Kirinyanga County – Tree injures 10 pupils

Three children are admitted at Kerugoya district hospital after a tree branch fell on them while on a school parade on Monday Morning. The three were among ten from Upper…

This Is Why Nairobi Taps Are Dry

Whenever you encounter a dry tap in Nairobi, chances are that it has a lot to do with greedy cartels in the water distribution chain that control supply and sell…

Sinai Fire Compensation Hearing To Begin Next Month

Hearing of a Sh25 billion compensation case for Sinai fire victims will begin next month. The case filed by Nairobi senator Gidion Mbuvi had been scheduled for hearing on Wednesday…

Nine arrested at JKIA

Nine people have been taken into custody at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for allegedly being in possession of fake travel documents. One suspect is a police officer. Even more shocking…

How to make Nairobi better: make your opinion count

As residents of Nairobi, we have an opportunity to contribute to the present and future planning of what used to be fondly called the Green City in the sun. Walking,…

Airtel appoints new marketing director

Telecommunications firm Airtel Kenya has tapped Charles Wanjohi as its marketing director, at a time when the firm is set to launch a new loans product for its subscribers in…

Senate moves to save business from county taxes wave

The Senate Tuesday declared tax measures introduced by county governments illegal, opening a window of relief for businesses and ordinary citizens who have been feeling the weight of devolution in…

If 3 Hours Wasn’t Enough, There Will Be An Extended Version Of ‘The Wolf Of Wall Street’ On DVD

Christmas cometh early… or late, depending on how you look at it. Or Hanukah depending on what you celebrate. Either way, a huge gift has been bestowed upon us. Get…

Governor Kidero unviels transport board

Governor Evans Kidero launched the Transport and Urban Decongestion Committee yesterday, in a bid to curb congestion on the roads and improve overall safety. The Nairobi Governor enlisted an 18…

President Uhuru withdraws Hague trial excusal request

PRESIDENT Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday withdrew his request to be excused from continuously attending his trial sessions at The Hague. Through his lawyers Steven Kay and Gillian Higgins, the President told…

Embu Governor Martin Wambora impeached

Embu Governor Martin Wambora has been impeached by  local  county assembly over corruption allegations. Wambora becomes the first governor in Kenya to be impeached. 22 out of 33 members of…

“I have a right to speak about Kidero and Shebesh”Sonko’s says

Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko has dismissed accusations that he has taken sides in the dispute between Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero and women’s representative Rachel Shebesh. On Monday, Makueni Deputy Governor…

NSSF SEEKS TO BUILD TALLEST BUILDING

The Fund floated a tender inviting submissions for a joint venture for the property’s development. The multi-billion tender comes barely two months after Labour Cabinet Secretary Kazungu Kambi stopped all…

ANOTHER BILLION ADDED TO KIRUBI’S 25

At 72, Chris Kirubi carries himself with the charm of the boy next door, yet he is no small fish. In 2011, Forbes Africa Magazine named the soft spoken tycoon…

Kenyan woman arrested in US for smuggling quail eggs

A Kenyan woman has been arrested in Arizona for smuggling of quail eggs. The woman was intercepted on Monday evening at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The woman, whose…

Dubai investment bank eyes NSE seat after Jo’burg entry

Arqaam Capital, a Dubai-based investment bank that focuses on emerging and frontier markets, is eyeing a seat on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) to drive its Africa expansion plans. The…

US strike ‘targets al-Shabab chief’

The US military has carried out a missile strike in Somalia against a suspected militant leader with ties to al-Qaeda and al-Shabab. Local residents told the BBC that an al-Shabab…

Pope John Paul ll relic stolen from chapel in Italy

Italian police are hunting for a stolen holy relic that contains the blood of Pope John Paul ll. It appears to have been taken during the burglary of a small…

TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2013

By Robert Osoro newsdesk@nairobidigest.co.ke As the New Year finally settles down, 2013 will remain one of the most colossal year in the world of sports with many highs and lows….

Nairobi beware; the predicament of infidelity

Her husband, the other woman’s boyfriend By Cynthia Mukanzi newsdesk@nairobidigest.co.ke Adultery has existed since time out of mind. Everyday around us, there are cases of infidelity; be it celebrities or…


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