Germany-based Kenyan journalist succumbs to cancer

A Kenyan journalist based in Germany has passed on. Zipporah Njeri Nyambura, 40, succumbed to cancer while undergoing treatment at a Bonn hospital in German on Saturday. Her demise was… Read more »

From his office in Switzerland, engineer’s dairy venture is just a call away

Maridi in Homa Bay County is a remote village, with most residents engaging in cane and maize farming. Sweet potato farming and fishing in the nearby Lake Victoria are the… Read more »

Google to digitise and exhibit Kenya’s museum collection [VIDEO]

The National Museums of Kenya (NMK) and tech giant Google Wednesday launched a project that will digitise and showcase the museum’s collections online. The Google Arts and Culture project dubbed… Read more »

Kenyan Man found dead in a body of water at the Nevins Bird Sanctuary in Massachusetts

Body found in Methuen bird sanctuary Police have identified the man found dead in a body of water at the Nevins Bird Sanctuary at about noon Sunday, police Chief Joseph… Read more »

Kenyans to miss vital government services without Huduma Namba [VIDEO]

No healthcare, voting without Huduma Namba, Bill proposes The Government has proposed a bill that will lock out individuals without Huduma Namba from healthcare services and participating in the country’s… Read more »

Kenyan man killed in Wednesday crash in Ohio identified as Alex Wanjiru of Whitehall, Pennsylvania

The identity of the man killed in a two-vehicle collision Wednesday in Allen County has been released by the Lima post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Alex Wanjiru, 39,… Read more »

Homes with Mount Kenya’s silhouette in sight

Elizabeth Burton lived in the upmarket suburbs of Karen area in Nairobi for years until recently. A Kenyan of British origin, Elizabeth moved to Nanyuki town after she bought a house… Read more »

Visiting Korean lawmakers urge expedited implementation of Konza technopolis

Visiting Korean Parliamentarians have urged Kenya to continue with implementation of the Silicon Savannah Initiative, Konza City Technopolis, through which the country aims to capitalize on its status as the… Read more »

‘Posh’ estate in Nakuru with too many problems

The mention of Nakuru’s Kiamunyi Estate evokes the image of a lushy green suburb in an affluent region as a preferred investment destination. Kiamunyi was an acronym of Kiambu, Murang’a… Read more »

DCI Kinoti probes Sh150b fraud at Kenya Power

Powerful cartels working from the heart of the country’s electricity hub, Kenya Power, have stolen Sh150 billions from unsuspecting customers over a period of five years, Director of Criminal Investigations… Read more »

Fraudulent property, land dealers prey on investors with glitzy marketing schemes

“Getting your desired piece of land is not a walk in the park — you have to go through some legal processes to ensure the land you acquire is legitimate…. Read more »

CBK: Kenyans abroad must bring back Sh1,000 notes

Anyone holding the old Sh1,000 bank notes outside the country will have to bring them back to exchange with the new currency before the October 1 deadline, Central Bank of… Read more »

Kenya property sellers hit with doubled capital gains tax

The government will more than double capital gains tax resulting from gains through sale of property to 12.5 percent from the current five percent. The Budget statement presented by Treasury… Read more »

The Chinese in Gikomba

Small-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 markets that have… Read more »

Suspect appears in court wearing clothes stolen from presiding magistrate

A trial magistrate of Otuke in Uganda was last week left speechless when a suspect appeared in court wearing his stolen clothes. The magistrate was prompted to adjourn hearing all… Read more »