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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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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Frustrated for supporting Ruto? Kihika, Gikaria locked out of Presidential function

Nakuru County Senator Susan Kihika and Nakuru Town East MP David Gikaria were today barred from accessing the venue of a public event. The two who are ardent supporters of the Deputy President were turned back at the gate of the venue. Police manning the entrance said they had “orders from above” to bar the two from accessing the venue. “We have orders from above to prevent politicians from coming to meeting,” said a senior police officer at the entrance. He added that the gathering was meant to be apolitical…

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President Kenyatta reiterates Government’s commitment in solving land tussles

President Uhuru Kenyatta has reiterated Jubilee Government’s commitment towards solving land conflicts through the National Titling Programme. Speaking in Nakuru when he issued land title deeds to Solai Nyakinyua, Kiambogo, and Njoro groups, the head of state said the program that has been rolled out in all the counties will help address disputes surrounding land ownership in the country. The President also directing the Ministry of Lands to ensure no more extra charges towards the Nyakinyua groups who have waited for long to get the title deeds. “I am delighted…

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President Kenyatta remembers Nakuru in new appointments

Nakuru county has not been left behind in the new governmnent appointments. President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday appointed Nakuru lawyer Lawrence Karanja as Chief Administrative Secretary Ministry of Industrialization. Nakuru leaders have welcomed the move. Immediately the news broke,the social platforms in Nakuru were full with congratulation messages. Perhaps a clear indicator that the county which is the hot pot of Kenya’s politics was thirsty of government appointments. Kabazi Ward MCA Dr.Peter Mbae on his Facebook account wrote, “I thank President Uhuru Kenyatta for appointing Nakuru lawyer Lawrence Karanja to…

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