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Malala overcomes hurdle as court clears his governorship bid
Kakamega Senator Cleophas Malala will be on the ballot as the Amani National Congress (ANC) candidate for Kakamega County gubernatorial seat.
By Robert Amalemba 28 days ago
Malala overcomes hurdle as court clears his governorship bid
Ruto tours Western, urges voters to shun state project Raila
Deputy President William Ruto has labelled Azimo la Umoja-One Kenya presidential candidate Raila Odinga and his running mate Martha Karua state projects.
By Robert Amalemba 1 month ago
Ruto tours Western, urges voters to shun state project Raila
Kenya ripe for reformist Raila Odinga, Azimio leaders say
Karua puts strong case for electing their coalition which promises economic freedom. Leaders at Bukhungu stadium ask locals to turn up in large numbers to vote.
By Robert Amalemba 1 month ago
Kenya ripe for reformist Raila Odinga, Azimio leaders say
Azimio tells Chebukati to be fair in dealings to avoid bungled elections
The leaders especially took issue with the ballot paper printing tender IEBC gave to a Greece firm which they allege Kenya Kwanza’s Moses Wetang’ula enjoys links with.
By Robert Amalemba 1 month ago
Azimio tells Chebukati to be fair in dealings to avoid bungled elections
Four murder suspects arrested in Busia
Busia county police commandant Maxwell Nyaema today morning said the suspects aged between 18 and 26 hail from Samia area but were arrested in Ugenya, Siaya County.
By Robert Amalemba 1 month ago
Four murder suspects arrested in Busia
Mudavadi defends their omission of graft in manifesto
Mudavadi said that Kenya Kwanza would send home President Kenyatta and his preferred presidential Odinga through the ballot since "their time is over."
By Robert Amalemba 1 month ago
Mudavadi defends their omission of graft in manifesto
Legalising bhang speeds drug impact, report says
The research says cannabis is the most widely used substance in the world.
By Robert Amalemba 1 month ago
Legalising bhang speeds drug impact, report says
Court allows IEBC to gazette Cleophas Malala to vie for governor
Court says the petition by two voters questioning the senator's academic papers and seeking to have him disqualified from the race will continue on the sidelines of his gazettement.
By Robert Amalemba 1 month ago
Court allows IEBC to gazette Cleophas Malala to vie for governor
Kakamega governor race: Court declines to lift orders barring gazettement of Malala
Justice Patrick Otieno also allowed a case questioning the validity of the senator’s academic qualifications to go on
By Robert Amalemba 1 month ago
Kakamega governor race: Court declines to lift orders barring gazettement of Malala
High Court to rule on Malala candidature tomorrow
Court to determine whether Malala vies for governor on the last day of gazettement.
By Robert Amalemba 1 month ago
High Court to rule on Malala candidature tomorrow
How flooding stole burial and social rites of Banyala people
Lake Victoria Basin Commission attributed the landmark floods to “extraordinarily heavy rains” starting April 2019 to early 2020.
By Robert Amalemba 1 month ago
How flooding stole burial and social rites of Banyala people
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Is George Wajackoyah the promised Mulembe Prince?
George Wajackoyah is among four candidates cleared by the IEBC to run for presidency in August. Locals believe he will recapture the lost Nabongo crown to its throne of Matungu.
By Robert Amalemba 1 month ago
Is George Wajackoyah the promised Mulembe Prince?
Millions of hectares 'lost to desertification yearly'
The Drought in Numbers 2022 report has painted a grim picture, noting that the percentage of plants affected by drought has more than doubled in the last 40 years.
By Robert Amalemba 1 month ago
Millions of hectares 'lost to desertification yearly'
Farmers urged to grow alternative crops to protect environment
Tobacco farmers have been left with acidic and unproductive soils after years of growing the cash crop without an alternative.
By Robert Amalemba 1 month ago
Farmers urged to grow alternative crops to protect environment
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William Ruto to flag off team to halt Raila Odinga big march in Western
Top Mulembe Nation leaders allied to DP to pledge allegiance at today’s Bukhungu meeting. Poll shows Azimio’s Raila has enjoyed region’s unwavering support since 2007.
By Robert Amalemba 2 months ago
William Ruto to flag off team to halt Raila Odinga big march in Western
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How Musalia Mudavadi dug himself into a political ditch as elections near
UDA and ANC candidates’ rivalry in Western Kenya threatens his political survival. Analysts say if DP Ruto doesn’t win presidency, the ANC leader’s political career doomed.
By Harold Odhiambo 2 months ago
How Musalia Mudavadi dug himself into a political ditch as elections near
Ex-Nzoia Sugar staff gets Sh4.5 million for wrongful dismissal
Justice Keli ruled Wasike was dismissed without due regard to the law and the publication of his sacking could curtail his chances of securing another job.
By Robert Amalemba 2 months ago
Ex-Nzoia Sugar staff gets Sh4.5 million for wrongful dismissal
Nurse charged with killing two sons denied bail
In April, Ms Maero denied murdering her nine-year-old son Winston Limusi and Mayson Mito, seven, at Mwiyala estate in Kakamega town on March 6.
By Robert Amalemba 2 months ago
Nurse charged with killing two sons denied bail
Wamalwa urges senators to pass Sugar Bill, says reforms crucial
Sugar Bill proposes reforms such as the gazettement of the sugar sector regulations including import rules, amendment of the Agriculture and Food Authority Act and Crops Act.
By Robert Amalemba 2 months ago
Wamalwa urges senators to pass Sugar Bill, says reforms crucial
High courts bars IEBC from clearing Cleophas Malala
Justice Paul John Otieno has however allowed the first time senator a chance to present his papers at the Kakamega IEBC offices to comply with the timelines.
By Robert Amalemba 2 months ago
High courts bars IEBC from clearing Cleophas Malala
There'll be fewer smokers by 2025, global report on tobacco indicates
The report shows that there are 1.30 billion tobacco users globally compared to 1.32 billion in 2015 and the number is expected to drop to 1.27 billion by 2025. 
By Robert Amalemba 2 months ago
There'll be fewer smokers by 2025, global report on tobacco indicates
Sospeter Ojaamong gets nod to vie for MP seat after IEBC clearance
The governor who is serving his second and final term as governor was first elected in 2002 as MP for Amagoro Constituency, which was later split into Teso North and South constituencies.
By Robert Amalemba 2 months ago
Sospeter Ojaamong gets nod to vie for MP seat after IEBC clearance
Azimio: Martha Karua brings reform, gender mix
Oparanya and Wangamati say the choice of Narc-K leader as running mate shows time is ripe for reforms. Raila pledges to create a fund for single mothers, create jobs for the youth.
By Robert Amalemba 2 months ago
Azimio: Martha Karua brings reform, gender mix
Raila Odinga criticises William Ruto's coastal land deal
Raila urged the DP to “read Kenya’s history on land before coming up with knee-jerk action plans that won’t benefit the coastal people.”
By Robert Amalemba 2 months ago
Raila Odinga criticises William Ruto's coastal land deal
Youth, women, rural folk among hardest hit by land degradation
The report says women are not only vulnerable to climate change but effective actors or agents of change in mitigation and adaptation courtesy of their strong body of knowledge and expertise.
By Robert Amalemba 2 months ago
Youth, women, rural folk among hardest hit by land degradation
Plans to reclaim 1 billion hectares of waste land
The meeting witnessed the launching of landmark reports that will help the world deal with land degradation.
By Robert Amalemba 2 months ago
Plans to reclaim 1 billion hectares of waste land
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Azimio leaders scoff at Kenya Kwanza deal
Politicians from Kakamega and Bungoma allied to the Azimio la Umoja One Kenya have poked holes into the power deal Kenya Kwanza signed with two leaders from the region.
By Robert Amalemba 2 months ago
Azimio leaders scoff at Kenya Kwanza deal
CS Magoha tells contractors to complete school projects before elections
Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha has asked contractors to complete construction of classrooms and laboratories before President Uhuru Kenyatta leaves office.
By Robert Amalemba 2 months ago
CS Magoha tells contractors to complete school projects before elections
ODM hands direct ticket to Innocent Mugabe for Likuyani MP race
ODM has handed former Mombasa county government chief officer Innocent Mugabe a direct ticket to run for the Likuyani parliamentary seat.
By Robert Amalemba 2 months ago
ODM hands direct ticket to Innocent Mugabe for Likuyani MP race
70 percent vote target for Mudavadi, Wetangula not cast in stone, parties say
The parties have said their target to deliver 70 per cent of western Kenya votes to Kenya Kwanza was realistic and not a mirage as their detractors see it.
By Robert Amalemba 2 months ago
70 percent vote target for Mudavadi, Wetangula not cast in stone, parties say
Eseli Simiyu denies agreed ODM, DAP-K zoning deal in Western
Secretary-General Eseli Simiyu said the rumours gained currency when the party’s deputy patron Ayub Savula dropped his Kakamega governorship bid to back ODM’s Fernandez Barasa.
By Robert Amalemba 2 months ago
Eseli Simiyu denies agreed ODM, DAP-K zoning deal in Western
Blame your blue-eyed boys for Jubilee failures, Ruto tells Uhuru
Deputy President William Ruto yesterday extended his war of words with President Uhuru Kenyatta, asking him to blame his newfound allies for the government failures.
By Robert Amalemba 3 months ago
Blame your blue-eyed boys for Jubilee failures, Ruto tells Uhuru
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DP Ruto: 'Mudavadi, Wetang'ula okay with no posts'
DP Ruto says it won’t be a big deal if his key coalition partners miss out on top slots. Some of Mudavadi’s backers have been insisting he was best suited to deputise Ruto.
By Robert Amalemba 3 months ago
DP Ruto: 'Mudavadi, Wetang'ula okay with no posts'
Creditor wants Sarrai kicked out of Mumias Sugar
A Mumias Sugar creditor has urged court to kick out Ugandan firm Sarrai Group from the miller's premises.
By Robert Amalemba 3 months ago
Creditor wants Sarrai kicked out of Mumias Sugar
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Mwai Kibaki was firm but smooth schemer, recalls member of first Cabinet
James Osogo was in the inner Jomo Kenyatta circles together with the former president. He says the fallen hero was a workaholic, disciplined, great thinker and astute politician.
By Oscar Obonyo 3 months ago
Mwai Kibaki was firm but smooth schemer, recalls member of first Cabinet
Malaria vaccine trials scaled up in disease-prone eight counties
The vaccine has increased access to malaria prevention. Gavi in December 2021 approved Sh18 billion to support malaria vaccine introduction.
By Robert Amalemba 3 months ago
Malaria vaccine trials scaled up in disease-prone eight counties
Keep off Mumias Sugar affairs, politicians told
Tumaz had offered Sh27.6 billion for the leasing of Mumias Sugar assets, with West Kenya also against the awarding of the Ugandan firm.
By Robert Amalemba 3 months ago
Keep off Mumias Sugar affairs, politicians told
Issue Wanyonyi Nairobi ticket or lose Western, Raila told
The DAP-K leaders said it was unfortunate that ODM gave out tickets to governorship aspirants in Mombasa, Kisumu, Siaya, Kisii, Kakamega, Homa Bay, Migori but left Nairobi.
By Robert Amalemba 3 months ago
Issue Wanyonyi Nairobi ticket or lose Western, Raila told
How to deal with invasion of fall armyworms
The worms attack cereal crops like rice, sorghum, wheat and maize which is a staple food on the continent.
By Robert Amalemba 4 months ago
How to deal with invasion of fall armyworms
Top KCPE prison candidate lied about her education level, relative says
Amelia Jacobeth Liabule who emerged top prison KCPE candidate in the country could have lied about her education level.
By Robert Amalemba 4 months ago
Top KCPE prison candidate lied about her education level, relative says
Mother, son-in-law elected to Nakuru County Assembly
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Normalcy resumes at Bomas as IEBC says systems are hacker-proof
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Can the spread of monkeypox be stopped?
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Scuffle at Bomas of Kenya over mystery laptop
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