MP Kathambi lashes out at Ministry over ‘laxity’ in registration of schools

Njoro MP Charity Kathambi has lashed out at the Ministry of education over what she termed laxity in registration of more schools in Njoro Sub County. While lauding the government policy of 100 percent transition from Primary to secondary, the vocal Nakuru Legislator was categorical that Njoro needs more secondary schools to make the policy successful. The MP was speaking at Njoro Park on Thursday during the launch and issuance of Njoro NG-CDF bursary cheques worth Kshs.44 Million where she vowed to ensure matters education are given priority in the…

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Several tones of unfit maize flour destroyed in Nakuru

Nakuru County Public Health Chief officer Samuel King’ori has called on millers to ensure they sell quality flour free from aflatoxin to consumers. Speaking at Gioto dumpsite in Nakuru on Wednesday when he led the destruction of several tones of maize flour unfit for human consumption,King’ori said as Public Health officials they will continue to do inspection in all outlets to ensure they comply. “We are continuing with the operation and we call on Kenyans too to assist us in this”said King’ori. The flour was found at Kanini haraka enterprises…

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Nakuru man nursing serious injuries after train overran him

An unknown middle aged person sustained serious injuries after a train overrun him and crushed both legs near section 58 in Nakuru town. Confirming the incident, Nakuru railways OCPD Said Shungi the man who is suspected to be the street urchin could have been lying there with a suicide attempt. He said that he was immediately picked by police officers and taken to Nakuru PGH hospital but he remained unconscious at the time of admission. “His identity is yet to be known, as he had no documentation or identification documents…

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Nakuru county enters MoU with USAID to revamp economy

The county Government of Nakuru has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with US Government (USAID) towards promotion of devolution. Through the MoU signed on Wednesday by Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui and USAID Mission Director Mark Meassick, Nakuru will benefit from investment from USAID in various sectors. The MoU signifies Kenya-led development in Nakuru County. Speaking after signing the MoU, USAID Mission Director Mark Meassick said the MoU provides framework to guide the new way in doing business which include enabling private sector to generate opportunities to Kenyans. This, he…

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MP Gachobe, activists to appeal court verdict in Solai dam case

Subukia MP Samwel Gachobe has faulted Naivasha court presiding chief magistrate Kennedy Bidali over decision to acquit nine suspects in the case against manslaughter of 48 lives that were lost during the Solai dam tragedy. Addressing media on Monday, the Legislator disagreed with the decision and promised to appeal the verdict. According to Gachobe, he will as well engage the National Assembly through a petition to seek compensation of the Solai Dam tragedy victim. “I disagree with the verdict and we shall be appealing to ensure justice for the victims.…

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CS Magoha lashes out at Judiciary over court orders to re-open ‘unfit’ schools

Education Cabinet Secretary Professor George Magoha has called on the Judiciary to respect decision taken by the Ministry of Education to close down schools that do not meet the required standards. Speaking in Nakuru on Monday morning when he led the led the 100 percent transition mop-up exercise, the CS stated that the schools that were closed down last year were given conditions to meet before they are re-opened. He however regretted in what he termed is Judiciary issuing out court orders for the same schools to be re-opened yet…

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