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Trevor Noah
Trevor Noah: Funny, Smart, Handsome And

by Nyaruai Mwangi Do you like to laugh? We LOVE to laugh. We also like to look at pretty things. Well, Trevor Noah makes us laugh A LOT, and he is quite pretty. Trevor Noah, 30, is a very funny man. The South African comedian has been touring the world, performing stand-up specials, appearing at […]

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2014 MTV Africa Music Awards Nominees

The 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) has announced this year’s nominees.  The awards ceremony will be held on June 7th in South Africa, at The Durban International Convention Centre. The nominated artists from East African include Sauti Sol, Diamond, Amani, Radio and Weasel, and Lupita Nyong’o in the Personality of the Year category.   […]

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‘EW, What the F**k Is That?’ Hu

When I came to Ameri-KAH, I quickly realized that I had to learn the art of answering a lot of questions, politely. I found that I had to especially practice patience when it came to explaining food from the Motherland.  Apparently, if you put a foreign dish in front of some, commentary is absolutely necessary. […]

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Kiara Kabukuru Is The Face Of VliscoR

Events happen that throw us down and nearly  out, but then we bounce back.  This was the case for Kiara Kabukuru, the face of Vlisco’s Spring 2014 collection. Kiara Kabukuru was born in Uganda in ’78.  At the age of six, after civil war broke in the country, Kiara and her family immigrated to California with […]

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This Week’s Playlist: WHAT CAN I S

Wake up!  Stop yawning!  It’s Monday.  This week’s playlist is heavy.  We’re taking it intracontinental, we’re favouring the ladies, and we’re warning you of a possible side effect:  Uncontrollabe dancing. WHAT CAN I SAY by Beldina Malaika There are many nice things going on here.  That voice, those short shorts, those mountains in the background, […]

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Wedding Dowry: Is She Worth the Price?

by Nyaruai Mwangi Dowry, or bride price, is what a man and his family offer his betrothed’s family ahead of their union. It is still widely practiced in Africa. There are four entities involved in Dowry: the groom, the groom’s family, the bride and the bride’s family. Dowry might be viewed as a symbol of […]

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A Win For Maasai In Land-Grabbing Claim Against Thomson Safaris
A Win For Maasai In Land-Grabbing Claim Against Thomson Safaris by Nyaruai Mwangi A court in Boston, MA ordered luxury safari company Thomson Safaris, and American owners Rick Thomson and Judi Wineland to turn over evidence regarding the acquisition of Sukenya Farm, land that belonged to the three Tanzanian Maasai villages of Soitsambu, Mondorosi and Sukenya. The acquisition, in the least, is Dubious. Tanzania Conservation […]
Unreasonable East Africa: KadAfrica Hits The Mark It Needs To Continue In The Venture
Unreasonable East Africa: KadAfrica Hits The Mark It Needs To Continue In The Venture KadAfrica has hit the $4,000 mark it needed to pursue its passion fruit project by attending the Unreasonable Institute in Boulder, CO.  The Unreasonable Institute is an intensive 5-week workshop where ‘high-impact entrepreneurs meet to hone their skills and gain international exposure for their business ventures. Even in the harshest economy not many people would […]
Navio’s “No Holding Back”, Rachel K  “Sere”, Victoria Kimani  “Whoa”, Octopizzo’s “BlackStar”
Navio’s “No Holding Back”, Rachel K “Sere”, Victoria Kimani “Whoa”, Octopizzo’s “BlackStar” Here’s our video playlist for this week! From Uganda, Navio does his best as always in his new video “No Holding Back ” which features American Stephanie Ming Collabo’s are the in-thing as Rachel K features Lamyia Good and Naija Boyz in yet another hot video “Sere” Kenya’s Victoria Kimani features Prezzo and Tanzanian AY […]
Half of a Yellow Sun Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor Set to Premier April 11th, 2014
Half of a Yellow Sun Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor Set to Premier April 11th, 2014 The award winning Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor who is probably still being associated with 12 years A Slave has already been cast in the still to be premiered Half of A Yellow Sun movie. Half Of A Yellow Sun was originally a Orange Prize Fiction winner book written by Nigerian bestselling author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.  Chiwetel Ejiofor’s […]
Kenyan Elite Runners:  Beat The Odds With Nike Free
Kenyan Elite Runners: Beat The Odds With Nike Free We are all warming up to the Olympics which will be held in Brazil this year. It’s no secret that the athletics races medal table has already been booked by Kenyan elite runners even before they have participated in the races. Since time immemorial, Kenyan runners have managed to keep their country on the world […]
Make International Calls Inexpensively with a Calling Card
Make International Calls Inexpensively with a Calling Card Have you ever made a cell phone call from another country without realizing you’ll need to take out a bank note to pay for it?  When you got your monthly statement you almost passed out.  Then you spent four hours on the phone trying to get some customer service rep to cut you some slack.  […]
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