Sigh of relief for former councillors as government steps in to ensure perks payout

Forum for former Councillors in Nakuru has expressed optimism following a move taken by government to ensure their registration towards the process of ensuring they get their Honorarium Sh1.5m. The members of the Forum drawn from the former County councils of Nakuru, Central Rift, Molo Town council, Nakuru Municipality and Naivasha Municipal council are optimistic that the registration exercise will enable government implement the Senate’s wish pertaining the welfare of the former civic leaders. Addressing the media in Nakuru on Monday during a meeting on the same, the former civic…

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County and national governments on spot over plight of Solai residents

Both National and Nakuru county goverments are on spot after residents of Solai Nyakinyua village accused the two levels over delayed promises after the residents were hit by tragedy of Nyaru Dam. The dam which developed a big hole at the center and swallowed its water that left huge fault lines that are upto date widening. Nakuru County Disaster Management Ann Njenga who visited the site on 5th February this year said that ten families had no choice other than relocating and promised that the County Government would chip in…

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FAO partners with Kenya in training NYS to combat locust menace

Pushing for Nakuru County Youth Board

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO has partnered with Kenya Government to address the Locust menace. The partnership will see desert Locusts experts boost Government of Kenya’s capacity to respond to the Desert Locust invasion by training 600 National Youth Service (NYS) to increase ground surveillance measures in Kenya. Speaking at the National Youth Service College in Gilgil on Thursday during the opening of the training workshop FAO Country Representative Mr.Tobias Takavarasha termed the Locust menace in Kenya an attack on the mandate of FAO in addressing…

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Salat: KANU members to mourn Moi for another 40 days

Moi Burial

The Kenya African National Union (KANU) party has announced that members will continue to pay tribute to the late retired President Daniel Arap for 40 days. Speaking at Kabarak University during the late retired President Moi’s funeral service, KANU Secretary General Nick Salat said party members who were mentored by the late President will continue to visit Kabarak. According to Salat, this will happen after the normal 7 days of family mourning. He maintained that KANU as a party is still alive and strong despite the departure of the retired…

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Nakuru county joins Nandi,Baringo in granting workers holiday to bid farewell to Moi

Nakuru county has joined Nandi and Baringo counties to give their staff a leave of duty on Wednesday to allow them bod farewell to the late retired President Daniel Moi. Through a Press Release to media houses dated 11 February 2020,”the county government of Nakuru has granted all workers in non-essential services a leave of duty on February 12,2020″ The communication from the county government of Nakuru is very clear that this is in honor of the late retired President Daniel Arap Moi. However,the Press Release goes further to state…

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Government pumps sh 250 million to complete stalled projects at Nakuru’s Industrial Training Institute

The government has assured that all stalled projects at the Kenya Industrial Training Institute (KITI) in Nakuru will be completed in this financial year. Speaking at the Institute on Monday when he inspected the progress in the implementation of the Big 4 agenda,Chief Administrative Secretary Industrialization Lawrence Karanja reiterated government’s position. According to the CAS,this financial year the governmnent has pumped Sh 250 million to facilitate completion of all projects at the facility. “This financial year the governmnent has pumped 250 million shillings to facilitate completion of the construction projects…

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