Oscar award winning actress Lupita Nyongo showed her support for 11 year old entreprenuer, Kheris Rogers, when she posted an instagram picture of herself wearing a T shirt with the words ‘Flexin in My Complexion’.
A few years back, the Kenyan entertainment scene was abuzz with the news that one of its most beloved singers was cheating on his wife with a young upcoming songstress and not only was he cheating, he had gone ahead and fathered a child with her, a child whose due date was suspiciously close to that of his own wife’s. It was a scandal of epic proportions. Read more…
In the movie Divergent (2014) there is a scene where the main character ‘Tris’ played by Shailene Woodley is forced to jump into a dark abyss. She hesitates, closes her eyes and takes a leap, after a seemingly endless fall, she lands on a net and her eyes snap open in relief.
What’s most impressive about Wanjiku Nyoike-Mugo, of course apart from how smart she is and I’m telling you she is smart, is how super organised and driven she is. In 2011, before starting her job at the UN, she had already written down the name of the store that dreamed of owning. It’s now 2017 and she is the owner of The Designers Studio, a fashion store in the newly opened Two Rivers Mall situated in Nairobi’s upmarket Gigiri neighbourhood
We are all lined up against the wall, sweating and panting. The warm up session is nothing like we imagined, here there be no jumping jacks or jogging on the spot. We are instead treated to walking pushups, burpees and endless squats. I look around and the women and two men gathered in this room …
Tired of feeling insecure about her body, Taruri Gatere made the bold decision to bare all, raw and untouched and the response has been overwhelming, she shares her journey to body acceptance and self love
A former Emirates flight attendant, Pam Gatwiri’s choice to quit her well paying job to sell nail polish was met with a lot of skepticism from both family and friends but she stuck with it. Today, she runs a nail bar in the CBD and beauty stores and supermarkets in Nairobi are stocking her vegan non-toxic nail polish.