Category Archives: Lifestyle

Hot or Not? Rate Willy Paul Featuring Sauti Sol’s Take it slow

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The long awaited collaboration between gospel heavyweight Willy Paul and Kenya’s most successful band, Sauti Sol has been released. The streets are talking and the Youtube views are rising fast. We believe that the fans need to have the last word. We would want to know your views concerning the song. Is it Hot or Not? Here’s the video Read More »

DABO is Out, Hit or Miss? Dj Hypnotic feat Khaligraph, Ulopa & Lon Jon

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Avicii, DJ Snake, DJ Khaled, David Guetta etc, are those names familiar to you? I bet they are if you are a fan of music. They have produced some of the biggest jams racking in millions of views on YouTube. They command a huge clout of influence within the music industry in the US and globally in addition to holding ... Read More »

My image does not define my worth

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I have been told many times that I am not enough. I have been told that my natural hair is a distraction. I have been told that I would be more successful if I were skinnier. I have been teased for my big eyes, naturally full lips, and the list goes on. I have been told that my body is ... Read More »

Outcry over high teen pregnancy as 3000 expectant students sat for KCSE exams

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The Ministry of Education has decried the increased cases of teenage pregnancies. Over 3000 female students in Kenya sat for their 2015 National examinations out of classrooms causing concern to education officials. Dr. Fred Matiangi, the CS of Education, said the government is concerned over the increased cases of pre-marital sex in secondary schools. According to Matiang’i, many of the ... Read More »

Indian student hacked to death for marrying a higher class girl

India has long witnessed so-called honour killings, where couples are targeted because their families or communities disapprove of their relationships over caste or religion

An Indian student from the lowest Dalit caste was hacked to death and his wife critically injured in southern India in a suspected “honour killing” by relatives angered by their marriage, police said Monday. Three men armed with sickles and sharp weapons attacked the 22-year-old student and his wife, who is from a higher caste, on a crowded street in ... Read More »

‘My virginity will change my future’, vows S.African student

Dudu Zwane

Thubelihle Dlodlo would not have made it to university in South Africa this year as her family could not afford the fees, but virginity brought her a lifeline. As long as she remains a virgin, her tuition and boarding fees will be paid by her hometown municipality until the completion of her bachelor’s degree in education at a Pretoria university. ... Read More »

4 ways you can make your recess trip cheaper

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It’s never too early to plan a trip with your friends. The semester is almost half way through so getting the squad together is a must. Although the cost of a trip may vary depending on where you choose to go, here are some simple tips you can use to cut down the cost of travel. Be different The typical ... Read More »

To post or not to post: defiant teens’ growing dilemma

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A pretty 15-year-old girl strikes a pose and pouts at the camera on her phone, so far so Generation Z, but unlike her teenage counterparts in the West, she stops short of posting the photo on social media, restricted in part by Pakistan’s social mores. It is a confusing time for the nation’s youth — the arrival of 3G and ... Read More »

Botox, booze bans and gemstone facials: how the Oscars stars shine

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The stars of the Oscars red carpet seem the genetically-blessed epitome of flawless beauty, oozing a style that looks effortless – and in reality is anything but. Beneath the glamor, these sought-after celebrities are the product of punishing diets, oodles of botox and an army of professionals with a huge budget to make them sparkle. That killer dress  On perhaps ... Read More »

Teen voices: So much social media we forget to interact with people

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For teenagers the world over, life is often an edgy, even volatile balance – do you live for the moment or plan for what’s ahead, chase the ideal or focus on the pragmatic? From one continent to another, their priorities are strikingly similar – friends, studies, family, future — but their worries are often shaped by where they live. As ... Read More »