EACC probes accountant on Sh129k pay with Sh290m fortune

Biketi suspiciously acquired storeyed residential buildings in Mtwapa, Kitale.

Kenyan conmen steal Sh150m from US counties

The group also attempted to steal Sh23.4 million from Philadelphia, but the money was ...

Eyes on Harambee Stars as Afcon gets underway

Kenyans hoping for a successful run in the national team's first tournament in 15 years.

Sonko’s team fail to submit documents in Sh20bn probe

Committee directed the officials appear next week on Thursday fully prepared.

Nursery children hooked to drugs - survey

Tobacco, prescription drugs, bhang and alcohol are the most abused drugs among pupils.

Wife, children want to be enjoined in Nyakundi case

Lydia Nyakundi tells court her family are victims in the matter.

Your Thursday Breakfast Briefing

The stories making headlines in the Star this morning.






Nationalisation won't solve KQ's problems

49% of KQ owned by govt, 38% lenders Company, 8% KLM, 5% percent NSE.


Just how profitable is tourism?

With or without hunting, wildlife can only survive if of some economic value.

Dead beat dads, spare kids the pain

Life is too short to make all the mistakes by yourself. Learn from others.

Education rekindled my hopes, red tape has dashed them

Getting a work permit is like chasing the wind.

Ask AU, Igad to arbitrate Kenya-Somalia row

Conflict driven by commercial and geo-strategic considerations.

Signposts indicating stalled projects a national shame

Projects are mere Public Relation tools to manage our expectations.

I'll always remain an Advocate of the High Court - Khaemba

"I have served humanity and the legal profession in many positions of privilege."

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KQ's airport take over wouldv'e cost Kenya US route - MPs

Kenya’s lobby to have direct flights between Nairobi and the US.

Kenya postpones launch of commodity exchange

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

Kenya in race to host continental free trade office

The African Continental Free Trade Agreement legally came into effect on June 1.

KenGen to set up an energy research laboratory in Tana

KenGen is tapping into new projects including geothermal Spa.


Meru farmers get export market for bananas in Hungary

Plant started in 2004 in Abothuguchi Central.

Centum Investment profit up, to sell stake in drinks firms

The transactions are subject to regulatory approval.

Small firms should digitise stock management

The country is losing about three per cent of stock.

Master the messy Innovation Process

To succeed at innovation, you must cultivate the mindset that would ensure you win.

Funding the 2019-2020 budget

Unlikely that the increase will see KRA hitting its collection targets altogether.

Adaptive cultures

Company cultures with market focus tend to be results-oriented, with focus on competition.

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 ...



FACT FILE: Africa Cup of Nations roll of honour

This year's hosts Egypt have won the most titles since competition started in 1957.

Champions Sulumeti begin title defence on a high

Sulumeti to parade against newcomers Erusui in their final match today.

Chipu require Sh2.5m for Junior Rugby show

The cost is Sh5,000 per person with corporate tables going for Sh50,000.

Beef up your squad, Kisumu All Stars told

Sources at the club indicated the team is eyeing about eight players in transfer window.

AK sets selection criteria for continental games

Paul Mutwii says the third athlete will be picked by a panel of selectors.

Odera gives youth a chance in Elgon Cup clash

Odera noted the squad has a good balance.


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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 ...


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.