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Swazuri, others freed on Sh3.5mn cash bails in SGR graft case

National Land Commission Chairperson Muhammad Swazuri was Monday granted a Sh6 million surety bond with the option of a Sh3.5mn cash bail. Magistrate Lawrence Mugambi stipulated the terms at the… Read more »

Posh Homes Change Face of Athi River, Kitengela

few years ago, homes to buy in areas such as Athi River and Kitengela were far from luxurious. Some were squeezed in small dusty spaces with basic interior finishes. They… Read more »

Revealed: The two cabinet secretaries who control electric poles tenders

Details have emerged of the close-knit business cartel that has been running the multi-billion shilling worth of tenders of exclusively supplying electricity poles to Kenya Power at exorbitant prices. A… Read more »

Ciru wa Digital: My search for my father’s love

In September last year, Miriam Wanjiru Muigai travelled to her home in Mbuyu Village, near Nyahururu Town, to seek forgiveness from her father. She had composed a song known as… Read more »

What really causes housing shortage?

When he announced that provision of decent and affordable housing was one of the items in the Big Four Agenda, President Uhuru Kenyatta raised considerable expectations in the hearts of… Read more »

Ex-trade unionist buried at 6am to beat a court order over a child borne out of wedlock

A former Nakuru County long serving teachers’ unionist was yesterday buried at dawn to beat a court order meant to bar the family from burying him over a child borne… Read more »

Trans Nzoia farmers milk fortunes from dairy farming

Cherangany cooperative now has more than 1,750 active members who supply 4,500 litres of milk daily Sarah Bett struggled to put food on the table for her siblings because of… Read more »

Nairobi ranked 97 in home-rental cost

Nairobi is the 97th most expensive home-rental city in the world after renowned destinations like Bangkok and Cairo, according to Bloomberg World Airbnb cost Index. The 2018 Bloomberg home-renting site… Read more »

Your ‘relative’ abroad not your bank account

Barack Obama came back ‘home’, this time as an ordinary citizen, last week. For Kenyans, though, it did not matter that he is now a retired president-he has just as… Read more »

Honourable dance: Kenyan author Peter Kimani nominated for US literary award

A former editor with The Standard, Peter Kimani is among six authors nominated for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, the biggest award for black writers in the United States. The award… Read more »

Millions pay heavy price for Mau Complex plunder

Wanton destruction of forest and encroachment has led to drying of rivers and human-wildlife conflicts The 400,000 hectares Mau Complex which is as large as Mt Kenya and the Aberdares… Read more »

Murkomen isolated over Mau utterances

Rift Valley legislators concerned Senator’s remarks could jeopardise relations between Uhuru and Ruto The two most strident voices in the Mau eviction saga have been declared “too noisy” by their… Read more »

DPP orders arrest of ex-Nyandarua governor over alleged fraud

The Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji on Wednesday ordered the arrest and prosecution of former Nyandarua Governor Daniel Waithaka Mwangi and seven others over a fraudulent Sh50 million water… Read more »

Gangster granny of Murang’a

Granny by day, villain at night During the day, 80-year old Wambui Muturi was a devout Catholic and an unassuming granny. At night, the grandmother ran a kidnapping ring that… Read more »

Man claims brokers selling 4200 acre piece of land in Nanyuki to unsuspecting Kenyans

A Nairobi based Land buying company has raised red flag over sale of part of its ranch situated in Nanyuki, Laikipia County by unscrupulous businessman. The director of Eden Park… Read more »