School letter to parents about suspended daughter stealing mangoes goes viral

Matungulu Girls in Machakos is trending online. The school administration wrote a letter to suspended students parents asking them to refund stolen mangoes with 200 mangoes has been slammed by Kenyans online.

The letter instructing the parents how to return the mangoes elicited sharp reaction with many saying the school administration is taking things too far.

@k_kitonyi
Matungulu Girls wanakaaa ni kama hawajui ni season ya maembe,,,sually,,,,sasa III ni punishment ya kupea mtu.. kweli?????

@jjkaloki
The girl has a share on that mango tree, assume you’re asking the girl,”what’s the name of your school”response…matungulu.
She saw them ripe, lazy and irresponsible teacher can’t see they are.

@Balalasimon
Student suspended from Matungulu Girls for stealing Mangoes. The Principal Mr Kariuki, orders that she returns with 200 pieces of mangoes and must clear all school fees first. What’s your thought on this?

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‘Your wife is not your relative’ KOT react to Chris Kirubi’s will

This chart published by the Standard has got many Kenyans talking about the distribution or lack of, of the late Chris Kirubi’s estate.

In his 1996 will, Kirubi bequeathed his son Robert Kirubi and daughter Mary-Anne Kirubi 80 per cent of the estate while gifting his second daughter Fiona Kirubi Sh4 million.

Kirubi did not leave out his four siblings, with each getting Sh500 million. Robert Kirubi and daughter Mary-Anne Kirubi amicably agreed to give Fiona 9.95 per cent of the estate, which they split equally from their shares.

What many noticed is the wife and side chick were left out.

Reactions include

@kyaastan
Ghaii.. was your wife that bad Chris? Anyhoo continue resting in eternal peaceDove of peace

@BashirH60123274
Ladies belong to other people Face with tears of joyFace with tears of joy

@BazuMkenyas
The master

@ouso_joash
Was there a wife in the first place? If you divorced several years back, how then does she become your wife for consideration in the will??

@The_Mwangi
Chris Kirubi was a firm believer in the saying that goes ” My kids will always be my kids but the woman I marry may not necessarily always be my wife”

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Tiktoker Khaby Lame signs multi year deal with Hugo Boss

Khaby Lame was unemployed in 2020, became the 2nd most followed TikTok account in 2021 and is now the face of Hugo Boss.

From a Factory worker in Italy in 2020 to being a face of the Hugo Boss rebrand in 2022, Tiktokerr Khaby Lame is making boss moves.

Khaby Lame is the new face of luxury brand Hugo Boss rebrand campaign.

Hugo also also announced according to tan article published in the Hollywood Reporter that it has entered a multiyear partnership with Lame, after landing him for a runway debut during Milan Fashion Week. The ambassadorship will also include a co-designed capsule collection.

Dubbed #BeYourOwnBoss and featuring BOSS’s Spring/Summer 2022 collection, the campaign (shot by Mikael Jansson) stars famous faces Kendall Jenner, Hailey Bieber and Joan Smalls, South Korean sensation Lee Min-ho, rapper Future, international TikTok star Khaby Lame, British boxer Anthony Joshua, Italian tennis pro Matteo Berrettini, and German runner Alica Schmidt.

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‘Unfair to expect love from others…’ Juliani

Rapper Juliani has sent a cryptic message on social media about love. The rapper has been dating former Machakos county first lady Lillian Ng’ang’a.

In a recent Insta-story, the rapper wrote;

“Unfair to expect love from others, yet you are not sure if they have enough for themselves!”

In an interview with Saturday Nation, the rapper hinted that Ng’ang’a made the first moved;

“Beyond that i had never talked to her. I had no agenda with her and i never went out to have her. “She sent me a message on my birthday and we started having random conversations. I think she was attracted to my philosophy and she wanted to find out more.”

Juliani

In another interview with the same publication, Lillian said she found the alst piece of herself;

I like to call myself a thinker but when I met Juliani it was like I found the last piece of a jigsaw puzzle. His value and mine were aligned. Just the way he looks at life, what he values, what is important to him are the same things that are important to me and that is very rare,” said Lillian.

Otile Brown announces break up with Nabbi

Otile Brown has announced that he and Nabbi are not together anymore. Brown revealed this on his social media saying that the last time they were together, they were figuring things out.

The two were spotted together late December at a popular hotel after he went to receive her from the airport.

In an insta-stroy, Brown announced.

“Nabbi and I are not together anymore…. The last time we were together was to try and figure out the way forward but we decided to go our separate ways.”

Adding that he would still care for her,

“Unfortunately She’s an amazing person and for that I will always respect her, care for her and be cool with each other. Wishing her nothing but the best moving forward! Bless.”

Otile Brown with Nabayet in the past
Otile Brown with Nabayet in the past

The two met in the DM when Nabbi was living in Australia. They later caught up when Otile Brown went to perform there.

The two started dating soon after Otile broke up with Vera Sidika over irreconcilable differences.

All about Classic FM’s acoustic brunch

This Sunday 30th Jan, the Classic FM acoustic brunch is going down at the Nairobi Autograph Collection at the Sankara hotel.

Acoustic Brunch is bespoke experience that takes you on a journey through music, showcasing musical artists usually playing acoustic instruments.

Speaking about the upcoming event, Radio Africa’s Kendi Kamotho said;

“The Sankara Hotel has curated a special culinary journey inspired by Jack Daniel’s infusions. Jack Daniels, will have a collection of their brands with, classic signature cocktails from Gentleman Jack and Single Barrel.”

There will be performances from Elvis who, Edward Parseen band with Deejay Erosh.

You don’t want to miss this one, bring your friends, bring your family, come and make 2022 count!” Added Kamotho

“So, see you on Sunday the 30th of January at the Sankara Nairobi Autograph Collection Hotel.”

The Acoustic brunch is proudly brought to you by Classic FM and Radio Africa Events

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Muthoni Drummer Queen unveils son’s face

Rapper Muthoni Drummer Queen has unveiled the face of her son, Manjano. Muthoni announced she was pregnant a few days ago in an Instagram message, responding to people who have been asking about her whereabouts.

“Q: Where you been MDQ?
A: Being preggerz!!
Between cooking a new life and avoiding Covid, I spent most of 2021 actively at home/away from humans sorry media guys, you see why I declined all your in person requests for promo of RIVER Our colleagues, inner circle & family have been so great in cheering us on and keeping our business, our business until we were ready to share. This 10month journey has been intensely beautiful 😍 ❤ my heart is so full it literally overflows with gratitude and joy.”

Muthoni Drummer Queen

While flaunting her new born, Muthoni shared a video with him and her lover.

“Our beautiful baby joined us earth side some days ago. We named him Manjano Ndonga Musosi.
Manjano💛 for golden glow of his soul’s energy.
Ndonga for my late father, his guardian spirit.
Musosi for Musa Omusi x Muthoni, the eternal collab that starts and ends at forever and a day. We are beyond words.”

From us is congratulations to the couple.

Artists gather to fund raise for Akuku Danger’s hospital bill

Different artists in the entertainment industry gathered on Thursday evening at the Kenya National Theatre to fund raise for comedian Akuku Danger.

Akuku has been hospitalized at the Nairobi West for weeks after his lung collapsed, and has since accumulated a bill amounting to millions.

Sandra Dacha and Akuku Danger

The comedian’s friend Sandra Dacha revealed that he is well but can only be discharged if a bill of Ksh 2 million is paid.

Dacha thanked fans for helping settle Ksh 2 million that was also needed for the comedian to be treated. Speaking to this writer, the actresss said,

‘We have a target of 2 million without it he cannot leave the hospital. I urge people to help get the remaining 2 million so that he does not get an infection.He is  now healed and we thank God for that.

The fans did such a fantastic job, they have so far contributed 2 million. I did not see such generosity when Othuol Othuol needed help.

The fans have been such a blessing.’

The pay bill number to the fundraiser is 891300.

Jacky Maribe responds to new boyfriend rumors ‘confuse the enemies’

Media personality Jacky Marieb has coem out to rubbish claims she is now dating a new man.

This follows several pictures of her locking lip with a new man over the weekend clubbing in Nyeri.

The man was immediately identified as Ben Kariuki on his Facebook page where he has shared photos of them.

Responding to it, Jacky reacted ‘character development day is here…so here for it…when they think they know, the don’t know. somebody’s proverb.

She also added ‘confuse the enemies at all costs’

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RIP! Ugandan comedian Anne Kansiime’s father passes on

Ugandan comedian Anne Kansiime is grieving the death of her father.

Kufanana nayo! Anne Kansiime shares beautiful photos of her parents

This comes six months after the untimely death of her mother in June 2021.

Her father was a retired banker.

Back in June, Kansiime took to her Instagram to announce her mums death.

The 35-year-old wrote, “God’s ways are indeed not our ways. My mother has gone to be with the Lord this morning.”

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Frinds and fans have sent their condolences message.

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Michael Jackson fat shamed sister Janet calling her ‘pig’ frequently

US Singer Janet Jackson was body shamed by her late brother Michael Jackson.

Janet has said her brother Michael Jackson teased her about her weight gain and called her names.

The singer spoke about her relationship with her late older brother, as well as her personal battles with weight fluctuation in a new two-part documentary series, Janet Jackson.

“There were times when Mike used to tease me and call me names. ‘Pig, horse, slaughter hog, cow,” Jackson, 55, shares.

“He would laugh about it and I’d laugh too, but then there was some­where down inside that it would hurt.

“When you have somebody say you’re too heavy, it affects you.”

The actress and pop star — who grew up in the spotlight as the youngest member of the Jackson family — added, “I’m an emotional eater, so when I get stressed or something is really bothering me, it comforts me.”

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RnB legend Anita Baker celebrates her 64th birthday

Anita Baker is celebrating her birthday by sharing news of her return to the stage.

In 2018, Anita Baker announced she would retire from music and hold several farewell concerts to end her career.

The Detroit R&B singer took to Twitter on Wednesday Janauray 26, to announce a new Las Vegas engagement in May 2022.

Baker has recently been teasing a return to the live stage as well as new music on her Twitter, along with a new deal with Rhino Records. That partnership came after she publicly fought with with her former label, Elektra, for control of her master recordings and asked that fans not stream her music.

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Swizz Beatz whisks Alicia Keys off to a secret location for her surprise birthday

Singer Alicia Keys is celebrating turning 41 years.

The girl on fire singer danced sipping on champagne with husband Swizz Beatz.

Alicia took to her social media, gushing about another year around the sun.

It’s My BIRTHDAY!!!! Bottle with popping corkBottle with popping corkBottle with popping corkBottle with popping corkConfetti ballConfetti ballConfetti ballConfetti ballParty popperParty popperParty popperParty popperPartying facePartying facePartying facePartying face

I’m so grateful to be alive!! Folded handsFolded handsFolded hands

Thank you to every single person who surprised me last night plotting along with the masterful surpriser my KING
@THEREALSWIZZZ
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You made me soooooo happy!!!

Alicia Keys

The surprise birthday trip aboard a jet excited her fans who wished her well.

‘If you see me avoiding you, I really am’ Nadia Mukami blasts fake friends

Nadia Mukami appears to have a message for friends who have not supported her, like she has.

In a crytpic message shared on her Instagram stories Wednesday January 26, Nadia wrote

It is during the worst times of your life that you will get to see the true colors of the people who say they care for you.’

Nadia also added that

‘It takes experience coz chile I was buying lunch and drinks supporting people their businesses but when it came to my turn, NO ONE! If you see me avoiding you, I really am! I do not want anything parasitic and fake his year’

Nadia Mukami on USA tour 2021

Nadia and boyfriend Arrow Bwoy recently confessed they lost a pregnancy and the difficulty that followed that sad moment grieving in private.

This followed Jalango’s insistence that she was pregnant and was hiding the fact. Arrow Bwoy and Nadia separately told him off, and later on her Instagram, Nadia confessed that she ‘had an angel in heave’.

She also spoke about wanting to grieve in private urging Kenyans to give them time.

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Rev Lucy Natasha and fiance joyful moments with Ida Odinga

Pastor Lucy Natasha and her fiance were hosted by Ida Odinga at her Karen residence where the engaged couple lavshed praise on Mrs Odinga for her wisdom and guidance.

Lucy shared pcitures of the get together where the couple posed for official pictures with Ida Odinga.

Lucy captioned one phjoto ‘

Joyful Moments with H.E Mama Ida Odinga & My King 👑 @stanleycarmel

Thank you Mama for the kind hospitality and warmth at your residence earlier today. Grateful for the words of wisdom and guidance you shared with us and indeed you remain a towering figure of impact and influence.

You have set a standard for many and we celebrate your great legacy that is etched in our hearts and in the books of history.

Somebody reading this post today you will experience God’s favor!

lucy natasha, ida odinga in karen

In another caption Lucy told ‘

May the Lord bless you and keep you. May the Lord make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious to you.

May the Lord lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace.” – Numbers 6:24-26

Thank you Mama Ida Odinga for the love & hospitality . We enjoyed the fellowship with my King @stanleycarmel’

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Ferdinand Omanyala named the 2021 SOYA sportsman of the year

Africa’s fastest man Ferdinand Omanyala has been named the 2021 SOYA sportsman of the year.

The National Police Service congratulated him for this fete in a hearty note ‘He has been resilient. He has been brave enough to break barriers, and test the limits of his strength and skills. He deserves every recognition and award the world can offer. Congratulations to our very own Ferdinand Omanyala for being named the 2021 SOYA sportsman of the year.’

Ferdinand also shared his excitement at the news thanking Kenyans for their support ‘Thank you to everyone who supported me in 2021’

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He has also so far signed a brand deal with Adidas, a fete that has won him the admiration of peers alike.

Congratulations to you sir.

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Boo’d Up Ella Mai announces her musical return with a new single

Boo’d up singer Ella Mai is back to the musical scene with a new single.

Ella has been missing in action and annunced Tuesday on her social media that she has a new single dubbed DFMU.

The London-born Grammy winner revealed that the track will debut this Friday (January 28).

‘DFMU’ serves as the lead offering from the follow-up to Mai’s self-titled 2018 debut – which, along with ‘Boo’d Up’ also featured hit single ‘Trip.’

Ella also wrote that she is excited for beggining a new era in another caption ‘yep, a new era is upon us. see you in 2022’

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Dj Pinye elicits reaction over musicians lack work ethic remarks

Can Kenyan music go beyond our clubs and get international airplay? Can international audiences understand the vibe, if some of us locally also don’t get it?

These are some comments Dj Pinye made to the Standard in an interview last Friday.

The DJ cited gengetone to argue that it doesn’t get international airplay in South Africa or Nigeria.

‘Something serious needs to happen, these young guys do not want to work…it’s shortcuts all the way, someone like a Diamond needs to come locally and then people realize the work ethic…there is no artist in Kenya who has work ethic like Diamond, then why are we complaining? It means you don’t want to work’

‘People do music for Kenya only yet there’s the internet, the world is so small, you can’t play gengetone outside Kenya , I want you to do a song that will play even in South Africa’ added the deejay.

Pinye used Kenyan R&B singer Nikita Kering as an example, saying that if another musician of Nikita’s age and talent emerges, the two will not be able to co-exist or grow in the same industry.

“The problem is that there’s another nineteen-year-old who wants to do what Nikita is doing, so where does Nikita go? There’s nowhere to go, there’s no structure where labels sign you, before we had Ogopa, Calif…when everybody is independent, you’re struggling by yourself…,” said Pinye.

His comments have drawn mixed reaction, with some blasting him for avoiding playing Kenyan music as others supported his stand.

@Zinga59· wrote ‘Tell Kenyans musicians to drop genge and learn to create a Kenyans genre. Learn to play musical instruments. Rapping off key is not music. Look at Bongo and Uganda music’

Another @KoechBernard reacted saying ‘How do you expect ghetto artist who are educationally disadvantaged knows audience beyond ghetto? Talented but educated artists do not want to sing. So just like football, Kenya is in a mess musicwise.’

@BrianMalongo
Kama sisi wenyewe hatuelewi chenye tunaimba unataka huko inje waelewe aje sasaFace with tears of joyFace with tears of joy

@andraza_mr
I’m in every genge tone directly or indirectly getting credits or being criticized must be giving them ideas but when this artist are making music they should know who they are targeting as their audience and my advice for them is to have a broader picture internationaly

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