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Swedish local authorities to pursue model cities in Kenyan County Governments The Council of Governors hosted a delegation from the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR) International Committee consisting of thirteen members of various Swedish municipalities and SALAR employees. The team is in Kenya to define the cooperation between SALAR and the Council of Governors since both organizations undertake similar functions. The delegation hopes to deepen their understanding of devolution in Kenya, the role the Council of Governors plays in Counties and how Swedish development aid can contribute to strengthen local self-governance and democracy.
Civil Societies seek to engage Counties Jacqueline Mogeni (Centre) CEO Council of Governors with Houghton Irungu (Back row) Associate director, Society of International Development and Churchill Suba (Centre) Presiding Convener, Civil Society Reference Group after a courtesy visit to discuss their future involvement in the counties.  Others (left to right) Victor Odanga (CoG), Andrew Teyie (CoG), Florence Maina (Dignified Womanhood Initiative), Susan Njambi (Kenya Community Development Foundation) and Jennifer Anjere (CoG).
Counties and National Government work together to combat drought Governors have said they will work with the National Government in combating drought and famine which has hit some Counties. The Governors who held a meeting with Ministry of Devolution and Planning Cabinet Secretary, Hon.Mwangi Kiunjuri, Water Cabinet Secretary, Hon. Eugene Wamalwa, Cabinet Secretary Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries,Hon Willy Bett, Private Sectors members and Developments Partners agreed to pull their resources to combat the drought facing the Country.
COG and Nurses’ Union agree on roadmap to CBA The Council of Governors (CoG) and the Ministry of Health met with the Kenya National Union of Nurses have agreed on a roadmap for the Nurses’ Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). In a meeting held at CoG offices, a schedule for future meetings was discussed and adopted.
The schedule, starts with the County Public Service Board, who will be meeting in Mombasa on January 18 - 20, to review the draft CBA. Thereafter, the Health County Executives and Chief Officers will meet on January 23rd, to review the same.
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Press Statement on Doctors Strike, 9th January, 2017

Press Statement on Doctors Strike, 9th January, 2017

Members of the Press, Citizens of Kenya, The Council of Governors today held an extraordinary Council meeting to discuss three key agendas namely; the ongoing strike by doctors, withdrawal of Security of Governors of Mombasa and Kilifi and the Devolution Conference. Invited to the meeting were the Cabinet Secretary and the Principal Secretary of Health. Key issues discussed on the Doctors strike As we all know there has been an on-going nationwide Doctors strike that commenced on 5th December...

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Press Statement After The Council Of Governors Meeting, 9th January, 2017

Press Statement After The Council Of Governors Meeting, 9th January, 2017

Members of the Press,
Citizens of Kenya, Devolution Conference.
The Council of Governors has agreed to postpone the 4TH Annual Devolution conference to 25th -28th April 2017, as opposed to the earlier decided date of 20-24 February 2017. The Conference will bring all the stake holders on board. This year’s devolution conference will be held in Nakuru County.
Resignation from office by public servants
All public servants at the Counties who intend to contest an election...

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Health Care Workers In Bomet County Signs Salary Deal

Health Care Workers In Bomet County Signs Salary Deal

Health care workers in Bomet County will be smiling all the way to Bank come January 2017 after signing an Agreement with the County Government on salary increment. Union Representatives of Doctors and Nurses and other allied health care workers comprising of Clinical Officers who have no unions at the National level to fight for their welfare signed the salary Agreement deal today at the County headquarters sealing the week long negotiations with the County Administration on salary increment. In...

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Makueni County Family Planning Costed Strategic Plan

Makueni County Family Planning Costed Strategic Plan

The Government of Makueni County, through the department of health services, has unveiled a progressive four-year Family Planning Costed Strategic Plan 2016-2020. The major goal of the strategic plan, already under implementation, is to improve the Socio-economic wellbeing of the people of Makueni County by expanding access to family planning information and services, without coercion, to attain a contraceptive prevalence rate of 72 percent by 2020. Family planning has proven to be the most cost-effective...

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Ahero Town Embraces Clean Up Exercise

Ahero Town Embraces Clean Up Exercise

The hustle and bustle that is characteristic of growing towns such as Ahero came to a temporal halt on December 02, 2016 when community members came together to clear filth from the streets, drains and gutters, during the town’s clean-up day exercise. The architect of this event was the Assistant Director of Department of Environment, Sospeter Onunga for Kisumu County. The event, also saw H.E Jack Ranguma, Kisumu Governor and other influential personalities, coming out of their various homes...

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Kakamega County Invests In Education

Kakamega County Invests In Education

Kakamega County Governor H.E Hon. Wycliffe Ambetsa Oparanya has challenged residents to take advantage of government education sponsorship programs and ensure that qualified learners benefit accordingly. The Governor announced that his government has disbursed Sh120 Million equally, from the 2016/17 financial year’s budget, in all the 60 wards to support bright but needy students in acquiring secondary education.

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His Excellency Peter Gatirau Munya is the Governor of Meru County, and the current Chairman of the Council of Governors, Kenya .

 

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