Student rejected for 298 KCPE marks shines in the UK

Lelaibei Primary in Olenguruone is your ordinary rural school with no piped water, electricity or computers. Out of this school came the 2018 Oxford University’s rare stars. In short, Ms… Read more »

[VIDEO]31-year-old teacher who has been sodomising pupils since 2016 arrested

More than 500 pupils of Toi Primary School demonstrated against a 31-year-old teacher accused of sexual assault. The teacher was popular with pupils since he was reportedly talented and likeable,… Read more »

KRA disowns employee accused of illegally acquiring Sh615 million wealth

The Kenya Revenue Authority employee being investigated over his Sh615 million wealth had been interdicted to facilitate the probe, the tax agency has said. The authority admitted that Joseph Chege… Read more »

Avocado farmers eye China, India as EU glut cuts earnings

Kenyan avocado producers have set sights on China and India in search of better prices amid rising competition in the traditional 28-nation European Union (EU) market. Avocado prices in the… Read more »

Kenya’s aviation safety up ahead of direct US flights

Kenya has significantly improved its aviation safety standard, solidifying its Category 1 status that allows for direct flights between Nairobi and New York, US. The country scored 78 per cent… Read more »

Lawyer Allan Maleche awarded Elizabeth Taylor Human Rights Award in Amsterdam, Netherlands

A Kenyan lawyer has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Elizabeth Taylor Human Rights Award for his role in advancing human rights in the HIV/Aids field. Mr Allan Maleche, a pro… Read more »

Revealed: KRA man’s Sh600m wealth on 100k pay

KRA officer earning Sh119, 000 a month amassed Sh650m fortune Kenya Revenue Authority Manager Joseph Chege Gikonyo. The High court has allowed the EACC to freeze shs 650million unexplained wealth…. Read more »

The moving story of Eunice Muchemi: Raped, attempted suicide at 13, diagnosed with breast cancer at 19

Moving story of forgiveness: My father took bribe from my rapists and they were let free Eunice Muchemi, 27, is a single mother of two. At 13, she went through… Read more »

‘I admit it, I did it’: R Kelly drops 19-minute song ‘I Admit’ addressing three decades of sex abuse allegations [AUDIO]

R. Kelly answers his critics with a 19-minute song, ‘I Admit’  R&B singer R. Kelly, whose career has been under siege in recent months amid allegations of sexual misconduct,… Read more »

City taxi driver by day, savvy goat farmer by night

Kenneth Mbugua is a taxi driver in Nairobi but keeps goats at his home in Ruaka, Kiambu County. The farmer says he chose goats because they only require a small… Read more »

All corruption and economic crime cases will be heard and determined in Nairobi, Chief Justice David Maraga has said. Maraga on Friday directed that applications challenging economic crime and corruption… Read more »

NextGen mall developers, owners entangled in row

To outsiders, NextGen Mall in Nairobi is an architectural icon that many would aspire to run a business from going by its prime location on a busy highway – Mombasa… Read more »

Catherine Waruguru could not prove she’s married – Kericho hotel responds

Kericho’s Sunshine Upperhill Hotel where Laikipia Woman Representative Catherine Waruguru and her Nanyuki-based lawyer husband, William Kiget, were turned away on Saturday, July 14, has strict guest booking policy. According… Read more »

CHA MUHIMU NI UHAI: 11 Kenyan phrases and what they mean

1. Pambana na hali yako This literally means “deal with your situation”. It is used when a person does not want you to lump them together in your bad situation…. Read more »

US adds Kenyan branch of Al-Shabaab to terrorism list

The Kenya-based wing of Al-Shabaab, known as Al-Hijra, was added on Thursday to the US list of groups it regards as terrorist organisations. “Terrorism designations expose and isolate organisations and… Read more »