Mwariki residents worried over bulging Lake Nakuru

PHOTO/Pristone Mambili:A flooded farm in Mwariki.

For many years residents living around Lake Nakuru National Park have raised concerns over the disturbance from wildlife animals leading to human-animal conflict but this time round their concern is different. It is the issue of bulging Lake Nakuru. According to the locals mostly form Mwariki Village of Nakuru west Sub County in Nakuru, the bulging of Lake Nakuru has led to their farms being affected by the salty water. Led by John Kamau Kiragu, the locals are now appealing to the Kenya Wildlife Service to step in and address…

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Nakuru family demand justice over their late son who served in DP’s office

The family of the late John Kipyegon Kenei-an AP officer who was attached to Deputy President are still coming to term with the death of their son. Addressing media on Friday at their home in Solai, Nakuru County, the family is now pointing accusing finger on government over what befell their son and how they delivered the news to the press without informing the family first. They say it was wrong for the government to convey the news to the press before informing the family or relatives of the deceased…

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Why CCM party wants Senators barred from contesting gubernatorial seats

Senators with dreams to become governors will not be allowed to contest if the proposal to the BBI Taskforce team by Chama Cha Mashinani will sail through. The proposal that seeks to ensure Senate is the upper House in the country is limiting Senators from contesting gubernatorial seats. CCM party Leader Issac Ruto who also once served as Bomet Governor says this will help in addressing the conflict that has been there between the sitting governors and Senators in counties. The former Council of Governors Chairman also faulted current senators…

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Chama cha Mashinani wants Senators barred from seeking Gubernatorial positions

Chama cha Mashinani party leader Isaac Rutto, now wants Senators barred from contesting for Gubernatorial seats in the counties they represent. According to the former Bomet Governor, most Senators are using their positions to sabotage County bosses instead of protecting devolution. Speaking in Nakuru, Rutto said that Senators should take at least five years after exiting the Senate before seeking to become Governors. He noted that by doing so, the Senators will be forced to concentrate on their mandate of protecting devolution which will in turn help Governors in making…

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CCM proposes 45% of national resources be channeled to counties

Chama Cha Mashinani party has proposed that 45% of national resources be channeled to Counties as a way of strengthening devolution. The party is further proposing the election of Ward Development committee with chairman elected in every Primary school. Addressing media in Nakuru on Thursday after holding a consultative meeting with other party officials, CCM Party Leader Isaac Ruto said the only way to strengthen devolution is by ensuring resources are channeled to counties. According to the CCM Leader, of the 45% allocation from the National kitty,15% should be channeled…

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One person nursing wounds at Nakuru Level 5 after an attack at Kapedo

A 21-year old young man is nursing gunshot injuries at the Nakuru Level 5 Hospital after he was shot on the left knee at conflict–prone Kapedo in Turkana. Abollo Ekiru was shot on the left knee at Kapedo in Turkana at around mid day on Wednesday. Through a phone interview, his brother Ronald Ekai says he was from his daily duties in a mjengo with his colleagues when the incident happened. Ekiru who his nursing injuries at Nakuru PGH has called on security agents to beef up security in the…

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