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.