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Booming eateries boost fortunes for Mt Kenya fish farmers
Ann Mwangi is always busy at her establishment, Samaki Centre. She set up the eatery in 2014 and has since turned it into the go-to fish joint in the busy town.
By Lydiah Nyawira 3 months ago
Booming eateries boost fortunes for Mt Kenya fish farmers
Catholics to celebrate 10th anniversary of Sister Nyaatha's beatification
Catholics are set to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the beatification of Blessed Sister Irene 'Nyaatha' Stefani, known for her commitment to serving the marginalised and the poor.
By Amos Kiarie and Lydiah Nyawira 4 months ago
Catholics to celebrate 10th anniversary of Sister Nyaatha's beatification
Muheria urges State to ease the tax burden on Kenyans
Archbishop Anthony Muheria expressed hope for the new year but noted it would be presumptuous to try and predict what will happen in 2024.
By Lydiah Nyawira 5 months ago
Muheria urges State to ease the tax burden on Kenyans
Bishops: Pope's message doesn't OK gay marriages
Clerics say declaration does not try to give a back door recognition of same sex unions. Pope's letter was to expand the kind of blessings clergy can offer to their flock.
By Lydiah Nyawira 6 months ago
Bishops: Pope's message doesn't OK gay marriages
Mau Mau veterans and descendants to meet King Charles
Some of the topics for discussion will be their demand for reparations and compensation for the atrocities of the British government.
By Lydiah Nyawira and Mose Sammi 7 months ago
Mau Mau veterans and descendants to meet King Charles
Nyeri banks on health team to collect data on common diseases
Governor Mutahi Kahiga described CHPs as the true heroes of Nyeri, showcasing unwavering commitment and resilience in delivering healthcare services at the household level.
By Lydiah Nyawira 8 months ago
Nyeri banks on health team to collect data on common diseases
Isiolo County unveils 15-year strategy to address end perennial water shortage
Through the 15-year plan, the administration hopes to permanently solve the problem of water shortage in the region.
By Lydiah Nyawira 8 months ago
Isiolo County unveils 15-year strategy to address end perennial water shortage
12 issues Kenyan Catholics want church to address as bishops meet Pope in Rome
Catholic faithful want the church to address a myriad of social issues affecting it during a meeting with the Pope in Rome.
By Lydiah Nyawira, Sammy Mose 8 months ago
12 issues Kenyan Catholics want church to address as bishops meet Pope in Rome
Gachagua lauds tea reforms as bonus payments hit 3-year high
DP Gachagua said the tea reforms had led to the release of highest bonus payment in the last three years.
By Lydiah Nyawira and Purity Mwangi 8 months ago
Gachagua lauds tea reforms as bonus payments hit 3-year high
Gachagua: Moses Kuria will not be fired
Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua has come out to defend Trade Cabinet Secretary Moses Kuria against calls to have him sacked.
By Lydiah Nyawira and Amos Kiarie 8 months ago
Gachagua: Moses Kuria will not be fired
Relief as Kirinyaga County deploys patient records system to ease access
Governor Anne Waiguru has deployed the use of the Health Management Information System (HMIS) to manage all medical facilities in the county.
By Lydiah Nyawira 9 months ago
Relief as Kirinyaga County deploys patient records system to ease access
We will not bow to pressure for Raila handshake - Ruto
President Ruto said he would not allow the international community to pressure the government into a handshake with Raila.
By Lydiah Nyawira and Phares Mutembei 11 months ago
We will not bow to pressure for Raila handshake - Ruto
Closure of iconic hotel looms over scouts' site
A dark cloud hangs over the legacy of scouting founder Lord Baden Powell's PAXTU cottage located inside the Outspan Hotel compound.
By Lydiah Nyawira 1 year ago
Closure of iconic hotel looms over scouts' site
Hospitals stop admissions, move patients over NHIF fraud probe
Relatives and patients seeking care from hospitals in Meru and Kirinyaga counties were left stranded when these facilities closed and transferred their patients to other health centers.
By Phares Mutembei and Lydiah Nyawira 1 year ago
Hospitals stop admissions, move patients over NHIF fraud probe
Patients transferred as hospitals shut down over NHIF fraud
Patients seeking services from hospitals in Meru and Kirinyaga counties left stranded after the facilities shut down and transferred patients to other facilities.
By Phares Mutembei, Lydiah Nyawira 1 year ago
Patients transferred as hospitals shut down over NHIF fraud
Health, social projects top Mt Kenya counties' budget estimates
County Assemblies in Mt Kenya region to start public participation on the 2023/24 Budget estimates after receiving proposals from the executives.
By Lydiah Nyawira and Phares Mutembei 1 year ago
Health, social projects top Mt Kenya counties' budget estimates
Governor Mbarire enjoys Madaraka Day goodies after Embu hosts fete
The governor also highlighted the establishment of two Konza Digital Skills Laboratories while emphasizing the support of the government in implementing housing projects.
By Lydiah Nyawira 1 year ago
Governor Mbarire enjoys Madaraka Day goodies after Embu hosts fete
Families living in colonial villages 60 years after independence
These families have lived in deplorable conditions in the villages for decades. They have been hoping the government would relocate them or survey land and issue them with title deeds.
By Lydiah Nyawira and Amos Kiarie 1 year ago
Families living in colonial villages 60 years after independence
President Ruto launches Hustler fund for Chamas
He said loans being given in this phase of the hustler programme range from Sh50,000 as the minimum amount and may grow up to Sh1 million.
By Lydiah Nyawira 1 year ago
President Ruto launches Hustler fund for Chamas
Hundreds of families still stuck in colonial villages, 60 years after independence
The families have lived in deplorable conditions in the villages for decades with their efforts to be issued with title deeds to the land they occupy bearing little fruit.
By Lydiah Nyawira 1 year ago
Hundreds of families still stuck in colonial villages, 60 years after independence
KUCCPS eyes new data system to ease student placement
The system will be akin to the National Education Management Information System (Nemis), which tracks an individual student's education records across classes.
By Lydiah Nyawira 1 year ago
KUCCPS eyes new data system to ease student placement
President Ruto slashes NLC powers on compensation
President William Ruto has announced that the National Land Commission (NLC) will no longer deal with land valuation for compensation over government projects.
By Lydiah Nyawira 1 year ago
President Ruto slashes NLC powers on compensation
Wang'uru Stadium in Kirinyaga County to open in August
Sports Principal Secretary Jonathan Mueke while inspecting the facility on Saturday said the world-class stadium will be hosting premium sports leagues as well as local leagues.
By Lydiah Nyawira 1 year ago
Wang'uru Stadium in Kirinyaga County to open in August
COG calls for immediate release of Sh125 billion owed to counties
CoG chair Anne Waiguru said counties are owed an accumulated amount of Sh125.8 billion in arrears for the months of January, February, March and April.
By Lydiah Nyawira 1 year ago
COG calls for immediate release of Sh125 billion owed to counties
Speaker Wetangula tours Nyeri Scout sites ahead of global event
Wetang'ula said he was impressed with the plans to host scout MPs from around the world in June.
By Lydiah Nyawira 1 year ago
Speaker Wetangula tours Nyeri Scout sites ahead of global event
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DP blames salary delays on debts
Deputy Governor Rigathi Gachagwa revealed that the debt inherited from the previous regime had matured, and called for urgent intervention.
By Lydiah Nyawira 1 year ago
DP blames salary delays on debts
Controller of budget warns over pending bills in Central counties
As of September 30, 2022, all 47 counties reported pending bills amounting to Sh161.36 billion. CoB wants county leadership to take charge of the pending bills and ensure genuine ones are paid.
By Lydiah Nyawira 1 year ago
Controller of budget warns over pending bills in Central counties
Wildfires continue to rage in Aberdare Forest two weeks on
The fire has destroyed over 15,000 acres of the Aberdare National Park. KWS Director General says two people have died in incidents related to the forest fires.
By Lydiah Nyawira 1 year ago
Wildfires continue to rage in Aberdare Forest two weeks on
Waiguru visits Tatu City to benchmark on industrial park
Governor Anne Waiguru has initiated the process of having the Sagana Industrial City gazetted as a Special Economic Zone (SEZ).
By Lydiah Nyawira 1 year ago
Waiguru visits Tatu City to benchmark on industrial park
Red flag raised over county pending bills and manual payroll
Controller of Budget (CoB) Margaret Nyakang'o raised concern over high number of counties that used manual payroll during the period under review.
By Lydiah Nyawira 1 year ago
Red flag raised over county pending bills and manual payroll
I will fight insecurity and complete stalled projects, Ruto vows
Ruto assured of the government's intervention to end perennial land conflict and clashes between ranchers and residents over pasture.
By Lydiah Nyawira and Boniface Gikandi 1 year ago
I will fight insecurity and complete stalled projects, Ruto vows
William Ruto tells Senators, MP to seek alternatives to solve disputes
Ruto said the government has been paying lawyers for matters that can be resolved out of court. National Assembly and Senate majority leaders welcomed the idea of out-of-court settlements.
By Lydiah Nyawira 1 year ago
William Ruto tells Senators, MP to seek alternatives to solve disputes
Form One selection should be fair, private schools tell state
The association's vice chairman Solomon Munene said the selection should be guided by performance of candidates in the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exam.
By Lydiah Nyawira and Juliet Omelo 1 year ago
Form One selection should be fair, private schools tell state
Private schools call for fairness in Form One selection
KPSA vice chairman Solomon Munene says Private secondary schools struggle to get Form One students because they are excluded from the process of selection, which is unfair.
By Lydiah Nyawira 1 year ago
Private schools call for fairness in Form One selection
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Impeached: Ward reps seal Kawira fate, accuse her of flouting the law
Kawira said by going on with the impeachment, the MCAs had flouted their own Standing Orders (Standing Order No 90) which bars them from discussing a matter pending before the court.
By Lydiah Nyawira 1 year ago
Impeached: Ward reps seal Kawira fate, accuse her of flouting the law
EACC to recover land grabbed by developers in central Kenya
Central Regional Manager Abraham Kemboi said the land belonged to the Judiciary, the Roads ministry and State Department for Public Works.
By Lydiah Nyawira 1 year ago
EACC to recover land grabbed by developers in central Kenya
Apologise to Kenyans, Bishop Muheria tells Kuria on GMO remarks
Bishop Muheria termed Mr Kuria's remarks as unfortunate and disrespectful.
By Lydiah Nyawira 1 year ago
Apologise to Kenyans, Bishop Muheria tells Kuria on GMO remarks
Court orders recount of MCA votes in five polling stations in Kieni
Court orders recounting of votes in five polling stations in Kieni, Nyeri County; MCA candidate Simon Mwangi is challenging Patrick Wachira's election. The vote recount will take place on November 22.
By Lydiah Nyawira 1 year ago
Court orders recount of MCA votes in five polling stations in Kieni
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Rigathi Gachagua seeks truce with Mt Kenya billionaires on Raila's side
He downplayed utterances by Nyeri Governor Mutahi Kahiga that there was disquiet in Kenya Kwanza coalition, following betrayal in the EALA nominations.
By Lydiah Nyawira 1 year ago
Rigathi Gachagua seeks truce with Mt Kenya billionaires on Raila's side
Robert Thuo: Nyeri finance CEC who has been retained by four governors
Nyeri Finance and Economic Planning CEC Robert Thuo has served in the county government of Nyeri since 2015, when he was nominated by the late Governor Nderitu Gachagua
By Lydiah Nyawira 1 year ago
Robert Thuo: Nyeri finance CEC who has been retained by four governors
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