Viola Kosome

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Suspect in Ida Odinga's bodyguard shooting fails to take plea
Suspect in Ida Odinga’s bodyguard shooting fails to take plea

By | 1 month ago

The suspect in the fatal shooting of Ida Odinga’s bodyguard failed to take a plea on Monday, October 31, 2022, after the prosecutor handling the...

Kisumu Central MP Joshua Oron hands over blankets to Vivian Awino at their home in Obunga. Vivian could not hide her joy as she is seen smiling and full of joy after living in object poverty since her parents died. PHOTO/Viola Kosome
MP comes to the aid of poor girls who use old clothes as pads, and bedding in Kisumu

By | 1 month ago

On October 20, 2022, we highlighted a story of six orphans living in abject poverty in Obunga slums in Kisumu. So bad has been their situation that 22...

Vivian Awino making what is supposed to be their bedding at a slum in Obunga, Kisumu. PHOTO/Viola Kosome
Girls use old torn clothes as pads, boys simply survive: The pain of 6 homeless orphans living in abject poverty

By | 1 month ago

Vivian Awino looks frail and coughs repeatedly as she pulls a piece of rug that doubles up as her blanket and wipes her face. She wipes her face repea...

Suspect in Ida Odinga’s bodyguard murder detained for 14 days

By | 2 months ago

The suspect implicated in the fatal shooting of Ida Odinga’s bodyguard has been detained for 14 days. Collins Okundi who was arraigned before a ...

Ida Odinga’s bodyguard shot dead

By | 2 months ago

Ida Odinga Raila Odinga’s bodyguard has been shot dead in Victoria Gardens Estate, Riat area within Kisumu County. David Masaga, her head of sec...

Kisumu man oversleeps, fails to report to work after train he uses as alarm derails
Kisumu man oversleeps, fails to report to work after train he uses as alarm derails

By | 2 months ago

Paul Ouma, a resident of Kisumu, is complaining that the passenger train that derailed in the lakeside city caused him not to report to work. Ouma, wh...

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Maseno school student dies after jumping off 2nd floor of dormitory, leaves suicide note

By | 3 months ago

Police in Kisumu are investigating circumstances under which a form three student in Maseno school committed suicide by jumping from the second floor ...

Kisii County on Friday during the burial of a couple and their child who died in a road accident two weeks ago along Kisii - Kericho
Shock as Migingo Girls Deputy Principal is killed by her son

By | 3 months ago

Grief has engulfed Migingo Girls Secondary School in Nyando sub-county within Kisumu after Deputy Principal Roselyn Nyawanda was allegedly murdered by...

Kisumu Boys High School on fire. PHOTO/Courtesy
Fire razes down structures at Kisumu Boys High

By | 3 months ago

A fire broke out at Kisumu Boys’ High school on Sunday, August 20 in the morning at around 8:30 am when the students were in class moments after...

Kibos Maximum Prison inmates cast their votes

By | 4 months ago

Prisoners at the Kibos Maximum prison in Kisumu County joined the rest of Kenyans in electing the next crop of leaders. In the exercise, 79 prisoners ...

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