Tag: Kisumu

Anti-IEBC demos banned in Nairobi, Kisumu, Mombasa CBD – VIDEO

| October 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Anti-IEBC demos banned in Nairobi, Kisumu, Mombasa CBD – VIDEO

The government has outlawed anti-IEBC demos in central business districts of Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu. Citing Public Order Act, Interior Acting CS Fred Matiangi on Thursday said the ban was aimed at protecting Kenyans and their property. RIGHTS Dr Matiang’i cited Section 56 of the Public Order Act in making the decision even as he […]

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SGR plan rekindles hope for regional trade in Kisumu

| October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
SGR plan rekindles hope for regional trade in Kisumu

The planned extension of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) to Kisumu has rekindled hope for regional trade as the lakeside city consolidates its market position as one of the leading business hubs in East Africa. Even though the SGR is targeted to be built up to the border town of Malaba, experts say linking Kisumu […]

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Impunity on display as Kisumu boda boda riders torch homes to even score

| September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Impunity on display as Kisumu boda boda riders torch homes to even score

Kenya, Sep 17 – Property of unknown value was set ablaze by angry boda boda operators in Kaloleni estate in Kisumu. The riders stormed the estate over claims that known criminals from the area harassed some of their colleagues last night and burnt down two motorcycles. The operators in their hundreds conducted raids in the […]

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Ex-TNA secretary general Onyango Oloo elected Kisumu speaker

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ex-TNA secretary general Onyango Oloo elected Kisumu speaker

Former TNA secretary general Onyango Oloo has been elected the new speaker of the Kisumu county assembly. Oloo won the seat in the first round of the election with 32 votes, beating Ken Amondi who came second with 11. Former speaker Ann Adul was third with five votes while the other three contestants did not […]

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Calm returns to Kisumu after two days of police crackdown

| August 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Calm returns to Kisumu after two days of police crackdown

An uneasy calm has returned to Kisumu and its environs after two days of destruction of property and heavy police clampdown on residents protesting presidential election results. The town’s Central Business District slowly limped back to life as security officials cleared boulders and burnt tyres from the roads. Tension however continued to hung over residential […]

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