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Publish electoral officials names, demand ODM
Three injured as Obado, Ayacko supporters clash during rally
Rebels without Baba’s approval told to brace for tough primaries
Female politicians exchange blows over governor impeachment claims
Junet denies threatening DP Ruto's spokesman after Mugonyi files police complaint
Junet Mohamed received Sh129 million from NYS - Jubilee MPs
16yr-old Sageno Sec School boy fighting for his life after been beaten by teachers
2018-02-23 13:11:06 A form three student at Sagero secondary school in Suna West constituency of Migori county is fighting for his life at the Ojele hospital after he was allegedly assaulted by teachers for not shaving his head. The teachers have since been arrested, with the student having undergone surgery and is due to be discharged from hospital, as investigations into the incident continue   Read More ...
Suna East Mp and Minority Whip-Junet Mohammed says NASA's stand on CS vetting process
2018-02-13 12:43:30 Meanwhile NASA members of parliament will stay away from parliament this afternoon as MPs are expected to adopt and debate the report on the vetting of cabinet secretary nominees. Yesterday, minority whip and Suna East MP Junet Mohamed said the opposition will not be party to jubilee affairs in parliament. Before the house went on recess last year in December, NASA did not nominate representatives to sit in the committee on appointments, which is chaired by national assembly speaker Justin Muturi   Read More ...
Tough lessons in the dust yet Suna West pupils persist
2018-01-27 17:39:01 There’s no digital learning, no promised tablets for pupils, laptops for teachers or electricity to power them. Instead, the pupils of Kotuga Primary School in Suna West, Migori, are struggling in a harsh, some say intolerable learning environment. Most classes are held under trees, others in collapsing mud classrooms. The floors are earthen and dusty, exposing barefoot pupils to jiggers. Tables and desks are rare   Read More ...
KCSE 2017: Migori girl commits suicide after scoring C minus
2017-12-21 09:41:08 A girl committed suicide in Migori county on Wednesday night after scoring C- (minus) in the just released KCSE results. Caren Onyango, 22, of Moi Nyabohanse Girls Secondary School took her own life by jumping into a well after failing to make it to the university entry cut-off point. The girl, who hails from Osingo village in Suna East, had repeated form four probably with the hope of doing better than last year when she scored the same grade   Read More ...
Fafi, Turkana Central set to go on with scheduled elections
2017-10-27 19:09:09 Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has postponed Saturday’s repeat poll in 27 constituencies in Nyanza County to a later date. IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati announced that Fafi and Turkana Central Constituencies are however set to go on with the scheduled elections. The affected areas include; Alego, Usonga, Awendo, Bondo, Gem, Ugenya, Homa Bay town, Kabondo, Kasipul, Karachuonyo, Kasipul, Kisumu,Central, Kisumu East,Kisumu West,Muhoroni, Ndhiwa, Nyakach,Nyando, Nyatike, Rangwe Rarieda, Seme, Suba North,Suba South, Ugunja, Uriri, Rongo, Suna East and Suna West   Read More ...
Machakos slum dwellers raise fears of cholera, accuse county of neglect
2017-07-16 13:04:46 Residents of Kwa Mangeli slum in Athi River, Mavoko sub-county have accused Machakos government of neglecting them. They said the slum has been ignored hence exposed to lots of challenges despite residents remitting taxes to the county. "There is too much garbage and raw sewerage flowing everywhere. We are at a very high risk of cholera infections," a resident said. Residents said they last saw county officials collect garbage in the area six months ago   Read More ...
Obado not JP mole, Kuria leaders say
2017-07-11 23:06:52 Tom Rachuonyo @PeopleDailyKe. Some Kuria ODM leaders have defended Migori governor Okoth Obado on claims he is undermining the party by supporting the Jubilee Party in the area. The leaders said reports that Obado was a Jubilee mole were malicious and aimed at undermining his support ahead of the election. They accused Suna East MP Junet Mohammed of “making baseless allegations against Obado instead of working as a team to deliver votes for Nasa” in the region   Read More ...
How CS Nkaissery kicked out cartels from ministry
2017-07-10 00:25:03 That was when Okoa Kenya protests were on and he had in police cells lawmakers Moses Kuria (Gatundu South), Kimani Ngunjiri (Bahati) and Ferdinand Waititu (Kabete) from Jubilee as well as Cord’s Junet Mohamed (Suna East), Johnson Muthama (Machakos), Timothy Bosire (Kitutu-Masaba), Aisha Jumwa (Woman rep, Kilifi) and Florence Mutua (Woman rep, Busia). “Anybody who will issue inciting statements will be arrested,” Maj-Gen (Rtd) Nkaissery said   Read More ...
Motorcycle rider dies in Ol Kalou accident, Matatu driver blamed for interruption
2017-07-09 15:06:01 A motorcycle rider died on Saturday evening after he lost control and collided with an oncoming car at Kwa Iria, Ol Kalou, along Gilgil –Nyahururu road. Eyewitnesses said the rider, was speeding towards Ol Kalou town when he lost control of his bike as he attempted to overtake a Matatu that had stopped abruptly on the road. The Matatu driver allegedly stopped in the middle forcing the rider to swerve to avoid hitting the vehicle from behind   Read More ...
NASA on IEBC's throats again as accusations fly in Kericho rally
2017-07-07 10:07:30 Suna East MP Junet Mohamed has criticised what he terms as 'secret reinstatement' of the IEBC suspended Director of ICT Mr. James Muhati. Speaking in Kericho Thursday afternoon during NASA campaign rally, MP Junet Mohamed claimed that Mr. Muhati has been reinstated secretly by IEBC in a move that he termed suspicious. Mr. Muhati was sent on compulsory leave by IEBC in May over claims of sabotage   Read More ...
Ruto says Jubilee has 'special' plan to develop coast
2017-07-06 15:04:58 Deputy President William Ruto on Wednesday returned to the coast where he urged residents to re-elect the Jubilee Party, saying it has a special plan to develop the region. Mr Ruto said the aim is to improve tourism, which has been ignored by previous administrations for the past 50 years. CAMPAIGN RALLY. Speaking at a Jubilee Party campaign rally in Kwa Ndomo in Magarini, he said the government had made great strides in the region by tarmacking more than 200km of road   Read More ...
Publish electoral officials names, demand ODM
2017-07-03 00:05:52 The ODM party leadership wants the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to come clean on the names of poll officials it will use in the August General Election. Deputy party leader Hassan Joho (pictured) and director of elections and Suna East MP Junet Mohamed told the electoral bodyto publish all the names of the Returning and Presiding Officers who will man the process with their detailed background   Read More ...
Pupil, 13, drowns in unfinished Migori swimming pool
2017-06-28 11:05:36 A class seven pupil drowned on Tuesday in an unfinished swimming pool at a hotel in Suna West sub-county, Migori. Margaret Njai, 13, attended Nyamome Primary School. Her schoolmates said they were fetching firewood when she ran to the pool and dived in head first. “She earlier bought a swimming costume in town and wanted to try it. She had drowned by the time we got there," one said   Read More ...
Two shot dead by cattle rustlers in Suna East
2017-06-24 13:38:32 Cattle rustlers shot dead two people and seriously injured another man at Rabuor village in Suna East subcounty on Friday night. The rustlers were armed with AK-47 rifles, pangas and other crude weapons when they attacked the home of Otieno Ong'ele and stole his three cows. "[Ong'ele] rushed to Rabuor police post only 500 metres away to seek help from officers   Read More ...
Elections in Migori County delayed as materials delivered late
2017-04-24 13:09:37 By 7.30am, there were long queues of voters in various polling stations in the eight sub-counties waiting to cast their votes. At Oruba Primary polling station in Suna West constituency, the presiding officer Boniface Ochieng said he did not know what had caused the delay. "My colleagues in other centres are also shocked because we had been assured that voting would start by 6am   Read More ...
Suna East MP Junet Mohammed's wife is more gorgeous than yours (photos)
2017-04-20 13:29:49 Junet Mohammed is seeking re-election as MP of Suna East in the August 8 polls. - Despite his position in ODM and his closeness to Raila Odinga, he has an uphill task to retain his seat. - This is why his gorgeous wife has come out to campaign for him in Suna. Raila Odinga's close ally and Suna East Member of Parliament Junet Mohammed is one guy who is determined to retain his seat in the August 8 polls   Read More ...
Voter apathy in Migori as voter registration comes to an end
2017-02-14 15:46:20 There is high fear of voter apathy in Migori County as low turnout is experienced in the last hours of voter registration. Mr. George Jobando who is the coordinator IEBC in Suna East says that turn out is not very good in the area as they have only 50% threshold even as it remains few hours to closure of voter registration program country-wide. "Turnout has not been very good in   Read More ...
Marwa, Junet 'wrestle', point fingers as drug cartels fight hots up
2017-02-13 11:50:35 Nelson Marwa has hit out at Suna East MP Junet Mohamed for calling him a monkey and "defending individuals" in the war on drugs. Junet called the Coast regional coordinator a monkey during an interview on Citizen TV on Sunday night. He said Marwa had been targeting particular individuals in his crackdown and was seeking to frustrate Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho. Marwa responded on Monday saying he respected the MP   Read More ...
Lifestyle: Paternity leave? Nope, it is a taboo to hang around a new mother- Senior Chief
2017-01-18 10:39:21 Senior Chief Joseph Odero of Suna East, Migori County who is in his 50s, says that in their days, they never got paternity leave and calls it a ‘modern excuse’. According to him, the leave, “is an excuse because I am sure two out of 10 men don’t change diapers or feed the baby. Instead they lazy around the house”. He adds that in his time, men bonded well with   Read More ...
Rare new year resolutions that worked out, and why
2017-01-01 00:27:23 That New Year resolutions are meant to be broken is no news. But there have been rare cases where people made resolutions that actually worked out. Take businessman-cum-politician Bob Njagi; a new year resolution made him break a smoking habit that had lasted almost two decades, while for Arnelisa Muigai, it started a journey towards a remarkable weight loss feat. Mr Njagi is one of the two deputies of Suna   Read More ...
Two murdered in Migori after armed gangsters attack pub
2016-12-29 10:08:18 Two people were shot dead by armed gangsters who attacked a bar at Ogwedhi, Suna East sub-county, Migori on Wednesday. Area chief Wilson Ogwada told the Star that the suspected criminals stormed the bar at around 10pm when the owner was about to close. He said the gangsters later escaped towards a nearby sugarcane plantations. "They shot the proprietor Yusuf Chacha who died on the spot. A female bar attendant   Read More ...
Three injured as Obado, Ayacko supporters clash during rally
2016-12-19 18:58:25 Three people sustained serious injuries when supporters of Migori Governor Okoth Obado and aspirant Ochillo Ayacko clashed on Saturday. Ayacko was holding a series of meetings in Suna Central ward to drum up support for his bid when the clash happened in the Ngege area. Earlier, Ayacko had meetings in the Lichota and Nyamware areas. “An Obado supporter threw a stone at the group of Ayacko’s supporters badly injuring a   Read More ...
Rebels without Baba’s approval told to brace for tough primaries
2016-12-14 09:15:58 A section of Nyanza leaders have warned rebels that no political realignments will see the light of day without opposition leader Raila Odinga’s blessings. MPs Opiyo Wandayi (Ugunja), Fred Outa (Nyando), Oburu Oginga (nominated), Sylvans Osele (Kasipul) and Junet Mohammed (Suna) and Siaya Governor Cornell Rasanga have said no political realignments against Raila will succeed. The leaders have warned the perceived rebels to prepare for battle during ODM nominations. In   Read More ...
Women MCAs throw punches in Migori
2016-12-11 15:39:47 Two women nominated MCAs exchanged blows on Thursday in the Migori county assembly over an impeachment motion against Governor Okoth Obado. The two leaders from Suna West and Rongo constituencies were arguing over the proposed motion to remove Obado from office, when they attacked each other. “The two were seated side by side during a plenary session at the assembly, when they started exchanging blows, bringing the session to an   Read More ...
Top 2016 KCPE Scorer Dies
2016-12-09 21:16:43 A top performer in the 2016 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exam has passed on. Erick Juma, who scored 418 marks and was expected to join a national school, drowned on Thursday in River Migori during a camping session. The KCPE graduate had attended the Western Kenya Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Youth Camporee at Lichota area where he was unfortunately overwhelmed by the high waters. Suna West Deputy County   Read More ...
Female MCAs Exchange Blows Over ODM Governor
2016-12-09 11:51:34 Two Members of the Migori County Assembly on Thursday exchanged blows following an argument over an impeachment motion against the area Governor. The female legislators are said to have been sitting together in the County Assembly before they started quarrelling over rumours that there was a motion to remove Governor Okoth Obado from office. The confrontation by the two leaders from Suna West and Rongo Constituencies brought proceedings in the   Read More ...
Women MCAs exchange blows over attempts to impeach Migori Governor
2016-12-09 11:49:23 Two nominated female MCAs exchanged blows at the assembly on Thursday over a pending impeachment motion against Governor Okoth Obado. The two leaders from Suna West and Rongo constituencies were arguing over the proposed motion to remove Obado from office when they attacked each other. "The two were seated side by side during a plenary session at the assembly when they started exchanging blows bringing the session into abrupt end,"   Read More ...
Nominated women MCAs exchange blows over attempts to impeach Migori Governor Okoth Obado
2016-12-09 11:38:50 Nominated women MCAs exchange blows over attempts to impeach Migori Governor Okoth Obado Two nominated female MCAs exchanged blows at the assembly on Thursday over a pending impeachment motion against Governor Okoth Obado. The two leaders from Suna West and Rongo constituencies were arguing over the proposed motion to remove Obado from office when they attacked each other. "The two were seated side by side during a plenary session at   Read More ...
Female politicians exchange blows over governor impeachment claims
2016-12-09 06:42:44 Two MCAs broke into a fight during a plenary session over the impeachment of Governor Okoth Obado. - Acting speaker, Boaz Okoth, said the incident was shocking since the impeachment was just a rumor - The two are nominated MCAs from Suna West and Rongo constituencies. Two female MCAs broke into a cat fight on Thursday 8, at Migori assembly after an argument erupted over a pending motion to impeach   Read More ...
ODM MP in Trouble After Threatening DP Ruto's Aide
2016-12-01 08:59:59 Deputy President William Ruto's spokesman David Mugonyi on Wednesday claimed that Suna East Member of Parliament (MP) Junet Mohamed had threatened his life. Mugonyi recorded a statement with the police alleging that the legislator had told one of his friends that he would deal with him personally for crafting a press statement linking his family to the Sh1.6 Billion NYS scam. According to Ruto's spokesman, who now wants the   Read More ...
Junet denies threatening DP Ruto's spokesman after Mugonyi files police complaint
2016-11-30 23:52:42 DP William Ruto's spokesman David Mugonyi on Wednesday filed a complaint with the police against Suna East MP Junet Mohamed. Mugonyi told police that Junet had told a friend that he was going to deal with him personally for crafting a press statement linking his family to the Sh1.6 billion NYS scam. Mugonyi said Junet made the allegations during a live interview on Citizen Television's Big Question on Tuesday night.   Read More ...
NYS to get Sh20b despite mega scandal
2016-11-30 22:05:46 NYS to get Sh20b despite mega scandal Suna east MP Junet Mohammed(left)National Assembly minority whip Thomas Mwadegu addressing the press at capital hill,they called on Jubilee party to explain the source of money that they used to buy Jubilee towers and the launch of jubilee merger.7/9/16-BEVERLYNE MUSILI Project funding for the National Youth Service has been doubled to Sh20 billion amid outcry following massive theft. It will be the largest   Read More ...
Junet Mohamed received Sh129 million from NYS - Jubilee MPs
2016-11-30 10:12:10 Two companies linked to Suna East MP Junet Mohammed pocketed Sh129 million from the National Youth Service for dubious supply of goods. Jubilee MPs led by Kimani Ichung'wa (Kikuyu) presented documents showing that Junet and Hassan Noor was a beneficiary of the NYS scandal. The documents show Zeigham Enterprises Ltd and Faraza Ltd were paid Sh70,780,000 and Sh58,300,300 respectively at the height of the Sh1.6 billion mega looting at the   Read More ...
MPs Expose Companies That Gave Raila Stolen NYS Millions [LIST]
2016-11-30 08:57:56 The National Youth Service (NYS) scandal took a fresh twist on Tuesday when Jubilee Party foot soldiers came out guns blazing to expose companies they allege were conduits for Opposition leader Raila Odinga to pocket millions looted from the NYS. Led by Kikuyu MP Kimani Ichung’wa, the legislators unveiled two companies associated to Odinga's close ally Suna East MP Junet Mohammed, which allegedly received millions through dubious dealings with the   Read More ...
Junet Mohamed recieved Sh129 million from NYS - Jubilee MPs
2016-11-29 23:44:01 Two companies linked to Suna East MP Junet Mohammed pocketed Sh129 million from the National Youth Service for dubious supply of goods. Jubilee MPs led by Kimani Ichung'wa (Kikuyu) presented documents showing that Junet and Hassan Noor was a beneficiary of the NYS scandal. The documents show Zeigham Enterprises Ltd and Faraza Ltd were paid Sh70,780,000 and Sh58,300,300 respectively at the height of the Sh1.6 billion mega looting at the   Read More ...
New twist as Raila’s ally linked to Sh1.8bn youth agency scam
2016-11-29 23:39:21 A close ally of ODM leader Raila Odinga was on Tuesday evening thrust into the morphing National Youth Service scandal, introducing a fresh twist to possible beneficiaries of the contracts worth more than Sh1.8 billion in the past two years. Suna East MP Junet Mohammed, whose official name is Junet Sheikh Nuh, was named by Jubilee lawmakers as one of the directors of Zeigham Enterprises Ltd, a company that supplied   Read More ...
ODM leaders are shielding Waiguru after benefiting from NYS scam - Murkomen
2016-11-27 11:52:51 Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen now claims that ODM leader Raila Odinga and his allies benefited from the NYS scandal. He said firms linked to Suna East MP Junet Mohamed, a close ally to Raila, was paid an excess of Sh100 million in contracts by the Devolution ministry, then headed by CS Anne Waiguru. He also alleged Junet and Suba MP John Mbadi are determined to protect Waiguru as payback   Read More ...
How Raila Secretly Received Sh100 Million Stolen from NYS - Murkomen
2016-11-27 10:33:41 Elgeyo-Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen now claims that CORD leader Raila Odinga pocketed some of the monies stolen from the National Youth Service (NYS). In what comes as a new twist to the infamous Sh1.6 Billion NYS scandal, Murkomen indicated that Odinga pocketed about Sh100 Million from questionable contracts with the youth agency. The Senator, who also stands accused in the NYS scam, alleged that some CORD MPs including Suna East   Read More ...
Suna ODM officials refuse to relinquish positions despite suspension
2016-11-23 19:23:02 Six Suna East ODM party officials that were suspended last week have vowed not to relinquish their positions claiming the leaders behind their ouster have no powers to do so. Led by Suna East sub county chairperson Festos Mapesa who is among the people who were suspended, the six said they can only be suspended by those who elected them in their respective positions. Mapesa asked those involved in their   Read More ...
Suna ODM officials refuse to relinquish positions despite suspemsion
2016-11-23 01:54:26 Six Suna East ODM party officials that were suspended last week have vowed not to relinquish their positions claiming the leaders behind their ouster have no powers to do so. Led by Suna East sub county chairperson Festos Mapesa who is among the people who were suspended, the six said they can only be suspended by those who elected them in their respective positions. Mapesa asked those involved in their   Read More ...