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Full nameMumias, Kenya
Official nameMumias, Kenya
Total Population32.965 (2006)
Other information
Time zoneEAT (UTC+3)

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Mumias is a town in the Western Province of Kenya. The town has an urban population of 32.965 (1999 census)

Mumias is the center of the Mumias Division of the Butere/Mumias District. The town is linked by road to Kakamega (in east), Busia (west), Bungoma (north), Butere (south). The village of Buchinga is located between Mumias and Kakamega.

Mumias Sugar Company is a major employer. It also owned the Mumias Sugar FC, which was one of the top football teams in Kenya until it was disbanded in 2007.

Five minutes outside Mumias town, on the road to Kakamega, there is a hospital called St. Mary's Hospital. It is run by the Catholic Church.

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Mumias in sweet deal with Buffaloes - Daily Nation Tweet this news
Daily Nation---Mumias- Sugar will sponsor the Buffaloes Franchise this season. By Ayumba Ayodi -Mumias- Sugar will once again facilitate Buffaloes Franchise to a tune of Sh1.3m for this year's Bamburi Rugby Super Series. ... - Date : Tue, 19 Apr 2011 20:29:29 GMT+00:00
Mumias banks on new strategy to defend turf - The Standard Tweet this news
The Standard--By James Anyanzwa -Mumias- Sugar Company (MSC) is set to implement a new raft of strategies to boost profitability and help it maintain its position as a key market player in the wake of looming competition from cheap sugar imports from the - Date : Mon, 18 Apr 2011 19:41:21 GMT+00:00
Leaders say hike in prices suspect - The Standard Tweet this news
The Standard--The leaders, who staged a peaceful demonstration in -Mumias- town, termed the recent tax cuts on kerosene and diesel as a joke. They want the prices lowered further. Led by Bishop Beneah Salala of ACK -Mumias- Diocese and Butere/-Mumias- Cou - Date : Tue, 19 Apr 2011 21:18:42 GMT+00:00
Emeka to replace Midenyo for Stima tie - Tweet this news has fond memories of Stima having scored a hatrick against them last season when Tusker beat Western Stima at -Mumias- Complex. Meanwhile the coaches are engaging in a spot of mind games ahead of the top of the table clash with Omoll - Date : Wed, 20 Apr 2011 18:18:12 GMT+00:00
Behold, the power of privatization - The Standard Tweet this news
The Standard--There was a time when my homeland of -Mumias- ate, slept and dreamt sugarcane. Then, our local sugar company was baba na mama. It fed us, clothed us, sheltered us, educated us, built our roads, paid bride price and buried us. Those days, it - Date : Sun, 17 Apr 2011 17:11:22 GMT+00:00
Raila's Kamukunji rally - The Standard Tweet this news
The Standard--She will best be remembered for having pioneered the branding of sugar in Kenya through the successful launch and promotion of -Mumias- Sugar. She is also closely associated to Gatundu South MP Uhuru Kenyatta. She spoke to SHIRLEY GENGA.--- - Date : Sat, 09 Apr 2011 21:14:03 GMT+00:00
Kenya shilling firms after cenbank mops up market - Reuters Africa Tweet this news
Reuters Africa--NR: Quote) and -Mumias- Sugar (MSC.NR: Quote). At 1300 GMT, commercial banks quoted the shilling at 83.75/83.85, up from Friday's close of 83.90/84.00. "It is very clear what the central bank wants to do, fight inflation. But - Date : Mon, 18 Apr 2011 15:31:38 GMT+00:00
Strathmore Leos look to roar in Great Rift 10s - Daily Nation Tweet this news
Daily Nation--Mwamba are in Pool B alongside -Mumias- , Kisii and Molo. Mwamba have a relatively easy pool and their tournament proper just like Leos should start on Sunday. Mwamba head coach, Tito Oduk, said that they have put behind their Floodlit disap - Date : Wed, 20 Apr 2011 16:52:32 GMT+00:00
Councils in Western accused of funds misuse - The Standard Tweet this news
The Standard--The Butere/-Mumias- County Council Chairman, Michael Keya, noted that the Government disbursed over Sh40 million to the council in the last financial year. The chairman conceded that few projects have stalled "due to lack of money a - Date : Thu, 31 Mar 2011 21:28:33 GMT+00:00
NCIC calls for scrapping of school quota system - Capital FM Kenya Tweet this news
Capital FM Kenya--“You can imagine if I was born in Western Province, went to -Mumias- Primary School, St Peters -Mumias- High School, Masinde Muliro University in Kakamega and got a job at -Mumias- Sugar Company. My world view would be totally differen - Date : Tue, 29 Mar 2011 17:58:56 GMT+00:00

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