How change of tack helped county open up rural roads, save millions
The devolved unit has devised a new approach for opening up rural and feeder access roads. Contracts are no longer given for rehabilitation of the rural access roads.
By George Njunge 2 months ago
How change of tack helped county open up rural roads, save millions
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Auditor's report reveals Sh800m spent on stalled hospital projects
Some of the projects were initiated by first Governor William Kabogo in 2015. Governor Kimani Wamatangi has revived some of the projects and are nearing completion.
By George Njunge 2 months ago
Auditor's report reveals Sh800m spent on stalled hospital projects
You are making Kenyans paupers, cleric tells State
Apart from high cost of living, Rev Kanga says corruption is killing the nation. He castigated the culture of brazen grabbing while accumulating wealth and called for change of mindset
By George Njunge 2 months ago
You are making Kenyans paupers, cleric tells State
Alarm as cancer cases rise in Nyandarua
Some of the common cancers in the areas include cervical, breast, gastrointestinal, prostrate and oesophagus.
By George Njunge 2 months ago
Alarm as cancer cases rise in Nyandarua
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Wrangles rock Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organisation
Donor funds and control of property are at the heart of a vicious fight within Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organisation (MYWO) where two factions have locked horns.
By Brian Ngugi, George Njunge 4 months ago
Wrangles rock Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organisation
Political infighting in Kiambu plays out as President tours region
About 70 out of 86 MCAs and a section of MPs are in Governor Wamatangi's corner while the rest are coalescing around Kikuyu MP Kimani Ichung'wa.
By Gitau Wanyoike and George Njunge 4 months ago
Political infighting in Kiambu plays out as President tours region
Village school gets Sh1 million computers donation
Konza Technopolis Development Authority donated the computers to Mirithu Primary School which received free internet connection courtesy of Toptech Global Solutions.
By George Njunge 4 months ago
Village school gets Sh1 million computers donation
Rogue tea factory workers tamper with weighing machines
Governor Kimani Wamatangi on Thursday revealed that those apprehended in connection with the scam, will face fraud charges.
By George Njunge 4 months ago
Rogue tea factory workers tamper with weighing machines
Police, Nacada seize 750 litres of ethanol in Kiambu
Nacada warned that drinking alcohol laced with ethanol can lead to serious health complications including loss of life and blindness.
By Emmanuel Kipchumba and George Njunge 4 months ago
Police, Nacada seize 750 litres of ethanol in Kiambu
Dorcas Rigathi says drugs, illicit brew a threat to youths lives
Dorcas Gachagua has termed drug peddlers and illicit alcohol brewers as murderers.
By George Njunge 4 months ago
Dorcas Rigathi says drugs, illicit brew a threat to youths lives
Mirithu Primary School gets free internet connection
The project is aimed at giving the children a level playground with their urban counterparts who have access to the internet.
By George Njunge 4 months ago
Mirithu Primary School gets free internet connection
Governor rehabilitates key hospital in Gachie after years of neglect
Governor Kimani Wamatangi said the facility will be expanded to increase its capacity. He promised to construct a 110-bed capacity block and install modern equipment.
By George Njunge 5 months ago
Governor rehabilitates key hospital in Gachie after years of neglect
Budget report praises Kiambu for minimal spending on foreign trips
Governor Kimani Wamatangi and his executive team did not undertake any foreign trips during the first quarter of the 2023/2024 financial year.
By George Njunge 5 months ago
Budget report praises Kiambu for minimal spending on foreign trips
Quality healthcare top in Wamatangi scorecard
Kiambu Governor Kimani Wamatangi said he has established a solid foundation for his flagship projects, preparing for a proper takeoff.
By Gitau Wanyoike and George Njunge 6 months ago
Quality healthcare top in Wamatangi scorecard
Jamhuri day in Kiambu County
"Am calling upon all chief to follow and make sure that every child who has sat for KCPE will go to form one," Wambua said
By George Njunge 6 months ago
Jamhuri day in Kiambu County
Sh1 billion upgrade for Kiambu informal settlements
The informal settlements targeted are Umoja, Kiangombe, Matharau, Kiandutu, Fort Jesus, Bosnia, Misri, Kiroe, Kiamburi and Kanjeru.
By George Njunge 6 months ago
Sh1 billion upgrade for Kiambu informal settlements
Water Authority oversees planting of 19,000 trees in Lari forest, Kiambu
Some 19,000 trees were planted in Kiambu county on Monday, in an exercise presided over by Zacharia Njeru, the Cabinet Secretary ministry of water sanitation and irrigation.
By George Njunge 7 months ago
Water Authority oversees planting of 19,000 trees in Lari forest, Kiambu
Five-year-old boy in hospital after attack by four dogs
The five-year-old is nursing injuries in the neck and head, and almost lost his eyes.
By George Njunge 8 months ago
Five-year-old boy in hospital after attack by four dogs
Lunch initiative to benefit 16,000 pupils launched
The Sh20 million programme is a partnership between Limuru NGCDF and and Food for Education, an NGO that targets 40 public primary schools.
By George Njunge 9 months ago
Lunch initiative to benefit 16,000 pupils launched
Police seek 10 days to hold women in undressing saga
Police have sought 10 days to detain two women accused of undressing other women at a food processing company in Limuru.
By George Njunge 11 months ago
Police seek 10 days to hold women in undressing saga
Why Nairobi-Nakuru stretch is costing lives
Contractor left without completing Rironi section, which is now prone to accidents. Highway lacks zebra crossings, footbridges, signage, road bumps and rubble strips.
By George Njunge 1 year ago
Why Nairobi-Nakuru stretch is costing lives
SEPU partners with CDF to deliver desks to school
The School Equipment and Production Unit (SEPU) partnered with the constituency to deliver the desks to the school whose students sat on benches during lessons.
By George Njunge 1 year ago
SEPU partners with CDF to deliver desks to school
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The sorry state of health facilities, understaffing in Kiambu County
Kihara Level Four Hospital in Gachie, Kiambaa Constituency, with a mortuary, maternity, kitchen, and with medicine that requires refrigeration had not had any power for the last couple of days.
By George Njunge 1 year ago
The sorry state of health facilities, understaffing in Kiambu County
Police fail to block Raila's access to Kiambu town for protest rally
Security officers blocked Ruaka-Kiambu junction but his convoy used alternative routes. A tear gas canister exploded as he addressed a gathering but he remained undeterred.
By George Njunge 1 year ago
Police fail to block Raila's access to Kiambu town for protest rally
Governor Wamatangi sued over the appointment of five county executives
Bunge Mashinani, in its case before the High Court in Kiambu, argues that the governor's decision to go ahead and appoint those who were rejected by the assembly was illegal and unprocedural
By Ndung'u Gachane, George Njunge 1 year ago
Governor Wamatangi sued over the appointment of five county executives
Orthodox priest who won over voters in battle for Nachu Ward
The 52-year-old ordained priest of the Orthodox Church withstood attacks to his character to trounce his competitors in the August 9 polls.
By George Njunge 1 year ago
Orthodox priest who won over voters in battle for Nachu Ward
Five villages without power in Kiambu after thieves cart away 20 transformers
The thieves struck at night on Sunday stealing more than 20 transformers.
By George Njunge 1 year ago
Five villages without power in Kiambu after thieves cart away 20 transformers
Kiambu governor meets with MCAs after street protests
Kiambu Governor Kimani Wamatangi said bursary funds to be released in the first week of February.
By George Njunge 1 year ago
Kiambu governor meets with MCAs after street protests
Kiambu MCAs hold demo, demand audience with Wamatangi
Kiambu assembly Deputy Chief Whip Munga Mbuiyu (Ndeiya MCA) claimed that since they took the oath of office nothing has been forthcoming in terms of development.
By George Njunge 1 year ago
Kiambu MCAs hold demo, demand audience with Wamatangi
Village in shock after school girl, 16, takes her own life
Mary Njeri, a neigbour, said she had been shocked by the sudden turn of events as the girl looked upbeat the whole of the morning.
By George Njunge 1 year ago
Village in shock after school girl, 16, takes her own life
Kiambu poultry farmers ditch venture due to expensive feeds
Farmer Mbugua says poultry farmers have no control over feeds production and the market price for eggs.
By George Njunge 1 year ago
Kiambu poultry farmers ditch venture due to expensive feeds
Several injured in Kamandura crash, heavy traffic jam builds up
Seven people were seriously injured on Thursday morning, December 22, when a lorry rammed the side of a matatu they were travelling in at Kamandura on the Nairobi-Nakuru highway.
By George Njunge 1 year ago
Several injured in Kamandura crash, heavy traffic jam builds up
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Boy stabbed to death in circumcision ceremony
According to witness accounts, an argument broke out between Eric Ciira and his friend before the assailant rushed to his nearby rental house and returned armed with a kitchen knife.
By George Njunge 1 year ago
Boy stabbed to death in circumcision ceremony
Wamatangi rolls out medical cover for the poor
Governor Wamatangi said Universal Health Coverage embodies the right of all people to quality, accessible, affordable and available health services.
By George Njunge 1 year ago
Wamatangi rolls out medical cover for the poor
Police declare dusk curfew for Kikuyu boda boda riders in bid to arrest crime
The police boss said that crime incidences had risen in the area, with criminals using motorcycles to escape.
By George Njunge 1 year ago
Police declare dusk curfew for Kikuyu boda boda riders in bid to arrest crime
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Ruaka couple killed in their sleep after 6-storey building collapses
The governor has suspended inspectorate teams after the incident that happened two months after another building collapsed in Kirigiti killing five.
By George Njunge 1 year ago
Ruaka couple killed in their sleep after 6-storey building collapses
Gangsters shoot trader dead in daylight robbery
Three gunmen staged a daylight robbery at Ndeiya in Kiambu, killing one trader.
By George Njunge 1 year ago
Gangsters shoot trader dead in daylight robbery
Lari man slashes wife to death, harms 16-year-old daughter
A 56-year-old man from Lari in Kiambu County died by suicide on Saturday, October 29 after killing his wife and harming his 16-year-old step-daughter.
By George Njunge 1 year ago
Lari man slashes wife to death, harms 16-year-old daughter
MP's anger as locals go without water
Githunguri MP Gathoni Wa Muchomba has kicked up a storm by threatening to sponsor a motion in parliament in a bid to amend the Water Act.
By George Njunge 1 year ago
MP's anger as locals go without water
Tear-drenched day as victims of Kirigiti building disaster buried
Mother and her two children who died in the Kirigiti building tragedy buried.
By Nzau Musau, George Njunge 1 year ago
Tear-drenched day as victims of Kirigiti building disaster buried
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