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Ruto takes credit for government projects‘ I am not a drunkard’

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Addressing the residents of Kilgoris, Narok County today, Ruto took credit for ongoing and completed government projects, among them a sugarcane factory, road constructions, a teacher-training college and electricity access in Narok County.

“I am neither a drunkard nor a fool, and I am not mad as well. I have said that those who are seeking to create positions for themselves by amending the constitution will have to wait until the youth have jobs,” the DP remarked.

He also promised to improve the lives of Small and Medium Entrepreneurs and the youths as he addressed the hundreds who gave him an ear.

“We came here in 2013, and there were only 20, 000 households connected to electricity. Now, there are about 90,000 households are connected,” he said.

“Now that we have accomplished all that, one important thing we need to do is to create jobs for the youth and support SMEs. We don’t want the rich to disturb us with the constitutional amendments to create seats for themselves. That will wait until we all have jobs,” he added.

Ruto said unlike his United Democratic Alliance (UDA) camp, his competitors lacked a track record and that their only agenda was to fight him.

 “I helped President Uhuru build new roads and even a railway line, do you think implementing the Bottom-up economic model will be hard for me?” posed the DP.

As soon as he was through with his address, he donated a million shillings to women in small businesses and Sh3 million to BodaBoda operators in Kilgoris.

The Deputy President has been going around the country wooing the electorate to support his Bottom-Up economic model, in his quest to be the president ahead of the 2022 General Election.

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Nakuru Transitions From Municipality To Kenya’s Fourth City

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On Wednesday, President Uhuru Kenyatta conferred city status on Nakuru town making it Kenya’s fourth city after Nairobi, Mombasa, and Kisumu.

The award of the city charter to Nakuru, at a colourful event followed a legislative process as outlined in the Urban Areas and Cities Act of 2011.

President challenged Nakuru City residents to take advantage of the opportunities that will be brought by the new status to improve their wellbeing.

He noted that Nakuru’s elevation was a demonstration of the success of devolution and the collaboration between national and county governments.

 President Kenyatta warned political leaders against pursuing selfish personal interests at the expense of Kenya’s peace and cohesion.

President Kenyatta requested the youth not to be blindfolded into supporting the political ambitions of individuals known for advancing divisive politics.

Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui thanked President Kenyatta for initiating several road infrastructure projects in the County

Former PM Raila Odinga noted that Nakuru was Kenya’s agricultural epicenter

He praised the Nakuru County Government under Governor Lee Kinyanjui for expanding the city’s infrastructure.

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22-year-old female terror suspect makes shocking revelations about Alshababb after being arrested

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According to a police, OB report number 27/30/11/2021 filed at Songhor police station in Tindiret sub-county.

The 22-year-old Sheril Vugusta Lodenyo was arrested at Kamalambu village in Songhor ward following a tip-off from members of the public.

Sheril, who hails from Chavakali in Vihiga county, told the police that indeed she had links with the Al Shabaab group who she says kidnapped her in 2019 and trained her on conducting their illegal operations.

“The suspect alleged to have escaped through Lamu/Mombasa and headed to her home county where she allegedly stayed until August 2021 and later to Kamalambu to date.

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Information received is that she has been attending recent KDF recruiting centers. Motive yet to be established,”

The suspect was taken to Kapsabet police station for detention before being moved to Eldoret where the Anti Terror Police Unit (ATPU) will pick her from for further processing.

The suspect, who was cohabiting with her boyfriend, is said to have later escaped from the death-dealing terror group after which she retreated to her rural home in Vihiga before moving in with her boyfriend in the Nandi village.

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Exciting times for teachers as TSC launches digital leave application system

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On Wednesday, December 1, 2021 The Teachers Service Commission automated its leave application and approval process.

Teachers can now apply for leave and have their applications approved online.

“Our leave application and approval process is now automated. You can apply on this link https://hrmis.tsc.go.ke/tm-app/apply_leave,” the commission announced.

TSC employed teachers are entitled to a 42 days annual leave, often taken during school holidays.

Female teachers are entitled to 90 calendar days of maternity leave from the date of confinement as their male counterparts get a 10 day leave within the period of their spouse’s maternity leave.

Teachers are also allowed a maximum of 15 days compassionate leave to attend to bereavement, sickness, or hospitalization of dependents.

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