User History has been in Lamu following the graduation of 484 students from the Kizingitini Technical and Vocational Education Training Centre (TVET) over the weekend. The colourful ceremony was led and presided over by Lamu Governor Fahim Twaha, County Education Executive Paul Thairu, and other officials.
User A section of husbands from areas worst hit by drought have been reported to run away from their homes, leaving their wives and children to suffer. This is after the men became unable to fend for their respective families and opted to vacate their homes unceremoniously, leaving their women to sustain their children.
"Naibu Wa Rais Nataka Unisikize Vizuri" Lamu MP Orders Ruto to Be Attentive During Mpeketoni Meeting
DP William Ruto was accompanied by several leaders including fifteen MPs from Lamu County to attend a program whose purpose was to empower small scale traders and women of Mpeketoni, Lamu East. The event started by other leaders giving their speeches and showing loyalty to UDA party as the audience and Ruto listened to them.
It is good news for the Deputy President and the Tangatanga Movement Members of Parliament as the United Democratic Alliance 'UDA' party (a party that is associated with the Deputy President) Secretary General makes a move aiming at increasing the number of members to the UDA party.
Police holding a suspect in the past/Courtesy Police officers in Lamu have arrested a man who locked up a schoolboy in his room for a week as he did the unthinkable to him, leaving him with walking problems. The 35-year-old Mohamed Kale was arrested while at his house in Kizingitini, Lamu East after officers were alerted by his evil deeds.
Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops working under the Operation Amani Boni (OAB ) have today handed over a fully-fledged and first Boarding Mixed Primary School in Mangai, Lamu East. The school built by KDF’s 12 Engineers Battalion, has eight classrooms and two dormitories.
User Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) soldiers have finally handed over a fully-fledged and first ever boarding mixed primary school at Mangai Village which is inside the dense Boni forest. The Mangai Boarding Mixed Primary School in Lamu East Sub-County has the capacity to accommodate at least 400 pupils.
User Lamu ODM politician Shekuwe Kahale alias Mwanati has declared his interest in vying for the Lamu East MP seat come 2022 General Election. This will be his third time in seeking to unseat incumbent Sharif Athman Ali of the Jubilee Party of Kenya. MP Sharif has in recent times however been among MPs who appear to be allied to Deputy President William Ruto’s Hustler Nation movement.
Some 27 constituencies that were allowed to exist despite not meeting the population criteria are in the spotlight once more. The twenty-seven constituencies could be scrapped after the next General elections during boundaries review if they fail the population threshold set by the Constitution. The Ndaragwa Member of Parliament Mr Jeremiah Kioni now says.
User Lamu East MP Athman Sharif says no one will defeat him in the forthcoming 2022 general elections. Mr Sharif was elected MP for Lamu East for first time in 2013 on Musalia Mudavadi’s United Democratic Forum (UDF). In 2017, Mr Sharif was re-elected by the Lamu East Constituents on a Jubilee Party ticket following his good development track record.
User Local leaders, activists and elders have decried the lack of proper infrastructure to fight the drug menace in Lamu East Sub-County. Lamu East region is the biggest consumer of drugs in the entire county. It is also the biggest market and peddling point for all drugs making entry into Lamu as a region.
It is the eleventh hour for most of the presidential hopefuls as they continue to hunt for support to strengthen their political bases ahead of the 2022 elections. They have been holding meetings in their homes and residences as they try to beat covid-19 restrictions to remain ahead of the game towards 2022.
The first UDA office in Lamu County labelled Hustler House (Photo Courtesy: Twitter) As Deputy President William Ruto is popularising his Presidential bid in Laikipia County, the United Democratic Alliance Secretary General is opening new party offices across the country. Today, Veronica Maina with her UDA team opened the first party office in Lamu County which will serve the coastal region residents.
User Women associations in Lamu have successfully managed to initiate programs that have seen massive reforestation of mangrove forests that were exploited in the region in previous years. The women associations mostly from Pate, Faza and Ndau islands in Lamu East as well as those in Kililana and Kwasasi in Lamu West have undertaken various tree planting exercises that have seen more than 500,000 acres of mangrove planted.
Former Lamu East MP and former Lamu County Assembly Speaker, Mohamed Hashim Salim. Mr Hashim says doors are open for any young politician willing to get advice from him to enable them maneuver in the 2022 elections. Mr Chiaba also said younger politicians are selfish, saying this retards development in the county.
User Another four fishermen have been rescued after a boat they were travelling in capsized at Ziwani area near Kiunga in Lamu East. This comes just six days after another boat with five fishermen from Ngomeni in Kilifi County capsized at Tenewi in the open sea in Lamu. Three fishermen were however rescued while two are yet to be traced.
Today 24th June 2021 the Deputy president Dr William Ruto met the Leaders from Tharaka Nithi County in his Karen Residesnce.The meeting was led by MPs Beatrice Nkatha, Patrick Mine and a Host of MCAs from Tharaka Nithi According to the Deputy president's Post on Twitter,He emphasized on Selfless service from the leadership and urged the Leaders to give Service to the Citizens without boundaries.The post states,"Elected leaders in both parliament and county Assembly must find a formula for a Seamless working relationship aimed at improving Service delivery.Their Oversight, legislation and representation roles must be people centered and and grounded on development priority areas.
User Residents of Faza in Lamu East have accused the government for continued endangerment of lives by refusing to reconstruct and expand their only footbridge in the area. For several years, residents have witnessed frequent accidents and deaths caused by the narrowness of the Faza footbridge. The bridge which was built two decades ago is the only means of transport for the over 3000 Faza residents, most of whom are fishermen who depend on it for travel in and out of the village.
It is the eleventh hour for most of the presidential hopefuls as they continue to hunt for support to strengthen their political bases ahead of the 2022 elections. They have been holding meetings in their homes and residences as they try to beat covid- 19 restrictions to remain ahead of the game towards 2022.
Deputy President William Ruto has today the 24th of June met youths from Lamu at his Karen home, Nairobi. The youths came as a group led by Lamu East MP Ali Sharif Athman. Youths have been a crucial component of Kenya's population that the future depends upon.