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Harambee Stars defender joins Swedish top-tier side IF Elfsborg

Harambee Stars defender Joseph Okumu has joined Swedish top-tier side IF Elfsborg. Okumu, 22, impressed for the Kenyan National team in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, catching the eyes… Read more »

Why Mai Mahiu is the next Kenya big thing in investment and trade

For decades now Mai Mahiu, a sprawling trading centre located between scenic hills of Naivasha has failed to attract large scale investments. Although the town is a less than two-hours… Read more »

Kenya Police shoot at judge’s car after reports of hijacking

A High Court judge escaped unhurt after his vehicle was shot at by police in Kileleshwa, Nairobi, on Sunday night. The officers wanted to deflate the vehicle’s tyres after being… Read more »

Sh11.5bn Kenyatta family-owned Northlands City Ruiru industrial park set for opening March next year

The construction of an Sh11.5 billion industrial park at the Kenyatta family-owned Northlands City in Ruiru, will be completed by early next year, the South African developer behind it has… Read more »

KRA targets doctors’ payments from 12 foreign insurance firms

The taxman has turned his focus on payments made to local doctors by 12 global firms that offer insurance cover to Kenya’s wealthy businessmen and expatriates in the ongoing crackdown… Read more »

Kihiu Mwiri land owners cry foul on ‘flawed’ titling

Some shareholders of the defunct Kihiu Mwiri Farmers Company in Murang’a County are accusing the government of hoodwinking them that they would get title deeds, claiming 12,000 of the documents… Read more »

Samson Otieno: ‘Without art I don’t think I would be where I am today’

In the final instalment of the Kibera series, the musician describes his journey from Kenya’s largest slum to London Samson Odhiambo Otieno’s early life was never going to be easy…. Read more »

Kenyan man gets life in prison in US for raping elderly patient at nursing facility where he worked

Fort Worth man gets life in prison for raping elderly patient at nursing facility where he worked A Tarrant County jury on Thursday sentenced a Fort Worth man to life… Read more »

Friends reveal hapless life of Kenyan jailed in China

The life sentence handed last month to Simon Wambua Mbuvi, 44, by a Chinese court for trafficking cocaine continues to haunt those who knew him. That a committed church official… Read more »

Streets, apps and brothels: ‘Illegal’ sex work booming in Naiorbi Estates

As the authorities turn a blind eye to its existence, the world’s oldest profession is thriving from the streets to the Internet. Our reporter explored the trend in Nairobi and… Read more »

Sh810m urban upgrade launched in Ol Kalou town.

A Sh810 million urban development infrastructural project has been launched in Ol Kalou town. The project is part of the programme targeting several other urban towns in the county and… Read more »

Kenyans return Sh25b hidden in old bank notes

State currency order returns Sh25b in ‘mattress accounts’ Within a month after Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Governor Patrick Njoroge announced plans to phase out the old Sh1,000 banknotes, a… Read more »

Kenyan jailed for 15 years in the UK for stealing Sh55 million jewelry

£442,000 jewellery shop raider Victor Okumu is locked up A ROBBER who carried out a £442,000 raid on a North Yorkshire jeweller’s has been given a 15 and a half… Read more »

Kenyan who swallowed 68 cocaine packets arrested in Thailand

A Kenyan man was stopped at Bangkok’s airport for allegedly trying to smuggle more than 60 packets of cocaine in his stomach, Thai authorities announced Wednesday. Authorities said Glenn Chibasellow… Read more »

DPP orders Keroche directors Tabitha Karanja and husband to appear in court over Sh14bn tax evasion

The DPP has ordered that the directors of Keroche Breweries Ltd be arraigned in court over Sh14.45 billion tax evasion. The directors are Tabitha Mukami Mungai and Joseph Karanja. In a… Read more »