCDC to Equity’s Finacle core banking platform.   The one trillion mark by Equity lifts the visibility of the financial sector in Eastern Africa significantly to compete favorably with financial institutions in South Africa, West Africa and North Africa for project and development finance.   Speaking when announcing this milestone from Kinshasa Congo where he was witnessing the migration of BCDC…

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Tension high in Ndeffo,Njoro over new demarcation beacons as locals fear being displaced

Tension is high among locals living in Ndeffo,Kihingo Ward of Njoro Sub County after officers from Kenya Forest Service and surveyors moved in to place new demarcation beacons on their land against the existing forest cutline. The Locals who have been living in the area bordering Forest Reserve since the 1960s say they were not involved in any way during the process and now fear that the move will see them displaced. They questioned the process wondering why area administrators such as Chiefs,ACCs and Njoro Deputy County Commissioner were not…

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