US Ambassador tells politicians to allow public debate on BBI report freely

The  United States Ambassador to Kenya, Kyle McCarter  on Tuesday  told Kenyan politicians not to hijack the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) debate but instead allow the public to freely engage on it. McCarter  said the ongoing debate on the future of the country was crucial and the voice of the ordinary citizen should become the […]

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Assembly condemns governor for halting development programmes in parts of the county

Siaya County Assembly Tuesday condemned governor Cornel Rasanga for ordering a halt in development of some wards following a row over taxation. Members of the County Assembly, contributing to a motion by Sigomere ward MCA Erick Odawa, said the governor’s order amounted to segregation of the people of Siaya, adding that service delivery was a […]

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Assembly denies bribery allegations

Siaya county assembly has put to task the local governor to provide evidence of corruption within the office of the controller of budget instead of issuing blanket accusations. County assembly speaker, George Okode said a recent statement by governor Cornel Rasanga that his treasury officials have been bribing public servants at the controller of budget’s […]

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Government out to weed out corruption in land offices, CC says

Ministry of Lands staff in Siaya County are being investigated over claims of engaging in corruption following complaints from the public, area County Commissioner (CC) Michael ole Tialal has said. Mr. Tialal said lands registries in Ugenya and Bondo sub counties were notorious of irregular deals that have seen most people, especially widows, orphans and […]

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