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Didmus Barasa wanted over branding of GK vehicle with UDA party colours
Police are looking for Kimilili MP Didmus Barasa after a government vehicle was found branded with UDA colours complete with his campaign portrait.
By Omelo Juliet 2 months ago
Didmus Barasa wanted over branding of GK vehicle with UDA party colours
Governor candidates favour men in race for county seat
But Kakamega Senator Cleophas Malala has picked a woman in a calculated move to sway the women vote.
By Brian Kisanji 2 months ago
Governor candidates favour men in race for county seat
Boost for Speaker Kenneth Lusaka after backing by Iteso group
Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka’s gubernatorial bid received a shot in the arm after the Iteso community residing in Bungoma county declared their support for him.
By Omelo Juliet 3 months ago
Boost for Speaker Kenneth Lusaka after backing by Iteso group
Nzoia Sugar Company to close for maintenance
The company will suspend its operations for eight weeks for routine maintenance from May 19.
By Omelo Juliet 3 months ago
Nzoia Sugar Company to close for maintenance
Trouble in DAP-K camp as officials quit
The defecting officials were received by Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka, Ford Kenya's governorship aspirant in the county. They accused the Wafula Wamunyinyi-led party of sidelining them.
By Omelo Juliet 3 months ago
Trouble in DAP-K camp as officials quit
Fuel shortage: Taxi operators worst hit
The fuel shortage continued to bite in parts of Western yesterday, leading to increased fares.
By Sharon Wanga 3 months ago
Fuel shortage: Taxi operators worst hit
Chaos, confusion rock ANC primaries
Chaos and confusion marred Amani National Congress (ANC) primaries in Kakamega yesterday.
By Omelo Juliet 3 months ago
Chaos, confusion rock ANC primaries
Farmers counting losses as armyworm invasion spreads
Desperate farmers have resorted to sprinkling ash on their farms to control the pests as they do not have money to buy pesticides.
By Omelo Juliet 3 months ago
Farmers counting losses as armyworm invasion spreads
Identical twins selected to join same national school
Identical twins who scored 410 and 397 marks in 2021 KCPE exam at Bungoma DEB Primary School have been selected to join the same national school.
By Omelo Juliet 3 months ago
Identical twins selected to join same national school
Politicians urged to refrain from hate mongering
Church leaders have urged politicians to focus on uniting the country ahead of the August 9 elections.
By Omelo Juliet 4 months ago
Politicians urged to refrain from hate mongering
Wamunyinyi, four others in race for MP job
The number of aspirants seeking to unseat Kanduyi MP Wafula Wamunyinyi has increased to four.
By Omelo Juliet 4 months ago
Wamunyinyi, four others in race for MP job
Businessman Khaoya in Trans Nzoia governor race
Deputy President William Ruto’s former aide Maurice Bisau quit the governorship race in favour of George Natembeya.
By Omelo Juliet 4 months ago
Businessman Khaoya in Trans Nzoia governor race
Players in education sector worried about delicate CBC
According to Dr Emmanuel Manyasa, the government and other stakeholders should analyse data being filed online by teachers.
By Omelo Juliet 4 months ago
Players in education sector worried about delicate CBC
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Bungoma: Where women who give birth to twins are frowned at and seen as ‘bad omen’
Most women have walked out of their marriages after discovering they are pregnant with twins.
By Omelo Juliet 4 months ago
Bungoma: Where women who give birth to twins are frowned at and seen as ‘bad omen’
Raila Odinga is our best bet, Western allies say
Defence CS Eugene Wamalwa said Ruto will kill devolution. He said Raila and Uhuru determined to unite Kenyans through Azimio.
By Omelo Juliet 4 months ago
Raila Odinga is our best bet, Western allies say
Two Ugandans among six suspected gangsters arrested in Bungoma
The six suspects police say are among a gangster that is breaking into people's homes, stealing shoes, electronics and furniture.
By Omelo Juliet 5 months ago
Two Ugandans among six suspected gangsters arrested in Bungoma
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Why Mukhisa Kituyi quit presidential race to join forces with Raila Odinga
Mukhisa Kituyi had been sending mixed signals on whether or not he will be on the ballot about five months to the August 9 General Election.
By John Shilitsa 5 months ago
Why Mukhisa Kituyi quit presidential race to join forces with Raila Odinga
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Raila Odinga nets big fish in Western tour as Mukhisa Kituyi joins Azimio
Raila took a swipe at Deputy President Ruto for complaining about corruption in government as Mukhisa Kituyi said they have been engaging.
By Omelo Juliet 5 months ago
Raila Odinga nets big fish in Western tour as Mukhisa Kituyi joins Azimio
Government rolls out national programme to tackle child malnutrition
Kenya has a stunted growth rate of 26 per cent meaning the affected children have complications in both physical and intellectual development.
By Omelo Juliet 5 months ago
Government rolls out national programme to tackle child malnutrition
Armed robbers stage raid at bank entrance, steal farmers’ Sh25m
A gang on Tuesday attacked a vehicle transporting Sh25 million and stole the money.
By Omelo Juliet 5 months ago
Armed robbers stage raid at bank entrance, steal farmers’ Sh25m
How malnourished patients inspired village girl to invent rare millet snack
The food technologist says her invention has encouraged farmers to grow millet and helped many malnourished children and patients across the country.
By Omelo Juliet 5 months ago
How malnourished patients inspired village girl to invent rare millet snack
Despair reigns in cotton belt of Western Kenya
The collapse of the ginnery saw most farmers shun cotton production. Plans to revamp the ginneries remain a pipe dream.
By Omelo Juliet 5 months ago
Despair reigns in cotton belt of Western Kenya
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Raila allies in Western upbeat as Wamalwa’s party gains ground
Wangamati and several ward reps ditch Ford-Kenya, say defections in the last one month had left Ford-Kenya and ANC a shell as region seeks change.
By Robert Amalemba 6 months ago
Raila allies in Western upbeat as Wamalwa’s party gains ground
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Women eke out risky living in Bungoma’s murram quarries
Hundreds of women have taken up work at the quarry, most of them single mothers and widows, in defiance of gender and social norms.
By Omelo Juliet 6 months ago
Women eke out risky living in Bungoma’s murram quarries
NCBA eyes 12 more branches this year
NCBA Group has opened a branch in Bungoma town in its expansion drive aimed at taking services closer to customers.
By Omelo Juliet 6 months ago
NCBA eyes 12 more branches this year
Didmus Barasa acquitted of violence charges due to lack of evidence
Kimilili MP Didmus Barasa has been acquitted in a case in which he had been accused of planning to cause violence in Kabuchai last year.
By Omelo Juliet 6 months ago
Didmus Barasa acquitted of violence charges due to lack of evidence
Hunger drives residents into deadly mining pits
In Bungoma, young men, women engage in sand harvesting, an activity described as lurking danger. Families live in fear of losing loved ones in mines
By Omelo Juliet 6 months ago
Hunger drives residents into deadly mining pits
Kenya, Uganda ministers end trucks stalemate
Traffic snarl-up by 4,000 trucks has affected economies of Uganda and Kenya.
By Omelo Juliet 6 months ago
Kenya, Uganda ministers end trucks stalemate
Raila's hunt for votes moves to door-to-door campaigns
ODM leader Raila Odinga’s foot soldiers are on overdrive as they plot how best to maximise the mass voter registration drive.
By Harold Odhiambo 6 months ago
Raila's hunt for votes moves to door-to-door campaigns
Children's daily brush with death to get to school
Residents rely on makeshift bridge that was built 40 years ago. It is made of wires and wooden poles and hangs precariously across River Nzoia.
By Omelo Juliet 6 months ago
Children's daily brush with death to get to school
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Bungoma traditional midwife helping pregnant mothers for 40 years
Seventy-five-year-old Florence Nakhumicha from Sango village in Bungoma County has been a midwife since 1974.
By Omelo Juliet 6 months ago
Bungoma traditional midwife helping pregnant mothers for 40 years
Wetang’ula wants fertiliser prices reduced ahead of planting season
Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang’ula has urged the government to lower the prices of fertilisers ahead of the next planting season.
By Omelo Juliet 7 months ago
Wetang’ula wants fertiliser prices reduced ahead of planting season
56-year-old man dies after suspected electrocution
Residents have raised concerns about illegal electricity connectivity at the village and have urged Kenya Power to launch a crackdown.
By Omelo Juliet 7 months ago
56-year-old man dies after suspected electrocution
Didmus Barasa wanted over branding of GK vehicle with UDA party colours
Police are looking for Kimilili MP Didmus Barasa after a government vehicle was found branded with UDA colours complete with his campaign portrait.
By Omelo Juliet 2 months ago
Didmus Barasa wanted over branding of GK vehicle with UDA party colours
Governor candidates favour men in race for county seat
But Kakamega Senator Cleophas Malala has picked a woman in a calculated move to sway the women vote.
By Brian Kisanji 2 months ago
Governor candidates favour men in race for county seat
Boost for Speaker Kenneth Lusaka after backing by Iteso group
Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka’s gubernatorial bid received a shot in the arm after the Iteso community residing in Bungoma county declared their support for him.
By Omelo Juliet 3 months ago
Boost for Speaker Kenneth Lusaka after backing by Iteso group
Nzoia Sugar Company to close for maintenance
The company will suspend its operations for eight weeks for routine maintenance from May 19.
By Omelo Juliet 3 months ago
Nzoia Sugar Company to close for maintenance
Trouble in DAP-K camp as officials quit
The defecting officials were received by Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka, Ford Kenya's governorship aspirant in the county. They accused the Wafula Wamunyinyi-led party of sidelining them.
By Omelo Juliet 3 months ago
Trouble in DAP-K camp as officials quit
Fuel shortage: Taxi operators worst hit
The fuel shortage continued to bite in parts of Western yesterday, leading to increased fares.
By Sharon Wanga 3 months ago
Fuel shortage: Taxi operators worst hit
Chaos, confusion rock ANC primaries
Chaos and confusion marred Amani National Congress (ANC) primaries in Kakamega yesterday.
By Omelo Juliet 3 months ago
Chaos, confusion rock ANC primaries