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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GOVERNOR ASSENTS TO THE APPROPRIATION BILL 2016

Governor assents to the County Appropriation Act 2016 that was passed by the County Assembly on 30th June. The Act indicates the amount each department has been allocated for recurrent and development expenditure. The Speaker said the Assembly complied with the provisions of the Public Finance Management Act 2012. "We are within time because the [...]

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COUNTY APPROVES PLANS TO CONSTRUCT LAKE VICTORIA RING ROAD

The Governor today participated in a stakeholder’s consultative forum organized by the state via KENHA who are partnering with the World Bank to construct a 450km continuous paved ring road along the entire shores of Lake Victoria at the cost of sh42billion. The project dubbed Lake Victoria Ring Road is expected to kick start early [...]

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Changes in The Executive

CHANGES IN THE EXECUTIVE – HOMA BAY COUNTY Governor Cyprian has today reshuffled his cabinet in a major move meant to enhance efficiency and service delivery to the people of Homa Bay. The changes are as follows: EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS: 1. Ms Beatrice A. Oyomo moved from Lands, Housing and Physical Planning to Water and [...]

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