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Siba Mtongana: She came, she saw, she conquered our hearts 

South African celebrity chef Siba Mtongana is a class act. We should know. Last Thursday, she was the chief guest at the new This Is Africa website launch. She brought the house down with a moving speech chock-full of inspiring anecdotes from her own life. She had the audience eating out of the palm her of hand. By the time Siba was done speaking, it was easy to tell her fans in Nairobi hadn’t had enough. Lucky for them, This Is Africa, as always, had them covered. On Saturday we organized a special meet-and-greet event for Siba and her fans at Nairobi’s hottest new address, the Radisson Blu. Here’s how that went down

Nairobi’s foodies wanted it. Nairobi’s foodies asked for it. Nairobi’s foodies got it! Last Saturday This Is Africa put together a meet-and-greet for Nairobi’s food lovers with, arguably, Africa’s favourite chef, Siba Mtongana. It was magical from beginning to end. It’s your loss if you missed it but don’t despair. Maybe these photos can give you a taste of what you missed:

Take it from us, Siba Mtongana knows how to hold an audience’s attention.

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The South African celebrity chef had the audience in her thrall.

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Nancy Onyango, the Operations Director for This Is Africa, also put in a word.

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You know Siba’s fans had to take out their phones to capture the moment.

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But sometimes, you have to leave it to the professionals to take the photos. Do that and you get results like these:

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All said, This Is Africa is just glad everyone had fun, including Siba herself.

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 See you around Siba Mtongana. Thanks for the memories

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