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Court injunctions stall graft cases, EACC reveals

As the prosecution arms of government push the over-drive to bring suspects in mega graft scandals to justice, it is emerging that at least 15 corruption cases involving powerful individuals… Read more »

How the late Nyeri governor Gachagua shared out Sh2 billion riches

Nderitu Gachagua’s Sh2 billion property is to be sold and the proceeds shared among 24 beneficiaries, according to his will. Mr Gachagua (pictured), who died while in office last February,… Read more »

DCI officers raid Ngirita family home in Naivasha

Heavily armed CID officers raided the Ngirita family home in Naivasha on Sunday. It is not clear what they were looking for. The officers opened up manholes and sewer lines,… Read more »

[VIDEO] Working with Waititu is torture, he runs one-man show – Nyoro

Nyoro: It’s been ‘torture, hell’ deputising Governor Waititu The leadership row that has been simmering in Kiambu County pitting Governor Ferdinand Waititu against his Deputy James Nyoro has finally blown…. Read more »

Money, grooming and the state of dating in the Kenyan setting

Last week, a video clip that featured a blind date gone wrong went viral on social media. In the video clip dubbed ‘Perfect Match’, three Kenyan women went out on… Read more »

Secrets of rearing silkworms for higher profits

Newton Owino carries a sack full of mulberry leaves and puts it in an iron sheet structure before going for another. Looking at the structure in Mamboleo in Kisumu, one… Read more »

I pick my sh38,000 salary every month from pineapples on half-acre

At the gate of David Mburu’s farm in Gatundu North, one is welcomed by flourishing well-tended passion fruits, intercropped with sukuma wiki and some indigenous vegetables. Next to the farm… Read more »

From hard-nosed pastoralist to one of the biggest poultry keepers in Moyale, Marsabit County

Moyale in Marsabit County is mainly known for pastoralism, but this may not be the case in the near future as a farmer is keen to change the tide by… Read more »

Multi-million shilling infidelity industry thriving in Kenya

Cases of secret lovers busted having illicit sex in cars, offices or bushes are common. One of the reasons for this is that having an affair is an expensive endeavour…. Read more »

Gems Cambridge International School in Nairobi; accused of racial bias, state urged to investigate

Parents and staff of Gems Cambridge International School in Nairobi allege racial discrimination and want the government to audit operations. Staff members told the Star the  school shows open discrimination… Read more »

Foreign appetite for homes with seaside views

Ten years ago, Duncan Mitchell was not making a luxury property purchase. At that time, Vipingo Ridge in Kilifi, where he owns two houses was nothing but just sisal farms…. Read more »

Kenya tops rivals in global hotels count

Kenya has topped key sub Saharan Africa rivals Nigeria and Tanzania in the count of global chain hotel brands presence in the respective countries. The Knight Frank 2018 hotels report… Read more »

Freedom fighter Fred Kubai’s family still yearning for fruit of struggle

Time and again, yesteryear’s heroes bemoan neglect.  Occasions like Madaraka Day are nostalgic reminders to those who played a part in the Independence struggle, that they may have been forgotten… Read more »

James Thuita Nderitu: NYS generous boy who plays with billions

James Thuita Nderitu was not the focus of the cameramen when he was paraded in court alongside other suspects in the Sh9 billion National Youth Service scandal. Perhaps the attention… Read more »

Why you must hire a quantity surveyor

Most Kenyans who build their homes from scratch overlook quantity surveyors to cut costs. But quantity surveyors prefer to define their work using two Bible verses from the book of… Read more »