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Kenyan coffee producer to supply US bhang-laced drinks maker

A Kenyan-based coffee producer has signed a trade deal with an American beverages company to supply ground berries for making bhang-laced drinks. The deal between the Fair Trade coffee-registered producer… Read more »

Wa Iria warms up to opposition chiefs ahead of 2022 polls

Murang’a Governor Mwangi Wa Iria has been holding meetings with key opposition figures in what is seen as a bid to join national politics come 2022. Mr Wa Iria is… Read more »

Voi Law Courts where the suspect was charged with subjecting the child to cruel treatment.

Voi father in court for biting his four-month-old son’s genitals

A 23-year-old father was on Wednesday arraigned in a Voi court for allegedly biting the genitals of his four-month-old son in Taita Taveta County. Mr Salim Mwaluma is accused of… Read more »

Police hold Tony Gachoka after drama at Ukunda airstrip

Police in Kwale are holding television host Tony Gachoka after he caused chaos at an airstrip security checkpoint. Msambweni Sub-County police boss Nehemiah Bitok said Mr Gachoka was arrested after… Read more »

[VIDEO] How the new JKIA-Westlands expressway will look like

The much-awaited Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA)-Westlands expressway was on Wednesday commissioned by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The Sh65 billion project was set to commence in August but was pushed to… Read more »

Kenyan tourist faces racial profiling in Cambodia trip

When Renee Ezra woke up on the morning of October 7 to the nudging impulse to travel, she easily chose Cambodia as her destination, due to its renowned low-budget tourism… Read more »

Ambitious Upgrade: Inside the Sh28 billion ‘Railway City’ plan to expand Nairobi’s CBD

Traffic congestion, lack of affordable housing and water supply problems within Nairobi could be a thing of the past following plans to expand the central business district and develop a… Read more »

How British multinationals fashioned KTDA to fail tea farmers

“There is a body here called the Kenya Tea Development Authority and this is the agent of the suckers,” — Martin Shikuku, Assistant Minister, Home Affairs, 1974. When Assistant Minister… Read more »

Over 400 city home owners face eviction

A major row has erupted in a city housing estate where an estimated 400 homeowners are on the brink of being rendered homeless following a land ownership row. The ownership… Read more »

Kisumu Port to revive Nyanza’s economic fortunesto Draft

Renovation works are 99 per cent complete with the Uganda port also ready for service The Sh3 billion rehabilitation of Kisumu Port has renewed optimism for a boost in Nynaza’s… Read more »

Uhuru Chief of Staff Nzioka Waita under siege as power struggles rock State House

The big war in Uhuru’s State House President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Chief of Staff Nzioka Waita is fighting to save his job, following a vicious power struggle involving State House insiders…. Read more »

UN warns that staff could go unpaid next month as member states fail to pay dues

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on member states to pay their outstanding contributions, as the organization faces such a “severe financial crisis” that staff salaries risk not being… Read more »

Global hotel brands battle it out for a piece of Africa

In 1884, European powers met in Berlin, Germany, and began looking to Africa as a source of raw materials and a market for their growing industries. In what came to… Read more »

[VIDEO] I don’t regret seeking divine help to reclaim lost wealth, ex-MP says

Former Nyakach MP Pollyins Ochieng’ Daima does not regret seeking divine intervention in Uganda for political and financial breakthrough after ‘losing family wealth’. Kenyans on social media were divided following… Read more »

‘We converted idle land into wedding venues’ in Limuru

The eighties were certainly the heyday for Kenyan coffee, famed for its rich flavour and potent sweetness. Sydney Sheldon, in his 1980 compelling novel Rage of Angels, even mentioned it. During that… Read more »