World: Australia to step up Zika testing as two new cases reported

Australia will intensify testing for the Zika virus in Queensland state where Aedes mosquitoes are found, authorities said on Saturday, adding that two new cases among local residents were the result of travel to affected countries.

The Counties: The sex-craving world of rich MCAs

Money and status have always been aphrodisiacs for those in power and MCAs are not an exception.

Kenya: State to issue title deeds for Mau, Aberdares water towers

All land on gazetted water catchment areas will soon be issued with title deeds by the government

The Counties: Is Manyala the most learned MCA in Kenya?

Elizabeth Manyala, the Kayole South rep who is awaiting to be awarded a PhD in Leadership and Governance from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Education: Limited resources should not compromise academic excellence, says First Lady

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has asked stakeholders in education to ensure that challenges of limited resources do not compromise academic excellence in our schools.

The Counties: Senior politician's children bust him with mpango wa kando

A senior politician almost had a heart attack when he bumped into his children in a hotel during a night out with one of his clandestine lovers

The Counties: Mteja amepatikana: I will never pick calls from my enemies

Council of Governors (CoG) chairman Peter Munya has sworn never to pick calls from Meru leaders who insult him at daytime

Politics: JAP plans to rig by-election, says Governor Ruto

Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto (pictured) claims that there are plans to rig the upcoming Nyangores Ward by-election.

Health: Brazil finds Zika in saliva, urine; expert warns against kissing

Scientists identified the Zika virus in the saliva and urine of two infected patients prompting its president to urge pregnant women not to kiss strangers just as local carnival celebrations begin.

Opinion: Busting four common sex myths

Sex is the purest form of personal physical love expression, the most intimate way partners can express love for one another, what goes wrong one would ask?

World: Al Shabaab militants recapture key Somali port from Amisom

Somalia's Al Shabaab insurgents on Friday retook their stronghold of Merka from African Union troops who had held the key port since 2012, in one of the biggest setbacks for the multi-national force.

Kenya: He stole my heart, I stole his name

I will never forget the dowry journey to their home in homabay. The company that escorted me was sufficient and able to the task. The spokes man made it very humourous and enjoyable.

Lifestyle: Keep your boobs firm, sexy through exercise

We all want our twins to be in their best shape, don't we?

World: What's Zika virus and is Kenya at risk?

Preventing mosquito bites protects one from Zika virus, and from other diseases transmitted by mosquitoes such as dengue, chikungunya and yellow fever.

FASHION TRACKS: Ichyulu launch

Ichyulu announced the launch of its online retail concept store with Kikulacho Kinguoni Mwako (What’s eating you is in your dress) a fashion art installation at Circle Art Gallery that ran through the weekend.

Teachers reject my Matiang’i inspired changes

Having come up with state of the art and transformative Daraja Mbili Primary School’s Vision, Mission and Motto, it was time to get to work.

Fascinating new movie releases straight from India

Movies in Gujarati language from India are rare. The last I remember seeing was a normal run-of-the-mill love triangle. Yes we have in the recent past watched numerous Gujarati stage plays and comedies.

Veterans upstaging newbies ?

After weeks of thorough preparations, the SportPesa Festival went down at the Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi, in an occasion that provided a rare treat for the local showbiz scene.

I will revamp Bongo Flava again, says AY

Renowned Tanzanian rapper Ambwene Yessaya, popularly known as AY, who started off the year with a remix of the hit single Zigo featuring Diamond, says he will revolutionise Bongo Flava music, especially music videos.

Matonya did not write ‘Vaileti’ hit

It’s nine years since the hit song Vaileti took East Africa by storm and introduced Matonya as a Bongo Flava sensation.

Kenya to host fifth edition of Global Eutelsat Star Awards

The fifth edition of the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards is set to take place on February 9 in Kenya, with government dignitaries, students and guests expected to grace the occasion.

WORLD OF FIGURES: Five Mondays in February is not a rare occurrence

A friend forwarded to me a message proclaiming that this February is unique in that it has four Sundays, four Mondays, four Tuesdays, etc. Apparently, this special phenomenon occurs only once every 823 years.

MOTORING: Instead of brand new uglybox, go for old car with built-in quality

Amid all the high tech and hyper cost of modern cars,  it is tempting to dream of a return to something simple and cheap.

Last call to savour Nairobi ‘EatOut’ week

Over 60 of the city’s restaurants are taking part, each offering a fixed-price menu; it’s a great chance to experiment and try something new.

Sauti Sol: We shall use our royalties as retirement fund

Award-winning boy band Sauti Sol has come out to declare that royalties earned from their songs and collected by the Music Copyright Society of Kenya will serve as their retirement fund. But for now, the four-member group intends to rely on earnings from their performances.

ONE ON ONE: Redsan

Swabri Mohammed, popularly known as Redsan, talks of the secret of being in the scene for so long and why the durag is here to stay

Tyga: Blac Chyna endangering son’s life

US rapper Tyga is already using Blac Chyna’s arrest that happened last Friday while trying to board a flight as ammunition to fight for custody over their three year old son King. She was allegedly in possession of ecstasy pills when she was arrested.

Silvia Njoki elated to be picked for Nickelodeon Kids Awards

Fashion stylist and blogger Silvia Njoki is over the moon after her recent nomination to the popular Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards.

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