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Student Leader Wanjiku (Wawa) Gatheru Named First Rhodes Scholar in University of Connecticut 138-year history

Wanjiku (Wawa) Gatheru, a highly accomplished student leader whose academic achievements have garnered national recognition, has been selected as the University of Connecticut’s first Rhodes Scholar. Gatheru ’20 (CAHNR), a… Read more »

Embakasi land up 115pc on bypass, Outer Ring roads

Land prices in Embakasi shot up by 115.1 percent from 2011 to 2018, driven by the construction of the Eastern Bypass and Outer Ring Road, a new report shows. Latest… Read more »

[VIDEO] Former MP’s son who was deported from US for drug trafficking; now battling with throat cancer

Aringo’s son: Drug trafficking, abuse messed up my life He was born and raised in affluence. Nothing he wanted lacked, including enrolling in the best schools. But after years of… Read more »

How 19-year-old Maseno University earns Sh5,000 daily

I am currently a second-year student at Maseno University and also a photographer since I joined the university in 2017. I do digital photo shoots in and around the university… Read more »

[VIDEO] EACC probe reveals millions wired into Sonko’s accounts

After months of investigation, the anti-corruption agency has flagged transactions through which it claims Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko diverted millions of shillings to his personal bank accounts. The Ethics and… Read more »

Rich Kenyans Splurge Millions on Buying Citizenships in Europe, Caribbean Island

For Kenya’s super rich, having a second or third passport is becoming the new luxury. Most of the very wealthy are past the stage of acquiring products that signal status… Read more »

[VIDEO] David Njuguna Sentenced To 5-7 Years In Crash That Killed Massachusetts State Trooper

The driver convicted in the death of a Massachusetts State Police Trooper was sentenced Thursday afternoon after family members gave emotional victim impact statements. David Njuguna was sentenced to 5-7… Read more »

What Nairobi can learn from Dubai’s troubled property sector

The political differences between Nairobi leaders senator Johnson Sakaja and governor Mike Sonko has bubbled into the open. The senator Thursday led nine MPs from Nairobi in accusing the governor… Read more »

Things looking up for former gang paradise in Kigumo, Muranga County

For residents of Kigumo in Murang’a, the mere mention of Kangari-Kaharati road conjures one word: gangland. For about 10 years, the 41km road stretch had been controlled by criminals, scaring… Read more »

Coffee farmhand strikes jackpot, becomes new king of pumpkins in Gatundu South

Four years ago, Paul Munyaga was working as a farm-hand in his friend’s coffee farm in Gathage village, Gatundu South. He is a trained coffee farmer and has a vast… Read more »

[VIDEO]Candidate who learnt that her whole family died in car crash 22 days later

Relatives had decided not to inform Anna that her parents and three siblings had died in an accident to allow her to sit for Form Four exams. A wave of… Read more »

Kenya treasury mandarins who burned economy with cooked figures

The last thing former Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich and Dr Kamau Thugge did before being hounded out of office was pay themselves Sh3.7 million each as allowances for preparing the… Read more »

Plenty of jobs in morgues, but few takers in Kenya

Skilled workers needed in morgues, but few takers Kenya is in dire need of morticians and morgue attendants, the sector stakeholders say. Funeral Service Association of Kenya (FSAK) chairman Mr… Read more »

Ghaninan Blind student ‘dragged from Oxford University debating chamber by his ankles’ [VIDEO]

Ghanaian postgraduate student left feeling ‘unwelcome in the union, Oxford and the country’ The Oxford Union has been lambasted after a blind student was reportedly “dragged by his ankles” out… Read more »

182 Kenyans arrested while applying for DACA status -USCIS Report

At least 182 undocumented Kenyans living in the US were among thousands of immigrants arrested while applying for legal status to avoid deportation and become eligible for work permits. According… Read more »