No case of malpractices reported in Nakuru in ongoing KCSE-Education PS

No single case of malpractices has been reported in the ongoing Kenya Certificate of secondary Examination in Nakuru county. Principal Secretary  State Department of University Education and Research Amb.Simon Nabukwesi resales the same on Monday when he was in Nakuru to oversee the distribution of the examination materials. The PS lauded Education officers,teachers and security team for ensuring smooth run of the examination. While noting that no single case of malpractices has been reported in the region, Nabukwesi said this is the way to go in ensuring fairness and integrity…

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Expelled Anestar Boys to miss certificates of good Conduct -PS Nabukwesi

There will be no issuance of Certificates of Good Conduct to 70 Form four candidates at Anestar Boys High school in Bahati subcounty of Nakuru County who were expelled following last Thursday’s night incident  in which they broke into a girls’ dormitory in the nearby Anestar Precious Girls’ School. Principal Secretary State Department of University Education and Research Amb.Simon Nabukwesi it is the policy of the Ministry to ensure good values are nurtured. He said the Ministry will not allow them to  be issued with the document until they show…

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Bahati MP Kimani Ngunjiri dismisses possible Ruto-Raila alliance

Bahati MP  Kimani Ngunjiri has dismissed a possible formation of alliance between Deputy President William Ruto-linked United Democratic Alliance(UDA) and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga’s ODM party. Addressing the media in Nakuru on Sunday, Ngunjiri who was flanked by business tycoon Zakayo Maina accused the former prime minister of having a history of creating havoc in any political formation. Ngunjiri who is a close ally of DP Ruto maintained that UDA is well on the course towards 2022 and will not allow such an alliance. He was however quick to…

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Clergy calls on President Kenyatta to allow limited congregational worship

Religious leaders in Nakuru have called on President Uhuru Kenyatta to ease restrictions on worship places and allow limited congregational worship. Led by Bishop Mike Brawan of Metro Church International,they said the church has been on the frontline in observing COVID-19 protocols. The leaders are now calling on President Uhuru Kenyatta to allow congregational worship of not more than 100 persons per hour. “We appeal to President Uhuru Kenyatta to allow the worship places even if it means 100 members per service” said Brawan. Bishop Brawan addressed the media after…

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70 students from Anestar Boys’ School expelled for breaking into neighboring Girls’ dormitory

70 Form four candidates at Anestar Boys High school in Bahati subcounty of Nakuru County have been expelled following Thursday’s night incident  in which they broke into a girls’ dormitory in the nearby Anestar Girls School. Confirming the incident,Nakuru county commissioner Erastus Mbui said 10 of the 70 had been arrested while the other 60 were intercepted on Friday morning as they tried to return back to school after spending a night out. “We have expelled the 70 , 10 of whom are those who were arrested while the other…

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Dr.Wainaina appointed acting Chief Officer Public Health

Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui has appointed Dr.Daniel Wainaina acting Chief Officer Public Health. In a statement to newsrooms on Thursday,Kinyanjui stated,”this is to inform the public that Dr.Daniel Wainaina has been appointed acting Chief Officer Public Health immediately.” The position fell vacant following the demise of Samuel King’ori. King’ori succumbed to COVID-19 complications at the Nairobi Hospital. Until his appointment, Dr.Wainaina was the acting cou ty director of medical services. Dr.Wainaina holds a Bachelor of Medicine and surgery as well as Masters in Public Health. In the appointment notice,Governor Kinyanjui…

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Kathambi embarks on addressing water shortage in Njoro

Perennial water shortage in Njoro will be a thing of past after area MP Charity Kathambi embarked on addressing the same. The Lawmaker has lobbied for funds from national government to boost water projects in Njoro. While decrying the perennial water shortage as a challenge,Kathambi was optimistic that with the various water projects already initiated, residents have a reason to smile. The move has seen various community tanks drilled in the area. This,she said will help women in the area who had to travel longer distance in search of the…

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Nakuru residents urged to fully participate in budget process

Nakuru county residents have been challenged to fully be part of the county budget process. Speaking during a zoom meeting on the essence of public participation in matters budget,Francis Shinali from Nakuru Residents Association said citizens’ participation is key. The online meeting with community members was organized by Nakuru based Reproductive health Youth Friendly Environment (RHYFE) in partnership with KELIN Kenya to sensitize citizens on importance of participating to ensure adequate allocation towards  development in various sectors amon them reproductive health services. He said,the effectiveness of the whole budget process…

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Natembeya declares resumption of security operations in Baringo,Turkana counties

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The goverment has announced the resumption of security operations in Baringo and Turkana counties following fresh banditry attacks. Riftvalley Regional Commissioner George Natembeya said this time round the operation will be ruthless to wipe out the bandits. Natembeya who addressed media at his office in Nakuru on Tuesday was categorical that the bandits have been organizing attacks in Baringo, Turkana and Laikipia counties. The announcement by Natembeya follows what he termed failed approach by political leaders from the areas to conduct a one month peace campaign and voluntary disarmament. “The…

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