May 8, 2015

Woman held over bhang

MAKUENI A woman was arrested in Nzau district on Wednesday with more t...

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May 8, 2015

Taxis 'worsen traffic gridlock'

Traffic jams in the town have reached a level where police must direct...

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May 8, 2015

MP slams gay rights group

THARAKA NITHI An association to advocate gay rights should not be regi...

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May 8, 2015

Orphans receive Sh1.2m bursary

More than 90 orphaned and vulnerable children from Embu West and North...

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May 7, 2015
Commissioners  Mohamed Nyoga, Johnson Kavuludi, Emilly Gatuguta, Harrison Maithya, Alice Nderitu and Ali Taib.probing the possible dissolution of makueni county government keenly follow proceedings as residents of makeuni present their views yesterday.Photo/Eveln Mutanu

Witchdoctor to testify in Makueni hearings

THE Commission of Inquiry into the dissolution of the Makueni county w...

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May 7, 2015
Doctors are involved in  a video conferencing between Machakos Level V hospital and Kenyatta National Hospital yesterday.Photo/COURTESY

Telemedicine links KNH and Machakos

The state has launched a new technology that will link the Machakos Le...

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May 7, 2015
Wajir Governor Ahmed Abdullahi with pupils when he equiped facilities to ECD models across the County at Hodhan Primary School yesterday.Photo/Ismail Noor

Wajir governor opens model nurseries

WAJIR Governor Ahmed Abdullahi yesterday flagged off facilities to nur...

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May 7, 2015

Nicolas Muriithi at an Embu court yesterday where he was charged with defiling his 3 year old biological daughter allegedly to revenge against her mother for jilting him.

Jilted man in Embu denies rape of daughter aged three

A man in Embu who allegedly defiled his three-year-old daughter on Mon...

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May 7, 2015
Machakos Deputy Governor Bernard Kiala addresses the Media in his Office yesterday.

Deputy Governor urges officers on list of shame to step aside

Machakos Deputy Governor Bernard Kiala has demanded the resignation of...

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May 7, 2015
Mandera county governor Ali Ibrahim Roba(l) during the official launch of inter county examination at his offices on Mar 24 2014.Photo/Manaseh Otsialo

Mandera county government executives reshuffled

MANDERA Governor Ali Roba yesterday reshuffled his executive in a bid...

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May 7, 2015
Kitui Central OCPD Kennedy Onsandoin his office Feb 05 2015.Photo/Musembi Nzengu

Cops probe burglaries in Kitui government offices

POLICE in Kitui are investigating a spate of burglaries in government...

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May 7, 2015

Herders hurt in fight with Mwingi locals

Two Tana River herders are admitted at Mwingi Hospital after a fight b...

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May 7, 2015

Market poses cholera risk

THARAKA NITHI Kaanwa market is a health hazard prone to a cholera outb...

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May 7, 2015

Two residents found dead in Embu's Shauri Yako slum

TWO residents of Shauri Yako slum in Embu municipality have been found...

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May 7, 2015
Residents of Nking?atuani Market in Kathiani erect a temporary bump along the Kathiani road where two ladies were knocked to death by a speeding Canter yesterday. They are demanding permanent bumps be done along the road.

Four die in Machakos road accidents

Four people died and 17 were injured in two road accidents in Machakos...

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May 7, 2015

Follow rules, builders told

MACHAKOS Developers in Yatta subcounty have been told not to build str...

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May 7, 2015

Huduma Centre is broken into

MERU The Huduma Centre in the town was broken into on Monday night and...

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May 7, 2015

Hotel manager robbed, killed

MERU The manager of a hotel in Maua town was murdered on Sunday night...

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May 7, 2015

Man killed by boda boda

Mwingi A 57-year-old man, identified only as Mutua, died after he was...

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May 7, 2015

My area left out, says MP

Manyatta MP John Muchiri has said his constituency has been ignored in...

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May 6, 2015
Embu County Health Executive Pauline Njagih Speaking to the press in her office yesterday. She said two people have died this week from a diarrheal outbreak in Mbeere South Sub-county of Embu County and 22 treated for it.Photo/Reuben Githenji

Two die of diarrhoea outbreak in Mbeere

Two people died last week from a diarrhoea outbreak in Mbeere South, E...

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May 6, 2015
A section of Makueni residents outside Harambee house on Friday,November where they protested and demanded for the dissolution of the County Government Nov 21 2014.They criticized their MCA`s for running down the County Government and supported their Governor Prof.Kivutha Kibwana.PHOTO:COLLINS KWEYU

Makueni probe team starts Wote sittings

The commission probing the possible dissolution of the Makueni county...

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May 6, 2015
Mandera county commissioner, Alex Ole Nkoyo addressing public during a peace meeting in Mandera town Aug 05 2014. He has warned that the national government will not discriminate against arresting inciters and sponsors of inter-clan clashes within Mandera county.Photo/Manase Otsialo

Mandera MCA accuses Nkoyo of laxity in war on terror

AN MCA from Mandera county yesterday accused county commissioner Alex...

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May 6, 2015
Kitui Senator David Musila delivers  a lecture to the Kitui County Assembly on the legislative and oversight role of the Members of County assembly in protecting devolution on March 20 2014.Photo/Musembi Nzengu

Musila questions delay in coal mining at Mui

Kitui Senator David Musila has given the government 30 days to state t...

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May 6, 2015
Motorbike operators at a waiting bay. Photo/FILE

Stolen bike returned after witch threats

A thief who stole a motorcycle from an Embu resident returned it to it...

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May 6, 2015
The  Kitui County Assembly Minority leader  Alex Nganga (left) and  County secretary  Musyoka Nyamai ( in suit ,back to camera)  watching as  the  heavy machinery including a grader. earthmover and a lorry  attempts to pull  the  Miambani secondary School Bus from the deluge on Monday evening.Photo/Musembi Nzengu

Bus stuck in Kitui river for five days

A Miambani Secondary School bus is still stuck in the flooded Kiongwe...

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May 6, 2015

Give Tharaka Nithi jobs, MP tells Uhuru

Imenti South MP Kathuri Murungi has urged President Uhuru Kenyatta to...

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May 6, 2015

Machakos tuk-tuk drivers protest demand for bribes

Tuk-Tuk operators and taxi drivers yesterday protested against harassm...

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May 6, 2015
Embu Council of elders (Nyangi Ndiiriri) Chairman Andrew Ireri Speaking to the press in his office yesterday. He has expressed disappointment that many residents who had hired individual lawyers before dying are forced to hire new advocates.

Hire law firms, not individuals - Ireri

The Embu Council of Elders, Nyangi Ndiiriri, chairman has urged reside...

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May 6, 2015

Naka River footbridge now blocked

Residents in two villages want the culverts at Naka River footbridge u...

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May 6, 2015
Tip Tip party leader Kalembe Ndile. Photo/FILE

Ndile wants Ukambani to unite

Former legislator Kalembe Ndile has urged Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka...

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May 6, 2015

New home for mentally handicapped boy in cells

A 16-year-old mentally handicapped boy who has been in the Machakos po...

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May 5, 2015
Don?t touch Ngilu: Machakos Senator johston Muthama in Kathaini ABC Church on Sunday.

Uhuru should resign, says Muthama

Machakos Senator Johnstone Muthama has called on the President to show...

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May 5, 2015
A fire victim rummages for his burnt properties at Embu Town?s Shauri yako slums from houses which were reduced to ashes by an inferno and two children seriously injured on Sunday night

Two children injured in fire at Embu slum

Two children are admitted to hospital with serious burns after a fire...

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May 5, 2015

Mandera girl needs surgery

A 16-year-old girl Kadhija Ibrahim who was burnt by her forced marriag...

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May 5, 2015

Six injured in accident

Six passengers were on Sunday evening injured when the matatu they wer...

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May 5, 2015

I qualify for the job, says Kalembe

The new Water Services Regulatory Board member Kalembe Ndile has defen...

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May 5, 2015

Robber jailed for 10 years by Embu Court

A man who violently robbed a woman of her mobile phone and Sh30, 000 w...

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May 5, 2015

Kitui police tighten security during the return-to-school period

Security officers in Kitui town were yesterday on high alert near sup...

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May 5, 2015

Hight Court blasted over ruling on gays

THE High Court ruling that gave the green light to a gays and lesbians...

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May 5, 2015

Boda boda operator killed in accident

A boda boda operator died yesterday morning in Embu town when his moto...

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May 5, 2015

Kibwana gets new boost Kibwana

Wiper Democratic Movement leader Stephen Kalonzo yesterday called on M...

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May 4, 2015
Disturbing: The 16-year-girl said to have been burnt by her estranged husband lies in a ward at the Mandera County Referral Hospital on Saturday.

Burnt Mandera girl suffers in silence

A 16-year-old girl is nursing serious injuries at the Mandera Count...

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May 4, 2015
Kalembe Ndile speaking to the press in Machakos town flanked by party cordinator Jasper Mulinge (left) and national organizing secretary Caleb Burudi yesterday.Photo/Wambua Kavila

Raila should take a break - Kalembe

Politician Kalembe Ndile has defended his appointment to the water re...

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May 4, 2015
Good Samaritans help a survivor of the accident to a van at the scene of accident that claimed the lives of three leaving the driver in critical condition on Friday.Photos/Lydia Ngoolo.

Three killed as Probox collides with minibus in Mwingi

Three people were killed in a road accident at Mbondoni market on the...

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May 4, 2015

County bans food hawking

Public health office in Embu town has banned food hawking businesses...

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May 4, 2015

War on tsetse fly in Embu

Embu county is among the areas hard hit by Tsetse fly, Livestock Princ...

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May 4, 2015

Chuka CDF to upgrade stadium

Chuka Igambangombe MP Muthomi Njuki has pledged to set aside funds for...

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May 4, 2015

Pupil, nine, drowns in Makueni

Residents of Ngulwa village, Matiliku sublocation, Makueni county, are...

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May 4, 2015

Counties told to create jobs

COUNTY governments have been urged to create parastatals to end unemp...

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