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Late minister Mwangale's daughter sings Uhuru's praises in Bungoma

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Bungoma night of terror: Gang defiles two minors, hacks villagers

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Bukusu elders vow to ensure Uhuru wins October 17 election

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Uhuru thanks Bungoma for votes, says county not Raila stronghold

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President Kenyatta woos Bungoma voters

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Bungoma will elect Uhuru for giving Lusaka speaker post - Jubilee leaders

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Scuffle as man nabbed bribing MCAs to vote for ‘specific’ speaker in Bungoma

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Late minister Mwangale's daughter sings Uhuru's praises in Bungoma
She has also been drumming up support for President Uhuru Kenyatta and DP William Ruto on social media and local media channels in Bungoma's nine constituencies. Uhuru is expected to face NASA leader Raila Odinga on that date. But Raila and his running mate Kalonzo Musyoka (Wiper) have withdrawn from the election and demanded a fresh process. Speaking to The Star in Webuye town on Thursday, the campaigner said it's high time youths took over leadership and power and let old guards retire peacefully   Read More ...
Categories: Politics & Government | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma |  Webuye |  South Bungoma | 
Bungoma man sets house on fire with wife, kids inside after quarrel
A Bungoma woman and her six children escaped death narrowly after her husband tried to torch their house on Wednesday night. Robert Fwamba, 40, from Mukwa village in Kabuchai constituency reportedly poured petrol in the house and struck a match after a squabble with his wife Catherine Nangila. Fwamba fled after the incident and police have launched a manhunt. Nangila claimed her husband had earlier threatened to kill her and the children but said she never took him seriously   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Bungoma |  Kabuchai |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma |  South Bungoma |  Mukwa |  Mukwa | 
Four arrested over gang attack on villages in Bungoma
Four people have been arrested in connection with an attack on three villages in Bumula Constituency, Bungoma County. Among the six people injured in the Sunday night incident were women who were raped and a minor defiled by the gang during the invasions in Watoya, Kibachenje and Mukhuma villages. The victims were admitted to a private facility in Bungoma. Mr Chepchieng' said the suspects were helping police to unmask other members of the gang, adding they would be arraigned in court once the probe was complete   Read More ...
Categories: Law & Crime | 
Tags: Law Enforcement |  Arrests | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Bungoma |  Bumula |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma |  South Bungoma |  Bumula |  Watoya | 
Attackers descend on 2 Bungoma villages, injure, rape, rob residents
Seven people are admitted at the Bungoma West Hospital after a gang of about 10 men attacked two villages on Sunday night. The attackers were armed with pangas, axes and other crude weapons. Five of the injured are nursing deep axe and panga cuts on their bodies and head. Two, a form one student and a middle-aged woman, were gang-raped. The incident took place in Kibachenje and Watoya villages in Bumula constituency   Read More ...
Categories: Law & Crime | 
Tags: Crimes |  Rape |  Sex Offenses |  Sexual Assaults | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma |  West Bungoma |  South Bungoma | 
Four arrested for defiling two minors, hacking residents in Bungoma
Four suspects have been arrested over the Sunday night attack in Bungoma where two minors were defiled and five people were hacked. County commissioner Joshua Chepchieng said the four youths are helping police with investigations. Three were arrested at the Watoya village, while one was nabbed in Bungoma town. The commissioner said the attack was not politically instigated as alleged by some residents   Read More ...
Categories: Law & Crime | 
Tags: Law Enforcement |  Arrests | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma |  South Bungoma |  Watoya | 
Bungoma night of terror: Gang defiles two minors, hacks villagers
Seven people are admitted at Bungoma West Hospital in Kanduyi constituency after an attack by unknown gangsters on Sunday night. Two minors, including a form one student, and a woman were raped by members of the gang of 10. The rest are in critical condition with deep axe and panga cuts on their heads and other body parts. The incident took place at Kibachenje and Watoya villages during heavy downpour   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma |  West Bungoma | 
Bungoma youths attack pro-Jubilee MPs at burial attended by NASA leaders
Angry youths disrupted the burial ceremony of Kanduyi MP Wafula Wamunyinyi's father after they tried to attack Jubilee-affiliated MPs on Saturday. The mob accused MPs Didimus Baraza (Kimilili) and Mwambu Mambonga (Bumula) of selling out Mulembe nation to President Uhuru Kenyatta after attending a meeting in State House Nairobi. Trouble started when the first time MP Baraza arrived at the Bwema home as Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang'ula addressed mourners   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma | 
Bungoma widow seeks cash to treat stomach problem
A 50-year-old woman from Kamasielo village in Kimilili constituency, Bungoma county, is appealing for funds to seek treatment for her stomach. Rose Naliaka, a widow, contracted a rare disease two years ago that has made life unbearable. Her stomach keeps swelling and has pains. Speaking to the press on Thursday, the mother of three whose husband died in 2000, said she cannot afford drugs   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Kimilili |  Bungoma |  Kimilili |  South Bungoma | 
'Evil' powers deprived us our victory, Raila says in Bungoma
Opposition leader Raila Odinga has maintained he won the August 8 general election but some evil powers within IEBC decided to deprive him his victory. Raila while speaking in Bungoma said the NASA fraternity will still win the repeat of the election scheduled in October 17. Raila lead the NASA brigade for a funeral of the father to Kanduyi MP Wafula Wamunyinyi   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma | 
We didn't go to beg for jobs, goodies from Uhuru - Bukusu elders
The Bukusu council of elders has vehemently denied allegations that their State House visit was to beg for jobs and goodies.The group was hosted by President Uhuru Kenyatta on September 11 amid reports they promised to mobilise him votes.Uhuru is facing a fresh presidential race against NASA leader Raila Odinga on October 17.But the elders said the media misreported their reason for the Monday's visit saying it was about issues affecting the community   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Bungoma | 
Lusaka, Bungoma JP politicians under pressure to deliver
Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka (in white shirt), Jubilee MPs and MCAs in Bungoma county are under pressure to deliver votes for President Uhuru Kenyatta during the October 17 presidential polls. So tense is the pressure the county leaders have been spending sleepless nights attending strategic meetings across the county. A source told the Star the leaders want to ensure Uhuru gets all the 173,000 votes Lusaka got during the August 8 governor race   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma |  South Bungoma | 
Bukusu elders back Kenyatta
The Bukusu Council of Elders yesterday said they back President Uhuru Kenyatta’s reelection, giving his campaign a major boost. The pledge comes hot on the heels of similar endorsement from other communities across the country, including the Kamba who were at State House, Nairobi, yesterday and assured the President of their support. At a meeting with the President and Deputy President William Ruto, the Bukusu elders said they will mobilise voters to rally behind them so they can reclaim their August 8 victory that was nullified by the Supreme Court   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Bungoma | 
Election rigged in Bungoma
Let me share with you a sequence of events that I saw several times in the course of the August 8 general election. It would begin with an announcement that Jubilee was holding a campaign rally somewhere within Bungoma county. And on that day, we would see about 10 buses, ferrying Jubilee supporters in their classic red T-shirts to the site where the rally was to be held   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma |  South Bungoma | 
Bukusu elders vow to ensure Uhuru wins October 17 election
A section of Bukusu elders have endorsed President Uhuru Kenyatta for the upcoming repeat poll. - The elders vowed to conduct a door-to-door campaign in Bungoma, Busia, Kakamega and Trans Nzoia counties to ensure Uhuru's victory. A section of Bungoma elders have thrown their weight behind President Uhuru Kenyatta’s reelection bid. This comes days after Uhuru hosted political leaders from Western Kenya as he seeks to beat NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga in the October 17 fresh poll   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Kakamega |  Bungoma |  Busia |  Bungoma | 
Bukusu elders pledge to support President Kenyatta
NAIROBI, 11 Sept 2017 (PSCU) – President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election bid today received more support, this time from the Bukusu council of elders. The pledge comes hot on the heels of similar endorsement from other communities across the country, including the Kamba who were at State House, Nairobi, today and assured President Kenyatta of their support. At a meeting with President Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto, the Bukusu council of elders vowed to mobilise voters to rally behind the President so that he could reclaim the August 8 victory that was nullified by the Supreme Court   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Bungoma | 
Uhuru thanks Bungoma for votes, says county not Raila stronghold
The President visited Bungoma residents on Thursday and thanked them for the 30 per cent support they gave in the August presidential election. Uhuru Kenyatta also appreciated the election of Jubilee Party leaders to various positions. “We have come to thank you for supporting us in the election and to ask you to turn out in large numbers to express your supreme will on October 17,” he said on the campaign trail in Kimilili   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma |  South Bungoma | 
President Kenyatta woos Bungoma voters
President Uhuru Kenyatta Thursday visited Bungoma County and urged residents to give him more votes in the repeat presidential election, saying he was grateful for the 30 per cent support he got from the county in the August 8 polls. Speaking on the campaign trail in Kimilili on Thursday, President Kenyatta also thanked the residents for electing Jubilee leaders for various positions   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Kimilili |  Bungoma |  Kimilili |  South Bungoma |  Kimilili | 
Uhuru back on the campaign trail
President Uhuru Kenyatta is on Thursday heading to West Pokot, Bungoma and Eldoret for campaigns ahead of the October 17 fresh presidential election. In Bungoma, President Kenyatta will visit Kimilili constituency to specifically thank residents for supporting Jubilee Member of Parliament Didmus Wekesa Baraza. Similar campaigns will be held in Kericho and Nakuru counties with rallies in Kapkatet and Naivasha towns respectively   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Bungoma |  Nakuru |  Bungoma | 
Bungoma will elect Uhuru for giving Lusaka speaker post - Jubilee leaders
Jubilee supporters in Bungoma have pledged to vigorously campaign for President Uhuru Kenyatta ahead of the October 17 repeat polls. They said they will do this as a reward for Jubilee's hand in Kenneth Lusaka's election as Senate speaker. The leaders spoke at the former Governor's home in Mapela, Kimilili constituency, on Wednesday during a thanksgiving ceremony. Lusaka won the speaker seat in the second round of voting, with 42 votes, while his challenger Farah Maalim got 25   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma |  South Bungoma | 
Suspects in Bungoma wheelbarrow saga poke holes in prosecution evidence
Seven people accused of buying wheelbarrows for the Bungoma County government at inflated prices have asked the court to dismiss the case. Their lawyer, Sylvester Mandialo, said the prosecution had failed to prove its case against the accused, who include tender committee chairman Howard Lukadilu, vice chairman Oscar Onyango Ojwang, and accounting officer John Juma Matsanza. Mandialo said the prosecution did not appreciated the fact that the said wheelbarrows are beyond the standards described by the Kenya Bureau of Standards   Read More ...
Categories: Law & Crime | 
Tags: Judiciary |  Law Courts |  Laws |  Prosecution |  Criminal law |  The Accused | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma |  South Bungoma | 
Scuffle as man nabbed bribing MCAs to vote for ‘specific’ speaker in Bungoma
A scuffle broke out at the Bungoma county assembly on Friday after an unidentified man was caught trying to bribe MCAs to vote for a specific speaker. The incident happened as the swearing-in ceremony of the 58 MCAs was going on. The assembly’s serjeant-at-arms and AP officers from the Bungoma police station had a rough time trying to calm residents. The man, who was in a big white vehicle with other occupants, was not identified   Read More ...
Categories: Law & Crime | 
Tags: Crimes |  Bribery | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma |  South Bungoma | 
Bungoma, Kilifi disabled persons protest after missing nomination slots
Persons living with disabilities in Bungoma and Kilifi counties are protesting their non-inclusion from MCA nomination lists. Daudi Zakari from Bungoma told journalists that they lack a representative as required in the constitution. "I personally set my application to President Uhuru Kenyatta when he came here in Amutala stadium asking him to have me nominated to the County Assembly," he said on Thursday   Read More ...
Categories: Society & Culture | 
Tags: Social Issues |  Protests | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Kilifi |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma |  South Bungoma | 
Bungoma celebrates after Lusaka elected Senate Speaker
It was celebrations in Bungoma after former Governor Ken Lusaka was elected the Speaker of the Senate on Thursday afternoon. Hundreds of residents took to the streets to celebrate the victory of Mr Lusaka against the outgoing Speaker Ekwee Ethuro. "We are very happy that he has been elected the Senate Speaker," said Mike Nyongesa, a Jubilee Party youth leader. He called on Mr Lusaka to work well with Senator Moses Wetang'ula for the sake of development in Bungoma County   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma |  South Bungoma | 
Bungoma to carry out audit to exorcise ghost workers, says Governor Wangamati
Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wamgamati has ordered for a forensic audit of all the staff of the county government to exorcise ghost workers. He made the announcement during a meeting with businessmen and boda boda operators from the nine constituencies at Mabanga Farmers' Training Centre, Kabuchai, on Tuesday. Wangamati said there will be no further appointments until the audit is completed. "We must rationalise the employment in this county because there has been a lot of employment that was done prior to elections that has blotted the county’s payroll," he said   Read More ...
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Tags: Government |  Governors | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma |  South Bungoma | 
Don't 'go to bed' with CECs, Bungoma MCAs-elect told
Bungoma MCAs-elect were on Thursday warned against "going to bed" with county executives instead of sticking to their oversight role.Outgoing speaker John Makali told the lot to be vigilant and sober when dealing with legislative issues in the county.He spoke during rehearsals for the MCAs' swearing-in ceremony scheduled for Friday.Makali sought the Kanduyi MP seat under ODM but lost to Wafula Wamunyinyi in the August 8 general election   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma | 
Former Bungoma Governor Ken Lusaka elected Senate Speaker
Former Bungoma Governor Ken Lusaka has been elected Speaker of the Senate after garnering 42 votes beating his closest challenger Farah Maalim who got 25 votes. Returning Officer Clerk Jeremiah Nyegenye, declared Kenneth Magelo Lusaka as the second Senate Speaker in a poll that went to round two after all the candidates failed to garner 45 out of 67 votes required for one to be declared winner   Read More ...
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Tags: Government |  Parliament |  Senate | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma |  South Bungoma | 
Wangamati orders forensic audit, waives taxes on Bungoma's small traders
Small scale traders and boba boda operators in Bungoma will from November 1 be exempted from paying taxes. Governor Wycliffe Wangamati said boda boda riders will only pay Sh500 per year for registration. "For purposes of security of our youths we will have to register them in our data base," he said on Tuesday after a consultative meeting with business people at Mabanga farmers training center in Kabuchai constituency   Read More ...
Categories: Business | 
Tags: Taxes |  Taxation | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma |  South Bungoma | 
Bungoma Governor Promise Tax Relief For “Mama Mboga”
Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati today promised to abolish market levies charged vegetable and small fruit vendors on markets and towns within Bungoma County. Speaking today in Bungoma Catholic Church where he attended Sunday mass, he said this move is an incentive to our women and men who are willing to start small and grow business enterprises. “The tax relief bill is ready, I am just waiting for the County Assembly to convene and I take it to the MCAs for approval and we do away with the market levies for the small traders,” he said   Read More ...
Categories: Business | 
Tags: Taxes |  Markets |  Taxation | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma |  South Bungoma | 
Wangamati rallies Bungoma residents to register for NHIF
Governor Wycliffe Wangamati has asked Bungoma residents aged 70 and above to register with NHIF so they can access quality healthcare. Wangamati asked the group and other residents to do so as soon as possible so they benefit from January next year. He noted on Saturday that this will allow him to deliver his promise of providing universal healthcare for everyone   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma |  South Bungoma | 
Bungoma man tries to bury his mother alive in fight over land
A man from Bungoma has been arrested for allegedly trying to bury his mother alive during a tussle over a piece of land. Chris Wamalwa, 39, is said to have tried to kill Beatrice Wamalwa on Friday in Siuna village, Kabuchai constituency. Chris allegedly committed the offence with his wife's help after finding out his mother had sold the family's property   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma |  South Bungoma | 
I conceded defeat for peace to prevail, Lusaka now says
Former Bungoma Governor Ken Lusaka (pictured) has said he did not concede defeat in the election because there were no irregularities, but because of peace and tranquility in Bungoma. “I didn’t concede because of weakness, but life must go on” he said. “That is why I am telling all those who were defeated from Western to accept and move on instead of taking the matter to court   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Bungoma |  Bungoma | 
IEBC corrects errors in list of gazetted MCAs
A corrigendum has been issued to correct errors in the gazettement of MCAs, the electoral agency has said."The affected parties have been informed," IEBC said via Twitter on Friday.The commission published the full list of elected members of the National Assembly and MCAs on August 24.Residents of two constituencies in Bungoma county were left puzzled as it included losers' names.   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Bungoma | 
Committee defied orders to do fresh wheelbarrow tendering, court told
A Bungoma county government committee sanctioned the purchase of nine wheelbarrows at an inflated cost of Sh1 million after ignoring recommendations for a fresh tender, a court has heard. Wycliffe Sirengo, an official from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC), told a Kakamega court during cross-examination that the tender committee ignored the recommendation made by the evaluation committee. The county paid Sh109,320 for each wheelbarrow yet investigations found they were locally manufactured and there was no way they could have cost beyond Sh6,000 each   Read More ...
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Tags: Judiciary |  Law Courts | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Kakamega |  Bungoma | 
Winners puzzled after IEBC publishes erroneous list of Members of County Assembly
Residents of two constituencies in Bungoma County have been left puzzled after the electoral commission published the names of poll losers in the gazette notice. All the individuals listed as Members of County Assembly (MCAs) in both Webuye East and West Constituencies lost in the recent polls, in what may likely put the Independent Boundaries and Electoral Commission (IEBC) on the spot   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Bungoma | 
Thugs butcher watchman, 60, steal sodas from Bungoma shop
A 60-year-old watchman was butchered on Wednesday by an unknown number of thugs who raided a soda shop in Bungoma town. Juma Baraza from Kakamega county is said to have worked there for seven years. "He was cut in the neck with a sharp object. The thieves carried crates of plastic-bottle sodas in a vehicle," said Bungoma South OCPD David Kirui   Read More ...
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Tags: Crimes |  Theft |  Criminals |  Thugs | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Kakamega |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma | 
Wangamati pledges higher salaries for Bungoma health workers
Wycliffe Wangamati has promised to increase the salaries of Bungoma health workers salaries to end their need to go on strike. Wangamati, who took over from Kenneth Lusaka, noted healthcare is close to his heart and that he will give the sector due consideration once he settles down. “We will genuinely work to ensure healthcare workers are properly paid and their capacity enhanced to help attain our goal of universal access, not just for free, but also quality healthcare services,” he told journalists on Wednesday   Read More ...
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Tags: Medical Care | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma |  South Bungoma | 
End corruption that plagued Lusaka's administration, clergy tell Wangamati
Religious leaders in Bungoma want Governor Wycliffe Wangamati to prioritise the war on corruption. They said development lagged in under Kenneth Lusaka's leadership because of rampant corruption. The clergy led by Alex Masika and Elima Wafula spoke on Tuesday in Webuye town. "We are praying that the new government ends corruption. Once we are free from corruption, we will be miles ahead in various sectors," said Masika   Read More ...
Tags: Clergy |  Ethics |  Corruption | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Bungoma |  Bungoma |  Webuye | 
Bungoma nursery pupil defiled, mum fears gang committed crime
A seven-year-old girl is recuperating at Elgon View Hospital in Bungoma town after she was allegedly defiled on Monday. The mother of the nursery school pupil said she suspects her only daughter was raped by several men. The woman said the attackers must have defiled the pupil in turns when she went to fetch water from a nearby stream. She told journalists at the hospital on Tuesday that upon returning from the errand, she heard the girl crying and discovered blood oozing from her genitals when she checked   Read More ...
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Tags: Women | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma |  South Bungoma | 
I will not tolerate corrupt officers, Wangamati says
Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati will streamline every department in the county government. Wangamati, who will be sworn in today, made the remarks in his acceptance speech at Kibabii University in Kanduyi constituency on Friday. Hundreds of Bungoma residents attended the event. He will not tolerate corrupt officers in his government. The businessman beat Jubilee point man in the Western region Kenneth Lusaka (Ford Kenya) with 20,000 votes   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Bungoma |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma |  Kibabii |  Kibabii University | 
Jubilee, ODM unite to lock Ford Kenya out of Bungoma speaker contest
The bid for Bungoma speaker has seen Jubilee and ODM MCAs display rare unity to lock out Ford Kenya. Jubilee leaders have also formed alliances with independent ward representatives and those in Federal Party of Kenya and Musalia Mudavadi's Amani National Congress. FK, which is Senator Moses Wetang'ula's party, has the most MCAs (18), President Uhuru Kenyatta's Jubilee has 10 and NASA chief Raila Odinga's ODM seven   Read More ...
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