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POLITICS

Top Jubilee MP Joins Residents in Receiving DP William Ruto in Nyahururu Town

Laikipia West Constituency Member of Parliament Honourable Patrick Mariru is in the delegation of leaders receiving deputy president William Ruto to Nyahururu. When the second in command arrived to the town on Saturday morning, the former Laikipia county Assembly speaker was among the residents at hand to receive the special guest.

  16 days ago ago
Top Jubilee MP Joins Residents in Receiving DP William Ruto in Nyahururu Town

SOCIETY

Not Again: Bandits Overpowers Security in Laikipia in Wee Hours and Get Away with Livestock

Just as every Laikipians was assured of peace by the ministry of Interior, the region is back to fresh attacks by bandits. On Wednesday night at around 2 am, several bandits stormed Ndunyu village in Kirima Location, Laikipia West, and stole several livestock. During the attack, no one was injured.

  25 days ago ago
Not Again: Bandits Overpowers Security in Laikipia in Wee Hours and Get Away with Livestock

SOCIETY

Businesswoman Found Dead At Her Hotel In Mwireri

Residents of Mwireri area have been left in panic after a businesswoman at the market is found dead in her hotel. The report was shared on Facebook by This Is Laikipia. It was captioned "Mwireri, Laikipia West: A Businesswoman was found slain at her hotel in Mwireri this morning.

  13 days ago ago
Businesswoman Found Dead At Her Hotel In Mwireri

SOCIETY

Unmasked Racket: MPs Buying Bullets From GSU Training Camps For Laikipia, Baringo Bandits

Three weeks ago, security personnel arrested two herders in Laikipia's West Gate Conservancy and recovered close to 2,300 bullets. Last week, about 2,000 bullets were recovered from a vehicle that was being driven by inspector David Opiyo as he came out of Utawala GSU training grounds.

  1 month ago ago
Unmasked Racket: MPs Buying Bullets From GSU Training Camps For Laikipia, Baringo Bandits

SOCIETY

Have You Seen Him? Huge Reward Given To Anyone Who Finds This Man Who Disappeared In 2004

Many people have been missing of late sending their family members in to frustrations. A family is still finding hard to come to terms that they have never seen their son seventeen years on. Photo: Courtesy The family in Sipili, Kio village in Laikipia West is in agony after their son identified as Peter Kinja Kiguta got lost in early 2004.

  1 month ago ago
Have You Seen Him? Huge Reward Given To Anyone Who Finds This Man Who Disappeared In 2004

POLITICS

Mwangi Kiunjuri Causes Drama During Nephew's Burial, Names Two Legislators Who Have Abandoned Him

Kiunjuri It was a sad day for former Cabinet Secretary and TSP party leader Mwangi Kiunjuri after he emotionally recounted how his close friends abandoned him during the hour of need. Speaking during the burial of his nephew Gerald Kiunjuri, she former CS named two legislators who were his close friends but turned their backs on him when he was at his lowest point with his family.

  29 days ago ago
Mwangi Kiunjuri Causes Drama During Nephew's Burial, Names Two Legislators Who Have Abandoned Him

POLITICS

Dixon Kimani: Father To Sen Kihika Who Broke The Record For Serving In Three Constituencies As An MP

Hon Susan Kihika is undoubtedly one of the most vocal and vibrant female politicians in Kenya.She is the Senator of Nakuru County and was elected in the year 2017.Kihika is also aligned to United Democratic Alliance (UDA) Party which is linked to Deputy President William Samoei Ruto.Photo courtesy.

  1 month ago ago
Dixon Kimani: Father To Sen Kihika Who Broke The Record For Serving In Three Constituencies As An MP

SOCIETY

Three Kenya Army Officers Captured Guarding Pupils in a Classroom as Learning Resumes in Laikipia

Learning has officially resumed in some parts of Laikipia West, Ol moran after security was beefed up to protect the pupils and the teachers. A photo of three Kenyan army officers and an administration officer captured guarding the pupils in a classroom has since gone viral on social media.

  1 month ago ago
Three Kenya Army Officers Captured Guarding Pupils in a Classroom as Learning Resumes in Laikipia

JUSTICE

Laikipia Residents Have A Reason To Smile After What Happened Yesterday As Dust Settles In Rumuruti

Just a few days after the government managed to calm the Situation in Laikipia by flushing away the attacking bandits, another war emerged at Rumuruti Town. This was a very serious war that has left many people healing serious injuries in hospital. This started after herders believed to have shifted from Ol Moran and other places settled at Leshao Pondo.

  1 month ago ago
Laikipia Residents Have A Reason To Smile After What Happened Yesterday As Dust Settles In Rumuruti

SOCIETY

Laikipia Students Captured Being Escorted Back Home by Kenya Army Officers (Photo)

Things are back to normal after the government assured Laikipia West, Ol moran residents of total security. Over the past days, learning and other income-generating activities were paralyzed over insecurity issues. Bandits armed with sophisticated weapons were attacking residents, killing and destroying their properties. Running battles between police officers and the bandits were also witnessed as they exchanged gun fires.

  1 month ago ago
Laikipia Students Captured Being Escorted Back Home by Kenya Army Officers (Photo)

SOCIETY

Tension High As Machete-Wielding Gang Attacks A Village In Kakamega Razing Down 15 Homes

Just after the much-published deadly conflict in Laikipia West that attracted attention nationwide and the Government being blamed for its response, another similar attack has been witnessed. According to reports, a very well-armed gang in Kulumbeni, Lugari Kakamega County has left the locals fearing and running for their dear lives after they attacked the said village mercilessly razing down fifteen homes.

  1 month ago ago
Tension High As Machete-Wielding Gang Attacks A Village In Kakamega Razing Down 15 Homes

SOCIETY

Scars of Laikipia: Notable Clashes That Left Scores Dead and Several Displaced for the Past 20 Years

Laikipia county especially Laikipia West and North has over two decades not enjoyed a moment of peace. This is as a result of recurring clashes within the region between farmers and herders who invade the region searching for grazing grounds for their animals. In the Wednesday, Standard Publication, it outlined a series of Clashes that has left lifetime scars to the residents of Laikipia County especially those living in Ol Moran and its environs.

  1 month ago ago
Scars of Laikipia: Notable Clashes That Left Scores Dead and Several Displaced for the Past 20 Years

SOCIETY

Laikipia West Hit Hard by Chaos As Conflict Erupts in Rumuruti, Natembeya Forced to Intervene

Laikipia West has been into the media for the past three weeks, this is after the government went ahead to move with speed and help restore calm into the disturbed area. With less than a week after calm is restored into the region, another rise in insecurity has been witnessed into the region.

  1 month ago ago
Laikipia West Hit Hard by Chaos As Conflict Erupts in Rumuruti, Natembeya Forced to Intervene

EDUCATION

Kenyans React After Lesuuda Posts Over The Impending Construction of KMTC Samburu Campus

Hon Naisula Lesuuda, who is the current Member of Parliament for Laikipia West, and also a close ally to Gideon Moi ignited a hot discussion online when she posted this over the Impending Construction of KMTC Samburu Campus. (Courtesy photo) According to her recent post, she said the Principal of KMTC Nyahururu Mr. Kombech together with public works officials from Maralal, Land officials and the management of Maralal Referral Hospital on Thursday visited the proposed site for KMTC Samburu Campus.

  17 days ago ago
Kenyans React After Lesuuda Posts Over The Impending Construction of KMTC Samburu Campus

SOCIETY

Administration Police Officer Allegedly Hospitalised After Being Attacked by Bandits in Laikipia

In a photo shared online, an administration police officer has allegedly been hospitalized after being attacked today by bandits in Rumuruti region. Despite government's effort to flush out bandits in Laikipia county, things seem to be taking a new turn for the worse. Chaos was on Tuesday witnessed at Rumuruti town, Laikipia West after a group of pastoralists allowed their livestocks to roam into private firms.

  1 month ago ago
Administration Police Officer Allegedly Hospitalised After Being Attacked by Bandits in Laikipia

SOCIETY

Landlords Accused of Contributing to Banditry in Laikipia County as They Abandon Huge Tracts of Land

Apart from bad politics, recurring droughts, historical land injustices, land grievances, and ethnicity, other factors have been blamed as major causes of banditry in the vast Laikipia County. It has been established that absentee landlords, as well as open spaces which remain unoccupied for many years, have become breeding grounds for banditry.

  1 month ago ago
Landlords Accused of Contributing to Banditry in Laikipia County as They Abandon Huge Tracts of Land

SOCIETY

Tension In Laikipia As Rumuruti Residents Demonstrate Fearing Bandit Attacks

Laikipia county has in the last two weeks made headlines due to the serious insecurity in parts of the county. The most affected part is Ol moran, Laikipia West. Bandits who according to Government reports are heavily armed descended on civilians burning their houses and evicting residents.

  1 month ago ago
Tension In Laikipia As Rumuruti Residents Demonstrate Fearing Bandit Attacks

SOCIETY

Photos: Police Leave Nothing To Chance As Schools Resume In Laikipia

Learning has resumed in Laikipia after the government reopened all closed schools amid tight security. This is after about 25 Schools in Ol Moran area were closed due to bandit attacks causing insecurity in the area. “With calm having returned to Laikipia disturbed areas, schools that had been closed have reopened and smiling children who had missed on education are streaming back to school.

  1 month ago ago
Photos: Police Leave Nothing To Chance As Schools Resume In Laikipia

POLITICS

Former Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri Cries Foul As Politician He Bought Lunch Abandon Him

Former Agriculture CS, Mwangi Kiunjuri on Friday recounted how some of his friends that he helped while broke abandoned him and his family at their time of need. Speaking at a funeral service of his nephew Gerald, Kiunjuri claimed that his closest political allies did not reach out to him to console him after losing his nephew.

  28 days ago ago
Former Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri Cries Foul As Politician He Bought Lunch Abandon Him

SOCIETY

Sad News From Laikipia County as Watchman In Critical State After Bandits Shoot Him

Photo/Courtesy The situation in Laikipia County is again becoming worrisome. In fact, fear is rife that the flare ups, if not tamed, could spill over to the 2022 election period. Bad news from Laikipia County this morning is that a security guard is in critical condition after he was shot by bandits in Wanguache area of the troubled Ol Moran of Laikipia County.

  1 month ago ago
Sad News From Laikipia County as Watchman In Critical State After Bandits Shoot Him