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Articles by Karanja Kimani


  • 10 Sep 2017
    Three die, several injured in Mai Mahiu road accident

    Three die, several injured in Mai Mahiu road accident

    Three people have been killed and more than ten injured after a PSV bus they were travelling in was involved in an accident at Satelite on Narok-Mai Mahiu road. According to eye witness, the Nairob...

  • 09 Sep 2017
    Missing girls found murdered in Naivasha

    Missing girls found murdered in Naivasha

    A two-day search for a 12-year-old missing girl ended on a sour note after her badly mutilated body was found dumped in a thicket in Karati village in Naivasha. This brought to two the number of gi...

  • 22 Jul 2017
    Gov't faces accusations of neglecting nurses as strike bites

    Gov’t faces accusations of neglecting nurses as strike bites

    The Central Organization of Trade Unions (COTU) Secretary General, Francis Atwoli, now blames the government for the ongoing nurses' strike, saying that the Jubilee administration has neglected its ma...

  • 11 Jul 2017
    Nakuru IDPs claim lives in danger after vice chair kidnapping

    Nakuru IDPs claim lives in danger after vice chair kidnapping

    A section of Internally Displaced Persons' (IDPs) leaders in Nakuru County have  expressed fear for their lives after one of them was allegedly kidnapped and dumped with injuries in Naivasha over th...

  • 29 Jun 2017
    NYS empowers unemployed youth - CS Kariuki

    NYS empowers unemployed youth – CS Kariuki

    One hundred and sixty constituencies across the country have benefited from the ongoing nationwide National Youth Service (NYS) projects that seek to empower unemployed youth. According to Gender C...

  • 22 Jun 2017
    Gilgil residents threaten to vote out Uhuru over title deeds

    Gilgil residents threaten to vote out Uhuru over title deeds

    Residents of Oljorai in Gilgil, Nakuru County have threatened to vote out President Uhuru Kenyatta in the August 8 polls if the government does not issue them with tittle deeds. The residents, led ...

  • 17 Jun 2017
    Schools want gov't to supply them with subsidized Unga

    Schools want gov’t to supply them with subsidized Unga

    The Kenya Secondary School Association (KSSA) has described the high cost of food commodities as a major challenge facing the education sector. The association is now calling on the government to c...

  • 08 Jun 2017
    NYS programme beneficiaries save Ksh 1.7B in three years

    NYS programme beneficiaries save Ksh 1.7B in three years

    The National Youth Service program beneficiaries have saved a total of Ksh 1.7 billion since the programme began in 2013. The money has been put into 400 Savings and Credit Cooperatives (Saccos) ac...

  • 25 May 2017
    HIV/AIDS prevalence on the rise in East Africa

    HIV/AIDS prevalence on the rise in East Africa

    Stigmatization and discrimination among commercial sex workers, transgender, prisoners and homosexuals has been identified as the main causes for the high HIV/AIDS prevalence in East Africa. The ca...

  • 17 Apr 2017
    Boat in Lake Naivasha

    Hundreds of dead fish found floating on L. Naivasha

      Hundreds of fish are reported to have died in Lake Naivasha in unclear circumstances raising anxiety and fear among fishermen and stakeholders. The most affected are immature fish, which ...

  • 11 Apr 2017
    Police set to receive 1000 new houses

    Police set to receive 1000 new houses

    The police force has received a major boost with the 1,000 housing units that have been under construction over the past one year set to be completed in the next three weeks. The first batch of 250...

  • 29 Mar 2017
    Naivasha residents forcefully re-open blocked corridor

    Naivasha residents forcefully re-open blocked corridor

    There was drama in Naivasha after furious members of the public opened a blocked road corridor leading to Lake Naivasha. The group forcefully opened the corridor near YMCA Camp and lashed out at on...

  • 28 Mar 2017
    Concern over rising trade in game meat

    Concern over rising trade in game meat

    The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has expressed its concern over the rise in cases of game meat trade in Naivasha and Gilgil areas over the last two months. On Monday 29, KWS officers recovered over...

  • Concern over threats to paralegals by powerful individulas

    Concern over threats to paralegals by powerful individulas

    Human rights activists have expressed concern over the cases of threats targeting paralegals by government agencies and powerful individuals. Speaking during a training for paralegals from eight co...

  • 24 Mar 2017
    Gov't spending Ksh 16B in upgrading informal settlements

    Gov’t spending Ksh 16B in upgrading informal settlements

    The government has committed Ksh 16 billion to upgrade informal settlements in the country through the provision of clean water, better roads and street lighting. Over 90 informal settlements acros...

  • 16 Mar 2017
    Fear as dead chicken lined along Naivasha road

    Fear as dead chicken lined along Naivasha road

    Residents of Naivasha's Moi South Lake area are a worried lot after they woke up to bizarre scenes of dead chicken placed strategically along a road. The residents, mostly flower farmers, say the b...

  • 11 Mar 2017
    Travelers stranded as Matatu Sacco pulls out vehicles for safety check

    Travelers stranded as Matatu Sacco pulls out vehicles for safety check

    Public transport along the Nairobi-Nakuru highway was temporarily disrupted after one of the main matatu operators pulled out their vehicles from the route for a rare safety check. The new manageme...

  • 04 Mar 2017
    Naivasha 'meat-wrappers' paralyze operations at slaughterhouse

    Naivasha ‘meat-wrappers’ paralyze operations at slaughterhouse

    Operations at the Naivasha Slaughterhouse were paralyzed for the better part of the day after the operators protested a move by the Nakuru County Assembly to ban wrapping of meat using newspapers. ...

  • 08 Feb 2017
    Senator in gun drama appears in court

    Senator in gun drama appears in court

    Nominated Senator Paul Njoroge has been arraigned in a Naivasha court over Tuesday, February 8 gun drama incident at a petrol station that he operates in Naivasha, Nakuru County. However, the Senat...

  • 03 Feb 2017
    KenGen to generate an additional 375MW

    Works in new geothermal plant set to begin

    The government expects to have an extra 260mw in 24 months as works in the long awaited Olkaria V power plant in Naivasha kick off. The multi-billion geothermal project, which will be launched next...

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