COUNTIES

Mt Elgon, Kimilili Scholarship Beneficiaries Undergo Mentorship Program

16 December 2020

About 300 students from 8 wards of Mt. Elgon and Kimilili sub counties, beneficiaries of Governor Wangamati’s Scholarship, are currently undergoing a mentorship programme at St. Lukes Kimilili Boys High School, Kimilili. With schools scheduled for opening in January 2021, The department of education seeks to enlighten the students on life skills, career choices, personal […]

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Senate Race Widens Open as Wetang’ula Flip-flops on Candidature

16 December 2020

The Bungoma County senate race will be the next battle field in the 2022 general elections. The seat is likely to be diluted with proposals that each County will have two senators elected- a man and a woman. Uncertainty over the candidature of the current senator Moses Wetangula has thrown the race wide open. Wetang’ula […]

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Epic Battle in the Constituencies in Bungoma County ahead of 2022

16 December 2020

As the clock ticks towards the 2022 general elections, an epic battle is shaping up in constituencies across Bungoma County. Various aspirants, among them newcomers, former politicians, and Members of County Assembly keen on upgrading their positions have lined up and already on the ground popularizing their bids. The death of Kabuchai MP James Mukwe […]

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Why Bungoma was Ranked Among the Best Performing Counties in Agriculture

29 October 2020

Infotrak ranked Bungoma County at the 8th position overall in a survey released yesterday. In the same polls, Bungoma County also emerged 4th out of the 47  counties in the Agricultural sector behind Kakamega, West Pokot and Makueni. According to Infotrak CEO Angela Ambitho, there were a number of key performance indicators that the pollster […]

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Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati addressing the media on Saturday 11th April, 2020 at the County Headquarters in Bungoma town. The Governor stated that no single coin had been lost in the war against COVID-19. PHOTO CREDIT/Nation

Bungoma Ranked 8th Best Performing County in the Latest Survey by Infotrack

29 October 2020

The Infotrack ranking is a huge improvement to the County and gives hope to residents especially after the County had initially been ranked 38th in a past survey two years ago.

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Bungoma County Chief Officer - Public Administration- Mr. Abidan Kapchanga when he was being sworn into office on August 28, 2020. GRAPHICS/SIMIYU WAKAJUAJESS

Drama as Bungoma’s New Public Admin Chief Officer Abidan Kapchanga is Bungled Out of Office

20 October 2020

According to another source within the County offices, most staff members have also complained of the MBA’s behaviour, fearing that he could draw residents away from the Governor.

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Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati addressing the media on Saturday 11th April, 2020 at the County Headquarters in Bungoma town. The Governor stated that no single coin had been lost in the war against COVID-19. PHOTO CREDIT/Nation

County Review Part I: Has Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati Done Anything to Save the Health Sector?

19 October 2020

Last week, we promised to do a County review on matters health, business, education, infrastructure as well as  other developmental activities. In our County Review this week, we look at what Bungoma County has done in the health sector and if there’s any improvement that requires to be done. We start with the health sector […]

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Embu Supreme FC Seek Financial Support to Fund Players Joining the County League

12 October 2020

The fundraiser will be held on 31st October at N.I.C.A Gatwe Church in Kibugu.

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Members of LJYCBO at a past event. In the middle is their goat project. PHOTOS/FILES

Farming Our Way: A Look at Lwanda Junction Yetu CBO’s First Anniversary

5 October 2020

Group currently has close to 60 goats and even though the members aimed to have 100 goats in their first year, the Covid-19 pandemic slowed down that pace.

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Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka. He wants the Bukusu traditional circumcision postponed if the current Coronavirus situation worsens. PHOTO/FILE

Lusaka Piles Pressure on President Uhuru to Release County Funds

4 October 2020

Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka has expressed hope that President Uhuru Kenyatta would finally disburse funds to the crippled counties. Speaking on Saturday at a funeral function in Bumula Constituency in Bungoma County, the former Governor stated that it would be important for the head of state to put put his signature on paper and allow […]

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