Mlolongo transporters block highway over road closure
Police tear-gassed the protestors and cleared the highway.

'Birdman' soars to victory in Oscars bellwether
Dark comedy "Birdman" boosted its Oscars hopes Sunday after landing the top prize at the 21st Screen Actors Guild Awards...

Egyptian female cyclists pedal for acceptance
Yasmine Mahmoud cuts a defiant figure as she weaves her bicycle through the chaotic streets of Cairo, a place where few women dare to pedal....

China's online population nears 650 million: govt
The number of Internet users in China has risen to nearly 650 million, authorities said over the weekend, as the world's largest online population continues to rise....

Sh8bn hole in our coffers has hit operations, says Helb boss
We are unable to provide loans to all qualified applicants because of the Sh8 billion that past beneficiaries owe us, says CEO Charles Ringera....

House Speaker Justin Muturi's guards shoot dead suspected gangster
They recovered an Ekol P29 pistol loaded with four rounds of ammunition....

IS militants execute one Japanese hostage as the other pleads to be saved
World leaders condemn the execution as Japanese PM vows not to give into the terrorists' demands....

Anti-austerity Syriza storms to historic Greek victory
Syriza will become the first anti-austerity party to take power in Europe and Tsipras will be Greece's youngest prime minister in 150 years....

Kenya: 2015 AFCON action a low-key affair
That the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) has not ‘disrupted' peoples' lives as it happens with the World Cup is a travesty of justice....

Kenya: One day Kenyans will stop asking, 'Do you know someone there?'
It is that time of the year when school principals go underground. When you call, their phones say, "Mteja wa nambari uliopiga hapatikani kwa sasa."...

Kenya: No such thing as voiceless, only deliberately silenced or preferably unheard
“Onyango yawa, Onyango yawa, Onyangooo!” Onyango turned around with a big smile, “You see, I told you. This bird knows me”...

Kenya: Alcohol and junk food sellers throw bash to celebrate breaking of New Year resolutions
Most of the resolutions made that were affecting the aforementioned sectors negatively include quitting smoking and cheating, reducing alcohol intake or quitting altogether, and eating healthy....

Kenya: To those who have, more will be added
I don't know which clever fool decided that Form One students should report to school in February, when parents are still reeling from Christmas bloat and the January famine....

Kenya: Pastors' wives, reclaim your positions, and save us from these randy priests!
The blame, it appears, needs to go to the people who should sap that energy in the first place: pastors' wives. The wives of Kenyan pastors are generally a lazy lot....

Kenya: 'Gay' journalist loses out on buxom female catch
There was drama last Saturday at Mai Mahiu trading centre after a journalist prevented his colleague from having a good time with a lady by claiming they were gay lovers....

Kenya: Ban male clerics to save religion from being a preserve of perverts and terrorists
Our pastors seem to take the “lay” in lay members quite literally, and have taken to satiating their sexual appetites rather liberally, generally by feeding on other people's wives all in the name o...