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Gakuyo victims get date with DCI

  Under siege pastor, David Kariuki Ngare has suffered another blow this week. This is after the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) scheduled sessions with Nairobi and Kiambu residents after fraud claims were leveled against Ngare’s Gakuyo Real Estate and Ekeza Sacco. In a statement dated 13/3/2019, the DCI acknowledged that his office had received…Read More→

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Kenyan real estate mogul shines at the Women Economic Forum

The Women Economic Forum has recognized Faith Mwaura for her efforts in the real estate sector. The award ceremony which was held in the Netherlands, saw the real estate mogul fend off competition from women across the world, to win the Exceptional Women of Excellence award. Mwaura, had been invited to speak at this year’s…Read More→


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CRB may start blacklisting rent defaulters

Rent defaulters in Kenya, could soon be at risk of being CRB listed.  This is after the Urban Landlords and Tenants Association of Kenya (ULTAK) engaged the Central Bank of Kenya, to implement a proposal that would give landlords access to a tenant’s credit history. Implementation of this law would see landlords liaise with the…Read More→


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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→