Mp calls for the Disbandment of NYS

Nyamira County Member of Parliament Jerusha Momanyi has urged the government to disband the national youth service (NYS) over mismanagement of funds and corruption.

She said the NYS has since lost meaning and instead has been turned into a way of few individuals enriching themselves in a fraudulent manner.

"We can not have the NYS being misused and enriching few individuals through corruption where we are losing a lot of public funds fraudulently, I want to…

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Police on the spot over harassment of bodaboda riders.

 
Bodaboda riders from Keroka town want the Independent Police Oversighting Authority (IPOA) to take up a case where one of them was allegedly brutalized by policemen.
According to the Nyamira County Bodaboda riders association Bernard Orindo and his Masaba Counterpart Dominic Babu, Dancan Ombaye was beaten and grievously harmed by three Administration Policemen who had forced him to carry them from Keroka Town to their work station at Tondori, where Sub county offices are situated.
   
The rider is said to have lost control of the motorcycle on a steep road and toppled over, making them fall due to their weight.
A medical treatment report indicated that the victim had suffered visible inflammations on…
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Schock in Nyamira county as Woman body found by roadside

Residents of Nyagwa village, Township ward in Nyamira county on Saturday woke up to a schock after they found a body of a middle aged woman dumped along the roaday.

It is believed that the deceased might have been killed elsewhere and her body dumped at the roadside.

According to Nyamira Township  location assistant Chief, Johnson Manyara, the body was discovered by passers-by who were headed to church.

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Legislatures ask government to speed up construction of Narok-Ngong’ road as mass for accident victims is held

Nyamira County legislatures have asked the government to hasten the construction of Narok-Suswa- Ngong road to avert more accidents which have for the recent past claimed lives along the Narok-Mahi-mahiu escarpment. Speaking during the mass for the nine Narok accident victims in Nyamira Primary school playground, North Mugirango M.P Joash  Nyamoko asked the… Read more

Last smile, for employees who have worked for two years without pay

Joseph Nyarang'o (Esise Ward) and Chairman of the Select Committee on Public Service Management .PHOTO/ D. Nyamanga  Six employees of Nyamira County who have been working for two years without pay have a reason to smile after the Assembly adopted a report recommending payment of their full salary arrears. The officers have not been paid… Read more

Concerns raised over high number of TB cases in Nyamira County

Nyamira County’s health department has raised a red flag over an increasing number of tuberculosis (TB) cases in the county even as the Country pumps billions of money into fighting it. In the county, 772 TB patients, children and adults were reported and treated in 2017 alone. Among the patients, 6 are multi-drug resistance caused by the patients skipping the… Read more

Nyamira contracts Firm to audit County Staff payroll

Nyamira county government has  contracted the Government Institute of Human Resource management firm to audit and clean the County payroll and staff. The firm’s chief executive officer Ms. Veronica Wainaina while addressing the county official during the launch of the exercise said that they were being mandated to scrutinize and put every staff where they belonged to bring about balance in the County. “We are going to identify gaps in skills, fill them by training the staff, ensure right staffing,… Read more

Churches claim they have been elbowed out of school administration

  Main churches in Nyamira County want to be given opportunity to vet principals who are posted to head the schools which they sponsor. The argument arose yesterday during a stakeholders’ forum to discuss the challenges affecting education standards in the county that was held at Kebirigo Boys High School. Sponsors including the Seventh Day Adventist; the Catholic and Evangelical churches all posed a similar question as to why the ministry was carrying out transfer of school heads without proper consultation. They said the Government had played a big hand in running church-sponsored schools, and that… Read more