Politicians are some of the beneficiaries in President Kenyatta's new appointments.
Homa Bay health workers are on strike while those in Siaya and Kisii have announced plans to follow suit.
The former Changamwe MP's death comes shortly after that of his second wife, Zaharia.
Family says widow Grace Ouko faced stigmatisation after testing positive yet the disease is not a death sentence.
Marian Awuor Adumbo's colleagues allege negligence and want the government to compensate her family.