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Articles by Josiah Mugo


  • 06 Dec 2017
    Don't re-appoint Kaimenyi to Cabinet, Njuri Ncheke tells Uhuru

    Don’t re-appoint Kaimenyi to Cabinet, Njuri Ncheke tells Uhuru

    A section of the Njuri Ncheke council of elders has threatened to hold demonstrations if President Uhuru Kenyatta re-appoints Lands Cabinet Secretary Professor Jacob Kaimenyi in his second-term cabine...

  • 05 Dec 2017
    Ksh.40 million illicit brew confiscated in Meru

    Ksh.40 million illicit brew confiscated in Meru

    Anti-Counterfeit Agency detectives on Tuesday raided a manufacturer’s home arrested seven and confiscated illicit alcohol with an estimated value of Ksh.40 million. The detectives, who were worki...

  • 12 Nov 2017
    Police line

    Meru County vehicle kills one in road accident

    One person died and another was seriously injured after a motorcycle they were riding on collided with a vehicle said to belong to the Meru County Government. Eyewitnesses said the deceased, a moth...

  • 17 Oct 2017
    KUPPET has asked KNEC to change the grading system in this years examinations

    Change exams grading system – KUPPET

    The Kenya Union Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) has asked the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) to consider changing the grading system in this year’s national examinations. Spea...

  • 04 Oct 2017
    Munya seeks access to KIEMS kits before fresh presidential poll

    Munya seeks access to KIEMS kits before fresh presidential poll

    Former Governor, Peter Munya, now wants the Meru High Court to order the electoral commission to grant access to county’s KIEMS kits before the October 26 Repeat Presidential Election, arguing that ...

  • 13 Sep 2017
    Confederation of African Football (CAF) inspection team Mohamed Khaled El Shawardy (L) and Magd Abdel ...

    Work on Kinoru Stadium now ’round the clock’ for Chan

    A second company will be contracted to double-team at the Kinoru Stadium as Local Organizing Committee looks to realize a 24-hour shift roster at the facility ahead of the 2018 African Nations Champio...

  • 06 Sep 2017
    Schoolgirl named NEMA ambassador

    Schoolgirl named NEMA ambassador

    The environment watchdog has named a Form Three student as its new Ambassador in the wake of the plastic bags ban. National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) has named Hilda Gaceri, the Mat...

  • 29 Aug 2017
    Operation to flush out bandits on Meru-Isiolo border launched

    Operation to flush out bandits on Meru-Isiolo border launched

    The government is now set to conduct an operation in Maili Saba on the Meru-Isiolo border in a bid to flush out bandits who have staged attacks in the region. Speaking at Maili Tatu Police Station ...

  • 17 Aug 2017
    Njuri Ncheke calls for unity after polls

    Njuri Ncheke calls for unity after polls

    The Njuri Ncheke Council of Elders in Meru has appealed to both those who won and those who lost the elections to join hands and unite Kenyans. Speaking at the Njuri Ncheke shrine in Nchiru, Tigani...

  • 12 Jul 2017
    Elections to go on as planned, CS Amina

    Elections to go on as planned, CS Amina

    The Cabinet Secretary of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Amina Mohamed, has urged Kenyans to disregard any unsubstantiated hearsay that elections will be postponed. The apprehension of del...

  • 03 Jul 2017
    Munya threatens to withdraw Uhuru support

    Munya threatens to withdraw Uhuru support

    Meru Governor Peter Munya has threatened to stop supporting President Uhuru Kenyatta after accusing Jubilee Party of using state resources to sabotage his Party of National Unity (PNU) events in the c...

  • 01 Jul 2017
    Kiraitu Murungi

    Governor Munya is not the PNU leader – Senator Kiraitu Murungi

    Meru Senator, Kiraitu Murungi, who is now vying for the gubernatorial post, has discredited Governor Peter Munya as the leader of Party of National Unity (PNU). This followed a rule passed by the Poli...

  • 29 Jun 2017
    Stop politicizing Uhuru's projects - Linturi to Munya

    Stop politicizing Uhuru’s projects – Linturi to Munya

    Meru Governor Peter Munya has been warned against politicizing projects launched by President Uhuru Kenyatta in Meru including roads. Speaking during a rally in different parts of Nyaki West Ward i...

  • 17 Jun 2017
    Raila Odinga

    Raila raids Meru, brands Jubilee a huge failure

    National Super Alliance (NASA) presidential candidate, Raila Odinga, has urged the Meru community to vote for his coalition saying the opposition’s leaders are the best suited to steer the country...

  • 09 Jun 2017
    Cabinet Secretary for Sports, Culture and the Arts, Dr. Hassan Wario, speaks during the 2016 Barclays ...

    Gov’t to set up talent centres in all counties

    The national government, through the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB), says that it will establish Art promotion centers dubbed ‘Sinema Mashinani’ Centres in a bid to enable youth to effecti...

  • 23 May 2017
    Kiraitu Murungi

    Stop intimidating IEBC – Kiraitu, Linturi tell NASA

    Meru Senator Kiraitu Murungi and Igembe South MP Mithika Linturi have warned the Opposition against ‘intimidating’ the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) in a bid to gain polit...

  • 21 May 2017
    Council of Governors

    No governor can steal county assets – Munya

    The Council of Governors (COG) has dispelled fear among Kenyans that County assets will be squandered during the electioneering and subsequent transitional period. Speaking in Tigania Sub-County in...

  • 11 May 2017
    munya

    Munya denies being an opposition mole, funding Raila’s rallies

    Meru Governor, Peter Munya, has dismissed claims by Senator Kiraitu Murungi and Igembe South Member of Parliament, Mithika Linturi, that he is an opposition mole. Munya said the two are not his spo...

  • 08 May 2017
    Governor Munya is an Opposition mole, alleges Linturi

    Governor Munya is an Opposition mole, alleges Linturi

    Igembe South MP Mithika Linturi has accused Meru Governor Peter Munya of being an Opposition mole, saying that despite public proclamations of backing President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election bid, Mun...

  • 05 May 2017
    Anti-graft body disrespectful of people’s privacy – Munya

    Munya backs Ksh 6.9 billion Meru wind power plant

    Meru Governor, Peter Munya, has thrown his weight behind the construction of a Ksh 6.9 billion wind-power plant in Meru County. Addressing residents of Lailuba in Tigania East Sub County, Munya sa...

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