1 Dead, 14 Injured As 14-Seater Matatu Gets Involved In Grisly Road Accident Along Thika-Mwingi Road
|Photo Courtesy Of The Accident Scene| A road accident involving a 14-seater Matatu has this late evening happened at Mukala area's along the busy Thika-Mwingi road. According to a reliable source, a grisly road accident involving a Matatu has this evening been witnessed near Sofia Town along Thika-Mwingi road.
Tragedy as Son of Senator Aspirant Dies In Road Accident While On His Way To Collect His Graduation Gown
With increasing population and motorization, Kenya as well as other African countries are faced with a tragic road traffic accidents. Kitui Senatorial Aspirant Julius Mutukaa is mourning the sudden death of his 25-year-old son who died in a grisly road accident at Kwa Majini bridge, in Matuu, Machakos County.
Mount Kenya University fraternity is in mourning following the demise of a student Mercy Museo who died just months to her graduation set to happen in December 2022. She was pursuing a Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE). According to an update on the MKU Facebook group, Mercy died in a tragic road accident on the Thika- Garissa Highway at Majini area, Matuu.
There was drama at a local petrol station in Matuu town after the attendants were attacked in a midnight robbery incident leaving an attendant injured. The thugs accompanied by two dressed in complete police regalia were armed with AK47 rifles and later joined by their accomplices carrying crude weapons.
Sunday was a successful day for Raila and the Azimio family as far as 2022 campaigns are concerned. Raila and Kalonzo led the Azimio campaign brigade to the Eastern region, where they successfully campaigned in Masinga, Matuu, Masii towns in Masinga, Yatta, and Mwala sub-counties, respectively.
The area Chief of Kinyaata Location, Yatta Subcounty at Machakos county has arrested an 80 year old farmer. According to reliable reports as posted on Facebook, the famer was Discovered to have planted the outlawed plant, bhang which many call weed or marijuana. Mbaitu FM, a leading radio station in Ukambani posted the information on Facebook and explained that the elderly man was caught with 90 kilograms of the plant.
One and half-year-old baby died, several passengers injured in grisly road accident along Thika-Garissa highway. Police said the matatu had a tyre burst before veering off-road and rolling several times at Mukalala near Sofia Market, Matuu along the Thika-Garissa Highway. The injured were rushed to Matuu Level IV Hospital for emergency treatment.
Today, the Azimio team was divided into groups. The first group was led by Martha Karua in Eldoret while the other was in Machakos led by Raila Odinga. The Machakos team was attended by Ukambani leaders and they expressed their joy to be together and support Raila Odinga once again.Minutes thereafter, Makueni county governor honourable Kivutha Kibwana has taken to Facebook to remark about it.
Stephen Mule,matungulu mp addresses locals in a rally in Matuu(source.facebook) Matungulu member of parliament Stephen Mule has accused CCU gubernatorial aspirant Waita Nzioka of being behind Wavinya Mdeti's woes. While speaking at Katwanyaa Mule told Waita to stop fearing Wavinya and be ready to face her at the ballot.
Machakos County gubernatorial candidate Nzioka Waita and his deputy designate, Florence Mwangangi have seemingly changed strategy of their vote hunting and have gone to the extent of availing crucial services to locals using their personal resources with intent of showing their determination to actualize what they are preaching if at all they form government.
|Photo courtesy; Johnson Muthama (Left) Versus DP William Ruto| The UDA Machakos gubernatorial candidate Johnson Muthama has today Tuesday 19th July, 2022 snubbed the DP Ruto's campaign's rallies in Machakos County and opted to campaign alone in other different areas of the Machakos County.
With 21 days left to the general election,UDA party Chairperson Johnson Muthama who is eyeing the Machakos Gubernatorial seat has expressed confidence that the Kenya Kwanza coalition will win come August. Speaking in Matuu town after meeting with religious leaders drawn from Masinga, Mwala and Yatta Muthama has said that Raila is a perennial looser and they (Kenya Kwanza) will defeat him again.
|Photo Courtesy; Accident Scene| A bad road accident involving a 14-seater Public Service Vehicle and another vehicle has this morning left several people dead and others nursing serious injuries. According to a reliable source, a deadly road accident involving a matatu has this late morning happened at Kwa Majini bridge along the busy Thika - Mwingi road.
Kalonzo Musyoka who is the leader of Wiper Political party today posted photo of Azimio LA umoja rally in Machakos County today on his twitter page and wrote that We call it volcanic! The epic reception in Matuu this afternoon for our @AzimioUmoja @OneKenya_22 Presidential Candidate @RailaOdinga and his team.
Kenya Kwanza presidential candidate William Ruto, on Tuesday has taken his campaigns to Kitui and Machakos counties. His tour began at Kisasi market in Kitui Rural constituency before heading to Kwa Kinyai in Kitui East then proceed to Tulia market in Kitui West. In the afternoon he headed to Katulani in Kitui Central constituency, proceed to Masinga town, and later to Matuu town in Yatta constituency.
So Sad. 6 Dead And 8 Injured After A Gas Exploded Inside A Matatu. A 14-seater matatu collided with a saloon car at Majini bridge along Thika Garissa super highway causing the death of 6 people who burnt beyond recognition. 8 of them sustained serious injuries and were taken to Matuu level 5 hospital.
Machakos Governor Dr Alfred Mutua has hinted through his official facebook page hours after his Rally in Machakos Town. According to him the residents of Machakos county are beginning to shift towards Kenya Kwanza Coalition ahead of this year's general elections. "Today, I led my Ukambani Kenya Kwanza team in rallies in the towns of Mwala, Kivandini, Kithimani and Matuu.
On Friday 15, July 2022, Kenyans have been woken by saddening story of an accident that happened in Majini Brigde on Nairobi-Garissa Road in Machakos county. It is reported that the accident happened around 9am in the morning between a 14seater matatu and saloon car. The matatu was traveling towards Nairobi from Matuu while the saloon was towards Matuu when they collided at the Majini Brigde.
Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Alliance coalition party presidential candidate Hon Raila Amolo Odinga has today joined hands with other coalition leaders in Ukambani as he popularizes his bid for State House. Among the political leaders who accompanied Odinga include former Gatanga member of parliament Hon Peter Kenneth, Kitui governor Charity Kaluki Ngilu, Wiper party Hon Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka, Suna East MP Hon Junet Mohammed among others.
Wiper Democratic Movement party leader Kalonzo Musyoka and Azimio La Umoja one Kenya Alliance presidential candidate Raila Odinga toured Masinga in Machakos county where they attended church at Masinga catholic in the morning after there they proceeded for a series of rallies that started in Matuu town, they were accompanied by various leaders from the region including two governors.