Commuters plying the Lodwar- Kitale route were on Thursday stranded after the police seized Public transport vehicles that failed to meet Covid 19 safety guidelines. Most of the vehicles plying the route were impounded for flouting the guidelines while other operators opted to stay off the road during the crackdown leading to a transport paralysis fpr the better part of the day. County police commander Samuel Ndanyi said two buses; one belonging to Eldoret express…"Travelers Stranded After Police Impound PSVs Over Covid 19 Rules"
Environment and Lands Court (ELC) sitting in Narok on Thursday ruled in favor of Kilgoris Member of Parliament Gideon Konchellah in a contentious 1,500 acres piece of land case in his constituency. Justice Mohammed Kullow gave the MP authority to own the land ending a 16-year court process period in a case where four members of the community invaded the farm and settled. Speaking after the long-awaited judgment, Konchellah in the company of his lawyer…"Konchellah Wins Land Case"
Four days after the government ordered the closure of all bars for 30 days to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus, two bars found operating in the Central region have since been closed and their licenses revoked. Central Regional Commissioner (RC) Wilfred Nyagwanga said the bars which he failed to name, were found selling alcohol to clients who were locked up inside. He said a multi-agency team of the police, chiefs and their assistants…"Licenses Bars Flouting Closure Order Revoked"
The remains Bondo Sub County Police Commander Antony Wafula were on Thursday interred at Sinoko area in Likuyani Sub County. Wafula is reported to have succumbed to coronavirus while undergoing treatment at the Bondo County Hospital. However, the family members led by the mother Lydiah Maasai, James Sirengo, brother, and Doris Juma, the widow expressed reservations on the cause of death and appealed to the relevant authorities to carry out further investigations to establish the…"Officer Dies Of Covid-19"
Kitui County Government workers will miss July salaries following the 2020/2021 budget impasse between the County Assembly and the Executive. The Assembly’s Budget and Appropriations Chair Boniface Kilaa told the employees to brace for hard times ahead as the county had no monies owing to the budget crisis. Addressing the press on Thursday evening outside the Assembly Chambers, Kilaa said that the County Finance Executive had failed to submit the Kitui County Appropriation Bill 2020/2021…"Kitui County Workers Miss Pay Over Budget Stalemate"
Security has been beefed up at clash-hit Olposimoru area in Narok North Sub County where four people were killed and tens others injured in a communal conflict. Tension is however still high in the area as the conflicting parties armed themselves with illegal weapons like bows, arrows, spears and pangas held separate meetings where they spoke in low tones. Narok County Commissioner (CC) Samuel Kimiti who visited the area under attack said a contingent of…"Security Beefed Up At Olposimoru Area"