MCA wants County to develop annual screening program for chronic diseases

Kabazi Ward MCA Dr.Peter Mbae has tabled a motion at the County assembly of Nakuru that seeks to have county government develop a comprehensive program for screening of cancer, diabetes, hypertension and other chronic diseases in all wards annually. According to the MCA, this will help address challenges that always come about with patients not going for screening early. The Motion is now scheduled for debate by members. “This afternoon I have tabled a motion in the county assembly that will see county government develop a comprehensive program for comprehensive…

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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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Shock as County houses turn into illicit brew dens

Deputy County Commissioner Nakuru Mr. Herman Shambi has warned those operating illicit brew dens in County government rental house that their days are numbered. Speaking during an exclusive interview, the administrator stated that they will not tolerate such illegal businesses to take place in government houses. He added that they have made communication to the County Government of Nakuru over the same.According to DCC Shambi, over 50 County houses in Nakuru East are involved in illicit brew business and time is now for the tenants to vacate the houses as…

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Kiunjuri: Government to spend Sh 80 billion on construction of small dams and water pans

The government through the ministry of Agriculture has set aside 80 billion shillings for construction of water Pans and small dams. This is aimed at addressing the water shortage that has been leading to food insecurity. Speaking during a tour in eight target counties over the weekend, Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri said that the resolve came after the mega dams projects across the country were derailed due to politicizing the projects band corruption allegations. Kiunjuri said that they are after constructing 4000 dams in the counties of Samburu, Baringo,…

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Driving Schools vow to enhance training for motorbike riders on road safety

Driving Schools Owners in Nakuru have called on Motorbike Bodaboda operators to ensure they adhere to traffic rules in order to reduce road accidents. Speaking on Monday during a meeting with Motorbike riders in Flamingo Ward, Nakuru East Sub County, the Driving Schools Owners from Budget, Umoja and Enjoy Driving schools said in the recent past motorbike operators have largely contributed to numerous road accidents. They said they are committed as instructors in ensuring road safety through enhanced training hence calling on other stakeholders to collaborate in bringing sanity on…

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Acoustic Moca makes Sunday afternoons more lively in Nakuru

MC Emos at Acoustic Moca Nakuru

Sunday afternoons are something to look forward to for young trendy people in Nakuru town. From 2 PM to 7 PM, the young and young at heart usually meet at one of Nakuru Town’s most trendy joint, the Moca Loca coffee Lounge in the heart of Nakuru town. “It’s a time to catch up with friends and relax to entertainment from local artists,” says James Mwachia the Creative Economy champion in Nakuru county. Dubbed the Moca Loca Acoustic sessions, the afternoons are filled with live performances, instrumental music, karaoke, poetry…

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PS: Government is in control of the situation at Lake Nakuru National Park

The PS state Department Wildlife and conservancy Dr. Susan Koech has stated that the situation at the Lake Nakuru National Park is in control. She confirmed that they have collected four more buffalo caucuses that have been taken for a lab test to determine whether the cause of their death was anthrax. Speaking on Monday at Lake Nakuru national park, the PS said that they will increase aerial recce personnel as from Tuesday to ensure that they limit spreading of the disease. “We will have an helicopter to help us…

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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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Chief calls on locals to be vigilant over increased insecurity in Kinungi,Naivasha

Chief Josphine Ndung’u of Lakeview area in Naivasha Sub County has decried the rising cases of insecurity in upper Kayole and is now calling on locals to be vigilant. Speaking over the weekend during a function at Kayole, the administrator revealed that there are cases of criminals tracking individual’s movement with an aim to commit crimes in the area. She cited Upper Kayole and Kinungi as the main area that has been affected so much with such cases warning that the security agents in the area will not spare any…

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Friends of William Ruto Movement hit out at opposition for derailing DP’s 2022 ambition

A section of leaders under the umbrella Friends of William Samoei Ruto Movement have hit out at opposition for coming up with strategies that are aimed deterring DP Ruto from ascending to power. Addressing a Press conference in Nakuru on Sunday,the leaders drawn from various counties stated that since the handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga,there has been move by the Opposition through strategies full with propaganda to deter Ruto from clinching power in 2022. However they warned the opposition over such moves adding that, “No…

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Are you ready for the Nakuru Street Festival edition seven?

Nakuru Street Festival

The 7th edition of Nakuru Street Festival happens on Sunday 14th April  2019. The edition, dubbed, “Our Story” will run from 12 noon to 5:30 PM and is expected to attract a crowd of over 600. The first edition of Nakuru Street Festival happened in 2017. It started as a gathering of friends and artists on the streets of Nakuru and has now turned into a movement. According to Vanessa Pym who is one of the event organizers, the festival was designed as a platform for local artists to showcase…

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