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SGR train set to pick commuters at Mtito Andei, Voi

The Nairobi and Mombasa SGR passenger train will from next Tuesday pick and drop commuters at Mtito Andei and Voi.

Githu wants extension of MCAs pay beyond polls revoked

The ruling said the ward representatives' term in office was to end on March 3, 2018.

Hair Stylist Tony Airo Launches Perfumes

Market has attracted many designer brands but Tony makes his own perfume, writes Sylvania Ambani

Men dominate women in August elections race

Men have dominated their female counterparts in the list of those seeking political office.

Best of Classical Church Music

All Saints Cathedral is the place to be this week, writes Billie Odidi

Life with a stool pouch on the side

You can live a normal life even after a surgery that diverts your stool through a hole in the abdomen, writes Dr Abdallah Abdulkarim

Nokia returns to Kenyan market with 3 mid-range smartphones

Iconic mobile phone brand Nokia has made a return to the Kenyan market with three smartphones.

Nzoia cane farmers get Sh300m Uhuru pledge

The collapse of sugar factories will hurt employees and farmers.

Arboretum That Draws Lovers

Located in Kericho, it has turned into a lover's paradise

City Hall gives Jacaranda Hotel clean bill of health

City Hall health department has cleared Jacaranda Hotel of cholera scare.

L. Victoria fish landing bays to get Sh46m facelift

Mr Bett challenged farmers in Migori County to diversify their activities

CMC, Nissan dealer lay off employees as sales plunge

According to sources, CMC, whose franchises include Ford and Suzuki, has laid off some 160 employees.

Ruling on ex-KPA chief assets case postponed

EACC is seeking to have Mr Mulewa compelled to pay Sh63.6 million.

Wildlife vacation in Diani

Hopefully you will get to see Betsy, the monkey, writes Fadhili Fredrick

Shape up with kettle bell exercises

You can easily start with these in shifting from sedentary to active life

IDB Capital enjoined in Imperial Bank asset row

IDB is seeking to free assets tied down by the court case as they were used as security for loans.

Consultancy seeks Sh22 million fees from Thika Greens

Financial advisory firm IAF East Africa has sued gated community Thika Greens.

Toyota woos matatu buyers with discounted financing deals

Toyota is banking on the partnership to grow sales of its brand new matatus which face stiff competition from cheaper imports mostly from Japan.

Forest bathing on Mt Kenya slopes

The 21-kilometre walk in the woods, meditating while sitting or standing in long grass helps calm the body

Sh153bn debt forces Turkana wind power line builder into bankruptcy

The largest wind farm in sub-Saharan Africa meant to add 300-megawatt of reliable, low cost wind energy to the national grid.

Vodacom's slow Dar cash call ends today

Vodacom Tanzania's initial public offering closes Friday after suffering multiple false starts that forced the offer to be postponed thrice.

Ex-CBK boss Ndung'u criticises rate capping

Critics have accused banks of engaging in blackmail and economic sabotage to force amendments' to the law.

18-floor Chiromo apartments target 180 families

Nairobi developer Aquira Properties Ltd plans to put up an 18-floor high-end residential facility in the city.

My brother rubs salt into office wounds

This has been a bone of contention between my mother and I, but I have put my foot down

Missionaries 'development' race that gave rise to Mang'u School

Mang'u High School excelled not only in academic performance, but also in sports and other disciplines.

Amazon's Jeff Bezos becomes world's richest person

Bezos has a net worth of $90.5 billion, ahead of the $90 billion for Bill Gates

Nakuru MP risks losing Sh9m home over mortgage arrears

Court allows Family Bank to sell Nakuru Town MP Samuel Arama's Sh9 million home.

KPA workers sue over move to scrap meal, overtime allowances

They argue that they have been enjoying the allowances for the last 17 years.

Accountants call for review of election costs

The cost of holding this year's polls is at approximately Sh50 billion, compared to Sh26 billion spent in the 2013 General Election.

Accountants back SRC move to slash public wage bill

ICPAK says move by SRC addresses Kenya's spiralling public wage bill

M-Pesa Academy to serve as benchmark for Kenya's education reform - Matiang'i

Matiang'i says the school's approach to learning provides the students with an opportunity to discover and nurture their talents.

Facebook shares hit record high as mobile ad sales soar

Growth was even steeper in mobile advertising

Men, dress down in style

Men, especially executives above the age of 40, tend to struggle getting it right when dressing casual

Total Kenya parent firm's profits surge as oil prices rise

Total was able to increase its output by 3 per cent thanks to new projects coming on line in Kazakhstan and Congo

Madaraka Express train won't run on August 8 election day

Schedule interruption to allow staff and service providers to vote, KR says

South Africa projects highest maize harvests on record

The previous record harvest of 14.656 million tonnes was set in 1981.

Kenyan products blocked as Tanzania ignores trade truce

Kenyan traders say Dar has introduced additional hurdles to accessing its market, including labelling products in Swahili and compliance with new standards

Future of workplace with Generation Z knockingĀ 

It's estimated that there are more than two billion of Gen Z worldwide.

NBK earnings drop 42pc as funding delays

Drop attributed to lower earnings from loans, with net interest income dropping by a third to Sh2.8 billion.

Queries on US Anglo Leasing case witness

The FBI agent had been requested by the Kenyan government to assist in the investigations.

Debt swap deal wants banks to lend KQ Sh18bn

Commercial banks that agree to swap their multi-billion shilling debt for a stake in Kenya Airways will be required to lend the airline an extra Sh18.1 billion.

Sameer to lease out tyre plant with eyes on more revenue streams

Tyre distributor Sameer Africa plans to lease out its defunct Nairobi factory within the next six months.

Kemsa now shifts blame on theft, sale of HIV drugs

Kemsa has blamed two Kisumu hospitals for the theft and sale of donor-funded HIV medication.

Kenyan boards are more diverse than the global average

Kenyan firms score above average on gender inclusivity, with the percentage of women in boards going up to 21 per cent in 2017, from 18 per cent in 2015 and 12 per cent in 2012.

Unga subsidy may run up to Sept on delayed harvest

The State subsidy that has seen the two-kilo maize flour packet retail at Sh90 may be extended .

Jambojet adds five flights on Nairobi-Eldoret route

The airline will now operate 18 weekly flights from its base at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport .

Sh643m cancer centre set to be built at MP Shah

The centre will occupy two floors of the upcoming MP Shah Hospital complex in Parklands, Nairobi.

Alexander Forbes seeks to settle Sh554 million dispute out of court

Alexander Forbes has entered into negotiations with Kenyan firm Zanele Investment Holdings in a bid to settle a Sh554 million loan dispute.

New model of Kenyan made vehicle Mobius to cost Sh1.3m

Kenya's automaker Mobius Motors will sell its second and improved model for at least Sh1.3 million including VAT

Mombasa school principal to contest murder charge

Instead, the five want the Director of Public Prosecutions to open an inquest into the matter.