All posts by Craig Rix

November 13, 2013

We are immensely proud of the very quick success of Kenya Yetu, and thank you and all the other supporters who have recognised the value of the publication and contributed …


Editorial: Speak up

August 21, 2013

Everything must evolve and keep growing.  And this change needs to be driven by you. This edition marks the first anniversary of Kenya Yetu, a magazi ...



August 21, 2013

Things we’ve found out this season… local heroes, mapmaking, fashion, culture, shopping mall facelifts, rare whiskey, a wallet-friendly heater ...


Spray for Change artist heading for New York

August 21, 2013

As a result of Basco Paint’s Spray for Change initiative, one of the participants has won a coveted chance to participate in a global graffiti festi ...

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    Design for life
    August 21, 2013

    From style statements to retail therapy, here’s a selection of Jackson Biko’s latest online finds… • Free wallpaper, anyone? Artist and photographer Mutua Matheka is always keen to push ...

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    He says – Ode to the local
    August 21, 2013

    They’re dark, they smell of beer and the loos don’t work, but every man should have one. Jackson Biko salutes the Kenyan institution that is ‘the local’. The loo doesn’t ...

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    She says – who do you think you are?
    August 21, 2013

    Most of us assume that by the time we reach middle age we will be the person we’ve always aspired to be. But what happens if we don’t measure up? ...

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    Unsung Heroes – Facing the battle with cancer
    August 21, 2013

    When Shaira Adamali battled through cancer she resolved to provide support for others who were living with the disease. Ngwatilo Mawiyoo met her to find out more. In 2003 Shaira ...

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    The big interview – Being Kip
    August 21, 2013

    Kipchoge Keino needs no introduction. In his heyday he was the master of athletics tracks around the world, bagging medal after medal, gaining huge international recognition. Now 73 years old, ...

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    The wheel deal
    August 21, 2013

    As a rapidly developing nation, our demand for road transport is a sure sign of our social and economic progress. So why does it often feel like it’s holding us ...

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    Remember the Nyayo?
    August 20, 2013

    Waga Odongo reflects on the vision to create a Kenyan ‘car for the people’ In 1986 President Moi asked University of Nairobi students to manufacture a car, “however ugly or ...

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    Motoring matters
    August 20, 2013

    Four motoring events that every Kenyan should support… 1 Kenya Airways East African Safari Classic Rally November 21 – 29 Everybody remembers the loss when the Safari Rally was pulled ...

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    Car Clinic
    August 20, 2013

    We asked Godfrey Onyango, technical manager at Amazon Tyres and Services Centre in Westlands, a few quickfire questions about vehicle maintenance… Looking to buy: new or used? New is ideal, ...

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    Drive time
    August 20, 2013

    Four new cars making a name for themselves in Nairobi… Range Rover 2013 Engine: 3.0 litre Fuel: Diesel Doors: 5 Acceleration: 0-60mph in 8.8 secs According to the official Range ...

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    Golden treasures
    August 20, 2013

    In the 50th anniversary of Kenya’s independence, exhaustive Kenyan traveller Richard Trillo explores 50 of the country’s best-known attractions – and suggests some lesser-known diversions and distractions along the way. ...

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    Hot property?
    August 20, 2013

    How much do you know about your local real estate market? Would you be prepared to take out a mortgage to secure the home of your dreams? And how is ...

  • enterprise
    Enterprise Clinic: the would-be sauce manufacturer
    August 20, 2013

    Enterprise Clinic enlists experts to help budding businesses get off  the ground. In this issue we feature a young woman who wants to manufacture Kenyan condiments. Our entrepreneur: Gillianne Obaso ...

  • fashion
    August 20, 2013

    For the stylish Kenyan man, dressing warm in winter doesn’t have to mean compromising on style. To prove the point, we sent stylist Eddie Kirindo to work his magic on ...

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    What’s on in August and September
    August 20, 2013

    From workshops to sporting events and festivals, here’s our guide to what’s on around Kenya during August and September, courtesy of SPORT • August-September Kenya Premier League Football, Various ...