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Articles by Gikunga Kariuki


  • 18 Jan 2018
    MIKE SONKO PHOTO/COURTESY

    Sonko: I’m done with Igathe

    Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has ruled out the possibility of holding talks with his outgoing deputy, Polycarp Igathe, saying he will engage city MCAs on the way forward. Speaking at a workshop in K...

  • 14 Jan 2018
    Crime scene

    One killed as gunmen shoot Kiambu deputy governor’s bodyguard

    A bodyguard attached to Kiambu Deputy Governor James Karanja Nyoro was on Saturday evening shot and injured in a shootout that left the security officer’s father dead. John Mungai Mburu, who is a...

  • 17 Dec 2017
    Robbers kidnap bride hours to wedding

    Robbers kidnap bride hours to wedding

    A wedding was nearly ruined after thieves kidnapped the bride in Micobo, Kiambu County but dumped her as soon as they realised she was getting married a few hours from when they accosted her. The b...

  • 14 Dec 2017
    Kiambu MCAs force public and private companies to employ 70% locals

    Kiambu MCAs force public and private companies to employ 70% locals

    The Kiambu County Assembly has unanimously passed a motion compelling all public and private institutions as well as companies to employ 70% of their workforce from the local dominant community, failu...

  • 13 Nov 2017
    KCSE exam cheats to be deregistered on the spot

    KCSE exam cheats to be deregistered on the spot

    Learning institutions and candidates found engaging in exam irregularities during national examinations will be deregistered on the spot. Education Principal Secretary Belio Kipsang said on Monday ...

  • 08 Oct 2017
    Clerics ask President Kenyatta, Raila to preach peace

    Clerics ask President Kenyatta, Raila to preach peace

    Pentecostal Churches of Kenya have called upon both President Uhuru Kenyatta and NASA leader, Raila Odinga to stop being adamant in their political positions to ensure that the October 26 repeat presi...

  • 27 Aug 2017
    'Cop' shoots man dead after pub scuffle

    ‘Cop’ shoots man dead after pub scuffle

    A man was allegedly shot dead by a police officer in Limuru, Kiambu County Sunday morning following a scuffle at a bar. Limuru DCIO, Mwenda Ithaiba, said that at about 4.00 am, he was informed that a...

  • 24 Jul 2017
    Police officers accused of robbing Chinese Sh2.7m detained

    Police officers accused of robbing Chinese Sh2.7m detained

    Seven police officers accused of robbing a Chinese Sh2.7m have been remanded for two days to allow police conclude probe. The police officers based at different stations in Limuru, Lari and Kikuyu ...

  • 25 Jun 2017
    Some judges are working with the Opposition – CS

    Some judges are working with the Opposition – CS

    Devolution Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri has accused a section of the Judiciary of working in cahoots with the Opposition to frustrate the government’s efforts. Kiunjuri said that some judges...

  • 02 Apr 2017
    Crime scene

    Mother, Son and friend shot dead at home in Kabete

    A mother, her son, and a friend who had visited them at their home in Kabete, Kiambu County have been shot dead in a bizarre incident by unknown gunmen. The assailants are said to have driven into...

  • 22 Mar 2017
    Kikuyu council of elders warn obama on gay talk

    Kikuyu elders take computer training course, vow to stop using cyber cafes

    Kikuyu council of elders popularly known as Kiama Kia Ma have embarked on a project to train the elders on how to work and operate computers to help them do business and transact online, make applica...

  • 16 Mar 2017
    Alliance High School

    Alliance ‘bullies’ to settle case out of court

    The assault case involving six Alliance High School students has been withdrawn after the complainant and the accused agreed to solve the matter out of court. Appearing before Kiambu Law Courts Sen...

  • 14 Mar 2017
    Ethiopia

    Kiambu families stare at starvation as drought bites

    More than 2,000 families in Kikuyu, Kiambu County are in dire need of relief food as a result of the ongoing drought in the country. The families in Nachu village have been receiving relief food fr...

  • 13 Mar 2017
    Joho's form four qualification is fake - KNEC

    MPs warn Joho against insulting President

    Members of Parliament representing different counties have asked Mombasa Governor, Ali Hassan Joho, to desist from hauling insults at President Uhuru Kenyatta. Thika MP Alice N’gan’ga, Jude Njo...

  • 28 Feb 2017
    Lari parents want bursary funds diverted to free secondary education

    Lari parents want bursary funds diverted to free secondary education

    Parents in Lari, Kiambu County, are now asking the national government to stop the giving bursary funds and redirect the same monies to provision of free secondary school education. According to th...

  • 23 Feb 2017
    Four bodies found in abandoned car in Kabete

    Four bodies found in abandoned car in Kabete

      Four bodies of middle-aged men were on Wednesday evening found inside an abandoned Probox vehicle that had been parked outside a residential flat in Gitaru area of Kabete, Kiambu County. ...

  • 03 Feb 2017
    Kabogo hires 30 Indian doctors to work in Kiambu County hospitals

    Kabogo hires 30 Indian doctors to work in Kiambu County hospitals

    Kiambu Governor William Kabogo has confirmed that 30 doctors from India will arrive in the country by the end of February, and be deployed in hospitals within Kiambu County. Kabogo said he would no...

  • 27 Jan 2017
    Suspected robber gunned down in Kiambu

    Suspected robber gunned down in Kiambu

    A suspected robber was shot dead in the dawn of Friday, January 27 after he was caught stealing from a shop in Kiambu’s Karanjee village. According to area chief, Francis Kimani, the suspect was ...

  • 21 Jan 2017
    Nkaissery orders bars to return confiscated ID cards to owners

    Nkaissery orders bars to return confiscated ID cards to owners

    The Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Coordination of National Government, Major Gen. (Rtd.) Joseph Nkaissery, has ordered all bar owners in Kiambu County to return national identity cards to their r...

  • 11 Jan 2017
    Kikuyu residents raise alarm over rape gang that targets grannies

    Kikuyu residents raise alarm over rape gang that targets grannies

    Residents of Rusengetii area on Kikuyu Sub County in Kimabu County have raised alarm about a gang of men that has been targeting and raping old women living in mud houses over the past two weeks. S...

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