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Gun stolen at DP Ruto’s home after officer brings in sex worker

Two people were on Monday charged in a Mombasa court with stealing a pistol at Deputy President William Ruto’s official residence in Mombasa. Elsia Kazungu and Joshua Owiti are accused… Read more »

PS Kibicho named in Ruto assassination letter case

Interior Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho was the complainant in the case revolving around a letter that purported to expose a plot to assassinate Deputy President William Ruto, a court heard… Read more »

Kenya warns against travel to China over deadly coronavirus

The Foreign Affairs ministry has advised Kenyans against all but necessary travel to China as a precaution, following the quick spread of a virus that has left at least 81… Read more »

Kenyan woman, 26, sets up country’s first digital car insurance company

Jihan Abass, a 26-year-old Kenyan woman, often walks into meetings full of puzzled faces as people crane past her looking for the boss of her new digital motor insurance company…. Read more »

Fractional ownership: How to buy a piece of luxury in Kenya

Tom Mboya’s first encounter with the concept of fractional ownership was in the year 2000 while working in South Africa. The father of four, an ICT expert in Nairobi, says… Read more »

How Kenyan banks and investors lost billions in property boom that never was

Developers lose billions in Kenya property market slump In 2015, financial services provider Stanlib Kenya launched its much-awaited Real Estate Investment Trust (Reit), a first for the Nairobi Securities Exchange… Read more »

Ruto: ‘My relationship with Uhuru intact, but I have enemies’[VIDEO]

“If there is respect and loyalty that can be displayed. There is no one who has displayed loyalty and respect to Uhuru than myself.”  This was proclamations by the Deputy… Read more »

Uhuru to take charge of Mt Kenya BBI meetings amid plans to skip Ruto turf

President Uhuru Kenyatta is set to take charge of Building Bridges Initiative meetings in central Kenya even as his allies contemplate skipping similar forums in Deputy President William Ruto’s turf…. Read more »

The allure of malls fades as Kenya real estate boom goes bust

Towards the end of 2018, Knight Frank Kenya, a property consultancy firm, issued an intriguing advert on behalf of one of its clients. It was offering free rent for six… Read more »

Uphill task for governor leading BBI rallies in Rift

A timetable for Building Bridges Initiative meetings in Nakuru will be released in the next two weeks, Governor Lee Kinyajui has said. Speaking to The Standard yesterday, the Nakuru governor… Read more »

US Troops’ ‘Incredible Heroism’ Was Key to Repelling Kenya Attack, AFRICOM Says

A small team of U.S. troops demonstrating “incredible heroism and courage” were responsible for fighting off militants who stormed a base in Kenya early this month in a raid that killed three Americans,… Read more »

It’s brother versus brother in Sh20 billion city estate fight

They are among the most elegant residential estates in the country, with residents expected to enjoy the serene environment presented by the beautiful trees surrounding them. But, for a few… Read more »

Blogger Cyprian Nyakundi arrested for demanding Sh17.5mn to pull down libellous content

Officers from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) arrested city blogger Cyprian Nyakundi on Monday on allegations of extorting Sh 1 million from an unnamed victim. Nyakundi was arrested alongside… Read more »

From the high of sniffing glue to flying aeroplanes

Whenever Michael Mwangi told his fellow streetboys that one day he would fly an aeroplane, they would scoff at him and tell him those were hallucinations triggered by sniffing too… Read more »

CS for the National Treasury Ukur Yatani attracts praise and criticism in equal measure

This week President Uhuru Kenyatta confirmed Ambassador Ukur Yatani as National Treasury Cabinet secretary, a move that means his predecessor Henry Rotich has now been officially sacked over the Sh22… Read more »