Nyeri governor threatens to sack striking doctors
Kahiga said a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) should be negotiated by the county and national governments
By Purity Mwangi, Amos Kiarie and Boniface Gikandi 3 months ago
Nyeri governor threatens to sack striking doctors
Preserving the whales: Delicate balance for Kenya's Coast
From July to October, these marine mammals grace the shores during their migratory journey, making it a unique experience for locals and tourists alike.
By Amos Kiarie 3 months ago
Preserving the whales: Delicate balance for Kenya's Coast
Fishermen get skills to free animals caught in nets
The training by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is in response to the growing number of encounters between local fishermen and whales.
By Amos Kiarie 4 months ago
Fishermen get skills to free animals caught in nets
Ruto urges MPs to embrace bipartisan approach on Housing Bill
President William Ruto says the 220-unit Makenji affordable housing project in Kandara, Murang'a County will create more than 1,600 jobs and expand opportunities for the locals.
By Boniface Gikandi and Amos Kiarie 5 months ago
Ruto urges MPs to embrace bipartisan approach on Housing Bill
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'Wajakoya' drink leaves village in mourning after an evening of fun
Kiangai villagers gathered at a bar to make merry, but hours later some were dead after consuming an illicit brew.
By Amos Kiarie 5 months ago
'Wajakoya' drink leaves village in mourning after an evening of fun
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 5 months ago
Catholics to celebrate 10th anniversary of Sister Nyaatha's beatification
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Why bid to make Ndindi Nyoro Mt Kenya spokesperson is causing huge ripples
A political supremacy battle is simmering in Mt Kenya over a push by a section of leaders to endorse Kiharu MP Ndindi Nyoro as the region's spokesperson.
By Boniface Gikandi and Amos Kiarie 6 months ago
Why bid to make Ndindi Nyoro Mt Kenya spokesperson is causing huge ripples
Ruto commits to fix dairy sector woes
President William Ruto while commissioning a New Kenya Co-operative Creameries (KCC) plant in Nyahururu on Wednesdays vowed to address challenges facing the dairy sector
By Amos Kiarie 6 months ago
Ruto commits to fix dairy sector woes
Police Intercept 50 bags of bhang
Acting on a tip-off from the public, the officers managed to apprehend two suspects and seized the bhang on Friday night.
By Amos Kiarie 6 months ago
Police Intercept 50 bags of bhang
180 students benefit from Kahiga's scholarship programme
Under the programme, students from vulnerable families, with a minimum score of 350 marks, receive full payment of their secondary school fees for four years.
By Amos Kiarie 6 months ago
180 students benefit from Kahiga's scholarship programme
Can wildlife roam freely and live harmoniously with humans?
The International Fund for Animals Welfare, (IFAW) has aptly recognised the urgent need to take action and is actively advocating for the "Room to Roam" initiative.
By Amos Kiarie 6 months ago
Can wildlife roam freely and live harmoniously with humans?
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We won't tolerate Mungiki's illegal plans: Gachagua
DP Gachagua said that Kenyans are free to carry out their business without being exploited by youth who are in the sect.
By Amos Kiarie 7 months ago
We won't tolerate Mungiki's illegal plans: Gachagua
How we made it, top candidates speak out after results out
Fidel Wanjala, the 12-year-old who wants to become a doctor, said he made it courtesy of a reading culture he developed at a tender age.
By Amos Kiarie and Mary Imenza 7 months ago
How we made it, top candidates speak out after results out
Jubilation as Debrah Aluel scores 425 marks in 2023 KCPE
Parents and teachers at Ndima Kanini Primary School in Karatina, Nyeri county, broke into song and dance following news of Debrah Aluel's impressive performance.
By Amos Kiarie 7 months ago
Jubilation as Debrah Aluel scores 425 marks in 2023 KCPE
Kindiki supports efforts to fight substance abuse
The CS said drug abuse ranks third after terrorism and armed banditry as a threat to national security and assured of the ministry's commitment to address the issues.
By Amos Kiarie 8 months ago
Kindiki supports efforts to fight substance abuse
PS Muhia urges Kenyans to support inmate-made products
Correctional Services Principal Secretary Salome Muhia has urged Kenyans to support the Prisons Department by buying products made by inmates.
By Amos Kiarie 8 months ago
PS Muhia urges Kenyans to support inmate-made products
Gachagua calls for Mt Kenya unity, support for President Ruto
Gachagua urged Central region businesses to unite and contribute to national growth through collaborative efforts and utilization of their collective capabilities.
By Amos Kiarie 8 months ago
Gachagua calls for Mt Kenya unity, support for President Ruto
Villagers protest against British army ahead of King Charles' visit
A week ahead of King Charles' visit to Kenya, residents from Jua Kali, Muramati, Kimugandoro, and Kariunga villages in Laikipia County are not a happy lot.
By Amos Kiarie 8 months ago
Villagers protest against British army ahead of King Charles' visit
Former British armoury and holding cell in ruins
It functioned as a secure storage facility for weapons, tightly guarded by the home guards. The house also operated as a prison where individuals who resisted colonial rule were detained.
By Amos Kiarie 8 months ago
Former British armoury and holding cell in ruins
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 9 months ago
Gachagua: Moses Kuria will not be fired
Revered pyrethrum picker who fought for Kenya's freedom
Muthoni, born in 1931 as the third child of Wanjira Kirima and Kirima Nguya, had a humble upbringing in a small farming community.
By Amos Kiarie 9 months ago
Revered pyrethrum picker who fought for Kenya's freedom
Govt develops plan to reduce edible oil import dependency
CS Murkomen added that the government aims to create a conducive environment for the growth and development of local industries while reducing reliance on imports.
By Amos Kiarie 10 months ago
Govt develops plan to reduce edible oil import dependency
Muheria: Heavy taxation a big burden for Kenyan households
Muheria said there is an urgent need for the state to collaborate with other stake holders to ease the burden of high cost of living on ordinary citizens.
By Amos Kiarie 10 months ago
Muheria: Heavy taxation a big burden for Kenyan households
Field Marshal Muthoni Kirima's burial set for September 22
Amidst an outpouring of grief, the final send-off for the esteemed freedom fighter Field Marshal Muthoni Kirima has been scheduled for September 22.
By Amos Kiarie 10 months ago
Field Marshal Muthoni Kirima's burial set for September 22
2,500 targeted for Inua Jami listing in Tetu constituency
Tetu MP said about 3,500 residents already registered for the programme.
By Amos Kiarie 10 months ago
2,500 targeted for Inua Jami listing in Tetu constituency
Police uniform committee extends timeline for public participation
According to the director of logistics Kenya Police Service, Peter Ndung'u, the extension is to allow the public to submit more views on the proposed changes of the police uniform.
By Amos Kiarie 10 months ago
Police uniform committee extends timeline for public participation
Hotels lose their competitive edge amid the rise of Airbnbs
The exponential growth of Airbnb in major towns around the country is shaking up the Kenyan hospitality industry as it devours a share of traditional hotels' revenues.
By Amos Kiarie and Brian Ngugi 10 months ago
Hotels lose their competitive edge amid the rise of Airbnbs
Students thrill with pop beats as music festival comes to an end
The festival wound up on Saturday, with performers treating audiences to a rich variety of presentations. The grand finale, the gala, is set to grace the stage at Nakuru High School tomorrow.
By Amos Kiarie and George Orido 10 months ago
Students thrill with pop beats as music festival comes to an end
Poetry and choral verses dominate day seven of music festival in Nyeri
Audiences maintained pin-drop silence as students from various secondary schools performed poems on the role and benefits of SEPU in furthering education goals.
By Amos Kiarie 11 months ago
Poetry and choral verses dominate day seven of music festival in Nyeri
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 11 months ago
Song and dance as music festival makes comeback
Restless Mt Kenya? President Ruto tours central to launch projects
In his five-day tour, the president will address issues on lowering the high cost of living, creation of jobs, expanding tax pays, eradicating hunger, and improving livelihoods
By Amos Kiarie 11 months ago
Restless Mt Kenya? President Ruto tours central to launch projects
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Demand for housing sees rents skyrocket in Othaya town
After the grand opening of the Kibaki Level Six Hospital, an annexe of Kenyatta National Hospital, real estate investors have taken advantage of the business opportunity created by the facility.
By Amos Kiarie 11 months ago
Demand for housing sees rents skyrocket in Othaya town
Pastoral women turn cactus into biogas, wine
The species Opuntia stricta invaded huge tracts of grazing land by suppressing pasture growth and has caused death of livestock at an alarming rate by inflicting wounds in their mouth
By Amos Kiarie 11 months ago
Pastoral women turn cactus into biogas, wine
Nyeri County partners with KPCU to boost coffee production
The partnership will help in establishing coffee farm demos in coffee growing areas within the county, and support coffee nurseries to promote the production of certified coffee seedlings.
By Amos Kiarie 11 months ago
Nyeri County partners with KPCU to boost coffee production
Ruto to police: Deal firmly but professionally with protesters
President cautions police officers against committing offences during protests. Lauds their conduct so far in quelling anti-government demos.
By Amos Kiarie 11 months ago
Ruto to police: Deal firmly but professionally with protesters
African Native court marks 99 years since inception
Set up 99 years ago, the court which is carefully preserved as a museum also hosts the offices of the Nyeri Museum curator and the National Museum of Kenya.
By Amos Kiarie 1 year ago
African Native court marks 99 years since inception
Farmers hawking macadamia as prices in the world market slump
The farmers have vowed to uproot their macadamia trees if the situation does not change as brokers buy the nuts at as little as Sh10 to Sh20 per kilogramme.
By Boniface Gikandi and Amos Kiarie 1 year ago
Farmers hawking macadamia as prices in the world market slump
Three defy old age to obtain TVET skills
Cecily Wanjiru, 60, a mother of three, joined the institute at the age of 56 years.
By Amos Kiarie 1 year ago
Three defy old age to obtain TVET skills
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
Ruto: Imported building materials to be taxed at 30 per cent
The Head of State said that the housing programme will free up expansive tracts of land that will be used for farming putting to an end food insecurity.
By Amos Kiarie 1 year ago
Ruto: Imported building materials to be taxed at 30 per cent
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