‘Ujaluo ni Gharama’, we keep saying, and today we have proof. On Saturday, a monied Luo man (Jared Otieno) mobilized his equally monied friends to deliver dowry to his fianceé’s home in Meru. The grandiose affair had a huge motorcade of expensive cars bringing the sleepy town to a standstill. There was also at least…

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  ADDIS ABABA US President Barack Obama said Tuesday that it was time for the world to change its approach to Africa, as he made the first address to the African Union by a US leader. “As Africa changes, I’ve called for the world to change its approach to Africa,” Obama said in a speech…

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A little girl in a white dress waited with a bouquet of flowers at the bottom of the Air Force One staircase when US president Barack Obama landed at the JKIA on Friday night. With a matching tiara of flowers in her hair, a cream cape and satin gloves, Joan Wamaitha stood ready for the…

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The Case Management team at Community Hospital East in Indianapolis, Indiana is searching for the next of kin of a 72-year-old Kenyan man who died at the hospital on Wednesday, April 29th.

Caleb Odongo was born on November 19, 1942 and his last known address was along Dearborn St in Indianapolis, according to records.


In October, Kenya-based investment company Centum will open the largest shopping mall in East Africa. Located in the capital Nairobi’s diplomatic zone and near four affluent neighbourhoods, the Two Rivers development will feature retail, residential, office, leisure and hospitality components. The shopping centre will have 62,000m2 of lettable space.


President Uhuru Kenyatta had to reroute and come back home on his way to Los Angeles. Uhuru was going for a one week official visit to the United States but had to turn back following instability in Yemen.

An allegedly jilted man has burnt his wife to death in Kericho. The fire started by the man also destroyed several businesses. . In a bizarre occurrence, the man poured petrol on the lady who was selling in a kiosk, then watched her burn. He too sustained serious burns.


Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) has won the “Stat Times” International Award for Excellence in Air cargo in the highly acclaimed category of the African Airport of the year. JKIA first scooped the award in 2011 when it participated in the survey for the first time, while in 2013 JKIA was the runner up. The…

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The body of Esther Wangu, a Kenyan domestic worker who died in Saudi Arabia last year, has finally arrived in the country. The body arrived on Saturday, more than three months after she died. Wangu will be buried tomorrow at Kerwa village, Kikuyu subcounty in Kiambu county, her cousin Joseph Njuguna said. “We feel relieved…

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It will now be possible to get a loan of up to Sh1 million through your phone thanks to a deal signed between Safaricom and Kenya Commercial Bank Group on Tuesday. The bank will extend loans of between Sh50 and Sh1 million to Safaricom customers registered on M-Pesa. The advances will be charged an interest…

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