Murang’a factor in now hot Uhuru succession power game

Murang’a factor in now hot Uhuru succession power game

An outcry has greeted Uhuru Kenyatta’s decision to drop Murang’a senator Irungu Kang’ata as senate majority whip and replace him with his Kiambu counterpart Kimani Wamatangi. The decision has irked Murang’ans who feel the president is now sidelining the region that voted him to a man in the past two...

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Kiraitu caught in Prime lodge ownership wrangles

Kiraitu caught in Prime lodge ownership wrangles

Meru county assembly trade committee is at war with Governor Kiraitu Murungi government over Sh329m Leopard Rock Lodge controversy. Leopard Rock Lodge is a luxury lodge located within Meru National Park. According to the committee, an arbitrator had ruled that Meru county pays the hotel proprietor Sh329m after terminating his...

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Disgraced TV anchor to battle for Murang’a woman rep 2022

Disgraced TV anchor to battle for Murang’a woman rep 2022

The hint by former Citizen TV news anchor Jacque Maribe that she will join the murky waters of politics by gunning for the Murang’a woman representative’s seat has excited the constituents as the battle will now pit two media personalities with controversial lifestyles.Maribe will battle it out with current holder...

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PS, senator, eye Murang’a 2022 governor’s seat

PS, senator, eye Murang’a 2022 governor’s seat

The race to succeed Murang’a governor Mwangi Wa Iria who is serving his second and final term is narrowing down to a contest of bigwigs in the region’s politics. Among those touted to go for the seat include area Senator Irungu Kang’ata who doubles up as senate chief-whip and Water...

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Drama as bar owner is arrested

Drama as bar owner is arrested

There was drama as a bar owner in Murang’a and his five clients were arrested and put under forced quarantine after they were found locked up in a club to consume alcohol. The owner of the joint who operates within Murang’a town has been accused of being notorious in operating...

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Leadership wrangles rock Murang’a water firm

Leadership wrangles rock Murang’a water firm

Stakeholders of a Murang’a water company have asked the county leadership to stop creating confusion and disturbance in the water sector. Kahuti Water Company located in Kangema members said the county administration should support all local water companies to deliver better services to residents instead of fighting management of the...

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Murang’a turns into battlefield in Uhuru succession 2022

Murang’a turns into battlefield in Uhuru succession 2022

As opinion is divided on whether William Ruto’s remarks at Kamahuhia Girls High School in Murang’a county were meant to stir tribal animosity or merely the bitter truth, one thing is clear, the second in command is fighting to control county vote bloc. The county has been at the centre...

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Sex factor in female MCA’s suspension

Two MCAs from Murang’a county have been suspended from the assembly on different grounds. Catherine Wanjiku and Wambui Njoki were suspended by the powers and privileges committee on the recommendation of leader the majority in the assembly. Wanjiku was suspended for allegedly insulting majority leader Eric Kamande on August 2....

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Women rep to battle Waiguru, Karua in event of by-election

As Narc Kenya leader Martha Karua works round the clock to revoke Kirinyaga governor Anne Waiguru’s contested victory, the area woman representative Purity Ngirici is watching the political developments with keen interest as she eyes the gubernatorial seat should fresh elections be called. In the court battle, the woman rep...

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Governor breaks daughter’s marriage

Share Pin Email Murang’a governor Mwangi wa Iria is now being blamed for the marriage collapse of his daughter Jaja Racheal. A close friend of her former husband Ben Gatu says that the governor ordered her to quit the marriage and vacate out of their Runda home after claims of...

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