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Governor Wycliffe Wangamati (right) and County Commissioner Samuel Kimiti hold a joint media briefing at the County House on Tuesday 13th April, 2021. PHOTO/GPS

Governor Wangamati, County Commissioner to Revoke Licences of Bars, Restaurants

13 April 2021

Governor Wangamati used the opportunity to send his condolences to the family of Mr. Wycliffe Keveu, whom until his death, was the Principal of Maralal Secondary School.

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ENEMIES OF THE YOUTH: How Crooked Bungoma MCAs Have been Frustrating Youth Programs

5 April 2021

I have raised several concerns about the incompetence by the County Government of Bungoma in laying down effective youth policies since devolution was established in 2013. Bungoma County is one of those devolved governments that has the poorest development records concerning the youths. If you ask what former Governor Kenneth Lusaka and incumbent Wycliffe Wangamati […]

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The Stinking Grand Corruption at the Rotten Bungoma County Assembly that can Send the Devil into Depression

30 March 2021

A pile of corruption that has been piling at the County Assembly of Bungoma for the last five years may soon burst all the rivers and oceans around the continent, if what we have gathered so far is anything to go by. According to our sources, there’s an alleged conspiracy among the county assembly leadership, […]

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(From left to right: Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka, Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang'ula and Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati. GRAPHICS/SIMIYU WAKAJUANESS)

Is Wetang’ula Using Lusaka as Decoy to Vie Against Governor Wangamati Himself?

18 March 2021

(From left to right: Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka, Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang’ula and Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati. GRAPHICS/SIMIYU WAKAJUANESS) As next years general election comes calling, politicians are already skimming how to position themselves even as the BBI bill appears to change the political landscape across Kenya. One of the most interesting regions that millions […]

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Wanjekeche: Governor Wangamati’s Loss of Mother Paints New Picture of Humble Leader

14 March 2021

(Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati (C) receives goods from the family of Mr. Wycliffe Simiyu (L) who had come to console with him when the Gov lost his mother Mama Selina Nasike. PHOTO/GPSBGM) BY ISAAC WANJEKECHE | GUEST WRITER I have trailed closely the happenings of the recent times in Bungoma’s Governor Wyclife Wangamati’s administration with […]

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Kakamega Supremacy: How Malala Outshined Oparanya in Matungu

6 March 2021

As the country ponders on the outcome of the recent mini-elections in Western Kenya less than 18 months to the next general election, a lot has been drawn between the lines as political temperatures sizzle up. In Matungu for example, the by election was used as a battle ground to assess the projection of 2022 […]

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See the Sh7 Billion that Bungoma County is Going to Access

1 March 2021

Bungoma County has joined the list of top counties in kenya to approve the Policy on Climate Change, opening access to 50 Million seed money for every ward per year for a period of three years totaling to Ksh 6.7 Billion, for Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience building from Department for International Development (DFID). The […]

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Five Bungoma MCAs on the Spot for Allegedly Stealing Sh204 Million from the Assembly Accounts

11 February 2021

In the wake of Treasury’s policy shift, the County Assembly was required to refund all the MCAs moneys paid in premium and interest on their car loans.

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Bungoma Warms up to City Status as Wangamati Finalises Dual Carriageway

3 February 2021

The upgrade and expansion of the Sang’alo Junction-Kanduyi road into a dual carriageway in Bungoma County entered the homestretch today with the commencement of the laying of the black top. The highlight of the 6.5km stretch is the provision for two motorist lanes on either side as well as a Boda Boda lane and pedestrian […]

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Dr. Masafu Gets Boost from Babaasaba Clan for Bungoma Senatorial Seat

16 January 2021

Dr. George Masafu’s (above, centre) bid for the Bungoma Senatorial seat received a major boost when the members of the Babaasaba clan announced their support for him. The Babaasaba clan in Bungoma County unanimously endorsed the candidature of the Kenyan ambassador to Congo for the coveted seat. Speaking after a meeting with leaders of the […]

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