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Back to basics: Can Croatia revive nudism’s glory days? : The Standard

Devotees of naturism in Croatia are trying to revive the glory days of the tradition on the back of the country's booming tourism industry

Reasons success is taking long to find you

Those who know me know how busy I can get. For instance, in the last three days, I have launched a poetry event dubbed ‘Maneno’, which meant getting home at around 3am; the following day, I had to memorise a script for a new series that features Serah Teshna, and again...

Man jailed for life to be retried : The Standard

DNA test proved the child was the convicts' who was jailed for life.

Meet Ilhan Omar, the US congresswoman in eye of political storm : The Standard

She has been thrust into the political spotlight after President Donald Trump's supporters began chanting "send her back!" to her country of origin

The Standard – Kenya: Big field for Top Fry Classic Rally | The Standard

Alastair Cavenagh navigated by Gavin Laurence competes in the Top-Fry Safari rally at Il Polei in Laikipia Est, Laikipia county, March 29, 2018. At least 25 local and foreign rally drivers will participate in the third edition of Top Fry Classic Rally that zooms off on July 30 to...

Somber mood as Joe Kadenge is mourned in Kakamega : The Standard

Family, friends and fans gather to pay last respects to star who never grew old.

At least 11 dead in Taliban attack on Afghan police HQ : The Standard

The assault comes amid a series of peace talks between Washington and the Taliban

Did Brown Mauzo get Amber Ray’s tattoo?

Brown and Amber Word reaching Pulse is that the Kizunguzungu singer is hooking up with Amber Ray and that the Swahili heartthrob might have inked the socialite name as his latest tattoo on Friday. The artiste, who cancelled a number of interviews last week as he got the tattoo, has...

Chief whip removed in new row : The Standard

The Assembly managed to raise the required numbers to pass Bill.

Gulf tensions rise as US downs Iranian drone : The Standard

Iran denies US has shot down its drone, says the Americans must have brought down their own unmanned craft

Why hustler’s are easy targets for fraudsters

Media reports show that hustlers are predominantly the victims of fraud. This includes buying fake power tokens, being arrested by police at night and forced to pay for their freedom and buying fake products.   Being a hustler is already a big struggle, which makes any other burden unwelcome. Hustlers...

The Standard – Kenya: Why there are similarities between football and golf | The Standard

Ireland's Padraig Harrington tees off from the first hole during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush golf club in Northern Ireland on July 18, 2019. On the first day of The Open Championship at Royal Birkdale in 2017, as I stood at the...

Sh100m ambulances to boost healthcare : The Standard

Emergency medical vehicles are ideal for doctor appointments, provide extra support to patients in a critical condition and cardiac monitoring.

The Standard – Kenya: Aubameyang compares Ozil’s blond hairstyle to that of USA star Megan Rapinoe [Photos] | The Standard

Aubameyang compares Ozil's new hairstyle to that of Rapinoe Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has compared attacking midfielder Mesut Ozil’s new hairstyle to that of USA star Megan Rapinoe. The Gabon assassin took to Instagram posting: “Now I know how they won . Best haircut you ever had bruder.” Ozil dyed...

Leave our seats alone, women leaders say : The Standard

Leaders say there are major development projects that women have implemented in their counties.

Alarm over high sodium metabisulphite levels in meat, state closes outlets

Meat in shop The Ministry of Health has confirmed existence of sodium metabisulphite in beef products sold by retailers to unsuspecting Kenyans. Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki yesterday said from the samples collected and tested in Government laboratories, 15 per cent fell short of the set standards content of the...

Bureaucracies in the energy sector driving investors away, says Raila : The Standard

Investors are avoiding Kenya due to frustrations in the energy sector, Opposition leader Raila Odinga has claimed.

State yet to decide on maize imports : The Standard

Government insists no Kenyan will go hungry as farmers oppose import plan.

Senators go after Matiangi in betting firms crackdown : The Standard

They accuse Dr Matiang'i of misusing powers by shutting down gaming companies and deporting foreign directors of firms.

Family turns to IPOA for justice in kin’s death : The Standard

The examination revealed that the 39-year-old businessman died from excessive internal bleeding.

Ports, maritime college poised to make Kenya the regional trade hub : The Standard

Kisumu port which currently undergoes rehabilitation. “If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.” ...

Government set to revive stalled settlement schemes : The Standard

The revival would see more than 100,000 squatters issued with title deeds this year.

Reducing production cost only will to boost our sugar sector : The Standard

A stalled tractor loaded with sugarcane it was ferrying Sukari Sugar Industries in Homa Bay County along Rodi Kopany-Ndhiwa road on 10/3/2019. Farmers complain about delays in harvesting their cane.  Kenya’s sugar industry has many natural advantages most of which...

Two held over SGR vandalism : The Standard

The suspects, aged 19 and 21 years, were nabbed with 25 metal bars.

BAT half-year profit rises to Sh2.5b : The Standard

Tobacco firm BAT Kenya has shrugged off a drop in sales in the local market to register a 25 per cent increase in profit after tax. The company yesterday reported a profit after tax of Sh2.5 billion for the half-year to June, a...

Samboja turns down church mediation offer : The Standard

Governor rules out talks with ward reps as dissolution of the government looms

The Standard – Kenya: Friends collide as Cisse and Belmadi target crown | The Standard

Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi reacts They were born a day apart, raised in the same city and enjoyed prosperous playing careers, and while both Aliou Cisse and Djamel Belmadi are now experiencing similar success as coaches, only one can lift the Africa Cup of Nations in Cairo on Friday. Cisse...

New rules to unmask faceless firm owners : The Standard

Traders check out the trading index during the Bell Ringing ceremony for KENGEN to trade at the NSE at the NSE's offices in Westlands, Nairobi. Details of shadowy shareholders in local firms, including foreigners, will now be laid bare after the Attorney...

Senators take on MPs in supremacy battle : The Standard

Twenty-four laws passed by National Assembly behind senators' backs might be repealed.

The Standard – Kenya: Huge transfer news about Wanyama leaving Tottenham to join another Premier League club | The Standard

West Ham's Pedro Obiang eyed by Serie A side Sassuolo West Ham United have entered the race to sign Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama if their star midfielder Pedro Obiang leaves. Obiang looks set for a move to Serie A side Sassuolo who have bid £8.1 million for him. At the...

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Kambua talks about her difficult marriage and hubby’s reaction to trolls

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Trump sparks confusion before doubling down on China tariffs : The Standard

AFP 26th Aug 2019 09:40:08 GMT +0300 Trump apparently signalled regret about the latest escalation...

1,000 school principal jobs up for grabs

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has announced that it will recruit of 1,000 principals and deputies for secondary schools, a week after...

Raila warns Ruto against opposing BBI proposal, says it will sweep Tanga tanga away

ODM leader Raila Odinga has warned Deputy President William Ruto and his allies they risk being swept by a political storm should they oppose...

KRA targets doctors’ payments from 12 foreign insurance firms

Times Tower. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The taxman has put on notice 12 global firms...

Sonko Snaps at Anne Kiguta After Getting Too Personal With Him [VIDEO]

Nairobi Governor, Mike Sonko, on Sunday night, snapped at K24 TV presenter, Anne Kiguta, after she got too personal with him during an interview. Known...

Jaguar buys “Mkebe” airplane that was being auctioned by KAA and puts it in his compound 

Charles Kanyi aka Jaguar has left social media talking after buying a plane.The politician took to social media to flaunt his plane that is...

Rudisha thankful after surviving car accident

Rudisha thankful after surviving car accident NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 26...

Census data is secure; Mucheru assures

Information, Communications and Technology Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru has assured Kenyans that personal data captured during the ongoing national population census would be secured....

Kenya’s 3×3 basketball team fired up after narrow miss at African Games

Gilbert Kiprotich in Rabat, Morocco Kenyan women’s 3 by 3 basketball team ranked fourth at the African Games after losing to Congo 21-10 in...