Murang News

Parasitic plant threatening food security invades Murang'a

- Residents of Murang'a have expressed concern over the encroachment of cascuta dodder - According to the residents, the weed has suffocated their plants posing a threat to food security - The residents claim they initially thought the weed was a flower - The county government claims the weed is spread by humans who pick and take them to other places - It however claims it has opted to entirely cut off affected plants and burn them together with the weeds Residents of Murang'a county are a worried lot following the spread of a parasitic plant which poses a threat to food security in the region.

Tuko , Kenya Jan 18, 2019

Nyong’o to resume duties after discharge

Others were ODM leader Raila Odinga, governors Wycliffe Oparanya (Kakamega) and Mwangi wa Iria (Murang’a), Kisumu deputy governor Mathews Owili, Alego-Usonga MP Samuel Atandi and MCAs.

The Star , Kenya Jan 17, 2019

Oparanya tells off Mvurya for criticising CoG election

"The engagement was through a clear process as spelt out in the county government act," the Murang'a governor said.

The Star , Kenya Jan 16, 2019

Gakuru death inquest starts

Ambulances and police officers failed to rescue the former Nyeri Governor Wahome Gakuru from the wreckage of his car following a crash at Kabati in Murang’a along the Nyeri-Nairobi highway on November 7, 2017, witnesses have told a court.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 16, 2019

Oparanya's election a betrayal, Mvurya says

But the CoG ignored the agreement that had been made public and conducted elections on Monday in which Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya clinched the chairmanship to be deputised by Murang’a Governor Mwangi wa Iria.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 15, 2019

Oparanya right man for CoG: Nasa chiefs

Mr Oparanya will be deputised by Murang’a’s Mwangi Wa Iria, who succeeded Kirinyaga County boss Anne Waiguru.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 15, 2019

Referendum call gathers steam

On Monday, Murang'a Senator Irungu Kang’ata, who is Jubilee's deputy chief whip, said that his party is keen on the changes.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 15, 2019

Oparanya promises to push for referendum

Mr Oparanya, who is also Orange Democratic Movement deputy party leader, will be deputised by Murang’a’s Mwangi Wa Iria.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 15, 2019

Chain opens Sh1bn Naivasha hotel

Superior Hotels started off a decade ago along Murang’a Road in Nairobi.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Jan 14, 2019

Blog: Mike Sonko mocked Kenyans again with another false deputy governor appointment

He was also in a personal battle with Mwangi Wa Iria over water from a dam in Murang'a as well as with Interior PS Karanja Kibicho who had withdrawn some of his security detail.

Tuko , Kenya Jan 14, 2019