Nakuru residents to reap big as President Kenyatta opens Simba Cement Factory at Salgaa

President Uhuru Kenyatta this Tuesday officially opens a multibillion Cement factory owned by Simba Cement at Salgaa in Rongai Sub County Nakuru. The factory located along the busy Nakuru to Eldoret highway will open opportunities to several Nakuru residents. Addressing media prior to the official opening, the factory owner Guru Naredra said that they chose Nakuru due its geographical location in East Africa as well as the fact of Nakuru’s move to becoming a city. “This is a plus for Nakuru even as it becomes a City” said Naredra. According…

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How famous Salgaa town has been neglected

Business persons at Salgaa Trading centre in Rongai sub county have faulted the County government of Nakuru over what they term is neglect of the busy trading centre despite the enormous contribution it has towards the economy of Nakuru. Salgaa sits on a trans-national highway used by long-haul cargo vehicles headed to DR Congo, Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan.It is a stopover for drivers. It neighbors several learning institutions and has wholesale outlets, restaurants, clubs and bars.Addressing media at the centre on Tuesday, the business community said both the current…

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One dead, several injured in night accident at Salgaa

One person died and several sustained injuries including a fractured leg of one of the trailer workers when a trailer lost brakes at the downhill near Salgaa ramming into several trailers and vehicles during the night incident. According to one of the car drivers who was the first hit before getting to kerb, the trailer kept going down at high speed and left several with injuries. He said that the driver of the trailer was not badly injured but others the occupants of some vehicles including a nissan returning back…

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County to construct modern Lorry park at Salgaa to spur economic growth

Construction of a modern Lorry park at Salgaa trading centre will spur economic growth of Nakuru County- Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui has said. Speaking in Salgaa Rongai Sub County, the governor said that the centre was strategically located along the northern corridor and as such the programme will go a long way in attracting investors from within the country and outside the country. It will be remembered that Salgaa trading centre is a stopover for long distance trucks enroute to Uganda and central Africa. Part of the upgrading programme according…

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Senator Kihika lauds Uhuru regarding NTSA

Nakuru County Senator Susan Kihika has lauded president Uhuru Kenyatta for sending NTSA out of the roads. Posting on her popular Facebook page, the senator said this was an answer to the cries, please and prayers of the Kenyan people. “The cries, pleas and prayers of Kenyans regarding the high rate of road accidents and resultant fatalities under the watch of NTSA have finally been answered,” wrote the senator regarding the move. Following the move, the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) will keep off the roads and leave policing…

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