GOVERNOR AWITI UNVEILS LIST OF CABINET NOMINEES

Governor Awiti together with Deputy Hamilton Orata unveiled their cabinet at an event witnessed by the County Secretary, members of the press and the public The then member cabinet committee representing the ten ministries include; 1. Finance, economic planning and service delivery ( Mr. Nicholas Koriko) 2. Health Services (Prof. Richard OtienoMuga) 3. Roads, public [...]

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COUNTY GOVERNMENT IN ADVANCED PLANS TO SET UP A MODERN INDUSTRIAL PARK IN KARACHUONYO

Homabay County is set to have the first industrial park after a deal was signed by the County Government of Homabay and the Export Processing Zone Authority. Governor Cyprian Awiti who spoke after signing the documents Tuesday morning in his office said he was delighted and honored to bring a project of such great magnitude [...]

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KABUNDE AIRSTRIP SET FOR UPGRADE BY KENYA AIRPORTS AUTHORITY

Homa Bay County in conjunction with Kenya Airports Authority is making plans to upgrade the Kabunde Airstrip into a modern airport with a view to boost tourism, business within the region. According to the Managing Director (KAA) John Anderson, the upgrade will enter phase two of expansion of the runway from the current 1.2kms to [...]

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Elizabeth Ayoo is the new Speaker of Homa Bay County Assembly.

After a much anticipated exercise, the search for a county speaker that was characterized by intense competition and massive lobbying yielded Homa Bay the first woman speaker. It was Hon Elizabeth Atieno Ayoo who emerged as the winner in the second round garnering 31 votes against her close competitor John Apollo who obtained 29 votes. [...]

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HOMA BAY TRADE ECONOMY SET TO GROW AS EPZ ENTERS MARKET

The County government’s efforts to become an industrialized county received a major boost after the Export Processing Zones Authority in partnership with the county department of Trade, Industrialization and Cooperatives signed a lease agreement to zone 100 Acres for establishment of an industrial park at Riwa in West Karachuonyo. The partnership signed with EPZA will [...]

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PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD GETS NEW CEO

The New Homa Bay County Secretary to the Public Service Board is Mr. Collins Odhiambo Agutu Mr. Collins Odhiambo Agutu from Kagan, Rangwe was yesterday sworn in by the county assembly speaker Hon. Samuel Ochillo in the presence of the county executive at the office of the Governor grounds. The County assembly approved his appointment [...]

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Nyakwere Solar Project gets a big boost from Obama’s Power Africa energy plan

Quaint Energy Managing Director Alfred Achar and USTDA Director Leocadia Zak signing the grant agreement. Standing at the back from left to right; Kenya's ambassador to the US, Robinson Githae, Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed, Deputy President William Ruto and Power Africa coordinator Andrew Herscowitz. During the U.S.-Africa Business Forum, held on September 21st, [...]

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RELIEF FOR KAKELO KAMROTH RESIDENTS AS COUNTY ISSUES TITLE DEEDS

More than 1700 residents of Kakelo Kamroth  Sub location at Kokwanyo ward in Homa Bay County have been given title deeds. The beneficiaries have lived at Kakelo since independence but did not have titles to the land they occupied. Governor Cyprian Awiti said the move was aimed at ending land wrangles, which has been a [...]

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AWITI UNVEILS ECDE CENTERS IN KASIPUL SUB COUNTY

Governor Awiti officially opened two ECDE centers at Kauko and Kasimba Lwala primary schools at East kamagak ward in kasipul Sub County. The department of Education and ICT recently completed construction of the classrooms after 3 months following an earlier inspection of the centers by the chief executive member for Education and ICT Prof. Mattah. [...]

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Handover of the County ICT Road Maps

The ICT Road Map is a master plan that will ensure high productivity; improved internal systems and also service delivery to the citizens. It’s the ICT Masterplan that will steer the march towards the digital future that will transform the country to a regional technical hub and raise the country’s competitiveness in line with vision [...]

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