SECTIONS
Premium
Why Rigathi Gachagua could lose Sh207m to State
ARA gave a blow-by-blow account of how Rigathi Gachagua used underhand deals to acquire his wealth without breaking a sweat.
By Paul Ogemba 12 days ago
Why Rigathi Gachagua could lose Sh207m to State
High Court overturns decision to acquit officials in NYS 1 theft case
Judge finds former Devolution PS and 22 others have a case to answer over conspiracy to steal public funds.
By Paul Ogemba 12 days ago
High Court overturns decision to acquit officials in NYS 1 theft case
Premium
Businessman seeks to save land in prison warder Sh257m graft case
Stephen Jeremiah Ogeto claims his land in Kisii County, valued at Sh43 million, is among those listed as belonging to Eric Kipkurui Mutai.
By Paul Ogemba 13 days ago
Businessman seeks to save land in prison warder Sh257m graft case
Omtatah goes to court over recent appointment of appellate judges
Omtatah said JSC has never appointed judges from the two courts to the Court of Appeal despite the fact that appeals from decisions of the two courts go to the Court of Appeal.
By Paul Ogemba 15 days ago
Omtatah goes to court over recent appointment of appellate judges
Bid to disinherit girl by faking will flops
The dispute involved Wairimu and the family of the late Thompson over his multi-million shilling property in Nairobi and England.
By Paul Ogemba 14 days ago
Bid to disinherit girl by faking will flops
Premium
Nigerian firms under Asset Recovery radar over transactions involving billions
Asset Recovery Agency has gone to court, seeking to have the funds declared as proceeds of crime and should be forfeited to the State. The companies say they are start-ups in legitimate businesses.
By Paul Ogemba 16 days ago
Nigerian firms under Asset Recovery radar over transactions involving billions
Premium
Ferdinand Waititu dismisses EACC claims on wealth source
Former governor says businesses brought in more than Sh300 million each month. Anti-corruption agency is seeking to recover the properties totalling Sh1.9 billion.
By Paul Ogemba 15 days ago
Ferdinand Waititu dismisses EACC claims on wealth source
Premium
They had a common aim to kill, High Court rules as four nailed for murders
Judge rules that circumstantial evidence proved the four were involved in the murders Matter to be mentioned on September 23 when convicts get a chance to mitigate before sentencing.
By Paul Ogemba 18 days ago
They had a common aim to kill, High Court rules as four nailed for murders
Justice at last: Kin of murder victims welcome verdict
After six years, the families of Willie Kimani, Josephat Mwenda and Joseph Muiruri found justice after all the accused who orchestrated the murder were found guilty.
By Paul Ogemba 19 days ago
Justice at last: Kin of murder victims welcome verdict
Court to give verdict for three in Willy Kimani triple murder today
The three were murdered after a court hearing against police officer Fredrick Leliman. Court prosecutors proved their case using 47 witnesses and 117 exhibits.
By Paul Ogemba 19 days ago
Court to give verdict for three in Willy Kimani triple murder today
Rigathi Gachagua fights Ardhi House official over Sh1.5b city land
Politician accuses a director in Lands ministry of illegally transferring title deed. His lawyer says NLC upheld the MP’s ownership of the disputed land.
By Paul Ogemba 19 days ago
Rigathi Gachagua fights Ardhi House official over Sh1.5b city land
Accounts of four Treasury staff frozen in Sh177m fraud probe
According to the agency, the four received large sums of money disguised as extraneous and facilitation allowances.
By Paul Ogemba 21 days ago
Accounts of four Treasury staff frozen in Sh177m fraud probe
Premium
Maribe: My crime is being Jowie's lover
Former TV news anchor Jacqueline Maribe says police linked her to murder case for being fiancée of the main suspect.
By Paul Ogemba 20 days ago
Maribe: My crime is being Jowie's lover
Premium
Jowie, Maribe differ on 'confession' statement in Kimani murder trial
Jowie argued that the statement sworn by Maribe on September 29 2018 was self-incriminating since it indicts him in the murder of Ms Kimani.
By Paul Ogemba 21 days ago
Jowie, Maribe differ on 'confession' statement in Kimani murder trial
Agency seeks to recover Sh5b from foreign firms
According to ARA, the three companies are suspected to have siphoned more than Sh25 billion into the country from foreign jurisdictions.
By Paul Ogemba 22 days ago
Agency seeks to recover Sh5b from foreign firms
Retired governors fight for monthly millions
Some like Joho, Mutua and Joho have been promised Government jobs by Raila and Ruto
By Paul Ogemba 22 days ago
Retired governors fight for monthly millions
Premium
Equity Bank seeks to join Ferdinand Waititu's case to recover Sh200 million loan
EACC says Waititu used his political position as MP and governor for private gain. Delta Hotel is among several properties which the EACC seeks to recover.
By Paul Ogemba 22 days ago
Equity Bank seeks to join Ferdinand Waititu's case to recover Sh200 million loan
Premium
Why Jowie is the main suspect in murder case
Chief Inspector Maxwel Otieno said all witnesses interviewed pointed a finger at Jowie as the man who stole an identity card to access Ms Kimani’s house and was the last person with her.
By Paul Ogemba 22 days ago
Why Jowie is the main suspect in murder case
Court slams brakes on State bid to annex 410 acres of university land
The Environment and Land Court issued the order following a petition by the Law Society of Kenya challenging attempts to force the university to surrender part of the land.
By Paul Ogemba 25 days ago
Court slams brakes on State bid to annex 410 acres of university land
Court freezes company accounts over Sh185 million theft in Turkana
EACC yesterday filed a suit to have the funds allegedly siphoned by Amailo Investments Ltd and five county officials forfeited to the state for being proceeds of corruption.
By Paul Ogemba 27 days ago
Court freezes company accounts over Sh185 million theft in Turkana
Sale of Desai House stopped after State seeks special status
Justice Okong’o directed all the parties claiming a share of the property to file their responses to the government suit
By Paul Ogemba 28 days ago
Sale of Desai House stopped after State seeks special status
Court freezes Sh45m in Nigerian firms' accounts
According to ARA, the Nigerian firms are shell companies incorporated in Kenya for purposes of taking advantage of the liberal financial system to launder funds.
By Paul Ogemba 28 days ago
Court freezes Sh45m in Nigerian firms' accounts
I was paid Sh1,500 to fake medical report for Obado aide, says medic
Obado, Oyamo and former Migori County clerk Caspal Obiero are facing trial over the murder of Sharon Otieno and her seven-month unborn baby on September 3, 2018.
By Paul Ogemba 27 days ago
I was paid Sh1,500 to fake medical report for Obado aide, says medic
Court jails four former Nairobi County officials for Sh18m fraud
Jimmy Kiamba has the option of paying a fine of Sh10.7 million to escape the jail sentence.
By Paul Ogemba 29 days ago
Court jails four former Nairobi County officials for Sh18m fraud
Hearing of Monica Kimani murder case suspended
Jacqueline Maribe and Joseph Irungu are accused of killing Ms Kimani on the night of September 19, 2018, at Lamuria Gardens in Kilimani.
By Paul Ogemba 28 days ago
Hearing of Monica Kimani murder case suspended
Premium
Uhuru Kenyatta and Chapter 6: The highs and lows in his graft war
Transparency International says the level of corruption was high in President Kenyatta’s first term. LSK president Eric Theuri said President Kenyatta could have done more to fight corruption.
By Paul Ogemba 1 month ago
Uhuru Kenyatta and Chapter 6: The highs and lows in his graft war
Obado murder case adjourned after two lawyers snub court
Governor Obado, his personal assistant Michael Oyamo and Obiero are facing trial over the murder of Sharon Otieno.
By Paul Ogemba 1 month ago
Obado murder case adjourned after two lawyers snub court
Premium
Court told firm that wired cash to Waititu was paid Sh461m
Investigators say money was paid to Testimony Enterprises Ltd between 2017 and 2019.
By Paul Ogemba 1 month ago
Court told firm that wired cash to Waititu was paid Sh461m
Firm opposes state plan to auction Desai House
The Desai House, which sits on 1.7 acres in Parklands, was constructed by the in 1937 after Desai migrated to Kenya from India.
By Paul Ogemba 1 month ago
Firm opposes state plan to auction Desai House
Premium
Waititu paid Sh380 million to buy Delta Hotel, businesswoman says
The woman told the court that Waititu paid her the money to acquire Delta Hotel along University Way in Nairobi between February and October 2018.
By Paul Ogemba 1 month ago
Waititu paid Sh380 million to buy Delta Hotel, businesswoman says
Premium
Put your house in order before August 9 polls, Justice Martha Koome tells IEBC
The judges have decided not to be fence-sitters and have taken every opportunity whenever presented with a petition to direct the commission on what to do.
By Paul Ogemba 1 month ago
Put your house in order before August 9 polls, Justice Martha Koome tells IEBC
Premium
Acquittal of former city finance boss in Sh18m graft case revoked
EACC sought to recover Sh872 million from the former county finance chief. It claimed his wealth within three years did not tally with his known sources of income.
By Paul Ogemba 1 month ago
Acquittal of former city finance boss in Sh18m graft case revoked
Nakuru Town West MP fined Sh1.5m for committing land fraud
Court fines Nakuru Town West MP Samuel Arama Sh1.5m for conspiracy to commit land fraud; rules he is a first-time offender and doesn’t deserve custodial sentence.
By Paul Ogemba 1 month ago
Nakuru Town West MP fined Sh1.5m for committing land fraud
Premium
The ills that may cost politicians seats soon after August elections
In 2017 when several politicians lost their seats as a result of electoral malpractices. Raila and Ruto have teams of top lawyers monitoring elections for any irregularity.
By Paul Ogemba 1 month ago
The ills that may cost politicians seats soon after August elections
Premium
'You are not entitled to half of spouse's wealth'
A woman and a man should get a share depending on what they contributed towards acquiring the assets.
By Paul Ogemba 1 month ago
'You are not entitled to half of spouse's wealth'
Elderly woman loses claim to share matrimonial properties by half
Court of Appeal judges ruled that Esther Wanjiku did not contribute much to the multi-million shillings properties acquired by her former husband Mwaura ole Mashua to demand an equal share.
By Paul Ogemba 1 month ago
Elderly woman loses claim to share matrimonial properties by half
Premium
Court dismisses Mike Sonko, Karungo Thang'wa petition cases
Court says only IEBC has powers to determine suitability of politicians to run for office. IEBC has already declined to clear Mike Sonko, Karungo Thang'wa and Samuel Arama.
By Paul Ogemba 1 month ago
Court dismisses Mike Sonko, Karungo Thang'wa petition cases
UK-based engineer takes aunt to court for 'grabbing' his land in Nairobi
Raoul Emanuel Muchene claims that his aunt took advantage of his absence to grab his land within Uthiru Estate.
By Paul Ogemba 1 month ago
UK-based engineer takes aunt to court for 'grabbing' his land in Nairobi
Trustee official sued in row over Sh375m plot
Siblings claim Public Trustee allowed man to take possession of their father’s prime land.
By Paul Ogemba 1 month ago
Trustee official sued in row over Sh375m plot
Premium
Accountant on the spot for 'paying self Sh36m'
The EACC said it received information regarding embezzlement of public funds.
By Paul Ogemba 1 month ago
Accountant on the spot for 'paying self Sh36m'
Lapfund to invest Sh10b in Nakuru mall
Real Estate
By Macharia Kamau
42 mins ago
The green building principles aiming to get real estate to net zero
Real Estate
By World Economic Forum
47 mins ago
All eyes on new Shelter Afrique boss amid exits
Real Estate
By Graham Kajilwa
52 mins ago
John Waluke, Didmus Barasa win MP races
Politics
By Fred Kagonye
1 hr ago
Nyanza leaders upbeat after poll, say it's region's defining moment
Nyanza
By Eric Abuga and Olivia Odhiambo
1 hr ago