Four Chinese nationals are being held in police custody after being arrested on suspicion of prospecting and mining gold without a permit in Maganyi village, Vihiga County.
The four, identified as Ou Haiwen, Zhang Jinyu, Jiang Hualin and Huang Lei, were arrested on Saturday by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).
City Hall has announced that plans are underway to ensure steady supply of water in the capital city which has been hit with water shortage since April 2017.
Governor Mike Sonko said the county government has partnered with World Bank and the African Development Bank to help reduce the 250,000 cubic meters water deficit by installing water pipes to tap the commodity from neighbouring Kiambu County.
A 27-year-old woman is nursing injuries at a private hospital in Kirinyaga County after she was attacked by her husband following a disagreement involving food.
According to the victim’s aunt, the man, Peter Ngugi aged 32, had asked his wife to cook Githeri, but she went ahead to cook rice.
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