Weeping Waiguru reaches out to Raila as Kibicho funds demo

Weeping Waiguru reaches out to Raila as Kibicho funds demo

Impeached Kirinyaga governor Anne Waiguru is now pinning her hopes of survival at the Senate on ODM leader Raila Odinga who has assured her of support. Waiguru, according to reliable sources, reached out to the ODM leader after her ouster and pleaded with him to marshal the party’s senators to...

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Plot to force Waiguru  call it quits leaks

Plot to force Waiguru call it quits leaks

Governor Anne Waiguru is having sleepless nights after members of Kirinyaga county assembly rejected the budget that had Sh90 million allocated for furniture and her official residence. Weekly Citizen has information that a plan to force the governor to resign and create a leadership vacuum in the county is on,...

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Waiguru impeachment takes shape finally

Waiguru impeachment takes shape finally

Kirinyaga governor Anne Waiguru is staring at impeachment after the Jubilee party’s attempt to scare some MCAs to denounce her ouster motion flopped. The seven nominated MCAs who had been summoned to the governor’s residence in Kangaru stormed out of the meeting convened to discuss the pending impeachment motion against...

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Queries as budget is tabled at Kirinyaga assembly

Queries as budget is tabled at Kirinyaga assembly

The Kirinyaga county assembly has received the revised supplementary budget for the year 2020/2021 for consideration. The revised budget was tabled at the assembly by nominated MCA Lillian Wanjiku on behalf of the leader of majority Kamau Murango. Immediately, Tebere MCA Gudson Muchina said he will raise issues why the...

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Impeachment: Waiguru eats humble pie, begs MCAs

Impeachment: Waiguru eats humble pie, begs MCAs

Kirinyaga governor Anne Waiguru has finally eaten the humble pie and pleaded with MCAs to spare her the ouster motion. The governor who had taken a hardline stance and dismissed the MCAs’ motion as petty and driven by malice, has now realised the lawmakers mean business and can send her...

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Coffee boom arrives in Kirinyaga, Nyeri

Coffee boom arrives in Kirinyaga, Nyeri

Coffee farmers in Kirinyaga and Nyeri counties are smiling all the way to the bank following the ongoing 2019 payments. However, it is coffee farmers whose crop was milled by Central Kenya Coffee Millers and marketed by Coffee Management Services who have been paid handsomely. At Baricho Coffee Society in...

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Why Waiguru surrendered KEMRI Land title

Why Waiguru surrendered KEMRI Land title

Kirinyaga governor Anne Waiguru has decided to hand over the 100 acre land title deed to the Kenya Medical and Research Institute, ending the long tussle between the two institutions. Sources say the move was part of Waiguru strategy to fight the impeachment motion by MCAs that has been gagged...

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Ruto man gives masks, trashes Jubilee changes

Ruto man gives masks, trashes Jubilee changes

Ndia parliamentary hopeful in Kirinyaga county Muteti Murimi has distributed face masks to boda boda riders and small traders in Kariti ward and Kibingoti and Kiburu markets in Kiine ward. He also distributed the masks and hand sanitisers in Baricho market in Mukure ward. He criticised the purported Jubilee party...

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Why avocado is now cash crop

Why avocado is now cash crop

Kirinyaga county is supporting farmers to embrace avocado farming, which now presents an immense investment opportunity for Kenya. The county government through the department of agriculture will distribute over 100,000 certified Hass avocado seedlings this year. The CEC for agriculture, Jackline Njogu, said in May last year, 50,000 seedlings were...

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Waiguru’s woes pile as Kibicho joins Ngirici side

Waiguru’s woes pile as Kibicho joins Ngirici side

Kirinyaga governor Anne Mumbi Waiguru is now fighting the battle of her lifetime to save her nascent political career after Interior principal secretary Karanja Kibicho bankrolled disgruntled MCAs to oust her through impeachment. Already, a motion for her impeachment has been presented the county assembly. The PS has since sent...

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New war pitting Waiguru, Ngirici explodes again

New war pitting Waiguru, Ngirici explodes again

A fresh war of words has erupted in Kirinyaga county pitting Governor Anne Waiguru against woman representative Purity Ngirici. Last week, the governor blamed the health crisis in the county on sabotage by senior medical officials she claimed were bribed by Ngirici to spoil her name. She threatened stern disciplinary...

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Waiguru, Ngirici parallel county governments

Waiguru, Ngirici parallel county governments

Kirinyaga woman representative Purity Ngirici has set aside millions to floor Governor Anne Waiguru in 2022 elections. Contending Waiguru Waiguru benefited from her networks to bag the plum governorship slot, Ngirici, who joined hands with Waiguru to run a successful campaign in 2017, is said to be consolidating a warchest...

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