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POLITICS

Kericho: DP Ruto's Close Ally Leads Belgut Parliamentary Chase

With the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party primaries imminent in the next few hours, the race for Belgut Parliamentary seat is expected to be a juicy clash. In Belgut, Kericho West, a host of aspirants have shown interest in replacing the incumbent Member of Parliament Hon.

  1 month ago ago
Kericho: DP Ruto's Close Ally Leads Belgut Parliamentary Chase

SOCIETY

Two Men Acting as Fake Police Officers Arrested in Kericho

Photo: Courtesy Police in Kericho have arrested two people masquerading as police officers. The two acted as officers manning the area with an intention of stealing a motorbike that was parked. According to the Kericho West Police Commander, the two were nabbed after motorbike operators in the area suspected their moves.

  5 months ago ago
Two Men Acting as Fake Police Officers Arrested in Kericho

SOCIETY

Kericho: Man Beaten to Death After He Was Caught in a Love Triangle With Another Man's Wife

A middle-aged man was last night clobbered to death by another man after the former was found with the latter's wife in Kipkosil Village in Bureti Sub-County, Kericho West. The husband to the said woman is believed to have been keeping track of his wife's affairs, and would later nab him standing with another man.

  8 months ago ago
Kericho: Man Beaten to Death After He Was Caught in a Love Triangle With Another Man's Wife

SOCIETY

Kericho West: Lady Collapses And Dies in Washroom

A middle-aged woman has been reported to have collapsed and died on the spot while using the washroom in Sosiot, Kericho West. According to residents, the lady was found lying lifeless in the female's washroom chained to the rental houses opposite Sosiot Health Center. The body of the lady whose name is unidentified has since been moved to the Kericho County Referral Hospital Morgue, with Sosiot Health Center struggling to offer Healthcare services.

  9 months ago ago
Kericho West: Lady Collapses And Dies in Washroom

EDUCATION

School Boys Spotted Taking Alcohol in Kericho Town

School boys approximated to be about six in number have today been spotted taking alcohol while loitering about the streets of Kericho Town. The boys who have been identified as students of Litein High School in Bureti Sub-County, a top school in Kericho West. According to reports, the boys had outstanding fee arrears and were asked to return home and collect the required amount.

  11 months ago ago
School Boys Spotted Taking Alcohol in Kericho Town

ENVIRONMENT

Panic As Leopard Is Spotted In Kericho West

Residents from Kapsoiyo location in Belgut Constituency, Kericho West have been thrown into panic after they spotted a lone leopard roaming about the area. According to a popular Kericho West platform, about fifteen men from the village tried to corner and kill the wild animal in vain.

  11 months ago ago
Panic As Leopard Is Spotted In Kericho West

POLITICS

Dr. Eric Mutai Leads Kericho County Gubernatorial Race, Local Online Poll Reveals

With the 2022 General Election drawing closer, the battle for Kericho County's Presidential seat is expected to be a juicy encounter. Veterans in the political field as well as interested candidates will battle it out in the ballot, an election that has been termed as a 'Clash of Titans'.

  6 months ago ago
Dr. Eric Mutai Leads Kericho County Gubernatorial Race, Local Online Poll Reveals

EDUCATION

School in Kericho Bars Students From Going Home Due To Unsettled Fee Balances

Last year's Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examination ended on Wednesday, 21st of April.However, Cheptuiyet Girls High School has since barred students with fee arrears from going to their respective homes.Reportedly, students whose fees had been cleared were allowed to travel to their homes.

  1 year ago ago
School in Kericho Bars Students From Going Home Due To Unsettled Fee Balances

SOCIETY

Kericho: Man Perishes After Filling Station Catches Fire

A middle-aged man on early Wednesday night was burnt to death after the petrol station he was servicing caught fire.According to a popular Kericho West Facebook platform, the man whose name is unidentified was working at Patex Filling Station in Litein Town, along the Kericho-Litein-Bomet Highway.

  1 year ago ago
Kericho: Man Perishes After Filling Station Catches Fire

EDUCATION

Top School in Kericho Catches Fire

Arson in schools has in the recent past proved to be a difficult situation to combat. These vices have in most cases been practiced by students portraying unbecoming behaviours. This has always rendered property destroyed. Tengecha Girls High School becomes the latest institution to report such cases.

  11 months ago ago
Top School in Kericho Catches Fire

POLITICS

Netizens Brutally Attack Popular Kericho West MP Following His Social Media Post

Incumbent Belgut Constituency Member of Parliament Hon. Nelson Koech alias'Sonko' has been brutally criticized following his Facebook post a few days ago. The post revealed job opportunities in Qatar as heavy motor vehicle drivers were required. The post that dominated Kericho County's headlines a two days ago has since been harshly met by residents of Belgut Constituency as well as netizens.

  10 months ago ago
Netizens Brutally Attack Popular Kericho West MP Following His Social Media Post

SOCIETY

Joint Torched Down by Unknown Arsonists in Kericho West

A bar has been brought down to ashes in Cheplanget, Bureti Constituency in Kericho West after two unknown persons set the building on fire a few moments past midnight. The arsonists are believed to have used bought petroleum to burn up the refreshment joint. According to the night guard on duty, two people, a 'bodaboda' rider and another unidentified person approached him as if to ask for direction.

  9 months ago ago
Joint Torched Down by Unknown Arsonists in Kericho West

FOOD

Anguish as Proposed Tea Factory in Kericho West Gets Relocated

In every tea production area, availability of a tea processing firm has always been a priority.However, tea farmers in Sigowet area are yet to gain access to a nearby tea factory.

  1 year ago ago
Anguish as Proposed Tea Factory in Kericho West Gets Relocated

HEALTH

Kericho: Rogue Security Personnel in Key Hospital On The Spotlight For Sending Visitors Away

Kapkatet District Hospital which lies in the heart of Bureti Sub-County is a prime medical facility in Kericho County.In the past, Kapkatet Hospital has often delivered steadfast medical services. However, since the onset of last week, the facility has been marred with unprecedented management.

  1 year ago ago
Kericho: Rogue Security Personnel in Key Hospital On The Spotlight For Sending Visitors Away

POLITICS

Popular Kericho West MP Roasted After Failing To Honor His Sponsorship Pledge

Soin/Sigowet Constituency Member of Parliament Hon. Kipsengeret Koros has been slammed by netizens after failing to honor his pledge to sponsor a student from his territory. After doing exemplary well in her Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination, Clara Chepkirui, 16, was promised full sponsorship by the incumbent Soin/Sigowet Member of Parliament.

  10 months ago ago
Popular Kericho West MP Roasted After Failing To Honor His Sponsorship Pledge

SPORTS

Kericho County Government Pumps Funds Into The Last-mile Projects

Electricity is an important aspect in the modern world.With availability of electricity, learners are able to study comfortably from their homes and in schools.Subsequently, electric connectivity boosts learning in schools due to faster and easier internet connectivity.

  1 year ago ago
Kericho County Government Pumps Funds Into The Last-mile Projects

HEALTH

Kericho Residents Decry Poor State of Health at Sosiot Health Center

Effective medical services are a main concern in every community. Lack or stunted medical services however may in turn hinder the socio-economic developments. Residents of Sosiot, Kericho West, have lamented over the poor state of medical attention at Sosiot Health Center. This has become a growing concern even as the health facility for the community.

  10 months ago ago
Kericho Residents Decry Poor State of Health at Sosiot Health Center

EDUCATION

Kericho: Kebeneti Secondary School Principal Perishes in Grisly Road Accident

Kebeneti Secondary School which is located in Kericho West has announced the demise of their principal following a grisly road carnage along Nandi-Eldoret Highway on Thursday evening. According to reports, Mr. Joel Mutai was on his way back after releasing his daughter to her school for the third term when he met his cruel death.

  4 months ago ago
Kericho: Kebeneti Secondary School Principal Perishes in Grisly Road Accident

SOCIETY

Kericho West: Kazi Mtaani Youth Hint At Staging Demos Amidst Stunted Renumeration

Following the outbreak of the dreaded coronavirus pandemic, the Government of Kenya in conjunction with the County Governments introduced the "Kazi Mtaani" Initiative to majorly help the youth combat the difficult times brought by the disease. These tasks included clearing of bushes, collection of garbage, construction of culverts among other activities.

  10 months ago ago
Kericho West: Kazi Mtaani Youth Hint At Staging Demos Amidst Stunted Renumeration

SOCIETY

Residents in Kericho West Decry Poor State of Roads

In as far as electricity connectivity as well as water supply has been availed in Belgut Constituency, the state of roads is far from being catered for.Poor road network in the country has always been a hindrance to effective transportation.Farmers and motorists have in most cases been left counting losses.

  1 year ago ago
Residents in Kericho West Decry Poor State of Roads