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 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 expected to issue title deeds in Nakuru

President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected in Nakuru today. The head of state is expected to issue title deeds at a ceremony to be held at PC’s office. Among those expected to receive title deeds are over 1000 solai Nyakinyua residents. Others are from Njoro and Kiambogo. In an earlier interview with this writer,Kabazi Ward MCA Dr.Peter Mbae welcomed the more saying it will help address the challenges that the residents have faced. Several leaders have already arrived at the venue of the ceremony among them Kabazi MCA Dr.Peter Mbae,Rift Valley…

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ODM using BBI to pursue its political agenda – Ngunjiri

Bahati MP Onesmus Kimani Ngunjiri has called on Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leadership to stop using the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) report to pursue its political agenda ahead of the 2022 General Election. Speaking in his constituency on Monday, Ngunjiri said there are clear indicators that BBI report is no longer about the recommendations. The MP argues that the several rallies planned to drum support for BBI report are nothing more than an avenue for misuse of public resources. The vocal Nakuru’s Jubilee legislator has appealed to President Uhuru Kenyatta…

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Nakuru police on spot for injuring a journalist during riot at Egerton University

Police in Nakuru are once again on spot after a Nakuru based journalist working for Royal Media services (Radio Citizen and Inooro) was injured by a police officer and his equipment confiscated while he was on duty covering riots at Egerton University main campus in Njoro. The RMS reporter Robert Maina was injured, phone confiscated and recorder broken by police during students riots at Egerton University main campus in Njoro on Sunday evening. Maina says he was on his normal duty covering the riot as police were dispersing students who…

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