President Uhuru decision to ‘sack’ women CSs met with shock

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s move to sack five female Cabinet secretaries has been greeted with fury as regions of those affected cry foul. The chairperson of the Public Service Commission Margaret… Read more »

President, scholars eulogise top don Calestous Juma

Uhuru, relatives and scholars eulogise top don Calestous Juma President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday led Kenyans in eulogising top Kenyan scholar Calestous Juma, who has been credited with putting the… Read more »

Strathmore University don’s wife had blood clot in the heart

A postmortem exam on the body of the wife of a university lecturer arrested over her death has revealed that she had no physical injuries. Chief Government Pathologist Johansen Oduor,… Read more »

Kenyan farmer threatens suit on Google over balloon crash in his farm in central Meru County

A Kenyan farmer is seeking compensation for destruction of crops after curious villagers flocked to his farm in central Meru County last week to view a crashed internet balloon. Hundreds… Read more »

To Sate China’s Demand, African Donkeys Are Stolen and Skinned

A gelatin made from donkey hides is prized as a traditional Chinese remedy. Now slaughterhouses have opened in Africa, and domestic animals are disappearing from villages. “This is the spot,” said… Read more »

18yr old Kenyan Medical Student in California on Christmas break dies on flight home to Minnesota

College freshman on Christmas break dies on flight home to Minnesota A Burnsville family is in shock over the sudden, unexplained death of their 18-year-old son, who fell asleep on… Read more »

Kenya’s digital driving licences to be issued this month

Drivers of public service vehicles (PSV) will from this month be issued with digital driving licences in the latest bid to curb road carnage, which claimed about 300 people in… Read more »

Apartment blocks rule the Nairobi property market

Realtors invested heavily in development of highrise residential apartments located in upmarket areas in the just-ended year, continuing a trend of demolishing single-dwelling units. A report by the Kenya Bankers… Read more »

Thousands left stranded after NTSA bans night travel

Hundreds of travellers were on Monday stranded as a transport hitch hit various parts of the country following Sunday’s ban on night bus travel by the National Transport and Safety… Read more »

Away from key political happenings, Kalonzo silently jetted back with his wife

Early morning on Wednesday, as Kenyans writhed in their beds after a daylong Boxing Day feasts, a drained family checked in at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) to a low-key… Read more »

Kenyan man arrested in US after blacking out while taking care of the elderly

A Kenyan man, who got drunk while at work taking care of the elderly at a senior care facility, has been arrested by the authorities in Mesa, Arizona. The authorities… Read more »

Demand for hotel services rises in spite of slow year

The hospitality sector deviated from the poor performance witnessed in other real estate segments to record an upward trend as a result of increased demand for hotel services from both… Read more »

Kenyan health sector firms make deals worth billions

Kenyan companies in the health sector have this year made a number of deals worth billions of shillings, but some of the deals are expected to be concluded in the… Read more »

Kenya’s safari lodge Angama Mara named world’s best

A US travel magazine has named Kenya’s Angama Mara, as the world’s best safari lodge for 2017. Jetsetter magazine, which is affiliated to the TripAdvisor travel portal, put Angama Mara… Read more »

Meru farmers learn to grow export beans

Some 10km from Meru town in Ruiri, Buuri Constituency, we find David Igweta supervising the weeding of a crop that has lately become not just dear to him, but to… Read more »