Senior citizens decry neglect ahead of Mashujaa Day celebrations

As Kenyans look forward to celebrate Mashujaa Day this Sunday, a section of senior citizens in Nakuru County have decried what they term is neglect by the government. Addressing media in Nakuru, the senior citizens who joined the Rift Valley council of elders for their meeting at Kabazi centre, Subukia Sub County on Thursday argued that the government has continued to make empty promises towards senior citizens in the country. While citing the Inua Jamii cash transfer program that was meant to improve their welfare, the senior citizens said the…

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MCA urges MPs to expedite petition on NHIF for elderly,PWDs and OVC

Just a day after the World marked Day of older persons, Kabazi Ward MCA Dr.Peter Mbae has urged the National assembly to expedite the petition he presented to the house concerning the elderly, orphans and Vulnerable children as well as Persons living with disability. In the Petition, the Nakuru MCA is seeking that the National assembly to ensure the government helps the three categories of citizens to access medical care through NHIF. Dr.Mbae argues that these vulnerable citizens in the society are today being turned away from hospitals because the…

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MCA petitions Parliament over NHIF for elderly, OVCs and PLWDs

Kabazi Ward MCA Dr Peter Mbae has urged the National Government to release money to National Hospital Insurance Fund-NHIF to cater for the elderly, orphans and vulnerable children as well as Persons living with disability. In a petition to the clerk of the National Assembly, Dr.Mbae notes that those who are supposed to benefit with the fund are not benefiting since the money has not reflected in their cards. The petition also seeks to ensure that there is continues registration and updates on the exact number of the elderly, orphans…

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Nakuru MCA releases his two-years transformation report card

Peter Mbae

Kabazi Ward MCA Dr.Peter Mbae has released his two years transformation Report card as a way of ensuring he is accountable to the people of Kabazi who elected him in 2017 General elections. Mbae holds a PHD in Peace and Conflict Studies at the Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega besides having masters in Mass Communication. Speaking to this writer just ten days after releasing the report, the vocal Nakuru county assembly member says the report will serve as his accountability statement to the people. While reiterating that…

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Akuisi Farmers Company Directors on spot over alleged misappropriation of funds

1200 members of Akuisi Farmers Company limited in Solai Subukia on Tuesday held a peaceful demonstration over alleged misappropriation of company funds. The members while waving twigs and placards marched from Kiremba village to the local assistant county commissioner’s office where they demanded that the company directors be held to account. They took issue with the move by the current directors to open a new bank account without the knowledge of members adding that efforts to have them furnished with statements of account have been futile. A meeting called by…

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5 year adopt a school mentorship program launched in Kabazi to uplift education standards

As one way of addressing poor performance in national examinations in Subukia schools, Kabazi Ward professionals and Business community have launched a 5 year adopt a school mentorship program. The program will see professionals visit 32 schools in the area, meet parents, learners and teachers –with an aim to improve the performance in national schools. It will be noted that Subukia has been ranked last in KCPE among the 11 sub counties of Nakuru over the last 5 years. Speaking on Friday during the launch of the program, the Diaspora…

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