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CBK Blamed Over The Current Difficulties Facing Banking Industry In Kenya

Posted: April 14, 2016 at 06:40 pm
T rans Nzoia governor Patrick Simiyu Khaemba has blamed the Central Bank of Kenya CBK for the challenges facing banking sector in Kenya leading to the recent placement of Chase Bank under receivership for a period of 12 months as a result of liquidity difficulties.
Khaemba says CBK ought to have informed Kenyans earlier before taking such a risky move to reduce unexpected consequences to loyal clients. “We feel duped by CBK, our money may not be as safe as we are being assured,” said the worried governor. Continue Reading…

Education The way To Go

Posted: April 12, 2016 at 06:37 pm
E lgeyo Marakwet senator Kipchumba Murkomen has encouraged residents living along the border of West pokot County and Turkana County to shun cattle rustling and embrace education as the only means to pave way to development.
Speaking at Masol in West Pokot County during a fund drive to raise money for establishment of Masol Secondary school, Murkomen join the rest of the area leaders in celebrating the prevailing peace while congratulating the boarder residents for choosing to maintain peace.
He said the school will be fundamental in promoting cohesion among the border residents, necessary to end enmity between Pokot and Turkana. Continue Reading…

Kenya Should Remain Under Rome Statute, Says West Pokot Senator John Lonyangapuo

Posted: April 11, 2016 at 06:07 pm
W est pokot county senator John Lonyangapuo has called on the jubilee administration to fully compensate all 2007 post election violence victims following collapse of International Criminal Court (ICC) case against deputy president Willium Ruto and journalist Joshua Arap Sang.
Lonyangapuo says despite the dismissal of the charges by ICC judges, Kenyan government has a major role to play to ensure all internally displaced persons (IDPs) are reinstated to their normal livelihood. Continue Reading…

Keringet Youths Encouraged To Apply for IDs

Posted: March 1, 2016 at 03:39 pm
K eringet sub-location sub-chief Daniel Kipelemong has called upon area youths who qualify for application of identification cards (IDs) to attend a mass vetting process to be held in Kapenguria town on 23rd of this month.
He noted with grief the low turn out during last vetting process held on 24th Feb this year, in which only 39 youths presented their application documents for vetting.
He encourage youth within West Pokot county to apply for IDs to be able to participate in voter registration process. “This is the only way to ensure youths get registered as voter, most of them don’t have IDs as a result can’t be registered as voters,” said Kipelemong.
Kipelemong further asked IEBC clerks to move around the ward to increase the number of people who register as voters.

Tougher competition expected during the forthcoming Regional Drama Festivals

Posted: Feb 29, 2016 at 06:16 pm

Participants from Nasokol Girls display trophies won
Participants from Nasokol Girls display trophies they won during County Drama Festivals held at Tartar Girls.

N asokol Girls’, Tartar Girls’, Ortum Boys’, Chewoyet Boys’ and Chepareria secondary school fared well during this year’s West Pokot county Drama Festivals held at Tartar Girls between 25th Feb and 26th Feburuary.
This imply tough competition during this year’s Regional Drama Festival to be held at Tartar Girls from 8th March to 13th March for secondary schools. The same competition for primary schools shall be taking place on the same date at Nasokol Girls.
The winners will participate in the National Drama festival.

Below is a list of top three secondary schools that participated in the West Pokot County Drama Festival as per category. Continue Reading…

Jubilee critics faulted

Posted: Feb 29, 2016 at 03:36 pm
S aboti MCA David Kapoloman has faulted Jubilee administration critics for constantly blaming the government over “non-issues.”
Speaking in an interview with kalya Fm, Kaploman said jubilee has successfully implemented devolution which in turn has seen a lot of development in various Counties especially marginalized areas.
He told off the opposition and a few Rift Valley leaders who keeps attacking deputy president Willium Ruto terming them as selfish. “They were used receiving massive resources from government, now that resources are being distributed equally under devolved government, they keep pointing fingers at Jubilee administration blaming it for not delivering,” said Kaploman. Continue Reading…

Irony for Waiguru to inform on Uhuru’s Allys

Posted: Feb 25, 2016 at 05:47 pm

West pokot assembly majority leader Simon Kalekem has termed the current revelation on NYS scandal by former devolution CS Anne Waiguru as ironical.
In an affidavit presented to the high court, Waiguru implicates president Uhuru Kenyatta’s closest friends Aden Dwale who is the national assembly majority leader and Kipchumba Murkomen, the senator of Elgeyo Marakwet in the scam in which KSh. 791 millions are alleged to have been lost in dubious tendering process.
Kalekem now expresses his fear that the jubilee coalition is headed to a downfall even as next years general election nears.
Dwale has denied the claims terming them as retrogressive and defenseless mend to split apart the jubilee coalition.

More be done to end misappropriation of public funds at county level

Posted: Feb 25, 2016 at 04:40 pm

M embers of county assembly, MCAs have been put on question over the current perpetual misappropriation of public funds at county level.
Senators claim the high rate of corruption at county level results from lack of expertise at county assemblies to interrogate governors. They now propose MCAs to have at least a diploma before being elected to the position.
While discussing a petition presented to the senate by Vihiga county senator George Khaniri, senators reiterated the need for a better accounting system installed to counties to help counter check expenditure and track county government budgets. Continue Reading…

More awareness necessary to curb illicit brews in West Pokot county

Posted: Feb 24, 2016 at 09:38 pm

West Pokot County must up its efforts to curb illicit brews that are proving a menace to development. Richard Berii, Mnagei area assistant chief says despite recent crackdowns on illicit brews in some of the areas in the county the illegal business still exists in some areas. He says a good number of able manpower wakes up early in the morning and spends the rest of the day drinking cheap, non-standard alcohol instead of finding a better alternative to earn a living.
Berii confirmed that already there are local campaign ongoing within the county to create awareness on the dangers of illicit alcohol.
“We shall continue moving around to warn those involved in the business as well as encourage citizens to involve in development issues,” said Berii.
Berii called on local administrators to take the lead in the fight against illicit brews.

Issuance of subsidized fertilizers ongoing

Posted: Feb 23, 2016 at 06:20 pm

T he process of issuing subsidized fertilizers to farmers from West Pokot County and neighboring Counties is ongoing at the national cereal and produce board, NCPB West Pokot branch.
The branch manager Jeremiah Kibor says farmers within and around the county can access the fertilizers at a reduced cost of KSh. 1,800 each bag. “Farmers can also sell maize to us at a cost of Ksh. 2,300,” added Kibor.Read also…Farmers set to receive fertilizer
Kibor urged farmers to use the NCPB stores effectively and avoid being hijacked by unscrupulous businessmen.
This comes as West pokot county leaders continue to enhance awareness on the need for residents to empress resistant crop farming besides pastoral farming to curb high levels of malnutrition in the region.

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