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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Prosecutor disqualifies herself from handling criminal case against Nakuru MCA

A Nakuru Court prosecutor on Friday disqualified herself from handling criminal proceedings against Kapkures ward representative over undisclosed conflict of interest in the matter. State Counsel Serling Joyce who appeared before Chief Magistrate Josephat Kalo, applied to have herself suspended from the case and another prosecutor to take over for further hearing of the matter. During the last mention Kapkures Ward MCA Paul Kimtai together with Richard Langat were granted time by the court to present progress of an out of court settlement deal with the complainant in an forgery…

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Nakuru MCA charged with malicious damage to property and incitement

Menengai East Ward representative Wilson Mwangi was on Thursday charged before a Nakuru Court with malicious damage to property and incitement. Appearing before Chief Magistrate Josephat Kalo, Mwangi was charged that on August 21 at Hyrax area jointly with others not before court willfully and unlawfully destroyed a perimeter wall valued at Sh 1.7 million property of Tsandrakent Vircland. He faced a second count of incitement to violence the same day without lawful excuse uttered words ‘Let us destroy this perimeter wall, it was reserved as a public utility land’.…

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Case against Nakuru MCA adjourned

Hearing of a forgery case against Kapkures ward MCA Paul Kimtai together with his close aide Richard Langat was yet again adjourned as the magistrate was away on official duties. Senior Resident Magistrate Yvonne Khatambi adjourned the matter to October 12 stating that the court handling the case was not sitting. She directed that the parties appear before the trail court for fixing of a hearing date. During the last mention of the case, lawyer Gordon Ogolla for the MCA had applied to have the trial stopped saying they had…

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Forgery case against Nakuru MCA adjourned for the 8th time

Hearing of a forgery case against Kapkures ward MCA Paul Kimtai together with his close aide Richard Langat on Thursday failed to kick off after the defense side applied for an adjournment. Lawyer Gordon Ogolla for the ward representative who appeared in court applied to have the case pushed forward saying they have reached an agreement to settle the matter out of court adding that they need more time to execute the same. In their application, the two want the court to give them three weeks to try and settle…

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Baringo leaders call for speedy investigations into Silale MCA’s abduction incident

A section of leaders from Baringo County have called for speedy investigations into hijack incident of Silale MCA Nelson Lotela who was found on Monday morning near Kirobon High school Nakuru. He was taken to Kabarak Health centre where he underwent treatment before he was flown to Nairobi for further treatment. Addressing media at Kabarak after visiting the MCA,Baringo leaders led by Tiaty MP William Kamket,the leaders while condemning the incident said it was wrong for such an incident to have to citizens more so the elected ones. Kamket called…

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Solai leaders filing a suit to pressure NEMA,WARMA

The Kabazi ward professionals and Business community association  has started the process of instituting legal proceedings with a view to compelling the National environment management authority –NEMA to carry out an environmental impact assessment  of the Patel coffee farm in Solai. Led by Kabazi ward MCA Dr. Peter Mbae, they say lawyers are in the final stage of compiling papers to that effect. “The move was informed by the recent twist of events emanating from a preliminary report by the DCI that seems to exonerate the Patel family from any…

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MCA faults preliminary investigations into Patel Dam tragedy,cites cover up

Kabazi MCADr.Peter Mbae has faulted the preliminary investigations by the DCI over Patel Dam tragedy that he says seems to give it a clean bill of health despite gaps. Addressing media in Nakuru on Tuesday morning, Dr.Mbae stated that there seems to be a cover up in the whole investigations an issue he said as leaders they will not accept until justice is served to the victims of the Solai Dam tragedy. While noting that the victims were angry with what is happening, the Kabazi MCA said an attempt by…

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Nakuru MCA urges colleagues to shun divisive politics, focus on development

Kabazi ward MCA Dr.Peter Mbae has challenged his colleagues in the county assembly of Nakuru to shun divisive politics and focus on service delivery to the electorates. In an interview, the vocal Nakuru MCA said politics should not be used to hinder development agenda calling on the elected leaders to ensure unity and quality service delivery to the people. “We need to change on the way we do our politics and focus on development agenda. We were elected to be servants and that is what we should do” he said.…

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Why Nakuru politician with a PhD went for MCA seat

Dr.Peter Mbae-the current MCA for Kabazi ward in Nakuru County is one of the most learned politicians in Nakuru County. The vocal MCA has a PhD in Peace and reconciliation besides having masters in Mass communication which perhaps makes him articulate issues after a third eye view. In an exclusive interview, Dr.Mbae who served in the Nakuru County Public service Board before switching to politics says he contested the MCA seat contrary to the views of many. He says the society though he would go for a higher seat such…

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Forgery case against MCA adjourned due to lack of documents

A forgery case against Kapkures ward MCA Paul Kimtai together with his close aide Richard Langat on Wednesday failed to proceed after the defense applied for an adjournment. Through the accused persons lawyers Steve Biko together with Gordon Ogolla, the court heard that they were unable to proceed with the matter citing lack of crucial documents from the prosecution to proceed with the case. “On my part I am not ready to proceed with the case, I don’t have all the documents for the case and I request for an…

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Police shoot gangster dead in Nakuru town

A gun-wielding gangster has been shot dead while trying to rob a businessman in Nakuru town today. The gangster was shot dead by Flying Squad officers. According to those at the scene, the thug had planned together with others to rob the businessman who is also an aspiring MCA in one of the wards in Nakuru. Speaking after recording a statement with the police, the businessman said that he called the police after sensing that he was being followed. “I would just say God is good at all times he…

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