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Nairobi loses billions to cartels every year, shows study

Nairobi City County loses billions of shillings to cartels in informal settlements every year, a new study has revealed. Cartels, the study shows, run the economy of most of the… Read more »

Stella Mwangi

Stella Mwangi’s song is a soundtrack on popular BET TV show, Being Mary Jane

Stella Mwangi has bagged a massive score on TV’s most watched show, Being Mary Jane. The series stars Gabrielle Union in the lead role of Mary Jane Paul, a successful… Read more »

ivingstone Njeru and his wife, Catherine Wanja inspect sorghum crops

Sorghum pays off for Embu farmer

Livingstone Njeru, a 54-year-old mixed crop farmer together with his wife, Catherine Wanja beam with smile as they inspect a small block of sorghum crop on their farm in Gicheera… Read more »

Dr Mohammed kombo, Lamu county health chief executive

‘Leaving patients for dead is not right’: Lamu medics soldier on

Before devolution, Lamu was one of the orphaned regions, completely shunned by doctors. Others included Mandera, Pokot, Turkana and Wajir. Today, the county is positioning itself as an employer of… Read more »

I cheated to save my marriage, says pregnant Jackline Mwende

Ms Jackline Mwende, the woman who hit the headlines last year after, she said, her husband chopped off her hands because she could not bear him a child, is now… Read more »

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Half of 19mn Kenyan voters are from Rift Valley, Eastern and Central [VIDEO]

Rift Valley, Eastern and Central Kenya regions account for more than half of the total number of registered voters ahead of the August General Election. The three regions added together… Read more »

True Remy Hair founder Fiona Mol-Mwaura during the interview at her workshop in Karen, Nairobi

Beauty budget that gave birth to lucrative hair business

Fiona Mol-Mwaura’s two-hour salon appointment that cost nearly Sh30,000 helped her to weave a business idea, which gave birth to True Remy Hair, a hand-wefted hair enterprise, in a beauty… Read more »

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10 foreign firms in race to build Nairobi-Mau Summit toll road

Plans to charge motorists user fees on the Nakuru-Nairobi highway have started in earnest with the selection of 10 pre-qualified companies to bid for the multi-billion shilling road construction and… Read more »

Ms Janet Kemuma at the Nakuru Maternity and Nursing Home where surgeons removed two pieces of gauze that were left in her womb after a Caesarean section in a private hospital in Kisii County

Caesarean section blunder leaves woman in pain

A Caesarean section that went awry has left the life of a young wife in near shreds and her family with a huge medical bill in their hands. And the… Read more »

Farming enthusiasts view vegetables in the on-going Eldoret Agribusiness Trade Fair at the University of Eldoret.

More Kenyan youth turn to agriculture for extra income

More youth are turning to agriculture for additional income, a survey by digital research firm GeoPoll shows. According to the survey, Kenya was second at 40.8 per cent while Nigeria… Read more »

Attorney-General Githu Muigai

Treasury raises Githu salary allocation to Sh2.7m a month

Attorney-General Githu Muigai will cement his position as the best paid public servant after the Treasury increased his salary and perks allocation for the year starting July to Sh2.7 million… Read more »

Cord leader Raila Odinga in Kakuma, Turkana

Governor Nanok ‘stage-managed’ Raila attack for sympathy votes – Turkana MPs

Turkana MPs have accused Governor Josphat Nanok of stage managing the recent shooting at ODM leader Raila Odinga’s rally in Lokichar. Raila escaped unhurt when more than 15 gunmen disrupted… Read more »

Dennis Itumbi

Itumbi’s Facebook post derails doctors’ pay talks

Negotiations between doctors and the Ministry of Health stalled on Monday after a government official leaked details of the talks despite a gentleman’s agreement to maintain secrecy. A source privy… Read more »

Amani National Congress (ANC) leader Musalia Mudavadi

Jubilee voter turnout narrative part of poll rigging plan – Mudavadi

Amani leader Musalia Mudavadi has dismissed reports of low voter turnout in Opposition strongholds as a Jubilee narrative to rig the August poll. Musalia said the narrative, which is based… Read more »

Martin Evans, the head of the Laikipia Farmers Association, at his Ol Maisor Ranch in Laikipia

Embattled Laikipia ranchers now form peace lobby

Wildlife sanctuaries and large-scale ranchers in Laikipia county currently fending off invasion by herders, want to be actively involved in formulating conservation plans that promote coexistence. They have formed an… Read more »