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Juni Asiyo : Kenyan native in North Carolina turned to friends to help African village

Growing up in Kenya, Juni Asiyo saw both the dire needs of her fellow villagers and the way that help from abroad sometimes missed its intended targets. So when she… Read more »

Man changing Akorino’s view of money with an estimated Sh500 million empire

Obadiah Maina, 38, is the sect’s adherent, but refuses to believe that God bars him from accumulating wealth here on earth. From being a lecturer to a potato seller, Maina… Read more »

[VIDEO] Kenyan joins race for MP seat in Britain, Thurrock constituency

An independent councillor on Basildon Council has announced that he is making a bid to be the next MP in Thurrock. Cllr Daniel Munyambu is at present a councillor for… Read more »

It’s been three years and Sh20 Million for my boy in ICU

Alice Wamaitha Chege’ resolve is the epitome of resilience. Her son, Milan Mburu, is now three years, four months old, and has been admitted to the Critical Care Unit (CCU)… Read more »

You’re starving dad’s lions, Mutula Kilonzo Junior tells his stepmum

A rift has emerged in the family of former Justice Minister Mutula Kilonzo barely two years after his mysterious death, The Nairobian can reveal. In a stinging e-mail titled ‘Cruelty… Read more »

From poor civil servant to a Kenyan billionaire

His first salary as a junior clerk was Sh665 when he joined government employment in 1980.  He left 14 years later and started a butchery and then a school. Now,… Read more »

Deal-maker to Kenya’s high and mighty

Martin Dias is a happy man. Barely 24 hours earlier, in this exact spot in Sankara Hotel’s Business Lounge in Nairobi’s Westlands, Dias, the CEO of Financial and Property Consultants… Read more »

THE ONES WE LOST: Kenya cries for you, Our beloved children

Here are  the names of students killed in the Garissa attack, #147notjustanumber Jessica Cherono Mlindiro Peter Magio Prisca Auma Wayodi Dorcas Kagusina Julius Alex MueriMuchiro Kevin Ouma Odongo Selpha Wanda… Read more »

Man kills self ‘for being served little ugali’ in Siaya

A 50-year-old man in Migosi Village, committed suicide on Tuesday night after a quarrel with his wife. Family members said Mr Samuel Abuya began quarrelling with his wife shortly after… Read more »

Meet the jack of value addition

After a one-and-a-half hour drive on a bumpy murram road, we enter into William Simiyu’s home in Navakholo, Kakamega, where we find him packing sun dried mushrooms into a gunny… Read more »

Former teacher strikes gold in farming

From earning a measly Sh30,000 a month, Joshua Okundi now makes Sh300,000 each season. He says venturing into farming has changed his life For years, Joshua Okundi taught his pupils… Read more »

Two decades later, USIU is where I wanted it to be’

‘Two decades As Prof Freida Brown packs her bags to go home to family, classical music and audio books, her journey to Nairobi from Kentucky, US, as an adventurous young… Read more »

Former politician, Kenneth Matiba: How the true millionaire went bankrupt

Worshippers at St Stephen Chapel in Jadini Beach, Kwale, have no place to pray. Their land and property has been reclaimed by Barclays Bank of Kenya. The land had been… Read more »

Four inspiring women use their resources to bring change to other’s lives

Teresa Njoroge is the founder of Support Me in My Shoes, an initiative fighting to give ex-convicts a second chance. When we meet her for this interview at Lang’ata Women’s… Read more »

Man who dresses the who’s who in Kenya

Little Red was started in the 50s by Aziz Fazal’s grandparents, who handed it over to his parents who then handed it over to him and his brother in the… Read more »