Khaemba welcomes law on interest capping

Ezekiel Kuloba News

Trans Nzoia governor Patrick Khaemba has today welcomed the new lending rule passed by the national assembly which puts a ceiling on the rates that commercial banks charge borrowers at 14%. He said that high interest rates discourage investments and lauded President Kenyatta for assenting to the bill. “It is not proper that commercial banks charge exorbitant rates that discourage …

Kitale level 4 hospital gets new equipment

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Trans Nzoia County government has installed new medical equipment at the Kitale level four hospital in a move expected to improve delivery of advanced health services to the citizens. The equipment include MRI, a modern X ray, Mammogram, OPG machine among other sophisticated medical equipment procured by the county government. Governor Khaemba has now urged locals to visit the hospital …

Trans Nzoia posts impressive results at KICOSCA games

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As the Kenya Inter-county Sports and Cultural Association (KICOSCA) games enters its final day in Kiambu county, Trans-Nzoia county teams have continued posting impressive performance in both men and women volleyball games. In the first match Trans-Nzoia men team beat Uasin-Gishu team by three set to one of 20-25,25-17,26-27, and 15-06 heading to the quarter finals. In the women category, …

KHAEMBA INVITES NATIONAL LEADERS TO TOUR COUNTY PROJECTS

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Governor Patrick Khaemba has invited senators, MPs and other national leaders to tour projects implemented by the County Government of Trans Nzoia County which he said speak volumes. He noted that the constant noise made by his detractors and political rivals is malicious whose main aim is to settle political scores urging leaders to shun petty politics for the sake …

VALUE ADDITION BECOMING A REALITY

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Trans Nzoia County will soon begin processing its agricultural produce before sale in a move aimed at increasing incomes for farmers. Last year, the government funded the installation of Nzoia Grain Millers at Endebess and so far the millers have already been installed and once the electricity is connected, exportation of raw products will be history! Governor Patrick Khaemba also …

KISUMU COUNTY TAKES LESSONS FROM TRANS NZOIA ON EPS CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY

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Kisumu governor Jack Ranguma led a delegation from his county to benchmark on Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) panel construction technology. The lakeside city county governor intends to construct 380 ECDE classrooms and sought to learn how the technology has worked in the bread basket Trans Nzoia county. Ranguma, his education CEC Jenifer Kere, a county engineer and assembly officials from Kisumu …

Delight as poly students get free one year school fees

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It was all smiles for at least 20 enrolled students at the newly established Sango polytechnic in Kinyoro ward as the county government pledged to pay one year school fees for them. Education Chief Officer John Meng’wa said his office will support the students who were the first to enroll at the institution even as he disclosed learning at the …

Ride to school

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At least 120 students at AIC Kibomet secondary school have received bicycles valued at Sh 21,500 each in a program aimed at increasing learning time by ensuring they reach at the institution in time. The Bicycle Education Empowerment Program (BEEP) by the World Vision not for profit organization courtesy of donor agency, World Bicycle Relief (WBR) is also expected to …

CRA commends county on good work done!

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The Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA) has approved work done by county governments saying it has noticed tremendous cross-sector changes brought by the devolved units. Speaking during its tour of Trans Nzoia county to assess the impact created by devolved funds, CRA commissioners Meshack Jamasai and Amina Ahmed said there was enough prove that much of the funds had been …

Drugs worth Sh. 51 million purchased

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The county government has bought drugs worth Sh 51 million to be supplied to all the health facilities across the county amid claims that there was a biting shortage. Governor Patrick Khaemba who received the consignment delivered by the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (KEMSA) yesterday said the drugs are expected to last for the next three months. He disclosed five …