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US firm in Sh450m outlay for Nairobi condom-making plant

American investment firm Restance Inc is set to sink Sh450 million to establish a condom-making plant in Kenya. The firm will invest through East African Development Partners LLC, which it… Read more »

Konza head office builder set to pay local contractors

A Chinese firm putting up the Sh1.5 billion Konza Technopolis headquarters has subcontracted three local firms to install lifts in buildings, handle electrical work as well as install data cable… Read more »

Kenya election: Uhuru Kenyatta re-elected with 98%, IEBC says after troubled election

IEBC has declared Uhuru Kenyatta president-elect, much to the chagrin of NASA leaders who dismissed the repeat poll as a sham and declared they will swear-in Raila Odinga. As Opposition… Read more »

Teargas in Kawangware after protesters hurl stones at Matiang’i convoy

Riot police fired teargas at opposition supporters in Kawangware on Monday, as the country awaited official confirmation of a landslide win for incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta in re-run elections. Supporters… Read more »

Bishop Cornelius Korir dies in Eldoret

g Bishop Cornelius Korir, 67, of the Eldoret Catholic Diocese is dead. Bishop Korir was pronounced dead on arrival at St Luke’s Hospital in Eldoret on Monday morning. “He developed… Read more »

Mash stops bus services in Kisumu and Kakamega over post-election insecurity

A bus company has closed its offices in parts of Western and Nyanza due to insecurity after the repeat presidential election. Mash East Africa stopped operations to and from Kisumu,… Read more »

Raila Odinga: I will not retire

Opposition leader Raila Odinga has condemned the violence that led to deaths and destruction of property in Dagoretti North constituency. Speaking at a rally in Kawangware, Nairobi, after attending a… Read more »

Kondele: Where ‘night nurses’ bend over between parked lorries for Sh50

Kondele is arguably Kisumu City’s ‘shot time’ district where for as little as Sh50, a ‘night nurse’ conveniently bends over for the service in between parked lorries. Prostitution is rife… Read more »

Has the West abandoned Raila for calling street protests ?

Foreign observer missions gave the August 8 elections, which was nullified, a clean bill of health Diplomats, including British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson and EU president Jean-Claude Juncker, urged the… Read more »

Land mapping, digitisation set to stop fraudsters in Kajiado county

All Kajiado county land maps will now be digital and numbered to avert rampant double allocation disputes that continue to frustrate land transactions in the region. The digital maps are… Read more »

How elite unit smoked out robbers in 5-hour siege

Suspected robbers killed after 5-hour gunfight in Murang’a Three suspected robbers were Saturday shot dead following a five-hour siege on a residential apartment at Kenol trading centre in Murang’a county…. Read more »

WhatsApp finally lets you recall messages you’ve sent by mistake

WhatsApp has finally got your back when you send a message to the wrong person or group. The Facebook-owned messaging app is rolling out a feature that will finally let… Read more »

The ‘mganga’ Jomo Kenyatta loved

Margaret Njambi, a revered and feared mganga and traditional healer was a big name in her Muthiga village in Kiambu County. Although she died a few months ago aged over 120 years,… Read more »

IEBC better prepared for repeat poll – observers

Election observer groups on Friday said the IEBC was better prepared for Thursday’s repeat presidential election. The Election Observation Group said in 99.6 per cent of the polling stations, ballot… Read more »

Gunfire as police, protesters engage in running battles

Protesters walk through the streets of kawangware during a protest of presidential election 2017 in Kawangware -Nairobi. Photo by DAVID GICHURU The sting of teargas hits as soon as one… Read more »