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Meteorological station to be built in Kisii

Meteorological station to be built in Kisii

The Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD) will build a station in Kisii to serve residents. Following this intention, Deputy Governor Joash…

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Governor in talks with Coffee research officials to plot crop revival in Kisii

Governor in talks with Coffee research officials to plot crop revival in Kisii

Kisii governor James Ongwae on Wednesday held talks with officials from the Coffee Research Institute to discuss revival of coffee…

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USAID conducting a study on the African Leafy Vegetables

USAID conducting a study on the African Leafy Vegetables

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is conducting a study on the African Leafy Vegetables (ALVs) in Kisii…

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Kisii Banana Factory Launched

Kisii Banana Factory Launched

Farmers in Kisii county are set to reap maximum benefits from their crop following the initiation banana processing factory in…

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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

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

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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

Kisii County governor James Ongwae has appealed for the re-establishment of Kisii Bottlers company that was shut down recently. Ongwae…

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County government committed to complete Projects

County government committed to complete Projects

The Kisii County Government is committed to completing ongoing development projects initiated by the County in good time. The projects…

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Kisii County Government partners with UNICEF to promote hygiene

Kisii County Government partners with UNICEF to promote hygiene

The Kisii County government health department is partnering with the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) in a campaign…

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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

Kisii County Governor James Ongwae today inaugurated the Kisii Municipality Board which will be in charge of managing the Kisii…

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Construction of Sombogo tea factory underway

Construction of Sombogo tea factory underway

Tea is a major cash crop earner for small scale farmers in our county who are affiliated to the Kenya…

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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

The Kisii County Government has received a KShs.110million grant from the European Union to strengthen the banana value chain for…

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Government to digitize Lands registry in Kisii

Plans are underway to digitize Kisii lands registry, the Cabinet Secretary in charge of Lands and Physical Planning Farida Karoney has said.

Ms. Karoney observed that the move will enable residents access services with ease saying there will be transparency and accountability in the ministry.

Speaking when he paid a courtesy call on Governor Ongwae’s office, Ms. Karoney regretted that the ministry of Lands is famous for all wrong reasons including issues of missing files which will be addressed once digitalization is complete.

“I am embarrassed to say that files in this ministry just walk away. They disappear without a trace. We have fraudsters who have access to title deeds and seals of government and they have brought untold of mystery and that will not be tolerated,” she said saying the cases will be completely addressed once the digitization is complete.

Governor Ongwae observed that land is an emotive issue in the region owing to the high population density and the resultant scramble for available space.

He expressed concern over the rampant encroachment on public land adding that private developers and farmers have alienated parcels meant for public utilities.

He lamented that some parcels meant for recreational centres, markets, stadia, schools, water catchment areas and marshlands have been encroached saying his administration is in the process of reclaiming them.

“We are asking the national government through the ministry of Lands to help us locate, document and subsequently have public land reverted to government ownership, said Ongwae.

The Governor who was accompanied by his Deputy, the County Secretary among other senior officers called on officers from the Ministry of Lands to work with officers in the county to ensure that public land is safeguarded.

Ongwae further appealed to the Ministry of lands to arbitrate and resolve the pending dispute between Kenya National Highways Authority (KENHA) and the Kisii County government regarding Suneka sports ground which belongs to the County government but is currently occupied by KENHA.

He also asked the Ministry to facilitate the relocation of Ogembo Police Station which lies on the land belonging to Ogembo Sub County Hospital to a site the county government is offering nearby saying it will aid in the expansion of the hospital.

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The Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD) will build a station in Kisii to serve residents.

Following this intention, Deputy Governor Joash Maangi…

Kisii governor James Ongwae on Wednesday held talks with officials from the Coffee Research Institute to discuss revival of coffee farming in Kisii…

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is conducting a study on the African Leafy Vegetables (ALVs) in Kisii County with an…

Farmers in Kisii county are set to reap maximum benefits from their crop following the initiation banana processing factory in the area.

The project…

Kisii Country Governor James Ongwae has signed an executive order compelling the county government to cut down eucalyptus trees planted on wetlands…

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

The move follows County Assembly’s decision to…

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

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

As joblessness bedevils Kenyans, Kisii County Government is encouraging youths to embrace technical training to increase their employability.

Residents in Kisii County have been warned against discharging effluent to rivers to prevent the outbreak and spread of hygiene related diseases.

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The Kisii County Government has started gravelling County Access roads in all the 45 wards.

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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