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Here’s where you can ‘park’ money if looking to invest in Nairobi real estate

Should you invest in a parking lot? Searching for parking spaces in the Central Business District of Nairobi can be a tiresome activity for any motorist. So much that many people choose to take… Read more »

Kenyan Internet payments firm gets Sh519m funding

Direct Pay Online, an Internet payments processor, has received Sh519 million ($5 million) funding from private equity firm Apis Partners. Apis focuses on firms in Africa and Asia. This is… Read more »

Work with Uhuru to develop Nyanza

My motherland, the Luo nation, is a sleeping, snoring giant. Sleeping because of our immense untapped economic potential. Snoring because of the loudness of our politics. Despite our unrivaled human… Read more »

Withdrawal to cost NASA parties cash

The withdrawal of Opposition chief Raila Odinga from the controversial presidential rerun will cost cash-strapped NASA millions of shillings from the Political Parties Fund. This will make it difficult to… Read more »

Gay lions spotted having ‘sexual contact’ in Maasai Mara; Ezekiel Mutua wants lions spotted isolated

This is the remarkable moment a wildlife photographer managed to capture a romantic encounter between two male lions. The two lions were seen sneaking off into the bushes in Kenya’s… Read more »

Uriri MP Mark Nyamita angered by Gov Mike Sonko paying hospital bills for Raila supporters in Migori

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko’s decision to clear medical bills for survivors of police brutality in Migori has been met with criticism from a local politician. Mr Sonko cleared the arrears for all… Read more »

Canada to admit nearly 1 million immigrants over next 3 years [VIDEO]

Canada will welcome nearly one million immigrants over the next three years, according to the multi-year strategy tabled by the Liberal government today in what it calls “the most ambitious… Read more »

Jubilee mulls Parliamentary system to end election fights

Senior leaders in President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Jubilee Party are discussing amending the Constitution to introduce a Parliamentary system of government and a Prime Minister. Multiple leaders separately told the Star… Read more »

Kabogo ordered to give back Sh3.5b land, pay owner Sh100m damage

Kabogo ordered to give back Sh3.5b land, pay owner Sh100m damage High Court rules that former governor had forged documents, bringing to an end 10-year tussle for the city plot…. Read more »

Property registration blots ease of business ranking [VIDEO]

Kenya’s attractiveness to investors improved 12 places, the World Bank said in its latest ranking, which also shows that slow registration of property and issuance of construction permits remain the… Read more »

Kawangware residents pick up pieces after chaos

Traders whose businesses were destroyed during the violence that hit Nairobi’s Kawangware in the wake of the repeat presidential election started rebuilding their structures Wednesday. An uneasy calm returned to… Read more »

For Nasa supporters, Raila Odinga is ‘our messiah’

In some parts of Nyanza, where thousands hit the streets to block polling in last week’s divisive vote, the re-election of Uhuru Kenyatta means nothing. For them, there can be… Read more »

SportPesa in UK soccer awards list

Sports gaming company SportPesa is in the finalists’ list of UK Football Business Awards set to take place in London on Thursday. The awards held annually recognise and reward organisations… Read more »

Uhuru waited under Moi’s wings for years

In July 1987, a small news item with a picture of 26-year-old Uhuru doing a jig at a fund-raiser in Kiambu County appeared in the Standard newspaper. Not many people… Read more »

Raila and Uhuru walking in their fathers’ footsteps

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Nasa leader Raila Odinga walk closely in the footsteps of their fathers idolizing, imitating and publicly mimicking their politics. In public, they refer to one another as… Read more »