DP Ruto cautions Kenyans against passing BBI
DP wonders why BBI proponents are already talking about referendum before Kenyans get copies to read and understand
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
DP Ruto cautions Kenyans against passing BBI
Coca-cola wins case on claims of bad soda
The plaintiffs wanted the court to award them Sh750,000 each in general damages for allegedly suffering abdominal pains, and vomiting.
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Coca-cola wins case on claims of bad soda
Coca Cola wins bad soda case against 60 Busia residents
High Court Judge Kiarie Waweru, while dismissing the case observed that none of the complainants proved the claims.
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Coca Cola wins bad soda case against 60 Busia residents
Boost for Butula children, parents as State opens new school
The learners missed school during rainy seasons due to flooding of the rivers they crossed daily
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Boost for Butula children, parents as State opens new school
Fisherman recalls how hippo killed his son as he watched
Fishermen say they understand the danger lurking in the waters, but fishing is their livelihood and they cannot stop engaging in it
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Fisherman recalls how hippo killed his son as he watched
Boost as county, authority launch Sh54m water project in Bunyala
Ojaamong says the project will be implemented in the current financial year to help suffering locals
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Boost as county, authority launch Sh54m water project in Bunyala
Ojaamong rejects budget over tax target, bursary cuts
According to Ojaamong, the tax projection was 'unrealistic and unachievable'
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Ojaamong rejects budget over tax target, bursary cuts
Kakamega, Busia withhold salaries of striking medics
Governors Sospeter Ojaamong’ and Wycliffe Oparanya have also said the striking nurses will be sacked.
By Ignatius Odanga and John Shilitsa 3 years ago
Kakamega, Busia withhold salaries of striking medics
Ensure all learners report to school on Monday, state orders Busia parents
All students including pregnant ones and those who have already given birth must report to school on January 4
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Ensure all learners report to school on Monday, state orders Busia parents
Who will take over the reins from Ojaamong?
Some candidates are already holding night meetings and consultative forums with elders to lobby for support.
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Who will take over the reins from Ojaamong?
Woman, son die as medics snub work
In Kakamega, the striking healthcare workers defied Governor Wycliffe Oparanya’s appeal to resume duty.
By Willie Khaemba, Ignatius Odanga and Simon Oyeng' 3 years ago
 Woman, son die as medics snub work
Doctors defy Ojaamong’ calls for dialogue, vow to strike
Ojaamong’ yesterday said concerns raised by the doctors are valid but “there is little my administration can do because of financial constraints.”
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Doctors defy Ojaamong’ calls for dialogue, vow to strike
Coca-Cola tears into plaintiffs evidence in bad soda case
The plaintiffs, who claim they suffered from abdominal pains, vomiting, general body malaise have asked the court for Sh750,000 each.
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Coca-Cola tears into plaintiffs evidence in bad soda case
Cop in student killing case held for a week
The magistrate also directed the firearm that the officer used be taken for ballistic analysis in Nairobi.
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Cop in student killing case held for a week
Chaos in Malaba as police enforcing Covid-19 rules kill student
The family has accused police of using excessive force to enforce the Covid-19 protocols.
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Chaos in Malaba as police enforcing Covid-19 rules kill student
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Where quest for education is a daily brush with death
Pupils wake up at 5.30am, rush to the river bank and steer themselves across in a nine-seater boat.
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Where quest for education is a daily brush with death
'Give 3pc budget to Judiciary'
An accountants' union has proposed that at least three per cent of the national budget be allocated to the Judiciary.
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
'Give 3pc budget to Judiciary'
Victims of mob justice demand compensation
Earlier, two people were arraigned at a Busia court in connection with the arson and were released on Sh200,000 bond.
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Victims of mob justice demand compensation
‘Dead’ man shows up after his own burial
Steven Ouma fled when he saw his brother Steven Ogolla, who just four months earlier the family had conducted his burial.
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
 ‘Dead’ man shows up after his own burial
Rice farmers stare at losses due to lack of market
The biggest market for rice farmers in Budalang’i is Uganda
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Rice farmers stare at losses due to lack of market
Learning at Kolanya uninterrupted after 52 tested positive
The testing of students, teachers and support staff was done following concern from one of the teachers.
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Learning at Kolanya uninterrupted after 52 tested positive
Chief jailed for 115 years for arson
Andrew Odato was arraigned and charged with arson in June 2016 after at least 10 houses belonging to one family were razed.
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Chief jailed for 115 years for arson
52 students in Busia school test positive for Covid-19
Of the 100 samples that were taken at Kolanya Boys High School in Teso North, students accounted for 52 of the 60 cases.
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
52 students in Busia school test positive for Covid-19
Mautuma squatters plead for title deeds from State
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
 Mautuma squatters plead for title deeds from State
We’re ready to sell BBI to locals, say Busia ODM officials
Party officials say they will ensure that residents are well informed and make the right decision on the BBI
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
We’re ready to sell BBI to locals, say Busia ODM officials
Counties hire more revenue clerks
The latest report by controller of budget for the 2019/20 financial year shows that low revenue collection was realised.
By John Shilitsa and Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Counties hire more revenue clerks
Testing of truckers resumes after 3 weeks of snarl-ups
Testing for long-distance drivers has not been done for at least three weeks due to lack of testing kits
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Testing of truckers resumes after 3 weeks of snarl-ups
Long wait for satellite courts in Malaba, Budalang’i continues
The situation has forced offenders from Budalang’i and Malaba to be transported to Busia Law Courts daily
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Long wait for satellite courts in Malaba, Budalang’i continues
Six people feared dead as boat capsizes in Lake Victoria
They were rescued by fishermen who were on a fishing expedition at night.
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Six people feared dead as boat capsizes in Lake Victoria
Lack of public graveyard puts county on spot
Man who has been offering space for burials on a section of his land now wants devolved unit to buy the land for interment.
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Lack of public graveyard puts county on spot
State yet to close Teso South sand gully as locals differ
The gully measuring about 20 metres (depth) by 200 metres (length) emerged due to heavy downpours.
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
State yet to close Teso South sand gully as locals differ
Women shun oral contraceptive for implant, injection
Most women don't like taking pills daily for 21 days and fear they may conceive during the seven-day break
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Women shun oral contraceptive for implant, injection
Meeting to expel Ford Kenya rebels ends in disarray
Ford Kenya meeting to expel allies of Wamunyinyi ends in disarray
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Meeting to expel Ford Kenya rebels ends in disarray
Drama as police disrupt Ford Kenya Busia meeting
The meeting had been convened to expel renegade party members Cynthia Mutere and Chris
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Drama as police disrupt Ford Kenya Busia meeting
Sugar regulator, police urged to address cane poaching in Busia
West Kenya’s Olepito and Busia Sugar Industry clashed over sugar cane at Alomodoi in Teso South over the weekend.
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Sugar regulator, police urged to address cane poaching in Busia
Probe on Covid-19 funds expenditure in Busia begins
Busia has so far confirmed more than 1,000 Covid-19 cases.
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Probe on Covid-19 funds expenditure in Busia begins
Busia suspects busted selling fake Covid-19 certs denied bond
The suspects are said to be selling the fake certificates to truck drivers going to Uganda
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Busia suspects busted selling fake Covid-19 certs denied bond
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Low uptake of HIV prevention pills alarms health officers
Those identified as high risk include sex workers, gay couples, drug addicts and discordant couples.
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Low uptake of HIV prevention pills alarms health officers
Governors' flagship projects that have consumed millions
Kakamega’s Global Tea Factory in Shinyalu was to be built at Sh300 million and has been launched twice, but it is yet to start processing tea.
By Nathan Ochunge and Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Governors' flagship projects that have consumed millions
Jilted lover kills three after he torches house
The Wednesday night incident has shocked the residents of Munyanja village in Funyula constituency, Busia County.
By Ignatius Odanga 3 years ago
Jilted lover kills three after he torches house
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