Viola Kosome

101 Articles
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Budget-making processes in Nyanza: Journalists decry lack of transparency, information from counties

By | 2 weeks ago

Stakeholders from several sectors have faulted four Nyanza counties over the lack of transparency in the budget-making processes which blocks journali...

Kenya Redcross personnel escort some of the patients detained at Fr. John Pesa's Coptic church in Kisumu to the ambulance. PHOTO/Viola Kosome
8 patients ‘detained’ in Father John Pesa’s church rescued

By | 10 months ago

Eight patients were on Saturday rescued after the Senate Adhoc Committee investigating the proliferation of rogue religious organizations raided a chu...

Police gun down 3 suspected thugs in Kisii
Kisumu: Form 2 student shot dead as police pursue alleged traffic offenders

By | 11 months ago

An altercation at Jua Kali in Kisumu county left one dead and three others nursing serious gun shot wounds after police lobbed live bullets follo...

Homa Bay: 20-year-old student takes own life, leaves suicide note
Police officer injured during Kisumu protests dies

By | 1 year ago

A police officer who was injured while confronting protesters in Kisumu on Thursday, March 30, 2023, has succumbed to his injuries. The officer identi...

Protestors raid newly-launched mortuary in Kisumu, loot equipment
Protesters raid newly-launched mortuary in Kisumu, loot equipment

By | 1 year ago

Protesters in Kisumu on Thursday raided and looted a multi-million ultramodern funeral home at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital t...

Homa Bay: 20-year-old student takes own life, leaves suicide note
2 shot dead during anti-government protests in Kisumu

By | 1 year ago

Two men were shot dead after the opposition’s anti-government protests in Kisumu turned violent on Monday, March 27, 2023, The deceased said to ...

Maseno University Student shot dead during Azimio protest
Maseno University Student shot dead during Azimio protest

By | 1 year ago

A third-year student at Maseno University was shot dead by police officers as protests against the high cost of living turned ugly in Maseno. The stud...

A section of Kisumu residents led by Kajulu ward MCA Ben Adega (in navy blue shirt) carry sufurias to demonstrate high cost of living. PHOTO/Viola Kosome
Anti-Ruto peaceful demonstrations kick off in Kisumu

By | 1 year ago

Hundreds of Kisumu residents have taken to the streets following the mass action calls by Azimio la Umoja – One Kenya Coalition leader Raila Odi...

Kenya’s first elected female MP passes on aged 98 years

By | 1 year ago

Kenya’s first female Member of Parliament (MP) Grace Onyango has passed on while undergoing treatment at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Ref...

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

By | 1 year 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...

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