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Curtains have come down on the life of actress Linda Opany who died from post-delivery complications in Kisumu last week. ... Siaya, Linda joined the theatre arts early and performed with half a dozen theatre outfits including Story Makers Society, Ignite Afrika, Zidi Africa, Laser arts as well as Ziwa Afrika.

Mr Joho, who is the ODM deputy party leader, said plans were underway to strengthen the party ahead of the 2022 General Election. ALSO READ: Waiguru: Mt Kenya region will back Ruto. "I will be back in Kisumu to chart the way forward. Even if I win the presidency, I will still support Raila fully," said ...
In Kondele, Kisumu county, where Opposition leader Raila Odinga has massive support, the Mombasa Governor said he supports initiatives of ... While on this way from the 5th Annual Devolution Conference in Kakamega, Joho said: "If this includes a referendum for and by the people of Kenya, so be it.
More than 2,000 people in Kisumu county have been displaced by floods after River Nyando bursts its banks. Many roads, including Ahero-Ombeyi, were rendered impassable yesterday. The only available means of transport to rescue them was a tractor. The majority of those affected were moved ...

She said that increased cases of defilement, terror by criminal gangs, police brutality and delays by officers in taking action when called upon, were some of the challenges faced by Kisumu residents. COMPENSATION. Mr Francis Auma in charge of Swift Action at Haki Africa, called upon the ... Children
Tourism Finance Corporation (TFC) plans to re-brand the 40-year-old Sunset Hotel into a luxurious 100-roomed lakefront hotel with a 5,000 capacity convention centre. The facelift will also see a patch of bush separating the hotel from Lake Victoria's shoreline cleared, opening the facility to water ...
Rev (Prof) David Kodia of Bondo Anglican Church of Kenya Diocese said it is sad homosexuality continued to thrive even though it is illegal in Kenya. "We must condemn this illegal activity. Church leaders and politicians must not bury their heads in the sand," said Prof Kodia. When contacted, ...
A new wave of attacks involving street children in Kisumu is worrying stakeholders as Kenya joined the world in marking the International Street children's Day. At least two street urchins have been killed in one week, amid fears that the fight for survival was turning vicious. Lawrence Otieno, died last ... traders
A wind of political change is blowing across Nyanza as President Uhuru Kenyatta plans to visit Kisumu to cement his recent truce with Raila Odinga. ... Mbadi said the two leaders were waiting for the conclusion of what he termed as Kenya Peace Project, being put together by a team of experts appointed by ... traders
This would not be the case for Ms Esau but for the effort of Kisumu Water and Sewerage Company (Kiwasco). In 2013, Kiwasco introduced a water distribution plan, the delegated management model (DMM), targeting low income earners. Moses Jura, the head of technical services at Kiwasco, said that this ... traders
Murder convict Martha Nyagol (in black) at the Kisumu High Court on March 22, 2018. /FAITH MATETE ... A woman convicted of murdering her husband presented herself to a Kisumu court on Thursday after disappearing the previous day. ... The crime took place at Kanyakwar Village in Kisumu East. traders
A woman convicted of murdering her husband presented herself to a Kisumu court on Thursday after disappearing the previous day. Martha Nyagol was found guilty of using a belt to strangle her husband Jared Ochieng on the night May 16, 2014. The crime took place at Kanyakwar Village in Kisumu East. traders
Raila assured that he will soon visit Kisumu together with President Uhuru. "We agreed to address nine key points with the Head of State. This will ensure political working arrangements bringing together Luos, Kalenjins and Kikuyu communities who have been at loggerheads for long," he said. He was ... traders
ICPAK chief executive Edwin Makori, Chairman Julius Mwatu and his deputy Rose Mwaura at a press conference in Kisumu on March 17, 2018 where they raised the alarm over Kenya's huge debt. PHOTO | JUSTUS OCHIENG | NATION MEDIA GROUP ... traders
Nasa leader Raila Odinga is thankful that residents of his Kisumu stronghold have endorsed his unity and development agreement with President Uhuru Kenyatta. Raila, who is ODM leader, wrote a message to this effect on Twitter after touring the town on Friday. "I wish to thank the people of Kisumu for a ... traders

Members of Kisumu County Assembly are up in arms over an alleged loss of Sh47 million that was meant for their Car loans and Mortgages. ALSO READ: EACC goes after small fish as looters roam. The MCAs claim that the money has been misappropriated by senior officials at the assembly and they ... traders
KISUMU, KENYA: After years of controversy, the Sh4 billion Lake Basin Mall opens its doors as residents expressed optimism that the move is set to improve the economy of Kisumu. The move comes at a time when local leaders and activists have been piling pressure on the management of Lake Basin ... traders
Central Bank of Kenya. The Kenya Power company has reconnected electricity supply to the Central Bank of Kenya offices in Kisumu which had been disconnected after a disagreement over unpaid bills which had accrued for three months. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP ... traders
Stakeholders in the sugar industry from the Western Kenya region have resolved to hold public participation in each of the five state controlled sugar factories before they are privatized. At a high level stakeholder consultative meeting held at Tom Mboya Labour College in Kisumu, the Privatization ... traders
Cases of rape of elderly women are on the rise, an advocacy group has warned. According to the programme officer for the gender-based violence recovery centre at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital, Ms Angelica Wagwa, the number of rape survivors aged above 60 is on the rise. traders
Avenue Hospital has suspended the nurse who was arrested in Kisumu on Friday for allegedly stealing a 10-week-old baby. On Monday, the nurse was still being detained at Kondele Police station amid investigations. Dennis Ogolla, Group Management Director of Avenue Hospital, said they had no prior ... traders
By OJWANG JOE, KISUMU, Kenya, Mar 11 – A family in Dago village, Nyahera in Kisumu West Constituency is in mourning after a woman killed three children belonging to her co-wife before committing suicide. A neighbor, Jacob Ocholla says the woman is reported to have killed the three children using a ... traders
Kisumu police boss Chris Mutune told the Star on Sunday that the nurse who works at Avenue Hospital was being interrogated. He said they were tipped off by a member of the public and the nurse was arrested at the facility on Friday night. He said the infant was taken to the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga ... traders
President Uhuru Kenyatta and NASA leader Raila Odinga's meeting has drawn mixed reaction from Kisumu residents. Some expressed joy while others said they were disappointed by the deal. Taxi driver Charles Okuta said there was still fear and tension after last year's General Election. He said the ... traders
The county government has received Sh100 million from Kenya Industrial Estates to boost poultry farming. County Trade, Energy and Industrialisation Executive Alice Moraa said the money would benefit farmers in Kisumu's seven constituencies. ALSO READ: Former MP Magara: How I run my modern ... traders
Kisumu MPs have opposed the government's plan to privatise sugar firms, saying there hasn't been proper public participation. Legislators Onyango K'oyoo (Muhoroni), Jared Okello (Nyando) and Rose Nyamunga (nominated Senator) said hastening the factories privatisation will hurt cane farmers. traders
A couple died after a motorcycle they were riding on was hit by a saloon car in Kisumu. Nyanza Regional Traffic Commander Andrew Naibei said the driver fled the scene after the 2pm accident near Kibos Shopping Centre on Friday. ALSO READ: Police ban hawking along Nakuru-Eldoret highway. traders
Kisumu Governor Anyang' Nyong'o has opened up about how he managed county affairs from his hospital bed in the US for nearly two months. ... Several projects including the relocation of the dumpsite and the implementation of the Kenya Urban Projects (KUK) co-funded by the French government went ... traders
Mr Otieno is among thousands of families in Western Kenya region counties staring at effects of drought. Kisumu, Homa Bay, Siaya, parts of Kakamega and Vihiga counties have not had rainfall for a long time, causing rivers, water pans, ponds as well as bore holes to dry up. Big rivers like Nyando, Kuja, ... traders
Transport PS Professor Paul Maringa (left) leads his Minister James Macharia (right) as they arrived for the review of the Mombasa Port Community Charter at the PrideInn Paradise Beach Resort on March 01, 2018. [Photo by Gideon Maundu/Standard]. Only a day after President Uhuru Kenyatta read the ... traders
Pupils from Onjiko Primary School fetch water from a water pan in Ahero, Kisumu County, on February 20, 2018. The dry spell has forced the pupils to draw water from the pan for use at school. PHOTO | ONDARI OGEGA | NATION MEDIA GROUP ... traders
Kisumu county is set to establish the Western Kenya Cancer Comprehensive Care Center at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital. This centre will offer radiotherapy services, chemotherapy and palliative care for cancer patients in the region. This follows signed memorandum of ... traders
Kenyan-born actress Lupita Nyong'o has sponsored 1,200 school children from Kisumu to watch Black Panther movie. The children, who are participating in drama, were drawn from across county in the program aimed at nurturing young talents. Alloys Ager, director Governor's Press Unit, said the children ... traders
Kisumu, the third largest city in Kenya, pulled out all the stops for the highly anticipated premiere of Black Panther, the latest in Marvel's decade-long series of superhero movies and the first to feature an almost entirely black cast. Set in the fictional country of Wakanda, the film has been praised almost ... traders
NAIROBI, KENYA: The construction of the Sh99 million Nyamasaria -Magadi- Manyatta road is set to start after owners of houses erected on road reserves begun to demolish them. Several roadside kiosks and houses that stands on the tarmac way were on Thursday pulled down to pave way for the ... traders
According to governor Prof Anyang Nyong'o and CEH Housing Nelly Achar, the money will be disbursed through World Bank's sponsored Kenya Urban Support Program(KUSP). The deal was reached at a World Bank and KUSP consultative meeting between the county authorities and KUSP officials on ... traders
Kisumu and Busia MCAs have said they did not break the law by passing the People's Assembly motion. The two assemblies said MCAs represent the will of the majority of voters and they cannot be stopped from conducting business on the floor of the House. Busia MCAs, through clerk Allan Mabuka, said ... traders
A student died while 19 were injured in an accident on Bondo-Kisumu road on Friday. The Rapogi Secondary School learner died when their bus overturned at Kombewa area, Seme Sub-County, at about 6.30 pm. Twelve suffered serious injuries while seven sustained minor injuries. They were admitted at ... traders
Kisumu — The County Assembly of Kisumu has passed a motion that will now require Supermarkets and other shopping outlets to give free packaging bags to customers. The Assembly's Chief Whip Gard Olima, who moved the motion, says the resolution seeks to cushion customers from incurring ... traders
Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong'o participated in the #BlackPanthersChallenge sponsoring 600 school children to watch the film in her hometown Kisumu, Kenya. Lupita said "I wanted kids from my hometown to see the positive images reflected in the film and superheroes that they can relate to on the big ... traders
So it's perhaps not that surprising that Black Panther also broke several box office records in Africa. Disney confirmed to BuzzFeed News that the film earned the third-biggest opening weekend in South Africa (behind 2015's Furious 7 and 2017's The Fate of the Furious), and set new opening weekend ... traders
By CORRESPONDENT, KISUMU, Kenya, Feb 21 – The Ministry of Health has stepped up ongoing efforts to raise awareness on the National Cancer Control ... Johnson & Johnson, East Africa Government Affairs and Policy Director, Ms. Idah Asin pledged the firm's support for awareness building initiatives ... traders
Kisumu county is set to establish the Western Kenya Cancer Comprehensive Care Center at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital. This centre will offer radiotherapy services, chemotherapy and palliative care for cancer patients in the region. This follows signed memorandum of ... traders
Kenyan-born actress Lupita Nyong'o has sponsored 1,200 school children from Kisumu to watch Black Panther movie. The children, who are participating in drama, were drawn from across county in the program aimed at nurturing young talents. Alloys Ager, director Governor's Press Unit, said the children ... traders
Passengers boarding a Silverstone Air plane. The Airline has launched direct flights from Mombasa to Kisumu. [Photo by Kelvin Karani/Standard]. Travellers will now be able to fly directly to Kisumu from Mombasa's Moi International Airport (MIA). Silverstone Air has unveiled the low cost carrier, making it ... traders
Most health centres in Kisumu are understaffed and have inadequate infrastructure, according to a report by Kenya National Commission on Human Rights. The survey dubbed 'the Right to Health' focused on accessibility, availability, acceptability and quality of health services in the respective facilities. traders
I think we would have all wanted her to come, but her diary is not controlled by the Kisumu County Government; it is her schedule with her producers. However, she has sent all her love and her best wishes. The most important thing is that she has gifted us the movie and Kenya gets to host it. Kenya being ... traders
Kisumu, the third largest city in Kenya, pulled out all the stops for the highly anticipated premiere of Black Panther, the latest in Marvel's decade-long series of superhero movies and the first to feature an almost entirely black cast. Set in the fictional country of Wakanda, the film has been praised almost ... traders


 

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