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Kerugoya County Referral Hospital opens new modern kitchen

Kirinyaga County government has commissioned a new modern kitchen and a laundry unit to increase efficiency and to enhance the hygienic standards at Kerugoya County Referral Hospital. The infrastructural development at the hospital is part

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Governor Waiguru calls for guaranteed coffee prices for coffee farmers

Kirinyaga County Governor Anne Waiguru has called for guaranteed coffee prices for coffee farmers. The Governor who was addressing a meeting between Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya and representatives of all the 15 Coffee Cooperative

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Kirinyaga County receives 550 bales of maize flour from Capwell Industries

Kirinyaga County Government on Thursday received 550 bales of maize flour from Capwell Industries Limited- the manufacturers of Soko Maize Flour among other brands. The donation was received at the county headquarters on behalf of

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Kirinyaga county putting up 300 Covid-19 isolation beds

The Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru is back to work after surviving an impeachment motion sent to the Senate by her County Assembly last week. And the health docket is the one that she is focused

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Governor Waiguru embarks on primary healthcare improvement program

Kirinyaga County governor Anne Waiguru has embarked on a program to improve on primary healthcare in the county. Waiguru said that the county government is prioritizing improvement of Level One and Level Two health facilities

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Governor Waiguru distributes relief food to flood victims

Kirinyaga County Governor Anne Waiguru has distributed relief food to families affected by floods caused by the ongoing rains. The food has benefited over 3,200 families who were affected by floods in various places around

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Governor Waiguru receives sanitizers from EABL to boost fight against Covid-19

Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru has received 3,600 bottles of sanitizers from East African Breweries Ltd (EABL) to boost the fight against Covid-19. The consignment will be distributed to various health facilities for use by the

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Governor Waiguru revives dispensary projects in the wake of COVID-19

Kirinyaga County Governor Anne Waiguru has commenced the completion process of stalled dispensary projects in a bid to boost primary health care in the county. The Governor today inspected Ndaba Dispensary in Kangai Ward which

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Kirinyaga County receive soap and masks donations

Kirinyaga County Governor on Wednesday received hand washing stations and soap from Bidco Africa boosting the county’s efforts in the fight against Covid-19. Bidco through it regional manager Warren Murimi handed its donation of 50

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Kirinyaga County begins mass production of Masks

The mask project, spearheaded by the County’s Department of Gender and Social Services aims at producing over 100,000 face masks. The masks are sewed at the County’s Kaitheri Wezesha Mama Apparel Factory situated in Kerugoya.

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Kirinyaga County screens 15,000 for corona virus at border checkpoints

Kirinyaga County has screened over 15,000 people crossing into the county from neighboring counties in the past one week. The county has set up road blocks at Kwa Samaki to screen travelers from Nairobi, at

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Kirinyaga County shifts focus to markets to contain spread of corona virus

As corona virus cases in the country continue to rise, Kirinyaga County has now shifted its focus to fresh markets places to avert the spread of the virus. The county hosts some of the busiest

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Kirinyaga County intensifies fumigation exercise in fight against Covid-19

Kirinyaga County Government has intensified fumigation exercise across the county as a way of protecting residents against corona virus. The exercise that is being carried out by the county public health department targets markets, bus

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Launch of the Kirinyaga County Roads Upgrade Program

Governor Waiguru has launched the county road upgrade program. The program covers 1,420 km. of roads - 220 km. murruming and 1,200 km grading. Out of this target, the county have so far covered 80

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More than 200 clubs benefit from County sports kits program

Kirinyaga County Government has distributed sports kits to more than 2,000 youth in order to boost sports performance in the county. The youth who are drawn from about 200 clubs spread across the county have

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Big win for rice farmers as Governor Waiguru hosts President Kenyatta

Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru has secured immense development deals for Mwea farmers following President Uhuru Kenyatta’s visit to the county last weekend. From now onwards, the government will buy paddy from the rice farmers at

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Kirinyaga County modernizes youth polytechnics in readiness for massive enrollment

Kirinyaga County Government has modernized youth polytechnics in readiness for massive enrollment expected as demand for vocational training within the county increases. The modernization exercise includes construction of new classrooms and dormitories, refurbishment of existing

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Kirinyaga County constructs chicken houses for mass egg production

Kirinyaga County Government has constructed chicken houses for farmers that are undertaking a mass egg production in the county. The poultry project will produce one million eggs per month that will translate to around Ksh.

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Governor Waiguru launches major bridge across River Nyamindi

Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru on Tuesday commissioned Mahiga-ini Bridge, connecting two wards across Nyamindi River. The bridge brings relief to residents of Murinduko and Gathigiriri wards who from time immemorial have had to endure using

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Governor Waiguru distributes garbage collection skips for market clean up

Kirinyaga Governor, Anne Waiguru, on Tuesday distributed garbage collection skips to be placed in all major markets and towns for improved solid waste management. The 13 skips that were launched in Kagio market will complement

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Governor Waiguru in talks to seal deal on guaranteed coffee prices

Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru is spearheading consultative talks between top leadership of all the 15 coffee cooperatives from the county and an international company that has declared interest in buying the county’s premium coffee. The

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Governor Waiguru disburses funds to communal agricultural projects

Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru on Tuesday issued cheques worth Ksh. 55 million to fund major agricultural development activities within the county. The money will benefit a total of 159 organized community groups including 40 groups

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World Bank applauds Kirinyaga County for urban project implementation

The World Bank has applauded Kirinyaga County Government for splendid performance in implementation of projects funded under the Kenya Urban Support Program (KUSP). The county’s Kerugoya/Kutus Municipality is among the seven municipalities, out of 59

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Kirinyaga County recognized as the top tax compliant county

Kirinyaga County Government has been recognized by the Kenya Revenue Authority as the best in tax compliance. Speaking at Governor Anne Waiguru’s office in Kutus on Thursday, KRA Central Region Coordinator Dr. Tobias Konyango, commended

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Kirinyaga makes major step towards Rice Husk Factory launch

Kirinyaga County has made a major step in its plan to begin the conversion of rice husks into particle boards as an alternative to timber. This follows an announcement by the County Governor Anne Waiguru

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Hope for compensation for property owners on the railway land in Kirinyaga

The National Land Commission (NLC) is in the process of gazetting all buildings and properties on the prime area belonging to the Kenya Railways Corporation in Sagana town. According to the Principal Secretary for Infrastructure

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