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Maids Abroad: My sister bought land with my money, left my sons in the streets

Maids Abroad is a series of tales by Kenyans who return home to nothing after years of working in tough conditions in the Middle East She is still trying to… Read more »

Gikomba’s houses of last resort: Sh50 enough to get you bath, roof over your head

Urban survival:Business people, stranded travellers and prostitutes, all find a home.The cleanest place has a common bathroom where people queue and shower openly. It is noisy and the water is… Read more »

Inside former Bomet Governor, Isaac Ruto’s Sh60 million dairy farm where cows don’t drink cold water

Tens of cows mow one after the other as a tractor powered machine chops and mixes 30 bales of hay mixed with succulent pineapples. At hand to supervise a team… Read more »

Woman wrangles with in-laws after cremating husband in the USA

Mr Moses Maima’s family accuses Dr Ada Kagumba of failing to provide answers over his death in US before his body was cremated The widow of a Kenyan-born man said… Read more »

Kenyans in diaspora sent home Sh200bn

Kenyans living abroad sent almost $2 billion (Sh200 billion) to their families and others in their homeland in 2017, a US data-analysis group said. The estimate by the Pew Research… Read more »

Hidden treasure in wild berries

Gooseberries are regarded as wild fruits. They are believed to grow on their own in bushy areas or in the forest. They belong to the same family as tomatoes and… Read more »

Kenya’s bold and audacious go-getters

Six years ago, the Kenya Yearbook Editorial Board began the search for some of Kenya’s most outstanding women. The net was cast far and wide, encompassing over 20 industries. The… Read more »

Range Rover seized from Steve Mbogo over number plate, taxes

Police on Friday seized a Range Rover from politician Steve Mbogo as part of investigations into tax evasion and fraudulent acquisition of the number plate. The Directorate of Criminal Investigations… Read more »

MDG’s David Ochieng triumphs over ODM in Ugenya ; ODM’s Sumra concedes defeat in Embakasi South by-elections

David Ochieng of Movement for Democracy and Growth (MDG) Party has won the Ugenya Constituency by-election after beating Christopher Karan of Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) by 18,730 votes to 14,507… Read more »

Runda modern farmers’ market set to cut out middlemen in supply chain

Kenyan farmers will soon have their own market where they sell products directly to consumers, cutting off the traditional value chain that is replete with middlemen. The Nairobi Farmers Market,… Read more »

Apostle James Maina Ng’ang’a conned me millions – Businessman

City businessman Wickson Njoroge Mwathi has accused Apostle James Maina Ng’ang’a of conning him out of more than Sh3 million. He claims that police are reluctant to assist him recover the… Read more »

Brazilian identical twin brothers ordered to pay maintenance after inconclusive paternity test

Who’s the Daddy? Neither Twin Would Say. But They Both Will Pay. The judge was stumped. He had ordered a pair of identical twins to take DNA tests in a… Read more »

U.S. revokes ICC prosecutor’s entry visa over Afghanistan investigation

The United States has revoked the entry visa of the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, her office said on Thursday, a response to her inquiry into possible… Read more »

Looming financial crisis in Nairobi as E-payment firm Jambo Pay’s contract expires

Nairobians will now be forced to queue at the county’s cash office to pay for services manually. The contract of a company hired to run the county’s automated revenue collection… Read more »

Magistrate Ogoti quits case against Samburu governor

Chief Magistrate Douglas Ogoti has recused himself from the trial against Samburu Governor Moses Kasaine Lenolkulal and 13 others after the suspects complained of bias. The suspects through lawyer Paul… Read more »