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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10 families to be evacuated as another Solai dam develops huge cracks,fault lines

The county government of Nakuru has revealed that 10 families will be evacuated in Solai Nyakinyua village in Subukia Sub County to avert disaster from Nyaru dam which developed huge cracks and fault lines. The locals have been depending on the dam for their farming activities. Speaking on Wednesday after visiting the area,Nakuru County Chief Officer for disaster management Ann Njenga said, “After consultations with Geologists and engineers, they have resolved to evacuate Ten families where the fault line cuts”. The Chief officer adding that there might be extra areas…

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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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County Police commander on spot for ‘protecting’ officer who assaulted a journalist

Nakuru Journalists have condemned the police over what they term is laxity in ensuring justice for one of their colleague who was assaulted by police on 12th January 2020 and his work tools confiscated and destroyed while he was on duty covering students’ riots at Egerton University Main Campus in Njoro. Addressing media in Nakuru on Wednesday morning, the journalists drawn from all the media houses in Nakuru faulted police for showing no interest in following up the matter despite being reported in Njoro under OB NUMBER 54/12/1/2020 AT 20.55HRS.…

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Ruto allies maintain BBI report should be people-centered

A section of MPs loyal to Deputy President William Ruto have maintained that their support for BBI report is to ensure that the issues within the report are people-centered. The Legislators who retreated in Naivasha for the last two days faulted the manner in which the BBI popularization rallies are being done. In a statement read by Bungoma Woman Representative Catherine Wambilianga, the MPs argued that the discussions in the past rallies in Kisii and Kakamega have been centered on personalities and positions of the political class rather than issues…

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Street Families Trust Fund Board holds Public participation in Nakuru on policy document

The National Government through Street Families Rehabilitation Trust Fund in partnership with stakeholders is developing a national policy document to help address the challenges of street families in the country. The document once finalized will help address the numerous gaps in terms of policy and legal framework, knowledge, culture and change of mindset as well as gaps in coordination and management of street families. According to the Acting CEO Street Families Rehabilitation Trust Fund Ms Caroline Towett, since establishment in 2003 through a gazette notice 1558 there has never been…

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