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Tuju alleges Ruto was paid to support Uhuru
Former Jubilee Party Secretary alleges Ruto wanted to side with Raila unless he was compensated.
By Ndungu Gachane 22 days ago
Tuju alleges Ruto was paid to support Uhuru
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Archeologists find early man artifacts in Nyeri
The artefacts which included the Eustachian hand axes were similar to those used by Homo Erectus and resembled those found in the world-famous Olorgesailie site on the way to Lake Magadi.
By Ndungu Gachane 22 days ago
Archeologists find early man artifacts in Nyeri
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Unbowed Gachagua sets sights on the prize
To Gachagua, Uhuru's failure to back his deputy was betrayal of a gentleman’s agreement that Ruto would succeed his boss after serving for 10 years.
By Ndungu Gachane 30 days ago
Unbowed Gachagua sets sights on the prize
What Uhuru's tour of Mt Kenya next week promises ahead of August contest
Raila Odinga will, however, not accompany the president on his tours which will start in Nyeri County.
By Ndungu Gachane 30 days ago
What Uhuru's tour of Mt Kenya next week promises ahead of August contest
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Disquiet as friends of top UDA leaders secure nomination slots
The UDA list of proposed nominated MCAs submitted to IEBC comprises former sitting and nominated ward representatives as well as candidates’ cronies and allies.
By Ndungu Gachane 1 month ago
Disquiet as friends of top UDA leaders secure nomination slots
Governors demand Sh46b from Yatani for last fiscal year
CoG Finance, Planning, and Economic Affairs Committee chairman Ndiritu Muriithi said the devolved units had expected to receive the money in the last fiscal year.
By Ndungu Gachane 1 month ago
Governors demand Sh46b from Yatani for last fiscal year
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Raila links Ruto to maize scam as Karua says DP 'too angry' to lead
Raila Odinga revisits the maize scandal when he was prime minister and his firing of William Ruto
By Ndungu Gachane 1 month ago
Raila links Ruto to maize scam as Karua says DP 'too angry' to lead
Musicians urged to use political songs to preach peace, not hate
NCIC says it is monitoring the songs to prevent hate speech under the guise of art.
By Ndungu Gachane 1 month ago
Musicians urged to use political songs to preach peace, not hate
Violence in marriages a setback to child rights
Day of the African child traces its roots to the 1976 uprising in Soweto, South Africa over protests following introduction of Afrikaans.
By Ndungu Gachane 2 months ago
Violence in marriages a setback to child rights
How internal rifts could cost major coalitions much-needed numbers
Kenya Kwanza and Azimio have many affiliates, most of whom are fielding candidates.
By Ndungu Gachane 2 months ago
How internal rifts could cost major coalitions much-needed numbers
Motivational speaker Nick Vujicic fires up Murang'a learners for free
This is the third time Nick is visiting Kenya after 2003 and 2013, but he has never been to a remote village.
By Ndungu Gachane 2 months ago
Motivational speaker Nick Vujicic fires up Murang'a learners for free
Group to set up centre to fight alcohol addiction
The Shining Hope for Communities (Shofco) said this was premised on a recent survey placing Nyeri among the counties worst affected by alcoholism.
By Ndungu Gachane 2 months ago
Group to set up centre to fight alcohol addiction
Thiba Dam, delivered on budget, begins pumping water to Mwea
The dam is currently pumping two million cubic metres of water to the Mwea Irrigation Scheme.
By Ndungu Gachane 2 months ago
Thiba Dam, delivered on budget, begins pumping water to Mwea
Othaya coffee farmers want society probed
Some of the issues raised by the report included a lack of appended notes in the society’s budgets to explain and support the income and expenditure.
By Ndungu Gachane 2 months ago
Othaya coffee farmers want society probed
Mathenge finally cleared to run after degree fiasco with the IEBC
Chebukati had earlier named Mathenge alongside Sonko vying for Mombasa governorship and Thangwa, a Kiambu senatorial aspirant; as some of those who would not be cleared.
By Ndungu Gachane 2 months ago
Mathenge finally cleared to run after degree fiasco with the IEBC
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Will Rigathi Gachagua be Mt Kenya's next kingpin?
The first-term Mathira MP has become an influential player in Nyeri politics. He is DP Ruto’s ‘Mr Fix It’ in Mt Kenya and his nomination as running mate was expected.
By Ndungu Gachane 2 months ago
Will Rigathi Gachagua be Mt Kenya's next kingpin?
Bank president hails progress of Kenya's mega road projects
According to the bank’s President Akinwumi Adenisia, most of the funding went to infrastructure.
By Ndungu Gachane 2 months ago
Bank president hails progress of Kenya's mega road projects
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Trouble in Kenya Kwanza Alliance as Ruto favours UDA candidates
DP and Gachagua say they need foot soldiers who must be elected on UDA ticket.
By Ndungu Gachane 2 months ago
Trouble in Kenya Kwanza Alliance as Ruto favours UDA candidates
'I don't intend to rig poll but protect Raila's votes' - CS Joe Mucheru
Joe Mucheru has been on the radar of the Kenya Kwanza Alliance led by Deputy President William Ruto and his UDA party.
By Ndungu Gachane 2 months ago
'I don't intend to rig poll but protect Raila's votes' - CS Joe Mucheru
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Battle of titans: Karua vs Gachagua
The country’s eyes are set on the Mt Kenya region, where an estimated 5.8m votes will make or break the presidential ambitions of DP William Ruto and ODM leader Raila Odinga.
By Ndungu Gachane 2 months ago
Battle of titans: Karua vs Gachagua
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Nyeri hoteliers face lean times as iconic White Rhino faces auction
The woes of Nyeri tourists’ establishments continued to pile after the iconic White Rhino hotel was put up for auction.
By Ndungu Gachane 3 months ago
Nyeri hoteliers face lean times as iconic White Rhino faces auction
Nomination losers 'shouldn't vie as independents'
The Political Parties Registrar Ann Nderitu has maintained that it is morally wrong to allow nomination losers to vie as independent candidates.
By Ndungu Gachane 3 months ago
Nomination losers 'shouldn't vie as independents'
Leaders heap praise on Kibaki on farewell day
Uhuru, Ruto and Raila extol former president as father figure whose wit changed the country. There were political undertones despite clergy asking speakers to keep off politics.
By Wainaina Ndung'u 3 months ago
Leaders heap praise on Kibaki on farewell day
Kenyatta National Hospital Othaya Annex changes names to Mwai Kibaki Hospital
The Sh1 billion hospital's naming proposals have evolved from the Othaya Hospital, to Mwai Kibaki Teaching and Referral Hospital and later KNH Othaya Annex.
By Ndungu Gachane 3 months ago
Kenyatta National Hospital Othaya Annex changes names to Mwai Kibaki Hospital
Mwai Kibaki never politicked in church, says Archbishop Peter Kairu
Retired Nyeri Catholic Archbishop Peter Kairu has remembered the late former President Mwai Kibaki as a humble politician who never spoke politics in church.
By Ndungu Gachane 3 months ago
Mwai Kibaki never politicked in church, says Archbishop Peter Kairu
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'The day I confronted Mwai Kibaki at a Nyeri bar'
A former Kanu youth chairman Peter Njogu recounted the day he confronted former President Mwai Kibaki over his indecision to quit Kanu.
By Ndungu Gachane 3 months ago
'The day I confronted Mwai Kibaki at a Nyeri bar'
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The day ex-Kanu youth winger leader confronted Mwai Kibaki at a bar in Nyeri
Njogu Githinji said he was so proud upon learning about the political move that informed his decision to defect from Kanu to Democratic Party.
By Ndungu Gachane 3 months ago
The day ex-Kanu youth winger leader confronted Mwai Kibaki at a bar in Nyeri
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No bible verses nor Christianity at this burial
The last time such a ceremony was conducted was 77 years ago before the colonialists infiltrated the traditions and forced the natives to ditch their culture and adopt theirs.
By Ndungu Gachane 3 months ago
No bible verses nor Christianity at this burial
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We can't be silent anymore amid this agony, says Wahome Gakuru's family
The family of the late Nyeri Governor Wahome Gakuru has never known peace after the death of their kin who was their breadwinner.
By Ndungu Gachane 4 months ago
We can't be silent anymore amid this agony, says Wahome Gakuru's family
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Why Kenyatta family is split on Raila Odinga candidacy
President Uhuru's cousin has caused ripples by choosing to support William Ruto’s presidential bid. Kung’u Muigai says his decision should never be taken to mean that the Kenyatta family is divided.
By Ndungu Gachane 4 months ago
Why Kenyatta family is split on Raila Odinga candidacy
Uhuru efforts to unite AIPCA factions slowly bearing fruit
Whenever the African Independent Pentecostal Church is mentioned, the fight for independence comes to mind.
By Ndungu Gachane 4 months ago
Uhuru efforts to unite AIPCA factions slowly bearing fruit
Jubilee takes the consensus route, says Uhuru will champion talks
President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Jubilee Party has resolved not to subject aspirants to universal suffrage.
By Ndungu Gachane 4 months ago
Jubilee takes the consensus route, says Uhuru will champion talks
Jubilee opts for consensus over universal suffrage in nominations
SG Jeremiah Kioni has informed the IEBC that they will issue direct tickets, in areas where there is only one candidate.
By Ndungu Gachane 4 months ago
Jubilee opts for consensus over universal suffrage in nominations
Ruto allies sue NCIC over hatupangwingwi phrase
A group of lawyers affiliated to Deputy President William Ruto have filed a suit against the National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC).
By Ndungu Gachane 4 months ago
Ruto allies sue NCIC over hatupangwingwi phrase
Muturi's move to support Ruto splits elders
Justin Muturi's decision to join Kenya Kwanza alliance has divided DP and elders who coronated him as Mt Kenya spokesman.
By Ndungu Gachane 4 months ago
Muturi's move to support Ruto splits elders
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Kalonzo’s confidence in running mate position unsettles Mt Kenya
Leaders from the region say DP post is theirs given the votes they have. Kalonzo in the last few days has overshadowed other leaders.
By Ndungu Gachane 4 months ago
Kalonzo’s confidence in running mate position unsettles Mt Kenya
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I wasn’t forced to cut dreadlocks: 92-year-old Mau Mau fighter Muthoni wa Kirima
Mau Mau Field Marshal Muthoni wa Kirima agreed to be tonsured.
By Ndungu Gachane 4 months ago
I wasn’t forced to cut dreadlocks: 92-year-old Mau Mau fighter Muthoni wa Kirima
I wasn’t forced to cut dreadlocks, says Mau Mau fighter Muthoni, 92
Ms Muthoni said the move was informed by the urge to live a new life and forget the forest struggles.
By Ndungu Gachane 4 months ago
I wasn’t forced to cut dreadlocks, says Mau Mau fighter Muthoni, 92
Political bigwigs in epic battle for Nyeri senatorial position
While Ms Nyokabi is in President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Jubilee, Mr Kabando is eyeing the ticket of Martha Karua-led party, and Mr Mwangi is riding on Deputy President William Ruto’s UDA.
By Ndungu Gachane 4 months ago
Political bigwigs in epic battle for Nyeri senatorial position
Get proper documents before it's too late, boda boda riders told as registration starts
Lack of the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) PIN certificates and other crucial documents may hinder boda boda riders listing in the ongoing registration
By Boniface Gikandi 4 months ago
Get proper documents before it's too late, boda boda riders told as registration starts