Nakuru Mediheal Hospital supports efforts against COVID-19 pandemic

Private health practitioners have commended the County Government of Nakuru’s efforts in combating the COVID-19 pandemic in the region. Mediheal Group of Hospitals- Nakuru Unit Operations VP Mr Santosh Devaraj said measures to decongest public spaces will go a long way in effecting social distancing. He added that the Mediheal Group of Hospitals- Nakuru Unit is working closely with the County Department of Health in COVID-19 screening and public sensitization. He was speaking when he delivered a donation of 30 pieces of customized jerrycans and 10 litters of liquid soap…

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COVID-19:Naivasha MP appeals to Ministry to roll out relief food program

Naivasha Member of Parliament Jayne Kihara has appealed to the Ministry of to consider rolling out relief food program during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement,the MP noted that ,so many Kenyans will be rendered jobless by the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are appealing to the Ministry of Devolution to consider rolling out relief food program during the COVID-19 pandemic to help those who will be rendered jobless”she said. While lauding the Government’s interventions among them the directive for Kenyans to stay at home,the Legislator the government must come up with…

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County kicks off fumigation exercise to fight Corona virus

The County government of Nakuru is kicking a fumigation exercise of Nakuru town this morning as one of the measures being taken against the spread of corona virus. According to public health Chief Officer Samwel Kingo’ri, the fumigation exercise will be continuous. The county has already acquired enough chemicals to be sued during the exercise. According to Kingo’ri, the fumigation exercise at sub county level will kick off tomorrow but all fumigation kits will be collected today by team leaders. At the same time the county has said that there…

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Be humane to your workers in this harsh economic times,MP tells flower farms

Gilgil Member of Parliament Martha Wangari has called on flower farms to be humane enough towards their workers during this harsh times of COVID-19. In a statement,the vocal legislator who has been on the forefront in advocating for the rights of women and girls says majority of the working in flower farms are women who are struggling to make ends meet. Sh slammed a section of leaders advocating for the total  lock down, stating that such a move will inconvenience the families that live hand-to-mouth. “As we even advocate for…

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Traders,matatu operators want water,toilets at new points

Matatu operators and traders who were moved out of Nakuru town ,now want the county government of Nakuru to provide social amenities at points where they were taken do. Traders who have been moved to Afraha stadium say that lack of basic social amenities may worsen the situation and open doors for the spread of waterborne diseases. They wondered why the county government would move them out of their market and take them to a place without adequate supply of water, toilets and sheds. They further argued that the space…

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Kinyanjui calls on KRA to moderate their approach to taxation due to COVID-19

Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui has appealed to the Kenya Revenue Authority to borrow a leaf form President Uhuru Kenyatta’s gesture and moderate their approach to taxation. In a statement to Newsrooms immediately after the Statehouse briefing on Wednesday,Kinyanjui said the tax issue should be looked into especially during this difficult time. According to Kinyanjui, KRA has had a harsh approach to business people “We hope that KRA will borrow a leaf from the President’s gesture and moderate their approach to taxation. We hope to witness a change in their harsh…

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