Modern Eye Hospital to be set up in Bahati to address rising cases, MP reveals

Plans are underway for construction of an ultra-modern Eye Hospital in Bahati sub County of Nakuru County to try and address the rising eye medical complications in the area. Area MP Onesmus Kimani Ngunjiri has revealed that through his Hands of Mercy Ngunjiri Foundation, he is in talks with Rotary Club of Nairobi Utumishi, and VOSH USA medics over the same. The Legislator was speaking at Githioro Assistant County Commissioner’s office in Lanet on Saturday during the closure of a one week free eye medical exercise. “Through my friends and…

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President Kenyatta sounds warning to lazy police officers

President Uhuru Kenyatta has issued stern warning to Police officers who play laxity on their duties that they risk being sacked from the National Police service. Addressing top security meeting in Mombasa on Friday, the President said a trend where police officers fail to deliver in one particular area and are transferred to another station will be a thin of the past. He noted that failure cannot be transferred from one area to another tasking the County and Regional Security Chiefs to ensure every officer delivers as per the law.…

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Government should train more Psychiatrists to handle mental health cases, Taskforce told

There is need for government to train more Psychiatrists and Community Health Volunteers to tackle matters mental health in the country. Dr.Lilian Nyagaya from Kenya Universities’ Professional Counselors Association says the move will help address the challenges the society is facing when it comes to addressing mental health issues. Speaking in Nakuru town on Thursday during a meeting of the National Mental Health Task Force to collect public views on the state of mental health in the country, Dr.Nyagaya was categorical that there was need for practical solutions. According to…

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Senator Kihika, MP Gikaria react after being locked out of Uhuru’s meeting

Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika and Nakuru Town East MP David Gikaria have finally come out public on the Tuesday incident where they were denied access to a State function that was officiated by President Uhuru Kenyatta in Nakuru. Addressing media in Nakuru town on Wednesday afternoon, the two leaders termed the incident as unfortunate stating that as elected leaders in Nakuru they were shocked to be told that they could not be allowed in due to the ‘order form above’. They duo are now pointing an accusing finger to a…

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President’s Gicheha Farm meeting elicits mixed reactions among leaders

Revelations from a private meeting at Gicheha Farm between President Uhuru Kenyatta, a section of Nakuru leaders and Kikuyu elders continues to elicit mixed reactions. It is said the meeting was about among other things drumming support for the Building Bridges Initiative. Bahati MP Onesmus Kimani Ngunjiri who late last year led a delegation to Deputy President William Ruto’s home in Sugoi now says majority of those who attended the Tuesday meeting at Gicheha Farm in Rongai,Nakuru were also present in Sugoi. Addressing media in Nakuru town on Wednesday morning,…

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Nakuru leaders fault government for denying Senator, MP access to State function

Nakuru leaders have condemned an incident in which Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika and Nakuru Town East MP David Gikaria were denied access to a function officiated by President Uhuru Kenyatta at the Rift Valley Regional Headquarters office in Nakuru on Tuesday. Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika on Tuesday said she was blocked from attending a function in Nakuru that was presided over by President Uhuru Kenyatta. Kihika, in a post on Facebook, said she was blocked, together with Nakuru Town East MP David Gikaria, from the function in which the President…

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