In a first, muguka cooperative society issues dividends to members
He brought them together where they started contributing Sh300 weekly and would later qualify for loans to pay their school fees.
By Dickson Mwiti 3 years ago
In a first, muguka cooperative society issues dividends to members
Report Card: Counties yet to fully implement devolution on sports
Although some counties have made impressive strides in sports infrastructure development, many of them still lag behind.
By Eric Abuga, Phares Mutembei, Dickson Mwiti, Ben Ah 3 years ago
Report Card: Counties yet to fully implement devolution on sports
Leaders warn tax on ‘Keg’ beer will hurt farmers
State seeks to amend the Excise Duty (Remission of Excise Duty) Regulations 2017
By Dickson Mwiti 4 years ago
Leaders warn tax on ‘Keg’ beer will hurt farmers
Man comes out alive after spending 13 days in 60-foot pit
Royford Mugambi, 42, who is said to be of unsound mind disappeared on May 22 only to be rescued from the pit on Wednesday evening.
By Dickson Mwiti 4 years ago
Man comes out alive after spending 13 days in 60-foot pit
Woman almost lynched for milking neighbour's goat
Irate villagers who were baying for Wanja Mbabu's blood said she had become a problem in the village for continuously stealing their belongings.
By Dickson Mwiti 4 years ago
Woman almost lynched for milking neighbour's goat
Man slaughters dog for meat, sells to unsuspecting people
To earn himself some little money as well, Mwirigi Kang'ori said he sold some of the carcass to unsuspecting locals as goat meat.
By Dickson Mwiti 4 years ago
Man slaughters dog for meat, sells to unsuspecting people
Police launch manhunt for man who sealed wife's genitals and fled
Tharaka South Police Commander Kiprop Rutto said the suspect sexually assaulted the woman by applying pepper, salt and onion on her private parts.
By Dickson Mwiti 4 years ago
Police launch manhunt for man who sealed wife's genitals and fled
County rues losses as locusts destroy farms
Governor Muthomi Njuki said reports indicated the insects occupied about 18 sub-locations, totaling 30,000 acres
By Dickson Mwiti 4 years ago
County rues losses as locusts destroy farms
Tharaka Nithi rocked by resignation of House officials
Two weeks after the county Assembly resumed business, no substantive motion has been presented on the floor of the House
By Dickson Mwiti 4 years ago
Tharaka Nithi rocked by resignation of House officials
Greengram farmers hit by poor market prices
Growers of green grams in Tharaka Nithi want the county to cushion them from brokers who have made the price of the produce drop to Sh10 a kilo
By Dickson Mwiti 4 years ago
Greengram farmers hit by poor market prices
Governor, deputy fall out over sacking of officials
Tharaka Nithi Governor Muthomi Njuki has fallen out with his deputy Francis Kagwima over the sacking of some government officials.
By Dickson Mwiti 4 years ago
Governor, deputy fall out over sacking of officials
Man killed over termites
Residents of Kamatungu Village in Tharaka South sub-county are yet to come to terms with an incident where a man killed his friend over termites.
By Dickson Mwiti 4 years ago
Man killed over termites
Man, 57, who lived under a rock for 16 years
A 57-year-old man from Migari village, Karimba location in Tharaka Nithi has a reason to smile after getting a new home.
By Dickson Mwiti 4 years ago
Man, 57, who lived under a rock for 16 years
Tharaka Nithi governor and senator clash at fete
The senator accused the county government of failing to allocate funds for the annual cultural event.
By Dickson Mwiti 4 years ago
Tharaka Nithi governor and senator clash at fete
GSU officer slaps Mpesa operator after being asked to produce ID card
Caroline Nkunja asked Derrick Nateminya to produce an identity card which the latter declined and allegedly snatched the money and slapped her twice.
By Dickson Mwiti 4 years ago
GSU officer slaps Mpesa operator after being asked to produce ID card
Chogoria Girls Boarding Primary pupils sent home after dorm fire
Apart from destruction of personal effects, there were no casualties.
By Dickson Mwiti 4 years ago
Chogoria Girls Boarding Primary pupils sent home after dorm fire
Enumerators request tax exemption
Enumerators who were engaged in the just concluded census are requesting government to exempt them from paying tax from their earnings.
By Dickson Mwiti 4 years ago
Enumerators request tax exemption
Junior police officer assaulted by boss
A police officer attached to Chuka Police Station in Tharaka Nithi County is nursing a fractured leg after he was allegedly attacked by his senior.
By Dickson Mwiti 4 years ago
Junior police officer assaulted by boss
Sect leaders give conditions to have their children back to school
He added that he was not against education in any way and that he was once a school chairman.
By Dickson Mwiti 4 years ago
Sect leaders give conditions to have their children back to school
‘Scrap science lessons and our children will return to school’
The sect leader Gitonga M'Mpunguru and his assistant have since been arrested over the directive to withdraw the pupils from schools
By Dickson Mwiti 4 years ago
‘Scrap science lessons and our children will return to school’
Automation grows county revenue by Sh163m
The county chief challenged MCAs to assist him improve community health services
By Dickson Mwiti 4 years ago
Automation grows county revenue by Sh163m
Church burnt down by 'strange' fire
Choir members were also in the church practicing when the incident occurred.
By Dickson Mwiti 4 years ago
Church burnt down by 'strange' fire
Two arrested for possessing plastic bags
Nema officials raid shops in Tharaka Nithi in search of plastic bags
By Dickson Mwiti 4 years ago
Two arrested for possessing plastic bags
Mastermind founder buried in a strictly private ceremony
Even the few men hired earlier to dig his grave were turned away at the gate during his burial.
By Dickson Mwiti 5 years ago
Mastermind founder buried in a strictly private ceremony
Man sent to jail for life for sodomising three boys
To stop the boy from screaming for help, the court heard that Kinya covered the minor’s mouth.
By Dickson Mwiti 5 years ago
Man sent to jail for life for sodomising three boys
Nine suspects in Kamaindi chief's murder arraigned in court
The prosecution side led by Jane Maari assured the court that the nine were fit to stand trial considering they had all undergone mental assessment.
By Dickson Mwiti 5 years ago
Nine suspects in Kamaindi chief's murder arraigned in court
Leaders eulogise former House clerk
Bundi is survived by a widow, seven children and grandchildren.
By Dickson Mwiti 5 years ago
Leaders eulogise former House clerk
Bar owners strike two wins against new rules
Failure to act in 90 days will render the legislation and the board illegal.
By Dickson Mwiti 5 years ago
Bar owners strike two wins against new rules
Governor faults agency over drying up of rivers
He said most rivers, including Thanantu, Thangatha, Thingithu, Thuci and Ura, were almost dry downstream.
By Dickson Mwiti 5 years ago
Governor faults agency over drying up of rivers
Suspects prepare for pleas
The suspects are expected to take plea on May 23, 2019.
By Dickson Mwiti 5 years ago
Suspects prepare for pleas
County bought Sh19million vehicle against the law
The Land Cruiser VX, which has an engine capacity of 4,500cc, was bought from a local car dealer.
By Dickson Mwiti 5 years ago
County bought Sh19million vehicle against the law
Assembly on the spot over Sh12m travel spending
Five MCAs and a staff member were also paid Sh814,291 for a workshop on effective house leadership in Uganda.
By Dickson Mwiti 5 years ago
Assembly on the spot over Sh12m travel spending
Leaders oppose boundary review
A group of elders from Chuka sub-county had earlier sought a review of the boundary.
By Dickson Mwiti 5 years ago
Leaders oppose boundary review
Priest raises concern over 'rampant' contraceptives use
The cleric linked decreased population in schools and churches to excessive use of the drugs.
By Dickson Mwiti 5 years ago
Priest raises concern over 'rampant' contraceptives use
KDF deployed in last minute rush to end forest fire
The fire has now affected Tharaka Nithi, Embu, Kirinyaga and its now spreading towards Nyeri County.
By Dickson Mwiti 5 years ago
KDF deployed in last minute rush to end forest fire
80,000 hectares of Mt Kenya forest destroyed by fire
Four helicopters deployed to fight blaze before it spreads to other sections.
By Dickson Mwiti 5 years ago
80,000 hectares of Mt Kenya forest destroyed by fire
Leaders dismiss Kuria on presidency, vow to back DP
Waititu said he was sure that the Deputy President would triumph in 2022.
By Dickson Mwiti 5 years ago
Leaders dismiss Kuria on presidency, vow to back DP
Women dump underwear outside Governor's office
They threw the undies demanding withdrawal of the alleged insults and apology.
By Dickson Mwiti 5 years ago
Women dump underwear outside Governor's office
Officers raid illicit brew dens
Security officers in Tharaka Nithi destroyed 1,200 litres of illicit liquor seized from a house at Cheera market in Meru South sub-county.
By Dickson Mwiti 5 years ago
Officers raid illicit brew dens
Nurses in Tharaka Nithi suspend strike
Nurses in about 24 counties have threatened to strike over failure by several county govts to implement a return-to-work deal agreed on two years ago.
By Dickson Mwiti 5 years ago
Nurses in Tharaka Nithi suspend strike
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