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Dams case: Rotich, Thugge out on Sh15 million cash bail

Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich and the PS Kamau Thugge were Tuesday ordered to deposit Sh15 million cash bail each to secure their release after denying multiple charges relating to… Read more »

2 Deputies hurt, suspect killed in wrong-way crash with Kenyan man suspected drunk driver in Houston Texas ‘[VIDEO]

Deputies hurt, suspect killed in wrong-way crash with suspected drunk driver on Westpark Tollway Two Harris County Sheriff’s deputies were injured and the man they were taking to jail was… Read more »

New Embakasi Ranching Company ‘officials’ vow to defy Uhuru

Fresh wrangles have erupted at the Ruai-based Embakasi Ranching Company, with “new directors” vowing to scuttle the issuance of titles and winding up of the company following President Uhuru Kenyatta’s… Read more »

Diaspora remittances hit all-time high in June at Sh1bn a day

Diaspora inflows rose by more than a fifth in June to reach an all-time high, data from the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) shows. The remittances rose to Sh30.4 billion… Read more »

20 Kenyans sign up for Sh51m US investor visa

More than 20 high-net worth Kenyans have signed up for a US investor visa programme seven months after an American private equity firm started marketing it in the country. The… Read more »

Haji orders arrest of CS Rotich, PS Thugge and 26 others over Arror, Kimwarer dams scandal [VIDEO]

DPP Noordin Haji has ordered the arrest of Treasury CS Henry Rotich, PS Kamau Thugge and other senior government officials over the Kimwarer and Arror dams scandal. He on Monday… Read more »

Political class would rather have Building Bridges than Punguza Mizigo referendum, analysts say

Debate over the push for a referendum continues to divide public opinion after the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) verified over 1.2 million signatures of registered voters presented in… Read more »

Why Nairobi River cleanup has stalled

Decades ago, Nairobi River water was a sparkling wonder. It abounded with fish and other creatures like the water beetle. Then, Nairobi was referred to as the green city in… Read more »

Mbiyu Koinange daughter clears way for Sh10bn estate distribution

A daughter of Jomo Kenyatta-era Cabinet minister Mbiyu Koinange has given up the fight for part of the Sh10 billion family estate, setting the stage for a possible end to… Read more »

All county idle land set to be taxable

Property owners face new taxes as counties eye more revenue in line with a policy unveiled by the Treasury. The policy to support enhanced devolved revenue calls for new valuation… Read more »

China’s Built a Railroad to Nowhere in Kenya

Beijing is withholding the $4.9 billion needed to finish the project, once a flagship for Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road initiative. Gleaming concrete sleepers run across a new railway bridge… Read more »

NYS director general Matilda Sakwa rushed to hospital after cup of tea

National Youth Service director general Matilda Sakwa, a tough-minded reformer, was rushed to hospital on Tuesday moments after she drank a cup of tea. It was not immediately known if… Read more »

How Aukot outwitted Big Three on referendum

How referendum reality upsets the political arena ahead of 2022 It is fresh headache for President Uhuru Kenyatta, his deputy William Ruto and opposition leader Raila Odinga as the reality… Read more »

KWS intensifies efforts to redirect herd of 5 male elephants from Timboroa

A herd of five male elephants on migration from Laikipia to Mau have lost their route and are wandering around Timboroa forest dam. You are advised to exercise caution if… Read more »

Billionaire businessman Manu Chandaria solemnizes marriage after 64 years at the Attorney General’s Chambers in Nairobi

Kenyan billionaire businessman Manu Chandaria and the love of his life Aruna Chandaria renewed their vows at the Attorney General’s Chambers in Nairobi. Chandaria, 90, was traditionally married to Aruna,… Read more »