Trans Nzoia County

Trans Nzoia nurses ask residents to join them in protests

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Trans Nzoia nurses ask residents to join them in protests


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You can count on our votes, women from Trans-Nzoia County assure President Kenyatta

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You can count on our votes, women from Trans-Nzoia County assure President Kenyatta


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Please take away our children, pleads Trans Nzoia couple

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Please take away our children, pleads Trans Nzoia couple


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Keiyo man surrenders after sister-in-law he spent night with dies

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Keiyo man surrenders after sister-in-law he spent night with dies


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UhuRuto in Trans Nzoia: Kitale prison to give 1,000 acres for town's expansion

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UhuRuto in Trans Nzoia: Kitale prison to give 1,000 acres for town's expansion


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Armyworm gobble up 500k bags of maize in Trans Nzoia harvest

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Armyworm gobble up 500k bags of maize in Trans Nzoia harvest


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Gambling turns tragic after man allegedly kills competitor

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  • Trans Nzoia nurses ask residents to join them in protests
    Trans Nzoia nurses ask residents to join them in protests

    , the-star.co.ke

    Striking nurses in Trans Nzoia on Thursday called on residents to join them in demonstration, in demanding for the signing of a CBA. The nurses said the public should join them in pushing for better salaries because it is their (public) right to access health services. They also vowed to go on with their strike which has entered 102 days until their grievances are addressed
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    Categories: Health | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Trans Nzoia | 

Politics & Government

  • Jubilee went for low-hanging fruits in past opposition strongholds
    Jubilee went for low-hanging fruits in past opposition strongholds

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    Soon after registration of voters ended in February, the main protagonists for the 2017 elections identified 13 counties as swing zones. Nairobi, Bungoma, Garissa, Isiolo, Kajiado, Kisii, Marsabit, Narok, Nyamira, Samburu, Trans Nzoia, Turkana and Wajir were regarded as home to over 14 million votes, all up for grabs by either Jubilee and the National Super Alliance (NASA). Of the 13 counties that were considered as swing regions, President Uhuru Kenyatta won seven while Opposition leader Raila Odinga bagged six
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    Categories: Politics & Government | 
    Tags: Opposition | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nairobi |  Garissa |  Marsabit |  Isiolo |  Narok |  Kajiado |  Trans Nzoia |  Nyamira | 

Sports

  • Mike Kisia leads strong field as Kitale hosts KAGC series
    Mike Kisia leads strong field as Kitale hosts KAGC series

    , nation.co.ke

    The hunt for points in the 2017 Kenya Amateur Golf Championship (KAGC) series shifts to Kitale this weekend where the par 73 Kitale Club course hosts the Trans Nzoia Open. The event is the sixth leg of the KAGC series. A 54-hole strokeplay event, the KAGC also counts towards the World Amateur Ranking. This year’s Trans Nzoia Open has attracted a field of 82 players drawn from various clubs in the country
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    Categories: Sports | 
    Tags: Golf | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Western |  Trans Nzoia |  Kitale | 

Business

  • Fly 540 sister firm taps into Northern Kenya market with daily flight to Lodwar
    Fly 540 sister firm taps into Northern Kenya market with daily flight to Lodwar

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    Fly 540 sister firm taps into Northern Kenya market with daily flight to Lodwar Fly Sax, Fly 540’s sister company, has started a daily flight from Nairobi to Lodwar. The low-cost airline will operate a 37-seater aircraft from Nairobi to Eldoret, and then on to Kitale before connecting to Lodwar. Passengers flying from Lodwar to Nairobi will pay Sh8,000. The airline’s inaugural flight was flagged off by Nominated Senator Zipporah
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    Categories: Business | 
    Tags: Markets |  Corporate |  Companies |  Enterprises | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  North Eastern |  Rift Valley |  Turkana |  Uasin Gishu |  Western |  Trans Nzoia |  Lodwar |  Kitale |  Eldoret | 

Health

  • Trans Nzoia nurses match to Khaemba’s office over CBA
    Trans Nzoia nurses match to Khaemba’s office over CBA

    , the-star.co.ke

    Nurses in Trans Nzoia have urged Governor Patrick Khaemba to honour the collective bargaining agreement or they will not go back to work. Their strike entered its 31st day on Wednesday and has disrupted medical services in public hospitals. Nurses in other hospitals countrywide have also boycotted work since June 5 over the CBA, but a few in some counties have defied the strike
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    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Western |  Trans Nzoia | 

Society & Culture

  • Trans Nzoia traffic officers held over bribes
    Trans Nzoia traffic officers held over bribes

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    Three traffic police officers attached to Kitale Police Station have been arrested by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) for allegedly taking bribes. North Rift EACC Deputy Director Enoch Otiko said they arrested the three on Webuye-Kitale road while a fourth officer escaped. The three were identified as Philip Kemboi, Wyclif Wekesa and Eliud Cheruiyot. "We have been receiving complaints from the public and we decided to mount a surveillance," said Otiko
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    Categories: Society & Culture |  Law & Crime | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Western |  Trans Nzoia |  Kitale | 

Education

  • How a high school dropout built a firm worth millions
    How a high school dropout built a firm worth millions

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    Timothy Simiyu came to Nairobi from Kitale at the age of 16. He had just dropped out of high school, something he admits was a mistake. However, he’s turned this mistake around over the years, and now owns Achis Ranch in Nairobi’s Karen. The ranch offers horse riding lessons, as well as picnic and wedding grounds, camel rides and quad bike racing
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    Categories: Education | 
    Tags: Schools |  High Schools | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nairobi |  Western |  Trans Nzoia |  Kitale | 

Farming

  • County sets up plant clinics to address crop diseases and pests
    County sets up plant clinics to address crop diseases and pests

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    The County Government of Trans Nzoia has established ten plant clinics to help in the fight against pests and diseases. Deputy Governor Stanley Tarus said the clinics will also provide health extension services and help local farmers monitor and address challenges hampering food production. The clinics will entail pests and diseases diagnosis facilities while the technical team will advise farmers. The move comes as the country grapples with the fall army worm pest that has threatened food production, especially in Trans Nzoia and neighbouring counties where several maize farms have been affected
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    Categories: Farming |  Health | 
    Tags: Farmers |  Horticulture |  Crops |  Pests |  Diseases & Conditions |  Crop diseases | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Western |  Trans Nzoia | 

Law & Crime

  • 3 Traffic police officers arrested for taking bribes
    3 Traffic police officers arrested for taking bribes

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    Three traffic police officers attached to Kitale Police Station have been arrested by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) for allegedly taking bribes. North Rift EACC Deputy Director Enoch Otiko said they arrested the three on Webuye-Kitale road while a fourth officer escaped. The three were identified as Philip Kemboi, Wyclif Wekesa and Eliud Cheruiyot. "We have been receiving complaints from the public and we decided to mount a surveillance," said Otiko
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    Categories: Society & Culture |  Law & Crime | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Western |  Trans Nzoia |  Kitale |