Government invests in ASAL Counties to reduce vulnerability

The  Kenyan Government is committed to investing in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs) to reduce climate related vulnerability of the people. The  Chief  Administrative Secretary (CAS), Ministry of Devolution and ASALs, Abdul Bahari Ali has said activities funded by the National Government in the Counties are specifically designed to support livelihood and promote linkages with […]

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Governor lashes out at individuals dodging bills on pandemic excuse

The Laikipia Governor, Nderitu Muriithi has lashed out at individuals using the coronavirus pandemic to dodge responsibilities of paying previously accumulated water bills saying only the vulnerable groups would be exempted. While reacting to complaints of hiked water tariffs in the county, the Governor accused some individuals trying to escape with unpaid bills citing harsh […]

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Senate to grill Laikipia governor on recent move to lay off 176 employees

The  Senate Committee on Devolution and Intergovernmental Relations will summon the Laikipia governor, Ndiritu Muriithi to shed light on his recent move to lay off 176 county workers. The Committee Chairman who is also the Laikipia Senator, John Kinyua said that the Senate was keen to find out the rationale used to declare the county […]

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Government revives Nairobi-Nanyuki Railway line as repair works commence

The  Rehabilitation  works  of  the 240-kilometre old Nairobi-Nanyuki railway line has commenced in Laikipia with the goal of spurring economic growth in Central Kenya. The Sh.3 billion rehabilitation  works of the metre-gauge railway line expected to be completed in five months are being undertaken by Kenya Railways Corporation which has already injected Sh.1 billion while […]

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Governor mourns fallen Laikipia leader

The Laikipia Governor, Ndiritu Muriithi has on behalf of Laikipia Citizens, entire County Government, and his family sent a message of condolences to the family, relatives and friends of the late Christopher Maitho Murigu. Maitho  who  passed on 31st, December 2019 served as the Chairman of both Kenya African National Union (KANU) and later, The […]

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