The Ward Administrator, Mr.Patrick Olweny leading the people of Manyatta B in public participation on CBROP 2020 at Kasawino hall Kisumu County, Department of Finance and Economic planning organised a seven day public participation on County Budget Review and out look Paper (CBROP) FY 2019/2020 across all the wards within the county. The exercise was

Kisumu County Extension Officer Mr. James Samo instructing other extension Officers on how to construct a key hole garden at the Mamboleo Show ground (Photos by: Mikwa Emily) The County extension officers (TOTs) converged at the Mamboleo Show ground to practically apply skills learnt on urban food systems, a week after their training in Kakamega

Residents of Kisumu County joined the global community in commemorating the International Contraception Day (WCD) that is celebrated annually on 26th September around the world. The event focuses on the vision of a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every birth celebrated and accounted for and where women, babies children and adolescents survive thrive and

By Matilda Atieno CEC member for Education,ICT and Human capacity Development , Mr. John Awiti rceiving a digital set from Meru University presented by VC Prof. Romanus Odhiambo Ahero Vocational Training Center (VTC) is set to benefit from a 2 Million ePIVOT project, dubbed Enhancing Partnerships for Industry-led Vocational Training and education in the horticulture

By Matilda Atieno CEC member for Education John Awiti addressing participants during the SRHR and gender equality workshop held at Acacia Hotel In Kisumu The county government in partnership with Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) held a 3-day workshop in a deliberate effort to emphasize Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) and gender equality as fundamental

Members of the National Assembly Health Committee delegation on a fact finding mission to Kisumu County health sector hosted by the Kisumu Deputy Governor Dr. Mathews Owili on behalf Of KiSUMU Governor Prof. Anyang’ Nyong’o and a visit to the health facilities. ( Pictures By Collins Owuor and Jacob Owiti) By Matilda Atieno The county

Kisumu County Secretary Mr. Geoffrey Kigochi (2nd right) exchanges documents with CCAK CEO Mr. David Njugi (2 nd left) after the signing of the MOU . They are flanked by County Energy and Industrialization Department Chief Officer Mr Daniel Okia (right) Victor Gathogo (left) from the SNV (Picture by Jacob Owiti) By Jacob Owiti County

The Birth of Maseno

By Nancy Claire Juma Maseno now becomes the newest town in Kusumu following its unveiling by Governor Prof  Prof. Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o on 10th September 2020. Its inauguration as an official town is a major milestone in the realization of aspirations put forward by the Governor in his Manifesto to deepen the structures of devolution by bringing services closer to the

The training exercise of the COVID-19 border surveillance volunteers at Sun Set Hotel ( Picture By David Wadulo) By Jackline Omondi At least 34 volunteers to the Border Surveillance team under the Covid-19 Management Committee have undergone a one-day training to help in manning the county border points to help curb the spread of corona

Chief Officer for Energy and Industrialization Mr. Daniel Okia speaking to ACTS on Kisumu County’s Green Energy initiatives (Picture By Jacob Owiti) By Matilda Atieno As Kisumu moves towards embracing the green energy concept, addressing disparities in access and affordability have been determined as the solution towards a sustainable and equitable future. The existence of

BY LORRAINE ANYANGO           Kisumu county has made strides in cotton farming, realizing 100 percent of the targeted acreage in just six months after the re- introduction of high breed seeds. About 600 tons of cotton is soon ready for harvesting, up way from only 50 tones that was being produced in the county. The county