Low-cost Carrier Jambojet Launches Group Booking Product ‘Shukrani’

Regional low-cost carrier, Jambojet, has introduced ‘Shukrani’, a new product that allows group bookings of 15 passengers and above, targeting senior citizens, students and chama groups, among other segments. “We have seen an increased interest in special requests from groups and a need to offer a tailor made product for this customer segment. We are … Continue reading Low-cost Carrier Jambojet Launches Group Booking Product ‘Shukrani’

FILM REVIEW: DC’s ‘Joker’, the Controversial, Quirky and CGI-free Genesis Story

Todd Phillips‘ and Scott Silver‘s take on one of television and the silver screen’s most debilitating antagonists, ‘Joker’, is the very definition of a ride on the wild side. Starring Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck / Joker, the film is a not-so-subtle take on the intricately disturbing beginnings that shaped the sadistic existence and actions … Continue reading FILM REVIEW: DC’s ‘Joker’, the Controversial, Quirky and CGI-free Genesis Story

Forbes Reveals Jay-Z as Hip-Hop’s First Billionaire

American rapper Shawn ‘Jay-Z’ Carter, is officially the world’s first billionaire rapper, according to Forbes. And what is the source of his wealth, you may ask? Well, the 49-year-old Brooklyn-raised entrepreneur extraordinaire has stakes in Uber and Tidal, as well as boasts properties in some of the most expensive places on earth, in New York … Continue reading Forbes Reveals Jay-Z as Hip-Hop’s First Billionaire

Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom All-Stars Boys Pick First Win In Barcelona

Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom All-Stars boys’ last evening won their second friendly match against Sant Gabriel of Spain scoring 2-1 in regulation time. Benjamin Njenga of Shimanzi Youth and Lual Mengistu of Euronuts found the target each as the All-Stars came from a goal behind to edge out the home team Sant Gabriel 2- 1. … Continue reading Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom All-Stars Boys Pick First Win In Barcelona

With CAF Confederations Cup Hopes Dimmed, Gor Mahia FC Must Introspect and Shift Focus to KPL League

Kenyan Premier League side Gor Mahia ‘s hopes of reaching the 2018/19 CAF Confederations Cup semifinals were perfunctorily extinguished following a humiliating 5-1 defeat in the quarter finals to relative newcomers, Moroccan side RS Berkane on Sunday at the Stade Municipal de Berkane, to crash out 7-1 on aggregate. K’Ogallo’s trip Morocco outing was characterized … Continue reading With CAF Confederations Cup Hopes Dimmed, Gor Mahia FC Must Introspect and Shift Focus to KPL League

Kenyan Film ‘Shoto’ Nominated for Best of New Film Makers Los Angeles Awards

‘Shoto’, a story about the matatu bus culture in Kenya, through the eyes of an Eastlands bus driver, told by up and coming filmmakers Firul Maithya and Arnold Mvoi, was last week honoured through nomination in the 2019 Best of New Film Makers Awards Los Angeles (BNFMLA). The BNFMLA Awards this year honoured 110 films … Continue reading Kenyan Film ‘Shoto’ Nominated for Best of New Film Makers Los Angeles Awards

Disney+ Streaming Service Unveiled, boasting over 25 New Series and 10 Original Films

At The Walt Disney Company’s Investor Day, Disney’s comprehensive direct-to-consumer strategy for the next few years was unveiled, including presentations on Hulu, Hotstar, ESPN+ and, most importantly, insight into the for-long-announced, upcoming Disney+ service, which will launch on 12th November 2019 in the United States, at roughly KES 700 a month. Disney+ will offer fans … Continue reading Disney+ Streaming Service Unveiled, boasting over 25 New Series and 10 Original Films

Larry Madowo One of Ten Finalists for the Prestigious Business and Economics Fellowship, Knight-Bagehot

BBC Africa Business Editor, Larry Madowo, has been announced as one of ten 2019-2020 Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Business and Economics fellows at the Columbia Journalism School. It’s a tremendous achievement for the 31-year-old, as he joins the mid-career Bagehot journalism elite drawn from top media publications, with works published in global sites that include Bloomberg, … Continue reading Larry Madowo One of Ten Finalists for the Prestigious Business and Economics Fellowship, Knight-Bagehot

First Character-Voicing Unveiled in Disney’s Latest ‘Lion King’ Trailer

The latest trailer to Disney’s The Lion King remake of the 1994 classic has been unleashed, and as expected, we delve even further into the intricacies of the most famous African pride. It’s also the first time in these remake trailers that we hear the voices of Mufasa (voiced by James Earl Jones), Scar (voiced … Continue reading First Character-Voicing Unveiled in Disney’s Latest ‘Lion King’ Trailer