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The pink city is an awesome place to have fun and even settle. However, these four places should be avoided whenever you are in Nakuru especially if you are a Christian or generally a coward. Kanu Street. The flesh peddlers on this street will definitely tempt your Christianity. They might even force you ...
They challenged the county government of Nakuru to move in with speed and clear the blocked drainage. Cases of cold related complications have also been reported with most residents expressing fear that the situation might get worse once schools re-open next week. Although Sh3 million has been ... floods

While accompanying Ruto to Nakuru, Gachagua was among those who contributed large amounts of money to the fundraiser. DP Ruto gave Sh2, 000, 000, Governor Lee Kinyanjui 100, 000, Senator Susan Kihika 200, 000 and Gachagua Sh100, 000. The Mathira MP gave the highest amount among MPs. floods
At least 100 doctors from 20 health facilities in Nakuru have threatened to go on strike in 12 days if the county does not resolve their problems. In an April 20 notice copied to the Nakuru Health Services chief officer, KMPDU officials cited under-staffing, delayed promotions and pending NHIF contributions as ... floods
Nakuru town is among the fastest growing towns in Kenya right now. With a cosmopolitan population, it's a town ... all the beauty of life is now gone. The picture above shows how Nakuru looked before all the people flocked in, builds shot up, sewage blocked and street kids started marauding in the town. floods
Motorists drive through a flooded section of the Nairobi-Naivasha highway on April 22, 2018. Seven people died at Karati area in Kinangop, Naivasha, Nakuru County, on April 21, 2018 after the car they were travelling in was swept away by floods. PHOTO

Every Kenyan is aware that the 2022 political duel will be between Deputy President William Ruto and Baringo Senator Gideon Moi if Raila Odinga decides not to run for the top seat. The duel between Ruto and the Moi's will not only be at the national level but will also trickle down into counties especially those within the ...
Nakuru County has set aside less than 10 per cent of the Sh4 billion it owes creditors in budget for the year starting July, diminishing hopes of quick payment ... The defunct local authorities employees inherited from Nakuru Municipal Council, Molo Town Council, Naivasha Town Council and Nakuru County ...
Kenya Magistrates and Judges Association representative in the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), Justice Aggrey Muchelule told the press in Eldoret that construction of a court of appeal will soon be completed and three judges posted in Nakuru and Eldoret. ALSO READ: Head coach Murunga: ...
Seth Manera, Peter Lemayan, Peter Kibet and Patrick Ng'era were accused of stealing 57 assorted theatre and lab equipment. They appeared before Nakuru senior principal magistrate Liz Gicheha. On an alternative charge, Ng'era was accused of handling stolen property. He was found in possession of ...
A chopper carrying Lugari MP Ayub Savula and three others made an emergency landing inside Soysambu conservancy in Nakuru on Sunday evening. The chopper which was headed to Nairobi from Kakamega was forced to make an emergency landing due to unfavourable weather conditions.
Prophet David Owuor of the Ministry of Repentance and Holiness during the 7th International Conference of Pastors and Ministers of the Gospel held at the Nakuru Main Altar, Nakuru Showgrounds, on March 31, 2018. PHOTO | AYUB MUIYURO | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
A ballistic expert inspects guns seized from robbers killed by police officers at Sewage Estate, Nakuru County, on March 31, 2017. PHOTO | NATION MEDIA ... Slums in Nakuru Town have now become hideouts for criminal gangs, independent investigations by the Nation have revealed. The most affected ...
Slums in Nakuru Town have now become hideouts for criminal gangs, independent investigations by the Nation have revealed. The most affected slums are Kivumbini, Lake View, Kwa Rhoda, Kaptembwa, Flamingo, Kaloleni and Bondeni. The revelations emerged even as security agencies in the region ...
Kevin, a 10-year-old boy from Nakuru became an online sensation after a photo showing him wheeling his disabled mom to her kiosk emerged. Kevin would wheel his mum to a shop she runs before heading off to school and come back for her later in the evening after the mother of three was disabled ...
There is a certain sense of fear as one approaches slum areas in Bondeni on the outskirts of Nakuru town. As one walks through the alleys, you spot a group of idle youth sitting along pavements that lead to Kaloleni, Kivumbini, Kisulisuli and Flamingo. You will spot hawk-eyed youth who keenly monitor ...
Take the case of Nakuru County for instance, where Members of the County Assembly (MCAs) opted to stand during a session instead of sitting on plastic chairs which 'demeans their status.' “Even in my own house, I do not sit on a plastic chair. I' am an elected leader, I deserve some respect... How can a ...

The first Nakuru goat auction has netted Sh6 million. The auction, which took place on Wednesday, saw farmers sell 500 goats. The event, which was organised by the county government, was held at Banita market in Rongai sub-county. The event dubbed "Nakuru County Easter Goat Auction" was ...
Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui (right) and his deputy Erick Korir lead the inaugural annual Banita Easter Goat Auction in Rongai Constituency on March 28, 2018. ... Nakuru County Executive for Agriculture Dr Immaculate Maina said the auction would improve the quality of livestock kept by farmers.
The Kenya Plant health inspectorate service (KEPHIS) has closed down a go down in Nakuru town for selling fake seeds. Kephis found the godown has stocked 13,200 kilogrammes of uncertified Freshco company seeds worth Sh 2.4 million. In an operation led by KEPHIS managing director in industrial ...
The fourth largest town in Kenya as well as the fourth largest county in our country. A cosmopolitan for all, a home of peace to both human beings and wildlife. Nakuru is simply the place to be. The town which is famous for its beautiful flamingoes and being home to Menengai Crater is a place that anyone ...
Ethic and anti-corruption commission detectives when they raided Pyrethrum Processing Company of Kenya headquarters in Nakuru on March 23, 2018 ... residences and offices of three officials at the Pyrethrum Processing Company of Kenya (PPCK) headquarters in Nakuru town over corruption claims.
Some of the Sh13 million bhang that Flying Squad officers confiscated in Nakuru town on March 22, 2018. /BEN NDONGA. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ ... They mounted a road block on Nakuru-Nairobi highway and flagged the driver down when he got there. "He didn't stop so the officers followed," Koini ...
Police in Nakuru display 6,000 rolls of bhang estimated to be worth Sh13 million which was impounded in Shabaab estate near Nakuru Town on March 22, 2018. Two suspects escaped. PHOTO | JOYCE MWIHAKI | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
The bill sought to give MCAs at least 25 percent of the county's annual development funds to initiate their preferred projects in their wards through public participation. Each of the 55 wards in the 11 sub-counties in Nakuru County would have been allocated between Sh20 million and Sh40 million in the ...
The 78-member assembly had unanimously passed the Nakuru County Revenue Allocation Bill, 2018 in January. The MCAs were eagerly hoping to get at least 25 percent of the county's annual development funds. The governor said the Bill poses a risk of increased pending bills due to a reduction in local ...
Nakuru All Stars coach James Angila is confident he will lift his side from the bottom of the National Super League log despite the current poor run. The former Kenya Premier League side has lost all their seven matches in the league so far, shipping in 15 goals and scoring only twice. “You can't write us off ...
Military bomb experts have detonated an old rocket propelled grenade found at a car wash in Nakuru Town West. Resident Wycliffe Nyaoga said he noticed the device at the car wash in Kaptembwa estate while farming. "I had been digging a trench to plant cabbages when I saw it. I decided to pose and ...
Flying Squad officers impounded bhang worth Sh13 million in Nakuru town on Thursday morning. CID officer Joseph Koini said they acted on a tip-off from members of public, on a vehicle ferrying the bhang from Nairobi. They mounted a road block on Nakuru-Nairobi highway and flagged the driver down ...
Bomb experts from the military yesterday detonated a bomb found in a plot in Nakuru County. Police officers had a hard time controlling hundreds of Kaptembwa residents milling around the area. Wesley Langat, owner of the plot where the explosive was found, said it was recovered by a worker he had ...
Baringo Senator Gideon Moi who has moved to court seeking to evict a former Nakuru Town mayor from a parcel of land. FILE PHOTO | NATION ... Mr Moi has accused Mr Samuel Towet Kibowen of wrongly occupying the 0.4 hectare land located in Nakuru town's central business district. The former civic ...
Baringo Senator Gideon Moi has moved to court seeking to evict a former Nakuru Town mayor from a parcel of land. Mr Moi has accused Mr Samuel Towet Kibowen of wrongly occupying the 0.4 hectare land located in Nakuru town's central business district. The former civic leader is an ally of his father, ...
Two Nakuru MCA's alongside seven other suspects are expected to appear in court Wednesday afternoon to be charged with incitement. The nine had appeared in court before magistrate Joel Omido but the were ordered to appear in the afternoon for further direction. MCAs Peter Njoroge (Biashara) and ...
Led by Lake Nakuru and Integrated Lake Basin Management coordinator Jackson Raini yesterday, they said there is a lot of raw sewage that mixes with storm water and flows into the lake. “During rains, surface run-off mixes with domestic effluent and drains into the lake. The waste endangers wild animals, ...
Prestige Shuttle services has taken the bold step of hiring young and educated women as matatu attendants at the Nakuru bus terminus. The inaugural team of 14 female matatu attendants has been equipped with customer care skills unprecedented in the sector widely associated with indiscipline and ...
Children in Kwa Rhonda estate in Nakuru County play in a trench that carries raw sewage on March 5, 2018. More than 500 Families living in slums in Nakuru risk contracting of sanitation-related diseases as a result of incomplete and open sewer lines. PHOTO | AYUB MUIYURO | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
[Photo/nation.co.ke]. Nakuru County wage bill is expected to rise from Sh5.2 billion to over Sh6 billion if the County MCAs will approve the supplementary budget of Sh435 million. ... Nakuru County Governor Lee Kinyanjui is also seeking to employ nine additional sub-county administrative officers. The new ...
Biashara Ward MCA Peter Njoroge Wanyaguthie, who also attended the forum, requested the office of the Woman Rep to organise a meeting with Deputy President for women in Nakuru. "Biashara ward has alot of women who are in business and I request that through the Women Rep office we can have a ...
Grapevine has it that the politician had issues with Nakuru senator Susan Kihika for failing to introduce him when he mentioned leaders present. He also wanted to be given a chance to 'greet the people in front of the Deputy President because he is among the senior leaders in the county's leadership', ...
By WANJIRU MACHARIA, NAKURU, Kenya, Mar 10 – Farmers in Nakuru have alternative banking services after Ukulima Sacco opened a branch in the agriculturally rich county. The Sacco opened its sixth branch in the country at the Kenya Farmers Association building of Friday during an occasion ...
John Mwendwa, 76, was born and raised in Nakuru town. He remembers with nostalgia the days he used to work at the Eliotts Bakeries. Now frail, Mwendwa recalls the good old days when trucks delivering raw materials to manufacturing plants in Nakuru town's Industrial Area would zoom past him as he ...
Scores of passengers on Sunday were forced to spend the night on the Nairobi-Nakuru highway following a major traffic snarl-up. The jam, which started around Kinungi trading centre in Naivasha, stretched for over 20km, and it took police over seven hours to clear. The problem started at around 4pm, ...
Instances of crime perpetrators within Nakuru town fleeing without trace maybe something of the past if the county's female MCAs caucus move to have CCTV cameras mounted on major streets and roads succeeds. According to the MCAs, the move follows several instances where crimes are committed ...
Motorists stranded again, this time on Nairobi-Nakuru highway. Today 8:42 am (6 hours ago). 0Shares. 5. 0. 0. Many motorists spent up to seven hours on the Kinungi stretch on the Nairobi-Nakuru highway, Sunday night/FILE. By SIMON NDONGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 5 – Hundreds of motorists spent many hours in traffic ...
Car crash. The wreckage of vehicles involved in a multiple car crash on March 4, 2018 at Marula on the Naivasha-Nakuru highway. PHOTO | ... Two people, among them an employee of the Laikipia County Assembly, died Sunday after multiple vehicles collided at Marula on the Naivasha-Nakuru highway.
It was shock as a large percentage of youths who turned up for Kenya Defence Forces recruitment exercise in Nakuru County failed to meet the required academic qualifications. Addressing media at Afraha Stadium on Friday afternoon , Lieutenant Canal Edward Onyango revealed that only few of the youths who turned up ...
Moi was known to be a no-nonsense ruler, a statement whose explanation can best be done by opposition leader Raila Odinga and his Nakuru ally Koigi Wa Wamwere, both of whom were detained on Moi's orders for allegedly planning to sabotage his Presidency. However, Moi too suffered under the hands of his ''seniors'' ...
Nakuru town is the headquarters of Nakuru County. It is located North West of Nairobi, in the Great Rift Valley and is mostly inhabited by the Kikuyus. Many visitors in the town feel odd when residents talk to them in Kikuyu yet they cannot understand a single word in the native language. There is need to know simple Gikuyu ...
Casual labourers unblock a drainage system in Nakuru in a past photo. An EACC report shows that the county hired more casual workers than the number that was approved and in some departments it hired unqualified professionals. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
Nakuru is banking on upcoming Sh1 billion shopping mall owned by a women's group among other projects as it embarks on the road to city status. Creating a conducive environment that nurtures business will be another plus for the devolved unit, area governor said. Nakuru governor Lee Kinyanjui said ...


 

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