Lifestyle

Hot Pet: Toya

Pets
"Toya" older female Spitz type. Special needs case. She is blind in one eye and the other needs drops at regular intervals to save her sight. She needs a compassionate dog lover.
  • April 23, 2014
  • KSPCA

Earth Day, Green Fashion and SOKO Kenya

Designers , Trending Topics
SOKO is a clothing manufacturing unit with environmental issues at the heart of its business. It’s the brainchild of Joanna Maiden based in Rukinga Wildlife Sanctuary in Kenya. Their clothes have been featured on Vogue, Grazia, i-D and Elle magazines and worn by influential people such as Michelle Obama and Elle MacPherson.
  • April 22, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

The Launch of Club Sevens Bar & Lounge

FYI
Nairobi’s nightlife is a menu of great lounge bars, amazing music, beautifully dressed women and men…and of course an amazingly memorable time. How about this? A new entrant, a great nightspot to let your hair down and get the boys to enjoy a game on the big screens - Club Sevens Bar & Lounge.
  • April 22, 2014
  • Embukane Vincent Libosso

Celebrating Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1927-2014)

Trending Topics
Nobel-prize winning Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez died at home in his adopted country Mexico on Thursday April 17, 2014. He was revered for his fiction novels Love in the Time of Cholera and Autumn of the Patriarch among many others.
  • April 22, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

KCB retain Great Rift 10s title

Sports
KCB successfully defended their Top Fry Great Rift Ten A side title after battling to a 18-15 sudden death win over Strathmore Leos in the final, played on Sunday 20 April 2014.
  • April 22, 2014
  • Press Release

Tips for getting over post-holiday blues

FYI
It’s the Tuesday after the four-day Easter weekend and most of you are back to the office, class and places of business reminiscing about how you spent the holiday. Here are tips to help you ease back into your daily routine the rest of this week.
  • April 22, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

What your sleep position says about your relationship

FYI
In a study carried out by Professor Richard Wiseman of the University of Hertfordshire your preferred sleeping position says a lot about your personality and the status of your relationship. Do women finally have a scientific reason to demand a cuddle from their men?
  • April 22, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

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