The Rape of the Samburu Women [VIDEO]

For more than 50 years, England has maintained military training facilities in the Samburu region of its former colony, Kenya. During this period, women in the area have faced an… Read more »

Murang’a County Assembly

Muranga MCAs Refund Cash Paid to Them for Imaginary Trips Abroad

Members of the Murang’a County Assembly have volunteered to refund money that they illegally pocketed as allowances in some cases for non-existent trips abroad. The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)… Read more »

Businessman Jacob Juma

Businessman Jacob Juma shot dead

Controversial businessman Jacob Juma is dead. Juma was shot dead by unknown people while driving past Lenana School Thursday night, police said. His car had ten bullet holes when it… Read more »

Mutua said the era of retrogressive politics that do not change the lives of the electorate was long gone

Forget supremacy, it’s time for change – Dr Mutua tells Kalonzo

Machakos Governor Dr Alfred Mutua has said he is not interested in supremacy battles with Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka but is driven by the desire to trigger social, political and… Read more »

An artist’s impression of Thika Golden Pearl gated community estate. Buyers will be allowed to use their own house designs when building new homes.

 Buyers to bring their own style into new-gated project in Thika

New buyers at Thika Golden Pearl gated community estate on the Thika-Gatanga Road are free to construct homes according to their own tastes and styles. When the project started last… Read more »


Kenyans twice as wealthy as Ugandans, says World Bank

Kenyans now earn nearly double what neighbouring Ugandans earn each year, according to the latest World Bank Development Indicators. The detailed statistical report produced annually by the World Bank puts… Read more »

Manyatta Capital CEO Francis Kihanya

Diaspora investors advised to avoid relatives and friends

In 2012, Mr Francis Mureithi, a Kenyan living in Texas, US, decided to build residential apartments in Muchatha, near Ruaka in Kiambu County, to rent out. “I was working double… Read more »

Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman Issack Hassan (centre), Chief Executive Officer Ezra Chiloba (right) and Vice Chairperson Lilian Mahiri during a press briefing at the IEBC office in Nairobi

Prove we have deal with Jubilee, IEBC bosses dare Raila

Election commissioners have dared Cord leader Raila Odinga to table evidence that they have an agreement with President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Jubilee Coalition to rig the 2017 elections. They have said… Read more »


3 more people found alive after woman rescued in Huruma [VIDEO]

Three more survivors were on Thursday evening rescued from the collapsed Huruma building, a few hours after a woman was found alive. Nairobi Police Chief Japheth Koome says the survivors… Read more »

Some of the residential buildings earmarked for demolition

At least 50 buildings to be flattened in Huruma

Fifty unsafe buildings in Huruma estate are to be demolished in a crackdown aimed at bringing sanity in Nairobi’s largely unregulated construction sector. They are part of the 226 buildings… Read more »

Fly 540

Disabled woman medic claims she was kicked out of Fly 540 plane at Eldoret airport

A disabled woman has claimed that a pilot with a local airline kicked her out of the plane because she was “taking too long” to climb the stairs into the… Read more »

Margaret Anyoso (left) and Maimuna Awuor at Margaret's house Majengo slums in Nairobi.

Doctors forgot scissors in her womb: A woman’s ordeal at a government hospital

One mother who sued Pumwani Maternity Hospital after doctors “forgot” a pair of medical scissors inside her womb for nine days, is too traumatised to visit health facilities, even though… Read more »


Kenya’s Odinga: I won’t run if commission not reformed

Raila Odinga tells Al Jazeera he will not participate in elections next year if electoral commission is not overhauled. Opposition leader and former Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga has said… Read more »

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 30:  Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends "Eclipsed" To Launch A Dedications Series In Honor Of Abducted Chibok Girls Of Northern Nigeria at Golden Theatre on April 30, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images)

Lupita Nyong’o : Tony nominee Lupita Nyong’o explains why she chose Broadway over Hollywood

For the past two months, I have been performing in the play Eclipsed on Broadway. It’s a powerhouse of a story about the lives of five extraordinary women trapped by a rebel… Read more »


VIDEO] Kenyan woman’s car stolen at Jiffy Lube in Riverside, CA as she waits for oil change

A woman who brought her car to a Jiffy Lube in Riverside for an oil change told KTLA on Tuesday that the vehicle was stolen from the business while she… Read more »