Drama as police storm a church in Nakuru for contravening COVID-19 protocols

There was drama at Redeemed Gospel Church in Manyani, Kivumbini ward in Nakuru East subcounty on Sunday morning after police stormed the premise following reports that there was ongoing service contrary to COVID-19 protocols. The police from Bondeni Police station landed at the church at around 10.30am after receiving a tip- off that Service was ongoing. The service that was ongoing had to come to an end immediately. According to one of the locals,the names of the  pastor of the church and afew members who were in the service were…

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Nakuru West Pastors call on President Kenyatta to lift ban on congregational worship

A section of church leaders from Nakuru West have appealed to President Uhuru Kenyatta to review COVID-19 restrictions on congregational worship. Under the umbrella Nakuru West Pastors’ Foundation,the clergy argued that the church has been following all the protocols and containment measures. They said the President was ill advised to ban congregational worship of limited members. Addressing media at Mazembe grounds on Friday,the men of cloth stated that the online services cannot be reached by e everyone as many of their congregants have no access to smart phones. Through a…

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Kenya Power moves to cut off all illegal connections in Nakuru

There will be no illegal power connections in Nakuru County and those found culpable will face the ruthless arm of the law. This follows the ongoing Kenya Power crackdown on illegal power connections across the county. Addressing media after a crackdown in Freearea and Kirima areas on the outskirts of Nakuru town, Kenya Power and Lighting Company Nakuru Business Manager Eng. Henry Pwani said the move is aimed at increase customer satisfaction ensure public safety and enhance its revenue protection initiatives. He noted that while Kenya Power customers are enjoying…

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News of Ole-Sono’s death rekindles incident of ‘shooting at journalists’ among Nakuru scribes

The news of the demise of ODM Nakuru Branch chairman Peter Ndungunya Ole Sono on Tuesday morning re-kindled memories of an incident of 2015 in which the deceased was accused of firing at Nakuru journalists. The Nakuru-based journalists were covering a protest over illegal encroachment on an access road in Ol Jorai, Gilgil in Nakuru County. The incident saw the deceased ODM politician feature in the headlines for shooting at journalists and taken to court Sono was caught on camera in May 22, 2015, in Oljorai village in Nakuru County…

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Kinyanjui mourns Nakuru ODM Chairman Peter Ole Sono

Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui has joined Nakuru residents in mourning the death of ODM Nakuru Branch chairman Peter Ole Sono. In his message of condolence, Kinyanjui termed the deceased an accomplished community mobiliser with a strong passion for community rights and cultural preservation. “It is with profound sadness that we have received news of the demise of Mzee Peter Ole Sono from Kongasis. Mzee was an accomplished community mobiliser with a strong passion for community rights and cultural preservation” stated Kinyanjui. Kinyanjui added that the late Ole Sono’s interest in…

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County opens up more COVID-19 vaccination centres to de-congest Nakuru Level 5 facility

Nakuru County Health Department has announced that Covid-19 vaccination will be conducted at all the Level Four facilities across the county. County Health CECM Dr.Gichuki Kariuki said the move will help de-congest Nakuru  Level 5 Hospital. This even as a directive was issued that all citizens aged 58years and above be included in the first phase of vaccination. The CECM noted that Nakuru Level Five hospital has been receiving large numbers of people since Thursday last week. “Nakuru Level Five hospital has been receiving people from Nairobi, Kericho, Narok, Baringo,…

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Leaders, Media urged to give hope to Kenyans as COVID-19 renders many jobless

Leaders from both government and private sectors and media have been urged to give hope to Kenyans during the harsh economic times occasioned by COVID-19 pandemic. Senior Pastor Elijah Mwangi of Nakuru Deliverance Church-Freehold noted that the recent COVID-19 protocols issued by President Uhuru Kenyatta has seen many Kenyans rendered jobless. Addressing media on Sunday, Pastor Mwangi stated that this is the time that leaders from both government and private sector including media should stand up and give hope to Kenyans. While expressing optimism that the situation will normalize, the…

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A section of Nakuru clergy want ban on congregational worship reviewed 

A section of Nakuru Clergy are now calling on the government to consider reviewing the decision of restricting congregational worship in five counties among them Nakuru. The clergy questioned why the Church was restricted yet the open markets are fully operational with no adherence to COVID-19 containment measures. Bishop Mike Brawan of Nakuru’s Metro Church International noted that the Church has been in the forefront in observing COVID-19 protocols hence there was no need to ban congregational worship. Brawan who addressed the media after holding a virtual service at the church, noted that the church was feeling the…

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Kinyanjui: King’ori was a trusted, confidant, selfless staff in health sector

Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui has paid his last tribute to departed Public health Chief officer Samuel King’ori terming him a dedicated,trusted confidant who believed in transforming healthcare. In a speech read on his behalf by Nakuru CECM for health Dr.Gichuki Kariuki during a funeral service at Lanet Catholic Church,Kinyanjui noted the contribution by the late in the health sector. Kinyanjui added that the late CO was dedicated staff who followed up on all health projects in the county. “He was a trusted confidant who believed in transforming the healthcare.He led…

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