Bernard Lusigi

Governors acknowledge receiving Sh29 billion from Exchequer

By Bernard Lusigi   2023-07-03 08:01:41

CoG Finance, Planning and Economic Affairs Committee Chairperson Fernandes Barasa said all 47 counties received their share of the Sh29 billion last Friday.

Governor Barasa orders audit of stalled Sh178m Sichirai market

By Bernard Lusigi   2023-07-06 15:40:50

Kakamega Governor Fernandes Barasa has directed an audit of the stalled Sh178 Million Sichirai ultra-modern market initiated by his predecessor Wycliffe Oparanya.

SCHOOLS: Musingu edge Vihiga Boys to begin Western Region games on the front foot

By Bernard Lusigi   2023-07-19 23:48:45

Musingu coach Mwinamo upbeat of winning regional gong.

Sacked AP officer seeks Ruto's help after hitting brick walls for 11 years

By Bernard Lusigi   2023-07-22 20:41:29

Arnold Mudi was sacked together with a colleague over theft at a school in Garissa barely months into the job. High Court ordered his reinstatement but it never happened.

Kakamega woman dumps Rwandese 'lover' after husband returns years later

By Bernard Lusigi   2023-08-03 20:37:02

A woman has chased away her “husband of four years” with whom they have a child to give room to her first who went missing in 2006.

Governor Barasa appoints team to measure status of health facilities

By Bernard Lusigi   2023-08-03 09:41:24

Kakamega Governor Fernandes Barasa has appointed a team of professionals to inspect health facilities in the county amidst an outcry of poor services as he seeks to streamline the sector.

St Anthony's Kitale won't let big win get into their heads

By Bernard Lusigi   2023-08-09 07:08:57

It’s harvest day as Kitale and Shanderema pump in goals against Matiliku and Khorof.

Kakamega Governor unveils team to look into stalled Sh300 million tea factory

By Bernard Lusigi   2023-08-09 17:23:48

The committee is expected to table the report in six months to pave the way for construction works of the stalled plant next year.

Kakamega County embarks on Bukhungu Stadium facelift

By Bernard Lusigi   2023-08-15 17:29:27

Kakamega has allocated Sh1.28 billion to Social Services, Youth, and Sports in 2023/24 financial year budget with Sh570 million earmarked for the completion of Bukhungu Stadium.

Cane farmers with mature cane in limbo following the suspension of cane production

By Bernard Lusigi   2023-08-16 09:22:27

Framers anticipate making losses due to a lack of market.

Kakamega County get clearance to export fish to Italy

By Bernard Lusigi   2023-08-22 19:39:37

The county administration is banking on the Sh120 million Lutonyi fish processing plant located in Kakamega town.

Ruto promises to breathe life into Mumias Sugar, write off debts

By Bernard Lusigi   2023-08-27 07:44:59

A part from acquiring new crushing machines, Ruto said he has tabled a memoranda before parliament seeking approval to write off all debts amounting to Sh117 billion.

We'll provide free healthcare to all Kenyans, says Ruto

By Bernard Lusigi   2023-08-30 15:04:57

The government has reduced monthly NHIF contributions for individuals to Sh300, with President Ruto promising his administration will cater for those who have no means.

Buy our maize at a good price, farmers urge Ruto at Likuyani

By Bernard Lusigi   2023-09-01 06:50:27

Ruto said he will collaborate with governors to ensure farmers receive fertilisers and seedlings. Industrial park to offer space for various industries to operate within the region.

Trade unions back Atwoli's move to work with President Ruto

By Bernard Lusigi   2023-09-03 16:36:31

Two trade unions have backed decision by the Central Organization of Trade Unions (COTU) Secretary General, Francis Atwoli to work with President William Ruto's government.

Western governors criticised for supporting Ruto

By Bernard Lusigi   2023-09-04 06:20:52

Wycliffe Oparanya, ODM deputy party leader, said the county chiefs were applauding the president as he inaugurated smaller projects in the region during his five-day tour.

Malala now wants Ford-Kenya and ANC disbanded

By Bernard Lusigi   2023-09-05 03:55:49

UDA Secretary General Cleophas Malala is mounting pressure on Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetang’ula to fold their ‘small’ parties.

Kakamega to receive Sh200m for climate programme

By Bernard Lusigi   2023-09-06 17:02:42

He disclosed that the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has committed to supporting fencing and securing the Kakamega tropical rainforest.

Sugar conference to focus on revival of KSB

By Bernard Lusigi   2023-09-07 21:00:52

During their first-ever sugar conference in Kakamega, host governor Fernandes Barasa said one of the issues to be addressed is delinking the sector from the Agricultural Food Authority

Masinde Muliro University scholar invents app to speed disbursement of HELB loans

By Bernard Lusigi   2023-09-08 07:26:21

The App invented by Prof Stephen Odebero is tailor-made to help in bringing fairness in the allocation of funds by the Higher Education Loans Board to learners from vulnerable backgrounds.