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Them Mushrooms 'pass the beat' and ask voters to be wise
Teddy teams up with his younger brother John Katana Harrison, Them Mushrooms band leader. Them Mushrooms has survived even after the demise of some of its original founders.
By Ben Ahenda 5 days ago
Them Mushrooms 'pass the beat' and ask voters to be wise
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Abdul Karim: The vinyl junkie fighting to keep Classic African music alive
Started by his father in 1971, Melodica Music Stores has been the place to find the true African classics from Simba Wanyika to Dr Nico.
By Shaun Mutua 9 days ago
Abdul Karim: The vinyl junkie fighting to keep Classic African music alive
Changing times: Women convert Father's Day to Husband's Day
YouTuber Maureen Waititu saved the day for grandfathers, killing two birds with one stone. Khaligraph Jones's wife Georgina Muteti wished the rapper a happy Father's Day.
By Fay Ngina 10 days ago
Changing times: Women convert Father's Day to Husband's Day
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Vioja, and the golden age of Kenyan comedy
Kenyan comedy comes from far way back before Churchill and Redykyulass. Forget Phoenix Players, Professional Centre and Alliance Française, Nairobi; and creative hubs.
By Stevens Muendo 11 days ago
Vioja, and the golden age of Kenyan comedy
The stigma of being a creative
The act of creating is what gives creative people purpose and meaning. Since I can remember, I have drawn and doodled and sang and played at every opportunity I can get.
By Muhonyo Maina 11 days ago
The stigma of being a creative
Blessing Lung'aho makes comedy debut
Lung’aho’s Dom stands on one side of this sibling rivalry as Nicole’s accomplice, the man on the outside who helps her set her plans in motion.
By Stevens Muendo 11 days ago
Blessing Lung'aho makes comedy debut
Game this Father's Day away
Fathers mean business. They are not in on any games. Your old man would probably whoop you if you played all day long. But today gives you a leeway to whoop your dad.
By Boniface Mithika 11 days ago
Game this Father's Day away
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Art meets politics: Celebrities who tossed their hats into the ring
After rising to fame through showbiz, they believe they relate more to problems facing the youth and now they are in the political field competing with seasoned politicians.
By Fay Ngina 12 days ago
Art meets politics: Celebrities who tossed their hats into the ring
The ultimate plan for Wababaz this weekend
What better way to celebrate and appreciate the fathers in our lives than to join them in making their way to Carnivore on Sunday?
By Peris Wambugu 13 days ago
The ultimate plan for Wababaz this weekend
Drama that shaped Ngugi wa Thiong'o's works, activism still relevant to Kenya
Ngũgĩ was detained without trial in 1977 after writing his first novel in Gikuyu. Democracy is gradually taking root in Kenya, but corruption is still rife.
By The Conversation 16 days ago
Drama that shaped Ngugi wa Thiong'o's works, activism still relevant to Kenya
Them Mushrooms 'pass the beat' and ask voters to be wise
Teddy teams up with his younger brother John Katana Harrison, Them Mushrooms band leader. Them Mushrooms has survived even after the demise of some of its original founders.
By Ben Ahenda 5 days ago
Them Mushrooms 'pass the beat' and ask voters to be wise
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Abdul Karim: The vinyl junkie fighting to keep Classic African music alive
Started by his father in 1971, Melodica Music Stores has been the place to find the true African classics from Simba Wanyika to Dr Nico.
By Shaun Mutua 9 days ago
Abdul Karim: The vinyl junkie fighting to keep Classic African music alive
Changing times: Women convert Father's Day to Husband's Day
YouTuber Maureen Waititu saved the day for grandfathers, killing two birds with one stone. Khaligraph Jones's wife Georgina Muteti wished the rapper a happy Father's Day.
By Fay Ngina 10 days ago
Changing times: Women convert Father's Day to Husband's Day
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Vioja, and the golden age of Kenyan comedy
Kenyan comedy comes from far way back before Churchill and Redykyulass. Forget Phoenix Players, Professional Centre and Alliance Française, Nairobi; and creative hubs.
By Stevens Muendo 11 days ago
Vioja, and the golden age of Kenyan comedy
The stigma of being a creative
The act of creating is what gives creative people purpose and meaning. Since I can remember, I have drawn and doodled and sang and played at every opportunity I can get.
By Muhonyo Maina 11 days ago
The stigma of being a creative
Blessing Lung'aho makes comedy debut
Lung’aho’s Dom stands on one side of this sibling rivalry as Nicole’s accomplice, the man on the outside who helps her set her plans in motion.
By Stevens Muendo 11 days ago
Blessing Lung'aho makes comedy debut
Game this Father's Day away
Fathers mean business. They are not in on any games. Your old man would probably whoop you if you played all day long. But today gives you a leeway to whoop your dad.
By Boniface Mithika 11 days ago
Game this Father's Day away
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Art meets politics: Celebrities who tossed their hats into the ring
After rising to fame through showbiz, they believe they relate more to problems facing the youth and now they are in the political field competing with seasoned politicians.
By Fay Ngina 12 days ago
Art meets politics: Celebrities who tossed their hats into the ring
The ultimate plan for Wababaz this weekend
What better way to celebrate and appreciate the fathers in our lives than to join them in making their way to Carnivore on Sunday?
By Peris Wambugu 13 days ago
The ultimate plan for Wababaz this weekend
Drama that shaped Ngugi wa Thiong'o's works, activism still relevant to Kenya
Ngũgĩ was detained without trial in 1977 after writing his first novel in Gikuyu. Democracy is gradually taking root in Kenya, but corruption is still rife.
By The Conversation 16 days ago
Drama that shaped Ngugi wa Thiong'o's works, activism still relevant to Kenya
Dare devil stunt: Free fall from the skies
“The best way of experiencing skydiving for someone who has never done it before was through a tandem jump,” said a 68-year-old woman who had just landed from the skies.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 18 days ago
Dare devil stunt: Free fall from the skies
Kalasha festival roars back
The outbreak of Covid-19 around the globe led to the cancellation of major entertainment events including the Kalasha festivals as a way of containing the spread of the deadly virus.
By Nathan Ochunge 18 days ago
Kalasha festival roars back
Akothee: The lioness, on her new book and new album
The singer has been candid about her love life, making it a hot topic on social media. She has also been having health challenges but says she is doing much better now.
By Jacqueline Mahugu 19 days ago
Akothee: The lioness, on her new book and new album
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My schoolmates died from drug abuse - Stivo Simple Boy
Simple Boy has attracted curiosity from the masses with his catchy tunes and his unique social media presence.
By Shaun Mutua 24 days ago
My schoolmates died from drug abuse -  Stivo Simple Boy
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How economist danced his way into competitive music business
What started as a high school passion has bloomed into money making passion. Dedicated marketing has seen the school grow into one that now enrols 400 to 500 students a year.
By Peter Theuri 26 days ago
How economist danced his way into competitive music business
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Celebrities and the business of endorsements
Most deals are pegged on tough conditions that celebrities must keep. Beer and spirits, as well as whiskey brands, are some of the products that pay handsomely.
By Stevens Muendo 26 days ago
Celebrities and the business of endorsements
Entertainers dig into rich archives to add cheer to Madaraka Day fete
The 59th Madaraka Day celebrations were graced by seasoned entertainers who put on a good show for at the Uhuru Gardens, Nairobi.
By Fay Ngina 28 days ago
Entertainers dig into rich archives to add cheer to Madaraka Day fete
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DCI boss George Kinoti: The man who shaped my life
George Kinoti says he first met his parents-in-law in 1990, while still a university student, a troubled young man, heavily weighed down by low status of his family.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 1 month ago
DCI boss George Kinoti: The man who shaped my life
Study: Video games boost intelligence
Intelligence is an important trait in our lives and highly predictive of a child’s future income, happiness and longevity.
By The Conversation 1 month ago
Study: Video games boost intelligence
Rebirth of Les Wanyika: 'Afro' hitmakers comeback plan
Most of their songs were inspired by real-life stories, take for example Sina Makosa, which began with a fight that the late Professor Omar had in a bar with another man over a woman.
By Boniface Mithika 1 month ago
Rebirth of Les Wanyika: 'Afro' hitmakers comeback plan
Ngugi wa Thiong'o play 'I Will Marry When I Want' ends today
Today, highly anticipated, and watched, play ‘I Will Marry When I Want’ comes to an end today at the Kenya National Theatre. The Kikuyu version is known as ‘Ngaahika Ndeenda’.
By Ferdinand Mwongela 1 month ago
Ngugi wa Thiong'o play 'I Will Marry When I Want' ends today
Song by Kenya and Jamaica stars set for release ahead of peace tour
Nazizi said artistes in the project were just volunteers and she's calling on more to join. Organisers had indicated they would include Jamaica's Eric Donaldson in the Umoja Splash Peace tour.
By Stevens Muendo 1 month ago
Song by Kenya and Jamaica stars set for release ahead of peace tour
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Stuck in wheelchair, I was the child no one wanted to play with
Anne attributes her success to her father, George Paul Wafula, who has always stood by her even when all looked hopeless and when no one else believed anything good in her life.
By Stevens Muendo 1 month ago
Stuck in wheelchair, I was the child no one wanted to play with
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The place of music and dance in Luo culture
A popular Luo song, Adhiambo Sianda by musician Dola Kabarry compliments a woman named Adhiambo for her robust and shapely hips. Sianda is Dholuo for the backside.
By Joe Ombuor 1 month ago
The place of music and dance in Luo culture
Immerse yourself into the Metaverse
In the Metaverse, people have been buying and selling houses, and others have held phoney weddings, but this nonexistent virtual world is proving to be a great hit in the game business.
By Boniface Mithika 1 month ago
Immerse yourself into the Metaverse
Sauti Sol defiant after row over 'Extravaganza'
Boy band Sauti Sol has lost more than 2,000 subscribers on YouTube a day after threatening to sue Raila Odinga's Azimio Coalition.
By Fay Ngina 1 month ago
Sauti Sol defiant after row over 'Extravaganza'
Copyright body now waltzes into Sauti Sol, Azimio tangle over song
Kecobo has faulted the Azimio Coalition for using a Kenyan band’s composition without permission.
By Fay Ngina 1 month ago
Copyright body now waltzes into Sauti Sol, Azimio tangle over song
PC vs Console, which is better?
While money is the primary worry, there are other elements to consider for a great gaming experience, including the visuals, greatest multiplayer possibilities and technical skills.
By Boniface Mithika 1 month ago
PC vs Console, which is better?
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Raila pays Sh562,500 to play music in his campaign
Offenders face a fine not exceeding Sh500,000 or a jail sentence of four years or both.
By Kirsten Kanja 1 month ago
Raila pays Sh562,500 to play music in his campaign
Video game businesses thrive near colleges
When the business is low, the gaming shops organise gaming competitions with a cash prize to attract more customers.
By Bradley Sikolia 1 month ago
Video game businesses thrive near colleges
Ms President II starts, promises stiff competition
The auditions were so intense with participants expected to be taken through an academy where they will be trained and mentored to be great leaders.
By Kirsten Kanja 1 month ago
Ms President II starts, promises stiff competition
Police dismiss reports Bongo star Harmonize arrested
Harmonize headlined the Afrika Moja concert at KICC on Friday, but allegedly failed to appear and perform at several other expected venues or only appeared briefly.
By Jacqueline Mahugu 1 month ago
Police dismiss reports Bongo star Harmonize arrested
Creative industry losing Sh92b to piracy annually
Partners Against Piracy have called for the implementation of the Copyright Act to help the creative industry recover from the Covid-19 pandemic creating over 50,000 new jobs.
By Stevens Muendo 1 month ago
Creative industry losing Sh92b to piracy annually
ShinCity: Nyashinski lights up Carnivore grounds with epic concert [Photos]
The highly anticipated Shin City finally took place at The Carnivore grounds last night.
By Standard Entertainment Reporter  2 months ago
ShinCity: Nyashinski lights up Carnivore grounds with epic concert [Photos]
The women of Young, Famous and African!
The series is centred on the intimate space of celebrities from around Africa.
By Esther Dianah 2 months ago
The women of Young, Famous and African!
Concerts, family shows as Easter fever hits major Kenyan towns
This being the first Easter post-Covid-19 health and travel restrictions, entertainment action is back in full swing.
By Stevens Muendo 2 months ago
Concerts, family shows as Easter fever hits major Kenyan towns
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Kasiva Mutua: Drummer thinking in sound
She has many drums and various percussive instruments, many of which she makes herself when she is looking for a specific sound. Ngewa helps you experience the world as she hears it.
By Jacqueline Mahugu 2 months ago
Kasiva Mutua: Drummer thinking in sound
Top video games for the visually impaired
The incorporation of accessibility options and features by developers is increasing the popularity of blind gaming and disability gaming in general.
By Boniface Mithika 2 months ago
Top video games for the visually impaired
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Video: The rise of Kenya's 'Peter Drury'
In the video, the 54-year–old British journalist acknowledges the comedian’s videos, describing them as terrifically funny.
By Lynn Kolongei 2 months ago
Video: The rise of Kenya's 'Peter Drury'
Musicians eye Skiza billions under new law
The 2021 Copyright Amendment Bill signed into law by President Mr Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday promises higher revenues for artistes.
By Kirsten Kanja 2 months ago
Musicians eye Skiza billions under new law
Will Smith lacked will to hold back in rocky relationship with Chris Rock
Will Smith’s fiery slap across Chris Rock’s face during this year’s highly anticipated Academy Awards has left the world in awe.
By Kirsten Kanja 2 months ago
Will Smith lacked will to hold back in rocky relationship with Chris Rock