Government will not switch off SIM cards over Huduma Namba

The government does not intend to punish Kenyans who don’t register for the Huduma Numba. Statehouse Chief of staff Nzioka Waita has clarified that instead, the government will focus more on civic education about the Huduma Namba. “For the avoidance of doubt Huduma Number Registration is a voluntary excercise in compliance with the ruling of the Courts,” tweeted the chief of staff. “There is no directive from the Government to institute any punitive measures against those who don’t register. More emphasis will be laid on civic education!” he added. Earlier…

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Requirements for the Huduma Number registration

Huduma Number

Have you registered for the Huduma Number (Namba)? The National Integrated Identity Management System (NIIMS) is popularly known as Huduma Number (service number). It will be used to come up with a Kenyan population register that will be the single source of identity about ant person residing in the country. To be registered in the NIIMS register, here are some of the details you’re required to submit. Huduma Number Registration requirements Personal Information – Name, gender and Date of Birth. You also need to fill in your place of birth…

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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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Jubilee not available for division,Ruto tells critics

Deputy President William Ruto has maintained that Jubilee will remain united no matter the few challenges being experienced. Speaking over the weekend when he toured Mogotio, Njoro and Molo sub counties where he launched various development projects, the DP also refuted claims that there is Team Tangatanga and Team Kieleweke. The DP reiterated that Jubilee is one under the leadership of President Uhuru Kenyatta and they will not allow anyone to create divisions. “Jubilee is not available for division. We are one under the leadership of President Kenyatta” said Ruto.…

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Ngunjiri wants Atwoli investigated over sentiments on Ruto’s 2022 candidature

Bahati MP Onesmus Kimani Ngujiri has slammed COTU secretary General Francis Atwoli over his sentiments that Deputy President Dr. William Ruto will not make it to the ballot in 2022 Presidential race. According to Ngujiri, the DCI and other security organs should summon the vocal COTU boss to reveal what he is up to and how he will block the DP. The Jubilee Legislator says Atwoli’s sentiments should not be ignored since anything might happen to DP. He cautioned Atwoli saying that he will be liable of anything negative that…

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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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Surveyors:Kenyans need sensitization on land laws

PHOTO/Pristone Mambili: ISK national chairman Mr. Abraham Samoei addressing media in Nakuru on Friday during a sensitization Forum on land laws.

The Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK) has called for need to sensitize members of the public on matters land laws even as it reiterated its commitment in processes of land services delivery, formulation and implementation of land policies and management of land resources. Speaking in Nakuru on Friday during a sensitization forum on Land laws, ISK national chairman Mr. Abraham Samoei said the Institution will continue to adhere to its key objectives as per the constitution with aim to promote professional ethical performance of services rendered by ISK members.…

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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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