Black cotton soil: The bane of Homa Bay town

Homa Bay Town is grappling with a housing crisis. The crisis has been attributed to a chain of reasons whose solutions might be difficult to reach. Ostensibly, the hosting of… Read more »

Tullow’s headache: politics, banditry hamper oil harvest

On March 26, 2012, just after President Mwai Kibaki announced that Kenya had discovered oil in Turkana after 58 years of explorations and drilling, several interests set in. Six years… Read more »

New technology to deliver mass low-cost housing

In February this year, Arcoverde Kenya Ltd broke ground for construction of Iguta Paradise Homes, a 62 four-bedroom town-houses project along Kiambu Road that overlooks Runda. Five months later, much… Read more »

Revealed: Details of secret lifestyle audit

Officers’ horror as audit includes lie detector test A multi-agency team that reports directly to President Uhuru Kenyatta has adopted a secretive strategy in the ongoing lifestyle audit. Some of… Read more »

Barack Obama returns to open modern leisure centre for the youth [VIDEO]

A multi-million-shilling sports and resource centre will be opened in Siaya next week by former US President Barack Obama and will serve an estimated 1,000 young Kenyans weekly. Those aged… Read more »

Nairobi most preferred destination by travellers, says Jumia report

Nairobi is the most popular destination according to Jumia Travel Hospitality Report Kenya 2018. The report, in its annual third edition gives in-depth analysis by delving into the country’s travel,… Read more »

Judge declares all county deputy speakers jobless

The Deputy Speaker’s position in Murang’a County Assembly has been declared null and void by the High Court. The ruling will have major ramifications across the country. It also gives… Read more »

Kenyan Native Leads an Effort to Introduce Low-Income Iowa Girls to High Technology

The drive to draw more young women into science, technology, engineering and math has been gaining momentum in recent years. There’s a program in Des Moines that makes sure low-income girls… Read more »

Land prices ease with rentals glut

Oversupply of rental apartments has slowed down land sales as developers focus on offloading current units before embarking on new projects, according to the latest property survey. The Hass Property… Read more »

Tips on how to become a dollar millionaire from Sh45k salary

Can someone with a modest job become rich without being corrupt? What you earn is irrelevant as long as you manage your money well over a long period of time…. Read more »

Court orders arrest of Mt Kenya West Diocese Bishop Kagunda

The Labour Court has issued a warrant of arrest against Bishop of Anglican Church Mt Kenya West Diocese Joseph Kagunda.   Justice Nzioki wa Makau directed the court to apprehend… Read more »

Labour CS forms team to probe ‘racism’ at SGR

Labour CS Ukur Yatani has constituted a team of senior Ministry officials to investigate claims of racism and discrimination at the Standard Gauge Railway. The CS said the allegations, if… Read more »

Off-plan homes keep costs low

Skyrocketing housing prices and unpredictable rent regimes have witnessed emergence of ‘smart’ investors in Nairobi who buy apartments off-plan at discounted prices. Real estate property developers now prefer off-plan products… Read more »


The stalemate surrounding the looming eviction of Kibera residents on the stretch of land destined to be a road reserve will be amicably resolved, according to the residents’ association chairperson…. Read more »

Why Sonko faced fierce resistance from millionaire toilets ‘owners’

They are simply millionaires.  A toilet is a necessity and for a city like Nairobi, the largest in the region, even more so. For just Sh10, one accesses facilities… Read more »