Friday, August 19, 2022

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  • CS Dr. Fred Matiang'i graces launch of the Rapid Results Initiative at the Prisons Staff Training College, Ruiru
  • CS Dr. Fred Matiang'i graces launch of the Induction Program for Probation Officers at KSG, Nairobi
  • CS Dr. Fred Matiang'i and PS Hon. Safina Kwekwe during the launch of the Rapid Results Initiative.
  • PS visits to prisons
  • PS Hon. Safina Kwekwe addresses Prison officers
  • Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matian'gi presides over the launch of the Childcare policy and the unveiling of the RRI phase I Report

Highlights

CS LAUNCHES CHILDCARE POLICY, UNVEILS THE RAPID RESULT INITIATIVE PHASE I

By Margaret Wanjiru Theuri

Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matian'gi presides over the launch of the Childcare policy and the unveiling of the RRI phase I report at the Prisons Staff Training College, Ruiru. Photo: Cullen Wasike

The Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Fred Matiang’i presided over the launch of the Childcare policy for the care of children of incarcerated mothers.

On the same occasion, he also graced the unveiling of the Rapid Results Initiative phase 1 which took place on Wednesday 27th July 2022 at the Prisons Staff Training College, Ruiru.

The Rapid Results Initiative is a program that took 100 days from 25th January 2022 to 6th July 2022 guided by five thematic areas which are improved operations and service delivery, enhancing the welfare of staff and inmates, fast-tracking implementation of development projects, strengthening collaboration with stakeholders and development partners and revamping the prison enterprise.

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Decentralized Treatment Facilities to be complete this financial year in prisons

By Pili Chimerah

Interior CAS Winnie Guchu seated (center) accompanied by CGP John Warioba and other officers during a tour at the Shimo la Tewa Prisons to access the Decentralized Treatment Facility yet to commence

Three decentralized treatment facilities in three prisons are expected to be completed before the end of this financial year 2022/2023.

The sewer treatment project will improve on sanitation through waste water management once they are complete.

The three prisons are Shimo la Tewa prison in Mombasa, Kisumu Maximum and

Kibos prisons in Kisumu.

The Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government Chief Administrative Secretary Winnie Guchu had a tour visit of the Shimo la Tewa prisons to inspect the area where the decentralized treatment system is expected to be set.

She was accompanied by the Commissioner General of Prisons Brg (Rtd) John

Warioba and other officers on the 18th July 2022.

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State Department for Correctional Services bags award for Most Outstanding pavilion

By Pili Chimerah and Margret Theuri

The State Department for Correctional Services bagged an award for the Most Outstanding Pavilion during the    African Public Service Day celebrations.

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The event run from the 21st-23rd June 2022 with a theme: Celebrating Public Service Transformation: Ten Years Journey and Beyond.

More than 130 exhibitors got to showcase their different exhibits from different Ministries, Departments and agencies.

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Commandant of PSTC, Wanini Kireri laid to rest

By Pili Chimerah

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From right to left: PS Correctional Safina Kwekwe, CS Interior Dr. Fred Matiang'i CAS Interior Winnie Guchu, Ian Kireri, Jackie Kireri, CGP John Warioba, DCGP Florence Omundi, during the burial of 1st woman Commandant of PSTC Wanini Kireri in Nanyuki/ Photo: Margaret Theuri

The first woman Commandant of Prison Staff Training College, Wanini Kireri Senior Assistant Commissioner General of Prisons (SACGP) was laid to rest at her home in Daiga in Nanyuki on 9th June 2022.

These is after a short illness where it took her life on 31st May, 2022 at a hospital while undergoing treatment.

During her funeral, Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government Dr. Fred Matiang’i directed a building at PSTC, be named after Madam Kireri to honor her.

In President Uhuru Kenyatta’s tribute read by the CS, he described her as an epitome of hard work.

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IN-PERSON BLENDED INDUCTION PROGRAM FOR 300 NEW PROBATION OFFICERS BEGINS

 

By Margaret Wanjiru Theuri.

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PS, Hon. Safina Kwekwe (in red scarf) together with other officers and the newly recruited Probation Officers at the launch of the in-person induction program at KSG, Embu

 

The Principal Secretary for the State Department for Correctional Services, Hon. Safina Kwekwe presided over the official opening of the in-person induction program for probation officers at Kenya School of Government in Embu, on Monday 30th May,2022.

300 probation officers are expected to be inducted in different Kenya School of Government specifically in Embu, Baringo and Mombasa.

In her speech, the PS Correctional, Safina Kwekwe congratulated the probation officers for completing the first phase and urged them to have an objective approach to the course so as to affirm good probation practices and correct any malpractices.

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