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 Kisii ethnic group (tribe) of Kenya

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Participants sample farm input at a past Seeds of Gold Farm Clinic in Meru. The eighth edition of the Seeds of Gold Farm Clinic kicks off in Kisii County next Friday. FILE PHOTO | NMG. In Summary. Segmented into trainings, question and answer sessions, one-on-one interactions between experts and ...
It was envisaged to be a land mark investment since the advent of devolution. But five years later, the Kisii Avocado Processing factory remains a dream on paper. The Sh150 million factory was meant to process 80 tonnes of the fruit daily and offer employment opportunities to hundreds of youth.

Twelve suspects arrested over the killing a pastor will face murder charges before the High Court in Kisii. The suspects had appeared before Kisii Senior Resident Magistrate Ezekiel Obina for mention of the case in which they are accused of abducting Pastor Esther Bochaberi Oyugi in her Bokeire Village ...
A boda-boda rider died on the spot and his pillion passengers critically injured at Nyacheki shopping centre on Friday afternoon after their bike collided with another while escaping from Kisii County askaris. Following the incident, activities at the shopping centre were disrupted for several hours as the ...
Several people have been injured in Kisii town's Maili Mbili area in an accident involving a school bus and a matatu. The Kariobangi Girls North School bus was ferrying mourners to Rongo in Migori County when it collided head on with the matatu that was heading to Keroka from Kisii town on Thursday ...
Several people have been injured in Kisii town's Maili Mbili area in an accident involving a school bus and a matatu. The Kariobangi Girls North School bus was ferrying mourners to Rongo in Migori County when it collided head on with the matatu that was heading to Keroka from Kisii town on Thursday ...

A family in Kisii county is searching for a baby who was in a bus that crashed into river Siyiapei in Narok county, leaving at least 19 people dead. Relatives say they have searched for the child at Narok County Referral Hospital, where the injured were taken. They also checked its mortuary and searched ...
A doctor has said that cancer cases are on the rise in Kisii County because residents fail to go for early screening to know their status. Dr Bahaty Riogi who is a consultant surgeon at Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital (KTRH) said the facility books four cases of breast cancer every week. Riogi said that ...
They are submissive. This is a trait that is long gone amongst many women. With the rise of feminism, women have been empowered until they have lost their respect for men. A Kisii woman knows the man is the head of the family and she respects that. They are cool, humble and down to earth. Kisii women ...
The National Assembly Committee on Environment has opposed a bid by the Kisii County government to hive-off a forest and put up a multi-billion sugar plant. Maara MP Kareke Mbiuki who is also the committee chairperson, Thursday warned that excising 120 acres of Nyangweta forest to pave way for the ...
Kisii town based commercial sex workers have said that they will hold peaceful demonstrations as from Monday until the county askaris and police officers stop harassing them. They said that the police are fond of arresting them and taking them to court if they fail to part with huge bribes. Led by Lucy Obaigwa their secretary ...
Youth from poor and lowly educated families are particularly attracted to Sungusungu as it offers them money. Some residents have however lauded Sungusungu for restoring sanity in Kisii, having succeeded in weeding out criminals. Sources in the police indicate that bodies are collected often but ...
has announced that he is ready to back Dagoreti North Member of parliament Simba Arati for the county's top seat. Speaking on Sunday during the homecoming ceremony of Borabu Member of Parliament Ben Momanyi, the MP said that Mr Arati had proved to be a hardworking young politician. "Mr Arati ...
has announced that he is ready to back Dagoreti North Member of parliament Simba Arati for the county's top seat. Speaking on Sunday during the homecoming ceremony of Borabu Member of Parliament Ben Momanyi, the MP said that Mr Arati had proved to be a hardworking young politician. "Mr Arati ...
[Sammy Omingo, Standard]. Angry residents torched three houses and a resort under construction to protest rising insecurity in Bokeire, Bonchari, Kisii County. The residents were avenging the recent abduction of a pastor -Esther Bochaberi Oyugi, 60, who has not been found days after her disappearance.
A group of Kisii Town traders are counting losses running into millions of shillings after their shops went up in flames in a Saturday morning inferno. The businessmen who are operating near the Kisii Town Seventh Day Adventist Church lost good worth millions in a fire whose cause has not yet been ...
Onto matters security now and at least three houses belonging to suspected kidnappers of a preacher in Kisii were torched Friday evening by irate Suneka residents. The residents directed their anger at the suspects whom they accused of being behind the disappearance of pastor Esther Bochaberi Oyugi ...

A house on fire in Suneka, Kisii county, on March 30, 2018. Residents set on fire three houses belonging to people they suspect of kidnapping a pastor. PHOTO | RUTH MBULA | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. Residents blamed security officers for doing little to help find the missing pastor who was ...
The cause has not yet been established as the public and Kisii county disaster management team tried to put out the inferno from spreading to the other parts of the church compound. Some residents say the source of the fire is an arson attack which is related to pastor Esther Bonchaberi from Kisii South ...
The Kisii County government has rolled out phase II of the integrated street lighting programme targeting 160 market centres. In the first phase, the county installed 530 solar lights and 50 high mast lights in a project aimed at improving working conditions for traders and promoting the growth of a 24-hour ...
Coffee farmers in Kisii County have challenged Governor James Ongwae to establish a coffee market in Kisii region where they can sell their produce. The farmers led by Gusii Coffee farmers Cooperative Union official Robert Mainya said coffee farmers were being exploited by middlemen. "Middlemen ...
Kisii county has been ranked amongst counties that recorded fewer corruption cases in a report released by Ethics and Anti- Corruption Commission on Tuesday. Other counties that have evaded the list of shame alongside Kisii include; Elgeyo Marakwet, Migori and Kilifi Counties. Kisii county according to ...
The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) is probing the misuse of public funds and illegal hiring of county staff in Kisii County. This is according to EACC commissioner Rose Macharia who said the agency will not rest until it completes corruption in Kisii County. "Kisii County has hired workers ...
A pupil at Eremo Primary School in Kisii County was Saturday electrocuted as he cut off branches from a tree close to an electric pole. The boy died while receiving treatment at Keumbu Level Four Hospital. Witnesses say Duncan Obwocha fell from a tree that he was pruning as a result of electric shock ...
A pupil at Eremo Primary School in Kisii County was on March 17, 2018 electrocuted as he cut off branches from a tree close to an electric pole. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA ... Kisii County Commander Hassan Abdi said police had launched investigations to establish what exactly killed boy. His school's ...
Governor Ongwae together with Senator Sam Ongeri (Kisii) and Silvanus Osoro (South Mugirango) rallied the senators to back the project by expediting the acquisition process, saying it will uplift the county's economy. Wahungu confirmed to the lawmakers that his office has already licensed 400 acres and ...
Kisii University has launched a Sh17 million digital teaching project to boost learning in the institution. According to the University Vice-Chancellor John Akama, the new system known as SMART Boards will allow learners to get tutorials on a digital platform. Akama said the project is being funded by the ...
Kisii County woman representative Janet Ongera has raised concern over increased violence against women in the region. Ms Ong'era speaking at Kisii Cathedral on Saturday urged women, not to shy reporting violence against them. "It is worrying that men are taking advantage of women who have not been well exposed ...
By CORRESPONDENT, KISII, Kenya, Mar 10 – Kisii residents at Nyanchwa were in a shock as a head and hand were found dumped by the roadside. The remains of an unknown ... Kisii Police Chief Francis Nguli asked the public to remain calm as they launch investigations. “The police rushed to the ...
The body parts were covered with a black polythene paper and put in a new green bucket. [Eric Abuga, Standard]. Residents of Kisii Town's Nyanchwa estate have found a severed head and hand believed to be that a male. The body parts were covered with a black polythene paper and put in a new green ...
The ekegusii music industry is slowly vanishing due to the upcoming music genres but King Kid, a Kisii based popular Afro pop musician, has been one of the shining artist in Gusiiland. King Kid whose real name is Brian Momanyi, has brought Kisii music industry into the limelight. The artist who is a third ...
World Under-18 400m champion Mary Moraa was in a class of her own as she blistered to victory in the 100m, 200m and 400m races at the Kisii County secondary schools Term One games at Kisii University. Moraa, running for Mogonga Secondary School clocked 12:51 to win the 100m race ahead of ...
Residents of Nyanchwa Estate in Kisii Town were shocked on Saturday afternoon when they found a human head and arm dumped by the road. The two body parts had been stuffed inside a black plastic bag and placed inside a green bucket. There was a cut on the back of the head. SHOCK. Mr Nathan ...
Celestine Nyakania and Naomi Osoro of Nduru Girls present a narrative during the Kisii County Drama Festival at Nyabururu Teachers Training College on March 1, 2018. Itierio Boys High School emerged best in the plays category. PHOTO | ANTHONY NJAGI | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
Shocked residents in Suneka, Kisii County, on March 3, 2018 view bodies of three security guards killed Friday night after armed thugs attacked a garage they were guarding. PHOTO | JADSON GICHANA | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
By DAVIS AYEGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 1 – Kisii Governor James Ongwae on Thursday petitioned the Senate Lands Committee, seeking 120 acres of Nyangweta Forest land to construct a sugar factory in South Mugirango. While appearing before the committee, Ongwae defended the move saying they ...
Just like their ancestors, Kisii women believe in the strength of having a family. They are perfectly down for anything and settle down easily. She is able to protect herself when her husband is not available. She doesn't go out with another man. Essentially, they are able to serve their husbands well. For example; preparing ...
Every normal man drools for a woman who can easily handle her marital chores. Men loathe women who cannot cut onions or have his best suit ironed out. But Kisii women invest all their time in the man and the family. She knows the sure way to keep a man is to please him and she will always make sure the sex is good.
The sacco last week opened an office in Kisii town, where it hopes to work with small-scale farmers. Advertisement. By RUTH MBULA More by this Author. Savings and credit firm Unaitas says it is targeting more smallholder farmers in rural areas. Chief executive Tonny Mwangi says the institution will target ...
Two people died on March 15, 2018 when this Toyota Probox car rolled at Kenyenya along the Kisii-Kilgoris road. PHOTO | RUTH MBULA | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. Mr Thuranira urged road users to be extra-careful during the current rainy season. The police boss said the roads are slippery ...
Moraa, nicknamed Kisii Express, clinched a rare silver medal during the World U-18 championships in Nairobi last year and is targeting to represent the country at the World Under 20 to be staged in Tampere, Finland in July. Onchong'a said two other athletes who reprensented Kenya at the World U-18, ...
Gucha South police boss Moses Kanyi said officers are trailing the suspect who escaped via Trans Mara. By RUTH MBULA More by this Author. Police in Kisii are looking for a man who disappeared together with his wife and children from Botibigi village after allegedly spearing to death his neighbour.
Women fetch firewood from Nyangweta Forest in South Mugirango, Kisii County. Destruction of forests in Kisii County continues even in the face of a ban on logging by the government. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. The danger facing the forests in the county is further heightened by ...
Police in Kisii County Monday morning arrested two suspects with bhang estimated at Sh5 million. A contingent of Regular and Administration police officers arrested the two after raiding a residential house in Nyamataro area, Marani Sub County less than three kilometers from Kisii town. ALSO READ: ...
Controversy over establishment of a sugar mill in Kisii is not about to end after farmers differed with the government insisting the forest where it is to be ... An Indian investor Kanoria Group has already registered Kisii Renewable Energy and Sugar Factory Company Limited and plans to invest Sh5 billion to ...
Nyaribari Chache MP Richard Tong'i celebrates with his supporters in Kisii town after High Court upheld his election on February 28, 2018. PHOTO | BENSON MOMANYI | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. In the contested election Mr Tong'i garnered 14,410 votes, Zaheer Jhanda 11,710 votes, Chris ...
Police in Kisii on Wednesday morning managed to arrest 20 illegal immigrants, allegedly from Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Congo after they were discovered hiding in two rented rooms in Jogoo estate. The incident that left many in a shock was successfully carried out by Immigration Officers following a ...
Kenya Meteorological Service (KMS) has warned of heavy rainfall in Kisii County as from March 1, 2018. In a statement posted by the weather man, there shall be heavy rainfall of over 50mm on Thursday alone in Kisii. KMS has asked residents especially those in urban areas to be on the watch out for flash floods.
Kisii University has closed its Kabarnet town campus and two others for failing to meet the standards of the Commission for University Education. A letter seen by the Star on Wednesday says the university council met and decided to shut down Kitale, Migori and Kabarnet campuses. "This is to inform you ...
Kisii — Kisii political leaders have defended Chief Justice Maraga after a petition was lodged in the National Assembly seeking his removal from the Judicial Service Commission. The petition was filed by lawyer Adrian Kamotho Njenga against Maraga and six other Judicial Service Commissioners. He had ...


 

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