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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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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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OMBATI: My Special Tribute to Elvis Simiyu Wakajuaness

26 October 2020

Well, I have never been a big fan of eulogies. As a matter of fact, the so-called “befitting send-offs” or “last respects” when we lose important people in our lives to me are just a series of hypocritical lives we like living with, disguised as “our culture”. My normal news stories would have started the […]

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Free Medical Checkup for Expectant Mothers, Women With Gynaecological Complications at LifeCare Hospital Bungoma

16 October 2020

A free medical check-up for expectant mothers and women with gynaecological complications is set to take place at LifeCare Hospital Bungoma on 24th October this Friday. The exercise, organised by LifeCrare Hospitals Bungoma, seeks to provide free consultation with a resident gynaecologist as well as free Random Blood Sugar (RBS). According to the hospital management, […]

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Remembering Thomas Sankara and his Last Minutes Before the Bullets

15 October 2020

The meeting was under way for only a brief time when shooting erupted in the small courtyard outside, around 4:30 p.m.

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The Sauti Sol Family Show that is Keeping Millions Glued to Screens

9 October 2020

What do you do with your Sunday nights? I hope you always tune into Sol Family. If not, what are you waiting for! Kenya’s Award-Winning men-band Sauti Sol which has brought us the biggest hits of our time, feature in a reality show called Sol Family. The show premiered on 2nd August 2020 at 7:30 […]

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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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Embattled Ford Kenya Party Leader and Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang'ula (left) and Secretary-General and Tongaren MP Dr. Eseli Simiyu. GRAPHICS/SIMIYU WAKAJUANESS

Ford Kenya Wrangles: A Re-Cap of the Chronology of Events so Far

25 September 2020

From the above hyphens, it’s clearly coming out that the removal of Wetang’ula will probably take longer than imagined and whoever that will take the party could do so in 2022.

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A view of one of the ICU sections at Lifecare Hospital in Bungoma. PHOTO/COURTESY

Types of ICU Sections Available at LifeCare Hospital Bungoma

19 September 2020

The availability of such ICU equipment at LifeCare has come as a blessing to residents who could travel long distances to facilities bigger towns for such services which is a risk as many patients could diminish on the way.

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Strengths and Weaknesses: A Sneak Preview of Wangamati’s Performance So Far

17 September 2020

On August 21, 2017, Governor Wycliffe Wafula Wangamati took the oath of office – making a commitment to serve God, keep his fidelity to the law and work for the people of Bungoma. Tomorrow- Friday 18th Sep, 2020, the County Chief will be holding his state of the County address live from Kibabii University in […]

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