Elvis Nyaruri; Kenya’s Country Music sensation

Elvis Nyaruri has become a household name in the country since he debuted as a country singer. The 25-year-old draws his inspiration from global legend Elvis Presley. ‘He inspired me to sing. We have the same tone and people often misinterpret [my performances] for impersonation’ he says. Nate’s Crest contributor Charles Gachango got a chance … Continue reading Elvis Nyaruri; Kenya’s Country Music sensation

Kenya’s Airlines, Buses and Railways Cancel Operations in Wake of the Coronavirus

In what is an unprecedented move in the young democracy’s history, a majority of, if not all, of Kenya’s transportation companies traversing in and out of the country’s economic hub, have suspended their operations, effective 7th April 2020. Yesterday, 6th April 2020, in a bid to counter the spread of the coronavirus which is wrecking … Continue reading Kenya’s Airlines, Buses and Railways Cancel Operations in Wake of the Coronavirus

Streaming Site Mdundo Records 4.5 million Downloads in COVID-19 times

Business is booming for music streaming platforms in these times of the coronavirus pandemic which has forced millions across the globe to stay indoors. Streaming site Mdundo.com reports over 4.5 million downloads in the four weeks ending March 22nd. In the reporting period of March 1st to 22nd 2020, Mdundo revealed that the company witnessed … Continue reading Streaming Site Mdundo Records 4.5 million Downloads in COVID-19 times

Peter Ndegwa Takes over the Reins of Safaricom from Michael Joseph

Today, April 1st 2020, is day one on the job for Peter Ndegwa, the predecessor to the late Bob Collymore and Michael Joseph, at Kenya’s biggest telco, Safaricom PLC. Mr. Ndegwa joins Safaricom PLC from Diageo PLC where he was the Managing Director of Diageo Continental Europe. The Business Strategy professional also brings with him … Continue reading Peter Ndegwa Takes over the Reins of Safaricom from Michael Joseph

Eliud Kipchoge Like You’ve Never Seen Him Before, in GQ Spread

Barely 7 months after breaking the 2-hour marathon barrier, Kenyan sporting legend Eliud Kipchoge is in the headlines yet again. This time it’s not for his skills on the track, but rather for the quirky-ness of his fashion, with a new feature spread in the April 2020 issue of leading American magazine, GQ. In this … Continue reading Eliud Kipchoge Like You’ve Never Seen Him Before, in GQ Spread

Tecno’s Camon 15 Online Launch and a Special Surprise from Wizkid

Mysterious “gift” from Wizkid will be given away during TECNO CAMON 15’s online launch Numerous subscribers have reportedly received a phone invitation from Wizkid himself HONG KONG, PRC: With only days to the (online) launch of Tecno’s Camon 15 series, a number of subscribers have received personalized phone invitations from Nigerian artiste, Wizkid. Here’s all … Continue reading Tecno’s Camon 15 Online Launch and a Special Surprise from Wizkid