High stakes in Waiguru, Kibicho clash
The standoff had President Uhuru Kenyatta on February 1 this year direct the county leaders resolve the dispute without delaying any longer.
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
High stakes in Waiguru, Kibicho clash
Woman: My husband is not under a spell, he has mental illness
PG20 Esther Kiama stood by her husband, right, through his illness despite some friends turning their backs on her.
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Woman: My husband is not under a spell, he has mental illness
Governor Kiraitu roots for balance in top State jobs
'We are fronting for a system that everybody can have a sense of ownership of the government.'
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Governor Kiraitu roots for balance in top State jobs
Nyeri town receives Sh45 million for sewerage expansion
NYEWASCO has received Sh45million from the national government for the expansion of the sewerage system within Nyeri town
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Nyeri town receives Sh45 million for sewerage expansion
Mt Kenya railway restoration on course
The smartphone flips open, like a case, opening into a 6.7-inch screen, and fits in a pocket when folded.
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Mt Kenya railway restoration on course
Fears of maize shortage rise as rains delay crop harvest
Mt Kenya region is expected to suffer from its staple maize shortage following excessive rains that continue to pound the country
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Fears of maize shortage rise as rains delay crop harvest
Kenya-Ethiopia border trade point to open in Marsabit
The national government is finalising plans to establish another border entry point in Marsabit County
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Kenya-Ethiopia border trade point to open in Marsabit
Kiraitu roots for regional balance in top State job
In a briefing, Kiraitu said their proposal for the appointment of the senior state officers seeks to ensure the inclusivity of all communities.
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Kiraitu roots for regional balance in top State job
Co­ffee theft returns as guard is killed
Coffee farmers in Murang’a County want the government to control the number of millers, who have been licensed in the country.
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Co­ffee theft returns as guard is killed
Fault lines appear within Solai
The fault lines were running below the Nyaru water pan, and some of the neighboring homesteads occasioned with deep cracks and soil slides.
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Fault lines appear within Solai
Maize shortage fears over excess rains
The prolonged rain lead to water logging subjecting the crops to uncontrollable blight and bacterial wilting.
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Maize shortage fears over excess rains
Meru to host BBI meeting as GEMA tables list of demands
A section of Mt. Kenya leaders have aired their reservations on the BBI, a product of the handshake between President Uhuru and ODM leader Odinga.
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Meru to host BBI meeting as GEMA tables list of demands
New face of Salgaa: From black spot to top industrial, commercial hub
It has been a notorious black spot that has claimed thousands of lives for years.
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
New face of Salgaa: From black spot to top industrial, commercial hub
Railway revival starts
Rehabilitation of the 240-kilometer old meter-gauge railway from Nairobi to Nanyuki has started, in a move expected to ease the cost of transport
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Railway revival starts
Bedbugs outbreak hits Nakuru, joint effort to fumigate
The county government of Nakuru is working with experts from the private sector to provide a permanent solution to the bedbug and sand fly menace.
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Bedbugs outbreak hits Nakuru, joint effort to fumigate
Uhuru’s package taken with caution in Mt.Kenya
Now residents say a quick implementation will determine its depth of impact.
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Uhuru’s package taken with caution in Mt.Kenya
Kirinyaga loses as Thiba dam stall
The Sh19 billion mega-dam was expected to solve water shortage in the rice-growing Mwea Irrigation Scheme but the works have since stalled.
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Kirinyaga loses as Thiba dam stall
Nyeri to start menstrual hygiene for girls
Nyeri County government plans to start a menstrual hygiene programme as part of its social responsibility.
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Nyeri to start menstrual hygiene for girls
Elder: Central Kenya risks losing power
Mt Kenya Star columnist and correspondent STEPHEN NDEGWA held an interview with the Chairman of the Kikuyu Council of Elders Association (KCEA), Wachi
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Elder: Central Kenya risks losing power
Chuka residents devour termites delicacy, supplement protein need
The winged termite is delicacy that is valued in those parts as a crucial protein source and a supplement to the staple food
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Chuka residents devour termites delicacy, supplement protein need
Youth prefer handouts to State funds, says Manyatta MP
The lawmaker said some young men would not mind even if a politician steals from the public coffers to dish out handouts to them.
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Youth prefer handouts to State funds, says Manyatta MP
Pesticides linked to high cancer cases in Mwea
Wangui Ngirichi, the Kirinyaga County Woman Representative says every day, she gets at least five cases of request for medical assistance.
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Pesticides linked to high cancer cases in Mwea
Youth launch drive to petition Uhuru to waive HELB loans
Graduates, their parents and members of the public have started collecting signatures to petition president Uhuru to waive all outstanding HELB loans
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Youth launch drive to petition Uhuru to waive HELB loans
What Uhuru told Central governors
Kirinyaga, Tharaka-Nithi and Kiambu have not paid any pending bills, according to a list released by The National Treasury.
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
What Uhuru told Central governors
Semen factory opens
It’s a big boost for dairy farmers in Tharaka-Nithi, Meru and Embu counties with opening of Kenya Animal Generic Resource Centre
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Semen factory opens
Murder inquest: Trader beat lover
A butcher narrated to a Kiambu court his last encounter with a woman who was a lover to his boss before she died mysteriously.
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Murder inquest: Trader beat lover
Hotel boom at Lake Elementaita faulted
The County Government of Nakuru has raised conservation concerns over increasing activities by hoteliers around Lake Elementaita.
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Hotel boom at Lake Elementaita faulted
Sh3b to pay MCAs and governors’ allowances
However, the revenues generated are still low, compared to the total cash needed to ­finance development and recurrent expenditure.
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Sh3b to pay MCAs and governors’ allowances
Sleepwalking police officer falls off window in Nanyuki
A police officer based at Nanyuki Police Station is admitted at Mathari Hospital in Nyeri County with serious injuries after he jumped off the window.
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Sleepwalking police officer falls off window in Nanyuki
How a couple makes Sh30,000 a-month
The farm is dotted with coffee, Hass avocado, pawpaw, macadamia bananas and vegetables. It is also home to two cows and chicken.
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
How a couple makes Sh30,000 a-month
Awareness critical in ­fighting fakes
Challenge of global illicit trade networks is that they have an ever growing sophistication and a tenacity that many legal structures can only envy.
By Mt Kenya Star Editorial 4 years ago
Awareness critical in ­fighting fakes
Make clean energy affordable for every Kenyan household
Cost wise, it’s estimated that 85 per cent of urban households uses charcoal, spending up to Sh50,000 per year.
By Mt Kenya Star Editorial 4 years ago
Make clean energy affordable for every Kenyan household
Passion fruits earn man a cool Sh30k per week
The 29-year-old grows the crop on the two-acre farm. He plans to increase the acreage from the current two to five acres.
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Passion fruits earn man a cool Sh30k per week
Get ‘jua kali’ sector back on track to increase job opportunities
The jua kali sector has contributed greatly to the development of a pool of skilled and semi-skilled workers
By Mt Kenya Star Editorial 4 years ago
Get ‘jua kali’ sector back on track to increase job opportunities
Magician Prof Maseseka now lives in poverty and squalor
Later, Prof Maseseka just fizzled from the public arena and was never heard of again as if snatched by a magic spell to a different world.
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Magician Prof Maseseka now lives in poverty and squalor
Teens target of holiday crimes
Top risks facing teenagers and youth, security chiefs said, include rape, recruitment into criminal gangs, inducement to drugs, and suicide.
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Teens target of holiday crimes
Kenya Power revels new model of cheaper connections for rural homes
Kenya Power Company (KPC) is targeting to connect electricity to thousands of homesteads, especially in remote areas
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Kenya Power revels new model of cheaper connections for rural homes
Fish dealer has no regrets quitting Sh25,000-a-month driver’s job
Kinyua does not regret leaving his job where he earned Sh25,000 monthly for self-employment.
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Fish dealer has no regrets quitting Sh25,000-a-month driver’s job
Stadium an eyesore despite millions spent
After every heavy downpour, the running tracks and the pitch are flooded rendering the stadium unusable for days
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Stadium an eyesore despite millions spent
Girl with disability feted for winning gold
Faith Nyagaki suffered a mental condition when she was barely one year old but that did not stop her from achieving her dreams.
By Mt Kenya Star 4 years ago
Girl with disability feted for winning gold
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