Uasin Gishu County Media & Information
Modern radio, communication gadgets for police in Kisumu, Eldoret
Mandera county commissioner warns social media users of incitement
Former minister Biwott castigates social media rumours of his ‘death’
Details of the new TV and radio station set to be launched in Kenya
Eldoret journalists mark World Press Freedom Day with calls for arrest of colleague’s killers
Garissa governor names former journalist and youthful entrepreneur for cabinet slot
2017-10-01 12:48:53 GARISSA—Governor Ali Bunow Korane has unveiled seven out of the ten member cabinet on afternoon Wednesday. In a letter to the speaker of the county assembly, Ali Bunow requested the legislators to consider his appointees as required by the law before their assumption to office. Former Standard newspaper regional correspondent Adow Jubat and Iformation Technology entrepreneur AhmedNadhir Omar are among the nominees in the proposed list   Read More ...
Royal media ordered to pay Sh12 million for defaming Eldoret law firm
2017-07-06 10:04:40 The High Court in Eldoret has ordered the Royal Media Services (RMS) to pay a law firm in Eldoret Sh12 million over a defamatory broadcast. Ibrahim Onyinkwa 70, his son Dennis Onyinkwa and daughter Everlyne Onyinkwa who are partners in a family law firm Onyinkwa and Company Advocates filed a suit against RMS on February 1, 2011 accusing the media house for airing news feature they alleged to be false and defamatory   Read More ...
Modern radio, communication gadgets for police in Kisumu, Eldoret
2017-05-15 16:20:13 Police in Nakuru, Kisumu and Eldoret will be equipped with modern radio communication systems like those in Nairobi and Mombasa. Chinese tech group Huawei Technologies announced the donations at a meeting with President Uhuru Kenyatta at their headquarters in Beijing yesterday. The equipment includes 6 eNodeB Stations, 150 Radio Trunking Terminals and a Radio Trunking System Core Network and Dispatch System   Read More ...
Security as police in Nakuru, Kisumu and Eldoret get advanced communication equipment
2017-05-15 07:44:31 , BEIJING, May 14 — Police in Nakuru, Kisumu and Eldoret are set to be equipped with modern radio communication systems like that installed in Nairobi and Mombasa. Chinese tech group Huawei Technologies announced the donations at a meeting with President Uhuru Kenyatta at their headquarters in Beijing on Sunday. The equipment includes 6 eNodeB Stations, 150 Radio Trunking Terminals and a Radio Trunking System Core Network and Dispatch System   Read More ...
Journalists, bloggers targeted in training to achieve peaceful elections
2017-03-31 13:11:01 NAIROBI—Social media influencers and journalists could inflame the political atmosphere in the country in the run up to the General Elections. As part of the effort to avert tension and repeat of 2017 post-election skirmishes, journalists and bloggers have been trained on vocabulary choice and how to report on important subject issues without flaring up political tension. In a 3-day training forum held in Nairobi, the participants examined the changing media landscape particularly with the advent of social media and how to bring out the issues that are close to the people at the backdrop of a tense electioneering period   Read More ...
Mandera county commissioner warns social media users of incitement
2017-03-01 22:35:13 MANDERA---Mandera County commissioner Fred Shishia has warned political leaders and social media users of incitement as the country gears towards electioneering period. Speaking to press, the security chief warned the leaders of public incitement during public political rallies. If you think you can incite communities who are living peacefully because you think that it will give you victory in the elections, then we are telling you to rethink again, Sishia   Read More ...
Crazy Monday: Chiefs in Eldoret urged to adopt social media forums
2016-11-13 11:16:30 Joseph Kaguthi, the Nyumba Kumi initiative chairman said that as the world develops it is ideal for chiefs to be at the forefront to maximise communication channels such as Twitter, Telegram and WhatsApp to reach a large audience and share crucial information that may help combat criminal activities.PHOTO: COURTESY Chiefs have been urged to embrace social media platforms to combat crime and maintain law and order. Joseph Kaguthi, the Nyumba   Read More ...
Chiefs in Eldoret urged to adopt social media forums
2016-11-13 11:15:14 Chiefs in Eldoret urged to adopt social media forums Joseph Kaguthi, the Nyumba Kumi initiative chairman said that as the world develops it is ideal for chiefs to be at the forefront to maximise communication channels such as Twitter, Telegram and WhatsApp to reach a large audience and share crucial information that may help combat criminal activities.PHOTO: COURTESY Chiefs have been urged to embrace social media platforms to combat crime   Read More ...
Journalists in Uasin Gishu stage demo over police threats
2016-09-28 23:24:34 Journalists in Uasin Gishu stage demo over police threats By Lucas Ngasike and Silah Koskei Journalists in Uasin Gishu took to the streets yesterday morning to protest against increased harassment by police officers. Over 50 journalists from various media houses, accompanied by rights activists, marched to the Eldoret West Police Station carrying placards to seek audience with County Police Commander Joseph Nyaga. They cited an incident on Tuesday where a   Read More ...
Former minister Biwott castigates social media rumours of his ‘death’
2016-08-21 11:01:41 Former powerful Cabinet minister Nicholas Biwott has castigated users of social media who had repeatedly peddled lies that he was dead. A jovial Mr Biwott Saturday addressed journalists twice at an Eldoret’s exclusive members club and later at Kipsaos Boys Secondary School where he had attended a wedding ceremony. The former Keiyo South MP was irked by the “false and malicious posts” that appeared on various social sites including popular   Read More ...
Former minister Biwott castigates social media rumours of his ‘death’
2016-08-21 10:42:26 Former powerful Cabinet minister Nicholas Biwott has castigated users of social media who had repeatedly peddled lies that he was dead. A jovial Mr Biwott Saturday addressed journalists twice at an Eldoret’s exclusive members club and later at Kipsaos Boys Secondary School where he had attended a wedding ceremony. The former Keiyo South MP was irked by the “false and malicious posts” that appeared on various social sites including popular   Read More ...
Details of the new TV and radio station set to be launched in Kenya
2016-08-01 22:24:16 A new TV and radio station will be launched on Saturday, August 13 in Eldoret town before crawling the country over in the days to come – The new media outfit is expected to compete with the current large market shareholders by exploiting a niche that has hitherto been untapped – Sources close to the businessman behind the project say that the TV and radio station will be airing content   Read More ...
Winning athletes at the National Olympic trials tested as event attracts global media attention
2016-07-02 00:04:59 The Kipchoge Keino Stadium in Eldoret had so much going on, apart from just the athletics, during the last two days of the national trials. Our regional reporter Loise Wangui takes us through the protocol, from doping control measures to media coverage of the just concluded event. NTV Kenya is first for breaking news and the best entertainment on television. Channel includes popular comedies like the Churchill Show, satire like   Read More ...
Eldoret journalists mark World Press Freedom Day with calls for arrest of colleague’s killers
2016-05-05 09:49:54 Journalists in Eldoret marked the World Press Freedom Day with calls for the arrest of unknown people who killed their colleague in cold blood in 2015. The journalists gathered at Sirikwa Hotel in Eldoret Town on Tuesday where they lit candles in memory of John Kituyi, the owner and editor of The Weekly Mirror newspaper who was killed on April 30, 2015. Mr Kituyi was walking home from work at   Read More ...
Slain journalist killed in line of duty remembered
2016-05-04 06:08:56 World Press Freedom Day As the world marked World Press Freedom Day, journalists in Eldoret assembled to remember a colleagueJohn Kituyi–who was killed last year.Kituyi published ‘The Weekly Mirror’ and mentored many journalists in the Western region. This followed a memorial service held at his home in Naitiri on Saturday. Thank you for participating in discussions on The Star, Kenya. Note that: Unwarranted personal abuse and defamatory statements will   Read More ...
Social media could deal your brand a blow
2015-06-28 12:48:26 Be extra careful with the kind of information you decide to share.   Read More ...
Promoting music
2015-06-26 00:22:15 The challenge that most artistes find themselves in now is having to expend a lot of time and money to get their work on television and radio stations.   Read More ...
Professionals fanning conflict in Baragoi through social media, NCIC says
2015-06-23 14:33:12 Kaparo says professionals must stop cyber-related hatred and start preaching peace.   Read More ...
Social media and cyberspace facilitate terrorist recruitment
2015-06-20 22:34:46 Groups have changed their strategies.   Read More ...
The calculations - and opportunities - that come with providing internet
2015-06-16 09:05:45 A network built for voice communication can send millions of text message with close to zero incremental costs.   Read More ...
From Twitter to Facebook, social media is bringing literature to life
2015-06-13 20:33:13 Social media has also revolutionised the world of literature in many ways. Whether or not it is in a good way is a matter of discussion.   Read More ...
Yoweri Museveni social media critic sent to prison
2015-06-13 09:03:06 IT specialist in trouble over posts regarding the president's health.   Read More ...
KWS to set up Sh770m anti-poaching radio surveillance network
2015-06-10 15:33:27 KWS plans to set up a Sh770 million radio communications surveillance network to fight poaching.   Read More ...