One person has lost his life after tribal Clashes in Nessuit,Mariashoni and Ndoswa in Nakuru county and leaving other seven people dead. Tension has risen following the separate attacks on the people and the torching of at least 10 houses from Saturday night. Sigaon,Tiritagoi,Nessuit center,Cheptoroi and Kapkatet and Kipkarang villages are the affected areas. The body of the dead victim was taken to Egerton mortuary. The other seven people who were severely injured by the arrows have been taken to hospital.
(A burned house in Njoro in recent clashes /Daily Nation) Skirmishes have been reported to have started again in Nessuit . Screams now rent the air as one person is said to have been shot dead by security officers last evening . The two worrying communities Ogiek and Kipsigis are said to be attacking each other , the demarcation of forest land is ongoing as promised last by Rift valley regional commissioner George Natembeya . The two communities are thus said to be trying to drive the other out so as to remain
Nakuru county commissioner advised people of Njoro to plant other crops apart from maize ,since the attackers have been using maize plantation as there hideouts hence making it hard for police to conduct successful operations. Residents of three locations in Njoro have been banned from planting maize in their farms by the government.The government officials from the area were told to inform the locals about the directive. The directive affects three locations of Nessuit, Ndoswa and Marioshoni.Ethnical clashes
Police officer patrol the volatile Nessuit area. Photo/Courtesy Seven people, among them two women, are nursing injuries at the Nakuru Level 5 Hospital following renewed inter-ethnic clashes at Nessuit in Njoro sub-County. County Commissioner Erastus Mbui confirmed the incident adding that tension was high at Tiritagoi, Sigaon, Kapkarang and Sigotik areas in Molo and Njoro sub-counties. He said violence pitting Kipsigis and Ogiek community members erupted on Saturday night and early Sunday morning and police
Today there have been clashes between the Kipsigis and the Ogiek in Nessuit which has resulted to the death of one person who succumbed to arrow injuries. So many people have been injured and are currently receiving treatment at the Nakuru level 5 hospital. The clashes are said to have resulted from political issues as the victims have been denied humanitarian assistance in both Narok and Nakuru counties. They therefore ask for the Kalenjin leaders to come out and make peace between the two communities. It is
Couple of days ago news emerged that a section of farmers were temporarily banned from growing maize for a period of time. This decision by the government has now triggered different reactions among Kenyans. The embattled Nominated Senator Millicent Omanga joined other Kenyans who have since castigated the government over the issue claiming that the decision was not well informed and could lead to denying those farmers a source of livelihood. “It is so ridiculous that government as banned the residents of
After the Government burning the Nessuit and Marishoni people from planting Maize in the region this year because criminals leave in the region. Senetor Millicent Omanga has come out to condemn this behaviour harshly. According to Omanga, she questioned the Government on whether it had cleared Boni forest because criminals used to hide their. This decision by the government has led to many people reacting differently, some are questioning on how the people will survive without carrying out this economic activity.
Tension is high at Nessuit in Njoro and Marioshoni in Molo after a tribal clash broke out on Thursday Morning. Two people were killed on Thursday Morning while over 20 others sustained serious injuries and were taken to different hospitals in Nakuru county. Majority of the victims were attacked while on transit from Bomet to Nakuru. A bodaboda rider was shot with an arrow in Ndosuo around 8 am while heading to Marioshoni. According to Nakuru county commissioner Erastus Mbui, 3 people have been arrested including
Photo courtesy Nominated senator Millicent Omanga is a woman known to speak her mind something that has sometimes led her into trouble with her party which ultimately decided to expell her after she failed to adhere to party's gudlines. Following the government's announcement that prohibited residents of Nessuit and Mariashoni from engaging in maize plantation, the vocal Tangatanga allied politician has finally broken her silence on the government's directive. Omanga termed the government's decision as ridiculous.
Kenya is a sovereign nation that is under the leadership of President Uhuru Kenyatta. The country is guided by the new constitution that consist of the fundamental human rights and freedoms such as every citizen is entitled to participate in economic activities so as to earn a living. It's bad news to Nessuit and Marioahoni residents following the act of the government issuing a notice that all maize farmers should refrain from planting the crop as one of the ways to promote security. The County Commissioner