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American lifestyle and performance footwear Sketchers opens third store in Nairobi

American lifestyle and performance footwear Sketchers has embarked on an expansion drive in Kenya after the collapse of Nakumatt Supermarket, its local dealer. On Saturday, the brand opened its fourth… Read more »

Amid Kenya power struggle, IMF says investment program in crisis

Hundreds of mismanaged infrastructure projects have stalled in Kenya and it will cost around $10 billion to revive them, the IMF said in a report whose findings point to a… Read more »

How Kenyans may have lost Sh29b in SGR tender

Pricing of the Standard Gauge Railway project may have been inflated by nearly Sh29 billion, fresh details from analysis of the tender documents show. Kenya Railways Corporation allowed the contractor… Read more »

Raila is Uhuru’s new Mr Fix It

Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga is fast emerging as the President’s most trusted point man in politics and public affairs. Whether in Parliament or public rallies or official functions,… Read more »

Education CS George Magoha dissolves University of Nairobi council, revokes Kiama appointment

Education CS George Magoha has dissolved the Julia Ojiambo-led University of Nairobi Council. He has also revoked the appointment of Prof. Stephen Kiama as UoN Vice Chancellor pending consultation. “Prof…. Read more »

Prof. Kaimenyi: How I was tempted with billion-shilling bribe offers

When Prof Jacob T. Kaimenyi was serving as Education Cabinet secretary, a group of people approached him with a strange request: They wanted him to award them the multibillion-shilling tender… Read more »

Inside plot by Uhuru men to derail Ruto in Mt Kenya

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s political strategists have tapped influential ex-lawmakers from Mt Kenya to deflate DP William Ruto’s growing influence in the region. Amid fears that Ruto’s frenetic forays could whittle… Read more »

Babu Owino arrested for shooting DJ in Kilimani’s B club

Embakasi East MP Babu Owino will be charged with attempted murder, the Director of Criminal Investigations’ (DCI) George Kinoti has said. This comes after the legislator allegedly shot and injured… Read more »

Fish dealer happy he quit sh25,000-a-month driver’s job to sell fish in Kutus Kirinyaga County

Smoke curls from the wooden shed as sizzling hot oil in the deep-frying pan quickly turns the red white reddish fish into an inviting, golden brown delicacy. Customers munch the… Read more »

‘I will not give up on my limping dairy farm’

“When the going gets tough, the tough get going”, that is John Chege’s mantra. A dairy farmer for more than 20 years, Chege has seen the good, the bad and… Read more »

I left a Sh500,000 salary for farming

In that last rainy season, we lost 1,512 tomato crops, but ironically, this is when I discovered the advantage of planting a variety of produce. While the tomatoes suffered, the… Read more »

Two doctors in diaspora use technology to run village farm

As we enter this expansive farm, we are welcomed by six fierce German Shepherds. They go round our car as they sniff it and after establishing we are not dangerous… Read more »

World Bank Project Will Build 2,400 Houses in Naivasha, Nakuru County

On October 31st, Governor Lee Kinyanjui declared that “the journey towards providing decent and affordable housing for our people” had began with the launch of the Naivasha Affordable Housing Project…. Read more »

Ex-minister Gideon Ndambuki’s hotel put on auction over Sh80 million debt

Former Cabinet minister Gideon Ndambuki is fighting to block the auction of his six-storey hotel in Machakos town over a Sh80 million loan. In a notice published on Monday, Garam… Read more »

Uhuru, Raila allies want Ruto out of Jubilee

The political onslaught targeting Deputy President William Ruto continued to escalate after 12 lawmakers allied to President Uhuru Kenyatta and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga told him… Read more »