A SCHOOL IN SIAYA RISKS CLOSURE OVER JIGGERS

A SCHOOL IN SIAYA RISKS CLOSURE OVER JIGGERS

Concerns have been raised over the dilapidated state of Urim Primary school in Alego/Usonga constituency Siaya County. Leaders from the region have been criticized for lack of action to improve the institution’s condition, saying it’s tarnishing the name of Siaya county known for high-profile politicians and scholars. Share Pin Email...

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Looming showdown as voters vow to resist ODM MP

Looming showdown as voters vow to resist ODM MP

A showdown looms following reports that Alego/Usonga MP Samuel Atandi and his team are gearing up for a series of public appearances at South East Alego despite a hostile ground after he physically attacked the area chief. Weekly Citizen has established that area leaders and residents have declared Atandi persona...

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MP escapes villagers’ ire

MP escapes villagers’ ire

Alego/Usonga MP Samwel Atandi dramatically last week escaped death by a whisker and forced to seek refuge at a police station to evade an irate mob baying for his blood following his attack on a local administrator. The victim, South East Alego chief Joseph Ojala was rushed to a Siaya...

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Is Raila ready for generation change in Luoland?

Is Raila ready for generation change in Luoland?

The norms upon which Luos base the need for a son to have his own homestead are defined by generation progression. The pride of the head of the homestead is to see how many successful homesteads his scions have established. Unfortunately, the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga dynasty does not ascribe to...

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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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Rasanga, MP lock horns over new constituency

Rasanga, MP lock horns over new constituency

Conflicting political interests have shrouded a plan to divide the Alego Usonga constituency into two as warring factions engage in a fierce attempt to influence the final decision on the exact location of North Alego in terms of parliamentary representation. Weekly Citizen has established that the development has created a...

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Elders attack Orengo over Siaya politics

Elders attack Orengo over Siaya politics

A section of Siaya elders have castigated area senator James Orengo for allegedly being part of external forces behind simmering violence in Alego/Usonga constituency ahead of 2022 general elections. The elders drawn from the populous Kakan community in Alego/Usonga have told Orengo to stop meddling in the constituency’s succession politics,...

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Senate now probes Kisumu, Siaya, Vihiga boundary row

Senate now probes Kisumu, Siaya, Vihiga boundary row

The boundary feud involving Vihiga, Kisumu and Siaya counties has landed before the senate committee on devolution, intergovernmental and relations. At the centre of the storm are members of the Banyore community who occupy disputed locations in Kisumu and Siaya and feel marginalized. Recently in Maseno during the launch of...

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Rasanga administration embroiled in bursary scam

Rasanga administration embroiled in bursary scam

A huge chunk of the recently released Siaya county bursary may be benefiting ghost students, Central Alego MCA Leonard Oriaro has said. Raising the red flag, Oriaro said the county government stands to lose millions of shillings meant to benefit bright but needy students should its administration fail to harmonize...

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Governor Rasanga now eyes Alego-Usonga parliamentary seat

Governor Rasanga now eyes Alego-Usonga parliamentary seat

Speculations that outgoing Siaya governor Cornell Rasanga could vie for the Alego-Usonga seat parliamentary has elicited a heated debate among opinion leaders and voters in the constituency. Anti-Rasanga crusaders have scoffed off at the idea pointing out that he has displayed poor leadership in the past and should thus be...

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Former city MP meets resistance in Siaya politics

Former city MP meets resistance in Siaya politics

The political matrix in Alego/Usonga is proving to be an interesting affair as aspirants line up to challenge incumbent Samuel Atandi. Despite the fact that no MP has been reelected since the introduction of multiparty politics, Atandi has vowed to break the jinx in a looming face off with veteran...

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Siaya officer haunted by Sh2b Homa Bay ghost

Siaya officer haunted by Sh2b Homa Bay ghost

The recent appointment of Joseph Rading to Siaya public service board has generated mixed reactions amidst calls for his sacking on integrity grounds. Rading is part of the team that was last year summoned at the District Criminal Investigations headquarters on Murang’a Road to record a statement over alleged embezzlement...

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