Take up government programmes, youths urged

Government Spokesperson, Col (rtd), Cyrus Oguna, has expressed concern over the growing list of youth reluctant to take up several empowerment programmes being rolled-out by the government, to create jobs and incomes for them. Speaking during a youth empowerment forum held at the Mogotio Deputy County Commissioner’s office grounds in Mogotio Sub-County, Col Oguna said […]

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Youths Laud Rollout of Kazi Mtaani, Cohort III

Nyandarua County youths have lauded President Uhuru Kenyatta’s move to roll out the third phase of Kazi Mtaani programme, even as the county steering committee awaits further instructions on recruitment. Terming the allocation of Shs.10 billion for the National Hygiene Programme (NHP) as a relief, the youths noted that the jobs had afforded them decent […]

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Kazi Mtaani, a wish for continuity for youths

Most youths in Busia County still believe that the National Hygiene Programme commonly known as Kazi Mtaani which impacted positively and changed their lives will be revived. The programme which was initiated by President Uhuru Kenyatta, in the month of July 2020, saw many youths incorporated, where many of them were momentously uplifted from poverty […]

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345 people electrocuted in the last three years – Kenya Power 

345 people have been electrocuted across the country in the last three years, Kenya Power Manager for Safety, Health and Environment, John Guda, has said. Guda attributed 74 percent of the electrocutions to unsafe public practices, including illegal connections, poor wiring, vandalism and wayleave encroachments while 26 percent of the deaths were caused by negligence and non-compliant […]

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Administrator attributes low crime rate to Kazi Mtaani

The Sh10 billion government manual work-for-pay programme popularly known as Kazi Mtaani has helped bring down cases of crime in Athi River Sub-county, a local Government administrator said. Makadara Assistant Chief, Martin Nzomo, told KNA the programme which begun in June last year has transformed the youths of the area into law-abiding citizens earning a decent wage […]

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