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60 families from Tetu sub-county whose homes were recently destroyed by landslides have asked the government to help them find a new safer settlement.
Nyeri police have denied being implicated in the extra judicial killing of five youths found in Tagwa forest.
Health Cabinet Secretary, James Macharia was heckled at by a group of youths at Othaya stadium amid the political tension in the area.
A 36-year-old man whose aspirations to be Othaya MP were cut short by the IEBC spent nights at the cold floors of King’ng’o prison after printing posters to the effect that he was one of the candidates vying for the seat.
A section of Jubilee MPs have dismissed claims that the proposed new registration of persons is a plot to rig the 2017 general election.
A police officer had a difficult time before a Nyeri court trying to explain that the alleged police imposter, Joshua Karianjahi Waiganjo, was not indeed a police officer.
The NACADA would only introduce compulsory drug tests in schools after consultations with stakeholders, the CEO Dr. William Okedi has said.
Kieni MP, James Mathenge has pointed an accusing finger to the Judiciary claiming that it has contributed to the rising violent crimes in the country.
A Nyeri man has been sentenced to three years in prison for hitting and severely injuring a fellow member of the community with a hammer.
Maendeleo Ya Wanaume organization has faulted the government for failing to address the rising cases of gender violence that target men in the country.
The National Alliance Party will not allow the opposition CORD Alliance's MP's to campaign for the TNA Othaya by-election candidate Mary Wambui.
Nyeri county MP, Priscillah Nyokabi has thrown her weight behind the immediate former Othaya MP, Mary Wambui, stating that she should be re-elected due to the low number of women in parliament.
Police are investigating a group of people suspected to be the major financiers and sympathizers of terrorists in Kenya.
Loreto Matunda Girls School was among the standout schools that subjected at the national drama festival held at Kagumo Teachers Training College.
Members of civil society organization have urged Devolution and Planning Cabinet Secretary, Anne Waiguru to speed up the gazzettment of the Public Benefits Organization (PBO) 2013 Act.
Nyeri County Commissioner, Michael Mwangi has appealed to members of public to make use of the Nyumba Kumi Initiative to expose any criminal elements living amongst them.
One passenger has been shot dead while three others sustained injuries following an attack by unknown gun men along Nyeri-Kimahuri road.
Three women were arrested for shoplifting shoe polish worth more than KES 8 000 from Samrat supermarket in Nyeri.
A 55-year-old man is recuperating at a mission hospital in Nyeri town after he was allegedly assaulted by his wife.
The Nakumatt Holdings managing director, Atul Shah has assured customers and shoppers that security has been beefed up in all their outlets.
Two middle aged men who admitted to charges of illegally possessing two KDF jungle sweaters have been fined KES 50 000 each or serve six months in prison by a Nyeri court.
Nominated MP and TNA party national chairman Johnson Sakaja defended nominated senator Joy Adhiambo Gwendo who was arrested by police for allegedly driving while drunk.
Tharaka-Nithi governor, Samuel Ragwa Mbae had a sigh of relief after the court of appeal sitting in Nyeri dismissed a poll petition challenging his election on grounds of using witchcraft to influence voters.
Peter Gichuki King’ara, the man who successfully petitioned against the election of Mary Wambui Munene as Othaya MP, is calling for the transfer of the IEBC returning officer in the constituency, James Mutua Mbai.
The Inspector General of Police, David Kamaiyo has maintained that the ongoing police operations in Nairobi, Mombasa and other counties will continue.
President Uhuru Kenyatta issued an ultimatum of two weeks to those in possession of illegal arms failure to which they will meet the full force of the law.
Police training period will be reduced to nine months from the current 15 months that had been recommended by an inquiry commission.
Two young women who had admitted to having attempted to purchase a motor vehicle using forged bankers cheques earlier this week in a Nyeri court have overturned their guilty plea.
Inspector General of Police, David Kimaiyo has defended the police over accusations that they have been unable to contain insecurity in the country.
The death of radical Muslim preacher, Abubakar Shariff Ahmed alias Makaburi was a tragic reminder of how the society has sunk into lawlessness, former MP and lawyer Gitobu Imanyara has said.
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) cleared two candidates to vie for the Othaya parliamentary seat in a by-election set for 29 April.
The newly elected Kiambu County Assembly speaker, Gathii Irungu has promised to offer a humble and consultative leadership.
A 67-year-old man, his 65-year-old wife, and their three farmhands are nursing injuries in a Nyeri hospital after they were set ablaze in their home by three masked men.
A 72-year-old man who denied charges of violently robbing two people of household items worth KES 223 000 was released on KES 500 000 bond by a Nyeri court.
The I&M bank has opened a new branch in Nyeri town, the first in the central region.
Teachers have told the Salaries and Remuneration (SRC) that they will be asking for more pay instead of taking a pay cut.
Kieni MP, James Mathenge wants the former PM, Raila Odinga prosecuted over a recent post on twitter stating that ‘a storm would soon be witnessed in the country’.
The life of Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs) camping outside the Ruring’u Stadium Nyeri has deteriorated as they continue living in poor conditions in the nylon paper tents.
Suspected poachers shot dead an elephant in the Aberdare National Park.
A 20-year-old hawker in Nyeri town was sentenced to three years in jail after he admitted to charges of stealing cows worth KES 540 000 from Dedan Kimathi University of Technology.
The government of Botswana will help Kenya in its efforts to fight poaching, Botswana High Commissioner to Kenya, John Moreti said.
A police officer narrated to a Nyeri court how a woman attempted to swindle her husband out of KES 30 000 by claiming that she had been abducted alongside their one-year-old daughter.
Twelve Ethiopian immigrants who were arrested early this week for being in the country illegally were fined KES 20,000 or serve a jail term of six months.
A Form One girl who has been missing for almost a month was found in the house she has been allegedly cohabiting with a male friend.
A woman who allegedly attempted to commit suicide in Nyeri has been arraigned in court.
A nominated member of the Nyeri county assembly representing the youth, Regina Macharia has urged the area county government to establish a youth recreational centre in every ward.
Kieni Member of Parliament, James Mathenge (Kanini Kega) has said the new constitution needs to be audited as one way of reducing the ballooning wage bill.
An assessment conducted by the WHO through the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) in Africa ranks Nyeri as the best County in terms of sanitation in Kenya.
Nyeri county government is seeking to criminalize open defecation in the county by enacting a new legislation.
A 40-year-old man has been fined KES 250 000 or in default serve one year in jail by a Nyeri court after he was found guilty of defrauding a KRA employee of KES 730 000.
Meru county assembly members have vowed to support the ousted governor Peter Munya in case of a by-election.
Police in Nyeri have rescued a woman who was abducted by her estranged lover in Ngangarithi Estate in Nyeri town.
Two men who were found wearing KDF jungle-sweaters in Nyeri were released on a KES 150 000 bond each.
The election of Meru governor Peter Gatirau Munya has been nullified by court of appeal.
The Senate majority leader, Kithure Kindiki has said senators will not relent in their oversight role over the county governments.
A police officer who was arrested taking bribes from a transformer vandalism suspect has been released on a KES 100 000 bond after denying the charges.
An administration police officer was Tuesday admitted at a Nanyuki hospital after he was injured during a shootout with herders from Isiolo county.
The election of Mary Wambui Munene as Othaya MP was null and void, a court of appeal sitting has reiterated.
A man was electrocuted in Mweiga Township, Nyeri county while attempting to siphon oil from a transformer.
The immediate former Othaya MP, Mary Wambui will get a direct nomination by TNA party to defend her seat.
Deputy President William Ruto says the pay-cut decision by the executive arm of the government was a hard decision to make.
A man suspected of violently robbing and killing a criminal investigating officer in Othaya five years ago has been arraigned in a Nyeri court.
Nyeri County Assembly has unveiled a Strategic Plan that will guide its performance in the next five years.
Nurses at Nyeri Provincial General Hospital (PGH), maternity wing, got a reprieve after the government cleared them over claims of negligence leading to the death of a newborn at the facility.
A butcher in his late 50s hanged himself inside his butchery after stabbing his wife to death at Kiandere village in Tetu, Nyeri.
The Nyeri county government signed an agency agreement with Equity Bank to help with revenue collection.
The Nyeri county boss has been accused of dictatorship for ordering the arrest of a Kirimukuyu ward representative during a coffee general meeting at Karogoto factory.
A group of 18 school girls narrowly escaped death when a Matatu they were traveling in burst into flames along the busy Thika superhighway near the Kenyatta Road flyover.
A 23-year-old man who allegedly beheaded his father-in-law at Gakanga location in Kieni sub-County will remain in custody for 10 days to allow police to complete investigations.
A man who is accused of impersonating a senior police officer was a confidant of former administration police commandant Kinuthia Mbugua, a witness told a Nyeri court.
The Senate deputy speaker, Kembi Gitura has said there are no supremacy wars between governors and senators.
A 23-year-old man who beheaded his father-in-law following a dispute with his wife is being held at Embaringo police station, Kieni sub-county.
A man believed to be a poacher in Isiolo County has surrendered a rifle and 10 rounds of ammunition to Kenya Wildlife Service officers.
A man whose passport photos and the national identity card belonging to his brother were collected at a robbery scene in Karatina town has been sentenced to death by Nyeri High court.
Tharaka - Nithi County women representative polls loser, Mercy Kirito Mutegi on Thursday told an appellate court that the last general elections in the area were marred with irregularities.
The county bosses should not be victimized for the mistakes of their juniors, Nyeri Governor Nderitu Gachagua has said.
A 20-year-old man has was sentenced to 20 years in jail by a Nyeri court after he was found guilty of defiling a 12-year-old girl.
A Nanyuki court has released on KES 1 million bond a lorry driver who allegedly caused a road accident that killed two Norwegian students and their driver.
Tetu MP, Ndung'u Gethenji has called on the President to solve the current stalemate between the Judiciary and the Legislature through dialogue.
Only 10 000 scouts out of the expected 35 000 groups attended the commemoration of Lord Baden Powel, the founder of the Scout movement, in Nyeri owing to the night travel ban.
A matatu driver died while three passengers aboard the matatu were critically injured following a road accident along Nyeri-Nanyuki road near Kingo’ng’o prison.
A member of the Rastafarian movement that appeared in the media last year advocating for the legalization of bhang appeared in a Nyeri court for the hearing of a narcotics case against him.
A Form one student from Endarasha High School in Nyeri County is recuperating in the ICU after he was badly injured on the head by a javelin during games.
Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (DKUT) is in the process of establishing an education centre that will serve as a storehouse of educational and research materials covering Mau Mau history.
The Nyeri county assembly has rejected the proposed County Finance Bill into totality.
Nyeri County government will put up former freedom fighter Dedan Kimathi’s statue at the spot where the freedom fighter was shot and captured by the British soldiers back in the colonial days.
Former Laikipia East Constituency Development Fund (CDF) chairman, Amin Mohamed Ali, has moved to court seeking to be reinstated back to his job.
The Lewa conservancy has paid a British tourist an unknown amount of money as compensation for the injuries she sustained following an attack by an elephant while camping at the park.
The stand-off between the Nyeri County government and the Education Ministry over Form one selection took a new turn as the two parties opted for an out-of-court settlement.
The county government of Nyeri has purchased eight security cars worth KES 50 million to enhance security in the county.
Politicians affiliated to the Jubilee coalition will camp in Othaya constituency to reclaim Mary Wambui’s parliamentary seat, Juja MP Francis Munyua Waititu said.
A 28-year-old mother was released on a KES 50 000 bond by a Nyeri court after denying charges of killing her newborn baby.
Villagers of Kihatha in Tetu sub-County were shocked at the confession of a 16-year-old boy that he had unnatural act with a cows.
Members of Nyeri county assembly are set to receive KES 5 million for mortgages and car loans after they unanimously passed the Loans and Mortgage Fund Bill, 2013.
The court of appeal in Nyeri has dismissed the election of Mary Wambui as Othaya MP saying that the elections were not administered accurately in accordance with the law.
More than 300 bishops in Nyeri County held a demonstration protesting the proposed County Finance Bill that proposes heavy levies on Christian gatherings.
The office of Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) central region has deployed two prosecutors to ease the backlog of cases in Nyeri law courts.
Kenya wildlife Service (KWS) rangers who were accompanied by police officers gunned down two suspected poachers at Solio Ranch.
Nyeri County Assembly speaker has said the Transition Authourity Commission (TA) should be disbanded.