School admits girl rescued from sexual abuse
Soon, she was taken to the principal Hellen Juma’s office where she narrated her nine-month ordeal in the hands of a close relative.
By Kevin Omollo 4 years ago
School admits girl rescued from sexual abuse
Governors to address reforms next week
Mr Ongwae said participatory democracy requires leaders to empower citizens to take action by focusing on reaching a consensus through open discussion
By Kepher Otieno and Kevin Omollo 4 years ago
Governors to address reforms next week
Top hospital 'detains' officer over rape claim
According to hospital staff, the officers, who had accompanied the victim's parents, dropped the girl off without providing her medical history
By Kevin Omollo 4 years ago
Top hospital 'detains' officer over rape claim
Railways relocates traders
More than 20,000 traders who were evicted in Kisumu to pave way for modernisation of Kisumu Port have been handed a 23-acre land
By Kevin Omollo 4 years ago
Railways relocates traders
Uhuru secret visit to ‘handshake project’
It was not immediately clear why Raila did not accompany the President.
By Kevin Omollo and Kepher Otieno 4 years ago
Uhuru secret visit to ‘handshake project’
Clans differ over Nyong'o's nominees to board
Why Nyong'os board nominees have kicked up a storm
By Kevin Omollo 5 years ago
Clans differ over Nyong'o's nominees to board
Investors: Kisumu port a boon to domestic economy
The envisaged expansion of Kisumu port will be a boon to the domestic economy, once the project is complete
By Kevin Omollo 5 years ago
Investors: Kisumu port a boon to domestic economy
KRA wants to collect revenue for counties
Speaker Beatrice Elachi recently claimed that most counties could be declaring lower collection in order to give room for looting.
By Kevin Omollo 5 years ago
KRA wants to collect revenue for counties
Governor Nyong'o resumes work
Kisumu Governor, Anyang Nyong'o has resumed work, 14 days after he fell sick during the inauguration of Kisumu Arch Diocese head Phillip Anyolo.
By Kevin Omollo 5 years ago
Governor Nyong'o resumes work
Budget controller links Treasury to slow development in counties
The National and County Treasuries could be frustrating development projects at the counties, the Controller of Budget Agnes Odhiambo
By Kevin Omollo 5 years ago
Budget controller links Treasury to slow development in counties
Inside hill shrine where Legio Maria awaits pope return
It is under 24-hour security by young religious members of the church.
By Kevin Omollo 5 years ago
Inside hill shrine where Legio Maria awaits pope return
Inmate hacks convict to death
Police are holding an inmate after he reportedly killed a convict at Kodiaga Prison.
By Harold Odhiambo and Kevin Omollo 5 years ago
Inmate hacks convict to death
Obado in eight hour grilling over university student murder
County chief’s lawyers maintain their client was not arrested, but had responded to summons by the area DCI.
By Harold Odhiambo and Kevin Omollo 5 years ago
Obado in eight hour grilling over university student murder
CS Echesa and MP nearly trade blows over Raila
Sports CS Rashid Echesa and Alego Usonga MP Sam Atandi nearly came to blows yesterday allegedly over remarks made against ODM leader Raila Odinga
By Kevin Omollo and Olivia Odhiambo 5 years ago
CS Echesa and MP nearly trade blows over Raila
Sh20b dam set for construction
Construction of Sh20 billion Koru-Soin dam is now set to start after Kisumu County Government opened negotiations for its implementation.
By Kevin Omollo 5 years ago
Sh20b dam set for construction
Okello’s family divided on Migori Senate race candidate
Family of the late Migori County Senator Ben Okello is divided on which candidate to support in the coming by-election.
By Kevin Omollo and Caleb King'wara 5 years ago
Okello’s family divided on Migori Senate race candidate
Nyongo in trouble as workers decline to sign termination letters
Kisumu County Government is in dilemma after casual workers who were sacked on Monday rejected their termination letters.
By Kevin Omollo 6 years ago
Nyongo in trouble as workers decline to sign termination letters
Five senior county staff sent home over graft, abuse of office claims
Two workers interdicted while three sent on compulsory leave for 90 days over claims of abuse of office
By Kevin Omollo 6 years ago
Five senior county staff sent home over graft, abuse of office claims
Shock as 150 cows die in Nyakach
Unconfirmed reports claim the animals could have fed on grass sprayed with a deadly chemical.
By Kevin Omollo 6 years ago
Shock as 150 cows die in Nyakach
Shock as 150 cows die in Kisumu
Joshua Otieno, a farmer in Nyakach, Kisumu County, watched in disbelief as his cows collapsed and died one after the other.
By Kevin Omollo 6 years ago
Shock as 150 cows die in Kisumu
End of the road for father of Pentecostal Preaching
Voice of Salvation and Healing Church founder retired from active ministry last June over ill health
By Kevin Omollo 6 years ago
End of the road for father of Pentecostal Preaching
Passengers feel pinch of NTSA night travel ban
Hundreds of travelers had to spend their New Year eve in the cold following NTSA night travel ban
By Kevin Omollo 6 years ago
Passengers feel pinch of NTSA night travel ban
Why the infamous dumpsite haunts Kisumu
Mr Odinga’s brief visit came amid renewed controversy over relocation of Kachok dumpsite
By Kevin Omollo 6 years ago
Why the infamous dumpsite haunts Kisumu
Kisumu Governor declares one week of mourning victims of police brutality
Obunga slums on Thursday reverberated with heavy gunfire and ambulance sirens as police led one of the biggest security operations ever seen in Kisumu County.
By Harold Odhiambo and Kevin Omollo 6 years ago
Kisumu Governor declares one week of mourning victims of police brutality
Kisumu mayhem as police attack residents
Obunga slums, reverberated with heavy gunfire and sirens of ambulances as police led one of the biggest security operations ever seen in Kisumu as death toll of those killed across Nyanza rose to three.
By Harold Odhiambo and Kevin Omollo 6 years ago
Kisumu mayhem as police attack residents
Why Kondele erupts: The untold story of Nyanza's political hotbed
Once a region with well-organised demos, it has over the years degenerated into a crime headquarter marred with looting, extortion and erection of illegal road blocks.
By Kevin Omollo 6 years ago
Why Kondele erupts: The untold story of Nyanza's political hotbed
Government cracks down on retailers hiking flour prices
Joseph Gachoka Kariuki, the proprietor of DNN Supermarket, was arrested on June 4 for selling a 2kg packet of flour at Sh100 instead of the recommended Sh90.
By Kevin Omollo and Kennedy Gachuhi 7 years ago
Government cracks down on retailers hiking flour prices
Cholera fears as thousands visit 'Jesus rock' in Kisumu
A health and environmental catastrophe looms large at a small village in Kisumu where thousands of 'pilgrims' have been flocking to see a rock said to be bearing the images of Jesus Christ and his mother, Mary.
By Harold Odhiambo and Kevin Omollo 7 years ago
Cholera fears as thousands visit 'Jesus rock' in Kisumu
Why Oburu Oginga quit quest for key EAC job
The Standard has reliably learnt that some strategists involved in Raila’s presidential campaign advised the family to prevail upon Oburu to withdraw the application following complaints the appointments could impact negatively on the Opposition leader’s campaign.
By JOHN OYWA , KEVIN OMOLLO and BERNARD SANGA 7 years ago
Why Oburu Oginga quit quest for key EAC job
ODM yet to confirm official party nomination winners
The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party has remained mum on the nomination stalemate in the three counties, where naming of gubernatorial flag bearers has been put on hold due to disputes.
By Kepher Otieno and Kevin Omollo 7 years ago
ODM yet to confirm official party nomination winners
Experts warn of hyacinth increase in Lake Victoria
The Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) says the weed will continue to affect several beaches in the Nyanza region in the coming months due to changing weather patterns.
By Harold Odhiambo and Kevin Omollo 7 years ago
Experts warn of hyacinth increase in Lake Victoria
CS Fred Matiang’i blames Judiciary for fake degrees
Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has criticised the Judiciary over the thriving cases of fake academic papers in the country.
By Kevin Omollo 7 years ago
CS Fred Matiang’i blames Judiciary for fake degrees
Oloo, Sakaja: How we denied Raila 2013 win
Details of complex and insidious political intrigues that propelled President Uhuru Kenyatta to the presidency in 2013 can finally be revealed today, courtesy of two of his henchmen.
By Kevin Omollo 7 years ago
Oloo, Sakaja: How we denied Raila 2013 win
Chaos erupt at political parties workshop in Kisumu
Fresh raw has emerged between Political Parties Liaison Committee (PPLC) and the Office of the Registrar of Political Parties (ORPP) over the mandates of the two offices.
By Kevin Omollo 7 years ago
Chaos erupt at political parties workshop in Kisumu
Stakeholders want Kisumu airport improved to unlock potential in tourism
A section of tourism stakeholders in the Western Kenya circuit have challenged the national government to fast track upgrading of the Kisumu airport so as to unlock the region's tourism potential.
By Kevin Omollo 7 years ago
Stakeholders want Kisumu airport improved to unlock potential in tourism
Kisumu residents want policeman arrested for brutality
Residents are demanding the arrest of a policeman who beat and locked up a man he differed with.
By Dalton Nyabundi and Kevin Omollo 7 years ago
Kisumu residents want policeman arrested for brutality
I sent money for airtime and lunch to my bosses, says officer during vetting
The vetting panel chaired by commissioner Ronald Musengi said they would recall former OCPD Musa Kongoli and his deputy Muthiri Mugera to respond after Inspector Gerald Gitau, who was a traffic officer in Maseno, failed to clarify why he had been sending them money.
By Dalton Nyabundi and Kevin Omollo 8 years ago
I sent money for airtime and lunch to my bosses, says officer during vetting
Leaders question authenticity of Domestic Violence Bill
A section of Nyanza religious and community leaders have called for sanity in the National Assembly as it debates Domestic Violence Bill.
By Kevin Omollo 9 years ago
Leaders question authenticity of Domestic Violence Bill
Uhuru, Raila face acid test in sharing of political parties’ cash
President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Jubilee coalition and the opposition Cord coalition led by Raila Odinga face an acid test in how they handle the millions of shillings their parties got from the Government.
By WAINAINA NDUNG’U AND KEVIN OMOLLO 10 years ago
Uhuru, Raila face acid test in sharing of political parties’ cash
Suspects in Nyakach MP parents’ killing freed
Six people suspected to have been involved in the killing of Nyakach MP Aduma Owuor’s parents have been set free for lack of evidence.
By Kevin Omollo 10 years ago
Suspects in Nyakach MP parents’ killing freed