3, 000 tutors to be hired to boost staff numbers in TVETS
Public Service Commission will soon commence the recruitments.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
3, 000 tutors to be hired to boost staff numbers in TVETS
Women boat owners in Siaya gaining economic independence
Women in Siaya were not allowed to get to the boats when on their periods. Introduction of speed boats pushed out many from business.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Women boat owners in Siaya gaining economic independence
Kisumu County calls for collaboration to revive tourism sector
The World Tourism Day celebrated on September 27, is the day for fostering awareness of the social, cultural, political and economic value of tourism.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Kisumu County calls for collaboration to revive tourism sector
Young Kendu Bay man's business dream flourishes in ruined buildings
Victor Odhiambo sought authority to use abandoned buildings, where he expanded his business. He sells chicks and mature chickens, and incubators.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Young Kendu Bay man's business dream flourishes in ruined buildings
Widows beat culture to get adequate food
?Cultural practice involved sex before tilling land or planting. Group has diversified in agriculture to maximise returns.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Widows beat culture to get adequate food
Media stakeholders pave way for next year's polls
Media stakeholders yesterday launched guidelines that will guide journalists in reporting next year’s General Elections.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Media stakeholders pave way for next year's polls
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Siaya women who shunned ‘sex for fish’
Their group was picked as one of the 15 groups to benefit from the Economic Justice Programme.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Siaya women who shunned ‘sex for fish’
Kisumu youth’s painful fight to get out of heroin addiction
There are 245 heroin addicts undergoing rehabilitation at a local wellness centre.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Kisumu youth’s painful fight to get out of heroin addiction
High taxes make universal water access a mirage, say suppliers
Service providers say the government is increasing tax on water extraction tenfold.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
High taxes make universal water access a mirage, say suppliers
With health risks and no incentives, Kibuye artisans face bleak future
1,500 stalls employ close to 10,000 metalworkers and inject at least Sh27m into county coffers annually.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
With health risks and no incentives, Kibuye artisans face bleak future
Sh3m donor funding to farmers at stake as poultry project stalls
A spot check by The Standard yesterday, however, revealed that the four projects are yet to kick-off.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Sh3m donor funding to farmers at stake as poultry project stalls
Bad roads add costs for farmers transporting cane to sugar mills
Residents say the last time the roads were fixed was in the 1960s.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Bad roads add costs for farmers transporting cane to sugar mills
KMPDU threatens to disrupt work at KNH over sacking of 40 medics
has threatened to paralyse operations at Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) over the alleged sacking of 40 doctors.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
KMPDU threatens to disrupt work at KNH over sacking of 40 medics
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The Nubian curse: Why we still feel like foreigners
Over 158 families of the Nubian Community in Kibos displaced to pave way for the rehabilitation of the Nakuru-Kisumu railway.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
The Nubian curse: Why we still feel like foreigners
Kisumu estates choke under heaps of garbage as town centre sparkles
In Kisumu town, waste trucks make rounds every morning to offload the waste bins
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Kisumu estates choke under heaps of garbage as town centre sparkles
Court halts water project over compensation row
According to the petitioners, the project implementers did not conduct proper public participation, thereby disregarding the interests of residents.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Court halts water project over compensation row
Kisumu MCAs defend benchmarking trip to Arusha
All the 49 MCAs travelled last Tuesday to Tanzania for a 10-day benchmarking tour in Mwanza and Arusha.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Kisumu MCAs defend benchmarking trip to Arusha
Kisumu County Health Executive Boaz Nyunya is dead
Governor Anyang' Nyong’o described Boaz Nyunya as a dependable minister whose footprints will remain in the county health sector.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Kisumu County Health Executive Boaz Nyunya is dead
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Kogelo village that rode on back of Obama name returns to old rusty self
And a decade later, Kogelo village, the home village of former US President Barrack Obama is back to slumber, with investors counting their losses.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Kogelo village that rode on back of Obama name returns to old rusty self
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Shabbir: He entered politics by chance, now he is unshakable
Nicknamed ‘Onyango Wuon Mogo’, thanks to his love for charity, hisrivals are yet to find a formula on how to dislodge him.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Shabbir: He entered politics by chance, now he is unshakable
Reprieve for residents as KAA to open road closed 11 years ago
The access road was closed to pave way for the expansion of Kisumu International Airport.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Reprieve for residents as KAA to open road closed 11 years ago
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How fish auction has streamlined the trade in L Edward
The fish is put in a basin made of concrete, and fish traders bid for each piece until the last fish is sold.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
How fish auction has streamlined the trade in L Edward
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Family opens up over mysterious roof along the Kisumu-Busia road
For the first time, a mother of six has spoken about the circumstances that led to her house being demolished and the roof left by the roadside.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Family opens up over mysterious roof along the Kisumu-Busia road
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Covid-19: CS George Magoha rules out closure of schools
Magoha said President Uhuru Kenyatta’s decision to reopen schools was well informed and that the move has seen reduced risk in schools.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Covid-19: CS George Magoha rules out closure of schools
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How theft pushed me to ditch poultry for crickets
?Six years ago, Charles Odira’s farm in Nyamasaria, Kisumu East was full of chicken, and anybody who visited the farm admired it.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
How theft pushed me to ditch poultry for crickets
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No peace for relatives who bury loved ones in 'borrowed' graves
The residents claim that in the last two years, at least 50 bodies have been interred on borrowed land in Kanyagwal, Kakola and Kawino South.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
No peace for relatives who bury loved ones in 'borrowed' graves
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Why President didn’t launch all projects lined up in Nyanza visit
The President’s tight schedule made it impossible for him to see all the projects
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Why President didn’t launch all projects lined up in Nyanza visit
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President Uhuru visits humble Siaya family
Joel Malienga: I had planned to share with him a number of issues, but it is sad that I wasn’t given enough space to express myself.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
President Uhuru visits humble Siaya family
Retired teacher finally fulfills her dream with electric cookers
Kasera’s interest in fabrication began in the late 1970s while a student at Lwak Girls High School, in Siaya County.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Retired teacher finally fulfills her dream with electric cookers
Anyang' Nyong'o raises concern as variant spreads
Governor Nyong'o said that the county health facilities are overwhelmed and patients were now seeking services from neighbouring counties.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Anyang' Nyong'o raises concern as variant spreads
Girl disappears from home on first day of Term 3
The 17-year-old girl is yet to be found, nearly two weeks after she went missing from her parents’ home in Oyugis, Homa Bay County.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Girl disappears from home on first day of Term 3
Granny held over stolen nets
The police said they recovered 19 bales of the nets suspected to have been stolen from Rabuor and Nyangánde two weeks ago.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Granny held over stolen nets
Son of former Kisumu mayor found dead
His family was regretting having not taken seriously the situation, despite Habil’s telltale signs, including a suicidal Facebook post on May 9.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Son of former Kisumu mayor found dead
Student almost missed national test due to illness
Towards the end of 2020, Henry Madaga was down with complications related to ulcers.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Student almost missed national test due to illness
Hope for Western tourism after Uhuru lifts lockdown
Movement between Nairobi, Kisumu and Mombasa will be a catalyst for the partial resumption and recovery of domestic tourism.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Hope for Western tourism after Uhuru lifts lockdown
Body of Obama’s stepmother leaves UK for burial in Kenya
Keziah, the mother to Malik, Auma, Aboo and Sadik died at a London hospital on April 13, after a long illness.
By Kevine Omollo 2 years ago
Body of Obama’s stepmother leaves UK for burial in Kenya
Two injured as molasses truck collides with Guardian bus in Kisumu [Photos]
Both the bus and the truck then rolled, completely blocking both sides of the one-way road.
By Kevine Omollo 3 years ago
Two injured as molasses truck collides with Guardian bus in Kisumu [Photos]
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Anyone for some Chinese? Fish traders now face East
'Is this from China or Lake Victoria?' ... The answer is always predictable: 'It is from Lake Victoria.' But, chances are that it's not the truth.
By Kevine Omollo 3 years ago
Anyone for some Chinese? Fish traders now face East
KCPE results out in two weeks
“We had a schedule and in the inside of the next two weeks, the results will be out,” said Prof. Magoha
By Kevine Omollo 3 years ago
KCPE results out in two weeks
Student paralysed in gold mine mishap
The quarry’s walls crashed down hitting Otieno around his waist and lower abdomen. He came out alive but couldn’t walk or speak.
By Kevine Omollo 3 years ago
Student paralysed in gold mine mishap
Woman loses three children in Lake Baringo boat tragedy
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