All bliss at the Uragate Cultural Festival

The County Government of Tharaka Nithi wishes to appreciate the contribution made by residents and attendees to the third edition of the Uragate Tharaka Cultural Festival. This spectacle has presented a rare opportunity for the world to see what our culture entails. This event has grown in bounds and we will see to it that it grows even bigger.

As we close this year’s chapter we appreciate the fact that we are opening a new one for next year which will be bigger and better. For those involved in planning this event, asanteni.
The Government is committed to preserving our culture and traditions.

Uragate Tharaka Cultural Festival

Tharaka Nithi County will be celebrating the 3rd edition of the Uragate Tharaka Cultural Festival from 22nd-25th August, 2018 at Uragate ground near Meru National Park.

The theme of the festival is; Building Resilience to climate change through culture. The event will show case our rich diverse culture, agricultural products, livestock and community art.


Let There Be Light!

Over 2,000 people are expected to benefit from a project initiated by the County Government in lighting Rungu and Kathangacini markets.

Together with the Rural Electrification Authority CEO Peter Mbugua, we toured the area to light up the markets and enable traders to transact business for longer.

My deputy H.E Eng. Francis Kagwima and I are happy with this milestone and resolve to up development projects in every part of our great co