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Makueni Governor outlines his key achievements in the last two years

Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana giving the State of the County address
Photo:Governor's Press

Makueni County Governor Kivutha Kibwana has outlined health, infrastructural development and issuance of title deeds as some of the key accomplishments that the County Government has achieved in the last two years. Kibwana said the county had performed exemplary well in all the health indicators compared to the national average and retaliated his government’s commitment in providing quality, accessible and ...

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Makueni County to receive Sh50M to mitigate climate change

Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana speaking at the climate change forum held in Wote. Photo : Governor's Press

Makueni County Government is set to benefit from Sh50 million for climate change adaptation after the county government became the first local government in the Africa to pass the County Climate Change Fund Regulation (CCCF) 2015. The CCCF which was passed by the County Assembly in September is the first of its kind in the entire continent and will provide ...

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Makueni County Government slowly returns to normalcy

Normalcy is slowly returning to Makueni County after President Uhuru Kenyatta declined to suspend the County Government contrary to the recommendations made by the Mohammed Nyaoga-led commission that was tasked to look into a petition to dissolve the county. The decision by President Kenyatta to quash the commission’s decision has left the warring parties with no other option but to ...

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President Uhuru declines to suspend Makueni County

President Uhuru Kenyatta receves the findingd of the commission of inquiry inrom to the posssibe dissolution of Makueni County from commission chair Mohammed Nyaoga 
at Satehouse in Mombasa

  President Uhuru Kenya has declined to suspend Makueni County saying that the county does not meet the constitutional threshold for suspension. Barely three days after the Mohammed Nyaoga – led commission looking into the possible suspension of the county handed its report at State house in Mombasa recommending for the dissolution of the county, President Uhuru through a press ...

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Makueni County could be headed for fresh elections

The die seems to be cast for the Makueni County Government after the commission of inquiry appointed to look into a petition to suspend the county recommended for dissolution. Led by Lawyer Mohammed Nyaoga, the six- member commission in its report that was handed to President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday at State house in Mombasa found justifiable reasons to suspend ...

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Fate of Makueni County dissolution to be known today

Mohammed Nyaoga led commission at Wote during public hearings

The fate of the dissolution of Makueni County will be known today when the commission looking into the petition to suspend the County Government will hand over its report to President Uhuru Kenyatta. The Mohammed Nyaoga- led commission is expected to present its findings and recommendations on the wrangling between Governor Kivutha Kibwana and Members of the County Assembly that ...

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Health workers in Makueni down their tools over unpaid July dues

Operations at the Makueni County Referral hospital were yesterday paralyzed after health workers downed their tools over July unpaid salaries. The workers carrying twigs and chanting slogans marched to the County headquarters offices in Wote town and confronted Governor Kivutha Kibwana  over the monthly dues. Led by the Civil Servants Union Secretary Makueni branch Justus Ndonye the workers demanded to know ...

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MPs should keep off county matters, says Makueni Speaker Stephen Ngelu

A section of Makueni County Assembly (MCAs) members led by County Assembly Speaker Stephen Ngelu have castigated Senator Mutula Kilonzo Jnr and two MPs for allegedly interfering with the County Government operations. Speaker Ngelu and MCAs Bernard Musau and Francis Mutuku have told off the senator and Mbooni MP Kisoi Munyao and his Kaiti counterpart Richard Makenga for what they ...

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Governor Kivutha exchanges bitter words on Facebook with Senator Mutula Jnr and Mbooni MP over audit report

  Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana has been embroiled in a war of words with Senator Mutula Kilonzo Jnr and Mbooni MP Kisoi Munyao over the Auditor General’s report that has unveiled massive misuse of public funds by the County Government. The three leaders yesterday exchanged bitter words on social media after the Governor accused the Wiper legislators of destabilizing his ...

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Audit report shows massive misuse of public funds by Makueni County Assembly – Part two

Members of the Makueni County Assembly made unnecessary foreign trips that cost the County Government Sh27M in the 2013/2014 financial year. A report released by Auditor General Edward Ouko on the finance operations of the County Assembly showed that various select committees and the Speaker Stephen Ngelu traveled to Singapore, Malaysia, Rwanda, USA, United Arab Emirates and Ethiopia without following ...

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Audit report shows misuse of public funds by Makueni County Executive – Part One

  A report released by the Auditor General has revealed massive misuse of public funds and blatant flouting of procurement procedures by the Makueni County Executive. The report on financial operations for the 2013/2014 financial year showed that the executive arm of the County Government did not utilize funds amounting to Sh1.3B, an equivalent of 24 percent of the available ...

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Makueni Trade and Tourism Executive appointed County Secretary

Makueni County Government has a new County Secretary (CS). Joshua Wambua was sworn in the presence of Governor Kivutha Kibwana as the new head of public service following a successful interview and approval by the County Assembly. Members of the County Assembly unanimously supported the appointment of Wambua. Nguumo MCA John Mwenze while voting in support of the report for ...

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