Billionaire Humphrey Kariuki rearrested

He is facing several counts including forgery, money laundering, tax evasion among others.

MPs counter Munya, stop release of Sh10bn edible oil

Munya had ordered release of consignment, but Kebs found it unfit for consumption.

Uhuru nominates Gershom Otachi as new NLC chairperson

Former Labour CS Kazungu Kambi nominated to commission.

Cherargei summoned by DCI over Ruto remark

Senator made remarks during funeral.

Passaris reveals struggle with learning disability

She said that the condition makes her brain interchange words and figures.

Senator Isaac Mwaura's wife charged over traffic offences

Mwaura went to Milimani law courts to bail out his wife.

Mutua orders all bars closed during census

Entertainment joints to close from 6am on August 24 until 6pm on August 25.




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Weight gain – it’s not about calories

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


Work-life balance in era of non-communicable diseases

The worksite is an optimal place for promoting healthy lifestyles

Recruit retirees to lecture in universities

Method of recruiting should primarily be based on work experience.

Church leaders should renew their calling

Individuals who claim to be raising funds for churches, turn out to be impostors.

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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Centum sells 100% of alcoholic firm to Danish EA

King Beverage Limited has been the distributor of global brand, Carlsberg beer since 2016 in East Africa.

MPs counter Munya, stop release of Sh10bn edible oil

Munya had ordered release of consignment, but Kebs found it unfit for consumption.

Safe Havens are priced for Armageddon now

Emerging and Frontier Markets look in big trouble this time around

I&M Bank in Sh300 million debt row with Hi-Plast Limited

This is the second time the court is stopping I&M Bank from auctioning a property


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 ...



Make us proud, Uhuru tells team to African Games

Commended the country’s sports men and women for putting the country’s profile on the ...

Olympic relay champion Robert Ouko dies

Ouko died at his home in Ngong, on Sunday at 10 pm.

Kakamega mourns death of former AFC vice chairman

Shitsama was elected AFC Leopards vice chairman in 2016 under the leadership of Mule

New Sofapaka coach Alves confident as KPL season gets closer

Alves fielded all players in the friendly played at the Ruaraka Complex.

Bumper harvest await players at tonight's gala

LG have set aside products and Sh4m for the awards in addition to Sh1.6m for organisation ...

Kwanthanze on course, Lelmokwo stumble in Arusha

The Rift Valley side had on Saturday lost their opening five-set thriller in a (3-2) tie


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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.