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Education CS George Magoha dissolves University of Nairobi council, revokes Kiama appointment

Education CS George Magoha has dissolved the Julia Ojiambo-led University of Nairobi Council. He has also revoked the appointment of Prof. Stephen Kiama as UoN Vice Chancellor pending consultation. “Prof…. Read more »

Prof. Kaimenyi: How I was tempted with billion-shilling bribe offers

When Prof Jacob T. Kaimenyi was serving as Education Cabinet secretary, a group of people approached him with a strange request: They wanted him to award them the multibillion-shilling tender… Read more »

Inside plot by Uhuru men to derail Ruto in Mt Kenya

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s political strategists have tapped influential ex-lawmakers from Mt Kenya to deflate DP William Ruto’s growing influence in the region. Amid fears that Ruto’s frenetic forays could whittle… Read more »

Babu Owino arrested for shooting DJ in Kilimani’s B club

Embakasi East MP Babu Owino will be charged with attempted murder, the Director of Criminal Investigations’ (DCI) George Kinoti has said. This comes after the legislator allegedly shot and injured… Read more »

Fish dealer happy he quit sh25,000-a-month driver’s job to sell fish in Kutus Kirinyaga County

Smoke curls from the wooden shed as sizzling hot oil in the deep-frying pan quickly turns the red white reddish fish into an inviting, golden brown delicacy. Customers munch the… Read more »

‘I will not give up on my limping dairy farm’

“When the going gets tough, the tough get going”, that is John Chege’s mantra. A dairy farmer for more than 20 years, Chege has seen the good, the bad and… Read more »

I left a Sh500,000 salary for farming

In that last rainy season, we lost 1,512 tomato crops, but ironically, this is when I discovered the advantage of planting a variety of produce. While the tomatoes suffered, the… Read more »

Two doctors in diaspora use technology to run village farm

As we enter this expansive farm, we are welcomed by six fierce German Shepherds. They go round our car as they sniff it and after establishing we are not dangerous… Read more »

World Bank Project Will Build 2,400 Houses in Naivasha, Nakuru County

On October 31st, Governor Lee Kinyanjui declared that “the journey towards providing decent and affordable housing for our people” had began with the launch of the Naivasha Affordable Housing Project…. Read more »

Ex-minister Gideon Ndambuki’s hotel put on auction over Sh80 million debt

Former Cabinet minister Gideon Ndambuki is fighting to block the auction of his six-storey hotel in Machakos town over a Sh80 million loan. In a notice published on Monday, Garam… Read more »

Uhuru, Raila allies want Ruto out of Jubilee

The political onslaught targeting Deputy President William Ruto continued to escalate after 12 lawmakers allied to President Uhuru Kenyatta and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga told him… Read more »

Karagita estate: A hotbed of crime in Naivasha

Sprawling estate that’s a hotbed of crime, bizarre happenings The sprawling Karagita estate on the outskirts of Naivasha town continues to gain notoriety for weird happenings, having also been the… Read more »

Kenyans frequent flyers in Africa despite high ticket costs, visa hurdles

More Kenyans travelled by air over the past two years within Africa compared to their South African and Nigeria counterparts, despite high ticket costs and difficulty in getting visas, a… Read more »

Now DP Ruto is locked out of official residence

The tribulations facing Deputy President William Ruto appear to mount with each passing day, after it emerged that he was denied access to his official residence in Mombasa on Wednesday…. Read more »

How technology changed lives of Kenyans in the past 10 years

Over the past 10 years, technology has revolutionised our daily interactions, transactions and even how we think. It has progressed in almost every field imaginable, with the creation of amazing… Read more »