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Updated on: 11-Sep-2022 08:12pm


Today, H.E. Governor, Dr. Eric Mutai made a working tour of Kericho County Referral Hospital to assess its operations. Upon visiting different sectio

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Updated on: 11-Sep-2022 08:11pm


In their push to enhance access to clean drinking water in Kericho County, stakeholders in the water sector, today held a consultative meeting with H.

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Updated on: 11-Sep-2022 08:10pm


Drivers constitute a very critical workforce in government. It is in recognition of such vital role that H.E. Governor, Dr. Eric Mutai, today held hi

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Updated on: 11-Sep-2022 08:09pm


As part of the efforts to build and cement working relationship with its investors, the County Government of Kericho has this morning hosted the man

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Updated on: 11-Sep-2022 08:07pm


The County Government of Kericho is set to roll out a scholarship programme targeting 3000 students in the county in the coming weeks. Governor, H.E

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Updated on: 11-Sep-2022 08:07pm


Investing in the skills development of a nation through vocational training is a critical component of human capital development. It is against this

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PROGRAMMES AND INITIATIVES


Access to clean water
In their push to enhance access to clean drinking water in Kericho County, stakeholders in the water sector, today held a consultative meeting with H.E. Governor, Dr. Eric Mutai in his office. Lake Victoria South Water Works Development Agency (LVSWWDA), Kericho Water and Sanitation Company Ltd. (KEWASCO) and the Department of Water, Energy, Environment, Forestry and Natural Resources, briefed the Governor on the overall status of various water projects in the county, with special focus on the

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Kericho County Referral Hospital
Today, H.E. Governor, Dr. Eric Mutai made a working tour of Kericho County Referral Hospital to assess its operations. Upon visiting different sections of the facility including the Radiology and Renal Units, maternity wing and pharmacy, the Governor recommended that there was a need for urgent streamlining of the procurement section in the facility so as to have a seamless and uninterrupted supply and distribution of drugs to all the health facilities across the County. While lauding the posi

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End of contracting framework
The County Government of Kericho has resolved to drop the framework contracting model being used in the procurement of goods and services. This was arrived at this evening after a wide consultation and deliberations during a meeting convened and chaired by H.E. Dr. Eric Mutai, and brought together all departmental directors and heads of directorates. The meeting agreed to fully embrace and adhere to the E-Government procurement procedures in order to enhance transparency and provide a level

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COUNTY LEADERSHIP


 


THE GOVERNOR,

H.E. Gov, Dr. Eric Kipkoech Mutai


THE DEPUTY GOVERNOR,

Eng. Fredrick Kipng'etich Kirui


THE SENATOR,

Hon. Aaron Cheruiyot


THE WOMEN REP.,

Hon. Beatrice Kemei

 

ABOUT KERICHO COUNTY


Kericho County is one of the 47 counties in Kenya. It is county number 35. It has a population of 752,396 (2009 census) and an area of 2,111 km2. Its capital and largest town is Kericho. The current governor is Dr Eric Kipkoech Mutai.

Kericho County is home to the best Kenyan tea, renowned worldwide for its taste with its town square, known as Chai Square. Some of the largest tea companies within the county include Unilever Kenya, James Finlay and Williamson Tea. It is also home to the popular Ketepa brand.

Kericho town is the headquarters of Kericho county. The county is made up of six sub-counties namely: Bureti, Belgut, Ainamoi, Soin/ Sigowet, Kipkelion East, and Kipkelion West.

Kericho is home to Olympic-winning long-distance athletes and hosts Zoo Kericho F.C. a football club competing in the Kenyan Premier League and Kericho R.F.C. competing in the Nationwide League.

Notable places of interest within the county include Chagaik Arboretum, Chelimo Arboretum, Tagabi Arboretum, Uhuru Garden and the vast scenic tea estates with high-ground viewpoints.

Kericho is accessible by road through the B1 road (Kenya) that links Mau-Summit, Kericho to Kisumu and Busia. In addition, the C25 Kapsoit-Sondu road connects Kericho to the A1 road (Kenya) linking Isebania to Lokichoggio through Kisumu and Kitale.


CONTACT US


Physical Location:
County Government of Kericho Headquarters
Business Hours:
Mon - Fri: 8AM - 5PM

REACH US VIA


Official Email Address:
info@kericho.go.ke
Address:
P.O.Box 112 - 20200, Kericho
Phone number:
0800-720-464


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