Youths working under the Kazi Mtaani programme in Lodwar municipality will focus on uprooting mathenge trees in coming weeks to secure gains made after cutting of the tree branches. The committee in charge of the programme led by County Commissioner Muthama Wambua on Thursday resolved to ensure that priority is given to uprooting the invasive tree species completely which has caused insecurity and poor visibility on roads. “We commend the youth for the good work…"Youth To Focus On Uprooting ‘Mathenge’ Trees Under Kazi Mtaani"
Central Regional Commissioner Wilfred Nyagwanga has directed security personnel in Juja sub-county to firmly deal with criminal groups that have been unleashing terror on residents. Nyagwanga cited a group calling itself ‘Gaza’ that he said has been terrorizing residents in the past few months, and warned them that their days are numbered. He said no member of the sect will be spared and that they will be dealt with ruthlessly. The administrator said idle youth…"Commissioner Put Gaza Gang On Notice"
The International Labour Organization (ILO) has offered the Directorate of Occupational Safety and Health Services (DOSHS) an initial conditional grant of USD 2,800(Sh302,000) to kickstart social dialogue on reviewing Kenya’s compensation systems. The grant will go towards reviewing and transforming the country’s work injury, diseases and ill-health compensation system from the current employer liability-based to a social insurance based compensation system. Cabinet Secretary for Labour and Social Protection Simon Chelugui said the grant was given…"Government Reviews Compensation Scheme For Sick And Injured Employees"
At least 422 persons with disability have been registered by the national government and Muslims for Human Rights (MUHURI) organization under the social audit programme and will begin receiving affirmative action benefits next month. Speaking to KNA today in Boni’s Kiangwe area, Jaffar Masoud, Muhuri’s Social Audit officer said the lack of government registration had marginalised persons living with disability from accessing government and NGO grants that would otherwise alleviate their plight in already marginalized…"422 Disables In Lamu Enlisted For Socioeconomic Package"
More than a hundred Migori town Muslims on Thursday protested peacefully against what they termed as ‘frustrations they undergo’ while seeking National Identity Cards at the registrar of persons’ offices. Led by their senior elders, the irate Muslims claimed several of their sons and daughters who had attained 18 years and above, with some waiting to join universities and colleges could have their dreams shattered due to failure to acquire National Identification Cards. Sheikh Ali…"Migori Muslims Protest Over Marginalization"
Chiefs in Garissa County who fail to report illegal land demarcations in their areas of jurisdiction have been warned they risk indictment as accomplices in the unlawful process. Garissa County Commissioner Meru Mwangi said that the administrators are ‘the eyes and ears’ of the government on the ground and added no illegal activity should take place without them knowing and reporting. The county commissioner was reacting to complaints by leaders in Modigar on the outskirts…"Chiefs Told To Report Illegal Land Deals"