Murang’a County assembly is mourning the death of one of their members who died Friday morning hours. The late Gaturi ward representative in Kiharu constituency, Cyrus Kiiru Mwangi died while receiving treatment at the M.P Shah Hospital in Nairobi after battling a liver disease for several months. The assembly speaker Nduati Kariuki eulogized Mwangi as a seasoned debater on matters of the law and public interest. “The County Assembly has lost a great mind who…"Vocal Murang’a MCA Passes On"
The construction of an elevated modern footbridge at Kalolenyi area in Voi sub-county is set to enhance market accessibility and other agribusiness opportunities for hundreds of farmers at Msambweni Ole village and the surrounding regions. For decades, the villages of Majengo, Kasarani, Mwingoni and Ole have existed as isolated islands owing to lack of a bridge over the Voi River that cuts across the villages. Farmers at Ole village used detours to get access to…"Footbridge Opens Up Voi Island Villages For Business"
Environment Cabinet Secretary Keriako Ole Tobiko has reiterated that the state will not allow any person to encroach into forest land in the country. Tobiko said any person who will encroach any gazzetted forest will be punished according to the law, regardless of their ethnical background. “Recently we evicted over 15, 000 people from the Kirisia forest in Samburu county. People say I am against certain communities, but the truth is the Samburu are part…"State To Protect Forest Land From Encroachment"
Nakuru County has prioritized protection of healthcare workers as a component of public health measuresn fighting the Covid-19 pandemic. County Deputy Chief Nursing Officer Joseph Ndung’u said the devolved unit was implementing special interventions to promote mental well-being of health workers at all Covid-19 Isolation Centres, with frontline workers receiving psychosocial support. Speaking at the Nakuru Teaching and Referral Hospital’s Covid-19 Isolation Unit Friday, where management and staff of Legacy Hotels and Suites treated health…"County Prioritizes Psychosocial Support For Health Workers"
Street children in Kisii town had a reason to smile after they received food donations from a cross section of university leavers in the area. About 30 street urchins Friday received milk, bread and biscuits from the team who are also social workers led by Thelma Nyanduko. Nyanduko said feeding the urchins was a noble thing to do during the Covid-19 pandemic which had brought along many other challenges including food shortage due to job…"Street Urchins Receive Food Donations From University Leavers"
Residents of Kangari, Kinyona and Munuga areas of Kigumo Sub County have accused a road contractor of employing people from other regions at the expense of area residents. The residents told KNA Friday that the contractor working on Kinyona-Munuga-Njabini road has employed a big percentage of workers from outside the locality. They claimed that the engineers at the site have denied them a chance on allegations that they will not dedicate their time on construction…"Kigumo Residents Accuse Road Contractor Of Denying Them Jobs Opportunities"