Ogiek Community mark 3rd Anniversary of Arusha landmark ruling

On May 26,2020 the Ogiek Community marked the 3rd Anniversary since Arusha landmark ruling by planting indigenous trees in Mau Forest. In partnership with Kenya Forest Service and Ogiek community scouts, they  marked the 3rd Anniversary in a unique way. According to the Executive Director of Ogiek Peoples’ Development Program Daniel Kobei,the Ogiek Community believe that conserving Mau Forest is our responsibility. He adds that implementation of the Landmark Ruling by the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights will ensure sustainability of Mau Forest which will consequently enhance our…

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MP Arama launches sanitizer booth at Soko mjinga,Kaptembwa

Locals of Nakuru West sub county have a reason to smile this is after area MP Samuel Arama on Friday launched a sanitizer booth at Soko mjinga in Kaptembwa Ward. Those who will be visiting the market will have to go through the booth that uses electricity to ensure sanitization. The facility was donated by Super loaf Mini bakery Ltd to Nakuru Town West constituency. Speaking during the launch, Arama commended the donors form thinking about the welfare of the people of his constituency. He also lauded the effort being…

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Residents decry increased illicit brew business as middle aged woman succumbs

Residents of Jawatho village in Njoro Town Nakuru County have raised their concerns to the government over increased illicit brews in the area. The locals say the illicit brew is now being sold in licensed wines and spirit shops, bars using the back doors and even being traded using Jeri cans. Their concerns come after a middle aged woman succumbed after drinking the illicit brews where she was found dead in her house on Friday evening. The residents have accused police in Njoro saying that they have been making arrests…

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

Kihika addressing media on Jubilee Party changes

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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Luhya MPs Walk Out of Atwoli’s meeting at his Kajiado home

A Luhya meeting convened by COTU boss Francis Atwoli at his Kajiado home on Friday ended prematurely after the western legislators allied to Mudavadi and Wetangula walked out enmasse. Those in attendance also included Kakamega governor Wycliffe Oparanya and Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa. The meeting that began quite well shortly after 2pm disintegrated into name calling and shouting match when Atwoli tried to bully the legislators to pledge allegiance to ODM leader Raila Odinga. Those from ANC and Ford Kenya were however hesitant that they were only loyal to their…

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160,000 families to benefit from county relief food

160,000 vulnerable families will benefit from relief food from county government of Nakuru. This even as county government on Thursday started distribution of relief food to benefit families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, which includes job losses. According  Governor Lee Kinyanjui,Menengai East Ward  will be the first ward to receive the food where 2000 families will benefit. “My administration allocated Ksh 250 million to 160,000 families across the County” said Kinyanjui. Disbursement of food to other wards will continue as from Friday. Kinyanjui added that already the county together with…

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