Kinyanjui: Kiamunyi, Lanet, Mawanga estates to reap big once Nakuru becomes City

Nakuru residents have okayed the Nakuru Municipality to become Kenya’s fourth City. At the same time, Governor Lee Kinyanjui has hinted of the expansion of the City-to-be boundaries to include adjacent estates. He highlighted estates like Kiamunyi, Lanet and Mawanga that would ultimately benefit from the development funding set aside for Nakuru City. In September 2017, the Cabinet approved the elevation of Nakuru and Eldoret municipalities to Cities.He was speaking on Tuesday when he received a public participation report on the envisaged City status. The City status ad-hoc committee chairman…

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Salgaa bar owners on the spot for operating outside designated hours

Rongai Deputy County Commissioner Julius Kavita has sounded stern warning to bar owners at Salgaa Trading centre who open their businesses before the required time that they risk closure. The DCC who spoke at Boror Location on Monday during International Literacy Day said as administrators they will not sit and watch as a section of businesses in the area violate the law on liquor. Kavita has now ordered Chiefs in the area to work closely with police in ensuring that no bar operates before the required time as per the…

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Nakuru Woman Rep weighs in on Mau evictions

Nakuru Woman Representative Liza Chelule has weighed in on the ongoing heated debate over Mau Phase two evictions. Addressing media on Wednesday at her Nakuru office, the Woman Rep lauded the government over the Tuesday order to re-open the 15 schools that were shut down to allow students sit their national examinations. According to Chelule, the move is in order as no student will be affected during the whole exam period. “As leaders we have met and the meeting has seen the government revert the earlier order of closing down…

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Nakuru lobby groups join Kenyans in marking 9 years since promulgation of constitution

Various Lobby groups in Nakuru County on Tuesday joined residents and Kenyans at large in marking 9 years since the promulgation of the 2010 constitution. The event that took place at the Nakuru Players’ Theatre saw members of the Nakuru civil society call for more efforts towards implementation of the new constitution. Speaking during the event, Midrift Human Rights Network CEO Mr. Joseph Omondi called for the need to ensure full life to Chapter 6 of the constitution. He says while the act to operationalize the Chapter 6 of the…

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No human activities will be allowed in Mau as government moves to restore the water tower

No more human activities will be allowed in various blocks of the Mau Forest as government through a multi-agency committee steps in to restore the water tower. The Committee will commence the 60-days exercise soon on the Maasai Mau in Narok South. The 10-membership Multi-agency committee is chaired by Rift Valley Regional Commissioner George Natembeya who is also the immediate former Narok County Commissioner. Addressing media in Nakuru after holding a lengthy meeting with the committee members, Natembeya said the ongoing debate on the Mau evictions has created confusion hence…

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Nakuru MCAs vow to support Punguza Mizigo initiative

Nakuru County Assembly members have shown their willingness to support the Punguza Mzigo Initiative that is being campaigned for by Third way Alliance party leader Dr. Ekuru Aukot. Their reactions come after Aukot presented and elaborated more about his constitutional change bill before Nakuru County Assembly on Wednesday. The MCAs later engaged him with questions seeking more clarifications about the bill. The MCAs have said that they are now waiting for the bill to be brought to their house and pass it citing that it is aimed at adding more…

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