Bungoma prophet 'Nabii Yohana' with 42 wives, 239 kids summoned by police
The 83-year-old preacher runs the Church for All Nations church in Kanduyi, Bungoma, and has made headlines before, including claims that he would unveil his own bible as well as a new currency.
Man chops off step brother's hand over land dispute in Bungoma
The two had a dispute over a piece of land.
Court orders 'Yesu Wa Tongaren' be detained for 4 days at Bungoma Police Station
The court made the ruling on Friday saying that the timeline will allow the DCI detectives to conclude a probe on Simiyu’s New Jerusalem Church faced with allegations of misleading religious teachings.
'Yesu wa Tongaren' detained as prosecution lines up charges, seeks mental assessment
In court, the prosecution obtained a warrant to conduct a search on the controversial preacher’s premises. The prosecution told the court that Wekesa’s home is believed to be a crime scene that needs to be searched and relevant materials retrieved and preserved.
Khasoko Boys High School closed indefinitely after student dies in hospital
The student died while undergoing medication at the Bungoma County Referral Hospital.The school principal Daniel Masombo said the post-mortem report showed that the boy died from acute malaria.
Military officer beaten to death at a chang’aa den in Bungoma
A scuffle ensued between the officer and a group of rowdy youth he was drinking with at a chang’aa den in Maeni village.The youth are then said to have descended on the military man with blows and kicks, before one of them hit him on the head with a wooden stick.
Bungoma leaders decry increased insecurity after pastor was shot dead
The late David Ngeywo was attacked and shot at the back at Kaptama market, raising concern over the increased insecurity.
'No burial until we know the truth!' Bungoma politician Joseph Kubende's family now says
Kubende is alleged to have jumped from the fourth floor balcony of GM apartments in Roysambu estate, before being pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital.The family says Kubende had secured a job in the U.S just recently and had only come for an assignment in Rwanda....
Bungoma police decline Azimio notice for Monday demonstrations
Bungoma Police Station OCS David Odongo said they resolved to decline the notice for security purposes.According Mr. Odongo, security organs are in possession of intelligence pointing towards possible escalation of violence during the protests.
Kenya Kwanza leaders in Bungoma condemn Monday protests
The politicians led by Bungoma Governor Kenneth Lusaka and Senator David Wakoli Wafula called on the opposition leader to call off the protests.