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A man who worked as a night guard at Sportsman Arms hotel in Nanyuki town has been charged with failing to prevent theft, after unknown thugs broke into the hotel and made away with assorted electrical items worth KES 36 000.
There was drama in Nyeri when members of the public forced a suspected conman to pull a heavy concrete stone weighing more than 150 kilogrammes as a punishment.
The National Alliance (TNA) party chairman in Nyeri County, Thuo Mathenge has been summoned by police over allegations that he insulted and threatened Kieni MP, Kanini Kega.
Gatundu South MP, Moses Kuria wants Kakamega Senator, Bonny Khalwale prosecuted over alleged hate speech remarks and posts on social media.
The United Republican Party (URP) officials in Nyeri County have expressed their dissatisfaction following the formation of Jubilee Alliance Party (JAP).
A primary school teacher from Githiga village in Kangema, Murang’a County, has committed suicide over life predicaments.
Two MPs from Nyeri County have asked Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) to open trial for activists who involved children in the Occupy Playground demonstrations.
The National Construction Authority (NCA) has launched an intensive inspection and audit of buildings in Central region, an exercise that will continue for the next three months.
First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has donated the 17th mobile clinic to Nyeri County in her Beyond Zero campaign.
A middle-aged man who denied charges of defiling his 12-year-old daughter was released on a KES 100 000 bond.
A man who allegedly robbed a herder KES 2 500 was Wednesday arraigned in a Nanyuki court.
Issuing firearms to pastors and members of County Assemblies (MCAs) will increase insecurity in the country, Kandara MP Esther Wahome has said.
Kirinyaga Governor, Joseph Ndathi has asked Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) to investigate cases of theft of drugs from public hospitals in the area.
Concern has been raised over increased number of people consuming illicit brews in Central Kenya.
Police in Nyeri have arrested one suspect in connection to the killing of a prominent businessman in Mweiga town, Kieni West Sub-county.
A prominent Nyeri businessman who is also a cousin of Kieni MP Kanini Kega has been shot dead in Mweiga town, Kieni West.
The performance of inmates in the 2014 KCPE exams at Nanyuki GK prison slightly dropped compared to the previous year, an official has said.
Nyeri Provincial General Hospital (PGH) has lost property worth millions of shillings following a fire that gutted down a section of its Dental unit.
Nakumatt Holdings will open 14 more branches in the next two years under its expansion program.
Trouble is looming in President Uhuru Kenyatta’s political party, The National Alliance (TNA), after MP hinted plans to oust the party’s top officials.
Four British army soldiers escaped death after a plane that they had boarded crash-landed at Gathiuru area in Mount Kenya forest.
Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officers in Othaya are investigating the mysterious disappearance of KES 93 000 from a farmer’s bank account.
Teachers continue sending pupils back home as their strike over pay entered day four.
The government has released KES 442 million to small-scale tea farmers for subsidy inputs.
Striking health workers in Murang’a town were treated to a rude shock when a group of youths tried to block them from demonstrating claiming that they were affecting business operations in the town.
Traders at Gacharage shopping centre in Kandara constituency, Murang’a County are counting loses after an inferno gutted down their business stalls and shops.
The Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) has asked President Uhuru Kenyatta to intervene in solving the impasse pitting teachers and their employer, Teachers Service Commission (TSC).
A man has been found dead at Mumumbu village, Murang’a County after he allegedly consumed illicit brew.
Hundreds of elderly people drawn from different villages in Nyeri County ushered in the New Year with a luxurious party held at Othaya Approved grounds.
Naivas Supermarket opened a new branch in Nyeri town.
Health workers who were employed under the Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP) contract in Murang’a County have gone on strike to protest against what they termed as mistreatment by the county government.
The government's decision to abolish the ranking of pupils and schools in national examinations has sparked outrage among some parents,just after the release of the 2014 KCPE exam results.
The speaker of Murang’a County Assembly, Nduati Kariuki has called the public to help them in effecting their oversight role by attending and participating in forums convened to enlighten public on devolution.
Police officers in Thika have arrested seven suspected highway robbers who are believed to be behind a series of robberies in Thika town and its environs.
Nyeri Governor, Nderitu Gachagua has appealed to his constituents to keep off drugs and alcohol during the festive season.
Seven teenagers have been put on a three-year-probation by a Nanyuki court after they admitted to charges of being in possession of game meat.
A lorry driver was killed and his loader left nursing serious injuries after goons abducted them on their way from Kiriaini to Murang’a town Tuesday night.
A Public Service Vehicle (PSV) driver has been fined KES 15 000 or in default serve three months in jail for stopping at a non-designated area and thus causing obstruction of traffic.
A Nanyuki court has sentenced a 28-year-old man to death after he was found guilty of defiling a 10-year-old girl.
The scuffle witnessed in Parliament during the debate on Security Bill 2014 was shameful and unfortunate, Kieni MP Kanini Kega has said.
The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has opened an ITax support center in Nyeri town as part of its reforms programme.
A family of six escaped death in Mutwe-Wathi village, Nyeri County after unknown people torched their house.
Nyeri County government workers who have been on a week-long strike have two days to return to work or be sacked.
The body of a 30-year-old man who had stayed in mortuary for five years due to land tussle was finally buried Tuesday night at Gathaithi village, Mathira Nyeri County.
The County government of Nyeri is planning to produce its own renewable energy, Governor Nderitu Gachagua has announced.
An elderly man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a Nanyuki court for defiling a three-year-old girl.
Former Mathioya MP and Cabinet Minister, Joseph Kamotho, will be laid to rest on Wednesday at his rural home in Njumbi village, Murang’a County.
Nyeri Governor Nderitu Gachagua has lauded MPs for passing the new anti-terrorrism bill.
The County Government of Nyeri has missed Thursday’s revenue collection after workers downed tools demanding salary arrears amounting to KES.50 million.
Fifteen of the 36 people killed at a quarry in Mandera County on December 2 by Al Shabaab militants have been buried in Nyeri County in an emotional send off attended by thousands of people.
A middle-aged man suspected to be a conman has escaped death by a whisker following a mob attack in Nyeri town.
Coffee output in Central Kenya has dropped by 20 percent this year, a coffee marketer has reported.
Afya Sacco, Nyeri branch was robbed KES 4.6 million by thugs who were armed with a pistol.
Residents of Leshau Pondo shopping centre along Nyeri-Nyahururu highway scrambled for meat from an elephant carcass that was found dead near Aberdare forest.
Police in Othaya have arrested an aging woman alongside her daughter, a mother of three, on suspicion that they killed an eight-month-old infant and buried her at their farm in Gathumbi village.
The Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) has declared support for the government’s move to ban ranking of schools based on academic performance.
Al Shabaab militants were regular visitors to Mandera quarries at Koromey area but were not harming anyone, a survivor has revealed.
Regional retailer, Nakumatt Holdings, is projecting a 30 percent sales jump this festive season, largely fuelled by the steady rekindling of mall shopping confidence.
A 30-year-old man was beaten and injured by angry residents of Gathunguri village in Murang’a County after he was suspected of committing an unnatural act with a stolen goat.
Evacuating people from Mandera County because of the recent attacks will hurt economy, Nyeri Governor Nderitu Gachagua has said.
A young man has been arraigned in a Nanyuki court for stealing within the court premises.
Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) should offer solutions to the insecurity menace that has hit the country instead of condemning the government, Kieni MP Kanini Kega has said.
Nyeri County lost 10 people in the Mandera quarry attack, just a few days after the burial of two sisters who were killed in a similar incident.
Thirty matatu Saccos from Mt Kenya region have agreed to join the Matatu Owners Association (MOA).
Police in Karatina, Nyeri County arrested two brothers who allegedly defiled their three-year-old niece in turns.
Nakumatt Holdings have expressed optimism about the economic prospects in the Coastal region as they opened their 52nd branch in Bamburi.
Kieni MP, Kanini Kega, has apologized to the church for supporting the new constitution during the 2010 referendum, saying he did not know it had ‘a lot of errors that need audit’.
Two sisters were burnt beyond recognition after a fierce fire gutted down their house at Jamhuri Estate in Thika town.
Emotions ran high during the burial of two sisters who were among 28 people killed by Al Shabaab militants in Mandera County.
Four people, among them a teacher, died after consuming illicit brew at a bar in Katipanga area, Murang’a County.
Implementation of the constitution has experienced challenges arising from conflicts between various organs of the government, CIC chairperson Charles Nyachae has said.
A group of leaders affiliated to the Jubilee Coalition in Nyeri have urged Kenyans to view the recent cases of terrorism as criminal activities and not a religious war.
A man who was found guilty of stealing bottles of assorted wine worth KES 43 500 from a restaurant in Nanyuki airstrip was sentenced to six months in jail.
Kieni MP, Kanini Kega has hinted plans to table a motion in Parliament seeking the ouster of Inspector General (IG) of Police, David Kimaiyo alongside his two deputies.
A woman and her young daughter narrowly escaped death after a group of suspected thugs invaded their homestead and burnt their house down.
A new milk processing plant in Mukurweini constituency has received a boost of KES 36 million from local CDF kitty and the Nyeri County government.
Othaya MP, Mary Wambui has said that CORD is not justified to criticise the IEBC because their opinion is politically motivated.
Coffee farmers should elect people with integrity and high administrative skills into the management of their factories and cooperative societies, Othaya MP Mary Wambui has advised.
A 65-year-old woman who was mourning the death of her son was shot dead by unknown gunmen.
A group of unknown arsonists broke into Mount Kenya Freemason Temple at King’ong’o area, Nyeri County and burnt down property worth thousands of shillings.