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More than 100 community health workers hired under the economic stimulus program (ESP) in Nyeri County will have to wait for two months before being formally employed.
Two members of the Nyeri County Government Executive committee may soon be rendered jobless after a notice of motion to impeach them was filed at the County Assembly.
The government is in consultation with Chief Justice Willy Mutunga to set up a court at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) to deal with the increasing cases of drug trafficking in the country.
NACADA has expressed concerns over the growing use of drugs and substance abuse in the community.
The East Africa Community, Secretary General, Dr. Richard Sezibera has advised regional private and public sector players to consider embracing the ideals of a 24hour economy.
Governor Nderitu Gachagua has asked area parliamentarians not to attack him anymore politically.
Othaya MP, Mary Wambui has denied claims that she was involved in the dispatching of monkeys to Karima Hill in her constituency.
Two governors affiliated to an opposition party, Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) have maintained that they will continue pushing referendum despite exit of some governors.
Thousands of people who were conned through pyramid schemes seven years ago have threatened to camp at State House to demand compensation from the government.
Police officers in Karatina town have shot dead four suspected thugs and recovered several rounds of ammunition, two AK47 guns and mobile phone SIM cards.
Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) has formed a committee to look for new tea markets in Asia, Russia, China and USA.
The crops levies and charges should be collected by counties so that they can be utilized for improvement of agriculture at the county level.
A fraud case facing the fake cop Joshua Karianjahi Waiganjo in the law courts has been postponed to next month.
The Danish Government will continue funding programs in Kenya's health sector as long as such funds are seen to benefit patients directly, the Danish Minister for International Trade and Development Co-operation Mogens Jensen has said.
A fourth year student at Dedan Kimathi University of Technology has succumbed to injuries he sustained after his lover set him on fire inside his rental room at Kamakwa Estate in Nyeri town.
The governor Nderitu Gachagua has quit the referendum push following pressure from area politicians and residents.
A cross section of matatu operators in Nyeri town have protested the ongoing traffic crackdown targeting PSV decrying harassment and corruption by the officers.
Governors in the Mount Kenya region elected on The National Alliance party have been warned of unspecified severe actions if they dare support referendum push.
The Jubilee coalition will only support a referendum calling for an amendment of the constitution being fronted by religious leaders, Kieni MP James Mathenge-Kanini Kega.
A Jubilee MP has hinted that the ruling coalition will include own questions in the referendum with a view of frustrating the entire process.
The referendum push by governors and the opposition should be ignored because it is meant to distract government from its development agenda, Tetu MP Ndung’u Gethenji has said.
Police in Kieni west sub-County have arrested a 22-year-old man in possession of 20.2 kilograms of elephant tusks.
Three people lost their lives Saturday in two separate road accidents within Nyeri County.
More than 300 Boda Boda operators in Nyeri town demonstrated over the new regulations from the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA).
A 13-year-old boy is among 20 volunteers set to climb Mount Kenya for three days to raise funds for an organisation that takes care of sick children.
Police in Tetu, Nyeri County have arrested a preacher with fake notes totaling KES.1.5 million.
Nyeri Governor Nderitu Gachagua has urged senators and MPs to concentrate on the roles given to them by the constitution and stop interfering with governors’ jobs.
Nyeri governor, Nderitu Gachagua is the first governor from Central Kenya region to publicly support calls for a referendum.
The sons and daughters of Mau Mau freedom fighters want to be enjoined in a lawsuit filed by former freedom fighter Dedan Kimathi’s wife, Mukami Kimathi in a British court.
The Kenya Bureau of Standards is committed to track and remove all counterfeit products from the market, Mount Kenya regional manager Joseph Kimaru Keeru has said.
The Council of Governor’s chairman, Isaac Ruto, has ruled out reports that governors’ quest for a referendum is linked with that of the opposition coalition.
A young woman accused of abandoning her one-month-old baby in Nyeri town has been released on a bond of KES 50 000 by court.
MP donated about ten motorcycles to chiefs in her constituency in order to enhance their movement in fighting production of illicit brews.
A 37-year-old woman is being held at Nyeri Police Station for allegedly burning her daughter by pressing a hot knife against her hand and face after she found KES 200 in her school bag.
MP Kabando Wa Kabando’s younger brother, Ceasar Thiari spoke out as to why he allegedly killed his mother using a panga.
The anti-drug agency boss, John Mututho has asked members of parliament and Senate to enact law giving the agency a police unit so as to be able to eliminate drug abuse in the country.
Mother to Mukurweini MP Kabando wa Kabando was over the weekend laid to rest at her home in the constituency, at Ngamwa village Nyeri county.
Members of Parliament and Senators from Western Kenya are supporting President Uhuru Kenyatta and his government, MP Charles Gimose said.
A 22-year-old woman who allegedly abandoned her new born baby at G4S offices in Nyeri town has been arraigned in court.
G4S officers in Nyeri town received an infant packed in a carton and addressed to a man believed to be his father.
A Nyeri man has bagged one year jail term without the option of a fine for injuring his neighbour’s goat.
TNA Majority Leader in Nyeri County Assembly, Anthony Kibuu has was Wednesday hounded out of office by party members under controversial circumstances.
Governor Nderitu Gachagua is optimistic that the Jubilee government will start releasing 40 per cent of the national revenue to the counties.
A brother to Mukurweini MP Kabando wa Kabando Monday admitted killing his mother before court.
A motion seeking to compel security agencies to investigate the rising cases of insecurity in the country will soon be tabled in parliament.
The county assembly speaker David Mwangi Mugo has noted that area county government executive members are ‘taking the county assembly for a ride.
Police in Nyeri shot dead three suspected robbers who were on their way to collect a KES 50 000 ransom in exchange for their kidnapee.
A family in Nyeri Central district was forced to adjourn a funeral service of their kin after the body went missing from the mortuary.
The Kenya National Union of Teachers has lashed out at the government over low number of teachers set to be promoted.
A buffalo that is believed to have escaped from the Aberdare National park attacked and killed a 60-year-old man at Kihuyo village in Nyeri County.
Tetu police officers have arrested a middle aged man and his 14-year-old son for defiling an 11-year-old girl who is the man’s daughter and sister to the boy.
Doctors have threatened to down tools over delayed payments by the Nyeri County government.
A 22-year-old man who was arrested by police in Nyeri for presenting a forged Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education(KCSE) certificate during police recruitment exercise has been arraigned in court.
Two people among them a Form Two student are hospitalized at St. Mary Immaculate Hospital, Mweiga Nyeri County, after consuming a lethal brew.
Three women were conned KES 60,000 on pledges that their sons would be successfully absorbed into the Kenya Police Service.
More than 100 inmates from King’ong'o GK prison in Nyeri have been set free in a decongestion programme.
KTDA national chairman, Peter Kanyago has asked politicians to keep off from tea issues and the agency's leadership.
Members of parliament allied to the Jubilee coalition will protect President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto against political attacks by opposition, Othaya MP Mary Wambui has said.
At least five elderly people in Nyeri County have passed on due to cold related diseases in the months of June and July.
Police are hunting for a man who fled after hacking his mother with a panga at Gikoe village, Munyage location in Othaya sub-county.
A young man who worked as a houseboy has been convicted to 15 months in jail for stealing KES.300,000 from his employer.
The Cabinet Secretary in charge of Transport and Infrastructure, Micheal Kamau has ordered the removal of offensive images from school buses and vans.
Hundreds of Nyeri county residents held demonstrations against Monday’s Saba Saba rallies planned by CORD.
The United States has no intentions of closing its Nairobi Embassy, Ambassador Robert Godec has said.
A man who allegedly robbed and assaulted his employer in Nyeri town was arraigned in a Nyeri court.
Kenya Airways (KQ) Group Managing Director, Titus Naikuni, has been recognised for his contribution to the aviation industry in Africa.
A group of businessmen drawn from Nyeri and Laikipia counties have threatened to mobilise the public to boycott buying products from Britain over the miraa ban that took effect last month.
A 26-year-old herdsman is nursing wounds at Karatina District Hospital after a stray leopard pounced on him near Mt Kenya forest and mauled his hands and neck.
Nyeri County women's representative faults county allocation formula used by the Commission of Revenue Allocation, as it is not favourable.
A man was sentenced to one year in prison by a Nyeri court for selling bhang.
A sombre mood engulfed Gitegi village in Kieni sub-county Wednesday after two children perished in fire.
Police in Nyeri are holding a commercial sex worker who bit off her colleague's ear for snatching her 'customer'.
Nyeri Governor Nderitu Gachagua was sued by a county government executive he sacked early this week.
There is no crisis in the country that deserves national dialogue, Kieni MP James Mathenge (Kanini Kega) said.
A man who insulted his mother by calling her a prostitute was sentenced to two years in jail by a Nyeri court.
Nyeri Governor, Nderitu Gachagua has suffered a blow after a report tabled in the county assembly recommended sacking of all the 38 ward and sub-county administrators.
Members of the National Assembly and Senate from the North Eastern Region have asked the government to disarm conflicting communities in Wajir and Mandera counties.
Drama unfolded at Balozi Estate, Nyeri town when a man who works with a telecommunication company was caught making love with his concubine inside a car.
A man was sentenced to one year in jail after a Nyeri court found him guilty of stealing a cockerel valued at KES 1 000.
The National Alliance (TNA) chairman Johnson Sakaja has urged the ICC chief prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda to start taking notes on the ongoing CORD rallies.
Police in Kieni west sub-county, Nyeri have arrested two people among them a Form two student with two mark 4 rifles.
Nyeri County probation office has launched a juvenile justice programme to help underage law offenders serving non-custodial sentences.
A Nyeri court has handed life imprisonment to a 33-year-old man who forced his teen daughter into sex after separating with his wife.
The African Independent Pentecostal Church of Africa (AIPCA) Archbishop, Amos Kabuthu has said the recent offer by Musalia Mudavadi to mediate between government and opposition is misplaced.
A lorry driver and his turn-boy died following a lorry accident along Nyeri - Karatina Road as the only rescuers available kept themselves busy looting beer from the overturned lorry.
The Bomet governor, Issac Rutto says he wished that former justice minister and presidential aspirant, Martha Karua was currently in the Senate or in the opposition despite losing in elections.
Kakamega county boss Wycliffe Oparanya has urged the Jubilee coalition to consider calls by CORD coalition leader, Raila Odinga for a national dialogue.
Three alleged carjackers have been handed a life sentences by the court of appeal seating in Nyeri.
An appeal filed by embattled Embu Governor, Martin Wambora against a section of the high court judgment that reinstated him will be heard on June 24, 2014.
The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party Nyeri county branch have said they are in support of the CORD coalition’s demands that the Government deliver on its promises or quit.
A woman alleged to have killed her four-month-old baby was released on a bond of KES 1 million and a surety of a similar amount after she denied the claims.
A mother and her daughter were electrocuted by the wire they were using as clothes line at their home in Hubu-ini village, Tetu constituency.
The court of appeal has temporally ordered proceedings of a contempt of court case against the Embu county assembly Speaker and county assembly clerk.
Bishops and pastors from Nyeri County have expressed dissatisfaction with the mass actions planned by Cord leaders, urging Kenyans to shun such gatherings.
The immediate former Gatundu North MP, Clement Kung’u Waibara breathed a sigh of relief after a Nyeri court lifted a warrant of arrest issued against him.
Kenya Airways (KQ) has assured passengers flying to Thailand that flights will operate as scheduled despite political mayhem in Thailand.
Renewed universal church catholic bishop Peter Njogu has urged the Cord coalition to respect the institution of Presidency while playing politics.
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has confirmed that voter registration has kicked off countrywide.
Mount Kenya Council of Elders have said the planned mass action by the opposition coalition, CORD, is a recipe for chaos in the country.