SECTIONS
Isolated islands are now 'hot' vote-hunting areas
Senatot James Orengo, who has toured Ndeda, Oyamo and Mageta, has promised the islanders that security will be beefed up.
By Isaiah Gwengi 9 days ago
Isolated islands are now 'hot' vote-hunting areas
Raila's allies intensify calls for six-piece voting in ODM strongholds
ODM leaders asked the electorate to vote for Orange party candidates to ensure the Azimio One Kenya alliance presidential flag bearer is not a toothless president if elected.
By Isaiah Gwengi 9 days ago
Raila's allies intensify calls for six-piece voting in ODM strongholds
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Forgotten 'palace' where spirit of the great chief of Yimbo rests
Elders say that there is an urgent need to safeguard the sanctuary for cultural purposes.
By Isaiah Gwengi 10 days ago
Forgotten 'palace' where spirit of the great chief of Yimbo rests
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Samuel Atandi's epic fight to break one-term jinx since birth of constituency
Since the constituency was established in 1963, no MP has served two consecutive terms. Siaya County’s largest constituency has a total of 122,002 registered voters.
By Isaiah Gwengi 17 days ago
Samuel Atandi's epic fight to break one-term jinx since birth of constituency
Two-horse race in Alego Usonga as Muluan, Atandi renew their fight
Incumbent Atandi fights to break one-term jinx that has plagued the constituency since 1963. Muluan is seeking a comeback after he was dislodged from the seat in 2017.
By Isaiah Gwengi 21 days ago
Two-horse race in Alego Usonga as Muluan, Atandi renew their fight
MCA's car set on fire by unknown people in Gem
The incident happened at around midnight when the MCA was reportedly not at home. No one was injured.
By Isaiah Gwengi 22 days ago
MCA's car set on fire by unknown people in Gem
Siaya traders decry harassment by KRA officials
Benard Mulonde, who has been ferrying foodstuff from Uganda on Lake Victoria, says doing business has become difficult owing to increased taxation.
By Isaiah Gwengi 26 days ago
Siaya traders decry harassment by KRA officials
Major works underway as Bondo gears up for municipality status
According to the county’s 2018-2022 Integrated Development Plan, the county has a plan to spend at least Sh200 million between 2019 - 2024 to acquire land for cemeteries.
By Isaiah Gwengi 1 month ago
Major works underway as Bondo gears up for municipality status
James Orengo feeling campaign heat as Siaya battle hits fever pitch
Orengo has missed important moments in Raila Odinga’s campaigns. His absence in Azimo’s meetings and rallies has been conspicuous.
By Harold Odhiambo 2 months ago
James Orengo feeling campaign heat as Siaya battle hits fever pitch
Gem MP race takes shape as two parties field candidates against ODM
ODM has settled on Elisha Odhiambo to defend the seat while the Communist Party of Kenya (CPK) and Democratic Action Party of Kenya (DAP-K) have also fielded candidates.
By Isaiah Gwengi 2 months ago
Gem MP race takes shape as two parties field candidates against ODM
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Nicholas Gumbo, James Orengo to face off in hot battle for Siaya
Aspirants in scramble for power deals involving clans, and for control of the vote-rich Alego Usonga constituency. Another factor is the 2013 unwritten pact on regional balance.
By Olivia Odhiambo 2 months ago
Nicholas Gumbo, James Orengo to face off in hot battle for Siaya
Impasse on ODM nominations for Bondo MP race persists
The Political Parties Dispute Tribunal gave ODM’s National Elections Board 72 hours to repeat the elections, which elapsed on May 8.
By Isaiah Gwengi 2 months ago
Impasse on ODM nominations for Bondo MP race persists
Locals kill 17-foot crocodile after boy, 3, mauled to death
The residents of East Asembo in Rarieda, Siaya County on Saturday, May 7 killed a 17-foot crocodile on suspicion of mauling a three-year-old boy to death.
By Isaiah Gwengi 3 months ago
Locals kill 17-foot crocodile after boy, 3, mauled to death
Radio journalist joins race for Siaya Woman Rep seat
Former radio presenter Sella Ayimba has thrown her hat in the ring for the Siaya Woman Representative’s seat.
By Isaiah Gwengi 3 months ago
Radio journalist joins race for Siaya Woman Rep seat
Forest ranger found dead in Siaya County
According to the area assistant chief Mr Joseph Owigo, his body was discovered this morning by passersby.
By Isaiah Gwengi 4 months ago
Forest ranger found dead in Siaya County
Use of solar lamps to boost fish catch stirs regional row
WHO estimates that breathing kerosene fumes is the equivalent to smoking two packets of cigarettes a day.
By Isaiah Gwengi 4 months ago
Use of solar lamps to boost fish catch stirs regional row
Landowners in Rarieda get Sh2.2 million in compensation
Some 40 families in Rarieda, Siaya County, that surrendered their land to create room for two colleges have received Sh2.2 million compensation.
By Isaiah Gwengi 4 months ago
Landowners in Rarieda get Sh2.2 million in compensation
One man's effort to save traditional boat manufacturing industry
The boats are being made to order, with the bigger one going for approximately Sh1 million, and the smaller one around Sh100,000.
By Isaiah Gwengi 4 months ago
One man's effort to save traditional boat manufacturing industry
The untapped potential of Got Ramogi
Magicians usually visit the site secretly while some politicians seek to feed off Ramogi’s spirit and will eat from the rapogi rock.
By Isaiah Gwengi 5 months ago
The untapped potential of Got Ramogi
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The forgotten miner: Two months later no one remembers Tom Okwach
With only a handful of rescuers left at the site, his distraught mother says she would not leave the mine until her son is found.
By Isaiah Gwengi 5 months ago
The forgotten miner: Two months later no one remembers Tom Okwach
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Luo elder explains the concept of wife inheritance
Once they settled on the best candidate, he would hang his coat in the widow’s house as a symbol that he was the new man in charge.
By Isaiah Gwengi 5 months ago
Luo elder explains the concept of wife inheritance
Rosemary Odinga: My struggles with blindness
In 2019, Rosemary gave her story on how she had struggled with blindness for two years.
By Isaiah Gwengi 5 months ago
Rosemary Odinga: My struggles with blindness
Desist from attacking Raila and Uhuru, Azimio leaders warn DP
Allies of ODM leader Raila Odinga have asked Deputy President William Ruto to respect President Uhuru Kenyatta.
By Olivia Odhiambo 5 months ago
Desist from attacking Raila and Uhuru, Azimio leaders warn DP
Three women seek Alego Usonga, Bondo seats in male-dominated race
Alego Usonga and Bondo constituencies in Siaya County could have a woman MP for the first time should voters elect any of the only three women.
By Isaiah Gwengi 6 months ago
Three women seek Alego Usonga, Bondo seats in male-dominated race
Crocodile eats three-year-old boy as mum watches in horror
A three-year-old boy was mauled by a crocodile on Saturday evening at Ralayo beach in Rarieda sub-county.
By Isaiah Gwengi 6 months ago
Crocodile eats three-year-old boy as mum watches in horror
New boat making waves and upsetting locals on Lake Victoria beach
Hundreds of travellers on Lake Victoria were stranded for more than two hours on Tuesday after protesting residents blocked a new boat from landing...
By Isaiah Gwengi 6 months ago
New boat making waves and upsetting locals on Lake Victoria beach
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When tradition dictates when a wife can mourn
Among the Luo, the level of respect given to the dead varied, depending on the status of the deceased.
By Isaiah Gwengi 6 months ago
When tradition dictates when a wife can mourn
Kin claim Siaya man was tortured by police
A man who died in a police station in Bondo could have been tortured, his family now claims.
By Isaiah Gwengi 6 months ago
Kin claim Siaya man was tortured by police
Rasanga reshuffles his cabinet as DCI probes loss of Sh600 million
Governor Rasanga recently reshuffled his cabinet citing the move is aimed at consolidating his ten-year development legacy.
By Isaiah Gwengi 7 months ago
Rasanga reshuffles his cabinet as DCI probes loss of Sh600 million
Isolated islands are now 'hot' vote-hunting areas
Senatot James Orengo, who has toured Ndeda, Oyamo and Mageta, has promised the islanders that security will be beefed up.
By Isaiah Gwengi 9 days ago
Isolated islands are now 'hot' vote-hunting areas
Raila's allies intensify calls for six-piece voting in ODM strongholds
ODM leaders asked the electorate to vote for Orange party candidates to ensure the Azimio One Kenya alliance presidential flag bearer is not a toothless president if elected.
By Isaiah Gwengi 9 days ago
Raila's allies intensify calls for six-piece voting in ODM strongholds
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Forgotten 'palace' where spirit of the great chief of Yimbo rests
Elders say that there is an urgent need to safeguard the sanctuary for cultural purposes.
By Isaiah Gwengi 10 days ago
Forgotten 'palace' where spirit of the great chief of Yimbo rests
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Samuel Atandi's epic fight to break one-term jinx since birth of constituency
Since the constituency was established in 1963, no MP has served two consecutive terms. Siaya County’s largest constituency has a total of 122,002 registered voters.
By Isaiah Gwengi 17 days ago
Samuel Atandi's epic fight to break one-term jinx since birth of constituency
Two-horse race in Alego Usonga as Muluan, Atandi renew their fight
Incumbent Atandi fights to break one-term jinx that has plagued the constituency since 1963. Muluan is seeking a comeback after he was dislodged from the seat in 2017.
By Isaiah Gwengi 21 days ago
Two-horse race in Alego Usonga as Muluan, Atandi renew their fight
MCA's car set on fire by unknown people in Gem
The incident happened at around midnight when the MCA was reportedly not at home. No one was injured.
By Isaiah Gwengi 22 days ago
MCA's car set on fire by unknown people in Gem
Siaya traders decry harassment by KRA officials
Benard Mulonde, who has been ferrying foodstuff from Uganda on Lake Victoria, says doing business has become difficult owing to increased taxation.
By Isaiah Gwengi 26 days ago
Siaya traders decry harassment by KRA officials
Major works underway as Bondo gears up for municipality status
According to the county’s 2018-2022 Integrated Development Plan, the county has a plan to spend at least Sh200 million between 2019 - 2024 to acquire land for cemeteries.
By Isaiah Gwengi 1 month ago
Major works underway as Bondo gears up for municipality status
James Orengo feeling campaign heat as Siaya battle hits fever pitch
Orengo has missed important moments in Raila Odinga’s campaigns. His absence in Azimo’s meetings and rallies has been conspicuous.
By Harold Odhiambo 2 months ago
James Orengo feeling campaign heat as Siaya battle hits fever pitch
Gem MP race takes shape as two parties field candidates against ODM
ODM has settled on Elisha Odhiambo to defend the seat while the Communist Party of Kenya (CPK) and Democratic Action Party of Kenya (DAP-K) have also fielded candidates.
By Isaiah Gwengi 2 months ago
Gem MP race takes shape as two parties field candidates against ODM
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Nicholas Gumbo, James Orengo to face off in hot battle for Siaya
Aspirants in scramble for power deals involving clans, and for control of the vote-rich Alego Usonga constituency. Another factor is the 2013 unwritten pact on regional balance.
By Olivia Odhiambo 2 months ago
Nicholas Gumbo, James Orengo to face off in hot battle for Siaya