Orie Rogo died at her Riverside home, Nairobi on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at the age of 73. Kenyans from all walks of life took to social media to mourn fashion icons.
The former MP had been suffering from an undisclosed illness for some time now.
She will be remembered for her strong opinions, confidence and style she brought into Kenyan politics.
She loved media attention which helped her advocate for women in leadership.
Orie Rogo Manduli first came to the public limelight while in high school after being crowned Miss Kenya at an early age of 16.
In 1974 she became the very first black African woman in Kenya to compete in the world circuit Safari Rally.
Papa Jones eulogized Manduli as one of his biggest fans, revealing that they had planned to link up for a Chat once she is discharged from Hospital but unfortunately God had other plans.
The Blu Ink CEO also disclosed that Manduli loved his song #Hao where the rapper describes her as a very confident woman.
“About 2 months ago. I Received a Call from The Late Orie Rogo Manduli and she Told me how she Loved The Song *Hao* and we even planned to link up for a chat after She was Discharged from Hospital but it seems God had other plans, unfortunately, she passed on Today before our plan Came to be, May she Rest in peace. 🙏🙏 See you on the other side” mourned Khaligraph Jones.
Comedian Eddie Butita lands lucrative deal with Netflix
The funnyman said that he has always wanted to work with Netflix and when the opportunity presented itself he grabbed it with both hands.
On Thursday, a thankful Butita said that he scripted and directed the Swahili Version of Upshaws an American sitcom created by Wanda Sykes and Regina Y. Hicks.
Other Kenyans who were part of Upshaw’s Swahili Version are; Happie Jeremiah, Edna Akinyi, Brian Mueka, Raphael Gati, Frank Mativo, Phillip Obwogi, Pascal Mwita, Elton Mwambi, Malcolm Marwa, Janet Kihanya, Alfred Munyua, Sharon Musungu, and Sally Ramadhan.
The Upshaws is an American sitcom created by Regina Y. Hicks and Wanda Sykes. The series stars Sykes, Mike Epps, Kim Fields, Page Kennedy, Diamond Lyons, Khali Spraggins, Jermelle Simon, Gabrielle Dennis, and Journey Christine.
The series premiered on Netflix on May 12, 2021. In June 2021, the series was renewed for a second season and now it has a Swahili version.
Kanye West Attends the 2021 Met Gala With Kim Kardashian
The Met Gala, formally called the Costume Institute Gala or the Costume Institute Benefit and also known as the Met Ball, is an annual fundraising gala for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City. It marks the opening of the Costume Institute’s annual fashion exhibit.
The 2021 Met Gala had a few fashionable surprises in store. Kimye fans were sent into a frenzy after a mystery man in a masked arrived, who looked so similar to Kanye West, accompanied Kim Kardashian at the 2021 Met Gala.
Not to mention, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star’s outfit alone sparked chatter online after she made a dramatic red carpet entrance in a polarizing look by Balenciaga. For the momentous occasion, Kim donned a full-body get-up featuring a black face covering that she paired with a body-hugging T-shirt dress, catsuit and jersey boots.
Rick Ross finally talks about his relationship with Hamisa Mobetto
In an interview with Lil Ommy, Rick Ross said that currently he is very close with Ms. Mobetto but will leave the bit of explaining the kind of relationship they have to her.
Ross’s statement on his friendship with Hamisa comes at a time he had raised eyebrows with comments on Hamisa Mobetto’s page whenever she uploads new photos.
In the same spirit, the rapper managed to secure Hamisa a deal with Luc Belaire and an interview with Luc Belaire CEO under their self-made segment.
According to Hamisa, people have been hating on her, just because she sired kids with two prominent and rich men in Tanzania.
For the record, Hamisa’s first-born daughter Fancy was sired by Businessman Majizzo who owns radio and a TV station, while her second born son belongs to Diamond, the owner of Wasafi label and TV.