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POLITICS

Wetang'ula is Lying to You, Lusaka Told as he Declares Gubernatorial Bid

Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka. Photo/Facebook Bungoma County Deputy Governor (DG) Professor Charles Kibanani Ngome has urged Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka to be ready for a thrashing during next year's gubernatorial elections. Lusaka who served as Bungoma County's first governor from 2013 to 2017, has declared his bid for the gubernatorial seat, currently being held by Wycliffe Wafula Wangamati (WWW).

  9 days ago ago
Wetang'ula is Lying to You, Lusaka Told as he Declares Gubernatorial Bid

SOCIETY

Bungoma: Residents ‘Refuse’ to Join in Wetang’ula Must Go Chants

Bungoma Senator Moses Wetangula in the past. Photo/Courtesy There was free drama for all at the Ndengelwa hospital in Bungoma County on Tuesday afternoon, when residents flatly refused to join in ‘Wetang’ula must go’ political chants. It was during the launch of National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) registration exercise presided over by Governor Wycliffe Wafula Wangamati (WWW).

  2 months ago ago
Bungoma: Residents ‘Refuse’ to Join in Wetang’ula Must Go Chants

POLITICS

Speaker Lusaka Responds to Reports of Dislodging Wetang'ula

Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka. Photo/Courtesy As the date for the 2022 polls continue to draw near, politicians are being linked to vying for various political seats. One of them is Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka. Reports in Bungoma County indicate that a section of politicians allied to Governor Wycliffe Wangamati, led by Deputy Governor Charles Ngome want the Speaker to vie for the Senatorial seat.

  2 months ago ago
Speaker Lusaka Responds to Reports of Dislodging Wetang'ula

POLITICS

Chaos As Bungoma D. Governor Takes On Wetang'ula And Didmus Barasa Head-on Over Their "Hypocrisy"

Despite the existing COVID-19 stipulations that prohibit political gatherings and large attendances at funeral ceremonies, the funeral ceremony of Mzee Nicholas Tosaana Toywa at Kamukuywa in Kimilili Constituency of Bungoma County attracted an attendance that actually flouted the same and top leaders of Bungoma County were some of those in attendance.

  3 months ago ago
Chaos As Bungoma D. Governor Takes On Wetang'ula And Didmus Barasa Head-on Over Their

POLITICS

PHOTOS: Kabuchai MP's House That Bungoma Leaders Will Fundraise To Finish Before Burial

Today on December 6th, Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati led a number of leaders from the county in a visit to the home of the late James Lusweti Mukwe who passed away on December 4th while serving as Kabuchai Member of Parliament. Governor Wangamati who was accompanied by Deputy Governor Charles Ngome, Kanduyi MP Wafula Wamunyinyi and a number of MCAs stayed at the late MP's home for nearly two hours interacting with residents of Kabuchai and talking about the funeral. The emcee during that visit was Chwele-Kabuchai

  10 months ago ago
PHOTOS: Kabuchai MP's House That Bungoma Leaders Will Fundraise To Finish Before Burial

POLITICS

Speaker Ken Lusaka Under Pressure to Vie for Bungoma Gubernatorial Seat, Warned of an Another Defeat

Senate speaker Ken Lusaka is under pressure by section of Bungoma County local leaders to vie for the gubernatorial position in the next year's poll. Led by Senator Moses Wetangula,they want him to make another try for the seat even after failing to retain it in the previous election.Wetangula has revealed that he is ready to welcome him to Ford Kenya and give him the party's ticket.

  2 months ago ago
Speaker Ken Lusaka Under Pressure to Vie for Bungoma Gubernatorial Seat, Warned of an Another Defeat

POLITICS

Bungoma Deputy Governor Want This To Happen To Senator Wetang'ula

Bungoma deputy Governor Prof. Charles Ngome has turned Education meetings into a campaigning podium accusing Bungoma senator Moses Wetang'ula for causing division in Bungoma politics. While addressing Bungoma county governor's Scholarship beneficiaries in Bumula constituency Ngome asked senator Wetang'ula to give Wangamati's administration time to serve residents and fullfil the promises he pledged to Bungoma electorates.

  2 months ago ago
Bungoma Deputy Governor Want This To Happen To Senator Wetang'ula

POLITICS

Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka Withdraws Claims that He Will Vie For Bungoma Senator

Senate speaker Kenneth Lusaka has apportioned cases that he will vie for Bungoma senatorial seat in the 2022 general elections. The former Bungoma governor was talking during the funeral service of the mother to Treasury CAS Erick Wafukho in Tongaren . "I'm in the senate as a speaker and I can not return to the senate as a senator to ask for permission to contribute to motions from another speaker.

  2 months ago ago
Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka Withdraws Claims that He Will Vie For Bungoma Senator

POLITICS

Thousands Attending the Requiem Mass of Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati's Mother: PHOTOS

Thousands of people of all walks of life are attending the requiem mass of Mama Selina Nasike Wangamati in Bungoma County.The deceased is the mother of the area governor Wycliffe Wangamati and will be buried tomorrow in Kanduyi.

  8 months ago ago
Thousands Attending the Requiem Mass of Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati's Mother: PHOTOS

POLITICS

Kabuchai MP James Mukwe Had 3 Wives But A Fundraiser Will Be Held To Finish His House

As the burial preparations of the late Kabuchai MP James Lusweti who passed away on December 4th while on treatment in Nairobi take shape, a few details about his him have started to emerge. Yesterday on Sunday, Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati, his Deputy Charles Ngome and Kanduyi MP Wafula Wamunyinyi led a number of county representatives in a visit to the home of the late legislator in Chwele. Their aim was to see that the right steps are being taken to see that the MP receives honour and respect in his

  10 months ago ago
Kabuchai MP James Mukwe Had 3 Wives But A Fundraiser Will Be Held To Finish His House

EDUCATION

Bungoma: Wangamati Goons Attack Bumula Ward MCA In a Scholarship Launch Function

Wangamati scholarship launch function in Bumula constituency turned chaotic after his goons attacked Bumula ward Member of county assembly (MCA) Humphrey Sifuna beat him mercilessly. Governor Wangamati has been going round Constituencies to launch the scholarship program. The war erupted when Bukumbe West ward MCA Jorum Wanjala while addressing Bumula constituency residents faulted ward representatives who were on the forefront to oust Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati.

  2 months ago ago
Bungoma: Wangamati Goons Attack Bumula Ward MCA In a Scholarship Launch Function

POLITICS

Bungoma Deputy Govenor Mourns the Death of Prominent MP's Sister who Succumbed to COVID-19

Bungoma deputy governor Prof. Charles Ngome has send a message of condolences to the family and friends of Juddy Night Wanjala. The deceased is the sister to Budalangi MP Raphael Wanjala. Wanjala who was a prominent business lady succumbed to coronavirus virus. Deputy governor has today condoled with the family of Raphael Wanjala the MP for Budalangi after losing a sister, Judy Night Wanjala.  The Bungoma deputy governor described the deceased as a God fearing disease down to earth lady who was ready to help

  10 months ago ago
Bungoma Deputy Govenor Mourns the Death of Prominent MP's Sister who Succumbed to COVID-19

POLITICS

Sh213 millon Covid-19 Cash Sets off War of Words Between Bungoma DG and Wetang'ula

Bungoma deputy governor Prof. Charles Ngome has told off the area senator Moses Wetang'ula over Covid-19 money.The national treasury had released Sh213 million to devolved unit to help contain the global pandemic coronavirus in 2020.

  7 months ago ago
Sh213 millon Covid-19 Cash Sets off War of Words Between Bungoma DG and Wetang'ula

POLITICS

Mourners Heckle Bungoma Governor At Kabuchai MP's Burial [Video]

Hours after Deputy President William Ruto leaving the funeral of the Kabuchai MP James Mukwe after his brief attendance, the Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati took the microphone to deliver his speech as scheduled in the burial program. The governor took the opportunity to introduce other special guests that had attended the funeral and even gave his Deputy Prof. Charles Ngome an opportunity to air his remarks. Ngome's speech somehow charged the crowd and when he left the podium, the Vihiga Governor Wilberforce

  10 months ago ago
Mourners Heckle Bungoma Governor At Kabuchai MP's Burial [Video]

ECONOMY-FINANCE

KES.6.6M Disbursed To Women Groups In Bungoma County

Bungoma County Government through the Office of the First Lady Caroline Wangamati and the department of Gender, culture, and sports in partnership with the National Government has issued cheques worth 6.6 Million to 31 women groups across Bungoma County from the Women Enterprise Fund Kitty (WEF). Speaking to the press, Bungoma

  8 months ago ago
KES.6.6M Disbursed To Women Groups In Bungoma County

POLITICS

PHOTOS: Kabuchai MP's House That Bungoma Leaders Will Fundraise To Finish Before Burial

Today on December 6th, Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati led a number of leaders from the county in a visit to the home of the late James Lusweti Mukwe who passed away on December 4th while serving as Kabuchai Member of Parliament. Governor Wangamati who was accompanied by Deputy Governor Charles Ngome, Kanduyi MP Wafula Wamunyinyi and a number of MCAs stayed at the late MP's home for nearly two hours interacting with residents of Kabuchai and talking about the funeral. The emcee during that visit was Chwele-Kabuchai

  10 months ago ago
PHOTOS: Kabuchai MP's House That Bungoma Leaders Will Fundraise To Finish Before Burial

POLITICS

Wamalwa, Oparanya and Wangamati launch BBI signature collection drive as Bungoma MCAs skip the fete

Oparanya, Wamalwa and Bungoma deputy governor Charles Ngome at Mabanga FTC The launch of signature collection drive for the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) was characterized by low turnout as Bungoma MCAs and key religious leaders skipped the fete. Only a handful of ward leaders and religious leaders graced the ceremony which was very brief and hurriedly conducted. The event took place at Mabanga Farmers Training College in Bungoma County which is historic in holding key political events including the famous

  11 months ago ago
Wamalwa, Oparanya and Wangamati launch BBI signature collection drive as Bungoma MCAs skip the fete

SOCIETY

Grief as Governor's Mother Dies in Sleep

Bungoma county has been tossed into grieving after the passing of Governor Wycliffe Wangamati's mom Selina Nasike. Governor Wangamati's mother passed on at home. Deputy Governor Charles Ngome affirmed the 82-year-elderly person died calmly in her sleep the evening of Tuesday, February 16. Ngome who spoke to the press outside the county headquarters on Wednesday, February 17, said the memorial service and funeral arrangements will be conveyed on a later date. "The office of the governor wishes to announce the

  8 months ago ago
Grief as Governor's Mother Dies in Sleep

POLITICS

Mother To Bungoma Based Journalist Laid To Rest In Her Kanduyi Home

Bungoma County Journalists Condole with Mercy Ngoya Sombre mood engulfed Ngoya village, Kanduyi Constituency, Bungoma County when the casket carrying the body of Agnes Ngoya, 75, was laid to rest in her home the event that was attended by Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati and his deputy Pro. Charles Ngome. While addressing the press, Edward Ngoya the husband eulogized his wife as a farmer, an educationist and leader. ‘’I was unhappy to hear that my beloved wife is dead, she had developed a breathing problem

  10 months ago ago
Mother To Bungoma Based Journalist Laid To Rest In Her Kanduyi Home

POLITICS

Bungoma: Kabuchai By-election To Determine Real Ford Kenya Party Leader

Self proclaimed Forum for Restoration and Democracy (Ford Kenya) party leader Wafula Wamunyinyi supporters have vowed to fill their candidates in the forthcoming by-elections following the death of Matungu MP Justus Murunga and his Kabuchai counterpart James Mukwe. In 2017 Matungu MP Justus Murunga vied using ANC party while James Mukwe used Ford Kenya party which now has been split into two those supporting Bungoma senator Moses Wetang’ula and those supporting Kanduyi MP Wafula Wamunyinyi. The two camps have

  10 months ago ago
Bungoma: Kabuchai By-election To Determine Real Ford Kenya Party Leader