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Secrets of a distinguished beerman

Originally Published: May 9 ,2009At six feet plus, Donald Macdonald, 85, is head and shoulders above most men who walk the streets of Nairobi. If his towering height does not strike you, his hair — grey, shortly cropped, and standing on end like bristles on a paintbrush — most probably will.But ...

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Face to face with ‘Mother-in-law’

Originally Published: march 21, 2009It is Thursday morning and the daily ritual of the hustle and bustle in the city is picking momentum. There are speeding cars to dodge on the road, potholes to avoid and burst sewers to navigate around as crowds push and shove to beat the traffic and be at work on...

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Singer Nkatha not deterred by sour notes

Originally Published: March 7, 2009By Optimistic. This is how 30-year-old Nkatha Gatuma describes herself. And the trait has proved useful in helping her achieve a dream she has held on to from childhood.Growing up in Tigania, Meru and Nairobi’s Westlands estate, she dreamt of being a singer, and ...

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