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Sh140 million fish landing and cold storage completed
The project consists of processing plants, cold storage, utility blocks, and a gatehouse among other features.
By Olivia Odhiambo 14 days ago
Sh140 million fish landing and cold storage completed
Viral photo claiming KDF tarmacking road to Raila Odinga's home misleading
Kenha confirms the road is being re-carpeted to fill potholes with Pride Limited, a contractor who won the tender. The said contractor is not in any way KDF.
By Olivia Odhiambo 14 days ago
Viral photo claiming KDF tarmacking road to Raila Odinga's home misleading
Schools get funds as CS Magoha speaks tough on caning
Magoha also raised concerns on the growing tendencies of some school heads in day schools who send learners home to collect money for motivation and food despite government warnings.
By Olivia Odhiambo 23 days ago
Schools get funds as CS Magoha speaks tough on caning
Inside Anyang' Nyong'o 62-page manifesto for Kisumu
Anyang’ Nyong’o: My vision for this county is a prosperous county where every citizen enjoys a decent life and holds the hope of a bright future for the current generation and generations to come.
By Olivia Odhiambo 23 days ago
Inside Anyang' Nyong'o 62-page manifesto for Kisumu
Siaya pupil allegedly assaulted by teachers for missing 400 marks
Police have launched investigations into an incident where a male Class Eight pupil of Nyamninia Primary School in Siaya was allegedly assaulted by teachers for failing to score 400 marks.
By Olivia Odhiambo 25 days ago
Siaya pupil allegedly assaulted by teachers for missing 400 marks
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The anatomy of wastage: Tractors worth Sh15 million grounded in Siaya as farmers suffer
The tractor-for-hire project was introduced by the county government at a fee of between Sh2,000 and Sh3,000 per service but the price was hiked to Sh8,000 per service.
By Olivia Odhiambo 25 days ago
The anatomy of wastage:  Tractors worth Sh15 million grounded in Siaya as farmers suffer
More than 20 people injured in Kisumu road accident
20 people injured after Climax bus heading to Kisumu from Nairobi rolls at Koru in Muhoroni, Kisumu County, Nyanza traffic police boss Mwangi Ng’ang’a confirms.
By Olivia Odhiambo 30 days ago
More than 20 people injured in Kisumu road accident
Mother's appeal: Please don't kill my dream to join secondary school
Atieno sat for her Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and scored 366 marks. The mother of six has been conducting private studies at her former primary school.
By Olivia Odhiambo 1 month ago
Mother's appeal: Please don't kill my dream to join secondary school
Kisumu residents raise concern over frequent break-ins, accuse police of laxity
Residents in Riat Estate around the airport area in Kisumu have raised concern over frequent shop burglaries and break-ins.
By Olivia Odhiambo 1 month ago
Kisumu residents raise concern over frequent break-ins, accuse police of laxity
Outsider in ODM stronghold has faith in his track record amid fear of six-piece push
Although, ODM is considered the dominant party in Siaya County, the entry of MDG in the political scene has thrown the 17-year-old party off-balance.
By Olivia Odhiambo 1 month ago
Outsider in ODM stronghold has faith in his track record amid fear of six-piece push
Residents seek payment before dam project starts
The most affected are those with succession and administrative land issues, and who were given time to settle the cases with their families.
By Olivia Odhiambo 1 month ago
Residents seek payment before dam project starts
Inside ODM plan to ring-fence its strongholds as rivals boils over
Chairman Mbadi wants candidates to conduct joint campaigns to raise their chances. Party hopes to minimise damage amid resistance towards zoning and six-piece voting.
By Harold Odhiambo 1 month ago
Inside ODM plan to ring-fence its strongholds as rivals boils over
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Battleground: Will Olago Aluoch survive quest by ODM to scuttle his fourth term bid?
The incumbent Olago Aluoch is vying against three other contestants to defend his fourth term. Observers believe the current race will be defined by track record and party strength.
By Olivia Odhiambo 1 month ago
Battleground: Will Olago Aluoch survive quest by ODM to scuttle his fourth term bid?
KWS station to cut cases of human-wildlife conflict
The new station is expected to end years of human-wildlife conflict, especially crocodiles and hippo attacks.
By Olivia Odhiambo 1 month ago
KWS station to cut cases of human-wildlife conflict
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Sad tale of towns that collapsed after death of textile industry
At Store Pamba in Nyakach, the buildings that once served as cotton ginnery are rusting away. Vandals stole some of the parts, leaving the rich history of the textile industry in decay.
By Olivia Odhiambo 1 month ago
Sad tale of towns that collapsed after death of textile industry
County takes back grabbed Sh500m Taifa Park land
A renowned businessman and former councilor who served in the defunct Municipal Council surrendered a parcel that he allegedly acquired from land grabbers.
By Olivia Odhiambo 2 months ago
County takes back grabbed Sh500m Taifa Park land
Chaos as MP Fred Ouda storms Governor Nyong'o's rally
Kisumu Central MP Fred Ouda was on Saturday afternoon ejected from Governor Anyang Nyong’o’s rally at Kirembe Grounds.
By Olivia Odhiambo 2 months ago
Chaos as MP Fred Ouda storms Governor Nyong'o's rally
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Inside Raila Odinga's five-day tour to ring-fence Nyanza voting bloc
Team to push for massive voter turnout during the polls. Raila will also use the opportunity to officially introduce his running mate-Martha Karua to his backyard.
By Harold Odhiambo 2 months ago
Inside Raila Odinga's five-day tour to ring-fence Nyanza voting bloc
NHIF cancels county staff medical cover
NHIF Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Andrew Kutto said the county government had an outstanding balance that they are yet to receive.
By Olivia Odhiambo 2 months ago
NHIF cancels county staff medical cover
Delays, technical hitches reported as aspirants rush to clear with IEBC
Several political aspirants in the forthcoming August 9 polls were forced to wait for hours at various IBEC stations as the commission started the verification and clearance exercise.
By Olivia Odhiambo 2 months ago
Delays, technical hitches reported as aspirants rush to clear with IEBC
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Nicholas Gumbo, James Orengo to face off in hot battle for Siaya
Aspirants in scramble for power deals involving clans, and for control of the vote-rich Alego Usonga constituency. Another factor is the 2013 unwritten pact on regional balance.
By Olivia Odhiambo 2 months ago
Nicholas Gumbo, James Orengo to face off in hot battle for Siaya
Five students get 'Go-Green' scholarships
Five bright but needy students in every county will benefit from education scholarships in a programme dubbed ‘go green’ initiated in the 47 counties.
By Olivia Odhiambo 2 months ago
Five students get 'Go-Green' scholarships
NGOs plea over climate change at continental event
Civil societies have urged cities and local governments in all African countries to demand accountability from rich countries on their promised climate finance.
By Olivia Odhiambo 2 months ago
NGOs plea over climate change at continental event
David Ohito replaces Charles Owino as Gumbo running mate
Nicholas Gumbo, the United Democratic Movement (UDM) Party gubernatorial candidate in Siaya County, has picked former journalist David Ohito as his running mate.
By Olivia Odhiambo 2 months ago
David Ohito replaces Charles Owino as Gumbo running mate
Siaya Gov. race: Charles Owino leaves Gumbo midway, returns to police service
Former Police spokesperson Charles Owino has withdrawn his candidature as the running mate of Nicholas Gumbo in the Siaya governor’s race.
By Olivia Odhiambo 2 months ago
Siaya Gov. race: Charles Owino leaves Gumbo midway, returns to police service
MP gets ODM ticket as rival's petition thrown out
MP Elisha Odhiambo had filed an appeal to the political party’s tribunal asking it to charge the party's National Election Board (NEB) with contempt of court.
By Olivia Odhiambo 3 months ago
MP gets ODM ticket as rival's petition thrown out
Gem MP files an appeal to charge NEB chairperson with contempt of court
Gem MP Elisha Odhiambo wants ODM National Election Board (NEB) chairperson Catherine Mumma charged with contempt of court.
By Olivia Odhiambo 3 months ago
Gem MP files an appeal to charge NEB chairperson with contempt of court
Disputes tribunal orders ODM not to submit MP's name to elections agency
The Political Parties Disputes Tribunal has stopped ODM from submitting Alego Usonga MP Samuel Atandi's name to the electoral commission.
By Olivia Odhiambo 3 months ago
Disputes tribunal orders ODM not to submit MP's name to elections agency
Wife distraught as aspirant for MCA seat goes missing
A businessman and political aspirant George Owino from Ugenya in Siaya County has gone missing.
By Olivia Odhiambo 3 months ago
Wife distraught as aspirant for MCA seat goes missing
James Orengo picks William Oduol for deputy governor
Siaya Senator Mr James Orengo has settled on Mr William Oduol as his running mate in the race to succeed governor Mr Cornel Rasanga.
By Olivia Odhiambo 3 months ago
James Orengo picks William Oduol for deputy governor
Kisumu hoteliers warned against hiked prices ahead of Africities Summit
The government has warned hoteliers against overcharging guests during the  Africities Summit in Kisumu.
By Olivia Odhiambo 3 months ago
Kisumu hoteliers warned against hiked prices ahead of Africities Summit
Kisumu Boys relocation: Magoha asks Nyong'o to stop scaring learners
Magoha criticised the debate as a mundane one that should not crop up now that the ministry is working tirelessly to ensure every child joins secondary school.
By Olivia Odhiambo 3 months ago
Kisumu Boys relocation: Magoha asks Nyong'o to stop scaring learners
Siaya: Assistant chief's benevolence brings hope to needy students
Mr Joash Ogolla started a personal initiative to pay fees for bright children. He has received more than 200 requests for support from those joining Form One.
By Olivia Odhiambo 3 months ago
Siaya: Assistant chief's benevolence brings hope to needy students
Assistant chief's benevolence brings hope to needy students
Ugenya administrator started a personal initiative to pay fees for bright children. He has received more than 200 requests for support from those joining Form One.
By Olivia Odhiambo 3 months ago
Assistant chief's benevolence brings hope to needy students
Dogs maul to death woman and her one-year-old child in Ugenya
A 28-year-old woman and her one-year-old son have been mauled to death by stray dogs in Siranga Village, Ugenya Constituency, Siaya County.
By Olivia Odhiambo 3 months ago
Dogs maul to death woman and her one-year-old child in Ugenya
Alego Usonga MP Sam Atandi's ODM nomination nullified
The Political Parties Disputes Tribunal has nullified Alego Usonga MP Sam Atandi’s nomination in the April 13 primaries, and ordered fresh election on May 4.
By Olivia Odhiambo 3 months ago
Alego Usonga MP Sam Atandi's ODM nomination nullified
Armyworms wreak havoc in 33 counties
A record 33 counties have been affected by the fall armyworm invasion, according to the Ministry of Agriculture.
By Olivia Odhiambo 3 months ago
Armyworms wreak havoc in 33 counties
22 candidates of Dibuoro Secondary to re-sit KCSE exams in December
42 candidates from the school were arrested and held by the police for allegedly being involved in exam malpractice during the KCSE examination.
By Olivia Odhiambo 3 months ago
22 candidates of Dibuoro Secondary to re-sit KCSE exams in December
MP Ouda flees after police disperse demonstrators in Kisumu CBD
Kisumu parliamentary aspirant Fred Ouda and his supporters were today forced to flee after police fired teargas to break their protests over ODM primaries results.
By Olivia Odhiambo 3 months ago
MP Ouda flees after police disperse demonstrators in Kisumu CBD
Phone app helps students track their viral suppression, share information
The app was developed in 2019 by the Centre for Health Solutions. Currently, 3,900 adolescents are enrolled, where they talk about HIV/Aids, and adherence to achieving viral suppression.
By Olivia Odhiambo 3 months ago
Phone app helps students track their viral suppression, share information
'Fimbo ya Nyayo' monument gets facelift
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Missing Embakasi East Returning Officer Daniel Musyoka found dead
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John Ngumi: The blue-eyed boy of State corporations
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Conceding after losing is graceful and classy
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Profile: The four IEBC commissioners who disowned presidential results
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Cool under fire: Chebukati the soft-spoken man of steel
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