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Friday 14th of June 2024

Nairobi, Kenya

The Star-Studded Premiere of “Monkey Business” at Two Rivers Mall

On Friday, Two Rivers Mall was the epicenter of excitement as fans, celebrities, and media personalities gathered for the much-anticipated premiere of King Kaka’s new series, “Monkey Business.” The event was a dazzling affair, graced by an impressive lineup of Kenyan stars and enthusiastic fans eager to catch a glimpse of the series that promises to be a game-changer in the local entertainment scene.

“Monkey Business” features the charismatic rapper Scar Mkadinali as the main character, leading an ensemble cast that includes Janet Mbugua, Prezzo, and Azeezah Hashim. The series delves into the complex themes of loyalty, morality, and survival, delivering a gripping narrative that resonates with contemporary issues.

The premiere saw a who’s who of Kenyan entertainment and public life in attendance. Notable figures included Charlene Ruto, Prezzo, Jalang’o, Mejja, Nameless, Wahu, Big Ted, Jacky Vike, Mulamwah, Nana Owiti, Pascal Tokodi, Sandra Dacha, Baba Talisha, Kabugi, Useful Idioty, Wololo TV, Senjee, Celestine ‘SELINA’ Gachui, Kerry Martin, Silva Kido, Dennis Milimo, Oga Obinna, Sosuun, Frasha, Janet Mbugua, Ndovu Kuu, Fathermoh, Ezekiel Mutua, King Kaka’s mother, Scar Makadinali, and Eddie Butita.

King Kaka, the visionary behind the series, expressed his excitement about the project. “I am thrilled to share a sneak peek of ‘Monkey Business’ with the world. This project is a labor of love, and I believe it has the power to inspire, provoke, and ignite change. Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey!” he remarked.

A highlight of the evening was King Kaka’s heartfelt tribute to his wife, Nana Owiti, amid recent rumors of marital strife. Addressing the media, he praised Nana’s beauty and kind heart, saying, “She is a very lovely woman, ako na roho nzuri, ni mrembo, umeona vile amedunga?” He emphatically denied the rumors of trouble in paradise, urging the public to respect their privacy and focus on the positive aspects of their lives.

The premiere was not just about glitz and glamour; it also underscored the importance of family and integrity in the face of public scrutiny. King Kaka’s plea to the media and fans to refrain from spreading baseless rumors was a poignant reminder of the real lives behind the celebrity facade.

As the curtains fell on the premiere night, it was clear that “Monkey Business” is set to make a significant impact on the Kenyan entertainment industry. With its stellar cast and compelling storyline, the series is poised to captivate audiences and spark meaningful conversations.

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Mission To Rescue Kenyan First Ever Military Action Movie

Mission to Rescue is a Kenyan movie set along the Kenya- Somali border, the Kenya Special Operations Forces who are training for their next mission receive word that the Assistant County Commissioner and two others have been abducted by the Al-Shabaab militia. Mission to rescue stems from the story of a French woman who was kidnapped by the Al-Shabab. Created in 2019, the idea seeks to highlight the effects of radicalization within the community that aim to curb terrorism.

The film’s star-studded cast features; Melvin Alusa, Warsame Abdi, Abdi Yusuf, Emmanuel Mugo, Andreo Kamau, Abubakar Mwenda, Sam Psenjen, Anthony Ndung’u, Bilal Mwaura, Justin Mirichi, Abajah Brian, Melissa Kiplagat, Brian Ogola, and Mwamburi Maole.

The Film is starring Melvin Alusa a stage, screen, and voice actor with over 16 years of experience with performances in over 10 countries. His work on stage includes Githaa, silence is a woman and Alpa beta.

On Tv and Film, he has featured in the first-grader, The boy who harnessed the wind, and the TV series crime and Justice. He’s on the radio drama Jango Love earned him an Emmy nomination at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. Another main cast is

Res who is a Somalia model-actor, and voice-over artist. His first screen appearance is on the TV drama Anda Kavaa and is currently featuring in the local radio drama, Salaam. The Movie was produced by Kara Voice Wambui and Directed by Gildert Lukalia.

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Set within a military camp along the Kenya-Somalia border, the Kenya Special Operations Forces who are training for their next mission receive word that the Assistant County Commissioner and two others have been abducted by the Al-Shabaab militia. Under the leadership of Captain Baraza, the soldiers make attempts to rescue the abductees and capture or eliminate the enemy amidst tough conditions.

Mission to Rescue was premiered exclusively on BAZE -Safaricom’s new video streaming platform on June 1st, 2021. Dial *544*55# to Join BAZE

Content courtesy of  Foxton Media, Safaricom & Nairobi fashion hub 

Segun Arinze, Francis Duru Star In New Television Series – Birds Of A Feather

Mind Yard 204 Entertainment and ContentGram Media, the Producers of the successful Television series “Squatterz” and “90 Gogoro” returns with this brand new family sitcom called Birds of a Feather (BOAF Series).

Birds of a Feather (BOAF) is a comedy series featuring a family of four called The Abiola family. The family’s Patriarch is Justice Tunde Abiola played by veteran actor Segun Arinze who has been a widower with two adult kids for 5 years but who is ready to remarry. The biggest concern is how the children’s decision will be made and how they’ll respond toward a new mother.

The drama, laughter and shenanigans are refreshing, because we are reminded with each episode that we might not choose our families, but there is no imitation for any families that, given the odds, holds together. The cast include top Nollywood acts like Segun Arinze, Francis Duru, and more. Notable appearances from Zeal of Styl Plus, AGN Team and more.

Seun Arowojolu, producer of the series, had this to say, “I’ve always loved making family friendly shows that cater to all ages and just make people laugh. Those storylines are essentially brought to life by our daily occurrences. Especially with this cast, it was exciting to create this show and can’t wait for everyone to watch it”.

On working with Segun Arinze, “There’s a reason why he’s one of the film industry ‘s pioneers, his work ethics and respect for art is really motivating and easy to work with,” Seun says.

Written by Seun Arowojolu, Gbenga Ogbamola and Yusuf
Directed by Seun Arowojolu and Blessing Onyekwere

Birds of a Feather will be showing on NTA Network and NTA International, Saturdays by 6pm.

The Wives Series Premier

The TV series The Wives tackles the subject of polygamy in Africa from a satirical point of
view and also questions its validity if any, in the modern age. The script is witty and dramatic
and serves to both entertain and educate its audience about the ramifications (good or bad) of this ancient African Practice.

The Wives Series

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Writer: Benjamin A. Onyango
Cast: All local Kenyan actors including renown actors: Nungo Marianne Akinyi, Gerald
Laingiri, Zainabu Harris and Benjamin A. Onyango (Hollywood)

Directors: Benjamin A. Onyango (AMR Films) and Bernard Neto (Tafsiri Entertainment).
Number of episodes: Total of 12 written (1 season) and 6 episodes shot (1/2 season).

DATE: 2nd February
TIME: 19:00
VENUE: The Panari Hotel, Mombasa Rd, Nairobi,
HOSTED BY: The Wives

Content Courtesy Of Nairobi Fashion Hub