Matiang’i blamed for Kisii plum state sackings

Matiang’i blamed for Kisii plum state sackings

The deeply rooted political division among the elected Gusii leaders and professionals from the community could dearly cost the community in the ongoing national coalition succession politics unless the two groups swallow their pride, put their political individual differences aside by jealously mooting and embracing for the unity of the...

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Kisii MCA goes into  hiding

Kisii MCA goes into hiding

Monyerero ward ward MCA Geoffrey Ombati switched off all his mobile phones after voters tried to reach him following heavy rains which closed the local Riagesicho water spring where they fetch water from with floods destroying and wreaking havoc to their houses and crops, where they spent two days of...

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What is governor Ongwae upto 2022?

What is governor Ongwae upto 2022?

Kisii governor James Ongwae is a worried man over the right successor who will take over from him. The governor has kept many guessing as they openly try to catch his eye and win his support. To complicate matters is what Ongwae’s next move will be after his tenure in...

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Broke scribe cons colleagues

Broke scribe cons colleagues

Journalists in Kisii are in for a rude shock after one of their colleagues conned them more than Sh100,000 for medication that never was. The Star newspaper correspondent had sent messages to colleagues, and friends, that he was to undergo a medical surgery where contributions were made and upon inquiry,...

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Will ex-KPA MD Manduku go for Kisii governorship seat?

Will ex-KPA MD Manduku go for Kisii governorship seat?

Campaigns for Kisii county gubernatorial seat has gone a notch higher with the race now being narrowed to two political camps – one led by the deputy governor Joash Maangi and the other by Senator Sam Ongeri who have both declared their interest for the coveted seat come 2022 general...

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Disbelief as Kisii police demand burial bribe

Disbelief as Kisii police demand burial bribe

Kisii county commander of police Jebel Ngere has thwarted attempts by police in Nyamarambe in Gucha South to demand Sh35,000 from a family of a deceased person before they can be allowed to bury his remains. The family of the late David Omweri in Mwondari village, Ikoro sublocation within Marongo...

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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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Parents kill and bury own son in latrine

Parents kill and bury own son in latrine

Residents in Mwanyakwabara in Bogitaa location, Riana of Bonchari constituency in Kisii county were shocked after a man and wife allegedly murdered their four-year-old son and secretly buried him in a pit latrine. According to area chief Edward Moenda, neighbours raised the alarm after failing to see the boy over...

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Major fallout after Ruto Gusii tour

Major fallout after Ruto Gusii tour

William Ruto’s visit to Nyamira county has caused anxiety in the region with sharp differences emerging among elected leaders and area residents threatening the unity of the county as candidates for the seat of presidency in 2022 jostle for support from the county voters. During the visit, Ruto suffered a...

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Police struggle to unmask faces behind Kisii student killers

Police struggle to unmask faces behind Kisii student killers

Kisii Police are under intense pressure to produce killers of a college student whose body was discovered dumped on the road. Those behind the horrific act dumped the body of Vincent Aenche Getenga on the road at Naykongo area leading to high suspicions of a possible foul play. The deceased...

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MCA strips female MCA naked

Kisii county assembly culture, sports and social services committee chairman Evans Mokoro’s future hangs in the balance. Mokoro is the MCA for Moticho ward. He is accused of almost stripping nominated MCA Jane Justine naked. It all started when the nominated MCA found her name struck off from Moroko-led committee....

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Con Kisii politicians sidelined by Ruto axis

Some Jubilee supporters in Gusiiland are not happy with William Ruto new strategy to win the region’s votes ahead of 2022 polls. They claim Ruto has sidelined them and is working with youthful politicianss, a majority who are first time legislators to run his campaign. Those said to be out...

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