A few months ago, the BBI proponents were in a celebratory mood after the BBI bill was passed by more then 24 county assemblies.This was a major win for them because it meant that the Initiative could now move to the Parliament and finally to a Referendum regardless of the outcome in the August House.
Senior Counsel Fred Ngatia has finally disclosed that his home county is Nyeri and but also has connection with Laikipia as it had earlier on been reported.He however made it clear that he was born in Nanyuki and even attended school in Laikipia county where he schooled at Nanyuki boys High School.
Barely two months after he was gifted a plot in Laikipia Karanja David is now crying after his house that was under construction was demolished. The popular singer, came back to the limelight after years of living a poverty-stricken life for several years. Tamco sacco through it's leader Epha Maina, tried to get him back to the lime light with his music relaunched. In a wonderful occasion held at one of the local bars, Karanja David was given overwhelming support by kenyans. However, he also recieved a plot
Ndivai is a remote village boardering Laikipia county in Ndaragwa constituency of Nyandarua County. It is approximately 7km from Nyeri-Nyahururu highway. Compared to other villages and regions in the same constituency, the village is some few decades behind. Ndivai secondary, Ndivai Secondary school and Ndivai dispensary are found in the region. Despite these infrastructures, the region has never enjoyed the richness of Nyandarua county. Firstly, the region is a semi arid area and is not connected with water.
Wages enable workers to make a living from their labour. They also provide stimuli to be efficient and loyal to an employer. In a broader sense, the earnings workers earn fuel the economy. Laikipia governor Nderitu Muriithi has undertaken an enterprising task to ensure that the incomes of every worker start at Kshs 60,000 per month meaning they would earn Kshs 2,000 daily. If successful it would improve the day-to-day earnings which have been steadily improving that is kshs 576 (2017) - kshs 754 (2019). Muriithi
Kenya is one of the few fastest developing countries in Africa in almost each and every sector due to the implementation of the 2010 constitution that advocated for the devolved system of government that ensures the country developments starts at the lowest level which are popularly known as counties.The county of Laikipia is known as a tourism county but under the current county government it is planning to change it into a industry based county for it recently launched the first ever fully Kenya made cars known as the BJ-50 made by Sagak Auto Tech which is owned by the county.
"We have judges & magistrates with wonderful experience, what we lack is a consumer of this service.I have an eye, no other would have, for 40 years, I have been in magistrate courts everywhere in Kenya.I have a practitioners’ eye to see real & perceived weakness" said Fred Ngatia during his interview.
The Building Bridges Initiative constitutional amendment process risks coming to an end after revelations shows that majority of the county assemblies debated the wrong document of the Constitution Amendment Bill, 2020.The experts who were hired by the National Assembly to carry out a review to the bill found out that it is only 13 county assemblies that got the the right BBI document.
The transformation of once-neglected market centres in Laikipia county is designed to accelerate growth by attracting more investors. The Smart Towns concept initiated by Governor Ndiritu Muriithi has led to the transformation of the old market centres with an influx of investors scouting to establish business enterprises. Igwamiti , Winyumirire are among the centres in Laikipia that the Governor’s administration has concentrated to uplift the residents’ living standards through improving the road networks.
Residents of Laikipia County were left helpless after the county government decided to sacks around 300 health workers working across the health facilities within the said county.According to sources, Governor Nderitu Muriithi resulted to the drastic measures amid surging cases of Covid-19 in the county.According the Health Ministry Covid-19 released cases within past 24 hours, since breaking of the pandemic, Laikipia county has recorded 1,328 positive cases out of 151,894 confirmed cases in the county.
Paul Sirere.Paul Sirere from Narok has narrated the experiences he has gone through during a 10 years period in Jail.Paul has cited lack of freedom as the biggest challenge that he came across in jail, remembering one incident when he fell sick and nobody seemed to care.
Kipsigis people are one of the sub tribes of Kalenjin community.They are living in southern part of the Great Riftvalley in Kericho, Nakuru, Narok, Laikipia and Bomet counties. The Kipsigis people live in grass-thatched houses.Each part of the house had a specific name as follows; 1. Kurgaat- Door. 2. Inchoor- Sitting room 3. Tootet/ Suum- Bedroom 4. Kootab koyoiset- Kitchen 5. Koima- Fireplace 6. Saanet- A place for keeping utensils 7. Kapsotoon- A place for keeping milk guards. 8. Taboot/Tabuut- Ceiling.It
Residents of Majengo area, Nanyuki town in Laikipia county were left counting losses after fire razed over their properties destroying them completely.The fire which broke at around 10 P.M last night left many residents of the town slums spend the night at the cold having nowhere to lay their heads on.
The joint committee of both the Senate and the national assembly on Justice legal affairs are grappling to harmonize two varying BBI documents transmitted to them by the county Assemblies.According Citizen Tv, the insider of the committee has intimated to them that there two varying copies of the BBI Amendment Bill transmitted to both houses.
Monday's version of The Standard reports that a research done on samples of pork, poultry and beet meat sold in kenyan supermarkets in various counties show that the meat is contaminated with super bugs which largely include both harmful and harmless bacteria. The report indicate that a huge portion of meat sold in local supermarkets could be largely from livestock reared in conditions of poor animal welfare, a situation that may likely predispose them to diseases. A research by centre for microbial research
What Purity Mwambia has exposed yesterday is exactly how cattle rustlers acquire weapons &bullets from rogue security officers then turn Laikipia into killing Fields.The govt then conducts useless disarmament exercises.Repeat process year in year out.[Photo courtesy] Below are facts you should know about the exposure ✓ The fact that Purity Mwambia had to use one whole year to get one gun, one ceska, 10 bullets, a pair of handcuffs and 2 police uniforms means that it's very hard to get those things in Kenya's police stations.
The Battle To Fight Locust In Northern Counties May Start As Farmers Face Threat Of New Locust Swarm
The battle to fight swarms of desert locusts that have continued to affect several counties in Northern part of kenya might take longer following the ongoing long rains which provides favourable conditions for insect hatching and laying of eggs.It has been reported that the second wave invasion of of locusts in more than 15 counties will create tension since the cold conditions may allow room for multiplication of the insects and may reault into heavy destruction.
Mount Kenya is the highest mountain in Kenya and the second-highest in Africa, after Kilimanjaro.The highest peaks of the mountain are Batian (17,057 ft) and Nelion ( 17,021 ft) and Lenana 16,355 ft).Mount Kenya is located in the former Eastern and Central provinces of Kenya, now Embu, Meru, Laikipia, Kirinyaga, Nyeri and Tharaka Nithi counties, about 16.5 kilometers south of the equator, around 150 km north-northeast of the capital Nairobi.
Bandits have continued to attack soldiers even at this difficult time when the country is fighting two enemies,Al shabab and covid 19. Baringo in particular is a region that has gained notoriety over banditry activities with a number of security officers and civilians having been killed in the area in the recent past. A terrible incident occured in the volatile Baringo south area following the killing of a Kenya Defence Forces officer by bandits last night.The officer is said to have been shot in an exchange
Laikipia County Governor Ndiritu Muriithi has embarked on an ambitious plan to have the daily average incomes of every person start from Ksh2,000 which would translate to Ksh60,000 monthly.This would be an increase from the current average daily income which has consistently increased from Ksh576 in 2017 to Ksh 754 in 2019.