Human rights crusaders and community-based organizations (CB0) have been called upon to chip in and assist women from poor background facing gender-based violence. A nominated civic leader in Mombasa County government Ms. Fatma Kushe says there is increasing evidence that the ongoing global pandemic of COVID-19 is fueling widespread violations of women’s rights, including elevated risks of domestic violence and other forms of gender-based violence (GBV). Ms. Kushe was addressing journalists at her home in…"Humanitarian Organizations Urged To Help GBV Victims"
Kandara MP Alice Wahome has defended her move to petition removal of Director General of the Nairobi Metropolitan Services Mohammed Badi from the Cabinet. Wahome says the Constitution does not allow an extra person to sit in the Cabinet apart from the members stipulated in Article Number 152 that states the composition of the Cabinet. She faulted Attorney General (AG) Paul Kihara for not appropriately advising the President on his decision to pick major general…"Kandara MP Moves Kick Major General Badi Out Of The Cabinet"
Kerugoya Kutus Municipality in Kirinyaga County has undergone major transformation through Sh 142 million programs being undertaken by the County Government. The facelift program involves construction of car parks, maintenance of town streets and non-motorable ways as well as improving the drainage system in the municipality. The improvement projects are being implemented under the Kenya Urban Support Program (KUSP) which is a collaboration between the County Government and the World Bank. Governor Anne Waiguru has…"Kerugoya/Kutus Municipality Gets Sh 142 Million Facelift"
The National Government is currently undertaking projects worth about Sh50 billion in Mwea, area, Kirinyaga county. Mwea MP Kabinga Wachira said once the projects were completed, “the impact would be a very positive one and would forever change the dynamics of the area in terms of infrastructure, business and the well-being of the area residents.” Speaking in Mwea while launching the tarmacking of 13 kilometers of roads within Ngurubani town whose tender is worth Sh860…"Multibillion Roads Projects In Mwea Begin"
Murang’a governor Mwangi wa Iria on Wednesday criticized senators of being insincere in getting a formula for sharing revenue among counties. Wa Iria stated that counties were in deep financial crisis and senators seemed not to be in a hurry to get solutions on how the revenue would be shared among counties. He said workers at devolved administrations have not been paid for three months subjecting them to a lot of suffering. The governor wondered…"Senate Insincere, Claims Governor Wa Iria"
The top national leadership has partnered with Murang’a devolved administration to cater for burial expenses of five family members who perished in a road accident on Sunday. According to Governor Mwangi wa Iria, President Uhuru Kenyatta has promised to facilitate the exercise to ensure the deceased persons, who hailed from a Murang’a village, are given a decent send off. He said that the county government would also take care of medical expenses of one person…"Five Kins Involved In Tragic Crash Laid To Rest"