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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.
Over KES 66 million allocated to Ahero Irrigation rice scheme by the Government cannot be accounted for by outgoing officials.
Nyando Resident Magistrate has asked prosecutors and advocates to stop pushing for adjournment of cases to favor selfish interests.
Kenya’s health statistics indicate that up to 300,000 unsafe abortions occur annually.
A section of religious leaders have told Kisumu residents to work hard to facilitate development in Kisumu County.
Jiggers infestation has forced pupils in 17 primary schools in Muhoroni District to drop out of school, KRCS has said.
Police intercepted two suspected robbers who were in possession of a machete, pair of shears, hand cuffs and police uniforms in Kisumu.
The Ministry of Special Programs has developed a 20-year action plan to effectively deal with the flood situation across the country.
Kisumu East DC Willy Cheboi has asked residents living near Lake Victoria to be wary of hippo attacks especially at night.
Matatu operators have strategically positioned themselves to make a kill as students travel back to school across the country.
A prominent tycoon in Kisumu County is fighting tooth and nail to have a child neglect case brought against him dismissed.
Chemelil Sugar Company is set to resume its operations after undergoing maintenance at a cost of KES 485million over the last 4 months.
Gem ODM sub branch officials have been evicted from their office for failing to pay rent amounting to KES 20 000.
A chief and his assistant have been interdicted for allegedly stealing 100 bags of maize meant for flood victims in Migori.
Police recovered 3 sacks of bang from a Toyota car involved in an accident near Awasi district headquarters in Nyando.
A three year old girl died after she was allegedly poisoned by her step-mother in Nyando District.
Furious boda boda operators in Kisumu broke a coffin meant to bury their colleague saying it was substandard.
Youthful leaders took a swipe at the elders accusing them of misleading Odinga, arguing that he had risen above ‘small’ political seats.
Kisumu Governor Jack Ranguma has said that his govt will prioritize cleaning up of L. Victoria to remove water hyacinth.
Kisumu Governor Jack Ranguma has disclosed that part of the KES 1.6billion allocated to the county will fund flood control activities.
Omena fishing in Lake Victoria is still going on despite the April - August annual ban by the government in order to enhance their breeding.
Rice farmers in Nyando continue to incur losses as last season's rice crop continues to rot in Ahero National Irrigation Board.
The Government has delivered a total of 47 000Kgs of foodstuffs to support flood victims in Nyando District.
There was drama at Ahero sub-District Hospital in Nyando after members of the public stormed the facility protesting against carelessness.
The body of a young man who disappeared three days ago at Nyang'oma location in Muhoroni District was retrieved from a nearby pond.
A man who confessed before court that he used bhang to reduce pain after undergoing surgery has been fined KES 2 000.
Leaders from both sides of the political divide in the country have been challenged to focus more on strengthening unity among Kenyans.
Close to 1 650 people and 330 households need humanitarian following flash floods that have rocked parts of Nyanza.
2 people have been admitted at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching & Referral Hospital in Kisumu after they were set ablaze.
A 27 year old woman was found dead in a pit latrine under construction at Corner Mbaya area in Manyatta estate, Kisumu County.
Two suspects were caught red handed trying to sneak out a laptop and phone believed to have been stolen from NACADA offices in Kisumu.
Preparations for the swearing in of Kisumu county governor Jack Ranguma are complete.
Those yearning to work at the Kisumu county govt offices will be required to sign performance contracts to have their productivity measured.
Kisumu residents have decried the escalating prices of food commodities saying it is taking a toll on them.
Immediate former Kisumu West MP John Olago Aluoch retained his seat, defying a strong ODM wave in the Nyanza region.
Politicians and lobby groups have cautioned Kisumu residents against selling their national ID cards ahead of Monday polls.
The government has outlawed the selling of alcoholic drinks in Kisumu for two days prior to polls to facilitate sober voting.
Fishermen want the government to find a lasting solution to the water hyacinth menace in Lake Victoria.
Kisumu residents held a peaceful procession aimed at urging the locals to maintain peace during and after general elections.
The body of a Form four student at Ambira High school who went missing from the school was retrieved from River Nzoia.
A section of business fraternity in Kisumu threatens to move to court to challenge a move to close down bars and liquor stores.
A man who has been impersonating a senior NSIS Officer in Kisumu has been sentenced to 3 years imprisonment.
A clinical officer who sexually abused a patient who had sought his help to procure an abortion in Nyando has been charged.
People living near Lake Victoria have been urged to maintain cleanliness and avoid releasing effluent to the lake.
The government is set to deploy a contingent of the General Service Unit officers to Kisumu County.
Police have recovered 5 cattle which had been stolen from a homestead at Nyakach in Kisumu.
The Municipal Council of Kisumu intends to build 3 more bus parks outside the city centre in a move aimed at decongesting the town.
Security guards working for a private security firm in Kisumu are up in arms over poor working conditions and terms of service.