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Eliud Kipchoge Inspires Jeff Koinange to Hit the Gym

Eliud Kipchoge said no human is limited and Kenya’s celebrated journalist Jeff Koinange appears to have heeded to the legendary marathoner’s words. Following his history-making run in Vienna, Austria on Saturday, the marathoner has inspired the Citizen TV news anchor to take a stab at exercising and fitness. Taking to social...

8 Ways for Women to Break the Glass Ceiling

Amanda Turnbull is Vice President and General Manager at Discovery, Middle East & Africa. She shares 8 tips to help women to break the glass ceiling. 1. Relax about childcare When I got children, I had that moment which all working mums have where you wonder how to attain balance. I started...

Itchy Armpit Turned Out to be Breast Cancer

53-year-old lecturer – Jane Frances – was diagnosed with breast cancer five years ago and is determined to conquer the disease.In an interview with Saturday Magazine, Jane spoke about her cancer battle, survival, hope and acceptance. When it persisted, I went to the hospital and was given an ointment. The itch...

My Story – Living With Deadly Clot in my Veins

Agnes Khamisi knew something was wrong when her left leg started swelling up in 2014. After a couple of misdiagnoses – whereby she was often given a clean bill of health, Ms Khamisi’s worst fears were confirmed when she was diagnosed with thrombosis, the formation of a blood clot within a blood vessel preventing...

MP Files for Sh270K Monthly Child Support from Ex-Husband Linked to Cohen’s murder

Peter Njoroge Karanja, the embattled suspect in the murder of Dutch tycoon Tob Cohen, has another case to answer after his estranged wife moved to court seeking to have him restrained from accessing their two children. In an application filed before Naivasha Chief Magistrate Joseph Karanja, Gilgil MP Martha Wangari also wants...

Things to Know About Timothy Owase, CEO Kenya Film Commission

By Timothy Owase/ Chief Executive Officer at Kenya Film Commission I wake up at 5 am every day. The first thing I do is pray and then read one verse from the Bible. Sometimes I go to the gym, but most times I run for an hour. I usually cover about...

My Story – I Have Been Battling Heart Failure Without Proper Diagnosis

Abdullahi Wako Dida, 56, battled heart failure for 13 years without a proper diagnosis and on the wrong medication. He shared his story with Sunday Magazine. ******************************* I started getting sick some time in the year 2000 when I worked at a city bank. It started with swelling in my legs, extreme...

Why I Forgave Ambulance Driver Who Hit my Younger Brother – Pastor Burale

Pastor Robert Burale has recalled the moments that followed an accident in which his younger brother was hit by an ambulance. The motivational speaker said the incident, whereby the ambulance driver sped off after hitting his brother, taught him a valuable lesson on forgiveness and love. “While in a meeting, I receive...

So You Want to Photograph a Crime Scene? Here’s How to Do It!

Are you a professional photographer looking to embellish your resume? Do you want to move on from photographing conventional weddings, birthday parties, and bar mitzvahs? Not that there’s anything wrong with these events, mind you. However, if you want some useful tips on how to professionally photography crime and accident...

MP Timothy Wanyonyi Recalls Shooting Ordeal: “I Thought I was not Going to Make it”

Westlands member of Parliament Timothy Wanyonyi has recalled a carjacking incident about 21 years ago that left him confined to a wheelchair. The MP was fresh out of law school and was working for his brother Bungoma Senator Moses Wetangula at his law firm Wetangula and Company Advocates. “I had a young family, my...

My Story: Acid Attack Left me Suicidal but I’m Determined to Live Life Fully

Kelvin Kairu Nyambura is a victim of a gruesome acid attack by a stranger on March 2019 that left him physically and mentally scarred and drove him to attempt suicide twice. In an interview with Sunday Magazine, Mr Kairu recounted the events of that fateful morning. “It was a morning like any other...

Talking Women’s Rights & Gender Equality with High Court Advocate Anne Ireri

Anne Ireri is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya who is passionate about women rights, policy-making and resource mobilisation for causes that promote gender equality. With 13 years of experience, she is optimistic that Kenya is headed in the right direction towards attaining gender parity. What privileges did you enjoy in...

7 Hairstyles That Make You Look Younger and Thinner

In the world of beauty, how you appear makes the whole difference. Today, people have gone to great lengths to improve their cosmetic appearance, including undergoing several plastic surgeries. Not only that, adults are always looking for ways to achieve a younger look and glow. While there are a lot...

Why My House Help is Heaven-sent: Employers Speak Up

Two career women shared heartwarming stories about their house helps and paid homage to the women who hold down the fort at home when they are out on the grind. ******************************* Sylvia Moraa and Nancy Abila “My name is Sylvia Moraa. I’m an entrepreneur and founder of Tech Hub Holdings, a company...

My Story – Living With Rheumatic Valvular Heart Disease

Damacline Nyandika has been living with rheumatic valvular heart disease that needs surgery she can’t afford. Her life has been reduced to sleeping, taking drugs and staying indoors all day long. ************************** I started experiencing fatigue sometime in 2013. This disrupted my daily activities as I spent most of the time sleeping. I...

Things to Know About Irũngũ Houghton, Amnesty International Executive Director

Amnesty International Kenya executive director Houghton Irungu spoke to Sunday Magazine about his work and personal life. ****************************** My 60-hour week starts at 6 am most mornings. A quick glance at my calendar informs what I will wear for the day. I have recently started back on a daily seven-minute exercise program....

I Suffered a Stroke Because I Didn’t Manage my Blood Pressure

Agnes Anyango from Kibera, Nairobi talks about battling stroke during an interview with the Standard. ******************************************* I was chatting with a friend at her workplace some time in 2008 when I first experienced a stroke. Well, I didn’t know what it was then. I rose to fetch water for her when...

You Can Beat Cancer: Chris Kirubi Appeals to Kenyans to Get Tested Early

City tycoon and cancer warrior Chris Kirubi has made a passionate appeal to Kenyans to go for cancer screening early enough to increase their chances of beating the disease. According to the prominent businessman, cancer is curable if detected in its early stages “I would like to appeal to our people to...

Senator Beth Mugo Celebrates 61 Years of Marriage [PHOTOS]

There are marriage milestones and then there is Beth Mugo’s milestone. The nominated Senator has just celebrated 61 years of marriage with her husband Nicholas Mugo. The lovebirds marked the milestone at their family home in Kitisuru, Nairobi on Friday. Guests included family members, friends, dignitaries in the service led by...

Things to Know About Dr Paula Kahumbu, CEO WildlifeDirect

Dr Paula Kahumbu is a wildlife conservationist and Chief Executive Officer of WildlifeDirect. She is best known as a campaigner for elephants and wildlife, spearheading the Hands Off Our Elephants Campaign, which was launched in 2014 with Kenyan First Lady Margaret Kenyatta. ******************************* I wake up early; about 4.30 am to...

How I Became the First Female Footballer in Kenya to Play in an International Match

Doreen Nabwire Omondi is a 32-year-old female football player, soccer activist and young talent scout. She holds the title of being the first female footballer in Kenya to ever play in an international match. The mother of three, better known as Kenya’s first professional female football star, shared her story with Saturday...

Inside Mugabe’s Massive 25-Bedroom Mansion (PHOTOS)

Following the death of Zimbabwe’s founding father Robert Mugabe, guests have been streaming in to his house in Harare. Mugabe died in Singapore last week, but his body was returned home this week. His death has brought an opportunity for people to see inside his massive ‘blue roof’ mansion. Zimbabweans and...

My Story – Living With Migraines and Headaches: “Friends Thought I was Bewitched”

Khalida Jumaan has been battling chronic migraines for six years. By the time she received a proper diagnosis, a nerve in her head had been damaged. Here’s her story, courtesy of Sunday Magazine: I have been battling excruciating pain in my head and neck for six years now. Anything I did...

Kenyans Most Careless Internet Users Globally – UN Report

Kenyans are less concerned about security and privacy of personal data posted on the internet, a global survey indicates. According to the report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), only four in every 10 internet users in Kenya are concerned about their privacy online. The report released on...

Childbearing is not an issue. Women should rise above it – Millie Odhiambo

Millie Odhiambo has opened up about her inability to conceive saying that childbearing does not define her and further urging women to rise above it. In an interview with a local tabloid, the outspoken 52-year-old lawmaker said: “For me, not having a child has been both by choice and not by...

Shocking Photos: Former Bodybuilder Develops Swollen Muscles From Suspected Synthol Injection

30-year-old body-building enthusiast Ronny Rono requires life-saving surgery after developing strange swelling in his arms and chest in what is suspected to be Synthol injection. Rono is bedridden and rarely gets out of bed. When he does, he cannot look at the mirror without breaking down. Since June 2016, the orphan from...

Things to Know About Stella Makona, CEO Sentinel Africa Consulting

Stella Makona Simiyu is the founder and Chief Operating Officer at Sentinel Africa Consulting Limited. *************************** I usually wake up at 5.30 am and get out of bed 15 minutes later. I usually want to be out of the house by 6.45 am but mostly make it out by 7 am....

My Story – Living With Sickle Cell Anaemia

Raph Wangutusi is a 19-year-old journalism student living with an untreatable disease that worsens over time. This means he lives every day purposefully. He shared his story with Sunday Magazine: ******************* My mother tells me that when I was one-year-old, I started experiencing joint pains. At the time I was living with...

Things You Didn’t Know About Celebrity Image Consultant

Personal branding and communication consultant Derek Bbanga is the Managing Director of Public Image, where he works with organisations and professionals on improving their emotional intelligence, communication and soft skills to increase their earning potential. He shares an inside look into his life. ********************** I love early mornings, particularly when dawn is breaking. The...

My Autistic Son is Much Better Thanks to Intriguing Discovery

Esther Mwende is a mother to a teenage son living with autism. For most of her son’s life, Mwende was a mother in turmoil and never thought her son would lead a normal life. This was until she did some research and made a discovery that intrigued her. She shared...
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