Ruaraka land ghost return to haunt top officials

2017-2018 audit report reveals the payments made were not procedural

Construction of new Gikomba market underway

The Sh3 billion market will have at least 525 stalls across all five floors.

Your Tuesday Breakfast Briefing

The stories making headlines in the Star this morning.

End of KCPE in new curriculum proposal

Proposal wants learners to proceed to secondary school without examinations

Samburu morans give beads to bed little girls

The Samburu custom allows minors to be booked purely for sex, not marriage.

Police brutality won't end crime, says grieving mum

Wamburu says police should have arrested and jailed her son instead of killing him.

Tighten narcotics law, says MP Ali

Major traffickers and conspirators could be fined Sh30m, jailed for life






Borrow wisely or we drown in overpromises

Jubilee administration will have borrowed Sh730 billion in five years


Use referendum to strengthen institutions

A wise person will debate every pro and con before coming to fix resolution

Can Trump reform the World Bank?

His nominee declared he’ll focus on poverty alleviation, shared prosperity

Drought: Too little, too late

Government insist that the situation has been blown out of proportion

Huge Chinese SGR loan will save Kenya funds for growth

Chinese Belt Road Initiative lessening the infrastructure burden for Kenya

Statistics: Why you will probably die before your wife

Women have an average life span of seven years older than men

To move on, Rwanda must establish root cause of genocide

Historians know the 1994 genocide was not the first, Others occurred in 1950s

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Plan seeks to build 500,000 homes by 2022, reduce cost of home ownership

Egypt expects borrowing needs to hit $48bn in fiscal ...

Egypt expects to issue 435.1 billion pounds worth of treasury bills

Pensioners counted in new drive to clean registry

Head count mandatory for all pensioners, dependents and guardians

Exports to Pakistan decline as Japan, UAE increase imports ...

Pakistan is the top buyer of Kenyan tea, its value of exports dropped by 38.94%


How to win the innovation battle

To the status quo, most innovators or innovative ideas are a joke.

Leveraging on MSMEs to enhance international trade footprint

Supporting Kenyan MSMEs access global markets comes with a raft of benefits

Technology leading to morbid meetings

We have come here to meet and talk; to engage with each other, respectfully

Petrodollar politics

The petro dollar economy was symbolically born on February 14, 1945

ALY KHAN SATCHU: At a world's end?

There is certainly a Fin de siècle even apocalyptic mood afoot

'Ours is the most cryptic of Centuries'

Where we go from here is anybody's guess

Saudi sacks housing minister as shortage bites

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

US identifying people with role in mortgage crisis

US Attorney General Eric Holder said last week he has given federal prosecutors a 90-day ...

NCA firm on rules limiting China contractors

The National Construction Authority has maintained that foreign firms will have to ...



Team Kenya seal ECASA hat trick

Nderitu won overall title replacing Allan Oyende, who won in 2018 and 2017

Mt Kenya coach insists they will survive despite another ...

United are at bottom of the SportPesa Premier League with 15 points

Ulinzi shy of a century against hosts KPA

Ulinzi won this top of the bill tie played at the Makande Welfare Hall 92-56

Inaugural Gusii 7's marred by controversy

Organisers had to get makeshift referees to officiate at the tournament

Kimanzi blasts Vihiga for time wasting

Says fans throngs stadiums to be entertained with free-flowing action

Get the goals and all will be well, Otieno tels Stars

Kenya had the best defence in qualifying, lack of goals worry Otieno


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EXCLUSIVE: Sickening water rocks three counties

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

EXCLUSIVE: When poor planning increases pollution

Walkabout with a mobile sensor showed serious levels of air pollution

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 ...


[SPEECH] Uhuru's State of the Nation address 2019

I've heard the cries of our people, and their hopes and aspirations for a better Kenya.

Big 4 on course, Uhuru says in state address

President urged legislators to fast-track passing of crucial bills.

Pass Sh10b fund for historical injustices - Uhuru tells MPs

Uhuru said the fund will set heritage sites across the country.

[PHOTOS] Leaders arrive at Parliament buildings in style

Clad in different attires, the leaders walked majestically into Parliament Buildings.

Tight security ahead of Uhuru's SOTN address

Parliament Road has been closed

Panic hits Cabinet as Uhuru's address draws near

Uhuru has already declared no one will be spared in the anti-graft purge.

Your wealth should match your tax - Uhuru

President want's KRA to go for the super-rich who don't pay in accordance with their ...