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Ibuka: Where students showcase art, fashion and music

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Over the years, art in tertiary institutions has often been confined to classrooms and hardly will you come across initiatives that seek to create exposure and expose the students’ skill out there. However, one student community, Ibuka, from the School of Arts and Design, University of Nairobi is out to bury this trend. Judging  from its activities, largely art exhibitions, and workshops, it has ... Read More »

Discount social platform seeks to save students money


Campus Discounts is a global social platform where university students receive, view and share product discounts posted by businesses located around their campuses. Businesses post discounts tagging up to ten campuses within their area of operation. Students thereafter can view these discounts and recommend them to their peers. “Students are a vibrant group of people who operate on a rather ... Read More »

Apply for a blogging internship with Coca-Cola

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Are you looking to improve your writing or blogging skills? We, the Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE), and Coca-Cola would like to work with you and help you grow your talent through a one of a kind apprentice program that will run from May – December 2015. To apply for one of the 30 slots available, submit your CV (1 ... Read More »

The Death of a Close Friend and What it Taught Me #RIPChristineMaina


I’m a man who loves God, yet I’ve sometimes battled the motive behind some of the things that God allows to happen especially to good people. Last week, I received the sad news of the passing of a very good friend of mine, Ms. Christine Maina who was only 22 years old and was scheduled to graduate on June 27th ... Read More »

Meet these young guys ROCKing Nairobi


For the last four years, I have had the same ringtone for my phone. If You’re Gone by Matchbox Twenty. I love this song to death.., Ok, not really to death, but you get the point. Well, in case you haven’t guessed it. I’m in a serious long-term relationship with rock music. I may not look like a rock music fanatic. You know, I ... Read More »

Focus, Shoot: Blogging and photography


The most important tool for fashion blogging – besides a great sense of style – is the quality of images a blogger publishes. Great pictures capture peoples’ attention and keep them coming back for more, so it’s an important weapon to have in your arsenal. Image quality is determined by the camera and lens used to take the pictures, which ... Read More »

Why African women rock

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I’m not going to mince words. I love me some African woman. I love her attitude, passion, strong will, intelligence, independence and free spirit. Say what you have to about African women. But to me they simply rock. For the record, I acknowledge that we have a number of them who are loud, mean, too argumentative, too needy, too materialistic ... Read More »

Netflix production shot in Nairobi to premiere in June


  A highly anticipated TV series that is partly shot in Nairobi is set to start showing on subscription video-on-demand service Netflix on June 5th. The first 12 episodes of Sense8 were shot in eight cities including Nairobi, Chicago, Berlin, Mexico City and Mumbai. The trailer of the sci-fi drama created and co-directed by The Matrix trilogy creators Andy and ... Read More »

Most African families are a gang of leeches, and it needs to stop

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Emmanuel Adebayor, a celebrated Togo international footballer who currently plays for Tottenham Hotspur, revealed the financial burden of supporting his family as well as ongoing conflicts. His bare knuckle revelation stunned the world, partly because of his audacity to go public about what most will regard as personal family issues. What caught my attention, however, was the reason behind going public. He ... Read More »

Want to be a lifestyle blogger? Here are 3 areas you can explore

Food blog

There are many types of blogs out there. There are no limits to the topics you can blog about – anything one chooses to write about becomes a bloggable topic, instantly. People choose to talk about all sorts of things; from sports to fashion to food. Then, of course, there are the more serious topics; religion, human rights, business, politics. ... Read More »

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