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MP threatens court, says Kisiis, Luhyas and Luos not in Nakuru cabinet

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MP threatens court, says Kisiis, Luhyas and Luos not in Nakuru cabinet


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How small-scale maize farmers lose to middle-men

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How small-scale maize farmers lose to middle-men


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Declare Raila national disaster, rid us of 'sumbua-Kenya' - Nakuru leaders

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Declare Raila national disaster, rid us of 'sumbua-Kenya' - Nakuru leaders


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Nakuru MCAs set to benefit from Sh390 million car loans and mortgage scheme

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Nakuru MCAs set to benefit from Sh390 million car loans and mortgage scheme


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Nakuru, Eldoret, Kakamega, Narok tipped to get city status

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Nakuru, Eldoret, Kakamega, Narok tipped to get city status


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Nawassco ventures in to producing fertilizer out of human waste

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Nawassco ventures in to producing fertilizer out of human waste


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Singer Akothee stares death in the face – loses control of vehicle in Kinoo

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  • MP threatens court, says Kisiis, Luhyas and Luos not in Nakuru cabinet
    MP threatens court, says Kisiis, Luhyas and Luos not in Nakuru cabinet

    , the-star.co.ke

    Nakuru West MP Samuel Arama has threatened to move to court to stop the vetting of 10 County Executive Committee nominees. He accused Governor Lee Kinyanjui of forming a cabinet that is not inclusive. It is unfair for the Governor not to give a cabinet position to Kisiis, Luhyas and Luos. During the Kisii delegation to State House Nakuru, to meet President Uhuru Kenyatta and DP William Ruto, he promised to award Kisiis a CS position but he has not kept his promise
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    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nakuru |  Western |  Nakuru |  State House | 

Politics & Government

  • Uhuru meets 5,000 Central leaders for election talks
    Uhuru meets 5,000 Central leaders for election talks

    , the-star.co.ke

    than 5,000 leaders from the greater central Kenya region gathered in Sagana, the presidential retreat at the foot of Mount Kenya, for a meeting with Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursdfay. The elected leaders are from the counties of Nyeri, Kiambu, Kirinyaga, Nakuru, Nyandarua, Laikipia, Meru, Murangâa, Embu and Tharaka Nithi. The meeting of MPs, MCAs and governors follows that of Kisii and Nyamira county leaders at Nakuru State House
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Sports

  • Kenya finishes 2nd in London athletics
    Kenya finishes 2nd in London athletics

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    Kenya failed to defend its overall world athletics title after finishing in the second position on the medal table standings in the just concluded World athletics championships in London, UK. A gold medal from Faith Kipyegon in the 1500m race, Conseslus Kipruto in the 3000m steeplechase, Hellen Obiri in the 5000m, Geoffrey Kirui in the marathon race and Elijah Manangoi in the 1500m propelled Kenya bag five gold medals, two Silver and four bronze medals to finish second on the log
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    Categories: Sports | 
    Tags: Sport of athletics | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Rift Valley |  Nakuru |  Nakuru |  West Nakuru |  London |  London | 

Business

  • Relocation of export depot leaves Nakuru traders hurting
    Relocation of export depot leaves Nakuru traders hurting

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    The decision by Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) to relocate its export business to its Eldoret and Kisumu depots is killing local business. The Nakuru depot, that deals mainly with export, is almost deserted. It will now serve the local market as KPC expands the Eldoret and Kisumu depots. When it was established in 2006, the depot on the outskirts of Nakuru, opened up the eastern side of the town
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    Tags: Markets |  Exports | 
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Health

  • Traders in Nakuru warn of possible cholera outbreak
    Traders in Nakuru warn of possible cholera outbreak

    , kbc.co.ke

    By Caroline Kamau. Traders in Subukia market in Nakuru County are demanding the county government cleans up the market to avert a possible outbreak of cholera. They are accusing the county government of failing to provide proper sanitation amenities making the at least 2,000 traders increasingly susceptible to diseases. Subukia market, Nakuru County is the place of business for about 2000 traders in Nakuru and despite remitting taxes to the county government little has been done to make the place habitable
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    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nakuru |  Nakuru |  Subukia |  Subukia |  Subukia | 

Society & Culture

  • Rift Valley: Two perish in accident involving trailer and personal vehicle near Salgaa
    Rift Valley: Two perish in accident involving trailer and personal vehicle near Salgaa

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    Two people died in a road crash at Teachers near Salgaa Trading Centre on the Nakuru-Eldoret highway. Rongai OCPD Joseph Kioko said the weekend accident involved a trailer that was heading to Eldoret from Nairobi and a car. The dead were among the three people in the car that was travelling to Nakuru from Eldoret. The third person sustained minor injuries while the trailer's driver escaped unhurt, according to the police boss
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    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nairobi |  Nakuru |  Nakuru |  Salgaa | 

Farming

  • How small-scale maize farmers lose to middle-men
    How small-scale maize farmers lose to middle-men

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    Middle-men paid small-scale maize farmers peanuts, even as the Government rewarded commercial farmers handsomely for their harvests. This, according to a new report launched this week, is after small-scale farmers had spent more on their crops than their large scale farmers. The survey, Cost of Production for Maize & Rice in Kenya, 2017, by agricultural policy think-tank Tegemeo Institute, found that large-scale farmers in Nakuru, Trans Nzoia and Uasin Gishu sold a 90 kilogram bag of maize at Sh2, 533 having incurred a production cost of Sh1, 375 per bag
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    Tags: Farmers |  Horticulture |  Crops |  Maize Farming |  Nuts |  Peanuts |  Maize farmers | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nakuru |  Trans Nzoia | 

Law & Crime

  • Nakuru boss can’t sack 115 staff for audit, court rules
    Nakuru boss can’t sack 115 staff for audit, court rules

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    Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui has temporarily been barred from sending some 115 county workers on compulsory leave pending a court determination. The Labour and Environmental Court in Nairobi yesterday issued the orders following a petition by the employees. Kinyanjui had in a letter sent the workers on compulsory leave. But Lady Justice Hellen Wasilwa ordered that the decision be stayed pending the hearing and determination of the petition
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