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Doreen Moraa: My HIV status does not invalidate my dreams

There is nothing about Doreen Moraa’s bright smile, firm handshake and confident demeanour that speaks anything about the tragic yet inspiring life story that she has. Doreen was born 22… Read more »

Meet Evelyn Owala, a bodybuilder

Having toned muscle is considered sexy these days. It not only makes a woman the envy of her counterparts, but also keeps lifestyle diseases at bay. Evelyn Owala, took up… Read more »

Unmasking Mukami Kinoti CEO and chief creative officer of shoe jewelry collection JOODJ

We knew her as ‘Saikati’ the Maasai girl portrayed in the 1992 film by the same title. Now, she’s a force to reckon with in the business world.  Mukami Kinoti… Read more »

What my son’s Cerebral palsy condition has taught me about life

Like any first-time mother, Winrose Muthee was both anxious and excited about the birth of her son Declan. The nine-month journey had run smoothly thus far and she was looking… Read more »

[VIDEO] Parents Sue St. Georges Girls High School Nairobi, For Expelling Their Daughters

Five Form Four students expelled from a secondary school over claims of lesbianism now want the institution compelled to readmit them. The 17-year-olds want the High Court to direct the… Read more »

President Kenyatta stops to buy his own soda at a kibanda in Machakos [PHOTOS

President Uhuru Kenyatta was an unexpected visitor to one shopkeeper in Machakos.  In a surprise visit to the shop, the president bought a bottle of soda his quench the thirst… Read more »

The shame of being 16 and pregnant in Kenya

Growing up, Jane Otieno, 25, stood out among her peers, often being given leadership roles. For instance, she was a class prefect throughout primary school, from Class One to Class… Read more »

Water man who became a millionaire

He was first contracted by a company to supply the commodity to ships docking at Mombasa. Now, Peterson Mitau has built a business empire worth Sh35 million Peterson Mitau is… Read more »

Farmer makes Sh3 milllion from cucumber farming

With the government encouraging farmers to diversify in agricultural farming, one farmer in Uasin Gishu County has ventured into horticultural farming. Thomas Kiptum is taking home close to Sh3 milllion… Read more »

Kaindi ‘final salute’ as top policewoman

It may just be a matter of time before the Deputy Inspector General of Police Grace Kaindi is forced to exit her office several months before her official retirement date… Read more »

Cleophas Shimanyula:The tout who built an empire

He did not complete his basic education and he does not shy away from admitting he could never have made it in the academic world.  Growing up in a strict… Read more »

From a Village Girl To Starting A PR Firm At 23Yrs With Only Sh6,000 Capital

“Just make sure you mention that I grew up in the village of Ngarariga and not in Limuru town or anywhere fancy for that matter,” says Mary Njoki the young founder… Read more »

Woman imprisoned by strange illness, shunned by doctors refuses to give up

A dismally lit room in Mathare. A stool and the unspread bed she occupies, canopied by a blue mosquito net, make up the limits of Jacqueline Makau’s entire world. The… Read more »

Where was kidnapped Embu County speaker: Truth about speaker’s love triangle

It’s almost a year since Embu County Speaker Justus Kariuki Mate alleged kidnap shocked the nation. Investigations by The Nairobian reveal that the Embu Speaker has been embroiled in a… Read more »

I have forgiven the mother who abandoned me 22 years ago

They say that the word mother is a verb, not a noun, but for Susan Njue, 23, it was simply a synonym of sorrow while growing up. Her mother, Lydia… Read more »