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Expressway contractor owes us safety, comfort

The ongoing construction of the expressway between Kenya’s premier airport and Westlands, Nairobi, is a welcome project.


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KRA targets the rich and oil explorers in search for revenues

Strategy to focus on sectors where there’s a higher risk of losing taxes. Kenyans with a high net worth were 2,900 last year....

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They overcame pain, grief and paralysis to excel in KCPE exam

He is still on oxygen and got into a jovial mood after I showed him the results. He sat the exam while in great pain ...

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Let’s be honest, president will determine next CJ

A President in an infant democracy would not appoint a candidate they have problems with just because the candidate has been approved by the JSC....

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Sellers of fixed matches throw football into unending spin

“Do you do football betting? And would you like to make cool cash out of it? Look no more. I happen to be a......

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Why big companies are fleeing Nairobi's CBD

Areas such as Westlands and Upper Hill are now favoured by corporates as the base for their headquarters...

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Last of 9 giraffes rescued from disappearing

The Rothschild giraffe was relocated to Ruko Conservancy to re-establish its presence in its historical range...

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Vroom away: Killer gang targeting bodaboda operators on the loose

Eight riders have been killed and their motorbikes were stolen in Mathira constituency, according to police statistics...

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Kenyan exports net Sh642 billion in 2020

Commodities sold abroad increased by Sh46 billion compared to the Sh595 billion value recorded the previous year...

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A tale of two Nyagas in cabinet under two presidents

A third son, Nahashon also worked as Central Bank Governor between 2001 and 2003. ..

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From picking pockets to stealing hearts through music

Kitale based 16-year-old budding singer drops petty crime to follow his dream in music. ..

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Seven school heads arrested over exams cheating claims

Magoha reveals seven supervisors were also arrested in connection with serious breaches of KCSE examinations security...


How to build a house in under six weeks

Prefabricated panels cut construction time and cost but the technology is yet to gain widespread use locally due to low market awareness....

IMF identifies 51 projects to benefit from Eurobond

Kenya will be allowed to issue debt instruments of up to $7.3 billion (Sh788 billion)....

Dormant projects to be axed as part of Sh253b loan deal

Cancelling the ‘white elephants’ is just one of the fat-trimming measures the National Treasury plans to undertake ...

The tragedy of the Sonkonisation of our politics

The rise of populism in Kenya is attributed to the perpetual failure of the status quo to provide services to the public and alleviate poverty. ...

Samia Suluhu's tough job of restoring Tanzania's lost glory

In the 2020 General Election, President John Pombe Magufuli stunned many when he won more than 80 per cent of the vote amidst protests of vote-rigging...

Uhuru, Raila flurry of meetings on 2022 succession politics

A flurry of meetings has characterised ODM leader Raila Odinga's diary in the last few days fueling speculation as to what is cooking in the shadows....

Let’s invest in real estate

Many entrepreneurs, eager to make a coin in this industry have burned their fingers time and again....

7 tax-saving tips for small businesses

It is tax season and businesses are starting to file all 2020 income tax and information returns. ...

Samia Suluhu asserts authority with fast solutions

Barely three weeks since taking over the Tanzanian presidency on March 19, 2021, Samia Suluhu Hassan has virtually overturned whatever it was that......

When you have to live on medical oxygen all your life

The family cannot afford the cost of seeing a pulmonologist and is now stuck with the oxygen cylinder ...

Hustler, consider these things before setting out to start a business

How much profit can this business actually make? Profit in itself is not the final benchmark. ...

Mike Sonko: Son of strict mother who enjoyed being with people

Former Nairobi governor played football and always moved around in crowds, even while in school. ...

The rise and fall of Mike Sonko

Before the fall, Mike Sonko came, saw and conquered Buru Buru. His eyes on the bigger prize, shortly Nairobi fell to the heavily blinged politician....

Judge wept for justice, but did not promise heaven

Justice Chitembwe says he’s best suited to be next CJ because he knows where the shoe pinches. ...

When boxing blood flows in the family

In honour of my father Sabat- lets fists do the talking...

Fill gaps in government's management of Covid-19

Kenya’s fragile healthcare systems have become even more vulnerable with the reduction of donor support. ...

Only the flexible will thrive

What can you do with the building that houses a failed hotel, a school or a hospital? ...

How to get a head hunter to notice you

Finding a job is a job....

Itare Dam: The Sh34b white elephant

Itare water project is a Sh34 billion investment that will not deliver a drop of water to thirsty residents any time soon. ...

Why you could pay more for fuel from midnight

Higher crude oil prices last month as well as the push by IMF could see energy regulator increase the pricing of petroleum products....

Why I shared my breast milk with babies I never met

How mother of two turned what started as extra bags of milk in her freezer into a philanthropic mission. ...

Motorists risk hefty fines over ‘fancy’ number plates

Police launch crackdown on vehicles with illegal plates, saying all vehicles should have the original plates issued by NTSA ...

Important numbers every entrepreneur should know

Keeping track of relevant business numbers helps you identify and prevent disaster before it strikes,...

Jubilee should own up to its blunders and seek solutions

It is said that the first steps alcoholics take towards recovery is to admit that they have a problem. ...

I left employment for art and it paid off

Be patient. There’s no certain date when a business should break even so a lot of patience is called for. ...

East Africa goes for two oil pipelines despite low crude volumes

While Uganda is relatively higher at 6.5 billion barrels, it is still way low when compared to oil producers such as Nigeria...

James Mwangi: Being at centre of Covid fight paid off

That is how we got a double win. We got PPE to the hospitals, and we got economic activities reactivated. ...

Sonko: Man who lived in a glass house and dared to throw stones

His foray in Buruburu’s alcohol and matatu business gave Sonko a taste of popularity which propelled him to the top of city politics and beyond. ...

The missing variables in our Public Debt Equation

If you can find productive investment opportunities, then you can borrow 100 per cent ...

Real Housewives of Nairobi set to hit local screens soon

Plans at an advanced stage for the local franchise of US reality show to be aired on Kenyan screens as producers keep fans guessing......

Anyone for some Chinese? Fish traders now face East

'Is this from China or Lake Victoria?' ... The answer is always predictable: 'It is from Lake Victoria.' But, chances are that it's not the truth. ...

Rebecca Miano: The Iron Lady of power sector on life at the top

'I used to think that such an office and such a desk was for six-foot-tall men in blue or black suits' ...

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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.


Why I shared my breast milk with babies I had never met

Why I shared my breast milk with babies I had never met

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

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

How to get the salary you deserve

How to get the salary you deserve

Women stone crushers of Nandi defying cultural stereotypes

The women have defied cultural stereotypes by establishing a business that puts food on the table and see their children through school

We lost 60 per cent of our first stock

Winfred shares about the roots of her venture, the gains and losses of running a business and rising above challenges to keep it going

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

You should see how the ‘ideal’ wife has to wake up before her husband and ensure everything is set for him to jump into the shower


White gold: Is camel milk the next big thing?

White gold: Is camel milk the next big thing?

'I pay my bills from selling rabbit urine'

'I pay my bills from selling rabbit urine'

How foreign investor tapped gold with hay baling

How foreign investor tapped gold with hay baling

Beans that cook in thirty minutes with no gas issue

Researchers hope this will address the nation’s poor bean consumption, with an average Kenyan consuming 50-60kg per year.

Bishop by day, poultry farmer by night

Bishop Brenda Wandera, has learnt poultry business the hard way. One time she lost 1,500 chickens due to negligence but bounced back

Teething issues that almost sunk dairy into oblivion

Mwaniki says with time, the prices picked up well and more farmers started returning to the company.


Omingo Magara to Kisii man: I will not take DNA test, I never met your mother

Omingo Magara to Kisii man: I will not take DNA test, I never met your mother

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

I’m a single man, she's not my girlfriend: Says city lawyer in erotic video

I really don’t see anything wrong with the video but I feel for the lady. She has been exposed and I really feel her pain.

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.