Orengo nominates new county public service board chairman
The position fell vacant following the demise of the former chairman Elijah Achoch last year.
By 1 month ago
Orengo nominates new county public service board chairman
Court dismisses case against embattled Siaya assembly clerk
A Magistrate Court in Siaya has ordered the withdrawal of a complaint against the suspended Siaya county assembly Clerk Felix Olwero.
By 1 month ago
Court dismisses case against embattled Siaya assembly clerk
Controversy over newly created Usigu sub-county
Usigu has been serving as the divisional headquarters for more than five decades.
By 1 month ago
Controversy over newly created Usigu sub-county
Police officer killed in Rarieda, firearm stolen
Police officer killed and a firearm stolen after rowdy youth attacked officers during a crackdown on illicit brew in Rarieda, Siaya; investigations ongoing, County Police Commander Cleti Kimaiyo says
By 2 months ago
Police officer killed in Rarieda, firearm stolen
Siaya traders set to benefit from a Sh800m modern market project
The project will be done in two phases and will include prefab stalls, market area segmentation, cold room facilities and primary processing facilities for value addition.
By 2 months ago
Siaya traders set to benefit from a Sh800m modern market project
Azimio and ODM will be intact, Raila now assures
According to Raila, Azimio and ODM will remain intact and will continue to carry the dream of the opposition as they had envisioned.
By 2 months ago
Azimio and ODM will be intact, Raila now assures
State steps up bid to boost digital literacy
The government through the Ministry of ICT and Digital Economy has partnered with community networks in a bid to bridge the digital divide in the country.
By 3 months ago
State steps up bid to boost digital literacy
Siaya assembly deputy Speaker suspended over alleged misconduct
Siaya County Assembly Deputy Speaker Andericus Oduor has been suspended for two weeks for alleged gross misconduct and breach of privileges.
By 3 months ago
Siaya assembly deputy Speaker suspended over alleged misconduct
Orengo urges state to beef up security in Lake Victoria
James Orengo regretted that Kenyan fishermen have been losing millions of shillings due to piracy, harassment and arrest by Ugandan authorities. 
By 3 months ago
Orengo urges state to beef up security in Lake Victoria
Joy as village gets primary school
Residents of Ogoya village, Central Sakwa ward, Siaya county, broke into song and dance during the official opening of Ogoya Primary School.
By 3 months ago
Joy as village gets primary school
Residents protest over 'untouchable' criminals
Locals are so frightened that they cannot openly talk about the activities of the gang for fear of reprisal.
By 4 months ago
Residents protest over 'untouchable' criminals
Probe as man accused of killing wife over affair
Police said Stella's body was discovered in their house on Thursday around 7:30 pm.
By 4 months ago
Probe as man accused of killing wife over affair
Female KCPE star gets admission to Lenana, a boys' school
Gloria Adhiambo's family has been thrown into a state of confusion after the bright girl was placed to join Lenana School, a boys' school.
By 4 months ago
Female KCPE star gets admission to Lenana, a boys' school
Sinapanga: Bondo's attraction for new housing developers
There is a growing appetite for residential development in areas surrounding the town spanning as far as Sinapanga.
By 4 months ago
Sinapanga: Bondo's attraction for new housing developers
Former barmaid scores B in national exam
A former barmaid who had dropped out of school in Standard Four has scored a B+ in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education exam.
By 4 months ago
Former barmaid scores B in national exam
Asembo Bay roars back to life as Lake Transport revived
On Tuesday, there was joy and celebrations after the Asembo Bay pier was revived with the launch of a waterbus.
By 4 months ago
Asembo Bay roars back to life as Lake Transport revived
Family seeks justice after police vehicle reportedly killed kin
Odhiambo's father, Boniface Opondo, said that police officers dragged his son before he fell and was run over by the Land Cruiser.
By 4 months ago
Family seeks justice after police vehicle reportedly killed kin
Family demands answers after child died while being treated in Siaya hospital
According to records at the hospital, the girl reported to the facility at 10:34 am and was pronounced dead at 11:45 am.
By 4 months ago
Family demands answers after child died while being treated in Siaya hospital
Orengo county address sparks mixed reactions
Orengo's speech elicited mixed reactions from the leaders and residents, who expressed their views on the performance and the vision of the "Nyalore" government.
By 4 months ago
Orengo county address sparks mixed reactions
Fishermen turn to technology to fight insecurity
The beach official assured the fishermen that the digital registration will not only address insecurity issues but also provide data for purposes of planning and resource allocation.
By 5 months ago
Fishermen turn to technology to fight insecurity
Agony for fishermen as extortion, robberies soar
Fishermen have decried illegal arrest, torture and extortion by Ugandan authorities. The extortion ring is run by rogue police officers, fisheries officials and revenue officers.
By 5 months ago
Agony for fishermen as extortion, robberies soar
Orengo outlines measures to unlock Sh4 billion fish market
Siaya Governor James Orengo expressed optimism that the expansion of fish value-addition industries in the county will promote sustainable fishing.
By 5 months ago
Orengo outlines measures to unlock Sh4 billion fish market
Police arrest seven terror suspects in Siaya
The suspects were arrested following an operation conducted by a multi-agency team comprising officers drawn from the National Police Service and DCI in Siaya.
By 5 months ago
Police arrest seven terror suspects in Siaya
Residents protest sorry state of dispensary
Residents claim that the facility lacks essential drugs and is struggling with poor sanitation with some of the rooms infested with bats and rodents.
By 5 months ago
Residents protest sorry state of dispensary
Traditional beliefs scare residents away from planting umbrella tree
They say the umbrella tree, popular for its unique shape, brings bad omen. But Luo Council of Elders dismisses the myth, says there is no scientific evidence.
By 6 months ago
Traditional beliefs scare residents away from planting umbrella tree
Health volunteers at the frontline in patient care
The impact of investment in community health services and CHPs is evident. Regular household registration and visitation have improved, with a reduction in the malaria burden.
By 6 months ago
Health volunteers at the frontline in patient care
Raila warns Siaya MCAs amid break-up call
This comes amid claims of a growing stalemate between Orengo and the Assembly. Human rights groups have also accused the county of poor service delivery and poor governance. 
By 6 months ago
Raila warns Siaya MCAs amid break-up call
Orengo launches kits for community health staff to promote care services
Siaya Governor James Orengo has told the more than 2,000 community health promoters in the county that he will support their effort to promote primary healthcare.
By 6 months ago
Orengo launches kits for community health staff to promote care services
Tough times ahead for property owners in Siaya as county assembly proposes upward review of rates
The Siaya County Valuation and Rating Bill, 2023, proposes that moving forward, the rates be based on new valuations. The proponents of the Bill believe property rates should be reviewed upwards.
By 7 months ago
Tough times ahead for property owners in Siaya as county assembly proposes upward review of rates
Tough times ahead for property owners in Siaya as county proposes tax hikes
The Department of Lands and Physical Planning says the new Bill, which is subject to public participation, is crucial to the growth of the county’s Own Source Revenue (OSR).
By 7 months ago
Tough times ahead for property owners in Siaya as county proposes tax hikes
Chris Msando's mother dies as the wait for justice for Msando continues
Aloo, 85, died on Friday morning while undergoing treatment at Avenue Hospital in Kisumu.
By 7 months ago
Chris Msando's mother dies as the wait for justice for Msando continues
Auditor General raises red flag over the expenditure by Siaya assembly
The report stated, "In the circumstances, the propriety and completeness of the expenditure of Sh84,659,740 related to domestic travel and subsistence could not be confirmed."
By 7 months ago
Auditor General raises red flag over the expenditure by Siaya assembly
Patients in Siaya to pay for food in Orengo's new tax proposals
The governor has proposed to increase taxes while introducing new ones as he seeks to raise Sh600 million in Own Source Revenue this fiscal year.
By 7 months ago
Patients in Siaya to pay for food in Orengo's new tax proposals
Report reveals loss of millions in new Siaya payroll audit
The Director of Internal Audit William Ooko in his report revealed that salaries debited to the suspense account by the bank amounted to Sh86.2 million.
By 7 months ago
Report reveals loss of millions in new Siaya payroll audit
I will give direction after talks, says Raila
Raila, who chided President William Ruto's administration over runaway corruption, said he would give the next course of action should the talks fail.
By 7 months ago
I will give direction after talks, says Raila
Historic 100-year-old Nomiya Church set for major facelift
Started in 1907 by Yohanna Owalo, Nomiya Church was independent of the missionaries and has maintained its identity such that very little is known of it outside its circles.
By 8 months ago
Historic 100-year-old Nomiya Church set for major facelift
Why legendary benga musician Odhiambo Tusker has quit secular music
For two decades, Odhiambo Tusker by his fans, has proved to be one of the exceptional Benga artistes in Nyanza, with energetic stage performances.
By 8 months ago
Why legendary benga musician Odhiambo Tusker has quit secular music
Haggling: The age-old art of determining livestock prices
Haggling purely embraces sign language to negotiate prices. It entails stretching out the right hand, grabbing the tips of the fingers of the trader's hands and jerking them down.
By 8 months ago
Haggling: The age-old art of determining livestock prices
Orengo in spot for failing to hire chief officers
The Siaya County government has been put on the spot for failing to appoint chief officers, more than eight months after the election of Governor James Orengo.
By 9 months ago
Orengo in spot for failing to hire chief officers
Police in Rarieda rescue five sick children, arrest four suspected cult members
Police spokesperson Rosalia Onyango confirmed the arrest and stated that the families had declined to take their sick children to hospital because of their faith.
By 9 months ago
Police in Rarieda rescue five sick children, arrest four suspected cult members
You are 'traitors' of Mt Kenya, Gachagua tells political detractors
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MPs probe claims of Sh3.2 billion KICC renovation
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