Blaise Gitonga

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Recovery operations at the Nithi accident scene along Meru-Nairobi highway.
4 dead, scores critically injured after bus accident at Nithi bridge

By | 2 weeks ago

Four people have been confirmed dead while four others are in critical condition following a devastating accident involving a Kensilver Bus at Nithi a...

Recovery operations at the Nithi accident scene along Meru-Nairobi highway. PHOTO/Blaise Gitonga
Tragic accident involving Kensilver bus at Nithi Bridge ignites urgent calls for bridge overhaul

By | 2 weeks ago

Several individuals are feared dead following a devastating accident involving a Kensilver Bus, registration number KBN 309F, at Nithi Bridge along th...

Itoleka Girls school bus involved in the Nithi bridge accident on Friday 15 March, 2024. PHOTO/Blaise Gitonga
School bus with 48 aboard involved in accident at Nithi Bridge

By | 1 month ago

38 students and 10 teachers cheated death on Friday, March 15 after a bus they were travelling in was involved in an accident at Nithi Bridge, in Thar...

Peris Mugera
Body of missing Tharaka Nithi blogger Peris Mugera found in Kirinyaga

By | 1 month ago

Authorities have confirmed that the body of Peris Mugera, a political commentator and blogger in Tharaka Nithi County, has been found in Kirinyaga Cou...

Nigerians
Tharaka Nithi: 21-year-old stabs his 23-year-old friend to death in an ugly brawl

By | 1 year ago

A 23-year-old man, identified as Erick Munene Murithi, was stabbed to death on Saturday, October 22, 2022, night by Emmanuel Mutugi Mutwiri, aged 21, ...

Tharaka Nithi: 3 girls drown in river
Tharaka Nithi: 3 girls drown in Kathita river while swimming

By | 2 years ago

Three school-going girls on Sunday, October 16, 2022, evening drowned in Kanthanje village, Nkondi in Tharaka Nithi County after a swimming expedition...

Tharaka Nithi: Assistant chief arrested in drinking den during crackdown on illicit brew

By | 2 years ago

Thiiti Sub-location Assistant Chief Samuel Ndatho was arrested in a drinking den following a crackdown on illicit brew in Nkumburu Village in Mukothim...

Accident
Tharaka Nithi: 55-year-old woman takes her own life under unclear circumstances

By | 2 years ago

A 55-year-old woman identified as Catherine Gatiria on Monday, 3 October, committed suicide by hanging herself using a rope on a mango tree near her h...

Tharaka Nithi: Man killed after quarrel over fish
Tharaka Nithi: Man killed after quarrel over fish

By | 2 years ago

A 42-year-old man identified as Nicholas Mwiti Nthiga was arrested on the morning of October 1, 2022, after he was accused of killing Geofrey Muriungi...

Tharaka Nithi: Class 7 pupil commits suicide
Tharaka Nithi: Class 7 pupil commits suicide

By | 2 years ago

A 13-year-old pupil in class seven took his own life by hanging at their home in Kangutu Village, Mariani Ward in Tharaka Nithi County on Wednesday, S...

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