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Comedian Nyambane (right). READ ALSO: Uhuru gives comedian Nyambane a KEY job in Jubilee. The president declared Nyambane as the Jubilee youth point man in Kisii and Nyamira counties, and announced that he will be linking the youths from the ...
Nairobi - The government has kicked off a mass campaign to distribute 15 million long lasting insecticide treated nets to 23 counties that are malaria prone.
The scarcity of and subsequent rise in maize prices is attributed to the prolonged dry spell, use of inappropriate fertiliser and poor farming techniques.
ODM primaries across the country begin on April 7, 2017 and are expected to end on April 23. Advertisement. By JUSTUS OCHIENG' More by this Author.
Sinyolo are up against Dede, Nyamira and Nyabururu in Pool 'B' while Kisumu Girls have an easy task against Ambassador Pamela Mboya and Kereri.
A national school in Nyamira county is on the spot following a visit by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday, March 21, where he commissioned a dormitory.
President Uhuru Kenyatta, while addressing a political rally in Nyamira town on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 said that he feels confident he will win the August polls.
Speaking in Nyamira county on Tuesday, March 21, Uhuru who is seeking reelection in the forthcoming General Election slated for August 8, lashed at the Opposition for their endless complaints while not giving solutions.
Nyamira ODM leaders on Tuesday gave President Uhuru Kenyatta's tour of the region a wide berth. The lot kept off Uhuru's activities which included the launch of Magwagwa dam and road projects.
President Uhuru Kenyatta launching the building of the 84km Nyamira-Igonga-Gesonso-Nyabioto road in Igonga, Bonchari Constituency on March 21, 2017.
Both Kisii and Nyamira, with about half a million votes, are run by opposition governors with a majority of the MPs also being from the opposition.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto will today start a two-day tour of Kisii and Nyamira counties to hunt for votes.
Integrated IDPs protest in Nakuru on February 14, 2017. They vowed not to take part in the coming elections if the government fails to honour its promise to compensate them.
He said the union's noises will not improve but decline education standards unless they were had susbstance. Matiang'i who was accompanied Nyamira county director of education Nelson Sifuna gave the ministry's donation of Sh14 million to the ...
ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi greets his supporters in Narok County on March 10, 2017. His party has announced that it will hold nominations between April 7 and 22.
Amani National Congress (ANC) has failed to attract any aspirant in 10 counties from Rift Valley and Mount Kenya region even as it announced nomination ...
St Pauls Amasago principal innocent Mogunde (right) leads education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i (centre) and Kisii County Commissioner Samwel Njora on a tour of the school.
A secondary school teacher has won a landmark legal battle against his estranged wife after Appeal Court judges granted him divorce and ordered her to refund ...
About 15000 people displaced during the 2007/2008 post-election violence are finally set to be awarded millions of shillings in compensation.
Early this month, two senators - Kennedy Mong'are (Nyamira) and George Khaniri (Vihiga) - were removed from the Senate County Public Accounts and Investments Committee, which is a thorn in the flesh of governors.
In the executives' side, Bungoma had the largest single expenditure at Sh102.80 million, Nakuru Sh91.45 million, Siaya 85.47 million, Nandi 77.51 million, West Pokot Sh69.18 million, Nyamira Sh68.35 million, Marsabit Sh65.24 million, Turkana 63.85 ...
... Kenyatta talks with with Budalang'i MP Ababu Namwamba at Parliament on March 15, 2017 after he made the state of the Nation address.
Nyamira's John Nyagarama will battle it out with West Mugirango MP James Gesami and newcomer Dr John Kumenda in the ODM primaries.
On April 9, the party will hold nominations in Kisii, Nyamira, Samburu and Trans Nzoia, while Mombasa, Kilifi, and Kwale will have theirs on April 11.
At least 12 aspirants have declared their interest in the Nyamira County woman Representative seat setting the stage for a major political battle ahead of the August 8 polls.
These are Shimo Borstal, Maara, Marimanti, Mutomo, Oloitok Tok, Shikusa Borstal institution, Vihiga prison, Kehancha Prison/ Kendege, Nyamira Prison, Kamiti YCTC and Kamae Girls' Borstal Institution. The IEBC is set to meet with political parties to ...
The incumbent governors are Cyprian Awiti (Homa Bay), Jack Ranguma (Kisumu), Okoth Obado (Migori), Cornel Rasanga (Siaya), James Ongwae (Kisii) and John Nyagarama (Nyamira). Five of the governors were elected on the ODM ticket, while Obado ...
In neighbouring Nyamira, hosts Ekenyoro Technical retained the boys' basketball title after a 43-9 win over Nyairang'a.
CUT-THROAT COMPETITION. In Nyanza region, another key NASA stronghold, the coalition faces cut-throat competition mainly between ODM and Wiper in Kisii and Nyamira counties. In the wider Nyanza region, Jubilee rivals have a fair approval rating of 16 ...
"This annual address is turning out to be a Public Relations exercise instead of being a moment for the government to genuinely reflect on the state of this nation and boldly admit where it has failed," Nyamira Senator Kennedy Mong'are said. Makueni ...
Siaya and Trans Nzoia will have theirs on April 5, Mombasa and Samburu on April 7, Migori and Nyamira on April 9, Narok and Kisii on April 11, and Vihiga and Kisumu on April 13.
A fourth passenger who was travelling in the ill-fated lorry was critically injured and rushed to Nyamira hospital. PHOTO | Google MAPS.
"As much as some governors might read mischief and cite conflict of interest this being an election year, it is a requirement in law," Nyamira Senator Kennedy Mong'are said. Fears are emerging that senators who have declared interest to unseat the ...
Meru Governor Peter Munya speaks before the Senate Public Accounts and Investments Committee on November 22, 2016 at Parliament Buildings.
JP will focus on wooing voters in Bungoma, Busia, Kakamega, Kisii, parts of Migori, Nyamira and Vihiga. President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto have made many visits to the counties and launched various projects.
Kitui Governor Julius Malombe (holding mic) inspects a water project in Kitui south. EACC detectives raided county offices and carted away crucial tendering documents.
Nyamira Senator Kennedy Mong'are when he launched his party at Chester House, Nairobi on March 7, 2017. He is gunning for the presidency.
Others were Migori, Nyamira, Elgeyo-Marakwet, Embu, Isiolo, Kajiado, Kwale, Lamu, Mandera, Nyandarua, Tana River and Laikipia.
Nyamira Senator Kennedy Mong'are has unveiled the National Liberal Party under which he intends to vie for the presidency on August 8. Mong'are said he stands for the "real change that will liberate Kenyans from the chains of dynastic leadership ...
Already, a case is in court against the pay-off, while some MPs, among them Nyamira Senator Kennedy Okong'o, have criticised the idea.
Nyamira county is slowly becoming a dangerous place for journalists to work in if they don't report positively on the county government.
Kisii Deputy Governor Joash Maangi, who defected from ODM to Jubilee a few months ago, has hinted that he will rejoin the party. Maangi said he will support Governor James Ongwae's reelection bid.
The Nyamira governor gover race will be a battle of bright minds as professionals and academicians seek to unseat incumbent incumbent John Nyagarama of ODM.
National Super Alliance (NASA) co-principals Kalonzo Musyoka (left) Musalia Mudavadi (centre) and Raila Odinga addressing journalists at Capitol Hill in Nairobi on March 2, 2017.
The Raila team is concerned with Kalonzo's overtures in areas considered their strongholds such as Kisii, Nyamira, Coast and some parts of North Eastern.
A number of county speakers in western Kenya are leaving the assemblies in droves to fight for parliamentary seats in the August elections.
Nderitu Gachagua's widow Margaret Karungaru and Nyamira Governor John Nyangarama in a bus as they head to collect the body of the Governor at JKIA, March 2, 2017.
Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero. Dr Kidero has dared the Ethics and anti-corruption Commission to make true its threat of barring him from defending his seat during the August polls.
Speaking in Kuria East on Monday, February 27, Nyamira Senator Kennedy Mongare said he would scrap the National Assembly. "I will scrape off the National Assembly because Members of Parliament do a lot of nothing.
Mr Mubea said ongoing investigations into procurement issues, crooked employment and loss of funds are already at an advanced stage in Nairobi, Migori, Siaya, Busia, Murang'a, Nyamira and Kilifi counties. Suspects from the seven counties will be taken ...






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