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Business came to a standstill in Kehancha town in Migori County Saturday after hundreds of tobacco farmers staged a demonstration demanding over KES 100 million they owe a tobacco buying firm.
Patients in Kisumu public hospitals can now breathe a sigh of relief after health workers in the County resumed work.
A journalist playing his trade in the county has recorded a statement with the Criminal Investigations Department.
Chief Justice, Willy Mutunga has urged oversight bodies in the country to effectively play their watchdog roles in order to safeguard public resources.
Supporters of Homabay Senator, Otieno Kajwang are in a buoyant mood following the endorsement of the senator as the bona fide ODM.
Kisumu County Director of Medical Services, Dr. Ojwang’ Lusi has put a notice on lazy and inefficient medical staff saying severe disciplinary action will be taken.
A non-Governmental Organization in Migori County has donated dairy cows to 14 needy children in the area to boost their health and livelihood.
Nominated MP, Dr. Oburu Odinga has refuted media reports that he had missed parliamentary sessions for eight consecutive days saying that such allegations are meant to tarnish his name.
A team from a Canadian non-governmental organisation has launched a massive HIV and Aids awareness programme in Migori County.
Sorrow and fright engulfed a village in Rongo trading centre, Migori County, after two enraged sons murdered their father following a dispute over land.
A man who was allegedly caught in bed with another man’s wife was brutally killed and his head smashed to smithereens at Ayweyo in Kisumu County.
Kisumu residents stormed the OCPD's office protesting the murder of a video hall manager by an AP officer.
Homa Bay County governor, Cyprian Awiti has called on all stakeholders to declare total war against further spread of HIV/AIDs in the County.
Police have arrested six people in connection with the murder of an AP officer who was stabbed to death by a suspect he had gone to arrest at Total Estate in Migori.
Landlords in Homabay town and its surrounds have been challenged to construct toilets for their tenants to control water pollution in Lake Victoria.
The Government has been challenged to investigate how some foreigners in Migori County have allegedly acquired Kenyan national identification cards and settled in the area.
Kisumu polytechnic students held a peaceful demonstration along the streets of their town to force the government to release 18 of their colleagues in police custody.
Two middle-aged men caused a stir at the Kisumu Law Courts after they allegedly attempted to smuggle 20 rolls of bhang to inmates who were on trial for robbery with violence.
The Rapid Result Initiative managed to confiscate 44,000 litres of chang’aa and bhang worth KES 4million in Homabay County.
A family in Uriri sub-County of Migori County woke up to a rude shock when they found a three-meter long python in their homestead.
Residents of Kisumu town have expressed concern over a group of youth masquerading as agents from Airtel mobile Company and selling fake mobile phones to innocent members of the public.
Clergymen from the Nyanza region have called on the national government to carry out thorough investigation on last weekend's attack on ex-Mungiki leader, Maina Njenga.
A former Councilor of the defunct Siaya County Council and his two accomplices were charged for plotting to kill a Member of the Siaya County Assembly (MCA).
Kenyan fishermen on Migingo Island have petitioned the Government to stop Ugandan forces from harassing them.
Police have arrested a Member of the Migori County Assembly (MCA) over damning allegations that he defiled an underage girl.
Two inmates at the Kodiaga GK prison in Kisumu have been slapped with a total of 60 years in jail after a Nyando court found them guilty of sodomising teenagers under police custody.
Rarieda MP, Nicholas Gumbo has faulted those blaming suspended Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chief Executive Officer, James Oswago, for CORD’s loss in 2013’s presidential elections.
Wines shops in Homabay County have recorded low business following the recent wave of alcohol related deaths in parts of the country.
Controversial barrister Ahmednasir Abdullahi has said that his life is in danger.
Kisumu Governor, Jack Ranguma has been challenged by residents to work with leaders from the region in order to realize development in the county.
The Kenya National Youth Council has accused the national government of sidelining the youth in appointments, contrary to its promise that the youth agenda shall be given top priority.
Migori Senator Wilfred Machage has hit out at politicians who use funerals to fight their perceived political enemies.
A police officer succumbed to injuries he sustained after he was stabbed by a criminal suspect he had gone to arrest in Migori.
A section of ODM officials from Homa Bay County have hit out at acting party leader Prof. Anyang' Nyong'o for allegedly meddling in the affairs of the county branch and sub-branches.
A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to a 30 year jail term after a Nyando court found him guilty of defiling a 12-year-old minor.
Migori County residents have been urged to assist the government with the fight against child prostitution which is at its highest peak in the county.
Police in Kisumu have arrested four aliens of Somali origin as the government intensifies crackdown on illegal migrants.
A 27-year-old man and his one-year-old baby died while the mother escaped with serious injuries after a vehicle knocked them down as they rode on a motorbike at Awasi in Kisumu County over the weekend.
A 41-year old widow died after she was swept her away earlier this week while washing dishes at River Kuia.
The Homa Bay Governor has appealed to the Government to deal conclusively with insecurity challenges between the Luo and Kalenjin communities living along the Kisumu-Kericho County border areas.
ODM Migori branch has resolved to terminate Rongo MP, Dalmas Otieno's membership in the party.
PDP leader, Omingo Magara has promised to use his ‘political prowess’ to ensure his party retains the Migori gubernatorial seat in the event that the IEBC calls for a by-election.
Fishermen in Kisumu County are decrying hard economic times occasioned by the ban on omena fishing.
Anxiety is simmering yet again at the troubled Migingo Island after Ugandan security officers arrested two Kenyans.
Gangsters broke into the Kisumu county revenue office and stole over KES 2.3 million from the weekend's parking collection.
The Kisumu High Court has ordered that medical examinations be carried on five prisoners who were allegedly tortured at Kibos Prison.
Siaya senator, James Orengo has attributed the high poverty levels witnessed in Nyanza region to marginalization by past governments.
The World Bank plans to launch an internship programme to empower jobless youth in Kisumu County.
Ababu Namwamba’s bid to clinch the ODM Secretary General’s post received a boost over the weekend after six Nyanza MPs and a senator endorsed his candidature.
Budalangi MP, Ababu Namwamba took a swipe at close allies of former Prime Minister Raila Odinga accusing them of failing the ODM leader during the last general elections.
A middle aged man at Nyantonyo village in Migori burnt himself to death over the weekend for fear of being beaten by the dreaded Sungusungu vigilante group after he battered his wife.
The head teacher of Nyabera Primary School in Migori has been evicted from the institution after irate parents stormed the institution claiming she was responsible for the school’s poor show in last year's exams.
Rarieda legislator, Nicholas Gumbo, has slammed President Uhuru Kenyatta’s move to form an FGM Authority, saying the practice does not require a national authority to be combated.
Police officers in Nyando recovered eight heads of cattle after a fierce gun battle with rustlers in Muhoroni.
Kisumu County Government may lose millions of shillings in uncollected land rates following revelations that several officials under the defunct municipal council have interfered with financial records.
Suba MP, John Mbadi, has said he will vie for the ODM's Secretary General position in the February national elections.
People living with AIDS have expressed concern that they are being left out by government and development partners in dissemination of public information on HIV.
A lack of proper policies on matters of security is to blame for the increasing rate of insecurity in this country, Kabondo MP says.
A doctor from Jaramogi Oginga Odinga referral hospital was sentenced to 14 days in prison for failing to honour a previous witness summons served by the court.
Homa Bay County leaders have asked the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) to come up with a lasting solution to the frequent cases of human wildlife conflict along the shores of Lake Victoria.
Fisheries officers in Migori burnt down over 500 illegal fishing nets that were being used to harvest fish and their eggs thus leading to fish depletion in L. Victoria.
Migori County government has banned Mastermind Tobacco Company from doing business in the County as the County government negotiates with British America Tobacco (BAT) and Alliance One.
Migori County government has temporarily stopped mining at Macalder area following reports that locals are selling deposits of the blue sapphire mineral to unknown foreign buyers.
Police are investigating the circulation of leaflets inciting residents of the Migori County against their Governor.
A form two student died while undergoing treatment at Migori District Hospital after a failed attempt to procure an abortion.
Tobacco trading in Migori County has been temporarily stopped pending price negotiations between tobacco companies and the County government.
Mama Sarah Obama, the step-grandmother to U.S.A President, Barack Obama, was awarded the Head of State Commendation (HSC) medal by the Nyanza regional Commissioner, Francis Mutie.
The price of fish in Kisumu has lately increased by at least 40% in what fishermen attribute to a shortfall of supply.
Malaria has been found to be the major cause of infant mortality in Kisumu County, the Kisumu County Health Promotion Officer (HPO), Jeremiah Ongwara, has said.
Kisumu bar owners have been warned against allowing underage youths into their premises.
A KDF recruit from Migori has appealed to Commander in Chief of Kenya Defense Forces, President Uhuru Kenyatta, to investigate the circumstances under which she was dismissed from the service.
Police in Kisumu have dismissed claims that two of the outlawed militia groupings in the city were regrouping for a fresh offensive.
The Kisumu County government intends to establish a sports academy in a move aimed at identifying and nurturing talents among the youth.
Three people recently released from prison following Presidential pardon were killed by irate members of the public at Muhoroni town.
CJ Willy Mutunga admitted that Kenya’s Criminal Justice system is 'criminal' and so the need to push on with the judicial transformation process.
Cattle thieves in Nyakach have been given one-week ultimatum to either reform, surrender or face the full force of the law.
World Vision has spearheaded a rehabilitation program that will see 18 underage girls who got pregnant in school complete their studies.
A group of 50 People Living with Aids in Nyando have successfully undertaken a dairy goat project.
Nyando law courts on Wednesday sentenced a 54-year-old man to 20 years in jail for defiling a girl aged 14 years.
A section of elders from Muhoroni, Nyando and Nyakach have strongly opposed demands by night runners to be allowed to undertake it as a sport.
Nyando DAO Thaddeus Ouko projected that there will be a major reduction of the anticipated amount of food production this season.
Four people have been sentenced to 4 years imprisonment each by Nyando law courts for stealing beer worth KES 80 000.
A 16-year-old girl was arrested after stealing assorted goods from a shop in Nyando through a hole she had dug on the wall.
Twenty child-headed households in Nyando are set to receive bedding, utensils and sanitary towels from govt.
Kisumu County will automate all its systems to boost revenue collection even as it emerged that the county had been banned from borrowing.
Thugs broke into the Public Trustee Offices opp. Kisumu Central Police Station and reportedly stole 5 computers containing important govt files.
Cases of dog bites have increased in Kisumu, but reports say anti-rabies vaccines are being stolen and sold off to the highest bidders.
Seven ladies were charged in a Kisumu Court with loitering in public place and soliciting for sex.
A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by Nyando law court for robbery with violence.
Police officers in Nyando District arrested a suspected drug trafficker and recovered bhang worth about KES18 000.
A man has been fined KES 50 000 in default 1 year jail term for carrying a panga to a public campaign forum in Nyando.
Nyando District Public Health department has warned meat consumers to watch out for those selling uninspected meat to make quick bucks.
The excessive fishing pressure in Kenya has culminated in the drastic reduction of fish production from 220 000 tonnes to 130 000 tonnes.
A total of 940 elderly people aged 65 years and above in Nyando and Muhoroni will benefit from KES 3.76m Govt-funded Social Protection Program.
A school captain in Muhoroni District is nursing panga cut wounds inflicted by five suspected student drug dealers.
A total of 30 primary schools have been earmarked for de-worming against bilharzia in flood-prone areas of Nyando district.
The registration for national examinations in both Primary and Secondary schools has been pushed to January 2014.
Nyakach DC Joseph Magoha has disclosed that the Govt will re-align R. Nyando, Awach, Asawo and Miriu as a long term flood mitigation measure.
The body of a 35-year-oldman was Sunday night retrieved from a burnt house in Muhoroni in what is suspected to be a suicide case.