Kenyatta extends curfew as Tanzania, Somali borders closed

The president has put to a halt the movement of people into and from the republics of Tanzania and Somalia. The directive to close the borders take effect at midnight tonight. The only exception for the above is cargo vehicles into and out of Kenya through the said borders. However, the driver’s of such vehicles must undergo mandatory testing for Covid-19 before coming into the country. Only after being ascertained to be negative will they be allowed into the country. At the same time, the President has extended the current…

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Leaders unite in restoring peace in Likia,Njoro

Naivasha based Businessman James Karimi has called on communities living in Likia, Njoro to to embrace peace in order to foster development. Speaking at Likia on Wednesday when he organized a peace and reconciliation prayer meeting, the former TNA party politician said the livestock robbery incidents that have been witnessed in the area are a threat to peace and development. While lauding the handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, Karimi called on all communities to emulate the same. He added that a few youths engaging…

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Leaders slam MP over ‘Washenzi’ Movement

A section of Nakuru youths have condemned Bahati MP Onesmus Kimani Ngunjiri for staging demonstrations in Nakuru town over President Uhuru Kenyatta’s sentiments in Mombasa concerning development agenda. Addressing media in Nakuru on Tuesday led by Nakuru Youth chairman Mr. Daniel Gitau Kimani, the youths slammed the Bahati Legislator for misusing a number of youths during the demonstrations in the streets of Nakuru. While noting that they support the President’s Big 4 agenda, the youths called on politicians to stop politicking and support the President in achieving the same. According…

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Youths raise concerns over huge unemployment rate

Nakuru Youths have slammed Governor Lee Kinyanjui over the huge unemployment rate among youth in Nakuru County. This even as a documentary on unemployment that aired on one of the national TV stations in the country indicated that majority of youths in Nakuru County are unemployed. Addressing media in Nakuru, the youths led by their Chairman Daniel Gitau said this was alarming and there was need for the county government Nakuru to ensure the issue of unemployed youths is addressed. He says such will help address issues of crime which…

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Nakuru MCA gives Christmas treat to orphans

More than 300 vulnerable children in Subukia were treated to an early Christ-mass by the area MCA Mary Wanjiru Mawawa. The families were also given foodstufs among them rice,wheat flour as a way of showing love to the less fortunate during this festive season. The beneficiaries commending the MCA for the gesture of showing love to the less fortunate stating that it is rare for such families to be remembered and more so the orphans. “We are grateful to our MCA for such a gesture of showing love to the…

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Wife of murdered Kiru Boys Principal to spend more time behind bars

The widow of murdered Kiru Boys’ principal will spend more time behind bars after her bond review failed to proceed as the judge was away on official duties. The case which had been scheduled for bond application will now be heard on January 30. The widow, Jane Muthoni, had in previous attempts asked the court to review her bond terms due to her health saying she has never been taken to hospital despite a court order directing the prisons administration to do so. According to her she needs to acquire school fees for her children…

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Kinyanjui lauds security team for the crackdown on illegal ‘confirm’ group

Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui has lauded the county security for the continued crackdown on illegal gang ‘confirm’ that has been carrying out its activities in Nakuru’s Bondeni,Kivumbini and Flamingo estates. Speaking on Tuesday during county multi-sectoral security meeting at a Nakuru hotel,the county boss said the crackdown should go on until the illegal gang is wiped out. “As a county we want to commend the security team fro the work done.Ours is to collaborate with them in ensuring that we have a safer county where everyone can conduct legal business”said…

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Nakuru youths fault Kinyanjui’s administration

Youths in Nakuru County have faulted the leadership of Governor Lee Kinyanjui over what they term is negligence on matters of youth. Addressing media in Nakuru on Saturday led by Duke Ombagi, the irate youths raised concerns in manner in which the youths have been neglected by the leadership of the day. They also accused Governor Kinyanjui of operating at the Milimani offices instead of the county headquarters where he can be easily accessed. The youths drawn from various sub counties in Nakuru are now demanding that their concerns be…

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President commissions 6th batch officer cadets, maintains Kenya remains part of AMISOM

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday commissioned 151 officer cadets trained at the Kenya Military Academy (KMA), Lanet Nakuru while maintaining that Kenya will remain part of AMISOM. Speaking during the ceremony that was attended by among others CSs Rachael Omamo (Defense), Dr.Fred Matiang’i (Interior) and Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui, President Kenyatta called on the officers to maintain high standards of discipline in their service to the nation. While noting that security of the nation was paramount, the head of state called on every Kenyan to play their role in safeguarding…

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Biometric NHIF registration reaches out to ‘Mama mboga’

Traders at the Nakuru Wakulima Market have lauded the 3 day biometric NHIF registration exercise organized by Nakuru politician and Businessman Hezron Manyara. Addressing media, the traders led by their coordinator Mr. Joseph Kibe said the exercise is paramount as it will help address challenges they have been facing to make contributions as welfare whenever one of them falls sick. “We must commend the exercise as traders. We have been suffering whenever one of us falls sick by contributing but with the NHIF card we are assured that the burden…

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