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POLITICS

Governor Delivers Sad Message as He Mourns Departed Former Minister

Garissa County Governor His Excellency Ali Bunow Korane has delivered a heartfelt message of condolences following the sudden passing on of a great legend. In his post, governor Korane said he learnt about the death of Prof. Mohamed Abdi commonly known as Professor Gandhi with deep shock. The late professor was a Somali geologist, author, historian, anthropologist and a great scholar. While serving as a leader, Gandhi was once former Defense Minister, the founder and the first president of Azania which in the

  5 months ago
Governor Delivers Sad Message as He Mourns Departed Former Minister

POLITICS

Entry of Hon ADEN DUALE in Garissa Gubernatorial Race is likely to Set a BattleGround for top Seat

Garissa County is headed by the first time governor H.E Ali Korane. Korane was elected on a Jubilee ticket and is likely to defend his seat to be the first governor in the region to serve a complete two terms as set by the 2010 Constitution. The succession race is likely to attract several other candidates who are aiming for the county top job.

  2 months ago
Entry of Hon ADEN DUALE in Garissa Gubernatorial Race is likely to Set a BattleGround for top Seat

JUSTICE

DPP Calls 45 Witnesses To Testify Against Garissa Governor Korane Over This

Forty-five witnesses are lined up to testify in the Sh233 million graft case against Garissa Governor Ali Korane.state prosecutor told trial Magistrate Elizabeth Juma that one witness had begun to testify before Chief Magistrate Douglas Ogoti, who has since been transferred to Embu in the same capacity. Ms Juma heard that both the prosecution and defence have agreed to proceed from where Mr Ogoti had reached.Ms Juma asked the parties to address her on the way forward given the requirements under Section 200 of the Evidence Act.

  20 days ago
DPP Calls 45 Witnesses To Testify Against Garissa Governor Korane Over This

SOCIETY

Angry Governor Raises Alarm as He Pens Powerful Message to Security Agencies

Garissa County Governor Ali Bunow Korane has angrily delivered a powerful message to Kenya's security agencies over threats linked to abductions of young girls which have since been witnessed. Bunow, who echoed voices of a group of women condemned the act where perpetrators demand ransom from the abducted victims' families for their release.

  3 months ago
Angry Governor Raises Alarm as He Pens Powerful Message to Security Agencies

POLITICS

Governor Delivers Sad Messages as He Mourns 3 Respectable Persons

Garissa County Governor His Excellency Ali Bunow Korane has delivered sad message of condolences after the passing on of 3 rspectable individuals.In his post, governor Korane shared his heartfelt message after the county lost Mzee Yusuf Abdullahi who is commonly known as Yussufow.The governor mourned the late Yussufow who met his death today afternoon as he asked God to grant the bereaved family strength to during their time of grief.

  4 months ago
Governor Delivers Sad Messages as He Mourns 3 Respectable Persons

POLITICS

Governor Delivers Heartfelt Message as He Mourns Great Loss of Renowned Teacher

Garissa County Governor His Excellency Ali Bunow Korane has delivered a heartfelt message of condolences following the passing on of a great teacher and education manager.

  5 months ago
Governor Delivers Heartfelt Message as He Mourns Great Loss of Renowned Teacher

JUSTICE

Judge Stalls Case Where Governor Korane Hired Thugs To Murder His Finance Director Mukhtar

Nairobi judge stalls case where governor Korane hired thugs to murder his finance director Mukhtar leaving him in coma. Mohamud Hussein Aden, a businessman, and Juliet Charity Njoki have denied taking part in the killing of Idris Mukhtar who is an ex Garissa County Finance Executive on May 19, 2018, at his Kileleshwa home in Nairobi.

  29 days ago
Judge Stalls Case Where Governor Korane Hired Thugs To Murder His Finance Director Mukhtar

POLITICS

The Reason Why Governor Korane is Seeking Partnership With Switzerland

Garissa Governor H.E. Ali Korane today hosted Ambassador Valentin Zellweger of Switzerland at his residence. The two leaders discussed issues that will spur economic development in the County. The Governor cited recurrent drought and floods that perennially wreak havoc to crop farming in the county. He also raised issues related to conflict with neighbouring counties over boundaries and scarce resources such as water and pasture.

  1 months ago
The Reason Why Governor Korane is Seeking Partnership With Switzerland

POLITICS

What Gideon Moi Went to Do in Garissa

Garissa Governor H.E. Ali Korane today hosted major BBI rally in Garissa attended by Kanu national chairman and Baringo Senator, Hon. Gideon Moi. Korane also declared that Garissa county was ready to pass the BBI report once it is availed for debate at the County Assembly. Korane who was speaking at Garissa Primary school grounds hosted Moi and a number of MPs and MCAs while drumming up support for the BBI process in Garissa county. The Governor who is also the co- ordinator of BBI team in North-Eastern region,

  7 months ago
What Gideon Moi Went to Do in Garissa

EDUCATION

Ksh. 100 Million Bursary Kitty to Improve Education

Garissa Governor H.E Ali Korane today inaugurated the 2021 Equity Bank Foundation Wings to Fly Scholarship program for bright but needy students. The bank is sponsoring 216 students who sat for their KCPE this year from across each of the seven sub-counties. The scholarships cater for secondary school tuition, boarding fees, books, uniform, transport, shopping, medical as well as pocket money.

  1 months ago
Ksh. 100 Million Bursary Kitty to Improve Education

POLITICS

Why Governor Korane May Clinch the Second Term

The bid for a second term by Garissa Governor H.E Ali Korane today got a major boost as hundreds of Rer Kassim members from Abduwaq Community thronged his residence to affirm their support. Youths, elders, women and religious leaders who attended the meeting, said Governor Korane needed a second term to fully accomplish his manifesto.

  2 months ago
Why Governor Korane May Clinch the Second Term

CAREER-JOBS

Details of Governor Korane, ILO MOU Which Seeks to Train Youth and Create Employment

Garissa Governor H. E. Ali Korane today signed an MOU with International Labour Organization(ILO) Prospect project aimed at creating opportunities for Youth in the county. The project which is meant to benefit host communities, will create employment opportunities, strengthen enterpreuneur training and help youths have relevant skills for job market.

  2 months ago
Details of Governor Korane, ILO MOU Which Seeks to Train Youth and Create Employment

POLITICS

Garissa Governor Notes Leaders Fueling County Assembly Feud, Promises To Expose Them

Garissa Governor, Korane on Friday said that some people in Garissa are responsible for the increasing feuds in Garissa County Assembly.This is because on Wednesday, 36 Members Of County Assembly signed a petition to impeach the County Assembly Speaker, Ibrahim Abbass.The MCAs accused him of incompetence and gross misconduct.

  4 months ago
Garissa Governor Notes Leaders Fueling County Assembly Feud, Promises To Expose Them

AGRICULTURE

KenGen dams have been blamed for disrupting the lives of farmers in Tana River lowlands

Some farmers who depend on the Tana River, to irrigate their fields in Tana River County, have complained of frequent floods that have damaged farms, affecting their livelihoods. Floods from the dams of the KenGen power plant in Kindaruma have been reported to cause severe flooding in the lowlands, disrupting the livelihoods of local residents. In May this year when floods hit the area, Garissa governor Ali Korane blamed the government for the floods, saying they had caused heavy losses and inconvenience to

  9 months ago
KenGen dams have been blamed for disrupting the lives of farmers in Tana River lowlands

JUSTICE

Court Postpones Governor Ali Korane's Sh233m Corruption Trial

The trial of Garissa governor Ali Korane over the alleged abuse of a 233 million shillings grant from the World Bank has been postponed for three weeks. The hearing began on Monday morning, with former Kenya Urban Support Program coordinator Vincent Onyango Ogutu taking the witness stand. However, attorney Issa Mansour, for Mr Korane, requested an adjournment over documentary issues, a request which was allowed by trial judge Douglas Ogoti.

  3 months ago
Court Postpones Governor Ali Korane's Sh233m Corruption Trial

CRIME

Garissa Governor Ali Korane Released On Cash Bail Of Ksh. 3.2 Million

Garissa Governor Ali Korane Released On Cash Bail Of Ksh. 3.2 Million Photo : Ali Korane, Governor Garissa Garissa Governor Ali Korane who was arrested yesterday appeared in court today where he was charged with conspiracy to commit an economic crime. Korane and his Co accused were released on a cash bail of Ksh 3.2 million or Ksh 5 million bond by a Milimani court. Mr Korane was accused of defrauding Garissa County off Ksh 233 million world Bank grant and not following the financial management rules. Mr Ali

  1 years ago
Garissa Governor Ali Korane Released On Cash Bail Of Ksh. 3.2 Million

CRIME

Garissa governor Ali Korane Barred from accessing office over graft charges

Garissa governor Ali Korane was on Tuesday morning arraigned at the Milimani law courts in Nairobi over alleged embezzlement of Ksh. 233 million World Bank grant. Appearing before Anti- corruption magistrate Douglas Ogoti, Governor Korane and for others were charged with a conspiracy to commit an offense of economic crime. The charges we're that between February 25, 2019 and September 30, 2019 within Garissa county they mismanaged public funds allocated to the county government of Garissa as a conditional grant

  1 years ago
Garissa governor Ali Korane Barred from accessing office over graft charges

CRIME

Another Governor Charged With Graft, Barred from Accessing Office.

Garissa Governor Ali Korane has been granted Sh3.25m cash bail after denying Sh233.5m graft charges. In a Twitter post by a journalist, the court has also barred Governor Korane from accessing his office. The Director of Public Prosecuion (DPP) ordered the arrest of Korane who was accused of misappropriating part of Sh233 million from the World Bank-funded Kenya Urban Support Programme. The statement from the DPP also indicated that investigations uncovered that the money was diverted on different occasions

  1 years ago
Another Governor Charged With Graft, Barred from Accessing Office.

CRIME

Garissa Governor Ali Korane Denies Graft Charges, Released On Sh3.25 Million Cash Bail

Garissa County boss Ali Korane will have to part with either Sh3.25 million cash bail or Sh5 million bond to buy his freedom. The governor is being charged for misappropriation of Sh233 million together with four other county officials. He together with his co-accused denied the charges, hence the heavy fine. His co-accused will have to pay Sh1.2 million cash bail each. Further, Korane will not be able to access his office during the ongoing case. To avoid fleeing, the court has directed him to surrender his

  1 years ago
Garissa Governor Ali Korane Denies Graft Charges, Released On Sh3.25 Million Cash Bail

CRIME

Garissa Governor, 4 others accused of misappropriation of World Bank Funds

Garissa Governor Ali Korane in a Nairobi court on Tuesday, September 15, 2020. Photograph | courtesy Garissa Governor Ali Korane and four others have been accused of the supposed misappropriation of Sh233 million World Bank award. The lead representative and his province authorities face an aggregate of eight checks, extending from misappropriation of public assets, resolute inability to conform to the law and connivance to perpetrate an offense of monetary wrongdoing.  Specifics of the offense are that between

  1 years ago
Garissa Governor, 4 others accused of misappropriation of World Bank Funds