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Raila brokers another Kiraitu-Munya truce
Odinga, just like he did in Chuka during the BBI forums, called the two to the podium as the elders and leaders applauded his effort to bring them together.
By Phares Mutembei 17 days ago
Raila brokers another Kiraitu-Munya truce
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Nithi crash: College student died while returning home after 2 years away
After two years of being away from home, Boniface Kombe was hoping that he would reunite him with his family in Kilifi.
By Phares Mutembei 17 days ago
Nithi crash: College student died while returning home after 2 years away
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Plunge to death: Relatives recall final moments with Nithi Bridge bus tragedy victims
The Modern Coast bus left from Maua town through Meru and Nkubu for Mombasa. It plunged into River Nithi on Sunday evening, causing 34 deaths as at yesterday.
By Phares Mutembei 17 days ago
Plunge to death: Relatives recall final moments with Nithi Bridge bus tragedy victims
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Nithi Modern Coast crash: A quick visit to his shop ended tragically
A 95-kilometre journey between Meru and Embu, that would have taken Josiah Muchoki some two hours, ended tragically on Sunday, July 24.
By Phares Mutembei 17 days ago
Nithi Modern Coast crash: A quick visit to his shop ended tragically
Governor contenders asked to pick one Azimio flagbearer
Raila Odinga asked the three Azimio candidates in the governor's race to sit down and agree on one candidate who would represent the party and go against UDA's Muthomi Njuki.
By Phares Mutembei 19 days ago
Governor contenders asked to pick one Azimio flagbearer
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Somalia miraa deal stimulates man who lost Sh450,000 a month
Mutuuria says he used to make about Sh500,000 a month from his farm. But that was before Somalia banned its export.
By Phares Mutembei 23 days ago
Somalia miraa deal stimulates man who lost Sh450,000 a month
Meru County Commissioner's tough talk after violence
UDA deputy presidential candidate Rigathi Gachagua was whisked to safety after rival groups engaged in stone-throwing during a political rally at Mutuati in Igembe North, Meru County.
By Phares Mutembei 26 days ago
Meru County Commissioner's tough talk after violence
Meru records 635 new HIV infections every year, says PS
Susan Mochache made the revelation during a community sensitisation forum at Kaaga Primary school in Meru.
By Phares Mutembei 27 days ago
Meru records 635 new HIV infections every year, says PS
Meru county commissioner fires warning after violence rocks rallies
The Wednesday afternoon attack on Gachagua, who was also accompanied by Senator Mithika Linturi, left scores injured.
By Phares Mutembei 27 days ago
Meru county commissioner fires warning after violence rocks rallies
Rigathi Gachagua whisked to safety after chaos erupt during rally
Police were forced to hurl teargas to disperse the rivaling groups.
By Phares Mutembei 30 days ago
Rigathi Gachagua whisked to safety after chaos erupt during rally
Mithika Linturi launches manifesto, vows to create more millionaires
Senator Linturi in spelling out his vision for water, agriculture, health and other sectors, argued that residents had not experienced the fruits of 10 years of devolution.
By Phares Mutembei 1 month ago
Mithika Linturi launches manifesto, vows to create more millionaires
Wajackoyah to appoint DCI boss Kinoti, Meru lawyer to cabinet if he becomes president
The presidential candidate noted that DCIO Kinoti had the capacity to fight crime and corruption in the country.
By Phares Mutembei 1 month ago
Wajackoyah to appoint DCI boss Kinoti, Meru lawyer to cabinet if he becomes president
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I campaigned President Uhuru Kenyatta into office- DP Ruto
William Ruto says he had to prevail upon Uhuru not to give up after court nullified the 2017 presidential election.
By Phares Mutembei 1 month ago
I campaigned President Uhuru Kenyatta into office- DP Ruto
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Uhuru Kenyatta says William Ruto failed in his duties as DP, allies fight back
Uhuru hit out at leaders who failed in their responsibilities yet were now promising a better future, as Ruto blamed the handshake between with Raila for the challenges facing the country.
By Phares Mutembei 1 month ago
Uhuru Kenyatta says William Ruto failed in his duties as DP, allies fight back
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Couple gives account of 'miracle birth' that will see another Italian nun become a Saint
Sister Maria Carola Cecchin will be coronated in Meru on November 5 by the Catholic Church. Baby Kiama (miracle) allegedly came to back to life after a desperate prayer to Sister Carola.
By Phares Mutembei 1 month ago
Couple gives account of 'miracle birth' that will see another Italian nun become a Saint
Children follow parents footsteps in politics
While most of them are seeking parliamentary seats, some have been picked as running mates for governor candidates. They believe they learnt the ropes from their parents.
By Phares Mutembei 1 month ago
Children follow parents footsteps in politics
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PHOTOS: This is a Kenyan MP's home, not a business complex
Sitting on 20 acres of land in Mikinduri, Tigania East in Meru County, this huge home arrests the eye effortlessly.
By Phares Mutembei 1 month ago
PHOTOS: This is a Kenyan MP's home, not a business complex
Raila Odinga pledges to revive key projects in Meru
Azimio flagbearer and his team hunt for the 800,000 votes in the region. He was accompanied by running mate Martha Karua, Kalonzo and CS Munya.
By Phares Mutembei 1 month ago
Raila Odinga pledges to revive key projects in Meru
Vote for us because of our development record, Karua tells Tharaka Nithi
Karua said it was time for people to "repay Raila who had put the interest of Kenyans ahead of his own when Kenya degenerated into post-election chaos".
By Phares Mutembei 1 month ago
Vote for us because of our development record, Karua tells Tharaka Nithi
New miraa regulations finally take effect after lengthy wait
Miraa shall not be stored or transported together with other products that may contaminate it or otherwise adversely affect its quality, state the regulations. 
By Phares Mutembei 1 month ago
New miraa regulations finally take effect after lengthy wait
Three face Njuki as battle for the soul of Tharaka Nithi intensifies
The competitors are DG Kagwima (Wiper), former Chuka University VC Njoka (Jubilee), former NMK boss Mzalendo Kibunjia (Narc-Kenya) and former Machakos Assembly Clerk Gitari of CCK. 
By Phares Mutembei 1 month ago
Three face Njuki as battle for the soul of Tharaka Nithi intensifies
Catholic Church to declare Sister Carola 'Blessed' on November 5
This is after a miracle attributed to the nun, who died aboard a ship in the Red Sea as she travelled back to Italy for treatment, was recognised.
By Phares Mutembei 1 month ago
Catholic Church to declare Sister Carola 'Blessed' on November 5
Somalia opens market to miraa after ban lifted
The new development follows weeks of of quiet diplomatic negotiations. A delegation from Somalia will fly to Kenya in two weeks to sign trade agreement.
By Phares Mutembei 2 months ago
Somalia opens market to miraa after ban lifted
Defiant Gachagua roots for UDA six-piece voting
For governor, senator and woman rep positions, Gachagua asked them to vote in Meru Senator Mithika Linturi, Kiraitu Murungi and Elizabeth Kailemia, respectively.
By Phares Mutembei 2 months ago
Defiant Gachagua roots for UDA six-piece voting
Ruto to review police pay if he wins the presidency
Rigathi Gachagua said the coalition will ensure civil servants are supported at work, including better salaries and promotions.
By Phares Mutembei 2 months ago
Ruto to review police pay if he wins the presidency
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Candidate hopes to win despite being in wheelchair all his life
Nicholas Mutharimi beat strong challengers to bag the UDA ticket for the Igembe East seat.
By Phares Mutembei 2 months ago
Candidate hopes to win despite being in wheelchair all his life
Njuri Ncheke's 360-degree turn to allow young men join the council
Group of elders has been installing young professionals since 2015 to their grouping. Move to incorporate the educated men has been hailed as a step in the right direction.
By Phares Mutembei 2 months ago
Njuri Ncheke's 360-degree turn to allow young men join the council
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Kiraitu factor as big names fight it out for South Imenti MP seat
Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi and current MP Kathuri Murungi have held the seat for 30 years between them.
By Phares Mutembei 2 months ago
Kiraitu factor as big names fight it out for South Imenti MP seat
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Kiraitu Murungi keen on 'decent exit' as challengers plot his poll defeat
Meru governor, who is seeking re-election, wants to maintain winning streak since 1992. Main rivals Senator Linturi and Woman Rep Mwangaza say time has come for Kiraitu to go.
By Phares Mutembei 2 months ago
Kiraitu Murungi keen on 'decent exit' as challengers plot his poll defeat
Disabled girl, who scored 367 marks, still stuck at home
A girl living with a disability is unable to join secondary school despite scoring 367 marks in last year’s KCPE exams and gaining admission to Mikinduri Girls High School in Meru County.
By Phares Mutembei 2 months ago
Disabled girl, who scored 367 marks, still stuck at home
Karua: Munya and I will protect Mount Kenya interests in Raila government
Martha Karua has said together with Agriculture CS Peter Munya, they will protect the interests of Mt Kenya residents should the coalition win the election.
By Phares Mutembei 2 months ago
Karua: Munya and I will protect Mount Kenya interests in Raila government
CS Munya decries low uptake of coffee money, blames co-operatives
Fourteen coffee farmers in Tharaka Nithi County have applied for credit through the National Government’s Coffee Cherry Advance Revolving Fund.
By Phares Mutembei 2 months ago
CS Munya decries low uptake of coffee money, blames co-operatives
Mt Kenya East's dreams dashed as ODM leader overlooks Munya
Expectations were high that either CS Munya or Tharaka Nithi Senator Kindiki would be named. For Mt Kenya East, it was the second day of disappointment.
By Phares Mutembei 2 months ago
Mt Kenya East's dreams dashed as ODM leader overlooks Munya
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Kindiki stares at life in political cold after two terms in Senate
Ruto had promised Tharaka Nithi that he was picking their son for “national position”. The senator has contributed immensely to campaigns for Ruto in the larger Meru.
By Phares Mutembei 2 months ago
Kindiki stares at life in political cold after two terms in Senate
Kiraitu's Devolution Empowerment Party gives tickets to 83 aspirants
Devolution Empowerment Party (DEP) which has its roots in Mount Kenya East has issued nomination certificates.
By Phares Mutembei 3 months ago
Kiraitu's Devolution Empowerment Party gives tickets to 83 aspirants
Pressure mounts on Azimio to pick Munya as Raila's deputy
Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya has moved to calm voters and leaders in Meru County, as calls for his election as Raila Odinga’s running mate grew.
By Phares Mutembei 3 months ago
Pressure mounts on Azimio to pick Munya as Raila's deputy
Form One learners in Meru receive back-to-school goodies
A local foundation is buying shoes for learners who sat KCPE as they join Form One.
By Phares Mutembei 3 months ago
Form One learners in Meru receive back-to-school goodies
ASK upbeat as agricultural show set to resume after Covid disruption
The Agricultural Society of Kenya (ASK) Meru Show will resume next month after a two year break due to Covid-19.
By Phares Mutembei 3 months ago
ASK upbeat as agricultural show set to resume after Covid disruption
Devolution Empowerment Party now unveils its candidates
The Devolution Empowerment Party (DEP) has finalised a list of candidates it has cleared for nomination by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission.
By Phares Mutembei 3 months ago
Devolution Empowerment Party now unveils its candidates
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I want to be Ruto's running mate, says young graduate
A sister to missing security expert Mwenda Mbijjiwe is appealing to Deputy President William Ruto to make her his running mate.
By Phares Mutembei 3 months ago
I want to be Ruto's running mate, says young graduate
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