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 »

Student rejected for 298 KCPE marks shines in the UK

Lelaibei Primary in Olenguruone is your ordinary rural school with no piped water, electricity or computers. Out of this school came the 2018 Oxford University’s rare stars. In short, Ms… Read more »

[VIDEO]31-year-old teacher who has been sodomising pupils since 2016 arrested

More than 500 pupils of Toi Primary School demonstrated against a 31-year-old teacher accused of sexual assault. The teacher was popular with pupils since he was reportedly talented and likeable,… Read more »

KRA disowns employee accused of illegally acquiring Sh615 million wealth

The Kenya Revenue Authority employee being investigated over his Sh615 million wealth had been interdicted to facilitate the probe, the tax agency has said. The authority admitted that Joseph Chege… Read more »

Avocado farmers eye China, India as EU glut cuts earnings

Kenyan avocado producers have set sights on China and India in search of better prices amid rising competition in the traditional 28-nation European Union (EU) market. Avocado prices in the… Read more »

Kenya’s aviation safety up ahead of direct US flights

Kenya has significantly improved its aviation safety standard, solidifying its Category 1 status that allows for direct flights between Nairobi and New York, US. The country scored 78 per cent… Read more »

Lawyer Allan Maleche awarded Elizabeth Taylor Human Rights Award in Amsterdam, Netherlands

A Kenyan lawyer has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Elizabeth Taylor Human Rights Award for his role in advancing human rights in the HIV/Aids field. Mr Allan Maleche, a pro… Read more »

Revealed: KRA man’s Sh600m wealth on 100k pay

KRA officer earning Sh119, 000 a month amassed Sh650m fortune Kenya Revenue Authority Manager Joseph Chege Gikonyo. The High court has allowed the EACC to freeze shs 650million unexplained wealth…. Read more »

The moving story of Eunice Muchemi: Raped, attempted suicide at 13, diagnosed with breast cancer at 19

Moving story of forgiveness: My father took bribe from my rapists and they were let free Eunice Muchemi, 27, is a single mother of two. At 13, she went through… Read more »

‘I admit it, I did it’: R Kelly drops 19-minute song ‘I Admit’ addressing three decades of sex abuse allegations [AUDIO]

R. Kelly answers his critics with a 19-minute song, ‘I Admit’  R&B singer R. Kelly, whose career has been under siege in recent months amid allegations of sexual misconduct,… Read more »