Kenya on course to becoming middle-income country by 2030
The country is making significant strides towards becoming a middle-income country by 2030, the government has said.
By 13 days ago
Kenya on course to becoming middle-income country by 2030
Blow to Barasa as court overturns county board members removal
The court ordered for their immediate reinstatement and awarded each of the four board members Sh1 million in damages.  
By 15 days ago
Blow to Barasa as court overturns county board members removal
Axed county board officials to know their fate today
The board has been fighting to overturn a decision of the county assembly to kick them out.
By 17 days ago
Axed county board officials to know their fate today
Government releases Sh150million salary arrears for Nzoia sugar employees
The money is expected to be released in two weeks as announced by President William Ruto during his tour of the county last week.
By 17 days ago
Government releases Sh150million salary arrears for Nzoia sugar employees
State steps up SHIF registration ahead of rollout in July
Kenyans will start paying 2.75 per cent of their gross salary to the Social Health Insurance Fund (SHIF) from July 1, under the new Social Health Authority (SHA).
By 19 days ago
State steps up SHIF registration ahead of rollout in July
Protect DP Gachagua, Western clerics tell Ruto
A section of religious leaders from the Western region has called out on President Ruto for allowing politicians from his stronghold to antagonise DP Rigathi Gachagua.
By 25 days ago
Protect DP Gachagua, Western clerics tell Ruto
Uproar as Ruto's Kakamega flagship projects miss in budget estimates
Most of the projects that President William Ruto promised to initiate in Kakamega County are missing in the 2024/25 financial year budget estimates.
By 1 month ago
Uproar as Ruto's Kakamega flagship projects miss in budget estimates
Artisanal miners upbeat as gold processing bill set for second reading
The bill if assented to law will establish a legal framework for collecting, purifying, smelting, fabricating, registering, monitoring and transporting gold or products of gold.
By 1 month ago
Artisanal miners upbeat as gold processing bill set for second reading
Save our jobs, Kakamega service board pleads with judge
The ousted members of the board maintained the county government embarked on a campaign of premeditated persecution by relentlessly pushing for their impeachment.
By 1 month ago
Save our jobs, Kakamega service board pleads with judge
Careers of ousted Kakamega board members hang in the balance
The careers of impeached members of the Kakamega County Public Service Board hang in the balance as they await the outcome of a petition challenging their dismissal.
By 1 month ago
Careers of ousted Kakamega board members hang in the balance
Kindiki, Koome and OCPD sued by Mumias landlords
The landowners have petitioned the court to give a restraining order to the respondents from evicting them the land and to allow them to utilise it.
By 1 month ago
Kindiki, Koome and OCPD sued by Mumias landlords
Disputed Mumias plots were not gazetted after State acquisition
The government, in 1971 mooted a plan to compulsorily acquire land from residents to expand Mumias town, which by then was a small market with a handful of shops.
By 2 months ago
Disputed Mumias plots were not gazetted after State acquisition
Families left homeless as county, locals battle for 210-acre land
Some of the farmers who had taken advantage of the ongoing long rains to plant are now helpless.
By 2 months ago
Families left homeless as county, locals battle for 210-acre land
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University terror attack survivors yet to heal, nine years on
Survivors say that after the attack, majority of the students did not get any support from the government. Some survivors received help in form of scholarships from other countries.
By 2 months ago
University terror attack survivors yet to heal, nine years on
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Youthful CEO turning around the fortunes of Kakamega's varsity Sacco
Determined to steady the ship, Rehema Atieno rallied a group of like-minded new board members, who shared her vision of restoring Wevarsity Sacco to its former glory.
By 2 months ago
Youthful CEO turning around the fortunes of Kakamega's varsity Sacco
Lusaka urges farmers to embrace cotton farming
Bungoma Governor Ken Lusaka has urged residents to embrace cotton farming, citing a significant demand due to a shortage of the produce in the country.
By 2 months ago
Lusaka urges farmers to embrace cotton farming
NG-CDF takes shape as over 20,000 students benefit from Sh128million in bursaries
Some 20, 000 students from Luanda and Teso North constituencies have benefited from National Government Constituency Development Fund bursary worth Sh128 million.
By 2 months ago
NG-CDF takes shape as over 20,000 students benefit from Sh128million in bursaries
Union wants state to employ graduates as public health officers
The union, through its Secretary General, Brown Ashira, claimed that diploma holders were being prioritised over graduates.
By 3 months ago
Union wants state to employ graduates as public health officers
Western MPs gang up against Natembeya over attacks on Wetang'ula
Western leaders have ganged up against Trans Nzoia Governor George Natembeya for allegedly insulting National Assembly Speaker Moses Wetang’ula.
By 3 months ago
Western MPs gang up against Natembeya over attacks on Wetang'ula
Joy as court reverts grabbed land to Kakamega Primary School
Appellate Judges unanimously dismissed the application on February 9, thereby handing over the disputed prime plot back to the school with a population of more than 4,500 pupils.
By 4 months ago
Joy as court reverts grabbed land to Kakamega Primary School
Finally, Kakamega County Assembly finally gets clerk after two years
Donald Keya Manyala has finally been sworn in as the new clerk of the Kakamega county assembly after a two-and-a-half-year hiatus.
By 4 months ago
Finally, Kakamega County Assembly finally gets clerk after two years
Ruto praises Raila for admitting merit of housing project
Ruto said ‘Raila believes affordable housing is a noble project since they had a similar idea when he served as the minister for Roads, Transport and Housing in the Narc government.
By 4 months ago
Ruto praises Raila for admitting merit of housing project
Governor Barasa loses bid to strike out petition challenging removal of service board
Kakamega Governor Fernandes Barasa has lost bid to strike out a petition filed by the County Public Service Board (CPSB) challenging their removal from office.
By 4 months ago
Governor Barasa loses bid to strike out petition challenging removal of service board
Orders barring replacement of ousted board members extended
County has failed to respond to petition by Public Service Board members contesting their ouster terming the process of removing them from office illegal.
By 4 months ago
Orders barring replacement of ousted board members extended
Kakamega hydroelectric power plant targets 30,000 households
The three power plants will each supply electricity within a radius of 18 kilometres.
By 5 months ago
Kakamega hydroelectric power plant targets 30,000 households
New real estate investments driving Kakamega's growth
The town enjoys a robust and diverse transport system via road and air through Kakamega airstrip among others.
By 5 months ago
New real estate investments driving Kakamega's growth
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Health CS admits fraud at NHIF through fake claims by hospitals
During her visit to Lugulu Mission Hospital in Bungoma County, Nakhumicha issued a stern warning to hospitals, cautioning against inflating NHIF bills through the fabrication of patient records.
By 5 months ago
Health CS admits fraud at NHIF through fake claims by hospitals
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Raila, Ruto renew battle over taxation, cost of living
Raila Odinga said there is an urgent need for the government to make the cost of basic goods more affordable to all Kenyans.
By 5 months ago
Raila, Ruto renew battle over taxation, cost of living
Court stops governor Barasa from kicking out service board
Embattled Public Service Board members poke holes in the process of removing them. The court sets pre-trial date and orders MCAs and County Secretary to file responses.
By 6 months ago
Court stops governor Barasa from kicking out service board
Governor Barasa advertises positions for impeached service board members
Kakamega Governor Fernandes Barasa has declared four positions for impeached members of the County Public Service Board (CPSB) vacant.
By 6 months ago
Governor Barasa advertises positions for impeached service board members
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Mudavadi defends plan to privatise 11 parastatals
Mudavadi claimed it is the only way the Kenya Kwanza government can generate additional revenue to pay soaring external debts and rebuild the economy.
By 6 months ago
Mudavadi defends plan to privatise 11 parastatals
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Puzzle of official said to have two top county jobs
It is alleged that Catherine Gathoni was drawing salaries from two counties by holding two public office jobs have persisted even as she denied the claims.
By 6 months ago
Puzzle of official said to have two top county jobs
Kakamega MCAs vote to impeach four Public Service Board members
The County Public Service Board (CPSB) chairperson Catherine Omweno and board members Stanely Were, Dr Ralph Wangatiah and Joel Omukoko have been kicked out of the office.
By 6 months ago
Kakamega MCAs vote to impeach four Public Service Board members
Kakamega County slashes budget by Sh1b as revenue dips
In the first supplementary budget presented before the County Assembly, the approved budget estimates was scaled down from Sh17.7 billion to Sh16.5 billion.
By 6 months ago
Kakamega County slashes budget by Sh1b as revenue dips
Governor Barasa wants us out, board members claim
Embattled Kakamega County Public Service Board (CPSB) members have accused Governor Fernandes Barasa of being behind a bid to impeach them.
By 6 months ago
Governor Barasa wants us out, board members claim
Kakamega Ward reps push for impeachment of sports executive
So far, 45 MCAs have appended their signatures in a bid to have Mr Mandela ejected from office through an impeachment motion.
By 6 months ago
Kakamega Ward reps push for impeachment of sports executive
Petitioner forced to apologise over 'busybody' remarks as motion to impeach service board begins
At one point, Dennis Muhanda, the petitioner who wants the board out was forced to apologise to the board’s advocates after referring to them as ‘busybodies’ to delay the impeachment process.
By 6 months ago
Petitioner forced to apologise over 'busybody' remarks as motion to impeach service board begins
Kakamega County service board loses bid to stop impeachment
Kakamega County Public Service Board (CPSB) suffered a setback after attempts to stop impeachment proceedings against them were dismissed.
By 6 months ago
Kakamega County service board loses bid to stop impeachment
Kakamega board faces the axe on claims of defying the Constitution
Their jobs now hang in the balance after a petition was filed at the County Assembly of Kakamega seeking their removal from office based on Mr Oparanya's decision.
By 6 months ago
Kakamega board faces the axe on claims of defying the Constitution
Medics root for 'kangaroo' care to reduce preterm deaths
Dr Roselyne Malangachi, a consultant paediatrician at Kakamega Teaching and Referral Hospital says the majority of preterm babies can survive and thrive with low-cost, effective interventions.
By 7 months ago
Medics root for 'kangaroo' care to reduce preterm deaths
Creatives bring African nursery rhymes to life
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