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Health, farming key issues as six fight to inherit Wa Iria's seat
Murang'a Governor Wa Iria is serving his final term and has set the bar high for his successor. The candidates include Senator Kang'ata and Wa Iria's Health Executive Mbai.
By Boniface Gikandi 1 month ago
Health, farming key issues as six fight to inherit Wa Iria's seat
Macharia issues over 1,000 title deeds as Uhuru fulfils promise
In nine years, President Kenyatta has issued 77,919 title deeds in Murang’a.
By Boniface Gikandi 1 month ago
Macharia issues over 1,000 title deeds as Uhuru fulfils promise
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Ndiritu Muriithi in tough battle as former governor, three others eye seat
Laikipia is the home of private wildlife conservancies visited by hundreds of foreign tourists. Laikipia is the home of private wildlife conservancies visited by hundreds of foreign tourists.
By Boniface Gikandi 1 month ago
Ndiritu Muriithi in tough battle as former governor, three others eye seat
MKU launches innovation and research centre
The multi-million shilling project is intended to support the life cycle of innovations, from inception to market diffusion and commercialisation.
By Boniface Gikandi 1 month ago
MKU launches innovation and research centre
Avocado Bill seeks to punish rogue merchants
The county is proposing to have a sticker on each fruit meant for the export market, showing where it was harvested for traceability.
By Boniface Gikandi 1 month ago
Avocado Bill seeks to punish rogue merchants
Mwangi Kiunjuri battles his former allies in Laikipia East election contest
Mwangi Kiunjuri is banking on his past development record which included tackling insecurity. The major concerns in the constituency are lack of title deeds and water shortage.
By Boniface Gikandi 1 month ago
Mwangi Kiunjuri battles his former allies in Laikipia East election contest
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Avocado gang keeps farmers awake at night
The gang that specialises in stealing the fruits normally accesses farms in the dead of night.
By Boniface Gikandi 2 months ago
Avocado gang keeps farmers awake at night
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Crowded race as 14 candidates fight for Alice Wahome's seat
A total of 15 candidates have been cleared by IEBC to run for the Kandara parliamentary seat currently held by Alice Wahome. 
By Boniface Gikandi 2 months ago
Crowded race as 14 candidates fight for Alice Wahome's seat
Heads of three schools moved in changes announced by TSC
Gerrison Mwangi who has been the principal of Kiaguthu Boys School has been moved to Njiiri High
By Boniface Gikandi 2 months ago
Heads of three schools moved in changes announced by TSC
Seven arrested as police impound 180Kg bhang worth Sh1.9m
Police recovered 740 rolls of bhang and arrested three women and four men employed to package the contraband.
By Boniface Gikandi 3 months ago
Seven arrested as police impound 180Kg bhang worth Sh1.9m
Jubilee leaders plead with Raila to pick Peter Kenneth as running mate
The Murang’a Azimio team yesterday pleaded with Raila Odinga to pick former Gatanga MP Peter Kenneth as his running mate.
By Boniface Gikandi 3 months ago
Jubilee leaders plead with Raila to pick Peter Kenneth as running mate
Money for the elderly to be paid this week
The government has allocated Sh8.5 billion for 1,071, 856 Inua Jamii Programme beneficiaries.
By Boniface Gikandi 3 months ago
Money for the elderly to be paid this week
Murang'a: Jubilee picks woman running mate as Jamleck Kamau settles for consultant
Jubilee Party aspirant for the governor's seat Jamleck Kamau has picked a consultant in entrepreneurship management as his running mate.
By Boniface Gikandi 3 months ago
Murang'a: Jubilee picks woman running mate as Jamleck Kamau settles for consultant
Six family members who died in mysterious Murang'a arson attack to be buried in one grave
The six family members who perished after a mysterious arson attack two weeks ago in Kandara, Murang’a County will be buried today.
By Boniface Gikandi 3 months ago
Six family members who died in mysterious Murang'a arson attack to be buried in one grave
Kangema MP Muturi Kigano edged out in Jubilee nomination
Jubilee Party has unveiled its candidates for the August 9 election, in a list where Kangema MP Muturi Kigano was dropped.
By Boniface Gikandi 3 months ago
Kangema MP Muturi Kigano edged out in Jubilee nomination
Liquor outlet under investigation after customer lost Sh300k in suspicious mobile money transfers
Detectives in Murang’a are investigating a man and his staff at a liquor outlet after a customer lost almost Sh300,000 in suspicious mobile money transfers.
By Boniface Gikandi 3 months ago
Liquor outlet under investigation after customer lost Sh300k in suspicious mobile money transfers
Several allies of Murang’a MPs floored in UDA nominations
Some MPs in Murang’a County have suffered a big blow after their allies, who were seeking the UDA ticket, lost in the party primaries. 
By Boniface Gikandi 3 months ago
Several allies of Murang’a MPs floored in UDA nominations
Murang’a residents in calls for a second Level Four hospital
Murang'a residents are up demanding for establishment of a Level Four health facility to serve them after years of neglect.
By Boniface Gikandi 4 months ago
Murang’a residents in calls for a second Level Four hospital
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Joseph Kamotho’s widow and children entangled in row over property
A property dispute has erupted in the family of former powerful Kanu-era minister Joseph Kamotho.
By Boniface Gikandi 4 months ago
Joseph Kamotho’s widow and children entangled in row over property
Cate Waruguru loses Laikipia East MP UDA nomination
Laikipia Woman Representative Catherine Waruguru has lost the bid to run for Laikipia East MP seat on the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) ticket.
By Boniface Gikandi 4 months ago
Cate Waruguru loses Laikipia East MP UDA nomination
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I am no coward, Uhuru tells political detractors
President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday told off those who have been criticising his involvement in succession politics.
By Boniface Gikandi 4 months ago
I am no coward, Uhuru tells political detractors
Lots of vows as candidates jostle to replace Murang’a Woman Rep
There is confusion, as Ms Chege, who has been absorbed in Raila Odinga’s presidential campaigns, is yet to give a clear indication of intent to plunge into the crowded gubernatorial race.
By Boniface Gikandi 4 months ago
Lots of vows as candidates jostle to replace Murang’a Woman Rep
Police probe whether ‘missing phone’ led to death of six relatives
Police say the family has experienced intense infighting over 18 acres of ancestral land.
By Boniface Gikandi 4 months ago
Police probe whether ‘missing phone’ led to death of six relatives
Kenya Power moves to stop rising vandalism
Details of electricians operating in rural areas are being captured by the Kenya Power and security agencies to stop vandalism.
By Boniface Gikandi 4 months ago
Kenya Power moves to stop rising vandalism
Death of three cows prompts countywide vaccination against lumpy skin disease attack
Death of three cows prompts countywide vaccination against lumpy skin disease attack
By Boniface Gikandi 4 months ago
Death of three cows prompts countywide vaccination against lumpy skin disease attack
Central smiles as Munya’s reforms add more money into the pockets of farmers
The changes brought to an end the era of farmers uprooting their tea bushes and coffee trees following a decline in prices for their produce.
By Boniface Gikandi 4 months ago
Central smiles as Munya’s reforms add more money into the pockets of farmers
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
Groups spend nights fighting Mt Kenya fire
A fire has destroyed an estimated 8,500 acres of moorland in parts of Mt Kenya.
By Boniface Gikandi 4 months ago
Groups spend nights fighting Mt Kenya fire
Fights over river water common in Laikipia
Water regulatory bodies challenged to develop mechanism of sharing the resource fairly.
By Boniface Gikandi 4 months ago
Fights over river water common in Laikipia
Another Sacco joins the top tier category as its assets increase to Sh5b
Amica Sacco has been rated among the top in the country after its assets value rose to over Sh5 billion.
By Boniface Gikandi 5 months ago
Another Sacco joins the top tier category as its assets increase to Sh5b
Battle ground: Kigumo MP Ruth Wangari faces six in bid to retain seat
Former Sports Chief Administrative Secretary Zack Kinuthia, Murang’a County Assembly Majority leader Eric Kamande among contestants.
By Boniface Gikandi 5 months ago
Battle ground: Kigumo MP Ruth Wangari faces six in bid to retain seat
Speaker Justin Muturi: I will address corruption if elected
National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi has said if elected President he will deal with corruption and hasten development.
By Boniface Gikandi 5 months ago
Speaker Justin Muturi: I will address corruption if elected
Murang’a locals alerted of water scarcity as drought bites
Five water companies in Murang'a County have cut operations by 40 per cent following declining water levels due to prolonged drought.
By Boniface Gikandi 5 months ago
Murang’a locals alerted of water scarcity as drought bites
Karogo recalls fights, wins in Knec leadership
The former CEO says she implemented radical changes to transform the once scandal-ridden council.
By Boniface Gikandi 5 months ago
Karogo recalls fights, wins in Knec leadership
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UDA stalwart to battle five rivals in heated race for Kandara seat
Kandara Constituency in Murang’a County is expected to experience an intense rivalry as a crowded cast seeks to fight the incumbent MP Alice Wahome
By Boniface Gikandi 5 months ago
UDA stalwart to battle five rivals in heated race for Kandara seat
Waruguru exit throws open the contest for Laikipia woman rep
Laikipia Woman Rep position has attracted several aspirants since the incumbent, Ms Catherine Waruguru, announced that she will vie for an MPs seat.
By Boniface Gikandi 5 months ago
Waruguru exit throws open the contest for Laikipia woman rep
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Harvest time for small parties as nominations near
Differences in major political parties are turning out to be a blessing in disguise for smaller outfits that are receiving more aspirants.
By Boniface Gikandi 5 months ago
Harvest time for small parties as nominations near
Crowded field in Mathioya for MP seat once held by Kanu's Kamotho
The race for Mathioya Constituency is a crowded one with eight candidates eying the slot currently held by first-term MP Peter Kimari.
By Boniface Gikandi 5 months ago
Crowded field in Mathioya for MP seat once held by Kanu's Kamotho
ECDE and roads budget allocations reduced in changes
The county assembly of Murang'a has approved a supplementary budget raising the annual spending by Sh38 million to fast-track development
By Boniface Gikandi 5 months ago
ECDE and roads budget allocations reduced in changes
NTSA launches road safety project for learners
National Transport Safety Authority (NTSA) has embarked on road safety education in primary schools to promote safety of learners.
By Boniface Gikandi 5 months ago
NTSA launches road safety project for learners
Popular 'Wamunyota' singer wins MCA seat
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