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What some Kenyan women are now using Cow-milking jelly for! Standard

In one of the latest examples of how Kenyans have peculiar habits, women have turned a milking jelly into a beauty product. Since Thursday night, women online have been discussing benefits of using milking jelly as a skin care product. Several of them have been posting pictures of their dressing tables littered with dozens of cosmetics but conspicuously among them is the milking jelly. The Saturday Standard did a spot check and discovered various milking jelly brands in supermarkets in the city. Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko sparked the debate when he said both him and his wife have used Arimis,…

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VIDEO: Shock as man plays guitar while doctors perform brain surgery on him Standard

An Indian musician played the guitar on the operating table to help doctors treat involuntary muscle spasms in his fingers. Abhishek Prasad was asked to play every time doctors “burnt” a circuit in his brain to treat what is commonly known as “musician’s dystonia”. The condition causes painful spasms, twisting and repetitive movements or abnormal postures. Mr Prasad said that he was able to play with ease after the surgery. “By the sixth burn, my fingers opened up. I was normal on the operating table itself,” Mr Prasad said after doctors removed the stitches on his head on Thursday, a…

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VIDEO AND MULTIPLE PHOTOS: A Colorful Diaspora wedding held in Kenya Standard

BY ESTHER WANJOHI Our wedding brought many people together. Professor Cuthbert traveled from Kansas City MO to attend our May 20, 2017 wedding in Nairobi Kenya! As preparation to my current doctoral program, Professor Cuthbert taught me a subject known as “Futuring” which I think should be taught to everyone. “Futuring” is an attempt to make accurate predictions of what the future may hold. According to Edward Cornish (2004), there are now proven-techniques for exploring the future. Among the skills that can be acquired and used in Futuring is Foresight because it enables us to discern and anticipate risks and…

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VIDEO: Ever heard of Madharau street in Nairobi where Kenyan prostitutes charge peanuts and operate 24/7? Standard

When you visit Mlolongo, you wouldn’t miss Madharau Street, a stretch occupied by commercial sex workers. The most common business here is wines and spirits stores, miraadens and butcheries selling meat, from God knows where. The name Madharau allegedly came about from commercial sex workers’ ill treatment of men of little means who sought their service for a pittance.  The men always ended up saying, “hawa wasichana wanaangalia watu na madharau,” and the name ‘madharau’ (spite) stuck. This place is also referred to as home away from home, mostly by truck drivers. Most PSV conductors refer to it as Mlolongo ‘Stage ya…

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VIDEO: Shock as an emotional Larry Madowo suddenly quits ‘The Trend’ Show, sheds tears Standard

BY BMJ MURIITHI Larry Madowo is leaving The Trend! Madowo announced on Friday night that he is calling it a day as a host of arguably the most popular TV show on Kenyan TV The popular journalist has made The Trend one of the most watched TV shows of all time since he took over it over in 2012. The show, which was originally hosted by James Smart,  seeks to give younger audiences a platform to discuss matters most important to them. On Friday, an emotional Madowo fought off tears as made the rather shocking announcement – that he is…

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