Why do we take it personally? Maina Kageni asks about bad Kikuyu women jokes

Kikuyu women are currently bearing the brunt of nasty jokes online, more so after Billionaire Tob Cohens body was discovered in a septic tank, 50 days after a search for his body was launched.

Cohens 52-year-old wife Sarah Wairimu is detained at Langata Prison awaiting trial over the murder.

At the centre of this case is a Sh400million villa in Kitisuru and inheritance.

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Kenyans on Twitter have taken note of what they say is a pattern in deaths involving billionaires. That these men are married to Kikuyu women, who always face accusations of having murdered their men over inheritance disputes. Their words not mine.

This formed the topic of discussion on Classic 105 with Maina Kageni giving his opinion about the terrible jokes.

I laughed this weekend it was real entertainment for me

I have always taken it with a pinch of salt

Why aren’t we laughing at ourselves? Why did you take it so seriously to be honest? It started with Bob Collymore and it has been there since time immemorial, why didn’t we see the funny side?

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Me I believe in laughing at ourselves there is a difference between being able to laugh at yourself and negative stereotyping, and this weekend we saw a lot of that seriously why? It’s social media, the day you believe what goes on in social media, you will die, ask Peter Kenneth, he had millions of followers wacha elections came

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It’s social media, the boldness in people comes out while others are there to chocha, why don’t you take a chill pill?

Stereotyping is something we will all have to live with, and especially with the age of social media. There is nothing you can do about that

What are your thoughts on this topic? Are people apportioning wrong blame on Kikuyu women? Drop your comments below.

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6 Important things you need to know about working abroad

Have you ever been interested in working abroad? Well we have put a list on what you need to do when you take that new job in a foreign country.

Here are some of the things you might need to take into account when take that abroad role.

1. Laws

Understanding the laws of a foreign country is very important.

This helps you understand how to get your credit cards, your bank statements, how to file your returns, criminal offences not to commit and so forth.

It also helps you understand your rights as a foreigner in that country.

Understanding this helps  you to live  with no fear of if you are committing a crime or not.

2. Language barrier

Language barrier is simply not communicating the same language thus information being slow to process.

For instance if you go to a country like China, you get to understand that that most of the citizens there only speak Chinese.

This may be a language barrier as both parties may not understand each other.

Therefore when going to such countries, try to at least know the basic communications skills to ease communication.

3. Culture shock

I have seen people go to countries and come back sooner than expected due to culture shock.

Different countries have different cultures and beliefs and it is experienced mostly after leaving a familiar place or home.

Therefore to avoid this learn as much as you can about the new location before you go. This means the good, the bad, and the simply different.

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4. Understand your visa

This is very important and we will tell you why.

In cases where you are working in a different country it is important to understand your working visa operates

For instance if you decide to quit your job or worse get fired, it is important to know how your working visa works in such situations.

5. Create a bucket list

Don dull your moments when working in a new location or country.

Try out new things, go for road trips, try out new foods, network, make new friends and so on.

This will make your work more bearable in your new location.

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6. If not now the then when?

If you get that new job in a foreign country, go for it.

If not now then when?