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Purge: Will they go for Ruto?

Kositany claimed his letter was rushed, that it was dated 2020 instead of 2021.


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Online exchanges expose Samidoh’s complicated life

Mugithi artiste’s apology comes days after his wife Eddah had a heated exchange online with politician Karen Nyamu....

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Why water in Lake Elementaita is turning pink

The change of colour is becoming a puzzle, however, it remains a common phenomenon in the alkaline lakes within Rift Valley....

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Mobius shifts gears in elusive search for ideal Kenyan made car

Local car maker reckons it has cracked market with new model of its second-generation car as it gears up for mass production....

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The problem with PPP deals

With little wiggle room to borrow from the international market, the government is banking on public-private partnerships to bankroll its mega project...

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How borehole water hurts your health

Water is big business in Embakasi, and it is peddled from hand carts, motorbikes, private bowsers..

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Does it matter what cooking oil you use?

Avocado oil offers a great option for high heat cooking due to its high smoking point. ..

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Why GDP statistics aren't reliable enough

The ultimate test for the modern business leader will be in his or her ability to use historical business data to draw real economic insights..

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How shows by shore are keeping Fort Jesus alive

Broadcasts portray life before the fort, then takes the audience through specifications and fortifications that rendered it supposedly impregnable..

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Grave matters: A city with almost no burial plots left

Lang’ata cemetery, which covers a total of 100 acres, was declared full more than 20 years ago. ..

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Never say die: Woman vows to keep on trying after losing 8 babies

The difference between a miscarriage and a stillbirth is in the timing...


Pyramid schemes: I lost my brother and Sh31m

Kimwiyi’s life was cut short at the prime age of 47 and his money, like that of 148,000 other Kenyans, lost in a pyramid scheme....


Jogoo Rd murders: Man killed alongside woman and son was a seminarian

Neighbours said the woman and her son were last seen on Sunday, while the man on Monday....

Covid-19 jab: Will the poor have a fair shot?

WHO boss says rich countries with 16 per cent of world population have bought 60 per cent of vaccine supply....

Which way for condemned buildings?

This is called controlled demolition, where explosives are let loose to perform final rites on a building which has outlived its usefulness....

I am a Jua Kali man giving big brands a run for their money

The wire nail machine that makes nails from two to four inches produces a bag of 40 kilos of nails in a span of 24 hours...

Juja MP was prepared for his death, family reveals

Juja MP Francis Munyua Waititu prepared his family for his death, close family members have disclosed....

To quit or not? Here are Ruto’s options

For Weisband and Franck, then, the answer to our question is obvious: Of course, William Ruto should resign. ...

Firirinda singer recounts how he lost his voice

Dick Njoroge's Firirinda hit bounces back 35 years later after it's played online....

Kenya bleeds millions as Uganda goes slow on joint oil jetty plan

Failure by East African neighbour to build reciprocal facilities on Lake Victoria reflected in KPC’s 2019 books. ...

Coast does not need its own political party

Somehow, opponents of BBI have stolen the narrative and sold it as a political document designed to create jobs for some leaders ...

Lupita Nyong'o and Akothee discuss skin colour

Lupita's childhood experience inspires her to write a children's book about a dark-skinned girl struggling to feel beautiful. ...

Raila's hard tackle

Voters have been warned against supporting Raila over claims that he is capable of changing the Constitution to make himself president for life...

Chinese ‘Hunting’ film shot in Nairobi gets rave reviews

The 44-episode series, made with support from China’s Ministry of Public, is based on true crime stories....

Ruto allies claim State plans to starve his office of funds

Allies of Uhuru yesterday said it was no longer tenable for Ruto to continue serving as the country’s second in command....

Be wary of politicians who abuse spouses

The theory is that a man who lies to the person he shares a bed with is least likely to keep a promise he made at campaign rallies...

What Kabogo return means for Mt Kenya

Kabogo’s activities have been visible in the Mt Kenya region after attending a leaders’ meeting convened by President Uhuru Kenyatta....

America vs China: Who will have the last laugh in Kenya?

It seems as we complain over Chinese dominance in the infrastructure development and debts thereof, Americans and other investors are riding on that. ...

Confusion over Ruto office’s ‘request’ for 400 BBI copies

Ruto, who has found himself in an awkward position after 41 county assemblies unanimously passed the BBI Bill, has maintained a studious silence....

Raila: I’ll give more cash to counties if elected

His allies have made no secret of the fact that he’ll be the man to beat....

It took 20 years of saving up to build our business

Today, Karen Hospital has 500 permanent staff, eight branches and a medical training college...

It will not be a walk in the park for Mukhisa

Whoever takes over from Mr Kenyatta will inherit a country broken both fiscally and in spirit. ...

What BBI success means for Uhuru, Ruto and Raila

Masinde Muliro University political scientist Frank Matanga said the validation of the Bill is seen as part of Uhuru’s and Raila’s achievements...

Most houses in Kericho are deathtraps, says new study

Survey finds that only 12 out of 68 residential buildings sampled were safe for occupation...

UAE’s foray into space: What does it mean?

It seems that the UAE is not satisfied with Emirates, the country’s flagship airline and one of the biggest in the world. ...

Kenya's economy showing signs of recovery

Most of the economic indicators are starting to blink green after a record slump in April, but experts warn the country is not out of the woods yet....

This is what 2022 poll results could look like

Those eyeing the presidential seat should study past voter patterns carefully...

DP William Ruto ‘to stay in kitchen’ despite calls to quit

The DP is concerned that there are plans by some operatives to push him and his allies out of government...

Class Three girl reportedly defiled by her teacher dies

Suspect arraigned but the police chief says more charges to be pressed based on autopsy...

My baby was born addicted to heroin

Study shows many children in Kenya get into drug abuse between ages 13 and 15. For Whitney Wanjiku, the tailspin began at 16....

My wife’s genes are killing our children

He says during his father-in-law’s funeral, one of his wife’s relatives approached him and told him that there was a deadly disease in the bloodline...

Outpacing Raila and Ruto is a tall order

Each man wants to be seen to be his own man rather than being in Raila’s shadow....

Threatening texts, debt linked to woman’s death

It is alleged that Wanjiku had used her friend’s logbook as collateral in securing a loan from a city shylock....

Fairy tales can come true, but you must know the right people

Nyamlondo, her fable went, walked into the Kenya Medical Supplies Authority offices promising to deliver facemasks at an inflated cost...

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Home Alone: Five must- watch Christmas movies

Home Alone: Five must- watch Christmas movies

Ohangla stirs online craze amidst pandemic at the expense of benga

Ohangla stirs online craze amidst pandemic at the expense of benga

Paul Wakimani breaks down as he narrates how Sh21 million suit weighed him down

According to Wakimani, there was no malice in Ayeiya's passing in 2017


Six ways you can increase your income this year

Six ways you can increase your income this year

Pandemic lessons to carry into 2021

Pandemic lessons to carry into 2021

How to write a will

How to write a will

I feel incomplete without a calculator

Dr Toseef Din dreamt of being in the medical fraternity when she was younger but ended up in finance after discovering her love for numbers

Confessions: I am dating a man who says he is tired of his religious wife

He is really not happy and he actually wants to divorce her. Now he is insisting on meeting my parents to start dowry discussions

Why you should write a will

African culture frowns upon talk of death and foreboding stops most from making decisions that revolve around the inevitability of death


Tips from Dr Kiptoo's modern dairy project

Tips from Dr Kiptoo's modern dairy project

Graduate checks in from Israel with grand ideas for dry Turkana

Graduate checks in from Israel with grand ideas for dry Turkana

From skiing in Norway to dairy keeping in Kesses

From skiing in Norway to dairy keeping in Kesses

Innovative farming practices pull crowds at expo

From super heavy rooster breeds to breakthroughs in soil analysis, to local cattle breeds that are high milk producers and cool school farming technol

How farmers can get more yields from shrinking farms

After identifying the resources you have, plan the production activities over time and space in relation to natural resources available.

Poultry and dairy innovations that can multiply your profits

The incubator is made from locally available material including cardboard, wood and net wire.


Working alongside Angelina Jolie in Tomb Raider II was just the bomb!

Working alongside Angelina Jolie in Tomb Raider II was just the bomb!

Campus girl harvests rare wealth from worm, rabbit farming

Campus girl harvests rare wealth from worm, rabbit farming

Breaking news: Millennials are resisting traditional marriage

Breaking news: Millennials are resisting traditional marriage

My life in crime: I pulled a gun, the pregnant woman peed and collapsed

When my friends were shot dead, reality dawned on me. Some went to prison and others to mental hospitals. Others died due to excessive drug use.

Family heartbroken after mysterious illness leaves their sons blind

I was scrolling my phone in order to call my dad with the intention of informing him that I had left Kericho, when I experienced some strange feeling

Governance boss: Kenya needs a non-elected President as the country’s CEO

To President Uhuru and his deputy William Ruto: When parents divorce, it is the children who suffer.