Kisumu bar owners up in arms against rogue Kondele OCS

Kisumu bar owners up in arms against rogue Kondele OCS

Some rogue police officers from the notorious Kondele police station in Kisumu are on the spotlight following an ugly scene where they allegedly forced their way into a local bar and forcefully carried away assorted drinks. According to the management of the establishment, the place had been closed in adherence...

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Bungoma’s ‘James Bond’ dies

Bungoma’s ‘James Bond’ dies

Saleh Wanjala, popularly known as Bungoma’s ‘James Bond‘ died on Monday. Wanjala acquired the nickname after hanging on airborne chopper that was ferrying body of the late businessman Jacob Juma four years ago. News of Wanjals’s death spread like bushfire with neighbours and friends thronging Bungoma County Referral Hospital where he...

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How cartels are looting Busia county coffers

How cartels are looting Busia county coffers

Revelations that Busia county spent Sh37.5 million on a maternity project has raised eyebrows in the county with questions being raised on the manner in which the county is executing its duties in the management of public affairs. The maternity project, according to documents presented before the senate committee was...

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Wako set to quit politics 2022

Wako set to quit politics 2022

The race for Matayos parliamentary seat is gaining momentum with just two years to the 2022 general election. This is happening as word has it that Busia senator Amos Wako is planning to quit politics 2022 and will not defend his seat. Wako’s move to retire from politics has to...

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Undercurrents in Busia county politics

Undercurrents in Busia county politics

William Ruto’s hands are seen in a simmering fresh propaganda attack on Luhya leaders not keen to abandon Raila Odinga ahead of 2022 general elections. It is an open secret that the second in command has spent fortunes in galvanizing Western support and that informs the current leadership confusion in...

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Senior Busia county officer unmasked

Senior Busia county officer unmasked

A scandal of a senior officer in Busia county government who has employed his two wives in the same department and other relatives has been exposed. Investigations done by Weekly Citizen established that officer David Mayende who is an administrator in the department of lands is accused of using his...

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Is Raila grooming Otwoma to succeed Ojaamong as Busia Governor?

Is Raila grooming Otwoma to succeed Ojaamong as Busia Governor?

The 2022 succession war for Busia governor’s seat is now between two dominant communities. According to sources, ODM leader has been sucked into the wars as it is emerging that after the Teso community two term deal, he wants a Luhya to take over in 2022. Raila new found political...

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Oparanya declares total war on Mudavadi

Oparanya declares total war on Mudavadi

Political battles between Luhya kingpins Musalia Mudavadi and Wycliffe Oparanya has now shifted to Vihiga county that is perceived to be the stronghold of Mudavadi. Oparanya is said to have unleashed a massive campaign to cripple Mudavadi in his Vihiga backyard and the scheme seems to be paying off. Oparanya...

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Outcry as Busia lethal malaria jab victims get millions

Outcry as Busia lethal malaria jab victims get millions

The 28 victims and families of botched malaria vaccination at Akichelesit health centre in Teso North subcounty in 2015 want the county government to come clean and explain the legal fees paid to the lawyer that represented them. The legal fee has been kept as a secret between their lawyers...

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Coverup bid as Ojaamong extends executives’ contracts

Coverup bid as Ojaamong extends executives’ contracts

A move by Governor Sospeter Ojaamong to renew contracts of county executive committee members for two years despite a number of then under performing has left many questions unanswered. Ojaamong extended the contracts under the executive authority empowered to him. He extended the employment contracts by two years with effect...

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Former Mmust VC Otieno suffers another blow

Former Mmust VC Otieno suffers another blow

The pull and push that of late has characterised the relationship between former vice chancellor Fredrick Otieno and chairman of council of Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology Jeremy Bundi for nearly one year appear headed to a nasty ending. The ugly scenario appears to have been ignited by...

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Lake Region Economic Bloc suffers at the hands of  ill CEO

Lake Region Economic Bloc suffers at the hands of ill CEO

There are claims of growing disquiet within Lake Region Economic Bloc following a public outcry against the CEO said to be tarnishing the name of the recently launched body bringing together counties from the lake region. The CEO, Aballah Wanga, who was at one time taken to court on accusation...

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