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Nairobi’s Mombasa Road upgrade to cost Sh59bn

Construction of a superhighway linking the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) to the Nairobi-Nakuru highway will now cost Sh59 billion or Sh21 billion more...

Kenyans who own private islands

In a world where privacy is rapidly becoming an unattainable luxury, hiring or renting your own private island on the unspoiled lush archipelago 70...

Kenya raises $2bn in fresh Eurobond issue

Kenya has raised Sh202 billion ($2 billion) in a new sovereign bond issue that was closed on Wednesday, the National Treasury has said. The bond...

1,000 tourists arrive as high season ends

MS Insignia, a luxury vessel operated by Oceania Cruises, called at the Port of Mombasa on Thursday with 1,066 tourists, marking a buoyant end...

Uber to expand into all forms of transport

Uber’s chief executive officer Dara Khosrowshahi has aid that he wants to see the company expand into all forms of transportation, and become a...

Quarry worker accidentally blows himself up

A quarry worker in Embu on Tuesday evening died after he accidentally blew himself with explosives he was using to blast stones. Joseph Ndwiga died...

Seychelles protects an area ‘as big as Britain’ in Indian Ocean

The Seychelles has created protected areas "the size of Great Britain" in the Indian Ocean. In exchange for getting some of its national debt paid...

Nairobi collects Sh1.63bn record revenue in January

Nairobi County raised Sh1.63 billion in revenue collection in January for the first time in the history of the county with business licenses being...

Lupita to star as Trevor Noah’s mother

Kenya's Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o is to star in a film adaptation of internationally acclaimed South African comedian Trevor Noah's autobiography, Born a Crime. "I...

Father of migrant boy found in suitcase freed

An Ivorian man whose eight-year-old son was smuggled into Spain from Morocco in a suitcase has escaped a jail term. Prosecutors had wanted Ali Ouattara...