A section of Mt Kenya leaders voice support for DP Gachagua
Nyeri County Speaker Gichuhi Mwangi said the people of Mt Kenya region should support the DP as he was instrumental in protecting the region's development agenda.
By Purity Mwangi 4 months ago
A section of Mt Kenya leaders voice support for DP Gachagua
Shortage of nurses main challenge in public health facilities
NNAK Vice President Denis Mbithi appealed to the government to embrace the nurse's scheme of service which will help nurses to progress in terms of promotion.
By Purity Mwangi 4 months ago
Shortage of nurses main challenge in public health facilities
When mental illness knocks on your door
The CHP observes that the most vulnerable people are those from poor families since the cost of mental healthcare is too high and mostly misunderstood.
By Purity Mwangi 4 months ago
When mental illness knocks on your door
As world marks World Cleft Day many still in line
On World Cleft Day today, approximately 12 children with a cleft lip condition are eagerly anticipating free reconstructive surgery at Nyeri County Referral Hospital next month.
By Purity Mwangi 4 months ago
As world marks World Cleft Day many still in line
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 4 months ago
Gachagua lauds tea reforms as bonus payments hit 3-year high
Nyeri County opens new 35-bed capacity maternity hospital
The maternity hospital was built in partnership with Japan through the Japanese Organization for International Cooperation in Family Planning (JOICFP) and the County.
By Purity Mwangi 5 months ago
Nyeri County opens new 35-bed capacity maternity hospital
Gatitu residents protest over Nyeri County's plan to increase bars
The small busy trading center along the Nyeri- Karatina highway has more than 20 liquor bars in operation.
By Purity Mwangi 5 months ago
Gatitu residents protest over Nyeri County's plan to increase bars
Jail term for woman who killed foster mother reduced by 18 years
The appellant was angry after learning that she was an adopted child after many years and later attacked her foster mother.
By Purity Mwangi 5 months ago
Jail term for woman who killed foster mother reduced by 18 years
Logging ban caused timber shortage, high prices traders
The lifting of a national moratorium, which had been imposed six years ago by President Uhuru Kenyatta, initially brought relief to sawmillers before the court intervened to suspend the decision.
By Purity Mwangi 5 months ago
Logging ban caused timber shortage, high prices  traders
Song and dance as music festival makes comeback
This year's theme is "Nurturing Talent for Innovation and National Development". The event, which will run until August 23, is being hosted at Dedan Kimathi University of Science and Technology.
By Amos Kiarie and Purity Mwangi 6 months ago
Song and dance as music festival makes comeback
Central Kenya's annual 'Farmers Day' to focus on climate change
Over 15,000 farmers and traders from across Central Kenya are expected to attend the Annual Farmers Exhibition at Wambugu Agricultural Training Centre in Nyeri County.
By Purity Mwangi 6 months ago
Central Kenya's annual 'Farmers Day' to focus on climate change
Onion prices to keep rising as shortage bites
Taxes imposed on imports from Tanzania has created an acute shortage of onions with 1kg of the commodity selling at Sh150 and a 40kg sack retailing at Sh5,600.
By Purity Mwangi 6 months ago
Onion prices to keep rising as shortage bites
Governor Irungu launches foundation to support development projects
The Joshua Irungu Foundation will focus on five thematic areas including conservation, provision of clean and affordable energy and provision of water in rural areas
By Purity Mwangi 6 months ago
Governor Irungu launches foundation to support development projects
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Hot potato: Perennial glut leaves farmers counting losses, again
Potato farmers from Endarasha and Charity areas in Kieni Constituency, Nyeri County are at their wits' end on how to save their crops as the market pushes them to sell off at throwaway prices.
By Purity Mwangi and James Munyeki 6 months ago
Hot potato: Perennial glut leaves farmers counting losses, again
Nyeri water firm basks in 15 years of success
The company is the; top-performing utility overall, top utility in the very large company category, top utility in the Tana region, and top utility in non-revenue management.
By Purity Mwangi 7 months ago
Nyeri water firm basks in 15 years of success
Pathologist, ex-detective testify in former KDF official's case
The ex-KDF soldier is on trial for the alleged murder of his estranged wife, Joyce Syombua and their two children - Shanice Maua, 10, and Prince Michael, aged 5, in October 2019.
By Purity Mwangi 7 months ago
Pathologist, ex-detective testify in former KDF official's case
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Fuel prices: Nyeri residents turn to donkeys to cut transport cost
Residents charged Sh200 for a trip that truck owner would ask for Sh1,200 or more. Ruringu has highest number of donkeys in Nyeri, and owners want more veterinarians.
By Purity Mwangi 7 months ago
Fuel prices: Nyeri residents turn to donkeys to cut transport cost
Man to serve 20 years in prison for defiling daughters
The accused's wife tells the court that her husband attacked the minors while she was away.
By Purity Mwangi 7 months ago
Man to serve 20 years in prison for defiling daughters
Families of ex-colonial chief inch closer to Sh729 million in compensation for land
At least 35 families of former colonial chief Wambugu Mathangani in Gatitu, Nyeri County, are a step closer to receiving Sh729 million as compensation for their land.
By Purity Mwangi 7 months ago
Families of ex-colonial chief inch closer to Sh729 million in compensation for land
Saw millers laud bid to lift logging ban
The national moratorium was imposed to restrict extraction of timber from public and community forests, in a bid to protect and conserve water towers.
By Purity Mwangi 7 months ago
Saw millers laud bid to lift logging ban
App empowers women traders to access market
The application offers various features to assist entrepreneurs, including the ability to upload their products and services, place orders, manage bookkeeping and exchange currencies.
By Purity Mwangi 8 months ago
App empowers women traders to access market
Teacher fired during maternity leave wins case against employer
A Nyeri Court has ordered registered trustees of the Catholic Archdiocese of Nyeri to compensate a nursery school teacher who was fired from her job during maternity leave Sh77,000.
By Purity Mwangi 8 months ago
Teacher fired during maternity leave wins case against employer
Gachagua urges Mt Kenya MPs to support Finance Bill
Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua has asked all Central Kenya Members of Parliament to support the Finance Bill, 2023, once tabled in Parliament.
By Purity Mwangi 8 months ago
Gachagua urges Mt Kenya MPs to support Finance Bill
Man escapes 10-year sentence for rape over defective charge sheet
Mwangi appealed his conviction saying the case was not proved beyond a reasonable doubt.
By Purity Mwangi 8 months ago
Man escapes 10-year sentence for rape over defective charge sheet
Man who killed for land gets 30 years after appeal
Justice Muya noted that the murder was gruesome as the deceased was hacked to death with a fork jembe following a land dispute.
By Purity Mwangi 8 months ago
Man who killed for land gets 30 years after appeal
Life sentence reduced to 30 years as murder convict wins appeal
The applicant killed his sister-in-law over a long-standing land dispute.
By Purity Mwangi 8 months ago
Life sentence reduced to 30 years as murder convict wins appeal
Committee seeks views on governance for EAC confederation
Nyandarua deputy governor John Muthara said the confederation should have a common currency and remove all barriers to trade, including language.
By Purity Mwangi 9 months ago
Committee seeks views on governance for EAC confederation
Murder suspects released on Sh1m bond each
The duo has been accused of murdering Mwangi Wangari on February 12, 2023, at Kangemi in Nyeri County.
By Purity Mwangi 9 months ago
Murder suspects released on Sh1m bond each
NGO to set up safe house for survivors of gender based violence in Nyeri
The house will act as a recovery center, where victims will receive psychological support including counseling and legal assistance
By Purity Mwangi 10 months ago
NGO to set up safe house for survivors of gender based violence in Nyeri
Nyeri politicians condemn looting during antigovernment protests
The leaders said the demonstrations are likely to paralyse the country's peace and worsen the economy that is yet to recover from the scars of Covid-19 pandemic.
By Amos Kiarie and Purity Mwangi 10 months ago
Nyeri politicians condemn looting during antigovernment protests
Michael Mithamo: Nyeri diocese ordains first priest with visual impairment
Father Michael Mithamo King'ori, who served as a deacon at Kigumo Parish in Othaya, Nyeri County, was ordained alongside five other priests in a colourful mass.
By Purity Mwangi 1 year ago
Michael Mithamo: Nyeri diocese ordains first priest with visual impairment
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Bizarre drawings found in house of teacher found dead in concrete coffin
Joseph Gathogo was a teacher at Muhoya Secondary School in Nyeri. The body of the teacher, reported missing since December 19, was found in a concrete coffin.
By Purity Mwangi 1 year ago
Bizarre drawings found in house of teacher found dead in concrete coffin
Missing teacher found buried in concrete coffin at his house
According to his landlord Kariuki Njama, Gathogo a lab technician at Muhoya secondary school had been his tenant for 19 years and went missing on December 19.
By Purity Mwangi 1 year ago
Missing teacher found buried in concrete coffin at his house
Nyeri residents forced to buy water as taps run dry
A 20-litre jerrican of water is being sold at Sh10 from neighbours with large water tanks, the same is sold at Sh20 from water vendors who hawk the commodity.
By Purity Mwangi 1 year ago
Nyeri residents forced to buy water as taps run dry
Man says rogue court officials to blame for the loss of his six acres
George Wachira from Kiamariga in Nyeri is pleading with the government to intervene in his land case that has dragged on for 40 years.
By Purity Mwangi 1 year ago
Man says rogue court officials to blame for the loss of his six acres
Two Class 8 pupils die in road accident, police arrest matatu driver
Police have arrested a matatu driver following the death of two children in a grisly road accident along the Tetu-Kamakwa Road in Nyeri town.
By Purity Mwangi 1 year ago
Two Class 8 pupils die in road accident, police arrest matatu driver
British Army Training Unit in Kenya adopts new technology for training
Over 5,000 soldiers from the United Kingdom (UK) and the Kenya Defence Forces train at the vast 250,000-acre Lolldaiga conservancy in Laikipia every year.
By Purity Mwangi 1 year ago
British Army Training Unit in Kenya  adopts new technology for training
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Public, media kicked out of court during Syombua murder trial
Witnesses took the stand in a packed courtroom as public and media sat to listen into the proceedings with the exception of one Major Fredrick Laja.
By Purity Mwangi 1 year ago
Public, media kicked out of court during Syombua murder trial
Ruto leads country in mourning Kiptum as marathoner buried
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