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Kenya wildlife service officers on Tuesday killed a hippopotamus in Masinga dam. This is in an ongoing crackdown on rogue hippos which have caused havoc in the surrounding areas. The crackdown was led by a warden from Ol-donyo Sabuk national park Polycarp Okuku. Okuku said that they had received information that some hippos were attacking residents barring them from accessing the dam. In...
Residents of Machakos town are up in arms against the increased population of stray dogs. They have appealed to the county government of Machakos to step in and get rid of stray dogs in the area. Mjini and kariobangi residents lamented that these dogs are posing a threat to the local community more so children who are forced to stay indoors. They...
Kenya Film Classification Board CEO Dr Ezekiel Mutua on Wednesday announced the banning of James Muigai (DJ Afro) audio-visual content. DJ Afro is popularly known for re-working on movie storylines and tailoring them for a Swahili audience. And now KFCB boss Dr Mutua has cracked the whip against the entertainer due to his 'gross' choice of words when narrating the visual...
Kitui contractors are demanding kitui senator Enock Kiio Wambua to apologize over a statement he made at Utooni village in kitui west constituency few days ago criticizing ongoing registration of KCHIC. James Mumo Mutio, a contactor said that Kitui needs a Senator who will support Governor and empowerment of Kituians. 'We need a leader who knows where we are headed and...
Hon. Nyiva Mwendwa, the former Kitui West legislator made history when she became the first woman to serve ministerial position in Kenya under the President Moi's KANU government.Her appointment to the ministry headship in 1995 was a major step the country took towards women empowerment. Nyiva was appointed Minister for Culture and Social Services during the President Moi's rule on...
The County Assembly of Kitui yesterday approved a motion on the abortive consultative meeting between the County Executive and the Assembly. The MCAs during a Wednesday afternoon Sitting Unanimously passed the motion on the unsuccessful Mombasa meeting between Governor Charity Ngilu and the legislative arm of the County Government which was to be held last week from 4th to 8th . According to...
Three years ago photos of deputy president William Ruto running at the airport filled social media. Everyone was concerned as to why the DP was forced to run. It was later proven that the DP was also in the euphoria that was sweeping the country as athletes returned to the country. And so the DP had to run to receive the heroes...
More than 400 students from Kivaa secondary school in Masinga sub county of Machakos county on Wednesday staged a walkout from their school to the deputy county commissioner's office. The lot walked over seven kilometres to present their grievances. They were protesting bad governance by the school principal Mr.Munyao calling for immediate action to be taken against him. The students claimed that...
Governor Charity Kaluki Ngilu has expressed her determined efforts geared towards ensuring Kitui county locals enjoy the fruits of county's endowed vast natural wealth through exhaustive exploitation of the county's deep mineral deposits.Ngilu further clarified that those locals living in minerals- rich areas will only lease out their land to the miners for the agreed period of time rather...
By Mutinda, Guest Writer  The major role of the Members of the County Assembly is legislation, representation, and oversight. In addition, the County Governments Act stipulates the role of the Members of the County Assembly (MCAs) under Section 9 Additionally MCA should maintain close contact with the electorate. He or she should consult them on issues before or under discussion in the...