Matiang’i:NIMS was fully subjected to public participation

Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr.Fred Matiang’i has refuted claims that there was no public participation for the ongoing Huduma Namba registration. Speaking today during an exclusive interview on Radio Maisha’s Breakfast show Dr.Matiang’i clarified that the program was subjected to public participation before it was presented to Parliament. He revealed that several groups including religious organizations and media had their inputs on the program before it was presented to parliament for debate by MPs. He says through public participation, the form that is being filled for Huduma Namba has been amended…

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Workers’ Union oppose controversial 1.5pc Housing tax, warn of nationwide strike

Board members of the Trade Unions Congress of Kenya have opposed the move by the government through a notice directing employers to deduct and remit 1.5percent from salaries for the Housing tax. Addressing media in Nakuru on Tuesday led by the Deputy Secretary General Trade Unions Congress Dr.Charles Mukhwaya, the officials said the move by the government is illegal since the matter is still active before a court of law. “As representatives of workers we want to state here categorically that the move taken by government is illegal because the…

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Social dialogue breakdown cited as main hindrance to realization of CBA in Universities

Social dialogue breakdown has been cited as the main hindrance towards realization of Collective bargaining agreement between the employer and the staff at the Institutions of higher learning. Deputy Secretary General Trade Union Congress Dr. Charles Mukhwaya says not until this is addressed then there will be more strikes in Universities over CBAs implementation. Speaking in Nakuru on Monday during the official opening of a 5-day training workshop for University stakeholders on negotiation skills for strengthened social dialogue in the education sector in Kenya, Dr.Mukhwaya noted that lack of social…

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Mututho attributes rising murder cases to poor parenting and effects of drug addiction

The recent trend of murder cases among young generation has been attributed to poor parenting and effects of drug addiction. Former Nacada Boss John Mututho says unless the government and the society accepts to deal with the vises, then there could be even more cases witnessed in the days to come. Speaking in Nakuru on Monday during an interview at his rehab and empowerment Centre-JOMEC, the former Naivasha Legislator also blamed the government for not coming up with policies to address the same. According to Mututho, many youths are born…

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DP’s Wife Rachael Ruto commends Church for role in transforming society

Deputy President William Ruto’s spouse Mrs. Rachael Ruto has commended the Church for the role it has continued to play towards societal transformation. Speaking on Saturday at ACK Good Shepherd Cathedral Nakuru where she was the Chief Guest during a fundraiser for the Mothers’ Union Rally, Ms Ruto said the church has continued to contribute towards women’s development in society. While citing the various table banking and other projects that the Church has rolled out, Ms Ruto who has passion for women empowerment program reiterated her commitment to continue working…

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Hyrax Hill Museum commences a program to nurture artistic talents among children

Hyrax Hill Museum in Nakuru has commenced a program to empower primary children through creativity club. According to Hyrax Hill Museum Curator Ms Lilian Amwanda, the creativity club was started at the Museum way back in 2017 after she realized that there was a gap in terms of children empowerment. She adds that after noticing that the children who used to visit the Museum had talents and there was no channel to explore them hence formation of the creativity club at the Museum was of great impact in nurturing the…

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MCA raises alarm over police impostor harassing motorbike bodaboda operators

Flamingo Ward MCA Eddy Kiragu has called on police to come out clear on an individual identified as ‘Oscar’ who is masquerading  as police officer from Bondeni Police station and harassing Motorbike operators in Flamingo. Speaking at his office on Monday when he issued out bursary cheques to over 70 youths who will be joining various Driving schools for training, the MCA noted that he had raised the harassment issue after motorbike operators raised concerns on the same. According to MCA Kiragu, the individual identified as ‘Oscar’ could not be…

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MCA roots for more bursary allocation to meet interests of increased needy students

Lakeview Ward MCA Peter Karanja Mburu has called for need to ward increase bursary allocation towards education in order to benefit more needy students in the area. Speaking on Saturday at Kayole, in his ward during the disbursement of bursary cheques to needy students, the MCA noted that the current allocation of 1 million shillings does not meet the needs of many students. While noting that the area has continued witness increase in population, the youthful MCA stated that in the next financial year he will ensure public participation on…

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