NAIROBI, 5th August 2020 (PSCU) – President Uhuru Kenyatta has today assured Kenyans that his administration will continue investing in interventions that seek to better the wellbeing of young people. The President said Kenya’s youthful population is the nation’s greatest resource, with the highest potential to uplift the country’s socioeconomic profile. “I recognized from the very beginning of my Administration that this generation of young people has the potential to expand Kenya’s and Africa’s productive…"We Will Continue Deepening Investments In Youth Programs, President Kenyatta Assures"
The National Alliance of registered Churches in the country has urged President Uhuru Kenyatta to allow children below 13 years to attend Sunday schools. The state last month barred children below 13 years and elderly persons above 58 years from attending church services in the war against Covid-19. The president said that the two age groups are vulnerable to the virus that has so far claimed hundreds of people globally. Addressing the press in Bungoma…"The State Urged To Allow Children Attend Church Services"
The Kirinyaga Deputy Governor, Peter Ndambiri has raised the red flag over the non-existent health facilities to confine the identified Covid-19 positive cases. Ndambiri said unless urgent measures were put in place to contain the situation, many local residents will be infected by the killer virus. The official said already four police officers from the Kianyaga police station have been infected by the virus while 12 remandees at the same station have also tested positive.…"Deputy Governor Raises Alarm Over Non-Existent Of Health Facilities To Deal With Covid-19 Pandemic"
A group of Kiambu and Murang’a MPs want action taken against the Director of Survey for failing to resurvey Multi-National Fruit Processor, Del Monte Company’s Land despite calls by Parliament and National Lands Commission to expedite the process. Patrick Wainaina (Thika Town), Joseph Nduati (Gatanga), Simon King’ara (Ruiru) and Jude Njomo (Kiambu) said the Director of Survey has failed, with the delays making the land a security risk and putting the company’s long term plans…"Expedite Resurvey Of Del Monte’s Land, Director Of Survey Told"
A child rights crusader in Nyeri County has called on parents to be more watchful of their children during this time of the Covid-19 pandemic as cases of child sexual abuse are on the rise. The surge in sexual abuse of minors during this period of the contagion has closely been linked to lack of proper monitoring of children as they continue to say at home following closure of schools to curb the spread of…"Parents Urged To Be More Vigilant To Curb Child Abuse"
The ordeal of the local farmers are numerous and wide-ranging; they include lack of market, control of the value chain by cartels, politics, weather variance and lately pests. Ultimately the farmers bear the burden of brokers’ manipulation and they have no voice in the distribution and pricing of their yields. The Nakuru County Crops’ Officer, Fredrick Owino said it’s unfortunate that the entire agricultural value- chain was controlled by none farmers who dictate the prices…"The Anguish Of A Kenyan Farmer"