Monthly Archives: August 2010

Natasha Named Miss World Kenya 2010

20-year-old Natasha Meto will represent Kenya at the 2010 Miss World event to be held in Sanya, China on October 31. Natasha beat 11 other beauties at the Saturday August 21 finals at the Braeburn Theatre. The Second position went … Continue reading

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Sensational Rudisha Does it Again!

Twenty-one year old Kenyan, David Rudisha broke the 800m world record for the second time in a week, setting a new record time of 1 minute 41.01 seconds at a meeting in Rieti, Italy on Sunday. A week before in … Continue reading

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A Film About Kimani Maruge to Premier in Italy

Kenya’s oldest primary school student, the late Kimani Maruge, will be celebrated for his bravery and ambition in search for education. A biographical film about the 84–year-old student dubbed the First Grader will be screened for the first time at the 67th Venice Film Festival that kicks on September 1 and runs through to September 11. Continue reading

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Kenyans Shine at the 6th Rwanda Film Festival

The sixth edition of the Rwanda Film Festival was punctuated by top Kenyan filmmakers walking away with coveted awards. This year under the theme “Africa Celebrated” – the Rwanda Film Festival paid homage to Wanuri Kahiu, Hawa Essuman, Ravneet Chadha … Continue reading

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Strange Hairy Antelope Spotted In The Maasai Mara

The strangest thing happened at the famous Maasai Mara a few weeks ago – a hairy goat-like creature was caught on camera by veteran Italian photographer, Paolo Torchio, while roaming the plains. A part of the Serengeti plains, the Maasai … Continue reading

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New Device Deters Music and Movie Pirates in Kenya

As the Copyright Board of Kenya prepares to enforce the newly implemented authentication device, video sellers are closing down. The Kshs. 12 million Kenya Copyright Board’s authentication system will boost the fight against piracy. All retailers and distributors of audio-visual … Continue reading

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Karatina Market: The Second Largest Open Air Market in Africa

Karatina market is the second largest open air market in Africa. It is famous for its fresh fruit and vegetables. The market operates on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, with Saturdays being the busiest. Continue reading

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