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Kisumu Adopts Use of Covid Diagnostic and Contact-Tracing App

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The COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on socio-economic activities may result in lasting changes for science, technology and innovation. COVID-19 pandemic threatens to cause long-term damage to innovation systems at a time when science and innovation are most needed to deal with the climate emergency, meet the Sustainable Development Goals, and accelerate digital transformation. During…

President Kenyatta to Tour Western

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Preparations are underway in Western Kenya leaders to receive President Uhuru Kenyatta for his tour this August. According to Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa residents should get ready for the Head of State’s development tour, during which he is expected to launch several projects. This has been confirmed by the Chairman of the Lake Region…

Kisumu to Host Investment Conference this September

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Following a multi-sectorial summit chaired by Governor Prof. Anyang’ Nyong’o at Serena Hotel, Nairobi, Kisumu Investment Conference is slated for September 26th to 30th, 2021. According to the Governor, the meeting with diplomats was among many others the county plans to have with government parastatals, the private sector and the local business community before the…

Boosting Maternity Services at Kisumu County Referral Hospital

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Efforts to reducing maternal mortality in Kisumu County have been raised a notch higher as the county Chief Officer for Health and Sanitation, Dr Gilbert Ganda unveils a new maternity ward at the Kisumu County Referral Hospital (KCRH). The modern delivery room is now operational and the County Hospital now has spacious labour wards and…

Accelerating Kenya’s Digital Economy

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Each university in Kenya has developed its own ICT policy. How will current trends shape our lives as citizens and businesses for the economy, society and jobs of the future? Vision 2030 Blueprint views ICT and innovation as an economic enabler for the growth of other sectors. Known as the Silicon Savannah of Africa, Kenya…

COVID 19 UPDATE: Health CS Kagwe Issues Directives on Curfew

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Curfew extended for a period of 30 days from 10pm to 4am. This applies now to the counties in the lake region. Meetings and conferences to be held virtual or postponed.

The Construction of over 1,900 units to replace the 63 years old houses begins.

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Today His Excellency The Governor Anyang Nyongo signed an MoU with the CPF/ LAPTRUST for the construction of affordable houses at Anderson- Ofafa estate. The project will see the construction of over 1,900 units to replace the 63 years old houses. This is part of our urban renewal program meant to make Kisumu one of…

Kisumu Small Traders hurting. Is the disruption worth it?

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Kisumu is poised to host Afrocities conference sometimes in November 2021, but hosting this international event has come with its share of pain especially to small traders. The city is going through a major transformation that have seen most businesses disrupted. There have been demolitions of kiosks and illegal structures to pave way for the…

Maxcure Hospital Now Open at Mega City

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Maxcure Hospital has now opened its 60 -bed capacity hospital at the Mega City Mall. The multispecialty hospital is anticipated to heighten provision of advanced medical services within Kisumu County and ease pressure on the existing facilities as it offers both outpatient and in-patient services. As Kisumu County seeks to invest in the provision of…

Kisumu County Issues Last Tranche of Kshs 44M Worth of Bursaries and Scholarships

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Article 43 (1) (f) of the Constitution 2010 provides that every person has the right to education. County Governments have been funding students from informal settlements through bursaries issued through MCAs each year. Kisumu County Bursary Unit has started the disbursement of Ksh. 205 Million in bursaries and scholarships as allocated in the Approved Budget…