Termination of contract leaves over 200 employees out of work

Over  200 employees have been left jobless after a contractor in Mwea, Kirinyaga County terminated its contract with National Irrigation Board. According to the Mwea NIB Manager, Innocent  Ariemba the company issued a pull out letter last month (January). “We have been talking to them but we don’t know why they have decided to go,” […]

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Government promise to provide Sh.1.5 billion for resumption of work at Thiba dam

The  stalled  works at the Thiba mega dam will resume in three weeks’ time once an outstanding arrears of Sh.1.5 billion is paid to the contractor, the government has stated. The unpaid dues to Strabag Construction Company arose from two completion works certificates which forced the contractor to send on forced leave some 300 employees. […]

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KCPE candidates accommodated by good Samaritans

Just a few hours before the commencement of the KCPE examination in Kirinyaga County, 130 candidates have been moved and accommodated by various families after foot bridges connecting their homes were swept away. Gacuria Mwoyo and Kiumbu bridges which were at various sections of Nyamindi River  were swept away last week forcing school children to […]

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Parliamentarians want Waiguru to go if unable to end medics strike

Three  Parliamentarians from Kirinyaga County have urged Governor, Anne  Waiguru  to  urgently  resolve the health crisis in the area or be forced out of office. The   legislators, Gichimu Githinji (Gichugu), Munene Wambugu (Kirinyaga Central) and their Mwea colleague, Kabinga  Wachira told the governor she had the option of voluntarily resigning or they will lead the […]

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