Government decries low number of women going for Cervical Cancer screening

Only 16.4 percent of women within the reproductive age in the country turn up for cervical cancer screening, Health Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) Dr. Rashid Aman has said. Dr. Aman noted the numbers were disturbingly...
Lack of funding, main challenge facing mental health in Kenya

Lack of funding, main challenge facing mental health in Kenya

Psychiatrist Dr Frank Njenga has decried lack of funding by both the national and county governments as the main challenge facing mental health care in the country. Dr Njenga said mental health is not a...

Government launches high voltage substation in Konza

The government has launched the construction of a 400 Kilovolt (KV) double circuit electric power sub-station at Konza to provide reliable power supply to the Konza Techno City, Kajiado, Makueni and Machakos counties. The Energy...

Makueni County to launch projects worth over Kshs 57b

The national government is conducting over 57 billion shillings worth programmes and projects in Makueni County, area County Commissioner Mr. Maalim Mohammed has disclosed. Mohammed said that some of the programmes and projects included 28...

Nobody will die of hunger, says government spokesman

The government has reiterated that nobody will die of hunger or lack of water in 23 counties affected by drought in the country. Government Spokesman Colonel Retired Cyrus Oguna  said the government has set aside...

Makueni County puts gamblers on notice

Traders in gambling business in Makueni County have been urged to look for alternative business as the government would not allow gambling to continue, area County Commissioner Mr. Maalim Mohammed has said. Further, the administrator...

Four officers interdicted over continued degradation of gazetted forests

Environment Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko has interdicted four Kenya Forest service officers over continued degradation of gazetted forests in Makueni County. Tobiko says investigations conducted over the last two years on the destruction of...

Women in Makueni to benefit from free fistula surgeries

Over 50 women living with fistula related complications in Makueni County are expected to receive free surgeries and medical advice in a weeklong free Fistula Camp at the Makueni County Referral Hospital that started...

Nominated Makueni MCA charged with ethnic contempt

Makueni County Assembly nominated MCA Mbula Mutula was on Monday arraigned in court for a post she allegedly made in her Facebook page during 2017 repeat of presidential polls. The post is said to contravene...

Sunflower farmers in Makueni County set to benefit from partnership

Over 600 Sunflower farmers in Makueni County are set to benefit from a partnership between Safaricom’s DigiFarm product, Bidco Africa and the Makueni County Government. The 640 Sunflower farmers are the first beneficiaries of an...
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