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Ex-trade unionist buried at 6am to beat a court order over a child borne out of wedlock

A former Nakuru County long serving teachers’ unionist was yesterday buried at dawn to beat a court order meant to bar the family from burying him over a child borne… Read more »

Trans Nzoia farmers milk fortunes from dairy farming

Cherangany cooperative now has more than 1,750 active members who supply 4,500 litres of milk daily Sarah Bett struggled to put food on the table for her siblings because of… Read more »

Nairobi ranked 97 in home-rental cost

Nairobi is the 97th most expensive home-rental city in the world after renowned destinations like Bangkok and Cairo, according to Bloomberg World Airbnb cost Index. The 2018 Bloomberg home-renting site… Read more »

Your ‘relative’ abroad not your bank account

Barack Obama came back ‘home’, this time as an ordinary citizen, last week. For Kenyans, though, it did not matter that he is now a retired president-he has just as… Read more »

Honourable dance: Kenyan author Peter Kimani nominated for US literary award

A former editor with The Standard, Peter Kimani is among six authors nominated for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, the biggest award for black writers in the United States. The award… Read more »

Millions pay heavy price for Mau Complex plunder

Wanton destruction of forest and encroachment has led to drying of rivers and human-wildlife conflicts The 400,000 hectares Mau Complex which is as large as Mt Kenya and the Aberdares… Read more »

Murkomen isolated over Mau utterances

Rift Valley legislators concerned Senator’s remarks could jeopardise relations between Uhuru and Ruto The two most strident voices in the Mau eviction saga have been declared “too noisy” by their… Read more »

DPP orders arrest of ex-Nyandarua governor over alleged fraud

The Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji on Wednesday ordered the arrest and prosecution of former Nyandarua Governor Daniel Waithaka Mwangi and seven others over a fraudulent Sh50 million water… Read more »

Gangster granny of Murang’a

Granny by day, villain at night During the day, 80-year old Wambui Muturi was a devout Catholic and an unassuming granny. At night, the grandmother ran a kidnapping ring that… Read more »

Man claims brokers selling 4200 acre piece of land in Nanyuki to unsuspecting Kenyans

A Nairobi based Land buying company has raised red flag over sale of part of its ranch situated in Nanyuki, Laikipia County by unscrupulous businessman. The director of Eden Park… Read more »

Student rejected for 298 KCPE marks shines in the UK

Lelaibei Primary in Olenguruone is your ordinary rural school with no piped water, electricity or computers. Out of this school came the 2018 Oxford University’s rare stars. In short, Ms… Read more »

[VIDEO]31-year-old teacher who has been sodomising pupils since 2016 arrested

More than 500 pupils of Toi Primary School demonstrated against a 31-year-old teacher accused of sexual assault. The teacher was popular with pupils since he was reportedly talented and likeable,… Read more »

KRA disowns employee accused of illegally acquiring Sh615 million wealth

The Kenya Revenue Authority employee being investigated over his Sh615 million wealth had been interdicted to facilitate the probe, the tax agency has said. The authority admitted that Joseph Chege… Read more »

Avocado farmers eye China, India as EU glut cuts earnings

Kenyan avocado producers have set sights on China and India in search of better prices amid rising competition in the traditional 28-nation European Union (EU) market. Avocado prices in the… Read more »

Kenya’s aviation safety up ahead of direct US flights

Kenya has significantly improved its aviation safety standard, solidifying its Category 1 status that allows for direct flights between Nairobi and New York, US. The country scored 78 per cent… Read more »