Seme sub-county emerged winners in the Kisumu 2019 boat race competition held at Hippo point beach in Kisumu central.
The Kisumu 2019 boat race brought together 20 teams representing 2 males and 2 females’ teams from each of the 5 sub-counties that participated in the final competitions.
While addressing the event, The Chief Officer for Tourism Sports and Culture, Mr. Thomas Ouko stated that County government under the leadership of Governor Prof. Anyang’ Nyong’o is pleased to undertake the water sport activities to the higher levels as a means to alleviate sports tourism in the county.
The teams drawn from the 38 beaches in 5 sub-counties including Nyakach, Seme, Kisumu West, Nyando and Kisumu central gave their all in the competition as Kehancha from Seme emerging the best in both men and women races.
The race marked a dominant afternoon for Seme whose women also defeated hippo point women earlier in the day.
The race triumph was a magical moment for the first position both men and women teams winning gold medals, a trophy and 20 thousand shillings for the team, second position gifted with the silver medals, a trophy and 15 thousand shillings while the third position getting the bronze medals, a trophy and 10 thousand shillings respectively.
The County government under the directorate of sports organized the boat race competition to have the water sport as the county signature sports tourism.
According to Director of sports and culture Mr. Ken Otieno, the county looks forward to a regional competition between counties along the lake, adding that more activities including wrestling will be enjoined to build up the annual water sporting activities.
By Matilda Atieno
In this season’s Kenya Premier League (KPL) there has been a flurry of action in football, as County directorate of Sports handed out contract extensions for Kisumu all-stars.
The Ag. Chief officer Tourism, Culture, Arts & Sports, Mr. Thomas Ouko this afternoon hosted All-Stars players to address the renewal of the six months contract effective 20th July 2019.
The KPL kicked off in august this year as All Stars agree to an extension under the County public service terms of contract that was signed later this afternoon.
The All Stars are new entrants in the 2019/2020 KPL season after signing in 13 new players
The exercise was witnessed by Kisumu All Stars, C. E. O Mr. Nicholas Ochieng and Team Manager Mr. Alfred Adu were.
Kisumu County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions in their respective Departments as listed below:
1. DEPARTMENT OF GOVERNANCE & ADMINISTRATION S/NO JOB CADRE JOB GROUP S
1. Chief Officer Governance and Administration S KSM/CPSB/2019/100
2. Chief Officer Strategy, Policy and Delivery S KSM/CPSB/2019/101
3. Chief Officer Information and Public Communication S KSM/CPSB/2019/102
2. DEPARTMENT OF ROADS, TRANSPORT AND PUBLIC WORKS S/NO JOB CADRE JOB GROUP S
1. Chief Officer Roads and Public Works S KSM/CPSB/2019/103
2. Chief Officer Marine Transport and Mechanical Engineering S KSM/CPSB/2019/104
3. DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM, CULTURE, ARTS & SPORTS S/NO JOB CADRE JOB GROUP S
1. Chief Officer Tourism, Culture & Arts S KSM/CPSB/2019/105
2. Chief Officer Sports Management S KSM/CPSB/2019/106
Note: These positions will be on Contract for period of three years.
For details on the above advertised positions and how to apply, applicants are asked to visit our website www.kisumu.go.ke .
HOW TO APPLY The candidate should apply by downloading and filling application for employment form available on our website. All dully filled forms should be sent to the undersigned on or before 20th November 2019 at 4.00 pm.
THE SECRETARY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
P.O. BOX 7792-40100, KISUMU
Hand delivered applications can be dropped at our offices located at Kisumu County Public Service Board Offices (Former M.E.O Office), Okore Road, Milimani, Kisumu.
All candidates interested in any of the above positions must attach clearance certificates from KRA, HELB, EACC, CID, CRB and Commission for Higher Education for degrees obtained outside Kenya.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
NB: The County Government of Kisumu is an equal opportunity employer and women, the youth and persons with disabilities who meet the specified requirements are encouraged to apply and also indicate so in their applications.
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The directorate of Arts and Culture together with the Great Potential African Youth (GPAY) and the Associazione Culturale Cinemadamare held a meeting to discuss the upcoming 2019 Cinemadamare Africa Chapter that is to be held on the 9th of November through to the 15th December, in Kenya.
GPAY and its partners are looking forward to host the 17th Edition Cinemadamare Africa Chapter in Kenya, an event that will target young film makers. In partnership with the Cinemadamare-Africa, the biggest gathering of young filmmakers is aimed at promoting talent projects that tackles socio-economic, cultural and environmental issues through film making entrepreneurship and talent value.
The Participants are drawn from different countries across the world who make short films each week in every city that they visit. The Kenyan event is set to target 5 counties including Nairobi, Kisumu, Nakuru, Makueni and Kilifi organized in collaboration with various stakeholders from corporate, governments and NGOs.
The Cinemadamare Africa Chapter launch in Kenya focuses on benefiting the county government of Kisumu through opening up Kenyan tourism cultural sites to the local and international participants, promoting long term revenue collection to all sectors of the Kenyan economy, opening up Kenyan filming attractions in our counties.
In his remarks, the Ag Director Arts and culture Mr. Kenneth Otieno pointed out the need to convene a county committee to spearhead the 17th Edition in Kisumu.
By Beatrice Akinyi,
Edited Matilda Atieno