Anthony Ndwiga

Anthony Ndwiga

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  • Form One student takes cockerel to school as payment for Ksh.48K fee

    Form One student takes cockerel to school as payment for Ksh.48K fee

    Lawrence Murimi, 14,  scored 313 marks in his KCPE examinations and said he was given the cockerel by his uncle after being initiated.He and his mother were sent back home to get the Ksh.48,000 required for school fee.

  • Embu Senator Peter Ndwiga ditches UDA after losing in nominations

    Embu Senator Peter Ndwiga ditches UDA after losing in nominations

    Ndwiga now says he will defend his seat as an independent candidate in the upcoming August General Election.In the nominations, Ndwiga garnered 19,062 votes against Deputy Governor David Kariuki's 27,000 votes.

  • UDA nomination ballot boxes burnt in Embu, Murkomen dispatched to help

    UDA nomination ballot boxes burnt in Embu, Murkomen dispatched to help

    The youth tracked the lorry from Mbeere South to Izaak Walton Hotel where they pillaged the material and set it ablaze. The lorry’s driver was unharmed during the incident, as he managed to drive offThe incident occurred when several people claiming to be presiding officers and clerks showed up to p...

  • Embu Governor Wambora eyes senatorial seat

    Embu Governor Wambora eyes senatorial seat

    Wambora, who is serving his final term in office, intends to vie for the position under an Umoja na Maendeleo party ticket. He likewise affirmed that he was the perfect candidate to replace incumbent senator Norman Nyaga.

  • Embu court acquits 13 Ethiopians, orders they be helped to secure asylum

    Embu court acquits 13 Ethiopians, orders they be helped to secure asylum

    Appearing before Senior Principal Magistrate Henry Nyakwemba, the 13 aliens were acquitted of charges leveled against them.Magistrate Nyakwemba ruled that they were not guilty, citing that they had only fled from Ethiopia due to the ongoing civil war.He termed the process of arrest and prosecut...

  • Ex-Youth PS Lilian Omollo sets her eyes on Embu Senator's seat

    Ex-Youth PS Lilian Omollo sets her eyes on Embu Senator's seat

    Omollo did not however disclose the party ticket she intends to use to vie for the position.The former PS said she is currently consulting her supporters before making a final announcement.

  • Embu: Man drowns while attempting to prove he knows how to swim

    Embu: Man drowns while attempting to prove he knows how to swim

    Dennis Mutugi, had trekked for over three kilometers from their home after he told his friend, Elias Njeru, that he is a good swimmer.To prove his claims Mutugi undressed and jumped into the river but he didnt show on the water's surface.

  • Embu: Man, 34, commits suicide after disagreement with 42-year-old lover

    Embu: Man, 34, commits suicide after disagreement with 42-year-old lover

    The deceased is reported to have hanged himself using shoelaces within the homestead of his 42-year-old lover after she allegedly refused to allow him into her house.The man is said to have suspected that his lover; a mother of two, had dumped him and was seeing another man yet he had plan...

  • Embu: Man handed 20-year jail term for sexually abusing 57-year-old sister

    Embu: Man handed 20-year jail term for sexually abusing 57-year-old sister

    The accused was charged with raping his 57-year-old sister who is mentally ill at their home on 3rd August 2020.

  • Man kills grandmother, injures grandfather by stabbing in Embu

    Man kills grandmother, injures grandfather by stabbing in Embu

    The suspect, Daniel Gitonga, is said to have committed the gruesome act on Monday night after allegedly gaining access to the victims’ bedroom via a window.Gitonga’s grandfather, Wamai Njaga, 80, is however recuperating at Embu Level V Hospital.Neighbours raised alarm after hearing the ensuing commo...