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How I bagged hit collabo with Etana — Dan Aceda

Jamaican star and Grammy-nominated act Etana will be jetting into Kenya today for her Saturday show. She is set to headline a concert at Uhuru gardens called #EtanaReturns, which is part of her Reggae Forever World Tour. Ahead of her arrival, Dan Aceda, who worked with the star, says...

Kabi wa Jesus and wife gift mothers Nanyuki holiday

As we head into Mother's Day, gospel singer and comedian Kabi wa Jesus and his wife Milly have set the bar by taking their mothers for a holiday in Maiyan Nanyuki, Laikipia county. The couple have been sharing videos of them having fun with their mums on their YouTube...

Festival celebrates growth of local content on TV

Maisha Magic East, in partnership with KICC, gave hundreds of Nairobi residents a treat as they hosted the first-ever Maisha Magic Festival on Saturday. The event celebrates the growth of local content on Kenyan television. Fans got a chance to meet their favourite actors, actresses and producers of programmes...

How King Kaka met his wife

Rapper King Kaka turned a year older yesterday, and his wife Nana Owiti reminisced the day they met. "I was wearing a short black dress and black sandals. Toes manicured and lip balm on my lips. Hair tied back. Then you threw your ‘I love your toes’ comment. I...

KOT react to Idris Elba look-alike

Some Twitter users came up with different names for the sports journalist. “Idris Elba Lite,” tweeted Chemosi. Kitoo Mathendu said, “more like Indris Elmba.” “Wepukhulu himself. We shall call him Idris L. Pa,” tweeted Michael. Humble African said,  “Idris Amalemba meant?” Other Twitter users offered advice. “Honesty is a virtue. Please tell him...

Nothing hurts like rewearing same clothes — Khaligraph

Khaligraph Jones, alias the OG, recalls how he used to recycle two pairs of jeans and one pair of shoes. "Hakuna kitu mbaya kama kuwa the best rapper na unarecycle jeans mbili na kiatu pair moja. I was there and that sh*t was painful," Khaligraph posted on Instagram. He is...

French Embassy launches Piscca Fund

The French Embassy recently launched the second phase of the Piscca Fund in Kenya. The fund, which will allow the French Embassy to provide support to Kenyan civil society organisations projects, focused on the creation of income-generating activities for women in informal settlements. The event took place at the French...

Widows find new hope in foundation

The pain women go through after losing their husbands is traumatising. More often than not, they are left to take care of their children with barely any source of income. The little that is left behind by the deceased is carried away by the relatives, sometimes sold to...

Naturalista Sheila Ndinda launches hair studio

Saru Organics said, "Congratulations Sheila. We wish you nothing but Gods Hand through it all. #SaruLove." Obat commented, "Woooooooooooooooooh!!!! Thats my girl." "Greaaaatt work!!!😍❤️ All the way up Sheila!! 🙌🙌🙌," Joy Chege wrote. An excited Carolle wrote, "Yaaaasss... finally! Keeping this one a secret was killing me🤣🤣🤣. Congratulations my honey🙌🏽😍." Tropical Booworm, a...

Personal finance with the richest man in Babylon

The Richest Man in Babylon is a book written by George Classon on personal finance. Originally written in 1926, the book is considered a classic of the genre and recommended reading for everyone who wishes to manage their finances better, saving more, investing wisely, saving for retirement and paying...

Lady Gaga takes on ‘Camp’ at Met Gala in gowns, underwear

Her final reveal before a makeup touch-up on the carpet was a black bra, panties and sky-high platform boots. "Roar" singer Katy Perry came dressed as a chandelier, even wearing one on her head. "I like to be of the light and obviously be the light, she said about...

I am depressed, suicidal — Ray C

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Jambo Pay celebrates 10 years of online payment service

Jambo Pay celebrated 10 years since its inception at Crowne Plaza hotel on Friday. People shared their experiences and challenges on the use of Jambo Pay services. The event was attended by Jambo Pay chief finance officer Dominic Kosgei and CEO Danson Muchemi. Also present were comedians Chipukizzy and Sleepy...

“I was surprised by the question”

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she was surprised when her long-time partner proposed to her over the Easter holidays and has no idea when the wedding will be. Ardern was addressing her first weekly media briefing after news of her engagement with fishing-show host Clarke...

Endgame’ Assembles Second-Biggest Second Weekend Ever

Disney's "Avengers: Endgame" continues its unprecedented box office run, assembling another $145 million at the domestic box office during its second weekend in theaters. "Avengers: Endgame" now stands as the second-biggest movie of all time with $2.188 billion worldwide. The Marvel juggernaut became the fastest film to gross $2...

Dorothy Ghettuba lands state job, month after being hired by Netflix

Filmmaker and entrepreneur Dorothy Ghettuba has added another feather to her cap after being appointed by President Uhuru Kenyatta as the chairperson of the Kenya Film Commission. Last month, video streaming service Netflix announced it had hired Ghettuba to commission more African content. She will join Netflix in June with the...

The works of lifetimes: African Twilight, The Movie

The spectacular launch of the double-volume opus, ‘African Twilight, the Vanishing Rituals and Ceremonies of the African Continent’, by photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher is a culmination of a long journey. It represents the life’s work of three people who have dedicated their lives to African Heritage. The book...

Vibe over men

So Nick was a bust. My golden shower days are clearly over. I need a new hobby. Men are not working out for me anymore. I need to reset. I spend the next few months throwing myself into work. It pays off. The magazine is doing great, with some...

Anita Nderu quits Capital FM

Early this year, the media personality revealed on Instagram that she battled depression. She said she was in such a dark place that she even considered killing herself. “I cried myself to sleep and cried every morning, my eyes were always puffy. I would RSVP yes to events, hire...

Smart Joker hails ‘supportive’ wife

Churchill Show comedian Micheal 'Smart Joker’ Omuka is enjoying love and making fun with his lover. He said his bae has been a supportive woman and of goodwill throughout, and also she is always humble and energetic in times of troubles. “My bae is good, I tell you. She is...

Atwoli launches ‘Fame, Force and Fury’

Cotu secretary general Francis Atwoli on Wednesday launched a book on his life titled 'Fame, Force and Fury'.  The launch, which coincided with Labour Day, was attended by politicians, unionists, authors, media and civil society groups. The book is written by Judith Akumu and Babere Chacha. The publisher is Moran...

Why more Kenyans should watch Game Of Thrones

Luckily, we no longer have to search the internet for fuzzy streaming sites, so often subject to the whim of our internet connections. Nor do we have to contact all our friends looking for one who has a copy downloaded so we can get our fix. No, it’s...

‘I believe’, dedicated to my fans — Leyla Mohammed

Leyla Mohammed, the 13-year-old girl (now 14) who wowed Kenyans, including President Uhuru Kenyatta, last year with her rendition of 'Wimbo wa Historia', is back with a new song, 'I Believe'. She says she has sung what she endured with her mother, the sacrifices they have had to make,...

Pssst! Willy Paul upstaged by Moneybags

A flamboyant businessman in Nairobi on Sunday made gospel artiste Willy Paul so angry after his Tanzanian 'bae' Nandy ignored him for the rich man. This was during Nandy's album launch at Golden Ice Bistro. A very close source to Word Is whispered that the businessman also owns top-of-the-range...

Kenyan-born burkini model featured in Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue

Somali-American Halima Aden will appear in Sports Illustrated's popular swimsuit issue as the first model in the magazine to wear a hijab and burkini, the magazine said on its website. The annual swimsuit issue, which will debut on May 8, is known for showcasing women in revealing bikinis. A burkini is a...

It is fulfilling working with my best friend — Rashid Abdalla

"I think the best advice to everyone out there is, in any relationship, if you believe there is ‘kukosana’, that relationship doesn’t exist," he said. He said couples should be aware that there’s a difference between falling out and having differences. "Loulou and I have our own differences. We build...

Girl makes village plant 5,000 trees on her birthday

When Doris Mutheca was a little girl, the edge of her father's farm faded into a dense canopy that blanketed the ground for kilometres. Below the canopy was a moist understory that made Kirimiri Forest in Embu County almost impenetrable. But the Shamba System ten years ago - where farmers...

Book Review: Memoirs of a Geisha

World War 2 JapanWorld War 2 was not kind to the Japanese and though Gion did not suffer as much as the rest of Japan, Sayuri knows that she does not have forever. She must do this now if she is to ever have her heart’s desire.However, old...

Love is not enough in marriage

1. Things I wish I'd known before we got married by Gary Chapman 2. The five languages of love by Gary Chapman Why I chose to combine a review of the two is because the first one forms its foundation on the second book. Gary Chapman is a marriage counsellor who...

U.S. film director John Singleton dead at age 51

John Singleton, who made his directorial debut with the acclaimed film "Boyz n the Hood" about young men struggling in a gang-ridden Los Angeles neighborhood, died on Monday at the age of 51, his family said, days after he suffered a stroke. "We are sad to relay that John...
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