Makueni women sensitized on online entrepreneurship

The State Department for Gender has kicked off a sensitization drive on the 50 Million African Women Speak Project in Makueni seeking to connect local women entrepreneurs to their peers in 38 African countries.   50 Million African Women Speak project is a digital platform designed to provide a one-stop shop for information on how…

Ukambani governors hold first SEKEB Summit meeting

The three Ukambani governors; Kivutha Kibwana, Alfred Mutua and Charity Ngilu on Tuesday held the first ordinary summit meeting of the South-Eastern Kenya Economic Bloc (SEKEB) in Machakos. Top on the agenda of the meeting was development of modalities to enhance Inter-county trade, identification of priority programs/projects of the bloc, marketing of the bloc as…

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…