President Uhuru Kenyatta and former prime minister Raila Odinga have been friends for a long time. Although they have had their own share of issues and misunderstanding, that are always trying to be together and to work together at all times. There have been a lot of photos together from few years ago but there is one that Kenyans have liked the most.
Former Gem MP Dr Oki Ooko Ombaka ( Photo Courtesy) Gem constituency in Siaya County is known as the land of some of the top legal brains in Kenya. The county's first lawyer CMG Argwigs Kodhek was feom Siaya. After making a name for himself in the legal profession, Dr Kodhek joined politics and served as Gem's first Member of Parliament when Kenya attained independence.
Former Gem Member of Parliament Joe Donde ( Photo Courtesy) Unknown to many, former Gem Member of Parliament Joe Donde is one of the most progressive legislators that Nyanza region has ever produced. But his rising political star was dimmed in 2002 when he went against the grains to rebel against the region's kingpin Raila Odinga.
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.
Over the last few weeks, schools have been burning at an alarming rate with the Ministry of Education unsure of what to do to curb these fires. Picture courtesy. Image used for illustration. Some schools have burnt more than once as was seen with Maranda High School this morning and it having to close indefinitely a few hours later and students sent home.
Argwings Kodhek was born in 1923, shortly after Kenya became a British colony, in present day Siaya County, Gem constituency in Malanga, Gem location. He hailed from Kogolo-ojuodhi clan which is one of the most influential in the region. His baptismal name was Clement Michael George which was localized to ‘Chiedo Mor Gem’ which means ‘cooked/fried in Gem’.
Jalango Midiwo, brother to the late Gem Member of Parliamnet Jakoyo Midiwo has cried foul following the move by the ODM party to use consensus in settling on the aspirants who will fly the party's flag in different positions in the 2022 elections. Speaking with the Star on Tuesday, Midiwo claimed that the move will only favour those who are known by the party officials thus disenfranchising the other aspirants.
Celebrated musicians Nadia Mukami together with her boyfriend Arrow Boy are arguably one of the much discussed topics today. This comes moments after Kiss FM presenter Jalang'o highlighted their rumuored pregnancy live on radio. According to Jalang'o, Nadia and Arrow are indeed expecting a newborn soon as alleged by the online grapevine.
People from the Luo land in the Nyanza region are known to boasts of their most educated men. They are believed to be highly educated and fluent in speaking the English language. However, their fame in education can be traced back from some of their education role models.
ODM leader Raila Odinga ( Photo Courtesy) Whereas 2021 has been ODM leader Raila Odinga's year, politically speaking, he has also been hard hit by the deaths of his close associates. In politics, the former Prime Minister has been thriving. This culminated in his December 10 declaration that he will contest for president come the 2022 general election.
They say marriage is not a bed of roses. Behind wide smiles, good lifestyle and display of public affection, there are stories of anguish and loneliness. Raila's sister Beryl Odinga. This was the case of Raila Odinga’s younger sister who suffered immensely in the hands of a man she loved.
The Member of Parliament for Gem Constituency Elisha Odhiambo has expressed his confidence that the ODM leader Raila Odinga will be the fifth president of the republic of Kenya in 2022. Odhiambo argued that President Uhuru Kenyatta will affirm his earlier remarks that the country should be led by a person who will not destroy his legacy and that of his Predecessor President Mwai Kibaki, saying that, Raila is the best fit for the post.
A dramatic scene has been witnessed by residents at Gem Trading center in Narok county after a police officer was busted stealing Ksh 28,000 from a resident. According to Edwin Saitoti Lengumi, the victim, he had closed his business as usual and boarded a motorbike heading home before being encountered by three police officer from the Anti-Stock Theft Unit where the culprit was one of them and started attacking him.
Diana Marua goofing around with Bahati's baby mama Yvette and daughter Mueni(Photo/Courtesy). Diana Marua has impressed her followers after she gushed over Bahati's baby mama Yvette Obura, the mother of the singer's daughter Mueni. Taking to her Instagram page, the mother of two shared a video goofing around with Yvette and her daughter Mueni.
Arsenal's right-back William Saliba has remained indispensable since joining Marseille on loan. The right-back has improved since joining Marseille and his performance has made Arsenal to regret about their decision to loan out. The presence of William Saliba in the squad could have made Arsenal strong. "Obviously, we wanted to recruit somebody that could straightaway and naturally adapt to the way we want to play,” said the Spaniard ahead of the win at Leicester.
Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga and Amani National Congress (ANC) Party head Musalia Mudavadi are feuding again after one of Raila's allies issued a severe warning to the ANC Party leader. Elisha Odhiambo, the MP for Gem Constituency, has advised Mudavadi not to use Raila as a campaign subject at his rallies.
Photo: For illustration purposes. The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) arranged a conference at a hotel in Bondo town ended in mayhem when chaos erupted among ODM officials over who would fill the Siaya County ODM chair position that was earmarked for Bondo. The drama started when officials from Ugenya, Ugunja, Alego/Usonga, and Gem forwarded lists of people who would replace the vacant seats.
Fresh rivalry is now breeding between Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga and Amani National Congress (ANC) Party leader Musalia Mudavadi after one of Raila's ally fired a stern warning at the ANC Party leader. (Photo, Courtesy) Gem Constituency MP Elisha Odhiambo has warned Mudavadi of using Raila as his campaign topic everytime he gets to his rallies.
Residents siphon fuel after tanker overturned on Mai Mahiu road, Nakuru County. Police said the latest incident comes barely few months after another fuel tanker accident claimed 15 innocent lives at Malanga Village, Gem Sub-County in Siaya County. The accident reportedly happened when a tanker exploding, desicating the 15 who had gathered to siphon fuel.
A family in Gem, Siaya County is in agony following the mysterious disappearance of their kin who is a primary teacher at Ndere Boys Boarding Primary school. Scolastica Akinyi Opado is said to have been picked from the institution on October 16, 2021 by her estranged husband and since then her whereabouts are unknown.