Kakamega makes strides towards the realization of Universal Health Coverage

Kakamega county government has partnered with African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) to enlist vulnerable households under the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) scheme. Area governor Wycliffe Oparanya, who met the AMREF delegation said his administration launched the registration exercise in 2019 to map out possible beneficiaries of the scheme to promote Universal Health Coverage […]

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Oparanya leads faithful in thanksgiving for Odinga recovery

Kakamega governor Wycliffe Oparanya last Sunday joined Christians at ACK St Teresa Mabole Parish in Butere to offer thanksgiving prayers for the recovery of former Prime Minister Raila Odinga from covid-19. “We are thankful to God for healing my party leader. He had been admitted at Nairobi Hospital for some days and now he has […]

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Put aside impeachments and prioritize the Covid-19 crisis

The  Devolution and ASAL Cabinet Secretary (CS), Eugene Wamalwa has called on counties to come together to address the issues of coronavirus Pandemic. The CS specifically urged Members of County assemblies to stop their passion with impeachment motions for now until the Covid-19 menace that has affect the country stabilizes. “Where our country stands today, […]

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The Floods-hit counties experiencing outbreak of waterborne diseases

The  Kakamega Governor, Wycliffe Oparanya has said counties affected by floods in the Western and North Rift regions are experiencing the outbreak of waterborne diseases and malaria. Oparanya, who is also the Chairman of the Council of Governors (CoG)  stated  on Wednesday that the counties have a shortage of disease-testing kits and medical supplies. The  […]

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Lack of regulations puts brakes on Lake Region Economic Bloc (LREB) projects

Several projects mooted by the Lake region Economic Bloc (LREB) have stalled due to lack of regulations on formation and operation of regional economic blocs. The fate of the projects among them a Sh.2.8 billion regional bank now hangs in a balance even after the 14 member counties contributed millions from the county allocations for […]

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