CHRONIC BRONCHITIS

Chronic bronchitis is the most common cause for chronic cough in middle aged and elderly men and women. It occurs due to chronic inflammation of the medium and large airways...

Healthy Living : Teach your child the importance of Oral hygiene for good health

I read somewhere that it has been found that many children suffer from mouth cancer due to lack of proper oral hygiene. It is funny how many of us still...

Tembea : Tunaweza band disabled by downpour

It was to be their big night, the opening act for five days of African music at the 8th edition of the Sauti za Busara festival in Zanzibar. But it...

Beauty : Look stylish with a scarf

Recently, I was looking at the way my brother was busy dressing for an evening out with his friends, and noticed that he is also not left behind in the...

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Fashion designer, Diane Von Furstenberg

Book Review : Review: Tick Tock by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge

Being a huge James Patterson fan, I could hardly wait to get my hands on Tick Tock and as usual, was greeted with another enthralling episode of Michael Bennett’s adventures....

Movie Review

Movie: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Kids & Family, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comedy Rated: PG for fantasy action violence, some mild rude humor and brief...

Sweet scent should be part of your home décor

It is very interesting how you get into somebody’s car, and the first thing you smell is a very good and refreshing scent which invites you warmly to sit in...

Finances : Why Care About Your Credit Score?

Your credit score is the single most important factor determining whether you’ll get approved for a mortgage, car loan, credit card, insurance... AND, even if you do get approved, the...

Motoring corner : “Engine Capacity and Driving”

Normally, we see vehicles with all sorts of figures tugged onto their boots or bonnets; e.g. 1.5SE, 280SEL, 4.0 V8, etcetera.  In earnest, what do these inscriptions tell us? There...

‘Shem’s Idle Notes’ : Top 10 Surprising Facts about Valentine’s Day

Most men think about Valentine’s Day as nothing more than an artificial excuse for women to get them on target. Women, on the other hand actually take Valentine’s Day seriously,...

Seeing officials privately at their homes for favours is corruption and trespass

It is common practice in some countries around the world to see people with complex issues, looking up homes of concerned Government officials and visiting them privately, to have their...

Healthy Living : Pedal your way to a beautiful body and a healthy heart

Cycling is a good sport that is why I am number one fan of cycling competitions and also of Lance Armstrong and his cycling prowess. This is a man who...

A peek into the Kigali of yore

Kigali 1950. Not many of us have a clue on how it looked like. Some of us were not yet born; some of us were not on our beloved Rwandan...

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Yvonne Chaka Chaka

Wear you Maxi Dress in style and colour

Woe unto any woman who has not had a maxi dress in their fashion wardrobe. The maxi dresses are chic, stylish and are a fashion essential for every today’s woman.Women...

MOVIE REVIEW

The TouristMovie: The TouristRated: PG-13 for violence and brief strong languageGenre: Mystery & Suspense, DramaRunning Time: 1 hr. 43 minRelease Date: Dec 10, 2010 Wide.  Plot: A tourist finds himself...

Homing

Review by Kelvin Odoobo. Henrietta’s new short collection, Homing, might have been a well deserved homecoming from her global literary exploits. The south African writer who In 2008 won the...

Shem’s Notes: : Top 10 Most Successful Actors at the Box Office

This list is compiled using the most successful film actors in world history, emphasis being on the money they made on films they starred in. 10. Robin Williams      (U.S. Gross...

Royal Island

Beautiful Banyan trees and lush green shrubs mark the island surrounded by a crystal clear blue lagoon encompassing spectacular tropical marine life. The sound of birds chirping, and gentle waves...

THE ART OF USING A ROOM DIVIDER AS A DÉCOR

I am a person who likes working with utmost concentration, and do not like to be disturbed when doing something. Unfortunately, my office does not provide the privacy that I...

Arthritis

Joints of the body are the tools provided by nature to carry out one’s daily chores and earn bread and butter. But when these joints become swollen and painful it...

How to Spend Your First Salary

For many first time employees, having a salary entices them to go wild and buy all of the nice things that they couldn’t afford either as students or when they...

“The Hybrid Vehicle (Cont’d)”

It should be noted that, in series hybrid vehicles, the petrol engine turns a generator, and the generator can either charge the batteries or power an electric motor that drives...