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Kenyatta, who is also the Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces, was speaking on Thursday during the recruits pass out parade at their training school in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu County. He said one of his essential duties, as the Commander-in-Chief is the protection of Kenyans and the ...
President Uhuru Kenyatta has lauded the Kenya Defence Forces for ensuring the safety and stability of the country in the wake of increased threats of insecurity challenges within and beyond our borders. Speaking during a passing out parade at the recruits training school at Moi Barracks in Eldoret, the ...

President Uhuru Kenyatta, accompanied by Chief of KDF Gen Samson Mwathethe during a recruits' passing out Parade at the Recruits Training school in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu County on February 08, 2018. He praised the KDF war on al-Shabaab. PHOTO | JARED NYATAYA | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
Families of military recruits at yesterday's pass out in Eldoret were not a happy lot. The families expressed frustration ... The Grapevine has learnt that the recruits and their families were told to be at Eldoret recruitment centre latest 6am only for the event to start past 11.30am. Should the handlers of the Head ...
The National government has been urged to purchase more radiology machines at the Moi Teaching and Referral hospital (MTRH) in Eldoret town. This is to enable the second largest health facility in the country efficiently officer quality services to the ever increasing number of cancer patients in the North ...
University of Eldoret Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs) Ruth Otunga. She has asked ... More than 500 engineering students at the University of Eldoret have skipped classes for the past month to protest lack of accreditation of their courses by the engineers Board of Kenya. The university has ...

Kabulgeny location senior Chief David Simatei has blamed the Judiciary for increased illicit alcohol sell and consumption within Eldoret town. Speaking in Eldoret, Simatei lamented that despite them arresting individuals involved in illegal alcohol selling business, suspects always end up being released on ...
Hundreds of people turned up to view Ken Wafula's body in Eldoret where he practiced human rights activism for about 20 years. The body was taken from the morgue at Moi Teaching and Referral hospital morgue to his home at Kapsoya estate on Thursday. It was also taken to his parents home at Soy in ...
The Eldoret Southern Bypass will be undertaken by China Wu Yi. The National Land Commission (NLC) has begun issuing compensation letters to individuals whose land will be acquired for construction of Eldoret Southern Bypass, in a move aimed to reassure landlords who accuse the State of forcibly ...
Former Olympics and world 1500m champion, Asbel Kiprop and world cross champion, Irene Chebet Cheptai are set to ignite the 27th Nike discovery Kenya cross country championships in Eldoret on Sunday. In last year's encounter Bernard Karoki timed 29:54.20 to retain the senior men's 10km title at the ...
Athlete Richard Tirop and his friend Martin Kimutai are the latest victims of rising crime in Eldoret after they were killed by unknown gangsters. Mutilated bodies of the duo were found in Kipkorgot market along the Eldoret-Kaptagat road yesterday morning. The two suffered multiple injuries that were likely ...
Young, promising athlete Richard Tirop and his friend have been murdered by gangsters near Eldoret town. Their mutilated bodies were found along Eldoret-Kaptagat road in the Kipkorgot market area on Thursday morning. Tirop was born in 1974 and had participated in several marathons in the United ...
Makrama Kibos sought medical attention at Alexandria cancer Center in Eldoret after Moi Teaching and Referral hospital medics went on strike. [Photo/Victor Wanaswa]. A form four student at Moi Girls Nangili school has been detained at the Alexandria Cancer Center in Eldoret over a Sh2.5 million medical bill she is ...
The High Court in Eldoret has awarded two families Sh4.5 billion compensation for loss of 1,050 prime acres of land. Justice Anthony Obwayo awarded the money to the families of Joseph Korir and Kiptot Sitienei who are both deceased. Obwayo ruled that the land genuinely belonged to the two and that ...
Marakwet traders have threatened to cut water supply to Eldoret to protest Uasin Gishu county's destruction of mangoes worth Sh1.7 million. The traders said they would disrupt supply to Eldoret town at Chebara dam, Marakwet West. The dam is the major supplier of water to the town and its environs.
At least six people have been injured in Eldoret during confrontations between police and hawkers. The protests erupted when police tried to evict the hawkers from the streets. Three of the injured had gunshot wounds. They have been admitted to the Moi Referral hospital. Read: Police evict hawkers from ...

Uasin Gishu county has flattened more than 100 kiosks and other illegal structures on road reserves on the Eldoret-Iten road. MCAs in Eldoret stormed Governor Jackson Mandago's office on Friday, demanding the release of a colleague arrested by Uasin Gishu county askaris following the demolitions.
Fire fighters at the Eldoret NCPB depot on January 4, 2018 where an inferno broke out burning part of the premises. PHOTO | WYCLIFF KIPSANG | NATION ... A mysterious fire has burnt a section of the National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) Eldoret depot. The cause of the Thursday 4am inferno ...
Buses and matatus hiked fares between Eldoret and Nairobi to up to more than Sh2,000 due to passenger congestion caused by the ban on night travel imposed by the NTSA. Travellers usually pay Sh800 for the trip. From Kitale and Bungoma, some passengers had to pay upto Sh2,500 to Nairobi.
Uasin Gishu county commissioner Abdi Hassan yesterday said more than 800 people, including 50 bar operators, have been arrested for consumption and sale of illicit alcohol in Eldoret. police impounded alcohol imported from Uganda for distribution in the region during the Christmas season.
By WANJIRU MACHARIA, Nairobi, Kenya, Dec 31- The death toll from the dawn accident along Nakuru-Eldoret highway has risen to 36 after 6 more people succumbed to injuries. police and medics said two died at the Molo District hospital while four others succumbed to their injuries at the Nakuru ...
Julius Yator, the county coordinator of children Services, said the operation was prompted by the rising number of street children in Eldoret town, a trend that has elicited public concern. Nick Omito, director of Eldoret human rights and Mitigation Centre, lauded the operation noting it was humane.
More than 800 people, including fifty bar operators, have been arrested and prosecuted in a fresh crackdown on increased sale and consumption of illicit alcohol in Eldoret. Uasin Gishu county commissioner Abdi Hassan on Friday said police have also impounded alcohol imported from Uganda for ...
police are searching for 15 hardcore criminals, including foreigners, who are believed to be behind attacks in Eldoret. More than 300 cases have been reported in the last three months, Uasin Gishu county Commissioner Abdi Hassan reported on Tuesday. Hassan said some of the cases were handled and ...
County commissioner Abdi Hassan said clubs and hotels in Eldoret will be shut down should they be found hosting the parties. Hassan said drug dealers and some traders had planned to use the gatherings to sell drugs and alcohol to children. "We know those with such plans. There will not be any parties ...
He said they were put up so traders could do b usiness at night without fear of attack. "I am warning people with bad behaviour that their days are numbered. I cannot allow someone to destroy streetlights that we have used millions of shillings to install," he said in Eldoret town yesterday. Mandago said ...
Everybody in Kenya knows the primary mandate of county askaris is to maintain peace and order, and also to enforce laws passed by the county assembly. When these county enforcement officials meet resistance from hawkers, like what happened in Eldoret recently, they are compelled to use force and as ...
Eldoret-based human rights activist Ken Wafula who has died at St Luke's hospital after a short illness. ... Mr Wafula, who is the founder of Centre for Human rights and democracy (CHRD), died Wednesday morning while receiving treatment at Eldoret St Luke's Hospital where he had been rushed after ...
Wafula, 45, died of high blood pressure on Wednesday at St Luke's hospital in Eldoret where he was admitted. He was diabetic. He was Director at the Center for human rights and democracy (CHRD). Kipkorir Ngetich, a programmes officer at the centre, said the activist had been well until last Saturday ...
The county government of Uasin Gishu in collaboration with the police, human rights organizations and the children's department had conducted an operation that saw over 100 street children moved to the Eldoret rescue centre. "Those kids stayed well at there centre for two days but on the third day, we're ...
This latest accident in Thika was only one of very accidents that did not involve the Nakuru/Eldoret highway. And on that road, one stretch near a place known as Sachangwan never misses from the news for too long. Tonight Dennis Onsarigo goes behind the headlines to find out just what might be the ...
More than 1,300 bars and Entertainment joints in Eldoret will be inspected afresh before operations resume in January. Many have not met public health standards, Uasin Gishu county secretary Peter Lelei note don Thursday. "Most of them will be shut down," he said, adding they do not have washrooms.
Wreckage of matatu belonging to Great Rift Shuttle that was involved in an accident at teachers near Salgaa in November 2017. [Photo/standardmedia.co.ke]. Nakuru County Governor Lee Kinyanjui has blamed the frequency of accidents during this festive season on speeding and reckless driving. Kinyanjui, who is former ...
Wreckage of matatu belonging to Great Rift Shuttle that was involved in an accident at teachers near Salgaa in November 2017. [Photo/standardmedia.co.ke]. Nakuru County Governor Lee Kinyanjui has blamed the frequency of accidents during this festive season on speeding and reckless driving. Kinyanjui, who is former ...
File photo of Uasin Gishu County Commissioner Abdi Hassan in his Eldoret office. [Photo: the-star.co.ke]. Uasin Gishu County Commissioner Abdi Hassan has raised concerns over what he said was the increase in the sale of banned drugs in the county's capital, Eldoret and nearby urban centres. Hassan ...
NCPB Managing director Newton Terer takes through eye screening in Eldoret on December 16, 2017. [Photo: Joe Khisa]. Twenty people from Eldoret town have been transferred to Nairobi for eye surgery. The 20 were among hundreds of locals who turned up for a one-day free eye check-up and surgical eye clinic that ...
NCPB Managing director Newton Terer takes through eye screening in Eldoret on December 16, 2017. [Photo: Joe Khisa]. Twenty people from Eldoret town have been transferred to Nairobi for eye surgery. The 20 were among hundreds of locals who turned up for a one-day free eye check-up and surgical eye clinic that ...
Uasin Gishu County Commissioner Abdi Hassan (left) with Turbo Subcounty Commissioner Gideon Ombongi during this year's Jamhuri day celebrations at 64 stadium in Eldoret. [Photo: the-star.co.ke]. Con groups who dupe people around Eldoret town that they can multiply money have been put on notice.
Seven die in night accident on Nakuru - Eldoret Highway. Yesterday 11:46 am. 0Shares. 1.4K. 0. 0. There were accidents in Baringo and Sachangwan in the course of a few days early December/FILE. By CORRESPONDENT, NAKURU, Dec, 17 - Seven passengers died Saturday night when an Eldoret-bound Public ...
Seven die in night accident on Nakuru - Eldoret Highway. Yesterday 11:46 am. 0Shares. 1.4K. 0. 0. There were accidents in Baringo and Sachangwan in the course of a few days early December/FILE. By CORRESPONDENT, NAKURU, Dec, 17 - Seven passengers died Saturday night when an Eldoret-bound Public ...
More than 800 people, including fifty bar operators, have been arrested and prosecuted in a fresh crackdown on increased sale and consumption of illicit alcohol in Eldoret. Uasin Gishu county commissioner Abdi Hassan on Friday said police have also impounded alcohol imported from Uganda for ...
More than 800 people, including fifty bar operators, have been arrested and prosecuted in a fresh crackdown on increased sale and consumption of illicit alcohol in Eldoret. Uasin Gishu county commissioner Abdi Hassan on Friday said police have also impounded alcohol imported from Uganda for ...
President Uhuru Kenyatta has condoled with the families, relatives and friends of six artists who died in a road accident along the Nakuru-Eldoret highway last night. The President said he was saddened to learn of the death of musician Weldon Cheruiyot of Kenene International and four members of his ...
Beatrice Njoki had earlier been charged with verbally assaulting her mother, Jane Njeri, 87, and pleaded guilty to the offence. In her mitigation, she claimed she was a first time offender and did not intend to repeat the offence. See Also: ...
Long queue of lorries along the Oloo street in Eldoret after farmers experienced slow movement within the National Cereals and Produce Board Eldoret branch. (Photo: Peter Ochieng| Standard). Maize farmers have expressed their frustration with long queues outside National Cereals and Produce Board ...
A 25 year old woman in Eldoret GK prison -- who was arrested for murder but has not yet charged -- won Miss Eldoret. Victoria Letting beat 15 other contestants to emerge the best in the annual event at the correctional facility. Clad in a long Kitenge and a bracelet and long heels, Letting convinced the ...
Artiste, troupe killed in Saturday night collision on Nakuru-Eldoret highway. Today 10:24 am (10 hours ago). 0Shares. 11. 0 ... By WANJIRU MACHARIA, Nakuru, Kenya, Dec 10 - Six people perished on the spot in a road accident at Lamar along the Nakuru-Eldoret Highway. Those who died were travelling in a saloon car ...
Safaricom Foundation Chairman Joseph Ogutu addressing the press in Eldoret town on Friday, December 8, 2017. [Photo: Elvanis Ronoh]. Safaricom Foundation Chairman Joseph Ogutu said the center will be opened this month and will serve the entire North Rift region. "We decided to put up the center because of its ...
A gavel. An Eldoret man has been charged with defiling a minor. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP. Advertisement. By TITUS OMINDE More by this Author. A man has been charged in an Eldoret court for eloping with a form two girl aged 16 years and defiling the minor. Victor Kibiwott Rutto is accused ...


 

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