Kakamega farmers receive Sh712 Million subsidized inputs
Over 100,000 farmers are set to benefit from Sh712 million farm inputs from the County government of Kakamega.
By 2 months ago
Kakamega farmers receive Sh712 Million subsidized inputs
Barasa, Khalwale gear up for a showdown for governor seat
Leaders clash over county leadership, funds, and development issues. Barasa is banking on the support of ODM MPs and MCAs while Khalwale hopes Oparanya will root for him.
By 3 months ago
Barasa, Khalwale gear up for a showdown for governor seat
Ousted Kakamega board members to know fate on February 29
Kakamega Employment and Labor Relations Court will on February 29 make a ruling on whether the replacement of the ousted Kakamega County Public Service Board will go on or not.
By 3 months ago
Ousted Kakamega board members to know fate on February 29
State to set up Sh3 billion gold refinery in Kakamega
Women are to make income by extracting remnant minerals the investor has constructed four shafts in the Rosterman area.
By 3 months ago
State to set up Sh3 billion gold refinery in Kakamega
Ruto wants Mumias to pay farmers Sh1 Billion bonus yearly
"First the investor must pay farmers and workers on time then share the profits he gets for using the nucleus which is public property with farmers," said Ruto.
By 3 months ago
Ruto wants Mumias to pay farmers Sh1 Billion bonus yearly
Western governor's vow to support Ruto's projects
 "As governors from the Western region we have in one voice decided that we are going to support the President's programs," said Barasa.
By 3 months ago
Western governor's vow to support Ruto's projects
Relief as 20 needy but bright learners receive help from well-wishers
After the Standard newspaper highlighted cases of needy learners staring at the prospects of missing out on Form One admission over lack of school fees, the bright learners have found sponsorships.
By 3 months ago
Relief as 20 needy but bright learners receive help from well-wishers
Premium
Families hit by Shakahola deaths cry foul over delayed DNA results
Kin still agonising over the whereabouts of missing relatives believed to followers of Makenzi. They want the government to give them information to allow them to move on.
By 3 months ago
Families hit by Shakahola deaths cry foul over delayed DNA results
Barasa sets aside Sh600 million for construction of roads in Kakamega
Governor Fernandes Barasa’s administration will spend Sh600 million to build new roads and repair old ones across all the 60 wards in the 2023-2024 financial year.
By 3 months ago
Barasa sets aside Sh600 million for construction of roads in Kakamega
Relief for students as TSC redeploys 17 teachers to troubled school
The Teachers Service Commission has redeployed 17 teachers to the troubled St Gabriel Isongo Secondary school after a series of meetings with the institution's Board of Management (BOM).
By 3 months ago
Relief for students as TSC redeploys 17 teachers to troubled school
Governors decry delay of Sh52 billion by Treasury
The Council of Governors (CoG) is piling pressure on the national government to expedite the release of Sh52 billion owed to counties for November and December 2023.
By 4 months ago
Governors decry delay of Sh52 billion by Treasury
Teachers with disabilities cry foul over illegal taxes on payslips
Unionist says has received complaints from several tutors and was making follow-ups for refunds. He wants parliament to amend KRA Act so that certificate of exemption does not expire.
By 4 months ago
Teachers with disabilities cry foul over illegal taxes on payslips
Pork, dance on mother's grave, leaves Kakamega man dead
Boniface Ogore and Jacob Andanje are said to have attacked their brother Dancan Barasa,36, on Sunday eve of Christmas day for singing and dancing on their late mother’s grave.
By 4 months ago
Pork, dance on mother's grave, leaves Kakamega man dead
Premium
Stop your lies, Raila tells Ruto as he warns of fresh mass protests
Azimio leader says they have no option since the President has refused to listen as he accuses the Kenya Kwanza government of abandoning the promise to help ‘hustlers’.
By 4 months ago
Stop your lies, Raila tells Ruto as he warns of fresh mass protests
Family reads foul play in death of kin inside police cell
A family in Matete area, Lugari Constituency is seeking answers after their relative, who is a father of four, died while in Matete Police Station.
By 4 months ago
Family reads foul play in death of kin inside police cell
Father demands government apology after daughter shot by police
The father wants the government to send one of its representatives to the burial service to read a formal apology. She is expected to be laid to rest on Saturday.
By 5 months ago
Father demands government apology after daughter shot by police
Busia town is choking in garbage as collectors keep off
The county government has, however, said it is in a race to reform the tender award to garbage collectors after falling out with a firm that initially cleaned the towns
By 5 months ago
Busia town is choking in garbage as collectors keep off
Kakamega man kills wife, hangs himself over domestic row
A couple was found dead in their house in Lukume village, Malava constituency in what police suspect to be a murder-suicide.
By 5 months ago
Kakamega man kills wife, hangs himself over domestic row
Clergy oppose calls for referendum
Religious leaders have opposed calls for a referendum, stating that lowering the high cost of living should be the priority of the government and opposition.
By 5 months ago
Clergy oppose calls for referendum
Kakamega officials face probe for 'selling' public land
Officials from the Ministry of Lands and the defunct Kakamega Municipality are under probe for allegedly selling public land to private developers at the posh Milimani estate.
By 5 months ago
Kakamega officials face probe for 'selling' public land
Kakamega County to sue State over the ongoing demolitions in Milimani estate.
Kakamega county government is contemplating moving to court to sue the state over the ongoing demolitions in Milimani estate.
By 5 months ago
Kakamega County to sue State over the ongoing demolitions in Milimani estate.
Pastor surrenders his wife to her lover
Following the incident, irate villagers tied the man with ropes on a tree in the homestead and gave him a thorough beating. The man is well-known to the family.
By 5 months ago
Pastor surrenders his wife to her lover
Leaders eulogise former pathologist Njue as truthful man
Former Chief Government Pathologist Dr Moses Njue was laid to rest at his home village Rwika, Mbeere South, Embu County.
By 5 months ago
Leaders eulogise former pathologist Njue as truthful man
DP Gachagua: I am not interested in who will succeed Ruto
Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua now says he is not interested in who will become the next head of State after President William Ruto.
By 5 months ago
DP Gachagua: I am not interested in who will succeed Ruto
Governors eye Sh57 billion for climate action plans
CoG has petitioned the National Assembly to intervene and unlock the Sh57 billion grants from the Financing Locally Led Climate Action Program to mitigate the impact of climate change.
By 6 months ago
Governors eye Sh57 billion for climate action plans
State, partners urged to focus on production to combat child hunger
Kakamega Governor invests millions in subsidized farm inputs to boost food production.
By 6 months ago
State, partners urged to focus on production to combat child hunger
Kakamega residents urged to nurture trees to maturity
Dr Opwora said climate change was a reality that ought to be checked by mitigation measures like tree planting.
By 6 months ago
Kakamega residents urged to nurture trees to maturity
MP faults Governor Otuoma for failing to resettle traders
Matayos MP Geoffrey Odanga has criticized Busia Governor Paul Otuoma for failing to resettle small-scale traders whose stalls were demolished nine months ago.
By 6 months ago
MP faults Governor Otuoma for failing to resettle traders
Family wants King Charles to visit village where royals launched house 88 years ago
The structure was the first-ever permanent house in the area and was to be officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II, who instead sent her sister to officiate the ceremony on her behalf.
By 6 months ago
Family wants King Charles to visit village where royals launched house 88 years ago
7 women arrested in Kakamega over pornography
Police are investigating claims that the suspects could be part of a syndicate selling pornographic content to dating and pornographic sites abroad.  
By 6 months ago
7 women arrested in Kakamega over pornography
County sets aside Sh100 million for calamities
Governor Fernandes Barasa said the allocation will cushion residents against all emergencies other than the expected El Nino rains.
By 6 months ago
County sets aside Sh100 million for calamities
Kakamega County sets aside Sh100 Million for calamities
"I have instructed the ministry concerned in collaboration with the national government to oversee the resettlement of residents to higher grounds," he said Barasa. 
By 6 months ago
Kakamega County sets aside Sh100 Million for calamities
Kakamega signs Sh223m deal to reduce maternal mortality cases
The hospital’s maternity wing now boasts an increased bed capacity by 50 per cent. Delivery statistics from the county show only 37 per cent of women give birth in a health facility.
By 7 months ago
Kakamega signs Sh223m deal to reduce maternal mortality cases
Kakamega County launches modern maternity ward
“We know this situation may result in tragic consequences including death and my attention and that of our partners is to radically redesign how we offer better health services."
By 7 months ago
Kakamega County launches modern maternity ward
Security agents impound contraband goods in Kakamega
“Most traders, especially those from Uganda, have taken advantage of the free trade protocol to smuggle fake products into our region.”
By 7 months ago
Security agents impound contraband goods in Kakamega
Governor Barasa in new plan to complete Sh6 billion stalled waste plant
"We have already gone through many proposals and what remains is to bring investors and embark on the project in order to empower our people through job creation."
By 7 months ago
Governor Barasa in new plan to complete Sh6 billion stalled waste plant
West Kenya in ambitious plan to increase cane availability
“My cane had overgrown because the factories closed when I was almost harvesting. I am happy that at least I am going to harvest,” said Oki.
By 7 months ago
West Kenya in ambitious plan to increase cane availability
Mysterious disease? Eregi Girls students suffering from panic, medics say
Kakamega County Health Executive Dr Bernard Wesonga said the students who were taken ill on Monday and Tuesday could have developed psychological complications.
By 7 months ago
Mysterious disease? Eregi Girls students suffering from panic, medics say
Kakamega climate action plan to gobble up Sh5 billion, says Barasa
Kakamega is among the devolved units that qualified for the FLLoCA funding programme. The governor acknowledged receiving Sh22 million in county institutional support grants.
By 7 months ago
Kakamega climate action plan to gobble up Sh5 billion, says Barasa
Ikolomani residents won't pave way for Sh171b gold fortune
Residents accuse investor of sidelining them in the initial processes of the project in an area suspected to be holding gold deposits worth over Sh171 billion.
By 7 months ago
Ikolomani residents won't pave way for Sh171b gold fortune
Creating the UDA monolith: Will Ruto multi-pronged forays work?
Opinion
By Biketi Kikechi
39 mins ago
At 87, Khaminwa remains a gallant courtroom warrior
National
By Kamau Muthoni
39 mins ago
State priorities in sharp focus as Executive splurges on luxuries
National
By Graham Kajilwa
39 mins ago