Kenya is selling residency permits and citizenship to repay debts

Kenya’s population stands at 47.5 million and with every child born today owing the lenders $1,300. The country’s domestic and foreign debt is now at dreadful Sh50 trillion ($50 billion),… Read more »

Nairobi’s Jevanjee estate to make way for new 3,000 apartments

Nairobi’s Jevanjee and Bachelors estates, which house 80 tenants, are to be demolished to pave the way for construction of 3,000 housing units in the next two years. The development… Read more »

Former AG Wako, wife and son barred from entering US over corruption

Former AG and Busia Senator Amos Wako has been barred from travelling to the United States for what the US Department of State has described as involvement in significant corruption…. Read more »

State moots grand plan to transform city railway land

The Kenya Railways headquarters is a focal point that gave Nairobi life in 1903. Decades later, this key transport unit is set to undergo an overhaul that will see it… Read more »

EACC now wants Sonko back in jail to complete ‘sentence’

Controversial Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko’s leadership woes are piling, with reports that the anti-graft agency wants him back in jail to complete his sentence.    People Daily has learnt that the… Read more »

Inside Kisumu’s child prostitution ring

It is around 10pm and 15-year-old Josephine (not her real name) is negotiating with her second client in a dark alley in Kondele slums in Kisumu. Josephine is a commercial… Read more »

Pope Francis appoints Dominic Kimengich Eldoret Diocese bishop

Bishop Dominic Kimengich has been appointed the new head of Eldoret Diocese. He replaces the late Bishop Cornelius Korir who died in 2017. The long-serving Lodwar Diocese Bishop was picked… Read more »

New grass variety boosts dairy sector

Traditional cows have lower milk production, ranging from one to 10 litres daily, compared to crossbreeds or exotic breeds such as Freshians and Jerseys that can produce 30 litres or… Read more »

How to turn semi-arid and water scarce area into a real farming hub

Kajiado is among counties popularly known for cattle rearing, as most residents are nomadic pastoralists who migrate within the region and the outskirts in search of pastures and water. While… Read more »

Tower brings taste of New York to Nairobi

Lordship Africa CEO Anuj Kale is a man on a mission. Kale is tasked with overseeing one of Africa’s most ambitious residential projects come to fruition. The Kenyan chapter of… Read more »

Uhuru: I never thought I’d see Kibra hold peaceful campaigns

President Uhuru Kenyatta has for the first time spoken about Jubilee party’s loss in the Kibra by-election. The party had fronted McDonald Mariga as its aspirant in a by-election which… Read more »

29-year-old woman with Kenyan roots found dead in the US

Woman found dead in Intracoastal near St. Augustine Shores identified A woman found dead in the Intracoastal Waterway in St. Augustine on Monday has been identified as 29-year-old Kenya Rose… Read more »

I have not dumped Ruto, Uhuru tells Mt Kenya leaders [VIDEO]

President Uhuru Kenyatta has told a section Mt Kenya MPs to stop reminding him about his pledge to support his deputy William Ruto’s 2022 presidential bid. The Head of State… Read more »

[VIDEO] ‘Sonko army of casuals reign chaos in Nairobi’

Governor Sonko is the problem in Nairobi, MCA reveals Embattled Nairobi County Assembly Majority Leader Abdi Guyo has now placed Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko at the centre of woes bedeviling… Read more »

Fingers crossed as Uhuru meets restless Mt Kenya leaders

President Uhuru Kenyatta is set to meet restive Mt Kenya region leaders at the Sagana River State lodge in Nyeri, today, The Standard can reveal. Invites for the meeting are… Read more »