These two schools have produced the most Kenyan celebs

When you think of schools, you first think of the academics and how well the school students perform in the national exams but what if I told you that some schools offer more than just this?

There are some schools that have a track record of mentoring tomorrow’s stars and teaching them how to better harness their talents and start them off on their craft.

Perhaps what these schools did best was simply to instil confidence in these future stars and showed them that they had what to takes for them to pursue their dreams and actually put them on the track to actualize them.

And in this regard, there are two schools that seem to be head and shoulders above the rest when it comes to putting their students with talents in confident positions to put their mark in Kenya and they are:


Fena Gitu

The artist was encouraged to pursue her talents by her teachers at the school.

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Bet you didn’t know this gospel singer and pastor attended this expensive and prestigious school.

Edith Kimani

The media personality too is an alumni of the school.


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Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya’s 4th president is an alumni of the school.

Adelle Onyango

Former Kiss 100 presenter and female rights activist too is an alumni of the school.

Jeff Koinange

The former CNN anchor and celebrated media personality is known for his baritone is a former school student.

Lupita Nyong’o

That’s right the Hollywood star is an alumni of the school.


So if you’re picking a school for your talented children, you know to look for schools that boast a great number of celebrity alumni, schools with a strong extracurricular activities culture and teachers who are great mentors.

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Lupita Nyongo saying she’s lonely in America is the price of success

Lupita Nyongo is currently in Hollywood where she was formerly enjoying her time in the Los Angeles lockdown and then when the state of California lifted the lockdown, she was still exercising self-quarantine because you know, Covid-19 is not a joke.

Lupita Nyong´o opens up on battling loneliness in the US

But that isn’t the reason why Kenya’s movie queen is lonely. She recently gave an interview to the British Vogue in which she spoke about just why it is she feels lonely. And according to her, this feeling and situation shifts from movie set to movie set.

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Filming is so time-consuming and intense. With Black Panther, a lot of us were single. On Little Monsters, nobody was single. Everyone when they are done with their day´s work, wants to go home to their families, which makes a whole lot of sense. When you don´t have that it´s very isolating.

Lupita Nyong´o stars as the cover girl of powerful British magazine

And while there are some bleeding hearts who are about to start crying about the fact that Lupita is feeling lonely but I am here to tell you that you do not have to feel sad for her, she is merely paying the cost to be the boss.

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You see, every career path has it’s own challenges and a lot of the times, you have to go through them on your own. And this is simply what Lupita is facing.

Lupita Nyong´o stuns the world with lyrical melody to her book ¨Sulwe¨

She is at a point in her career where she is making her bones. And my oh my, she has had a fortunate run of things given Luooita has appeared in the following movies which I found thanks to Wikipedia:

2008 East River F Short film
2013 12 Years a Slave Patsey
2014 Non-Stop Gwen Lloyd
2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Maz Kanata
2016 The Jungle Book Raksha (voice)
2016 Queen of Katwe Nakku Harriet
2017 Star Wars: The Last Jedi Maz Kanata
2018 Black Panther Nakia
2019 Little Monsters Miss Audrey Caroline
2019 Us Adelaide Wilson / Red
2019 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Maz Kanata
2021 355

So her complaining that she is lonely yet in all honesty, Lupita Nyong’o has a solution that is open to her that she says she saw in another one of her sets: she could always start a family. However, the unfortunate truth is that this would derail her career so at the moment, she needs to keep a stiff upper lip and focus on her mission which is to be the biggest female movie star in the world.


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Lupita Nyongo loses grandmother who was almost hitting 100 years

Oscar award-winning Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o has lost her grandmother. The family of Kisumu Governor Anyang Nyong’o is in mourning following the death his mother who was 98 years old.

Mama Dorcas died at Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi on Tuesday where she was receiving treatment.

“We keep the Governor and the entire family in our prayers at this very dark time in their lives. May the Lord rest her soul in eternal peace,” read part of a statement by the governor’s press unit.

The death will be hard for the actress who was deeply connected to her. In 2015 she named her as one of the people she misses when abroad and promised always to visit her whenever she’s in the country.

Raila Odinga also took to social media to mourn Mama Dorcas saying she’s loved her community.

Photos of Lupita’s ‘secret’ meeting in Kisumu emerge

Lupita was recently in Kenya for an investment meeting but managed to keep it on the low and avoid media attention. Little information about the meeting was shared to the public but it’s now known that several celebs including Jalango and Eric Omondi attended the closed meeting.

Photos of the meeting have also emerged proving that the popular actress was in the country.  According to different sources, the Oscar-award winning star landed in Kisumu at 10 am on Saturday where she was received by high security and county officials who had no idea who they were meeting.

She then visited a few places with investors before holding a private meeting with artists and entertainers.

Here are some of the photos:

Lupita Nyong’o sneaks into the country tours Kisumu but under tight security 

Lupita Nyong’o on Saturday, sneaked in the country and headed to Kisumu where she had several closed door meetings. The press was however warned from taking any photos of the superstar.

According to different sources, the Oscar-award winning star landed in Kisumu at 10 am where she was received by high security and county officials who had no idea who they were meeting.

She then visited a few places with investors before holding a private meeting with artists and entertainers.

Lupita Nyong’o. Photo: Courtesy

Nina Ogot wrote on her social media,

“Guess who’s in Kisumu city, too? Today, thanks to the Kisumu County Governor, we discussed how to take arts to the next level with the likes of Eric Omondi.”