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July 7, 2015
in the spirit: Kiambu Town MCA James Njenga, youth senate leader Geraldine Muiruri and Senator Kimani Wamatangi during prayers against illicit brews at Kirigiti Stadium on Saturday.

Wamatangi wants Kebs boss sacked

Kiambu Senator Kimani Wamatangi has said the Kenya Bureau of Standards...

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July 7, 2015
PROPERTY dest roye d: Ngewa MCA Karungo wa Thang?wa and Githunguri MP Njoroge Baiya pour second-generation brew seized in Githunguri subcounty on Saturday

Kabogo urges owners of raided bars to...

THE destruction of property in Kabete under the guise of fighting illi...

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July 7, 2015
Concerned: Kirinyaga Governor Joseph Ndathi (2nd L) with members of the Kirinyaga Health and Wholeness Foundation at a Nairobi hotel on Saturday.

Kirinyaga foundation to support Beyond...

A Kirinyaga foundation has been launched to support First Lady Margare...

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July 7, 2015
GOOD RIDDANC E: Kiambu commissioner Esther Maina, Thika deputy commissioner Jeremiah Gicheru and Thika Town MP Alice Ng?ang?a in Kiandutu slum on Sunday.

Thika residents destroy a million...

RESIDENTS of Kiandutu slum, Kiambu county, have destroyed one million...

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July 6, 2015
Chairman of one of the rival factions of Kihiu Mwiri land buying company Peter Kariuki Macharia addressing shareholders during a security meeting last year May 21 2015.Photo/John Kamau

Director of Murang'a land firm...

Another director of troubled Kihiu Mwiri Land-Buying Company has been...

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July 6, 2015
Crackdown on brews: Nyandarua women?s representative Wanjiku Muhia (white cap) leads a demonstration against illicit brews at Engineer town on Saturday

Police, locals clash over brew at...

police and the residents of Engineer trading centre in Nyandarua count...

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July 6, 2015
Doctor Meshack Ong'uti talking to a mother with a child suffering from cleft lips accompanied by governor Mwangi wa Iria and Women representative Sabina Chege on Friday.

100 children with cleft lips set for...

About 100 children with cleft lips and palates from Murang’a county w...

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July 6, 2015
Sobring moment: Laikipia AP commander Dickson Njiru, county commissioner Wilson Wanyanga and Governor Joshua Irungu at Olmutonyi village last December

Laikipia bars closed, owners told to...

Political leaders and security agencies in Laikipia county have joine...

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July 3, 2015
Mourners at Ndimaini area in Mathira, Nyeri county yesterday during the burial of two boda boda operators Boniface Muchai, 24 and Maina Muthee, 27 who were allegedly killed by a vigilante group in Kirinyaga county last week on Monday.

Disband Kirinyaga vigilantes, CS told

A Nyeri politician has asked Interior CS Joseph Nkaissery to crackdown...

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July 3, 2015
One of the loaders in Limuru who denounced drinking alcoholic drinks shows the types wines and spirits which are being sold in the area as traders watch. They were dispersed by police on Wednesday.

Limuru porters quit drinking, hold demo

A group of young men who undertake manual chores such as carrying good...

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July 3, 2015
Governor William Kabogo with county executive member incharge of sports and youth affairs during the disbursement of Kiambu county Biashara fund to beneficiaries

Kiambu residents get Sh300m for business

The Kiambu government has given the youth, women and people living wit...

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July 3, 2015
Kabete MP Ferdinand Waititu in Thika town on May 21.

I'll not apologise for raid, I did...

Kabete MP Ferdinand Waititu has no apologies for raiding wines and spi...

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July 2, 2015
Murang'a prison officer incharge Billy Koshal hands a certificate to a remandee on Tuesday.

42 detainees pass Murang'a law...

SOME 42 remandees at Murang’a prison have graduated as paralegals afte...

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July 2, 2015
Governor William Kabogo laying foundation stone of the Tigoni level four hospital which will cost Sh 160 million

Sh160 million for hospital in Tigoni

Kiambu has released Sh160 million to construct a Level 4 Hospital in T...

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July 2, 2015
Police officers inspect the lorry that was impounded after it was found to be transporting 6,000 litres of methanol on Saturday.

Driver caught with 6,000 litres of...

A lorry driver in Murang’a county has been arrested with 6,000 litres...

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July 2, 2015
Athi Water Services chairman Mwangi Kiunjuri addresses a public participation meeting held at Kenol last week as County commissioner Kula Hache, Infrastructure executive Amos Njoroge and Speaker Nduati Kariuki listen.

Athi board says Murang'a project...

THE Athi Water Services Board has dismissed claims the Northern Collec...

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July 1, 2015

We'll manage Sh2bn well, says...

THE Sh2 billion allocated to women’s representatives will be well util...

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July 1, 2015
Don?t blame us: County commissioner Esther Maina in Kiambu town after meeting with deputy commissioners, chiefs and assistant chiefs on April 6, 2014.

Kiambu urges Uhuru to end brew menace

Kiambu residents have written to President Uhuru Kenyatta, saying his...

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July 1, 2015
it?s yours: Lari MP Mburu Kahangara (second left) hands over the title deed to the students, board and teachers of Gitithia Girls? High School on Monday.

Lari MP buys Gitithia Girls school one...

Lari legislator Mburu Kahangara has bought land for the expansion of a...

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July 1, 2015
Lari MP Mburu Kahangara (center with short sleeved shirt) lead teachers and pupils of Gitithia primary school to display the books they received from Mburu Kahangara education foundation on Friday.

Head teacher with best record posted to...

Parents of the primary school that scored the lowest in Kiambu in last...

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July 1, 2015
Moment of glory: Murang?a Governor Mwangi Wairia with students of Kahuhia Girls High School during the county prize-giving day on Friday.

Murang'a county offers orphans...

Hundreds of orphans in Murang’a will be sponsored to study in boardin...

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June 30, 2015
Nyeri deputy Governor Samuel Wamathai tries a tricycle made by Narumoru Jua Kali at Dedan Kimathi Kamukunji grounds in Nyeri town on Saturday during the - three- day SME  Trade fair.

Mt Kenya counties to form trade bloc

The Nyeri government is among the nine counties that have agreed to fo...

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June 30, 2015
Embakasi North MP James Gakuya, Leader of Majority in the national assembly Adan Duale, Kigumo MP Jamleck Kamau and Kieni MP Kanini Kega in Kanyenya-ini catholic church on sunday.

MPs accuse Raila of plot to derail...

A section of Jubilee MPs have accused Cord leader Raila Odinga of hat...

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June 30, 2015
 Kiganjo Assistant County Commissioner Alex Mukindia, NYS Inspector General Dr Nelson Githinji and Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria during the launch on Friday. Photo/Nganga Thairu

Githinji launches NYS scheme in Gatundu

The NYS Youth Empowerment Programme will positively change the lives o...

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June 30, 2015
Nyeri men seeking health services during the annual Free Men?s Health Day at Outspan College grounds in Nyeri town on Saturday.

Men told to see doctors and not dose...

  MEN have been advised not to rely on over-the-counter medicines in...

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June 29, 2015
Kabete MP Ferdinand waititu hold a drunk youth during a raid of bars in wangige. youths broke into bars in the area looting alcoholic drinks

Waititu leads raid on bars in Kabete

KABETE legislator Ferdinand Waittu on Saturday led youths in a raid on...

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June 29, 2015
Nyeri Governor Nderitu Gachagua (left) with Kieni MP Kanini Kega when they clashed publicly at Tagwa residents in Kieni constituency on Friday.

Respect Uhuru or else, says Gachagua

NYERI Governor Nderitu Gachagua on Friday declared war on Nyeri MPs...

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June 29, 2015
Nyandarua Governor tours a stand during the County's trade fair at Olkalou Town on Friday.

Use technology, Nyandarua farmers urged

FARMERS in Nyandarua should embrace modern farming methods to increase...

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June 27, 2015
IT MUST STOP: Women of King'eero village, Kabete, confront a police officer when they held a demonstration over alchohol abuse on Thursday. Photo/George Mugo

Kiambu hikes liquor levy by 80% to...

The Kiambu county government will increase licence fees for wines and...

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June 26, 2015
Controller of budget Agnes Odhiambo at a past function on June 4 last year. Photo/File

Manage funds strictly, budget chief...

GOVERNMENT agencies should strictly follow the principles of public fi...

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June 25, 2015
John Mburu (in cap) and David Maina at Thika level 5 Hospital yesterday. The two are among other five admitted at the hospital after consuming alcoholic drinks believed to have been poisoned.Photo/John Kamau

Dumped toxic brew kills four in Thika

Four people died on Tuesday after drinking a poisonous brew in Kiandut...

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June 25, 2015
Kiambu County Governor William Kabogo addresses Kiambu County Youth Development Initiative members at Paradise Lost Kiambu on  Jul 14 2013 Photo/File

Kabogo sets aside Sh400m for disabled...

Kiambu Governor William Kabogo yesterday defended his administration,...

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June 25, 2015
Laikipia Governor Joshua Irungu (centre), Mahianyu Chief Francis Nyaga and forester in charge of Marmanet South Conservation area, Mathew Ogutu dance with women at Mahianyu village on Wednesday.Photo/Wanjohi Gakio

County plans to fence Rumuruti Forest

The Laikipia government has told illegal settlers who encroached on Ru...

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June 25, 2015
Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria, Governor Mwangi wa Iria, Equity Bank chairman Peter Munga and Deputy governor Gakure Monyo celebrating the reconciliation on Tuesday night.Photo/Alice Waithera

Governor Mwangi Wairia resolves feud...

Murang’a Governor Mwangi Wairia and his longtime rival Equity Bank cha...

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June 24, 2015
Residents of Maai Mahiu flock Ngubi forest in Lari where they watched in disbelief the bodies of two brothers who drowned in a hole in a quarry in the middle of the forest.

Brothers drown in Lari forest quarry

Two brothers, who went missing last Friday, were found dead yesterday...

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June 24, 2015
STAND ALONE:Youths from Gatundu south after raiding chang?aa dens hidden in overgrown bushes in kinyago village Kiamwangi sublocation yesterday.The village is notorious in brewing illicit liquor.Photo/Ngang'a Thairu

Laikipia staff go on strike, demand...

Casual workers employed by the Laikipia county government on Monday do...

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June 24, 2015
Parliamentary committee on implementation members touring Nanyuki teaching and referral hospital on  Mar 25 2015. It blamed county governments on woes occasioned to the health sector in the country.Photo /Kings Waweru

Githongo woman buried in Buuri by...

A family on Monday visited Nanyuki Teaching and Referral Hospital mort...

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June 23, 2015
A farmer is confronted by another farmer at Gichatha-ini Coffee Factory in Mathira on Friday when farmers clashed during a visit of Agriculture parliamentary group.Photo/Wambugu Kanyi

Coffee farmers clash at Mathira meeting

COFFEE farmers clashed in Mathira on Friday when members of the Nation...

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June 23, 2015
Nyandarua Governor addresses the press outside JM Hospital Olkalou last week. with him is the County Assembly Speaker Ndegwa Wahome and the Assembly Health Committee Chairman Peter Kairu.Photo/Wanjohi Gakio

Nyandarua allocates two hospitals Sh30m

THE Nyandarua assembly has authorised the executive to improve service...

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June 23, 2015
Kiambu senator Kimani Wamatangi (left) speaking to the press at Mt Longonot hotel in Maai Mahiu on Friday while Utheri wa Lari land buying company Stephen Muiru looks on.Photo/George Mugo

Government cancels prayers to cleanse...

cleansing prayers for a disputed parcel of land at Kedong, Mai Mahiu,...

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June 23, 2015
JUST FOR YOU: DP William Ruto?s daughter Shireen gives her dad a gift at the Nyeri ACK on Sunday.

DP's daughter praises her dad at...

DEPUTY President William Ruto’s daughter Shireen has called on leaders...

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June 22, 2015
CID director Ndegwa Muhoro arrives at the safari park hotel for the National prayer breakfast meeting May 29 2014.Photo/HEZRON NJOROGE

Cattle theft will be treated 'as...

Cattle rustling will be treated in the same level as terrorism, Crimi...

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June 22, 2015
Murang'a women representative Sabina Chege (With a stick) after she was crowned as an Agikuyu community leader on Friday.Photo/Alice Waithera

Chege crowned Kikuyu leader amid murmurs

Murang’a women representative Sabina Chege has been crowned a Kikuyu...

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June 20, 2015
Ngewa Ward representative Karungo Wa Thangwa speaking Aug 21 2013 to farmers in Waruhiu agricultural training center in Gakoe village.Photo/Stanley Njenga

Kiambu MCAs set to hold open-air...

The Kiambu assembly is set to hold its sittings in open air across t...

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June 20, 2015
Kiambu senator Kimani Wamatangi (left) is welcomed by AIPCA church at Kamirithu by pastor Peter Mungai Jun 14 2015.Photo/Stanley Njenga
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Wamatangi faults kiambu budget as...

Kiambu Senator Kimani Wamatangi yesterday said the county's 2015-16 bu...

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June 20, 2015

Nyeri JAP party vows to support Uhuru...

The Jubilee Alliance Party Nyeri branch has promised to support Presi...

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June 19, 2015
Wangige primary school pupils protesting outside the school over alleged grabbing of their 12 acre land by kiambu county government

Wangige pupils demo against 'land...

Wangige Primary School pupils on Wednesday protested against alleged l...

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June 19, 2015
KCPE candidates at Moi Nyeri Primary school in Nyeri County sitting for the Mathematics paper Nov 12 2013.Photo/Wambugu Kanyi.

Nyeri children top in reading skills,...

A standard three child in Nyeri county is six times more likely to rea...

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June 19, 2015
Kenya Forest Service head of conservancy in Central region John Waichihi (right) explains a point to Kiambu deputy governor Gerald Githinji (Centre) and Uplands CFA member Mary Karanja at Kireita forest on Wednesday when the Kenvo opened its bottling plant and a resource center.

Grow fruits and keep bees in Kireita...

Members of the Community Forest Associations have been urged to conser...

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June 19, 2015
Athi Water services board CEO Malaquen Milgo presents a cheque of sh. 1.5 million to governor Mwangi wa Iria and County commissioner Kula Hache on Tuesday for conservation of the Aberdare Forest.

Athi Water Sh1.5m gift to conserve...

Athi Water Services Board has donated Sh1.5 million towards the conser...

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IN OTHER NEWS

Wamatangi wants Kebs boss sacked

Kiambu Senator Kimani Wamatangi has said the Kenya Bureau

in the spirit: Kiambu Town MCA James Njenga, youth senate leader Geraldine Muiruri and Senator Kimani Wamatangi during prayers against illicit brews at Kirigiti Stadium on Saturday.
Kabogo urges owners of raided bars to sue

THE destruction of property in Kabete under the guise of

PROPERTY dest roye d: Ngewa MCA Karungo wa Thang?wa and Githunguri MP Njoroge Baiya pour second-generation brew seized in Githunguri subcounty on Saturday
Kirinyaga foundation to support Beyond Zero

A Kirinyaga foundation has been launched to support First

Concerned: Kirinyaga Governor Joseph Ndathi (2nd L) with members of the Kirinyaga Health and Wholeness Foundation at a Nairobi hotel on Saturday.
Thika residents destroy a million litres of ethanol in liqour battle

RESIDENTS of Kiandutu slum, Kiambu county, have destroyed

GOOD RIDDANC E: Kiambu commissioner Esther Maina, Thika deputy commissioner Jeremiah Gicheru and Thika Town MP Alice Ng?ang?a in Kiandutu slum on Sunday.
Kabogo urges owners of raided bars to sue

THE destruction of property in Kabete under the guise of

PROPERTY dest roye d: Ngewa MCA Karungo wa Thang?wa and Githunguri MP Njoroge Baiya pour second-generation brew seized in Githunguri subcounty on Saturday