Murang’a real estate uproots 710 acres of coffee plantations

Murang’a County has lost 710 acres of coffee to the construction industry as well as other agri-business ventures. An earlier report by area coffee advisory officer Paul Mutua shows by… Read more »

Donors stop police funds over brutality

A United Nations agency has discontinued support to the Kenya Police over brutality during the 2017 election. The decision to withhold the Sh800 million toward operations, equipment and modern skills… Read more »

Lessons from Brazil on breeding pigs

Brasilia, the capital of Brazil, is one of the most populous cities in the country, with a population of about five million people. Being a vibrant city and the seat… Read more »

List of schools in Nairobi set to have day wings released

The Education ministry has finally released a list of the 19 boarding schools in Nairobi that will open day wings next month. The institutions are Kenya High School, Starehe Boys… Read more »

Inside the world of a Kenyan cryptocurrency miner

A young Kenyan goes from doing odd jobs on the farm to growing virtual coins, as cryptocurrencies spread across the continent. Eugene Mutai is well aware of the risks of… Read more »

Puzzle of varsity student found dead at KNH

Mystery surrounds the disappearance and subsequent death of a First Year journalism student at Multimedia University in Kajiado County. Diana Mumbi Mwangi left her sister’s house in Free Area, Nakuru… Read more »

I’m running out of patience, says Raila on oathing plans

National Super Alliance leader Raila Odinga on Sunday vowed he will soon be sworn in as the ‘people’s president’ and scoffed at President Uhuru Kenyatta’s warning last week that anyone… Read more »

NASA in fresh bid to swear-in Raila before year ends

Opposition maintains dialogue is key, insists on plans to ‘swear-in’ Raila   National Super Alliance (NASA) will tomorrow hold a strategy meeting on the way forward as it emerged plans… Read more »

In strawberry, I found my second job and career

The sky is clear as we drive from Eldoret town towards Kaptagat in Ainabkoi, some 16km away. Our destination is on an eight-acre farm in Teltet village where farmer Isaac… Read more »

When Moi spent night at Nyenze’s three-bedroom house in Kitui

Some time in April 1998, President Daniel Moi decided to surprise one of his favourite Cabinet ministers with an unusual visit to his home. It was at the height of… Read more »

Shock of police cartel minting Sh37m through M-Pesa bribes

How two officers minted Sh37m M-Pesa bribe At least 30 police officers are under investigation after two of them were found to have received bribes amounting to Sh37 million through… Read more »

Kenyans auctioned in Libya

Shocking details of how 5 Kenyans were sold as slaves in Libya An intelligence report seen exclusively by the Saturday Standard details the sordid journey of five Kenyans from the… Read more »

Former scribe swaps pen for thrilling rides

Gerald Kiari, owner of Nyamavilla Park, saw a business opportunity when parents brought their children along during weekends.The little ones were bored because they had nothing to do. So he… Read more »

Envoys pick four-point agenda as they prepare for talks

Four key agenda items for Kenya’s national dialogue have been proposed ahead of talks facilitated by diplomats, the clergy, business and trade union leaders. They are seeking to bring the… Read more »

Kenyan teen Duncan Ketter shot dead in Boston during drug deal rip-off, prosecutors say

Duncan Ketter, who was shot and killed in Boston, USA. Duncan Ketter was there by happenstance when he and a female acquaintance climbed into an SUV in East Boston Sunday… Read more »