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February 2019

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Thousands to be left homeless in Kenya Railways mass eviction

Thousands of tenants in the Kenya Railways’ rental houses scheme might be rendered homeless. This is in Kenya Railways bid to recover more than Sh. 100 million in rent arrears. The corporation issued a circular that gave the tenants up to the 6th of March to sort out their rent arrears. The corporation tweeted, “All…Read More→


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Safaricom set to complete 7.5 billion mall

Safaricom is set to complete its mega mall located on Mombasa Road, in Mavoko. The project is being built at a cost of Sh. 7.5 billion people. The project, christened Crystal Rivers Mall, will comprise 398 housing units, a mall which Naivas will be the main tenant, Nairobi Hospital and other global brands. Safaricom contracted…Read More→


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KRA resorts to spying on landlords

By 2021, KRA expects to raise the tax base to 7 million from the current 3.94 million tax payers. In order to do this, the taxman has resulted to using some underhand tactics to achieve this. Currently, using its Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence (DWBI) platform, KRA is combing through bank records and transaction details…Read More→


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Could this be Kenya’s most expensive house?

Set in the leafy suburbs of Kitusuru, House no. 12, Magnolia Hills is perhaps Kenya’s most expensive house. Its name alone sends shivers down the spine. The name, perhaps reminiscent of the famous address on Downing Street, infers that it is a residence of the powerful. Fashioned by Kenya’s most renowned architect, Mehraz Ehsani, this…Read More→



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Karume firm wins 25 year legal battle

  It was a bitter sweet feeling at the Court of Appeal, as a company associated with the late Njenga Karume won a legal battle over a parcel of land valued at over Sh 3 billion. The legal battle between the Gitamiyu Trading Company Limited, and Karume’s Nyakinyua Mugumo Kiambaa Company Limited, had been ongoing…Read More→



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Moses Kuria calls low cost housing project a white elephant.

    Moses Kuria, whose name is synonymous with controversy, is at it again. In a lengthy Facebook post, he pokes holes at the viability of the government’s affordable housing project. Under the low-cost housing project, President Kenyatta’s administration says it plans to set up 500,000 new units by 2022. In Kuria’s post, he does…Read More→


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Ambra Heights set to take Kileleshwa by storm

Tucked away just off into the inner sanctums of Nairobi city, is Ambra Heights.  This apartment complex of luxurious condominiums rises elegantly to command recognition in Kileleshwa. It is a sanctuary for modern young families and investors alike, with the starting price at 5.9M. Yaya Centre, Westlands, schools, malls, hospitals and other conveniences are moments…Read More→