Maggie Ireri is the newest face of opinion polls in Kenya. Being an election year, she knows that every time she releases the quarterly poll, she will make headlines in nine of 10 times. She started releasing polls after American consultant Dr Tom Wolf took a sabbatical.
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Unmasking Caroline Mutoko – Kiss 100 Radio Host, Kiss 100 Program Controller, Radio Africa Group Marketing Manager and The Star Columnist
A few months ago on a hot Tuesday afternoon, a group of Rotarians were seated in a room listening to Caroline Mutoko give a presentation about men. “Men are hired based on their potential while women are hired by their track record!” The room was in graveyard silence.
There is a publicist in camouflage cargo shorts jostling for space at the table next to me. He has a video camera wedged next to my elbow. The camera is running. Once in a while, when I get into his shot, he taps my arm gently. It’s annoying, but I’m in his territory: I’m interviewing his boss, Stella Mwangi or STL, by the pool at Nairobi’s Tribe Hotel.
In Karundu Village, Mukurweini-Nyeri, 25 years ago a child was born. She was named Mary Wanjiku but in the entertainment industry, we know her as Marya. She is pretty and bootylicious! She is also very personable, opening to me about her childhood and her venture into music.