Tag Archives: kenya

What some Kenyan women are now using Cow-milking jelly for! Africa,Entertainment,News

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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Kenyan-born journalist awarded in US for exemplary reporting Africa,Diaspora,News

BY STEVE JOHNSON A Kenyan-born US based journalist was feted on Thursday for exemplary coverage of the 2017 Kenyan general election. BMJ Muriithi, who is a multimedia specialist, received the award at a ceremony held at the Voice America headquarters (VOA) in Washington DC. While presenting the Superior Accomplishment Award, the agency’s Africa Division Chief, Neggusie Mengesha, praised the journalist for “outstanding reporting and going beyond the call of duty” while covering the election in the East African nation for radio, TV and online platforms. Muriithi was among thousands of journalists representing international media organizations who traversed the country and…

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VIDEO AND MULTIPLE PHOTOS: A Colorful Diaspora wedding held in Kenya Business,Diaspora,Entertainment,News,Photos,USA,Videos

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: I am as fit as a fiddle, says Raila after being discharged from hospital News,Politics,Videos

Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga has said he is healthy, moments after being discharged from Mombasa Hospital after being treated for stomach pains. Before being taken to hospital, Mr Odinga had addressed a series of rallies in Kilifi County. “I am as fit as a fiddle. I have been discharged to go to Nairobi to continue with my campaigns. “I had stomach pains, which have since disappeared after getting treatment,” Mr Odinga said during a press briefing after being discharged. Mr Odinga had arrived at Moi International Airport, Mombasa, in two helicopters accompanied by co-principals Kalonzo Musyoka, Musalia Mudavadi and…

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VIDEO: Emotional DP Ruto narrates how Kalonzo told them they would be jailed for 10 years News,Videos

It is the stuff of a political thriller, with all the cynical intrigues and power plays that Kenyans never get to see play out. In an interview on Citizen TV on Sunday night, Deputy President William Ruto recounted a tense meeting between him, former Vice-President Kalonzo Musyoka, President Uhuru Kenyatta (then Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance) and tender baron Jimi Wanjigi. Mr Ruto claimed that Mr Musyoka told him and Mr Kenyatta quite bluntly that they should make way for him to run for President because they were going to jail anyway. “You will be in jail for 10 years,” Mr…

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Some cringe, others applaud cops after shooting death of a 23 year old Kenyan in Atlanta News

The killing of a 23 year old Atlanta-based Kenyan man whom the police say was being tracked by the anti-narcotic unit since 2013 has left the Kenyan community in the metro Atlanta area and around the US with more questions than answers and elicited a heated debate on the social media. Whereas some condemn suspected drug related crimes, others say they don’t wholly buy the story by the sheriff’s office as dead men tell no tales. Some even suspect that race was a key factor in the shooting death of the young man. In the meantime, Following the untimely death…

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VIDEO: Ever heard of Madharau street in Nairobi where Kenyan prostitutes charge peanuts and operate 24/7? Africa,Business,Entertainment,News,Videos

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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