How Murang’a Government Managed To Build An ICU In 21 Days

When Governor Mwangi wa Iria announced that his administration will build and make operational an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) within 21 days, many of his critics dismissed the idea. On April 9, construction of a 35-bed capacity ICU facility kicked off at Murang’a Level-5 hospital and on Friday, May 1, the unit was fully completed and ready to admit patients. The county government opted to use its engineers and mobilized resources that made the construction…

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FATE OF KENYAN DEPUTY PRESIDENT IN HANDS OF ICC JUDGES

By Eric Biegon THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS, The fate of kenyan Deputy President William Ruto and former radio journalist Joshua arap Sang, who face charges of crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court (ICC) here, is now in the hands of the ICC judges. Ruto and Sang have effectively submitted their motions that they have no case to answer while the office of the ICC Prosecutor and the victims’ representatives has subsequently rebuffed any…

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KENYAN GOVT ASKED TO ALLOCATE MORE RESOURCES TO COMBATING GBV

By Lynace Mwashigadi NAIROBI, The Kenyan government has been urged to allocate more resources for initiatives aimed at dealing with gender-based violence. The call was made by the Wajir County local assembly’s Woman Representative, Fatuma Ibrahim, who described gender-based violence (GBV) in Kenya as rampant and said many cases were going unreported in the northern part of the country. The Woman Representative lamented that many of the laws passed to curb GBV were not being…

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KENYAN PRESIDENT LAUNCHES SH7.6 BILLION STREET LIGHTING PROJECT

NAIROBI, President Uhuru Kenyatta Friday evening launched a Sh7.6 billion street lighting project with an assurance that it will be extended to all major towns in the 47 counties. Speaking during the launch of the national public lighting project at Makadara grounds in Mombasa, President Kenyatta disclosed that 24,485 lights have been installed in various counties at a cost of Sh2.5 billion. “Overall, we will be extending this project to cover 52 towns and trading…

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Kenya Police Service defends its human rights record

By: AGGREY MUTAMBO The National Police Service has defended its record on human rights amid accusations of extrajudicial killings. Police Spokesman Charles Owino on Tuesday said it is unfair to accuse the police of extrajudicial killings when no sufficient investigations have been done to prove the allegations. “If you are just hearing from one group and then you conclude. It is as if it is only the security agencies that possess guns in this country.…

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Mobile app to link the disabled with employers

By: PAULINE ONGAJI Persons with disabilities are often the poorest of the poor. This is according to the 2011 World Disability Report. Their disability has often been linked to their inability to access formal employment. This is especially the case for those whose disability has rendered them immobile. However things are taking a turn for the better thanks to a new online platform. Mr Fredrick Ouko has created Riziki Source, a mobile application that helps…

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