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Bars warn of Sh50bn loss in alcohol ban

Bar and restaurant operators have opposed the fresh plan to ban drinking of alcohol inside their premises, saying it will result in Sh50 billion...

Only 15 counties ready as Covid-19 infections surge

Only five counties are fully prepared to handle a surge in coronavirus infections, according to a team of medical experts picked by President Uhuru...

State to spend Sh3.8 billion on repairs to Kisumu railway

After two decades of neglect, Kenya Railways (KR) will rehabilitate the old railway line from Nakuru to Kisumu at a cost of Sh3.8 billion. The...
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City Hall wants Treasury barred from funding NMS

City Hall has moved to court seeking to stop Treasury Cabinet secretary Ukur Yatani from disbursing county funds to Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS). In a...

Flower industry rebounds as lockdowns ease

Demand for Kenya’s flowers has recovered to around 85 per cent of pre-coronavirus levels as European markets open up after lockdowns, an industry body...

Chinese firm bags Sh5.6bn deal for Nairobi bus rapid transit route

Chinese firm Stecol Corporation has secured a Sh5.6 billion deal to start construction of special lanes for high-capacity buses through the Nairobi city centre...

Cash from Kenyans in America hits historic high

Cash sent home by Kenyans living in North America hit a historic high of Sh15.7 billion ($145.95 million) in May, defying the tough economic...

Most Mara hotels yet to meet health measures

Only 16 percent of the tourist facilities in the Maasai Mara game reserve have met the health and public safety protocol set by the...