The Mijikenda Council of Elders has started a campaign to woo county assemblies in the coastal region to champion for the enactment of laws recognizing the Mijikenda traditional dispute resolution mechanism. Kaya elders drawn from all the nine Mijikenda sub-tribes met the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the County Assembly of Kilifi, Messrs Jimmy Kahindi Kadhua and Stanley Kenga, Wednesday to persuade them to spearhead the entrenchment of Mijikenda traditional courts into law. They said…"Kaya Elders Call For Legislation Recognizing Mijikenda Traditional Courts"
Residents of Mt Elgon constituency have hailed the Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati for having accomplished part of the projects he promised them during the 2017 election campaigns. Led by nominated Member of County Assembly of Bungoma Jane Chepkorom, they said that the move by the Wangamati to allocate Sh20 million to accomplish High Altitude Sports Center located at Chemoge in Mt Elgon Sub County was a great move that would support youth who have been…"Residents Hail Governor Keeping Pre-Election Promise"
Narok County Commissioner Evans Achoki has warned parents who will fail to take their children back to school as guided by the Ministry of Education of dire consequences. Achoki observed that despite reports that the county had recorded thousands of teenage pregnancies during the season, the children have been at home because of the Covid-19 pandemic and this does not deter them from going back to school. “There is no medical prove that once a…"Achoki Cautions Parents Over School Reopening"
Narok Peace Committee Chairperson Joseph Ole Pareiyo has called on the residents to concentrate on issues that could build their livelihood instead of engaging in early politics. He lamented that the Maasai community has for a long time been dragged into unproductive politics that do not bring any development benefits to the residents. “I challenge our people to be active in their farms, businesses and anything that can give them an income instead of being…"Narok Residents Warned Against Early Politics"
West Pokot County residents have been cautioned against engaging in illegal electricity connections. Kenya Power has raised concern over what it termed as cartels engaging in illegal electricity connections to unsuspecting customers in the region. This comes after an incident where several consumers within Lityei area within Kapenguria Municipality saw their power disconnected after KPLC senior officials and staff toured the place. Speaking to the affected customers accompanied by area Governor John Lonyangapuo who visited…"Kenya Power Decries Illegal Connections"
Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga has urged women to vie for elective seats in the fourth-coming general elections. Speaking at an ODM women delegates’ conference in Kitengela Thursday, Odinga encouraged the women to go for elective positions other than the Women Representative’s seat. He said the Constitution required that women form two thirds of the representation in Parliament and to achieve this, they must seek elective positions rather than wait to be…"Raila Urge Kajiado Women To Seek Elective Seats"