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Facebook switches on 600 Wi-Fi hotspots in Kenyan towns

Facebook has switched on its low-cost Internet in more than 600 hotspots across the country since the launch of the service in March, the US tech giant has disclosed. Surf… Read more »

Samuel L Jackson and Magic Johnson mistaken for ‘lazy migrants’ by Italians after shopping in Tuscany

Some claimed the actor and basketball player chose to embark on an extravagant shopping spree with money from the state Samuel L Jackson and Magic Johnson might be most people’s idea of… Read more »

How online portals spurred growth of vehicle hire firm

Sometime in 2013, Dan Njoroge posted photos of himself in a brand new Range Rover on social media, announcing to the world that the vehicle was available for hire. Mr… Read more »

Amount of material needed to fence a plot

After reading the article on the shapes of plots (Sunday Nation, July 30, 2017), Chegge Gitongah sent in a question about fencing. He wrote: “Now that you’ve enlightened us on… Read more »

Improved public schools in Rwanda see private academies close down

Private schools in Rwanda face an uncertain future amid dwindling admissions as learners increasingly enrol in public schools. Desperate proprietors who face closure of their institutions are now asking the… Read more »

The newest cash cow in dry West Pokot

On a shiny afternoon in Kangorio village in the heart of West Pokot County, Cheila Cherop and her husband Richard Longiro are busy laying drip irrigation pipes on their quarter… Read more »

Farming smart to raise farm output

After getting nothing from her five-acre farm last year due to prolonged drought, Ms Ruth Muthoni decided to try an alternative farming technique. “I now practice conservation farming,” she said…. Read more »

[VIDEO] 7 Supreme Court Judges do not represent nor substitute the voice of 15 million people: Raila Odinga

We came to this great city of Mombasa to witness the swearing-in of one of our most able leaders H.E Ali Hassan Joho to second term in office as governor…. Read more »

Governor Njuki suspends 1,061 workers

Tharaka-Nithi Governor Muthomi Njuki has suspended 1,061workers in efforts to reduce the wage bill that stands at Sh200 million per year, which is 65 per cent of the county’s budget…. Read more »

Best friends, M-Pesa transfer and a murder that left relatives in shock

Two days before she disappeared, 25-year-old Teresia Wachuka, who was working in Rongai, called her mother in Gilgil, Nakuru County to say she would be visiting home and wanted to… Read more »

Loser who turned IEBC to a scapegoat – Hassan’s forthcoming memoir

Ahmed Issack Hassan is the former Chairperson of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) from November 2011 to October 6th 2016. Before that, he was the Chairperson of the… Read more »

Return to sender: Why Kenyan men are demanding bride price refunds

You must have heard of James Mayaka. If you haven’t, he’s the secondary school teacher in Kisii who did what most men would think twice about: demanding refund of bride… Read more »

Bittersweet tale of Kenya’s celebrated tea

Looking at the well  maintained, rolling tea plantations in different parts of the country, one can understand why Kenyan tea is highly regarded internationally. Yet behind the history of the… Read more »

Kenyan native Doctor Sentenced to 2.5 Years in Prison and $18million resitituion for Medicare Fraud in Dallas Texas

A Kenyan-born doctor has been sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison and ordered to pay $18 million in restitution for Medicare fraud scheme by a federal court in Dallas,… Read more »

26yr-old woman strangled by a man she met online on their first date[VIDEO]

26-year old woman murdered by ‘boyfriend’ she was meeting on first date Lydia Nyaboke Onano, who was staying with her younger brother in Ngara, Nairobi, was reportedly meeting her boyfriend… Read more »