MADARAKA DAY CELEBRATIONS

  The Deputy Governor H.E Hamilton Orata today led the county in celebrating Kenya’s 56th Madaraka day celebrations at Ringa High School play grounds in Kabondo Kasipul Sub County. The Deputy County Chief addressed the county on the development plans the County Government has for the residents of Homabay County and the milestones it has [...]

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HOMABAY SECURES 25 MILLION TOWARDS UNIVERSAL HEALTH PROGRAM.

The County Government of Homabay through the Department of Health has received a total of KSH 25 Million from two Swedish based organisations towards the promotion of universal Healthcare in the County International Centre for Local Democracy (ICLD) and Center for Rural Medicine have provided funds for the three year project that is expected to [...]

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THE MEDIUM TERM PLAN FORUM HELD AT HOMABAY COUNTY.

  The State Department for Planning of the National Treasury and Planning together with Homabay County Government held a proposal forum for dissemination of the third medium term plan (MTP 111) at ACK Guest House in Homabay Town today The third MTP 2018-2022 outlines policies, programs and projects for implementation over the plan period with [...]

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HOMABAY COUNTY NURSES RESUME WORK

Kenya Union of Nurses, Homabay County branch have finally ended a two-week strike that had adversely affected the health sector in the County. Speaking after signing a return-to-work agreement with the county government, Union Officials led by Secretary General Mr. George Opiyo announced that after a successful consultative meeting with the county government, they have [...]

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CABINET APPROVES TWO MAJOR PROJECTS

Homa Bay County Executive Committee has finally approved two major projects worth Ksh 119 million from the Kenya Urban Support Programme (KUSP) to upgrade Homa Bay town. This initiative will see Homa Bay market being standardized at a cost of Ksh 80 million shillings. According to the approved designs, the ultra-modern market will have more [...]

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HOMA BAY COUNTY TO SET UP ITS FIRST COMMUNITY LIBRARIES.

Homa Bay County through a partnership with Just Be A Child UK will set up two community libraries in May and June 2019. The libraries will be set-up in Ndhiwa (Ndhiwa Town) and Kabondo Kasipul (Mikayi Trading Center) sub counties. Each of the libraries will contain 14,000 Text Books for all readers from Baby class to [...]

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OFFICIAL ROLL OUT OF NEW CURRICULUM FOR ECDE

The County department of Education and ICT today rolled out the 1,868 new competence based curriculum design books to all the 877 public Early Years Education centers across the 8 sub counties in Homa Bay. Speaking during the distribution exercise, the County Chief Officer for Education and ICT, Ms. Eunice Owino said the County had [...]

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Jamhuri Day Speech 2018

I am delighted to join you today as we congregate to commemorate our 55th independence .This momentous   day is significant in our national calendar as it marks the day when we attained full liberation  from the colonial yoke.   It is equally a historic day in our country as we use it to express our [...]

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Mbita Town Set to Implement Urban Quick Win Project

The implementation of the urban Quick Win project will help Mbita, Homa Bay County, transition into a sustainable urban town, contributing towards poverty reduction. The Homa Bay technical Working Group members met on Wednesday, 5th July, 2018 at the County lands department headquarters to discuss and review Quick Win documents and compliance issues. To ensure targets are achieved within agreed [...]

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COUNTY VOCATIONAL TRAINING CENTERS TO BENEFIT FROM DONOR EQUIPMENT

Vocational Training Centers in Ndhiwa and Suba South are set to benefit from tools and equipment worth kshs2 million donated from two UK donors. The Rotary Club of Grantham Kesteven, UK and Trade-Aid Trust Fund have acted upon a request by the county resource mobilizer, Mr. Richard Bonyo to equip the training institutions that will [...]

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