January 23rd 2018


“What we need most as leaders is humility; the readiness to serve people without discrimination. I have made a commitment to provide inclusive leadership. I want those who didn’t vote for me, when they come to my office, to genuinely feel that I am working for all the people of Della Ward,” he says.

Philanthropist Siyad Patni congratulates Al-Ansar for winning Wajir Peace tournament

Abdirahman Rashid Farah | Saturday, 28 Oct 2017 16:02 EAT

Mr Siyad Patni, who was the Guest of Honour at the event, congratulated the two finalists, Al-Ansar and Manchester, and thanked the Wajir branch of Football Kenya Federation which organized the Wajir Peace Tournament.

Here a mother doesn't need to move out of the maternity for bathings and toilets but have a full range of sanitary amenities including hot running showers. The babies are ensured safety with the right life-supporting machines in each delivery room, all taken care of by the best qualified medics.

Kenya’s peace centre being used as a model for the African continent

Julius Chemitei | Tuesday, 04 Jul 2017 18:55 EAT

More recently, conflicts over official positions and new administrative boundaries driven by politics have become common place. Of immediate concern to the peace makers is the Aug. 8 Kenya general elections.

Young Al-Amin Integrated Academy setting pace for new institutions in Wajir town

Abdirahman Rashid Farah | Saturday, 01 Jul 2017 18:19 EAT

According to the principal, all the classes have high mean scores, "which is a clear indication that we will reach our target when will do our first KCPE." The academy provides lessons in: Quran, Arabic, Towhid, Fiq, and Sira. Extracurricular activities include Debating and Quranic competition.

Wajir Palace Hotel never leaves anything to poor quality in its conference, accommodation and dining. The hotel offers conference facilities at international standards and is normally used by organizations holding conferences in the region and families for weddings and other events.

Dedicated Wajir teacher grows UNHCR sponsored school against all odds

Abdirahman Rashid Farah | Saturday, 24 Jun 2017 20:40 EAT

“Our form fours are sitting for their final exams this year but they have never seen a laboratory class. And we are expecting them to compete nationally and at the county level with schools that have surplus resources,” he said.

Among the challenges he has faced is increased demand for space. Given the school's good grades, enrollment continues to go up, with many parents seeking opportunities for their children. So far, he has been able to cope, what with the infrastructural changes they make in the school each year.

"Many of the contractors bank with us, because of our positive rapport and engagements with them. For us if you have the award letter we can finance you, of course following set of our procedures," says Siyad.

Rosehill School: Migori's new educational facility seeks to raise the bar

Nyambura Muthoni | Thursday, 04 May 2017 10:55 EAT

The school is planning an enrollment of approximately 200 pupils in this first year with each class planned to have 25 pupils. It is affordable, charging only Sh3,500 per term in fees plus a one-off admission fee of Sh1,000. Uniforms are bought at school, and the first 40 pupils to enroll will get t

Machakos village gears up for Mully Half Marathon

David Jagongo | Thursday, 13 Apr 2017 18:09 EAT

Proceeds from the run which will see the runners cover various distances along the Thika-Garissa Highway will be used to pay school fees for beneficiaries of MCF who are pursuing higher education at different universities and colleges, Dr Muli said.

Medical student wins Sh0.5 million Goma Lotto Easter draw

David Jagongo | Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017 16:59 EAT

''I was sent home over college fees, the college could only send me to a medical facility for attachment after I had paid fees, my sister a high school student, was also in need of fees,'' he said at the cheque presentation ceremony at Monarch Hotel, Nairobi.

Mariott International opens property in Nairobi

David Jagongo | Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017 09:44 EAT

The hotel provides all of the brand’s defining elements including the signature Four Points bed, free bottled water in all rooms and suites, fast and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.

The modern rehab center has leisure facilities like Jacuzzis, swimming pools, gyms, saunas among others. The rehab is also putting up a level four hospital which will have the capacity to handle patients with mental issues.

With prime malls, hotels at Roasters, Thika Road is Nairobi's new business hub

Priscillah Wanjiru | Wednesday, 08 Feb 2017 12:17 EAT

The hotels will create a great entertainment field so there will be many people visiting the area, which is seeing the mushrooming of office property development. In the lips of local taxi drivers, the Thome area is becoming the new Westlands, judging by the pace of its development.

Muthaiga Square Plaza set to change Pangani's skyline for good

Free Press Reporter | Monday, 05 Dec 2016 12:03 EAT

But the Muthaiga Square is not just about the plaza, which takes from ground to third floor. It includes a residency having three residential wings with three types of typical apartments from the fourth to twelfth floor. Each floor comprises of only two apartments, which are served by two high speed

Sagana Town raises the bar even higher with a new high-end shopping mall

Free Press Correspondent | Tuesday, 11 Oct 2016 04:31 EAT

The Sagana Mall will provide shoppers with an unmatched ambience for a rural town. The only such malls available in Kenya at the moment are to be found only in the five major cities - Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru and Eldoret.