COUNTY PRIMARY SCHOOLS TO GET CLEAN WATER

County government is set to distribute 678 LifeStraw Community water purifier units to 135 primary schools across the county to curb water borne diseases and enhance child health. Homa Bay government has been on a three-year partnership with Vestergaard Frandsen and Lamb Replenish in an elaborate strategy to promote public health standards in primary schools, [...]

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COUNTY SET TO UPLIFT SUBA AND MBITA SUB COUNTY HEALTH FACILITIES TO BE FULLY OPERATIONAL

Plans are set to open the 100 million worth ultra-modern morgue facility at Suba sub-county hospital to aid service delivery within the region. The 35 capacity mortuary with modern cold rooms has been established, with only drainage facility works pending. County health executive Prof. Richard Muga during a visit at the facility on Monday, said [...]

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SYMBIOCITY KENYA TO FUND MBITA TOWN CHANGE PROJECT

The Kenya SymbioCity programme held a four day joint workshop for Homa Bay and Kisumu working groups to develop an integrated change project for sustainable development in Mbita and Ahero towns. The four day workshop from 28th November-2nd December, 2017 was held at Sarova Lion Hill, Nakuru, bringing together a team of stakeholders from both [...]

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CABINET COMMITTEE MEMBERS TAKE OATH OF OFFICE

Governor Cyprian Awiti today witnessed the swearing in of the newly appointed ten county executive committee members at the county headquarters. The swearing in ceremony conducted by Principal Magistrate Susan Ndegwa took place after successful vetting and later approval of the ten cabinet committee members by the County Assembly. Governor Awiti commended the Homabay County [...]

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AWITI LEADS SAFARICOM EXODUS IN THE COUNTY

Homa Bay Governor H.E Cyprian Awiti on Wednesday led the people of Homa bay in migrating from Safaricom to Airtel service provider. The move spearheaded by NASA is an economic boycott aimed at companies that aided the subversion of the will of the people. The Governor in the company of his deputy H.E Hamilton Orata, [...]

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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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