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Bungoma worst county in building CBC classrooms
Prof Magoha said the county ought to have all the CBC classrooms ready in three days as earlier planned.
By Benard Lusigi 1 month ago
Bungoma worst county in building CBC classrooms
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Woman mocked for only having daughters gives birth to four boys
Giving birth to four sons at once appears to have liberated Mrs Khalisia who says she cannot wait to leave the hospital.
By Benard Lusigi 2 months ago
Woman mocked for only having daughters gives birth to four boys
Governor Oparanya urges successor to build on his Sh94b development
Governor Wycliffe Oparanya urged the next regime to take advantage of the sound structures he has put in place to steer the county to greater heights.
By Benard Lusigi 2 months ago
Governor Oparanya urges successor to build on his Sh94b development
Villagers flee in fear of retaliation after girl's body exhumed
A man from the village is suspected to have killed a girl who went missing last year, buried her in a two-feet-deep grave beside his house and planted vegetables on the site.
By Benard Lusigi 3 months ago
Villagers flee in fear of retaliation after girl's body exhumed
DAP-K candidates reject Azimio zoning proposal
Democratic Action Party of Kenya candidates in Busia have criticised the idea of zoning in the county.
By Benard Lusigi 3 months ago
DAP-K candidates reject Azimio zoning proposal
Kakamega launches inspection unit to tame water cartels, ensure supply
Kakamega County has unveiled a special inspection unit to deal with rampant water theft and meter tampering.
By Benard Lusigi 3 months ago
Kakamega launches inspection unit to tame water cartels, ensure supply
Busia County Government gives 533 ECDE tutors permanent jobs
The Busia County Government has absorbed 533 Early Childhood Development Education teachers as permanent employees.
By Benard Lusigi 3 months ago
Busia County Government gives 533 ECDE tutors permanent jobs
Approve proposed law to control gold mining, 14 counties tell MPs
The Lake Region Economic Bloc has called on Parliament to pass a law to streamline the gold mining sector to improve the fortunes of those engaged in the trade.
By Benard Lusigi 3 months ago
Approve proposed law to control gold mining, 14 counties tell MPs
22-year-old woman killed in love triangle
She had deep cuts on her both legs and there were indications that she was strangled.  
By Benard Lusigi 3 months ago
22-year-old woman killed in love triangle
Oparanya bypasses his deputy, leaves county under executive
Governor Wycliffe Oparanya has handed the running of county affairs to a county executive, bypassing his long-term deputy Professor Philip Kutima.
By Benard Lusigi 3 months ago
Oparanya bypasses his deputy, leaves county under executive
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Man made famous for 'saving' gold miners from death
Those involved in gold mine accidents are given an oral concoction to drink for one week alongside a powder taken for a similar period of time. 
By Benard Lusigi 3 months ago
Man made famous for 'saving' gold miners from death
Francis Atwoli urges Kalonzo to focus on campaigns
Cotu Secretary General Francis Atwoli has asked Wiper Leader Kalonzo Musyoka to desist from giving many demands and instead focus on campaigning for a Raila Odinga presidency.
By Benard Lusigi 3 months ago
Francis Atwoli urges Kalonzo to focus on campaigns
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Singing preacher who ministers using rare musical instrument
Josphat Wanzala was gifted his first accordion by his elder brother after completing his O-level education.
By Benard Lusigi 4 months ago
Singing preacher who ministers using rare musical instrument
Elders demand apology after MP Justus Kizito is heckled
Elders have condemned the alleged mistreatment of MP Justus Kizito during an Azimio la Umoja rally on Sunday.
By Benard Lusigi 4 months ago
Elders demand apology after MP Justus Kizito is heckled
Josphat Wanzala: Pastor who has earned special status for talent in playing accordion
The 68-year-old accordionist Josphat Wanzala says the instrument has offered him more than what money could give him.
By Benard Lusigi 4 months ago
Josphat Wanzala: Pastor who has earned special status for talent in playing accordion
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Why four fig trees on a grave?
The fig trees on graves are not to be cut down as that would mean demolishing the dead person’s home.
By Benard Lusigi 4 months ago
Why four fig trees on a grave?
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How sugarcane mess turned farmers into bitter paupers
The distraught farmers, some of whom even leased land, have never been paid by Sony Sugar more than one year later.
By Anne Atieno 4 months ago
How sugarcane mess turned farmers into bitter paupers
Women queue for long hours to collect water
Long queues at the spring are a common occurrence, with residents, mostly women, spending hours to fetch water.
By Benard Lusigi 4 months ago
Women queue for long hours to collect water
Kakamega County launch Sh8b affordable housing project
The government is partnering with a private construction company, Pinnie Agency Limited, to put up the affordable housing units in five estates.
By Benard Lusigi 4 months ago
Kakamega County launch Sh8b affordable housing project
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No justice for Kakamega woman whose leg was broken over face mask
A woman in Kakamega is still in pain. She is seeking justice after police officers allegedly broke her leg on March 24, 2021.
By Benard Lusigi 5 months ago
No justice for Kakamega woman whose leg was broken over face mask
Woman seeking justice a year on, alleges police assault for not wearing a mask
Woman who police broke her leg for not wearing mask still crying for justice.
By Benard Lusigi 5 months ago
Woman seeking justice a year on, alleges police assault for not wearing a mask
Residents raise concerns over 'gully of death'
It began as a trench filled with storm water from Kakamega town.
By Benard Lusigi 5 months ago
Residents raise concerns over 'gully of death'
Chaos erupts over Malala remarks at Serut burial
Malala hid among other leaders as angry youth looked for him. Other politicians eulogised Serut as a true and bold leader.
By Benard Lusigi 5 months ago
Chaos erupts over Malala remarks at Serut burial
MCAs pass motion to surrender stalled referral hospital
'The money earmarked for the facility in this financial year should be directed to improving our health centres.'
By Benard Lusigi 5 months ago
MCAs pass motion to surrender stalled referral hospital
Sh6b waste plant raises hopes of jobs for struggling residents
Residents will be paid for delivering solid waste to the factory. Governor Oparanya said construction will be completed in the next 9 months.
By Benard Lusigi 5 months ago
Sh6b waste plant raises hopes of jobs for struggling residents
Police investigating Sh200,000 billboard vandals
Police in Mumias have launched investigations into the burning of a campaign billboard for a candidate vying for the governor seat.
By Benard Lusigi 5 months ago
Police investigating Sh200,000 billboard vandals
Call for wisdom as search for Iteso King begins
Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong has urged Iteso Cultural Union (ICU) leadership to prioritise experience in picking a successor...
By Benard Lusigi 5 months ago
Call for wisdom as search for Iteso King begins
Oparanya commissions Sh6b affordable housing project
The estates include Amalemba, Otiende, Mudiri, Old Airport, and Lubao estates in Kakamega town and Mjini estate in Mumias town.
By Benard Lusigi 5 months ago
Oparanya commissions Sh6b affordable housing project
Sh87m water project set to quench Kakamega town's thirst
Residents of Kakamega town and its environs will start enjoying a constant supply of water in April.
By Benard Lusigi 5 months ago
Sh87m water project set to quench Kakamega town's thirst
Tension high at Isaac Juma’s home after his burial
Tension is building at the home of the late Kenya soccer fan Isaac Juma after police who were deployed to guard the family.
By Benard Lusigi 6 months ago
Tension high at Isaac Juma’s home after his burial
Oparanya's cabinet approves transfer of stalled Sh8b hospital to State
The first phase cost Sh4.5 billion, with Sh2.5 billion going to construction and Sh2 billion for equipping.
By Benard Lusigi 6 months ago
Oparanya's cabinet approves transfer of stalled Sh8b hospital to State
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Ruto answers Uhuru, takes credit for mega Jubilee projects
Deputy President William Ruto has fired back at President Uhuru Kenyatta over accusations of “campaigning on top of cars” instead of working.
By Robert Amalemba 6 months ago
Ruto answers Uhuru, takes credit for mega Jubilee projects
'Kenya won't have herbal medicines in a few years'
Martin Shikuku’s humble home in Mwinaya village, Kakamega County, is clustered with indigenous trees, lending credence to his trade as a respected her
By Benard Lusigi 6 months ago
'Kenya won't have herbal medicines in a few years'
Isaac Juma's family seeks police protection
The family of Isaac Juma, the passionate Harambee Stars and AFC Leopards fan who was killed last week, now fears their lives could also be in danger.
By Benard Lusigi 6 months ago
Isaac Juma's family seeks police protection
'It took attackers about two minutes to kill popular football fan Isaac Juma'
A suspect was last evening in custody over the murder of popular football fan Isaac Juma.
By Benard Lusigi 6 months ago
'It took attackers about two minutes to kill popular football fan Isaac Juma'
Lobby roots for seamless trade across borders
The council is seeking to revamp joint border committees in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, South Sudan, and Burundi under East Africa trade protocol
By Benard Lusigi 6 months ago
Lobby roots for seamless trade across borders
East Africa council pushes for seamless trade
The East African Business Council is pushing for revival of business committees to facilitate seamless flow of goods and services at border points.
By Benard Lusigi 6 months ago
East Africa council pushes for seamless trade
Lack of toilets for truckers, open defecation angers Busia residents
Busia residents are calling on Governor Sospeter Ojaamong’s administration and the national government to set up toilets for truck drivers.
By Benard Lusigi 6 months ago
Lack of toilets for truckers, open defecation angers Busia residents
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Nowhere to go for truckers as customs hitch leads to chaos
Drivers stuck for more than a week amid row at customs offices at Busia, Malaba. Residents have become hostile to the crews.
By Benard Lusigi 6 months ago
Nowhere to go for truckers as customs hitch leads to chaos
Man keeps honeybees in bedroom despite locals’ stinging comments
Pastor John Murimi says he has been branded a witch for keeping honeybees in his bedroom but they don’t attack him.
By Benard Lusigi 6 months ago
Man keeps honeybees in bedroom despite locals’ stinging comments