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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 12:00am

Book Review : To Kill a Mockingbird : Harper Lee

The novel replays three key years in the life of Jean Louise "Scout" Finch, the young daughter of an Alabama town's principled lawyer. It depicts Finch in the small town of Maycomb, Alabama, in the mid-1930s. Scout opens the novel as a grown woman reflecting back on key events in her childhood. She...

Saturday, September 25, 2010 - 12:00am

Movie Review : Movie: INCEPTION

Rated PG13 for violence Runtime: 2 hr. 28 min. Genre: Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Drama Release Date: Jul 16, 2010  Plot: In this movie, dreams are not the simple, harmless sometimes amusing experiences we are used to, but dreams are a...

Saturday, September 25, 2010 - 12:00am

Ideal interiors : Get a dresser to add flavour in your bedroom décor

I am in Mombasa as am writing this article and visiting one of my old friends whom we date back since our days in primary school through secondary, college and now as mothers. Sitting in her bedroom, as we prepare to go out for a ladies’ night over the weekend, I notice a very beautiful vintage...

Saturday, September 25, 2010 - 12:00am

Finances : Silver Spoon Children

There is plenty of advice on how to move from rags to riches but seldom is there about moving from riches to more riches. Even parents who have wealthy families have a responsibility to make sure that their children do not just get their silver spoon but use it well. According to the book, Silver...

Saturday, September 25, 2010 - 12:00am

Motoring corner : “Motorcycle Safety”

Motorcycle Safety is something that we ought to seriously think about, some people tend to worry about it, but the majority never give it a second thought, do too little or nothing about it! For the majority, it seems that protective clothing is too expensive or is it restrictive? It is this kind...

Saturday, September 25, 2010 - 12:00am

Insights : NON VIOLENCE

October 2 has been marked as,” World Non Violence Day.” This   was declared by the U.N. in 2007   to commemorate the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, who led India in a decade long non violent protest against British rule. He set an example for the entire world by...

Saturday, September 25, 2010 - 12:00am

Healthy Living : A spoonful of honey to keep the doctor away

My mother is a wonderful person both inside and outside. This is a person despite my age who still finds time to remind me good parenting to my children. Two weeks ago my son fell very ill with flu, but by the time I went to pick him from home to take him to the hospital- I found out that my...

Saturday, September 25, 2010 - 12:00am

THE DIFFERENT ROLES OF CARS FOR MEN AND WOMEN

In most matters in life, women are the more emotional ones while men bite their lip and keep their wits, even when they are feeling the exact opposite. But Mike, a car dealer, says that it is easier to sell cars to men. Often, the deal gets concluded very fast. They usually come in with a...

Saturday, September 25, 2010 - 12:00am

Tembea : Maldives

Think about a country made of a mind boggling 1,190 islands and you will begin to reckon what a headache one would have trying to count the islands that make up the Maldives. Nevertheless, when you visit, they are more than enough distortions from the number of islands in form of exotic attractions...

Saturday, September 25, 2010 - 12:00am

Beauty : GREEN IS THE NEW BLACK

There was a time when every person had something black in their wardrobes, whether it was the trousers, skirt or even the little black dress. The trend has gone from black to green.  Many people seem to own something green in their wardrobes. Even men are not left behind wearing their green...

Saturday, September 25, 2010 - 12:00am

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ANGELIQUE KIDJO

Saturday, September 25, 2010 - 12:00am

Book Review : I Dreamed of Africa : Kuki Gallmann

Born near Venice, Italy Kuki grew up listening to her father’s bedtime tales of the Sahara. As a child Kuki dreamed of Africa, without ever thinking of it might come to true one day. With Paolo, her soon-to-be-husband, she explores the dingy Savannahs and rich wild of the land and felt being part...

Friday, September 17, 2010 - 12:00am

Movie Review

MOVIE: ALI Rated R for some language and brief violence. Runtime: 2 hr. 38 min. Genre: Drama Release Date: Dec 25, 2001 Plot: In 1964, a brash new pro boxer, proud public self confidence and his unapologetic belief that he is the greatest boxer of all time explodes onto the scene. Fresh from an...

Friday, September 17, 2010 - 12:00am

Ideal interiors : Creating art gallery on the wall of your staircase

Have you ever wondered why some homes look very cold when going up the staircase? Well it is because walls along the staircase in some homes have been forgotten. I am writing from Nairobi where I have gone to visit a dear friend. She built a new home for her family, and going from room to room...

Friday, September 17, 2010 - 12:00am

Finances : Fisherman or Hunter

In the world of business or finance, you can be either one of two things, so my boss says. You can either be a fisherman or a hunter. In Africa, we are used to the idea that give a person not fish to eat but a fish hook so that they can catch their own fish even when you are gone. That is...

Friday, September 17, 2010 - 12:00am

Motoring corner : “Car Washing”

As is a known secret, your car or motor vehicle is one of your most valuable assets; this in mind, it must be jealously guarded and kept.  One of the most important good keeping of a vehicle is the observance of cleanliness as well as orderliness. Many a times, people buy vehicles, they drive...

Friday, September 17, 2010 - 12:00am

Poem : Nation grieved but defying lies- by Constable Patriot

Fairly nation of a thousand hills I see the scars on your face on your arms and every where scars deep fatally intended I see the graves without liturgy Mounds of earth and no cross   Whistles, drums, ominous cries Ethnic purge gangs of blood panga slashes sickles hummer, spears hoes knives...

Friday, September 17, 2010 - 12:00am

Is success a habit?

While reading Tempo magazine recently, I came across a statement saying, “It’s a limitless world where anything is possible.” Subconsciously, my mind contemplated about the statement. “If it was a limitless world, then why are some penniless while others are are swimming in wealth? Why do some go...

Friday, September 17, 2010 - 12:00am

Insights : Never judge a book by its cover

One of the greatest mistakes single men make in their search for life partners is the use of the blanket rule that in the female species, there are various types of women.  Summarised, some women are only good to hang around, to give wild company during a picnic in Gisenyi or a party at Planet...

Friday, September 17, 2010 - 12:00am