Nakuru, UN partner in COVID-19 food safety campaign

The County Government of Nakuru has partnered with the United Nations in a food safety awareness campaign amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The campaign entails tailor-made messaging targeting key people along various food value chains from the farm to plate through posters, radio and TV mediums. The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is implementing the Market Access Upgrade Program (MARKUP) campaign in 14 other counties. In Nakuru County, the ministry of Trade, Tourism and Cooperatives is spearheading the campaign, targeting all markets and allied activities in the region. Chief Officer…

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Construction of Keringet athletics academy on course, states Dr Migwe

The construction of the Keringet Sports Academy at Ndabibit Village in Kuresoi South sub-County is on course. The high altitude training centre, one of Governor Lee Kinyanjui’s flagship projects, will help nurture talents in the County and beyond. It’s also set to offer employment opportunities in associated service such as coaching, physiotherapy, dietary among others. Governor Lee Kinyanjui, Deputy Governor Dr Erick Korir and other top County officials toured the proposed site in December 2018 and had talks with local leaders and athletes. Today, county officials, consultants and members of…

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Assorted Nakuru Photos – 2013

The following photos were taken around Nakuru Town in 2013. From a photo of a young boy with a beautiful rose during the 2013 Valentine’s Day to the General elections. The Photos carry memories of times gone by and are a reminder of the election cycle through which we undergo every year. Thorny Issue View Finders Molo Tragic Accident Nakuru Jamia Mosque Protecting the poll TNA Party Nominations 2013 Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi celebrations in Nakuru, 2013 Men Fight Running on Hopes Kenya Decides Ready for confrontation A woman Decides Shadowing the Past…

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Donations to reach the deserving needy, County assures

The County Government of Nakuru has assured donors of prudent distribution of items to target communities. The County has called on well-wishers to complement its humanitarian assistance efforts through the Nakuru Community Support Initiative kitty. Governor Lee Kinyanjui in an earlier address said only collaborative partnerships would help governments meet total resource requirements for humanitarian assistance. Thousands of families are in dire and urgent need of humanitarian assistance due to the effects of COVID-19 pandemic and displacements due to floods in the region. And today, the Deputy Governor Dr Erick…

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Thorough vetting locks out fake victims in Kihoto floods donation program

Food and non-food aid donations to victims of Lake Naivasha flooding at Lake View Ward will only be channelled to the most deserving. Some 1,700 families from Kihoto and Pipeline areas have also been listed to benefit from Sh2 million rent kitty by the County Government of Nakuru. While on a tour of the affected areas last week, Governor Lee Kinyanjui said families should move to safer areas and the County Government of Nakuru would settle their rent. “We will also continue availing food for the affected families until normalcy…

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County moves to end perennial floods in Maiella Ward

The County Government of Nakuru is working towards finding a lasting solution to the perennial flooding menace in Maiella Ward, Naivasha sub-County. Over the years residents of Kipkonyo, Huruma and Duro villages in Ndabibi Location have suffered losses due to flooding following heavy rains in Sakutiek and Melili areas of Narok North. Today, a team of top County officials, among them engineers, toured the areas on a fact-finding mission and held talks with locals, investors and administrators for intervention. Heavily affected are small-scale farms, residential and business buildings, Kipkonyo Dispensary…

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County appeals national government’s decision to downgrade Naivasha tourism rating

The County Government of Nakuru has appealed against the decision by the Ministry of Tourism to downgrade the status of Naivasha as a tourism hub. Tourism, Trade and Cooperatives CECM Dr Peter Ketyenya said his office has written to the Ministry of Tourism and is waiting response on the matter. “The directive has greatly affected conference businesses in Naivasha. We are asking the ministry to reinstate the status of Naivasha as it were,” Dr Ketyenya said. While attending a meeting with the Nakuru Tourism Association members in Nakuru town, Dr…

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