“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…

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has reportedly hit out at the UN and accused their peacekeeping mission (Unmiss) of acting like a “parallel government” in his country

This comes after Kiir’s government accused the UN of hiding rebels and weapons at their camps, after which the information minister tried to force his way into the UN base…

Two Kenyan firms are in a legal battle over two separate deals.

Total Oil has sued National Oil for allegedly breaching the agreement by increasing their oil prices without notice. National Oil reportedly raised their price by more than Sh250 a barrel….

President Kenyatta’s trial to be discussed, 5 Feb

The International Criminal Court is set to hold a conference on the way forward regarding President Uhuru Kenyatta’s case. The status conference is set to be held on 5 February,…

President Uhuru ordered the audit after it was revealed that Sh1.8 billion is being paid annually to ghost workers.

Capital FM reported, “The Head of State has now directed the Ministries of Devolution and National Treasury to contract a reputable external firm to carry out the audit and hand in…

Court visits Westgate Mall

After much debate, the court headed to the scene of the Westgate Mall massacre in the midst of the ongoing trial. The court headed to the grim scene of the…

Our Africa too

ONE of Kenya’s leading literary figures, Binyavanga Wainaina, chose an unlikely way to celebrate his 43rd birthday. He published an essay, “I am a homosexual, Mum”, and then had a “coming…

Our Africa too

ONE of Kenya’s leading literary figures, Binyavanga Wainaina, chose an unlikely way to celebrate his 43rd birthday. He published an essay, “I am a homosexual, Mum”, and then had a “coming…

Athletes consider defecting due to taxes

Athletes are threatening to defect if the Kenyan Revenue Authority’s plans to tax their earnings go ahead. Wesley Korir spoke on behalf of the North Rift Valley athletics hub, saying…

Tullow Finds More Kenyan Oil to Boost East Africa Exports

Tullow Oil Plc (TLW) made two new discoveries in Kenya, boosting prospects for turning East Africa’s largest economy into an oil exporter. The U.K. oil explorer doubled its Kenyan resource estimates to…

French President Francois Hollande to decide which woman to call first lady

French President Francois Hollande is under pressure following a tabloid report that he was having a secret affair with actress Julie Gayet — sending his girlfriend into the hospital. (Reuters)…

Youth want government to hasten ID cards issuance

The government has been urged to hasten the process of issuance of identification cards to the youth to enable them apply for jobs. Yes Youth Can President Carlmax Odhiambo says…


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