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Kenya’s foreign investment inflows in 2017 soar 71pc defying Africa slump

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Kenya soared to $672 million (Sh67.7 billion) last year, a United Nations agency reported on Wednesday. That robust 71 per cent increase contrasted starkly with… Read more »

The sanctuary amid the hills

The Subukia-Nyahururu road curves its way down the undulating landscape of Subukia, Nakuru County. It is a breathtaking view; in the distance, down the valley, the land stretches endlessly. Then… Read more »

Del Monte’s 2,000 acres sought by Kiambu County for Aero city and industrial park

Thika town environs are famous for expansive pineapple plantations that provide a livelihood for 7,000 people. But Kiambu county wants to repossess the land to make room for town expansion,… Read more »

Gatabaki family in Sh1.6bn bypass land payout claim

A prominent Kiambu couple that pocketed Sh725 million in compensation from a real estate developer in 2011 are back in court seeking Sh1.6 billion from the government for their land… Read more »

How former banker brought happy socks to Kenya

A simple request by a colleague for fancy socks that are the rage sent Wanjiku Kariuki on a ‘hunting expedition’ that has seen her grow a company out of making… Read more »

Kenyan men line up for belly fat removal

To toil in a gym for months or surgically remove the annoying fat? For a growing number of Kenyan men who want to get a perfectly chiselled look, the operating… Read more »

Nairobi Tycoon Humphrey Kariuki denied whisky import licence

The competition watchdog has scuttled tycoon Humphrey Kariuki’s bid to exclusively import and distribute 214 premium wine and spirit brands including Bacardi-Martini labels. Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK) said the… Read more »

Peter Munga retires as Equity Group Board Chair after 35 years

The Board of Equity Group Holdings has announced the retirement of its Founder and Chairman of the Group Dr. Peter Kahara Munga and the appointment of Mr. David Ansell Vice… Read more »

Hemingways Nairobi inducted into the Trip Advisor Hall of Fame

Luxury boutique hotel Hemingways Nairobi has been inducted into the Trip Advisor Hall of Fame for winning the Certificate of Excellence five years in a row. The Trip Advisor Certificate… Read more »

Kenyan mobile app could save tea farmers billions of shillings

John Wanjiku has developed a platform that will save farmers the hassle of waiting for hours on end for their products to be collected at tea factories A 23-year-old Kenyan… Read more »

Nairobi-bound light aircraft missing with 10 on board

A Fly540-managed Cesna C208 light aircraft has gone missing. The aircraft registration number 5Y-CAC from Kitale, lost contact with control tower at 5 pm Tuesday in the Aberdares, 60 kilometres… Read more »

Passaris asks Sonko to name her Nairobi deputy governor

Nairobi Woman Representative Esther Passaris has expressed her interest in becoming the next Nairobi deputy governor. Ms Passaris said that she is ready to relinquish her position as Woman Rep… Read more »

President Uhuru Kenyatta unveils plans to set up Kenya’s first export slaughterhouse

President Uhuru Kenyatta has give livestock farmers a reason to smile when he unveiled plans to set up Kenya’s first export slaughterhouse within the next two years. Before the export… Read more »

Slain woman’s husband suspected nephew of siring child with his wife

Ms Janet Waiyaki who was shot dead by police officers at City Park in Nairobi on Sunday morning Benard Chege, the man at the Park shooting incident that left a… Read more »

Turnbull government backs senator senator Lucy Gichuhi over fresh dual citizenship concerns

The Turnbull government maintains Liberal senator Lucy Gichuhi is in the clear after fresh concerns were raised about her dual-citizenship status. The Kenyan-born former Family First senator is the subject… Read more »