Kirinyaga court users propose protection centers for minors
Court user's committees in Kirinyaga have proposed a protection center for minors be set up at the Kerugoya police station.
By Jane Mugambi 3 months ago
Kirinyaga court users propose protection centers for minors
County bid to boost tomato production ahead of new factory
The project is meant to enhance the production of tomatoes ahead of the construction of a processing factory.
By Jane Mugambi 5 months ago
County bid to boost tomato production ahead of new factory
New taxes to transform our country, says Ruto
Ruto told the opposition to watch the transformation that is going to be done through the deductions that will be made through the Finance Bill.
By Jane Mugambi 6 months ago
New taxes to transform our country, says Ruto
My support for Ruto did not save my son from the bullet, woman cries
Rosemary says her son Ngugi, a casual laborer in the environs of Kitengela was pulling a cart full of cassava headed to the market before he was hit by a bullet in the chest.
By Jane Mugambi 7 months ago
My support for Ruto did not save my son from the bullet, woman cries
Midnight attack leaves five dead in Lamu West, police say
Five people died on Sunday in Salama village, Lamu West, after unknown assailants attacked their homes at midnight.
By Jane Mugambi 8 months ago
Midnight attack leaves five dead in Lamu West, police say
Shakahola Massacre: 22 new mass graves identified
Kindiki said the detectives are set to embark on third phase of exhumation starting tomorrow amid concerns that there could be more people still buried in secret graves.
By Jane Mugambi 8 months ago
Shakahola Massacre: 22 new mass graves identified
CS defends proposed housing fund levy
Mr Njeru said the government will ensure prudent management of the fund.
By Jane Mugambi 9 months ago
CS defends proposed housing fund levy
Waiguru calls for 'one man, one shilling' revenue formula
Waiguru argued that the one man, one vote, one shilling formula would ensure that the majority of students from Central who benefit from bursaries complete their education.
By Jane Mugambi 9 months ago
Waiguru calls for 'one man, one shilling' revenue formula
Tea farmers call for better equipment
Many farmers have abandoned tea and coffee farming due to the high cost of production.
By Jane Mugambi 9 months ago
Tea farmers call for better equipment
Prison warden lands promotion after reciting poem for Kindiki
Kibuchi Kariuki, a police constable from Gichugu constituency performed a touching poem detailing the hardships a prison warden goes through to execute their duties.
By Jane Mugambi 9 months ago
Prison warden lands promotion after reciting poem for Kindiki
Government to use Sh 3billion to improve prisons: Kindiki
The government is going to use Sh3 billion to improve the standards of all prisons in the country.
By Jane Mugambi 9 months ago
Government to use Sh 3billion to improve prisons: Kindiki
Kirinyaga County to build 200 affordable house units in first phase
Governor Anne Waiguru said that the county will be putting up between 500 and 1,000 units at Kerugoya, Sagana and Wanguru towns.
By Jane Mugambi 10 months ago
Kirinyaga County to build 200 affordable house units in first phase
Trade CS Moses Kuria lifts export ban on macadamia
Trade CS Moses Kuria has suspended a section of the Agriculture and Food Authority Act touching on macadamia sales for a year. The Act prohibits the export of raw macadamia and cashew nuts.
By Jane Mugambi 10 months ago
Trade CS Moses Kuria lifts export ban on macadamia
Thanju Primary School selected as tree planting center
The forestry department in Kirinyaga has selected Thanju Primary School as its school of interest where it will plant more than 3,000 trees.
By Jane Mugambi 11 months ago
Thanju Primary School selected as tree planting center
Brothers finally buried after one month delay
Two brothers whose burial was marred by chaos last month were finally laid to rest in their home in Kiamanyeki village in Kirinyaga county.
By Jane Mugambi 11 months ago
Brothers finally buried after one month delay
Four arrested for discharging sewerage into rivers
The four owners of residential and commercial buildings who had directed their sewer lines into the river are set to appear in court charged with violating the Public Health Act.
By Jane Mugambi 11 months ago
Four arrested for discharging sewerage into rivers
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Uhuru behind protests, Kenya Kwanza claims
Led by DP Gachagua Kenya Kwanza have claimed that former President Uhuru Kenyatta is the mastermind of the Azimio-sponsored demonstrations slated for tomorrow in Nairobi.
By Jane Mugambi and Amos Kiarie 11 months ago
Uhuru behind protests, Kenya Kwanza claims
Missing woman found buried in shallow grave under her bed
The motive of the murder remains a mystery as the alleged lover has since gone into hiding.
By Jane Mugambi 11 months ago
Missing woman found buried in shallow grave under her bed
Police intercept illicit brew in Kirinyaga
Police in Kirinyaga intercepted a lorry transporting over 6,625 bottles of illicit brew packed in crates as the fight against the brew intensifies.
By Jane Mugambi 1 year ago
Police intercept illicit brew in Kirinyaga
Drama as mourners decline to bury two brothers, storm police station
The two brothers, Ndungu and Gitau, were killed in unclear circumstances on February 5, 2023, in Gategi area. [Jane Mugambi, Standard]
By Jane Mugambi 1 year ago
Drama as mourners decline to bury two brothers, storm police station
Ruto pledges to tarmac roads, expand rice scheme in Kirinyaga
Ruto promised to fast-track tarmacking of roads and expansion of rice irrigation scheme through the construction of dams.
By Jane Mugambi 1 year ago
Ruto pledges to tarmac roads, expand rice scheme in Kirinyaga
You have my blessings to eliminate cartels, Ruto tells Gachagua
President William Ruto has ordered his Deputy Rigathi Gachagua to crack the whip on cartels in the agriculture sector.
By Jane Mugambi 1 year ago
You have my blessings to eliminate cartels, Ruto tells Gachagua
Three killed after their vehicle runs over IED in Garissa
Three people died on Wednesday, January 11 after their vehicle ran over an improvised explosive device at Hailey in Bura East Sub-County.
By Jane Mugambi 1 year ago
Three killed after their vehicle runs over IED in Garissa
Fighting erupts after Kindiki security meeting in Lamu County
Lamu west subcounty police commander Harissin Njuguna confirmed the incident saying the number of fatalities will be confirmed tomorrow.
By Jane Mugambi 1 year ago
Fighting erupts after Kindiki security meeting in  Lamu County
Lamu: Two killed in suspected Al-Shabaab attack
Suspected Al-Shabaab militants kill two people, burn down several houses in Taa Village, Lamu County; KDF officers repulse the attackers.
By Jane Mugambi 1 year ago
Lamu: Two killed in suspected Al-Shabaab attack
Teen reveals how 'boda boda rider drugged and raped her' on way home
Faraj Stina, the Administration Police commander, said there are many reports of gender-based violence in the area and some victims even go missing.
By Jane Mugambi 1 year ago
Teen reveals how 'boda boda rider drugged and raped her' on way home
Education officer says 12,000 students test positive for STIs
Kennedy Machora said there are concerns that many more students may be infected but are unaware of it.
By Jane Mugambi 1 year ago
Education officer says 12,000 students test positive for STIs
Boost for Kirinyaga coffee farmers under Coffee Revitalisation Programme
The programme is focused on increasing coffee production and productivity within 18 coffee factories in seven Farmers' Cooperative Societies in the county.
By Jane Mugambi 1 year ago
Boost for Kirinyaga coffee farmers under Coffee Revitalisation Programme
Three inmates escape from Kerugoya Prison
The three had tried to escape prison last week but the security agents managed to repulse them.
By Jane Mugambi 1 year ago
Three inmates escape from Kerugoya Prison
Police find bottle laced with petrol in probe on attack at ward rep home
Information received so far indicates that unknown people raided the home of the first-time MCA and attempted to burn it down.
By Jane Mugambi and Timothy Kariuki 1 year ago
Police find bottle laced with petrol in probe on attack at ward rep home
Kirinyaga police probe attack on MCA's home
Mwea West sub-county police boss Wilson Koskei said the information they have so far indicates that unknown people raided the home of the first-time MCA and attempted to burn it down.
By Jane Mugambi and Timothy Kariuki 1 year ago
Kirinyaga police probe attack on MCA's home
Boost for rice farmers as Thiba dam overflows
The dam at Rukenya finally attained its full capacity of 15.6 cubic metres in the exercise that started in May.
By Jane Mugambi 1 year ago
Boost for rice farmers as Thiba dam overflows
Gichugu Returning Officer in 2022 polls dies
Geoffrey Gitobu, who served as the Gichugu Constituency Returning Officer in the just concluded election, has died.
By Stephanie Wangari and Jane Mugambi 1 year ago
Gichugu Returning Officer in 2022 polls dies
Azimio la Umoja urges IEBC to conclusively address the manual register issue
Azimio is also blaming IEBC for flatly refusing to print the voter registers so that they can be availed in every polling station on election day.
By Jane Mugambi 1 year ago
Azimio la Umoja urges IEBC to conclusively address the manual register issue
Raila's allies intensify calls for six-piece voting in ODM strongholds
ODM leaders asked the electorate to vote for Orange party candidates to ensure the Azimio One Kenya alliance presidential flag bearer is not a toothless president if elected.
By Jane Mugambi and George Njunge 1 year ago
Raila's allies intensify calls for six-piece voting in ODM strongholds
Sh6.5b plan to tame insecurity in four counties takes shape
Each of the four counties in the partnership will receive Sh500 million per year to fund its development and security kitty.
By Lydiah Nyawira and Jane Mugambi 1 year ago
Sh6.5b plan to tame insecurity in four counties takes shape
Raila: I can't boycott election when I'm clearly in the lead
Odinga wondered: "How am I supposed to quit a race in which I am leading with up to 65 per cent and projected to hit 70 per cent by the election date?"
By Nderitu Gichure and Jane Mugambi 1 year ago
Raila: I can't boycott election when I'm clearly in the lead
Couple arrested for living with decomposing body hoping it will resurrect
In a twist, Mwaniki said the two were holding on to Wakathate's body in the belief that she will resurrect.
By Jane Mugambi 1 year ago
Couple arrested for living with decomposing body hoping it will resurrect
Waiguru calls for strict rules on cheap rice imports to shield Mwea farmers from unfair competition
Anne Waiguru has urged the government to control importation of cheap rice in order to shield local growers from unfair competition.
By Jane Mugambi 1 year ago
Waiguru calls for strict rules on cheap rice imports to shield Mwea farmers from unfair competition
Follow our rules or leave, UDA tells partners
Gachagua, who chaired the forum, said he was a busy man and would not answer allegations made against him.
By Jane Mugambi 1 year ago
Follow our rules or leave, UDA tells partners
Empower us to tell our own stories, FGM survivors plead
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