Uhuru pledges secure polls as 4,000 police graduate
Close to 4,000 police recruits have been added to the internal security workforce, following their graduation from Kiganjo Police Training College Friday.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Uhuru pledges secure polls as 4,000 police graduate
Jubilee Party rejects Maina Njenga’s nomination papers
The Jubilee Party has rejected nomination papers from former Mungiki leader Maina Njenga.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Jubilee Party rejects Maina Njenga’s nomination papers
Maasai elders clear nominated MP Sarah Lekorere to vie for seat
This makes her the first woman among the Maasai in Laikipia to get the go-ahead to vie against men. Ms Lekorere was blessed by clan elders in a traditional ceremony, defying her opponents' view that the Laikipia North community cannot elect a woman let alone 'clear' one to vie.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Maasai elders clear nominated MP Sarah Lekorere to vie for seat
Nyeri deputy Governor to be sworn in as CECs rendered jobless
The Nyeri County deputy Governor Samuel Wamathai will be sworn in tomorrow.
By Job Weru and Allan Mungai 7 years ago
Nyeri deputy Governor to be sworn in as CECs rendered jobless
Wamathai to be sworn in as Nyeri CECs rendered jobless
Wamathai will step in to fill the shoes of Governor Nderitu Gachagua who died in a London Hospital early Friday after a long battle with cancer.
By Job Weru and Allan Mungai 7 years ago
Wamathai to be sworn in as Nyeri CECs rendered jobless
We'll not move our livestock from ranches, Laikipia herders say
Lain Punta has lost count of the months he has been away from home. He left his wife and children at his Lonyiek home in Ol Moran, Laikipia County, when he went in search of pasture and water for his cattle.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
We'll not move our livestock from ranches, Laikipia herders say
Spate of invasions in Laikipia raise queries on herders' motives
The open gates, burnt grass and acacia trees, bare ground and vandalised structures at the entrance to Kifuko Farm in Rumuruti, Laikipia County, tell a tale by themselves.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Spate of invasions in Laikipia raise queries on herders' motives
Maina claims county duped farmers into pooling coffee
Former MP Ephraim Maina has accused the county government of duping coffee farmers.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Maina claims county duped farmers into pooling coffee
How land invasion is hurting tourism
Last weekend’s torching of a tourist lodge and cottages in Suyian camp has sent shivers down the spines of conservationists in Laikipia County. They say the trend might cause a nosedive in the region’s tourism sector.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
How land invasion is hurting tourism
Blessed Sister Stefani's Sh4m shrine complete
A Sh4 million shrine constructed in honour of Blessed Sister Irene Nyaatha Stefani at her former work station at Gikondi, Mukurweini in Nyeri County is now complete.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Blessed Sister Stefani's Sh4m shrine complete
Teacher accused of beating 10 year old pupil to death detained
A primary school teacher accused of beating a pupil to death in Laikipia County has been detained for 14 days.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Teacher accused of beating 10 year old pupil to death detained
Police in Nyeri probe death of pupil, 10, after caning by teacher
Police are investigating the death of a Standard Three pupil a few days after she was caned by her teacher.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Police in Nyeri probe death of pupil, 10, after caning by teacher
President Uhuru dismisses Raila’s claims Jubilee is listing foreigners to vote
President Uhuru Kenyatta has dismissed allegations by the Opposition that the National Intelligence Service (NIS) is registering foreigners to vote for Jubilee on August 8.
By Job Weru and Munene Kamau 7 years ago
President Uhuru dismisses Raila’s claims Jubilee is listing foreigners to vote
President Uhuru promises bagful of goodies during his tour in Mt. Kenya region
President Uhuru Kenyatta's recent visit to Mt Kenya region came bearing a bag of goodies for residents.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
President Uhuru promises bagful of goodies during his tour in Mt. Kenya region
President Uhuru: IDs must be ready in 3 days
President Uhuru Kenyatta has directed the National Registration Bureau (NRB) to issue identity cards within three days of application.
By Francis Ngige, Job Weru and Ali Abdi 7 years ago
President Uhuru: IDs must be ready in 3 days
Reigning Miss Eco Universe in Kenya for pageant
Julia Njoroge, 25, arrived in the country on Monday night, where she was received by her parents, Marcel Pierre and Susan Wanjira Kimotho, the proprietors of Tandala Lodge in Jua Kali, Laikipia North Sub-county.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Reigning Miss Eco Universe in Kenya for pageant
Nanyuki farmer's body found buried in shallow grave
Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder of Benson Gatitu and are currently in custody at Nanyuki Police Station.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Nanyuki farmer's body found buried in shallow grave
Misery from drying rivers of Mt Kenya Forest
As has been the norm, Patrick Muriuki woke up at 4am and walked 500m from his Ndaiga home in Laikipia East sub-county to Ontulili River.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Misery from drying rivers of Mt Kenya Forest
Despair to hope as well wishers pay fees for bright, needy Nyeri boy
Lady luck came smiling for a 14-year-old boy from a poor background who sat his Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) last year after well wishers offered to pay his school fees.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Despair to hope as well wishers pay fees for bright, needy Nyeri boy
Former TNA officials want stake in Jubilee Party
They defended the recent chaotic party elections, saying all parties involved were represented in the formula used to pick interim officials.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Former TNA officials want stake in Jubilee Party
Defections, court battles and violence rock Jubilee elections
Threats of lawsuits, claims of vote-rigging and defections marked the fourth day of selection of Jubilee Party leaders across the party’s strongholds in the Rift Valley and Mt Kenya regions.
By Alex Kiprotich and Job Weru 7 years ago
Defections, court battles and violence rock Jubilee elections
Leaders demand for eviction and disarmament of illegal herders
Leaders from Laikipia have demanded eviction of armed herders who have invaded private lands with thousands of livestock.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Leaders demand for eviction and disarmament of illegal herders
Meet Mau Mau fighters who have never tasted fruits of independence
“We used to seek casual labour on his farm and after he left, we were stranded, so we started farming, we liked the area since it was expansive and the soils were fertile,” she said.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Meet Mau Mau fighters who have never tasted fruits of independence
The enemy within: When peasants' watchmen turn predators
It is now apparent that some co-operatives’ management committees have a hand in the widespread theft of farmers’ coffee.
By Boniface Gikandi and Job Weru 7 years ago
The enemy within: When peasants' watchmen turn predators
Raila and Musalia say super alliance is unstoppable
The much-anticipated National Super Alliance will become a reality in February next year. CORD leader Raila Odinga and his Amani National Congress counterpart Musalia Mudavadi yesterday revealed that talks are at an advanced stage.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Raila and Musalia say super alliance is unstoppable
Aspirants disown Uhuru's 2017 regional campaign co-ordinator
Political aspirants in Laikipia County have disowned the selection of Nakuru County Assembly Speaker Susan Kihika to head President Uhuru Kenyatta's 2017 campaigns.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Aspirants disown Uhuru's 2017 regional campaign co-ordinator
Boost for war against terror as USA donates Sh11 billion helicopters to KDF
Kenya has received a major boost on the war against terror, after the United States of America donated eight helicopters that will be used in ferrying soldiers and medical and casualty evacuations.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Boost for war against terror as USA donates Sh11 billion helicopters to KDF
This man Mathew Lempurkel: Why the MP is no stranger to controversy
When Mathew Lekidime Lempurkel, contested the Laikipia North parliamentary seat in 2013, his critics wrote him off as a none starter.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
This man Mathew Lempurkel: Why the MP is no stranger to controversy
Spinal injury victim in 600km walk to raise Sh4m
A spinal injury patient has embarked on a 600 kilometre walk to raise Sh4 million for his treatment in India.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Spinal injury victim in 600km walk to raise Sh4m
Rogue Kenya Power employees carrying out illegal connections at a fee
Kenya Power could be losing millions of shillings as rogue employees carry out illegal connections.
By Job Weru and Lydiah Nyawira 7 years ago
Rogue Kenya Power employees carrying out illegal connections at a fee
The most corrupt departments in Laikipia
A corruption risk assessment report compiled by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) indicated that the departments are prone to corruption which range from bribery, procurement irregularities, favouritism and embezzlement of public funds.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
The most corrupt departments in Laikipia
College students in Nyeri decry end of lab courses
About 200 medical laboratory science students from The Outspan Medical College in Nyeri have protested a move by the Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board to discontinue their course.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
College students in Nyeri decry end of lab courses
Four charged with examination irregularities in Nanyuki
They appeared before Nanyuki Chief Magistrate Lucy Mutai where they denied a joint charge of damaging an examination material contrary to section 30 of the Kenya National Examinations Council (Knec) Act 2012
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Four charged with examination irregularities in Nanyuki
Principal goes missing as 3 arrested over tampering with KCSE exam
A school principal failed to turn up to collect examination materials in Murang’a as secondary school national exams began yesterday.
By Job Weru and Boniface Gikandi 7 years ago
Principal goes missing as 3 arrested over tampering with KCSE exam
Raphael Tuju to head Jubilee Party team as Uhuru moves to stem protest
Top Jubilee leadership moved fast to stem possible fallout in the party by naming former minister Raphael Tuju as Jubilee Party (JP) secretary general and head of secretariat.
By Mwaniki Munuhe and Job Weru 7 years ago
Raphael Tuju to head Jubilee Party team as Uhuru moves to stem protest
DP Ruto and Waiguru clash over NYS scandal
Deputy President William Ruto yesterday told off former Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru for allegedly dragging his office into the Sh790 million NYS scam.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
DP Ruto and Waiguru clash over NYS scandal
Anxiety over failure to name Jubilee national officials
Anxiety over the membership of Uhuru Kenyatta’s presidential campaign team announced yesterday, and the failure by the party leadership to unveil national Jubilee Party (JP) officials have triggered fresh turmoil within the party.
By Mwaniki Munuhe and Job Weru 7 years ago
Anxiety over failure to name Jubilee national officials
Police arrest Nyeri woman over cold blood murder of boyfriend
A woman reportedly killed her male friend inside her house and dumped his body outside the compound on Wednesday night.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Police arrest Nyeri woman over cold blood murder of boyfriend
Swazuri orders probe on Solio Settlement Scheme
The controversy surrounding allocation of land in the expansive Solio Squatter Settlement Scheme in Laikipia is far from over.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Swazuri orders probe on Solio Settlement Scheme
Mandera terror attack victim buried in Nyeri amid kin's protest
The burial ceremony of a terror attack victim was disrupted when his grandfather barred mourners from accessing the final resting place.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Mandera terror attack victim buried in Nyeri amid kin's protest
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