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EDUCATION

'We're Going to End Sponsorship for Students With Rich Parents' - County Chief Declares

The county government of Bungoma has declared that it will be putting an end to a total of 5000 ( five thousand) scholarships for students and parents who are deemed to be well off. Speaking to the media, Bungoma county executive officer responsible for education David Wamamili stated that a majority of the scholarships by former governor Wangamati's government were awarded to students with rich parents in the electioneering period.

  25 days ago ago
'We're Going to End Sponsorship for Students With Rich Parents' - County Chief Declares

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Lusaka Pledges To Transform Agriculture In Bungoma.

By Timothy Wekesa. Governor Kenneth Lusaka has committed to ensure there is an immediate transformation in the Agriculture sector in his capacity as the Chair, Agriculture Committee Council of Governors. Lusaka addresses the press during his executive induction briefing, source files. "There's need for us to be appraised on sector issues and discuss the emerging issues that need our urgent attention.Our major focus is on value chains and building of local farmers.

  14 days ago ago
Lusaka Pledges To Transform Agriculture In Bungoma.

POLITICS

Governor Lusaka visit Makueni county for a benchmarking tour, hosted by Governor Mutula and his team

Bungoma Governor Kenneth Lusaka has today a high powered delegation from his coun for a benchmarking tour in Makueni county, Lower eastern region. Governor Lusaka first made a courtesy call to his host, Governor Mutula Kilonzo Junior office based in Wote Town for a brief consultative meeting before his county's benchmarking tour.

  18 days ago ago
Governor Lusaka visit Makueni county for a benchmarking tour, hosted by Governor Mutula and his team

SOCIETY

Governor Kenneth Lusaka Launches the Bukusu Cultural Center in Kamukuywa Village, Bungoma County

Bungoma County Governor Kenneth Makelo Lusaka today was in attendance of the official launch of the Bukusu Cultural Center in Kamukuywa village. "Attended the official launch of the Bukusu Cultural Center in Kamukuywa village", stated Governor Kenneth Lusaka. Governor Kenneth Makelo Lusaka said that the Cultural intends to teach the community about a culture through the use of events, festivals and workshops.

  1 month ago ago
Governor Kenneth Lusaka Launches the Bukusu Cultural Center in Kamukuywa Village, Bungoma County

RELIGION

Congregation Bursts Into Laughter as Man Perfectly Imitates Ruto, Raila During AIDS Day in Bungoma

December 1st which is considered world's AIDS day has been met with laughter in Bungoma after the Global event held in the region today saw one random man perfectly imitate President William Ruto and Azimio la umoja one coalition primier Hon Raila Odinga. The event that saw the western county play the host in commemoration was attended by government officials, among them, Bungoma county governor Kenneth Lusaka.

  2 months ago ago
Congregation Bursts Into Laughter as Man Perfectly Imitates Ruto, Raila During AIDS Day in Bungoma

POLITICS

What's Cooking? Speculation Rife as Mudavadi Holds Closed Door Meeting With Western Region Governors

Prime CS Musalia Mudavadi on Wednesday, 30th November 2022, held a high profile closed door meeting with a deligation pg Western region governors raising speculations of what could be cooking. (Photo, Courtesy) Mudavadi held a closed door meeting with Kakamega Governor Fernandes Barasa of Kakamega, Bungoma County Governor Kenneth Lusaka and Wilberforce Kitiezo, Deputy Governor of Vihiga County at his office raisimg speculations.

  2 months ago ago
What's Cooking? Speculation Rife as Mudavadi Holds Closed Door Meeting With Western Region Governors

POLITICS

ODM Governor Appoints Former Governor Wamangati & ODM's Pareno To Plum Positions In His Government

Kajiado Governor Joseph Ole Lenku of The Orange Democratic Movement party, has appointed former Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wamangati to a Plum position in his government. The former governor who lost his seat to Kenneth Lusaka has been appointed Kajiado County Investment Authority Chairperson and will lead a seven-committee member team.

  2 months ago ago
ODM Governor Appoints Former Governor Wamangati & ODM's Pareno To Plum Positions In His Government

EDUCATION

Lusaka Commissions New Bursary And Scholarship Committees

By Timothy Wekesa. Governor Kenneth Lusaka has inaugurated the members of the ward Bursary management and county Scholarship committees at the county Headquarters. Governor Lusaka addresses the committees at his office, source files. The two committee members who underwent training, will be tasked with the management and disbursement of the Bursary fund and the Scholarship program amounting to Ksh 530 Million.

  20 days ago ago
Lusaka Commissions New Bursary And Scholarship Committees

POLITICS

Lusaka: I Will Remain Truthful To My Campaign Pledges

Bungoma governor Kenneth Lusaka has promised to honour all his election pledges . Speaking at Tabernacle Church in Ndengelwa,during the first service of the year Lusaka prayed for wisdom from God to remain truthful to his campaign pledges. "The past has shown me that if you remain truthful and honest to God nothing is impossible,"Said Lusaka .

  29 days ago ago
Lusaka: I Will Remain Truthful To My Campaign Pledges

POLITICS

UPDATE: Bungoma County Governor Kenneth Lusaka Elected to a Top Leadership Position

Bungoma County Governor Kenneth Lusaka was on Monday, 21st November 2022, elected to a top leadership position. Governor Lusaka was on Monday elected the Vice Chair of the Lake Region Economic Bloc (LREB). He was elected to the position during the Lake Region Economic Bloc (LREB) summit held at Ciala Resort in Kisumu County.

  2 months ago ago
UPDATE: Bungoma County Governor Kenneth Lusaka Elected to a Top Leadership Position

POLITICS

Governor Lusaka promises not to punish Bungoma county chiefs who campaigned against him in 2022 poll

Bungoma governor Kenneth Lusaka has promised not to punish Bungoma county senior officers who campaigned against him in the just concluded August polls. The county chief was speaking today when he met chief officers and heads of departments from the county for a consultative meeting at his office in Bungoma town.

  3 months ago ago
Governor Lusaka promises not to punish Bungoma county chiefs who campaigned against him in 2022 poll

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Small traders in Bungoma County to reap huge after Absa-KNCCI partnership

In partnership with the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI), Absa bank is providing coaching and mentorship to women-owned and small medium enterprise businesses across Bungoma County as well as creating healthy partnerships for their grown and sustainability. While gracing the launch of the Western Region business sensitization tour in Bungoma County at Siritamu resort, Bungoma County deputy governor Janepher Mbatiany lauded the Absa-KNCCI partnership as a great effort in realization of development and community empowerment live projects.

  3 months ago ago
Small traders in Bungoma County to reap huge after Absa-KNCCI partnership

ECONOMY-FINANCE

CS Linturi inspect ground for construction of 500M tea factory in Bungoma, speaker Wetangula present

National Government in partnership with Bungoma county government is set to put up a multimillion tea factory at Kaberwa, Mount Elgon Constituency in Bungoma county. Today agriculture, fisheries and livestock cabinet secretary Mithika Linturi made a reconnaissance visit in the proposed tea factory ground in Bungoma county.

  2 months ago ago
CS Linturi inspect ground for construction of 500M tea factory in Bungoma, speaker Wetangula present

POLITICS

Hope For Cane Farmers As MP Promises To Make Sure Nzoia Sugar Company Roars Back To Life.

Kanduyi Constituency member of parliament Hon. John Makali has promised to make sure Nzoia Sugar miler lives to meet the expectations of its dependants. In his late evening post on his Facebook timeline, the first time law maker has promised that the miller will soon roar back to life after a high stake by the government.

  2 months ago ago
Hope For Cane Farmers As MP Promises To Make Sure Nzoia Sugar Company Roars Back To Life.

POLITICS

Reports from the three formed task forces received by Bungoma County boss

Bungoma governor Kenneth Lusaka has today received reports from three task forces he formed as his first executive order .The three task forces included the task force on human resources, pending bills and scholarships. The task force on scholarships was chaired By Ferdinand Nabiswa and was expected to come up with exact numbers of beneficiaries, Qualification criteria , Budgetary allocations, actual fee balances for beneficiaries among other issues.

  3 months ago ago
Reports from the three formed task forces received by Bungoma County boss

POLITICS

The Council Of Governors Has Faulted The Manner In Which The State Lifted Ban On GMO Maize

The council of governors (COG) has faulted the Manner In Which The State Lifted The Ban On Genetically Modified organic (GMO) maize. They said the decision was hurried and that they were never Consulted. Addressing the press in Bungoma County, COG chairperson of the Agriculture Committee Kenneth Lusaka and his Environment and climate change counterpart Wilbert Ottichilo said the proposal by the ministry of Trade to Import GMO maize into the country when farmers are harvesting is unacceptable.

  2 months ago ago
The Council Of Governors Has Faulted The Manner In Which The State Lifted Ban On GMO Maize

POLITICS

Heads to Roll as Governor Receives Taskforce Reports, Vows to Clear Mess.

Governor Kenneth Lusaka has today received final reports from three task forces on human resources, pending bills and scholarship. The task force on scholarship chaired by Ferdinand Nabiswa handed over their report on the exact number of beneficiaries, qualification criteria, Budgetary allocations, actual fee balances for beneficiaries among other issues.

  21 days ago ago
Heads to Roll as Governor Receives Taskforce Reports, Vows to Clear Mess.

HEALTH

Lusaka to decongest public hospitals through Public-Private Partnership

Private -public partnership is the way to decongest public hospitals and achieve universal health coverage, Bungoma governor Kenneth Lusaka has said. Speaking today during a meeting with Amref Health Africa officials, Lusaka said such partnerships will boost primary health care starting from the grass roots . The governor further assured Amref of his commitment towards engaging them in a partnership program that will work as model for emulation by other counties and countries in Africa.

  3 months ago ago
Lusaka to decongest public hospitals through Public-Private Partnership

POLITICS

Governor Lusaka Urges His Staff To Uphold Professionalism

By Timothy Wekesa. Bungoma Governor Kenneth Lusaka has called on staff serving in his office to uphold the code of ethics for civil servants and ensure high professionalism in the course of their duty. Governor Lusaka at a staff induction meeting, source files. "As you take your new roles remember you are there to serve the people because that is their right.

  3 months ago ago
Governor Lusaka Urges His Staff To Uphold Professionalism

POLITICS

Bungoma Governor Kenneth has received reports from human resources, pending bills, and scholarships.

Bungoma Governor Kenneth Lusaka received reports today from three task forces he established as part of his first executive order. Human resources, pending bills, and scholarships were among the three task forces. The scholarship task force, chaired by Ferdinand Nabiswa, was expected to produce exact numbers of beneficiaries, qualification criteria, budgetary allocations, and actual fee balances for beneficiaries, among other things.

  3 months ago ago
Bungoma Governor Kenneth has received reports from human resources, pending bills, and scholarships.