The creative economy community in Nakuru is an unhappy lot. During a meeting on Friday, the artists from several sectors lamented that they had for a long time been neglected by the Nakuru County government. This was during the meeting at Nakuru Players Theatre under the Creative Economy sector. The artists said they could contribute
Scholars have been advised to enroll for innovative and creative courses to help solve current and future global challenges. Nakuru Deputy Governor Dr Erick Korir said the country relies on education and training system to create a sustainable pool of highly trained human resource capital. “This is a first and huge step towards creating a
County governments have been called upon to ensure women, youths and persons with disabilities are represented in all instituting bodies including the formation of County Integrated Development Plans-CIDPs. Speaking in Nakuru on Thursday during a review program on gender implementation program at the counties-a meeting convened by GROOTS Kenya, Laikipia County acting Chief Officer Education,
The County Government of Nakuru has indefinitely banned livestock movement from Rongai Sub- County following an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the area. The disease was first reported and detected a week ago in Mosop Ward and no death has been reported among domesticated animals. The outbreak has been blamed on the influx
The Nakuru creative community is currently meeting at Nakuru Players Theatre. More than 10 sectors of the Nakuru Creative Economy are represented at the meeting. The session has been organized by the Nakuru County Creative Economy Secretariat. The session is meant to bring in the stakeholders in the creative economy into the creation of the
￼There was drama in Kenyatta Avenue today when an Easy Coach bus blocked a small car. The driver of the small car who was driving along Nakuru Town’s main Street was forced to apply emergency breaks when the bus blocked him. “Nini mbaya na wewe? Unaona kama hii ni wheelbarrow?” (Whats wrong with you? Does
A building that had collapsed in Nakuru Town has once again been re-occupied. Part of Mukoh Building along Mburu Gichua road collapsed late last year. The tragedy left one dead and scores injured. Many traders also lost their property. Since then, the building which for some time had been roped off has not been used.
Nakuru County Jubilee party secretary general has been shortlisted to join the Nakuru County Public Service Board (PSB). Peter Kiplang’at Cheruiyot, popularly known as Mtumishi is among 14 others who have been shortlisted to fill two positions. The abrasive Mtumishi is known on the Nakuru social media circles for his dictatorial management of his WhatsApp
As you enter Nakuru Town from Nairobi, there is a roundabout. Locals refer to it as the Gate House roundabout. For many years, a line coconut tree has stood in the middle of the roundabout. In recent years, the tree had dried up. But to the locals, it was still part of Nakuru landmarks and
Lee Kinyanjui’s weekend started well. He played host to the Catholics at ASK showground. This was during the Catholic Diocese of Nakuru Golden Jubilee celebrations. Also in attendance was his counterpart from Baringo Governor Stanley Kiptis. Then later in the afternoon he joined other leaders at Bahati. This at the home of Bahati MP Onesmus
The County Government of Nakuru has put on notice its engineers and contractors who collude to carry out shoddy work in its projects. Acting County Executive Committee member for Roads and Infrastructure Engineer Lucy Kariuki said poor quality project delivery equates to economic sabotage punishable by law. She said counties were losing billions of shillings
Asbestos in Nakuru Town is a huge health risk. Although many have expressed their fears about it, the government, both at the National and County levels, seems to have been reluctant to take any action. But all is not lost. After successful lobbying for the ban on plastics, environmentalist James Wakibia is on it again.
Njoro Constituency MP Hon. Charity Kathambi Chepkwony is the new Vice Chair of the Kenya Women Parliamentarians Association (KEWOPA). Charity Kathambi, a first-time legislator from Nakuru county, is among the 15 women who will lead the women parliamentarians group for this term. KEWOPA brings together Kenyan women MPs, Women Reps and Senators. The leaders have
A whole generation could be at risk of contracting mesothelioma and other forms of cancer if the issue of asbestos exposure in Nakuru is not handled properly. Many public health facilities including the Nakuru Provincial General Hospital (PGH) and several schools have asbestos roofs which over the years have weathered dangerous. This weathering has made
A host of Nakuru County leaders on Saturday afternoon converged at the home of Bahati MP Onesmus Kimani Ngunjiri. The Bahati legislator who has been unwell for over a week had held a thanksgiving party at his home why he had invited the Nakuru County leaders. Also invited were some residents from Bahati. Apart from
The Nakuru County Senator, Susan Kihika, on Saturday joined thousands of Catholic faithful at the Agricultural Society of Kenya (ASK) showground Nakuru. The senator was among the guests who had joined the Catholics at the marking of the Golden Jubilee since the setting up of the Catholic Diocese of Nakuru. Others in attendance were Governor