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Nakuru County – Kenya’s Tourism Epicenter Welcome to Nakuru County, a region nestled in the heart of Kenya, renowned for its rich history, vibrant culture, and breathtaking natural wonders. From the stunning landscapes to its cultural heritage sites, Nakuru County offers a tapestry of experiences for both residents and eager tourists. In this comprehensive guide, we will take you on a journey through the diverse tourism experiences that make Nakuru County a truly unique destination. Nakuru City Attractions The largest volcano caldera in Kenya, invites visitors to explore its expansive floor surrounded by dense forests. Formed around 200,000 years ago,…

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Madam Sarah Ainley was only 27 years old when she made her first interaction with Golf. She would only chauffer her late husband – Mr. David Ainley to and from the Nakuru Golf Club, with no interest at all in the sport. Mr. David Ainley was a veteran Golfer, and the then Chairman of NGC in 1976. He was also the former Captain in 1974 and a bookkeeper throughout his time. Over time, David and the then former lady captain – Celia Perdeson, influenced Sarah to join them at the golf course. As the only African budding golfer at the…

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Egerton University has secured a historic victory by winning the bid to host the first-ever International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) Regional Research Centre (RRC) in sub-Saharan Africa. This significant achievement was officially announced following the endorsement of the Kenyan proposal during the 28th Session of the ICGEB Board of Governors held on 17-18 May 2022 in Trieste, Italy. The decision represents the culmination of a rigorous competitive process overseen by the National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI), solidifying Egerton University’s position as a leading institution in the field of genetic engineering and biotechnology. Not only…

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ICT

Nakuru County is on the journey of digitizing and automating all essential services to improve income streams and enhance the provision of services. Governor Susan Kihika said the innovative use of ICT (Information Communication Technology) would contribute to effective management of revenue collection while at the same time sealing revenue leakages and addressing other gaps in the devolved unit. Governor Kihika further announced that she will automate and implement the Land Information Management System (LIM) to tame fraud and forgery of documents in land transactions. She noted that digitization of financial dealings will enhance transparency and accountability and facilitate easy…

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Did you know that the Nakuru Golf Club has been a cornerstone of the Nakuru City community for a century now? Through the years, this hallowed ground has witnessed the triumphs, camaraderie, and the enduring spirit of golf. As we approach the centennial celebrations from 23rd to 26th November 2023, it’s fitting to look back at some of the storied trophies and competitions that have left an indelible mark on the history of the club. Besides the Coronation and Bendor, the following events were played annually; Bogey Competition (Ladies Open Meeting) In the early days, the Bogey Competition emerged as…

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About Matfarm Resort Splurge at the pool when visiting Nakuru at Lanet Matfam Resort ! The restaurant is the perfect spot for a bite to eat, and after having fun at the outdoor pool, you can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. A terrace and a garden are other highlights. Resort History Lanet Matfam Resort, nestled on the fringes of Africa’s Great Rift Valley, harmoniously combines quality, attractive facilities, and outstanding service. This extraordinary Kenyan retreat, crafted by former Colonel and Ambassador Elijah Matibo, sets new accommodation standards, promising a distinctive experience for your adventure. Property amenities That is…

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Kericho County is set to host this year’s Mashujaa Day celebrations, as stated by Head of Public Service Felix Koskei in a June 2 memo to Interior Cabinet Secretary, Kithure Kindiki. The 2023 event, themed Universal Health Care, will take place on October 20 at Kericho Green Gardens (Capacity 40000), marking the county’s inaugural national celebration. Nakuru’s Big Day Out: Budget-Friendly Fun for All Ages! Now gather ’round! The news is in, and it’s a fiesta for the fine folks of Nakuru County. Get ready to mark your 20th October 2023 because Nakuru is about to burst into a carnival…

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Nakuru City boasts a rich tapestry of talent and influence, with individuals who have left an indelible mark on various spheres. From music to sports, comedy, and even unconventional proposals, here are eight remarkable personalities that make Nakuru shine to the world: Avril -The Multi-Talented Entertainer Meet Judith Nyambura Mwangi, the force of nature known by her stage name, Avril. Hailing from Nakuru County, Avril is more than just a singer; she’s a songwriter, actress, and all-around entertainer. She once graced the roster of Ogopa Deejays, a powerhouse in Kenya’s music production scene. What’s more, Avril’s voice has resonated across…

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In the vibrant town of Nakuru, nestled within the heart of Kenya, a beacon of opportunity and empowerment shines brightly for the youth. The Kenya National Library Nakuru branch (Nakuru knls) has embarked on a remarkable journey of providing not only knowledge but also life skills that are shaping the futures of countless young individuals. This endeavor is not just a mere educational initiative; it’s a transformative movement that is revolutionizing the lives of the youth, fostering inclusivity, and igniting the flames of ambition and growth. Enriching Lives Through Sign Language and Communication Skills Imagine a world where barriers dissolve,…

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Lake Nakuru National Park is one of the popular tourist destinations in Kenya situated near Nakuru town famous for millions of flamingoes nesting along the shores of Lake Nakuru. Lake Nakuru National Park lies south of Nakuru in the Rift Valley region of Kenya. The park was created in 1961 covering an area of 188 square kilometers majorly to protect the large population of flamingoes, giraffes, and both black and white rhinos. Lake Nakuru National Park was named after Lake Nakuru which is situated in the southern region of the park. The word Nakuru is a local Masai word meaning “Dust or Dusty…

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