Governor Ongwae receives Olympian Hellen Onsando Obiri, the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics Silver medalist

Homecoming of Hellen Obiri

Governor Ongwae addresses county stakeholders during the county ICT consumer forum, Kikao Kikuu, organised by the CAK and Kisii County Government at the Gusii Stadium

ICT Consumer Forum

Governor James Ongwae leads residents of Kisii County in marking the 53rd Madaraka Day Celebrations at the Gusii Stadium

53rd Madaraka day celebrations

Cord leader Raila Odinga (centre) receives a figurine of a giraffe made from soapstone from Kisii Governor James Ongwae and Senator Chris Obure during the launch of the Kisii Entrepreneurship Summit (KES) 2016

KES Launch at Kisii university grounds

Kisii County Governor James Ongwae, Senator Chris Obure and Deputy Governor James Maangi during the launch of Kisii Entrepreneurship Summit 2016 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi

KES Launch at Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi

Governor James Ongwae joins over 300 doctors drawn from Kisii and Nyamira counties under the umbrella organization Inka medics association (IMA) for dinner

Governor joins Inka Medics Association for dinner

Governor Ongwae scoops gender and disability mainstreaming award

Gender and Disability awards

H.E Governor James Ongwae woos investors in Perth, Australia

H.E Governor James Ongwae woos investors in Perth, Australia

Kisii University Vice Chanchellor Prof. Akama speaks during an e-waste management workshop in a Kisii Hotel

E-waste management workshop

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Kisii County Position

Kisii County is one of the forty seven Counties of Kenya. It shares common borders with Nyamira County to the North East, Narok County to the South and Homabay and Migori Counties to the West.

The County lies between latitude 00 30’ and 100 South and longitude 340 38’ and 350 East.

It covers an area of 1,302km2, a population of 1,152,282 people as per the 2009 census.

Politically, the County is organized into 9 constituencies namely: Bobasi, Bonchari, Bomachoge Chache, Bomachoge Borabu, Kitutu Chache North, Kitutu Chache South, Nyaribari Chache, Nyaribari Masaba, and South Mugirango.

The most notable features in the County include: Hills, Sameta (1970m), Nyamasibi (2,170m), Kiong’anyo (1,710m), Kiamwasi (1,785m), Kiongongi, Kiombeta, Sombogo, Nyanchwa and Kegochi hills. The general slope of the land is from East to West.

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The Kisii County Government launched a subsidised Artificial Insemination (AI) programme to improve the dairy herd and increase yields/disease…

Kisii Governor Hon. James Ongwae yesterday held talks with the Minnesota State Fire Department on partnerships in emergency response and disaster…

Kisii County Governor James Ongwae today flagged off a consignment of essential drugs worth Ksh. 31 million, purchased from Kenya Medical Supplies…

Farmers in Kisii County have been urged to plant medium maturing varieties of crops ideal for the short rain season anticipated between October and…

Governor James Ongwae feted Olympian Hellen Onsando Obiri for her colorful accolades in the world of athletics.

Obiri, the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics…

Kisii County will set up an art centre where musical artistes will promote and showcase their talents.

Governor James Ongwae reiterated his…

The Government will set up a Sh 60 million nitrogen plant in Kisii to support the Artificial Insemination service launched by the County.


Leading financial service provider NIC bank has opened a branch in Kisii Town.

The branch was opened in a colourful ceremony presided over by Kisii…

The Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) has embarked on a plan to rehabilitate 65km of by passes and major link roads in Kisii County.

Speaking during…

The Kisii County Government has unveiled a subsidized Artificial Insemination (AI) service to improve dairy breeds for increased production.


Kisii Governor Hon. James Ongwae today presided over the launch of the County Bursaries Fund in which over KShs.240 million were disbursed to needy…

Residents of Sombogo have a reason to smile with the injection of Ksh. 30 million to start a tea factory.

While touring development projects in…

The Kisii County Government has unveiled a KShs.10billion budget for the 2016/2017 financial year.

This follows the signing into law of the…

Kisii Governor James Ongwae has called on chiefs to collaborate with County Government officials at the grassroots for enhanced service delivery to…

Kisii Governor James Ongwae has called for strict enforcement of regulations to curb rising cyber-crime in the Country.

Governor Ongwae said this…

Construction work on the multimillion Daraja Mbili retail market has begun.

On Friday 3rd June 2016, senior officials from the State Department of…

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