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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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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Intersectoral collaboration paramount in urban violence prevention, says consultant

There is need for intersectoral collaboration in realizing prevention of urban violence within the major urban towns in the country. Speaking in Nakuru on Tuesday during Placed – Based Leadership Development for Intersectoral Urban Violence Prevention forum, Dr. Rob Worrall-Placed-based Leadership Development consultant said the collaboration is paramount in addressing the challenges facing urban towns. “The training is paramount in trying to equip with skills the leaders working towards urban violence prevention. So it is all about leadership in problem solving” said Dr.Worall. The Consultant took through the participants (from…

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County vets fishermen for compliance

The County Government of Nakuru has commenced the process of vetting and licensing fishermen in Lake Naivasha, in a bid to reduce exploitation of the freshwater Lake. County Executive Committee Member for Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries Dr.Immaculate Maina says officers from the Fisheries department will not renew licenses for those found to have contravened set guidelines. Fishing in the breeding ground, dumping of old nest and noncompliance to safety measures are some of the malpractices. “The county may also review the number of nets that each fishing boat is allowed…

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Senator James Mungai condolences to Naivasha accident victims

Message of Condolences to the Families of the Line Stage Karai Road Accident Victims from Nakuru County Senator James Mungai. I was very saddened when I was informed of the passing on of over thirty of our fellow citizens through a fatal road accident on the Nakuru – Nairobi road last night; as well as serious injuries to six persons. I send my deepest condolences to the bereaved families; all their close friends; neighbours and colleagues and the people of Karai in whose neighborhood this tragedy occurred. In this particular…

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Susan Kihika supporters aid Naivasha Flower Orphans

The Nakuru County Assembly Speaker Hon. Susan Kihika is decisive and fast to act. Above all, she has a big heart and a sharp motherly instinct. When the news broke out about the “Naivasha Flower orphans” after it was aired on NTV, it touched many people’s hearts. While many just let it pass, one person has taken it upon herself to mobilize resources for the poor souls. In one evening, she was able to raise over 180,000 shillings in aid of the orphans from her supporters. A friend of hers,…

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