Lifestyle

Indian Girl and Bukusu Man’s Star-Crossed Love Story Trends

Trending Topics
Following KTN Leo's story of an Indian woman who loves and lives with her Bukusu lover against cultural and societal expectations, it was bound to trend. These are some of the reactions from KoT under the hashtag, #MyBukusuDarling.
  • July 30, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

Stop What You’re Doing and Watch Men Get Professional Make-Up

Fashion
If this video won’t make you appreciate women more, it will at the very least give you a few good laughs. Check it out.
  • July 30, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

All About The Kalasha’s

Movie Buzz
This year’s awards had a total of 713 entries; 516 more entries than those received last year. The Kalasha Awards which have 33 categories introduced the Best Mobile Film and Best High School Feature categories in 2014. Here’s the full list of winners...
  • July 30, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

Day 35 of 100 Days of African Fashion

Fashion
Today marks the 35th day of fashion enthusiast Diana Opoti’s 100 Days of African Fashion campaign. Her aim it to show all you fashionistas out there that African fashion is wearable, stylish and versatile.
  • July 28, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

Kenya’s Tourism Stakeholders Swift to React to Wrong Data Peddled

Travel
Figures floated by Kenyan government sources of a downturn in tourism fortunes by a mere 4 percent prompted swift and unusually harsh and candid responses from leading stakeholders.
  • July 28, 2014
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Thome

Bharti Airtel Crosses 300 Million Customers Milestone

FYI
The milestone includes customers across mobile, fixed line and DSL, and DTH services. The latest 100 million customers have joined the Airtel family in less than two years.
  • July 28, 2014
  • Press Release

Rapper Dom Releases a New Track: “Material Girl”

Music & Nightlife
The versatile USIU student started out in rap battles and many remember her as one of the finalist in the Nokia Don’t Break the Beat Competition. I asked her what she thought would be men’s reaction to her track Material Girl that seems to glorify a girl who loves a lot of wealth and pampering?
  • July 28, 2014
  • Embukane Vincent Libosso

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lil Wayne Collabo?

Trending Topics
The footballer is set to be the very first client on Weezy’s new sports management company. TMZ insists that a rep for Lil Wayne’s company confirmed that they will “handle everything from branding to marketing and endorsements deals. Even modelling”, for Ronaldo in the U.S.
  • July 28, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

260 KG’s of Ivory Carvings Confiscated at Nairobi’s Main Airport

Environment
The value of the confiscated ivory carvings was given as over 30 million Kenya Shillings and investigations are now underway to find the source of the ivory, the shippers and the recipients in Malaysia.
  • July 28, 2014
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Thome

Final Countdown Towards the Mtwara Festival 2014

Travel
The southern Tanzanian town of Mtwara, which came to fame when major gas finds were made offshore a couple of years ago, will showcase the region’s tourism and cultural attractions between 16th and 17th of August, when the ‘Mtwara Festival’ will take place.
  • July 28, 2014
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Thome

Kenyan Athlete Strikes Gold in Gold

Sports
Kenyan runner Caleb Ndiku who won the 5000m final at the 2014 Commonwealth Games yesterday proved that our athletes are not beyond making fashion statements. See his stylish golden look that's now matched by the medal around his neck.
  • July 28, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

Submit Your Mobile App for the African Content Award In Mobile Technology

Tech Talk
The African Content Award promotes and recognizes creativity in Africa and is to encourage collaboration among African countries. It will reward Best Practices in mobile Content and social entrepreneurship from Africa.
  • July 25, 2014
  • Lulu Akaki

Fab Friday Fashion Fact: The Aztec Print - Yesterday’s History, Today’s Kenya Uniform

Fashion
Did you know that the Aztec print dates back to between the 14th and 16th centuries? Today the Aztec trend gives you an uber-cool, street savvy and exotic style that evokes fantasies of far off vacays and long lost civilizations.
  • July 25, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

Escape Club: A Slacker’s Haven

Movie Buzz
There is real suspense and no way of predicting who will get eliminated. But the cast, promoted by E! as “attractive” is nothing special; they’re unusually unlikeable to watch. You should watch this show purely for voyeuristic pleasure otherwise it is pointless.
  • July 25, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

Timehop App: I Know What You Did Last Year

Tech Talk
Timehop is a digital time capsule that shows you your photos and posts from Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Instagram, Flickr and your camera roll from this exact day in history. The app helps you celebrate the best moments of the past with your friends.
  • July 25, 2014
  • Tim Mworia | @timworia

‘Million Dollar Arm’ Review: Dreams, Hope, Love & Baseball

Movie Reviews
Mad Men’s Jon Hamm plays Bernstein and effortlessly manages to portray his internal struggles. It’s good to see Hamm on the big screen. The director captures the contrast between the way of life in India and the United States in a way that doesn’t stereotype any of the cultures.
  • July 25, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

HOT: Kabi Gethaiga

Star Profiles
She starred in Nairobi Half Life and an L.A. casting agent considered her for a role on Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave. The actress who also doubles up as a model has worked in theatre predominantly portraying Shakespeare characters.
  • July 25, 2014

Magical Kenya Expo Set for October

Travel
The Kenya Tourism Board yesterday announced the dates for this year’s Magical Kenya Tourism Expo, taking place between 08th and 10th of October at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi.
  • July 25, 2014
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Thome

Rouge Louboutin for Tips and Toes

Fashion
Shoe designer extraordinaire Christian Louboutin has debuted his nail polish line. According to the designer, his popular shoes’ “red sole was born from red nail polish”. He said he’s giving back to nails what the shoe took from the nails 20 years ago.
  • July 25, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

Trailer Alert: Fifty Shades of Grey

Movie Buzz
See the trailer of the highly anicipated erotic romance film scheduled to come out on Valentines Day 2015.
  • July 24, 2014
  • Tim Mworia | @timworia