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Salim Lone backs Orengo as ideal Raila successor

Siaya senator James Orengo is the ideal successor to ODM Party leader Raila Odinga, Salim Lone has said. Lone who is the adviser to Raila said Orengo is the ideal… Read more »

Simsim, the wonder crop minting money in dry North

Aresa Irrigation Scheme in Mandera County relies on water from seasonal River Daua that flows from the neighbouring Ethiopia. The scheme has become the centre of agricultural activities in the… Read more »

Melania Trump criticised for wearing colonial-style hat during Kenyan safari

Originally worn in 19th century by explorers, the pith helmet has become symbol of colonial rule On the penultimate day of her tour of the continent – her first solo… Read more »

Chinese nationals arrested with military equipment, uniforms and other security items in Nairobi [VIDEO]

Five Chinese nationals were on Friday morning arrested in Njumbi villas, Lavington, while in possession of security equipment. The equipment found in their possession included Chinese-made teargas canisters, radios, sound… Read more »

Raila Odinga cancels campaign rally after groups clash in Migori Kuria West

ODM party campaigns in Kuria West were on Friday interrupted when rowdy supporters of Ochilo Ayacko (ODM) and Eddy Oketch (FPK) clashed at Kehancha town. This forced the ODM brigade,… Read more »

Telco’s venture gives public slice of Kitengela, Athi River

Located approximately 31km south of Nairobi, Kitengela is a town that modestly began about 30 years ago as the Kitengela Group Ranch, which then comprised of about 45,200 acres of… Read more »

A contractor will save you regret

A piece of advice that is often given to prospective homeowners is that they should always involve qualified building experts and professionals in every stage of construction. While this is… Read more »

Raila: We must have a referendum

Constitutional changes to usher in a new system of governance is inevitable, Opposition leader Raila Odinga said yesterday. At the same time, he launched a broadside against those opposed to the law review,… Read more »

Tea farmer wants Senate to compel KTDA, State to pay for NHIF cover

A tea farmer has petitioned the Senate to draft a policy that will see the Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) the national and the county governments compelled to insure tea… Read more »

Report reveals major flaws at Nairobi’s Mama Lucy Hospital

A Nairobi County Assembly committee report has revealed the poor state of affairs at Mama Lucy Level Four Hospital. The revelation comes at a time when another county hospital, Pumwani… Read more »

War of words between Wa Iria and Mike Sonko continues (VIDEO)

 A proposal to levy water sourced from Murang’a County and consumed in Nairobi County has taken a new twist after Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko traded barbs with his Murang’a… Read more »

How a tiny Chinese mobile firm beat out global giants

The pattern most international investors follow when setting up in Kenya starts with picking an upmarket location for its offices in Nairobi. They pick a leafy suburb with a view… Read more »

Where Super Rich Populations Are Growing Fastest

According to a report released by Wealth-X earlier this month, the United States boasts an ultra-high-net-worth individual (UHNWI)population of approximately 80,000, more than the total of the next five countries combined – Japan,… Read more »

Musician Joseph Kamaru, 79, dies at MP Shah Hospital

Celebrated Kikuyu benga musician Joseph Kamaru has died at the MP Shah Hospital in Nairobi where he had been admitted since Monday after he fell ill, his son, Stephen Maina,… Read more »

How Kenyans can play for the $405 million American Mega Millions jackpot

Mega Millions awarded a $656 million USD (KSh54.4 billion) jackpot prize to three lucky winners in March 2012, a record many thought would last for quite some time. In January… Read more »