Cases of money fraudsters are on the increase in Tharaka Nithi county, even as the police continue with investigations after the recent nabbing one of the key suspects in the intricate syndicate. Another suspect was cornered by the police Saturday, while in the final stages of printing some Sh2 million counterfeit notes. The suspect was also found with Sh50,000 in cash that he had apparently swindled from unsuspecting members of the public. Josphat Njeru Mwenda,…"Fraudsters Invade Tharaka County"
At least 75,987 households and 61,723 hectares of agricultural land have been adversely affected by rising water levels in Lakes within Rift Valley. Losses caused by the rising waters run into billions as households lost their homes, sources of livelihood and some large scale farms were forced to either shut down or downscale their operations following increased water levels. Tourist hotels in some areas such as Lake Bogoria and Naivasha have also been forced to…"Surging Lake Waters Displace Thousands In Rift Valley"
There is renewed hope that residents of Turkana will soon start enjoying better laboratory services after the devolved unit formally started the process of rolling out the first ever Turkana County Laboratory Quality Policy Manual. Speaking in Lodwar town Saturday, upon receipt of the printed version of the quality policy document from Ampathplus, the county executive for health Jane Ajele noted that the manual will offer standards against which quality assurance and continuous improvement will…"Turkana Unveils Manual For Lab Operations"
The controversial former Chief Officer of Health at the Baringo County Government has been arraigned at a magistrate court to answer to charges of threatening to kill a staff member at the department. Appearing before the Kabarnet Senior Principal magistrate Paul Biwott, Dr. Gideon Toromo was charged for threatening to kill contrary to section 223(1) of the penal code. The charge sheet stated that on the 10th day of November 2020 at around 11:42 am,…"Baringo Doctor “Threatens To Kill Colleagues”"