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Family in Agony as State Demands Hefty Payment to Bury Their Kin Who Was Shot by Police Officers

Samson Odongo went for his usual morning walk but on December 27, he didn't return to his young family. The 28-year-old was shot by police officers when chaos broke in Mukuru Kwa Njenga. According to his wife, Elizabeth Achieng, he received a phone call that the father of four was fighting for his life at Cana Health Centre.

  2 days ago ago
Family in Agony as State Demands Hefty Payment to Bury Their Kin Who Was Shot by Police Officers

POLITICS

Youthful Alego-Usonga MP Showing Early Signs Of Panic As Populous Siaya Clan Supports Rival

Alego-Usonga MP Samuel Onunga Atandi on Tuesday camped in the Usonga Ward of the Constituency in an attempt to rekindle support for his candidacy. Samuel Atandi, MP Alego-Usonga. The youthful legislator has fallen foul of the numerically superior Karuoth and Kakan clans who traditionally carry weight in determining who becomes legislator in Alego-Usonga Constituency.

  1 day ago ago
Youthful Alego-Usonga MP Showing Early Signs Of Panic As Populous Siaya Clan Supports Rival

POLITICS

Former Billionaire Nyanza MP Facing Moment Of Truth After Languishing In The Cold Since 2013

Former Alego Usonga MP Edwin Yinda ( Photo Courtesy) He was least expected to pull a surprise to win the Alego Usonga MP seat during the bitterly contested election in 2017. But against all the odds, Edwin Ochieng Yinda whitewashed the incumbent Arthur Weya to clinch the position.

  25 days ago ago
Former Billionaire Nyanza MP Facing Moment Of Truth After Languishing In The Cold Since 2013

HEALTH

Covid-19 Positivity Rate Worrying in Siaya County, Unvaccinated on Higher Risk

A worrying trend on the rise of positivity rate in the lakeside region has caught the attention of health officers. Photo|| courtesy “Last week, we had at least 200 health workers contracting the virus,” he said. According to statistics, Alego Usonga and Gem constituencies are leading in the increased numbers.

  11 days ago ago
Covid-19 Positivity Rate Worrying in Siaya County, Unvaccinated on Higher Risk

POLITICS

When This Whole Wanjigi Thing Started I Thought He Was Raila's Pacesetter; Wamatangi Narrates

Kiambu County Senator and Senate Chief Whip Kimani Wamatangi has given voice to what has been silently running in the minds of many. Barely a week after his motorcade being pelted with stones in Migori, Orange Democratic Movement party financier and tycoon Jimi Wanjigi has been warned against unilaterally opening party offices.

  3 months ago ago
When This Whole Wanjigi Thing Started I Thought He Was Raila's Pacesetter; Wamatangi Narrates

POLITICS

Kisii DG Joash Maangi drums support for Raila's presidential bid in Siaya days after ditching UDA

Kisii is one of the six counties in larger Nyanza region. The region is currently dominated by ODM party but deputy president William Ruto has been trying to make inroads in the county ahead of 2022 polls. The second in command has toured the county severally for a series of political rallies.

  1 month ago ago
Kisii DG Joash Maangi drums support for Raila's presidential bid in Siaya days after ditching UDA

POLITICS

Nightmare For Alego-Usonga MP Samuel Atandi As Popular Aspirant Enters Race

The entry of Dr. Nicholas Kut Ochogo into the Alego-Usonga Constituency race is a nightmare to the incumbent Samuel Onunga Atandi who looked set to retain his seat. Dr. Ochogo comes from the predominant clan in Alego-Usonga 'Kakan' who together with 'Karuoth' hold a monopoly in numbers.

  1 month ago ago
Nightmare For Alego-Usonga MP Samuel Atandi As Popular Aspirant Enters Race

POLITICS

It's Now A Two-horse Race Between Rasanga And Oduol In Alego-Usonga

Siaya Governor Cornell Rasanga Amoth will be squaring out with William Oduol Denge for the second time in a political duel. William Oduol Denge at a past function attended by ODM Party leader Raila Amollo Odinga (right). The first time was in 2013 when the contest between them for the Siaya Governor's seat ended in court, causing Rasanga to make history as the first Governor in Kenya to lose his seat.

  3 months ago ago
It's Now A Two-horse Race Between Rasanga And Oduol In Alego-Usonga

POLITICS

Baba Will Be The Fifth President, Alego Usonga MP Samuel Atandi

As we gear towards the electioneering period, the political temperature increases up above the optimum level, as the supremacy battle continues to take shape between former prime minister Raila Odinga and deputy president William Ruto. Consequently, the member of parliament for Alego Usonga constituency, hon Samuel Atandi has ones again slammed deputy Ruto .As he tells him off to forget about presidency, for the space has been filled be its owner (Raila Odinga).

  2 months ago ago
Baba Will Be The Fifth President, Alego Usonga MP Samuel Atandi

POLITICS

MP Wants Haji's Powers to Prosecute Shared with Kinot

A draft legislative proposal seeks to strip the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (ODPP) of powers to appoint public prosecutors. The proposal set for introduction in the House wants the powers to be vested in the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI). The draft by Alego Usonga MP Samuel Atandi argues that ODPP has lost many cases due to lack of competent prosecutors in certain technical areas.

  3 months ago ago
MP Wants Haji's Powers to Prosecute Shared with Kinot

POLITICS

Unbowed Governor Rasanga Responds to Orengo Who Urged Him to Abandon His Political & Support Raila

Siaya Governor Cornell Rasanga while ago elicited mixed reactions from a number of leaders from his county after announcing that he will be contesting for the Alego Usonga parliamentary seat in the coming general elections. The County Senator James Orengo has called upon Rasanga to shelve his 2022 bid and embark in popularizing their party leader Raila Odinga's presidential ambitions ahead of 2022.

  3 months ago ago
Unbowed Governor Rasanga Responds to Orengo Who Urged Him to Abandon His Political & Support Raila

POLITICS

Chaos Erupts In Raila's Siaya ODM Camp Over Leadership Positions

A section of Orange Democratic Movement members today disagreed on who was going to chair ODM Party in Siaya County and this led to chaos during the meeting. The chaos erupted this afternoon after ODM officials from Ugunja, Ugenya, Alego Usonga forwarded a list of those people they thought was qualified to fill the vacant positions.

  2 months ago ago
Chaos Erupts In Raila's Siaya ODM Camp Over Leadership Positions

POLITICS

Alego Usonga MP Hon Atandi Launches a Scathing Attack on DP Ruto For Complaining Against Matiang'i

Alego Usonga Constituency MP Hon Samuel Atandi has launched a scathing attack on Deputy President William Ruto and his brigade for complaining against Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i. (Photo, Courtesy) Hon Atandi has hit out at DP Ruto and his Hustler Nation brigade over complains against CS Matiang'i questioning whether the DP and his camp has sensed defeat in the next year's race to State House.

  2 months ago ago
Alego Usonga MP Hon Atandi Launches a Scathing Attack on DP Ruto For Complaining Against Matiang'i

POLITICS

New Twist As ODM MPs Expresses Confidence On IEBC To Conduct A Free & Fair Elections Next Year

Members of Parliament from Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party addressing members of the press conference. (Photo courtesy). A new political twist has been witnessed suddenly in Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party, after the members of Parliament allied to the party from Luo Nyanza suddenly back thier party leader Raila Odinga's recent statement that next year's general elections will be free and fair, despite their previous statements of lacking confidence with Independent Electrol and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).

  3 months ago ago
New Twist As ODM MPs Expresses Confidence On IEBC To Conduct A Free & Fair Elections Next Year

POLITICS

ODM MP Reveals a Loophole in President Uhuru's Government That Require BBI to be Fixed

President Uhuru Kenyatta regime is being perceived differently, with Kenyans expressing their own views, while comparing his reign with the past governments. On Thursday, Alego Usonga Constituency member of Parliament Samuel Atandi expressed his views, where he affirmed the painting of the Head of State's government as a non performer, with allegations that there are several technocrats sitting in his cabinet.

  3 months ago ago
ODM MP Reveals a Loophole in President Uhuru's Government That Require BBI to be Fixed

POLITICS

ODM Laments Over Low Number Of Voters Registration Kits In Raila's Stronghold

Orange Democratic Movement party officials from Siaya county, have raised concerns over low number of voters registration kits distributed in the region especially Alego Usonga Constituency. The officials have argued that the kits distributed will not be enough to reach the target the electoral body has set. They have lamented that each ward in Alego Usonga constituency has been allocated only three kits despite their sizes and the population.

  3 months ago ago
ODM Laments Over Low Number Of Voters Registration Kits In Raila's Stronghold

POLITICS

Huge Blow to Popular ODM Governor Following the Latest Move by James Orengo and Otiende Amolo

The Orange Democratic Movement-ODM governor for Siaya county Cornel Amoth Rasanga is among the second term governors who have declared interest in parliamentary seat in coming general elections. Rasanga made it public that he will not be going home in 2022 as he is eyeing the Alego Usonga parliamentary seat currently occupied by Samuel Atandi of the ODM party.

  3 months ago ago
Huge Blow to Popular ODM Governor Following the Latest Move by James Orengo and Otiende Amolo

POLITICS

MP Promises to Beat Governor Rasanga Pants Down in Parliamentary Race

Siaya Governor Cornel Rasanga. Photo/Courtesy Outgoing Siaya Governor Cornel Amoth Rasanga is reportedly planning to vie for the Alego Usonga Parliamentary seat during next year's general polls. The Governor is among a host of County bosses who are illegible to vie again, after serving for the two-term period stipulated in the constitution.

  3 months ago ago
MP Promises to Beat Governor Rasanga Pants Down in Parliamentary Race

POLITICS

ODM MP Furiously Reacts After Nation Media's Headline Which Compared Raila & Wanjigi

Alego Usonga Member of Parliament Hon Samuel Atandi. (Photo courtesy). Alego Usonga Member of Parliament Hon Samuel Atandi, who is a staunch ally to the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga, has complained why the the Nation Media has put a bold photo of the presidential aspirant Jimi Wanjigi in the Daily Nation Newspaper today compared to the one of the ODM boss Raila Odinga.

  3 months ago ago
ODM MP Furiously Reacts After Nation Media's Headline Which Compared Raila & Wanjigi

POLITICS

Senator Orengo drops a bombshell challenging Governor Rasanga

James Orengo the Siaya County Senatorhas called on Siaya governor Cornel Rasanga to drop his Alego Usonga parliamentary bid and be part of Raila Odinga’s 2022 campaign secretariat so as to earn lucrative portfolio in the national government post once the former premier ascends to power. Orengo, who was addressing Siaya traders during a fund-drive on Friday September 24, said that two-term governors would be vital in Raila’s country-wide campaigns and that by gunning for a parliamentary seat, Rasanga is betraying the ODM Leader’s course.

  3 months ago ago
Senator Orengo drops a bombshell challenging Governor Rasanga