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Smallholder factories to pay tea farmers higher amounts earlier
69 factories are currently in the middle of an annual ritual to declare second payment rates with boards of at least four having already approved better rates than last year's.
By Nderitu Gichure 1 month ago
Smallholder factories to pay tea farmers higher amounts earlier
Court allows dependants to split rent income in row over building
All eight original shareholders and owners of the building passed on without benefitting from their investment.
By Nderitu Gichure 1 month ago
Court allows dependants to split rent income in row over building
Martha Karua builds case for Azimio in pledge to end corruption
Karua outlined plans to bolster the country’s agricultural, manufacturing, housing, and industrial growth and expressed optimism that Raila’s government will improve all the sectors.
By Nderitu Gichure 1 month ago
Martha Karua builds case for Azimio in pledge to end corruption
High Court rules Democratic Party is lawfully in Kenya Kwanza
The Political Parties Disputes Tribunal had ruled that some party officials had taken DP into the alliance without proper consultations.
By Nderitu Gichure 1 month ago
High Court rules Democratic Party is lawfully in Kenya Kwanza
Nyeri leaders differ over running of renamed Mwai Kibaki Hospital
Nyeri Governor Mutahi Kahiga and Othaya MP Gichuki Mugambi clashed during the funeral service of the late Karima ward representative Reuben Wahome.
By Nderitu Gichure 1 month ago
Nyeri leaders differ over running of renamed Mwai Kibaki Hospital
Teacher faces jail for contempt, failure to readmit 20 students
Judge says school administration should have challenged order in court.
By Nderitu Gichure 2 months ago
Teacher faces jail for contempt, failure to readmit 20 students
State strikes deal with China and India for avocado market
Kenya produces over 240,000 tonnes of avocado, but only 85 tonnes is for export. Sale of immature avocados said to be a major challenge at the international market.
By Nderitu Gichure 2 months ago
State strikes deal with China and India for avocado market
Ruto campaigns in Nyeri, claims Raila is hiding behind Karua
Ruto yesterday told off his Azimio la Umoja One Kenya rival Raila Odinga for using his running mate Martha Karua to spearhead campaigns in Central Kenya.
By Nderitu Gichure 2 months ago
Ruto campaigns in Nyeri, claims Raila is hiding behind Karua
Mwai Kibaki Referral Hospital new morgue can hold 300 bodies
Mwai Kibaki Level Six hospital in Othaya has unveiled its own morgue, the biggest in Mt Kenya, with a capacity to hold 300 bodies.
By Nderitu Gichure 2 months ago
Mwai Kibaki Referral Hospital new morgue can hold 300 bodies
Foundation launches Sh5m Tvet scholarship
Optiven Foundation has launched a Sh5 million scholarship targeting 40 students in Technical and Vocational Training Institutes.
By Nderitu Gichure 2 months ago
Foundation launches Sh5m Tvet scholarship
Court ruling that may end eight-year battle for control of Nyeri land buying firm
Over 3,000 shareholders of a land-buying company in Nyeri have a reason to smile after the High Court declared a set of directors as legally in office.
By Nderitu Gichure 2 months ago
Court ruling that may end eight-year battle for control of Nyeri land buying firm
Thieves steal transformer at Kibaki's home three days after burial
A power transformer that serves Mwai Kibaki’s residence and the neighbouring homes in Kanyange Village, Othaya Sub-County was vandalised three days after his burial.
By Nderitu Gichure 3 months ago
Thieves steal transformer at Kibaki's home three days after burial
Education CS warns school heads on uniform
Magoha orders schools to admit students with uniforms that resemble those of the institutions.
By Nderitu Gichure 3 months ago
Education CS warns school heads on uniform
Kibaki sendoff: Colourful final drive to Mt Kenya through roads, highways he built
National Youth Service (NYS) officers were deployed for crowd control within the grounds and outside, body was removed from the hearse and placed on the military gun carrier.
By Wainaina Ndung'u 3 months ago
Kibaki sendoff: Colourful final drive to Mt Kenya through roads, highways he built
Mwai Kibaki: The final bow (Photos)
The hearse escorted by the military travelled by road traversing Kiambu, Murang'a, Kirinyaga and Nyeri Counties to the Othaya Approved School Grounds
By Dennis Tarus 3 months ago
Mwai Kibaki: The final bow (Photos)
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Kibaki's classmate, 94, recalls friendship dating back to 1941
Their relationship dates backs to 1941 when they met at Karima Mission School, presently Karima High school.
By Nderitu Gichure 3 months ago
Kibaki's classmate, 94, recalls friendship dating back to 1941
Othaya town in mourning over death of a hero
At his home village of Gatuyaini, where the former Head of State was born 90 years ago, residents gathered in small groups, discussing in low tones as they tried to come to terms with the sad news.
By Nderitu Gichure 3 months ago
Othaya town in mourning over death of a hero
Mt Kenya coffee farmers set for windfall from direct export sales
Officials credit good performance to better bean grades, increased production, and increased direct sales overseas.
By Nderitu Gichure 3 months ago
Mt Kenya coffee farmers set for windfall from direct export sales
Seven accused of conducting FGM in Nyeri detained for three days
A court in Nyeri has allowed the State to hold seven people accused of subjecting eight minors to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) for another three days.
By Nderitu Gichure 4 months ago
Seven accused of conducting FGM in Nyeri detained for three days
Police probe parents, FGM ring leaders colluding to cut girls
Fears of a thriving underground female circumcision ring were rife yesterday in Central Kenya following the arrest of seven suspects.
By Nderitu Gichure 4 months ago
Police probe parents, FGM ring leaders colluding to cut girls
Police probe FGM ring leaders, parents colluding to cut girls
The perpetrators took advantage of the two-month school holiday after their ceremonies were disrupted in December by the new school calendar.
By Nderitu Gichure 4 months ago
Police probe FGM ring leaders, parents colluding to cut girls
Governor Wahome Gakuru inquest adjourned to await court decision
Mutahi Kahiga and Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua got a reprieve after a court temporarily adjourned proceedings in the inquest of Governor Wahome Gakuru.
By Nderitu Gichure 4 months ago
Governor Wahome Gakuru inquest adjourned to await court decision
Reprieve for Wambora after court vacates orders for his arrest, sentencing
Wambora had been sued by the Kenya County Government Workers Union after the county government failed to remit its members' statutory deductions.
By Nderitu Gichure 4 months ago
Reprieve for Wambora after court vacates orders for his arrest, sentencing
Win for squatters in Nyeri as church to carve 600 acres in land battle
The Catholic Archdiocese of Nyeri trustees will hive off 600 acres from its expansive Hill Farm.
By Nderitu Gichure 4 months ago
Win for squatters in Nyeri as church to carve 600 acres in land battle
Nyeri farmer loses four sheep after wild animal night attack
A farmer in Mathira, Nyeri County is counting her losses after wild animals attacked and killed four of her sheep on Tuesday night.
By Nderitu Gichure 4 months ago
Nyeri farmer loses four sheep after wild animal night attack
Governor Martin Wambora to be sentenced tomorrow for contempt
Last week, Justice Njagi Marete ordered the OCS Nyeri Police Station to arrest the governor and three other county officials for contempt.
By Nderitu Gichure 4 months ago
Governor Martin Wambora to be sentenced tomorrow for contempt
Kioni warns MCAs who switched parties, paid nomination fees
Jubilee Party Secretary-General Jeremiah Kioni has warned MCAs who switched loyalty and paid nomination fees to contest on different parties.
By Nderitu Gichure 4 months ago
Kioni warns MCAs who switched parties, paid nomination fees
We have not issued direct tickets, UDA assures aspirants
The party's election board chairman Antony Mwaura said UDA has not settled on any individual and all aspirants will be subjected to primaries.
By Nderitu Gichure 5 months ago
We have not issued direct tickets, UDA assures aspirants
Nyeri Governor Kahiga, Mathira MP Gachagua seek court order revision in inquest
The two have moved to the High Court seeking a revision of a ruling summoning them to testify in the inquest of late Nyeri Governor Wahome Gakuru.
By Nderitu Gichure 5 months ago
Nyeri Governor Kahiga, Mathira MP Gachagua seek court order revision in inquest
Sh100 million Coffee Development Fund proposed
The Bill will further address the low production and provision of farm input on credit.
By Nderitu Gichure 5 months ago
Sh100 million Coffee Development Fund proposed
First Kenyan to go public about HIV positive status mourned as 'hero'
Muriuki, who declared his HIV status in 1987, was eulogised as a brave icon for demonstrating love for others by disclosing his condition.
By Nderitu Gichure 5 months ago
First Kenyan to go public about HIV positive status mourned as 'hero'
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William Ruto unveils point men
The DP is expected to name his running mate from the vote-rich Mt Kenya region with line-up including close allies
By Nderitu Gichure 5 months ago
William Ruto unveils point men
I'll only attend Sagana 3 meeting if invited by Uhuru, says Mwangi Kiunjuri
The former CS insisted that for him to attend, the meeting must also have a clear agenda for the Mt Kenya region.
By Nderitu Gichure 5 months ago
I'll only attend Sagana 3 meeting if invited by Uhuru, says Mwangi Kiunjuri
Church fails to stop excision of land for breach of contract
The court has ordered the Catholic Archdiocese of Nyeri to effect the transfer of 11 acres of land for breach of the contractual agreement...
By Nderitu Gichure 5 months ago
Church fails to stop excision of land for breach of contract
Ruling on BATUK deferred after 'file pages go missing'
Some 1,496 residents of Lolldaiga community in Laikipia have sued Batuk for starting a fire that ravaged more than 10,000 acres in the conservancy.
By Nderitu Gichure 5 months ago
Ruling on BATUK deferred after 'file pages go missing'
Small parties reaping big as aspirant seek tickets ahead of nominations
Political analysts say that the move by candidates to seek seats using different parties may spell doom for UDA whose aim is to consolidate votes.
By Nderitu Gichure 5 months ago
Small parties reaping big as aspirant seek tickets ahead of nominations
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Row over property ownership featuring Kibaki and partners drags on
In 2013, Kibaki testified in court, becoming the first retired president to take the witness stand.
By Nderitu Gichure 6 months ago
Row over property ownership featuring Kibaki and partners drags on
Trader denies Sh4.9 million tax evasion charge
A businessman has been charged with evading tax amounting to Sh4.9 million.
By Nderitu Gichure 6 months ago
Trader denies Sh4.9 million tax evasion charge
Police release man mistakenly named as terrorist
Robert Gathongo Ngunjiri presented himself to the police on Thursday after his photo was circulated.
By Nderitu Gichure 6 months ago
Police release man mistakenly named as terrorist
Driver fired for reporting bhang-smoking students to police sues Sacco for Sh1.9m
The driver accuses the management of the sacco that has over 800 public service vehicles of firing him without due process.
By Nderitu Gichure 6 months ago
Driver fired for reporting bhang-smoking students to police sues Sacco for Sh1.9m