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Urithi’s housing bubble bursts as bank puts its land on sale

With a local bank putting up for sale one hundred acres of land belonging to Urithi Housing Co-operative Society, the housing bubble for one of Kenya’s leading real estate developers… Read more »

Fire breaks out in patient’s chest during surgery

An emergency operation on a 60-year-old Australian patient took an unexpected turn when a fire broke out in his open chest. Medics were able to put out the fire, caused… Read more »

Why Kenyans turn to private investigators

When Lawrence Mbuthia returned from Australia after two years of study and realised that there were huge, unaccounted-for sums of money missing from his company’s accounts, he reported the matter… Read more »

ODM gets last laugh as it wins Sh4 billion parties funds

The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) has been awarded Sh4.1 billion by the Court of Appeal after a protracted battle. The three-judge bench of the Court of Appeal was however split… Read more »

JamboPay set for shutdown to end ‘circus’ with Nairobi

The Nairobi County government is at risk of being plunged into a financial crisis as JamboPay is set to shut down its payment services at midnight. Parking services will be… Read more »

All you need to know about new KRA boss, James Githii

The newly appointed KRA’s new Commissioner General James Githii Mburu is a man loved and feared in equal measure by both friends and foes. At the age of 47, Githii… Read more »

How online lenders drive Kenyans to the wall

Allan Muthiga was in a fix and needed some money urgently. And it was at night. Allan, who resides in Umoja, was certain that he had already been listed on… Read more »

The Governor who cannot keep it confidential

Nairobi County Governor Mike Sonko has proved once again that he cannot be anybody’s confidante, he simply cannot keep any secrets. If you have a telephone conversation with him, you… Read more »

Lessons from Kenya’s youngest female PhD holders

Between living a lonely life under heaps of books and behind research labs and having to deal with nerve-wracking supervisors, pursuing a PhD has never been a walk in the… Read more »

DPP, DCI off to US for meetings with AG and FBI over graft, drug trafficking

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji leaves for the US this weekend as Kenya moves to enlist the Trump administration’s help to fight graft and money laundering. The… Read more »

Mwende Mwinzi ‘must renounce US citizenship’ to become an Ambassador [VIDEO]

A heated debate in the National Assembly on Thursday culminated in the approval of seven individuals nominated as High Commissioners, paving the way for their formal appointment by President Uhuru… Read more »

CJ Maraga: Executive, Parliament to blame for Kenya’s failures

Chief Justice David Maraga has given a harsh verdict on how the country is being governed in a stinging address to an international audience in the United Kingdom. Maraga accused… Read more »

Rihanna is named as the world’s wealthiest female musician

Singer, makeup entrepreneur, lingerie designer and now the first black woman to head a top luxury fashion house — Rihanna has racked up a $600 million fortune to become the… Read more »

Nairobi UN staff say landlords are extorting them

United Nations employees in Nairobi are seeking diplomatic intervention to have their house rent deposits refunded whenever they vacate their houses, accusing Kenyan landlords of extorting them. In a letter… Read more »

Diaspora lobby backs Mwende Mwinzi’s appointment as envoy

The Kenya Diaspora Alliance (KDA) wants Ms Mwende Mwinzi appointed Kenya’s High Commissioner to Seoul, South Korea, regardless of her dual citizenship. The lobby’s appeal comes after the National Assembly’s… Read more »