Medics in Narok County have vowed to join their colleagues countrywide in downing their tools on October 1, this year if the county government will not honour the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) signed in the year 2016. Narok branch Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) issued the warning saying four years after the CBA was signed, the county had failed to honour the agreement. Led by South Rift Region KMPDU secretary Dr. Davji…"Narok Health Workers On Strike Notice"
The state of Coronavirus patients at the Mt Elgon Isolation Centre in Kitale remains in limbo, after health workers at the facility downed tools today, demanding better working conditions. Nurses, clinical officers and laboratory technicians have kept off their workstation after issuing a press statement at the Mt. Elgon Hospital. The Kenya National Union of Nurses, Trans Nzoia branch Chairman Edward Cheruiyot, said that the rights of health workers have been grossly violated forcing them…"Trans Nzoia Health Workers On Strike"
Emurua Dikirr Member of Parliament Johana Ng’eno has been released on a Sh1 million cash bail after spending two nights in custody at the Nakuru Central Police Station. Chief Magistrate Elizabeth Osui ruled that the lawmaker who pleaded not guilty to charges of hate speech and offensive conduct alternatively deposits before court a bond of Sh2 million with a similar surety. The court however warned the legislator that bail terms will be reviewed if he…"Ngeno Out On Bond After Two Nights In Custody"
The government has commenced an elaborate squatter resettlement programme in Kilifi County by identifying land in dispute and negotiating with land owners with a view to tackling the squatter menace in the area. The Kilifi County Executive Committee Member for Lands, Mrs. Maureen Mwangovya, told journalists in Sabaki on Thursday that the national government would buy land belonging to the Mazrui family and other landlords to settle squatters. Speaking at Kwa Ndomo area in Msabaha…"Squatter Resettlement Begins In Kilifi"
ODM leader Raila Odinga has backed the one man-one-shilling formula of revenue sharing amongst counties stating that funds allocated to the devolved units were intended to enhance service delivery based on the people-factor. Speaking in Mwatate on Thursday during a meeting with political and religious leaders from the region, the former Prime Minister said the raging debate on the best formula to adopt for revenue sharing across the 47 counties should be premised on individual…"Raila Backs ‘One-Man One Vote ‘Revenue Formulae"
The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) destroyed tons of expired rice and spaghetti worth Sh10 million in Mombasa Thursday, as the government heightened war on contraband goods. The consignment imported from Italy in 2018 was intercepted in June 2019 by a multi -agency team and had been stored at various warehouses in Mombasa awaiting destruction. The 58 tons Ziana Spaghetti brand and 6 tons of rice imported from overseas through the port surpassed the expiry…"KEBS Destroys Sh10M Epired Foodstuffs In Mombasa"