Man, these streets are cold. After enjoying sweet relief from unemployment, Teacher Wanjiku has been fired once again from QFM by the Nation Media Group .

Victoria Rubadiri and Larry Madowo had the most amazing palpable chemistry on Kenyan TV and many felt that there was a lot of love going on behind the screens.


Most of us are not transparently racist, prejudiced intolerant people but give a man a mask or a pseudo name, and what they will say or do will leave you recoiling in horror.

We could blame it on culture, upbringing or religion but the increasing level of domestic  violence in Kenya is alarming and the worst part is that it's taken with a grain of salt despite how grave the matter is. You will hear a man bragging in a bar to his cronies about how he taught his hard-headed and insubordinate wife “a lesson” and people will just listen on, riveted.

 ​​Last Friday I wrote an article about the most daring guy I have ever met, Jaffa Jackson, the ultimate fashionista himself, shortly after the photo gallery went up, people started complaining that the article was lacking in information etc etc, I made a follow up on the same, I Interviewed Jaffar and this is what I was able to gather. 

 Ghafla: In a nutshell who is Jaffar Jackson?

Jaffar: I am a lifestyle observer, fashion stylist and model choreographer

Ghafla: You have an accent, Is it Sudanese?

Jaffar: Hahahaha, You're funny, Its British, I was born in Nairobi, but grew up in London while attending school.

Ghafla: Yes I'm funny, you have no idea, So well, what did you study in school?

Jaffar: International marketing 

Ghafla: Many people are curious about your sexual orientation,especially now that you dress like a woman , could you shed some light on that?

Jaffar: Uhm, Kenyans are stereotypical in nature, so I will let them have their way in guessing and generalizing 

Ghafla: Well, woould  you say that you are a man or a woman?

Jaffar: That too, I'll pass 

Ghafla: Let's talk about matters fashion now.

Jaffar: ahar...

Ghafla: Fashion inspiration?

Jaffar: Iris Apfel. She is over 93 and still won’t tone down her style. She’s always dressed on the eccentric side of showy. Love her!

Ghafla : Favourite fashion magazine?

I’m loving Couture Magazine at the moment.

Ghafla: What are some of your current fashion obsessions?

Jaffar: Glasses, especially geek clear, thick framed sunglasses: John Lennon Sunglasses, the Wendy Williams Cat Eye Designs and Louis Vuitton Limited Edition.

Ghafla:Favourite lipstick colour?

Jaffar Party Pop from Busu Cosmetics.

Ghafla : Timeless skin tip:

Jaffar: Use cold tea bags to get rid of shine and honey on your face while in the bath.

Ghafla: What does fashion mean to you?

Jaffar: Fashion is my life.

Ghafla :Your outfit isn’t complete without?

Jaffar: The perfect eyewear.

Ghafla: If you could only wear one colour for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Jaffar: Black.

Ghafla: Favourite jewellery?

Jaffar: Chunky double bangles.

Ghafla: Loyal to which designer?

Jaffar: I’ve always loved and still love the cut on Kaveke‘s designs.

Ghafla: What are your three essentials all year round?

Jaffar: A white button down shirt (I’m loving dress shirts), neutral jackets (trench and leather) and skinnies (both denim and chinos).

Ghafla:You wouldn’t dream of leaving the house without?

Jaffar:Lip gloss.

Ghafla:You have the hardest time getting dressed for?

Jaffar:The office. I have a very loud sense of humour, which can be a tad much for the office so its always tricky. I’m lucky I work in a fashion savvy office.

Ghafla: Accessory you can’t live without is?

Jaffar: Eyewear.

Ghafla: Fashion trend you absolutely hate:

Jaffar: Wedge sneakers.

Ghafla:On weekends, you’re most often spotted wearing?

Jaffar: Denim vest (shirts and jackets). It’s my latest obsession.

Ghafla: What do you think of the Citizen Tv Fashion watch?

Jaffar: First things first, you cannot speak about something that you are not, the panelist should be done away with, the only person who deserves to sit on that panelist is Annabelle Onyango. The rest should be sent packing.


Kamlesh Pattni’s dirty little hands are back to haunt KAA and the Kenyan tax payers and this time, he is wielding bought power at the Ministry of Transport to because mayhem at KAA – all because he still wants to run the duty free shops at all Kenyan Airports.


The millionaires club is an exclusive club that may want to join but few make it there.

Creme De la Creme and his wife have kept the secret for the longest time now, It is practically impossible for most celebrities to keep their personal details away from the prying public eye. It is not clear who came up with the rumor about Creme's significant Other, Denise. But the it caught on like wild fire until the super Dj himself had to quell the speculations once for all. 

There has been complains over the past stretch of years on the issue of security at the institution, yesterday as news of  the gory murder rent the air,a blog by Robert Alai dug into  history and  the shocking story, the disturbing details of a hooded killer used to  prey on innocent campus girls, they had even nicknamed him mashoka, loosely translated as "Axe-man" -He was known as the hooded figure that hacked his victims to death after molesting them. 

Thursday, 19 February 2015 18:27

BREAKING NEWS: Maisha Magic Shuts Down

Its been barely a year, but M-Net has decided to shut down one of their Maisha Magic channels in East Africa.

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