Nakuru lauded for giving priority to matters Gender

Nakuru County has been lauded for giving priority to matters Gender. Speaking in Nakuru on Friday, Public Service and Gender Affairs Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) Rachel Shebesh noted that Nakuru has several number of Gender Based Violence Recovery  centres which is a plus in addressing gender issues. The CAS who was on a supervision and fact finding mission on the COVID-19 Kazi Mtaani program called on other counties to emulate Nakuru on matters Gender. “I have been informed by the Deputy Governor here that we have several recovery centres for…

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CAS Shebesh assures smooth run of Covid-19 Kazi Mtaani program

The National government has assured of smooth run of the Covid-19 Kazi Mtaani national hygiene Program. Speaking in Nakuru on Friday during a supervision and fact finding on the ongoing program, Public  Service,Youth and Gender Affairs Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) Rachel Shebesh said the government is committed towards the program that will see many locals in various counties across the country benefit. She said the exercise that is being supervised by NYS is aimed to implement hygiene measures to curb the spread of Covid-19 pandemic. The program according to the…

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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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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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County releases first batch of relief food for vulnerable families

Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui has released the first batch of Sh 250 million relief food for the vulnerable.  The package destined for Menengai East Ward was received by the area Ward Representative Wilson Mwangi and is expected to cushion 2000 families in the area.  Speaking onThursday during the exercise,Kinyanjui said the package will go a long way in helping the vulnerable during this COVID-19 pandemic.  The county Boss admitting that there were some delays occasioned by procurement procedures.  The distribution will commence on Friday in Menengai East Ward before being channeled to other wards in Nakuru county.  “We are today…

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Suspect arrested trying to steal camera from Nakuru’s K24 office

Police have launched investigations into a burglary incident at mediamax offices in nakuru. According to the regional reporter Kigotho Mwangi, he opened the offices at 7:30am as usual and proceeded to do his daily routine. “A  middle aged man knocked the door and inquired if the office was dealing with second hand cars.From the appearance, I could tell the guy was not either a salesman or a car dealer” said Kigotho. He adds  that the suspect proceeded to go to other upper floors as he(Kigotho) went to the loo. On…

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Nakuru county to offer psycho-social support to journalists

The County Government of Nakuru has vowed to work with Journalists on matters counseling and humanitarian support. Speaking in Elburgon, Molo Sub County on Wednesday during the burial of Mediamax Journalist George Kori who was found dead last week in what reports pointed to suicide, Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui noted that Journalists are exposed to disturbing images in the line of their duty. He said this may cause trauma to some if not addressed in good time. “It is unfortunate that journalists are exposed to disturbing images in the line…

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Government vows to restore peace on Narok-Nakuru border

The Government has vowed to use all means possible to restore peace on the Narok-Nakuru border after skirmishes left 8 people dead and several others nursing injuries. On Wednesday Rift Valley Regional Commissioner George Natembeya led government officials to the area and held a meeting aimed to ensure peace in the area. “The security agents will be here to ensure peace is restored and we will not allow a few youths to mess up the peace in this area” said Natembeya. During the meeting, Natembeya reiterated that no human activities…

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Mudavadi lauds KNCCi on efforts towards economy recovery

Amani National Congress Party  Leader Musalia Mudavadi has called on the Kenya National Chamber of commerce to offer strategic interventions towards economic recovery. Speaking on Wednesday when he  was  paid a courtesy call by the President Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) Mr Richard Ngatia and his team, Mudavadi lauded the role played by  KNCCI. They discussed on critical role the Chamber plays in policy formulation in the country particularly on Small Micro and Medium Enterprises ( SMMEs).a The ANC Party Leader agreeing to rally ANC MPs to…

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County to support 120 people under quarantine in Nakuru west

The County Government of Nakuru has distributed foodstuff, masks and sanitizers to 120 people under quarantine at a residential area in Bangladesh, Nakuru Town West sub-County. The 120 persons were placed under quarantine after a tenant tested positive of COVID-19 Coronavirus . The patient is currently being monitored at the   PGH COVID-19 Isolation and Management facility. According to County official Sammy Kung’u, the families will be supported for two weeks they will be in quarantine. “The county will support the families for the two weeks they will be in quarantine”…

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