Doctors in Mombasa called off their strike Friday after successful negotiations with the County government. The doctors called off the strike that started on December 2 last year after the county government addressed most of their key demands, including the reinstatement of 86 of their sacked colleagues for boycotting work. Health services were grounded in the county towards the end of last year after doctors, nurses and medical officers went on strike. The health workers…"Doctors In Mombasa Call Off Strike"
Nyamira County assembly’s appointment committee has vetted nominated Deputy Governor (DG) Dr. James Gesami on Friday to assess his suitability for the office. During the vetting proceedings, Dr. Gesami said as former legislator in West Mugirango Constituency for 10 years, he has an exemplary performance track record, thus was confident that if approved, he would steer development projects for the people. Speaker of the County Assembly, Moffat Teya while vetting the nominee tasked him to…"Nominated Deputy Governor For Nyamira Vetted"
As the health workers strike continues to bite since they down their tools of trade to press for a safer working environment amid Covid-19, Government institutions that relied on them for fumigation services in Kiambu County are now suffering. Since the lockdown that was necessitated by the Covid-19 pandemic in the country, the Government embarked on offering fumigation services to all her institutions especially those that attend to scores of members of the public. Kiambu…"Strike Hampers Fumigation Process In Government Institutions"
An 81-years old man in Mkwachunyi village in Voi Sub-County committed suicide by hanging himself and leaving a suicide note advising his children not to cry excessively because he had done his fatherly role of bringing them up to adulthood. The body of the deceased, identified as Daniel Mjomba, was found dangling from the truss of his house Thursday afternoon. In his suicide note found on a table besides the body, the deceased had demanded…"An 81-Year Old Man Hangs Self In Voi"
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"