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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Community warned against harbouring criminals

Nakuru West Deputy County Commissioner Michael Lesimam has sounded stern warning to individuals harbouring criminal. He said the eradication of criminal gangs in Nakuru will succeed if the community and neighbors agree to work closely with the security agents. Lesimam added that  the war on criminal groupings cannot be left to the security agents alone but is a collective responsibility. He was speaking in Shabaab Ward, Nakuru West on Thursday during a stakeholders’ sensitization meeting on countering polarization, radicalization and extremism-a meeting that was organized by Nakuru based NGO MIDRIFT…

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Nakuru MCAs on spot for delaying Maternal Newborn Adolescent and Child Health Bill 2019

Reproductive health lobby groups in Nakuru have called on the County Assembly of Nakuru to expedite the Maternal Newborn Adolescent and Child Health Bill 2019. Led by Reproductive Health Youth Friendly and Environmental Conservation (RHYFE) under the umbrella KELIN Kenya, the groups have questioned why the Bill has taken long to materialize since 2014. Martin Lunalo from RHYFE reiterates  the importance of the Bill towards realization of access to comprehensive Sexual Reproductive Health and maternal Services. Speaking after holding a peaceful demonstration in the streets of Nakuru Town to the…

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Nakuru MCAs on spot for delaying Nakuru Maternal Newborn Adolescent and Child Health Bill 2019

Reproductive health lobby groups in Nakuru have called on the County Assembly of Nakuru to expedite the Maternal Newborn Adolescent and Child Health Bill 2019. Led by Reproductive Health Youth Friendly and Environmental Conservation (RHYFE) under the umbrella KELIN Kenya, the groups have questioned why the Bill has taken long to materialize since 2014. Martin Lunalo from RHYFE reiterates  the importance of the Bill towards realization of access to comprehensive Sexual Reproductive Health and maternal Services. Speaking after holding a peaceful demonstration in the streets of Nakuru Town to the…

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Leaders tell off Governor Kinyanjui for running county affairs as one man show activity

A section of elected leaders in Nakuru have hit out at Governor Lee Kinyanjui urging him to respect all leaders.   Speaking on Monday at Lanet during a ground breaking ceremony for Nakuru Airport,the leaders led by Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika claimed Kinyanjui was running the county through a one man show.   Kihika noted that many leaders including herself were not invited for the ceremony yet they were elected by Nakuru residents.   The Senator also wondering why the event was made secret yet it was for the interest…

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Court issues conservatory orders barring titling process in Mau East

It is reprieve for Ogiek Community after Environment and Lands Court in Nakuru on Tuesday issued conservatory orders barring the ongoing boundary demarcation and titling process in Mau East. The ruling was issued by Justice John Mutungi who cited that the process is in violation of the Landmark ruling by the African Court on Human Rights in Arusha,Tanzania. It will be recalled that on May 27, 2017 the Arusha based court made a ruling in favour of the Ogiek Community to go back to their ancestral land in the Mau…

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Milestone as Nakuru West gets a new Division

Residents of Kaptembwa in Nakuru West Sub County have a reason to smile following the establishment of new Kaptembwa Division Office. The Locals will now have an Assistant County Commissioner in a move to ease national government service delivery. Speaking during the event to officially open the office, Nakuru Town West MP Samuel Arama called on administrators to serve residents without discrimination. He said the establishment of the ACC’s office is a plus to the people of Kaptembwa Division as they will not have to walk longer distances while seeking…

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