Professor Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o is the governor of Kisumu county. At some time back, he taught at the University of Nairobi, El Colegio de Mexico, and Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia. Prof. Nyong'o entered the African Academy of Sciences and was appointed as the Head of Programs from 1987 to 1992.
Professor Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o is the current governor of Kisumu. Initially he was a lecturer at the University of Nairobi, El Colegio de Mexico, and Addis Ababa University, and joined the African Academy of Sciences as Head of Programs from 1987 to 1992.
Kisumu Governor Anyang' Nyong'o in the past. Photo/Facebook Kisumu Governor Professor Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o has today reshuffled his cabinet. The reshuffle which has been termed as minor by Chief of Staff and Acting Chief Officer- Communications Mr John Oywa affects two key departments in Nyong’o’s administration.
After the dust has finally settled or is finally settling, the Governor for Kisumu County Professor Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o finally spoke on the matter of the burial of the late Luo musician Abenny Jachiga. Speaking on a phone call interview on Radio Maisha this morning show ‘Bunge la Maisha’, hosted by Mbaruk and MCA Tricky, the Governor did not speak much about the happenings that went down on the day of the burial of the musician. He avoided many questions directed to him about the matter. However,
Some 9,772 high school students across Kisumu, have a reason to smile after they received bursaries worth KSh 45m from the County government. Deputy Governor, Dr Mathew Owili today morning unveiled the bursary distribution for the needy students at a ceremony held at the County Headquarters. Owili said today’s disbursement brings to KSh 160,722,826 the total amount of bursaries and scholarships the county has given to students in high schools, Universities, Colleges and Driving schools in all the Seven Sub Counties in the past two years.
Kisumu County is fronting itself as a global business and tourism destination owing to its location that is increasingly allowing easy movement across East and Central Africa. With the advent of devolution in Kenya slightly over ten years ago, the lakeside city seems to be on the fast lane of economic, social, and cultural transformation, successfully attracting foreign investors.
Senator Kilonzo hits Governor Nyong’o With hard Questions after he appointed himself Health Minister
Kisumu Governor Professor Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o on Friday, March 20, 2020 became the topic of discussion and a laughing stock on social media, after he appointed himself the County Executive Committee Member (CECM) in charge of Health and Sanitation, following the transfer of Professor Judith Attyang’ Miguda to the less prestigious Business, Cooperatives and Marketing docket. “At the same time, HE the Governor has also appointed Prof. Judith Miguda Attyang’ as the County Executive Committee Member
The Governor of Kisumu County Professor Peter Anyang Nyong’o today commissioned the construction of Phase 1 of Kibuye Market Complex. The project funded by the World Bank under the Kenya Urban Support Program is estimated to cost approximately Kshs. 350 Million. Earlier this early, traders were forcefully evicted from this market to pave way for its modernization. Billed as the biggest open air market in East and Central Africa, Kibuye has in the past experienced frequent fire outbreaks that have led to loss
Governor Nyong'o addressing members of the press with glasses on. Photo/Courtesy Kisumu Governor Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o on Wednesday turned up at a press conference with glasses in order to ‘hide’ his swollen eye, thanks to what he said was the Nairobi fly. Speaking to the press at the Prosperity House VIP parking, the governor said that the Nairobi fly bit his eye, causing it to swell. “Forgive me for having this glasses. The Nairobi fly bit my eye here and it is rather swollen so I don’t thin
Fire razes Pap Mbuta market in Kisumu. Property worth millions of shillings went up in smoke when a fire razed the market within an informal settlement in Kisumu County. The fire, which traders and the residents of the informal settlement known as Obunga said caught them unawares, started sometime after 10PM on Saturday June 6 and burnt down scores of houses and business premise, but left no casualty. Pap Mbuta market in Obunga slums Kisumu burning down. Millicent Atieno, a trader at Obunga Pap Mbuta market
Kisumu Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o. Photo/Courtesy Kisumu Governor Professor Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o has been applauded by a social rights activist, for demonstrating leadership in the fight against possible spread of the coronavirus in Kisumu County. Joshua Odhiambo Nyamori has applauded the governor for taking a stirring role in sensitizing the masses towards social distancing, and mobilizing the private sector to support response against the pandemic. The governor has been on the forefront of urging
Kisumu County is among the few counties that have continued hiring despite the Coronavirus pandemic that hit the country and has since been dragging the country’s and world’s economy. Since COVID-19 hit, many individuals have lost their jobs and many are in an employment dilemma. Kisumu County Public Service has advertised for jobs in various departments including the Department of Governance and Administration, Department of Lands, Housing, Physical Planning and Urban Development, Directorate of Info
Kenyan-Mexican actress and author, Lupita Amondi Nyong’o has finally shared news that her renowned book, Sulwe, is going to be available in Kenya. The author who is the daughter of Kenyan politician Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o took to social media, elated, and said that the book will be available in three different languages, that is English, Swahili, and Luo. “Sulwe is coming home! … My childhood inspired Sulwe’s story. I hope its message can travel the world for readers of all ages, but it’s especially
Kisumu governor Prof. Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o has given updates in regards to the unfolding situation of Covid-19 in the country and the region. The county boss issued the statement following the confirmed case of the virus on Friday, March 13, 2020 by the Ministry of Health. The governor assured the residents that the county government in liaison with the monitoring and management procedures put in place by the National Coronavirus Response Committee, has instituted Robust Preparedness, Prevention and Co
Kisumu Governor Anyang' Nyong'o launches CovidConnect App. Photo/Original Kisumu Governor Professor Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o has promised the people of Kisumu and Kenyans at large that eventually the war against COVID-19 pandemic will be won, saying “No failure at all against COVID.” Speaking on Thursday afternoon at the Sunset Hotel while receiving a donation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) from the Catholic Relief Services (CRS), the Governor said he highly hopes COVID-19 mitigation measures which