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Bharti Airtel appoints Dr. Titus Naikuni as Chairman, Airtel Kenya

Business
Bharti Airtel have today announced the appointment of Dr. Titus Naikuni as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Airtel Kenya.
  • Nov. 21, 2014
  • Press

Say Hello to Ello – The Reason You Might Be Leaving Facebook Soon

Tech Talk
Looking from outside, I don’t see anything not to like about Ello. Everything about it from its eerie smiley face logo to clutter-free design screams fresh. Its creators are looking to wrestle back the ideals of social networking and make it fun again.
  • Nov. 21, 2014
  • Tim Mworia | @timworia

Carpe Diem

The Anonymous Adventurer
So what to seize now? Well there’s this race, it’s in Patagonia which is the eastern bit of the long finger of South America, and it lasts 10 days, oh and you have to sea kayak, trek, mountain bike, carrying everything with you and basically not get lost or killed!
  • Nov. 20, 2014
  • Steven Price

Long-Distance Relationships: Why They Work

FYI
Long-distance relationships doomed to fail? No, says latest research. Lovers who live apart feel closer to each other than lovers who don’t. They work out ways to make communication really count, strengthening their bond in the long run.
  • Nov. 19, 2014
  • Sarah Moses

Top 10 Must Attend Events This Weekend That Do Not Necessarily Involve Clubbing and Drinking

FYI
We have compiled something different, a list of quirky things happening this weekend that don’t necessarily involve clubbing and drinking.
  • Nov. 19, 2014
  • Damaris Agweyu

Confirmed Games and Venues for 21st and 22nd November 2014

Sports
Find the confirmed games and venues for the Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd November 2014 match days.
  • Nov. 19, 2014
  • KRU

Ol Pejeta Set to Be Enscribed in the First IUCN International 'Green List'

Travel
Ol Pejeta is among the first 23 successful sites to be selected as part of the first phase of the Green List, news which was announced last week at the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 taking place in Sydney, Australia.
  • Nov. 19, 2014
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Thome

If Loving You is Wrong: Tyler Perry’s Version of Desperate Housewives

Movie Reviews
The opening scene of the show is reminiscent of Wisteria Lane. White picket- fenced homes, kids, a school bus on a suburban street and mysterious background music that tells you all is not as it seems.
  • Nov. 19, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

WTO Expected to Admit Seychelles in December Meeting

Travel
What better place to do this but in the Seychelles, where tourism is the number one economic activity before fishing and trade and where the wellbeing of the entire nation depends on the regular flow of visitors to the island.
  • Nov. 19, 2014
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Thome

Reclaim: An Emotional Rollercoaster

Movie Reviews
Wealthy Americans, Shannon (Rachelle Lefevre) and Steven Mayers (Ryan Phillippe) are in Puerto Rico to finalize the adoption of a Haitian refugee girl.
  • Nov. 19, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

Holiday on a Budget? Five Options for an Equally Happy Vacation!

Travel
We promise you can find just as cozy, convenient and sometimes customized-to-need accommodations in practically any destination.
  • Nov. 19, 2014
  • Jovago

Al Jazeera’s Innovate Africa Explores How Technology is Changing Education in Kenya

Movie Buzz
The first episode of Al Jazeera’s new six-part series, Innovate Africa, visits Ghana, Kenya and South Africa to explore how technology is transforming education across the continent.
  • Nov. 18, 2014
  • Al Jazeera Media Network

More Bad Press for Tanzanian Government as Eviction Looms for 40,000 Maasai

Environment
‘...The Sheiks from Dubai should go and shoot sea gulls but not come here to hunt our game, which is already decimated by unchecked poaching, and have our people thrown off their land...’ ranted a regular source from Arusha.
  • Nov. 18, 2014
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Thome

Challenges Remain for Common East African Tourist Visa

Travel
The common tourist Visa, much applauded when launched a year ago at the World Travel Market 2013, has according to information received sold less than 1,000 times since the system became operational.
  • Nov. 18, 2014
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Thome

HOT: Duncan Murunyu

Star Profiles
Duncan is best known as Kithinji, the character he plays in the K24 drama series Kelele FM, a bubbly and calculating upcoming artist seeking airplay on the radio station.
  • Nov. 18, 2014

#MyDressMyChoice Procession Demands Justice for Lady in Red

Trending Topics
On Monday November 17, a section of Kenyan women and some men took to the street to protest what they termed as violence against women.
  • Nov. 18, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

My Anti-Bucket List: Things Not to Do Before I Die

The Best of 'The Weatherman'
I’ve decided to make a list, of the things I’d be fine not doing in my life. A bucket list is too overrated and commonplace anyway. I much prefer going against the grain.
  • Nov. 17, 2014
  • The Weatherman

Safari Companies Change Tack in the Face of Ebola Fears

Travel
In the wake of the Ebola epidemic causing wildlife tourism bookings to drop precipitously in countries as far away from the outbreak as Kenya, a coalition of safari companies announced today that they will ease their cancellation policies and even waive cancellation fees.
  • Nov. 17, 2014

Fab Friday Fashion Fact: Capes

Fashion
Did you know that capes were popular among men in the Victorian era?
  • Nov. 14, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

Government to support Kenya Rugby Union on Anti-Doping Procedures

Sports
The Cabinet Secretary said the Government supported the KRU and the country’s national rugby teams “a hundred per cent”.
  • Nov. 14, 2014
  • KRU