The Huruma Ward MCA Peter Chomba requested for a statement from the leader of government business in the County Assembly of Uasin Gishu on why the county law enforcers are still holding on the trolleys collected from traders. Chomba said this had denied the traders of whom many are youths their only source of income. Chomba pointed out that most of the trolleys being held had been donated by an NGO to the youths through an empowerment program. Therefore, they must be released to the owners who are now jobless.
There is a cultural shift among the Kalenjin community with booming camel milk produced in Kerio Valley selling like hot cake in Eldoret. This is what has been branded as doping by those who do not know the rich proteins from this kind of milk.
Fellow matatu operators who still operate from the legal terminus are counting loses as passengers have followed the roadside bus/matatus stages.
The most affected routes include the Western Kenya/KPA/Huruma stage which the matatus have resorted to pick and drop their passengers along Uganda Road as far as Petre Shah and Kogo Plaza buildings. Matatus plying the Pioneer – Langas – Kapsabet route have also abandoned their Sossian stage to pack along the road near the Sosiani river bridge. This is posing more danger to other road users especially the private vehicle owners.
Ali regretted that per the latest released statistics by Water Resources Management Authority (WARMA), the population in the county with reasonable access to water is just 42% although about 90% of the population access to water is within 2 km radius.
He noted that it is necessary for the county government through the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources to come up with a policy that will ensure efficient supply of water from the said boreholes.
There was drama in Eldoret town on this morning when veteran politician and prominent Uasin Gishu farmer, Mzee Jackson Kibor, broke a clamp placed on his top of range vehicle by county askaris. Mr Kibor had parked his Land Cruiser V8 along the Street while he transacted some business in the adjacent building when it…
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