KenyaYetu > Issue 3

December 14, 2012

Forget the typical New Year’s resolution cliches – instead, try tackling these 20 little life-changers that will keep you fresh, curious and empowered… 1. Tweak your look There’s no need …


The Big Interview – A man of his words

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Kenya’s foremost investment guru, Aly-Khan Satchu, began his career in finance in a bank postroom, mailing letters; two decades on he is a man of le ...


Go with the festive flow

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December is party season – so we sent Jackson Biko out on a vital pre-Christmas recce. His mission: to help you ‘plan’ the best Nairobi night ou ...


Educating baby

December 14, 2012 1 Comment

Should you send your kids to kindergarten? Can you afford to? Can you afford NOT to? Kenya Yetu investigates how to plan pre-school… With the ne ...

  • Fashion
    Enterprise Clinic: The budding fashion designer
    December 14, 2012

    Welcome to the Enterprise Clinic: each issue we will get answers to burning questions from an entrepreneur or ambitious career-changer by grilling the experts – which could help you, too… ...

  • InThePink
    In the pink
    December 14, 2012 ,1 Comment

    Christmas might be a time of joy and love – but for true peace, head to Lake Elmenteita where, as Jackson Biko discovers, silence rules. The sight of a sleeping ...

  • Asthma.2
    Asthma – Time to tackle a breathtaking problem
    December 14, 2012

    A new national campaign aims to help asthma sufferers across Kenya deal with this common – but terrifying – condition. If you’ve ever felt a tightening in your chest – ...

  • KY3_manhood_13498054
    He says… the state of the Kenyan man
    December 14, 2012

    Women live longer than men, are ever more powerful, ever wealthier – and there’s talk that men are being left behind. Is Kenyan manhood on the brink? wonders Jackson Biko. ...

  • KY3_women_22959811
    She says… the best present
    December 14, 2012

    Had ups and downs in 2012? Cheer up! cries Rose Odengo: concentrate on the here and now – and a happy 2013 Yay! It’s time to ditch the heels and ...

  • Kenyan-abroad
    Food for thought
    December 14, 2012 ,1 Comment

    Born in the US, raised in Kenya, now an immigrant in the country of his birth, Mukoma Wa Ngugi wrestles with identity, and the quest for goat stew. I am ...

  • Kick-start
    Unsung heroes – a kick start
    December 14, 2012

    With the Sports Personality of the Year Awards fast approaching, Carol Gachiengo meets one of sport’s unheralded heroes: the kickboxer turned inspirational coach, Salim Juma Engonga If you encourage a ...

  • Beads
    The beauty of beads
    December 14, 2012

    Bright, bold and bedazzling, beads have been part of the local scene for millennia, discovers Ami Doshi Shah Kenya has an ancient tradition of jewellery. A handful of ostrich-eggshell beads, ...

  • SocialMedia
    Talking point – Boon or bane?
    December 14, 2012

    Love them or hate them, Facebook and Twitter are threatening to become our country’s most-used means of communication. But how does social media impact on our everyday lives? There’s no ...

  • SAWAWeddings
    Sawa… Perils (and perks?) of weddings
    December 14, 2012 ,1 Comment

    In modern-day Kenya, weddings have turned into reality shows – so let’s make a fast buck out of them, says Josaya Wasonga It was twenty-something years ago. No invitation card, ...

  • Work-life-balance
    5 ways to improve work-life balance
    December 14, 2012

    As a new year dawns, it’s time for a little lifestyle re-evaluation. We’ve got heaps of ideas, but here’s a quick guide to getting the mix of personal and professional ...