Bungoma records 6,000 teen pregnancies within Covid-19 period

Bungoma County recorded 6,000 teen pregnancy cases during the Covid-19 pandemic period, it has emerged. The County Women Representative, Catherine Wambilianga, while disclosing the figures, added that many of the pregnant girls were candidates and delivered while sitting for their KCPE examinations. She spoke to the press when she led the Public Service and Gender […]

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Traders want street lights Installed at Kapsokwony town

The business community in Kapsokwony town in Mt. Elgon Sub County, Bungoma have complained of delays by the County government to repair streetlights and install new ones in the town to enhance security and boost business. Speaking to KNA, a trader Peter Kiboi, said they are forced to close down their businesses early despite there […]

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Leaders Point Finger at Police over Insecurity in the Region

A section of leaders drawn from Bungoma and Trans Nzoia counties have decried increasing cases of insecurity that have rocked the region in the recent past. The leaders called on national security team led by Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i and county commissioners from the two counties to contain insecurity in the region. Led by Bungoma […]

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Western region leaders urged to unite and address Budalang’i floods

Leaders in Western Kenya have been urged to unite with a view to addressing the current floods affecting Budalang’i constituency. Speaking  during a visit to flood victims in Bunyala on Sunday, the Devolution Cabinet Secretary (CS), Eugene Wamalwa said that the issue of floods has been a challenge in the area for several years. “The […]

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Atwoli calls for support of BBI forums

The Central Organization of Trade Unions Secretary General Francis Atwoli has called on the citizenry to embrace the Building Bridges Initiative report as it proposes shared prosperity. Atwoli said the document aims at ensuring equitable distribution of national resources and opportunities so that no community feels it has been marginalized. The COTU boss was speaking […]

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