Government Officials seek New Strategy to Curb Covid-19 Spread

Homa Bay County Health Department Headquarters offices have been closed down after five senior officials tested positive of Covid-19 virus as the county records 46 new Covid-19 cases. The County Health Administrator, Ely Odhiambo, announced yesterday, the closure of the offices for one week after senior officials were confirmed to be infected with Coronavirus. “We […]

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Fishermen arrested in Suba North for practicing illegal Fishing

Seven fishermen have been arrested and illegal fishing gear in their possession worth Sh1 million confiscated in two beaches within Suba North Constituency, Homa Bay County. The fishermen were arrested this morning in a joint operation conducted by the Homa Bay County Beach Management Unit (BMU), the County Department of Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries and […]

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Pineapple Farmers encouraged to form Cooperatives

Pineapple farmers in Homa Bay County have been advised to form cooperatives societies to facilitate large scale sales of their produce to increase their returns. Homa Bay County Executive Member of Agriculture, livestock and fisheries Aguko Juma said that the farmers could not acquire certified seeds through the cooperatives which were critical in procurement of […]

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Fishermen held over death of colleague 

Three fishermen have been arrested in Homa Bay County over the death of their colleague who drowned under unclear circumstances. The fishermen who hail from Wadiang’a beach in Suba Sub-County were arrested and detained for interrogation at Sindo Police Post. The fishermen were implicated in the death of their colleague identified as Dancun Omondi alias Nelly who […]

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11-year-old pupil attacked and injured by straying hippo

A grade three pupil was hospitalised after being attacked and seriously injured by a hippopotamus at Nyandiwa beach in Suba South Constituency, Homa Bay County. The pupil identified as Peter Otieno, an 11-year-old who schools at Kikubi Primary School was rushed to St Camillus Hospital where he was admitted with severe injury on the thigh and under the elbow. Suba Sub-county Beach Management Unit chairperson, William Onditi reported that the pupil […]

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