Philemon Awande who got past President Uhuru Kenyatta's security in Kisumu and asked him to help him secure a job,

Kisumu man gets job from Uhuru after slipping past security to explain plight

Philemon Agwanda sorts out his certificates at his one-roomed house in Obunga slums, Kisumu County on February 9, 2016. He is optimistic his life will change after President Kenyatta called… Read more »

A roads engineer demonstrates how to use the Velocity road and pothole maintenance technology at the Ngong Road-Dagoretti Corner roundabout

Velocity technology to seal potholes faster, cost effectively [VIDEO]

TransCentury bets big on road repair machine Avery East Africa, a subsidiary of the NSE-listed infrastructure firm TransCentury, is betting on a Sh50 million potholes repair machine to get a slice… Read more »

Kenya Revenue Authority Commissioner-General John Njiraini announces measures to rid Mombasa port of corruption at Harambee House, Nairobi,

KPA, KRA bosses sacked in graft purge [VIDEO]

Top bosses at the Kenya Ports Authority and Kenya Revenue Authority in Mombasa have been sent packing in a bid to clean the port of corruption. Senior port police officers… Read more »


Male teacher charged with soliciting for sex from male journalist in Murang’a county [VIDEO]

Drama ensued at Githioro village, in Murang’a county after a male teacher was arrested for wooing a male journalist into homosexuality through text messages. The accused Geoffrey Mburu, was arrested… Read more »

An artist impression of Two Rivers mall at Gigiri, Limuru Road, Nairobi

Nairobi leads the way for shopping malls in Sub-Saharan Africa

Nairobi has been named as one of the top five cities in Sub-Saharan Africa, having the largest shopping centre development outside of South Africa, according to a new report. A… Read more »

The Kio tablet has a battery that should last up to eight hours and is built to withstand water damage and drops.

This classroom in a suitcase puts 40 kids online via virtually unbreakable tablets [VIDEO]

A hard plastic suitcase is being marketed as the thing to transform education in Africa. The team behind BRCK, a rugged mobile modem and wi-fi router designed for Africa’s tough… Read more »

Howard Miriti inspects the Mountain pawpaw variety on his farm in Kathithi, Maua, Igembe Central

Former drug store owner strikes it rich with pawpaw

Maua, a town in eastern Kenya is synonymous with the cultivation and sale of miraa, a stimulant that until recently was the top income earner for its residents. A ban… Read more »

Mama Orange during a past ODM party rally at Kamukunji grounds in Nairobi

Mama Orange wants to meet Raila, Kidero, says she is poor despite supporting ODM for years

A staunch ODM supporter nicknamed Mama Orange has cried neglect and said she wants to meet party leader Raila Odinga and Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero. Roselyn Akinyi known for ‘wearing’… Read more »

Mombasa county commissioner Nelson Marwa, Coast police boss Francis Wanjohi and Mombasa AP commander Gradius Atinda

NIS link a Mombasa MP to criminal gang

THE National Intelligence Service has obtained crucial evidence linking a Mombasa politician to a criminal gang – Wakali Kwanza. Wakali Kwanza has been suspected of gruesome murders and violent robberies… Read more »

Unaitas Chief executive officer Tony Mwangi.

Unaitas becomes the first sacco to partner with MoneyGram

Financial services firm Unaitas has become the first Sacco in Kenya to directly partner with MoneyGram, giving it access to the foreign exchange business. Unaitas will directly earn commissions from… Read more »

Cord leaders during a campaign rally for ODM Malindi Constituency aspirant William Mtengo at Ngala grounds

There will be violence if Malindi by-election votes are rigged, Cord says

Cord principals Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka and Moses Wetang’ula on Monday warned that there will be violence in the country if votes in the March 7 Malindi by-election are stolen…. Read more »

Margaret wanja(L) speaking to the writer at her shop in downtown Nairobi/

How Margaret Kiema is making it big in downtown Nairobi

At 10pm on a February weekday, Luthuli Avenue in downtown Nairobi is busy to the core. Eastleigh bound matatus are playing dance-hall music as touts persuade passengers into their vehicles…. Read more »

The West Ham midfielder writhes in agony as Wanyama gets up to learn his fate

Victor Wanyama ruled out of action for six weeks after Southampton midfielder picked up third red card of the season

Southampton will be without Victor Wanyama for six weeks after the FA confirmed his red card against West Ham will mean a five-match ban. It was the third time the… Read more »

ormer chief government pathologist Dr Geoffrey Mutuma and director of Zambezi Hospital

Dr Geoffrey Mutuma : Pathologist who started Kenya’s cancer registry

No one wants to hear their doctor say “you have cancer” at any point in life. But apparently, two in every ten Kenyans will get a cancer diagnosis before they… Read more »

32-year-old Kimathi Munjia at the Meru Teaching and Referral Hospital on January 12. A guard chopped off his leg on suspicion of stealing miraa.

Brutish ‘Panga Justice’ still persists in Meru miraa farms

A rather brutal way of settling disputes in Meru has been in existence for long. Panga justice in this part of the country is fast and bloody. It involves chopping… Read more »