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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 …



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 ...


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? www.mutuamath ...

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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 ...

  • she-says
    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? ...

  • CancerSupport
    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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    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 ...

  • rally-car
    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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • whats-on
    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 ...

  • Aero-club
    Arrival of the gourmet burger
    August 20, 2013

    Jeannette Musembi is delighted to discover her weekend treat has been taken to a new level. As a food lover, I love seeing a new culinary trend take hold, inspiring ...

  • Chef-Tim
    Chef Tim, Brew Bistro & Lounge
    August 20, 2013

    Brew Bistro & Lounge, located on Nairobi’s Ngong Road, is well known for its microbrewery, which churns out enough beer to get the party started on any given day of ...

  • chilly-season
    Sawa – ‘Tis the season to be chilly
    August 20, 2013

    Nairobians are subconsciously controlled by weather patterns, which means having forecasts at your fingertips (or smartphone) is key if you’re to survive in this concrete jungle. By Josaya Wasonga. Three ...

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    Editorial: On the move
    May 14, 2013

    There’s a momentum building in Kenya, but where will it lead us? As we settle into our 50th year as an independent nation, a peaceful election behind us, this is ...

  • Keino-cropped
    Health – Getting into a rhythm
    May 14, 2013

    Regular readers will know that we have assembled Team Yetu, a group of five amateur runners who would like to run the Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon later this year. To ...

  • Talking-point-cropped
    Talking point – How have we grown in 50 years?
    May 14, 2013

    As we settle into Kenya’s golden jubilee year, Oyunga Pala reflects on the journey Kenyans have undertaken since independence and considers how this has set us up for the next ...

  • Unsung-hero
    Unsung heroes – goals for girls
    May 14, 2013 ,1 Comment

    Carol Gachiengo meets Abdul Kasim, whose ten years as a soccer coach have revolutionised the girls’ game, and given our young women a new lease of life Some of the ...