Ogiek Documentary launched with calls for implementation of the Arusha Landmark ruling

A documentary story of hope and resilience on the Ogiek Land Rights struggle has been launched in Kenya with calls for the implementation of the Arusha Landmark ruling. The documentary that was launched in a Nakuru hotel on Wednesday morning highlights the struggle that the Ogiek Peoples have undergone in their quest for Land Rights justice. It also highlights the major Arusha Landmark ruling of May 26, 2017. The Africa court in Arusha, Tanzania ruled that by routinely subjecting the Ogiek to arbitrary forced evictions from their ancestral lands in…

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Jimmy Gait urges Kenyans to support his petition to President over health sector

Gospel musician Jimmy Gait has petitioned President Uhuru Kenyatta on matters healthcare. Speaking on Radio Maisha Sunday’s Breakfast show hosted by Lofty Matambo,Jimmy Gait elaborated on the five proposals of the petition that are aimed at addressing the issue of rogue doctors accused of misdiagnosing patients. According to Jimmy Gait he came up with the proposal following his own worst experience with Kenyan doctors after he developed throat complications. He told Radio Maisha that Kenyan doctors are money-oriented rather than helping patients an issue that saw him travel to India.In…

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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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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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Natembeya warns politicians misleading public on ongoing census exercise

Rift Valley Regional Commissioner George Natembeya has once again hit out at section politicians misleading members of the public on the ongoing census exercise. Addressing media in his office in Nakuru on Monday, the Regional Commissioner warned politicians who are misinforming residents concerning the exercise. While stating that the census exercise is vital for the planning of the country as far as matters economy are concerned, Natembeya said everyone will be counted wherever they are and that politicians should stop telling people to move to their local home counties or…

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County to commence training program for all staff on sign language

As a way of addressing challenges faced by the hearing impaired persons in Nakuru, the county government of Nakuru will in the next two weeks commence a training program for staff on sign language. Speaking in Nakuru Town on Saturday during the launch of Sign Language For All-SIFA programs, Director Social Services Mr.Josephat Kimemia says the county will roll out the training for staff as a way of ensuring equality in terms of service delivery. According to Kimemia, sign language should not only be left for the hearing impaired persons…

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