Shem Misigo, a bull farmer from Shikutse village, Malava constituency relies on hiring his bulls to entertain guests at political rallies. He feeds his two bulls Sudan and Okhanya in the morning in preparation for any sponsored political rally in the afternoon. This has become his trade and many aspiring politicians are turning to bullfighting to attract crowds for their rallies.
Kakamega governor Wycliffe Oparanya together with leaders allied to Azimio La Umoja-One Kenya coalition party drawn from the Western Kenya region have today began joint campaigns to drum up support for their presidential candidate former prime minister Raila Odinga. The outgoing governor began his campaigns with Malava constituency in Kakamega County.
Former Malava MP Soita Shitanda ( Photo Courtesy) He was one of the most influential figures in the later years of President Mwai Kibaki's Government. As one of the founding members of the ruling party, PNU, the then Malava MP Soita Shitanda had the President's ear.
Things Get Hard for Malala, Khalwale in Kakamega Governor's Race as Raila's Man Takeover Plan Emerge
The Kakamega county gubernatorial race continues to take new shape everyday as aspirants begin serious campaigns. The Malalah Khalwale rivalry is making things difficult for Mudavadi's plan to snatch Kakamega county from Raila Odinga's Orange Democratic Movement party. According to experts, Kakamega county is divided into three voting patterns; the Central Part that covers Lurambi, Ikolomani,Malava and constituencies closer to Kakamega town, the Northern part that covers Lugari and Likuyani Constituencies and the lower part that covers areas of Mumias, Matungu and Butere.
Rebecca Samuels, a widow in Malava, Kakamega county is crying out for justice after he father in-law kicked her out of her husband's house for refusing to sleep with his surviving son. Rebecca's husband died in 2018 after a road accident and left her with 5 children.
Kakamega governor Wycliffe Oparanya has been influencial in the Campaigns of Azimio la Umoja in the western region. He has always sticked that Kakamega county is a stronghold of the ODM party. Today, Oparanya togather with other Azimio candidates from the county held campaign for the former prime minister Raila Odinga.
Iskamega county is deemed as a battleground in both gubernatorial and presidential seats. The latest opinion poll shows that William Ruto and Raila Odinga are neck to neck when it comes to their popularity. This came into play when Musalia Mudavadi decided to support William Ruto. On the side gubernatorial seat, the race is going to be between Fernandez Barasa and Cleophas Malala.
Nobody can run away from the reality that is hitting us everyday.The cost of living is high and there seems to be no change at all.Being an election year, Kenyans are resolving not to vote again come August 2022. West Tv spoke to bodaboda riders in Malava Kakamega county and they both expressed their frustrations on how life was not good at all.With the crisis of fuel being witnessed in Kenya they said they are greatly suffering.
Death is so cruel and it comes when least expected. When it comes it leaves a wide vacuum that can not be filled. The family members are left in agony and with no one to fend for them. Today the residents of Malava village in Kakamega County were woken up by sad news of the untimely demise of Bonface Shivuto who was untill his death a candidate of Mavusi secondary School in Malava Kakamega County.
Hon Fernandes Barasa has finally reacted after Senator Cleophas Malala attended the retiring incumbent Governor Wycliffe Oparanya's farewell party at Bukhungu stadium yesterday night. According to his latest post, Hon Fernandes Barasa Said that the voters of Kakamega County have confidence in him and his team because their manifesto is people-centric.
Senator Cleopas Malala has come under fire after posting a video of him protesting the alleged attempts to impeach Deputy Governor Prof Philip Kutima. Prof Kutima is among the aspirants who are warming up to succeed Mr Oparanya in the August 9 General Election. The two have been close allies, and at one point Mr Oparanya drummed up support for Prof Kutima as the best person to succeed him.
A man in Malava sub county Kakamega county has lost hope in life and given up on joining forces after missing recruitment for the seventh time now The young man says he has been missing the recruitment because of his teeth.He has lamented and asked what his teeth had to do with the recruitment process but that couldn't stop the recruiters to drop him.
A 80-year-old businessman kills self by suicide inside his house, body discovered on the floor after failing to kill his sweetheart in Malava, Kakamega County. It is alleged that the two were fighting over Shs12000 proceeds from the sale of chang'aa. One of the locals told the press that the deceased demanded shs5000 from his wife to buy a smartphone, but the woman refused precipitating a fight between them.
Kakamega is found in the western region of kenya.Most people in this region are bantus specifically luyha people.The are is well known for animals game known as bull fighting where animals are brought to fight and the one that fights the other is the winner.Kakamega is cool region with agriculture being the main economic activity of the people.People grow maize,beans, cassava and even wheat.When you are in Kakamega visit the following unique places in the region;
UDA nominations in some of the constituencies were disputed with others claiming they was no fairness during the polls and others saying the party required a lot of money inorder to hear their plea. The United Democratic Alliance national elections board announced the repeat of polls in four constituencies and a number of wards which wil be conducted on 19th of April.
Politicians are currently doing everything to woo their voters.Some do participate in odd jobs that they don't do at normal times just to show their humility to the electorates.Senator Isaac Mwaura's photos have been doing rounds in the social media platforms where he is seen walking door to door and participating in the activities that he finds people doing there.Others such as MP Barasa too is fond of this.
Police officers Malava and Kericho are currently investigating an incident that allegedly happened yesterday and today after two form 4 candidates allegedly died in two different occasions while sitting for their exams. Photo:Courtesy According to the reports given by a reliable source of information, it has been revealed that one of the students died in one of the hospitals Kericho where he had been rushed to after he allegedly collapsed in the middle of him sitting for his KCSE Exams.
The current Senator for Kakamega county, Hon. Cleophas Malala is currently seeking to vie for the seat of governor in the same county in August 9th general elections. Cleophas Malala says that he is going to complete all the projects in Kakamega county that have stagnated for a long time under current leadership of Wycliff Oparanya.
PHOTO| DG Prof. Kutima Deputy Governor Prof Kutima Kutima has asked Kakamega residents to elect leaders based on their development record and agenda for the County and not based on political parties. "A political party is like a vehicle to get you to your destination but the important thing is what the candidate will bring to the table once elected," said Prof Kutima.
According to the news shared by tuko recently, Kenya National Union of nurses secretary general seth panyako was isolated after nurses formed a new union with midwives early this week. Speaking exclusively to tuko Panyako dismisses the move by nurses terming it as non-issue.Aheah of August, 9 2022 general elections, seth panyako is eyeing Malava parliamentary seat on a united democratic alliance(UDA) ticket.