A kisii based Human rights activist Rachel Otundo (Pictured Above) has expressed her depression over what the government is doing to tackle corruption in the country terming it as a public relations exercise. Speaking to journalists in her office, she said that it’s a letdown for the government to act busy all over sudden whereas the cases of corruption have been existing. “What is the magic that will be done in order to curb down corruption completely?”, she posed adding that the trend of fake seriousness have been witnessed in the past over fighting corruption but only to engage Kenyans on other issues blanketing the whole monster. READ: Read more
Gusii residents have marked menstrual hygiene day with a call for everyone to get involved in helping girl child overcome menstrual period stigma. Real life organization manager, Rachel Kerubo who spoke at Mageche said there is need to break the silence as many girls within the cycle… Read more
Kisii county Deputy Governor Joash Maangi has urged youths to embrace discipline and avoid narcotic drugs.
Adressing scouts during the Kisii County annual scouts competition at St. Paul Igonga secondary schoool, he said it's only disciplined youths who will help in nation building.
The Deputy county boss linked the current allegations of corruption in the country to poor disciplinary…Read more
Agha Khan Foundation has launched the construction of 240 million facility in Kisii County to save residents the energy of travelling to Kisumu where the main hospital is located.
Addressing the Press after the launch, Agha Khan Chief Executive officer,…
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 media has been urged to promote good governance and promote positive values within the society. Speaking during the marking of the world Press Freedom day, Kisii University vice chancellor Prof. John Akama challenged the scribes promote accountability, ethical value and integrity in the course of their work. The Professor urged the media to be in… Read more
Two of the eleven suspects accused of masterminding the murder of a Kisii Pastor, Esther Bochaberi have said they witnessed the killing of the deceased on the material day .
Edward Makori and Edwin Miyienda while being charged at the Kisii High Court pleaded guilty.
They were among nine others who appeared under Judge Joseph Karanja for the charges.
The other nine pleaded not guilty and were released on a bond of Ksh 500,000 each with a a surety of the same amount.
Gusii community elected leaders and council of elders have hailed President Uhuru Kenyatta’s appointment of a 14 member committee to spearhead the peace pact between in him and opposition leader Raila Odinga. The leaders and elders thanked… Read more
Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission has applauded counties which have established areas where there were high risks of corruption. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) CEO Halakhe Waqo said that this has been achieved through collaboration between the commission and the counties. Speaking at the Kisii County governor's office when he paid… Read more
Twelve suspects who were linked to the abduction and killing of a pastor in Bonchari constituency have been arraigned at Kisii Law Court.
The suspects who were arraigned in court due to the abduction of Esther Bochaberi linked to a land dispute.
The Kisii court Prosecutor Ezekiel Gachoka who had filed an a case for abduction case asked the court be withdrawn the case and apply murder charges .
Gachoka stated that no objection consolidation of the case due to the discovery of the body of the deceased.
The suspects were Vincent Maobe, Fredrick Nyambati,, Benson Machuka, Joseph Moire, Reuben Onduso ,…Read more