Imani Radio and TV ministries organized a weekend mission on 16th April 2016 in Apong’ai, Pokot. That is a few kilometers from the Kenya Uganda frontier. The team was loaded with boxes full of Christian magazines, Sunday school books, commentary books and Imani solar powered radios which have been installed with the Swahili Bible. The Team led by Jack Irungu, a presenter at Imani Radio Kitale, was cordially welcomed by the residents. Pastor Samuel Tulia and Reverend Christopher Siokani organized the congregation and ministered to them briefly before giving out the gifts. The residents were overwhelmed by the gifts. They could relate more with the radios since they use the sun to charge and Imani Radio is loud and clear in the area.
Insert: Residents receiving gifts from the Imani Ministries team. The residents requested if they could get bibles in their dialect since most of them are neither conversant with Swahili nor English. The team also dug boreholes so as to help the residents access clean water. They have a challenge of pit latrines. There is no single pit latrine in the area and they would be humbled if they get some. Despite all that, they thanked Imani Radio and TV ministries for bringing light to them.
The county Government of Trans-Nzoia yesterday launched a new website and a bulk SMS plan in a ceremony led by the County Governor Patrick Simiyu Khaemba at the County premises in Kitale town. The main aim of the website and the sms platform as per the speeches is to bring in more investors from different regions world wide to this county and also to reduce the congestion of people currently being witnessed at the county offices since most of the officials are not always available to serve them.
During the ceremony Khaemba also condemned those spreading false politics and romours saying he will take them to court. He urged everyone to avoid criticizing what they do not know and instead focus more on developmental issues.
Orange Democratic Movement has once again secured the Kajiado Central parliamentary seat in a by election that took place yesterday in the area. Elijah Memusi Kanchory who was vying on an ODM ticket won the election with 16, 0008 votes defeating his counterpart on a Jubilee Alliance Party (JAP) ticket Patrick Ole Tutui. Tutui managed to secure 15, 508 votes while Kantai Ngaishuma an independent contestant got 100 votes only.
Yesterday night one person was shot and feared dead in an incident where armed robbers attacked Kipsongo an informal settlement in Kitale town Trans-Nzoia county. The unkown armed gang robbed one prominent business person in the area. They managed to escape before the arrival of the security personel.