More than 39,000 learners drawn from secondary schools, middle level colleges, vocational training centers and universities will benefit from a Sh135 million Kisii County bursary that will be disbursed through the county education fund. They… Read more
Police officers in Kisii have impounded seven sacks of bhang estimated to be worthy Ksh 700,000 along Kisii Nyamira border. The bhang is believed to have been ferried from Migori County and taken to the house at Keumbu area. A vehicle, Toyota… Read more
Kisii County CEC member in charge of Agriculture, Esman Onsarigo has been released on a bond of Ksh 5000 by Kisii law court where he was arraigned for driving a vehicle without a license cover. According to the charge sheet on… Read more
Nichodemus Kipkerui and Joan Chelimo are the winners of the Safaricom Kisii Half Marathon that attracted over 400 athletes from across the country. Kipkerui crossed the finish line first in a time of 62:39:1 followed by Nobert Kigen at 62:56:1… Read more
Kisii county government has launched staff head count exercise of its entire staff as part of efforts to eliminate ghost workers.
The exercise is a follow up on an audit report which unearthed a number of human resource issues, ghost workers in the payroll and those workers who earn excess or double salaries.
The employees were required to carry photocopies and originals of their national ID cards, academic and professional certificates, letters of first appointment, latest deployment, promotion and transfer as well as the latest payslip.
The high Court in Kisii has upheld the election of Kisii governor James Ongwae, and ordered the petitioner to pay Kshs 5m to the IEBC and 2nd respondent. While delivering the ruling Justice Hellen Omondi said that Ongwae was duly elected as a governor and the petitioner failed to prove his case to the court. “The petitioner didn't produce enough evidence to support his allegations”, he said. On the voters register, Ms Omondi stated that … Read more
The High Court in Kisii has upheld the election of Prof Sam Ongeri. Justice Winfridah Okwany dismissed a petition filed by two voters, Charles Orito and George Ogake who claimed his election as the Kisii senator was marred by irregularities. READ: Read more
As we mark World Diabetes Day concerns have been raised for timely review on the fight against diabetes through partnership with other stakeholders to create awareness to the public. Kisii executive county Member of Health Sarah Omache has said that regular screening and campaigns will help and encourage reduction in earlier prevention of the disease. Ms Omache was speaking at Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital during the commemoration of world Diabetes day on Tuesday. She added that it’s important for people to be educated through sensitization to enable them to have skills on how they can manage it to avoid associated complications. “As we commemorate world Diabetes Day, we should stress on the importance and urgent need to adapt health systems to address diabetes and other non communicable diseases. “No citizen whether, rich or poor, is immune to the epidemic, let us join hand to protect the future generation by tackling this rising scourge” she said Every year, November 14 is… Read more