Saturday, April 30, 2016

Video: Sauti Sol Causes Buzz with a Private Jet

It seems Sauti Sol are not yet done after the much hyped luxurious bus. The all men music group has this time they have hired a private jet for a trip to Nanyuki and back to Kisumu for the lakeside edition Live and Die in Afrika Show which is scheduled for today.

Daring Driver Drives a Tanker Out of Fire Scene, Escapes Unhurt

A daring fuel tanker driver treated the residents of Matanya trading center, Laikipia County to a rare scene and panic when he jumped aboard a tanker in a burning petrol station in an attempt to save it, only for it to get engulfed in fire.

Friday, April 29, 2016

You Will Never Believe What Octopizzo Wanted To Be When “He Grows Up”

Octopizzo - Kenyan Rapper
Born and raised in Kibera, Octopizzo is one of the most successful Kenyan artistes. He is also the founder of Young, Gifted, and Black (YGB) – a youth group comprising of rappers, poets, dancers, and graffiti artists – and Octopizzo Foundation.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Hilarious: Popular Politician Lies According to Kenyans

Kenyans on Twitter, popularly known as #KOT, are never hesitant to pen their opinion. Ask CNN and they will agree with this after the thrashing they got when they referred to Kenya as a "terror hotbed" a few week's prior to president Obama's visit to Kenya. The hashtag #popularpoliticianlies has been trending for the better part of the day, with Kenyans sharing things that politicians say that are in essence lies.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Sauti Sol’s Live and Die in Afrika Tour Eldoret Show was on Fire!! See Photos from Eldoret.

Sauti Sol has embarked on a local tour dubbed “Live and Die in Afrika” which will see them perform in some of the major cities and towns across Kenya. Spread across consecutive weeks – on Saturdays – the tour has seen the music group entertain their fans in Nairobi and Nakuru, with Eldoret being their stop-over for last weekend.

The show was a huge success, prompting the group to post on their Facebook page,

Thank you Eldoret for your massive turn out last and most importantly for the love and support. Last night was incredible!!! #‎LiveandDieinAfrikaTour. Kisumu, see you guys next Saturday!

Below are some photos from the Eldoret leg of Sauti Sol’s Live and Die in Afrika Tour.

KCB CEO Chats With Fallen Chase Bank’s Customers, Reassures Them of Their Deposits

Following the announcement that Chase Bank would be opened on Wednesday 26, 2016, the KCB Group CEO - Joshua Oigara - has this morning (Monday April 25, 2016) addressed critical questions from customers of the troubled bank.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Video: Sauti Sol’s Souped-up, Luxurious Bus for the Live and Die in Afrika Tour Will Leave You in Awe

Love or hate them, the all-boys band, Sauti Sol, is flying high. Currently the most popular Kenyan artistes in Africa, Sauti Sol have pulled a first in the Kenyan music scene, a customized bus tour. Dubbed Live and Die in Afrika, the tour will see the band crisscross Kenya to promote their latest album – with the same name – with Eldoret being their second destination, after Nakuru.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

[VIDEO] This Is How Chase Bank Staff Celebrated its Re-opening

A day after Central bank of Kenya announced that the until then under receivership Chase Bank would be re-opened in a week’s time, Chase Bank staff are a happy lot. This is best documented by a video doing rounds on the social media.

359 Muthurwa Estate Tenants to Lose Their Houses Following an Order by the High Court

Residents of Nairobi’s Muthurwa estate in Nairobi County have been have lost their bid to stop Kenya Railways Corporation from demolishing their house. A ruling by High Court Judge Isaac Lenaola in December 2015 gave the 359 tenants 4 months to vacate the premises, with the notice expiring on April 30, 2016.

24-Year Old Kenyan Woman Delivers Conjoined Twins in Kisii

Conjoined (Siamese) twins born in Kisii. Photo courtesy: Standard
A 24-year old woman from Kisii County, Lydiah Bonareri, gave birth to a set of Siamese (conjoined) twin on Wednesday April 20, 2016 at the Nyamache Level 5 Hospital. Named Venny Kerubo and Mary Kwamboka, the twins are conjoined from the chest to the abdomen.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Shame as Kenya Under-20 Team Is Disqualified from CAF Qualifiers

Kenya Under 20 Team. Photo courtesy: Standard Media
Just over a week after Kenya women football team, Harambee starlets, qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time ever after a 3-3 Draw (based on away goal rule) against Algeria, the Kenya Under-20 football team has been disqualified from participating the African Cup of Nations qualifiers.

KRA May Soon Access Your Bank Accounts at Will

John Njiraini, KRA Commissioner-General. 
Photo courtesy: Nation
With the treasury under constant pressure to increase its tax collection to fund various projects, including the Standard Gauge Railway as well as finance devolution costs, Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has resorted to the Finance law with the aim of giving the tax collection authority free access to taxpayers’ bank accounts without necessarily getting a court order.

President Uhuru Awards a Barman for Exemplary Service

Gicheha receives HSC insignia for exemplary service.
A long-serving senior barman was on Tuesday awarded with a Head of State Commendation (HSC) for his exemplary service to lawmakers at the parliament’s bar.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

5 Awesome Websites to Download Royalty Free Stock Images Online

In today’s post, we will highlight some of the best websites to download free images for commercial blog and websites alike. All the sites featured in this post allow you to search through their database of photos, graphics, etc. and use them provided you stick to their terms of use.

There Will No Longer Be Betting and Condom Ads on Kenya TV before 10pm: Here’s why.

Ezekiel Mutua - Chairman, Kenya Film Classification Board
Photo courtesy: The Star.
Pursuant to their recent move to “promote family values”, the Kenya Film Classification Board, KFCB, has announced new guidelines governing advertising on TV during the watershed hours (5 am-10 pm).

Monday, April 18, 2016

How to Use Google Advanced Image Search to Find Free Stock Photos

Photos help to add a visual appeal to your blog posts and make them more attractive to readers. There is however always the issue of photo copyright restrictions which essentially means that not every image you come across on the web is suitable for use on your blog without permission from the artists or photographers who own copyright to them.

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Kenya Beats Fiji 30-7 to Win Singapore 7s

Kenya's Shujaa celebrates winning the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series title in Singapore National Stadium. Photo: Courtesy
The Kenya Sevens rugby team, Shujaa, has made history after winning the Singapore Sevens Rugby Tournament. Currently ranked 8th in the world, Kenya stunned Fiji 30-7 to bag home their first HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series title.

This the third time ever that Kenya progressed to the cup final of the Sevens Series, appearing first in Adelaide, 2009, and second in Wellington, 2013.Kenya also makes history as the second African country to win a World Sevens Series leg, after South Africa.

The Shujaas went for the first half with four tries, with Collin Injera make two of them, only to score two more tries in the second half.  Asked about his tries, Injera said, “Winning this final means more to me than the tries…I’m not focused on them, because the ultimate goal is to medal at the Olympics.”

As the Kenya team lifted the cup at the Singapore National Stadium, many Kenyans took to the social media to congratulate them including President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Congratulation to our Kenyan team, Shujaa, for winning the Singapore Sevens. You have made us proud.

How to Find Royalty Free Images for Your Blog Posts Using Flickr

Today’s blog post will share with you tips on how to find royalty free images for your blog using Flickr. You'll learn how to filter through the search results and come up with photos and images that are not only free but can also be used for commercial blogs. You will also get a highlight of a cool WordPress plugin that automates the process for you and makes getting nice photos a breeze.