Shina Foundation to the rescue of vulnerable groups

County first lady Nazi Kivutha, through her Shina Foundation, has reached out to vulnerable groups along the Nairobi-Mombasa highway with a donation of cash and other items as a cushion against covid-19 distress. The donation targets 207 beneficiaries organized in nine groups, and who are former commercial sex workers, drug addicts/peddlers based in Mtito Andei,…

Makueni, World Vision Partnership to Quench Kalawa Ward

Kalawa ward is arguably one of the driest parts of Makueni county, perpetually battling water scarcities. On a normal day, residents have to trek a considerable distance to fetch water from points that the county government has continued to develop across the expansive ward. A partnership between the county government and World Vision is however…

Investing in Sports for Wealth Creation

The department of Sports and ICT in Makueni has given out 1,020 balls and 120 sets of uniforms to different county teams to promote sporting activities once the ministry of sports announces re-opening of the sports calendar. Deputy governor Adelina Mwau who flagged off the equipment on Tuesday at the County administration offices said 35…

New County Secretary Sworn into Office

Makueni now has a new County Secretary. Mr. Benjamin Mutie took oath of office on Friday morning as the new CS. Mr. Mutie holds a Master’s and Bachelor degree of Arts from the University of Nairobi. He brings to the table a wealth of experience in administration, having previously worked as: Chairperson Makueni County Public…

Press Statement: Resolutions of Makueni County Emergency Response Committee

PRESS STATEMENT RESOLUTIONS OF MAKUENI COUNTY EMERGENCY RESPONSE COMMITTEE 1.Suspend all market days with immediate effect 2.Immediate suspension of night club operation hours; all liquor licensed outlets to operate 5pm-11pm including weekends. 3.All social gatherings such as sporting, leisure, muguka & miraa chewing joints etc are suspended with immediate effect 4.Public transport to observe hygiene…

Makueni gets World Bank nod on Credit Worthiness

Makueni county has been given a through pass by the World Bank on credit worthiness through a rating survey conducted by Global Credit Rating Agency, under the County Credit-Worthiness Initiative. The County Credit Worthiness Initiative is a collaboration between the National Treasury, Commission on Revenue Allocation, Capital Markets Authority and County Governments Supported by the…

Makueni’s Tourism Sector set for Revenue Boom

The tourism sector in Makueni is set for a major overhaul with plans a foot to make the county a hub of tourist attraction, and the sector a major revenue generator for both county and the country. With support from the National Museums of Kenya, the county government is embarking on an ambitious exercise of…