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  • Homegrown
    Homegrown – The Collector
    May 14, 2013

    Who would have thought that dealing with rubbish could make you rich? For enterprising Kenyan Richard Kamiri, who started with a single pick up truck and big plans, it has ...

  • Social spaces
    Social spaces
    May 14, 2013

    From politics to prose, this is the online space that has caught Jackson Biko’s eye recently Stoking the Political Fires Dennis Itumbi – journalist, blogger, media owner, novelist, media ...

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    She says… People power
    May 14, 2013

    So we have a new government, a new chapter in our story. But what is each of us doing to help move the country forward? wonders Rose Odengo I went ...

    A Kenyan abroad: Long distance affair
    May 14, 2013

    A Kenyan born in the US, Mukoma Wa Ngugi ponders the relationship between Kenyans at home and those abroad Maybe it is just me, but I have been feeling that ...

  • Sawa
    Sawa – we, the Political People
    May 13, 2013

    In Kenya, the only times folks don’t talk politics are when they’re listening to others talking politics, and when they’re thinking about their reply. By Josaya Wasong. Phew. The elections ...

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    Work for us in the UK
    March 5, 2013

    We are looking to recruit an accounts assistant at our UK office, in a wonderful country location just outside Oxford. We’d love that position to be filled by a Kenyan. ...

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    A moment for Kenya Yetu
    March 2, 2013 ,1 Comment

    Now the election is over, all of us at Kenya Yetu magazine join in the prayer for all the people of Kenya – regardless of race, religion, political leaning – ...

    May – June issue now out
    March 1, 2013

    The new May-June issue of Kenya Yetu (issue 5) is currently being distributed across Nairobi and will be in Mombasa and Nakuru during the course of this week. To find ...

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    Editorial: Watch out world, here comes Kenya!
    March 1, 2013

    Filmmakers, footballers, politicians, Paralympians… 2013: the year Kenya must stand up and be counted. It’s here: Kenya’s 50th anniversary year. In December 2013 we will celebrate a half-century of independence. ...

  • Celestine Buluti
    Unsung heroes – top of the class
    March 1, 2013

    Special School teacher, Paralympic coach, mature student, motivator, mother – is Celestine Buluti a superwoman? wonders Carol Gachiengo. Celestine Buluti just exudes positive energy. This inspirational 40-year-old – who seems ...

  • Flower power
    Homegrown – flower power
    March 1, 2013

    They look great, smell even better and can put a smile on your loved one’s face. But did you know Kenyan blooms are also among the best in the world? ...

  • Running
    Health – ready to run
    March 1, 2013

    Don’t use lack of kit as an excuse not to exercise! Here’s how to pick the right gear for running… Whether your New Year’s resolution was to run a marathon ...

  • Glass-house
    A peace of glass
    March 1, 2013

    With floors made of beer bottles and a bed that dangles in the sky, the Eco-Tower at Watamu is no ordinary beach-house hideaway, as Jackson Biko discovers. The normal Nairobian ...

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    The boy with the bush larder
    March 1, 2013

    In his groundbreaking Zuku TV series Tales from the Bush Larder, chef Kiran Jethwa discovers the diversity of Kenyan flavours – and the surprising methods by which they’re harvested. The ...

  • He-says
    He says… is bald best?
    March 1, 2013

    Horrified to find he’s thinning on top, Jackson Biko wonders if there are benefits to being bereft of hair. When you Google ‘premature balding’, the search throws up a paltry ...

  • She-says
    She says… Ladies, love thyself first
    March 1, 2013

    Another 14 February has been and gone, and the patron saint of love doesn’t seem to be doing his job, laments Rose Odengo. If St Valentine were alive and keeping ...

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    A Kenyan abroad: Love vs fear
    March 1, 2013 ,2 Comments

    The view of Kenya from outside the country is markedly different to the feeling on the street – but which will prevail? wonders Mukoma Wa Ngugi. I have a tendency ...

  • Bible
    Sawa… a churchianity nation?
    March 1, 2013

    When Jesus charged his disciples to preach the gospel globally, he couldn’t have imagined how church would pan out in Kenya, says Josaya Wasonga. A God-fearing nation. A Christian nation. ...

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    Publishing Schedule updated for 2013
    January 9, 2013

    Having reviewed the progress of KENYA YETU since it’s launch in August 2012, we have decided to make a small change to the publishing schedule for KENYA YETU for 2013 ...