Just One More Week And September Is Done. Here Are Some Stories That You Might Have Missed

It seems like just the other day we were starting September. Now, we are a week away from a new month.

It’s Saturday, September 22, a lot has happened in our local industry and KenyanVibe has covered most of it, if not all. Here is your weekly recap:

1. Connie Aluoch Speaks On Her Journey, At New York’s Fashion Institute

She was recently at the FIT – travelling back home, so to speak, to talk about her experience so far, and how much she has been able to build, from her time as an international student.


2. Images From The 2018 Next Gen Fashion Weekend

The Kenya Fashion Awards (KFA) an initiative which honors and celebrates outstanding performance and excellence in the fashion industry last weekend held its 4th edition of NextGen Fashion Weekend at the Michael Joseph Center.

3. Big Names Out For New Play Set To Open Next Week

Considered by some to be a dying medium, shows written, directed and performed by a young generation of Kenyan talent is helping to raise its profile – and the profile of those who engage in it.

4. What You Need To Know About The Connected Kenya Summit 2018.

5.  Here’s The Full List Of Winners In The Riverwood Awards 2018

The 5th edition of the Riverwood Award gala went down on Saturday 15th at the Acacia Hotel in Kisumu and it was splendid. This was the first time the gala was held outside Nairobi since its inception.

6. Nonini Shelves Beef with Safaricom, Appointed Brand Ambassador 

Just months after veteran musician Nonini quit his role as the Chairman for Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK), he has scored a major deal from Safaricom.

7. Ban On ‘Rafiki’ Suspended; Film To Be Open To Public Viewing

The team behind the film Rafiki should really never have been put in this position – that of waiting till the last possible minute to know whether their piece of art would be allowed the opportunity for consideration to the Oscars – the largest event in film across the world.

8. Dancehall Legend Redsan Allegedly Beats Up His Producer

Kenyan dancehall legend Redsan has been a trending topic for the last few days after he attacked his producer.

9.  Julie Gichuru Pays Homage To Tupac

It’s not a secret Julie Gichuru is a huge fan of Hip hop. By Hip hop here we mean Old-school hip hop and not the new age Trap music kids are obsessed with nowadays

She’s 44 years old and is among the many from generation X that enjoyed the Golden age hip hop in the mid/late 1980s and early 1990s.

10. Kenyan ELite Runner Eliud Kipchoge Breaks World Record At The Berlin Marathon


11. Jamaican Singjay Tarrus Riley Ready To Bring ‘Contagious’ Love To Nairobi

Jamaican reggae star Omar Riley aka Tarrus Riley, known for his sweet melodies reverbed on his reggae hits is ready to hit the 254 for the fourth time.  His first performance was at the Carnivore back in 2012 and it was a good vibe. The next two trips were just a waste of time with Mickey mouse promoters failing to deliver.

12.  Duo Mankind Re-energizes Kenyan Music Scene With New Style And Sound

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