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A Black Doctor of Kenyan Descent Won a $2.75 Million Verdict Against Florida’s Second-Largest Employer in a Discrimination Lawsuit. Then, a Judge Overruled the Jury

Late last month, a Florida jury awarded a $2.75 million verdict for Dr. Baiywo Rop, a doctor of Kenyan descent who won a lawsuit accusing an Adventist Health System hospital… Read more »

Minnesota Children Hospital announces Caroline Njau as new senior vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer

Caroline (Ndungu) Njau, MBA, BSN, RN, NEA-BC is joining Children’s Minnesota as its new senior vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer (CNO) effective immediately. In her… Read more »

Canadian firm suspended from US stock trading over Sh139bn Kenya loan claim

America stocks market regulator has suspended a Canadian firm from trading in the United States for failing to shed light on disclosures indicating it signed a Sh139.5 billion (1.06 billion… Read more »

Tanzania President John Magufuli is dead

Tanzania President John Pombe Magufuli is dead. In a televised address on Thursday night, Tanzania vice-president Samia Suluhu Hassan said that Magufuli had died of heart complications. Hassan said that… Read more »

Kenyans worth more than Sh3bn revealed

Sixteen Kenyans dropped out of the ultra-rich list in 2020 as the Covid-19 pandemic disrupted businesses and hammered most asset classes across Africa. The latest instalment of the Knight Frank… Read more »

Northwestern Law to honor Kenyan judge; Justice Mumbi Ngugi with Global Jurist of the Year Award

Justice Mumbi Ngugi to receive Global Jurist of the Year Award Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Center for International Human Rights (CIHR) will award its sixth Global Jurist of the Year Award… Read more »

Subukia and its links with top Kikuyu singers

The name Subukia, a town at the base of the Rift Valley escarpments, always gets mentioned when one talks about Kikuyu music. The town rivals Murang’a in producing Kikuyu musicians… Read more »

Tributes pour as Mighty Salim exits life’s stage

The curtains closed and the sound of a microphone drop reverberated far and wide in the ears of lovers of Mugithi music after the Subukia-based musical Salim family lost yet another member…. Read more »

We were so dirt poor, I wore my sister’s pink hand-me-down underwear to school

Peter Liech grew up in such abject poverty that he had to repeat class eight four times for lack of fees. He tells The Nairobian how one man’s faith in him propelled… Read more »

Philip Mayaka’s amazing voyage from Kenya to MLS and Colorado Rapids [VIDEO]

The dusty, rock-strewn field where Mike Potempa first spotted Philip Mayaka’s talent is a striking sight for audiences accustomed to the manicured pitches of MLS and other professional leagues. Worn,… Read more »

Kenyan NHS worker in UK stuck in Kenya as settled status documents are rejected

Officials at Nairobi airport say Home Office documents issued to Doreen Kathambi are not valid An NHS worker has been left stranded in Kenya because she has been told that… Read more »

Six Kenyans earn USA college basketball scholarships

Six basketballers have secured full educational scholarships to United States colleges after impressing coach Robert Lihalakha at one-day trials in Nairobi’s Umoja II BasketballCourt on Monday. The selection exercise dubbed… Read more »

Rickety Nairobi city estates to fall in Badi’s housing renewal plan

The Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) is embarking on an ambitious plan to build over 62,000 affordable housing units in Nairobi to ease the strain of housing in the capital. The… Read more »

[VIDEO] Police probe land deal link in America-based nurse family’s murder in Karura, Kiambu County

A land transaction that America-based nurse Nicholas Njoroge Warunge was undertaking before his brutal murder is the focus of investigations. The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) will also revisit a… Read more »

The Real Queen’s Gambit: How Kenyan Elsa Majimbo Is Winning Over A Global Audience, One Move At A Time

One of the brightest stars to emerge from 2020 is Kenya-based social media sensation, Elsa Majimbo. If you haven’t seen her viral Instagram videos, which often feature tight closeups of… Read more »