MP wants Linturi to quit over fake fertiliser scam
Addressing the press in Bungoma town on Saturday, Wamboka said the issue of fake fertiliser is grave and should be addressed by MPs across the political divide.
By Juliet Omelo and Titus Too 3 months ago
MP wants Linturi to quit over fake fertiliser scam
Sexual violence and HIV transmissions in children eating into health budget, says Nakhumicha
The CS said HIV transmissions and sexual abuse cases in children are taking a toll on the health budget as survivors are forced to seek medication in hospitals.
By Mercy Kahenda and Juliet Omelo 4 months ago
Sexual violence and HIV transmissions in children eating into health budget, says Nakhumicha
Bumula MP Wamboka in a drive to tackle menstrual poverty and teenage pregnancy
Bumula MP Wamboka in a drive to tackle menstrual poverty and teenage pregnancy
By Juliet Omelo 4 months ago
Bumula MP Wamboka in a drive to tackle menstrual poverty and teenage pregnancy
How social media propped Class Eight pupil to innovation
Simiyu bagged 410 marks in the KCPE exams last year at Christ the King Primary School and wishes to become a software engineer in the future.
By Juliet Omelo 6 months ago
How social media propped Class Eight pupil to innovation
Use of art proves vital in curbing teen pregnancies
There are fears that prevention measures are not taken to protect school girls and women, the situation will get out of hand.
By Juliet Omelo 7 months ago
Use of art proves vital in curbing teen pregnancies
Joy for Bumula girls as Mp donates 50,000 menstrual cups
Bumula Member of Parliament Jack Wamboka has donated 50,000 menstrual cups to school girls in his constituency in an effort to curb menstrual poverty.
By Juliet Omelo 10 months ago
Joy for Bumula girls as Mp donates 50,000 menstrual cups
Ruto: Practising FGM in secret still outlawed
Although the state declared FGM illegal in 2011, the practice has continued in secrecy within Mount Elgon and other regions where communities attach special significance to it.
By Robert Amalamba and Juliet Omelo 10 months ago
Ruto: Practising FGM in secret still outlawed
Ruto allies fault Raila on plan to resume protests
Azimio leader Raila Odinga has faced severe criticism due to his intentions to resume protests in case the ongoing bipartisan negotiations fall short of expectations.
By Nathan Ochunge and Juliet Omelo 10 months ago
Ruto allies fault Raila on plan to resume protests
Farmers, KUSPAW demand lasting solution to sugar Industry woes
They argued that counties in sugarcane growing zones can go ahead and formulate regulations that will rein in rogue investors known for reaping where they did not sow.
By Jackline Inyanji and Juliet Omelo 10 months ago
Farmers, KUSPAW demand lasting solution to sugar Industry woes
Treat Western like you treat Mt Kenya, Bumula MP Wamboka asks Ruto
Bumula Member of Parliament Jack Wamboka has appealed to President William Ruto to treat the Western region just as he does to Mt Kenya.
By Juliet Omelo 10 months ago
Treat Western like you treat Mt Kenya, Bumula MP Wamboka asks Ruto
Respect foreign diplomats, Wetangula urges Kenyans
His remarks came a day after Azimio la Umoja leader Raila Odinga took a swipe at the Us Ambassador to Kenya Meg Whiteman following her views on Kenya's 2022 General Election.
By Juliet Omelo 10 months ago
Respect foreign diplomats, Wetangula urges Kenyans
Climate change to blame for 70pc of global disasters, experts say
Experts highlight that climate change contributes to heightened heat waves, droughts, insect infestations, leading to more frequent and severe wildfires.
By Juliet Omelo 10 months ago
Climate change to blame for 70pc of global disasters, experts say
Governor Lusaka unveils integrated plan to boost revenue
Lusaka said currently the county is short of Sh20.5 billion which has made it impossible for his administration to execute some of its mandate.
By Juliet Omelo 10 months ago
Governor Lusaka unveils integrated plan to boost revenue
Lusaka sacks county secretary and his deputy over corruption claims
The county chief said his decision was informed by inconsistencies he had noted within the devolved unit in the management of public funds.
By Juliet Omelo 11 months ago
Lusaka sacks county secretary and his deputy over corruption claims
'John the Baptist' from Bungoma to meet DCI
Ronald Wanyama, the self-proclaimed Nabii Yohana V from Nandolia village in Kanduyi, is required to shed light on his Muungano Church of All Nations.
By Juliet Omelo 1 year ago
'John the Baptist' from Bungoma to meet DCI
'Yesu wa Tongaren' to be probed further on his teachings
Eliud Wekesa alias 'Yesu wa Tongaren' has been ordered to return to Bungoma police station for the second day running as detectives seek to unearth any wrongdoings associated with his ministry.
By Juliet Omelo 1 year ago
'Yesu wa Tongaren' to be probed further on his teachings
Sirisia MP John Waluke quits Azimio, joins Ruto government
Waluke said he decamped from Azimio over what he termed as 'instigating' destruction of property in the name of peaceful demonstrations.
By Juliet Omelo 1 year ago
Sirisia MP John Waluke quits Azimio, joins Ruto government
Western leaders oppose Ruto's plan to sell Nzoia, Mumias sugar factories
Western leaders have accused President William Ruto of insincerity over plans to sell Nzoia and Mumias sugar factories.
By Nathan Ochunge and Juliet Omelo 1 year ago
Western leaders oppose Ruto's plan to sell Nzoia, Mumias sugar factories
Governor Lusaka to vet scholarship beneficiaries
Bungoma Governor Ken Lusaka has ordered the fresh vetting of beneficiaries of the fifth cohort of the county scholarship programme.
By Juliet Omelo and Mary Imenza 1 year ago
Governor Lusaka to vet scholarship beneficiaries
Government starts process of reviving cotton farming in Western Kenya
The National government in collaboration with counties from Lake Region Economic Block (LREB) has kicked off plans to revive the collapsed cotton industry.
By Juliet Omelo 1 year ago
Government starts process of reviving cotton farming in Western Kenya
County bosses face daunting task of completing unfinished projects
Taxpayers' money going to waste as multi-million-shilling projects stall for years.
By Benard Lusigi and Juliet Omelo 1 year ago
County bosses face daunting task of completing unfinished projects
Why couples must test for sickle cell disease before getting babies
Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) occurs when a child inherits a defective gene from both parents, causing the patient's red blood cells to be sickle-shaped.
By Juliet Omelo 1 year ago
Why couples must test for sickle cell disease before getting babies
Lusaka orders fresh vetting of scholarship, bursary beneficiaries
Governor Ken Lusaka unveiled new committees that will carry out the vetting and submit a list of deserving beneficiaries.
By Juliet Omelo 1 year ago
Lusaka orders fresh vetting of scholarship, bursary beneficiaries
Two killed several injured in Bungoma accident
The accident occurred after a Nairobi bound bus from Lwakhakha veered off the road
By Juliet Omelo 1 year ago
Two killed several injured in Bungoma accident
Form One selection should be fair, private schools tell state
The association's vice chairman Solomon Munene said the selection should be guided by performance of candidates in the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exam.
By Lydiah Nyawira and Juliet Omelo 1 year ago
Form One selection should be fair, private schools tell state
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Moses Wetangula: Kenya's ultimate political gambler
Wetangula's knack for finding the sweet spot in the inner sanctum of power struck once again on Friday, affirming his place as Kenya's ultimate political gambler.
By Robert Amalemba and Juliet Omelo 1 year ago
Moses Wetangula: Kenya's ultimate political gambler
State to inject more money to fix ailing health care system, says CS
Health and Sanitation Cabinet Secretary Susan Nakhumicha said that weaknesses in essential care are a great threat to the public.
By Juliet Omelo 1 year ago
State to inject more money to fix ailing health care system, says CS
Court dismisses election petition against MP Didmus Barasa
The petitioner, Brian Khaemba had accused MP DidmusBarasa of flouting Section 6 of the Electoral Code of Conduct
By Robert Amalemba and Juliet Omelo 1 year ago
Court dismisses election petition against MP Didmus Barasa
Wetang'ula hints at one candidate in Senate race
The Speaker hinted that Kenya Kwanza Alliance could agree to field a single candidate to enhance its chances of clinching the seat.
By Juliet Omelo 1 year ago
Wetang'ula hints at one candidate in Senate race
Governor Lusaka embarks on plan to decongest Bungoma referral hospital
Bungoma County government has embarked on a plan to ease congestion in public health facilities in the county.
By Juliet Omelo 1 year ago
Governor Lusaka embarks on plan to decongest Bungoma referral hospital
Western county assemblies set to hold first sittings, elect speakers
Kakamega, Vihiga and Bungoma will have their first sittings on Wednesday. In Busia, Governor Paul Otuoma is expected to preside over the first county assembly sitting on Thursday.
By Brian Kisanji and Juliet Omelo 1 year ago
Western county assemblies set to hold first sittings, elect speakers
Fresh Azimio, Kenya Kwanza clash looms in Bungoma Senate contest
Six candidates are angling for the seat even before it is declared vacant. UDA, ODM and DAP-K expected to field hopefuls in race to replace Moses Wetang'ula.
By Juliet Omelo 1 year ago
Fresh Azimio, Kenya Kwanza clash looms in Bungoma Senate contest
Bungoma: Five emerge to replace Moses Wetang'ula
The seat fell vacant after immediate senator-elect Moses Wetang'ula quit to contest for the position of National Assembly speaker.
By Juliet Omelo 1 year ago
Bungoma: Five emerge to replace Moses Wetang'ula
MP-elect rewrites Kitutu Masaba history by taking seat on his first attempt
Gisairo, a University of Nairobi Bachelor of Commerce graduate, started his journey quietly in 2007 through a community empowerment drive dubbed the One-Hen Campaign.
By Juliet Omelo 1 year ago
MP-elect rewrites Kitutu Masaba history by taking seat on his first attempt
How IEBC will determine who wins presidency
To win in the first round, a candidate must receive more than 50 per cent of the vote (50 per cent plus one) and at least 25 per cent of the votes cast in at least 24 of the 47 counties
By Jackline Inyanji and Juliet Omelo 1 year ago
How IEBC will determine who wins presidency
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It is mathematically impossible for Raila Odinga to lose the election
In all the polls, Raila is leading Kenya Kwanza's William Ruto with a gap ranging between 6 per cent and 8 per cent points. All the polls results are outside the margins of error.
By Juliet Omelo 1 year ago
It is mathematically impossible for Raila Odinga to lose the election
Hoteliers eye higher bed occupancy despite polls
Hoteliers are worried that a mismanaged election may hurt a sector that is enjoying such a promising trajectory.
By Brian Kisanji, Juliet Omelo, Jackline Inyanji 1 year ago
Hoteliers eye higher bed occupancy despite polls
Traders will not pay taxes on weekends and public holidays, Ken Lusaka promises
Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka has promised to introduce a tax holiday for traders if elected Bungoma governor.
By Juliet Omelo 2 years ago
Traders will not pay taxes on weekends and public holidays, Ken Lusaka promises
Blame your blue-eyed boys for Jubilee failures, Ruto tells Uhuru
Deputy President William Ruto yesterday extended his war of words with President Uhuru Kenyatta, asking him to blame his newfound allies for the government failures.
By Robert Amalemba, Juliet Omelo 2 years ago
Blame your blue-eyed boys for Jubilee failures, Ruto tells Uhuru
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Wealthy town without bank to keep its money
Absence of basics like banks and proper town planning has kept investors away. The market acquires its goods from Mt Elgon and neighbouring towns.
By Juliet Omelo 2 years ago
Wealthy town without bank to keep its money
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