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Deputy President William Ruto's speech at the fifth Annual Devolution Conference in Kakamega has sparked a lot of reactions online. Speaking during the conference, DP Ruto warned counties on spending money they didn't have and urged the counties to stop overcommitting on resources. . He spoke ...
Deputy President William Ruto has let out the 'secret' on why he is a frequent visitor to Kakamega County, and it has everything to do with matters of the heart. The DP, who was the guest speaker at the 5th Annual Devolution Conference in Kakamega, told the crowd that he got his wife Rachel in Kakamega.

The meeting is taking place at Kakamega High School in the county headed by Wycliffe Oparanya. "Oparanya says I come to Kakamega often. It's true. I got my better half from here," he said at the closing ceremony. Ruto said his wife Rachel attended Likuyani Primary and Butere Girls' High schools in ...
A delegate arrives for the conference but he will have to walk for about 200 metres to get to the venue. [Paul Wafula, Standard]. Governors converged in Kakamega County Tuesday morning to take stock of devolution, five years after the system was introduced in the country. Devolution has been a story of ...
A family in Kakamega is in agony following a series of deaths in the family, and the pain of dealing with their kin's body being held by a hospital over accrued bills. The deceased, Vincent Kubili, was diagnosed with multiple Myeloma (a cancer arising from plasma cells) in January 2018, but later died while ...
The Mseto Africa's 2018 Kilifi County Miss Hando Glory Chiru Nojo (left), flanked by the County's officials witness the Devolution Principal Secretary Nelson Marwa sign a visitor's book in their Trade Exhibition Stand at Kakamega High School grounds in Kakamega County during this year's 5th Annual ...

Investors have been urged to venture into the untapped hospitality industry in Kakamega and its environs at the ongoing devolution conference. The arrival of thousands of delegates for the conference in Kakamega town has exposed the town's deficiency in accommodation facilities to host such an event, ...
Opposition Chief Hon Raila Odinga gave a keynote speech at the 5th Annual Devolution Conference in Kakamega addressing transparency and good governance. Even before making his keynote address, the former premier received praises from the speakers who addressed the gathering ahead of him ...
Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya says he is hopeful Congolese music star Koffi Olomide will perform at the devolution meet, despite his pending ... Mr Oparanya said the promoters were making efforts to salvage Mr Olomide's planned concert in Kakamega County during the Devolution Conference.
23 hours ago. Kakamega governor Wycliffe Oparanya joked about considering the appointment of former senator Boni Khalwale as head of bullfighting in order to 'give him a way back' to public service. News. President misses devolution meeting due to bad weather; opens ceremony via video link 14 hours ago · Hundreds ...
"@PresidentKE @UKenyatta will address delegates at the 5th Devolution Conference being hosted in Kakamega County via a Live Televised link from @StateHouseKenya," PSCU said ... This was a moment after Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya said he was still hopeful the president would attend.
Delegates and other guests arriving for the 5th devolution conference in Kakamega were left waiting for long hours at Amalemba Primary School ... Mr Lawrence Oyando of Khwisero in Kakamega said the organisers needed to speed up the process to avoid inconveniencing delegates and other guests.
Congolese star musician Koffi Olomide's planned concert tour of Kakamega during the forthcoming Devolution Conference hangs in the balance, as his ... Controversy has also erupted over the invitation of the renowned band leader, composer and singer with the Kakamega County government and ...
The National Finals of the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Youth Tournament kicked off on Thursday with quarterfinal games played at the historic Bukhungu Stadium and Kakamega High School Grounds in Kakamega County. The winners of the quarterfinals pocketed KES 250,000 cash reward each and will ...
The National Finals of the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Youth Tournament kicked off on Thursday with quarterfinal games played at the historic Bukhungu Stadium and Kakamega High School Grounds in Kakamega County. The winners of the quarterfinals pocketed KES 250,000 cash reward each and will ...
Residents of Kakamega county were treated to a strange funeral, where parallel services were held for the burial of the businessman on Saturday. Linnet is Mumias East MP Ben Washiali's younger sister. A court battle led to his remains lying at the Lee Funeral Home for close to three months. Ouya, 60 ...
Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya has asked a family accused of kidnapping and killing school children in Kakamega town to leave. He visited the family of a standard three girl who was kidnapped and her body discovered in a water tank last Friday. Oparanya said the family should leave the town to ...

He alerted the police who came and removed the body which has been taken to Kakamega county referral hospital for post mortem. “It is difficult to establish the kidnappers' intentions. The most painful bit is that it was planned by a neighbour who is also a tenant here,” he said. When the body was found, ...
Kenyan politicians are known to be some of the best paid 'workers' in the country. With some openly displaying their flamboyant lifestyles on social media, it is clear they swim in money. Send 'NEWS' to 40227 to receive all the important breaking news as it happens. However, Kakamega Senator Cleophas ...
Police take away the body of a nine-year-old girl found on March 16, 2018 in a water tank behind her parents' house in Scheme Estate, Kakamega. She had been missing since March 11. PHOTO | BENSON AMADALA | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
Elected leaders from Kakamega County in western Kenya have chosen Kakamega governor Wycliffe Ambetsa Oparanya to be their spokesman and link between the national and county governments. The leaders who included members of parliament from Jubilee and orange democratic movement ...
Seven regions have picked their representatives for both boys and girls in this year's Chapa Dimba national championship. Kakamega's Bukhungu stadium will play host to the finals of the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom youth tournament to be held on 22nd to 25th this month. The champions from each region ...
Mumias police boss Peter Kattam briefs the media about the incident on March 12, 2018. PHOTO | SHABAN MAKOKHA | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. The young man was a second year student at the Kisii University studying criminology while his father was a businessman at Shiatsala market in ...
A group of saw millers from Kakamega County led by Mr Jotham Mbakaya (centre) wants permits to transport trees they had harvested before the directive on logging was issued. PHOTO | BENSON AMADALA | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
Commercial saw millers may have violated their licences by encroaching on indigenous tree plantations in Kakamega Forest, threatening the region's ... Kakamega County Ecosystem conservator Martin Mamati Wandabwa said the moratorium on logging activities in forests had been fully implemented, ...
This year's Kenya Communications Sports Organisation (KECOSO) games will be staged in Kakamega County in August. The annual tournament, which is in its 39th edition, brings together sporting teams from the parastatals and departments in the ministries of Information, Communications and ...
A coffee factory will be constructed in Kakamega County after three European countries agreed to undertake the project at a cost of 3 billion shillings. Sweden, Norway and Britain jointly formed the Scandinavian Care Foundation and are set to support counties from Western get value from coffee farming.
The prison is one of the correctional facilities earmarked for a major government housing project for police and prisons going on across the country. The Kakamega houses will cost Sh118 million and will be put up over a span of six months. Raphael Ooko, deputy director of housing at the State Department ...
Weighing scale for gold at the Rosterman area in Kakamega. File Photo | TOM OTIENO | NMG. In Summary. The announcement is a signal that the multinational could soon join Goldplat which mines the commodity in Migori. At a total of 1.1 million ounces, the recoverable deposits are worth an estimated ...
Kakamega County General Hospital could be closed due to a drugs shortage if the county does not get money to buy the medicine. ... I got a warning from the chairman of the Kakamega County General Hospital that there are no drugs and if the situation persists, then we are likely to close the facility," said ...
Western Bulls put up a sterling performance to end Menengai Oilers unbeaten run with a 31-26 win in the KRU Championship at the Bullring in Kakamega. It was sweet revenge for the former Kenya Cup side, having lost 26-8 against the log leaders in the first leg. Dancun Abuyeka, Bob Safu and Austin ...
River Nzoia has no bridge which inspired Patrick Wafula (right) and his friends to come up with a tube floater which they use in transporting goods and persons across the river for a small fee. However, residents of Likuyani and Kiminini sub-counties have called on leaders to intervene and put up a bridge ...
A court will on March 8 give directions in a case in which Kakamega businessman Julius Mwale is seeking orders to prevent his arrest and prosecution. Contractors are pursuing him over claims he issued cheques that bounced. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
The suspect waylaid the two students who had been sent to buy some goods. [Courtesy]. Police in Malava sub-county have launched a manhunt for a man alleged to have taken hostage two students and defiled them in turns overnight. The assailant who owns a chemist at Sawawa market waylaid the girls; ...
River Nzoia has no bridge which inspired Patrick Wafula (right) and his friends to come up with a tube floater which they use in transporting goods and persons across the river for a small fee. However, residents of Likuyani and Kiminini sub-counties have called on leaders to intervene and put up a bridge ...
Western Bulls put up a sterling performance to end Menengai Oilers unbeaten run with a 31-26 win in the KRU Championship at the Bullring in Kakamega. It was sweet revenge for the former Kenya Cup side, having lost 26-8 against the log leaders in the first leg. Dancun Abuyeka, Bob Safu and Austin ...
A coffee factory will be constructed in Kakamega County after three European countries agreed to undertake the project at a cost of 3 billion shillings. Sweden, Norway and Britain jointly formed the Scandinavian Care Foundation and are set to support counties from Western get value from coffee farming.
On February 2, Mr Atwoli said Mr Mudavadi was no longer the Luhya community spokesman as he did not attend the Nasa January 30 'swearing-in'. But on Sunday, he said Mr Mudavadi's position as Luhya spokesman could only be withdrawn if the community members, who endorsed him in their ...
Kakamega residents have complained they are charged for taking care of their sick relatives at Kakamega County General Hospital. On Tuesday, people who were taking care of their ailing relatives said they were forced to pay Sh250 per day. Those who could not pay were physically removed by the ...
A three-year-old girl died in a fire that razed their house in Kipkaren township, Kakamega County. Area village elder Elijah Mate said the victim's mother, had left the minor locked in the room as she went out. ALSO READ: Kakamega County introduces cashless revenue system. Residents led by Obed ...
A woman who had been reported missing in Sango was found dead, and the body dumped in a cave near River Kipsangui in Likuyani sub-county. Acting Chief Frida Shirengo said Catherine Kendy, 34, had been reported missing before her charred body was found. ALSO READ: Could Mushroom porridge ...
The judiciary should punish disobedience of court orders by State officers, Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya has told Chief Justice David Maraga. Last week, the State disobeyed five orders from the High Court in Nairobi to release lawyer Miguna Miguna from custody and take him to court, eventually ...
As part of an aggressive expansion of court facilities across the country, Chief Justice David Maraga Monday morning laid the foundation stone for an ultra-modern High Court building in Kakamega. The Ksh388 Million building will hold eight courtrooms and nine chambers, among other facilities. This is the ...
Kakamega County General Hospital could be closed due to a drugs shortage if the county does not get money to buy the medicine. ... I got a warning from the chairman of the Kakamega County General Hospital that there are no drugs and if the situation persists, then we are likely to close the facility," said ...
A twenty-one-year-old man has been killed for allegedly stealing 4 Kilograms of maize and a shirt from his uncle. ALSO READ: Why research puts Kenyan students fourth on list of top hackers in Africa. The victim Brevan Musieka has been working for Martin Musieka who caught him with the stolen items ...
Land ownership wrangles have delayed the start of a project to build 3,000 houses in Kakamega town, an executive said yesterday. The houses are to be built on Mudiri and Otiende estates in partnership with private investors. The houses for county staff will be owned by investors until mortgages are paid ...
The vetting of nominees for the county Members of Executive Committee will be top on the agenda. Governor Wycliffe Oparanya will deliver his first address to the second assembly in the afternoon the same day. He is expected to outline his development agenda for his second and final term to the ...
Kakamega County Governor, Wycliffe Opranya will foot AFC Leopards bills during their three-day stay in Kakamega. Ingwe arrived in Kakamega on Wednesday as they prepare to face Fosa Juniors of Madagascar in the first leg match of Caf Confederation Cup at Bukhungu Stadium on Sunday.
A 69-year-old man escaped death by a whisker after he was caught pants down, sodomising a 14-year-old boy at Jua Kali area in Kakamega town. The old man is a neighbour to the boy. Residents who came to rescue the boy when they heard him screaming for help descended on the old man, who lives ...
The county government is planning to introduce a cashless revenue collection system to help it meet its targets. The county has failed to meet its revenue targets for the past five years. ALSO READ: Schools: Menengai win rugby, basketball. Governor Wycliffe Oparanya attributed this partly to corruption ...


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