Facebook has taken down several accounts linked to the government of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, saying they were being used to manipulate public opinion ahead of this week’s presidential election. The U.S.-based social media giant said Monday it linked the network of accounts to the Uganda’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology. Facebook said the ministry “used fake and duplicate accounts to manage pages, comment on other people’s content, impersonate users, re-share posts in groups…"Facebook Shuts Down Ugandan Government-Linked Accounts Ahead of General Election "
Public health officials and a non-governmental organization in Kisii County have launched a campaign to sensitize the community on the need to develop a healthy attitude towards the elderly and end atrocities meted on them over sorcery allegations. Addressing the press at Nyachenge in South Mugirango constituency during a sensitization event, Thursday, PHO Beatrice Matara, said the elderly were being educated on how to prevent themselves from mob lynching and contracting various types of diseases.…"Campaign To Stop Mob Lynching Of Kisii Elders Kicks Off"
Nyasanda Football Club retained the Ugunja National Government Constituency Development Fund (NG-CDF) annual cup Thursday for the fourth year running after beating Sidindi FC in a thrilling final played at Ambira high school grounds. The club, which displayed a thrilling game scored all their goals in the second half of the game that was watched by a capacity crowd that included Ugunja Member of Parliament Opiyo Wandayi and his East Africa Legislative Assembly counterpart Dr.…"Nyasanda FC Retains Ugunja NG-CDF Cup"
The rehabilitation of Kipchoge Keino Stadium Phase 1 has been assigned to a new contractor, Gilbo Construction Ltd, after the initial contractor Weihai International Economic & Technical Cooperative ltd (WIETC) declined to resume work for non-payment by the client, Sports Kenya. During the handing over, Sports Kenya clarified that the initial contract with WIETC will remain as is, but the company will not be implementing any job on the project since Gilbo will now be…"New Contractor Takes Over Rehabilitation Of Kipchoge Keino Stadium"
The County Government of Kajiado has launched an electronic construction permit system that is expected to fast-rack development approval processes. The Electronic Development Application Management System (e-DAMS), will help speed the construction permit process for builders, inspectors and plan reviewers thus promoting efficiency and curbing corruption. All developers will now be required to submit e-permit registration before they embark on their projects. Speaking during the launch Deputy Governor Martin Moshisho said the interactive eDAMS system…"Kajiado Launches E-DAMS"
The Elgeyo Marakwet Football Kenya Federation chairman Boaz Kaino has called on the National Government Constituency Development Fund (NG-CDF) to consider supporting football activities in the county. Kaino singled out the Keiyo North NG-CDF which he said has been sponsoring football tournaments in the last two years and through this sponsorship, three teams from the constituency are now playing in the national division 2 Western zone. “Batuso FC, Iten United and Kipsoen United are all…"FKF Official Calls On MPs To Support Football"