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Kenya eyes bigger horticulture deals at Nairobi forum

Kenya aims to expand its multi-billion horticulture export market during the upcoming international plant health conference set for Nairobi next month, the first of its kind in Africa.

Displaced residents of Macabini in Tharaka-Nithi protest against land division

The locals want an immediate stop of the adjudication at Kirindine B and Amugenti B

KWS rangers kill poacher near rhino sanctuary in Chyulu park

Police also collected a bow and a set of arrows that lay in a neat heap near the lifeless body.

Machakos political arch-rivals Alfred Mutua, Senator Muthama clash at funeral

They had attended the funeral ceremony of Dr Mutua’s uncle, John Mbithi Kimeu.

Former US envoy Michael Ranneberger pays 20 cows dowry for his Maasai bride

Mr Ranneberger said that he was happy that he managed to buy the best cows for his mother-in-law.

Relief for small banks as MPs reject plan to raise core capital

MPs have handed small banks and mortgage firms a lifeline by rejecting a proposal to raise core capital to Sh5 billion

Bishop Cornelius Korir faults folding up of parties to join Jubilee

It is undemocratic for the ruling coalition to push for dissolution of political parties.

PAC chair Gumbo differs with Uhuru Kenyatta, Raila Odinga over war on graft

The committee chairman said his team was only answerable to the people.

Nairobi set for 4-hour partial solar eclipse

The eclipse will be best seen if the skies are clear. It has been rather cloudy lately.

Controversy as Trump addresses immigration in Mexico

It was a day of high drama for both men, who found themselves face to face after exchanging criticisms.

Tips on choosing the right furniture

The living room is one of the most important spaces in your home.

Here’s how to avoid hiring a crook to run your property

A property manager can help you find suitable tenants.

What loan caps mean for property investors

Players in the industry foresee lenders preferring to give developers more loans .

The gloomy future of real estate market

Nairobi is the first area to feel the heat of the market.

New president vows to heal Brazil as Rousseff sacked

In Sao Paulo, riot police fired tear gas to disperse crowds of protesters.

Low-cost building technologies to bridge the housing deficit

It does not always have to be concrete, stone, brick and mortar.

Gabon parliament set ablaze after Bongo declared winner

The results will remain "provisional" until they are approved by the constitutional court.

Woman suspects her newborn baby was stolen at hospital

Ms Kirimi is now seeking court order for DNA to be conducted.

Woman risks losing 305-acre farm after defaulting on Sh10m loan

Judge orders woman to repay AFC more than 30 times what she borrowed 20 years ago or property goes under the hammer.

Mugabe abandons summit amid failing health as protests feared

President arrived at Harare’s airport close to 8pm and he left for Dubai two hours later.

I will fight for the poor, says appeal judge during interview for top job

Justice Maraga says he would name senior judge Judiciary ombudsman if appointed Chief Justice.

Jubilee MPs agree to ratify military deal

Kenya entered into a new pact with Britain to extend the training of its 10,000 soldiers in Laikipia and Nanyuki last December.

Woman arrested for attempting to chop off husband's manhood over land

The two had quarrelled at their home in Kwanza, Trans Nzoia County.

What $24bn can do for Africa’s health

The $24 billion commitment could mean a chance to achieve universal health coverage in five years.

Jubilee to tame party-hoppers in new plan

Uhuru party MPs agree to support Bill as Speaker will rule on whether clauses can be deleted.

Our ways may be old, but we all sure speak a new language

I have never really read a considered explanation of what the “African story” is, but then that is the point, isn’t it?

Kibaki seeks to block new board in firm row

Mathingira Wholesalers Company Ltd, located in Nyeri town, has been at the centre of a management dispute since 2008.

Population registration system can be used to rope in voters

The system established the National Population Register that contains the personal information of all Kenyans and foreigners.

Health experts claim terrorists cashing in on counterfeit medicine

Mr Wilfred Roge said terrorists were now finding it easier to fund their operations using money earned from counterfeit medicine.

How under scrutiny, EACC boss shot himself in the foot

Kinisu's assertion that he had registered his conflict of interest before taking up EACC job came to haunt him.