UNRA JOBS: Shortlisted Candidates Named

President Uhuru Kenyatta has called on Kenyans to reject politicians who want to cause conflicts and divisions in the country to gain political power.

The President, help who was accompanied by Deputy President William Ruto and senior local leaders, buy said the country has come a long way in recovering from the turmoil that followed elections in 2007, cure and was firmly on the path of development and inclusive growth.

President Kenyatta on Wednesday made the call during a tour of Baringo and Nakuru counties where he was given a rousing welcome at more than 13 events he attended today alone, starting with the commissioning of a dam near Eldama Ravine to Nakuru town, where hundreds of thousands waited for hours to hear him.

“Let us reject the politics of tribe and the politics of division. Let us unite and move forward together,” said the President.

President Kenyatta said some politicians are used to gaining political power through chaos and the suffering of others but Kenyans should not allow themselves to be misused.

“Do not incite and cause hatred among Kenyans. If you want power humbly ask Kenyans to vote for you,” said the President.

The President said the politicians who are busy trying to incite people against each other to cause chaos will be defeated if Kenyans remain united.

“If we remain united as a people we will be the winners. Let us reject those who want to divide us and tell them you will not spill our blood again,” said the President.

While addressing thousands of residents of Eldama Ravine, President Kenyatta called on political rivals to compete with ideas and not with insults and hatred.

“Your ambitions should not blind you to compromise the interest of Kenyans. Celebrate what is good and let us reject what is bad together,” said the President.

The President said the Jubilee Government is focused on development for all Kenyans.

“Our focus is development and development has no tribe. All the progress you see in Kenya would not have been possible if there was no peace,” said the President.

President Kenyatta and the Deputy President both asked the residents of the two counties to continue living in harmony with each other.

President Kenyatta took a swipe at some leaders of devolved government units who are busy playing politics of deception.

The President said there are some county leaders who mislead the public by claiming that projects implemented by County administrations are a product of their sweat.

“How can you stand in front of people and claim you are the one implementing this project and accusing the national government of this and that. We have struggled to give you billions to work for the people and yet you claim it is you who brought the funds,” said the President when he addressed residents of Molo.


The President said counties receive billions of Shillings which the National Government has raised through hard work giving the example of Nakuru County which has so far received more than Ksh 22 billion.

The President described Baringo Governor Benjamin Cheboi and Nakuru Governor Kinuthia Mbugua as some of the county bosses who work closely with the National Government.

The President urged Kenyans to unite and refuse to be divided along tribal or religious lines.

He called on all parties that support the Government to unite under the Jubilee Party.

The President and his deputy repeated their call for peace and unity in all the rallies and events they attended during their long tour of Baringo and Nakuru counties.

They said the Jubilee Government will do all it can to empower the youth of the country. President Kenyatta said tertiary colleges will be established in Eldama Ravine, Molo and Elburgon.
Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) has released the first batch of shortlisted candidates for the recently advertised jobs.

Hundreds of university graduates are being absorbed by the expanded roads authority under iron-lady Allen Kagina.

The shortlist is the set of job applicants that have passed the initial resume review process.

If you have been shortlisted, look you (or simply your resume) will be submitted to the following step in the candidate selection process which is likely a personal/phone interview, remedy a test, symptoms or further review by one or more staff with greater seniority.

UNRA said in a brief statement that, “shortlisted candidates will be contacted through the email addresses and contacts provided on application forms.”

The UNRA board of directors last year sacked all staff as part of the restructuring process to enhance efficiency.

At the time, the body was grappling with high levels of corruption, nepotism and unprecedented levels of abuse of office.

But the arrival of the no-nonsense Kagina has breathed new life into the authority.

High targets have been set with emphasis on incorporating local content in construction and maintenance of roads in Uganda.

Kagina recently vowed to invest in building capacity of the authority’s human resource to ensure that it can build roads as well as manage to export services outside Uganda.

With less than a year at the Authority, Kagina emphasised the human resource structure has been reviewed to ensure good performance and skills are set in order to reduce bureaucracy and transform the entity internally.

UNRA is set to increase the number of paved roads from the current 250 kms per year to 1,000kms per year in the next three years.

Here is the list of shortlisted candidates:

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