Inadequate capital to blame for low agricultural productivity in Siaya

Inadequate access to capital and affordable credit is to blame for the low agricultural productivity in Siaya, area Deputy Governor, Dr James Ouko Okumbe, has said. Siaya County Government in collaboration with the National Government and other stakeholders has come up with programmes that aim at assisting local farmers to access credit and invest in […]

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Suspects behind arson of Assistant Chief’s home arrested 

Police in Siaya have arrested nine suspects, among them the ring leader of a group of Boda boda operators who stormed an assistant chief’s home in Ugenya, burning down several houses in the homestead. Confirming the arrests, Siaya County Commissioner, Mohammed Barre said law enforcement officers were still pursuing several suspects believed to have fled […]

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Village to village Covid vaccination kicks-off in Siaya

The Health Department in Siaya has embarked on the village to village outreach programme targeting the vulnerable members of the community with the Covid-19 vaccine. Through the programme, nurses and health workers undertaking vaccination have been walking across the village in the country in search of the elderly and other populations at risk whom they […]

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