Archive: Page 7

‘Why Kenyan real estate is in a slowdown, not bubble burst’

Share this on WhatsAppSakina Hassanali, head of development consulting and research at real estate firm Hass Consult, is not a big fan of the phrase ‘property bubble burst’ in relation… Read more »

Multi-billion shilling real-estate projects launched amid sector woes

Share this on WhatsAppDevelopers continue to defy market sentiments with new and bigger projects breaking ground almost daily. Just last week, two leading developers broke ground for hundreds of residential… Read more »

How former Secondary School teacher built a big dairy empire in Ruiru Kiambu County

Share this on WhatsAppAfter quitting teaching, a job he had done for six years, George Ngugi Karungo started rearing cows as a hobby. Today, he owns a dairy empire. He… Read more »

The life and times of Benga musician John DeMathew

Share this on WhatsAppHe was known as John DeMathew but his real was John Mwangi Ng’ang’a. The popular Kikuyu musician was known for his use of satire to explain the… Read more »

Reuben Ndolo, six others arrested over death threats [VIDEO]

Share this on WhatsAppFormer Makadara MP was on Saturday night arrested for allegedly causing disturbance and threatening to kill an unidentified person at Bustani Gardens along Ole Odume Road, Nairobi…. Read more »

An emotional De’Mathew cried just before the road accident

Share this on WhatsAppKikuyu musician Mike Rua has shared the last moments he had with his friend John De’Mathew who died in a road accident on Sunday night. Speaking to… Read more »

Dowry ceremony turns tragic after four people die in Nyeri

Share this on WhatsAppA dowry negotiation ceremony in Ruirii village, Nyeri County, turned tragic after four people died of suspected food poisoning. Among the dead is the mother of the… Read more »

Business tycoon Humphrey Kariuki charged with tax evasion [VIDEO]

Share this on WhatsAppCity billionaire businessman Humphrey Kariuki has been charged with tax evasion on Monday. Mr Kariuki, who was present in court, is said to have jetted into the… Read more »

President Uhuru picks lawyer Gershom Otachi to head NLC

Share this on WhatsAppPresident Uhuru Kenyatta has picked lawyer Gerishom Otachi to lead the National Land Commission for the next six years. Mr Otachi, who co-owns Ogetto Otachi and Co… Read more »

Kenyans charged with graft will not travel to the UK

Share this on WhatsAppNic Hailey, the outgoing British High Commissioner to Kenya, is completing his term in the country having served since December 2015. He spoke to the Daily Nation on a… Read more »

Kitengela, Juja dominate city satellite towns’ land sale in Q2

Share this on WhatsAppLandowners and housing property owners in Nairobi satellite towns continued to enjoy better sales due to improved road infrastructure. Realtor, HassConsult’s Second Quarter Land Price Index report… Read more »

EACC repossesses Kenya Railways land valued at Sh60 million from Oburu

Share this on WhatsAppThe Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) has recovered a parcel of land in Kisumu that was irregularly acquired by East African Legislative Assembly MP from Kenya Railways… Read more »

Kibra MP Ken Okoth dies aged 41

Share this on WhatsAppKibra Member of Parliament Ken Okoth died at The Nairobi Hospital on Friday after a long battle with colon cancer. Mr Okoth’s brother Imran Okoth said that… Read more »

DPP Haji orders arrest of Governor Waititu, wife

Share this on WhatsAppThe Director of Public Prosecution Noordin Haji has ordered the arrest and prosecution of Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu and 12 other county employees over alleged graft. In… Read more »

How Kenol in Muranga County moved from a fuel pump to a real estate hotspot

Share this on WhatsAppFifty years ago, a lone fuel pump stood halfway between Thika and Murang’a towns. The pump had been installed by the then Kenya Oil Company Limited or Kenol,… Read more »