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Lenku hires 100 nurses as strike bites



Kajiado Governor Joseph Ole Lenku on Wednesday replaced 100 striking nurses and promised to sack more. Lenku announced the new jobs owing to the deteriorating health services, especially in the rural health facilities. "We cannot trade our people’s lives with anything. We are mitigating on the effects of the strike. Our people are suffering too much." Lenku, in a press statement, said the nurses will be dispatched to 12 health facilities. "Ten of the hired nurses will be deployed to the county referral hospital," he added. Kajiado county has about 330 nurses, most of whom are recorded as having been on strike for over 100 days.



Sonko records statement over "acting President "remark



Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko has recorded a statement with police at DCI headquarters over a remark he made that he was the acting president. He presented himself before the DCI on Sunday and spent two hours before leaving at about 8pm. He denied the claims and said he had witnesses to back what he meant. The file will be taken to DPP Keriako Tobiko for action. Tobiko had ordered the probe....

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