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POLITICS

Raila's Five-Days Plan to Keep Western Region Locked Revealed

ODM leader Raila Odinga has now come up with his new plan to keep one of his major political based locked as general elections gets closer. That is Western Region which he is planning to raid its every corners for five good solid days as fears of losing the support from the region gets detected with the wake of Mudavadi and Wetangula's influence in the region under the new wave of DP Ruto's led Kenya Kwanza Alliance.

  21 hours ago ago
Raila's Five-Days Plan to Keep Western Region Locked Revealed

POLITICS

DP Ruto Suspends His Planned Busia Rally Over This Reason

Deputy President William Ruto has now suspended his earlier on planned rally in Western Region, that is Busia County which he was set to visit on Thursday 26th May 2022. According to reports coming out, the DP will now not hold any rally in Busia mainly to avoid clashing with Azimio La Umoja One Kenya presidential candidate Raila Odinga.

  11 hours ago ago
DP Ruto Suspends His Planned Busia Rally Over This Reason

POLITICS

Deputy President William Ruto suspend Kenya Kwanza rally in Busia County to avert clashing Raila

Deputy President William Ruto on Wednesday, May 25, suspended a Kenya Kwanza rally in Busia County to avert clashing with Azimio One Kenya flagbearer Raila Odinga. UDA National Vice-Treasurer Mary Emase confirmed that the rally scheduled to be held at Simba Chai on Thursday, May 26, was put off since Raila was scheduled to hold a rally in neighbouring Amukura.

  11 hours ago ago
Deputy President William Ruto suspend Kenya Kwanza rally in Busia County to avert clashing Raila

POLITICS

"Crazy" Watch Kingi Do Press-ups On Top Of Ruto's Car

Deputy president William Ruto DP lead his team to an Economic Forum in Mombasa County. In Western - Musalia Mudavadi, Wetangula and Speaker Lusaka lead a team into ;Bungoma County,Vihiga County,Kakamega County,Busia County. Running Mate Rigathi Gachagua led his team to Uasin Gishu Economic Forum.

  13 hours ago ago

POLITICS

Busia Governor's Race: A Three-Horse Race, Others Are Escorters, Who is Better Among The Three?

Busia County is one of the counties that are located in the western part of the country and the county is dominated by the Luhya and Iteso communities. In terms of politics, Busia County is the stronghold of the former Prime Minister and ODM party leader Raila Amolo Odinga.

  4 days ago ago
Busia Governor's Race: A Three-Horse Race, Others Are Escorters, Who is Better Among The Three?

SOCIETY

'Shock After a Girl Who Scored 321 Marks is Married Off by Her Mum After She Was Unable to Pay Fees

14-year-old girl fro Busia County, who scored 321 marks was rescued by area chief after her mother married her off after she was unable to pay for her school fees. According to the girl, her mother had tried all the ways so that she could attend school but she ended up marrying her off where she stayed with the man for one week.

  6 days ago ago
'Shock After a Girl Who Scored 321 Marks is Married Off by Her Mum After She Was Unable to Pay Fees

EDUCATION

'Pole Kwa Familia Yangu" College Student Commits Suicide In His Room Leaving Behind a Suicide Note

A college student in Segero B, Nambale Sub-county, Busia County has reportedly committed suicide and left behind a suicide note detailing why he took his own life. Emmanuel Wabwire aged 28 was found dead while using a piece of net to hang himself inside the house. [Photo Courtesy]

  10 days ago ago
'Pole Kwa Familia Yangu

SOCIETY

Popular Business Tycoon Reported Missing Days Earlier Found Dead With Legs Missing in Brutal Killing

A businessman's amputated remains who was recently reported missing by his family members was discovered deep in the forest with his legs missing. The deceased victim identified as Richard Osinya was last seen at his place of business with two mysterious men before he drove away in their company using a Toyota saloon car towards Kakamega forest highway.

  17 days ago ago
Popular Business Tycoon Reported Missing Days Earlier Found Dead With Legs Missing in Brutal Killing

SOCIETY

Inspector Norman Ouma Laid To Rest

The National Police Service joins family and friends in mourning Inspector Victor Norman Ouma who was laid to rest in Funyula, Busia County. Until his demise, the brilliant, hardworking and honest officer was attached at the NPS' Internal Affairs Unit. Sincere condolences to the family and friends, and to all the families of our Kenyan departed colleagues.

  10 days ago ago
Inspector Norman Ouma Laid To Rest

POLITICS

Full List Of All The Outgoing Governors In Kenya 2022

The August 2022 general elections is getting closer each day, but there are a number of governors who've completed there terms and won't be vying for the seat again. The fate of the outgoing governors has been a head scratcher to most Kenyan citizens. The list of governors that I am going to mention in this article have served their maximum number of terms meaning they have been in power for a period not less than 10 years.

  13 days ago ago
Full List Of All The Outgoing Governors In Kenya 2022

POLITICS

Crack In Azimio As Another Party Rejects Raila's Proposals

Day and day Raila's led Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Movement is undergoing some cracks ahead of the August polls.Just yesterday, Maendeleo Chap Chap Party went to court to demand what kind of document, Azimio submitted to Office of the Registrar of The Political Parties. Today, a section of leaders from the Busia County who are members of the Democratic Action Party have rejected a proposal by Raila and Azimio.

  18 days ago ago
Crack In Azimio As Another Party Rejects Raila's Proposals

SOCIETY

"Have you seen him?" Panic As Teacher Is Reported Missing

A family is in panic following disappearance of their kin member. Joseph Opiyo Ouma has been missing since 29th April 2022 at around 4.00 pm. He was last seen at Ogalo market, Butula sub-county in Busia County. Mr Joseph Opiyo Ouma is a teacher at Shirali secondary school in Khwisero sub-county of Kakamega county.

  14 days ago ago

SOCIETY

Ksh. 2.8 Billion- The Amount of Money World Bank Has Injected in Western Kenya and What It Will Do

Western Kenya Sanitation Project (WKSP) through funding from United States Agency for International Development(USAID) has injected Ksh2.8billion to address sanitation challenges in eight counties in Western Kenya including Busia. Addressing the press today during USAID/WKSP Busia County inception meeting at Hotel Breeze in Busia town, WKSP Deputy Chief of Party, Roselyne Okwiri said the five-year project that ends in February, 2027 is also being implemented in Bungoma, Kakamega, Kisumu, Siaya, Migori, Homabay and Kisii.

  14 days ago ago
Ksh. 2.8 Billion- The Amount of Money World Bank Has Injected in Western Kenya and What It Will Do

SOCIETY

Budalangi: Mother of 4 Electrocuted to Death While Hanging Clothes.

It is a sad moment in one of the villages in Budalangi, Busia County, after a woman Identified as Adhiambo who is 36 years old met her death while hanging clothes. According to the reliable sources, it has been said that Adhiambo was electrocuted to death, while hanging her clothes on her clothline and it seems that the illegal power connection between two houses was the cause of the shock, hence the power wires came in conduct with the hanging line wire and the clothes were wet so it catayzed the reaction.

  16 days ago ago
Budalangi: Mother of 4 Electrocuted to Death While Hanging Clothes.

POLITICS

How The Teso Voting Bloc Will Determine The Fate of Busia County Gubernatorial Race

Busia County politics have finally taken shape after both gubernatorial front-runners unveiled their running mates who are increasingly from the Teso tribe which is the minority accounting for about 20% of the County's total population, with the Luhya making 75% majority and the other lot constituted by the Luo.

  12 days ago ago
How The Teso Voting Bloc Will Determine The Fate of Busia County Gubernatorial Race

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Busia is 4th poorest county & we've the antidote - Hon. Namwamba

IN SUMMARY. - Ababu Namwamba says Busia County is the 4th poorest county in Kenya. - He note that Kenya Kwanza Alliance will resolve the economic hurdle in the said county. The head of international Relations for Deputy President William Samoe Ruto presidential campaign, Ababu Namwamba says the Busia Economic Forum was a big hit flying success.

  18 days ago ago
Busia is 4th poorest county & we've the antidote - Hon. Namwamba

EDUCATION

There Was No Money For Fare,16 Year Old Boy Walked For Over 60Km In Search Of Form One Admission

Moses Odour is from Busia County and he scored 361 marks. As the government announced form ones were supposed to report to schools from last week Monday. Others have reported and others have not. Moses walked over 60km that's from Busia to Bungoma in search of form one admission.

  17 days ago ago
There Was No Money For Fare,16 Year Old Boy Walked For Over 60Km In Search Of Form One Admission

POLITICS

Dennis Itumbi States What Ruto seen Whispering To Mudavadi, Before He Leaves The Rally Early Yesterday

The Kenya Kwanza ally was yesterday in Busia County spreading the bottom-up narrative to the local people residing in the place, they have created attention in the place as thousand of the people throng the ground rally to hear from the deputy president of Kenya William Ruto. They have been organizing consecutive rallies in different places in the country, working day and night to persuade Kenyans to elect them since it's only a few months before our general elections.

  18 days ago ago
Dennis Itumbi States What Ruto seen Whispering To Mudavadi, Before He Leaves The Rally Early Yesterday

POLITICS

DP Ruto Accuses President Uhuru, Reveals Strategies He Is Using Against Him

As August, 9 poll comes closer, the political temperature keeps raising as the two Strong contenders; Former Prime Minister, Raila Amollo Odinga under Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Alliance and Deputy President, William Samoei Ruto under Kenya Kwanza coalition. The two have kept crisscrossing the country to popularize their agenda and seek support in the forthcoming general election.

  18 days ago ago
DP Ruto Accuses President Uhuru, Reveals Strategies He Is Using Against Him

POLITICS

DP Ruto Accuses President Uhuru, Reveals Strategies He Is Using Against Him

As the election date of August 9 draws near, the political temperature continues to rise as the two leading candidates, former Prime Minister Raila Amollo Odinga of the Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Alliance and Deputy President William Samoei Ruto of the Kenya Kwanza coalition, compete for votes.

  18 days ago ago
DP Ruto Accuses President Uhuru, Reveals Strategies He Is Using Against Him