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Polycarp Igathe proposes taxes on property owners

Nairobi property owners might start to pay taxes Property owners in Nairobi may soon start to pay taxes on both their land and the development on them to boost revenue,… Read more »

High, compact buildings that save ground space

The rural exodus, which has seen more and more people moving to urban centres in search of a livelihood, has put great pressure on the available commercial and residential space… Read more »

ODM to head all House watchdog teams

ODM secures leadership of watchdog committees The Orange Democratic Movement on Wednesday consolidated its hold on the National Assembly’s watchdog committees as three Jubilee MPs rebelled against the stand taken… Read more »

Full booking for Western Kenya-bound daily flights

Domestic airlines to Western Kenya are fully booked between Thursday and Sunday, signalling increased air travel ahead of Monday’s Christmas holiday. On Wednesday, Jambojet, Skyward Express and Fly540 said they… Read more »

Quick release of KCSE exam results raises queries on quality

Tough guidelines by the Kenya National Examinations Council (Knec) saw the 2017 Form Four national examination results marked in less than a month. Knec chairman George Magoha on Wednesday fought… Read more »

Kenyan choir makes history in America

Broadway, a famous street in Manhattan, New York, is a worldwide leader in stage entertainment. Broadway shows are a must-see entertainment for travellers in New York. It was therefore no… Read more »

[VIDEO] Education CS Matiang’i calls for deregistration of schools involved in KCSE exam cheating

Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has directed the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) to deregister schools found culpable of examination cheating. Matiang’i said despite measures taken to curb cheating, some teachers… Read more »

KCSE 2017: Only 70,000 attain university mean grade, 142 As recorded [VIDEO]

Only 70,073 candidates have attained university entry mean grade of C+, with 142 candidates getting As. Last year, 88,929 attained university entry grades, while 141 got As. Speaking when he released… Read more »

Mother puts her kidney on sale for daughter’s fees at China’s Xuzhou Medical University

Push has come to shove for a mother of two whose daughter is on the verge of expulsion from a Chinese university over fees arrears. The 45-year-old is now selling… Read more »

Luo elders want council dissolved as leaders clash

Controversies bedeviling the Luo Council of Elders have taken a new twist after some elders from Homa Bay County called for dissolution of the outfit. The elders want the two… Read more »

Investments committee election to rock Nasa boat

Today’s scheduled election in the Public Investments Committee of the National Assembly will, once again, put to the test the relationship between the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) and its coalition… Read more »

NASA fallout as partners cry foul over ODM tyranny

A furious feud has broken out in the NASA coalition as affiliates fight over positions and accuse Raila Odinga’s ODM of bullying. Raila’s party and its affiliates are alleged to… Read more »

Uhuru Kenyatta: Kenya deserves a strong and credible opposition

Boycotting elections does a disservice to the democratic process After four tumultuous months and two general elections, Kenya — the nation I lead — finally faces the future. My country… Read more »

US presses Raila Odinga to drop ‘swearing in’ plan

The United States on Tuesday reiterated its opposition to Raila Odinga’s announced intention to swear an oath as Kenya’s “people’s president.” “Forming a separate or parallel government is really unhelpful,”… Read more »

Two arrested as FBI, Scotland Yard raid suspected Mombasa terror cell

It has been registered as a madrassa and a rehabilitation center. Two Islamic preachers from the Al Madrasatul Falan cell were arrested in the covert operation and more than 90… Read more »