Meru varsity researchers make clay-based cement
The innovation aims at offering alternative climate-friendly and cheaper cement to address the rising demand for affordable housing.
By 8 days ago
Meru varsity researchers make clay-based cement
Two construction workers die in crane accident
The workers were in the process of plastering the exterior of the fifth floor when the crane malfunctioned and they fell off and landed on the concrete ground below.
By 8 days ago
Two construction workers die in crane accident
Meru University innovates clay based cement to curb carbon emission
Scientists at Meru University of Science and Technology (MUST) have innovated clay-based cement, to address climate change and lower the cost of housing.
By 9 days ago
Meru University innovates clay based cement to curb carbon emission
Stakeholders call for action as teen pregnancies remain high
Meru County holds the unenviable position of recording the highest number of teen pregnancies in the country.
By 11 days ago
Stakeholders call for action as teen pregnancies remain high
Learn from Costa Rica and play your part in addressing climate crisis, envoy urges
Costa Rica has made big gains in climate protection and that 99 per cent of its energy comes from renewable sources, something others can learn from.
By 16 days ago
Learn from Costa Rica and play your part in addressing climate crisis, envoy urges
How I saved lost 'female police officer' in distress
Mukiama was shocked last Thursday when he received a call from the police, who came to pick up the 'police officer'.
By 15 days ago
How I saved lost 'female police officer' in distress
Kalonzo, Azimio allies pledge to liberate Kenya
Kalonzo Musyoka accused the government of trying to capture the Judiciary and urged MPs to reject the Affordable Housing Bill, saying the government had no business in building houses. 
By 15 days ago
Kalonzo, Azimio allies pledge to liberate Kenya
Safaricom CEO's plan for Meru University
Ndegwa says he will work day and night to make the university a hub for innovation and technology. He takes over from his Equity Bank counterpart, Mwangi, who served for ten years.
By 17 days ago
Safaricom CEO's plan for Meru University
Farmers produced 61 million bags of maize
Mithika Linturi has said farmers produced 61 million bags of maize in the last one year, which must now be properly stored after testing.
By 23 days ago
Farmers produced 61 million bags of maize
Raila slams KK for lack of public consultation
According to Raila, there was no public participation before the project was launched by the Kenya Kwanza government.
By 24 days ago
Raila slams KK for lack of public consultation
Linturi launches aflatoxin testing laboratory in North Imenti
CS Linturi said the new facility was aimed at ensuring that the food people consume is free of aflatoxin, to stem chances of cancer.
By 24 days ago
Linturi launches aflatoxin testing laboratory in North Imenti
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Ruto's new strategy for tackling unemployment
Ruto said the Executive alone cannot achieve its ambitious plan of creating jobs through the Affordable Housing Programme, digital jobs and export of labour.
By 30 days ago
Ruto's new strategy for tackling unemployment
I will implement housing project at any cost- Ruto
President Ruto said he was determined to see the housing plan succeed even as he told off those who sought to block it in court.
By 1 month ago
I will implement housing project at any cost- Ruto
Gachagua takes senators head on as Mt Kenya supremacy war rages
Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua has opened up a new battlefront with senators, accusing them of causing divisions and rebellion in Mt Kenya region.
By 1 month ago
Gachagua takes senators head on as Mt Kenya supremacy war rages
President Ruto launches ICT hubs in Meru tour
President William Ruto kicked off his three-day tour of Meru county with launching development projects in three constituencies.
By 1 month ago
President Ruto launches ICT hubs in Meru tour
New home for Mountain Bongo opened, locals vow not to hunt them for meat again
The sanctuary occupying 250 acres will serve as a new home for 25 Mountain Bongo flown in from Florida, US. It is an initiative of different Kenyan and American partners.
By 1 month ago
New home for Mountain Bongo opened, locals vow not to hunt them for meat again
Leadership wrangles rock Kiraitu's Devolution Empowerment Party
Leadership wrangles have hit the Devolution Empowerment Party (DEP), associated with former Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi.
By 1 month ago
Leadership wrangles rock Kiraitu's Devolution Empowerment Party
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A decade since UK ban, farmers still searching for miraa markets
UK disallowed the produce in its markets after branding it a Class C drug. During campaigns, President Ruto promised to make every effort to secure markets for miraa farmers.
By 1 month ago
A decade since UK ban, farmers still searching for miraa markets
Twins top school with 'A' grade, give credit to Standard Group project
Ruth Ndanu and Rachel Mumbe shed tears of joy, crediting their success to teachers, their parents and the Standard Group’s Newspaper in Education (NIE) programme.
By 1 month ago
Twins top school with 'A' grade, give credit to Standard Group project
Cancer is not a death sentence, survivor says
Nana Kilemi went through a tough period as a cancer patient and survived numerous financial and physical difficulties.
By 1 month ago
Cancer is not a death sentence, survivor says
Quiz sentries on blogger's killing, Mwangaza tells DCI detectives
Governor Kawira Mwangaza said as a government facility, the official governor's residence is under the watch of the police round the clock.
By 1 month ago
Quiz sentries on blogger's killing, Mwangaza tells DCI detectives
EACC urged to probe Sh152m stalled project
Former Water Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa launched the project in 2016 but it is yet to be commissioned.
By 1 month ago
EACC urged to probe Sh152m stalled project
Meru leaders raise Sh2m fees for needy students joining Form One
Families in the semi-arid area of Athwana in Tigania West Sub County were in despair after floods washed away crops, leaving them with no source of income to educate the children.
By 1 month ago
Meru leaders raise Sh2m fees for needy students joining Form One
Don't politicise blogger's murder probe, says Governor Mwangaza
This came as police intensify investigations to bring to book the suspects behind the brutal murder of the blogger. So far six people have been detained over the murder.
By 1 month ago
Don't politicise blogger's murder probe, says Governor Mwangaza
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Mwangaza 'baptism by fire' in first year in office
Her win against former Governor Kiraitu Murungi and former Senator Mithika Linturi was even more scintillating due to gender dynamics in patriarchal society.
By 1 month ago
Mwangaza 'baptism by fire' in first year in office
Leaders say land speculators fueling insecurity in Lapsset corridor
Elders, leaders, and experts believe the conflict over pasture is just a smokescreen for the wider scheme to grab land.
By 1 month ago
Leaders say land speculators fueling insecurity in Lapsset corridor
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How Ruto and Njuri Ncheke rescued Linturi after poll defeat
After being humbled at the ballot by Meru Governor Kawira Mwangaza in last year's election, Mithika Linturi was in unfamiliar territory and staring at an uncertain future.
By 1 month ago
How Ruto and Njuri Ncheke rescued Linturi after poll defeat
Family and leaders seek justice for killed blogger
Postmortem by Chief Government Pathologist shows ‘Sniper’ was strangled. Local leaders say he won’t be buried until his killers are brought to book.
By 2 months ago
Family and leaders seek justice for killed blogger
Governor Njuki embraces technology as he targets growth without tax hikes
The governor said when he took office in August 2017, the county’s own-source revenue for 2016-2017 stood at Sh79 million, which his administration worked to grow by a big margin.
By 2 months ago
Governor Njuki embraces technology as he targets growth without tax hikes
Vast forest threatened by destructive plants
About 40 per cent of the 97,169 hectares of the Meru forest was affected by the invasive species as of 2019, stifling its growth.
By 2 months ago
Vast forest threatened by destructive plants
Ward representatives impeach two top officials in Mwangaza administration
Nominated MCAs Fridah Naito and Ruth Kananu alleged their colleagues had a vendetta against Mwangaza.
By 2 months ago
Ward representatives impeach two top officials in Mwangaza administration
Meru MCAs oppose Sh531m deal with roads agency
The move has drawn protests from the County Assembly, with MCAs arguing that the road projects should have been given to local contractors.
By 2 months ago
Meru MCAs oppose Sh531m deal with roads agency
Family wait for slain hero's body, five decades on
Baimungi, whose wife Evangeline Muthoni Baimungi died in July 2014, was fearless as he led attacks against colonialists.
By 2 months ago
Family wait for slain hero's body, five decades on
Jubilee makes leadership changes in Meru County assembly
Jubilee Secretary General Jeremiah Kioni, said that Jubilee, a member of Azimio coalition party, wants to affirms its standing in the assembly.
By 2 months ago
Jubilee makes leadership changes in Meru County assembly
Beekeepers want ban lifted
A section of beekeepers has protested after Tharaka Nithi Governor Muthomi Njuki’s ban on beekeeping in forested hills, to conserve the environment.
By 3 months ago
Beekeepers want ban lifted
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Mwangaza's new hurdles after surviving ouster bid
Petitioner says vote was conducted on day that was not gazetted as session was to end at 11.50pm. Mwangaza is rooting for dissolution of Meru County Government.
By 3 months ago
Mwangaza's new hurdles after surviving ouster bid
Accident victim's four years wait for Sh1.5 million court award
Forty-eight-year-old Beatrice Ataya was hit by a matatu that veered off the road at Gakoromone in Meru town, on May 30, 2014.
By 3 months ago
Accident victim's four years wait for Sh1.5 million court award
I have forgiven you, says Mwangaza after victory
Mwangaza made her way to the county after the Senate, on Wednesday, overturned her impeachment by the county assembly.
By 3 months ago
I have forgiven you, says Mwangaza after victory
Meru residents want rivers' names changed to 'avert calamities'
They claim this is because several people have died after the Thanantu and Ikamati rivers burst their banks following heavy rains.
By 3 months ago
Meru residents want rivers' names changed to 'avert calamities'
Leaders divided as Mwangaza survives ouster again
Former Central Imenti MP Gitobu Imanyara said senators made the right decision but Meru county ought to be put on the right track.
By 3 months ago
Leaders divided as Mwangaza survives ouster again
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