Kikuyu benga musician John De Mathew dies after road crash

He was alone in the car when it rammed into a lorry near Blue Post Hotel in Thika.

Weight gain – it’s not about calories

Weight gain is a hormonal imbalance, not a caloric imbalance.

MP Wambugu dares DP Ruto to re-launch project in Nyeri

Wambugu termed this as an act of aggression.

Nairobi residents to experience water shortage till 2023

Rationing to reduce when projects aimed at increasing water to the city are complete.

Kiambu county farmers position themselves to reap from ...

Last year Kenya earned Sh78 billion out of exporting avocado.

State completes Sh2.4bn Siaya water projects

Some 201, 258 people in the county will get clean water

Tourism fete a rehearsal for Mama Ngina Park October launch

The Sh460 million project sits on 26 acres of land.

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Weight gain – it’s not about calories

Weight gain is a hormonal imbalance, not a caloric imbalance.

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Costly benchmarking trips by MCAs are of no benefit to ...

Elgeyo Marakwet MCAs' benchmarking trip to Congo should have been made to neighbouring ...

Benefits of CCTV cameras outweigh disadvantages

Kenya CCTV policy does not propose tracking people through facial recognition software

KRA’s march against counterfeits

Team on overdrive to ensure an economy that is free of counterfeits.

Costly benchmarking trips by MCAs are of no benefit to ...

Elgeyo Marakwet MCAs' benchmarking trip to Congo should have been made to neighbouring ...

Great ideas rot on state shelves to favour the powerful

Other countries benchmark here and implement them successfully, why can't we?

CBC won’t shoot economy up while corruption thrives

Youths have skills to make a living but powerful cartels beat them to successful ...

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Kiambu county farmers position themselves to reap from ...

Last year Kenya earned Sh78 billion out of exporting avocado.

Dear Entrepreneur, You Need Rest

The common excuse that entrepreneurs have is: “I am so busy.” Hence, they get rest off ...

Central Bank issues an alert on illegal forex traders

The banking regulator said those platforms are downloadable on Google Play and Apple App ...

Diani Reef Hotel to expands with additional 114 new rooms

The facility, which sits on a 40-acre parcel of land, currently has 143 rooms.

markets

Somaliland to boost Kenya's miraa exports

Munya says govt finalising relationships already budgeted for the consulate.

Gold price drops sharply as trade talk hopes rise

Optimism around potential trade deal between the US and China to blame.

Kenya postpones launch of commodity exchange

The exchange will allow farmers to sell their produce at real-time market prices.

Nurturing an investor friendly regulatory environment

PPPs expected to deliver Big 4.

Feedback Loop Phenomenon

Allowing yuan to slide below 7 to dollar is watershed moment for currency markets.

Court dismisses bid to stop National Bank takeover

Court determined that the petition lacked merit as it failed to understand legal ...

World Bank housing loan to lock out poor Kenyans

The facility will allow borrowers to repay the loan at between three, seven and 15 years.

Landlords stare at empty rooms as demand drops

Empty residential houses in Lavington, General Mathenge Road and TRM

Saudi sacks housing minister as shortage bites

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman replaced the housing minister last week after pledging to ...

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I wasn’t nervous for my debut, says Wan-Bissaka

Moving to a bigger stage hasn’t daunted young defender.

Ramsey delighted after Juve bow in friendly win over ...

The Welshman was given his first run out since joining the club from Arsenal.

Emery hails new signings after win over Burnley

Sean Dyche used his post-match press conference.

Silva blasts Richarlison after poor display in win over ...

Richarlison looked unhappy after being withdrawn after 63 minutes.

Sir Ali hit Ruaraka in Nairobi Invitational opener

Ruaraka struggled to settle on the wicket before finally being bowled out for 68 runs

VAR is killing the joy of our game

City were denied against West Ham before VAR cancelled a winner vs Spurs.

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Mercury, lead found in sukuma wiki samples

You are better off buying sukuma wiki from local market than Supermarket.

EXCLUSIVE: When poor planning increases pollution

Walkabout with a mobile sensor showed serious levels of air pollution

EXCLUSIVE: Sickening water rocks three counties

Lab tests by the Star have established high levels of bacteria.

Mukuru fumes put 60 asthma patients a month in hospital

As we wait to be let into Maendeleo Learning Centre, smoke drifts over from the chimney ...

2019-20 NATIONAL BUDGET

How Rotich plans to spend your money

Country mired in debt, forcing govt to borrow from Peter to pay Paul.

Six things Kenyans expect from Rotich in today's budget

Reduced taxes, commodity prices and lower manufacturing costs top Kenyans' priorities.

Kenyans fear higher taxes to finance budget

Cofek says CS needs to set realistic budget given expected fall in revenue projections.

How to raise revenue key in Rotich's budget

We expect much more than the lines that money will be spent on, but how it will be raised.

City Hall drafting supplementary budget to pay Sh2.7 debt

Money will settle debts owed to small suppliers, legal fees and works.

Budget Day: Heightened security around Parliament

People accessing the premises are thoroughly frisked at the the gate.

End budget stalemate that endangers counties, devolution

Stalemate between the Senators and MPs speaks volumes about the vested interests.

State to spend Sh80bn more in 2018-19 supplementary budget

Senate needed Sh500 million for oversight of county governments.

Cabinet approves 2019/2020 budget statement

Budget outlines new expenditures and taxation measures to fund the Sh3.02 trillion budget.

Rotich announces new austerity measures to cut spending

Government to adopt a policy of no new projects to ensure completion of existing ones.

Education sector wins big in Rotich’s 2019-20 budget

Universities to be scrapped or merged in reforms aimed at enhancing management.

You will pay more for boda boda, tuk tuk ride

Boda boda owners will now be required to insure their passengers.

Government sets aside Sh450 billion for Uhuru's Big 4

UHC gets 47.8 billion with additional of Sh7.9 billion from the Sports Fund.

Matiangi's docket gets lion's share in security budget

The Interior Ministry has been allocated Sh140 billion in the 2019/2020 budget.

Blow for gamblers, drinkers in Rotich's budget

Rotich proposed excise duty on betting at the rate of 10 per cent of the amount staked.