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The frequency of our contact with others and the quality of our personal relationships are thus crucial determinants of our nicely-being. A strong social community, or group, can provide emotional assist during both good and dangerous times in addition belgian women to present access to jobs, providers and different material alternatives. In Belgium,ninety one% of individuals consider that they know somebody they might depend on in a time ofneed, greater than the OECD average of 89%.

Since September 1989, young women have been able to attend the Joint Preparatory School at the age of 17 to be able to put together for the doorway examinations to Officer Academies. Each year, a meeting takes place for ladies from different ranks and models to exchange information and to deliver forward motions to improve women’s integration into the Armed Forces. Recruitment requirements and employment opportunities are the identical for men and women. The entrance age ranges from sixteen years old to a most of 33 years old, relying on the class.

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Although girls outperformed boys in many OECD countries, in Belgiumboys scored 1 level higher than girls. In terms of employment, 63% of individuals aged 15 to 64 in Belgium have a paid job, beneath the OECD employment common of 68%. Some sixty eight% of men are in paid work, compared with 59% of girls.In Belgium,about 5% of employees work very long hours, less than the OECD common of eleven%, with 7% of men working very lengthy hours compared with simply 3% of women. Money, while it can’t purchase happiness, is a vital means to attaining higher residing requirements.

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And for the primary time within the country’s history, a reigning king expressed regret on Tuesday for the violence carried out by the former colonial energy. In a letter to Congolese president Felix Tshisekedi, Belgium’s King Philippe conveyed his “deepest regrets” for the “acts of violence and cruelty” and “struggling and humiliation” inflicted on Belgian Congo. Now of their 70s, Ms Bitu Bingi and Tavares Mujinga need reparations. Along with three different biracial women born between 1945 and 1950 within the African nation, they have filed a lawsuit in Brussels focusing on the Belgian state for crimes towards humanity. Career personnel are trained in military academies with the exception of sure specialities.

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As early because the twelfth century she wrote in regards to the qualities of hops and was instrumental in making this vital beer ingredient better recognized. In trendy instances you will still find women enjoying an essential function within the brewing corridor. The Belgian Institute for the Equality of Women and Men revealed its annual report for the year 2018 giving an outline of its work in a number of areas regarding gender equality.

These agreements and their considerably unique method of figuring out salaries implies that regardless of whether or not you use women or men, wages are non-discriminatory. While the gender-pay gap is likely one of the lowest across the globe, there are still some industries, such because the Insurance and Finance sectors the place pay variations are still quite obvious. Trade Unions play a significant function on this, and if you wish to rent individuals in Belgium, you should be aware of their involvement. However, there are collective bargaining agreements which are signed by virtually ninety five% of workers in the Belgian workforce.

In the Gruut metropolis brewery in Ghent the worlds of brewing and dining are merging. Brewer, Annick Desplenter, sets herself apart by brewing herb beers, based on recipes she has researched that date again to the early Middle Ages, a time before hops. I wouldn’t have been able to continue working for such a very long time with a soulless product or in an admin office,” she says.

Education performs a key position in offering individuals with the knowledge, expertise and competences needed to participate successfully in society and in the financial system. Having a great education greatly improves the chance of finding a job and incomes sufficient cash. Belgians can expect to go through19.3 years of schooling between the ages of 5 and 39, more than the OECD common of 17.2 years.

In Belgium,the average family internet-adjusted disposable income per capita is USD a year, less than the OECD common of USD a yr. There is a substantial hole between the richest and poorest –the highest 20% of the inhabitants earn 4 times as a lot as the underside 20%. As an early adopter of mandatory quota legal guidelines, Belgium is cited by advocates of such quotas for example of how “hard legal guidelines” could be efficient in advancing gender equality on corporate boards. Belgium’s legislation not only voids appointments inconsistent with the quota, but supplies a monetary disincentive for board members who do not deliver their boards into compliance. Likely because of the energy of this mandate, Belgium has notably exceeded Europe’s pace in advancing board gender equality.

Women were admitted to the Royal Military Academy in 1978, and since 1981, the identical bodily and aptitude choice criteria have been used for men and women. The coaching program for female personnel is the same as men and takes place in the same colleges and training centres. During their career, female military personnel may attend specialisation courses and take examinations required for promotion to larger ranks.

In phrases of well being,life expectancy at birth in Belgium is nearly 82 years, two years higher than the OECD average of eighty years. Belgium performs better when it comes to water quality, as84% of individuals say they are glad with the quality of their water,greater than the OECD average of 81%.

Minimum academic standards are required for each type of class. There isn’t any gender discrimination with regard to recruitment; equivalent standards apply to men and women, including bodily fitness and aptitude choice checks. Women make up 17% of the scholars of the Royal Military Academy. Live 2018/19 Women’s U19 EURO qualifying round draw The 2018/19 qualifying spherical draw has been made in Nyon involving 48 of the report entry of fifty one, with Liechtenstein making their debut in a women’s soccer competition. A properly-educated and well-skilled inhabitants is important for a rustic’s social and financial well-being.

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Good education and skills are necessary requisites for finding a job. In Belgium,77% of adults aged have accomplished upper secondary education, slightly greater than the OECD common of 78%. This is more true of ladies than men, as seventy six% of men have successfully accomplished high-faculty compared with seventy eight% of women. This distinction is near the OECD average and suggests that Belgium succeeds in delivering high quality schooling regardless of gender. In phrases of the standard of its instructional system,the typical pupil scored 503 in reading literacy, maths and science in the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment , greater than the OECD average of 486.

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Governor Kihika mourns Lawyer Kiplenge

Governor Kihika said Kiplenge will be remembered as a soft-spoken but sharp lawyer who diligently undertook his assignments.

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Juma Kiplenge

Nakuru Governor Susan Kihika has sent a message of condolence to the family, friends and relatives of advocate, Juma Kiplenge.

In her message, Governor Kihika said Kiplenge will be remembered as a soft-spoken but sharp lawyer who diligently undertook his assignments.

“His passing on has robbed Nakuru of a son who purposed to right wrongs and conscientiously represented his clients,” she stated in her message.

She added that the firebrand lawyer will especially be remembered for his role in advocating for the rights of the marginalized Ogiek community.

Juma passed away on Friday, October 7, 2022, while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Nairobi following a short illness.

The body has since been transferred to Umash Funeral Home in Nakuru awaiting burial on Friday, October 14.

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List of newly elected MCAs in Nakuru County

The following are the Nakuru County elected MCAs following the 9th August General elections. The United Democratic Alliance party (UDA) got the most number of seats at 39

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The new County Asssembly of Nakuru chambers

The following are the Nakuru County elected MCAs following the 9th August General elections. The United Democratic Alliance party (UDA) got the most number of seats at 39. The Jubilee party managed 6 seats, while the Safina party won 1 seat. Seven of the MCAs were elected as independent candidates. Out of the 55 elected MCAs, 8 are women.

Naivasha Constituency MCAs 2022

  1. Maiella – Gituku Jane Wanjiru (UDA)
  2. 2. Naivasha East – Stanley Karanja (UDA)
  3. 3. Maai Mahiu – Eliud Kamau Chege (UDA)
  4. 4. Biashara – Elijah Mwaura (UDA)
  5. 5. Viwandani – Mwangi Muraya (UDA)
  6. 6. Lakeview – Alex Mbugua (UDA)
  7. 7. Hellsgate – Virginia Gichanga (Jubilee)
  8. 8. Ol’Karia – Peter Wanjala Palang’a (ODM)

Gilgil Constituency MCAs 2022

  1. 9. Gilgil – Rose Njoroge (UDA)
  2. 10. Malewa – Francis Mungai Kuria (UDA)
  3. 11. Eburru Baruk – Michael Gathanwa (UDA)
  4. 12. Elementaita – George Nene (Safina)
  5. 13. Morendat – Peter Njoroge (UDA)

Subukia Constituency MCAs 2022

  1. 14. Subukia – Isabella Makori (UDA)
  2. 15. Waseges – Elijah Murage (Independent)
  3. 16. Kabazi – George Talam (UDA)

Bahati Constituency MCAs 2022

  1. 17. Bahati – Grace Mwathi (UDA)
  2. 18. Kabatini – Leah Ng’ang’a (Independent)
  3. 19. Kiamaina – Paul Waweru Warege (Ka Wambui) (UDA)
  4. 20. Dundori – James Gathuita Mwangi (UDA)
  5. 21. Lanet Umoja -Mwangi Ngarama (UDA)

Nakuru Town East Constituency MCAs 2022

  1. 22. Nakuru East – Anthony Kamau (UDA)
  2. 23. Menengai – Wilson Mwangi (Jubilee)
  3. 24. Flamingo – David Kihumba Muraya (Independent)
  4. 25. Biashara – Fadhili Msuri (UDA)
  5. 26. Kivumbini – Neto Sakwa Alukutsa (Independent)

Nakuru Town West Constituency MCAs 2022

  1. 27. Rhoda – John Macharia (UDA)
  2. 28. London – Benard Gattuso (Jubilee)
  3. 29. Barut – Ben Kirui (UDA)
  4. 30. Kapkures – Robert Ruto (UDA)
  5. 31. Kaptembwa – Peter Kanjwang’ (ODM)
  6. 32. Shabaab – Macharia Wathiai (UDA)

Rongai Constituency MCAs 2022

  1. 33.Solai – Nixon Morogo (Independent)
  2. 34. Soin – Ellibas Naburuki (Degualle) (UDA)
  3. 35. Mosop – Dr. Alex Lang’at (UDA)
  4. 36. Menengai West – Isaac Kiptisya Rottok (UDA)
  5. 37. Visoi – Hellen Chemutai (UDA)

Njoro Constituency MCAs 2022

  1. 38. Njoro – Hezy Ndung’u (Independent)
  2. 39. Nessuit – Samuel Tonui (UDA)
  3. 40. Mauche – Moses Koros (UDA)
  4. 41. Mau Narok – Cyrus Dida (UDA)
  5. 42. Kihingo – Simon Kamau Karanja (Jubilee)
  6. 43. Lare – Phillip Wanjohi (Jubilee)

Molo Constituency MCAs 2022

  1. 44. Molo – Joseph Ngware (UDA)
  2. 45. Marioshoni – Ben Lang’at (UDA)
  3. 46. Elburgon – David Njuguna (Independent)
  4. 47. Turi – John Mwangi Macharia (Jubilee)

Kuresoi South Constituency MCAs 2022

  1. 48. Keringet – William Mutai (UDA)
  2. 49. Tinet – Paul Lang’at Alvin (Drilit) (UDA)
  3. 51. Kiptangich – Rose Mutai (UDA)
  4. 52. Amalo – Robert Lang’at (UDA)

Kuresoi North Constituency UDA MCA nominees

  1. 53. Sirikwa – Emmanuel Lang’at (UDA)
  2. 54. Kamara – Joseph Kipng’etich (Chemutwet) (UDA)
  3. 55. Kiptororo – Alex Bor (Kipyek) (UDA)


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Nakuru to host World Bee Day celebrations

The Apimondia Regional Commission (ARC) President, Mr David Mukomana, in a statement, said the three-day program will include technical tours to see beekeeping within Nakuru County and any other areas, exhibitions, seminars and the actual celebrations.

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Bees on a honey comb

Nakuru City will this year host the Regional World Bee Day (WBD) celebrations from the 18th – to the 20th of May 2022.

The yearly event is commemorated to raise awareness about the importance of bees and other pollinators for humanity in food security, global hunger eradication, and environmental and biodiversity conservation.

Under the theme; “Bee engaged: Celebrating the contribution of bees to the environment, food security and income generation to mankind.”

The forum will share knowledge from across the world, and draw the attention of the public and decision-makers to the importance of protecting bees as well as halting the further loss of biodiversity and degradation of ecosystems following the Paris Agreement.

FAO estimates that bees contribute to the pollination of food worth between $ 235 and $ 580 billion every year and that their decline continues to strain food systems.

Intensive farming practices, excessive use of agrochemicals, habitat loss, and adverse effects of climate among other issues have been identified as key hindrances causing the depopulation of bees and loss of colonies.

With such challenges, there is a need to come up with solutions that are resistive to the increasing bee population globally.

According to FAO, Kenya ranks third in Africa after Tanzania which is the largest producer of honey and produces approximately 31,405 tonnes annually while Angola ranks second producing about 23,500 tonnes annually.

As of 2020, Kenya’s production of honey was at 17,801 tonnes, up from 13,877 tonnes the previous year, this is a change of 28.28%.

Speaking during a past apiculture stakeholders’ workshop, State Department for Livestock Production Principal Secretary, Mr Harry Kimtai, expressed concern that new pests and farm pesticides have hit colonies hard.

“We’re collaborating with devolved units to halt the alarming depletion of bee colonies. Bee colony multiplication initiatives include capacity building, beekeeping equipment distribution, and bee bulking,” revealed PS Kimtai.

Despite the potential of honey production and the benefits of apicultural activity, very little income accrues from the activity.

The government in its progress, in the Big Four Agenda on 100% food and nutrition security, is committed to enhancing honey production from 25,000 tonnes to 38,000 tonnes by the year 2022.

Beekeeping offers an alternative source of livelihood and protects biodiversity and should ideally be established away from human interaction with enough bee forage and all-year-round availability of water to provide favourable conditions for beekeeping.

Nakuru County Executive Committee Member for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Dr Immaculate Maina, says that, ‘’bees have become increasingly endangered with one million species facing extinction. Thus, beekeeping should be embraced as an alternative environmentally friendly income-earning enterprise.”

‘’We hope that by hosting this event, we will be able to proactively assist in the opening up of our county by giving marketing opportunities and investment prospects in the apiculture industry,” Dr Maina noted.

“We also anticipate important topics discussed during the three-day forum, such as the role of women in the sector as those most affected by climate change, solutions to save our bee species from extinction, and how we can continue to rely on pollinators to save us from the current climate crisis,” she concluded.

Acting CEO of the Apiculture Platform of Kenya (APK), Mr Frederick Otieno Odera, says that beekeeping has significant potential in Africa to improve rural incomes and diversify livelihoods.

“We hope the commemoration of the National World Bee Day will showcase new technologies and sustainable measures from across the world in the apiculture industry and provide sustainable solutions to save our bees in the current climate crisis,” said Otieno.

The Apimondia Regional Commission (ARC) President, Mr David Mukomana, in a statement, said the three-day program will include technical tours to see beekeeping within Nakuru County and any other areas, exhibitions, seminars and the actual celebrations.

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