By Lorraine Anyango . The Culmination of the sickle cell awareness month was marked by a remarkable partnership in Kisumu among stakeholders, giving hope and commitment towards raising awareness on a condition that affects not just individuals but communities.     The collaboration served as a testament to the power of unity and shared purpose. It

Kisumu Marks World Rabies Day.

Kisumu County today joined the rest of the world in commemorating world rabies day at Pap Kadundo, Seme Sub County. Statistics shows that the prevalence of this disease in about 150 countries worldwide is killing 60,000 people annually. Therefore with renewed vigor and commitment to eradicate the disease, under this year’s theme is “All for
By Lorraine Anyango The reality of having the First Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) Center in Africa is just 14 months away. The center, named ‘Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) Hematology Center’ will be housed within the Victoria Hospital annex in Milimani area in Kisumu City.  To make this dream a reality Fortis
Kisumu County in collaboration with ICLEI Africa, have organized a 3 day workshop on climate finance and project preparation under the banner of 100% Renewables cities and Regions Roadmap dubbed 100%RE project. The aim of the first two days workshop being held at the Grand Royal Swiss Hotel is to train and provide an overview
By Nancy Juma About 200 youths from Kisumu County are set to benefit from a nationwide Business Idea Competition Programme dubbed, ” Plug Mtaani – Vijana 2Invest”. The innovative initiative is being implemented by the National Government through the State Department of Commerce- MITI in collaboration with Kisumu County Department of Trade, Business and Marketing,
The County Directorate of ICT in partnership with Ajira Digital has organized a training program for the Orongo widows and orphans CBO to provide high-demand digital skills to support increased income-generating potential as well as guide the participants on entrepreneurial skills to drive economic development. The Orongo widows and orphans is a community based self
H.E Mama Ida Odinga, today presided over the Kisumu Tourism Week, a significant showpiece to market the county’s tourism and cultural heritage. The county administration through the Directorate of Tourism under its marketing campaign initiative dubbed #KisumuMyPride  and its partners  have come together to organize the Inaugural Tourism week in a bid to strengthen and
Against this backdrop, Kisumu Deputy Governor Dr.Mathew Owili hosted their union leadership from, KNUT, KUPPET & KEPSHA as they touched base on possible interventions to enhance engagements with the academia. To reciprocate their immense contributions, the county government has made tremendous strides to improve the welfare of teachers and learners across different demographics.
Kisumu Governor, Professor Nyong’o today presided over the signing of performance contracts for the Financial Year 2023/24. The session held at Mama Grace Onyango Hall, brought on board the   County Executive Members, The Public Service Board Management, the County Revenue board Members, the Chief Officers, City Directorate, County directors among other County officials. During the
Kisumu Governor Prof. Anyang’ Nyong’o has this morning expressed his undivided support for the bipartisan talks currently ongoing at the national level being hopeful of the successful conclusion as per the wishes of the party leader the RT Hon Raila Odinga. In a press conference earlier today, the governor acknowledged that as a County that