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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Fun and Games as World Wildlife Day marked in Nakuru

World Wildlife Day, Nakuru

It was fun, dance and merrymaking as the World Wildlife Day was marked yesterday, Sunday, at Lake Nakuru National Park. The lively event that was graced the Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS) Central Rift region ADC Aggrey Maumo took place within the park. Game wardens, rangers and hoteliers who operate within the park had all been represented at the event which featured children from “Welcome to the Family” Children’s home situated at Pipeline, Nakuru. “We are pleased today to host our special guests as we mark this important day,” said Aggrey…

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Over 500 families to spend nights in the cold as their houses are demolished

Over 500 families will be forced to spend nights in the cold after their houses were demolished at Athinai estate in Mogotio, Nakuru County. The inhuman act got the families-majority of who are squatters unaware as bulldozers landed on their houses while they were still asleep. Tango auctioneers who carried out the demolitions stated that they were acting on a court order obtained by the sisal estate owner Mr. Harry Horn. According to the director of the auctioneer firm Mr. John Muthee,the land owner procured their services after the squatters…

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President commissions the construction of Olkaria VI power plant

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday commissioned the construction of Olkaria VI power plant at Olkaria geothermal fields in Naivasha,Nakuru County. The head of state lauding the project as a major boost to the economy of Nakuru county and the Nation at large. “This is a a major boost to the energy sector and the economy of the nation” he said. Sentiments echoed by Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui who added that Nakuru County, “is proud to be part of the great project that provides energy to many people in our Country”.…

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22 million set aside to boost fish farming in Nakuru

The County Government of Nakuru will provide capacity building to the Lake Naivasha Beach Management Unit to enable them protect the Lake. Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui says Lake Naivasha holds the wealth of Naivasha Sub County hence need to ensure good management. “We are aware that Lake Naivasha holds the wealth of Naivasha Sub County, prompting us to manage this resource well” he said. He spoke on Wednesday when he joined Principal Secretary of Agriculture and Fisheries Prof Micheni Ntiba in marking World Fisheries Day at Kamere Beach in Lake…

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New Life Africa International shaping youths towards environment conservation

As a way of helping Nakuru town regain back its glory in cleanliness, a Non-Governmental organization New Life Africa International has commenced cleanup activities in various estates of Nakuru town. The NGO which is also a habitat of less fortunate children in Nakuru on Tuesday engaged in similar cleanup activity in Pangani, Race track and Langalanga estates of Nakuru town as one way of giving back to the society. Addressing media after the exercise, Mr.Felix Athee – a teacher at New Life Africa International said that was a good gesture…

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Briquettes produced from human waste safe,NAWASSCO assures Nakuru residents

Nakuru Water and Sanitation Services Company Ltd (NAWASSCO) has assured residents of Nakuru County that the briquettes production project established in Kaloleni estate in Nakuru East has no negative environmental effects. Speaking in his office, NAWASSCO Managing Director Mr. James Ng’ang’a said the Project has been approved by Environmental authority NEMA and Kenya Bureau of Standards-KEBS after Environmental Impact Assessment carried out in 2017. “I want to assure residents that the briquettes production has no negative environmental impacts and the project was approved after Environmental Impact Assessment carried out in…

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Mzalendo Initiative Organization leads tree planting in Bahati

Mzalendo Initiative Organization today planted about 100 trees at our lady of mercy primary school in Bahati sub-County The group had transversed Bahati sub County cycling to preach peace and upon arrival at Our Lady of Mercy, they were received by Nominated MCA Grace Mwathi. The MCA urged the residents to emulate the organization and plant more trees in the area whose main economic background is agriculture. “I celebrate late Wangari Maathai for a big role in environmental protection and we should honour her by planting more trees especially this…

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Protecting Environment a Matter of Survival, Nominated MP says

Nominated MP Gideon Keter yesterday, Saturday, led students, out-of-school youths and locals in tree-planting exercise in parts of Kuresoi North and Kuresoi South constituencies of Nakuru County. Gideon Keter who prided himself on personally planting almost 100 seedlings during the exercise said it is the responsibility of everyone to plant trees and conserve the environment. “Protecting our environment is not a luxury we can choose to enjoy, but a simple matter of survival,” he said adding that healthy environment is a requisite for the creation of wealth, kicking-out of diseases…

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Molo continues to bear logging ban brunt

Molo sub-county in Nakuru county continues to bear the economic brunt of the logging ban. Logging has been the backbone of Molo economy for a long time and the recent ban by Deputy President has left many households without an income. Speaking during the World Forestry Day event at Molo Township, area MP Francis Kuria Kimani sent out a passionate appeal to the government to reconsider the ban. “We are sending an urgent appeal as Molo residents. A lot of families have been left without a means to earn an…

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Senator Kihika leads World Forestry Day tree planting in Molo

Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika has today led a campaign to plant 10,000 tree seedlings in Molo Sub-County. During the event that was used to mark the World Day of Forests, Kihika joined other leaders, residents and students in the exercise held at both Molo township and Tayari Secondary School. The event that was hosted by Molo MP Kuria Kimani was also attended by the Deputy Governor Dr Eric Korir, a representative of the Women rep, Molo and Turi ward MCAs and two former MCAs. Addressing those in attendance, Senator Kihika…

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