Joy as Karuswa-Kirima village get piped water after decades of waiting  

Residents of Karuswa in Dundori Ward of Nakuru County will now have water supply thanks to Menengai Community Water Project. The locals majority of who leave on the upper end of Kirima Village have not been able to access the services since 1965. Menengai Community Borehole Project Chairman Francis Thimba says a Borehole was sunk in 2002 but lacked better facilities to pump water up end. He is however quick to note that the 7.5 force power pump that has been installed will enable the residents to get water. “We…

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DCC Elmi Shaffie refutes claims of ‘protecting errant’ local chief

Nakuru West Deputy County Commissioner Elmi Shaffie has refuted claims by a section of Nakuru residents that he is ‘protecting’ Chief Douglas Nyandika of Viwanda Location. Nakuru residents under the umbrella Nakuru County Leaders caucus had on Monday morning stormed the chief’s office demanding his ouster due to what they termed as incompetent and acting rudely towards members of the public seeking services. The group had also claimed that Chief Nyandika has no qualifications to serve as chief in the area as his credential s are questionable. However, addressing media…

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Lobby groups fault Nakuru MCAs over budget delays

Two lobby groups have challenged the Nakuru County Assembly members to come out clear on why the passage of the 2020/2021 budget  has been delayed. Nakuru Accountability Forum and Friends of  Devolution argue that the MCAs have been delaying the budget which was supposed to have been passed by June 30th. The lobby groups through their leadership Simon Ole Nasieku(Nakuru Accountability Forum) and Benso Macharia (Friends of Devolution) have told off the MCAs over sideshows instead of focusing on their key role of Legislation. According to Nasieku,the MCAs have until Friday…

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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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Photos: Floods wreak havoc in Mwariki, Pondamali

Residents of Mwariki in Rhoda Ward, Nakuru West have today woken up to disastrous news following high rainfall that pounded at dawn today. The 4 AM to 6 AM rains have left many families displaced, property worth thousands destroyed and left some access roads inaccessible. Below are photos taken at the affected places. The flood victims with the help of well wishers could be seen trying to salvage their household goods. The next dilemma is where to seek shelter next and how to move.

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Afraha Stadium: Traders take over

Traders from both Wakulima and Nasher markets have today started settling at Afraha Stadium where they will be carrying their trade. While we visited the place earlier today, Wakulima Market traders had already taken over the Afraha Annexe and business was running almost normally. To deal will the vagaries of weather, the traders were busy putting up makeshift shelters while lorries delivered cargo. The traders were given the directive to move from their places of work in town following the outbreak of Covid-19. This is one of the orders given…

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