Category Archives: News In Kenya

Kenya Ministry of Petroleum and Mining Announces 60,000 Free Gas cylinders for Kenyans

60,000 Free Gas cylinders for Kenyans – Ministry of Petroleum and Mining Announces The Ministry of Petroleum and Mining in collaboration with the National Oil Corporation (NOCK) has rolled out a project dubbed ‘Mwananchi LPG project’ to benefit 60,000 low income households with liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders in Nairobi County. The beneficiaries who will be drawn from… Read More »

SRC Latest Proposal TSC Teachers’- Civil Servants’ Salaries & Allowances Review In Four Year Cycle

TSC Teachers’/ Civil Servants’ Salaries & Allowances Review In Four Year Cycle: SRC Latest Proposal. From a proposal seen by the Newspro team submitted to parliament; the Salaries and Remuneration Commission(SRC) has for the first time proposed a salary increment for teachers and civil servants. The proposal spells out an automatic salary review after every four years. This… Read More »

Kenya Children Benefiting From Sh80million Cash Transfer Programme 

More than 8,000 children under three years of age are benefiting from a Sh80 million cash transfer programme being piloted in three counties. The one year programme, dubbed Universal Child Benefit (UCB) is being piloted in the most populous sub-counties of Kisumu, Embu and Kajiado counties. An assistant Director for Children Services in the state department of Social… Read More »

Ways To Reduce HIV Transmission To Children

Health Chief Officer Dr. Malcom Lochodo has surged women to visit health facilities to reduce mother to child HIV transmission. The rate of mother-to-child HIV transmission in Turkana currently standing at 11 percent way above the national average of 9.7 percent will reduce significantly if expectant mothers would make use of health facilities across the County. Speaking at… Read More »

Form ones to receive 600,000 packets of sanitary Pads

The American Embassy has donated 600,000 packets of sanitary towels to 357,029 needy girls in form one who were placed in public day Secondary schools. This is in a bid to minimize absenteeism, drop out, increased teacher /learner contact hours, retention and delivery of quality learning of girls in schools. The Ministry of Education has been coordinating the sanitary towels… Read More »

Mass NHIF Biometric Registration Drive Launched Countrywide

The mass biometric registration drive for the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) health scheme has been launched. The exercise seeks to provide affordable, accessible and sustainable medical cover to all residents in the area. In Nyandarua County, hundreds of individuals have so far been enlisted. According to the area Deputy Governor Cecilia Mbuthia, the countywide campaign is also aimed at… Read More »

Support Education Of Children In Low Income Countries, President Kenyatta And UK PM Boris Johnson Urge Rich Nations

President Uhuru Kenyatta and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday called on rich nations to support the education of children in low income countries by backing the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) initiative. GPE is a multilateral platform that seeks to raise 5 billion USD to support the education of 175 million children in low income countries… Read More »

Chiefs and their assistants receive new allowance as teachers ‘salivate

The Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) has awarded Chiefs and their Assistants a new allowance for the extra duties that they perform. The new allowance (extraneous allowance) will not only benefit Chiefs but also other field officers in the ministry of interior and coordination of national government (up to Regional Commissioners). According to the Ministry of Interior, the awarding of… Read More »