Opinion: Do women have a place in Governor Lee’s administration?

Today, social media users in Nakuru shared two photos. Both of the photos were a portrayal of male dominance in public service in Nakuru County under Governor Lee Kinyanjui. Having followed the discussions from the two photos, and as a woman, am left to wonder; do women really have a place in Governor Lee’s administration? The first of these photos was from 2018. The photo was shared by the governor himself where he’s seen posing with a team of men from Naivasha. This was the team put in place by…

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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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Opinion: In Miguna saga, government has gone rogue

Miguna-Miguna

Fellow Kenyans; It is unfortunate that a Kenyan citizen is being subjected to inhuman treatment by the very government that swore to uphold the rule of law and protect its citizen. Kenyans believed that after the handshake we buried our political differences and embraced each other to forge ahead for the betterment of our country. Unfortunately, we’ve become masters of preaching water and drinking adulterated wine. If the government cannot obey court orders why should Wanjiku do? A state which savagely represses or persecutes its people cannot be regarded as…

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MCA makes strides to ensure ward taps into blue economy

MCA Karanja Mburu

As the country makes strides towards actualizing the much talked about blue economy, Nakuru County has not been left out in trying to reap from the multibillion sector. Lake Naivasha, which is a critical water resource in the County, is the main target that will help the devolved unit tap into the blue economy. Through the office of the Lake view Ward MCA and the Ministry of agriculture, the county has pumped an initial KES 5 million into the construction of a fish hatchery in Kihoto, this is in conjunction…

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Opinion: PM Abiy Ahmed Nobel Peace prize should Birth New Africa Voice

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed Ali

The choice of Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed Ali (PhD), as the recipient of the highly coveted Nobel Peace Prize, has brought special excitement and a sense of hope of a new beginning in Africa. Abiy Ahmed’s election as Prime Minister in 2018 raised optimism in the continent, and his tireless efforts to bring about reconciliation and peace not only in his country, Ethiopia but also in the continent have brought new hope to many people. As a Prime Minister, Dr Abiy, a 40-year-old young leader, has demonstrated that beyond…

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Is Nakuru MCA being nurtured to take slot among DP Ruto’s lead point men?

DP Ruto & Karanja Mburu

Youthful Naivasha’s Lakeview Ward MCA Karanja Mburu has proven that indeed politics is all about spotting opportunities and running away with them. From the just famous Thursday’s Sugoi meeting for Kikuyu leaders from Rift valley, the first time Jubilee MCA proved to be a smart politician. This was evident through the mobilization exercise where despite the other MCAs being given only 5 slots for those attending the Sugoi meeting from their respective Ward, MCA Karanja was given the privilege of having 51 persons from the larger Naivasha. This was made…

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