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KANU on the spot for expelling female MCAs

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BY KEVIN KOECH

Women leaders from West Pokot are protesting the expulsion of their colleagues over misconduct and going against party guidelines.

The four nominated members of the county assembly were from the Gideon Moi-led KANU party.

They were: Grace Rengei, Jackline Ripoo, Nancy Chombir and Josephine Chepurum.

They are said to have received their letters of expulsion from party secretary general Nick Salat.

Salat cited failure to adhere to the loyalty pledge, failure to defend and promote the party positions, refusal to remit monthly membership subscription fee, as some of the grounds for their expulsion.

According to Rengei, they were removed from their positions for supporting changes in the majority and chief whip positions in the assembly.

She also revealed that she and 11 others appeared before the disciplinary committee but only the female members were expelled.

“The party has not explained clearly why it has dismissed us from our positions. We were twelve who faced the disciplinary committee we wonder why they only decided to dismiss female only.

“Cartels should stop misleading party leadership since we are loyal to our party,” she said.

She also denied allegations brought forward as reasons for their removal.

Maendeleo ya Wanawake Chairperson in West Pokot Selly Chepkiror condemned the independence party, urging the leadership to go back on its decision.

“The expulsion was done in wrong move since the four did not commit any crime. Let’s stop sacrificing our daughters because of political differences,” she said.

In June, 15 MCAs from Baringo and West Pokot were summoned by the disciplinary committee.

Those from Baringo were accused of failure to adhere to the party’s loyalty pledge and code of conduct by participating in the impeachment of Deputy Speaker Ameja Zelemoi against the party’s position.

Their West Pokot counterparts faced accusations of participating in the removal of Majority Leader Thomas Ngolesia and Majority Chief Whip Emmanuel Polokou.

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TV host Joyce Maina denies dating DJ Mo: “I’m not dumb to post a married man”

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Switch TV’s Joyce Maina has refuted rumours of her having an affair with renowned DJ Sammy Muraya alias DJ Mo.

There have been allegations about the two being together but Joyce has labeled it hearsay and fake news.

Sharing her side of the story, the TV host shared messages on her Instagram Stories asking if guys thought she was dumb enough to post pictures of a married man.

“How dumb do you think I am to post a married man (not that I’d ever be with one) on my IG,” she wrote.

Joyce found the news hilarious adding guys just mistook a person that was holding her, in a trendy photo, to be DJ Mo.

“Fake news is actually hilarious. So you guys went from not knowing what the man looks like (you just have a blurry photo that makes him look like a shadow), and now all over sudden its DJ Mo? Lol,” Joyce added.

The TV girl must have found the news hilarious and wondered why people would want to tarnish her reputation with such allegations.

Size 8’s take on cheating

Back in 2017, TUKO.co.ke reported on a story where Size 8 claimed that one should be ready to forgive the other when he/she cheats in marriage.

Speaking during a recording of their vlog, the singer said that partners should always be ready to forgive each other in a relationship even when cheating occurs.

“And whoever says they cannot forgive, that is a root of pride,” she said. “Who tells you cannot do that?”

She told her fans cheating shouldn’t be allowed in marriages but in case it happens, couples should find a way to get past it.

“So when your spouse cheats, remember you cheat on God all the time but God forgives you. So forgive your spouse,” she added.

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The Sun is now Setting on your Chance to be Part of Amani Ridge the Place of Peace

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With only 26 plots measuring 1/4 acres remaining, the window to own a plot of land at Amani Ridge the Place of Peace is now closing. As this is happening, the cost of these plots is now set to move up by 20%.

Here is the good news though; you still have a chance to secure your property before this change takes effect.

As this window slowly closes, the value additions are tripling as we are now headed to start internal roads murruming before we finally lay cabro on the same streets. On the other hand, the Kenya Power contract to lay underground power is right on the heels.

At the same time, the Razor Wire installation on Wall of Happiness and Wall not Knowledge (1.4Km in length) is also set to start next week.

Meanwhile, we are heartily celebrating the completion of the four walls surrounding this top gated community in Kiambu (Wall of Peace, Wall of Wisdom, Wall of Happiness and Wall of Knowledge).

As we share this update, the laying of paving blocks (cabro) on a one acre gate-area is ongoing as you see on the accompanying photo.

This cabro works on the estate’s driveway has been designed to give all families and visitors coming into this gated community an inviting welcome.

Do you want to know how to be part of Optiven Family?

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Website: www.optiven.co.ke

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What’s Happening at Victory Gardens – Kitengela

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Effectiveness of Gated Communities in Providing Safe Environments for Childrens’ Outdoor Convenience

Due to safety factors, children use of outdoor spaces can be limited.

Victory Gardens, a residential gated community with access control and guarded area has been deliberately developed to give parents peace of mind as they get about their daily business without worrying so much about the safety of their children.

The Children’ Play Park along Mwangaza Avenue was also designed with children that are brought up in this gated community in mind.

This project’s Care Taker, Mr. Ondiek and his team have a brief to make sure that the grass is well manicured to make this space as safe as possible for children.

Why not secure a site visit and invest in your children future?

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