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Fractional ownership: How to buy a piece of luxury in Kenya

Share this on WhatsAppTom Mboya’s first encounter with the concept of fractional ownership was in the year 2000 while working in South Africa. The father of four, an ICT expert… Read more »

How Kenyan banks and investors lost billions in property boom that never was

Share this on WhatsAppDevelopers lose billions in Kenya property market slump In 2015, financial services provider Stanlib Kenya launched its much-awaited Real Estate Investment Trust (Reit), a first for the… Read more »

Ruto: ‘My relationship with Uhuru intact, but I have enemies’[VIDEO]

Share this on WhatsApp“If there is respect and loyalty that can be displayed. There is no one who has displayed loyalty and respect to Uhuru than myself.”  This was proclamations… Read more »

Uhuru to take charge of Mt Kenya BBI meetings amid plans to skip Ruto turf

Share this on WhatsAppPresident Uhuru Kenyatta is set to take charge of Building Bridges Initiative meetings in central Kenya even as his allies contemplate skipping similar forums in Deputy President… Read more »

The allure of malls fades as Kenya real estate boom goes bust

Share this on WhatsAppTowards the end of 2018, Knight Frank Kenya, a property consultancy firm, issued an intriguing advert on behalf of one of its clients. It was offering free… Read more »

Uphill task for governor leading BBI rallies in Rift

Share this on WhatsAppA timetable for Building Bridges Initiative meetings in Nakuru will be released in the next two weeks, Governor Lee Kinyajui has said. Speaking to The Standard yesterday,… Read more »

US Troops’ ‘Incredible Heroism’ Was Key to Repelling Kenya Attack, AFRICOM Says

Share this on WhatsAppA small team of U.S. troops demonstrating “incredible heroism and courage” were responsible for fighting off militants who stormed a base in Kenya early this month in a raid… Read more »

It’s brother versus brother in Sh20 billion city estate fight

Share this on WhatsAppThey are among the most elegant residential estates in the country, with residents expected to enjoy the serene environment presented by the beautiful trees surrounding them. But,… Read more »

Blogger Cyprian Nyakundi arrested for demanding Sh17.5mn to pull down libellous content

Share this on WhatsAppOfficers from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) arrested city blogger Cyprian Nyakundi on Monday on allegations of extorting Sh 1 million from an unnamed victim. Nyakundi… Read more »

From the high of sniffing glue to flying aeroplanes

Share this on WhatsAppWhenever Michael Mwangi told his fellow streetboys that one day he would fly an aeroplane, they would scoff at him and tell him those were hallucinations triggered… Read more »

CS for the National Treasury Ukur Yatani attracts praise and criticism in equal measure

Share this on WhatsAppThis week President Uhuru Kenyatta confirmed Ambassador Ukur Yatani as National Treasury Cabinet secretary, a move that means his predecessor Henry Rotich has now been officially sacked… Read more »

American lifestyle and performance footwear Sketchers opens third store in Nairobi

Share this on WhatsAppAmerican 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… Read more »

Amid Kenya power struggle, IMF says investment program in crisis

Share this on WhatsAppHundreds 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… Read more »

How Kenyans may have lost Sh29b in SGR tender

Share this on WhatsAppPricing 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… Read more »

Raila is Uhuru’s new Mr Fix It

Share this on WhatsAppOrange 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… Read more »