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How Machogu saved Egerton University from financial brink
For the umpteenth time, University Academic Staff Union (Uasu) members were to strike effective January 1, 2024, setting the institution to a bad start in the new year.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 6 months ago
How Machogu saved Egerton University from financial brink
Seven people killed, 12 injured in Nakuru accident
Eight people killed after a trailer rammed into a matatu they were travelling in at Eveready roundabout on Nakuru-Eldoret highway, police say.
By Kennedy Gachuhi, Yvonne Chepkwony 6 months ago
Seven people killed, 12 injured in Nakuru accident
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Probe on Maina Njenga and claims of Mungiki sect return put to test
Njenga was arrested several times in 2023 which he termed harassment as Court battle showed police are unable to connect him with activities of the dreaded criminal group
By Kennedy Gachuhi 6 months ago
Probe on Maina Njenga and claims of Mungiki sect return put to test
University lecturers to down tools January 1 as salary fight escalates
Union says Egerton management has failed to honour ruling made by court early this year. Dons are further demanding full payment of their salary arrears deferred by the university since 2020.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 6 months ago
University lecturers to down tools January 1 as salary fight escalates
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Officer who shot two had been sacked
Policeman was reinstated a year ago after court case was ruled in his favour. Unruly conduct saw the officer banned from a bar within Nakuru's CBD over a year ago.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 6 months ago
Officer who shot two had been sacked
Bodies of two children recovered in swollen Molo River
Local divers retrieved one of the bodies last weekend as divers from the Nakuru County Disaster Response team joined in the search.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 6 months ago
Bodies of two children recovered in swollen Molo River
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Ruto: Universal health plan is unstoppable
President Ruto said long-time profiteers of corruption in the health sector are sponsoring court cases against the reforms.
By Kennedy Gachuhi and Yvonne Chepkwony 6 months ago
Ruto: Universal health plan is unstoppable
Nakuru cop arrested after shooting dead one person, injuring three others
"DCI officers from Kaptembwo proceeded to the scene and established that he had picked a quarrel over a bill for drinks he had taken," the statement reads in part.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 7 months ago
Nakuru cop arrested after shooting dead one person, injuring three others
Five people die in Kikopey road accident
Five people died and four sustained serious injuries in a road accident at Kikopey trading centre in Gilgil, Nakuru county.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 7 months ago
Five people die in Kikopey road accident
Ruto tasks Defence University to draw up security strategy
The President singled out the Coast and Northern Kenya as regions that require the university's attention to deal with terrorism, radical extremism, and insecurity.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 7 months ago
Ruto tasks Defence University to draw up security strategy
Kihika breaks silence on disputed War Memorial hospital
Kihika said the county government would not entertain the private company, which moved to court laying claim over the facility established by the colonial government in 1921.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 8 months ago
Kihika breaks silence on disputed War Memorial hospital
Kihika vows to reclaim disputed War Memorial Hospital from private firm
Kihika said the county government would not back down to a private company that moved to court to lay claim to the facility established by the colonial government in 1921.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 8 months ago
Kihika vows to reclaim disputed War Memorial Hospital from private firm
Gachagua: We will need financial aid for Haiti mission
Gachagua, who spoke in Kilgoris, Narok county, said the approval of Kenyan police to lead the mission by the UN Security Council was a significant honour from the international community.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 8 months ago
Gachagua: We will need financial aid for Haiti mission
Security agents' dilemma in war against dreaded Nakuru gangs
There are claims that some officers have aided in protection of some known criminals. Gang members are well known but residents withhold information due to fear of retaliatory attacks.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 9 months ago
Security agents' dilemma in war against dreaded Nakuru gangs
Three dead, scores injured in Kamara road crash
Three people die and 51 others injured in a road accident at Kamara along Nakuru-Eldoret Highway, Kuresoi North Sub County Police Commander Judah Gathenge confirms.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 9 months ago
Three dead, scores injured in Kamara road crash
Return of criminal gangs in Nakuru causes jitters
Rhonda, Kaptembwo, and Pondamali are some of the areas largely affected by the surge in criminal attacks. Rape and defilement of school girls and women are on the rise.
By Kennedy Gachuhi and Hilda Otieno 9 months ago
Return of criminal gangs in Nakuru causes jitters
African firms seek to boost market share
Six Kenyan companies are among 24 firms from across Africa that have joined African Hidden Champions, an exclusive network of companies founded in 2020.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 9 months ago
African firms seek to boost market share
Pyrethrum pensioners demand Sh2.5 billion arrears
After a long wait, the pensioners have appealed to Agriculture CS Mithika Linturi to intervene so they can get their payment.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 9 months ago
Pyrethrum pensioners demand Sh2.5 billion arrears
Armed gunmen storm church, rob worshipers their phones and cash
The three gunmen, whom they had confused to be police officers on patrol and wore masks brought the sermon to an unexpected halt after they began issuing orders and threats.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 9 months ago
Armed gunmen storm church, rob worshipers their phones and cash
Government partly lifts two decades land caveats in Nakuru
Thousands of residents in Kuresoi South, Nakuru county, have a reason to smile as the government lifted a caveat that had been imposed on the land over two decades ago.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 9 months ago
Government partly lifts two decades land caveats in Nakuru
Clerics tell State to step up efforts to restore peace in the North Rift
Lotodo, a former legislator, noted that stability in the region would easily be restored if these concerns were genuinely addressed through long term solutions.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 9 months ago
Clerics tell State to step up efforts to restore peace in the North Rift
Kihika warns against graft, non-performance as top county officials sign performance contracts
County chief says those involving themselves in corruption and offering poor services will be sacked.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 10 months ago
Kihika warns against graft, non-performance as top county officials sign performance contracts
Race to find Kimathi's grave grows urgent
Kimathi was held at Kamiti Prison, sentenced to death for possessing a firearm, and executed on February 18, 1957. He is said to have been buried at Kamiti GK Prison, still in shackles.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 10 months ago
Race to find Kimathi's grave grows urgent
Two years on, hope at last for completion of Afraha Stadium
Due to delays in completing the project, the County Assembly Sports Association (CASA) had to seek alternative grounds for its games this year.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 10 months ago
Two years on, hope at last for completion of Afraha Stadium
Sh150m hospital built with Covid funds 'still under construction'
Kinyanjui, who is now a former governor, encountered public criticism, particularly from his political competitors who accused him of not correctly prioritising the needs of the county.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 10 months ago
Sh150m hospital built with Covid funds 'still under construction'
Gachagua and Raila clash over dialogue
The two shared a podium during the burial of Mau Mau veteran John Kagwe, alias Brigadier Kiboko, in Kanjuiri, Nyandarua County.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 10 months ago
Gachagua and Raila clash over dialogue
Priest and neighbour found alive after abduction in parents' home
A neighbour who was first to respond was abducted alongside the priest. The information was shared to the public and reported to the police followed by a search mission.
By Kennedy Gachuhi and Daniel Chege 10 months ago
Priest and neighbour found alive after abduction in parents' home
State comes to the rescue of Mau mau war veteran late Brig Kiboko's family
Brigadier Kiboko was among the lead Mau Mau freedom fighters who fought alongside the late Field Marshal Dedan Kimathi.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 10 months ago
State comes to the rescue of Mau mau war veteran late Brig Kiboko's family
Government to offset deceased freedom fighter's Sh8 million hospital bill
Brigadier Kiboko died on Friday, August 18, 2023, at the Nairobi Hospital where he had been admitted for three months; leaving behind a hospital bill of Sh8.2 million.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 10 months ago
Government to offset deceased freedom fighter's Sh8 million hospital bill
Mau Mau 'brigadier' Kiboko dies, leaves Sh6.5m hospital bill
Mau Mau war veteran John Kagwe alias Brigadier Kiboko died on Friday at the Nairobi Hospital, where he had been receiving treatment.
By Kennedy Gachuhi and Modachi Okumu 10 months ago
Mau Mau 'brigadier' Kiboko dies, leaves Sh6.5m hospital bill
33-year-old arrested for defiling two minors
The suspect identified as Joshua Kasitet Kangogo reportedly defiled the minors at their home in Lelcherai village on Saturday before retreating to a hideout, a few kilometers away.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 11 months ago
33-year-old arrested for defiling two minors
Probe as police officer shoots senior colleague dead
The suspect, a police constable, shot the sergeant under unclear circumstances. Some colleagues feel the two may have had personal differences.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 11 months ago
Probe as police officer shoots senior colleague dead
Probe as police officer accused of shooting senior colleague dead
It was not immediately clear why the police constable shot and killed his supervisor.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 11 months ago
Probe as police officer accused of shooting senior colleague dead
Two die, seven hospitalized in Sobea accident
Two people die, seven hospitalised after accident at Sobea along the Nakuru-Eldoret Highway, Nakuru Police Commander Samuel Ndanyi confirms.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 11 months ago
Two die, seven hospitalized in Sobea accident
DCI probes fraud claims in use of Londiani crash victims' money
Families and survivors of the Londiani accident have formally reported to the police an alleged misappropriation of Sh13.6 million donated by well-wishers.
By Nikko Tanui and Kennedy Gachuhi 11 months ago
DCI probes fraud claims in use of Londiani crash victims' money
Kabarak schools hold prayer day for candidates
Kabarak University Vice Chancellor Henry Kiplagat described the class of 2023, christened the Jonathans for primary and secondary schools, as the highest in the institution's history.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 11 months ago
Kabarak schools hold prayer day for candidates
Running battles as police engage protesters in Nakuru
At Mazembe Grounds, the police lobbed teargas canisters at the protesters who had blocked roads using burning tires.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 1 year ago
Running battles as police engage protesters in Nakuru
Group seeks DP's help for Brigadier Kiboko
Maina Kiambati, the son of Mau Mau veteran General Kiambati, said Brigadier Kiboko's family is struggling to cater for his medical care.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 1 year ago
Group seeks DP's help for Brigadier Kiboko
Ruto marshals troops to pass controversial tax proposals
President William Ruto has accused those opposing the Finance Bill 2023, including his proposal for a housing fund levy of being dishonest and deceitful.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 1 year ago
Ruto marshals troops to pass controversial tax proposals
Maina Njenga placed on DCI's wanted list
Twelve people arrested at Maina's Nakuru home were arraigned last week and charged with various offences including being members of the outlawed Mungiki sect.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 1 year ago
Maina Njenga placed on DCI's wanted list
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