Controversial singer Laura Oyier, who rose to fame after she was arrested and taken to court for failing to pay her bill of Sh230,000 at Intercontinental hotel, seems to be taking advantage of the fame. She now has a weekly Karaoke show at Club Buccaneers in Kisumu that will start this Wednesday, March 18. According to posters doing rounds in social media, the theme night will be titled “The Laura Show “.
On January 13 we reported that Teacher Wanjiku , a popular comedian on Churchill Show had quit to pursue other interests. However, the show’s producers, Laugh Industry have insisted that the the comedian has just taken a short break. Laugh Industry’s spokesperson Waudo Munyasa, has told NairobiNews that it was normal for any comedian to take a break and repackage themselves. “Teacher Wanjiku asked us to allow her to relax a bit,” said Munyasa.
Comedian and media personality Walter Mong’are, aka Nyambane, has secured a job in the Kisii County government. Walter is now the new director of communications. Other than comedy with the famous Redykyulass group, Walter has worked with different media houses in the past 10 years. Among them are Radio Africa where he had a show on Kiss 100, before moving to Nation Media’s Q-FM. After Q-FM, Walter moved to national broadcaster KBC, where he was the programmes controller for four years.
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