Posts Tagged “Embu County”

An Upgrade To The Miraa Community

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An Upgrade To The Miraa Community

This week will be a busy one for the Miraa Taskforce Report Implementation Technical committee team and the officials from the Ministry of Agriculture; the two teams will be visiting sites that have been identified for the borehole projects. Following an agreement made by political leaders from Meru,Tharaka Nithi and Embu December last year at…

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Wambora reveals how Inspector General of Police, Interior Cabinet Secretary saved him from death

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Wambora reveals how Inspector General of Police, Interior Cabinet Secretary saved him from death

The tussle for the control of the county government of Embu in 2014 was so vicious, and the Embu County boss Martin Wambora says the then Inspector General of Police David Kimaiyo and ex-Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Lenku separately warned him about his security. The warning made Wambora, a veteran provincial administrator, to live a…

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Wambora reveals people who wanted him out of powers, how Sakaja wanted him to hang up his political boots

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Wambora reveals people who wanted him out of powers, how Sakaja wanted him to hang up his political boots

Embu Governor Martin Wambora has it all, doesn’t he? The County boss has managed to walk through a slippery but bumpy political road! Do you remember the two impeachments he survived? Well, Wambora narrates his journey, and how he managed the impeachment. Speaking in an exclusive interview with a local daily, Wambora recalls that the…

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How Master of Political survival Martin Wambora braved baptism by fire and came out without a scar

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How Master of Political survival Martin Wambora braved baptism by fire and came out without a scar

Embu Governor Martin Wambora is perhaps the master of political survival,or is he? As others say, the county boss has the proverbial nine lives of a cat.. He has braved a baptism by fire and came out without a scar. The Embu County boss has narrated how he has survived politically. “I don’t know whether…

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Inside Governor Wambora’s plan to tame MCAs’ powers after surviving their threats

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Inside Governor Wambora’s plan to tame MCAs’ powers after surviving their threats

Are Members of County Assembly overpowered? Are they Overworking either? Well, leaders across the country are continuing to make their demands in the looming referendum. More funds and the control over all road projects top governors priorities as they finalise demands to be included in the proposed constitutional changes. Embu Governor Martin Wambora said they…

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Kenyans reveal the only time you will see Martin Wambora trending

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Kenyans reveal the only time you will see Martin Wambora trending

Some people believe the nine lives myth is related to cats’ ability to always land on their feet.But there is also another ‘cat’ famous for its nine lives and its none other than Wambora. Besieged Embu Governor Martin Nyaga Wambora may rue the day he decided to contest the gubernatorial seat. When the soft-spoken politician…

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Why Wambora Should Start a Mentorship Course on how to Survive Election Petitions & Corruption Charges.

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Why Wambora Should Start a Mentorship Course on how to Survive Election Petitions & Corruption Charges.

Is there any Kenyan Politician that has Survived many election petitions and court cases than Embu Governor Martin Wambora? From surviving onslaughts by his MCA’s to surviving Senate Committees, Wambora has surely learnt and mastered the art of Lega Survival. This is a man who has been accused of corruption and misuse of power but…

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How Sh100 Boda boda fare Led to Governor Wambora Bodyguard’s Death

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How Sh100 Boda boda fare  Led to Governor Wambora Bodyguard’s Death

A bodyguard assigned to Embu Governor Martin Wambora died after he succumbed to injuries sustained in a fight with boda boda operators in Kithimu, Embu County. Embu West OCPD Julius Meli while confirming the incident said that the Christopher Njue, 44 died while undergoing treatment at Embu Level V hospital where he was rushed on…

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Big Win!!Martin Wambora retains his gubernatorial seat

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Big Win!!Martin Wambora retains his gubernatorial seat

Sleepless nights are over for the Embu Governor Martin Wambora after he emerged victorious in a suit filed at the Supreme Court to challenge his 2017 election victory. Delivering the ruling, Chief Justice David Maraga ruled that Wambora’s challenger and former Embu Senator, Lenny Kivuti, failed to prove his case. Lenny moved to the Supreme Court to…

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Man in Meru uproots cross from grave, forces mother to kiss it

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Man in Meru uproots cross from grave, forces mother to kiss it

  Some cases reported in media these days will leave you wary about the mental state of most of the people living in Kenya as some of these cases are nothing short of bizarre. One such incident was today reported after a 35-year old man allegedly forced his mother to kiss the cross on her late…

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Priority?County Government prefer supply of condoms over painkiller

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Priority?County Government prefer supply of condoms over painkiller

Embu  Governor Martin Wambora on spot over supply of condoms worth Ksh30 million to various medical facilities in the county . Members Of Embu County Assembly accussed the Governor of misusing the county funds with wrong priorities.Minority Leader Leonard Mwaniki lamented that a truckload of medical supplies flagged off by Wambora only contained condoms. He…

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Condoms or painkillers? What do Embu County hospitals need most?

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Condoms or painkillers? What do Embu County hospitals need most?

  Some of the leaders in Kenya have their priorities mixed up and their lack of insight on important issues in society has seen them come under fire from members of the public. Embu Governor Martin Wambora has today been faulted by Members of County Assembly (MCAs) for supplying condoms worth Ksh. 30 million to…

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‘Kwa Mungu hakuna NHIF’ Embu bishop threatens to deny faithful holy communion for lack of NHIF cards

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‘Kwa Mungu hakuna NHIF’ Embu bishop threatens to deny faithful holy communion for lack of NHIF cards

In what is likely to cause controversy among members, Bishop Paul Kariuki also warned the church is also considering turning down request for baptism for children whose parents are not registered with the health scheme. The man of God urged faithful to be carrying the cards in a bid to drum up support for the…

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Embu County Leaders Scramble For Raila’s Pot of Wisdom

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Embu County Leaders Scramble For Raila’s Pot of Wisdom

The season of handshakes is hear with us and it is hear to stay. Raila Amollo Odinga, seem to be a darling of many with leaders from his earlier hostile political regions now visiting him at his Capitol Hill office. All these the ODM chief has said are as a result of the handshake that…

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Governor Wambora Cements His Status as a Darling of the Courts

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Governor Wambora Cements His Status as a Darling of the Courts

If there is a place that many Kenyans wouldn’t want to ever step foot in, it’s the Kenyan courts, well or else you are going for a friendly visit. The Kenyan courts are feared majorly because of the high fees one has to part with and also because some of the sentences handed in there…

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Macadamia nuts raise hopes for job opportunities

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Macadamia nuts raise hopes for job opportunities

The ban on the export of Macadamia nuts earlier on would remain with aims to create more jobs for farmers in Kenya .Mr Ruto said the Government would not relent in enforcing the ban to protect interests of farmers and create jobs. Ruto said the Government would firmly deal with brokers exporting raw macadamia nuts. He…

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DP William Ruto Make’s it Rain Heavily in Embu

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DP William Ruto Make’s it Rain Heavily in Embu

Deputy President William Ruto is known to be a cheerful giver who never shy,s away from displaying large sums of money especially during public gatherings. He has dished out large sums of money this year that even some members of the opposition party called for a lifestyle audit on him. This year alone, the DP…

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Stabbing becomes a menace in Secondary schools

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Stabbing becomes a menace in Secondary schools

A Form Two student was today charged in court for allegedly attempting to stab her fellow student in Embu. The girl appeared before Embu Senior Resident Magistrate, Jean Ndengeri and was charged with intention to commit a felony. The students who reported the matter to the school administration said that the girl had reportedly told…

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Boring Times Ahead For Embu North Constituents As Keshas And Discos Banned

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Boring Times Ahead For Embu North Constituents As Keshas And Discos Banned

Boring times ahead for residents of Embu North after the provincial administration announced a ban on night prayers and night discos in a bid to give examination candidates time to study and prepare for the exams. The Manyatta Assistant County Commissioner, Benjamin Berich said that the noise brought by the ‘keshas’ and discos are a…

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Student attacks school staff and fellow students with machete

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Student attacks school staff and fellow students with machete

A Form Three student at Macumo Day Secondary School in Embu County went  hysterical and slashed a lab technician thrice on the head using a machete inflicting serious injuries on Friday. A boy who went to rescue the technician ended up with a fractured hand, before other students overpowered the assailant.The technician, identified as Anthony…

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Twitter erupts following Governor Wambora’s victory

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Twitter erupts following Governor Wambora’s victory

The Court of Appeal on Friday overturned High Court’s nullification of Embu Governor Martin Wambora’s election. The three-judge bench okayed Wambora’s win and revised the cost of petition set by the High Court’s Justice William Musyoka. The court of appeal however, now says the learned judge erred in law, saying the minor irregularities did not warrant nullifying…

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