Kenya’s Football Factory That Gave Birth to Stars

It was once regarded as Kenya’s football incubation hub – but not anymore. It was here that some of Kenya’s prolific players sprouted from before joining the big shot on…

Kenya Airways to Resume Local Flights

Kenya Airways issued a statement on Saturday, May 1, 2021, indicating that it would resume its domestic flights the next day – on Sunday, May 2. The announcement came following…

DP Ruto Changes Tact to Build Fan Base, Others Are Partying

Deputy President William Ruto is a shrewd politician. He is good – and witty. He knows when to take an opportunity when his opponents are in the slumber-land.  A few…

Kenyans in Party Mood After President Uhuru Lifts Lockdown

Kenyans are in a jubilant mood after President Uhuru Kenyatta opened up the country and moved curfew hours from 8pm to 10pm – beginning midnight, Saturday, May 1 2021. Uhuru…

Man Abandons Wedding Over Tattoo on Bride’s Butt

My name is Anita. I have this ugly tattoo sitting on my bum. It’s a man’s face.  Trust me – there are moments when I have felt like chunking off…

Tough Times Push Kenyans to Survive on Side Hustles

Janet is a journalist – and runs a wines and spirits joint in Nairobi’s Komarock’s estate. If you don’t find her at her desk in one of the leading media…

Oh Beer: Booze Lovers Now Drink on Zoom to Beat Lockdown

President Uhuru on March 26, 2021, ordered that all bars be closed until further notice. The ban has left millions of Kenyans who imbibe nursing everlasting hangover.  There is a…

KPL Players Who Played With God

They played and prayed.  To them it was not just a game – but a service to the Good Lord. Most footballers in Kenya are basement dwellers, hoof eaters –…

The Ghost Malls of Nairobi: There Is no One to Rent Spaces

The unprecedented mall frenzy witnessed in Kenya between 2013 and 2018 is witnessing a slow, if not expected death. That 5-year period witnessed the sprouting of new malls all around…