Avoid red meat, go back to traditional foods - CS Kariuki

The CS advised Kenyans to go back to eating traditional foods to help fight diseases.

How roadside chapatis are slowly killing Kenyans

As our food environment changed, so did our waistlines. We've never been fatter or sicker.

Health Ministry investigating swine flu rumour - official

The disease affects people of all ages but it is more severe among children.

Stop linking revenue stalemate to graft, senators tell MPs

Senate, National Assembly have failed to resolve the allocation of funds dispute.

Why national debt doesn’t endanger Kenya’s future

Kenyan youth unemployment rate stands at 26.2% - a number which demands attention.

Lamu village on lockdown as hunt for al Shabaab intensifies

Massive crackdown is also believed to have been largely precipitated by recent IED attacks

Britain chancellor to quit if Boris Johnson becomes PM

Hammond said he would resign on Wednesday to Theresa May.



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Humans the weakest link in privacy rights

Users should be concerned about all the other apps they use just as much as FaceApp.


Watamu does not need Africa's tallest building

Italian investors plan to build a Sh280 million skyscraper in Watamu.

Nation faces same problems because voters are negligent

Voters forget why they voted out some leaders and elect similar characters to replace ...

We should register our livestock too for purposes of trade

Farmers should be registered too to know who's not doing enough on their farm.

Humans the weakest link in privacy rights

Users should be concerned about all the other apps they use just as much as FaceApp.

Educate Kenyans on nutrition to achieve food security agenda

Health ministry should educate Kenyans on what constitutes a healthy, affordable diet.

We should register our livestock too for purposes of trade

Farmers should be registered too to know who's not doing enough on their farm.

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Chinese companies looking to buy U.S. farm products

Trump and Xi Jinping agreed at G20 summit in Osaka to restart trade talks that stalled.

Ecobank, KRA launch special pay zone at border point

Payzone will facilitate taxpayers to use digital platforms such as mobile banking.

BAT Kenya records 25.5 per cent growth in half year results

BAT Kenya net profit for the first half of 2019 grew by 25.5 per cent

Over 2.1m tourists expected by end of year

The country earned Sh157B from over 2m international visitors last year.


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.

Meru farmers get export market for bananas in Hungary

Plant started in 2004 in Abothuguchi Central.


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US Rate Cut in three weeks a Racing Certainty

US Stock Markets have punched clean through to Fresh All Time Highs.

The Courage to Drive Innovation

If you succumb to fear, innovation can be hindered.

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 ...



Bale 'very close' to leaving Real Madrid - Zidane

The Wales international, 30, was left out of Real's 3-1 pre-season defeat by Bayern.

Afcon top scorer Ighalo calls time on Nigeria career

Striker says the decision to retire was the "hardest" of his life.

Wanjiru, Chespol reign supreme at Prisons championships

Charles Muneria, reigned supreme in the 5,000m race as he clocked a time of 13:43.4.

Man Utd reject Inter's £54 million Lukaku bid

Bid fell well below United's valuation of Lukaku who joined them from Everton for £75m.

Inderjit Matharu welcomes new Astro-turf pitch at Sikh Union

Matharu said the surface will help revive the club’s junior team which will serve as a ...

Chepchumba a doubt for Intercontinental Olympic Qualifiers

Chepchumba said she is on medication and remains hopeful that she will return to training ...


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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

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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.