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Entrepreneur driven by desire to cut cost of homes

He mingles with workers at a busy construction site in Pipeline area on the outskirts of Nakuru Town, he looks rather like a supervisor coordinating a housing project. But James… Read more »

UK national charged with trafficking 12 Nepalese girls to Nyali night club

A UK national was on Monday charged in with trafficking 12 Nepalese girls and using them at his club in Nyali. Asif Amirali Alibhai faced three other charges related to… Read more »

Night of carousal that ended in tragic death of female prison guard in Nakuru

Caroline Jepchirchir, 22, was expecting a night of fun when she left for Nakuru town accompanied by her two colleagues on April 2, 2019. Sadly, however, things did not end… Read more »

Contractors abandon projects in Nakuru for non payments

Fred Odongo, the managing director of Doshko Company Limited, is a frustrated man. In October 2014, Nakuru County Government awarded him a tender to construct two Early Childhood Development (ECD)… Read more »

Nairobi Girls School sued for suspending out ‘daydreaming’ girl

A parent yesterday sued a Nairobi school for suspending his daughter for allegedly daydreaming in class. In his case filed before High Court Judge Pauline Nyamweya, the parent claimed his… Read more »

[VIDEO] Murdered student was in a relationship with my son

The woman, who claimed to be the suspect’s mother, told The Standard her son had on numerous occasions showed her photos of the victim, Ivy Wangechi. Ms Wangechi was slashed… Read more »

Landlords stare at empty rooms as demand drops

Real estate investors are resorting to discounts to stir up property uptake and keep afloat amid rising concerns that supply could be outweighing demand. Listed mortgage firm, HF Group which… Read more »

US puts Kenya on list of cash laundering hotspots

The United States government has put Kenya on a list of global hotspots for money laundering, citing insufficient controls on the circulation of dirty cash and the lack of laws… Read more »

How South African tycoon lost $1.9 million in DRC gold scam in Uganda

Wegnew Dessie is a middle-aged man of Ethiopian origin, who lives in South Africa. When we meet for interview, he greets us with a smile and does not seem bothered… Read more »

General Electric appoints Brenda Mbathi as East Africa CEO based in Nairobi

General Electric has announced the appointment of Brenda Mbathi as the Chief Executive Officer for East Africa. In her role, Brenda will play a pivotal role in steering the next… Read more »

Kenyan man cremated in the US after Suicide as family in Kenya cries foul

Family seeks answers on son’s death as he is cremated in the US A family is seeking the government’s help investigate the death of their son in the US. Moses… Read more »

Robbers return to CBD disguised as PSV touts

Victims say thugs are armed with knives Watch out while in town. Ruthless muggers purporting to be PSV touts are back to business in the CBD. Some touts working for… Read more »

No kidding, goats mean good business

On his quarter acre in Mwihoko, Kiambu County, Joseph Mathenge has set up a wooden pen where he keeps his 17 goats. Measuring 30 feet long, 8 feet wide and… Read more »

Man recalls the day Mzee Jomo Kenyatta ‘gatecrashed’ his wedding

Centenarian James Kashorda has had a long and colourful life in Kajiado At 105 years, James Kashorda is full of energy. He celebrated his birthday last Saturday in Enoomatasiani village,… Read more »

Ouko exposes Sonko administration’s irregular Sh20bn deals

‘It’s not possible to confirm the accuracy of Sh10.1 billion county own-generated receipts’ Governor Mike Sonko’s promise to rid Nairobi of graft has been put to test in an audit… Read more »