CIHEB allocates Sh. 108M to Makueni for HIV, TB prevention and treatment

The Center for International Health Education and Biosecurity (CIHEB) has allocated Sh. 108M to Makueni county health services docket for HIV prevention and treatment services, the organization’s CEO Dr. Emily Koech has announced. The institution is implementing a 5-year workplan for disease control and prevention funded program dubbed ‘The partnership for advanced care and treatment’…

NDUKUMA DAM – KEEPING THE PROMISE TO THE PEOPLE

Excavation works for desilting of Ndukuma Dam in Muvau Ward, Makueni Constituency, has started. The works include clearing vegetation, 5-meter deep excavation of the dam basin to remove silt accumulated over decades and raising the embankment by 0.5metres to increase the capacity of the dam. Once the 58-acre dam is refurbished, it will serve more…

Makueni targets to plant 200,000 seedlings and scatter 1 Million seed balls for wild tending

Makueni targets to plant 200,000 seedlings and scatter 1 Million seed balls for wild tending; Governor Mutula Kilonzo Jr has said. On Saturday, the governor flagged by environment champions from Mbooni planted over 20,000 seedlings. Environment and Gender Executives Dr. Sonia Nzilani and Nicholas Masila respectively led another group in Kibwezi- East in tree planting…

Governor Mutula Jnr. meets CoG

Governor Mutula Kilonzo Jnr digs into co-operation between Counties and the national Government for better service delivery Makueni Governor Mutula Kilonzo Jnr who is also the Council of Governors (COG) Legal, Constitutional Affairs, and Intergovernmental Relations Committee chair on Friday chaired his first meeting at the COG Delta House offices in Nairobi. The meeting discussions…

Launch of County Statistical Abstract 2022 and Inaugural Ward Statistical Profiles

Makueni County will from now henceforth use the ward as its basic development planning and implementation unit, governor Mutula Kilonzo Jnr has said. Speaking during the launch of County Statistical Abstract 2022 and inaugural Ward Statistical Profiles in Wote, Thursday, governor Mutula said this move will accelerate development at the local level and contribute to…

Seed distribution exercise

At Kilili Chief’s Camp, Kilili/Kalamba ward, Makueni Sub-County, elated farmers receive planting seeds donated by the County Government. Devolution and Public Service Executive Committee Member Japheth Mang’oka who oversaw the distribution exercise asked the farmers to ensure they store a larger part of the harvest to avoid falling victim to catastrophic hunger. At least 130,000…

Going green - Makueni

Going Green

On Saturday, several County Government officials joined forces with other Environmental Champions and greening movements to plant trees across the county. The exercise is part of the county’s wider strategy to increase forest cover, restore degraded land, protect various habitats, and build climate change adaptation and resilience in the long run. The events were graced…