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Tembea Kenya

Amidst travel warnings, the Kenyan tourism sector is reeling. Is there anything we can do? Our Managing Editor has her say.

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Drink Water the Executive Way

Bottled water is all the same, right? Find out why Executive water is the best option.

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“The Privilege Was Ours” poetry honouring Madiba

Last week, Nairobians came together at Pawa 254 to celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela.

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Baked Sukuma Wiki Crisps

Whip up a quick healthy snack with our Baked Sukuma Wiki Crisps recipe.

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MASK bringing back art to Kenyan students

Art is no longer in schools as an examinable subject. The impending dearth of creativity is being countered by the Mobile Arts School of Kenya (MASK).

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Stress free travel at your finger tips

Jovago.com is arguably the best online travel portal in Kenya. Check out what they have in store for travel bound clients here.

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Trip to Elementaita

Even Nairobi with all its glory can get claustrophobic at times. Its good to just get away and enjoy the outskirts where cell reception is barely there and noisy matatus are not an earshot away. UP magazine’s Cherie Kihato travelled to Elemenaita this past Saturday, here’s a review of her trip.

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Nairobi’s Jogging Hotspots

Nairobi residents are on a constant quest to keep fit. Here we list the best places to jog in Nairobi that are not only convenient but are also scenic and offer great company.

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Top 5 places to buy musical instruments in Nairobi

For the musically inclined, picking up an instrument as a hobby is one of the most fulfilling things to do. Whether you’re a beginner or can harp your way through Mozart and the like, this list is for you.

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Top 5 places to buy leggings and tights

It’s getting cold in Nairobi, really cold. We’re sure most of you ladies don’t want to give up wearing your skirts and dresses which although have you looking amazing, leave you shivering. Here’s a list of the best places to buy tights, which you can wear under them and leggings for when you don’t feel like wearing them at all.

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Rocking Wanjira’s Closet

Her typical work outfit is a pair of leggings, shirt either loose or tight, a bit of colour, all the usual accessories and probably a boot.

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My Love Affair with Kenya

He was a photo activist wreaking havoc on the streets for the love of this country, until he hung up his boots for the love of his family and his country. Now through Pawa254 and MaVultures, through art, graffiti and twitter, his fight continues for this our country. Mwangi tells UP why and how he will continue to love and fight for Kenya.

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Stella Mwangi-Biashara (Remix) Review

Here’s a review of Stella Mwangi’s new video for Biashara the remix featuring Kristoff and Kaligraph Jones.

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Standing at the Gates of Hell

Hell’s Gate is an awe-inspiring little corner of Kenya. The wide plain is dotted by impressively rugged hills and the view of Fischers Tower is the centrepiece of a cathedral of beautiful starkness. Hyenas, buffaloes, giraffes and protected Ruppell’s vultures (the ones that tourists love to feed in the Mara) call this craggy valley home.

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Go to Sarova Mara Game Camp to Catch the Migration

Maasai Mara National Reserve is a place like no other where the true spirit of East Africa is captured. Spread over acres of savanna and nestled in the reserve, the Sarova Mara Game Camp allows guests to enjoy the endless plains of the remarkable Mara that is teeming with game.

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Pop Up Shorts: A celebration of mobile short films in Kenya

We celebrate the Kalasha Film Festival nominees for the best Mobile Short Film Category with a night of short film and fun.

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Make the Most of your Smartphone on Vacation this Summer

With mobile travel apps, planning your stay, getting to your location and sharing your travel experience is easy, fast and fun.

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SOKO Kenya: Ethical, green and sustainable livelihoods

Too often we hear stories trickling in from rural Kenya about poverty, illiteracy, prostitution and HIV/AIDS especially with regard to women folk, but not this story.

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Stand Up Shout Out

You’ve probably heard him on the radio talking about it or seen them at an event promoting Hands Off our Elephants but what do you know about them? Peter Moll tells us more about his organization Stand Up Shout Out.

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The African Metropolis Film Festival this Weekend Will Entice, Move and Surprise You

Urban African films are beginning to make a splash. Landing in Nairobi after having been screened at the Durban, Toronto and Rotterdam film festivals, African Metropolis is an event not to be missed.

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