Ketraco secures wayleaves to take geothermal to Kisumu
Supply of geothermal power to western Kenya will begin in April next year, Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (Ketraco) says.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Ketraco secures wayleaves to take geothermal to Kisumu
Nyong'o: Cancer unit plan reviewed
Initial plan to build the cancer hub failed after the Kisumu Kenya Medical Training College differed with the county government.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Nyong'o: Cancer unit plan reviewed
Dumpsite eyesore set to turn into Sh130m recreational park
Kisumu Urban Project is working to rehabilitate Kachok dumpsite at a cost of Sh130 million.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Dumpsite eyesore set to turn into Sh130m recreational park
Nyong’o eyes part of KR land, offers to write off debt
Team wants part of the recovered property given back to the devolved unit for structured development.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Nyong’o eyes part of KR land, offers to write off debt
Tension as Kenya Railways target iconic buildings
Tenants claim they were not warned, term the looming eviction big blow to their businesses.
By Harold Odhiambo and Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Tension as Kenya Railways target iconic buildings
Panic as more buildings marked for demolition in Kisumu
Kenya Revenue Authority is the biggest tenant occupying three floors in the Swan building
By Harold Odhiambo and Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Panic as more buildings marked for demolition in Kisumu
Raila: Handshake was a development strategy
Plans have also been mooted to establish an industrial park and revive the Kisumu Cotton Mills.
By Dalton Nyabundi and Olivia Odhiambo 4 years ago
Raila: Handshake was a development strategy
Kisumu county gets land in Chiga to relocate Kachok dumpsite
New waste disposal project is expected to generate power.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Kisumu county gets land in Chiga to relocate Kachok dumpsite
Raila allies pay heavy price as Kisumu’s rebirth takes shape
Thousands have been rendered jobless after business premises were demolished while Oburu lost land
By Dalton Nyabundi and John Oywa 4 years ago
Raila allies pay heavy price as Kisumu’s rebirth takes shape
County to hire 250 askaris
Kisumu County Government wants to hire at least 250 enforcement officers to help restore order among small traders in the town
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
County to hire 250 askaris
Wandayi calls for new laws to tame corruption suspects
He says such areas are exploited by the officers to ensure they stay in office after they are charged.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Wandayi calls for new laws to tame corruption suspects
All set for revamped Kisumu port launch
Transport CS says increased regional fuel trade to make the facility viable.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
All set for revamped Kisumu port launch
Kisumu medics moved in shake-up
The memo affecting the whole county was stamped and signed by the County Chief Officer for Health Stephen Sewe.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Kisumu medics moved in shake-up
Late diagnosis hurts cancer war - medics
This was in July 2018. He would swallow aspirin tablets whenever the condition persisted.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Late diagnosis hurts cancer war - medics
Mass transfer of medics triggers jitters in Kisumu health facilities
Senior administrators demoted, but county defends move, saying it is a normal shakeup.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Mass transfer of medics triggers jitters in Kisumu health facilities
Kisumu county begins building new stalls for evicted traders
County says evictions were undertaken to pave way for port expansion and city reorganisation.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
 Kisumu county begins building new stalls for evicted traders
Farmers want potato factory to edge out brokers
Crafty middlemen exploit farmers by buying cheaply from them, but reselling highly to retailers.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Farmers want potato factory to edge out brokers
Outpouring of tributes and tears as Laboso laid to rest
Thousands of mourners flock Muhoroni for final funeral service dominated by emotional tributes.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Outpouring of tributes and tears as Laboso laid to rest
Kibra MP Ken Okoth to be cremated Saturday
Kibra MP Ken Okoth will be cremated on Saturday in Nairobi at a private event.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Kibra MP Ken Okoth to be cremated Saturday
SA retailer Game eyes 7 new branches
Game Africa Director Richard Fuller said the retailer seeks to capitalise on the gap left by struggling local retailers such as Nakumatt and Uchumi.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
SA retailer Game eyes 7 new branches
Nyong'o defends eviction of hawkers from Kisumu town centre
Nyong’o said the county had secured 23 acres parcel from Kenya Railways for the establishment of a market to house the hawkers.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Nyong'o defends eviction of hawkers from Kisumu town centre
Reforms to boost varsities
The proposed reforms in university education are aimed at improving quality of training and research, CUE has said.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Reforms to boost varsities
Drive for unity is unstoppable, say women leaders
Women leaders say fruits of handshake being felt in Nyanza through the renovation of Kisumu port.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Drive for unity is unstoppable, say women leaders
Kisumu residents demand opening of mall
The residents want local leaders to take up the matter to speed up launch of the mall which is expected create thousands of jobs.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Kisumu residents demand opening of mall
Residents want Ouko questioned as Kisumu mall opening delays
The mall is yet open more than a year after Auditor General Edward Ouko gave it a clean bill of health.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Residents want Ouko questioned as Kisumu mall opening delays
Kisumu residents shift blame to Ouko over Sh3.8b mall delay
Kisumu residents now want Auditor General Edward Ouko grilled over the delayed opening of the Sh3.8 billion controversial Lake Basin Mall.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Kisumu residents shift blame to Ouko over Sh3.8b mall delay
Hope for handshake fruits as Uhuru visits Kisumu
Dredging of the port area to allow it to berth bigger vessels is underway in the Sh3 billion renovation works
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Hope for handshake fruits as Uhuru visits Kisumu
Ferry firm revives lake transport
The move signals a return to the once-vibrant lake transport system which collapsed decades ago.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Ferry firm revives lake transport
Worrying numbers of teenage mums amid rising abuse
Domestic violence, poor parental guidance, lack of sex education, peer pressure and poverty exposing the minors to sex pests.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Worrying numbers of teenage mums amid rising abuse
Sorghum farmers expect bountiful harvest
Farmers who took a leap of faith and defied poor rain forecasts to plant sorghum in Nyanza and Busia will produce up to 8,000 tonnes of the grain.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Sorghum farmers expect bountiful harvest
More than 30 women leaders drum up support for peace
Peace is the vehicle through which the country will weather its way out of retrogression.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
More than 30 women leaders drum up support for peace
No child should die like that, say Pendo’s kin
Emotions ran high as the family of six-month-old Samantha Pendo, who was killed during operations to stop protests in the last elections
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
No child should die like that, say Pendo’s kin
State eyes 150MW electricity generation from sugar factories
Government has asked millers to diversify into electricity generation to expand revenue streams, be competitive and help country meet power demands.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
State eyes 150MW electricity generation from sugar factories
Sh6.5b hospital 'delayed' by State
The county government has blamed bureaucracy at the National Treasury for delaying the construction of a referral hospital.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Sh6.5b hospital 'delayed' by State
Kisumu slums to get sewer services
Move to improve sanitation coverage from the current 18 per cent to 30 per cent by 2022.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Kisumu slums to get sewer services
Technical colleges set for huge expansion
The government plans to inject Sh173 billion in TVET in the next five years.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Technical colleges set for huge expansion
Technical colleges praise state interventions
Government has embarked on campaign to get students to take technical courses.
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
Technical colleges praise state interventions
State splashes Sh173b to revive village polys
Director announces ambitious plan to train five million technicians in five years
By Dalton Nyabundi 4 years ago
State splashes Sh173b to revive village polys
Sh112m water project to ease perennial crisis
Kisumu Governor Prof Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o launched the project
By Dalton Nyabundi and Irene Ngolo 4 years ago
Sh112m water project to ease perennial crisis
Kisumu starts massive World Bank funded Sh112m water project
Sh112m water project to ease perennial crisis
By Dalton Nyabundi and Irene Ngolo 4 years ago
Kisumu starts massive World Bank funded Sh112m water project
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