Governors admit 300 bed capacity unattainable due to budgetary constrains

Covid-19: Kakamega County HQs closed after 57 health workers test positive

Kakamega County Headquarters has been closed after 57 health workers tested positive for Covid-19. While addressing the media Wednesday, Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya said the County Headquarters will remain closed for seven days to allow...

Bodies of Lake Victoria boat tragedy victims recovered

Bodies of five out of the six people reported missing following Friday’s boat accident in Lake Victoria have been recovered. 13 people were using the boat to travel from neighbouring Sigulu Island in Uganda when...

Villagers storm police station in Lukuyani, set it ablaze

A security operation is underway in Mbururu village Likuyani constituency following the torching of Mbururu police post by irate villagers. The villagers stormed the police post on Thursday night demanding the unconditional release of a...

Kakamega traders count losses after County Govt demolishes illegal structures

A section of traders in Kakamega County are counting losses after their stalls build in front of Kakamega County Referral Hospital were demolished ahead of Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe’s visit to the facility...
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EACC reclaims public land in Kakamega

Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission has reclaimed a public land in Kakamega County that had been illegally allocated to a private developer.  EACC on its twitter handle said the commission had filed a suit challenging the...

Kenya’s Deputy Commissioner of Police at independence laid to rest

Kenya's Deputy Commissioner of Police at independence Zachariah Bukhala Shimechero, 87, was on Saturday laid to rest at his home area in Malinya, Kakamega County. He passed away on the 29th July, 2020 following a...
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Government releases Ksh 138M to pay cane farmers

The Ministry of Agriculture has released Ksh 138 million to settle debts owed to cane farmers in Kakamega County. Governor Wycliffe Oparanya said that he has already received the funds from the Cabinet Secretary (CS)...
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Mudavadi accuses state of double standards in social distancing directives

Amani National Congress leader Musalia Mudavadi is accusing the state of applying double standards in its handling of social distancing directives. In an apparent reference to disruption of Senator Moses Wetangula’s homecoming rally in Bungoma...

Oparanya accuses Mudavadi of holding Luhyas at ransom

Kakamega governor Wycliffe Oparanya is accusing Amani National Congress leader Musalia Mudavadi of holding the Luhya community at ransom for his own political gains. Oparanya argues that it is time Mudavadi let the region chart...

Atwoli, Oparanya accused of causing disunity in Luhya community

A section of leaders drawn from Western Kenya have accused COTU boss Francis Atwoli and Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya for causing disunity within the Luhya Community. The leaders have also accused the two of fanning...
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