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New money beckons at Tharaka’s teenage town, Gatunga

It is not littered on the paths cutting through the teenage town but the smell of cash is clear: The number of cars and motorbikes hooting as they move, mitura… Read more »

Follow me: Law to curb social media identity hijacking in kenya

They say lightning does not strike twice, but for celebrity deejay Pierra Makena, the intrusive wave of identity theft on social media platforms has left her feeling helpless, twice. In… Read more »

Hunger: Armyworm threatens half of Kenya’s maize

Experts warn of food crisis as armyworm attacks maize farms Kenya could lose half of its maize crop and face a massive food crisis following an invasion of the Fall… Read more »

Late Gerishon Kirima Estate owes KRA Sh632 million in tax arrears

The estate of tycoon Gerishon Kirima owes the Kenya Revenue Authority Sh632 million in taxes. In his latest report, the Auditor General, Edward Ouko, queries why KRA has failed to… Read more »

Police, Ruto’s security meddled with Kirinyaga poll, says Karua

Senior security officers and Deputy President William Ruto’s office tampered with the Kirinyaga governor election, Narc Kenya leader Martha Karua said Tuesday. Testifying in her petition at the High Court… Read more »

Raila hammers Wetang’ula in Nasa fallout

Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) and its leader Raila Odinga have responded angrily to statements by Bungoma senator Moses Wetang’ula in which he alleged that Mr Odinga conspired to have him… Read more »

Two Kenyan teens arrested over brutal murder of father of 3 at a petrol station in Cobb County, Georgia

Three arrested in fatal shooting of man near Cobb high school Three people, including a 15-year-old, have been arrested in the Acworth shooting death of a father of three. Daniel… Read more »

Chebukati suspends IEBC CEO Ezra Chiloba , IEBC in chaos

Wafula Chebukati suspends Ezra Chiloba over procurement Electoral commission CEO Ezra Chiloba has been sent on a three-month compulsory leave, a decision that has left the electoral body sharply divided…. Read more »

Kenyan Bettylenah Njaramba Named President of University of North Carolina System Association

Student Named President of UNC System Association Junior elementary education major Bettylenah Njaramba was elected president of the University of North Carolina (UNC) Association of Student Governments (ASG). She will… Read more »

Raila’s supporters frozen in wait for true meaning of Uhuru handshake

In our series of letters from African journalists, Joseph Warungu reflects on the plight of supporters of Kenyan Opposition leader Raila Odinga following his reconciliation last month with his bitter… Read more »

Cleric blames ODM for poverty in Nyanza

A cleric who has blamed the Orange Democratic Movement party for poverty in Nyanza region says he does not regret making the comment. Bishop James Ochiel who heads the Anglican… Read more »

Deal has divided NASA and now some Raila allies are questioning it

A month after President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga united after the now famous handshake, there is political grumbling over stalling of programmes promised by the two leaders…. Read more »

Kenyan agri- entrepreneurs to visit Netherlands

Agribusiness stakeholders are set for a trade mission to the Netherlands to study innovative food production systems and agricultural export models.  The three-day tour will largely focus on horticulture, but… Read more »

Leaders say polygamy could save a generation

When Kiambu Woman Representative Gathoni wa Muchomba asked able men from the Kikuyu community to consider marrying many wives, and to also put a brake on family planning, she may… Read more »

Boda boda members ride high with pig farm n Chaka, Nyeri County

The vehicle skids at a muddy stretch off the main road in Kieni, Nyeri County, as we head to Karundas village to meet a pig farming group. Soon, we arrive… Read more »