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Has the Airbnb bubble burst?
Airbnb occupancy rate in Nairobi has risen from 19 per cent in October last year to 40 per cent in May 2023 according to recent data by AirDNA.
By Winnie Makena 1 year ago
Has the Airbnb bubble burst?
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Githeri man shares his experience five years on, days to election
Kamotho got a Head of State Commendation from President Uhuru Kenyatta. Despite the fame and money, Kamotho's fortunes did not change significantly.
By Winnie Makena 1 year ago
Githeri man shares his experience five years on, days to election
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Does voting come from the heart or the head?
Kabaara argues that as suggested, Tuesday's Presidential debate offers the opportunity to get a three-dimensional view from candidates on their plans for Kenya.
By Winnie Makena 1 year ago
Does voting come from the heart or the head?
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Reuben Kinuthia: I rose from a sales intern to running my own solar firm
The company began with a capital of Sh300,000 sourced from family and friends. Kinuthia began as a sales intern at a larger firm but quit to pursue his entrepreneurship dream.
By Winnie Makena 1 year ago
Reuben Kinuthia: I rose from a sales intern to running my own solar firm
Fun facts about Dung Beetles
On average, dung beetles can roll a ball of dung 50 times their weight. The bull-headed dung beetle can haul more than 1,100 times its body weight.
By Winnie Makena 2 years ago
Fun facts about Dung Beetles
Why camel is the ship of the desert
Camels are sometimes called the 'ships of the desert' because they carry lots of things through the desert. They are mammals.
By Winnie Makena 2 years ago
Why camel is the ship of the desert
Amazing facts about elephants
African elephants' ears are the same shape as the map of Africa. Asian elephants' ears look like the Indian map.
By Winnie Makena 2 years ago
Amazing facts about elephants
Suspect in rancher Voorspuy's murder remanded for two weeks
Samson Lokayi, 25, was sent to remand by Nanyuki Senior Resident Magistrate Evanson Ngige to allow police conclude investigations into the chilling murder.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Suspect in rancher Voorspuy's murder remanded for two weeks
Suspect in court over murder of rancher Tristan Voorspuy
A man suspected of killing Laikipia rancher Mr Tristan Voorspuy was Monday arraigned in a Nanyuki court.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Suspect in court over murder of rancher Tristan Voorspuy
Lempurkel out on Sh200,000 bond after night in custody
Laikipia North MP Mathew Lempurkel was last evening freed on bond by a Nanyuki court after spending a night in custody.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Lempurkel out on Sh200,000 bond after night in custody
President Uhuru and Raila in rare unity against wastage in counties
Describing Gachagua as a devout champion of devolution, Uhuru and Raila enumerated instances where public money has been used imprudently while public squabbles have seen operations in counties grind to a halt.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
President Uhuru and Raila in rare unity against wastage in counties
Uhuru pledges secure polls as 4,000 police graduate
Close to 4,000 police recruits have been added to the internal security workforce, following their graduation from Kiganjo Police Training College Friday.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Uhuru pledges secure polls as 4,000 police graduate
Jubilee Party rejects Maina Njenga’s nomination papers
The Jubilee Party has rejected nomination papers from former Mungiki leader Maina Njenga.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Jubilee Party rejects Maina Njenga’s nomination papers
Maasai elders clear nominated MP Sarah Lekorere to vie for seat
This makes her the first woman among the Maasai in Laikipia to get the go-ahead to vie against men. Ms Lekorere was blessed by clan elders in a traditional ceremony, defying her opponents' view that the Laikipia North community cannot elect a woman let alone 'clear' one to vie.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Maasai elders clear nominated MP Sarah Lekorere to vie for seat
We'll not move our livestock from ranches, Laikipia herders say
Lain Punta has lost count of the months he has been away from home. He left his wife and children at his Lonyiek home in Ol Moran, Laikipia County, when he went in search of pasture and water for his cattle.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
We'll not move our livestock from ranches, Laikipia herders say
Spate of invasions in Laikipia raise queries on herders' motives
The open gates, burnt grass and acacia trees, bare ground and vandalised structures at the entrance to Kifuko Farm in Rumuruti, Laikipia County, tell a tale by themselves.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Spate of invasions in Laikipia raise queries on herders' motives
Maina claims county duped farmers into pooling coffee
Former MP Ephraim Maina has accused the county government of duping coffee farmers.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Maina claims county duped farmers into pooling coffee
How land invasion is hurting tourism
Last weekend’s torching of a tourist lodge and cottages in Suyian camp has sent shivers down the spines of conservationists in Laikipia County. They say the trend might cause a nosedive in the region’s tourism sector.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
How land invasion is hurting tourism
Blessed Sister Stefani's Sh4m shrine complete
A Sh4 million shrine constructed in honour of Blessed Sister Irene Nyaatha Stefani at her former work station at Gikondi, Mukurweini in Nyeri County is now complete.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Blessed Sister Stefani's Sh4m shrine complete
Teacher accused of beating 10 year old pupil to death detained
A primary school teacher accused of beating a pupil to death in Laikipia County has been detained for 14 days.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Teacher accused of beating 10 year old pupil to death detained
Police in Nyeri probe death of pupil, 10, after caning by teacher
Police are investigating the death of a Standard Three pupil a few days after she was caned by her teacher.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Police in Nyeri probe death of pupil, 10, after caning by teacher
President Uhuru promises bagful of goodies during his tour in Mt. Kenya region
President Uhuru Kenyatta's recent visit to Mt Kenya region came bearing a bag of goodies for residents.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
President Uhuru promises bagful of goodies during his tour in Mt. Kenya region
Reigning Miss Eco Universe in Kenya for pageant
Julia Njoroge, 25, arrived in the country on Monday night, where she was received by her parents, Marcel Pierre and Susan Wanjira Kimotho, the proprietors of Tandala Lodge in Jua Kali, Laikipia North Sub-county.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Reigning Miss Eco Universe in Kenya for pageant
Nanyuki farmer's body found buried in shallow grave
Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder of Benson Gatitu and are currently in custody at Nanyuki Police Station.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Nanyuki farmer's body found buried in shallow grave
Misery from drying rivers of Mt Kenya Forest
As has been the norm, Patrick Muriuki woke up at 4am and walked 500m from his Ndaiga home in Laikipia East sub-county to Ontulili River.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Misery from drying rivers of Mt Kenya Forest
Despair to hope as well wishers pay fees for bright, needy Nyeri boy
Lady luck came smiling for a 14-year-old boy from a poor background who sat his Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) last year after well wishers offered to pay his school fees.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Despair to hope as well wishers pay fees for bright, needy Nyeri boy
Former TNA officials want stake in Jubilee Party
They defended the recent chaotic party elections, saying all parties involved were represented in the formula used to pick interim officials.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Former TNA officials want stake in Jubilee Party
Leaders demand for eviction and disarmament of illegal herders
Leaders from Laikipia have demanded eviction of armed herders who have invaded private lands with thousands of livestock.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Leaders demand for eviction and disarmament of illegal herders
Meet Mau Mau fighters who have never tasted fruits of independence
“We used to seek casual labour on his farm and after he left, we were stranded, so we started farming, we liked the area since it was expansive and the soils were fertile,” she said.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Meet Mau Mau fighters who have never tasted fruits of independence
Raila and Musalia say super alliance is unstoppable
The much-anticipated National Super Alliance will become a reality in February next year. CORD leader Raila Odinga and his Amani National Congress counterpart Musalia Mudavadi yesterday revealed that talks are at an advanced stage.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Raila and Musalia say super alliance is unstoppable
Aspirants disown Uhuru's 2017 regional campaign co-ordinator
Political aspirants in Laikipia County have disowned the selection of Nakuru County Assembly Speaker Susan Kihika to head President Uhuru Kenyatta's 2017 campaigns.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Aspirants disown Uhuru's 2017 regional campaign co-ordinator
Boost for war against terror as USA donates Sh11 billion helicopters to KDF
Kenya has received a major boost on the war against terror, after the United States of America donated eight helicopters that will be used in ferrying soldiers and medical and casualty evacuations.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Boost for war against terror as USA donates Sh11 billion helicopters to KDF
This man Mathew Lempurkel: Why the MP is no stranger to controversy
When Mathew Lekidime Lempurkel, contested the Laikipia North parliamentary seat in 2013, his critics wrote him off as a none starter.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
This man Mathew Lempurkel: Why the MP is no stranger to controversy
Spinal injury victim in 600km walk to raise Sh4m
A spinal injury patient has embarked on a 600 kilometre walk to raise Sh4 million for his treatment in India.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Spinal injury victim in 600km walk to raise Sh4m
The most corrupt departments in Laikipia
A corruption risk assessment report compiled by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) indicated that the departments are prone to corruption which range from bribery, procurement irregularities, favouritism and embezzlement of public funds.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
The most corrupt departments in Laikipia
College students in Nyeri decry end of lab courses
About 200 medical laboratory science students from The Outspan Medical College in Nyeri have protested a move by the Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board to discontinue their course.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
College students in Nyeri decry end of lab courses
Four charged with examination irregularities in Nanyuki
They appeared before Nanyuki Chief Magistrate Lucy Mutai where they denied a joint charge of damaging an examination material contrary to section 30 of the Kenya National Examinations Council (Knec) Act 2012
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Four charged with examination irregularities in Nanyuki
DP Ruto and Waiguru clash over NYS scandal
Deputy President William Ruto yesterday told off former Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru for allegedly dragging his office into the Sh790 million NYS scam.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
DP Ruto and Waiguru clash over NYS scandal
Police arrest Nyeri woman over cold blood murder of boyfriend
A woman reportedly killed her male friend inside her house and dumped his body outside the compound on Wednesday night.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Police arrest Nyeri woman over cold blood murder of boyfriend
Swazuri orders probe on Solio Settlement Scheme
The controversy surrounding allocation of land in the expansive Solio Squatter Settlement Scheme in Laikipia is far from over.
By Job Weru 7 years ago
Swazuri orders probe on Solio Settlement Scheme
Co-op Bank's Mco-opCash hit by technical glitches
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