Philip Waruinge – Nakuru most decorated boxer

With two medals from the Olympics, three from the Commonwealth Games and two from the All African Games, Philip Waruinge might as well be Kenya’s best pugilists of all time. His most outstanding fight was in the 1968 Olympics where he won a Bronze medal. All who were watching the match felt he was unfairly denied the win and made their views felt by protesting and cheering him wildly. The judges, who could however not overturn their judgment, were forced to give him the Val Baker Trophy. Philip Waruinge is…

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Carl “Flash” Tundo – Nakuru’s top Rally Driver

Carl Flash Tundo is a Nakuru based rally driver whose father, Frank Tundo was also a rally driver. His first race was the Safari Rally in 1995 when he was 22 years old. His sister Natasha Tundo has also been a rally driver since 2015. To date, Carl Tundo has taken part in 90 races and emerged position one in 29 of those. His first win was in 2004 driving a Subaru Imprezza. His co-driver was Jessop Tim. He is the only Kenyan to have won the Intercontinental Rally Challenge…

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Nakuru MP on spot for trying to divert hospital project into stadium

A section of residents from Nakuru Town West have faulted area MP Samuel Arama over what they term is failure to involve them in crucial development agenda as enshrined in the constitution. Addressing media in Nakuru West on Tuesday, the residents led by Mr.Erick Ogada raised alarm over a move taken by the MP to divert hospital project into stadium. According to Ogada, the parcel of land that is adjacent to the area Deputy County Commissioner’s office was meant for the expansion of Kapkures Level 4 hospital but the legislator…

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Ampiva FC to represent Kabazi Ward in Governor’s Cup at Subukia Sub-county level

Ampiva FC are the giants in Kabazi Ward in matters football after beating Kabazi FC 2 -0 and will face it out with other teams in the battle for Subukia sub county tournament under the Governor’s Cup. Speaking after the Match played over the weekend at Solai Centre grounds, Ampiva FC Patron Sergeant Joseph Mwenda lauded his boys of the good performance. While attributing the good performance to discipline, Mwenda called on the government to ensure more priority at grass root level to nurture talents. Currently the team has no…

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Nakuru MP calls for more allocation towards sports and talents docket

Bahati MP Onesmus Kimani Ngunjiri  has appealed to the National government to set more funds towards nurturing talents among young people. Speaking over the weekend at Ahero grounds ,Maili tisa in Bahati during a football tournament sponsored by the Bahati National Government Development Fund-NGCDF,the legislator stated sports is the only way that can help address the challenges facing youths in society. While noting that the amount set aside for sports under the NGCDF kitty is too little,the legislator called on his fellow MPs to address the issue and ensure more…

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