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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MP Kathambi lashes out at Ministry over ‘laxity’ in registration of schools

Njoro MP Charity Kathambi has lashed out at the Ministry of education over what she termed laxity in registration of more schools in Njoro Sub County. While lauding the government policy of 100 percent transition from Primary to secondary, the vocal Nakuru Legislator was categorical that Njoro needs more secondary schools to make the policy successful. The MP was speaking at Njoro Park on Thursday during the launch and issuance of Njoro NG-CDF bursary cheques worth Kshs.44 Million where she vowed to ensure matters education are given priority in the…

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County partners with KenAgro Suppliers Limited to address bedbugs menace in Matatus

Following public outcry over bedbugs menace in PSV Matatus, the county government Public health department has moved in with speed to address the menace. The department is partnering with KenAgro Suppliers Limited to ensure all PSV Matatus in Nakuru are fumigated (sprayed) to keep of the bedbugs. Addressing media on Thursday during the exercise at Nakuru bus terminus, Moses Obiero form the department said the move was prompted by the fact that the bedbugs are now breeding in the PSV Matatus and spread with passengers acting as carriers. Already the…

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Several tones of unfit maize flour destroyed in Nakuru

Nakuru County Public Health Chief officer Samuel King’ori has called on millers to ensure they sell quality flour free from aflatoxin to consumers. Speaking at Gioto dumpsite in Nakuru on Wednesday when he led the destruction of several tones of maize flour unfit for human consumption,King’ori said as Public Health officials they will continue to do inspection in all outlets to ensure they comply. “We are continuing with the operation and we call on Kenyans too to assist us in this”said King’ori. The flour was found at Kanini haraka enterprises…

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Nakuru man nursing serious injuries after train overran him

An unknown middle aged person sustained serious injuries after a train overrun him and crushed both legs near section 58 in Nakuru town. Confirming the incident, Nakuru railways OCPD Said Shungi the man who is suspected to be the street urchin could have been lying there with a suicide attempt. He said that he was immediately picked by police officers and taken to Nakuru PGH hospital but he remained unconscious at the time of admission. “His identity is yet to be known, as he had no documentation or identification documents…

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Nakuru county enters MoU with USAID to revamp economy

The county Government of Nakuru has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with US Government (USAID) towards promotion of devolution. Through the MoU signed on Wednesday by Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui and USAID Mission Director Mark Meassick, Nakuru will benefit from investment from USAID in various sectors. The MoU signifies Kenya-led development in Nakuru County. Speaking after signing the MoU, USAID Mission Director Mark Meassick said the MoU provides framework to guide the new way in doing business which include enabling private sector to generate opportunities to Kenyans. This, he…

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