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President Ruto Announces Rent That Kenyans Will Pay in the Mukuru Kwa Njenga Houses

His Excellency the Head of State president William Ruto on Monday afternoon presided over the ground-breaking ceremony for affordable housing project at Mukuru kwa Reuben.

This is his first project to preside over in his capacity as the head of state and he has also announced good news to Kenyans as he made his remarks during the high profile event on Monday.

In his address, he noted that the houses that will be built by the Kenyan government will be affordable with the bedsitter house costing Kenyans Ksh 4,000 only.

A single bedroom as we as a 2 bedroom house will on the other hand cost Kenyans Ksh 5,000 and Ksh 6,500 respectively which is a great relief to the middle income earner in Kenya.

"President William Ruto announces Mukuru Kwa Njenga affordable housing rent:Bedsitters - Sh4,000,1 Bedroom - Sh5,000,2 Bedroom - Sh6,500..."

The first priority of this project (affordable housing) is to get the people living in Mukuru to come and live here. The Ksh. 3000 they are paying as rent there, they will come and pay it here as mortgage, President William Ruto said.

According to him, Housing was a very big part of the political discussion that we had as a country, it was a discussion on both sides of the divide. "I’m looking forward to all of us working together so that we can implement this plan for the benefit of the people of Kenya - President William Ruto

Earlier, President William Ruto has lifted the ban on genetically modified crops that was imposed in 2012.

In a Cabinet memo dated Monday, October 3 2022, Ruto said the ban has been lifted in accordance with the recommendation of the Task Force formed to Review Matters Relating to Genetically Modified Foods and Food Safety.

“In fidelity with the guidelines of the National Biosafety Authority on all applicable international treaties including the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (CPB), Cabinet vacated its earlier decision of 8th November, 2012 prohibiting the open cultivation of genetically modified crops and the importation of food crops and animal feeds produced through biotechnology innovations."part of the memo reads.

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