Court awards former Nyeri deputy governor Sh8m in salary arrears
Dr Caroline Karugu had sued governor Mutahi Kahiga and the County Secretary Benjamin Gachichio as the responsible officers withholding her salary without a just and lawful cause.
By Nderitu Gichure 1 year ago
Court awards former Nyeri deputy governor Sh8m in salary arrears
Gakuru inquest to resume as file returned to court
The inquest is looking into events surrounding a grisly accident in which the third governor of Nyeri, Wahome Gakuru, died at Makenji along the Kenol-Nairobi highway on November 7, 2017.
By Nderitu Gichure 1 year ago
Gakuru inquest to resume as file returned to court
Archbishop Anthony Muheria: Don't burn Kenya because of elections
He singled out presidential candidates, in particular saying, a responsibility is bestowed on them to maintain peace and order even if the election results go against them.
By Nderitu Gichure 1 year ago
Archbishop Anthony Muheria: Don't burn Kenya because of elections
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Tempers flare as patience wears thin during grueling tallying at Bomas
Commission warns politicians and agents against disrupting the tallying process. Raila and Ruto agents trade barbs amid deep mistrust and allegations of rigging
By Nderitu Gichure 1 year ago
Tempers flare as patience wears thin during grueling tallying at Bomas
Gachagua, Kahiga to know their fate in death inquiry after the elections
Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua and Nyeri Governor Mutahi Kahiga will know whether they will testify in a hearing on the death of a former county boss after the August 9 elections.
By Nderitu Gichure 1 year ago
Gachagua, Kahiga to know their fate in death inquiry after the elections
Court told former KDF soldier doubted paternity of children, sought DNA test
Farrizanah Syombua said the test carried out in 2019 at the Government Chemist indicated Major Peter Mugure had sired the kids.
By Nderitu Gichure 1 year ago
Court told former KDF soldier doubted paternity of children, sought DNA test
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
Smallholder factories to pay tea farmers higher amounts earlier
69 factories are currently in the middle of an annual ritual to declare second payment rates with boards of at least four having already approved better rates than last year's.
By Nderitu Gichure 1 year ago
Smallholder factories to pay tea farmers higher amounts earlier
Karua says Azimio seeking to field one candidate per seat
Raila Odinga said the move to field one candidate would boost their chances of winning many positions under the Azimio banner.
By Nderitu Gichure 1 year ago
Karua says Azimio seeking to field one candidate per seat
Court allows dependants to split rent income in row over building
All eight original shareholders and owners of the building passed on without benefitting from their investment.
By Nderitu Gichure 1 year ago
Court allows dependants to split rent income in row over building
Martha Karua builds case for Azimio in pledge to end corruption
Karua outlined plans to bolster the country's agricultural, manufacturing, housing, and industrial growth and expressed optimism that Raila's government will improve all the sectors.
By Nderitu Gichure 1 year ago
Martha Karua builds case for Azimio in pledge to end corruption
High Court rules Democratic Party is lawfully in Kenya Kwanza
The Political Parties Disputes Tribunal had ruled that some party officials had taken DP into the alliance without proper consultations.
By Nderitu Gichure 1 year ago
High Court rules Democratic Party is lawfully in Kenya Kwanza
Nyeri leaders differ over running of renamed Mwai Kibaki Hospital
Nyeri Governor Mutahi Kahiga and Othaya MP Gichuki Mugambi clashed during the funeral service of the late Karima ward representative Reuben Wahome.
By Nderitu Gichure 1 year ago
Nyeri leaders differ over running of renamed Mwai Kibaki Hospital
Teacher faces jail for contempt, failure to readmit 20 students
Judge says school administration should have challenged order in court.
By Nderitu Gichure 1 year ago
Teacher faces jail for contempt, failure to readmit 20 students
State strikes deal with China and India for avocado market
Kenya produces over 240,000 tonnes of avocado, but only 85 tonnes is for export. Sale of immature avocados said to be a major challenge at the international market.
By Nderitu Gichure 1 year ago
State strikes deal with China and India for avocado market
Ruto campaigns in Nyeri, claims Raila is hiding behind Karua
Ruto yesterday told off his Azimio la Umoja One Kenya rival Raila Odinga for using his running mate Martha Karua to spearhead campaigns in Central Kenya.
By Nderitu Gichure 1 year ago
Ruto campaigns in Nyeri, claims Raila is hiding behind Karua
Mwai Kibaki Referral Hospital new morgue can hold 300 bodies
Mwai Kibaki Level Six hospital in Othaya has unveiled its own morgue, the biggest in Mt Kenya, with a capacity to hold 300 bodies.
By Nderitu Gichure 1 year ago
Mwai Kibaki Referral Hospital new morgue can hold 300 bodies
Foundation launches Sh5m Tvet scholarship
Optiven Foundation has launched a Sh5 million scholarship targeting 40 students in Technical and Vocational Training Institutes.
By Nderitu Gichure 1 year ago
Foundation launches Sh5m Tvet scholarship
Court ruling that may end eight-year battle for control of Nyeri land buying firm
Over 3,000 shareholders of a land-buying company in Nyeri have a reason to smile after the High Court declared a set of directors as legally in office.
By Nderitu Gichure 1 year ago
Court ruling that may end eight-year battle for control of Nyeri land buying firm
Thieves steal transformer at Kibaki's home three days after burial
A power transformer that serves Mwai Kibaki's residence and the neighbouring homes in Kanyange Village, Othaya Sub-County was vandalised three days after his burial.
By Nderitu Gichure 1 year ago
Thieves steal transformer at Kibaki's home three days after burial
Education CS warns school heads on uniform
Magoha orders schools to admit students with uniforms that resemble those of the institutions.
By Nderitu Gichure 1 year ago
Education CS warns school heads on uniform
Kibaki sendoff: Colourful final drive to Mt Kenya through roads, highways he built
National Youth Service (NYS) officers were deployed for crowd control within the grounds and outside, body was removed from the hearse and placed on the military gun carrier.
By Wainaina Ndung'u, Nderitu Gichure 1 year ago
Kibaki sendoff: Colourful final drive to Mt Kenya through roads, highways he built
Mwai Kibaki: The final bow (Photos)
The hearse escorted by the military travelled by road traversing Kiambu, Murang'a, Kirinyaga and Nyeri Counties to the Othaya Approved School Grounds
By Dennis Tarus, Ndung'u Gachane, Nderitu Gichure 1 year ago
Mwai Kibaki: The final bow (Photos)
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Mwai Kibaki's final lap of honour in the city he called home
Emilio Mwai Kibaki, Kenya's avowed economic redeemer and gentle giant of politics takes a final bow before the city where he started his political career.
By Jacob Ngetich and Nderitu Gichure 1 year ago
Mwai Kibaki's final lap of honour in the city he called home
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Kibaki's classmate, 94, recalls friendship dating back to 1941
Their relationship dates backs to 1941 when they met at Karima Mission School, presently Karima High school.
By Nderitu Gichure 1 year ago
Kibaki's classmate, 94, recalls friendship dating back to 1941
Mt Kenya coffee farmers set for windfall from direct export sales
Officials credit good performance to better bean grades, increased production, and increased direct sales overseas.
By Nderitu Gichure 2 years ago
Mt Kenya coffee farmers set for windfall from direct export sales
Othaya town in mourning over death of a hero
At his home village of Gatuyaini, where the former Head of State was born 90 years ago, residents gathered in small groups, discussing in low tones as they tried to come to terms with the sad news.
By Nderitu Gichure 2 years ago
Othaya town in mourning over death of a hero
Seven accused of conducting FGM in Nyeri detained for three days
A court in Nyeri has allowed the State to hold seven people accused of subjecting eight minors to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) for another three days.
By Nderitu Gichure 2 years ago
Seven accused of conducting FGM in Nyeri detained for three days
Police probe FGM ring leaders, parents colluding to cut girls
The perpetrators took advantage of the two-month school holiday after their ceremonies were disrupted in December by the new school calendar.
By Nderitu Gichure 2 years ago
Police probe FGM ring leaders, parents colluding to cut girls
Police probe parents, FGM ring leaders colluding to cut girls
Fears of a thriving underground female circumcision ring were rife yesterday in Central Kenya following the arrest of seven suspects.
By Nderitu Gichure 2 years ago
Police probe parents, FGM ring leaders colluding to cut girls
Governor Wahome Gakuru inquest adjourned to await court decision
Mutahi Kahiga and Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua got a reprieve after a court temporarily adjourned proceedings in the inquest of Governor Wahome Gakuru.
By Nderitu Gichure 2 years ago
Governor Wahome Gakuru inquest adjourned to await court decision
Reprieve for Wambora after court vacates orders for his arrest, sentencing
Wambora had been sued by the Kenya County Government Workers Union after the county government failed to remit its members' statutory deductions.
By Nderitu Gichure 2 years ago
Reprieve for Wambora after court vacates orders for his arrest, sentencing
Win for squatters in Nyeri as church to carve 600 acres in land battle
The Catholic Archdiocese of Nyeri trustees will hive off 600 acres from its expansive Hill Farm.
By Nderitu Gichure 2 years ago
Win for squatters in Nyeri as church to carve 600 acres in land battle
Nyeri farmer loses four sheep after wild animal night attack
A farmer in Mathira, Nyeri County is counting her losses after wild animals attacked and killed four of her sheep on Tuesday night.
By Nderitu Gichure 2 years ago
Nyeri farmer loses four sheep after wild animal night attack
Governor Martin Wambora to be sentenced tomorrow for contempt
Last week, Justice Njagi Marete ordered the OCS Nyeri Police Station to arrest the governor and three other county officials for contempt.
By Nderitu Gichure 2 years ago
Governor Martin Wambora to be sentenced tomorrow for contempt
Kioni warns MCAs who switched parties, paid nomination fees
Jubilee Party Secretary-General Jeremiah Kioni has warned MCAs who switched loyalty and paid nomination fees to contest on different parties.
By Nderitu Gichure 2 years ago
Kioni warns MCAs who switched parties, paid nomination fees
We have not issued direct tickets, UDA assures aspirants
The party's election board chairman Antony Mwaura said UDA has not settled on any individual and all aspirants will be subjected to primaries.
By Nderitu Gichure 2 years ago
We have not issued direct tickets, UDA assures aspirants
Nyeri Governor Kahiga, Mathira MP Gachagua seek court order revision in inquest
The two have moved to the High Court seeking a revision of a ruling summoning them to testify in the inquest of late Nyeri Governor Wahome Gakuru.
By Nderitu Gichure 2 years ago
Nyeri Governor Kahiga, Mathira MP Gachagua seek court order revision in inquest
Sh100 million Coffee Development Fund proposed
The Bill will further address the low production and provision of farm input on credit.
By Nderitu Gichure 2 years ago
Sh100 million Coffee Development Fund proposed
First Kenyan to go public about HIV positive status mourned as 'hero'
Muriuki, who declared his HIV status in 1987, was eulogised as a brave icon for demonstrating love for others by disclosing his condition.
By Nderitu Gichure 2 years ago
First Kenyan to go public about HIV positive status mourned as 'hero'
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