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Radical rules set to boost miraa quality, market

The code of practice provides for handling of miraa from the farm to harvest, packaging and storage, and also calls for training of workers.

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Kenya's painful surgery picks up where IMF left off

Deal reached 10 years ago to raise VAT on fuel to 16 per cent has been revived. ...

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Will a cup of tea, flowers resolve spat with Britain?

Countries’ efforts to calm dispute over Covid travel may rescue Kenya’s favourable trade balance. ...

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‘God’s lawyer’ Reuben Kigame says there are spiritual lessons in Covid-19

‘God’s lawyer’ says Covid-19 is leading people to be too engrossed in ‘secular’ survival to perceive the end times Jesus spoke about....

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Kenei: Twists and turns of high-profile murder

A year after his death, Kenei’s family is still searching for answers but believe powerful people know why he was killed. ...

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It’s good to be back, shooting questions and not answers

Kenyans on Twitter are spelling out strict terms under which the international money lender can offer a bailout to the government...

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Secretive organ trade that preys on the poor

A report by the IOM on human trafficking in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Burundi reveals that cases of trafficking for organs are real in the region...

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Counties glow as devolution takes projects closer to people

Counties are revelling in new stadiums, smooth roads, brand new health facilities as well as provision of clean water, thanks to devolution...

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School allowed to exhume body of man buried in its compound

The orders were issued following a suit filed by the school headteacher Zachariah Kipkebut against the family of the deceased...

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Breathtaking drive through Masai Mara’s wilderness

Others like me, just look at the fire thinking about - God knows what - sipping a glass of Signore Giuseppe. ..

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What Salah said of Muguna after Egypt tie

Minutes after Kenya held Egypt to a 1-1 draw in their second last Group G match of the 2021 Africa Cup of.....

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Woman of many firsts seeks to become new head of Judiciary

She is among the three female candidates the Federation of Women Lawyers (Fida-Kenya) is banking on to break the ceiling..

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Jobs on the line as dozens of parastatals to go in IMF deal

According to the IMF, the three-year financing package is meant to support the government’s Covid-19 response and reduce the debt burden. ...

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Turning 'Mukombero' into a cash crop

The root of the vine is said to have medicinal value and an aphrodisiac...

Covid-19 created 2.5 million poor Kenyans last year - CS Yatani

A study by the World Bank showed that half of the Kenyan households last year were struggling to put food on the table ...

Murgor banks on his integrity, courage to clinch Judiciary post

Senior Counsel says he may be from outside the Judiciary with no experience in writing judgements......

How to keep schools open and save the academic calendar

Education stakeholders are demanding stricter enforcement of Covid containment measures ahead of May 10 planned reopening. ...

Mudavadi wants conditions of Sh262b IMF loan revealed

Kenya should opt for concessional loans instead of commercial loans that attract huge interests under a short repaying period, says ANC leader. ...

How Kenya is slowly losing sight of petrodollar dream

Kenya accounted for nearly half of the exploration write-offs over the year, which totalled $987 million (Sh106 billion)....

This man Dande: Rebel on a mission or misunderstood?

The Cytonn Investments Chief Executive leaves nothing to chance....

Kenyan jailed in China uses letters to keep kin’s hopes alive

?Hope. His mother says she is happy to hear that her son is alive and hopes to see him again one day ...

Hero or villain: Sang’s 15 years at helm of dock workers union

The vocal unionist has fought many battles at the port, won some, and lost others. ...

Mudavadi: We are open to working with Raila in 2022

The new alliance, whose vision is of a better country, was ready for President Kenyatta’s endorsement....

What one-month paid leave means for adoptive parents

The Bill was first passed by the National Assembly on September 17, 2020 and presented to the President for assent. ...

Trouble in paradise for ODM

Orange party facing confusion over torch bearer and has had shifty position on BBI amid rising rebellion in the party hierarchy....

IMF fears Sh262b programme at risk over elections

Implementation of the constitutional changes will see taxpayers shoulder an additional Sh20 billion annually....

Death at the pulpit

More than 50 members of the Christian clergy have died since March 2020. ...

Why more Kenyans are angered by new lockdown, hardship

The lockdown and high fuel prices will slow down the economy....

Narok village wakes up to gold riches

Residents of Lorgorian are now going into mining that has been dominated by outsiders. ...

How Covid-19 has changed the Kalenjin circumcision ceremony

Covid effects. Elders tell initiates and families to observe health protocols during and after event ...

Equity Bank vs KCB supremacy battle intensifies amid Covid ravages

At the end of last year, 89 per cent of Equity’s bad loans were covered compared to 69 per cent for KCB....

Initiation rites hit by Covid-19 setbacks

Few churches and groups of elders are running initiation boot camps and this is likely to push costs up for parents. ...

Hell’s Gate to host Safari Rally Power Stage

Final section to offer bonus Championship points for fastest times...

You need each other to win 2022 polls, allies tell opposition bigwigs

The lawmakers say the only sure way of one of the politicians succeeding Uhuru was by galvanising the opposition support base......

Inside Safaricom plan to take on tech giants with ‘super app’

Super apps allow users to do everything from paying for bus tickets to ordering food and chatting with friends without leaving the app ecosystem....

There are only 58 Covid-19 ICU beds in ‘diseased counties’

Patients also face another hurdle of parting with exorbitant deposits before they get ICU beds. ...

When oxygen causes blindness in newborns

Hundreds of preterm babies develop ROP, which requires close monitoring for early diagnosis....

Will Koome become the first woman to land top Supreme Court job?

But even as she seeks the Judiciary’s top position, her past activism in civil society will not stop haunting her. ...

Jobs where teeth are your CV

There are aesthetic and medical reasons for checking a potential employee’s dental condition....

Artistes 'on the cross' as the pinch of lockdown hits home

It's grim times for emcees, musicians and comedians who normally look forward to making a tidy sum over Easter....

How NOT to beat Covid

Citizens are treating a State directive to keep safe from Covid with a deadly disdain...

Politics of betrayal and the trouble with Raila's many last bullets

Both leaders have been guilty of breaching agreements with political partners in the past....

New alliance leaders fault Covid measures

They are concerned that Kenyans are losing jobs, properties are being auctioned and people are suffering because of the pandemic....

The companies making a killing as Kenya Power limps

Among the highest-paid power producers include KenGen, which was paid Sh41 billion in non-fuel costs...

14 Kenyan universities not attractive to foreign students

Most international students expressed interest in Kenyan universities based on quality of courses offered and global ranking...

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Bien recalls horrific road accident that left him toothless

Bien recalls horrific road accident that left him toothless

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

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

Home Alone: Five must- watch Christmas movies

Home Alone: Five must- watch Christmas movies

Magufuli’s special gifts to Uhuru and their significance

At the time, Magufuli said the peacocks seemed to like Uhuru and he had no option but to gift him.

Ohangla stirs online craze amidst pandemic at the expense of benga

With live concerts and extravaganzas put on hold, many artistes admit they are between a rock and hard place.

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Women stone crushers of Nandi defying cultural stereotypes

Women stone crushers of Nandi defying cultural stereotypes

We lost 60 per cent of our first stock

We lost 60 per cent of our first stock

Girl code: If I could live like the 'ideal' Kenyan husband

Girl code: If I could live like the 'ideal' Kenyan husband

It's hard to be shoved around when you know your worth

Dr Angela Migowa tells us about the experience with a patient that changed her course and what it has taken to pursue and stay on it

How to get the salary you deserve

Not asking for what you are worth in your first job can cost you hundreds of thousands of shillings through your career

Six ways you can increase your income this year

The best way to get financially secure is to explore ways you can add some extra cash into your wallet

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Beans that cook in thirty minutes with no gas issue

Beans that cook in thirty minutes with no gas issue

Bishop by day, poultry farmer by night

Bishop by day, poultry farmer by night

Teething issues that almost sunk dairy into oblivion

Teething issues that almost sunk dairy into oblivion

'I pay my bills from selling rabbit urine'

At first, farmer only reared rabbits for sale but when he noticed the increase in yields on his vegetable farm after using rabbit urine as fertiliser,

How foreign investor tapped gold with hay baling

According to De Jong, the right variety of crop must be chosen for quality feeds.

How Munya’s eight regulations can revive limping dairy sector

Buyers will pay a farm gate price of Sh35 per litre of chilled milk and Sh37 for a litre of pasteurised milk.

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Kisumu MP Shakeel Shabbir: Why I visited a witch doctor with Sh20,000

Kisumu MP Shakeel Shabbir: Why I visited a witch doctor with Sh20,000

It wasn't me: Member of Parliament denies starring in steamy viral video

It wasn't me: Member of Parliament denies starring in steamy viral video

Witchdoctors warn pastors of dire consequences for pulling down their posters

Witchdoctors warn pastors of dire consequences for pulling down their posters

Dirty 30s: Women enjoy regular sex, reach the peak without difficulty

The woman of thirty’ is a beautiful, confident lady who has come into her own as a person at the top of her game. She is successful and accomplished.

Confessions: I love my cousin more than my husband, he does everything for me

I take care of them, but we can’t just have children. My family members don’t know and I wouldn’t want my wife to find out.

Before seeing the light, city woman was a junkie, criminal and hooker

My friends started introducing me to different types of drugs including alcohol, marijuana, and cocaine among others and eventually, I got addicted.

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