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Nakuru Dam Burst: Channel Blocked by Rain-Swept Debris as the Likely Cause According to the Kenyan government, a blockage in a subway or tunnel that channels water to the Tongi river caused the dam in Nakuru County to burst on April 29, 2024. The ongoing heavy rainfall in Kenya has deposited debris, stones, and soil. According to a statement from Kenya’s Ministry of Water, this resulted in the tunnel becoming blocked and eventually burst. Nakuru County Governor Susan Kihika stated that 45 bodies were discovered buried in the mud, with the majority of them being children, women, and elderly men.…

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Temporary Road Closures in Nairobi and Kiambu Counties by KURA The Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) has announced the partial closure of roads in Nairobi and Kiambu counties. According to a statement on X, KURA has closed Enterprise Road, Eastern Bypass, and Thika Bypass due to heavy rains on Tuesday night. Public Notice!Following the heavy rains experienced last night across the country, the following roads within Nairobi & Kiambu Counties have been heavily affected leading to partial closure.Enterprise road, Eastern bypass and Thika bypass.The traffic police and our technical…— Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) (@KURAroads) May 1, 2024 “Following the…

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Man Arrested in Bondo for Possession of Bhang Seeds A 35-year-old man was arrested for possessing bhang seeds and is now being held at Bondo police station.Milton Odera Awuondo was arrested last evening at his home in Usire village, West Sakwa, Bondo sub-county. According to Siaya County Police Commander Mr. Cleti Kimaiyo, officers from Bondo police station arrested the suspect after receiving a tip from members of the public who informed them that the man was suspected of cultivating bhang. He stated that based on the intelligence report, the officers went to Odera’s house and arrested him there, which is…

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Tragedy Strikes as 4-Storey Building Collapses in Kirinyaga, Resulting in the Loss of One Woman’s Life A middle-aged woman died when a four-story building under construction collapsed in Karia, Kirinyaga County.According to Edward Muriuki, the deceased’s brother-in-law, the incident occurred on Wednesday morning, while the woman and her two children were sleeping. Neighbours rescued the two children who were sleeping in one of the rooms. The two children were in separate rooms, but their mother’s room was near the collapsed building. Edward Muriuki claimed her sister-in-law sold the plot of land to a Kerugoya trader who was building the collapsed…

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