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At long last the Villagers in Owang` Arujo location, situated in Homabay town sub county in Homabay county got clean water as they have always desired. According to them, lack of water affects women in a very negative way especially during their menses and the cleaning at home The county Government led by Glady wanga […]

Deputy Government spokesperson Mwanaisha Chidzuga now says that at least 2,000 schools will not reopen on Monday, May 13 as earlier on communicated by the government. Speaking to one of the media house “Radio Citizen”, she said that this follows an assessment done by relevant authorities on the preparedness of schools, following the heavy rains. […]

The Kenya Air Force (KAF) witnessed a historic moment as Major General Fatuma Ahmed assumed her role as Commander KAF. Maj Gen Ahmed is the first female Service Commander in the history of the Kenya Defence Forces. The Change of Guard ceremony, held at Headquarters Kenya Air Force in Nairobi, saw Lieutenant General John Omenda […]

Rice farmers in Ahero, Kisumu County are counting losses after floods swept off their plantations. The National Irrigation Authority (NIA) in charge of the Ahero and West Kano irrigation schemes says the flooding caused by the burst of River Nyando on Saturday has affected over 800 acres of rice plantations.  Mary Atieno who is a […]

Health Cabinet secretary Susan Nakumicha has said Kenya has procured 360,000 doses of a new formulation of a drug that prevents excessive bleeding following childbirth.   Heat Stable Carbetocin drug, which will arrive in the country in March does not require refrigeration and can be effective for at least three years stored at 30 degrees Celsius and 75% […]

For years, Yulia Navalnaya was a near-constant presence by her husband’s side. At political protests and court hearings she would be there, often holding his hand. In 2020 when Alexei Navalny was poisoned with a nerve agent, it was Yulia who pushed for clearance to fly him abroad for life-saving treatment. And now he has […]

Women have lauded reusable sanitary towels terming them as cost-friendly amidst the tough economic times.  This was during the Bahari Sisters Menstrual Health Forum that was held in Githurai over the weekend where up to 150 women received the reusable pads.  Ebeth, who was one of the beneficiaries, said she would not have to go […]

A 32-year-old man has been stabbed to death by his wife in Deliverance Village in Kulamawe, Isiolo County. Linet Odhiambo is accused of killing her husband Jacob Odhiambo on Saturday night after protracted domestic squabbles. Confirming the incident, Isiolo sub-county police commander William Kiambi said that a neighbour reported the incident at around 10:00 pm and police […]

Four police officers have been arrested in Kenya after they were found drinking at a bar, in violation of a directive that ordered the closure of all bars in the central Kenyan county of Kirinyaga. The county’s governor, Anne Waiguru, imposed the order last Saturday, after more than 20 people in the county died from […]

A woman accused of causing mayhem at an apartment in Nairobi’s Dagoretti area was on Sunday arrested and locked up at Muthangari Police Station. The woman, only identified as Njeri, after her neighbours at Legacy Apartments along Naivasha Road filed a complaint against her. Videos of the woman quarrelling at the residence have been shared […]

A woman has been jailed for taking a three-year-old British child to Kenya for female genital mutilation (FGM). Amina Noor, 40, from Harrow, north-east London, travelled to Kenya in 2006 where she took the child to a private house for the procedure, the court heard. At the Old Bailey, Noor was handed a sentence of […]

Kenya Women Teachers Association has called for the establishment of breastfeeding centres in schools. Kewota chairperson Modesta Akaki said teachers of childbearing ages have been crying for ages to have lactating centres in schools. “With the centres, teachers can come with their children to school and breastfeed them at break time and lunchtime,” she said. […]

Seven Shortlisted For Chief Registrar Of Judiciary Position To Replace Anne AmadiSeven candidates have been shortlisted for the position of Chief Registrar of the Judiciary. In a notice issued on Friday, Judicial Service Commission (JSC) chairperson Chief Justice Martha Koome said the seven were shortlisted from a total of forty-three applications. “Having reviewed the applications […]

Amnesty International Kenya has raised concern over the rising cases of police brutality against anti-government protesters which it says have resulted in more than 30 deaths since March this year as a result of suffocation from tear gas and lethal shootings. Amnesty Executive Director Irungu Houghton in his statement called on Independent Human Rights bodies […]

Mzee Odungi Randa has been elected as the new Luo Council of Elders Chairman alias ‘ker’ after serving for more than 10 years as deputy chairperson and a former aide of the late Jaramogi Oginga Odinga. He now replaces Willis Opiyo Otondi who passed away early this year on February 17, 2023, at the age […]

A 50 year old man has been arrested for defilling and impregnating his wife’s 15 years old niece in Muhala Sub Location, Alengo – Usonga Sub – County in Siaya County. Confirming the incident,the area Assistant Chief Mr Marcellus Murunga said he got a tip-off from the resident of Pap-Kakan village and upon investigations he […]

Four suspects have been arrested along Nanyuki road in Lunga Lunga Nairobi as they were found repacking government fertilizer meant for subsidy alongside relief food on foreign bags. Nairobi Police Commander Adamson Bungei said they were informed about the activities before they staged a raid late night on Wednesday, where upon the raiding, they recovered […]

The month of August 2022, specifically the 16th day, was one of the best days in my career as a journalist and mostly as a fact-checker. The e-mail from Esther Wanza at 4.26pm EAT about being successfully selected as part of the CfA Climate Change Fact-Checker Fellowship marked a new stage in my life as […]

Photo of controversial Pastor Paul Mackenzie wearing an ODM Party branded t-shirt has been altered. The fake photo was first posted on April 25 by Lord Godwin Barasa on Facebook. He claimed that the embattled pastor had asked Azimio la Umoja leader Raila Odinga to save him from political persecution. “If indeed Pastor Paul Mackenzie […]

A photo of a young emaciated man sitting on the floor and vowing to fast until controversial Pastor Paul Mackenzie is released is false. The photo was shared on Facebook by Allan Mburu accompanied by a swahili caption “Sikuli na sikunywi adi Maji,mpaka pst Mackenzie aachiliwe. Pst Mackenzie diehard supporter,claims!” which loosely translates to “I […]

A photo of Azimio la Umoja leader Raila Odinga dressed like people performing magical incantations which is doing rounds on social media has been altered. The image was fabricated to make it look like the former Prime Minister was doing something fishy while he was out of the country in late April. The fake photo […]

Reports circulating on social media that the Malaysian Airplane MH30 that went missing in 2014 has been discovered under the sea are false. The fake reports shared on Twitter claim that the plane was found under the ocean with no trace of human remains. A reverse image search on photos shared online purporting to be […]

Reports that retired President Uhuru Kenyatta stated that the Kenya Defence Forces will defend Kenyans if the police fail to do so are false. The fake report was first shared on Twitter by Peter Kariuki on April 26, 2023 moments after the former Head of State visited the Jubilee Party headquarters in Kileleshwa Nairobi after […]

A video doing rounds on social media purporting to show that Defence Cabinet Secretary Aden Duale admitting that Azimio la Umoja leader Raila Odinga won the 2022 presidential elections has been altered. The 20 seconds video, which was first posted on Tiktok shows Duale saying that he is a Muslim and he doesn’t lie. “It’s […]

 A photo showing First Lady Rachel Ruto attending a church service together with controversial Pastor Paul Mackenzie is fake. The fake photo which was posted by a Twitter user by the name of Rein has got over one hundred and fifty thousand views on the platform. A spot check by Sky 106 FM found out […]

A twitter post claiming that renewable energy is very expensive is false. “Renewable” energy is environmentally destructive and much more expensive than fossil fuels. The poor and middle class are going to suffer the most,” states the claim. According to a study published on September 13, 2022 in the journal Joule, a rapid transition to […]

A twitter post claiming that methane produced by cows doesn’t cause global warming is false. “Yes, the little amount of methane cows produce isn’t going to cause global warming,” states the claim. According to the University of California Davis (UC Davis), each cow produces almost 220 pounds of methane annually. Methane on its own has […]

A twitter post claiming that extreme weather events are no more frequent is false. “Extreme weather is not happening more in any way. Propaganda,” states the claim. A study published in March 2023 in the journal Nature Water indicates that there has been a sharp increase in the intensity of extreme drought and rainfall over […]

A twitter post claiming that climate change is not causing an increase in wildfires is false. “False. There is no anthropogenic climate change causing an increase in wildfires. #ClimateScam,” states the claim. Wildfires are unplanned fires that burn in forests, grasslands and other ecosystems, and they can start with either a natural event or as […]

A twitter post claiming that electric cars are more harmful to the environment compared to conventional cars is false. ”Electric cars are more harmful to the environment than conventional cars,” states the claim. According to research by the International Council on Clean Transportation, electric cars are better for the environment due to the fact that […]

A twitter post claiming that water vapor causes global warming is false. “Yes, but it produces 100x less hydrogen per dollar of cost than breaking down coal to get the hydrogen. Clean coal is now, as it has been for centuries the least costly way to produce clean energy. But using hydrogen produces water vapor […]

An artificial intelligence (AI) tool generated a Photo purporting to show Wikileaks founder Julian Assange looking physically unwell in Belmarsh prison. The AI image, which has been shared widely on social media shows a close up of Assange wearing a white cloth, eyes closed, long hair and red patches on his face.  “Absolutely horrifying image […]

A video of South African politician and the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema asking Azimio la Umoja leader Raila Odinga to move on from the 2022 general elections is old. This emerged after the opposition embarked on a series of anti-government protests to compel the Kenya Kwanza to agree to their demands. In […]

A video circulating online purporting that Narc Kenya Party leader Martha Karua has recognized William Ruto as the rightful President of Kenya is fake. The video, which was posted by Vibe Wave Media claimed that the Azimio la Umoja co-principal recognized Ruto’s presidency after the Head of State invited her to speak at an event. […]

Reports that Kenyan Ambassador to Germany Tom Amolo has been evicted from Kenyan House in Berlin are false. The reports emerged after NTV Kenya published a story claiming that several Kenyan attachés in Germany and Belgium are struggling to make ends meet following six months of unpaid salaries. The media house quoted Belgut Member of […]

Allegations by former US President Donald Trump’s son Eric Trump that Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg closed down Ney York City, called up 38,000 New York Police Officers (NYPD) and spent $200 million during the former Head of State’s arraignment are false. Eric in a tweet that has been shared over 18,000 times accused Bragg […]

A video trending online by Dr. Veronique Desaulniers that radiation levels mammograms during breast cancer screening are the same as the atomic bomb radiations are false. Mammograms are x-rays of the breasts performed as part of cancer screening in order to detect tumors early, before a lump or other symptoms appear. In the video, which […]

Reports that former US President Barack Obama will be relocating to Kenya in June 2023 are false. The claims originated on April 1st during fool’s day after being published by the Standard newspaper and collectively received tens of thousands of likes and shares. The paper claimed that Obama is to relocate to Kenya for at […]

Claims that former United States of America President Barack Obama was born in Kenya are false. “Malik Obama is dropping docs proving Barack Obama was born in Nairobi, Kenya and was thus a FAKE and ILLEGITIMATE President,” a twitter user stated. The allegations emerged after Obama’s half-brother Malik Obama posted photos of a British old […]

A poster circulating on social media platforms quoting Bomet Women Representative Linet Toto about government printing money is fake. The poster, which had a fake Citizen Digital logo is yet to substantiated where it originated from. The font used is also not the standard that is used by Citizen Digital. According to the fake image, […]

Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei on Tuesday, April 11 took to his Twitter page to announce that President William Ruto’s cow had given birth to triplets.

Social media reports earlier this month claimed that the United States Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) had imposed Visa restrictions on Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua, Trade CS Moses Kuria, Kikuyu MP Kimani Ichungw’ah, and Kiharu MP Ndindi Nyoro. The reports alleged that the US government made the move after the four […]

A twitter post claiming that renewable energy is unreliable is false. “Renewable energy is unreliable. Certainly, when you need energy in winter time,” states the claim. According to BloombergNEF, the cell densities of lithium-ion batteries have almost tripled, and there has also been a decline in their cost by almost 90% in the previous decade. […]

A twitter post claiming that achieving net zero is impossible is false. “Net zero is a lot like Covid zero – impossible to achieve, harmful and pointless”, states the claim. Achieving net zero means releasing no greenhouse gasses to the atmosphere. Many governments as well as businesses have set goals to achieve net zero emissions […]

A post claiming that Kenya Ports Authority boss Captain William Ruto is president William Ruto’s brother is false and misleading. A Facebook user made a post on his timeline claiming that the newly appointed managing director Kenya Ports Authority Captain William Kipkemboi Ruto is President William Ruto’s brother. The post which entailed a photo of […]

A twitter post claiming that climate change is a conspiracy by scientists is false.   “And climate change is a global conspiracy organized by Ferrari driving scientists led by George Soros trying to establish the new world order”, states the claim. According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), 97% of climate scientists are in […]

A twitter post claiming that global warming has stopped is false. “Beware the Grand Solar Minimum. 9 times more people die from the cold compared to heat. Global warming has stopped”, states the claim. In 1995, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reported that those years had been among the warmest since the year 1860. […]

A claim that has been circulating on social media through different posts that the Government has scrapped off free maternity scheme dubbed Linda Mama is FALSE and misleading. A claim has been going round social media that Linda Mama  which is a free maternity scheme initiated by the Government in the year 2013 and is […]

A twitter post claiming that the earth’s climate has been changing all along even before humans made a difference is partly false. “Exactly. To whatever extent anthropomorphic global warming might (and might not) be an issue, it is on the edges. The Earth’s climate has always changed and did so long before humans made even […]

A post claiming that Kenya has legalized homosexuality is FALSE and misleading A facebook user made a post  claiming that Kenya has officially legalized Lesbianism and Gayism citing that this was a faster move than what the country can currently hold. This follows a supreme court ruling that was made about the freedom of the […]

By: Jane Beatrice Obila According to a press statement released by the Media Council of Kenya (MCK) today, there are neither photos nor videos to justify that the Kenyan government’s security agents broke into the home of former Interior Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Fred Matiang’i. This conclusion comes after MCK notified media houses to provide proof […]

A twitter post claiming that the greenhouse effect is not applicable to our planet is false. “I am a physicist and show me the test which proves how much the temp will go up with raising CO2 please. Greenhouse effect is not applicable to our planet,” states the claim. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration […]

A twitter post claiming that coral reefs are not dying is false. “Correction… coral reefs are not dying out, they are in fact growing and that is supported fact,” states the claim. Coral reefs are incredibly important animals found in our oceans and play a very vital role in maintaining marine biodiversity and protecting as […]

A twitter post claiming that renewable energy is more harmful to the environment than fossil fuels is false. “Renewable energy is more harmful to the environment than fossil fuels,” states the claim. According to the Union of Concerned Scientists, fossil fuels including oil, coal and natural gas are more harmful compared to renewable energy in […]

Social media posts claiming that Charlene Ruto is donating her old underwears to hustlers is FALSE. In the photo, Chalene is holding two cups and standing between two women, each holding a pair of panties. The photo was accompanied by a caption that reads: “Charlene Ruto donates her old underwears to hustlers”. Google Reverse image […]

By: Jane Beatrice Obila Kisumu leaders have sent condolence messages to the family of Luo Council of Elders Chairman, Willis Otondi as they disclose the greatness and values he had through press releases. Kisumu Governor, Prof. Anyang’ Nyong’o who received news of Mr. Otondi’s death with shock said that the fallen had great political wisdom […]

A twitter post claiming that a warmer climate is not bad is false. “Why is warmer bad? It’s not. Climate change is a cult for those who hate God,” states the claim. According to the National Climate Assessment, many types of disasters including heat waves, droughts, floods and even storms are being worsened by higher […]

A Facebook page offering The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) loans to students is an IMPOSTER page. The Facebook page bears the username The Higher Education Loans Board Page and has more than 700 followers. The page claims to be that of the official HELB body which offers education loans to university and college students. […]

By: Jane Beatrice Obila As a way of promoting easy identification of marginalized people in the country, 150 street youths of the Northern sub-location in Kisumu Central are set to receive National Identification Cards (ID). This is after a mobilization drive pioneered by Mr. John Migun (dancing chief), Assistant Chief Northern sub-location in partnership with […]

The Facebook page that bears former Vice President Steven Kalonzo Musyoka’s name is an IMPOSTER. A Facebook page, which currently has over 30,000 followers, has been sharing posts claiming to be from the former Vice President Steven Kalonzo Musyoka. The page, which bears the name Hon. Kalonzo Musyoka,  claimed in a post dated 18th January […]

By: Jane Beatrice Obila As a way of celebrating the high level of professionalism in the media industry, the Media Council of Kenya (MCK) commemorated World Radio Day by giving the 2022 media performance report in Mombasa today. A report released by MCK CEO, David Omwoyo shows that many people listen to radio stations during […]

By: Jane Beatrice Obila   National Democratic Institute (NDI), a consortium of Non- governmental organizations in Kisumu, held a meeting to examine and review the audit report of Financial Years (FY) 2018/19 and 2019/20 recently released by the auditor general.As indicated in the audit report, Kisumu County cannot account for Sh. 7.1 billion and Sh4.3 […]

By: Jane Beatrice Obila Kisumu Governor Prof. Anyang’ Nyongo’ has issued a statement instructing the county government staff not to use Safarilink airline as a way of protesting its high flight charges through a press release. According to the governor, he was charged with Ksh. 19,000 from Nairobi to Kisumu an unusually higher amount different […]

A twitter post claiming that extreme weather conditions are not influenced by climate change is false. “Extreme weather is not influenced by climate change. Just read farmer almanacs. Honestly there are sunspots, volcanoes (very hot lava) and earthquakes which are not from climate change and affect the weather. Not myth,” states the claim. Weather is […]

A twitter post claiming that global warming was renamed climate change since the earth wasn’t warming is false. “Remember their embarrassment when ‘global warming’ was the thing while the earth was experiencing the lowest temperatures ever? They then renamed it Climate Change and blamed farting cows while at the same time chemtrailing the skies to […]

A twitter post claiming that livestock don’t cause climate change is false. “I have often said this when people talk about cows and sheep causing climate change. No, they give back to the environment. It’s the en masse grain production that destroys everything. Including harming the livestock and slowly killing humans. It’s all absurd,” states […]

A twitter post claiming that oceans and wildlife have never been polluted, damaged or killed by oil spills is false. “Thank God the oceans and wildlife have never been polluted, damaged, or killed by oil spills,” states the claim. Immediately after an oil disaster, the effects on seabirds, fish as well as other marine animals […]

There is no confirmed vacancy in the commission so far. A YouTube video claiming that the former Kenya National Union Of Teachers (KNUT) Secretary-General Wilson Sossion is the new Teachers Service Commission (TSC) Chief Executive Officer is FALSE. The information was published by a YouTube channel bearing the name “Shifting Grades” that currently has 25,700 […]

A Facebook account bearing the National Police Service (NPS) Spokesperson’s name Resila Onyango is an IMPOSTER. The Facebook account has on numerous occasions been seen sharing posts claiming to be those from the NPS Spokesperson. In a post dated  17th November 2022  for example, the author took the position of Dr Onyango in congratulating the […]

A Facebook account publishing posts claiming that Charlene Ruto is offering loans to the public is an IMPOSTER account. A Facebook account  bearing the name Churlyn Rutto that claims to be that of President William Ruto’s eldest daughter has in many occasions been seen circulating different posts that claims she is offering quick loans to […]

A twitter post claiming that glaciers are growing is false. ” Glaciers are growing, the earth is safe!” states the claim. Glaciers are slow moving masses of ice over land, and are sensitive indicators of climate change.   According to a research by two glaciologists from the University of Ottawa Canada, William Kochtitzky and Luke Copland, […]

A letter circulating on social media claiming that Eldas Member of Parliament (MP) Adan Keynan has resigned is FALSE. The letter, posted on 6 January 2023, alleged that Keynan decided to resign due to clan wrangles and health complications.  “MP RESIGNS. In a rare occurrence to happen in Kenya Eldas Member of Parliament Aden Keynan […]

This image posted on Twitter claiming to show a man kicking a riot shield during the Kamukunji rally held on 7th December, 2022 by Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga is FALSE. The photo was accompanied by a caption that reads: “Live pictures from #Kamukunji.” The photo was shared online as the Kamukunji rally […]

The Royal Media Services has disowned the image. A Facebook post purportedly showing Citizen TV referring to Raila Odinga as a Bondo resident is ALTERED. The post reads: “From prime minister to mkaazi wa Bondo[] Weeeeh[][][][][][][][][][][][][][] Citizen TV Kenya [][][][][][].” The image has Citizen TV’s branding and describes Odinga as ‘Mkaazi, Bondo’, which is Swahili for a Bondo resident. Bondo is a town in Siaya County […]

The picture is from July 2021, when the retired president was serving his second term. A Facebook post with a photo claiming to be of former Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta enjoying village life after retirement is FALSE. The 29 September 2022 photo features Uhuru outdoors with three people. The image is accompanied by the caption, “Retired President […]

e-Citizen Kenya has disowned the account attributed to them and their twitter account is verified. A Twitter account claiming to belong to e-Citizen Kenya and asking customers to share their mobile phone numbers is FAKE. e-Citizen is an official digital payment platform that enables Kenyan citizens, residents and visitors to access and pay for government services online. You […]

The video is a compilation of the images of Odinga and Ruto, with a narration of the president’s response to the politician on the cost of living. A YouTube video claiming to show Kenya’s former Prime Minister Raila Odinga threatening to blow up the country has a FALSE HEADLINE. The video’s headline, which is partly in Swahili, […]

The Interior Ministry and Kindiki have denounced the claim. A Facebook post purportedly quoting Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Administration of National Government Kithure Kindiki on pocketless uniform for Kenyan police is FALSE. “Kenya Police to wear pocket less (sic) uniforms,” the post reads. The issue of pocketless police uniforms is not new in Kenya. In 2016, […]

The demonstrators are digital taxi drivers protesting against e-hailing companies. A tweet claiming to show a video of Kenyans demonstrating against President William Ruto and Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua’s administration is FALSE. “Demonstration in town against President Ruto and Gachagua,” the tweet claims. A video of people demonstrating on the street purportedly against the Kenyan administration is […]

A twitter post claiming that global snow cover has increased is false. “Climate models from the 1970s have consistently predicted that CO2-induced global warming climate change should be causing a significant decline in total snow cover. However, global snow cover has actually increased since at least the start of the record,” states the claim. Snow […]

A twitter post claiming that scientists do not agree on the cause of climate change is false. “7- Scientists disagree on the cause of climate change. Scientists disagree that climate change is happening and that it is caused by humans. Various analyses over many years have shown that climate scientists disagree about the main cause […]

The bypass is in the city of Seattle- Washington State in United States A Facebook post with a photo claiming to show Likoni Bypass attributed to former President Uhuru Kenyatta is FALSE.  The photo was accompanied by a caption that reads: “UHURU amefanya kazi kweli,hongera sana uhuru. Wale ambao hamjapitia likoni bypass ndio hiyo sasa” […]

A twitter post claiming that ocean levels are the same as they were 1000 years ago is false. “There is no climate change, only normal cycles with small differences. The ocean levels are the same as carved in the cliffs 1k years ago, exact. We are in the small natural cooling cycle and the northern […]

The National Assembly Speaker has distanced himself from the page. This Facebook page claiming to be that of the National Assembly Speaker Moses Wetang’ula and posting misinformation in his name is an imposter. The page has made several posts including this one, claiming that Speaker Wetang’ula made a provocative statement against the Muslim community. “It’s […]

A Facebook page purporting to be that of President William Ruto urging the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to summon Uganda’s Ambassador to Kenya over Ugandan General Muhoozi Kainerugaba’s remarks is FAKE. The Facebook page, which bears the name President William Samoei Ruto, has been sharing posts about the welfare of the country. The page, which […]

A twitter post claiming that the earth was 2°C hotter 55,000 years ago than it is now is false. “B.S. Climate is geological and cyclical. 55,000 years ago the Earth was 2°C hotter than it is now. Guess what? The planet survived and so did humans!” states the claim. Teams of scientists do drill ice […]

A twitter post claiming that volcanoes produce more carbon dioxide (CO2) than human activities is false. “Global warming is not real and just volcanoes emit 100x more CO2 than all human activity. Even if anthropogenic global warming was real, China and India don’t care. Not worth destroying our country over,” states the claim. According to […]

Emmanuel Talam, the Press Secretary at the Presidential Communication Service dismissed the sacco. A screengrab shared on Twitter with a message urging Kenyans to register and be members of the Hustler Sacco in order to get hustler fund loans is a HOAX. The photo was shared on Twitter on November 16, 2022, with a caption […]

The Facebook account offering the gifts is an imposter. A Facebook account impersonating former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko and offering gifts in his name is a HOAX.  The account goes by the name Mbuvi Kioko and has been purporting to issue gifts that include; school fees, motorbikes, tuk tuks and capital to interested persons.  “Am […]

A twitter post claiming that we are heading into another ice age is false. “We are heading into another ice age! You will likely die in an old refrigerator that someone didn’t take the door off of!” states the claim. Just a few centuries ago, the planet experienced a mild ice age, quaintly dubbed the […]

The claim going around that Chief Justice (CJ) Martha Koome and Inspector General Japhet Koome Nchebere are related is FALSE. The claim has mostly gone viral on Facebook. This claim started circulating as soon as Japhet Koome was nominated by President William Ruto as the Inspector General of Police on 27th September 2022. One of […]

The house belongs to Canadian ice hockey player Wayne Gretzky and is located in Thousand Oaks, California.  A Facebook post with a photo claiming to show former President Uhuru Kenyatta’s new home in Maasai Mara, Narok County is FALSE.  The photo was accompanied by a caption that reads: “Mr UK… Uhuru Kenyatta new home..”Maasai mara…kwa […]

The original image features Linet Toto standing alone. This image posted on Twitter claiming to show Bomet Woman Rep Linet Chepkorir alias ‘Toto’, posing for a photo with Kevin Rigathi; son to Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua is ALTERED. “Rigathi Gachagua’s Son with Linet Toto. Our little Brain @Linet Toto be very Keen with this people […]

A claim by the Health Cabinet Secretary Dr Susan Nakhumicha that intern doctors earn more money than newly employed doctors is FALSE. Kenyan Health Cabinet Secretary Dr Susan Nakhumicha Wafula in her first interview with Citizen TV   claimed that medical doctors on internships are currently earning more money than the newly employed doctors in Kenya. […]

Facebook posts circulating on different unverified Facebook pages and accounts bearing the name of First Lady Rachel Ruto that connect her to the issuance of Inua Jamii loans are FAKE. A Facebook group with the name  ‘Inua jamii by Mama Rachel Chebet Ruto’  currently hosting over ten thousand members and claiming to be operated by […]

A claim going around on social media handles that CO2 is not bad since plants need it to survive is partly false. “So stupid! Who came up with the idea CO2 is bad? Plants need CO2 to survive. No CO2, no life!” States the claim. According to Yale Climate Connections, The basics of climate change […]

A video posted on Facebook alleging that Kenyan Lawyer Miguna MIguna was attacked in Kisumu during his homecoming is FALSE. A video was brought to the attention of the public claiming that renowned lawyer Dr Miguna Miguna who jetted back to Kenya on 20 October 2022 after four years in exile was roughed up and […]

A twitter post claiming that the death of fish in Lake Victoria is as a result of poisoning is false. “If you own a fish cage in Lake Victoria, newspaper reports last week had substantial coverage of fish in those cages dying through poisoning. I was named after the Angel responsible for good news, but […]

President William Ruto appointed Amin Mohamed Ibrahim as the new director of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI). A Facebook post claiming that former Director of the Anti Terrorism Police Unit (ATPU) Gideon Munga Nyale, has been appointed the new Director of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) is FALSE. The post shared on October […]

A tweet claiming that former Citizen TV news anchor Hussein Mohamed has been appointed as the new government spokesperson, replacing Cyrus Oguna is FALSE. Hussein Mohamed is the State House Spokesperson and not government spokesperson. The posts published on October 14, 2022 was accompanied by a photo of Hussein and a caption that reads: “Hussein […]

A twitter post claiming that hurricanes are not linked to global warming is false. “Hurricanes aren’t linked to global warming. “According to the National Hurricane Center, storms are no more intense or frequent worldwide than they have been since 1850. Constant 24-7 media coverage of every significant storm worldwide just makes it seem that way.” […]

A twitter post claiming that it’s too late and there is nothing that can be done to solve climate change is untrue. “People don’t seem to understand, it’s too late. Even if every polluter was stopped today, every car, truck, factory, power plant, everything… Climate change is going to displace and/or kill BILLIONS of people. […]

The twitter post claiming that climate models are inaccurate is not true. “I don’t agree with Mastriano. Climate change is not scientific at all. Climate change has been occurring since the dawn of time on Earth and has been in flux forever. Climate models are not scientific, and not one has been accurate in over […]

A twitter post claiming that there is no global warming since it’s cold outside is false. “Yes it’s summer and it’s hot outside. It’s supposed to be hot, that’s why it’s summer, that’s what it’s all about! There is no Global Warming taking place or so-called climate change. It’s supposed to be hot in the […]

A twitter post claiming that there is no climate crisis is not true.  “Sea levels have not risen, they are not rising. Pacific islands are not being evacuated. There is no climate crisis”, states the claim. According to the United Nations, no corner of the globe is immune from the devastating consequences of climate change. […]

A twitter post claiming that carbon dioxide levels are too little to make a difference in the atmosphere is partly false. “Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere are a very tiny fraction of 1%. Roughly 1/20th of 1%. Htf can that be dangerous. We’re being conned and too many are falling for it. Figures easily […]

A twitter post claiming that renewable energy is just a money making scheme is not true. “Renewable energy is indeed a huge money making scheme, just like oil was a century ago, only cleaner”, reads the claim. For the past 150 years or so, humans have relied heavily on coal, oil, and other fossil fuels […]

A tweet claiming that the sun is the main cause of global warming on earth is false. “Global warming is a natural process that takes place over thousands of years mainly due to the Earth’s elliptical orbit of the sun and the changing tilt of the Earth. People that think burning fossil fuels causes sea […]

Three fishermen from Litare beach in Suba North sub-county Homabay county were seriously injured following an attack by some fishermen from Rusinga island due to wrangles over fishing boundaries in Lake Victoria. The three were attacked by their fellows from Wanyama beach in Rusinga island yesterday night. According to Felix Abonyo who is a fisherman […]

Police in Kuria West have arrested and detained a total of nine people from the republic of Burundi. The nine who were arrested at the Kenya-Tanzania border in Isbania Migori county are said to be in the country illegally. Confirming the arrest, Kuria-West police commander Clearty Kimahio said that they got wind from locals that […]

Four people have been arrested by the police in Homabay County, as they are linked to robbery cases that have been witnessed in around the county. This brings the total number of those who have been arrested so far in the ongoing crackdown to 12. The four were arrested in different places around the county […]

Somber mood engulfed Migingo Girls High School in  Kochieng Location, Kadibo after Deputy Principal Madam Roselyn Nyawanda was found dead in her house on Sunday night.It is alleged that the deceased was killed by her son who is in his late 20’s whom she was staying with in their house in the same school compound.According […]

A total of 1475 Early Childhood Development Education Teachers in Homabay County can now smile to the bank after governor Cyprian Awiti confirmed them on permanent and pensionable basis. Speaking to the teachers in his office on Monday, Awiti said that this is a relief to those teachers who have been waiting for the employment […]

Roots Party flagbearer in the August general elections Prof. George Wajackoya condemned politicians from Kenya Kwanza coalition for always hurling abuses at Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Coalition Party flagbearer Raila Odinga whenever they are doing their campaigns. Wajackoya said this when he visited Kisumu county to campaign for his bid to become the fifth […]

Insecurity issues forced Homabay County Assembly to be adjourned indefinitely after a group of people who surrounded the assembly with heckles. The group is believed to have been hired following a stalemate that have been in the assembly between the county assembly speaker Elizabeth Ayoo and the clerk Faith Apuko. The fracas saw the clerk […]

The Kenya Private Schools Association (KPSA) have promised to work hand in hand with the government to ensure that the Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) more so the Junior Secondary School is successful. KPSA chairperson Charles Ochome Owoko said that their main job currently is walking in different counties to urge private schools’ leaders to build […]

Bodaboda operators in Rongo sub-county, Migori county have been urged not to be used in erupting chaos in political rallies during this campaign period. This is a request that was put across by Rongo sub-county bodaboda chairperson Steve Odero who warned all the operators to be keen with politicians who have the intentions of using […]

Kabundu Kasipul National Government Constituency Development Fund office released five million Kenya shillings to fund the education of form one students in the secondary schools across the constituency. Speaking to secondary school heads while issuing the cheques at the NG-CDF office in Ramula, the CDF chair Joshua Moth Aroko said that they have given the […]

Different civil societies in Homabay county in conjunction with the National Churches Council of Kenya (NCCK) have decided to hold dialogues with all the senatorial and gubernatorial aspirants in Homabay county so as to table their agenda for the people. The societies want the aspirants to make clear their plan to ensure that they sort […]

Employment and Labour Relations High court in Kisumu has suspended the decision by a section of HomaBay county assembly MCAs to remove from office two MCA representing them in the County assembly service board. Hon. Jeff Ongoro and Hon. Richard Ogindo of Kwabwai ward were ousted by fellow MCAs and the court has ordered their […]

Chiefs and their assistants in Homabay County have been given a stern warning against colluding with defilement suspects to interfere with the cases and letting the suspects go scot free. Homabay County commissioner Moses Lilan said that they will take action against any chief or even their assistants incase they will come across any of […]

National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) officers in Homabay on Tuesday arrested 20 individuals who were caught using polythene bags which were banned in the country to wrap commodities while selling. This came after the officers conducted a random search in Homabay town and Rodi centre. Speaking to journalists in Homabay town moments after the search, […]

Secondary school heads in Migori county have been urged to make use of the new CBC classrooms so as to help them them ease the congestion that is being witnessed currently as form ones are joining the schools. This is a request that was put across by Migori County education director Jacob Onyiego who said […]

Green Border Movements which is a Non-Governmental Organization which is dedicated in educating people on the importance of planting trees and conserving the environment has urged Migori County residents to come out and utilize the current rainfall to plant trees in their homes. Speaking to Sky FM, the NGOs officer Mr. Leonard Okumu said that […]

Aspirants who lost during the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party primaries in Homabay County came into an agreement of throwing their support behind those who won in the primaries in a move to strengthen the party in the grassroots. Speaking at a hotel in Homabay town, while attending a meeting that was organized by the […]

Homabay County government has promised to dedicate Ksh. 50 million in it’s 2022/23 financial year budget to the fight against cancer across the county. This was said by the county governor Cyprian Otieno Awiti as he officially opened Empower Cancer Centre that has been built at the Homabay County Referral Hospital, a project that was […]

Over 70 Migori County casual workers at the County Referral Hospital have lamented over 9 months salary arrears by the county government of Migori.While addressing the press, the casual health workers led by  Mr. Delamare Deya have decried the hard times they are going through as they can’t fend for their families, pay rent among […]

Homabay Town MP Peter Opondo Kaluma has urged the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) National Elections Board to inform the aspirants on the means that they intend to use in conducting the party’s primaries, whether it will issuance of direct tickets or they will employ universal suffrage so that the aspirants can know the way forward. […]

The Luo Nation more so those from Homabay County have been urged to keep calm and support the decision by the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party National Elections Board to issue direct tickets to some of their aspirants. This a request that was put across by one of the champions of multipartism Mzee Abednego Othira […]

The Co-operatives office in Kisumu has started disbursing Sh. 50 million to the over 900 members of the defunct Kisumu Municipal Teachers (KIMUTE) Fosa Sacco Society that went into liquidation in 2016. Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) Kisumu City Branch Executive Secretary David Obuon says members of the Sacco were relieved to start getting […]

Police officers in Awendo in conjunction with the DCI arrested 13 teachers together with one student following exam irregularities in Komolorume Mixed Secondary School in Awendo sub-county on Tuesday. According to one of the senior officers in Awendo who did not want to be mentioned due to security reasons, 13 teachers including the school principal […]

A couple from Sigulu village, Ruri East sub-location, Suba-North sub-county Homabay county are being held at Mbita police station following the murder of their 26 year old daughter who has been sick for some time. The couple were arrested on Monday morning after they appeared at Ogongo police post to report the death of their […]

Smart agriculture pays and farmers are some of the biggest millionaires. Evance Adede visited Moses Obong’o in Nyakach and digged deep into the farming of vegetables together with poultry farming.

By Simon Onyango: It’s now 19th day since Russia invaded Ukraine and already the poor African countries are feeling the pressure.Just to bring a bit of facts of Russia and Ukraine. Russia and Ukraine are major exporters of food globally, with the two exporting almost 12% of total calories traded in the world .Again, the […]

Kasipul Mp hopeful Swaleh Mohammed has condemned the directive by president Uhuru Kenyatta of deregistering all bodaboda operators in the country.

Some of the religious lobby groups in Homabay County have resorted to prevent rogue and violent politicians from attending their church services since the politicians are fond of abusing their competitors when given an opportunity to speak in the church. Speaking in Homabay town, Pentecostal bishops accompanied by other leaders from different churches said that […]

Migori County bodaboda SACO have condemned in the highest terms possible, the act displayed by their Nairobi counterparts who assaulted a female motorist along Wangari Maathai road.

Police in Rongo sub-county have arrested a 70 year old man who torched his house, burning all properties after a disagreement with his wife in Kadiang’a village, North Kamagambo ward.

A section of the clergy in Homabay county have warned politicians to refrain from chest-thumping while campaigning as it may erupt chaos.

Waswa residents in Nyando sub-county Kisumu county have urged the government to intervene and restore peace between them and Kanyilum residents who are fond of attacking their people.

The ODM party leadership has issued a stern warning to those planning chaos during the Azimio Mtaani rally scheduled for Friday 11th March in Kisumu County.

Some of the ODM party members in Kisumu Count who are supporters of one of the gubernatorial aspirants Ken Obura have condemn the County ODM leaders who have been saying that Ken Obura is not a member of the party and he is planning to cause chaos during the major Azimio la Umoja rally that […]

Non-governmental Organizations in Homabay County have partnered with youths in the music industry to try and eradicate bad behaviors amongst the youth in the county.

Here is the OCPD Rongo Peter Okiring warning politicians who are using loud discos in their campaigns at this time that students are sitting for their national exams.

Some of the leaders in Migori county have come out to urge the ODM party to conduct their nominations in a free and fair manner. Led by Uriri constituency MP aspirant Jared Kwaga, the leaders who are eyeing the ODM ticket in various positions want the ODM party to conduct transparent nominations that won’t have […]

Police officers in Suna-West sub-county have arrested a 32 year old man who is suspected to have killed his 27 year old friend and buried him in Nyamaranga sub-location. Confirming the incident, Suna-West police commander Elizabeth Walukoba said that the suspect identified as Daniel Otieno Ongwen is said to have killed his friend identified as […]

Politicians vying for various elective positions in Homabay County have been urged to sell their agenda peacefully without talking ill of their competitors. This is a request that was put across by Homabay East MCA hopeful Samson George Juma who urged his fellow aspirants to refrain from their notorious ill words that they have put […]

By Collins Teurey, 26th, February,2022. Sagana III meeting held on 23rd, February, 2022 at the Sagana State Lodge seems to have unburdened speculations and ripped bare some of the pertinent questions that Kenyans and political leaders across all divides  have been asking, largely borrowing from the lengthy speech by the head of state as he […]

By Collins Teurey. 24th, February, 2022. The much anticipation that was attached to the Sagana III meeting held yesterday, 23rd, February, 2022 leaves one question unanswered—will it change the political landscape in Kenyan politics notably at a time when the country is grooming to hold General Elections to usher in a new leadership? That is  […]

By: COLLINS TEUREY. Utterances made by former Lang’ata MP Stanley Livondo on the alleged assassination of the president have been for days a talk around the table of fear and questions begging for answers. The claims made by the politician not only came as a shocker to many Kenyans but also have had  far-reaching implications […]

By: COLLINS TEUREY. The vocal Nyeri town Member of Parliament Ngunjiri Wambugu  has expressed his side of the coin regarding the power play between the head of state, Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy, William Ruto.  Ngunjiri, speaking at an interview on Citizen TV on Tuesday February 23,  expressed his confidence that he has a strong […]

The council of elders in charge of the 13 Kano clans under the RIDOKAM umbrella have embraced the decision by the 4 Kisumu county politicians that they took to sit down and endorse one of them to vie for the gubernatorial seat. RIDOKAM chairman Austine Odiko said that even ODM leader Raila Odinga urged leaders […]

The committee in charge of implementing development projects in Homabay county visited Suba-North and South yesterday to access the progress of the construction of a 74 kilometers road which is expected to be done by the year 2024 and will cost a total of Ksh. 2.9 billion. The tarmac road will cover Mbita, Sindo, Kiabuya […]

By Simon Onyango: The World is changing, the population is swiftly increasing, the job market is flocked, people are losing jobs, “Youths” are jobless but should we sit back and wait for employment? Yes, the World is changing but it comes with positivity and negativity – now, should we take the advantage of the positive […]

There have been claims that Covid – 19 booster vaccine causes immunity. Sky FM looked into the claim and found it to be false. However more details we got indicated that frequent intake reduces immunity. Immunity – a condition of being able to resist a particular disease especially through preventing development of a pathogenic microorganism […]

The process of searching for a 36 year old fisherman who drowned in Lake Victoria at Senye beach in North Kadem ward, Nyatike sub-county have commenced. Confirming the commencement, Senya sub-location assistant chief Climes Odongo said that the fisherman had already been identified as Peter Ouma Olal and he was with his fellows with whom […]

The ODM party has been urged to make sure that they conduct free and fair nominations ahead of August elections. This is a request that was put across by former Nyatike MP Edick Omondi Anyanga who urged the party and the whole Azimio la Umoja brigade to stop using few individuals and sending them to […]

A woman was charged by the Mbita Law Courts for forcing a 12 year old girl to abort her eight months old pregnancy in Mbita town, Mbita sub-county two weeks ago. The woman identified as Esther Anyango is said to have forced the class seven child to conduct an abortion, contrary to the constitution of […]

By Simon OnyangoAll Kenyans, all workers, all civil servants are human beings and equal before the laws of Kenya and therefore should be treated equally despite the type or kind of job they are doing. The new maternity leave adopted by the TSC ; Female teachers now eligible to fully paid 4 – months maternity […]

By Simon Onyango As clock ticks, Kenyans are soon voting in new leaders to represent them at different levels of government – starting from Members of County Assemblies to the top most seat in the land (President).Until the devolved government, elective positions were mostly dominated by men. In order to achieve two – third gender […]

By Simon Onyango: Life is one of the most precious commodities gifted by God. To have a good life, you must have good health, but this depends on the individual’s behaviour and the amount or level of resources invested by the Government in Health System – more so the latter.According to World Health Organization, 50% […]

The Kenya Private Schools Association have urged the Teachers Service Commission to allow them hire the services of other experts who are not teachers by profession to help in nurturing talents in a move to ensure the success of the Competency Based Curriculum (CBC). Speaking to journalists in Kisumu, the KEPSA chair Charles Ochome Owoko […]

By Simon Onyango: Until March 2020, things were okay in our learning Institutions, learning was running smoothly and transition from one level to another was done normally, with the arrival of Covid19 in the country, everything changed , all sectors of economy were negatively affected, more so, the sector of education – schools were closed […]

Finally, the County Assembly of Homabay found a new clerk after Faith Adhiambo Apuko officially took oath of office today. The swearing in that was led by Homabay Law Courts Senior Magistrate Tom Orlando at the County Assembly left Faith as the clerk of the County Assembly. This comes after the former clerk resigned due […]

By Simon Onyango: The World is socially, politically and economically changing, hence as a country, we must accept change – we should not be left behind .Until 2016, exam cheating has been rampant in the country and this marked the exodus of Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) . The 8 – 4 – 4 system conceptualized […]

By Simon Onyango: Peace and Unity are important pillars for the success of a country. The duo are determined by the political activities in a country – I mean, if political movements in a country are Ideologically driven instead of tribal lines then that country is assured of peace and unity. In Kenya, there has […]

By Simon Onyango: Of late, domestic killings have skyrocketed in Kenya – it has rose eyebrows of many, parents are killing their young ones before committing suicide, women killing their husbands and vice versa -this might be a normal thing to some – especially, if you’ve not witnessed one or it has not reached you( […]

By Simon Onyango: Parents are the most important people in the lives of young children. From birth, children rely on parents to provide them with the care they deserve. It’s their duty to protect their children’s rights until they are old enough to make their own way in the world – more so, girls.This has […]

Some of the Homabay County residents have said that they won’t accept someone to be forced on them as their governor in the August elections. They maintained that they are the ones who know what they have passed through since the conception of the County governments in the year 2013. Led by Felix Otieno Alosi […]

By Simon Onyango: The new law propelling for a mandatory contribution for all towards NHIF deserves praise as it will bridge the gap between the poor and the rich.According to Health CS Mutahi Kagwe, the government will not impoverish Kenyans when they are sick by putting them through another disadvantage of financial stress. On the other […]

By Simon Onyango: In his speech in Addis Ababa Ethiopia, President Uhuru Kenyatta admitted that Africa has made significant progress in Malaria fight, this win he linked to a Four -Point Program implemented by African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA); digitization and score – card accountability and action plans, multi – sectoral advocacy, action and resource […]

By Simon Onyango: The trend of military junta overthrowing the democratically elected leaders in West Africa has raised alarm and calls for action to tame the move.Last week Tuesday attempted coup happened in Guinea Bissau a mid a wave of military takeovers in Mali , Guinea and Burkina Faso since August 2020. Numerous meetings have […]

By Simon Onyango: The Elections Amendment Bill tabled on the floor of the National Assembly by the majority leader Amos Kimunya , seeking to bring back manual transmission of election results could cause chaos after August Polls .On his Facebook page, one of the law makers Hon. Moses Kuria rebuked the Bill terming it as […]

By Simon Onyango: According to The National Cohesion and Integration Commission ( NCIC) and Ethics and Anti – Corruption Commission (EACC) , they are already working close to 20 hate and incitement cases involving top politicians and stressed not to clear those involved in hate and incitement speeches in the run up to the elections. […]

By Simon Onyango: With only a few days to end the second phase of the voter registration exercise , IEBC has not achieved even a half of its target of 2.9 million.This could be due to several reasons, Poor tactics by the IEBC to tap these new voters, reluctance among the people, the cost of […]

A family in Misita village, Kanyadhiang’ sub-location, Rachuonyo North sub-county is in grief after a 35 year old bodaboda rider together with his passenger were found killed by unknown suspects. The body of the rider identified as Vincent Ochieng together with the lady she was carrying were found abandoned in a thicket in Misita village. […]

The government has been urged to beef up security more so along the borders to end cattle rustling that is on the increase along the Luo and Kisii borders, specifically in Basi village, Kasewe location, Kabondo Kasipul Constituency. Speaking to Sky FM just moments after finding one of some two cows in Nyamira, cows that […]

About 350 widows from Karachuonyo constituency in Homabay County have requested the national and county governments to help them get their rights that they have been denied for a long time. Led by their chairperson Monica Achieng Milama, they said that as widows, they have been going through several challenges mostly brought about by their […]

A class six girl was rescued this morning from an early marriage by angry villagers in Kombogo Kamolo village, Kachwanya sub-location, North Kabuoch location, Ndhiwa sub-county. The girl aged 16 years who studies at a primary school in Kanyikela location was reported to be staying with a 25 year old man as the wife. According […]

Police in Kabondo Kasipul are investigating the death of a 34 year old man, whose body was found hanging on a rope at his in-law’s home in Anding’o village, Kasewe B sub-location, Kabondo Kasipul constituency. Confirming the incident, Kasewe B sub-location chief Hesbon Asera, the man identified as Bonface Ochieng Odhiambo was found dead and […]

Police in Nyatike sub-county are investigating an incident where thieves broke into Sidika Primary School on Monday night. Confirming the incident, the area chief Samuel Kasam said that they received reports from the school guard and they rushed to the school but on reaching there, they found the thieves had broken the main door and […]

The body of a 36 year old man was found dumped next to residential houses in Makongeni estate in Asego sub-location, Homabay county. The man is suspected to have been killed on Monday night by unknown people. The late, identified as John Kennedy Otieno was dumped next to his residence after being killed by the […]

A middle aged man was stabbed to death in a bar in Sindo township, Central Kaksingri location, Suba North sub-county yesterday night. The cause of the fracas that led to his death has not yet been identified. The incident is said to have happened at around 9pm after a disagreement occurred while they were drinking […]

Police officers attached to Sori police station together with Kasewe location chief destroyed 40 litres of chang’aa and 4000 litres in Kanyandiko village, Rachuonyo East Sub-county, Homabay county. Confirming the incident, Kasewe location chief Moses Ongere said that he organised the raid together with his assistants, something that lead to the success of the raid. […]

Spiritual leaders, civil servants and youths in Homabay town sub-county have been urged to come out and mobilize people to register as voters for those who haven’t. This is as a result of low numbers of people who registered as voters in the sub-county during the first phase of voter registration. This is a request […]

Kisumu county government through its Ministry of Education yesterday gave out bursaries worth Ksh. 100 million. The bursaries were given to form three and four students in a move to ensure that needy students also get quality education as other students. The Deputy governor Dr. Mathews Owili who officiated the distribution of the bursaries said […]

Three people from the same family lost their lives in a road accident that happened at Rhodi Kopany market in Homabay county this morning. The three that included a father, mother and their six year old child met their death after a cane truck fell on them, killing them instantly. The man identified as Victor […]

Migori County Speaker Hon. Boaz Okoth has told migori county residents to come out in large numbers and register as voters in the second phase of the voter registration exercise that kicked off on 17th January. Speaking to Sky FM, Boaz said that it is a good opportunity for those who have not yet registered […]

Police in Awendo sub-county are investigating an incident where an unknown suspect attacked and slashed a form three student in Onoka village. The boy who is a student at Komolorume secondary school was attacked after seeing the suspect walking with three sheep on Sunday night. Confirming the incident, Central Sakwa location chief Mary Okwany said […]

The Kenya Union for Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) Migori branch wants the Ministry of Education to add more funds to all secondary boarding schools to help in running of schools if the government through the ministry does not want principals to send students back for school fees. Through their chairperson Henry Otunga, the teachers […]

Luo Nyanza residents who haven’t registered as voters have been urged to take advantage of the second phase of voter registration to do so. The second phase of voter registration starts today 17th January and will go on till 6th February. This is a request that has been put across by Uzima University lecturer Joseph […]

After realization that a large number of identity cards have not been picked by their owners ahead of the second phase of voter registration, Young Turks for Handshake Alliance (YOTHA) have teamed up with chiefs and started the initiative of picking the cards and presenting them to their owners, and also helping them register as […]

Suna West Mp Hon. Peter Masara has warned his constituents to be very keen with some people on social media who pose themselves to be speaking on his behalf and telling people that he is helping people and therefore people should pay some amount before they get the MP’s help. Masara who was speaking in […]

Bodaboda operators in Kadongo Centre, Kabondo Kasipul constituency have commenced chasing away some of their members who have been having bad behaviours. The said members formed a group dubbed fourty two brothers and have been brewing insecurity in the area. Speaking to Sky Fm at Kadongo centre, Kasewe B sub-location assistant chief Hesbon Asoro explained […]

Headteacher at Rhodi-Kopany Township Primary School in Homabay town constituency, Homabay County was arrested for employing a nine year old girl as his househelp. Reports indicate that the girl was studying in a school in Migori, but left schooling in May last year while in class two, before she was taken by the accused teacher […]

Police in Kuria West sub-county are investigating the death of a middle aged man who was found dead in the area. Confirming the incident, Kuria West police commander Clearty Kimahio said that they received reports about the man’s death without having any information on who might have murdered him since nobody can even identify the […]

Elders in Kanyamwa, Ndhiwa sub-county, Homabay county want the national government to find a way of paying their elderly stipends. The elders had been receiving Kshs. 2000 from the government, but they have not received any cent since June last year. Speaking on behalf of the elders, Mzee Samson Jarongo Okumu said that they have […]

Police in Homabay have arrested two men who were found hiding two school girls in their house. The two girls who hail from Rongo in Migori county were found being hidden in a house in Shauri Yako estate in Homabay town. Confirming the incident, Arujo location chief Bob Lang’o said that the two girls aged […]

A 26 year old man accused of slashing his parents and sister in Ndhiwa sub-county surrendered himself to the police. He is said to have slashed his parents and her sister using a panga and left them with serious injuries, an incident that occurred in Ombasa village, West Kwabwai location, Ndhiwa sub-county in Homabay County. […]

Youths and other sports men and women from Rongo sub county and Migori county at large have been called upon to diversify saying that is the only way they can enhance their livelihood.This is according aspiring Rongo Mp John Zatta who said that most youths especially those talented in various sporting activities especially in football […]

Chiefs, Assistant Chiefs and other civil servants have been urged to come out and help citizens access national Identity cards and also register as voters in preparation for next year’s general elections. Karachuonyo Member of Parliament Hon. Adipo Okuome have warned the civil servants against requesting for bribes from the people before helping them, since […]

Maranda High School students have to undergo a mandatory test before accessing the school compound. the students who reported back to school on Tuesday from their December holiday had to undergo a drug test at the school’s main gate before get into the school compound. This came after the Ministry of Education gave an order […]

Parents have been urged to provide their children with face masks at this time that they are travelling back to school. Homabay Bus Park matatu operators have raised the concern, stating that most of the students that arrive to board matatus at the bus park do not have face masks despite the rising cases of […]

The office of the Governor in Siaya County on Monday made changes in the county’s finance department. According to a letter sent to media houses, Governor Cornel Rasanga appointed Hesbon Mariwa as the Chief Finance Officer from his previous post where he headed Enterprises and Industrialization. Jack Odinga was appointed the Director of Finance from […]

Gubernatorial aspirants in Homabay county have been urged to agree and support one of them. A section of the Luo Council of elders in the County want politicians who have come out to run for the county’s gubernatorial seat to sit down as soon as possible and agree on one of them whom they will […]

Traders who were displaced from Kibuye market in Kisumu County can now smile. This is because the construction of the market will elapse by the end of March next year. This was affirmed by the Kisumu City manager Abala Wanga who was speaking to traders at the Corona market, where he said that they were […]

A non-governmental organization known as Development Link Knowledge Africa (DEVLINK) have started training police officers in Homabay County on how to escape depression so as to end the rampant suicidal cases among them. Speaking to journalists in a hotel in Homabay town, when they kicked off the training of 60 officers drawn from all the […]

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Migori County residents have been urged to be in the front row in fighting Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). This is by arresting and handing the perpetrators to the police as one of the ways of fighting gender based violence. Speaking at Kehancha in a function to sensitize citizens against gender based violence, Kuria West Deputy […]

The Kenyan Government through the Ministry of ICT in conjunction with Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) have started training small and medium business enterprise people in Nyanza region to promote online business and boost digital economy. Speaking at a hotel in Homabay town in a meeting that brought together over 100 youthful traders, KEPSA assistant […]

Police in Homabay County arrested two suspected linked to the killing of 18 cows and injuring another 120 in Ndhiwa sub-county on Sunday. The suspects were arrested by Ndhiwa police on Sunday night after a serious search in more than five in the area on Sunday night. More than 30 farmers in the area counting […]

As a way of celebrating International Anti-Corruption day, Manyatta and Kondele residents in Kisumu together with other NGOs such as Lakeshore For Community Transformation (LACOT), Tembea Kenya and others came out to condemn corruption cases that have been on the rise in the country, moreso in Kisumu county. Sam Owino Onditi, a Manyatta resident and […]

Ototo Secondary School in Ndhiwa sub-county was closed indefinitely after form four students became chaotic while taking their exams. It was revealed that the students started making noise and destroying classroom windows and also destroying the principal’s car before the school management resolved to send them home. Confirming the incident, Ndhiwa sub-county police commander Paul […]

A 37 year old truck driver working for Ndhiwa Sukari Industry in Ndhiwa sub-county was arrested by police officers for causing the death of a 22 year old passenger, while he was transporting sugarcane to the industry. The driver is linked to the death of the late Bill Clinton Ouma that occured at Nguku centre […]

The Chief Administrative Secretary in the Ministry of Health Dr. Mercy Mwangangi officially launched a machine that will be used in diagnosing sickle cell anaemia. This is to give quick help to those suffering from the disease. Speaking at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital in Kisumu, Dr. Mwangangi promised that they are going […]

Police in Rachuonyo East sub-county have arrested a 42 year old man who is accused of defiling a seven year old girl in Kakelo-Kamroth sub-location. According to the girl’s mother Everline Akoth, the girl is still in grade one and she went to fetch firewood in a bush next to their home together with her […]

Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiang’i has promised thorough investigations and bringing to an end, the conflicts surrounding Oluch-Kimira Irrigation scheme. He promised the arrest of those brewing conflicts over the project that is found in Rangwe and Karachuonyo sub-counties in Homabay County. Speaking to the residents of Kakisinja in Kochia, Rangwe sub-county during the […]

Kisumu County Government through the Ministry of Health launched 30 million drugs that will be supplied to all health centres in Kisumu County. The drugs were officially launched by the Kisumu deputy Governor Dr. Mathews Owili. Dr. Owili said that lack of drugs in hospitals was brought by the changes that were made in the […]

A form three male student from Obera Boys High School in Central Kabuoch Location, Ndhiwa sub-county lost his life while playing football on Sunday evening. It was confirmed that the boy fell down while playing football with his fellows just after hitting the ball with his head, and he was rushed to Samari Medical Centre […]

Nyanza youths for Raila, who are youths who have come together to sell Hon. Raila Odinga’s agenda ‘Azimio La Umoja’ under their chairperson Stanley Lumumba visited Muhoroni and Chemelil. The main message during the visit was that youths should come out and help Odinga in ‘climbing the mountain’, as they also urged youths to ensure […]

Form Four students of Maranda High School were sent home indefinitely.This comes  after they allegedly threatened to burn the institution on Tuesday night.400 candidates were released by the school administration to go back home until further notice and according to one of the teachers who spoke to Sky Fm in condition of anonymity, the students […]

Security has been enhanced in Migori County following ODM leader Raila Odinga’s visit this morning. Raila is expected in Awendo sub-county this morning, where he will preside over the launching of Awendo Kenya Medical Training College. Confirming this, Migori police commander Mark Wanjala said that they finished all preparations, as he urged those who will […]

A 45 year old Kenya Forest Service ranger is undergoing serious pains at the Homabay County Referral Hospital. This is after a man who went to cut wood at Lambwe forest where he works beat him up thoroughly. the officer identified as Samwel Dede was attacked using a panga on Sunday evening when he found […]

Residents of Kagan ward in Rangwe sub-county Homabay county have given the Homabay County Government seven days to transfer their ward administrator Teddy Ochiel, as they claim that he is corrupt. Led by Kagan MCA Philemon Onyango Onditi, they want governor Cyprian Awiti to transfer Teddy since he changed the names of needy students who […]

As Kenya marks 16 days gender activism, African Women Development and Communication Network also known as FEMNATE have organized a conference in Homabay town. The conference will bring together delegates from Kenya and other countries to discuss on how to protect the rights of women and girls. Speaking to delegates from 14 countries attending the […]

There have been claims on Facebook that Kisumu residents walking on the cabronized pathways within the Central Business District (CBD) will have to pay Ksh. 50 per person. The claim stating that from July next year, 2022 people will have to pay Ksh. 50, comes in as the CBD is still under construction and more […]

The newly elected Chairman of Kenya Private Schools Association (KPSA) Charles Ochome has dedicated his win to the support he received from private schools in Western region. Ochome says he emerged the winner after getting massive support from the region as he promised to engage the government for the betterment of education in private schools. […]

One person died as many others survived severe injuries in a road accident that involved two vehicles and a motorbike in Homabay town. In the accident, a Nissan conductor lost his life on the spot. The accident occurred at Sophia centre along Homabay-Rongo road. Confirming the incident, Arujo location chief Bob Lang’o said that the […]

School heads in Homabay County have been urged to be calm at this time that students are reporting back to school after three days mid term break. they have been told not to send them back home for fees if they come to school with less fees since parents are really going through a hard […]

Police in Rachuonyo East Sub-county are investigating the death of a 55 year old man whose body was found in a river in Kawadie area, Kamiyoro sub-location, Kojwach location. Michael Opolo’s body was found floating in River Moroni Lwanda in Kawadie village. According to witnesses, Opolo who has been sickling for a very long time […]

Residents of East Kamagak ward in Kabondo Kasipul constituency, Homabay county have been urged to concentrate on farming as that is the only sure way of eradicating poverty. They have been told to refrain from relying on handouts from politicians more so at this time when the country is heading to the general elections. This […]

Kisumu residents whose residence were demolished in Bandani area, Otonglo and Maseno wants the Kenya railways to pay them. This is after the lands court in Kisumu County through justice Ombwayo ruled that the Kenya railways demolished the residences against the law. According to Lawyer Kenneth Amondi who filed the case, Justice Ombwayo found the […]

Some of the sweet potato traders in Othoro market in Kabondo Kasipul constituency are urging the county government of Homabay together with their Mp to help them build sheds that can protect them from the scorching sun and rains as well. Speaking to Sky FM at Othoro market, one of the traders Rose Ogola requested […]

High Court in Siaya county revoked a three years probation sentence that was given by Bondo Law Courts against a 61 year old man who was found guilty of defiling a 12 years old girl.  The man identified as Charles Zaddock Oriwo is said to have committed the offence on 19th September 2020 at around […]

Police officers in Bondo sub-county are investigating the cause of fire that burnt down Carldori petrol station in Bondo town which left one person injured. The fire that broke out at around 9.30pm after a fuel tanker that took fuel to the station caught fire and burnt down properties of unknown value including motorcycles. The […]

Five police officers who were being linked with the killing of a middle aged man in Kamenya area, Rangwe sub-county three years ago have been fined Ksh. 500,000 each by the Homabay Law Courts. This was after the officers denied the charges before the court. The five officers who include Michael Ochanjo, Silas Anyira, Benard […]

Residents of Homabay town have been promised that water shortage in the town will come to an end early next year following the project that is being put in place supply water across the town, an initiative that has already taken Ksh. 1.2 billion. Speaking to journalists in Homabay, after Water and Sanitation Partners Conference […]

A family in Masara area, Suna West sub-county are living in fear and agony after their kin aged 22 years disappeared. The lady who is a business lady disappeared on Tuesday evening while she was on her daily errands. The lady’s family led by her sister Jemila said that their sister Sharon Ochieng’ Ojwando has […]

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November 18, 2021

In a move to reduce or fight cervical cancer, the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) has been urged to come up with how NHIF can be used in cancer treatment. This is to help the cancer patients get treatment easily. This is a request that has been put across by the Kisumu County first lady […]

A 35 year old man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by Siaya Law Courts for defiling a four year old girl. The man identified as Simon Oduor Oloo is said to have committed the offence in November 2019 in Malaga village, Gem Sub-County. According to evidence tabled before the court, on 18th November 2019, […]

Two individuals were sentenced to 25 years in jail yesterday by the Siaya Law Courts after being proven guilty of murder. They are said to have committed the offence on 20th February 2020 in Uradi Kalkada area at a chang’aa den. Fredrick Omondi and Justine Adula were found guilty of killing Peter Andari before Justice […]

Early studies have shown that about 25% of people who went to the hospital with severe COVID-19 infections had diabetes. Those with diabetes were more likely to have serious complications and to die from the virus. One reason is that high blood sugar weakens the immune system and makes it less able to fight off […]

A section of Kisumu juakali area was reduced to ashes on Monday night with property running into millions of shillings destroyed. The chairman of Uganda juakali area Mark Odero says the early morning fire consumed three vehicles that were under repair. Odero says nothing was salvaged in the inferno that took fire fighters almost three […]

A three year old child was elctrocuted and died in West Kadem location, Nyatike sub-county, Migori county. Confirming the incident, West Kadem location chief Climes Malongo said that the child was with fellow children before unknowingly touching an electric cable that was lying on the ground. malongo said that the child died on the spot […]

The National Government has promised to support and improve skills of different citizens more so those in the juakali sector. This was made clear by the Permanent Secretary in the State Department for Youth Affairs Charles Sunkuli, while speaking at the Kisumu Polytechnic where individuals with different skills were showcasing their skills. On top of […]

Police officers in Rangwe sub-county have finally arrested a 30 year old man who went missing after he allegedly defiled a 4 year old child in Kabonyo village, Genga sub-location two weeks ago. The suspect who has been identified as Victor Onyango run after defiling a minor. He was arrested in Rongo sub-county, Migori county […]

Migori Matatu Owners Association are on Kuria West MP Mathias Robi’s neck to give them their share of ksh500,000 that was given to them by the Deputy President William Ruto during his visit to Migori county last week. Speaking in his office, the Association chairman George Rarieda said that after a meeting with the Deputy […]

The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party has been linked to yesterday’s chaos that occurred during Deputy President William Ruto’s visit in Kondele Kisumu County. The claim has been circulating on social media and condemned by several Kenyans accusing ODM party leaders for orchestrating the chaos. Speaking on behalf of the ODM party, the party leader […]

After chaos erupted at Deputy President William Ruto’s rally in Kondele Kisumu County, a photo of Kondele ward Member of County Assembly (MCA) Joachim Oketch known as Swagga has been circulating on social media with claims that he led a group of youths in disrupting the rally by peddling stones. We did a reverse image […]

The image of a police officer circulating on social media that he was arrested for detonating teargas canister at a UDA rally in Kondele- Kisumu County is fake. When we did a reverse image search, we found out that the police image was for Sergeant Robert Kimeto attached to Londiani police station who was arrested […]

Two students at Ringa Boys High School have been hospitalized after suffocating in a fire incident that burnt down their school dormitory early this morning. The fire is said to have started at around 5am when the students were in their classes for morning preps. Confirming the incident, Homabay County Commissioner Moses Lilan said the […]

A family in Saria village, Awendo sub-county is in great despair and grief after the death of their 20 months old baby who drowned in a well on Monday evening. Confirming the incident, North Kanyamgang sub-location assistant chief Madam Agnes Atieno said she found report about the incident very late after the family of the […]

NEMA officers in Homabay County arrested 11 people for using plastic bags which were banned in the country. The 11 comprised three business people who were arrested at Rodi Kopany while others were those arrested for poor disposal of waste. The officer in charge of environment in Homabay county Josiah Nyandoro said that the process […]

Six students whom are being linked with the fire that burnt down a 500 capacity dormitory at Maranda High school will now stay in police custody until 23rd of this month as DCI officers continue with investigations. This comes after Bondo law courts granted the DCI officers their request of holding the suspects for 14 […]

Nyanza clergies have come out to address the burning of school infrastructure. They have urged parents and police officers to work hand in hand to find solution to the burning of schools that have become rampant and is causing unrest in the country. The Homabay County Islam Community Secretary, Nuh Abdul Omollo Masoud requested parents, […]

Police in Rachuonyo East sub-county in conjunction with police officers from Sondu have launched an investigation over the death of a 24 year old man who was killed over love issues. Kodumo East sub-location assistant chief Denis Abong’o while speaking to Sky fm said that the late David Odhiambo was killed by her lover’s  lover […]

Two armed bandits escaped from the hands of an angry mob in Onyege market, Kagan ward, Rangwe constituency who were hungry for their blood after they robbed M-pesa outlets in Onjinyo and Luora markets in. According to Kagan West ward bodaboda chairman Mr. Raphael, the two bandits had earlier on defrauded an M-pesa agent at […]

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education Dr. Julius Jwan has said that any student who will be found guilty of orchestrating the burning of school infrastructure will taken as a criminal and will not be given a certificate of good conduct. Speaking at Mauta Primary school in Mfangano island, Mbita sub-county during his visit […]

An atmosphere of pain has filled a family in Sofia, Homabay county after an eight year old child lost his life along the Homabay-Rongo road. The child identified as Ben Ngala who is a grade four pupil at Full Gospel Brilliant School was hit by a truck at a time he was walking home from […]

The founder of Citizen Conventions Party (CCP) Grace Adhiambo Akumu has finally joined Orange Democratic Movement (ODM). She confirmed this during a talkshow with Sky 106.1 FM that she has ditched her party and joined ODM and she will vie for Kisumu women Representative post come 2022. The party was started in the year 2014 […]

Homabay County women representative Hon. Gladys Wanga has challenged his fellow contenders in the Homabay County’s gubernatorial seat to conduct their campaigns peacefully. She has told them to sell their agenda to the people in the right way and not to do things that may erupt chaos, something she is being linked to, though she […]

Traders in Ramba market, Kodhoch West Location, Rachuonyo East Sub-county have been requested to trade peacefully and enhance togetherness to avoid the rise of some anti-social behavior that have been witnesseed in the region for some time now, behaviours that only show greed amongst them. Speaking to Sky FM at the market after some hungry […]

Police in Bondo sub-county are investigating the cause of the fire that razed down a dormitory at Maranda High School in Bondo sub-county, Siaya County. The fire is said to have broke out at around 10pm when students were still in class for their night preps. There were no casualties reported during the incident that […]

Police in Kuria West are planning to arraign in court a Tanzanian national who was arrested with 10 goats which are suspected to have been stolen from Tarime in Tanzania. Confirming the incident, Kuria West police commander Cleaty Kimaiyo said that the guy aged 35 years, who has been identified as george Nyaseba and hails […]

Following complaints by the Kisumu Contractors and Suppliers Association that they have not been paid for the jobs they have done, the County Government of Kisumu confirmed that Ksh. 300 million have already been put in place and they will be paid before the end of this week. This was confirmed by the Kisumu County […]

The National Government has set aside Ksh. 324.6 million to help in constructing new classrooms in 293 secondary schools in Homabay county. These are schools that were selected by the Ministry of Education to help in effecting the Competency Based Curriculum (CBC). This is a step that has been reached following a directive by President […]

Some of the workers at the Cleaners Company which is a private company that has been performing cleaning services at the Homabay Referral Hospital want the owner of the company to explain to them why they have been retrenched. About 12 female workers who were employed by the company between April and May 2021 were […]

Voter registration exercise in Migori County ended officially yesterday at a time when the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) was targeting to register more voters though so many people did not come out to register as only 36,452 new voters have been registered in the county. Speaking to Sky FM, the Migori County IEBC […]

Nyalenda B elders in Kisumu Central constituency have come out to condemn some of the politicians for using youths to erupt chaos ahead of the 2022 general elections. Led by Elder Oginga Oketch who is the ‘Kisumu Natives’ chairperson, they gave examples of different leaders who have brought chaos and division between netizens as he […]

Kisumu County health workers who have been working under the ‘FACES PROJECT’ have been urged to hold their peace since their salaries will be paid in full before Friday 5th November. This statement came after the health workers from Muhoroni sub-county decried delayed salaries for three months. This affirmation was given by the Kisumu County […]

Malaria has been one of the biggest menaces on humanity for ages and mostly kills babies and infants. The World Health Organization has approved a malaria vaccine for use in children for the first time. Having a vaccine – after more than a century of trying – is among medicine’s greatest achievements. The vaccine – […]

A huge number of health workers in Kisumu County who were working under the ‘FACES PROJECT’ have cried out on not being paid for the last three months. This has forced them to threaten to conduct a strike if the county government does not take up the issue. Speaking to Sky FM via phone, the […]

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November 2, 2021

Sugarcane farmers under the umbrella Kenya Sugarcane Growers Association has threatened to sue sugar factory owners who will try to lower sugarcane prices in the country. The Association’s secretary general Richard Ogendo said that they will not accept the move, as he urged the Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya to announce the correct sugarcane prices […]

Students in Gendia Boys High School in Rachuonyo North Sub-County suffered a big loss after fire broke out and and burnt down one of their dormitories. The fire started just a few moments after the students had left for their dawn preps on Monday morning as the fire left 140 students with nowhere to sleep. […]

Residents of Kodera North location in Rachuonyo South sub-county have decried he infestation by hyenas that have been killing their livestock in the area. Led by David Kouko are urging the Kenya Wildlife Service to come to their rescue since the hyenas are slowly sending them to poverty. Speaking to Sky FM, Kouko said that […]

Difference in opinion and misunderstanding is still brewing in the Rongo constituency ODM office due to leadership wrangles among members of the ODM party, wrangles that have left the party having two offices in Rongo. Speaking to journalists about the issue, Benard Bondo who claims to be the ODM party chair in the constituency confirmed […]

Police in Homabay County have arrested two individuals who have been parading as Kenya Army Officers. The two individuals have been conning people lots of money with fake promises of helping them get KDF jobs. The two suspects identified as Gabriel Omwono and Peres Otieno were arrested by Mbita sub-county police officers with the offence […]

Leaders in Kisumu county have welcomed the creation of Kadibo sub county by the President Uhuru Kenyatta’s administration, bringing to eight in total the number of sub counties in Kisumu. In a special gazette notice dated 29th October, Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Coordination of National Government Dr Fred Matiang’i said the new sub county […]

Properties whose value have not yet been determined burnt into ashes at Nyandema Secondary School in Nyatike sub-county on Saturday night. Confirming the incident, Migori county police commander Mark Wanjala said that the accident occured at night when the students were attending their night preps. The fire burnt down a dormitory that hosts 170 students […]

Ever since the first vaccines were unveiled, there’s been a lot of talk and speculation about side effects from a fever and chills, to more serious blood clots. Worries that the Covid-19 vaccine could cause infertility are among the reasons people give for avoiding vaccination. While there’s no evidence any of the Covid vaccines cause […]

There have been tendency of elected leaders in Kenya hopping from one party to another after gaining seats. These has raises questions among Kenyans whether the leaders should continue holding their positions or seek re-elections with their new parties. A constitutional lawyer Tom Nduku said that the Kenyan constitution is being compromised by leaders as […]

The Bars, Hotels and Liquor Traders Association has urged those involved in the business to ensure that they follow all covid-19 containment measures to the latter more so at this time that curfew was lifted. This was put across by the association chairperson Simon Njoroge at a time when they were speaking to journalists in […]

As it is remaining only six days for the voter registration exercise to elapse, the government has been urged to extend the period for the exercise. According to Mama Jackline Adhiambo Oduol who is a nominated MP, the process should be extended to give youths who are just picking their identity cards now to register. […]

Police in Homabay town have arrested a lorry which is suspected to have been carrying 7800 crates of uncertified eggs which is estimated to cost Ksh. 2.7 million which came from Uganda and were being transported to Rodi Kopany. Confirming the incident, the officer in charge of criminal investigations in Homabay county Abel Kavoo said […]

Former Councilors in the Nyanza region have rejected the offer by the National Government to pay them a retirement package of Sh. 2.6 billion translating to between Sh. 600,000 to Sh. 200,000 for each former councilor. Joseph Ogut, chairman Nyanza forum for councilors says the offer by the government is a drop in the ocean […]

The county government of Kisumu through the office of the first lady Her excellency Dorothy Nyong’o has come up with an initiative that will ensure that mothers who have little kids go to work without any hiccups. This is after opening up a child care centre which will be having nutritionist professionals who will take […]

Learning in Kilusi secondary school in Rachuonyo East sub-county were cut short yesterday after students conducted demonstrations over poor leadership in the school. Speaking to Sky FM during the demonstrations which they conducted to the office of the sub-county director of education in Ramula Migosi Mr. Samwel Nyantika, the students said that they are not […]

Elected leaders and those seeking elective positions in Homabay county have been urged to unite and ensure that their constituents register as voters before the deadline for the process elapses. Speaking to journalists in Homabay town during a meeting that she held with the leaders, Hon. Ruth Adhiambo Odinga who is the Nyanza voter registration […]

A Nairobi court declined to release a passport belonging to Mp John Waluke to allow him travel to the  USA for a parliamentary event.In rejecting the application Justice Esther Maina said that Waluke is a convict and cannot be allowed to leave the country. Waluke and his business partner Grace Whakungu were both convicted by […]

Inorder for the government to implement the big four agenda, the county governments have been urged to focus more on planning their development agenda and to involve the publics in the planning. This has been put across by Ester Murugi who is a member of the National Land Commission while she was speaking in Kisumu […]

Police in Rachuonyo East sub-county are investigating the death of a 45 year old man who was killed and the body burned by the people in Onyunyo village, Rongo Pala sub-location, Wang’ Chieng’ location. The reason for such kind of an act has not yet been revealed. Confirming the incident to Sky FM, Wang’ Chieng’ […]

The National Government has declared that they have put in place better strategies of boosting the security of lake Victoria. The government plans to use new technology and machines in the process. This was declared by the Permanent Secretary in the State Department for Shipping and Maritime, Nancy Karigithu when she attended the Kisumu Maritime […]

Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru has officially joined the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party. Joining UDA party comes after few weeks of hearsays that she was to ditch Jubilee party. There have been several claims on social media that she was to leave Jubilee party and join UDA in order to defend her gubernatorial seat come […]

There have been confusion amongst Kenyans since the lifting of the dusk to dawn curfew by the president during Mashujaa Day celebrations on 20th October. The confusion was created by the Kenya National Police Service which announced that despite the lifting of the curfew, bars and restaurants were still not to operate beyond 7pm. However, […]

A 20 year old lady is in deep pains after a gang of four men attacked her in their house and raped her repeatedly in Sena village, Mfangano East location, Mbita sub-county on Saturday night. The lady who did her KCSE exams was attacked and raped just five hours after she had started sleeping inside […]

IEBC has registered a very low turn-out in the ongoing voter registration process in Homabay County, with majority changing their polling stations.

The Kenya County Workers Union Migori branch has called out the county government to employ all casual workers permanently as the court directed.

Under the current states of campaigns and duration of politicking in Kenya, many aspiring leaders more so for the top seat have come out to promise heaven on earth.   The current discussions are actually mostly targeting youths since they occupy the larger part of the Kenyan population and a lot of promises are coming their […]

Siaya County politicians have been urged to refrain from transferring voters from their closest polling stations to different polling stations with the mentality of having their votes for themselves. According to elections expert Peter Mbeka, such activities will be infringing into the rights of the voters being transferred in case those politicians fail in the […]

The Migori Interfaith Council has urged politicians to campaign peacefully. Speaking to journalists in Migori town under an initiative named ‘Peace Net’ led by Pastor Charles Otigo, the clergy said that they want politicians to campaign very peacefully and ensure that voting will also be done peacefully.  They also urged the youths in Migori not […]

Kisumu County governor Prof. Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o has urged employers in the county to give their employees opportunity to go and register as voters. Speaking to journalists in his office on Tuesday, Nyong’o said that it is remaining only two weeks for the registration process to be closed, yet only a small number of people […]

Parents and guardians from Migori county have been called upon to boost their skills on parental guidance and obligations to keep their children on the right track. This is according to Mrs.Agnes Ochilo the wife to Migori county senator Ochilo Mbogo Ayako who noted that it’s a pity to see most learners lured into immoral […]

Youths in Karachuonyo constituency have been advised to use this period before the general elections to wisely choose youths who will vie for different seats in that constituency . This is a request that was put across by Karachuonyo constituency KANU party youth coordinator Ruth Bolo who pleaded with the youths to take this opportunity […]

Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leaders have been urged not to be afraid of selling the party agenda. Kisumu Central constituency ODM chairperson Seth Ochieng Kanga has urged the members and the party leaders not to take a back step in speaking about the agenda of the party when they are meeting voters. Speaking at […]

Just one day after the body of a two year old boy was found floating on a dam in Upper Kadawa village, Kowidi location, Kabondo Kasipul constituency, a body of another two year old girl has been found floating on a well in Kanyagilo village, Kachuanya sub-location, Ndhiwa constituency. The body of the girl identified […]

Police in Uriri are investigating the death of a 35 year old bodaboda operator who was allegedly knocked down by a cane tractor near Luoro mixed day secondary school along Oyani-Maasai road. According to Migori police commander Mark Wanjala who spoke to Sky FM over the matter, the deceased who has been identified as John […]

ODM Party leader Raila Odinga assured Kenyans that fuel prices in the country will drop this week to the delight of many. This claim has been circulating in different newspapers and social media.  We looked into the issue this week by reaching out different petrol stations as well as fuel consumers and found out it […]

Police in Rachuonyo East Sub-county are investigating the death of a two year old boy whose body was found floating on a dam in Upper Kanyadawa village, Kowidi sub-location in Kabondo Kasipul constituency. Confirming the incident to Sky FM, Kowidi sub-location assistant chief Michael Aoro said that he was given the report at around 11am […]

Some of the traders and travellers plying the Kadongo-Mawego road have shown their dissapointment following accidents that have been caused by the poor state of the road. Speaking to Sky FM at the road’s blackspot, led by Samwel Achila, they decried the poor state of the road, as they said that the state of the […]

The bodies of two Mwache Secondary school students who drowned in river Migori three days ago have been found two kilometers from where they were swept by the waters. Confirming that, Nyarongi sub-location assistant chief George Owiti said that they found the two bodies today morning. The two students drowned in the river on Sunday […]

The family of two students who drowned in River Migori yesterday are now asking the National and the county government of Migori through the disaster management department to come out and help them retrieve the bodies of those students. Led by the family spokesperson Emmanuel Majiwa, said that since the incident happened yesterday, there is […]

Now an online survey launched in January by a nonprofit called Stop Street Harassment offers some of that missing evidence. It found that 81 percent of women and 43 percent of men had experienced some form of sexual harassment during their lifetime. New research from Women in News on sexual harassment in African media organizations […]

High Court judge Teresia Matheka has declared that being a housewife should be considered a full-time job. This information has been misinterpreted by many Kenyans that husbands will be paying their housewives monthly salary and this has created confusion in social media. The judge, who was presiding over a matrimonial property dispute, said that it […]

Kenya National Private Security Workers Union has now come out to ask all security workers in kenya to be registered as voters for this will help them choose a leader who will care for their rights as security officers.He also urged the security officers to try and go back to school and study different courses so […]

IEBC in Kisumu county now targets registering 124,000 people as registered voters that is now ongoing.Speaking to Kisumu county election manager Mr. Patrick Odame ,he said that if they are able to reach their target then come next year during the big elections , Kisumu county will have registered over 700,000 voters. He also said […]

Residents of Nyanza in businesses have been urged to ensure they are registered with the national government for empowerment. James Waore, a politician in Kisumu Central says registration of associations and other ventures is the surest way to gain from the national government. waore says as the country wait with breath the Presidency of Raila Odinga, locals in his […]

A family in Kariany village, Kowuor location, Kabondo Kasipul constituency are seeking a Ksh. 1.6 million help for their son who got a road accident in 2016. Speaking to Sky FM, Mzee Collins Odhiambo Aduke who is the boy’s father said that his son sustained severe injuries which affected his waist, head and legs. They […]

The Teachers Service Commission TSC has been urged to employ teachers who graduated several years ago, before they start telling teachers to further their studies since there is no way they can facilitate that training when they aren’t employed. This is a request that was put across by Homabay County teachers during the World Teachers […]

Several claims have been made on social media about covid-19 vaccines side effects thus creating fear in people not going for vaccines. Some of these side effects have been exaggerated including that they will die after two years thus creating fear and several research have been conducted by different organizations such as World Health Organization […]

There have been claim on the drop in the use of contraceptives since the onset of Covid – 19 in Kenya, this may see Kenya record an increased number of unwanted pregnancies and unsafe abortions, a report by the Ministry of Health shows. We looked into the Ministry of Health- Kenya report and some NGOs on […]

Police in Homabay county are in search of a suspect that stabbed and killed a 25 year old man on Sunday night.The man by the name Roy Otieno was heavily injured after the suspect stabbed in his stomach using a knife while they were arguing in a bar, where he was later rushed to Homabay […]

Residents and traders in Lida market, Kakelo Kokwanyo ward in Kabondo Kasipul constituency are pleading with Homabay County governor Cyprian Awiti to rescue them from acute water shortage that they are experiencing in the area. Led by Hellen Anyango and Jackline Auma, the residents have said that they have been experiencing water shortage in the […]

A family in Mitando village, Kore sub-location, Muhoroni sub-county are in great pain after one of them died. The boy who is a form three student lost his life after he was swept and drowned in river Nyando where he went to mine sand. The boy’s mother Beatrice Atieno and her co-wife Joyce Atieno Odhiambo […]

Homabay County Orange Democratic Movement ODM youth supporters have come out to urge residents to register as voters at this time that the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission IEBC have officially launched the process. Led by Robert Ouko, the youths have pleaded with the residents to ensure that they visit the different voter registration centres […]

Security department in Bondo sub-county have set up a committee that will deal with insecurity in the sub-county moreso along the beaches and in the mining sites. The committee comprises local security, police, Beach Management Unit chairpersons, politicians and netizens will work together to ensure that insecurity reports gets to the relevant departments and the […]

Kojwach residents in Rachuonyo East Sub-county have been urged to keep calm as the security agencies in the sub-county are planning to put up measures to end insecurity that has been rampant in the area. Speaking to Sky FM, former Kojwach ward councillor Enock Osiemo Othira said that following a meeting he had with the […]

Politicians who are eyeing different seat in Nyanza are being urged to ensure that they take ID card registration centres close to their constituents who may not be able to easily access the registration centres, as a way of preparing for next year’s general elections. This is a request that has been put across by […]

Police in Rangwe sub-county are investigating the death of a middle aged man who was killed by a mob in Nyagoro centre. Confirming the incident, Kochia East Location chief Salome Obok said that the 30 year old man whose name hasn’t been identified, was lynched by netizens at around 3.30 am Wednesday morning after they […]

Police in  Rachuonyo East sub-county are now investigating the death of a middle aged man who was found dead in an unfinished building in a village in Kowino, Kokwanyo location. Speaking to Sky Fm concerning the issue , Mr. Peter Opiyo the owner of the unfinished building where the body was found said that some […]

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September 27, 2021

The Media Council of Kenya has started training journalists in preparation for next year’s general elections. Speaking to journalists after the meeting which was held at a hotel in Kisumu, the Media Council chairperson Maina Muiruri said that they have taken the initiative of early preparation in the media team months before the elction so […]

Some of the residents and traders of Chabera,  Atela location, Rachuonyo East sub-county now wants the government and other leaders to help them on the issue of the transformer which  exploded  several  days ago. Elder Tom Ng’idi while speaking on behalf of Chabera residents said they have no means of  helping themselves because tenants keep […]

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September 27, 2021

A  businesswoman who is a widow from Ringa market, whom recently a dead body was found inside a borehole next to her place of work, has now come out saying that her life is in danger following threats each and every time coming from people who are accusing her of knowing what would have happened to […]

Different leaders in Homabay County stretched a hand of help to Ringa Boys High School that was hit by a fire tragedy that burnt down their dormitory of 307 capacity on Tuesday. Led by Kabondo Kasipul MP Dr. Eve Akinyi Obara, the leaders visited the school to deliver the items which included mattresses, blankets and […]

The Ministries of Education and that of Interior has been urged to come up with measures of reducing teenage pregnancies that are now on the rise among school girls. KUPPET secretary Kisumu branch Zablon Awange has said that if strong measures are put in place, then the teenage pregnancies will be reduced by a bigger […]

The process of searching for the eight missing bodies that had not been found following the boat tragedy next to Homabay pier beach in Lake Victoria yesterday evening has commenced today morning after the search came to a standstill following an unfavorable climate. The eight are among the 16 people who were on the boat […]

Two families have been sent into mourning following a boat tragedy in Lake Victoria as it was sailing to Ndhuru Island from Homa Bay pier. Confirming the incident shortly after it had happened, Homabay Town Location chief, Mr. Joshua Ochogo said that the boat had 16 passengers on board together with heavy goods while heading […]

Police in Rachuonyo East sub-county are investigating the death of a man whose family has not yet been identified whose body was found cut into pieces, put into a sack and dumped next to a river around Ringa Girls Secondary School in Kojwach Location. Confirming the incident, Kojwach location chief Carolyne Anyango said that the […]

Parents from Kisumu county have been urged to take their children to technical institutes as way of reducing unemployment in the country since there is a reduction in the number of people doing technical jobs. This is a request that has been put across by Sianda Vocational Centre principal Eunice Akinyi. She has explained that […]

Security department in Homabay county in conjunction with the national government and other governmental organisations today have launched an initiative of ensuring that illicit brews are fully swept out in Homabay County, an initiative that has been dubbed Rapid Result Initiative (RRI). Speaking to journalists in his office in Homabay town, County commissioner Moses Lilan […]

Nyarombo goldminers in Awendo sub-county through their chairperson has urged the Migori county government to avail drugs in hospitals around the mining sites in the county. Speaking to journalists, the chairperson Victor Otieno Obuya wants the county government of Migori through the ministry of health to provide for them drugs in the hospitals surrounding them […]

Kisumu County ODM leaders have been blamed for not giving a befeating reception to business tycoon Jimmy Wanjigi when he started his four day tour in Nyanza region. Wanjigi is an ODM member and failing to welcome him by ODM leaders is said to be portraying a bad picture to other tribes who ODM leader […]

Fishermen in Litare beach, Rusinga Island in Homabay County came across five bombs at the time they were in their daily fishing escapades in Lake Victoria. The five bombs were found by the fishermen who were fishing omena next to Ngodhe beach, when they found a heavy metallic box which was carrying those bombs. Speaking […]

The Luo nation moreso different leaders have been urged to sew their mouths and refrain from uttering unnecessary words this time that the country is heading to the general elections. This is because this is the golden chance that they have to take up the country’s leadership. Speaking to Sky Fm in his Kabondo East […]

Business tycoon Jimmy Wanjigi has requested Homabay residents to support him in his quest to become the 5th president of Kenya come next year’s general elections. Speaking to journalists in Homabay town after meeting with ODM party youth leaders from different sub-counties in the county, Wanjigi said that he is happy with the kind of […]

Wahamba residents in Kobwola Kogwang’ location walk up to a surprise after finding that four of their business stall doors in Nyalkinyi centre broken and properties whose value has not yet been determined stolen. Speaking to Sky FM at the centre, the residents said that it is a surprise and backwardness they have witnessed in […]

A middle aged fisherman fell into Lake Victoria and drowned on Tuesday evening when he was with his fellow fishermen going on with their fishing activities. As he was trying to set his bait, he fell and drowned into the lake. Confirming the incident, Bamgot Beach Management Unit Chairperson John Masasi, said that the fisherman […]

A 21 year old woman who was working at a bar was found dead in Sienge beach, Kamsenge East sub-location, Rusinga ward, Mbita sub-county Monday morning. Nancy Awino’s body was found lying at the beach by fishermen who had come back from their daily fishing escapades in Lake Victoria. According to Sienga Beach Management Unit […]

Police in Kuria East are searching for a middle aged man who stabbed and killed his 45 year old cousin after they differed in thoughts during the a marriage ceremony. Confirming the incident, Migori County Police Commander Mark Wanjala said that the misunderstanding was clearly witnessed during the ceremony which took place in Nyangira Bosi […]

A young teenager studying at Nanga Primary school yesterday committed suicide by hanging herself at around 10 at night in their house in Nyalenda. This was confirmed by the Nyalenda chief Lena Jobita. Lena said that according to the girls grandmother who owns mama safi hotel, the girl did not want to go to school […]

Residents of kwabai ward in Ndhiwa constituency in homabay county are complaining bitterly over water shortage in the area and they say they risk being infected by waterborne diseases. Speaking to sky fm,the residents said shortage of clean water causes them many problems and they have to rise up so early in order to reach […]

Awendo member of Parliament Hon. Walter Owino has written a petition to Kenya National Highways Authority through the Parliament in order to make and put bumps along Rongo-Migori road. Speaking to Sky Fm, he said he will take it as a personal initiative because the highway has claimed many lives through accidents yet Kenya National […]

Residents of Kendo village, Ramba location, Kabondo Kasipul constituency have been told to register as members of the ODM party as a way of preparing for next year’s general elections. This is a request that has been put across by former Nairobi governor who is also eyeing the Homabay gubernatorial seat Dr. Evance Kidero. He […]

The body of a woman estimated to be between the age of 30-35 is lying at the Bondo Sub-county hospital mortuary after angry locals descended on her with beatings before setting her on fire in Onyatta B area in Bondo sub-county. According to the area chief Edwin Olima, the woman identified as Eunice Akoth is […]

Nurses working in government health facilities in Homabay County that they will boycott work come 8th this month if the county does not pay them their July and August salaries among other things that they agreed upon with the County government. Led by their county secretary Omondi Nyonje, they told the County government to be […]

Chairman of the Migori County Parents Association Odondi Giyo has urged principals to refrain from sending students home every now and again because of school fees. Speaking to Sky Fm in Migori town, he said that principals should not be fond of sending students home frequently since that can compromise their education and they should […]

Silanga residents in East Kanyamkago, Uriri sub-County wants the County government of Migori through the ministry of water to help them get clean water from Silanga dam in the area. Led by their chairman Dave Juma, they urged the Ministry of Water in Migori County to help them draw water from Silanga dam which they […]

Matatu owners in Migori County kicked off their planned demonstration yesterday. This comes after county government failed to adhere to the five agreements that they had with the county under governor Obado. The chairman of the matatu owners in the county George Rarieda said that the demonstration will go on daily and there is no […]

A section of bishops in Luo Nyanza have come out to urge netizens to take ID cards in large numbers in preparation for next year’s elections. Speaking to Sky FM on the same, bishop Simon Okwama expressed the importance of taking IDs as he said that this is the best time in the history of […]

Siaya County Governor Cornel Amoth Rasanga has insisted that alego-Usonga sub-county which is the governing point of the county must be governed by someone who hails from the sub-county and not from another sub-county. Rasanga said these in Randago area in South East Alego where he promised to fully support Dr. Oburu Oginga to become […]

Kisumu County Governor Prof. Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o officially launched the Lakefront Development Cooperation that will ensure that Kisumu County develops in a better way. Speaking while launching the cooperation at the Kisumu port, Nyong’o said that it will help in connecting the county government and the national government through development. he said that the Cooperation […]

Parents in Marera area, Gem East Ward Rangwe sub-county organised a peaceful demonstration over what they said as rampant defiling cases by the principal of Marera Secondary school. Speaking to Sky fm and Marera Secondary School main gate, the furious parents said that they are not happy with the rape cases that the principal Mr. […]

13 politicians linked to United Democratic Alliance UDA who were arrested in one of the restaurants in Homabay town for defying covid-19 rules were arraigned in court. The politicians included Zachary Mbara, Gershon Owiti, Gabriel Omondi, Geoffrey Mboya, Steven Choka, Evance Omollo, Victor Odhiambo, Tom Onditi, Joshua Osele, Jared Onyango, Travo Omondi, Lilian Achieng and […]

A middle aged motorcyclist died on the spot after being hit by a speeding lorry along Ndori- Ngiya road near Gwara junction at around 10am yesterday. The motorcyclist who has only been identified as Ja’Kombewa met his untimely death while he was on his way back to Akala after transporting a pillion passenger. According to […]

Farmers in Kimira-Oluch Irrigation Scheme in Rangwe and Karachuonyo sub-counties in Homabay County have come out guns blazing on claims by some people who are planning to take over the irrigation scheme from them, as they say that the scheme can’t be taken from them without consulting them. The farmers led by former Kibiri MCA […]

Migori County women representative Dr. Pamela Odhiambo has told residents living around the Osiri goldmine in Nyatike sub-county to move to different places that are not affected by earth tremor so as to avoid deaths that may happen in the near future. Speaking to journalists in Migori town, Pamela said that the earth tremor that […]

Fish farmers in Homabay county can now smile after receiving fish farming inputs that cost Ksh. 50 million from the national government. Speaking to the fish farmers in Homabay town during the distribution of the inputs which included materials for covering fishponds and six motorbikes, the national direvtor general for fish farming Dr. Francis Owino […]

Fish farmers in Kisumu County have been given tools for building fishponds and rearing fish. This has been done through a project known as aquaculture business development program in an event that was done at Ahero Vocational Training Centre in Nyando sub-county. The event was presided over by the fisheries principal secretary Dr. Francis Owino […]

The county government of Homabay have been told to avail covid-19 vaccine to all residents in different villages that they reside since most of them cannot get the opportunity to travel to Homabay County Referral Hospital to get vaccinated. This is a request that has been put across by the director of Homabay County Local […]

Parents from Kwabwai ward in Ndhiwa Sub-County have been told to ensure that they provide maximum security to their children this time as they come home for half term break, as this will help control early pregnancies among the children. In his speech during a prayer session at Nyandema SDA church, Kwabwai MCA Richard Ogindo […]

Awendo Mp Hon. Walter Owino has told Kenyans to come out and register as voters before next year’s general elections. Speaking in his constituency, Walter told his constituents to come out in large numbers and register as voters. He said that as the Luo nation, they have only one task ahead of them and that […]

The Council of Governors (CoG) is being urged to work hand in hand with medical practitioners since that is the only way that will ensure that Kenyans get better healthcare. This is a request that has been put across by the Secretary General of the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Union (KMPDU) Dr. Dajvi Bhimji […]

Traders who were sent away from Kibuye market two years ago can now smile as they will return to their trading point in November this year. This has been confirmed by the Kisumu City Board Chairman Elijah Adul who said that the construction of the market is almost done. He said the construction is 60% […]

Different requests are already being given to the Luo nation to come out and take national identification cards and in turn register as voters before next year’s general elections. Sumira Ali who is the chairperson of Bunge la Wananchi in Kisumu County has urged Luo leaders to encourage their constituents who are 18 years and […]

Leaders specifically Members of Parliament have been told to stop chest-thumping about the National Government Constituency Development Fund (NG-CDF) which they are awarded by the national government. They have been told to instead also find ways of bringing development to their constituencies without just depending on NG-CDF. This is a request that has been put […]

Fishermen from Kadem in Nyatike sub-county have requested the National and County government to help them search for the body of a fisherman who drowned in Lwanda beach after a hippo attacked the boat that they were using. Led by Lwanda Konyango Beach Management Unit (BMU) chairperson Leonard Onyango, the fishermen urged the government to […]

The tussle that was between the Migori County Assembly and the County Government concerning the budget that brought about division has now been settled. Speaking to journalists after solving the division between the assembly and the county government, the assembly speaker Boaz Okoth who was accompanied by the CEC Finance Scholastika Obiero, said that they […]

Sugarcane farmers from Sibuoche in Uriri sub-county have raised complaints to Sukari Industry which is the manufacturer of Ndhiwa sukari for failing to harvest their cane as they had agreed. Led by their chairman Jobik Okoth Otieno, the farmers said that they have been passing through alot in the hands of the factory which has […]

Those working for the County Government of Homabay will have to wait even more for their July salaries to be paid. The civil servants in different sectors such as CECs, Chiefs of Staffs, Directors, Health workers among others will have to find other means of survival as they wait for their salaries. According to a […]

The National Government has been urged to give funds to public schools to help them build classrooms as a way of ensuring success of 100% transition. Speaking to both primary and secondary schools heads from her constituency, Kabondo Kasipul Member of Parliament Eve Obara requested the government to come out and fund schools to increase […]

A man identified as Wilson Yegon in Kiprengwe village, Kipkelion East Constituency killed his 34 year old son using a machete on Sunday afternoon. A neighbour alerted the police who rushed to the scene and found the late identified as Dennis Rotich lying next to his father’s house. “The boy died immediately after we reached […]

Police in Gem-Wagai sub-county have launched investigations into the death of a 52 year old night guard who was found murdered at Ng’iya trading center yesterday morning. The body of the night guard who has been identified as Thomas Ochieng’ was found while lying in a pool of blood and he is suspected to have […]

Police in Homabay County are investigating the death of a 40 year old primary school teacher who was found dead in his house in Kombogo Kokoth area in Kachwanya sub-location, North Kabuoch location, Ndhiwa sub-county on Sunday evening. James Odhiambo Okoth’s body who was teaching at Mariri Primary School was found lying lifeless on his […]

Kenya National Sugarcane Alliance Organization has called for the consolidation of 7 cases currently before court on the leasing of five state owned mills. The National Chairman of the Organization Charles Atyang says the cases have been dragging thus frustrating the governments’ effort to revive the mills. The mills include, Chemelil, Muhoroni, SoNY, Nzoia, and […]

One man lost his life as two others were rescued in Koginga beach in Homabay town Sub-County Homabay County as they went to bathe in Lake Victoria. Confirming the incident shortly after its occurrence, Homabay town Sub-location assistant chief Dancun Oketch said that the youths aged between 25-34 arrived at the beach yesterday morning to […]

A middle aged suspected thief was today afternoon lynched by irate members of the public after he was caught red-handed while stealing from a house at Shark Villa estate in Bondo town.   The man who has not been identified is said to have been spotted by a neighbor while breaking into the window of that […]

Farmers in Nyakach and Kisumu County at large have been urged to jump into sorghum farming. Lower Nyakach Women Traders SACCO secretary Mary nyango has said that sorghum has a good market and those farming it have better income than other farmers. She also said that it has nutrients that help in building the body […]

The County Government of Homabay through its ministry of health have received a donation of personal protective equipment PPEs worth Ksh. 800,000 from Texas, USA. Speaking with journalists at the compound of his office while officially unveiling the donations, the county governor Cyprian Awiti said that that is a very big boost that they have […]

The former NASA Coalition co-principles have been urged to put aside their differences and work hand in hand as a way of ensuring that they deliver presidency come next year’s general elections. This is a request that has been put across by Legio Maria African Church Bishop Simon Otieno Okwama who told the co-principles that […]

Farmers and workers in sugar factories are passing through alot of troubles given that the companies are not doing well. This is according to the Muhoroni sub-county sugarcane farmers association chairman Jorim Odada. Jorim says that this comes following a case that was filed in court by the national secretary of the sugar factory workers […]

As many youths keep on roaming around the streets and blaming the government for lack of jobs, Margaret Mwikali Munyao who is a mass communication graduate from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) has gotten into another path as she waits for the right time to take over our airwaves or grace our […]

The UDA party chairman, Johnson Muthama, has dismissed the internal memo as fake. An internal memo mentioning a plan by the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party to counter an expected merger between the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) and Jubilee Party is FAKE. The memo purports to inform the UDA staff of a counter-strategy to follow […]

Fact-checkers have previously flagged the Facebook page making the claim for promoting scams. A Facebook post claiming that the former governor of Nairobi, Mike Sonko, is giving out loans is a HOAX. The post, titled ‘Back to School Edition’, promises loans to parents who cannot afford school fees for their children and aspiring entrepreneurs with […]

Despite the deportation of Turkish businessman Harun Aydin still eliciting mixed reactions across the country, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations Officers have revealed a list of 32 assorted items that they recovered from him as they searched for any links to terrorism which he was said to be financing. The items included personal phones, sim […]

The family of a Siaya politician who is said to be eyeing a senior political position in the county is now living in panic after a local native doctor advised the politician to give human sacrifice so that he can thrive in the coming elections. The famous witch doctor convinced the politician with claims that […]

A road accident has occured along Awendo-Rongo road, leaving two people injured badly. This comes after a probox car which was being chased by police from Uriri police station thinking that it was transporting bhang lost control and caused the accident. Speaking concerning the accident, Awendo sub-county bodaboda chairman James Owiro said that the probox […]

Kibro Migosi Beach Management Unit BMU chairperson Joel Maulidhi has called upon elected learders in Migori County to come out and help them raise Ksh. 50,000 fine to help release four Kenyan fishermen who are detained in Tanzania. Speaking to Sky fm, Maulidhi said that as fishermen, they have tried their best to get their […]

Homabay County Governor Cyprian Otieno Awiti officially handed over a garbage collecting truck that was purchased by the Ministry of Water in the county. The truck was handed over so that it can start being used to collect garbage in different markets in the county so as to keep the environment tidy. Speaking to the […]

A 28 year old Kenyan fisherman was shot dead by police officers manning the beaches along Lake Victoria in Uganda next to Ringiti Island in Suba North sub-county. The fisherman identified as Arafat Okinyi Nguka is said to have been killed by officers in charge of Lolwe Island found in Uganda at the time they […]

Farmers in South-West Kano irrigation scheme have been urged to plant different crops other than rice so as to boost their income. This is a concern that has been put across by Engineer Christopher Amollo who also requested the National Irrigation Authority to open up the water sources that have been blocked in the rice […]

A standard seven pupil died and one person seriously injured after they were involved in an accident along Kalandin-Asembo bay road in Rarieda sub-county this afternoon. Emmanuel Otieno Sati who is a pupil at Raliew primary school died on the spot after a motorcycle that he was riding collided head on with another one that […]

Over 40 students from needy families in Homabay County whose dream of joining form one was almost dying due to lack of school fees can now smile after a well wisher came to their rescue. Those students who come from eight sub-counties in Homabay County including Rachuonyo North, Rachuonyo East, Rachuonyo South, Rangwe, Homabay town, […]

Fishermen on Wednesday were shocked to fish out six mortar bombs during their fishing expedition in Lake Victoria. According to Director of Criminal Investigations DCI, the fishermen thought they had gotten one of their biggest catch until they pulled out the explosives. The fishermen were mesmerized by the unusual weight of their nets and they […]

FIFA has finally cleared Kenyan giants Gor Mahia to take part in the CAF confederations Cup slated to kick off in the second week of September. This follows a clear proof to FIFA that the club has gotten into agreement with their former coach Steve Pollack and even paid him Ksh. 700,000 advance with an […]

Different school heads in Migori County have been told to ensure that they keep the rules that were stipulated by the government through the ministry of health in guiding the use of vehicles. This is to help curb the spread of covid-19 among students. This is a request that has been put across by the […]

Activities has remained at standstill at a sugar factory in Riat, Ndhiwa Sub-county Homabay county after the workers held demonstrations and closed the factory’s gates. This happened due to what they said that one of them was beaten to death by one of the security officers manning the factory end of last week. The workers […]

Former Prime Minister Raila Amolo Odinga has adviced his constituents to be keen with leaders who are running to buy them with funds that have been stolen from the public. Speaking in Kasipul Constituency during the burial of the late Rusel Oranga, Raila urged the Luo nation not to elect leaders who have already started […]

The Ministry of Health has chosen Kisumu County to test the ambitious Electronic Community Health Information System (eCHIS) which will cost Ksh. 5.2 billion once completed across the country. After the pilot, thr project will be rolled out across the 47 counties and it will see Community Health Volunteers (CHVs) supplied with electronic devices such […]

Penj mar class apar kod ariyo ma higa 2020 ne ogol odiechieng makawuono kod ngire George Magoha mabende en jatend migawo ma ochungne weche somo e pacho kae kuma nyithindo maromo 747,161 ne otimo penj. Mor kod ilo ne okwako Kar dak ma migosi kuma rawera Moro mankod ng’ol mar wang’ mabende ne somo e […]

Jodak ma Wawidhi ei Nyando sub county ne ochieo kod buok mapek tok yamo mapek nyoro muko ute e miere maromo 11 kendo keto ngima jodak go e andaki mokalo. Kaluore kod Chief ma Wawidhi migosi John Otieno Omoro,ne olero ni yamo mapek no ne omonjo jodak kar saa apar kod ariyo madhii romo saa […]

Coordinator ma tayo chenro mag kute mag ayaki e county ma Migori onyiso oganda e bomano matiyo kod yedhe ma dwoko chien teko mag ayaki chien (ARVS) mondo kik luor dhi e osiptende mane gindikore ni gikawe yedhego mondo ginyal kawo yath ka okoni kata obedo ni yedhego sani tin to oganda jo migori pod […]

Obila e Sub-county ma Awendo dhi nyime kod timo nonro mar yango wede miyo moro mane oyudi ka thoo kendo ringrene osekethore e dhoo aora ma Nyabwanga e gwenge mag kanyamgony e Awendo odhiambo ma nyoro. Kane oyango wachnoero commamnder mar obila ma Awendo mikai Mary Wakuu ne okoni ne oyudi lipot mar miyono ma […]

Koroni  en  fuong’ruok  ne  jogo  modak  gi  kute  mag  ayaki  ekaonti  ma  Homa-Bay  bang’  kuonde   thieth  mopogore  opogore  ekaontino  nejochako  yudo  pok  mag  yedhe  magayo  teko  mar  tuo  mar  ayaki, mabende  osebedo  kathin  mokalo kuom  dweche  maloyo  ariyo duto. . Jotuo  makamago  osebedo  kakaloe  midhiero  mar  nok  yedhegoero  maosebedo kaonge  malong’o  ekuonde  thieth  mopogore  opogore  […]

Jopur michele ma gwenge ma Nyando koro nyalo bedo kod fuongruok tok Kenya National Trading Cooperation KNTC yie mar nyiewo michele ma osebedo e store kuom kinde mathoth kaluore kod nok mar chiro mag Michele go. Maa en wach mane oyangi Koda jatelo ma ochungne National irrigation Athourity egwenge ma imbo migosi Joel Tanui. Migosi […]

Familia moro mawuok e gwenge mag kanyasrega sub-location ei Awendo sub-county ne lowo omuonyo odgi kor budho kod gik moko duto bang koth makoch ne chwee. Kane oyango wachnoero Jalup ruoth ma kanyasrega sub-location migosi Ezekiel kokeyo ne okoni ne oyudo lipot mar familiano mane odgi lowo omuonyo e thuolo mar otieno kar saa 9 […]

Jogo matimo ohala ekar timo ohala ma buspark,Kanyamlori kachiel kod kibuye koro kwedo mokalo jogo ma Jo maundu ma osiko keto alama mar makas e dukni mar mondo mi omukgi ka gilero ni kata obedo ni serikand county osebedo ka muko to mak mana ni makas manyocha ne oketi e dukni chieng jumapil ma piny […]

The County Assembly of Homa-Bay wants the office of Governor Cyprian Awiti to provide satisfactory explanation for having failed to construct ward administrators offices budgeted for in the six previous financial years between 2014 and 2020. The Assembly through the committee on Public Service and Administration chaired by MCA for West Kamagak John Matunga Mireri […]

Riwruok mar ojende egwenge ma kaluo mailuongo ni Nyanza youth council koro owuok oko mar kwedo serikand county ma kisumu kuom siko muko kuonde ohala e chuny boma ma kisumu. Kaluore kod kodineta mar riwruokgno migosi Wilis Oduor,ne oyango ni johala osebedo ka kaloe andaki mokalo nyaka ne wach mar muko chakre kakoro gikwayo tend […]

Jago moro  ma jahigni  32  ma en  clinician maneondhi  kod  obila  eboma  ma  Homa-Bay chieng  wuoktich  juma mokalo  kuom ne  bambo  miyo  moro  ma jahigni  33 ekar  thieth ma  St. Paul’s  gikone to  koro doho ne oweyo  kod  rambun  mar  ksh. 200,000 kata  golo omenda  maching maromo kamano. Laban Otieno  maen  jathieth  ekar  theth  ma  […]

Riwruok makelo kanyakla kanisni ma pacho kae NCCK ebade ma Nyanza koro owuok oko mar kwedo serikand county ma Kisumu emuko mag kuonde ohala kod ute dak ma osiko dhii nyime ekinde ka kinde e chuny boma ma kisumu. Kaluore kod jalup kodineta mar riwruokgno Archbishop Betty Onyango wacho ni muko mag kuonde ohala maok […]

A section of ODM party officials in Siaya County have supported calls on National Assembly and the Senate to pass the BBI Bill as it is. Led by the ODM party’s acting chairman for Siaya County Mr. George Oloo Okanda, the officials stated that the current differences that are being witnessed among the top party […]

A 32 year doctor is being held at Homa-Bay police station after he allegedly raped a woman who went to seek medical treatment on Monday night at St. Paul’s Mission Hospital in Homa-Bay town. The medic identified as Laban Otieno Obor was arrested by the police today after the woman whose identity is withheld reported […]

Oganda ekor gwenge,jotelo kod riwruoge mopogore opogore ikwayo mondo kik mii pek ahinya somo mag nyithindo ma nyiri to wigi wil kod nyithindo ma chuo.  Maen kwayo mar director Maurice Odhiambo motelone riwruok moro maok mar piny owacho mong’ere kaka Manna ministry international mochiwo ranyisi gi dwoko mar penj mar KCPE mane ogol nyoro mane […]

Results for the 2020 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examinations are set to be released today in the afternoon. Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha will unveil the results of the examination which was conducted last month. Reports indicate that about 1.2 million learners sat the KCPE exam between March 22 and March 24. CS […]

Jodak ma Nyakach koro to ogolo ywakgi kaluore kod thieth marach ma ichiwo Koda hospital ma Nyabondo Mission. Jopiny go ne ochopo ekar thieth no kadwaro mondo jogo ma otelo ne ni okir okoo tee nimar jopiny winjo matek mokalo ekinde ma gidhii manyo thieth e hospital no to chal kagima jotelo okodewo ngima jopiny […]

Riwruok moro maok mar piny owacho mailuongo ni Cap ka oriwore kod serikand county ma kisumu koro owuok oko mar konyo ojende eyor tero gi e vocational training centers mar mondo giyudi tiegruok e sekta ma opogore opogore kendo bange to ibiro miyo gi tich ma ichulo gi elfu apar edwe ka dwe tok dweche […]