Men preying on schoolgirls in Embu warned
Galgalo condemned the perpetrators of the acts, saying they will be dealt with as per the law.
By Joseph Muchiri 3 years ago
Men preying on schoolgirls in Embu warned
Village that lives with the dead cries for help
They have felt haunted for 50 years now, and with the ground beneath them full, they have no place to farm or bury their own.
By Joseph Muchiri 3 years ago
Village that lives with the dead cries for help
Waiguru cries for help over budget cuts
She urged the MCAs to reconsider their proposals and put the people of Kirinyaga first.
By Joseph Muchiri 3 years ago
Waiguru cries for help over budget cuts
Villagers trap and kill suspected thieves
The suspect is being held at Ihururu police station for allegedly assaulting his 80-year-old father and killing him.
By Joseph Muchiri and Jacinta Mutura 3 years ago
Villagers trap and kill suspected thieves
Four men lynched on suspicion of stealing goats in Kirinyaga
Residents reportedly had a suspicion that the thieves would raid following a spike in similar incidences and lay in wait for them.
By Joseph Muchiri 3 years ago
Four men lynched on suspicion of stealing goats in Kirinyaga
Magoha's conditions for re-opening teacher training colleges
Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha said testing of staff for the virus will be mandatory for all public and private colleges.
By Joseph Muchiri 3 years ago
Magoha's conditions for re-opening teacher training colleges
Theft suspect healing gunshot wound pleads guilty, jailed
Silas Njeru Nthenge pleaded guilty to being found in possession of a stolen electric timber sawing machine worth Sh100,000
By Joseph Muchiri 3 years ago
Theft suspect healing gunshot wound pleads guilty, jailed
Sh500,000 bond for man in Embu land case
Wachira denied the offence and applied to be released on bond so that he could be attending court from home.
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
Sh500,000 bond for man in Embu land case
Hope for Embu coffee farmers as Munya mulls Sh135m debt waiver
Munya made the assurance when he met chairpersons of the coffee cooperatives under the Embu County Coffee Mill.
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
Hope for Embu coffee farmers as Munya mulls Sh135m debt waiver
Chaos as MCAs vote to kick out governor
Speaker Anthony Gathumbi will now notify Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka of the impeachment within two days.
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
Chaos as MCAs vote to kick out governor
Kirinyaga MCAs spend night in County Assembly planning Waiguru’s impeachment
The pro-impeachment MCAs said they have the support of 24 out of 33 members of the county assembly.
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
Kirinyaga MCAs spend night in County Assembly planning Waiguru’s impeachment
Waiguru calls for guaranteed coffee prices for coffee farmers
The governor called for speedy implementation of President Uhuru’s directives in coffee sector reforms which will see farmers benefit from Cherry fund
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
Waiguru calls for guaranteed coffee prices for coffee farmers
Waiguru blasts MCAs for slashing budget
In a press statement, Waiguru rubbished claims by some MCAs that she had included Sh90 million in the budget towards the governor’s residence
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
Waiguru blasts MCAs for slashing budget
Coffee farmers reap big as new factory adds value to harvest
New mill built jointly by 24 cooperative societies is now operating and milled 722,000kg of coffee beans this year
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
Coffee farmers reap big as new factory adds value to harvest
DCI officer probed for allegedly defiling arrested woman
The woman had been arrested on Saturday for allegedly obtaining money by false pretense and was placed in a police cell.
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
DCI officer probed for allegedly defiling arrested woman
Water pans bring hope to farmers in dry areas
Mbeere will receive 670 water pans, with some 550 already constructed.
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
Water pans bring hope to farmers in dry areas
Sh20b Thiba dam will be ready next year, says PS
Once complete, the dam will enable expansion of area under rice irrigation.
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
Sh20b Thiba dam will be ready next year, says PS
100 arrested in Embu for flouting anti-Covid-19 measures
Galgalo applauded the public for reporting those flouting the rules which helped to nab the offenders who were charged.
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
100 arrested in Embu for flouting anti-Covid-19 measures
Petitioner roots for ouster of Kirinyaga Senator Charles Kibiru
Kibiru was elected as an independent candidate in the 2017 General Election
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
Petitioner roots for ouster of Kirinyaga Senator Charles Kibiru
Media Council condemns harassment of three journalists by police
The journalists were covering locals’ protest against the proposed demarcation of Tarda land
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
Media Council condemns harassment of three journalists by police
Covid-19: Driver rewarded for handing over passengers to police
The driver, Samson Kariuki of Neno Sacco, together with eight passengers are quarantined at the Kenya School of Government, Embu Campus.
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
Covid-19: Driver rewarded for handing over passengers to police
Shun politics, join fight against Covid-19, Wambora, Kivuti told
Kivuti donated 35,000 masks to be distributed to boda boda riders and traders
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
Shun politics, join fight against Covid-19, Wambora, Kivuti told
Matatu driver realises passengers are from Kilifi, alerts police
A matatu driver alerted authorities after he suspected that some of his passengers originated from a county that has several cases of the coronavirus.
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
Matatu driver realises passengers are from Kilifi, alerts police
Regulator issues notice to license 11 tea dealers
Others eyeing processing licences are Kenyakea, Maturiwa, Sombogo and Chemalal tea firms.
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
Regulator issues notice to license 11 tea dealers
Two killed in Kirinyaga road accident
Two people died while another was seriously injured following a grisly road accident at Rukanga along Makutano-Sagana highway
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
Two killed in Kirinyaga road accident
Little to celebrate in tea mini bonus
The growers, majority of them small holders, are expected to start receiving the payments at the end of the month.
By Joseph Muchiri and Boniface Gikandi 4 years ago
Little to celebrate in tea mini bonus
What Kirinyaga is doing to beat virus
Yesterday, Ms Waiguru said despite facing various challenges, the county had made efforts to fight the pandemic.
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
What Kirinyaga is doing to beat virus
Villagers run for dear life as meteorites fall
Other residents said they thought the world was coming to an end and started praying.
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
Villagers run for dear life as meteorites fall
Water shortage looms as village’s only borehole vandalised
Locals claim a dispute involving the borehole’s management committee ensured the facility was not guarded properly
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
Water shortage looms as village’s only borehole vandalised
Firms ask for Sh1.7b to keep the taps flowing
Providers want free chemicals, salary expenses subsidised and power bills offset.
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
Firms ask for Sh1.7b to keep the taps flowing
Firms ask for Sh1.7 billion to keep taps flowing
Water Services Providers (WSPs) in the country want the government to support them by purchasing for them water treatment chemicals.
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
Firms ask for Sh1.7 billion to keep taps flowing
Lockdown: Embu residents fleeing Mombasa turned back
Four buses were intercepted
By Joseph Muchiri and Antony Gitonga 4 years ago
Lockdown: Embu residents fleeing Mombasa turned back
MPs warn Tuju to keep off Waiguru ouster bid
MPs accuse Tuju of interfering with a planned ouster motion against Waiguru
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
MPs warn Tuju to keep off Waiguru ouster bid
Uhuru: Obey all State orders or risk lockdown
“We know how we can revive the economy after this crisis but no one knows how to revive a lost life,” he said.
By Wainaina Ndung’u and Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
Uhuru: Obey all State orders or risk lockdown
Official wants 11 Jubilee MCAs out
This came after Mr Tuju announced Murango's removal from his position. This came after Mr Tuju announced Murango's removal from his position.
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
Official wants 11 Jubilee MCAs out
MCAs throw new hurdle on Waiguru’s political journey
MCAs want to impeach the governor over claims of violating the Constitution, abuse of office and gross misconduct
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
MCAs throw new hurdle on Waiguru’s political journey
Waiguru, MCAs fight hits plans to contain Covid-19
Hiring of additional 200 medics to contain any outbreak of the disease in limbo after ward reps refuse to approve names of recruiting team
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
Waiguru, MCAs fight hits plans to contain Covid-19
Why Kirinyaga ward reps want to kick Waiguru out
Failure to address assembly and alleged irregular purchase of Sh15 million car are among claims levelled by MCAs against governor
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
Why Kirinyaga ward reps want to kick Waiguru out
Sh100m processor boost for dairy farmers
Wambora says the dairy industry in the county has expanded rapidly in recent years due to rising demand for processed milk
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
Sh100m processor boost for dairy farmers
County sets aside Sh22m to fight disease
The County Assembly has allocated Sh22 million to Governor Martin Wambora’s emergency kitty to fight Covid-19.
By Joseph Muchiri 4 years ago
County sets aside Sh22m to fight disease
Centum backed SEZ secures Sh6 billion investment
Real Estate
By Brian Ngugi
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You will contribute to the social health fund even without a job
Health & Science
By Mercy Kahenda
2 hrs ago
Firms welcome scrapping of some taxes, want more cuts
Business
By James Wanzala
2 hrs ago
Nairobi traders say they lost Sh2b in demos
Business
By Harrison Ngola and Collins Kweyu
2 hrs ago
Firm enters into roofing materials market
Real Estate
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