Top German Firm Ready to Partner with Makueni for Roads Constructions and Minerals Exploration

A leading Germany company specialized in roads construction, equipment and mineral extraction technologies has expressed its interest in partnering with Makueni County. The German company is now among several international and local organizations that have shown interest in the unexplored mineral world of Makueni County. During the Road Technology Days 2018 workshop which took place…

Nazi Signs MoU on Menstrual Hygiene Management

Makueni County First lady Nazi Kivutha on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the County First Ladies Association, African cotton Industries Limited and Kenya Red Cross Society. The tripartite partnership is geared towards implementing menstrual hygiene management program across all the counties The main agenda of the MoU is to create awareness on adolescent…

Minister Tips Teachers on Energy-saving Technology

Secondary Schools in Makueni County have been urged to use environmental friendly rocket stoves in order to save on the cost of fuel and ensure a clean environment. County Executive Committee Member for Roads,Transport and Energy Eng Sebastian Kyoni said that rocket stoves could help schools save millions spent on cooking fuel per annually. He…

Water Committees to be Dissolved: Kisyula

Water Committees to be Dissolved Water committees in Makueni County will be dissolved and new ones reconstituted to ensure efficiency in the management of the critical water sector in the county Water Executive Committee Member Robert Kisyula has said. Mr Kisyula said that his department was keen to oversee an efficient water sector adding that…

Tell us in advance when government is facing cash crunch: Kibwana

Governors now want the national treasury to give clear and prior information regarding delays in disbursement of cash for counties to stop anticipatory budgeting.Makueni Governor Prof Kivutha Kibwana warned that unreliable cash releases has forced many counties to abandon projects after failing to honour promises to suppliers and contractors following lengthy delays in disbursement of…

Kibwana in Talks with UN-Habitat over Upgrade Plans for County Towns

Makueni County has initiated talks with the UN-Habitat for a partnership in upgrading the county’s urban settlements. In a meeting between Governor Prof Kivutha Kibwana and the UN-Habitat regional director for Africa Prof Naison Mutizwa-Mangiza at the United Nations headquarters in Nairobi on Friday the two explored different collaborative opportunities through which the partnership would…

Universal Healthcare Conference 2018

Universal Healthcare Conference 2018 A two day conference at Wote, Makueni, on Universal Healthcare coverage ended Thursday with a rallying call to the national government to implement the programme across the country. The conference brought together multi-sectorial stakeholders and agencies to deliberate on the possibilities and framework for implementation of a Universal Healthcare programme to…

County Government Keen on Commercial Beekeeping

Makueni Deputy governor Adelina Mwau on Wednesday distributed beekeeping equipment to farmers in Kibwezi and Kathonzweni as county government turns focus on commercial honey harvesting. Mwau said the county is capable of high honey production adding that the government is going to work with farmers to ensure they make the best out of their potentials.…

Governor Kibwana Feted for Outstanding Devolution Implementation

Makueni governor Kivutha Kibwana has been honored by the Kenya Human Rights Commission for his outstanding performance, reformist agenda and fight for human rights in the country. Together with Zarina Patel an environmental activist, cartoonist Godfrey Mwampembwa (GADO), John Nottingham a former colonial District Commissioner the four were recognized and awarded by the human rights…