US Envoy praises Makueni for Prudence

The United States ambassador to Kenya Kyle McCarter has lauded Makueni for its prudence in utilization of the limited resources available leading to high value benefits to the people. He announced that out of this transparency, Makueni will be among eight counties chosen to participate in the Prosper Africa Presidential Initiative by the United States…

Wote Town to get a new face

Wote and Mtito-Andei towns will soon have fully developed Decentralized Waste Treatment Facilities geared towards improving the general sanitation of the county. This was announced by Water executive Bob Kisyula on Wednesday during a meeting with Water Sector Trust Fund officials where an agreement to fund the projects and other water projects was reached. The…

Slovakia seeks Makueni partnership in Moringa production

A Slovakia based company is seeking to work with Makueni County farmers for large scale production of Moringa for the company’s European market. This was disclosed by the Slovak ambassador to Kenya Frantisk Dlhopolce on Wednesday when he paid a courtesy call to governor Kivutha Kibwana at Wote, Makueni. The choice of Makueni is informed…

Inside Makueni’s ambitious Plan to rid off towns of street children

On Friday October 4th, 2019, governor Kivutha Kibwana led top officers from the department of gender in his administration on a day-long benchmarking tour of the expansive Mully Children’s family at Yatta, Machakos County. The Mully Children’s Family is an internationally acclaimed children protection centre which rescues and rehabilitates street children before reintegrating them into…

Makueni, Tangaza University partner to steer Development

Makueni has enlisted Tangaza University College, a constituent of Catholic University of East Africa as a lead research and technical capacity building institute for its development programs and projects. In the five-year deal signed Tuesday by Governor Kivutha Kibwana and Tangaza University College interim principal Tom Kearny, TUC will carry out research on various areas as…

ICT and Development

10,000 Makueni County residents are set to be empowered with ICT skills by global technology giant, Google. The Makueni beneficiaries are part of 10 million people Google is equipping with relevant ICT skills in Africa in the next three years. This plan was revealed on Friday by the country director of Google during a ceremony…