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Tsavo West: Rich in animals and history
For 490 bob on economy on the SGR train, you quickly drop off at the pristine Mtito Andei terminus.
By Tony Mochama 2 years ago
Tsavo West: Rich in animals and history
Nostalgia Street: From latest music to fish and chips, Moi Avenue was place for real revellers
When last chaotic lines at Railway Station go, there will be someone nostalgic for city mayhem. Generations will be told Nairobi has become a cemetery
By Tony Mochama 2 years ago
Nostalgia Street: From latest music to fish and chips, Moi Avenue was place for real revellers
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2021 Nostalgia Street: When Nairobi truly was city in the sun
The more time passes by and infrastructure projects snarl-up traffic, the more Kenyans’ hearts ache for a time when everything was quieter.
By Tony Mochama 2 years ago
2021 Nostalgia Street: When Nairobi truly was city in the sun
Literary prizes: One more year of drought
This Sunday ought to have been the glorious climatic moment of the now postponed ‘Nairobi International Book Fair’ at the Sarit Centre.
By Tony Mochama 2 years ago
Literary prizes: One more year of drought
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Lilian Nganga, Raila Odinga among guests at Governor Alfred Mutua's birthday party
The scene at the Emara Ole Sereni during the ‘Double Birthday Party’ of August 22 babies, Governor Alfred Mutua of Machakos and Tanzanian musician...
By Tony Mochama 2 years ago
Lilian Nganga, Raila Odinga among guests at Governor Alfred Mutua's birthday party
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Eric: Advertising genius who left brief, but lasting impressions
Eric Ndavi, one of the biggest names on the Kenyan advertising scene, lost his battle with cancer this week.
By Tony Mochama 2 years ago
Eric: Advertising genius who left brief, but lasting impressions
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Politics and reggae music that ‘nobody’ can dare switch off
Reggae music has been hijacked by politicians as part of that cultural cocktail, to attract both the young and old to their rallies.
By Tony Mochama 2 years ago
Politics and reggae music that ‘nobody’ can dare switch off
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The soft side: How Kirubi became DJ CK
Businessman’s first agenda as owner of Capital FM was to remove Rock music from the playlist, which put him on a collision course with the Rockers.
By Tony Mochama 3 years ago
 The soft side: How Kirubi became DJ CK
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Madaraka Day: Musicians get 'little bread' as politicians win through 'big circus'
Suzanna Owiyo, Freddy Jakadongo and Iddi Achieng among artistes line up to perform in this year’s 58th Madaraka Day celebrations.
By Tony Mochama 3 years ago
Madaraka Day: Musicians get 'little bread' as politicians win through 'big circus'
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Bumping and grinding dead as Nairobi clubs lose dance floor chemistry
Dimmed lights as clubs lose dance floor seduction and romance
By Tony Mochama 3 years ago
Bumping and grinding dead as Nairobi clubs lose dance floor chemistry
Night in the wild, in heart of city
One Zone Lockdown’ simply means that nocturnal outing and travel outside of one’s immediate environment have become limited at best, and inaccessible.
By Tony Mochama 3 years ago
Night in the wild, in heart of city
Memories of mum: Gone but never forgotten
I wept myself to a world of dreams where she was everywhere, then woke up to a chasm where she was nowhere.
By Tony Mochama 3 years ago
Memories of mum: Gone but never forgotten
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Bensoul on soul music, Sauti Sol and Ben Pol
He’s written songs for many of East Africa’s big hitters and says music has always been his life.
By Tony Mochama 3 years ago
Bensoul on soul music, Sauti Sol and Ben Pol
Dance of death: Founder’s bow out blew Kwani? down
The first signal of the ‘rejection’ of his baby was when he turned down the Young Global Leader award by writing to the Queen of Jordan.
By Tony Mochama 3 years ago
Dance of death: Founder’s bow out blew Kwani? down
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Rise and fall of Kwani? An insider’s story
In the beginning, December of 2002 to December of 2006, Kwani? was a loose association/ strong movement of creative Kenyan ‘eccentrics.’
By Tony Mochama 3 years ago
Rise and fall of Kwani? An insider’s story
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Lovy Longomba on life, and death of a brother
Trip down memory lane as one half on the Longombaz singing duo remembers the golden years of music and times shared with his late brother.
By Tony Mochama 3 years ago
Lovy Longomba on life, and death of a brother
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How Nyachae saved Kanu from Opposition onslaught
He declined to join the Opposition at the height of multi-party politics and instead worked to strengthen Kanu to win the 1992 elections.
By Tony Mochama 3 years ago
How Nyachae saved Kanu from Opposition onslaught
Ex-presidents live it up in lap of luxury, or a life on the run
As Trump watches his impeachment on TV from his palatial home, we look at how other presidents lived after leaving office
By Tony Mochama 3 years ago
Ex-presidents live it up in lap of luxury, or a life on the run
Nyachae, Onyonka tiff divided Abagusii
Held in custody for six months for shooting an opponent’s supporter, Onyonka’s political career had been in serious trouble
By Tony Mochama 3 years ago
Nyachae, Onyonka tiff divided Abagusii
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End of an era in Nairobi CBD party life
Now only Sabina Joy and the Sky Lounge hold fort as the places in the CBD for very different types of revelers.
By Tony Mochama 3 years ago
End of an era in Nairobi CBD party life
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La Pestilenza: True Story of ‘Black Plague’ of 1348
And in early May, as the rodents poured out in their millions to feast on the free human flesh festering on the city streets, the fleas on them leaped
By Tony Mochama 3 years ago
La Pestilenza: True Story of ‘Black Plague’ of 1348
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Celerity cougars, femi-nazis and fake car giveaways
We all know the only kinda ‘boot’ that Missus wa Jesus can afford to give Kabi, n it sure don’t come with the Audi insignia, heh heh.
By Tony Mochama 3 years ago
Celerity cougars, femi-nazis and fake car giveaways
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The 'war' over sheng
The war over sheng that involved Governor Alfred Mutua and Musalia Mudavadi into tongue lashing.
By Tony Mochama 3 years ago
The 'war' over sheng
When spouses compete with each other
Competitive couples, in an unhealthy way, come in all shapes and sizes and circumstances.
By Tony Mochama 3 years ago
When spouses compete with each other
Afros are a big deal
Why Afro hairstyle was always a great deal.
By Tony Mochama 3 years ago
Afros are a big deal
Queer art for ‘peculiar’ peeps
Just this June, shooting on its TV adaptation, ‘Love, Victor,’ began on Hulu island in Hawaii!
By Tony Mochama 3 years ago
Queer art for ‘peculiar’ peeps
Firm finds silver lining in telemedicine
Doctors see it playing a larger role for people with chronic conditions.
By Tony Mochama 3 years ago
Firm finds silver lining in telemedicine
Founding fathers of Gengetone
Here is a quick preview of the life to gengetone.
By Tony Mochama 3 years ago
Founding fathers of Gengetone
Genocide architect used media to incite Rwanda mass murder
Businessman Kabuga armed militias with machetes and started a radio station to spread hatred against Tutsis
By Tony Mochama 3 years ago
Genocide architect used media to incite Rwanda mass murder
Two more Kenyan producers join elite Oscars vetting team
Upon receiving this great news, Kibinge was floored. ‘Whoa!’ she posted on her Facebook page: ‘Blink! Blink! What a list. Honoured!’
By Tony Mochama 3 years ago
Two more Kenyan producers join elite Oscars vetting team
New app spells end for insurance fraudsters
With the new system, it means invoices are immediately generated and insurance companies alerted in real-time
By Tony Mochama 4 years ago
New app spells end for insurance fraudsters
How children can study at home in this Covid-19 crisis
Parents best be prepared for the worst case scenario – that second term could be cancelled altogether.
By Tony Mochama 4 years ago
How children can study at home in this Covid-19 crisis
LSK elections: Lawyers elect new president
The LSK President race attracted a quartet of candidates – two men and two women.
By Tony Mochama 4 years ago
LSK elections: Lawyers elect new president
Bank of Africa on boosting regional trade
BOA regional boss Ghali Lahlou left Morocco two and a half years ago to head the lender’s operations in the East African region, as well as Ghana.
By Tony Mochama 4 years ago
Bank of Africa on boosting regional trade
NHIF mess: Let's not feed the Ogre any longer
It is like listening to an ogre that suggests you increase birth rate, then fatten your children for it to eat.
By Tony Mochama 4 years ago
NHIF mess: Let's not feed the Ogre any longer
Teach your kids to be stubborn in pursuit of their dreams
On the contrary, the more I grew both on a personal and artistic level, the more it became clear to me what I was put on this Earth to do.
By Tony Mochama 4 years ago
Teach your kids to be stubborn in pursuit of their dreams
Oh baby! The wonder that is IVF
Data from Kenya Fertility Society shows that 2 in every 10 couples in Kenya faces fertility issues
By Tony Mochama 4 years ago
Oh baby! The wonder that is IVF
When one door closes, a sky window opens
Concordia Literature Professor to start Nairobi-Masai Mara-Lamu literary residences in 2020 Founder of one of the world’s foremost literary seminars t
By Tony Mochama 4 years ago
When one door closes, a sky window opens
From Sh500, you can now secure chopper rescue during emergencies
ResQMed is a total rescue cover involving helicopters
By Tony Mochama 4 years ago
From Sh500, you can now secure chopper rescue during emergencies
Wise old men: What life has taught me
Why not take a walk to Kisumu?
By Tony Mochama 4 years ago
Wise old men: What life has taught me
Kenyans turn the heat on MPs over Finance Bill
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