Government should train more Psychiatrists to handle mental health cases, Taskforce told

There is need for government to train more Psychiatrists and Community Health Volunteers to tackle matters mental health in the country. Dr.Lilian Nyagaya from Kenya Universities’ Professional Counselors Association says the move will help address the challenges the society is facing when it comes to addressing mental health issues. Speaking in Nakuru town on Thursday during a meeting of the National Mental Health Task Force to collect public views on the state of mental health in the country, Dr.Nyagaya was categorical that there was need for practical solutions. According to…

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President’s Gicheha Farm meeting elicits mixed reactions among leaders

Revelations from a private meeting at Gicheha Farm between President Uhuru Kenyatta, a section of Nakuru leaders and Kikuyu elders continues to elicit mixed reactions. It is said the meeting was about among other things drumming support for the Building Bridges Initiative. Bahati MP Onesmus Kimani Ngunjiri who late last year led a delegation to Deputy President William Ruto’s home in Sugoi now says majority of those who attended the Tuesday meeting at Gicheha Farm in Rongai,Nakuru were also present in Sugoi. Addressing media in Nakuru town on Wednesday morning,…

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President Kenyatta reiterates Government’s commitment in solving land tussles

President Uhuru Kenyatta has reiterated Jubilee Government’s commitment towards solving land conflicts through the National Titling Programme. Speaking in Nakuru when he issued land title deeds to Solai Nyakinyua, Kiambogo, and Njoro groups, the head of state said the program that has been rolled out in all the counties will help address disputes surrounding land ownership in the country. The President also directing the Ministry of Lands to ensure no more extra charges towards the Nyakinyua groups who have waited for long to get the title deeds. “I am delighted…

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President Kenyatta remembers Nakuru in new appointments

Nakuru county has not been left behind in the new governmnent appointments. President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday appointed Nakuru lawyer Lawrence Karanja as Chief Administrative Secretary Ministry of Industrialization. Nakuru leaders have welcomed the move. Immediately the news broke,the social platforms in Nakuru were full with congratulation messages. Perhaps a clear indicator that the county which is the hot pot of Kenya’s politics was thirsty of government appointments. Kabazi Ward MCA Dr.Peter Mbae on his Facebook account wrote, “I thank President Uhuru Kenyatta for appointing Nakuru lawyer Lawrence Karanja to…

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President Kenyatta expected to issue title deeds in Nakuru

President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected in Nakuru today. The head of state is expected to issue title deeds at a ceremony to be held at PC’s office. Among those expected to receive title deeds are over 1000 solai Nyakinyua residents. Others are from Njoro and Kiambogo. In an earlier interview with this writer,Kabazi Ward MCA Dr.Peter Mbae welcomed the more saying it will help address the challenges that the residents have faced. Several leaders have already arrived at the venue of the ceremony among them Kabazi MCA Dr.Peter Mbae,Rift Valley…

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Nakuru Law student lashes out at government over Miguna’s tribulations

A Nakuru Law student has weighed in on the tribulations that controversial Lawyer Miguna Miguna is undergoing. Bernard Omwandho a student of law in one of the Universities in Nakuru has questioned why the government has shown contempt to court orders. According to Omwandho, the court order was very clear directing that government through immigration department facilitate the return of lawyer Miguna Miguna in the country. The law student now argues that if the trend where State continues to disobey court orders then the country is headed in the wrong…

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