Itare Dam ghosts link to Kericho, Bomet water wars

Itare Dam ghosts link to Kericho, Bomet water wars

Itare Dam has been linked to the current tussle between Kericho and Bomet counties in relation to water supply in the region. River Itare was in Konoin in Bureti district before Bureti was split with Letei remaining in Kericho county. Under Bomet, Bomet Water and Sanitation Company was formed to...

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University tutor throws hat in Kericho guv race ring

University tutor throws hat in Kericho guv race ring

A university lecturer has declared interest for Kericho county gubernatorial seat. Eric Mutai is among many who are keen to take over from Governor Paul Chepkwony who is said to be retiring from politics in 2022 after serving two terms. Mutai, a resident of Rungut in Bureti subcounty went to...

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CS Keter equation in Kericho politics 2022

CS Keter equation in Kericho politics 2022

The uncertainty surrounding William Ruto’s 2022 presidential ambition is complicating the political matrix in Kericho County, with voters now closely watching the body language of Energy cabinet secretary Charles Keter looking for signals on whether he will throw his hat in the gubernatorial race. Also being watched closely is his...

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Police summon KTDA managers

Police summon KTDA managers

Kenya Tea Development Agency in Mogogosiek Group of Companies directors who had conducted a disciplinary meeting have been summoned to record statement in Mogogosiek Police Station. The meeting that was meant to summon tea buying centre clerks took place on the Tuesday April 7 2020 but the others of Kobel...

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Lake Region Economic Bloc suffers at the hands of  ill CEO

Lake Region Economic Bloc suffers at the hands of ill CEO

There are claims of growing disquiet within Lake Region Economic Bloc following a public outcry against the CEO said to be tarnishing the name of the recently launched body bringing together counties from the lake region. The CEO, Aballah Wanga, who was at one time taken to court on accusation...

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Corrupt traffic officers take charge

The government must move with speed and address the high rate of corruption among traffic officers that is alarming. It has become a norm in parts of Kericho and Bomet counties that traffic police officers collect money from public passenger vehicles on public roads without batting an eyelid. A public...

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Religious sect linked to couple murder

Relatives of a couple that was murdered in Bureti two weeks ago have condemned one of the newly created churches that is said to have been associated with some visitors who are said to have spent the night the day the couple was murdered. Emotions ran high and tears were...

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