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I pick my wealth thrice a week from this fruit of love

Jane Wangeci is harvesting her strawberries when we met her on her half-acre farm in Gitero, Nyeri County. The farmer picks the fruits and puts them in a container as… Read more »

Dubai-based Abraaj-Held Coffee Chain Seeks Growth Out of Kenya Heartland

An Abraaj Holdings-owned chain of Kenyan coffee shops is shrugging off its parent’s funding woes to plot an expansion out of East Africa and possibly as far as China. Java House,… Read more »

Bypass hospitality

Since the upgrade of major roads and the construction of several bypasses in Nairobi in recent times, there has been a drastic boom in business along these roads. Entertainment joints… Read more »

Dr. Jane Irungu named University of Oklahoma Interim Associate Vice President for University Community

Dr. Jane Irungu Named University Community AVP The University of Oklahoma announced that Jane Irungu will serve as the interim associate vice president for University Community. The University of Oklahoma… Read more »

Investors feel the pain of new war on impunity

For a country yearning for real change, the ongoing war against impunity and corruption comes at a huge cost that few would have expected. Like a doctor prescribing a cocktail of drugs… Read more »

[VIDEO] Old men from diaspora preying on unsuspecting Somali teenage girls into marriage in Kenya

Hunters of a new kind are stalking young Somali teenage girls from North Eastern and Somalia. They come in posh four-wheel drive vehicles and by others fuel gazlers, dine at… Read more »

Investigators flag 5000 bank accounts as government intensifies graft purge

President Uhuru Kenyatta has mounted a secret crackdown on ‘graft lords,’ by targeting more than 5,000bank accounts in the latest strategy to win the war against graft. The Saturday Standard has reliably learnt… Read more »

Java House signs coffee and tea export deal with Chinese company

Kenyan casual dining and coffee chain Java House Africa has signed a deal to export its coffee and tea to a Chinese online retail company as part of its expansion… Read more »

Top-end blocks at 14 Riverside face demolition

Multi-billion shilling exclusive office block, 14 Riverside, has been targeted for demolition in the ongoing wave of flattening buildings built on riparian land in Nairobi. Parts of the property, set… Read more »

Cries and cheer as Sh40 billion buildings to be demolished

It is an exercise that has gripped the nation. The green excavator is a celebrity in its own right. Sany, as it is now called, has more photos on Facebook… Read more »

Kenyans in America ranked 3rd most hardworking immigrants

Want Educated Immigrants? Let In More Africans Highly skilled? Check. Hardworking? Check. English-speaking? Check. Ready to integrate? Check. The uproar over White House Chief of Staff John Kelly’s comments about… Read more »

Queries cloud city-low cost housing project

Exactly how many houses are being built under the Nairobi estate regeneration project? And do all the companies that have signed up contracts to erect high rise buildings in some… Read more »

EACC fingers Matiang’i in Sh1.5bn Ruaraka land row [VIDEO]

The anti-graft agency has blamed Interior CS Fred Matiang’i and PS Belio Kipsang for loss of Sh1.5 billion in the Ruaraka school land saga. The agency is also demanding that… Read more »

Thugs in suits: Be wary of stranger next to you in Nairobi city hotels

They operate from one hotel to another, leaving a trail of pain and agony. A tale of smartly dressed thugs who operate smoothly but with certainty. Their modus operandi is… Read more »

How KRA crooks stole Sh100b in six months

Tax evasion racket loots Sh100b in six months Detectives are at the port of Mombasa to investigate a tax evasion racket said to have cost the public Sh100 billion in… Read more »