Uasin Gishu county is a hotbed of Kenya's politics.This is because it is one of the multiethnic county in the country.Since Kenya's politics is played along tribal lines, the communities showcase their diverse political persuasion during elections.However, majority (more than 70%) of the aforementioned county residents hail from Kalenjin community.
Kisii is one of the 42 tribes in Kenya that speaks ekegusii.The Abagusii people are believed to have entered western parts of Kenya through Uganda from Congo and settled in Kisii and Nyamira highlands.This community fall under the Bantus and are well known for agricultural practice.
A common name to the public artist from Kisii has made a comeback after haters criticized him for his mode of songs and stunts he showcases in various videos. Embarambamba now has raised public eyebrows after his new song released recently telling fans he has come from far all by the grace of God, “mahali nimetoka Mimi ni Mungu ameniwezesha” https://www.facebook.com/DMarigiri/videos/381061452959213/ And adding new styles to his video the singer now opted to chase cows in the video rather than the anomalies
Kenyan dramatic gospel artist, Embarambamba has been called for an interview with NTV's, Amina Abdi. The talented musician who sings in Abagusii, is know for dancing on mud and other weird dancing styles. Many people consider him more of a comedian than a singer. Some even claiming that he is insane. However, the musician made it clear that he gets filled with holy spirit. He even went ahead and said that at one point, the late Hon. Daniel Moi, noticed his great gift and assured him of going Places. Embarambamba
It has been revealed that veteran politician, Simeon Nyachae, was preparing the Cabinet Secretary in charge of the Ministry of Interior, Dr Fred Matiang’i, to succeed him as leader and spokesperson of the Abagusii community after his death.
The super Abagusii comedian who rose to the national limelight recently has done a good number of shows and interviews. Today he was at the trend show hosted by Amina Abdi. He showed that his precarious dance moves can be applied even indoors. The singer started of the 10 pm show in an empty newsroom jumping from one table to another while advancing towards the main live studio. His extraordinary performances have made him famous as he can perform in any platform. He has performed on muddy soils and also on
The Abagusii Community was on Monday morning thrown into mourning as one of their icons rested. (Photo, Courtesy) Former Cabinet Minister during President Moi's government, Simeon Nyachae passed on Monday morning at a Nairobi Hospital where he was undergoing treatment. ODM leader has penned a condolence message to the family of the deceased terming the fallen leader as a illustrious son of the Abagusii Community. (Photo, Courtesy) "My heartfelt and sincere condolences go out to the family of former Cabinet Minister,
The Gusii community does not want to be left out in the next government, they want to be included in the negotiations involving national leaders, to succeed in this, the region has to identify a leader who will represent then on high tables as other regional leaders negotiate.
Emanga Ridge It has been widely suggested that Emanga Ridge, which separates Kisii and Nyamira.As it goes, the foremost Abagusii family settled and thrived at Emanga Ridge which is believed to be the ‘ancestral home’ of the Abagusii Community. It is a scenary to behold.Perfect for family outing and photo shoot. .Keera Falls This untravelled falls, well off the beaten path, sits only 4 kms north of Nyamira Town and offers a fine afternoon of walking. The 35 ms Keera Falls with spooky caves at the bottom.Keera
The General Election is fast approaching and leaders from different regions are looking for different ways they can benefit in the next government.A Member of Parliament (MP) has revealed that the Gusii Community still believes that Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i will place their community at a better position in the next government.
Raila Odinga is indeed loved in Nyanza Region and he has massive support in the region, hence if anyone hear's that Raila is coming in their area, especially Nyanza Region, they will close their business and Go to listen to Baba, he is the kingpin of politics in Nyanza and the one who decides the wave and curve of Nyanza region politics. Today Raila had a chance to visit Kisii county, specifically to attend the burial of a parent of kisii deputy governor. Though the funeral had chaos, where some politicians
A legend is simply a person who has achieved great things in society.All communities in the world have their self proclaimed legends.Among the Abagusii in Kenya, Sakawa is a man whose legecy will remain praised.
Kisii community is one of the most peaceful communities in Kenya. The Kisii region has over the years thrown leaders into top positions. For example the former president of the judiciary comes from Kisii. United under one 'silent' leader Simeon Nyachae, the Abagusii community have always voted wisely in the presidential elections in order for them to be represented in the ruling government. This is because of their small numbers and hence the inability to endorse one of their own to vie for presidency. Simeon
Photo Courtesy. There was a moment of panic during the burial ceremony of Abagusii political kingpin Simeon Nyachae after the police walked in and arrested Mugirango South Member of Parliament Mr. Sylvanus Osoro. The vocal politician was arrested as the service was going on. He was whisked away by officers as he tried to resist while enquiring where he was being taken. It is unclear why the MP wa arrested. His arrest comes barely an hour after The arrest of Kisii County deputy governor Mr. Joash Maingi
The Gusii community has again embarked into the mourning mood following the death of a Bonchari member of parliament John Oroo Oyioka who died in Aga Khan Hospital while receiving treatment. Oroo's health started being highlighted after he collapsed while in Kisii at the end of last year where he was hospitalized until his death today. He first vied for the seat in 2013 and was defeated by John Zebedeo Opore. He presented his case in court but was defeated in 2014 and later won the seat in 2017 through the People's
In Kenyan tribes, people have different names that are their identity like John George Esther among others. But there are traditional names that were given to children during a certain time and had their meanings,let's go through the names below. Nyaboke. This is a Kisii name for girls that means sweet honey. The name was given to a girls who were born during the harvesting of honey. 2.Makori. Makori is a major name for men means a path. Traditionally, the Abagusii people named the children born on the roadside
Speculations about whom is going to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta after his second term comes to an end seems to being gaining popularity.
Abagusii cultural and development council addressing the press at Kisii have condemned burial meetings and dead must be respected photo /Kwamboka Angira Abagusii cultural and development council have strongly condemned over burial meetings and dead person must be respected. This is over the recent incident which took place at the burial ceremony of the late Abel Gongera at Bomachoge Chache where Dagorethi North Simba Arati and South Mugirango Mp Sylvenus Osoro exchanged blows leading to stand still of the burial
Abagusii Council of elders Chair James Matundura (Right) Secretary General Samwel Bosire addressing the media in Kisii , they have launched a joint of code of conduct at funeral to avoid hates speech/photo Kwamboka Angira A joint code of conduct to be strictly adhered to at funerals has been drawn by
The memorial service of the late Simeon Nyachae is being held today in Nairobi Central SDA Church. The late political leader was eulogised by Coach Nyandusi as a loving,wise grandfather,a great story teller who was a confident of his grandchildren. He taught us importance of family. He instilled the importance of waking up early. There are three things that the late instilled in his grandchildren. They include, importance of family responsibility. He used call me Bwana Kubwa and asked me if I'm completely sure