Volkswagen plans to double output from Kenya plant, Kenyan presidency says

German automaker Volkswagen (VW) (VOWG_p.DE) plans to double output at its Kenyan assembly plant and could build a second model there, Kenya’s presidential office said without giving a timeline. VW… Read more »

Over 40 suffer burns as fire guts Gikomba market in Nairobi, again

At least 40 people, including traders, suffered burns and property of unknown value destroyed after a night fire, once again, gutted a section of Gikomba in the capital Nairobi. The… Read more »

Kenyan Gay Film Director Wanuri Kahiu Admitted to Academy

The director of Kenyan-mad gay film ‘Rafiki’ Wanuri Kahiu has become the only Kenyan to be named a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science. The Academy… Read more »

DP William Ruto’s allies register two new parties

Revelation that two new political parties with links to Deputy President William Ruto are in the works could threaten the already bad blood and suspicions in the Jubilee Party. On… Read more »

Ex-civil servant in search for gas within Kahuro, in Murang’a County

A former senior civil servant has applied for a licence to prospect for carbon dioxide in Murang’a, raising prospects for the predominantly agricultural region to add mining to its income… Read more »

KFC to open Buru Buru and Lang’ata branches

US-based fast food chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) is set to open four more branches in Nairobi this year. KFC, which operates locally through franchisee Kuku Foods East Africa, will… Read more »

Kenya’s Facebook chef: ‘I want to be the African Jamie Oliver’

 From Jamie Oliver’s food crusades to Ocean Robbin’s “Food revolution,” popular chefs have had a huge impact on how people prepare meals and eat. And it is no different… Read more »

[VIDEO] 2 Kenyan women assaulted by ‘army official’ in Lebanon; Lebanese Army issues a statement

A video of two Kenyan women being assaulted by a Lebanese Army official in Bourj Hammoud has emerged. In the video, a burly man in civilian clothing is seen standing… Read more »

10 best neighbourhoods for a woman to live in Nairobi

Trust me, nobody cares where you live in Nairobi. But women do. Why else would a woman move out of a spacious two-bedroom apartment in Embakasi to a tiny servant’s… Read more »

Nakuru pastor on the run after impregnating two church members

A randy pastor from Kiamaina in Bahati, Nakuru County is on the run after putting two choir members from his church in the family way. The preacher has been running… Read more »

Rich Tanzanians invest billions in Kenyan firms

Wealthy Tanzanian citizens and firms have invested more than Sh5 billion in Kenya over the past two years, reversing the predominant one-way flow of capital between Nairobi and Dar es… Read more »

Meet a Kenyan lawyer whose flexing her muscles [VIDEO]

Female bodybuilder Farah Esmail doesn’t let cultural issues keep her from flexing her muscles on Meet The Fierce Kenyan Female Body Builder, Farah Esmail At a time when Kenya is… Read more »

How sugar barons dumped a billion kilos into the market

The National Treasury is in the spotlight over a reckless policy move that saw one billion kilogrammes of sugar dumped in the country after it opened doors to barons, brokers… Read more »

Diaspora saccos growing by leaps and bounds

Kenyan Savings and Credit Co-operative Societies are steadily spreading their wings into the Diaspora, with 17 Diaspora Saccos across the world, according to the Commissioner for Co-operatives development Mary Mungai…. Read more »

NAIROBI HUSTLE: Chicken farmer who delivers lunch to CBD offices –[VIDEO]

 Emily Ngare has mastered the art of rearing chicken and selling them both raw and cooked, her main target being the office workers who crave home cooked meals at… Read more »