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Ole-Pussy Road Road excites Rongai residents

A road linking Ongata Rongai to the inner parts of the neighbourhoods has set tongues about the ‘weird’ name. Ole-Pussy Road is barely 150 metres from Rongai town where its… Read more »

Catherine Waruguru:I cherish State House moment with Uhuru

Catherine Waruguru is a nominated member of the Laikipia County Assembly. She got tongues wagging after her tête-à-tête with President Uhuru Kenyatta during a State House visit. The 29-year-old spoke… Read more »

Kagendo: She trained as a teacher but now she repairs motorbikes

When she graduated with a diploma in education in 2013, Purity Kagendo was determined to get a well-paying job as a secondary school teacher, preferably employed by the government. “I… Read more »

Taita Taveta Women’s Rep Joyce Lay : I lost my son and dad in one year

At only 19, life happened for Taita Taveta Women’s Rep. Joyce Lay opened up to John Lawrence about her teenage pregnancy, suicidal thoughts and how husband Bill turned her life… Read more »

Work hard, play hard

This is from a man who, for a few hours last year, had Sh1 billion in his account…The billionaire tag  came after reports that LeapFrog Investments, a private equity firm,… Read more »

When women quit top jobs for babies

My cute baby is more important than any job The girl-child and female empowerment has been the focus the world over in recent decades, with women being encouraged to scale… Read more »

Prof Margaret Kamar: My life as a farmer in my 1600-acre farm

A lesson on large-scale mixed farming As you drive along the Eldoret-Iten-Chepkanga Road, you cannot stop marvelling at the hundreds of blue gum (eucalyptus) trees lining up one side of… Read more »

Legislators roughed up in House fist fight; Johnstone Muthama, Simba Arati injured

Business at the National Assembly came to a standstill Thursday afternoon after MPs disrupted a special sitting convened to debate the controversial security amendments bill. The bill is set to… Read more »

A tribute to Asenath Bole Odaga: The queen of folklore

Asenath Bole Odaga, who died this week at the ripe age of 80 in Kisumu. For nearly five decades, Ms Bole Odaga researched and published on African traditional literature. In… Read more »

Peter Massawa : I help Kenyans create wealth

His firm, Pillar Technologies Ltd, has created a platform where thousands of Kenyans are now making money whenever they consume airtime through multi-level marketing. According to Peter Massawa, the member… Read more »

Picking up the pieces after the ultimate betrayal

“When fitness enthusiasts talk of ‘a total lifestyle change’, their faces are always beaming. It’s easy to resonate with the good feelings that their invigorated smiles show. I too had… Read more »

Two sets of twins born identical, marrying together

When identical twins Linet and Maureen Kimetu took a stroll on a playground in Machakos Town early in the year, another set of twins, William and Zacchaeus Kavoi, also stood… Read more »

Prof Margaret Kobia,chairperson of the Public Service Commission,shares her dreams and worries of the commission

She is one of the most powerful women in Kenya today, yet despite her remarkable achievements, she has remained humble and approachable in her day-to-day life. As she sits at… Read more »

Woman behind mydressmychoice

Ruth Knaus inspired a protest when a woman was allegedly stripped for wearing a miniskirt. The issue made news in Kenya and beyond and give impetus to discussions on sexual… Read more »

How we built a Sh25m maize empire

The cream building in Mabonde Sub-location on the outskirts of Kitale Town in Trans Nzoia County is conspicuous as it dwarfs the rest in its neighbourhood. To access it, one… Read more »