The members of community also questioned location of a cemetry in their farm due to cultural concerns. Location of cemetries, dumpsites, and sewerage has always raised protest in most major towns. Residents of Kipkenyo in Eldoret have in the past protested the location of dumpsite and sewerage in their area. Uasin Gishu County Assembly speaker Isaac Terer directed the relevant commititees to act on the petition saying the community has raised weighty issues
Cultural clash as residents of quickly urbanizing Rift Valley are yet to come to terms with mortuaries, cemetery, dumpsites, sewerage system in their neighborhoods which are associated with urbanization.
The burden is even much heavier on parents with children in schools where the dormitories were razed down. Parents have now been tasked with constructing new ones as students are forced to squeeze in the available ones. In other schools that were hit hard by the arson activities have been forced to convert classrooms into temporary dorms.
Students who were also arrested on suspicion of planning and/or setting on fire school property have been barred from resuming their third term studies. They have also been denied the option of transferring to other schools.
A suspected land fraudster was busted on the streets of Eldoret by one of his victims. The suspect whom was identified as Amos Kipchumba was accused by a woman who claimed that he had conned her 2.3M on pretext to sell her land.
Kipchumba had a hard time arguing with the woman and the charged crowd that was threatening to lynch him. The woman was carrying a copy of police warrant of arrest.
Odhiambo is determined and ready to nurture other upcoming sports writers after the two months mentorship under the Goal Kenya editor, Dennis Mabuka. He is ready for contributions and criticism from friends, other sports writers and the fellow BLAZE correspondent competitors.
Helix is preparing to have the best for his audience. To write good stories that the readers will find a reason to open the column and spend their time on. He is planning to always share his work with readers and other writers to make sure his column goes vibrant.
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…