Lifestyle

The MTV Africa Music Awards in association with Absolut announces nominees

Music & Nightlife
The 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) are set to be hosted in South Africa for the first time. The spectacular awards show and music celebration, in association with Absolut and sponsored by the KwaZulu-Natal Province.
  • April 17, 2014
  • SHK - Press Release

Liverpool and Everton fans united at Anfield for the Hillsborough Memorial Service

Trending Topics
This season seems a season for history to be made at Anfield. This past weekend’s win for Liverpool over City took them to a historic high. For the first time in a long while they are considered favorites to win the premier league title.
  • April 17, 2014
  • Embukane Vincent Libosso

5 Helpful Apps for the Easter Traveller

Tech Talk
A long weekend trip shouldn't mean that your daily comforts can't be enjoyed. You still want to tweet from the middle of nowhere and not be surprised by unexpected weather...among other things.
  • April 17, 2014
  • Tim Mworia

Mr. Peabody and Sherman: No child’s play here

Movie Reviews
It’s the April school holidays and I wasn’t anticipating watching this animation. I was so sure the theatre would be thronged with kids out to catch this movie.
  • April 17, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

5 reasons why most actors don't take the time to learn the business of acting

Movie Buzz
The business of acting is an important concept to know and is also one of the single most overlooked concepts among new actors. Why do you think they call it show BUSINESS and not show ACTING or show UP? There’s a reason why they call it show business, because that’s what it is.
  • April 16, 2014
  • Tony

The battle of the skies over East Africa will get hotter come June this year

Travel
When Ethiopian Airlines, come 04th of June, doubles their number of flights from Addis Ababa to Nairobi from presently two to four, will the stage be set for notching up the ‘air war’ between two of Africa’s leading airlines, Kenya Airways and Ethiopian Airlines.
  • April 16, 2014
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Thome

Easter on the Coast – not be missed!

Coast
Happy Holiday – Kids are home and the Easter bunny is on his way. There are lots of fun activities happening this month here on the coast.
  • April 16, 2014
  • Sara Engel

Hot Pet: Sasha

Pets
"Sasha" male castrated about seven years old. Not child friendly but otherwise nice dog.
  • April 16, 2014
  • KSPCA

Nairobi Gets World Jazz Day Concert

Music & Nightlife
In a bid to quench the growing demand for jazz music from Kenyans, Kijiji Entertainment has partnered with All That Jazz to stage a one day jazz concert in Nairobi. To be staged on April 30, the concert will coincide with the commemoration of World Jazz Day.
  • April 15, 2014
  • Press Release

Fab Friday Fashion Fact: The Bow Tie

Fashion
Did you know that the bowtie originated among Croatian mercenaries during the Prussian wars of the 17th century? They tied a scarf around the neck to hold together the opening of their shirts. It was soon adopted under the name cravat by the upper classes in France.
  • April 15, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

Instant Mom: Predictable Sitcom with an Over-Caffeinated Laugh Track

Movie Reviews
I feel nothing for comedies; especially ones taped in front of a live studio audience or ones that use a laugh track to get the same effect. But when I came across Instant Mom, I decided to give it a try.
  • April 15, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

HOT: Benjamin Ochieng

Star Profiles
Benjamin ‘Benji’ Ochieng is a big name right now. The Kenyan actor who practices his craft in Hollywood is a cast member in an independent faith-based movie God’s Not Dead.
  • April 15, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

The Kenya Vet Board Making Changes for the Better

Pets
I have written columns about the quacks operating with impunity here in Kenya.
  • April 15, 2014
  • Amy L. Rapp

A Lesson on Modern Easter Symbols and Traditions

Trending Topics
It is three days to Easter. What better time to enlighten myself, and you, about the cherished symbols and traditions of the season. I may not be the best Christian in the room but I know these aren’t found in the Bible.
  • April 14, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

Top 5 Natural Hair Bloggers

Fashion
With more and more black women going natural and growing talk of Kenyan-men-against-weaves on social media I thought it only fair to share the top natural hair bloggers to help you all naturlistas (yes it’s a word) out there stay up-to-date.
  • April 14, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

Masaku Sevens 3rd Edition Set For June 2014

Sports
Raev up your engines! Get your boys and girls ready! Machakos is once again calling! Get your vuvuzelas on board too for the 3rd edition of the annual Masaku Rugby Sevens scheduled for June 27-29 at Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos.
  • April 14, 2014
  • Embukane Vincent Libosso

Celibate Forever?

FYI
“I had been with this man for three years and he was married. Yes, I know! I should have known better. I know this sounds lame, but I didn’t plan for it to happen."
  • April 14, 2014
  • Rose Odengo

2-Day Luo Festival Eagerly Awaited

Music & Nightlife
It is here again. “Ujaluo itatuua!” dubbed the “you only live once…live well” event. The much publicized Luo Festival will go down at the Carnivore Grounds on the 26th and 27th of April 2014.
  • April 14, 2014
  • Embukane Vincent Libosso

Mr. “N” Miss Daystar University Set for April 25th

Fashion
Wanted the glitz? You got it. The glamour, lights, camera and action? It was there in abundance. Oh, last year, at a time like this, the stars were aplenty. When one says the “Mr. and Miss Daystar” is one of the longest awaited Daystar University calendar events, they are not just blowing smoke.
  • April 14, 2014
  • Embukane Vincent Libosso

Governor Kidero's Scorecard One Year Later

FYI
“Traffic jams will be a thing of the past,” so said Dr Kidero in the much publicized TV duel. With many putting their hopes in Kidero, alas! A year in office and things seem to have remained the same, if not worse.
  • April 14, 2014
  • Embukane Vincent Libosso