COVID-19:Naivasha MP appeals to Ministry to roll out relief food program

Naivasha Member of Parliament Jayne Kihara has appealed to the Ministry of to consider rolling out relief food program during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement,the MP noted that ,so many Kenyans will be rendered jobless by the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are appealing to the Ministry of Devolution to consider rolling out relief food program during the COVID-19 pandemic to help those who will be rendered jobless”she said. While lauding the Government’s interventions among them the directive for Kenyans to stay at home,the Legislator the government must come up with…

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MCA Karanja pushes for establishment of rescue boats on Lake Naivasha

Rescue boats will soon be established to look into matters rescue operation and disaster management in Lake Naivasha. This follows a request to the Deputy President William Ruto by Naivasha residents through Lakeview Ward MCA Karanja Mburu. The vocal MCA who is also the Chair Disaster Management Committee at the Nakuru County assembly says the Lake is paramount to the people of Naivasha in terms livelihood. In an interview,the MCA revealed that the DP had agreed to ensure that the boats are in place. ” As the Chair Disaster Management…

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SGR to open up sleepy town of Mai Mahiu-Lee Kinyanjui

Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui this morning witnessing the launch of Standard Gauge Railway at Naivasha’s Mai Mahiu. Addressing media on Wednesday morning prior to the launch, Governor Kinyanjui said the SGR will open up the sleepy town of Mai Mahiu to more opportunities of trade and business. Although the town is a less than two-hours drive from Nairobi, many investors have been avoiding it, arguing that it is not economically viable. Kenya Railways acting managing director Philip Mainga as quoted by Daily Nation confirmed the start of the passenger service…

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Intersectoral leaders commissioned to combat urban violence in Nakuru, Naivasha

Fifty leaders from various sectors in Nakuru County have benefited from 3-years Place Based Leadership Program that is aimed at realizing prevention of urban violence within the major urban towns in the country. The program that commenced in 2017 was implemented by Midrift Human Rights Network (Midrift Hurinet) in partnership with DIGNITY – Danish Institute against Torture with focus in Nakuru and Naivasha municipalities. Speaking in Nakuru over the weekend during the issuance of certificates to the participants who have been through the program, Dr. Rob Worrall-Placed-based Leadership Development consultant…

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County sets up ambulance command centre for effective service delivery 

The County Government of Nakuru is setting up an ambulance dispatch and control system to enhance emergency medical services response in the region. Minister for Health Dr Gichuki Kariuki says the facility at the Nakuru Level 5 Hospital will use geographic information processing to digitally map all health facilities and their capacity. Nakuru County has a total of 558 health facilities, of which 26 are hospitals, 458 primary care facilities and 249 community units. The County manages only 180 of the facilities, while the rest are faith-based, private and non-governmental…

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Youthful Nakuru MCA declares interest for higher seat come 2022

Naivasha’s Lake View Ward MCA Peter Karanja Mburu has finally revealed his interests for a higher seat in Nakuru come 2022. As quoted by Nation, the first time vocal Member of the Nakuru County assembly says he will be going for a higher seat in order to serve the people of Nakuru better. It is however not clear which seat the youthful MCA will be going for though there are speculations from certain quotas that the MCA might go for the Nakuru Senatorial. The Nakuru Senatorial is currently being held…

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