Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


MyNews24 is a user-generated section of News24 Kenya. The stories here come from users.

Latest Badges:

View all Manasseh's badges.

MP urges Youth sports teams to form companies

15 March 2016, 13:14 Joseph Njung’eh

Nairobi - Sports teams have been urged to register and form organizations to enable them benefit from various government sponsored devolved funds.

Nyeri County MP Priscilla Nyakabi said by forming such organizations, the teams can acquire the 30 percent rule that guarantee youth preferential treatment in procurement of various government contracts and tenders.

Also read: FIFA bans former SAFA CEO.

Speaking at Othaya Stadium during a County Volleyball tournament finals, Nyokabi said the recently released funds under the Affirmative Action Social Development Fund (AASDF) would rope in among other funds that the government had created to uplift the living standards of Kenyans.

“We recently received some cash under the AASDF and which we intend to use to assist our community uplift their economic status. We have already given some groups cash and today we are witnessing a volleyball tournament for teams from all over the county,” she said as she presented various prizes to the winning teams.

She disclosed that the affirmative Action fund is also supporting young people in the county with studio equipment to enable them record music and other performing arts free of charge.

After the two-day tournament, Tetu Sub-County emerged the winner in the male category after beating Mathira three sets to one while Mathira Constituency was declared the winner in the female category after beating Othaya three sets to zero.

The winners received a county trophy, uniforms, balls and cash prizes.

Sixteen teams participated in the tournament that was officiated by the Volleyball Association of Kenya, Nyeri County officials.

Nyokabi said her office was liaising with other sporting activities officials so as to organize such tournaments as a way of nurturing talents.

For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page!

- MyNews24

Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.

Why he does not call your name

25 October 2016, 10:49

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
S Mbinya
Why he does not call your name

A slip of the tongue can happen just any time. Read more...

Submitted by
George Vodongo
Why Boniface Mwangi wants DP Ruto...

Photojournalist and activist Boniface Mwangi is now demanding for the Deputy President William Ruto’s tax returns. Read more...

Submitted by
Vincent Munga
Jambojet increases flight frequen...

Jambojet will increase its flights to Mombasa from 22 to 31 flights a week, while Kisumu, Eldoret and Ukunda will have a total of 20 flights per week each.  Read more...

Submitted by
George Vodongo
Al Shabaab attack Mandera hotel, ...

A total of 33 non-locals were in the hotel when the assault was launched.  Read more...

Submitted by
Shakila Alivitsa
4 ways to handle your cheating ma...

He is cheating. How do you handle him?

Submitted by
Shakila Alivitsa
Why do men choose second wives?

Why do men choose to have second wives?