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Cytonn hands over 113 apartments in Ruaka

Cytonn Investments says 113 luxury units in its high-end development, The Alma, will next week be handed over to owners. The firm plans to complete all 477 units within the… Read more »

15-year-old fighting for her life after brothel in Eastleigh, Nairobi forced her to abort [VIDEO]

A 15-year-old girl is fighting for her life in a city hospital after a forced abortion went wrong. The girl had been working at a brothel in Nairobi’s Eastleigh area… Read more »

Tatu City declared a Special Planning Area

The Government has declared Tatu City a Special Planning Area in a move that will rob the county government some control of the upcoming metropolis. In a Kenya Gazette notice,… Read more »

Fairdeal building Sh2.5b beachfront apartments in Kikambala

Fairdeal Group of Companies has begun the construction of a Sh2.5 billion estate in Kikambala, Kilifi. The conglomerate revealed it would construct 200 luxurious units, dubbed Sandy Shores Apartments, on… Read more »

Inside Nairobi heroine dens: From cloud nine high to depths of hell

When you first shoot up, you will most likely puke and feel briefly repelled, but soon you’ll feel blissful, relaxed or numb; pain and worries vanish.  It will cling to you… Read more »

Riakanau Buses: Memories of a slow, cheap bus that stalled

Riakanau buses moved at a snail speed but charged ridiculously low fares. They also had huge spaces for luggage, especially those like green bananas and avocado sacks that other carriers… Read more »

Suraya saga: Case of fraud or just poor financial planning?

The year was 2011, in the thick of the boom years of the Kibaki ‘Nusu Mkate’ era. There was a sense of economic hopefulness about the country. Gross Domestic Product… Read more »

Kenya rises in visa friendly States ranking

Kenya climbed six places to rank ninth last year in the Africa Visa Openness Index which measures how easy it is for visitors to enter a country. The index, published… Read more »

Top 2013 KCSE student found dead in the US Stanford University dorm

Norah Jelagat Borus, the best girl in Nairobi County in the 2013 KCSE results, is dead. The Stanford University undergraduate was on Friday found dead at her on-campus residence in… Read more »

Kenya property sellers hit with doubled capital gains tax

The government will more than double capital gains tax resulting from gains through sale of property to 12.5 percent from the current five percent. The Budget statement presented by Treasury… Read more »

Want good rental returns? Head to Nanyuki

Nanyuki could be the area to head to in the Mount Kenya region for you, if you are looking good good returns in rental yields. This is according to report… Read more »

3 Kenyans Indicted in Marriage Fraud Case in Kansas

A woman from Lee’s Summit is among three Kenyans indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a marriage fraud conspiracy, federal prosecutors with the U.S. Attorney’s Office… Read more »

Equity Bank licensed to begin operations in Ethiopia

Equity Bank has set up a Commercial Representative Office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia as it prepares to commence operations. The Bank has appointed Hassan Maalim as the Head of the… Read more »

Wajir East MP Rashid Amin arrested for assaulting Wajir Woman Rep Fatuma Gedi at Parliament buildings.[VIDEO]

Wajir East MP Rashid Amin was arrested on Thursday night for allegedly assaulting Wajir Woman Representative Fatuma Gedi at Parliament buildings. The lawmaker was apprehended after being questioned for two… Read more »

4 Al-Shabaab fighters dead after IEDs blow up prematurely

Four Al-Shabaab militants died in Lamu County on Thursday after the improvised explosive devices (IEDs) they were planting blew up prematurely. Three died at the scene of the incident at… Read more »