Radio Love: Nadia Mukami for HiPipo awards

Kenyan songstress Nadia Mukami has been nominated for the HiPipo awards as the Best Kenyan Act for the hitsong “Radio Love”

“I’m grateful for being nominated and that’s like a big milestone for my career. I keep growing and getting better every day because  thats my first out of Kenya nomination and it means I’m doing well. I’m super excited and I hope to win”

Mukami has promised fans even bigger things this year “I’ve started the year on a high note because I got signed to a new management called Sevens Creative Hub which is amazing and are getting me deals. I have an EP coming up and I’ll let fans know when. It’s gonna be big”

This is the 9th edition of the awards with nominees coming from over 20 sub-Saharan and North Africa countries.

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The Music Awards will go down at the Kampala Serena hotel on 14th March.

These are the sports to watch in 2020 on DStv

This is a year full of expectations and differences. There have been changes and improvements in what DStv will show and you don’t want to miss out. Have a look at the selections below. 


2020 will be a great year for wrestling fans. WWE Raw, SmackDown and NXT live will be available every week. Supersport will feature premium WWE programming including 205 Live, Ride Along, WWE Chronicle and Table for 3. 

The 24/7 channel launches on DStv channel 128 beginning Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, and this builds on the success of the WWE pop-up channel that launched in 2019. SuperSport channels will continue to air Raw, SmackDown and NXT live each week


Vodacom Super rugby

The action resumes at the end of January 2020 with mouthwatering fixtures including Sharks VS Bulls on the night of Friday 31 January and Crusaders vs Waratahs on Saturday 1st February.



English Premier League

There is set to be a change at the helm. With another healthy points advantage, Liverpool are on course to finally end what is now a 30-year wait for the title. In terms of league form the Anfield club are streets ahead of their rivals and even with another miraculous comeback the gap – 10 points at Christmas, with a game in hand – should be too big for Man City and Leicester to close.

Liverpool have been unbeatable
Liverpool have been unbeatable

Australian Open

The 2020 Australian Open will take place at Melbourne Park, from 20 January to 2 February 2020. It will be the 108th edition of the Australian Open, the 52nd in the Open Era, and the first Grand Slam of the year


FINA Swimming World Cup

This makes a return in 2020 and will be held in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The FINA World Swimming Championships (25m)or “Short Course Worlds” as they are sometimes known is an international swimming competition. It is swum in a short course (25m) pool and has been held in the years when FINA has not held its main World Championships (currently this means in even years).[5][6]


IAAF Diamond League

Interesting to watch as eight disciplines have been axed from the core programme of the 2020 Diamond League season, reducing the number to 24 – 12 each for men and women – to cater to a 90-minute broadcast window, according to the IAAF.

The 2020 calendar consists of 14 meetings and one final in Zurich.


Formula 1

The new year is upon us and the countdown to the 2020 F1 season is underway. Out of the 20 drivers in the field, 18 will start the new season in the same seats they ended last year. The exception are at Renault and Williams. Ferrari is set to give a strong fight while it also feels like McLaren are finally back(ish).

The 2020 F1 calendar is the longest in the history of the sport, with a record-breaking 22 races. This is despite Germany’s round of the championship dropping off the calendar. The only brand-new addition to the championship this year is Vietnam’s new street circuit in Hanoi, which should be ready in time to hold its first race in just four months’ time.


Moto GP

The world stood still for a moment as Marc Marquez sealed his sixth MotoGP world title in Thailand in a heart-pounding final corner duel with Fabio Quartararo. He now predicts an even closer title battle this year as the champion sees Quartararo becoming a major threat.

Meanwhile, the Repsol Honda MotoGP team will be a family affair next season after the Japanese manufacturer announced on Monday that Alex Marquez was joining as teammate to older brother Marc.

The 2020 MotoGP season starts in Qatar on 8 March.

African Nations Championship 2020

The 2020 African Nations Championship, known as the Total African Nations Championship (also referred to as CHAN 2020) will be the 6th edition of the African Nations Championship. Organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) exclusively featuring players from the respective national championships. It will be hosted from 4 to 25 April 2020 in Cameroon.

Ethiopia were formerly awarded as host, but the EFF admitted it was not ready to host this competition. Unlike the African Cup of Nations, the competing national teams must be composed of players playing in their domestic league.

About SuperSport

SuperSport is the major funder and broadcast aggregator of sporting content across the African continent on the DStv platform. SuperSport’s holding company is MultiChoice and its ultimate parent company is Naspers, a broad-based multi- national media group.

To get connected, call: 0711 066000

International artiste that performed in Kenya in 2019

The Kenyan music industry is continuously growing with every passing year.

Many people have come to realise the artsy nature of music.

Just like local artists, international musicians have realised the huge fan base they have in Kenya.

Some of them have visited and performed more than twice in the country.

Here are some of the international artists who performed this year.


Jamaican dancehall star Garfield Spence alias Konshens visited Kenya for the second time almost five years after his last visit.

Konshens stirred up Hype fest which was held on November 7 at the Ngong Racecourse in Nairobi.

The bruk off yuh back hit maker as expected did not disappoint in his performance.
He thrilled his over 10, 000 energetic fans with an electrifying performance for three hours.

However, the one thing that stole the show for the wildly excited fans was one of Konshens’ dancers.
The curvy dancer was aggressively daggering on the stage to the amusement of the audience.

Konshens is known for his extremely raunchy performances with explicit dancers.


American rapper TI headlined the hottest annual hip hop concert, Jameson connects this year. The event was held on December 7 at Nairobi’s Uhuru Gardens.

The award-winning crooner performed some of his greatest hits including live your life, no mediocre, whatever you like among others.

Also, playing at the installation was an extensive lineup including Alternate Sounds, Khaligraph Jones, Bey T and Nviiri the Storyteller.
Dj Hypnotiq, Dj Redbone and Jo Kisila were on the decks as Al Black hosted the showcase.

Chris Martin

Jamaican reggae and dance hall artiste Chis Martin was also in Kenya this year at the Big Deal Concert.

Not even bad weather prevented reggae fans who thronged the venue on December 7 at the Impala Grounds.

The weekend love hitmaker greatly ignited the cold night with an on-point performance for the ages.

Fellow compatriots and musicians  Future Fambo and D- Major also performed at the concert.

The concert also featured Kenyan musicians including Bensoul, KRG the Don, Elani and Masauti.
The showstopper was moved by the massive turn out and took to social media to appreciate his fan love.

“Nairobi! I am humbled! The love you showed me tonight, I’m that rain…if I spent all the money/valuables I possess I could not pay u for the love u gave me tonight!!! Thank you!!!! I love you all very much!” read his post.

The singer was dressed by Kenyan designer David Avigo of looks like Avido for the concert.

Morgan Heritage

The Grammy Award-winning reggae family Morgan Heritage also visited Kenya this year.

They performed at the much anticipated Tomorrow Leaders’ Festival at the Kasarani Stadium on June 8.

The festival was a charity project between the Jamaican reggae stars and Kenya’s hitmaker Naiboi.

The concert featured huge line-up performances from local to international artists, including Alaine, J Boog, Jemere Morgan, African acts Stone Bwoy and Jose Chameleon, and local acts Wyre the Lovechild, Naiboi and Shiko Femi One.

Morgan Heritage was majorly applauded for going all Kenyan in their video ‘Pay Attention’, featuring Patoranking.

The video, which was released in March featured  Kenyan models under Ajumas agency.

Akothee collapses while performing in Kisumu

The lead model on the video is a Kenyan, Marion Wangechi Atkins.

Apart from the models, the technical crew involved in producing the video was also Kenyan, including Kevin Bosco, known for other big videos in Kenya.

Jah Cure

Another Jamaican star who jet into the country this year was the sensational Jah Cure.

The King of Lovers Rock premiered at the Umoja Splash Festival on July 6 which is aimed to promote unity among the youth.

The much-awaited event was sponsored by Radio Jambo.

Jah Cure also toured the slums of  Kayole guided by popular Instagram comedian Kartelo.

The Grammy Award- nominee last visited Kenya in 2013. Some of his well-known songs include ‘Call on me’ and ‘Never find’

“I love Kenya and I think I have a connection with Kenyans,” he said during a press conference.

Jah Cure said he sings love songs because they help in creating more lives.

He said he was happy that he got an opportunity to interact with the ghetto people.

Kanda Bongo Man

The Congolese musician was in Kenya during the two – day Koroga Festival which was held at the Bomas of Kenya.

The star curtain raised the event which celebrates African diversity in food, art and fashion.

His performance was proceeded by fellow compatriot-cum musician Mbilia Bel.

Other artists who performed at the festival included  Emma Jalamo and Steve Kay.

Despite the cold weather, wet roads and mud, Kenyans turned out in large numbers to enjoy the African hits.

Bongo man is an internationally acclaimed Lingala musician.

He was living in Kenya for about five years before 1991.

The star was deported out of the country together with members of his band in still unexplained circumstances.

Femi Kuti

The 26th edition of Koroga Festival was graced by Nigerian Afrobeat musician Olufemi Kuti, popularly known as Femi Kuti.

Kuti who performed on the second day of the event was the main act of the festival.

Other artistes who performed include The Mushrooms, Jua Kali, Samido and Ethics from Kenya.

Kenyans came out in numbers and dressed to kill in African-themed attires.

Mbilia Bel

Legendary singer Mbilia Bel was in the country for the 28th Edition of Koroga Festival. She introduced her new dance song called Kanyanga, which encourages people to forgive.

She also told in an excluisve interview of her relationship with the late South African singer Miriam Makeba asked her to take over, months before she died.

“Six months before her passing, she invited me to her home in South Africa and said to me ‘Mbilia, I am tired and I am old. It’s now your time to take the touch and hold it strong’,” the Congolese singer said.

“I cannot forget that. I have very warm and strong memories of Mama Africa [Miriam Makeba].”

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Jare Ijalana is the 5-year-old Nigerian girl labeled ‘The Most Beautiful Girl In The World’

Talk about Black Girl Magic! Jare Ijalana has been labeled the ‘World’s Most Beautiful Girl’ after three portrait photos of her recently went viral on social media.


It was last week when wedding photographer, Mofe Bamuyiwa based in Nigeria posted a series of her photos on her Instagram account.

Similarly, a few hours later, they received thousands of comments and likes on Jare’s magnificent beauty.

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Mofe Bamuyiwa, the photographer, captioned this photo:

‘Oh yes she’s human ! She’s also an angel ! “J A R E “
I want to portray the interception between her childhood and adulthood so both stay timeless !
I could have made her smile and make her laugh out loud but I put her in their natural moments for us to see through their eyes !
Posing them as adults ! Was my trick to create it a timeless portrait !
J A R E , when you clock 21 remember to do same pose and style.’

All in all, pretty much everyone who has laid eyes on her photos has been calling her, ‘The Most Beautiful Girl In The World.’

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The Art Of Music Foundation Celebrates 10 Years Since Inception

The Art of Music Foundation celebrated 10 years since inception with stellar performances headlined by Polish music composer, conductor and producer JIMEK (Radzimir Debski) and top Kenyan Orchestras.

The Foundation which was represented by the National Youth Orchestra of Kenya, Ghetto Classics and the Safaricom Youth Orchestra was also joined on stage by renowned Mexican pianist Jorge Viladoms. The celebration started with a Gala dinner on the evening of 30th November at the Trademark Hotel, followed by an open concert on the afternoon of 1st December at Amani Gardens in Karura Forest.

“10 years ago I would never have thought that we would come this far. We have had lots of challenges along the way, however, we have been able to overcome them due to the optimism of the 1,500 children under our guidance and care. We started with nothing more than faith and hope for a brighter future and the support we have received from donors, local and international musicians and the Safaricom International Jazz Festival has been priceless,” said Elizabeth Njoroge, Director, Art of Music Foundation.

JIMEK and Viladoms who have come to Kenya at different times for Safaricom International Jazz Festival have been collaborating with Art of Music Foundation by doing voluntary music classes with the children over the years.

“The Ghetto Classics music programme has been a beneficiary of the Safaricom International Jazz Festival since 2014 and has received KES 60 million, funds that have benefitted over 1,500 children from Nairobi and Mombasa.” Said Sylvia Mulinge, Chief Customer officer, Safaricom.

“Playing Hip Hop on classical instruments is something you have to practice for a long time before you get it right, which the orchestra does and it shows the kind of talent these young musicians have. I would like to congratulate Elizabeth and her team for work well done,” said JIMEK.

JIMEK was one of the headliners for the 2018 edition of Safaricom International Jazz Festival. He has worked on several projects with Ghetto Classics, among them, producing a song for Ghetto Classics member Cyndicate Kabei, titled Asante.

Poland Artist and Composer Jimek with Cyndicate Kabei one of the SYO students at the Safaricom Art of Music concert celebrating 10 years at Imani gardens Karura forest over the weekend.
Poland Artist and Composer Jimek with Cyndicate Kabei one of the SYO students at the Safaricom Art of Music concert celebrating 10 years at Imani gardens Karura forest over the weekend.

In addition, the Pole has donated KES 800,000 to cater for the needs of the children which was part of a cash prize he won at the Polish Film Academy Awards for best score to Sztuka Kochania/ Art of Loving in 2018.

Viladoms has been working closely with Ghetto Classics for four years and has committed to take 14 members of the music program to play alongside his students at the Youth Olympics in Lausanne, Switzerland in January 2020.

List of East African male celebs who have dyed their hair [PHOTOS]

Dying of hair was considered feminine back in the methuselah ages but today men have redefined that and made it a trend among themselves.

Celebrities colour their hair as a form of identification and to also standout among the crowd.

Most of the celebrities have made it a signature trend among themselves.

Below are some of the men who have changed the norm:

Eric Omondi

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Cupid Struck! 5 Types of men that drive women crazy

Women love bad boys and this is something that has been a mystery to many. It is not clear on what attracts them to these types of men but it is obvious that’s what works for them.

Bad boys attract unwanted attention regardless of whether they are handsome or not, whether loaded or not women don’t seem to consider this with many wanting to experience some adventure with the said men.

Mary J Blige sang a song dedicated to the bad boys and here she says”Me and Mr wrong get along so good even though he breaks my heart so bad, we’ve got something special going on.”

Could this be the case for our Kenyan men?

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Here are the types of men that women are attracted to.

1. Nduthi Guys

These kind of men mostly attract young girls who are either still in school or new in campus. They are liked and loathed in equal measures for their promiscuous nature .

Boda boda


They have mainly contributed to increased early pregnancies among teens something that has left a bitter mouth in the society.

The above behaviour has not deterred married women who are now having sexual escapes and illicit affairs with these forbidden lot.

2. Gym instructors

Every woman wants a fit man. No one likes an over sized guy who cant even pick up after himself thus gym instructors attract women. Women are mainly attracted to gym instructors for their physique which is mainly attractive but in most scenarios end up disappointed when it reaches between the sheets.

So the next time you hear your woman is are hiring a male gym instructor, be very worried as you might end up single and depressed in this cold weather.

3. Dread locked guys

There is something about guys with dreadlocks that women cant resist. Most of the men are eye candies with well toned bodies good for our instagram pages and showing off to our friends.

Unlike some men who are unkempt most dread locked guys are well kept, with the well maintained body comes a good performance between the sheets something that a woman can’t resist.

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4. Bouncers

Most girls are attracted to bouncers not because they have much to offer but because of the chances they create. Who wouldn’t want free tickets, free performance entrances and a free sexual escapade.

5. Butchery guys

Ladies love butcher guys for the free meat packages extended to them and for the servicing that is not extended to them by their husbands or boyfriends .

When you see a woman laughing heartedly with the butcher guy. just know sio wote huendea nyama.

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Kambua to Rubadiri : Female celebrities whose natural hair is GOALS – List

Gone are the days when rocking natural hair was frowned upon, more and more women are embracing natural hair not only in Kenya but worldwide.

Below are  women who have managed to keep their hair natural.

  1. Kambua

Gospel artiste and TV host Kambua is among Kenyan female celebrities who have rocked natural hair for the longest time.

Once in a while, she does rock braids but her hair is still natural.


2. Wendy Kimani

Kenyan artiste Wendy Kimani has her hair all-natural and no it is not short, brittle and shrunk. It’s very healthy.

It adds some beauty to her already melanin skin tone.


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3. Maureen Kunga

Maureen is a member of Kenyan music group Elani, she has for the longest time rocked natural hair which proves a woman does not have to rock weaves to look good.


4. Jane Ngoiri

Jane Ngoiri is NTV’s Kiswahili news anchor and reporter. Jane Ngoiri has successfully managed to always wear her natural bob hair with much ease.

She not only looks stunning but also beautiful with that natural look.

Jane Ngoiri

6.  Victoria Rubadiri

The ever bubbly Citizen news anchor not only does an excellent job at anchoring, but she also likes to wear her natural crown once in a while.

This makes her glow more as we get to see her origins as an African lady.


7. Chiki Kuruka

The sassy lady is one to admire as she has on most occasions wore her natural hair and mahn! Is she breaking boundaries with this sassy look.


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8. Esther Chebet (Real Housewives of Kawangware)

Esther Chebet is a Kenyan actress and is among celebrities who rock natural hair year in year out.

Esther Chebet

9. Femi One

The Kenyan female artiste loves her hair all-natural, the only thing she adds is a bit of colour.

Femi One

10. Olive Karmen

She came to stardom during her first appearance of ‘Blaze Be Your Own Boss’.



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Sporting Kit Sponsorship Set to benefit local communities

Odibets has announced that it will use their kits sponsorship initiative to promote safer gambling among Kenyans.

Country marketing manager Aggrey Sayi, mentioned  that the company was ‘delighted’ with the success of the first phase of their 35,000 kits initiative stating that the new one will continue to build on what the company was already doing in various parts of the country.

He also acknowledged the role sports betting firms play when it comes to gambling problem in the country.

“Gambling companies and the industry at large have a role to play in promoting healthy betting behavior among the youth.

“Our company abides by the rules and regulations from the government through the BCLB around responsible gambling which you can see on all our adverts,” Sayi stated.

Although the company dropped their shirt sponsorship deal with premier league side Mathare United due to the massive tax burden, Sayi stated that Odibets will reinvent sponsorship to benefit more local communities while citing initiatives the company has sponsored in areas like Vihiga, Rongai and the expansive Rift valley.

“Our strategy is to find partners in all corners of the country to have a more direct impact,” he concluded while reiterating that the company hasn’t completely written off premiership sponsorships in the future.


Bonuses to Kenyan punters by Odibets

The betting firm, as a token of appreciation for joining, new customers get a 30 bobfree bet. The best part about it is, this free bet is part of the organisation’s Fair Pay Bonus System where customers can withdraw their winnings without depositing a cent on the website.

However, there is a slight restriction in that the amount you withdraw is less 30 bob. This is a win for the punter because of the free money aspect. From your winnings, you are free to play with FREE winnings as you wish! Claim your Odibets free bet now.

No-Deposit FREE Bet Monday (SUPA 5)

If you thought the freebet for new customers was the real deal, then you’ll be surprised to learn that has a Monday freebet for eligible customers. If you want to sample the  SUPA 5 freebet before you deposit your hard-earned cash, place 5 bets worth 50 and above anytime in the week. Your 50 bob freebet will be waiting for you next Monday. Guaranteed!!

You can use this free money to make REAL cash and withdraw without restrictions. Odibets is the only online betting site in Kenya that lets you withdraw money won off your SUPA 5 free bet so, make sure you join now.

10% Win Boost

Odibets allows you to make cash with the 10% win boost. 10% is credited in your account every time you win.

Registration Process

All you have to do to register an account by visiting their homepage and click the yellow ‘Register free’ button in the top left corner. You’ll go to a page that will ask you for your Safaricom mobile number and password.

Once you create your password and verify your mobile phone number, your account will be ready to go!

Alternatively, you can join Odibets by sending the word ODI to 29680. From here, deposit money in your account to paybill 290680- you can get games to bet on by sending the word “Games” to 29680.


Simply create an account and click on ‘Deposit’ to make your very first deposit on the betting firm.  Alternatively, you can simply go to your MPESA deposit menu to load money to the Odibets Paybill which is 290680.

‘I had to leave to go and pray,’ Esma Platnumz on Tanasha’s 17 hour labour

In an interview with Wasafi FM, Esma Platnumz, Tanasha’s sister-in-law, narrated how painful labour was for the star’s baby mama.

Tanasha who recently welcomed her firstborn son went into labour for 17 hours.

Speaking about the experience Esma said the pain had at some point became too much for Tanasha yet she was alone, her family was not present.

‘Once you are in labour, you lose it It is like you have lost your mind.

She suffered, cried through it to the point where I felt sorry for her. Poor girl.

The worst part is that she was just alone apart from us, her family was not present.


We prayed very hard for her at one point she cried from too much pain that I wished I could take some of it and help her through it.

I left where she was and went to the waiting area to pray for her.’

Sharing her own experience in the labour ward Tanasha said he would do it all over again

“17 hours of labour, it was long stressful and the pain was excruciating but when I look at him I would do it all over again.

It was a natural birth no epidural as much as I begged for one at some point when I couldn’t take it, though I am glad they didn’t give it,

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Lucky Voi man wins big on OdiBets

The medicine practitioner, Robert Anika claims to have started betting two months ago after the closure of betting sites SportPesa and Betin.
“I started betting on OdiBets two months ago when SportPesa and Betin were closed, I wasn’t sure of winning but when I saw the message congratulating me of my win I was elated,” said Robert as he received his cheque from country marketing manager Aggrey Sayi.
Speaking to the press during the winners’ unveiling, Odibets lead bookmaker Daniel Macharia said that the company is focused on giving a better betting experience to customers with betting markets that are quite entertaining to play.
“We offer up to 120 markets to ensure that we take bets for nearly every interesting outcome on events. One can also stake as much as 20,000 on bets daily,” he concluded.

African artistes whom you didn’t know were prominent politicians

Politics is becoming more and more enticing for artistes with scores joining the field during elections.

Some have been in office for two terms.

The trend is picking up not only in Kenya but in Africa as a whole.

Below is a list of artistes and actors who successfully ventured into politics.

  1. Desmond Elliot
Elliot, who is known for his acting prowess on Nigerian Movies, declared his intentions in September 2014 to run for Lagos State House of Assembly under the All Progressives Congress.

He contested and won the Surulere Constituency in the 11 April 2015 Nigerian General Elections.

Elliot was recently re-elected as the winner of the Surulere 1 state Constituency election in Lagos State.

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2. Professor Jay

The celebrated Tanzanian artiste is the Member of Parliament for MIKUMI constituency.

He is well known for songs such as ‘Yatapita’ ‘Hapo Vipi’ among others.

He is still involved in music having released a song three weeks ago.

professor jay
professor jay

Below is the link


3. Bobi Wine

Ugandan artiste Bobi Wine is among artistes who ventured successfully into politics.

Jaguar ditched the music and joined politics for the first time, emerging the winner of the Member of Parliament seat for Starehe Constituency in 2017.

He revealed that come 2021 he will vie for Presidency.

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4. Charles Njagua Kanyi

Jaguar ditched the music and joined politics for the first time, emerging the winner of the Member of Parliament seat for Starehe Constituency in 2017.

He is no longer active in music, unlike his counterparts.

Mheshimiwa Jaguar
Mheshimiwa Jaguar in a file photo

Jaguar’s best song was ‘Kigeugeu’ which he sang before he became an MP

5. Banky W

Popular musician and actor, Olubankole Wellington popularly known as Banky W hold the position of House of Representatives.

He won during the 2019 general election.

He was declared the flag bearer of the Modern Democratic Party (MDP) for Eti-Osa Federal House Of Representatives.

He is well celebrated with his songs being listened to by millions.

Banky W

Below is one of his most listened to song.

6. Jose Chameleone

Popular Ugandan afrobeat artist, Jose Chameleon confirmed his interest in politics as he eyes one of the top seats in Uganda’s next general elections.

Speaking to journalist at DNA Lounge in Kampala, the singer announced he would be vying for the Kampala Lord Mayor Seat come 2021.

Jose Chameleone and his wife-Classic 105

Below is a video of Chameleone doing what he loves best.

7. John Kiarie alias KJ

KJ was best known for his stint on Redykulas years ago, he, however, decided to venture into politics and he is currently the Member of Parliament for Dagoretti South.


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What’s next for punters in betting

With exit of betting giants in Kenya, Sportpesa and Betin, people have been looking for reputable betting firms they could join with solid reputations.

Well, look no further; this expert has jotted down key factors that you should consider. has also compiled a list of user friend betting firms/websites that you should consider.

This 8 point guide will help you land the best betting firm in Kenya, with a section of the public hailing Odibets as mobile friendly and easy to use:


Licensed betting site

Pick a website a betting website that has been licensed to operate in Kenya by the Government.  To make work easier, has compiled this list to make work easier for you.


Mobile Betting Friendly

Over 80% of Kenyans access the internet via mobile devices. It’s always good to pick a betting website that is easy to navigate on mobile.


Look for Interesting offers that favour you

Do they have bonuses or boosted odds? Do they refunds deposits on Mpesa especially if you’re a first timer? Better betting odds for you means more winnings as a punter.

Different betting sites are stronger/weaker in what odds they offer for particular sports. Check out our betting site guides to find out more.


Betting Sites with Apps, Live Streaming, Cash Out & More

Do you prefer if your betting site has its own dedicated mobile app? Is live streaming sporting events for free something that appeals to you? Many betting sites offer these additional features and more so it’s worth investigating what each of them have to offer.

Checking the Terms on Offers & Promos

Everybody loves deals, promos, bonuses and offers – right? Well of course. But any smart player knows to read the small print on a betting site offer they may find tempting. Using various bonus comparison tables you can compare the bonus amount, turnover requirements and minimum odds of different welcome bonuses from the betting sites.

Excellent Customer Support

Excellent customer service for clients is very crucial. Do they respond to queries on time? It could be via phone, online chat systems or social media platforms.

Withdrawals & Deposits

How fast is it to deposit and withdraw money from the betting website? There various payments modules that are available on betting firms, choose the one that suits you.



Reputation is the cornerstone of power. Look for a betting website that has good recommendation from friends, punters and other Kenyans. It counts for everything and is very crucial.

Lucky Taveta man outrageously predicts 4 correct scores winning thousands

Was it mere luck or prowess in Taveta man predicting matches? A punter did the unthinkable and correctly predicted 4 correct score bets on 4 games.

Oh, and that’s only one crazy part of the story. His win came from a bet against 8976 odds and a stake of 100/= which secured 718,080/= for him.

Unbelievable, right?

Dalton Kisaka, a pump attendant from Taita Taveta, has placed over 300 football bets since joining and correct scores are his favorite markets.

“Strikers and teams should score goals and that’s why my choice of bets are correct score markets. Odibets has boosted odds on them,” he says.

“It is not easy to bet like this because the odds are so against you. However, the wins cover everything. I rarely bet on more than 3 games but my wins are huge,” Kisaka adds.

Speaking during the winners’ unveiling, Odibets Country Marketing Manager Aggrey Sayi said that the company is focused on giving a better betting experience to customers with various options in the betting marketing that are breathtaking.

“We offer up to 120 markets to ensure that we take bets for nearly every interesting outcome on events. The best way to experience is to join and to redeem your two free bets,” Sayi concludes.



How to fall asleep on a plane comfortably

Which are you? The person who can comfortably sleep in a plane or those who can’t sleep at all and pull out a book to read till the end of your destination?

The former spring out of their seat upon arrival at their destination, fresh-faced, clear-eyed and ready to throw themselves into the ways of a new country and culture. But the latter happens to be one of these unfortunate souls, the start of any long-haul trip can quickly unravel as both sleep-deprived and jet-lagged. You’re barely able to function for at least 72 hours. Don’t fret, there are ways and means of securing a bit more shuteye.


Grab a row to your own self

Are you on that long-haul trip to a faraway country and the flight you in is half full? These are normally the best because after take off you can negotiate your way to the back of the plane. If this happens, ask a member of cabin crew as soon as possible if it’s OK for you to switch and bag yourself some extra legroom.

Top tip: once you’re lying comfortably, make sure you put on your seat belt so it’s visible over the blanket. There’s nothing worse than being woken up by a flight attendant during turbulence to check you’re belted up. Trust I know.

Sleeping mask

Though some airlines provide sleeping masks, I would encourage you to carry your own other than the satin masks they offer. The essence is to get a dark mask with a soft lining and raised edges to create a truly dark interior. You will be sleeping comfortably till you land.

Put in earplugs

Just like sleeping masks, the right plugs can be a gamechanger. Most people find it irritable by the sound of the engine or nagging crying babies in the plane. Find the right earplugs that fit your ears and you’ll be good to go.

Carry your own neck pillow

In the event that you have to sleep sitting up, those horseshoe looking neck pillows come in handy as your neck feels very comfortable and you avoid straining your neck.

Drink some alcohol

As much as booze may affect you at high altitude, It is advisable to take it in small doses in order to have a good sleep in the plane.

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