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From mama fua to savvy city businesswoman

Two years ago, Anne Muthoni was a mama fua (laundry and cleaning lady) who sat outside on the pavements of estates in Langata, Nairobi, with other women, waiting for work. She was… Read more »

Joho, Kingi pull apart as 2022 politics takes shape

The political unity between President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga has left a crack in the formerly united opposition at the Coast, with the region’s two political kingpins… Read more »

Nairobi chokes as the Sonko dream appears to have faded

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko’s choice of a deputy governor has generated debate across the country. Nairobi County has been without a deputy governor since Polycarp Igathe resigned last January, citing… Read more »

358 American doctors licensed to practise in Kenyan clinics

American doctors make the biggest number of foreign medics licensed to operate in Kenya, a newly-published report shows in a revelation that is likely to shift focus away from the… Read more »

Game on, Sonko tells Uhuru men [VIDEO]

Sonko dares those who want to impeach him A bullet proof vest on, retinue of bodyguards circling around him, favourite apple juice on the side and tones of City Hall… Read more »

Uhuru opposes Raila push to review devolution structure

President Uhuru Kenyatta has opposed ongoing push to change the Constitution to create a three-tier government structure. The president’s comments come barely a month after the Orange Democratic Movement leader,… Read more »

Cybercrime law cuts down to size keyboard outlaws

The impunity and abandon with which Kenyans operate on social media and the Internet has been narrowed by threat of harsh jail terms and hefty fines contained in a new… Read more »

County boss has failed and must be removed, Jubilee vice chair says

The Nairobi governor has been accused of nominating lawyer Miguna Miguna as his deputy to pre-empt his impeachment. Jubilee Party Vice Chairman David Murathe claimed that Governor Mike Sonko had… Read more »

[VIDEO] ‘Rafiki’ Writer-Director Wanuri Kahiu Signs With an American television and film Production Group -The Gotham Group

‘Rafiki’ Writer-Director Wanuri Kahiu Signs With The Gotham Group EXCLUSIVE: Wanuri Kahiu, the award-winning writer-director of Rafiki, a film that was banned in Kenya after the filmmaker refused to alter… Read more »

Heroine who saved lived of over 30 children in Solai honored

Mary Waruguru, who was honoured for saving more than 30 lives in the Solai dam tragedy. [Mercy Kahenda, Standard] It was the end of another typical day for Mary Waruguru,… Read more »

Karuturi flower farm : The withering city of roses

Once the leading flower farm in the world producing at least six million stems of cut roses everyday, Karuturi flower farm (formerly Sher Agencies) is now a pale shadow of… Read more »

We are innocent, says Gakuo

Twenty-four hours after they sentenced to three years in former Nairobi Town Clerk Gakuo and ex-Permanent Sammy Kirui were yesin humble posture and regret as they talked to the Daily… Read more »

Rubber leaves road to roll on table with cutlery

Lucy Wanjeri Njuguna is following in the footsteps of Nigerian interior designer, Ola Banke by making furniture out of old tyres. She dabbled in many things before deciding to throw… Read more »

Mount Kenya farmers snub KTDA, seek alternative buyers

Some tea farmers in Mount Kenya region are leading a revolution in the sector that the Kenya Tea and Development Agency (KTDA) controls. The farmers, mostly from Nyeri and Murang’a,… Read more »

President Kenyatta signs Cybercrimes bill 2018 amid protests [VIDEO]

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday signed into law the Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes Bill 2018 that criminalizes abuse of persons on social media, removing the legal lacuna that existed…. Read more »