John Mbadi drops Homa Bay governorship bid
Orange Democratic Movement chairman John Mbadi.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
John Mbadi drops Homa Bay governorship bid
Pregnant woman dies after lengthy wait at a hospital in Homa Bay
The ambulance driver said the vehicle had no fuel and demanded that the patient’s caretakers pay Sh5,000 beforehand.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Pregnant woman dies after lengthy wait at a hospital in Homa Bay
Study to help detect TB early in HIV patients on
The Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF) is doing a study on enhancing efficiency in early diagnosis of Tuberculosis (TB) among HIV/Aids positive patients.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Study to help detect TB early in HIV patients on
Farmers appeal to State to subsidise cost of fertiliser
Failure by the government to provide subsidies has made it difficult for many farmers to acquire farm inputs. 50kg bag sold at at Sh4,950.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Farmers appeal to State to subsidise cost of fertiliser
I have not bowed out of governor's race, Magwanga says
There have been rumours that Mr Magwanga is stepping down in favour of former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero to be his running mate.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
I have not bowed out of governor's race, Magwanga says
Couple in Mbita arrested over death of their daughter
A man and his wife have been arrested for the death of their 26-year-old daughter in Sigulu, Ruri East Location, Mbita.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Couple in Mbita arrested over death of their daughter
You don't have to know someone to be police, Homa Bay youth told
The National Police Service Commission (NPSC) has said the forthcoming recruitment will be based on merit.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
You don't have to know someone to be police, Homa Bay youth told
Police probe strange incidents of stabbing of cattle in homesteads
This follows cases in which three farmers woke up on Sunday morning and found their cattle stabbed.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Police probe strange incidents of stabbing of cattle in homesteads
Buses worth Sh93 million purchased to boost CBC in secondary schools
The project is aimed at uplifting academic standards in the 14 secondary schools that got a bus each.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Buses worth Sh93 million purchased to boost CBC in secondary schools
No tuition during this long holiday, PS directs schools
The government has warned teachers and parents against engaging learners in tuition during the long holiday.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
No tuition during this long holiday, PS directs schools
Homa Bay: New road hailed, but village demands bridge to prevent flooding
Residents of Rangwe in Homa Bay want the government to build a bridge across River Maugo to save their crops from destruction when it floods.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Homa Bay: New road hailed, but village demands bridge to prevent flooding
PS Jwan warns teachers, parents over holiday tuition
Basic Education Principal Secretary Julius Jwan directed teachers and parents to refrain from any learning activities during the holiday.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
PS Jwan warns teachers, parents over holiday tuition
Church elder hospitalised after being shot by 'police officers'
Joseph Mireri was admitted at Homa Bay County Referral Hospital after he was hurt on his right thigh and leg.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Church elder hospitalised after being shot by 'police officers'
Truck driver on the run after allegedly killing opinion leader
Police in Homa Bay County are looking for a truck driver who allegedly knocked a boda boda rider, killing his pillion passenger.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Truck driver on the run after allegedly killing opinion leader
Homa Bay businessman, wife nursing injuries after being robbed off Sh250,000 at gun point
They were attacked when they were closing their M-Pesa shop at about 9 pm at the Homa Bay Bus Park.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Homa Bay businessman, wife nursing injuries after being robbed off Sh250,000 at gun point
Grade Two pupil killed by crocodile in Lake Victoria
The pupil of Lower Kamuga Primary was bathing alongside two other children when he was attacked.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Grade Two pupil killed by crocodile in Lake Victoria
Race for Suba South MP post hots up as Mbadi chases 'higher calling'
Mbadi has exited the parliamentary race to vie for Homa Bay Governor. This has left the seat with no incumbency, levelling the playground.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Race for Suba South MP post hots up as Mbadi chases 'higher calling'
Key voter blocs that may decide Homa Bay battle
The Homa Bay governor’s race may be determined by voter patterns that seem to divide the vast county into three voting blocs.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Key voter blocs that may decide Homa Bay battle
Relief for locals after resumption of ferry services in Lake Victoria
The Mbita Ferry Services Limited has not been operating since December 22.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Relief for locals after resumption of ferry services in Lake Victoria
Thieves break into late Ojode's hotel, steal and vandalise property
Property of unknown value was stolen when thugs broke into the home of former Internal Security Assistant Minister, the late Orwa Ojode.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Thieves break into late Ojode's hotel, steal and vandalise property
Woman charged for helping Standard Seven pupil procure abortion
The woman allegedly committed the offence on February 5 in Mbita township, Mbita sub-county.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Woman charged for helping Standard Seven pupil procure abortion
Sindo residents in shock as bodies of two people found
The bodies were found at Wadiang’a Beach in Sindo town, Suba sub-county.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Sindo residents in shock as bodies of two people found
EACC orders Homa Bay County Assembly to refund cash
EACC has instructed the Homa Bay County Assembly to refund allowances it irregularly paid out to members and staff.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
EACC orders Homa Bay County Assembly to refund cash
Police in Homa Bay hunt for two in defilement investigation
Police in Homa Bay County are looking for two men accused of defiling a Class Six girl.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Police in Homa Bay hunt for two in defilement investigation
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Jimi Wanjigi now a Luo elder
The ceremony took place on Sunday in Kabondo-Kasipul Constituency, Homa Bay County.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Jimi Wanjigi now a Luo elder
Governor Awiti reshuffles cabinet as officials quit
Governor Awiti and his Deputy Hamilton Orata filled the vacancies, stating that the changes will take place with immediate effect.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Governor Awiti reshuffles cabinet as officials quit
60-year-old man murdered, wife gang-raped in Homa Bay
The old man's body was found in his bed in a pool of blood with deep cuts on the forehead.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
60-year-old man murdered, wife gang-raped in Homa Bay
Kasipul needy students get over Sh36m bursary
Secondary school day scholars got Sh3,000 while their counterparts in boarding secondary schools and higher learning institutions got Sh10,000 each
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Kasipul needy students get over Sh36m bursary
Teenage girl in hospital after being forced to abort 8-month-foetus
The minor who is a total orphan has been living with her maternal aunt at an estate in Mbita town, has reportedly been defiled on several occasions.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Teenage girl in hospital after being forced to abort 8-month-foetus
Caroli Omondi differs with Mbadi over push to return to ODM party
Former Raila Odinga’s Chief of Staff Caroli Omondi has differed with ODM National Chairman John Mbadi over the push to have him back in ODM.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Caroli Omondi differs with Mbadi over push to return to ODM party
Aspirants asked to stop transfer of new voters
Homa Bay gubernatorial contestant Jared Kiasa said transferring voters from one county to another will lead to many invalid votes.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Aspirants asked to stop transfer of new voters
Uproar over flooding of fish from Lake Turkana
An average of six lorries or four small vehicles with tilapia from Turkana arrive at Pier Market daily.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Uproar over flooding of fish from Lake Turkana
Three county ministers seek to succeed Cyprian Awiti
Awiti had said he is the custodian of the 'key' to the county governorship.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Three county ministers seek to succeed Cyprian Awiti
Raphael Tuju: Jubilee and ODM parties to conduct joint party primaries
Tuju said the two parties and other partners under the Azimio la Umoja movement will field one candidate for every elective position.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Raphael Tuju: Jubilee and ODM parties to conduct joint party primaries
After State failure to run ferries, firms takeover lake transport
Here, passengers make a short prayer to the gods of their ancestors before boarding a boat; unsure of how the short voyage will turn out.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
After State failure to run ferries, firms takeover lake transport
Wanga urges State to buy ferries, ease trade on lake
The government has been urged to buy a public ferry to enhance the blue economy in Lake Victoria.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Wanga urges State to buy ferries, ease trade on lake
Islanders’ pain as two ferries remain suspended over safety
The indefinite suspension of ferry services on Lake Victoria has plunged residents of islands on the lake into an economic turmoil.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Islanders’ pain as two ferries remain suspended over safety
PS clears the air on transition of students to junior high school
Julius Jwan has announced that the junior secondary school will be domiciled both in secondary and primary schools.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
PS clears the air on transition of students to junior high school
Church refuses to cremate follower who died by suicide inside church
Joshua Odoyo Nyariera's body was discovered by women who had gone to clean the church, a few minutes before a scheduled prayer service.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Church refuses to cremate follower who died by suicide inside church
Homa Bay couple charged for employing 9-year as house help
The couple was charged for economically exploiting the minor as a house help instead of taking her to school.
By James Omoro 2 years ago
Homa Bay couple charged for employing 9-year as house help
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