Lifestyle

Far from hustlers: Are gated communities all about sharing guards, gardeners and garbage collectors?

There is a concrete difference between living in a gated community and existing in communal quarters-with a gate  By April K. Mbalu Consulting Editor @Undercover KE  Kenyans just love living in ‘gated communities’ which are now found in almost all residential areas including mabati slums. Only most Shags in rural Kenya are missing out in this […]

Lifestyle Money Inc

Hakuna pesa: How you shop out of budget… and why supermarkets should sell mutura!

Women spend more time loitering in supermarkets comparing prices, reading expiry dates and smelling perfumes and lotions By Shifa Mwihaki Feature Writer/Essayist @Undercover KE You must have entered a supermarket… not once, not twice… with the intention of buying the Sh80 yoghurt only to end up with a trolley that dents Sh5000 into your wallet. […]

Lifestyle

Seven year itch: Why graduate Kenyan wives cheat more than class six drop outs

Men have extramarital affairs when the wife is sick (and pregnancy falls in this category), has poor cooking skills, untidy home, poor hygiene or is too busy with work, church and the brats By Camy Akinyi-Gecaga Contributing Editor @Undercover KE Your cute God fearing wife can claim to experience ‘marital satisfaction’ but still cheat on […]

Lifestyle Live Wire

The Screaming Room: ‘Umekuja kuzaa na underwear?’… and other choice maternity insults

Cruelty in Kenyan delivery wards includes vaginal examination in public and being left naked after giving birth By Camy Achieng’- Gecaga Contributing Editor Kenyan mothers-especially first time maternity screamers-go through hell at the hands of midwives during deliveries in public hospitals. Besides poor quality  services, lack of medical supplies, high costs, thin staffing, long distance […]