“You are just a glorified housegirl” Men’s reasons for not officially marrying

Girls are you living with a man who hasn’t made things official? Well according to arguments made on the Tuesday morning conversation, Kenyan men would rather live with you without that marriage certificate.

As one man aptly put it to Maina Kageni that “Once these women have that marriage certificate, ni hivyo you feel like you are in prison.”

Another pointed the blame on women insisting that “Some ladies don’t make any effort to convince you that it’s time to marry her.”

Really fellas!

Maina weighed in saying “A case that made the papers over the weekend was of a woman who was married customarily to her man for 11 years and when he died, she went to court to ask for his property be distributed equally with his first wife. The presiding judge told her, ebu tembea, and said you can live with a person as long as you want to but it doesn’t meet the threshold of a marriage. My question to you guys is why do you live with these women without marrying them? What is so hard about taking her to sheria house and signing a piece of paper? Ladies, make sure he marries you now, mwambie by Monday we need to go to the AG’s otherwise you will waste your life.”

Mwalimu Kingangi protesting that Maina as usual ‘anachoma’ sipendi vile unawachochanga, I don’t like it. Ile kuchoma unachoma hata hujui


A voice note sent to Classic 105 further reveals why men would rather do a come we stay than make things official. ‘I know my lady is listening to you. I have seen a message coming in that we need to talk, because that issue has been brought up. Maina, see umeharibu maneno.’

Another male caller launched an argument with Maina about how his former relationship was so bad, he will never marry

:’I have lived with my mrembo for over seven years and I have no plans to marry her. I had another relationship that ended badly and I swore to never. My work right now is to eat and sleep. From my bad experience I will never marry. I don’t need to marry her and I cant marry her, because my ex taught me a lesson,”

Is it the ladies to blame for staying with a man who won’t marry her or where does the problem lie? Drop you comments below.

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‘Kenyan mothers let teen daughters dress inappropriately’  Man calls out parents


The fashion choices being embraced by female Kenyan teens was heavily debated on the Classic 105 morning conversation after one man castigated mothers for letting them dress provocatively.

He was of the opinion that Kenyan mothers never look at or question their daughters decision to wear some items,

‘What are we buying these girls? Are parents paying attention to what they buy? Their breasts and backsides are always displayed. How many times do you go to a club, see women only to find out later they are underage? 

He was also of the strong opinion that teen girls emulate how they mothers dress and behave towards men. So if a mother dresses provocatively, her daughter will pick up queues that she should also do the same.

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‘These girls physique is deceiving, they look older and even when they are with their moms, people ask if they are sisters’.

This thinking elicited mixed reaction from Classic 105 fans who either called in or tweeted tagging us online.

A caller said

Maina don’t blame it on the single mothers and the kids too because the moment you give them money hujui atarudi kama amenunua nini. What we can do as parents is, the minute your children turn to teenagers have a sit down and have that conversation.

Another listener added that

We live in generation where kids are in the club more often than in the church. This has nothing to do with the parents, its the society. We need to stand together as parents and figure a way forward.”

Maina,blaming single mums achana na wao they are special. I have been brought up by a single mum and my three sisters are to the point. They are good and sijawai ata ona any of them akiwa amevaa hivo mnasema. Single moms lecture their girls and are caring to their kids

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#Mainaandkingangi don’t blame kids let’s start from mother’s coz wao ndio ununua hizo nguo..

Maina we live in a world where every negativity is blamed on single mothers, some have raised up good kids who are good role models to upcoming generation but some are a disgrace though


Parents are to blame here. They are soo busy doing nothing in social media themselves and by them giving kids smartphones, they want the kid to be occupied with it so as not to disturb them.

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‘She lets me drive her Range Rover’ 21-year-old man brags about dating older woman


Men aren’t the only ones who date younger people, and the idea of a “cougar”, an older woman dating a younger man, has become a part of the public consciousness.

A young Kenyan man confessed his love for his cougar, that elicited sharp criticism from Classic 105 fans.

He admitted that

“I’m 21 years old and I’m dating a woman who is 45 she bought me a new car and the latest iPhone. Sometimes I get to drive her Range Rover. I live a very good life.” #MainaAndKingangi

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The odds are high that some people are going to disagree with your choice in romantic partner no matter how perfect your relationship is. The young man made an effort to explain why he’s in love with her and not with her age.

Mwalimu King’ang’ surprisingly avoided making any comments and just grunted along whenever people responded.

Here are some reactions to his love story.

Where do they get those rich ones please. I need one o,
Let’s stop this mediocrity, pretence and hypocrisy, women as young as 20yrs are dating and even marrying guys as old as 70yrs. But a boyshaod can’t do the contrary? What’s the logic in it?/

couple pics
couple pics

My previous tweet confirmed by that gentleman young guys chase old women for cash I’m sure that guy has a girlfriend who he loves. #MainaAndKingangi
Kwangu miaka sio shida kama anakupenda pita naye.
Maina, this world is very complicated, it needs fumigation, imagine that woman is somebody’s wife, somebody’s mother, mama wa kanisa dating a 21. I’m shocked rudely, Si Dunia isimame tushuke akyaaaaaooo Person running Person running Person running Person running Face with tears of joy Face with tears of joy

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I know it’s ONLY money he’s enjoying. Let him enjoy before he attains the age of 25. It’s usually short-lived.
I hope huyo janaa apart from having an iPhone and a new car ako na akili pia ya kujipanga ndo at least siku yenye atawachwa he will still have something of his own
He need to know what comes easy goes easy…. Cant encourage that!!!
That’s not good life , sponsored life is not a long term guarantee if that woman finds me your life will be really bad.
When you sponsor yourself that’s the good life, any small mistake utakufdead Face with tears of joyFace with tears of joy

Boychild have been suffering, alot when this old gooks.snatch our young girls because this got everything,,,,hii round hapana tambua ,,twanga kitu ilale,,,,kwani hiko nini,,,,,

The only problem is when He doesnt utilise the opportunity properly. Ile siku things will go south, ndo atabaki na nguo akonayo lwa mwili pekee

#MainaAndKingangi Mimi wangu hana hizo pesa mingi. Bt i enjoy her cooking &cookie. She’s an expert in both.
Can this guy connect me to that mathe’s friends
How lucky are you my brother,driving a range at that age and we are past that age we have never drove our own bikes??i think i was you

Hehehehehe I am not eating my mother to God forbid

Wives are community property until they turn 40 – Man sensationally claims

I understand 40’s is very hot but in a few years???
Huwa mnatoa wapi hawa wamama Rolling on the floor laughingRolling on the floor laughingRolling on the floor laughingRolling on the floor laughing
At that age uko yeye alikua kama sanitizer kila mtu alikua anatumia #MainaAndKingangi

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Wives are community property until they turn 40 – Man sensationally claims



A woman will never really settle down and be a wife until she turns 40 years old, was a confession that stunned Maina and King’ang’i during the Thursday morning conversation.

A guy on called in and said something incredible as we talked about office husbands. He said a woman is only committed to her husband once she hits forty. Once interests in her starts going down then she concentrates on you as her husband, but as long as there is still interest in her out there, she is never yours.

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Once she starts ageing, that is when she settles down to truly be committed to you. Before that guys you need to accept that she is never your alone.

She is a free agent, Mwalimu asked?

She can entertain attention elsewhere as long as it it there Maina said. So before you get to 40 years guys, does a man have to accept that she is not yours alone?

How true is that? And guys are you ready to accept that before 40, she is not yours alone?


Classic 105 fans seemed to agree with one saying ‘The age between 20’s and 40’s is the most active for a woman, kama hauna uwezo as a man utabaki hapo tuu. Some women when they hit forty is when they become more beautiful and that’s when they start hitting on younger men.’

Another said ‘bitter truth, for your information there is no woman who is yours alone, they operate when there is need, when she is yours use her’.

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A male caller disagreed with this sentiment saying ‘They become hotter at 40, and this is the time when they look for young guys. So you find women this is the time they start life, because the man is down when it comes to bed matters. My wife is 37, so I’m not worried. What I’ve seen before is women at 40 used to approach me when I was younger, and they want me to do things. Yes Maina that is when they showing signs of kutongozana. This thing is bringing havoc to young men.’

Another caller said ‘From 40 is when they start kuiva. Sasa walewameiva at 40, hao ndio wanasumbua’.

Another man called and said ‘They approach us and tell us they are in love. I don’t know hwy they are doing this, anakuita my son I want to be with you, sasa they confuse us.


This seemed to be a resounding idea with more men admitting they are being ‘disturbed’ by women over 40.

Perhaps the shocker was a young mans confession saying at 21 he drives a Subaru. ‘She bought it and it is in my name. I’m 21 years old and I’m dating a woman who is 45 she bought me a new car and the latest iPhone. Sometimes I get to drive her Range Rover. I live a very good life.’


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‘You’ll infect people in ushago’ Kenyans tell citizens fleeing Nairobi


You could unknowingly be taking the virus to people upcountry.

The reason why Italy is the hardest hit is because citizens disregarded instructions from the Government, and traveled countryside leading to a nationwide spread of Coronavirus.

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Now the same situation could very well end up the same way, according to Classic 105 fans who called in to persuade travelers to rethink their decisions.

The conversation with Maina Kageno on Wednesday was all about Kenyans fleeing the city, to go ushago because they think it’s safer there.

If we travel to mashamani where there is no exposure, we risk taking the disease there, but its difficult to convince Kenyans not to travel, Maina said.

How can Kenyans be convinced not to travel to ushago over coronavirus? asked Maina to which listeners responded with their thoughts below:

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A female caller said ‘I think there is something people need to understand those of us in Nairobi will risk if we go ushago, there is less risk in ushago and if we go we take the problem there,’

A man called in and said ‘tunaenda nyumbani ni lazima isemekane hakuna kutoka nje alafu utafanya nini? Watu waende nyumbani, ni kuzuri maisha ni mazuri huko, twende ushago hii maneneo ya corona ikisha turudi’.

Sharon ShanienTwo hearts/…Am staying here,I cant go home,lemme just be mindful.Who knows I might hav the virus or contract it on the way,coz we literally don know who’s +ve despite the 4 known cases. My fam back in shags am not comin! I need them safe

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Kelvin Mwangi..Kenyans got this believe Covid 19 is just around the city only.

Felix Agola(Mr President)..maina now the corona cases have been reported in Nairobi,those who have panicked have sought to travel to shagz where they might be a litte bit safe

Steven Ngugi..Maina if its true there are departures from Nairobi, the gava need to lockdown Nairobi, we can easily contain corona within Nairobi lakini wakiipeleka ushago it shall heat us bad once our foodbasket is affected

@AmozKipchirchir..Good morning Maina, mine is to just caution those pple traveling home from Nairobi & advice them to go self quarantine themselves for 14days. For those we’ll be running the city please let’s always take the outlined precautions.


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‘Tulisema tusikimbie studio’ Mwalimu Kingang’i reacts to Kamba Kolona song


Yes the Kamba musicians have gone and done it again.

What am I talking about? One Kamba musician Danny Mboka has released a song about the Corona Virus. It is trending and got the attention of Maina and Kingangi on Friday March 6.

A tickled Maina played back the song several times to encourage Kingangi to respond wittly.

Danny P Mboka

Mwalimu while shaking his head agreed Kamba’s remain undefeated.

I try to defend some people lakini hawasaidiki Mwalimu said and I thought we had discussed about this tukamaliza tukasema tusiongee juu ya hii kitu, tusikimbie studio, musifanye kitu just when you thought it was oka, ahhh there comes a song



Arrrgghh Mwalimu said, na nilisema tutafutiwe wakamba wawekwe pahali aieeee tulisema tufunge studio, watakuja kurecord na nilisema mkisikia wakamba wamenyamaza kuna kitu pahali


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‘It’s like buying land without a title deed’ Men on dating single mum’s of boys


Men avoid single mum’s raising boys, according to confessions made on Classic 105 Tuesday February 18.

The reasons range from not wanting the boy to inherit property, to him going to look for his biological parent later in life, to mwanaume proper hawezi excuses.

Maina’s morning conversation was on why a majority of men don’t like dating and marrying singe mums of boys, and the responses were swift.

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‘Why would I raise another mans son only for him to go look for his real father later in life?’ was one reason a man gave for avoiding single mum’s of boys.

Another said ‘dating mums of boys is like ‘buying land without a title deed, adding’ who does that?’


Another added ‘Do you know he can even kill you when you argue with his mother?’ 

Maina how would you feel driving and maintaining a car you can’t drive? Another wrote on Twitter.

Maina wanted to know where this insecurity is coming from.

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A man said ‘its genetically wired in all male species, look at Lions for instance it’s just insecurity.’

Another man also called in with an analogy that ‘Who ever said that water in a toilet cant cook tea? We grew up knowing that and the same way we have learnt that if you marry a single mum of boys is trouble.’


Dear single mums, how does it make you feel to hear this asked Maina.

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‘We will end up in a hole we can’t get out of’ Kenyans cry over corruption

Former Sports CS Rashid Echesa is in the spotlight over suspected fraudulent dealings, however, details are still scant.

Echesa was arrested on Thursday and taken to the DCI Headquarters located in Kiambu Road.

His vehicles have also been impounded including a Range Rover.

He is facing charges over fake tender firearm deal amounting to Sh39 billion.

This case seemed to accelerate anger Kenyans have towards the handling of corruption cases.

Classic 105’s Maina and Kingangi opened up discussion about corruption frankly asking Kenyans:

we are talking about corruption, the monster , and if you are a parent with a child, when you think about your child when they are 18, what kind of a country will they inherit? they will blame you parents, no one else, coz what we are doing right now we are eating their future,

Hizi cases tumeona hazitaisha (these corruption cases don’t seem to be ending) , Mwalimu chimed in with Maina adding that ‘we should investigate, arrest and remove from office immediately. Are you guys worried, or do we adapt to it and become like Nigeria, coz Nigeria is just a mess or are we already there? 

Maina even added his experience last Christmas in Rwanda, where corruption is non existent.

I met a policeman there in Rwanda over Christmas, and I asked him if I give you 100k will you take it? The cop told me no, why should I, did I wok for it?

Unbelievable right? Phone lines were opened up for Classic listeners to give their opinions. They aired their frustration at what they call a system that doesn’t work.

and convicting laws because they know they will be the first to face the noose..The system has been curved to rig bright minds out of it and let garbage flourish. Even in churches. There’s need a clean from top to bottom. Not the other way round.

Unfortunately DCI strategy is reversed: i.e arrest, remove, investigate.

Name and shame

Hard Time Kamiti… Only detergent… And get rid of all these Corrupt Judges.

Voters are the ones who vote in corrupt leaders because they easily sweet talk them during election campaigns

Mimi naona kama enzi ya MOI, if someone is not performing news za 1pm zinapita na yeye. Kesi baadaye

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My nieces call me to buy them food because their parents are lazy



Are you being financially exploited by your family members, who sit back and expect you to foot all their bills?

This is the nasty experience of one Kenyan woman who painfully narrated to Maina Kageni how she pays bills for her siblings who are too lazy to work.

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She adds that the reason for bankrolling her siblings families is because of guilt.

She feels guilty if she neglects her nieces and nephews’ financial needs yet their parents couldn’t be bothered to work.

‘It reaches a point nobody is paying school fees, and when I say no the kids call me telling me auntie sijaenda shule, I am educating 3 children, and my sister used to work but now she is not working, she just sits in the house, and I pay rent for her,’

This abuse in the hands of her family has seen her own children chased away from school for lack of fees.

‘I’m a single parent and my daughter was today left by the school bus, and I have other  because I haven’t paid school fees yet I also pay for others. My child is suffering because of this’

Her generosity is abused to the extent that her her siblings lie about looking for work

‘I ask her her plans for life and she says I don’t know she will look for a job even if its a househelp job, then in two three days she calls back saying they don’t have food, and her children are hungry. I see texts then I start thinking about the small children then I buy food, Maina even in my house when we don’t have food, I try saying no but it’s not working, I’m so heart broken,’

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Trying to hold back tears, the woman also added that pressure from her mother doesn’t help the situation

‘the painful part is the children who come back to me saying they have not eaten. Surely will you sit back and watch them, my mother calls me and tells me it’s my responsibility, it haunts me it pains me, it’s so hard maina,,

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Why do men have such a tight bond with their mothers? Maina asks

Maina and King’ang’i had an interesting conversation about mothers yesterday. The topic was influenced by the news that Gladys Shollei had been accused of kicking out ex-husband Sam Shollei’s 90-year-old mother from their up-country home.

gladys shollei
gladys shollei

This according to court documents. This elicited two questions from Maina to men; 1. What is the one line that a woman can’t cross that would kill the relationship? 2. Why do you find it so hard to cut the umbilical cord from your mother?

King’ang’i had his own thoughts saying, “Rule number one, a man’s mother is more important than even the cars and the money. A man’s mother comes number one.”

Some of the comments from listeners are below;

Maina should stop dreaming. Your mother is number 1. The other woman you are living with is a tamed snake. Hakuna mwanaume anawezafanyia mwanamke vile mwanamke anwaezafanyia mwanume. How can you chase a 90-year-old woman from her son’s home. Just lose a little money, these women leave you – A man.

Joke with my mother and you will know the colour code of a livewire – A man

I believe some people are confused by women. They are multipliers. If they don’t like women they should leave them alone – A man.

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Maina drop this topic right now. We get it. That former caller amekaliwa chapati – A man

The guy who spoke last, he spoke well. Imagine if someone called his mother a snake? I value mothers because they give you blessings. Me and my mother-in-law we get along very well. It’s up to us as women to treat them the way we would like to be treated well. Treat them with respect and they will give you back. My husband respects me very much – A smart woman said.

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Mike Mondo told how bad Kenyan men gossip

Mike Mondo who has been standing in for Maina Kageni this past week has had some fascinating topics the whole week.

Today the affable presenter followed up on the topic of gossiping among women in chamas.

Are chamas for women just for mushene? Mike Mondo asks

The reports from some callers yesterday was that men were actually bigger gossips than most women, something that shocked and astounded Mike.
Mike Mondo in studio reading
Mike Mondo in studio reading

Mike put the thesis to the test and asked callers whether men were actually worse gossips than men.  Some of the anwers are below;

Si ututetee. Mimi nimekubali. Kwa lugha yetu inaitwa mehe mehe! Mushene tukonayo mingi-A man told Mike.

Men do gossip. They’ll gossip to your friends and colleagues about yourself. We have women in trousers-A woman told the presenter.

Gossip is good. When I kosana with my boyfriend, I give him a bit of gossip and we get back together-A woman narrated.

I am so disappointed that men are actually such gossipers-A man complained.

Mike Mondo in studio
Mike Mondo in studio

Wanaume wamezidi. Especially those ones who work at night. They spend their time during the day gossipping. Me I don’t like that behaviour and I try and avoid it-man

These ladies have started the new year with more problems. Tell them we will keep on gossiping. These women don’t want to get married and so their children see the way their single mothers gossip all day, then they become like that-Man said.

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Are chamas for women just for mushene? Mike Mondo asks

Mike Mondo, who has been standing in for Maina Kageni in the morning, had an interesting topic this morning. The sultry-voiced host spoke about what women normally do at the chamas they attend.

Mike referenced a conversation he had yesterday with a woman who said that the chamas are normally more about the mushene (gossip) than for business interests that they were created for. Mike on his part said that he and his boys chama meetings are normally business-focused and then when they are done, they can go for a drink later on.

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The presenter then opened up the topic to the listening audience. Some of those comments are below;

One time I missed and I was the topic of discussion. I was a single mother and I had failed to pay on time. The other women who were married asked how I could afford to drive and I couldn’t pay on time. Us ladies we are our own worst enemies – A lady said.

Chamas are for mushene – A lady said.

You men are worse at gossip. My husband and his friends when they do their chamas they gossip more than women – A lady told Mike.

When you talk about mushene even men are doing the same thing, not only women – A man said.

Chamas are just for gossip. The break-up in those meetings is 50/50 for mushene and business – A woman told Mike.

Long time ago when women had not been empowered they could meet and do mushene. Now it is a different ball-game. I am a treasurer at a chama for women and they do their business very professionally. The only caveat is when they are not sexually satisfied, that is what they talk about – A man told Mike.

Men are just as bad as women in the gossip section. They are also meeting to talk about others – A lady said.

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I got a back-up after my hubby cheated on me for 10 years-Maina told

Today, the morning conversation touched on relationships between men and women. Maina asked whether a recent report that claimed 50% of ladies have a back-up partner in mind just in case they break up or have issues with their relationships.

King’ang’i contributed by hilariously quipping that those men who were back-ups were the super subs, saying, ‘A guy is doing warm-ups on the touchline waiting for the right time.’

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One woman regaled Maina with a story about her own life, telling the presenter that she had had to get her own back-up after her husband relentlessly cheated on her during their 10-year marriage. She said,

‘These people(men) are bad. For all the years I have been together, I always catch him(my husband) red-handed. Recently I nearly contemplated suicide. But I got a back-up and I feel good. He is plan B and he knows I am Plan B. I almost want to call my husband’s clandes to call my man more so that I can get time with my back-up.’

The presenter opened the floor to the gallery. Some of the comments are below;

I am told if she(wife) doesn’t comment on your post on social media, then her back-up man is a mutual friend-A man told Maina.

Stima ikipotea, lazima uwe na generator-A woman told Maina.

I have like 3 back-ups for about 7 years. I need them when things in the house are not working. We don’t do anything physical-woman.

In everything you do in this life, you must have a back-up just like you have a side-hustle in case you lose your job. My husband doesn’t even know-A woman said.

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Without a backup in life as a woman, you are done-A woman told Mr. Kageni.

The bottom line is that these days no one is faithful-A man said.

Backup is very necessary. I have had a backup since 2013. These men started it. You get a man to lean on or cry on. If your man cheats on you, I don’t feel it anymore. I don’t feel bad about it-A woman admitted.

A woman cheats emotionally while a man cheats for the physical-A man added.

What do you think?

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He paid for my university but I still dumped him-Woman proudly tells Maina

Maina Kageni had a question for men today? He wanted to know why many men took offence to a man paying for their women to go to university or get their Masters?

The man asked? ‘Why do men have a problem paying for a woman’s education and then they leave? It is just university. When men pay your fees. You are intimidated by a learned woman. Who told you she would leave?’

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But King’ang’i was having none of it and went ahead to resolutely defend the Kenyan men’s honour. He said,

‘A man pays for a woman then she leaves. That is the most ungrateful thing I have ever heard. He pays for her university and even dowry. It is very bad. That is using someone. Ladies’ fees should be paid by her parents. She leaves you with matharau. We should see statements from accounts departments for who is paying the Masters program for them.’

One caller responded to the conversation saying that she had gained a lot from the man she was seeing, saying,

‘Why are you so angry. A car and a home you can repossess but a degree you can’t take back. He bought 2 cars for me. I told him to pay for my degree, which he did. He paid for my tuition and afterward I left after 6 years. Stop complaining and he also got something from me. That man is a stepping stone.’

Some of the responses from other listeners are below;

What do you mean they don’t owe you anything. They do-A male listener retorted.

I don’t pay even for my wife. What she has is enough-A man said.

I take care of a cow, then after all those years, someone else comes to take the milk. Are you the government of today. You educate someone and then they tell you that you are not of my class-Wakanai told Maina.

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I will only pay for my children-A man told Mr. Kageni.

The worst mistake you will make is investing in a woman’s education-A smart man told Mr. Kageni.

I want to challenge these men. It doesn’t mean that because you educated me, I owe you. There is no way you can upgrade a woman without you upgrading yourself-man.

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Maina Kageni’s kind words for new Safaricom CEO after harsh criticism by some

Maina Kageni and King’ang’i had an interesting conversation today with many topics covered by the two. One of them was about the way many Kenyans are broke at this time of the month, especially after the many holidays’s that the country has had this month.

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King’ang’i even wondered, ‘You get so broke until you wonder whether you are supposed to be a lesson to others about brokeness. Unasota mpaka mende zinakuuliza whats up. Unasota mpaka unakula mandazi kwa gazeti.’


The topic that touched Maina’s heart concerned the new Safaricom CEO, Peter Ndegwa. He was disturbed that some Kenyans had criticised the hiring of Ndegwa.


One caller explained that Kenyans may be worried that the new CEO might bring in nepotism and cronysim into the company because of his ethnicity. ‘Typical Kenyans. What Kenyans don’t understand is that the CEO cannot make decisions without consulting the management. Kenyans thought that he will connect his people because he was the CEO. That isn’t true.’

Peter Ndegwa
Peter Ndegwa

But Maina was firmly in his corner and had a few choice words for Ndegwa’s critics while also delivering a heartfelt speech for the new hire. ‘How we all became experts in his management style was not great. Why isn’t he in government? I wish him well. Do great things as you start your tenure.’ the affable host said.

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Is it true that Kenyan women live beyond their means? asks Maina

This question riled Mwalimu Kingangi who could not fathom how a women will spend 10k on her nails.

Living beyond your means for women is pretty easy to do in Kenya, owing to the sponsor culture. dded to this is the availability of accessing mobile lending apps.

Womana re borrowing to to finance their impulsive purchases, and feel no shame doing it. Read the story below about their confessions.

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Classic 105’s Maina Kageni posed this on Tuesday

I was told to ask you ladies by gentlemen:

why do Kenyan women live beyond their means? They want to look great on instagram but why must you have a weave worth sh100k?

A shocked Mwalimu Kingangi was astounded

this life honestly how are we supposed to maintain that kind of lifestyle?

Fans responded with mixed reactions below:

Its painful to accept that women can’t have it all at the sametime. A social life, a flourishing career, & money. Personally, I’d blame my folks cos they r the ones that ignite pressures that cause one to live beyond their means
Maina they do live beyond what they have,u find a jobless woman who looking so good but you can’t see the source of money.But again wako na jamo wa make up,Douglas wa nguo,maina wa kiatu,kingangi wa nywele,wakanai wa road trips
maina Most ladies are suffocating under huge debts living beyond their own means, spending money they don’t have just to please other women #mainaandkingangi
I am 99% Kikuyu because the other 1% I refuse to by a 40k wig ama 4k on gel nails. Btw, Mimi huslay na dustcoats and doing my farming thing on my gram. Wacha kusema hatuko…twikuo muno. Enda uone matharu, waru, na ng’ombe hapo..
Maina Women are naturally expensive and the best part of it we spend our very money ata Kama tunaomba fare

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I was called ni**a! Maina speaks about the dreadful racism he faced in the U.K

Maina Kageni has lived a life that would make for a great autobiographical movie. The man who is Kenya’s top radio personality recently spoke with Mwalimu King’ang’i concerning the issue of racism and revealed aspects of his life while in the U.K.

They spoke about Romelu Lukaku who has been the subject of racial abuse in Italy.A commentator called Luciano Passirani, 80, was slammed for his ill-judged comments on TopCalcio24 where he said the only way to stop the Belgian strike, ‘Was to throw 10 bananas at him’.

Romelu Lukaku
Romelu Lukaku

Station director Fabio Ravezzani quickly apologised live on air, and Passirani was shown the door soon after. He has since attempted to clear his name and set the record straight, revealing that he has struggled to sleep and eat following the incident and stressed that his multi-cultural background means he can not be deemed a racist.

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Maina then expressed what he would do were he to be in such a position. He told King’ang’i;

I would have killed someone if I was there. I don’t understand how black footballers play in Italy. You know that they believe that all black people are monkeys.

Romelu Lukaku
Romelu Lukaku

Maina then recalled his experiences while in the U.K, saying, ”When you are in their place(country), I have been called ni**a many times and there is nothing you can do.’


King’ang’i waa shocked at Maina’s confession with Maina reiterating the experience he had working as a truck driver in the U.K. He added;

I have been called ni**a by my mzungu bosses and you need the job you are going nowhere. You can do nothing, you need the job.

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The ultimatums Kenyan women have given ‘lazy’ spouses


Women have revealed their thoughts on unemployed spouses and it’s pretty harsh.

Mwalimu Kingangi on Friday started a very interesting conversation about role responsiblibites in terms of money, noting that ‘a woman will rememeber the first time she gave you 50 bob.’


He was upset that many wives have been bragging about paying bills and outing men who are unemployed. He figured that women are not understanding that unemployment is a temporary situation, and this men should be respected.

Mwalimu said

You will never hear a man say how he paid bills but when a woman does pay bills for a man, she will announce it to the world, t will be front page news, you are telling the entire world how you are helping your husband, why do women have to announce. Do you know you would rather take money from a shylock than ask a wife for money. 

So Maina sought to know from ladies: why are you like that? Is it that you feel unappreciated, is it that you feel that you do so much for this man and it’s not appreciated?

Let’s have this chat ladies, and be honest. Women opened up with all sorts of accusation you need to read below:


Woman caller: God did not say women should provide and that is why we complain, we are not bragging, she is saying you are just another bugger, if you are useless man one day you shall be called bugger


Another woman concurred noting that

we are living with Kenyan men that are bums, we are paying all bills and they they have nothing to say because they are doing nothing, why should I be paying his bills? I have a man I supported for ten years. I left the bugger,  I  took him to school I paid his fees, I paid the mortgage and all he does is wear a nice suit, buy nyama choma, and entertainment friends, what will he say he did for his family? Nothing!!!

Dear Classic fam, are these women being petty or are their grievances justified? Drop us your comments.


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