County and national governments on spot over plight of Solai residents

Both National and Nakuru county goverments are on spot after residents of Solai Nyakinyua village accused the two levels over delayed promises after the residents were hit by tragedy of Nyaru Dam. The dam which developed a big hole at the center and swallowed its water that left huge fault lines that are upto date widening. Nakuru County Disaster Management Ann Njenga who visited the site on 5th February this year said that ten families had no choice other than relocating and promised that the County Government would chip in…

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Salat: KANU members to mourn Moi for another 40 days

Moi Burial

The Kenya African National Union (KANU) party has announced that members will continue to pay tribute to the late retired President Daniel Arap for 40 days. Speaking at Kabarak University during the late retired President Moi’s funeral service, KANU Secretary General Nick Salat said party members who were mentored by the late President will continue to visit Kabarak. According to Salat, this will happen after the normal 7 days of family mourning. He maintained that KANU as a party is still alive and strong despite the departure of the retired…

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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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CS Magoha lashes out at Judiciary over court orders to re-open ‘unfit’ schools

Education Cabinet Secretary Professor George Magoha has called on the Judiciary to respect decision taken by the Ministry of Education to close down schools that do not meet the required standards. Speaking in Nakuru on Monday morning when he led the led the 100 percent transition mop-up exercise, the CS stated that the schools that were closed down last year were given conditions to meet before they are re-opened. He however regretted in what he termed is Judiciary issuing out court orders for the same schools to be re-opened yet…

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NCIC warns politicians fanning hatred in BBI rallies

Politicians have been warned against uttering incitement messages in the ongoing Building Bridges Initiative rallies across the country. The National Cohesion and Integration Commission says even as momentum gains on the BBI report in the country, Political class should be careful not to use the process to cause division among Kenyans. Addressing media in Nakuru on Thursday after holding a 2-hours meeting with Rift valley Regional Commissioner George Natembeya, the NCIC commissioners led by Danvas Makori said as a commission they will take stern action against such politicians. Commissioner Makori…

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Fresh Kapedo attack leaves 9 people nursing gun wounds at Nakuru Level 5 hospital

Nine people are nursing serious gun wounds at Nakuru Level 5 hospital after they were accosted by unknown people in Kapedo area in Turkana. According to the facility’s Medical superintendent Dr. Joseph Mburu,the patients who are all male are in fair stable condition safe for one who has bullet lodged in his chest. He said that some of them have been taken to theater to clean the gunshot wounds as the critical patient is expected to be operated any time. Addressing media at the facility on Tuesday morning,Dr. Mburu said…

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