It was a pleasant surprise for over 100 medical workers at the Thika Level Five Hospital in Kiambu County on Sunday after retail chain store Naivas Supermarket in Thika town gifted them goods worth Sh2, 000 each. Among the donated items in the hamper included maize flour, cooking oil, rice, sugar, soap and soft drinks. According to the store’s branch manager Daniel Mukuha, the move was intended to motivate the medics as they brave the…"Kiambu Medics Get Shopping Gift"
The weatherman has appealed to families living in flood-prone areas in Vihiga County to relocate to safer grounds to avoid being swept away by imminent floods. Vihiga County Director of Meteorology Godfrey Omusonga, made the passionate appeal when he briefed Kenya News Agency (KNA) Monday morning over the weather prediction in the county. According to Omusonga, most parts of the county will continue to experience heavy rainfall, currently pounding the area, for the next two…"Vihiga Residents Advised To Be On High Alert As Heavy Rains Pound"
Kiambu County plans to kick-start mass testing for Covid-19 at Thika’s highly populous Kiandutu slums from next week, Governor James Nyoro has said. Nyoro said he had initiated talks with the Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe to have the exercise conducted in the area, since it was a high risk informal settlement. Speaking during a food donation exercise for 500 slum residents in the area Saturday, the Governor said they expect response from the Health…"County To Start Mass Testing In Slum From Next Week"
More than 3000 residents in Kaptebee village in Turbo constituency, Uasin Gishu County are living in fear following mudslides caused by the ongoing heavy rains. The residents said massive boulders fell from the hills destabilizing the water socked soils already weakened by the heavy rains causing the mudslide. “The rocks on the hillside cracked and started falling towards people’s homesteads below. Water crevices also formed and drained towards the settlements causing fear of imminent landslide,”…"3000Kaptebee Residents Live In Fear Following Mudslides Occasioned By Heavy Rains"
Fafi MP Abdikarim Osman has joined the growing list of leaders from Garissa and Tana River counties appealing for humanitarian assistance for flood victims. Last week Bura MP Ali Wario and Garissa deputy governor Abdi Dagane made similar appeals to corporate entities, persons of goodwill and non-governmental organizations to donate funds and other material support for the victims. Speaking today in Mansabubu centre when he donated an assortment of food items that included rice, cooking…"MP Appeals For Humanitarian Aid For Flood Victims"
A family in Kamaketoi village, Kapchemutwa ward of Keiyo North sub county is calling on the government to assist them locate the body of their relative who is suspected to have drowned in a river as she was allegedly being chased by a police officer. The father to the deceased, Simon Chesire said they have been searching for the body in the swollen river since Thursday when their 23-year-old daughter Gladys Kiptoo is suspected to…"Mother Of Two Suspected To Have Drowned After Chase By Police"