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Kenya Airways CEO Sebastian Mikosz to exit in December

Share this on WhatsAppKenya Airways Chief Executive Officer Sebastian Mikosz has resigned on “personal grounds”, effective December 31. In an internal memo to staff, Mr Mikosz said he had decided… Read more »

High Court rejects plea to make gay sex legal in Kenya

Share this on WhatsAppThe High Court on Friday declined to decriminalise sections of the Penal Code that make it illegal to have consensual same sex in Kenya. Judges Roselyn Aburili,… Read more »

How Garden City is coping with real estate slowdown

Share this on WhatsAppThe last 10 years have seen an exponential increase in the number of residential and commercial properties available for sale and renting in Nairobi. Among such properties… Read more »

UN-Habitat to build 8,000 houses in Machakos

Share this on WhatsAppUN-Habitat boosts Uhuru’s housing agenda The government’s housing programme has received a shot in the arm, with the United Nations Habitat programme finalising plans to build about… Read more »

Home ownership: features youths look out for

Share this on WhatsAppFor George Watoro, a 26-year-old accountant with a Nairobi-based accounting firm FGC Kenya LLC, owing a home is something that has crossed his mind severally, mostly driven… Read more »

Woman kills suspected robber who attempted to rape her in Nyeri

Share this on WhatsAppA woman has stabbed to death a suspected intruder at her shop in Ngangarithi Estate in Nyeri Town in the wee hours of Thursday morning. Police say… Read more »

Konza-Tala road opens up corridor for growth

Share this on WhatsAppAs Nairobi’s population grows, its land has become too scarce and expensive for middle-class investors. As a result, new homeowners have to venture out to the city’s… Read more »

How Kenyans lose land to tricksters

Share this on WhatsAppCartels and brokers are conniving with rogue officials in Lands registries to falsify archived records, process title deeds and rob thousands of Kenyans of their land. An… Read more »

Kenya’s Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption

Share this on WhatsAppThe Kenyan track team coach who was sent home from the 2016 Olympics was banned for 10 years Wednesday for seeking a bribe of $12,000 to help… Read more »

Isaac Ruto: Mt Kenya region will abandon DP Ruto before polls

Share this on WhatsAppDeputy President William Ruto has been told to court regional kingpins to help him cobble a broad-based political alliance in case Mt Kenya voters and President Uhuru… Read more »

Kenya tops Africa in good digital life ranking by expats

Share this on WhatsAppUnrestricted access to online services and cashless payments are among factors that have earned Kenya ranking as the best in Africa in offering a good digital life… Read more »

Mortgage accounts in Kenya poised to increase with KMRC launch

Share this on WhatsAppThe Kenya Mortgage Refinancing Company (KMRC) launched on Wednesday by President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to double the number of mortgage accounts by providing incentives to financial… Read more »

Farmers in Nyandarua build retirement nests on Bamboo

Share this on WhatsAppGiant bamboos are entrenching themselves as the third cash crop in Nyandarua, a region dominated by Irish potato and dairy farming after the collapse of pyrethrum industry…. Read more »

Lawyer stabbed to death by fellow advocate at house party in Eldoret

Share this on WhatsAppPolice in Eldoret are holding a lawyer who is accused of stabbing his fellow advocate to death at a house party in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu County. The… Read more »

Award-Winning Kenyan Gay Activist and Author Binyavanga Wainaina Dies in Nairobi

Share this on WhatsAppOne of Africa’s best-known authors and gay rights activists, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died at age 48, a colleague and friend said Wednesday. The Kenyan author died Tuesday… Read more »