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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Shock as NLC denies illegal issuance of allotment letters in Leleshwa,Gilgil

The National Land Commission (NLC) has moved to resolve one of the longest land disputes in Gilgil surrounding Leleshwa land after locals raised concerns of illegal allocation of land. In a letter seen by this writer dated 22th February 2019 the commission said it did not authorize the allocation through allotment letters in question. The Allotment letters with official signature are said to have been issued on 17th August 1997 which happens to be on a Sunday. In addition in a letter dated 1st April 2019, the Directorate National Land…

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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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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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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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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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