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Raila in plan ‘to form super coalition with five parties’

Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga is in talks with leaders of five other political parties to form a super alliance in his bid to unseat President Uhuru Kenyatta, sources… Read more »

Kenya's ambassador to the US Njeru Githae (second left) with director of Diaspora affairs Washington Oloo and a director of Kingspride Properties Maj (Rtd) David Karau and other delegates during last year's property exhibition held in Dallas, Texas.

Githae to launch home ownership programme for Kenyans in US

Kenya’s ambassador to the US is set to launch the ‘Zero’ down payment initiative for Kenyans living in the United States to buy homes. Mr Robinson Njeru Githae is, for… Read more »

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Kenyan Trucker: ‘Please, God, do not take me’ [VIDEO]

A Texas trucker believes his prayers kept him alive while he remained trapped almost four hours in the cab of his tractor-trailer after a wreck Thursday on I-85 North in… Read more »

John Njuguna at Ruiru Police Station . Inset: jane Njeri and John during their wedding

Wealthy Ruiru husband dumps wife after she loses her breast to cancer

Guests gathered on Saturday, August 20, to witness an ageing wealthy real estate manager John Njuguna Ng’ang’a wed youthful businesswoman Anne Wairimu at her Ruiru home and thereafter polish off… Read more »

Designs made by Panah for Lemlem fashion house

Designer who makes patterns for high-end fashion houses

On the side, others with hot iron boxes remove cringes, and further in lies the brains of the whole production team. This is where the pattern makers are found; a… Read more »

Forget pepino melon, persimmon is new fruit in town

Some 12km from Nyeri town in Ihururu village sits a farm that is attracting farmers in droves. Known as Plain Field and owned by John Thimba, a retired banker and… Read more »

Kagure Gacheche

Chamas need to think beyond land when investing

  Kenya has an estimated 300,000 chamas that control close to Sh300 billion, a remarkable achievement by any standard. These chamas have the potential to change the fortunes of generations… Read more »

KNCHR chairperson Kagwiria Mbogori (Centre), vice chairman George Morara (right) and NLC director Leonard Omullo during proceedings of KNCHR inquiry at Kasigau Social Hall in Voi sub-County, Taita Taveta County

Women claim mine owner searched their genitals daily in Kasigau, Taita Taveta County

Women victims of sexual abuse at mine speak about their ordeal Women victims of sexual harassment at a mining company in Kasigau, Taita Taveta County have disclosed how they were… Read more »

Nyeri governor Nderitu Gachagua

Billionaire Nyeri Governor sued by ex-lover

Embattled Nyeri Governor, Nderitu Gachagua, could be in another fix following claims by a woman that he dumped her and the son they sired. Through a sworn affidavit dated August… Read more »

National Olympic Committee of Kenya deputy secretary general James Chacha (second right) with some members of the accredited Team Kenya delegation in Rio de Janeiro early August

Olympics officials flunk ethics test

The  government spent over  Sh150 million on allowances to send over 100  officials and athletes to the Rio Olympic Games. The bulk of the joy riders came from the government,… Read more »

Trained lawyer Ms June Gachui will be releasing her first album on Tuesday

Ms June Gachui : Lawyer’s album is 20 years in the making

By the 30th second, you are convinced that this is an imported rhythm and blues song, the kind that radio stations play at sunset. At the one-minute mark, it is… Read more »

President Uhuru Kenyatta (Second left), Africa Union chairman and president of Chad Idriss Déby and Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during the 6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) opening ceremony at KICC in Nairobi

Japan to call for permanent UN Security Council seat for Africa

Japan says it will fight for reforms at the United Nations to ensure Africa gets a permanent seat on the Security Council. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made the unprecedented… Read more »

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[VIDEO] Kenyan truck driver trapped 4 hours pulled out after grisly accident on I-85 Charlotte, North Carolina

A Kenyan truck driver from Dallas, Texas was pulled from his overturned truck nearly four hours after it went down an embankment on the side of Interstate 85 near the Mecklenburg County-Gaston… Read more »

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Kenya arrests three officials over Rio mismanagement [VIDEO]

Kenya has arrested three top members of its Olympic committee, a Reuters witness said, after mismanagement of the contingent nearly derailed the country’s participation in the Rio Games. The east… Read more »

VoSpine marketing director Danstan Wanyonyi (Left) and co-founders Sydney Rema (Centre) and Phelix Juma (Right).

Kenya youngsters’ social networking site builds users’ skills and professions

Johnson Kamau, a business student at the University of Nairobi (UoN), was in search of an alternative income as he studied. He settled on horticulture and went in search of… Read more »