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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 ...
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 ...

Barricaded road by youths who were advancing towards Kisumu Central police Station to demand answers over Miguna Miguna detention on February 06,2018. (Photo: Denish Ochieng/ Standard). Five people shot by police during last week's protests to push for the release of deported lawyer Miguna ...
A boda boda rider and a student died in Kisumu on Tuesday morning after they were hit by a lorry. The second passenger, also a student, was taken to hospital in critical condition following the accident in Kachok area. The incident took place in the area where a trailer rammed into a tuk tuk a few weeks ...
Kisumu, Kenya: The thought of getting old, retiring and still living in a slum used to scare Emma Ochieng. Now the 55-year-old primary teacher has a ... Of the 10 million more people added each year to sub-Saharan Africa's urban population, 7 million end up in slums. Only 2 million of them can expect to ...
The National Super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga landed in Kisumu on Saturday for the first time after he was sworn in office as the People's ... was wildly cheered as his helicopter touched down briefly at the Kisumu International Airport enroute to the first public social function in Western Kenya.

Hollywood star Lupita Nyong'o is set for a red carpet reception in her hometown of Kisumu when her new movie, 'Black Panther,' premiers next week. Lupita announced her trip to Kenya through a post on her facebook page. The post was accompanied by a photo of her with her father, Kisumu Governor ...
From a vantage point at Kisumu's Jubilee market, one enjoys the picturesque view of Lake Victoria - Africa's largest fresh water lake. Interestingly, traders at the market, fondly known as "Chiro Mbero" (small scale market) are selling fish harvested from ponds and smaller lakes in China, thousands of miles ...
From left: Nominated Senator Rose Nyamunga, Nyando MP Jared Okello, Kisumu woman Rep Rozah Buyu, Kisumu Dputy Governor Mathews Owili, Kisumu Snator Fred Outa and former Kisumu Governor Jack Ranguma during the burial ceremony of the founder of the Voice of Salvation and Healing ...
A chief from Kisumu County has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for repeatedly defiling a 14 year-old girl in Seme-Sub County in 2015. The chief had been charged on June 9, 2015 with defiling the girl, who is an orphan staying with her widowed grandmother. Senior Principal Magistrate Dolphin ...
Kisumu, Kenya: The Sh4.2 billion Lake Basin mall that was facing an auction over a Sh4 billion bank loan is finally out of the woods and is now gearing up for opening after Treasury took over the loan. The Standard established that the mall will now be opened on February 28, next month after several ...
Five people died and more than ten others injured on Tuesday after an oil tanker fell on a Tuk Tuk full of passengers at Kachok in Kisumu County. The driver of the tanker that was driving towards Kisumu lost control of the vehicle that hit a pavement before falling on its side. ALSO READ: NTSA off the road, ...
... will sell the commodity at Sh91.55 per litre in Mombasa, Sh94.82 in Nairobi, Sh103 in Wajir, Sh108.63 in Mandera, Sh95.74 in Nakuru, Sh96.92 in Eldoret and 96.99 in Kisumu. ... petroleum prices currently vary across Kenya due to transport costs from Mombasa port where imported consignments land .
Kisumu, Kenya: Kisumu County government has defended Kisumu Urban Project (KUP) over award of a Sh99 million road tender to a contractor based outside the county. The road project is one of the tens of opportunities in the Sh4 billion French government-funded initiative, among others; the ...
By capital FM, Kisumu, Kenya, Jan 12 - Kenyan police officers at Luanda police station had an open gun fire exchange with flying squad officers from Kisumu at Luanda police station over illegal alcohol nabbed by the police officers at Luanda. The alcohol was being carried in two Toyota wish cars from ...
It has been projected that by 2020-2025 half the population in Kenya will be living in cities and towns. It means, Kisumu's population will be expanding at a rate never seen before. Without proper and urgent intervention, there will be more unemployment, crime and other social vices. What is the way forward ...
students in Kisumu board a Kenya red Cross Society vehicle that transported them to schools in Siaya and Busia counties, January 4, 2018. /Courtesy. Confusion began on December 31 when the ban was announced and effected. Francis Meja, director general of the National Transport and Safety ...

Plans by the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) to open cargo handling business at the Kisumu International Airport have received a shot in the arm, after a Chinese firm expressed interest in setting up a Sh1.2 billion fish processing plant near Lake Victoria. The firm Weiye Luofei Ltd has inked a deal with the ...
KRA Western Regional Coordinator Kevin Safari told journalists that the authority was looking for ways to expand its tax base in Kisumu and other 10 counties in the western Kenya bloc. "We appreciate revenue from every sector including the informal sector, that is why we are also reaching out to boda ...
KRA Regional manager Kevin Safari (right) dresses bodaboda riders in reflective jackets in Kisumu during sensitisation on road safety and tax remittance. (Photo: Denish Ochieng/ Standard). Kisumu, Kenya; The Kenya Revenue Authority is targeting to increase taxpayers in Kisumu by 7000 within the ...
The bus belonging to a Nairobi Sacco was heading towards Kisumu while the truck was headed to the opposite direction when the vehicles smashed into each other near the spot favoured by Kericho Traffic police officers for traffic checks. According to Kericho Traffic Base Commandant Michael Kahare, the ...
Residents travelling upcountry board a bus at Kisumu bus park ahead of Christmas celebrations in Kisumu. (Collins Oduor, Standard). Bus parks serving Kondele, Manyatta and Nyamasaria in Kisumu witnessed the highest level of traffic jams never seen before on Christmas day. Traffic officers on patrols ...
At least two people have been killed in a fire which swept through a popular nightclub on the outskirts of Kenya's lakeside city of Kisumu, police say. The number of dead could rise as many people are feared trapped in the building, police told the BBC. Fire-fighters were still battling the blaze four hours after ...
But last week, Nyong'o got temporary reprieve when Kenya Airports Authority gave the county the green light to transfer their waste to Kajulu, albeit with conditions. The county has so far undertaken the relocation within two months. The authority also demanded that no fresh waste is taken to the site, and ...
KBL plans to open a new Keg plant in Kisumu next year and locals have demanded that the company hires 70 per cent of its workers from the county. ... Hundreds of Kisumu residents staged a protest outside the Kenya Breweries Limited offices in Kisumu on Thursday, demanding that 70 per cent jobs in ...
Kericho, Kisumu PSV operators clash over Miguna's arrest ... A Prestige company bus that matatu operators at Hashi petrol station in Kericho town used to block Kisumu-bound vehicles, during protests against lawyer Miguna Miguna's ... Thank you for participating in discussions on The Star, Kenya website.
"Kenya is a sovereign state which governs itself and no country like United States, through its ambassador, should tell people how it is governed," he said. police were dispersed the protesters with teargas with similar incidents reported in Ahero, an urban dwelling in the outskirts of Kisumu town. Earlier ...
Kisumu Governor Anyang' Nyong'o plans to declare February 8 as baby Samantha Pendo human rights Day. Nyong'o, who is still in the US for treatment, yesterday instructed his legal officer to draft a bill for the county assembly. "When Baby Pendo was murdered by state goons last year, I said Kisumu ...
Kisumu, Kenya: Kisumu County is still losing millions of shillings in revenue collection due to alleged cartels in its licensing and revenue receipting departments each financial year. Financial audits done by the administration revealed that while the county has the capacity to collect over Sh1.5 billion per ...
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 ...
Anxiety has gripped residents of Kisumu as they await the swearing in fete of opposition leader Raila Odinga as peoples' president and Kalonzo Musyoka as his deputy. A spot check in Kisumu showed that the talks on the swearing in was ripe. ALSO READ: Showdown looms in the city over Raila's oath ...
Song and dance broke out on Kisumu's streets on Tuesday, the people saying they couldn't wait for NASA chief Raila Odinga to take his oath. Raila and Kalonzo Musyoka will be sworn-in at Nairobi's Uhuru Park as president and DP, according to officials in the Opposition coalition. The Opposition leader ...
Former Nakumatt employees have teamed up and opened a supermarket in Kondele, Kisumu. Lemigo Dala Supermarket was officially opened on Friday in an event presided over by Deputy Governor Mathews Owili. Owili said the outlet will encourage other residents to invest in similar ventures. He said ...
This picture taken on Sunday shows temporary stalls on the streets after Kibuye market was demolished to make way for expansion. [Denish Ochieng, Standard]. Plans to upgrade the county's three main markets have stalled despite the authorities investing millions of shillings. The modernisation and ...
Two people died on the spot while five others sustained serious injuries in a road accident along Kendu Bay - Katito road. A sixty year old woman identified as Roselida Ng'undo and another woman who had not been identified lost their lives in the accident which occurred at Maembe Mbili Village near ...
Now to the feature we promised you. And you must have heard about Sachangwan area on the Nakuru Eldoret highway. Well, this stretch of road has perhaps claimed more lives than any other single one in the whole country. Residents say accidents happen there several times every week. Some get ...
The Environment and Land Court in Kisumu yesterday suspended the relocation of the Kachok dumpsite. The dumpsite was to be relocated to Mamboleo in Kajulu, Kisumu East constituency. The relocation of the dumpsite is one of the flagship projects of Kisumu Governor Anyang' Nyong'o. Fredrick Nyesi ...
Nairobi -- Kisumu has been reinstated as a host of the Confederation of East and Central Africa football Associations (CECAFA) Senior Challenge Cup. Kisumu's Moi Stadium will now host the semifinal matches scheduled for November 15 and 16 with the finals being held in Machakos. Kisumu which had ...
By OJWANG JOE, Kisumu, Kenya, Nov 29 - Two people are now confirmed dead along the Kisumu-Kericho border following a raid in Ochora village in Muhoroni constituency Tuesday night by cattle rustlers. A 22-year-old man was killed as they pursued the rustlers who were driving away nine goats ...
The rape victim during an interview at Ahero Sub-county hospital in Kisumu county after she had sought treatment on November 23,2017.
Kisumu -- Kisumu Governor Prof Anyang Nyong'o has moved in to stall any future destruction of property in Kisumu in the pretext of ...
football Kenya Federation arrived at the decision after teams raised fears about the security situation in Kisumu ahead of next week's ...
Governor Anyang' Nyong'o has banned demonstrations within Kisumu city unless they are called by NASA or ODM. He said if anybody has ...
By OJWANG JOE, Kisumu, Kenya, Nov 20 - police were forced to shoot in the air and lob teargas in Kisumu after youths attempted to burn ...
The constituencies are in Kisumu, Siaya, Homa Bay and Migori counties. ... He pointed out that Kenya was yearning for fresh credible elections ...
Ms Ruth Odinga at the Aga Khan hospital in Kisumu on November 20, 2017. PHOTO | JUSTUS OCHIENG | NATION MEDIA GROUP.
In Kisumu, a car was set ablaze in Kondele slums moments after chaos ... But most parts of Nyanza and western Kenya were calm as others, ...
A truck set on fire in Kisumu on November 19, 2017 amid tension in the town. A witness said the truck hit a pedestrian and sped off to Central ...
Kisumu Governor Anyang' Nyong'o (left) presides over the ... The football Kenya Federation had also threatened to ban the use of the ...
It'll give the people of Kenya their sovereignty," Outa said. He said NASA leaders and supporters do not recognise the August 8 and October 26 ...


 

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