Awiti   Donates 100 Iron  Sheets   to  ‘Nyakoi”   Victims.

The County Government  of  Homa Bay   rushed  to the rescue  of the more than  70 families  that were left homeless  by  devastating  winds   and storms  , known as  “Nyakoi”  in the outskirts of   Homa  Bay town last week. Governor Cyprian Awiti visited the victims at  Wahambla in Homa Bay  Sub county   and  Kochia  in Rangwe [...]

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Boost for Health Care as Homa Bay gets two new Colleges.

The delivery of  health care services  in Homa Bay  got a shot in the arm after  the  Kenya  Medical Training  Colleges  Board   authorized   the  opening of   Two  Medical  colleges  in  the  County. This brings to three, the number of Medical Colleges   in the County. Rachuonyo   and Sindo MTCs are meant to boost the human resource [...]

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Homa Bay International Investment Conference Attracts Hundreds

The County’s   first International Investment Conference ended in a thrilling note, with leaders and scholars hailing it as a  step towards  economic  empowerment of the lakeshore county. More than 200 local and International Investors, economic and investment scholars  attended   the  two day event that started on February 18. Governor Cyprian Awiti  said  the  conference, the [...]

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HOPE FOR BETTER PROSPECTS AS GOVERNOR AWITI MEETS MPS

Homa bay governor Cyprian Awiti   has directed members of his Executive to share   the County’s development progress reports   with Members of Parliament to help improve accountability and cooperation. Mr Awiti said he will also personally regularly meet the MPs to brief them on the state of the county. He was speaking at a Nairobi hotel [...]

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TWO MEGA PROJECTS GET UNDERWAY IN HOMA BAY

The construction of a Sh 400 million Animal feed factory that would directly employ 500 people and put Homa Bay County on the path to industrialization, has finally begun. Work is currently going on at Kabunde, in the outskirts of Homa Bay town as the contractor raced against time to beat the deadline. Governor Cyprian [...]

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“I WANT RESULTS”, AWITI TELLS HEALTH WORKERS

It will not be business as usual. You must help us improve health care services to the people of Homa Bay. This was the stern message Governor Cyprian Awiti gave to the County Health Management Team on Thursday this week. Speaking at the Ministry of Health Head office when he met representatives from various NGOs working [...]

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FISHERMEN TO GET LIFE JACKETS TO REDUCE ACCIDENTS

The County Government of Homa Bay will provide life jackets to Fishermen to help curb frequent accidents on its side of Lake Victoria. Governor Cyprian  Awiti said he was currently in discussion with Beach Management Unit leaders  from all the beaches in the  county  over  the  Life Jackets  and  many  other issues  affecting fishermen. Mr. Awiti also [...]

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GOVERNMENT BANS NIGHT TRANSPORTATION OF BUILDING MATERIALS

The County Government of Homa Bay has enacted new laws banning harvesting and transportation of sand and other building materials beyond 6pm. The County Executive Member for Finance and Economic Planning,  Mr  Nicholas Koriko said those found transporting the materials beyond the lawful time would be arrested and fined not less than Ksh 10,000. Many of the [...]

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HOMA BAY RECEIVES NEW MEDICAL EQUIPMENT TO HELP REDUCE INFANT AND MATERNAL MORTALITY

The fight against high Maternal and Infant mortality in Homa Bay got a shot in the arm after a leading UN global organization UNICEF donated 20 assorted special medical equipment to help save lives of mothers and  babies at the Homa Bay County Referral Hospital. The County’s Executive Member for Health, Dr. Lawrence Oteng’ said the [...]

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