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Residents of Nyanyaa Village in Mwingi, Kitui County on Friday held a thanksgiving ceremony following the arrest of a man who allegedly masterminded the killing of a dozen people in a single night in the remote village more than two years ago. Mr John Kilonzo Musyoka alias Karunyu, is suspected to have led a six-man gang that killed 12 people...
Kitui Senator David Musila’s family launched the David Musila Foundation at the Muli Mall building in Kitui town on Monday. The foundation, which will help the less fortunate members of society with a focus on education, was dedicated to the senator’s father, the late Nathan Musila Muli. The ceremony was officiated by the Kitui County Assembly Speaker George Ndotto and attended...
Residents of Kitui Town were Monday treated to a rare drama when a group of irate youth arrested the County deputy director of Health and Sanitation for allegedly withholding their allowances after they attended the launch of a health facility service charter at Parkside Villa hotel. The youth escorted Mr Alex Musoi from his office, where they had converged to...
THE Kitui Lands docket has been ranked the poorest in performance. Executive Paul Kioko’s department was ranked last out of the 11 departments. The second to last performing department was the county secretary’s office. The positions are outlined in Governor Julius Malombe’s 2014-15 performance evaluation ranking. Malombe read the reports on Saturday during the County Contract Performance Awards and end of year party...
THE Kitui county government has spent Sh1.2 billion in two years building and rehabilitating roads. During a talk show on Kathiani Radio Station, Governor Julius Malombe said: “We have given road network improvement top priority. We have opened up new roads, rehabilitated existing ones, built drifts and slabs in slippery sections and put up culverts.” He said 1,454km have been repaired...
Five senior Kitui County officials have been suspended for alleged corruption and misconduct, following Governor Julius Malombe's vow to purge his administration of any malpractice. He said the officers been repeatedly accused, by trade, civic and youth organisations, of demanding bribes from contractors as a precondition for securing tenders and also inflating service prices. “Some of the officers I have interdicted...
The Kitui government has spent Sh576.5 million on water projects, Governor Julius Malombe has said. Speaking on Tuesday at Ithookwe Showground during Mashujaa Day celebrations, he said the county will spend another Sh616 million on water projects this financial year. Malombe said the money will supplement funds from the national government, Unicef, Italian Development Cooperation, Netherland’s SNV and NGOs. He said the...
Kitui the son of Mawingu has been source of attraction The latest addition to this elite group of young is a calf named Kitui. He is the son of Mawingu, a blind, wild female resident on the conservancy. From the day of his birth in mid-April, Kitui was under 24 hour guard by armed rangers so that he was...
Kenya power, Kitui County seems to be in a journey to kill our county economically. IN the last two months Kitui County gets blackouts on daily basis which come without notice leading to machine breakdown as well lack of business such as salons, Kinyozi, Computer services, hotels, among others. Kitui residents have and are still crying to KENYA POWER for...
Nzambani rock is the major scenic tourist attraction in kitui county. The rock is 15km from kitui town which is a 3/4 hour drive to the mesmerising scene. It stands  steadfast next to Nzambani primary school. The rock is 600 feet rising from the ground with an ambitious hill quest. The outcrop has a shining lure and leaves many convinced...