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Thika

 

a city in Kenya, in Central Province; situated on the Thika River. Population, 18,100 (1969). Thika has a railroad station. Industrial enterprises include a cotton factory and food-processing plants.

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The KCB Road to Karen Masters golf series now goes to the Central Rift town of Nakuru this weekend, after a successful tour of Thika Sports Club a month ago.This weekend's tournament at the hilly par 73 Nakuru Golf Club course on the slopes of Menengai Hills, will be the fourth leg in the amateur category, but the third for the professionals who are featuring in only four legs after missing the first leg at Sigona Golf Club in February.
Thika Town MP Patrick Wainaina said unscrupulous officials are enriching themselves from public coffers, ignoring the President's efforts to slay the corruption dragon.
The construction of an overpass at GSU headquarters on Thika Superhighway is under way but the completion has been extended by three months.
The occupants, a male driver and a female passenger, were traveling from the capital Nairobi towards Thika when they met their deaths.
Thika residents have blown the whistle over an alleged plan to grab a cemetery land in the town.
Also unknown is where he bought the axe with a long metallic handle that he used to hack his victim on the left side of the head.However, what we know so far is that Ms Wangechi and the suspect met two weeks ago in Thika.
Heavy congestion is expected this weekend at Ruaraka area section of Thika Road which will be closed to facilitate installation of overpass concrete beams.The beams are for a planned Outer Ring Road overpass that is poised to ease movement of traffic between the two major arteries in the east parts of the city.
Early this month, Kura director general Silas Kinoti said that most inbound and outbound lanes along Thika Superhighway will be closed from August 7 to September 7 due to the ongoing construction works.
The vehicles were travelling in the same direction and collided after negotiating a sharp turn on Thika highway near Thika town.