Museums, vibrating cars and other Central Kenya stories

Museums, vibrating cars and other Central Kenya stories

Day 6 of Capture Kenya for Team Amunga starts with a trip to Ndugamano to shoot the musician guy. He lives in Ndugamano but the plan is to shoot him at Giakanja where he is sure he’ll attract a crowd which is important for the shoot. We pick him up and bring him to Giakanja.(…)

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Crown Paints unveils a fourth paint depot in Meru County

Crown Paints unveils a fourth paint depot in Meru County

Crown Paints in partnership with Sunrise Capital, has unveiled an ultra-modern paint depot in Meru. The depot will be located at Nkubu Town and will display and stock Crown Paints products. The facility is the first of its kind within Mt Kenya region. Other depots outside Nairobi include Kisumu, Mombasa, Mwanza and Arusha. Crown Paints(…)

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6 reasons why digital migration is good for Kenya

6 reasons why digital migration is good for Kenya

Kenya has been struggling to migrate from analog to digital television over the past couple of years with the move stalled due to a case between local broadcasting networks and the Communication Commission of Kenya. With regards to the case, the court recently set aside the Order of the Court of Appeal which annulled PANG’s(…)

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Getting lost in Laikipia

Getting lost in Laikipia

Day 5 of Capture Kenya finds Team Amunga in Nyeri. We have to make it to the Ol Jogi Ranch in Laikipia to shoot a baby rhino. No one knows where it is but we set out towards Nanyuki anyway as Kevin and Sam frantically make calls for directions. Someone tells Kevin that it is(…)

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Brainstorm release their new Ebook on Insecurity

Brainstorm release their new Ebook on Insecurity

Brainstorm, Kenya’s leading and best political blog as per the BAKE Kenyan Blog Awards 2014, recently released their new ebook on insecurity titled “Ha!Kuna Matata”. Brainstorm was founded in June 2013 and has been publishing an essay every week since. 2014, however is set to see aggressive expansion from the publication and this is exemplified(…)

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House hunting goes mobile with Kejahunt

House hunting goes mobile with Kejahunt

House hunting using your mobile phone just got easier thanks to Kejahunt, an online property listing platform that assists home seekers find that ideal house and roommate without having to walk long distances or deal with agents who charge you for their assistance. Kejahunt has now gone a step further by launching the mobile version(…)

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Raise your Chama contributions with OLX

Raise your Chama contributions with OLX

Investment clubs, or as we like to call them Chamas, have become a big part of the Kenyan society as they bring together two things we are definitely good at, working as a group and investing. They say that if you want to go fast, go alone but if you want to go further go(…)

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Why we need to define what Kenyan music is

Why we need to define what Kenyan music is

There has been a lot written about the Kenyan music industry, whether it is about the demise of the industry or it’s rebirth, the most recent article I’ve seen being the one in the Star title “The allure of Kenyan music fading in Europe“. The author of this article claims that Kenyan musicians have lost(…)

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Photographing warriors playing cricket in the Laikipia plains

Photographing warriors playing cricket in the Laikipia plains

Team Amunga’s Day 3 starts out in Nanyuki Town. We have a photography date with the Maasai Cricket Warriors. They are a bunch of young Maasai men. They are from Laikipia County and they play at a stadium in a place called ILPOLEI. The Maasai Cricket Warriors came about after South African national Aliya Bauer(…)

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The search for reliable internet is coming to an end

The search for reliable internet is coming to an end

Picture this you have a project to complete for school or work. It will need you to download a few files online or be connected to the internet for the software to run. It’s just a little after midnight and you also need to sleep and be fresh for the presentation. As you struggle to(…)

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