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An act of God or human laxity? Inside five-year Solai dam probe
In minutes, the once-thriving agricultural villages of Nyakinyua, Nyandarua and the Energy centre were submerged. At least 48 people died in the tragedy.Solai dam probe
By Julius Chepkwony and Anthony Gitonga 9 months ago
An act of God or human laxity? Inside five-year Solai dam probe
Underground faults led to collapse of Solai dam
The experts noted earth dams such as Solai rarely collapse on their own except in cases of earthquakes or other erosive forces that weaken the structure.
By Anthony Gitonga 9 months ago
Underground faults led to collapse of Solai dam
Nyamira MCA dies in a road accident
Nyamira County Assembly Majority Leader, Elijah Osiemo, died in a road accident along the Mai Mahiu-Narok Road on Monday afternoon.
By Anthony Gitonga 10 months ago
Nyamira MCA dies in a road accident
Four killed in road accident along Nairobi-Nakuru highway
Four people died on the spot and scores of others were seriously injured following a grisly road accident involving three cars along the Nairobi-Nakuru highway.
By Anthony Gitonga 10 months ago
Four killed in road accident along Nairobi-Nakuru highway
Judiciary splits Environment and Lands Court
Environmental cases will be handled by the Environment and Planning Division, while land matters will squarely fall under the Land Division.
By Anthony Gitonga 10 months ago
Judiciary splits Environment and Lands Court
US pledges Sh3 billion to support Kenya's pyrethrum sector revival
Pyrethrum farming collapsed in the 90s due to corruption and mismanagement, and there have been efforts to revive the sector that supported many families.
By Anthony Gitonga 11 months ago
US pledges Sh3 billion to support Kenya's pyrethrum sector revival
Youths protest being denied WRC Safari Rally jobs
The young people accused their elected leaders of failing to help them secure the jobs.
By Anthony Gitonga 1 year ago
Youths protest being denied WRC Safari Rally jobs
MCAs vow to boycott sittings next week over pay, tell off Malala
MCAs said they want their salaries moved from the current Sh86, 000 to the previous Sh165, 000, a pay cut that followed a directive by Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC).
By Anthony Gitonga 1 year ago
MCAs vow to boycott sittings next week over pay, tell off Malala
KeNHA reopens Mai Mahiu - Narok Road after repairs
KeNHA reopens section of Mai Mahiu - Narok road that was closed 3 days ago for repairs after cracks appeared following heavy rains that opened up fault lines.
By Anthony Gitonga 1 year ago
KeNHA reopens Mai Mahiu - Narok Road after repairs
14 dead in Pwani University bus-matatu accident in Naivasha
14 people died after a Pwani University bus collided head-on with a 14-seater matatu in Naivasha, Nakuru County.
By Anthony Gitonga 1 year ago
14 dead in Pwani University bus-matatu accident in Naivasha
Several feared dead after Pwani University bus collides with matatu in Naivasha
Several people are feared dead after a Pwani University bus collided head-on with a 14-seater matatu at Naivasha, Nakuru County on Thursday, March 30.
By Anthony Gitonga 1 year ago
Several feared dead after Pwani University bus collides with matatu in Naivasha
Naivasha teacher who killed her four children jailed for life
Beatrice Mwende, the Naivasha-based Mathematics teacher who killed her four children in June 2020, will serve life in jail for the murders.
By Anthony Gitonga 1 year ago
Naivasha teacher who killed her four children jailed for life
Anti-graft agency in court to recover Sh1.8b grabbed public land
Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) said it has filed two separate cases at the Environment and Land Courts in Nakuru seeking to recover the two parcels of land.
By Anthony Gitonga 1 year ago
Anti-graft agency in court to recover Sh1.8b grabbed public land
Shalimar Flowers gets nod to buy Karuturi land
The firm owns 94 hectares of flower farms across Nyandarua, Nakuru, and Kiambu counties.
By Anthony Gitonga 1 year ago
Shalimar Flowers gets nod to buy Karuturi land
CJ Martha Koome says Judiciary to protect devolution and achievements
Chief Justice Martha Koome says that the Supreme Court is ready to serve and defend fundamental elements of the constitutional order from being altered or destroyed.
By Anthony Gitonga 1 year ago
CJ Martha Koome says Judiciary to protect devolution and achievements
Kenya loses flower market in the EU due to Russia-Ukraine war
This rise in the cost of living caused by the war has affected consumers' purchasing power, leading to a drop in demand for cut flowers and vegetables in the EU market.
By Anthony Gitonga 1 year ago
Kenya loses flower market in the EU due to Russia-Ukraine war
Parents Association: Yes, CBC has issues, but don't abolish it just yet
National Parents Association admitted that CBC faced some challenges which need to be addressed before it was fully implemented.
By Anthony Gitonga 1 year ago
Parents Association:  Yes, CBC has issues, but don't abolish it just yet
What next for Naivasha depot as services shift?
The Naivasha inland port is on over 1,000 acres of land and was expected to load two million tonnes of cargo every year.
By Anthony Gitonga 1 year ago
What next for Naivasha depot as services shift?
How Uhuru transformed Uhuru Gardens from immorality den to a must-visit museum
After years of neglect, Uhuru Gardens have been face-lifted to a must-visit museum.
By Anthony Gitonga 1 year ago
How Uhuru transformed Uhuru Gardens from immorality den to a must-visit museum
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It's harvest time for musicians as politicians seek to woo youth
Musicians have earned themselves a key role in political rallies. To reach the youthful population who are the main voting bloc in this year's election, politicians have turned to music.
By Anthony Gitonga 1 year ago
It's harvest time for musicians as politicians seek to woo youth
Woman who stole man's car while relieving self in bush involved in accident
Police have recovered a vehicle that was stolen from an elderly man in Naivasha, Nakuru County on Sunday, June 12.
By Anthony Gitonga 2 years ago
Woman who stole man's car while relieving self in bush involved in accident
Woman speeds off with man's car while he was relieving himself in bush
Police in Naivasha, Nakuru County are looking for a youthful woman accused of stealing a 68-year-old man's car.
By Anthony Gitonga 2 years ago
Woman speeds off with man's car while he was relieving himself in bush
Electricity demand on the rise as business activity picks up
Demand for electricity has picked up after a slowdown caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
By Anthony Gitonga 2 years ago
Electricity demand on the rise as business activity picks up
KenGen plans to add 400MW geothermal energy to the national grid
KENGEN has announced a plan to add 400 megawatts (MW) of geothermal power to the national grid in the next five years.
By Anthony Gitonga 2 years ago
KenGen plans to add 400MW geothermal energy to the national grid
UDA told to obey tribunal orders on primaries
The United Democratic Alliance (UDA) has been challenged to obey a court order and repeat party primaries in Naivasha Constituency.
By Anthony Gitonga 2 years ago
UDA told to obey tribunal orders on primaries
Ministry of Education starts talent training projects for youth
The Ministry of Education has started a national talent training programme to enable youths commercialise their talent.
By Anthony Gitonga 2 years ago
Ministry of Education starts talent training projects for youth
Keroche warns it would lay off 250 workers in next 7 days
Keroche Breweries has now written to President Uhuru Kenyatta seeking his intervention, arguing several jobs are at stake.
By Anthony Gitonga 2 years ago
Keroche warns it would lay off 250 workers in next 7 days
Cancer burden could cripple economy – CS Kagwe
Data from the Health Ministry shows the country loses 27,000 people to cancer each year with some 42,000 new cases reported annually.
By Anthony Gitonga 2 years ago
Cancer burden could cripple economy – CS Kagwe
Ketraco on spot for failing to compensate families affected by Olkaria-Kisumu power line
The company has since been blamed for the impasse that had led to cases of vandalism along major power lines in the country.
By Anthony Gitonga 2 years ago
Ketraco on spot for failing to compensate families affected by Olkaria-Kisumu power line
Raila asked to declare he will accept poll outcome
Kenya Kwanza Alliance has demanded that ODM leader Raila Odinga declares publicly that he will accept the outcome of the August 9 General Election.
By Kennedy Gachuhi and Anthony Gitonga 2 years ago
Raila asked to declare he will accept poll outcome
Flower exports drop by 7.5pc on market lockdown
Kenya’s flower exports dropped by about 7.5 per cent in the last one year due to the Covid-19 pandemic
By Anthony Gitonga 2 years ago
Flower exports drop by 7.5pc on market lockdown
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25 governors endorse Raila's State House bid, hit out at Ruto
During the consultative meeting at a Naivasha hotel, the governors criticised Deputy President William Ruto’s candidature.
By Anthony Gitonga and Kennedy Gachuhi 2 years ago
25 governors endorse Raila's State House bid, hit out at Ruto
List of governors who attended Naivasha meeting in support of Raila presidential bid
Governors Alfred Mutua (Machakos), Kiraitu Murungi (Meru) and John Lonyangapuo (West Pokot) sent their apologies.
By Anthony Gitonga and Kennedy Gachuhi 2 years ago
List of governors who attended Naivasha meeting in support of Raila presidential bid
Autopsy: Journalist Gatonye Gathura was strangled using computer cable
A post mortem conducted on the body of seasoned journalist Gatonye Gathura has now revealed that he was killed through strangulation.
By Anthony Gitonga 2 years ago
Autopsy: Journalist Gatonye Gathura was strangled using computer cable
Veteran journalist Gatonye Gathura found dead
Gatonye Gathura, who wrote for The Standard and Nation in the past, ran a Health and Science blog called Rocket Science.
By Anthony Gitonga 2 years ago
Veteran journalist Gatonye Gathura found dead
Modified maize and cassava seeds to improve food security now in the market
The National Bio-safety Authority has released genetically modified maize and cassava seeds into the market.
By Anthony Gitonga 2 years ago
Modified maize and cassava seeds to improve food security now in the market
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Ruto welcomes opponents willing to help create next government
Ruto says Raila lacks a clear plan for empowering Kenyans. Says proposed Sh6,000 monthly stipends for the jobless “will encourage laziness.”
By Kennedy Gachuhi and Anthony Gitonga 2 years ago
Ruto welcomes opponents willing to help create next government
Karuturi fights receivers over property auction
Cash-strapped Karuturi Flowers in Naivasha is back in court in a bid to stop receiver managers from auctioning its property over Sh1.8 billion debt.
By Julius Chepkwony and Anthony Gitonga 2 years ago
Karuturi fights receivers over property auction
25-year-old man kills wife, 30, by stabbing her 15 times
The suspect and his spouse had recently separated, and the woman went to put up at her aunt’s place; not far from her matrimonial home.
By Anthony Gitonga 3 years ago
25-year-old man kills wife, 30, by stabbing her 15 times
Teen kills man in fight over woman
The man is said to have promised the polytechnic student a job, resulting in the meeting, which ended tragically.
By Anthony Gitonga 3 years ago
Teen kills man in fight over woman
TikTok: The newest cash cow for vulgar preachers, hooligans
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Mr President, sack advisers, CSs who've subjected you to ridicule
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Ruto's dislike of history to blame for his government's current woes
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Of Generation Z protests and State officials' deflection tactics
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