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Where shall we wail? Kenyans in Minnesota, USA decry rapes of own daughters

SIMON NYAKWEBA MACHUMA: Charges: Criminal Sex Conduct-1st Deg-Penet or Contact with Person Under 13-Actor)Rattled by the increasing number of their compatriots going to prison for various criminal activities, Kenyans living… Read more »

Reformed Mungiki member found murdered, body stashed in sack after surrendring to police in Nyeri

A reformed Mungiki sect member in Nyeri has been murdered and his body stashed in a sack, one month after he surrendered to police. John Githinji was reported missing on… Read more »

EACC picks Twalib Mbarak as new CEO

The Public Service Commission has named former military intelligence officer Twalib Mbarak as the new EACC CEO. He will take over from outgoing boss Halakhe Waqo if his name is approved… Read more »

William Ruto’s Sh600m beach hotel almost complete in Mombasa

The building of a hotel associated with Deputy President William Ruto near the Indian Ocean in Mombasa is near completion after the National Environmental Authority gave it a clean bill… Read more »

The giant Australian cow making headlines

Knickers looms above the thousands of other cattle that he feeds with in rural Western Australia. At some 1,400kg and 194cm, the seven-year-old is believed to be the biggest steer… Read more »

Kibera woman raped during 2007 and 2017 poll chaos recounts horror

Mercy (not her real name) was infected with HIV after a horrendous rape incident by five security officers in 2007 when violence broke out following an announcement that President Mwai… Read more »

Kenya signs intelligence sharing pact with Western Indian Ocean counterparts

Kenya has signed an agreement to share intelligence on maritime security with Western Indian Ocean counterparts. Countries that signed the agreement include Madagascar, Seychelles, Somalia and Tanzania with a few… Read more »

US to seize and auction Akasha brothers property in plea bargain

The US government will seize and auction properties worth billions of shillings owned by the Akasha brothers as part of their plea bargain. Court documents seen by the Star show… Read more »

Tharaka Nithi County plans to grow small town into a city

What is a county to do when its headquarters is a little more than a village market centre? This is the situation Tharaka Nithi found itself when Kathwana was picked… Read more »

Two Rivers to build 2,000 houses

Two Rivers Development, a subsidiary of Centum Investments will oversee the development of a 2,000 residential development in the diplomatic zone of Gigiri and the neighbouring suburbs. Two Rivers has… Read more »

Airbnb makes inroads in Africa with Kenya among top-ranking markets

Three of Airbnb’s top growth markets are in Africa and the continent has become a cornerstone of the US company’s sustainable tourism strategy, a senior official with the home-sharing service… Read more »

Moody’s says Kenya assets risk seizure by Chinese

Kenya is among countries at the highest risk of losing strategic assets to China over the pile of debt it owes Beijing, global ratings firm Moody’s Investor Service has said… Read more »

The mobile text that landed NHIF CEO and Finance Director into trouble

National Hospital Insurance Fund top officials got into trouble because of text messages allegedly exchanged between them to deny investigators documents relating to a contract. Court records seen yesterday indicated… Read more »

Increased diaspora cash rushes home to protect currency

Dollars sent home from diaspora have become a crucial buffer for the shilling in the absence of Sh150 billion from the International Monetary Fund facility. The Central Bank of Kenya… Read more »

Tuk Tuk operator caught on camera fighting off police officers say they were disrespectful [VIDEO]

 A tuk tuk operator caught on camera on Sunday fighting two police officers claims the law enforcers had destroyed his auto rickshaw’s windscreen and side mirrors. Speaking to The… Read more »