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Ongwae signs into law the county appropriation bill

Ongwae signs into law the county appropriation bill

Kisii County Governor James Ongwae assented to the Kisii County Appropriations Bill, 2019/2020. The move follows County Assembly’s decision to…

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Matiangi lauds Governor Ongwae's development record

Matiangi lauds Governor Ongwae's development record

Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr.Fred Matiangi has hailed the Kisii county government for initiating various development projects which are promoting public…

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Governor reaches out to Russian investors to boost investment in the county

Governor reaches out to Russian investors to boost investment in the county

Kisii County Governor James Ongwae is engaging with Russian investors in a bid to woo partnership and development in the…

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County Embarks on gravelling of access roads

County Embarks on gravelling of access roads

The Kisii County Government has started gravelling County Access roads in all the 45 wards. The project under the Mechanical…

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Ongwae urges residents to register for huduma number for improved government services

Ongwae urges residents to register for huduma number for improved government services

Governor James Ongwae has urged all Kisii County residents to register for Huduma numbers in large numbers in order to…

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Kisii set to host the Kecoso sporting extravaganza

Kisii set to host the Kecoso sporting extravaganza

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Farmers to reap big as County supports banana value chain

Farmers to reap big as County supports banana value chain

The Kisii County Government will continue supporting efforts by the National Agricultural-Rural Inclusive Growth Project (NAGRIP) aimed at Increasing Productivity…

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Governor Ongwae appeals to ‘COCA COLA’ company to revive Kisii Bottlers factory

Governor Ongwae appeals to ‘COCA COLA’ company to revive Kisii Bottlers factory

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County government committed to complete Projects

County government committed to complete Projects

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Kisii County Government partners with UNICEF to promote hygiene

Kisii County Government partners with UNICEF to promote hygiene

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County involves residents in LREB sensitisation drive

County involves residents in LREB sensitisation drive

The 4th summit of the Lake Region Economic Bloc (LREB) recently held in Kisii provided a forum for residents’ participation…

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Governor Ongwae inaugurates Kisii Municipality Board

Governor Ongwae inaugurates Kisii Municipality Board

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Construction of Sombogo tea factory underway

Construction of Sombogo tea factory underway

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Ongwae, Kimemia urge government to embrace wind and solar energy investments to reduce cost of power

Ongwae, Kimemia urge government to embrace wind and solar energy investments to reduce cost of power

Kisii governor James Ongwae and his Nyandarua counterpart Francis Kimemia on Thursday appealed to the national government to embrace investments…

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Governor Ongwae committed to promote staff improvement programme

Governor Ongwae committed to promote staff improvement programme

Kisii County Governor James Ongwae has undertaken to implement the policies initiated by the World Bank funded Kenya Devolution Support…

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Governor puts Staff on notice over performance

Governor puts Staff on notice over performance

Kisii County Governor James Ongwae has asked county government employees to strive and satisfactorily deliver on their mandate in public…

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Prioritize service delivery to residents, governor Ongwae challenges staff

Prioritize service delivery to residents, governor Ongwae challenges staff

Kisii Governor James Ongwae has challenged County Public Servants to dedicate their energies on service delivery to residents. Speaking during…

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Governor Ongwae in the US for the Annual East Africa Chamber of Commerce Trade Conference

Governor Ongwae in the US for the Annual East Africa Chamber of Commerce Trade Conference

Kisii Governor James Ongwae is in Dallas, USA for the 11th Annual East Africa Chamber of Commerce Trade Conference 2018. …

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CS Matiang’i commends county and national government officials in Kisii for ‘ideal’ working relationship

CS Matiang’i commends county and national government officials in Kisii for ‘ideal’ working relationship

The Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Coordination of National Government Dr. Fred Matiang’i has hailed the good working relationship between…

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Governor James Ongwae Signs into Law the Finance Bill, 2018/2019

Governor James Ongwae Signs into Law the Finance Bill, 2018/2019

Kisii Governor James Ongwae has signed into law the Finance Bill, 2018, which grants the County powers to collect revenue…

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Residents to Benefit from Renal Services at Nyamache Sub-County Hospital

Residents to Benefit from Renal Services at Nyamache Sub-County Hospital

Patients with kidney failure in Kisii County will now access dialysis services at Nyamache Sub County Hospital in Bobasi following…

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County Receives Sh 110Million to Strengthen Banana Value Chain

County Receives Sh 110Million to Strengthen Banana Value Chain

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Governor puts Staff on notice over performance

Kisii County Governor James Ongwae has asked county government employees to strive and satisfactorily deliver on their mandate in public service for the benefit of area residents.

Ongwae noted that it was incumbent upon government employees to diligently perform their duties and meet the expectations of the taxpayer masses.

He was speaking during the annual performance contract signing ceremony for County departmental directors at the Kisii Culture Hall where he vowed to have non performing officers discontinued.

The governor observed that in the past, such contracts were not taken seriously and some of his county government staff had taken advantage and were habitually absconding from their call of duty.

"As an administration we may have sent the wrong signal that we are lenient and some workers have been taking advantage to abscond from duty. Let me assure you that going forward ,my Deputy Governor and I shall relentlessly crack the whip on non performing officers until the culture of satisfactory service delivery is institutionalised" Ongwae said.

Ongwae said that his government was keen on service delivery and with the help of the Kenya Devolution Support Programme (KDSP), a World Bank initiative, a number of staff has been trained in an on-going scheme with a view to improving service delivery in the county government.

Ongwae, however discounted misconceptions that performance contracting would be a witch-hunt mechanism aimed at penalising government workers saying that it was actually a measure to enhance service delivery in the public service.

He urged county government employees to embrace the performance contract initiative and underscored the programme as a sure way to holding public servants to account in terms of service delivery to wananchi.

On his part, Kisii county Deputy Governor Joash Maangi hailed that performance contracting initiative and asked those tasked with supervisory roles to ensure that all member of staff strived to achieve set performance goals so as to not only give the public value for money, but also to enhance their living standards through proper service delivery.

The directors’ performance contract comes hot on the heels of an earlier one signed between the Chief Officers and County Executive Committee members, a precursor to the main one signed between Governor Ongwae and the CECs recently.

The County boss announced that the performance contracting exercise will be further cascaded to officers in lower cadres by way of a Performance appraisal system he also unveiled during the function.

In the new performance appraisal system, officer from Job Group J to Q will commit on their annual output with their directors through agreed performance indicators to be signed early next year.

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Kisii County Governor James Ongwae assented to the Kisii County Appropriations Bill, 2019/2020.

The move follows County Assembly’s decision to…

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The project under the Mechanical Transport Fund (MTF) is…

Governor James Ongwae has urged all Kisii County residents to register for Huduma numbers in large numbers in order to get government services at…

Kisii County will host the 40th edition of Kenya Sports and Communications Sports Organization (KESOCO) in August this year.

Members of the KESOCO…

Kisii County will host the 40th edition of Kenya Sports and Communications Sports Organization (KESOCO) in August this year.

Members of the KESOCO…

Kisii County will host the 40th edition of Kenya Sports and Communications Sports Organization (KESOCO) in August this year.

Members of the KESOCO…

Kisii County will host the 40th edition of Kenya Sports and Communications Sports Organization (KESOCO) in August this year.

Members of the KESOCO…

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Ongwae said that the…

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