Homa Bay News

Awiti tells executives to go the extra mile

Homa Bay Governor Cyprian Awiti has reshuffled his Cabinet two weeks after the Supreme Court upheld his reelection.

The Star , Kenya Feb 22, 2019

One more county needed to allow Lake region bloc launch

Other members are Vihiga, Homa Bay, Busia, Bungoma, Kericho, Trans Nzoia, Siaya, Nandi and Bomet.

The Star , Kenya Feb 22, 2019

Fake drugs seized in Nyanza

The board has since Monday visited Kisumu, Nyamira, Kisii, Homa Bay, Migori and Siaya counties.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 22, 2019

Awiti reshuffles Cabinet with warning

Homa Bay Governor Cyprian Awiti has reshuffled his Cabinet, about two weeks after winning a court battle over his election, for the sake of better service delivery for the people.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 22, 2019

Teacher shortage hurts transition

Acute shortage has been registered in Kakamega, where 6,408 teachers are needed in both primary and secondary schools, Bungoma ( 5,186 ), Kitui ( 4,539 ), Homa Bay ( 3,888 ) and Migori ( 3,716 ).

The Star , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

Homa Bay woman narrates how cruel boyfriend threw acid in her face

- Benta Akinyi's tribulations began at a tender age when she lost both parents when she was barely 8 years - Akinyi was sent away by her uncles and sought refuge at her aunt's home where she was introduced to hard drugs and sexually harassed by cousins - She ran away and sought help in a children's home in Homa Bay but was turned away - Akinyi would later meet Felix who offered to host her as a guardian - Felix later tricked her and turned her into a lover and would later burn her with sulfuric acid after she rejected his marriage proposal Benta Akinyi is a woman who has faced tough times in her lifetime; the 30-year old mother of two has never known peace ever since the demise of her parents 22 years ago.

Tuko , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

Nurses in Kisumu, Siaya, Homa Bay resume work

Nurses in Kisumu, Siaya and Homa Bay have called off their strike a day after President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga visited Nyanza and urged them to resume work.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

Jumwa, Dori to know their ODM fate on March 1

The party National Governing Council will meet on March 1 to discuss the NEC's decision to expel the rebel MPs and six Homa Bay MCAs from the party.

The Star , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

Kinyua, Kiunjuri not added to maize crisis report – yet

Homa Bay senator Moses Kajwang opposed the amendments, saying introducing new evidence no discussed in committee would disadvantage the two officials.

The Star , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

EACC probes purchase of hyacinth harvester

Stuck In October last year, a fisherman in Homa Bay was stuck in Lake Victoria’s water hyacinth for three days.

The Star , Kenya Feb 20, 2019