Defenders of the BBI-driven sacred corrections are salivating over a submission, after flexing their numerical muscle within the National Get together Thursday night.While tending to Catholic faithfuls amid the devotion and opening of Christ the Lord Catholic Cathedral in Bungoma Bishopric, Western Kenya pioneers called for fastracking of the BBI prepare, to permit Kenyans to decide the BBI bill’s destiny in a referendum.
Ibrahim Ambwere a Western Kenya tycoon is dead.The information of his demise was shared by Facebook user by the name Joy Mum Juvy to Kimilili V.I.P group."WHO KHOWS THIS MZEE ONE OF THE WESTERN TYCOONS FROM MARAGOLI [email protected] pendera small village on ur way to kaimosi Mzee Ibrahim Ambwere.....he is no more with us again#passed away, may his soul rip",Joy Mum juvy said.
Deputy President William Ruto's allied UDA party could have suffered another major set back after a section of irritated youths stormed and vandalized one of its recently opened party offices.In a video shared online, the angry youths could be seen storming into UDA offices in Trans Nzoia County, become vandalizing some of its furniture.
Western Kenya comprises of counties that are situated in Western part of Kenya.It is occupied by the Abaluhya community.If you've never been to Western Kenya then you're missing alot.Below is a list of reasons why you should make an effort of visiting this beautiful place before end of this year.
Pilau is one of the most loved food in the country.It's fanatics cuts across all ages from children to adults and even to the old aged.From coast to Western Kenya, from Nyanza region to North Eastern parts of the country pilau enjoys a large fanatic zone.
We pay tribute to Jehovah Wanyonyi is a self proclaimed god from the Western Kenya.He was born in Chemororoch in 1924.The self proclaimed had approximately 1000 followers who called him God.The self proclaimed God believed that Mt Elgon resembles Mt Zion in the Bible.
The Orange Democratic Movement party has been reportedly sent into a panic mode as new reports indicate what Oparanya has been up to in Ruto's camp following a series of secret meetings with deputy president Dr William Ruto.The reports have also indicated that Oparanya could be cheating his way out of the ODM party to join hands with DP William Ruto ahead of 2022.
The 7th day of May, 2021, Kenyans wake up to a sad story of a tragedy in a tiny village of Bushiangala in Kakamega county.Five people and eight others sustain serious injuries after a gold mine collapses.Report has been confirmed by Kakamega South Police Boss Joseph Cheshire,who added that about thirty people were on prospect of gold in a more than 100 ft deep mine.
Dark cloud grazed one family leaving the entire Western Kenya region in deep sorrow and mourning after the sudden death of a renowned veteran politician.The late Hon.Joseph Wamukoya was the first member of Parliament in the Matungu constituency.He served as a political leader and a businessman throughout his entire fine.
Budalang'i MP Raphael Wanjala ( Photo Courtesy) You cannot conclusively talk about Western Kenya politics today without mentioning the name of Raphael Bitto Wanjala.The controversial lawmaker is one of the most experienced politicians in the country today having been in the game for nearly a quarter century now.
Image courtesy Ikolomani Ikolomani is found in Kakamega and it is a place where people would go to mine gold.During the time when there were still White settlers in the country, they would call the place a Gold mining but when the locals gave it a corrupted version which is Ikolomani because they couldn't pronounce Gold mining well.
Former Kakamega governor Dr Boni Khalwale is a vocal influential politician who has been in politics since 2002 when he successfully ran for Ikolomani Member of Parliament seat on a Forum Of Restoration and Democracy Kenya (FORD-Kenya) ticket.He also managed to defend his seat in 2007 on the same party's ticket.
Musalia Mudavadi is a powerful and mighty political force but unfortunately, he might never unite the western Kenya region behind him come 2022.It's clear political forces in western Kenya are many a reason it might be extremely difficult to have him unite them behind his back in 2022 given they are pushing different ideologies.
Politics is a game of numbers and the choice of a deputy president for any presidential candidate determines whether a candidate has higher chances of winning an election or not.In Kenya, some of the things that any presidential candidate would consider before choosing a deputy, is the regional balance and the number of registered voters in each region.
Kakamega county has been traditionally a hotbed for Western Kenya politics.The region's political decisions and directions are heavily influenced by the county.For a political aspirant to be elected to political leadership seats, they have to align themselves with political persuasion that resonates well with the electorate.
As 2022 nears, politicians in Kakamega county are angling themselves to succeed the retiring incumbent governor Wycliffe Oparanya.Popular individuals have expressed interest for the seat.They are using the available period to brand themselves in order to appeal to the electorate when the polls' time comes.
It has emerged that Matungu Sub County Hospital is so scrapped for space that they actually have to share beds between men and women.This is something that many people can't believe happens in Kenya in this day and age.Picture courtesy.The fact that we are in the middle of a pandemic and the sick are sharing beds, shows how incompetent some people in charge have become.
The leaders allied to Deputy president Ruto have condemned the unfortunate incident where youths yesterday stormed and destroyed UDA party office in trans nzoia yesterday.This is a big blow to the Deputy President William Ruto, who has been actually keen on courting the Western Kenya vote.The Abaluhya community, which is largely rallying behind Musalia Mudavadi's ANC party and Moses Wetangula's Ford Kenya, are condemning the western leaders who are supporting Deputy president by registering members from western kenya, instead of uniting together and run for 2022 presidential seat.
The simplest way to prepare "OPWAKO"."OPWAKO" is a meal whose origin is in Western Kenya ( Luhya community).It's from famously known "Mkarango" that "OPWAKO" came from those who had no time to ferment maize flour for some days before preparing "Mkarango".
Locals are now impatient with the Crying Stone of Western Kenya and want the rock turned into a quarry to enable them survive this pandemic.The locals are calling on the government to forget the tradition and see the economic significance of the rock.Picture courtesy.Since the onset of the pandemic and with the ever increasing lockdowns, locals have seen no economic significance of the place.