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  • Nzoia Sugar to undergo two-month maintenance at Ksh.216M

    Nzoia Sugar to undergo two-month maintenance at Ksh.216M

    Spare parts for the exercise have been imported from abroad at a cost of Ksh.150 million.The remaining amount will go towards payment of the engineers and experts.The maintenance will improve the operations at the factory which has not been making profits for the last 6 years.

  • Two people struck to death by lightning in Bungoma

    Two people struck to death by lightning in Bungoma

    24-year-old Fransisca Wabomba and 13-year-old Valery Naliaka, a Class Six pupil, had just come from the posho mill and decided to take shelter in the house of their elder brother before they met their untimely death. 

  • 'Exam integrity has not been compromised,' Magoha says as he dismisses leakage claims

    'Exam integrity has not been compromised,' Magoha says as he dismisses leakage claims

    Speaking at St Mary's Kibabii Boys High School in Kanduyi Constituency Bungoma County on Friday, CS Magoha said that there is no cause for alarm as the exams have not been leaked. He emphasized that adequate measures have been put in place by the Ministry of Education to ensure exams do not lea...

  • Three people injured as armed robbers steal Ksh.25M from Bungoma bank

    Three people injured as armed robbers steal Ksh.25M from Bungoma bank

    Two officers had just ferried the money to the bank when the incident occurred at around 1:30pm.The money was supposed to pay coffee farmers.The thugs overpowered the officers before focusing their attention on the bank manager.

  • Wetangula fires back at Uhuru, accuses him of engaging in tribal politics

    Wetangula fires back at Uhuru, accuses him of engaging in tribal politics

    Wetangula said a president should be above tribal matters and above community since he is the symbol of unity, dignity and respect of the country.He said President Kenyatta’s advisors are not advising him properly since Kenyans feel uneasy when he retreats to a region to speak politics of tribe.

  • 'I will send DP Ruto and Raila into political oblivion,' says presidential hopeful Nixon Kukubo

    'I will send DP Ruto and Raila into political oblivion,' says presidential hopeful Nixon Kukubo

    Kukubo declared himself the frontrunner in the forthcoming polls saying he will hand all other aspirants a sounding defeat.He also launched an attack on Raila Odinga as well as DP William Ruto saying they are unfit to lead the country.Kukubo is optimistic of defeating both Odinga and DP Ruto to the...

  • Truck drivers blame slow Covid-19 testing in Malaba for traffic jam

    Truck drivers blame slow Covid-19 testing in Malaba for traffic jam

    The huge snarl-up has cut across three Western counties of Busia, Bungoma and part of Kakamega  stretching  for about 80 kilometers up to Lwandeti.The Truckers who spoke  said that they want more health officials deployed on the Kenyan side of the border to conduct rapid Cov...

  • Two killed in trailer accident on Webuye - Malaba road

    Two killed in trailer accident on Webuye - Malaba road

    The driver of the trailer lost control of the vehicle at Lwadeti market and rammed into pedestrians before the trailer overturned.The two died on the spot while the driver escaped unhurt.

  • Truck drivers protest Ksh.3,600 COVID-19 testing fee imposed by Uganda gov’t

    Truck drivers protest Ksh.3,600 COVID-19 testing fee imposed by Uganda gov’t

    This has caused a huge 50-kilometre-long traffic snarl up from Malaba to Kanduyi in Bungoma County.;The truck drivers have parked their vehicles on the highway since they cannot afford the fee introduced on December 27, 2021.According to them, the fee is only required in Uganda and not other neighbo...

  • Relief for over 30,000 people as Gov't revokes gazettement of Chetambe Hills in Webuye

    Relief for over 30,000 people as Gov't revokes gazettement of Chetambe Hills in Webuye

    Environment Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko, addressing residents at an event in Sipala, Webuye East on Monday, said that the gazettement of Chetambe hills has been revoked by President Uhuru Kenyatta with immediate effect.