Sh37m project to end water woes for locals
The project's extension covers rural populations in Kokelo, Kaura and Kachura.
By Sharon Owino 2 months ago
Sh37m project to end water woes for locals
Nyongo to give Kisumu fresh facelift to attract investors
The plan targets to restore order within the city by kicking out traders from various points and barring public service vehicles from accessing certain areas.
By Sharon Owino 3 months ago
Nyongo to give Kisumu fresh facelift to attract investors
Cane farmers want state to offset Sh1.7 billion arrears
Kenya Sugarcane Federation officials led by Killion Osur said President William Ruto pledged to clear the arrears before the new year.
By Sharon Owino 3 months ago
Cane farmers want state to offset Sh1.7 billion arrears
Sh100m town bus park in ruins, turned into hideout for criminals
So bad is the situation at the bus park that the abandoned buildings have turned into hideout for criminals.
By Sharon Owino 4 months ago
Sh100m town bus park in ruins, turned into hideout for criminals
Agony of TB patients as shortage of drugs bites
Patients said it has been a rough journey in the last couple of months after vital supplies ran out in government facilities.
By Sharon Owino 5 months ago
Agony of TB patients as shortage of drugs bites
Kisumu-Kericho border clashes instill fear among teachers, children
Teachers and learners are in fear every day because of the border clashes. According to Odhong' Primary School Head Teacher Erick Wadegu, learners have even stopped going to school,
By Sharon Owino 6 months ago
Kisumu-Kericho border clashes instill fear among teachers, children
Several feared dead in Kisumu road crash
Several people feared dead following a road accident at Ojolla on Kisumu-Busia road, Regional Traffic Police Commander Allan Mwangi confirms.
By Sharon Owino 7 months ago
Several feared dead in Kisumu road crash
Locals seek refugee at school as clashes erupt
The clashes have cost two lives. The residents, especially mothers and children, are camping in Ndori Primary School for safety owing to the ongoing attacks that began on Friday.
By Sharon Owino 8 months ago
Locals seek refugee at school as clashes erupt
Lake region bloc abandons plans to establish Sh2.8b bank 9 years later
The plans for the establishment of a Sh2.8 billion bank were mooted in 2014 as one of the flagship projects for the bloc.
By Sharon Owino 8 months ago
Lake region bloc abandons plans to establish Sh2.8b bank 9 years later
Jitters as Kisumu slums recount police brutality
Interviews with residents show they are yet to overcome the trauma they were subjected to by law enforcers. Smell of pain, bitterness and agony remains written all over their faces.
By Sharon Owino 8 months ago
Jitters as Kisumu slums recount police brutality
Property stolen from the Kisumu County Assembly
The Kisumu County Assembly Speaker Elisha Oraro confirmed the robbery incident
By Sharon Owino 9 months ago
Property stolen from the Kisumu County Assembly
Raila warns of mass protests if Finance Bill sails through
Raila, who appears to have slammed the door for dialogue with the government, dared Kenya Kwanza leaders to pass the controversial Bill.
By Sharon Owino and Harold Odhiambo 10 months ago
Raila warns of mass protests if Finance Bill sails through
Consumers feel the pinch of eggs shortage amid soaring prices
Shortage of eggs has been reported in Nyanza as imports decline and local production struggles. A crate of eggs is selling at between Sh340 and Sh450.
By Sharon Owino 1 year ago
Consumers feel the pinch of eggs shortage amid soaring prices
Police in Kisumu throws teargas in lodging to smoke out 'cheating' girlfriend
Police in Kisumu have arrested their colleague, who on Tuesday dawn threw a teargas canister inside a lodging to smoke out his girlfriend whom he alleged was cheating on him.
By Sharon Owino 1 year ago
Police in Kisumu throws teargas in lodging to smoke out 'cheating' girlfriend
Kisumu County to stop burials in estates to pave way for town expansion
In several estates in Kisumu, a few homesteads that adopted the tradition still exist as families remain keen to maintain their way of life in a city that is rapidly growing.
By Olivia Odhiambo and Sharon Owino 1 year ago
Kisumu County to stop burials in estates to pave way for town expansion
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Nyong'o: Why I met Ruto, skipped Azimio's Kamukunji rally
Nyong'o said he was pursuing a multi-billion project that will be implemented in Kisumu and had been called for an urgent meeting with the president.
By Sharon Owino 1 year ago
Nyong'o: Why I met Ruto, skipped Azimio's Kamukunji rally
Fire razes stalls, vehicles in Juakali, Kisumu
Fire razed stalls, vehicles and spare part shops at Juakali in Kisumu central business district on Friday night, December 2.
By Sharon Owino 1 year ago
Fire razes stalls, vehicles in Juakali, Kisumu
Kisumu City to get first traffic lights
The traffic lights will be installed at three main road junctions - the Kisumu Boys High School, Patel, Kondele roundabouts, and the Central Business District (CBD).
By Sharon Owino 1 year ago
Kisumu City to get first traffic lights
Nyong'o gives in to pressure and nominates more women to Cabinet
A resident filed a petition before the Employment and Labour Relations Court in Kisumu, seeking to have the list of CECs revoked.
By Sharon Owino 1 year ago
Nyong'o gives in to pressure and nominates more women to Cabinet
Suspect in killing of Ida Odinga's bodyguard detained by the court
Collins Oulo, the man suspected of shooting dead Ida Odinga's bodyguard, remanded at Kisumu Police Station for 14 days after surrendering to police in Eldoret.
By Sharon Owino and Daphin Achieng 1 year ago
Suspect in killing of Ida Odinga's bodyguard detained by the court
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Women mint money by turning used wigs into carpets, doormats
For women keen on enhancing their looks with the latest brands of wigs and braids, synthetic human hair waste is worthless.
By Sharon Owino 1 year ago
Women mint money by turning used wigs into carpets, doormats
Night out that ended life of Ida Odinga's bodyguard
Oduor is said to have been disarmed and shot dead by manager of a club in Kisumu. Police suspect he was collateral damage in a love triangle involving his friend.
By Sharon Owino 1 year ago
Night out that ended life of Ida Odinga's bodyguard
Residents forced to put up with foul smell from Lake Victoria
Locals attribute the smell to sunken portions of hyacinth weed in the lake. Nema says water is not safe for use and can cause irritation on the skin.
By Sharon Owino 1 year ago
Residents forced to put up with foul smell from Lake Victoria
New efforts to raise uptake of PrEP in war on HIVAids
During the pharmacy PrEP pilot initiation and continuation process, KEMRI was able to achieve 58 per cent and 55 per cent of behaviours associated with HIV risks, respectively.
By Sharon Owino 1 year ago
New efforts to raise uptake of PrEP in war on HIVAids
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Legio Maria defies anti-modern medicine stance, builds hospital
The first phase of the Level IV hospital project in Daraja Mbili, Kisumu West constituency, will see the construction of a community clinic
By Sharon Owino 1 year ago
Legio Maria defies anti-modern medicine stance, builds hospital
Nyanza women leaders protest multiple US security alerts
In the alerts, the US Embassy warned its nationals of a possible violence outbreak during the determination and announcement of the presidential petition ruling by the Supreme Court.
By Sharon Owino 1 year ago
Nyanza women leaders protest multiple US security alerts
Three die as truck veers off the road in Kisumu
Three pedestrians died on the spot while two others sustained serious injuries after a truck lost control and ploughed into them in Kisumu.
By Sharon Owino 1 year ago
Three die as truck veers off the road in Kisumu
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Kisumu residents living in fear as vicious gangs terrorise estates
Several residents are nursing injuries after being attacked by machete-wielding gangs. Spate of robberies blamed on political gangs rendered jobless after campaigns ended.
By Sharon Owino 1 year ago
Kisumu residents living in fear as vicious gangs terrorise estates
Explainer: Why media houses have different presidential results
How fast a media house churns presidential results depends on several factors key among them being technology and the size of data crunching teams.
By Sharon Owino 1 year ago
Explainer: Why media houses have different presidential results
State plans to electrify a million homes annually over ten years
A booming population and high power demand from industries have led to new electricity goals. Kenya's per capita power consumption compares poorly to other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.
By Sharon Owino and Anne Atieno 1 year ago
State plans to electrify a million homes annually over ten years
I will uphold the constitution, Ruto says
Ruto, confident of victory on Tuesday said he will invite Raila to share a cup of tea and discuss his next steps.
By Sharon Owino 1 year ago
I will uphold the constitution, Ruto says
World U20: Korir and Kimosong win silver and bronze for Kenya in 3000m
Felix Korir and Edwin Kimosong bagged silver and bronze medals in lifetime-best performances on Saturday morning in the 3,000m race
By Sharon Owino 1 year ago
World U20: Korir and Kimosong win silver and bronze for Kenya in 3000m
'Making of Champs' kicks off at Jericho
The Ministry of Sports in conjunction with Ministry of Education yesterday organised role up introductory sporting activities dubbed 'Making of Champs of Tomorrow'
By Sharon Owino 1 year ago
'Making of Champs' kicks off at Jericho
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These are Kenya's institutions that don't inspire hope
Since they fail to instil confidence in the voters, the question is whether this failure is contrived or coincidental.
By Harold Odhiambo and Sharon Owino 1 year ago
These are Kenya's institutions that don't inspire hope
NCIC calls for peaceful campaigns
NCIC commissioners said that the country must remain intact even after the election.
By Sharon Owino 1 year ago
NCIC calls for peaceful campaigns
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Shakeel walks a tight rope as his Kolwa support base is targeted
In the political battle he faced in 2017, Mr Shabbir defied party odds and won the seat as an independent candidate in an area where the ODM party enjoys significant support.
By Olivia Odhiambo and Sharon Owino 1 year ago
Shakeel walks a tight rope as his Kolwa support base is targeted
Locals decry fare hike by digital taxi drivers
Some of the drivers fault the apps, saying they are not as accurate when it comes to fares. Police said none of those who claim to have been harassed has reported at any station.
By Sharon Owino 1 year ago
Locals decry fare hike by digital taxi drivers
Wajackoya: A win for me or Raila is victory for western Kenya
Wajackoya surprised many when he criticised a man he spotted in the crowd openly smoking bhang. He said his party did not stand for such acts.
By Sharon Owino 1 year ago
Wajackoya: A win for me or Raila is victory for western Kenya
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Luo elders council losing its voice in the wake of political endorsements
Their 'Oteku' (absolute power) penetrated the region with the potency of venom and their words played a key role in determining key issues in the community and fostering unity.
By Sharon Owino 1 year ago
Luo elders council losing its voice in the wake of political endorsements
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Battleground: Will Olago Aluoch survive quest by ODM to scuttle his fourth term bid?
The incumbent Olago Aluoch is vying against three other contestants to defend his fourth term. Observers believe the current race will be defined by track record and party strength.
By Olivia Odhiambo, Sharon Owino 1 year ago
Battleground: Will Olago Aluoch survive quest by ODM to scuttle his fourth term bid?
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