Ambassador Masafu Condemns growing culture of political violence in Bungoma, Calls for Media protection

By County Digital News Team | June 13, 2021

Kenya’s Ambassador to DR Congo Dr. George Masafu has condemned the growing drums of political war in Bungoma county. The violence pitting the county Governor Wycliffe Wangamati, MPs and MCAs seems to escalating on every platform. Lately, the Governor is accused of bribing an editor of a local station to […]

Bungoma County: NO salaries until Supplementary Budget is passed, Wangamati says

By County Digital News Team | June 12, 2021

The war between the Bungoma County executive and the Assembly seems to be simmering as County employees miss salaries. The standoff orchestrated by the wars has seen both Houses exchange bitterly over the issue. This morning, The county has issued a press release over the matter. “I wish to address […]

Zachariah Barasa Beaten by his Wife’s Mpango wa Kando

By County Digital News Team | June 11, 2021

City auctioneer and Bungoma politician Zacharia Barasa is nursing serious injuries after he was beaten by the Mpango wa Kando of his wife. The wife Esther Siuma who has since separated with him is said to have invited the good in bed man for a soothing moment that later turned […]

Yatani Budget: Winners and losers in Kenya’s Build Back Better Economic Blueprint

By County Digital News Team | June 10, 2021

Expect greater bread and motorcycle costs after the fronting of new taxes by Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani in his budget statement on Thursday. While new tax proposals were already revealed in the 2021 Finance Bill, the exchequer ministry highlighted new amendments to various laws which are expected to yield […]

Akisa Wandera: The curse of leadership in the land of Mulembe

By County Digital News Team | June 10, 2021

OPINION It is high time Luhya leaders asked themselves whether their political engagements are of any value to their people. Mbekho in Luhya means to beg. Often used in politics in reference to leaders with a culture of begging. The Mbekho Mbekho syndrome, a term used in utmost disgust coupled […]

Boost for devolution as Counties Get Kshs. 410B from the Budget

By County Digital News Team | June 10, 2021

County Governments will get Ksh. 370 Billion in this year’s budget, an increase from Sh353.2 Billion they were allocated in the previous financial year. The increment coming following a pledge by President Uhuru Kenyatta last year to the effect that the devolved units would receive additional funding to carry out […]

Budget Reading: Details about the Ambitious Budget for 2021

By County Digital News Team | June 10, 2021

When the clock strikes quarter past three this afternoon, National Assembly speaker Justin Muturi will usher in Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani to make his 2021/2022 budget statement. In the background, Yatani will have made the short journey from Treasury to the Parliament building after stopping to pose for photos […]

Only this 3 counties Met Own source revenue Targets

By County Digital News Team | June 10, 2021

Several programmes and activities in counties could have stalled as the devolved units failed to hit their revenue collection targets, a new report shows. According to the latest report by the Controller of Budget, only three of the 47 counties met their revenue targets. The budget implementation review for the […]

Budget Breakdown: Agriculture Sector wins Big with 62.7B Allocation

By County Digital News Team | June 10, 2021

FOOD: The Agriculture sector has been allocated Sh62.7 billion in the 2021/2022 financial year to enhance food production and increase farmers’ income. In the budget to be read today by National Treasury and Planning Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani, the money allocated will finance the departments of crops and research development, livestock, […]

Murathe finally happy after winning against DP Ruto in this mission.

By County Digital News Team | June 10, 2021

Jubilee Party Vice Chair David Murathe says it is time for him to pack and leave the ruling political outfit. In an interview with NTV on Wednesday, the controversial Jubilee leader says he has already completed his mission and it is, therefore, time to get a well-deserved break from the […]

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