Row over dumpsite move
The much publicised relocation of Kachok dumpsite may take longer than anticipated after leaders opposed it. Nyong’o and Shabbir differ over new site for waste disposal in the outskirts of the town
By Kevin Omolo 6 years ago
Row over dumpsite move
Msando was killed because of elections, says Raila
National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders have claimed that former Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) ICT manager Chris Msando was killed after he refused to surrender a password that was to used to rig the presidential elections.
By Kevin Omolo and Olivia Odhiambo 6 years ago
Msando was killed because of elections, says Raila
Six-month old victim of police raids in Kisumu is dead
By Kevin Omolo and Carey Mulindi 6 years ago
Six-month old victim of police raids in Kisumu is dead
Kisumu West MP Olago Aluoch turned away at polling station
Kisumu West MP Olago Aluoch has been turned away at the polling station for lack of an original ID.
By Kevin Omolo 6 years ago
Kisumu West MP Olago Aluoch turned away at polling station
Village mourns murdered IEBC’s ICT guru
Slain poll agency ICT boss Chris Msando had vowed he would only go home after delivering free and fair elections.
By KEVIN OMOLO and OLIVIA ODHIAMBO 6 years ago
Village mourns murdered IEBC’s ICT guru
Jubilee planned ‘Raila-two-term’ demo in Kisumu, say NASA leaders
NASA leaders say the youths were being pushed by Jubilee leaders to show Raila has reneged on his promise of being a one-term President
By Kevin Omolo 6 years ago
Jubilee planned ‘Raila-two-term’ demo in Kisumu, say NASA leaders
Jubilee office vandalised over alleged buying of ID cards
Youths in Kisumu County have vandalised Jubilee Party offices over claims that some party officials were buying national identity cards from voters.
By Kevin Omolo 6 years ago
Jubilee office vandalised over alleged buying of ID cards
Nyakach Clan, the hotcake in Kisumu governor race
Clannism appear to be overshadowing other campaign issues in the fight for the Kisumu governor's seat after two protagonists both picked running mates from the same clan.
By Kevin Omolo 6 years ago
Nyakach Clan, the hotcake in Kisumu governor race
What you should know about the government’s Sh6.5 billion maize subsidy programme
The government’s Sh6
By Kevin Omolo 6 years ago
What you should know about the government’s Sh6.5 billion maize subsidy programme
Gunning down of suspected thugs is extremely suspicious
Tables have turned and abnormality is the new normalcy
By Kevin Omolo, Maseno 6 years ago
Gunning down of suspected thugs is extremely suspicious
Education curriculum to be piloted in May sparks concerns on competitive ability
<p >The education curriculum to be piloted in May has sparked concerns and conspicuously missing in its tenets is the competition factor
By Kevin Omolo 6 years ago
Education curriculum to be piloted in May sparks concerns on competitive ability
Siaya, Kisumu primaries take off as MPs cry foul
But former The National Alliance Secretary General Onyango Oloo, and an aspirant for the Kisumu Central parliamentary seat defended the elections board, saying the leaders should be ready to accept defeat.
By Dalton Nyabundi, Kevin Omolo, kepher Otieno, Harol 6 years ago
Siaya, Kisumu primaries take off as MPs cry foul
Jubilee will hunt for votes from every corner of Nyanza, says Tuju
The Jubilee Party is planning a massive campaign in Nyanza to harvest maximum votes from Opposition leader Raila Odinga’s undisputed stronghold.
By Kevin Omolo 7 years ago
Jubilee will hunt for votes from every corner of Nyanza, says Tuju
Hyacinth takes over beaches in L Victoria
Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest fresh water body, is suffocating under water hyacinth, raising questions about the multi- billion-shilling project to eliminate it.
By KEVIN OMOLO AND JOHN OYWA 7 years ago
Hyacinth takes over beaches in L Victoria
Kisumu man kills wife and hangs himself after domestic row
A man killed his wife and seriously injured his three-year-old son before killing himself at Bandani village in Kisumu.
By Kevin Omolo, Rhoda Okumu and Susan Odawa 7 years ago
Kisumu man kills wife and hangs himself after domestic row
Kisumu-Kericho border cattle rustlers to face more serious charges
Cattle rustlers along the Kisumu-Kericho border will now be charged with robbery with violence as opposed to stock theft.
By Kevin Omolo 7 years ago
Kisumu-Kericho border cattle rustlers to face more serious charges
Council of elders demands Sh34m from Nyanza counties
Four county governments from Nyanza will cough up Sh34 million every year to fund the activities of the Luo Council of Elders if the caucus of senior citizens has its way.
By Kevin Omolo 7 years ago
Council of elders demands Sh34m from Nyanza counties
Sh20m Betway jackpot winner turns around his home as he eyes another wife
Such is the transformation for 63-year-old Joseph Onywera who won a Sh20 million jackpot two months ago. Fellow villagers have now nicknamed him 'Jackpot'.
By Kevin Omolo 7 years ago
Sh20m Betway jackpot winner turns around his home as he eyes another wife
Mystery of 'stolen' baby that led to killing of three rioters in Bondo
Siaya Referral Hospital is on the spot over alleged theft of one-day-old baby girl.
By Kevin Omolo and Isaiag Gwengi 7 years ago
 Mystery of 'stolen' baby that led to killing of three rioters in Bondo
Rising suicide cases among Kenya police officers raise the alarm
Suicide cases are on the rise in Nyanza and many of the victims are police officers, according to news reports.
By SCOPHINE OTIENO and KEVIN OMOLO 7 years ago
Rising suicide cases among Kenya police officers raise the alarm
Kisumu East MP Shabbir accuses Asians of being selfish
Kenyans of Asian origin have not learnt the values of giving back to the society, an MP has said.
By Kevin Omolo 7 years ago
Kisumu East MP Shabbir accuses Asians of being selfish
I foresaw my son's death in a dream, woman says after tragedy in the lake
“I waited for him to come back but he did not. I felt very sad when I woke up but I did not tell anyone about the dream," Ajuong’ said as tears rolled down her cheeks.
By Kevin Omolo and Isaiah Gwengi 7 years ago
I foresaw my son's death in a dream, woman says after tragedy in the lake
Two killed in renewed Kisumu-Nandi clashes
Two people have been killed in renewed clashes along the Kisumu-Nandi border, displacing over 500 families.
By CHRISTINE OGUTU and KEVIN OMOLO 7 years ago
Two killed in renewed Kisumu-Nandi clashes
Police millionaires raise eyebrows during public vetting
Are police officers some of the richest public servants in Kenya today? This was the question on the lips of many as vetting of police officers got underway in Kisumu.
By KEVIN OMOLO AND DALTON NYABUNDI 7 years ago
Police millionaires raise eyebrows during public vetting
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