- KU takes Miss University crown
Kenyatta University’s representatives in the Miss University pageant, scoop two of three top spots with Jean Musumba taking the crown.
1 day ago 23 Apr 14, 8:33pm
- Banks make profit despite low mortgage uptake
Despite the high cost of credit and high interest rates that have seen many customers shy away from taking loans, most major banks have declared double-digit percentage profit.
1 day ago 23 Apr 14, 6:13pm
- Put a pretty face on it!
MILAN: At the 53rd International Furniture Fair here, which ended Sunday, the German designer, Konstantin Grcic, introduced a chair for the Finnish company, Artek.
1 day ago 23 Apr 14, 5:59pm
- When the state has its eye on your property
The appeal judges held that the Sh2 million paid to the villagers according to the market prices at the time was sufficient and that the case had been overtaken by time.
1 day ago 23 Apr 14, 5:25pm
- Go on, show us your passion-related items
If you love to travel and have amassed a lot of miniature items from faraway lands, you might be worried about how eclectic and different all the items look as they are representations of different cultures.
1 day ago 23 Apr 14, 5:15pm
- Workaholic? Consider setting up home office
If there is one thing that stresses the working class, it is having to carry home assignments that are due the following morning.
1 day ago 23 Apr 14, 5:09pm
- Trending now: Interior designs that scream class
Once considered part of the construction process and largely the home owner’s business, interior design is catching on as Kenyans’ tastes change and they seek to give their homes a personal touch.
1 day ago 23 Apr 14, 4:57pm
- Powdered alcohol poised to hit US stores
Just add water and stir. A US company says its new powdered alcohol product has been approved by US regulators and is poised to hit stores in the coming months.
2 days ago 23 Apr 14, 10:45am
- Blasphemy at the wrong gallery
The power of art to shock and surprise remains undiminished. Our example to hand is a current show in Nairobi called Sex and the City.
2 days ago 23 Apr 14, 9:29am
- Blurred Lines is UK's most downloaded song
Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' has topped a countdown of the most downloaded songs of all time in the UK. The upbeat track has sold 1.54 million copies since its release in May 2013.
2 days ago 23 Apr 14, 9:02am
- Mariah Carey demands entire first class cabin
Mariah Carey has instructed her staff to book the entire first class cabin on a flight next month, setting her back Ksh20.2million (£70,000).
2 days ago 23 Apr 14, 8:49am
- Man tries to hijack plane using chocolate bar
A man tried to hijack a long haul flight using a bar of toblerone chocolate as a sword.
2 days ago 23 Apr 14, 8:11am
- Surgeons find 12 gold bars in man's stomach
Surgeons were shocked to find 12 gold bar's inside a businessman's stomach after he complained of vomiting.
2 days ago 23 Apr 14, 7:56am
- Gospel singer dismisses bloggers' gossip as work of 'idlers'
Last week, rumours made the rounds on entertainment blogs that gospel singer Emmy Kosgei was filing for divorce from her husband of six months, Apostle Anselm Madubuko.
2 days ago 23 Apr 14, 4:42am
- Long-awaited 'Hope and Glory' sequel heads to Cannes
British director John Boorman's long-awaited sequel to his 1987 Oscar-nominated film "Hope and Glory" is to be screened in Cannes next month
2 days ago 23 Apr 14, 3:39am
- Here is why I don’t use my microwave
As I keep saying, I do not like the microwave. This week, I have two more reasons for this dislike.
2 days ago 22 Apr 14, 11:07pm
- Pan-fried Liver with bacon
If you like liver, then you will enjoy trying out this recipe. Before telling you how I prepare my liver, however, there are a few important facts about it that you should know.
2 days ago 22 Apr 14, 10:59pm
- Home remedies for chicken pox
Chicken pox is a highly infectious viral disease whose symptoms can cause a lot of discomfort, especially in young children.
2 days ago 22 Apr 14, 10:13pm
- Denial is new name of Pudd’ng’s game
Some stunts only a child can pull. Curiosity has something to do with some of these acts.
2 days ago 22 Apr 14, 10:02pm
- A story of two men: I serve everyone, heterosexual or gay
He was dressed in black tight trousers with red embroidery at the pockets, a black long-sleeved but partially unbuttoned shirt, revealing part of his chest, including a nipple.
2 days ago 22 Apr 14, 9:46pm
- I just wanted to save my marriage
Cases of child kidnapping have been on the rise, if the many stories reported in the media are anything to go by.
2 days ago 22 Apr 14, 9:29pm
- Want to be happy? Audit yourself
Back in my college days, I remember this classmate who once confidently declared, “I can live with any kind of woman.”
2 days ago 22 Apr 14, 9:23pm
- The pain and frustration that is moving house
There are two groups of people whose jobs should either be declared illegal or get a proper job description after being vetted by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.
2 days ago 22 Apr 14, 9:16pm
- He dragged me into a bush and raped me...
Gladys Atieno looks at her six-year-old son with awe, pride, and admiration. She loves the little boy, she says, and watching him grow brings her “a joy that I can never trade for anything”.
2 days ago 22 Apr 14, 8:59pm
- Automatic diffs, wipers, transmissions... boy, aren’t we all getting lazy!
Many versatile 4x4s like the (police) Landcruisers have free-spinning front hubs which you must physically get out into the mud to lock before engaging four-wheel drive.
2 days ago 22 Apr 14, 8:49pm
- Jay Z won't attend Kanye West's wedding
Jay Z is splashing out Ksh14.6m on Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's honeymoon - to make up for the fact he won't be attending their wedding.
3 days ago 22 Apr 14, 10:40am
- 'Crouching Tiger' prequel to be filmed in New Zealand
The original movie, released in 2000, broke new ground in introducing Western audiences to Chinese cinema.
3 days ago 22 Apr 14, 2:10am
- Top banker loses Sh700,000 in search for love online
A lovesick city banker has revealed how she was conned Sh700,000 by a super conman she met on an online dating site.
3 days ago 22 Apr 14, 2:02am
- It helps to have a formal strategy implementation system
I had the rare privilege, the other day, of listening to one of the most renowned professors of strategy.
3 days ago 21 Apr 14, 11:29pm
- Many ventures, yet one strong common vision
When Virgin started expanding from the music business into other industries, the experts and our competitors advised us strongly against such moves, arguing that it was inevitable we would fail.
3 days ago 21 Apr 14, 11:23pm
- Machines to talk to one another... and control your world
Every machine in your possession could soon communicate to one another, then relay the messages to you.
3 days ago 21 Apr 14, 11:18pm
- Electricity giant opens EA shop
A Dubai-based emergency power producer has opened a branch in Nairobi to serve the regional market.
3 days ago 21 Apr 14, 11:15pm
- Land, political goodwill set stage for Machakos growth
As land prices in Nairobi and parts of Kajiado go through the roof, Machakos is using the availability of expansive and affordable land as the key to attracting investors to the county.
3 days ago 21 Apr 14, 11:12pm
- Experts call for caution on new rules curtailing China contracts
Fresh laws limiting foreign contractors could hurt Kenya’s growth plan if published without due consideration.
3 days ago 21 Apr 14, 11:08pm
- Development unit publishes rules to guide public projects
THE PUBLIC Private Partnership Unit has drafted rules to govern the rolling out of government projects. The laws stipulate the process of approval of PPP projects both at the county and national levels.
3 days ago 21 Apr 14, 11:03pm
- Lower roaming charges ‘will spur growth’ in EA
Communication regulators in East Africa have commissioned a study to provide a framework to cut roaming charges in the region and spur growth.
3 days ago 21 Apr 14, 10:59pm
- Mexico seeks business ties with Kenya
Mexico is upping the race to get a share of Kenya’s growing economy and to access the East African market.
3 days ago 21 Apr 14, 10:43pm
- Council launches campaign against post-harvest losses
A campaign aimed at reducing post-harvest losses has been launched.
3 days ago 21 Apr 14, 10:36pm
- Sport to score big with double increase in revenue to Sh12bn
The sporting industry is expected to grow and generate more than double the revenue it is currently contributing to the economy.
3 days ago 21 Apr 14, 10:32pm
- To grow your business, retain your first, second, and all customers
When successful entrepreneurs share their memoirs, they do so with loads of passion.
3 days ago 21 Apr 14, 10:27pm
- Agency work fuels royalty and rivalry in equal measure
The spread of agency services has opened new grounds of competition among small business operators. Traders are competing to offer agency services for various companies, besides their core business.
3 days ago 21 Apr 14, 10:22pm
- Local soccer could turn to kitting deals to make cash
Awhile back, a local television presenter taunted me that, as a fan of Gor Mahia football club, I should be celebrating since the overrated Green Army had won the 2013 Kenya Premier League.
3 days ago 21 Apr 14, 9:45pm
- When a rotavirus infection strikes, give lots of fluid
A rotavirus infection can be very serious because the diarrhoea and vomiting caused by the virus can easily lead to dehydration.
3 days ago 21 Apr 14, 9:38pm
- An epidemic of insomnia
After a long day during which you strive to meet strict deadlines at work, endure crazy traffic, and suffer unending political theatrics, you end up looking forward to a peaceful and restful night.
3 days ago 21 Apr 14, 9:30pm
- Mexico bids farewell to Garcia Marquez
Mexico bids farewell Monday to its favourite adoptive son, Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez, with a national tribute filled with the late Nobel winner's favourite music and roses.
4 days ago 21 Apr 14, 12:20pm
- Saudi woman defies driving ban, husband fined: report
A Saudi woman defied the kingdom's ban on female driving, getting behind the wheel of her husband's car before police detained the couple and fined the man, a newspaper said Sunday.
4 days ago 21 Apr 14, 11:11am
- Rouhani says Iran's women not second class citizens
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani admitted Sunday that women in his country still face discrimination and cultural barriers but he insisted they are not universally treated as second-class citizens.
4 days ago 21 Apr 14, 11:05am
- Danish website turns homes into take-away restaurants
A Danish website is turning private homes into take-away restaurants by letting users advertise what they are cooking, when and for what price.
4 days ago 21 Apr 14, 11:02am
- Japan firm offers glowing finger for those phoning home
A Japanese firm has unveiled nails that light up making a finger glows when one phones home.
4 days ago 21 Apr 14, 10:45am
- A fetish for full body suits
By day, she is a mild-mannered office clerk, by night, she dresses in a skin-tight, all-in-one Spandex body suit that covers everything -- including her eyes -- and sits in bars, alone but liberated, she believes, from the judgement of others.
4 days ago 21 Apr 14, 9:50am