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Matiang’i orders deportation of Chinese traders at Gikomba

Share this on WhatsAppInterior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has ordered the deportation of four Chinese nationals engaging in business activities at Gikomba market in Nairobi. Dr Matiang’i, who spoke in… Read more »

Laikipia farm where harvesting takes place every single day of the year

Share this on WhatsAppEvery week like clockwork, Snowview farm is a hive of activity. While market traders show up to haggle with the management for the best produce, workers are… Read more »

Looking to invest in Africa? The 7 sectors driving growth

Share this on WhatsAppThe London Stock Exchange (LSE) prides itself on linking globally minded investors to ambitious, growing companies from around the world. One of the key ways it does… Read more »

Mastermind Tobacco tycoon’s send-off, attended by only 8 mourners, leaves village in awe

Share this on WhatsAppMastermind Tobacco tycoon Wilfred M’iti Murungi lived a reclusive life. He hardly mixed with villagers in his Magutuni area, Tharaka-Nithi County. When he died last week, the… Read more »

The Chinese in Gikomba

Share this on WhatsAppSmall-scale traders in Gikomba, Nyamakima and Kamukunji markets in Nairobi have new competitors — the Chinese. Tens of Chinese traders have opened shops in the crowded, informal… Read more »

One case of Ebola confirmed in Uganda

Share this on WhatsAppA five-year-old boy is being treated for Ebola in Uganda, the first case since an outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo 10 months ago, the World… Read more »

Suraya secures Sh1.6bn to complete pending projects [VIDEO]

Share this on WhatsAppSuraya Property Group has secured Sh1.6 billion in fresh financing to accelerate completion of some of its pending housing projects. The funding has been secured from four… Read more »

Nandi Governor Stephen Sang arrested over tea farm destruction

Share this on WhatsAppNandi Governor Stephen Sang has been arrested as police investigate him over the destruction of Kibwari tea estate, which is said to be on a grabbed piece… Read more »

Urithi’s housing bubble bursts as bank puts its land on sale

Share this on WhatsAppWith a local bank putting up for sale one hundred acres of land belonging to Urithi Housing Co-operative Society, the housing bubble for one of Kenya’s leading… Read more »

Fire breaks out in patient’s chest during surgery

Share this on WhatsAppAn emergency operation on a 60-year-old Australian patient took an unexpected turn when a fire broke out in his open chest. Medics were able to put out… Read more »

Why Kenyans turn to private investigators

Share this on WhatsAppWhen Lawrence Mbuthia returned from Australia after two years of study and realised that there were huge, unaccounted-for sums of money missing from his company’s accounts, he… Read more »

ODM gets last laugh as it wins Sh4 billion parties funds

Share this on WhatsAppThe Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) has been awarded Sh4.1 billion by the Court of Appeal after a protracted battle. The three-judge bench of the Court of Appeal… Read more »

JamboPay set for shutdown to end ‘circus’ with Nairobi

Share this on WhatsAppThe Nairobi County government is at risk of being plunged into a financial crisis as JamboPay is set to shut down its payment services at midnight. Parking… Read more »

All you need to know about new KRA boss, James Githii

Share this on WhatsAppThe newly appointed KRA’s new Commissioner General James Githii Mburu is a man loved and feared in equal measure by both friends and foes. At the age… Read more »

How online lenders drive Kenyans to the wall

Share this on WhatsAppAllan Muthiga was in a fix and needed some money urgently. And it was at night. Allan, who resides in Umoja, was certain that he had already… Read more »