Murang'a County Society & Culture

Five people killed in grisly accident in Sagana, Murang'a County

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Five people killed in grisly accident in Sagana, Murang'a County


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Witness identifies sisal rope allegedly used in Kiru principal murder

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Witness identifies sisal rope allegedly used in Kiru principal murder


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Murang'a MPs want governors linked to corruption to be prosecuted

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Murang'a MPs want governors linked to corruption to be prosecuted


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Son-in-law, house help among suspects in Thika businesswoman's murder

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Son-in-law, house help among suspects in Thika businesswoman's murder


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2 guards hacked to death in Makuyu, Murang’a county

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2 guards hacked to death in Makuyu, Murang’a county


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Wairia, Jamleck advocate peace in rare show of unity

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Wairia, Jamleck advocate peace in rare show of unity


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Couple found dead in their house suspected to have had suicide pact

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  • Five people killed in grisly accident in Sagana, Murang'a County
    Five people killed in grisly accident in Sagana, Murang'a County

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    Five people die, nine others injured in Sagana, Murang'a County following an accident between truck transporting logs and two matatus. The truck is reported to have veered off the road. The accident which occurred at the notorious Mlima Swara black spot on Thursday night lost control before landing on the two vehicles which were in motion. Nine people who were injured were taken to Thika district hospital
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Obituary

  • Murang’a student killed in his house
    Murang’a student killed in his house

    , the-star.co.ke

    Police found a panga under Mburu’s bed An 18-year-old student was found beheaded in his house on Monday in Ichagaki village, Murang’a South subcounty. Sammy Mburu was a first-year student at Mugumoini Polytechnic. His uncle Samuel Mburu said the young man’s body was found by his parents in his bed at 6am. He said the family had on Sunday night hosted Peter Kariuki, 48, who requested to spend the night
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Accidents

  • Police investigating fire incident at SOS school in Buruburu
    Police investigating fire incident at SOS school in Buruburu

    , the-star.co.ke

    Police are investigating the cause of a fire that razed a section of SOS School in Buruburu, Nairobi on Monday night.No one was injured in the inferno but a few girls fainted and were given first aid.This happened even as more schools reported cases of fire incidents on Monday.Dormitories were burnt at Kiambogo High School in Naivasha and Kibutha Girls Secondary School in Muranga county.
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Murders

  • Widow of slain Kiru High School Principal re-arrested
    Widow of slain Kiru High School Principal re-arrested

    , k24tv.co.ke

    the widow of slain Kiiru high school head teacher the late Solomon Mwangi was re-arrested and charged with his murder moments after she had been released on a 200, 000 shillings cash bail. Jane Mbuthi who had been in police custody for 7 days had been released by a Murang'a court citing lack of sufficient reasons to continue holding her before she was arrested by criminal investigations officers and hauled
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Issues

  • We’ve no favourites and only want peaceful polls, say clerics
    We’ve no favourites and only want peaceful polls, say clerics

    , the-star.co.ke

    The current heightened political tension could trigger a repeat of the 2007-08 post-election violence if unchecked, Murang’a clerics have warned. “We are pleading with politicians to tone down political overtones to ensure peace prevails before and after elections,” Bishop John Mwangi said. He is the chairman of the Murang’a Bishops and Senior Clergy Forum, which is made up of 33 Pentecostal, Protestant and Catholic clerics. Mwangi and other members addressed
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Ethics

  • Murang'a MPs want governors linked to corruption to be prosecuted
    Murang'a MPs want governors linked to corruption to be prosecuted

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    Murang'a MPs want governors linked to corruption to be prosecuted A section of Murang'a County leaders want governors who have been linked to corruption to be sued. Lawmakers Jamleck Kamau (Kigumo), Kamande Mwangi (Maragua) and Deputy Governor Gakure Monyo said all leaders should be held accountable for funds misappropriated during their tenure. Kamau, who is vying for the gubernatorial seat, said current governors cannot be trusted since they "only want re-election to safeguard their loot"
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