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August 21, 2017 7:19 AM Sonko’s moment to restore the lost glory of the city in the sun

In some quarters, cynicism greeted the candidature of Mike Sonko Mbuvi as governor of Nairobi. The then Nairobi senator looked awkward on camera and ill-at-ease with spoken English. That, however, did not detract him from his goal. Indeed, those who knew of the fanatical following Sonko commands did not for a moment doubt he would pull it off. Sonko’s

August 20, 2017 12:40 PM Hundreds to lose jobs in county governments after elected governors take oath of office

Hundreds of county government officers are set to lose their jobs immediately the elected governors are sworn into office. County Executive Committee members, chiefs of staff and advisors will be the main casualties in the changes to be effected in the 47 counties. Workers on contract that were not hired by the County Public Service Boards will also be affected 1

August 14, 2017 9:23 AM What Nairobians expect from governor-elect Sonko

NewsWhat Nairobians expect from governor-elect Sonko Nairobi residents are this week expected to start adjusting to the reality of living under the governorship of Mike Mbuvi Sonko – the flamboyant and populist politician, whose plans for the city have excited and scared thousands in equal measure. Powered to the high office by a slew of populist interventions 3

August 13, 2017 5:51 AM You chose these bad leaders, now deal with it!

Elections are over. You probably elected someone from your clan, tribe, or some other fishy affiliations. Anyone who is moral, incorruptible and who comes with creative solutions to some of our basic problems is never wanted. We prefer living with our mediocrity and when you think about it, maybe we deserve it. And soon enough, we will be crying, mourning 3

August 8, 2017 6:17 AM Samsung Galaxy S8 Active With 4000mAh Battery, Shatterproof Screen Launched: Price, Specificaitons

After many leaks, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active has been launched. The smartphone has been listed as an AT&T exclusive for now, and is available for pre-order on AT&T Next for $28.34 (roughly Rs. 1,800) for 30 months to carrier subscribers only, with an unlocked price of $849.99 (roughly Rs. 54,100). The big highlight of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active - just like all the Active 3

August 7, 2017 9:47 AM Kenya’s deadly land invasions blamed on political incitement

LAIKIPIA, Kenya — Burned-out homes in this dry landscape have become a symbol of the tensions around Tuesday’s presidential election as Kenyans prepare for the possibility of yet more deadly violence. For more than a year now, farms and homes in Laikipia County have been under siege. Farmer Martin Evans inspects one blackened home, the result of an invasion 4

July 31, 2017 9:04 PM Relief as Kenyans pay less for basic items

A drastic fall in the prices of Irish potatoes helped relieve the cost of living for Kenyans in July as inflation moved towards the Central Bank’s (CBK) targets. According to the latest figures by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS), inflation stood at 7.47 per cent, down from 9.21 per cent in June. The fall in the price of Irish potatoes 18

July 26, 2017 8:43 PM Hundreds of title deeds revoked in cleanup of land records

National Super Alliance co-principal Musalia Mudavadi and independent presidential candidate Joseph Nyagah are among hundreds of Kenyans who have lost thousands of acres whose title deeds have been revoked in a massive and unprecedented cleanup of land ownership records across the country. The National Land Commission accuses Mr Mudavadi of having been irregularly 7

July 26, 2017 12:15 AM Home sales soar at record-breaking pace

New numbers from the Iowa Association of Realtors’ Housing Trends Report shows a record-breaking number of home sales in June. The Iowa Association of Realtors said 5,389 homes were sold last month, compared to the 5,120 in June 2016. The median price of homes rose 5.8% to $165,000. “The inventory is low, so people are rushing to buy houses when they come on the market 5

July 25, 2017 8:39 AM Raila promises to tackle unemployment if elected

National Super Alliance- NASA candidate Raila Odinga Monday promised to solve the problem of unemployment, enhance skill acquisition and ensure youth access to capital if elected during the August 8th polls. In his responses to the panelist’s questions during the presidential debate that took place at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa’s Auditorium 5