KENYAN JOURNALIST NEW HOST OF CNN’S INSIDE AFRICA

 When Soni Methu landed a role in a local TV drama, little did she know it would start her on her journey to become Kenya’s first journalist to host CNN’s Inside Africa. Soni, whose new assignment began in August, has taken over from Errol Barnett, following in the footsteps of Jeff Koinange and Zein Verjee […]

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LUPITA NYONG’O INVITED TO VOTE ON HOLLYWOOD OSCARS

LOS ANGELES Kenyan Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o, Somalia’s Barkhad Abdi, “Happy” songster Pharrell Williams and Irish-German star Michael Fassbender are among 271 actors newly invited to join Hollywood’s Oscar-bestowing Academy, organisers have said. Other non-US invitees include Britain’s Sally Hawkins and Steve Coogan, as well as Japanese animation master Hayao Miyazaki and Israeli-born Palestinian director […]

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WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS FIND SUCCESS IN KENYA’S PROPERTY INDUSTRY

The real estate market in Kenya has been booming in the last decade with new commercial and residential projects springing up across the country’s major urban centres. In the capital Nairobi and its environs, local and international investors are building golf and gated estates, shopping malls, hotels and offices to meet high demand for property. […]

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GET MOTIVATED: KENYAN BROTHERS TURN SH 5,000 TO ONE MILLION DOLLARS

When three brothers ventured into technology business, their friends and relatives laughed off the idea. But, they also shrugged off the negative voices, convinced it was time to test the waters of the technology world. They were coming together after taking different careers abroad and the gut-feel attitude that their life was hinged on self-employment. […]

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