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April 23, 2015

MCA wants Somali herders sent away

A Kitui MCA has urged the government to stop Somali herders from encro...

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April 23, 2015

Man kills self after fight

Machakos A 54-year-old man from Kathiani has committed suicide followi...

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April 23, 2015

Police hiring fair, say locals

Mwingi residents and police recruiters have said the hiring was transp...

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April 22, 2015
Closed down: An Armed AP officer guards the Naivas Supermarket in Garissa town on April 12.

Dozens arrested in Garissa crackdown

Dozens of people were arrested in a surprise operation in Garissa town...

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April 22, 2015
SWITCHING SIDES: Matungulu West MCA Magdalene Dawa (L) hands over a bursary cheque to a parent in Koma location yesterday.

Governor wins over rebel MCAs in...

One of the MCAs who was against Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua’s admin...

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April 22, 2015
GO-SLOW : Tharaka Nithi nurses? union secretary Kennedy Micheni addresses the press in Chuka Hospital on January 6.

Tharaka Nithi medics strike over pay

SEVERAL patients in medical facilities in Tharaka Nithi were left unat...

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April 22, 2015
CAUGHT IN CHAOS: Machakos Level Five Hospital, where a police officer was admitted on Saturday

Machakos AP boss slams officers'

Machakos AP commander Joseph Keitany has condemned a group of youth wh...

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April 22, 2015

Kibunjia brother fined for fraud

Embu Former NCIC chairman Mzalendo Kibunjia’s brother was yesterday fi...

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April 22, 2015

Embu reps sponsored for Kisumu meeting

Embu ward representatives who have not received their March salaries w...

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April 22, 2015

Audit projects, urges priest

A Catholic priest has called for an audit of all CDF projects, followi...

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April 22, 2015

Two men hospitalised after Embu road...

Two men received multiple fractures after a motorcycle they were on co...

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April 22, 2015

Tala residents get free fuel

Machakos Residents of Tala received free fuel yesterday from Shell, wh...

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April 22, 2015

Posta accountant denies Sh1.2m theft...

A Postal Corporation of Kenya accountant in Embu has been charged with...

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April 22, 2015
Some of the youth who had turned up for police recruitment at the Embu Stadium on Monday. Several Mbeere South residents were turned away from the  exercise owing to brown teeth caused by miraa chewing and bole-hole water.

Miraa chewing locks youth from cop jobs

Some Mbeere South residents were turned away from the police recruitme...

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April 22, 2015

No woman picked in Mandera call-up

THE Mandera East police recruitment was done on Monday at the Geneva S...

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April 22, 2015

Principal wants syllabus review

Embu A head teacher wants the education curriculum reviewed to equip s...

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April 22, 2015

Tharaka Nithi feeder roads deplorable,...

Many feeder roads under the Tharaka Nithi government are impassable an...

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April 21, 2015
Makueni governor and Chairperson, Human rights and legal affairs committee, council of governors Kivutha Kibwana at Strathmore law school on January 27. Photo/file

Nyumba Kumi will end terrorism -...

Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana has said the Nyumba kumi initiative i...

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April 21, 2015

Project to drill boreholes in Mwingi at...

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency will spend Sh48.1 million...

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April 21, 2015

Age blocks youth from police job

Some Embu youths who had been selected in last year’s police recruitme...

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April 21, 2015

Malombe wife pledges footwear for Kitui...

Kitui Governor Julius Malombe’s wife, Edith, has pledged to distribute...

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April 21, 2015

Man stops family from taking his wife...

A family in Mbondoni location, Machakos, was stopped from burying thei...

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April 21, 2015

Food aid for flood victims

The government on Saturday donated maize and beans to 19 families in M...

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April 21, 2015

Houses filled with water, sand

More than 14 houses from Nthanze and Muani Central villages in Muaa d...

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April 21, 2015

Parents urged to watch kids

Parents have been cautioned against letting their children loiter in t...

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April 21, 2015

Fleeing locals told to go back

Isiolo North MP Joseph Samal has urged Ngaremara ward residents to ret...

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April 20, 2015
Runyenjes Mp Cecily Mbarire speaking at Kamugere ACK church during a church service for a Garissa University College attcak victim Caroline Karimi, who was the daughter of Runyenjes CDF Chairman Gichovi Kamwega on Friday.

Sack officer over use of chopper -...

Runyenjes MP Cecily Mbarire has demanded the sacking of an officer who...

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April 20, 2015
Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua unveils the plague to mark the official opening of the Gelian hotel on Saturday. Looking on is the Governor?s wife Lilian Nganga and the Chairman Gelin Hotel Alphonse Kioko.

We'll support all investment, says...

THE Machakos county government is committed to supporting local and in...

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April 20, 2015
Machakos boda boda operators barricade the Machakos-Kangundo road to protest the rising number of accidents along the road.

Machakos boda boda operators in demo

Boda boda operators interrupted transport on the Machakos-Kangundo roa...

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April 20, 2015
The parents of the late Aquilla Mulekye, Mulei Musembi and Ann Mulei are being assisted to lay flowers at their daughters final resting place on Saturday.Photo by Lydia Ngoolo

Residents told not to sell pasture to...

Mwingi East district county commissioner Jacob Ruto has cautioned resi...

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April 20, 2015
Embu Governor Martin Wambora at Kamugere village last Tuesday where he attended burial of a Garissa university  attack victim Caroline Karimi.

Wambora tells leaders to be sincere

Embu Governor Martin Wambora has said he can only agree to a reconcili...

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April 20, 2015

Stop calling us names, Supkem says

MUSLIM leaders in Garissa on Saturday expressed outrage over what they...

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April 20, 2015

Man kills self on river bank in Embu

A man was found hanging from a tree on the banks of River Thuci on Sat...

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April 20, 2015

Wajir nursery tutors' college...

AN early childhood development education college has opened its doors...

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April 20, 2015
A red cross worker salvages items from a house  that was razed down by fire in Kibumbu Chuka town property worth Sh.200,000 was destroyed.

Morning blaze destroys house

Property worth Sh200,000 was destroyed when a fire gutted a two-bedroo...

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April 20, 2015
Kengen foundation Managing Turstee Mike Njeru and other conservationists admires a tree grown using a bottle as a mean of drip irrigation at Kathoni secondary school in Masinga Sub-county on April 11 this year. Semi arid Masinga, Mbeere North and South sub-counties? schools have grown over 17010 trees by watering them with meagre water from their homes

Pupils plant 17,000 trees in competition

SCHOOLS in semi-arid areas of Embu and Machakos counties have planted...

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April 20, 2015

Don't just talk, act tough on...

President Uhuru Kenyatta should stop boring Kenyans with empty talk ab...

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April 20, 2015

Police in Kitui probe fire at St...

Police in Kitui county are investigating a fire that gutted a dormitor...

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April 20, 2015

KDF shouldn't pull out of Somalia...

The government should not be deterred by those calling for the withdra...

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April 20, 2015

Locals urged to grow crops

Residents have been advised to take advantage of the ongoing rains to...

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April 20, 2015

Suspected thief escapes death lynched

A suspected motorcycle thief escaped death on Friday when residents of...

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April 18, 2015
 A woman who survived the floods wept uncontrollably after loosing three of her children in the bus tragedy. Photo Stephen Astariko

6 more bodies in Mandera bus tragedy

The Kenya Red Cross Society on Friday morning recovered six more bodie...

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April 18, 2015
Embu County Assembly's county representatives seated in the assembly on February 25.Photo/file

'Broke' Embu reps might miss...

Embu MCAs might not attend next week’s conference on Devolution in Kis...

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April 18, 2015

Residents marooned by floods

More than 100 homes in Mutiswa, Makueni county, were on Thursday night...

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April 18, 2015

Machakos reps turn down tractor report

THE Machakos assembly yesterday rejected a report on the county’s 40 t...

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April 18, 2015
Embu Governor Martin Wambora briefing the Press on his achievements and challenges in his two years tenure.

Wambora lists his achievements

Embattled Embu Governor Martin Wambora says he has overseen many succe...

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April 18, 2015

Travellers stranded in Garissa county

Several passengers are stranded in Garissa following the suspension of...

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April 17, 2015
Face masks with names of the Garissa University College students, who were killed during an al Shabaab attack, are placed on a wooden board during a memorial concert at Freedom Corner in Nairobi on April 14. Photo/REUTERS

One tree each for all the 147 varsity...

TEACHERS and pupils of Kwa Kavoo Primary School in Machakos county yes...

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April 17, 2015
The Nairobi-bound Makkah bus that was swept away by floods at Gadudia, Mandera County on Thursday. The bus was carrying 46 passengers. Photo/HASSAN NOOR

3 killed, four missing as bus is swept...

THREE people were killed yesterday when the bus they were travelling i...

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April 17, 2015

MP finds new use for 3 ambulances

THREE ambulances that were donated by Mwingi Central MP Joe Mutambu mi...

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IN OTHER NEWS

Nine herders killed by militia in Mandera

NINE herders have been killed and one seriously injured d

AP training college commandant Omar Shurie, North Eastern Regional coordinator Mohamud Saleh and Mandera country commissioner Alex Nkoyo in Mandera town last Month.Photo Stephen Astariko
Emali rules out land rates to Makueni

MORE than 1,700 plot owners in Emali town have said they

Land rights activists Geoffrey Karasi on June 5 in Emali. He said on Wednesday residents of Emali will now pay land rates to Kajiado County Government.
Sh25 million in county budget will fix seasonal flooding in CBD

The Isiolo government has allocated Sh25 million in the b

Isiolo governor Godana Doyo (center) signs the Isiolo budget as CEC for Finance and Economic planing Ali Sorrow(left) looks on yesterday.Photo Hussein Salesa
Jobless youth in Northern Kenya a 'time bomb'

RISING unemployment among youths in Northern Kenya makes

Angry youths from Madogo protesting at the Garissa-Nairobi road where they paralyzed transport for the second day runningthe bone fires that were lit by the angry youths at the Garissa-Nairobi road. Photo/File
Makueni boy, 10, killed in hit-and-run accident

A 10-year-old boy from Makindi location, Makueni county,

Ariel view of Mombasa road from a plane landing at JKIA. PHOTO/CHRISPINUS WEKESA