Picture Courtesy : Image from the scene. A section of traders in Mumias Town are counting losses after a fire razed down their property. The fire incident started at around 11.00 pm last night (Tuesday). It took the intervention of residents to salvage some of the property from the neighbouring shops that had not yet been engulfed with fire.
For the second time in less than two months, the deputy president William Ruto accompanied by former senator Boni Khalwale alias the 'bull fighter' and other few confidants has again today taken his campaign trail to the most populous county in the Western region, Kakamega county which is sometimes considered Orange Democratic party's backyard.
The Dp William Samoe Ruto was today in Western Kenyan where he is trying to who support for his 2022 presidential ambition. Among the places he visited, was Mumias Town, Sabatia Trade Centre Kakamega County and others regions, drumming up support for the revolutionary Bottom-Up Economic Development Model.
Deputy President William Ruto, accompanied by leaders allied to him. Led by Former Kakamega Senator, Boni Khalwale, MP Benjamin, and others. Today toured Kakamega County. Where DP Ruto held several stopovers in the region, interacting with huge crowds of his supporters. Who had turned out in large numbers to grace his tour in the region.
A sombre mood has engulfed Butere Girls High School after an unexplained disappearance of a Form One student who went missing after Christian Union prayers on Saturday last week. According to TV47 News, Maureen Nzilani Mutua went to the church for prayers in the company of other Christian Union members.
A tragic road accident in Kakamega County left 4 people lost their lives today at Mushitoi on Buyangu/Ekero Road at 16:10pm. A 14 sitter van was ferrying passengers from Mumias Town to Luanda when it rammed into an oncoming track killing 2 passengers on spot. Two others people died on the way to hospital while ten more people are in St Mary's Hospital in critical condition. Eye witness said a matatu driver was overspending trying to overtake when the incident happened. Residents are appealing to motorists and
The deputy president William Ruto today landed in western part of the country where he continued with his campaign ahead of the next general election. According to the news which was shared on the social media platforms, Mumias Town was full of people who were forced the deputy president William Ruto.
Deputy President William Ruto and Bonny Khalwale The journey towards the 2022 general elections has already begun with candidates from different zones of the country moving around the country in search of support ahead of the national polls. The Deputy President of Kenya Mr. William Samoei Ruto has no doubt hit the ground running with his hustler campaign seemingly on a significant rise ahead of Raila and Uhuru's BBI campaigns. The Deputy President has assumed the villain approach in all his campaigns in
Deputy president William Ruto and his team have today been hackled in Khayega market, Kakamega county. According to the video shared Online, residents are seen waving hands and demanding that some leaders stop addressing them. Intervention of former Kakamega county Senator, Dr Bonny Khalwale didn't bow fruits in trying to contain the situation.
Sugarcane farmers have brought Mumias town to a stand still as they demonstrate against the investors withdrawals. According to farmers, they have suffered for a long time and this has made them languish in abject poverty. Here is a video of the demonstration happening now in Mumias town.
In a manner that looked like a planned move, the President and his deputy are yet again in a situation that probably poses an unexpected competition of mass mobilization. While the president was addressing the public at Tumutumu market on his way from a special service at PCEA Tumutumu, Deputy President William Ruto was at the very same time addressing a multitude at Mumias Town at Kakamega County. In comparison, The DP's address attracted a huge number of people compared to Uhuru's. Consider the following mass
The deputy president William Ruto today held a mega rally at Bumala market in Busia County. He is on a two day vote hunt in the most populous western region. As usual, DP Ruto gives prizes to those who impress him in his rally or show extreme loyalty signs in his rallies.
Residents of Mumias Town in Kakamega County have a reason to smile after the World Bank allocated Sh143 million to the County Government of Kakamega for infrastructure development in Mumias town. Deputy Governor Prof Philip Kutima said the amount will be increased to Sh210 million as the amount released by the bank last year to improve infrastructure in Mumias to meet municipality status. "Kakamega and Mumias are the only municipalities we have in the County. As the County Government we are investing heavily
The Deputy President of Kenya The Deputy President of Kenya Mr. William Samoei Ruto has continued to wow many with his ability to use the villain's card to great success during his recent campaigns. The year has not had in store the best for Ruto with his political career under huge threat from his political adversaries. His relationship with President Kenyatta has continued to deteriorate since the famous handshake happened. The two have been Clashing over different policies in recent times. According to
The Vice President's convoy of vehicles had a difficult time driving through Khayega village, which is a few kilometers from Kakamega Town, on their way to Mumias Town, where he plans to attend a mega rally today. The convoy was blocked by a mob of jubilant citizens and supporters who demanded that the vice president stop and listen to their pleas.
William Ruto was yet to declare his stand openly on the just unveiled BBI report handed over to the President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime minister Raila Amollo Odinga. But prior to the release of BBI the deputy president had shown indications that he would be against any proposal that makes changes that seems to only benefit the political class. Speaking today in Mumias Town, deputy president William Ruto told a jubilant crowd that he would reject BBI if it had nothing to benefit the common Mwananchi. The
Yesterday, mumias town roads were congestested with citizens waiting for "baba lao" Rashid echesa.It was eagerly awaited since the former Cs promissed his surporters to check on them last months. Is he the president from kakamega county? Well, there are some things we don't know about rashid echesa, how he controlls his political stuffs and how he has just emerged to be famous just within a blink of an eye. After being apointed as the Cs for sports, many questiond arised.Asking how far he has gone academically,
Residents in Mumias town demonstrated for the release of their senator, Hon. Cleophas Malala. The residents lit tyres in the streets of town and brought the businesses in stand still. They were demanding for immediate release of their senator. Hon. Malala spent the night at the Mumias police station. He was released in this morning. Senate proceedings were halted as vocal senators protested the arresting of senator Cleophas Malala of Kakamega among other two senators. The protesting senators were Hon. Omogeni
Early this morning Mumias town business activities were forced to remain closed after the kakamega county residents took to the streets protesting against the arrest of their senator Cleophas Malala. However,the events turned into a happy ending after the senattor was released with no charges against him. Malala was put under house arrest on sunday at 3.00 am.Malala was later in the day,Monday at 2.00 pm taken to Kakamega county, Mumias police station by officers from the DCI who claimed to have been directed
Western region KANU Co ordinator major (rtd) Suleiman Sumba has urged politicians to stop using churches to advance their political agenda. Speaking in Mumias Town today Sumba said that churches have now become the new political battle ground for various aspirants who pitch camp on the alter in hunt for votes.