20 years ago people travelling from their rural homes to Nairobi knew about Akamba and Linear coach.Children of nowadays can't even imagine how this Buses could cover a distance of 564 Kilometres from Homabay To Nairobi for a good 12-14 hours.
Kenyans have reacted to a TBT Photo of Akamba bus which was being used in the old days before the new bus companies emerged.
Most of the Akamba people live in Kenya, and are concentrated in the lower eastern counties of Machakos, Kitui, and Makueni.According to the national census of 2019, there were 4,663,910 Akamba people in Kenya, being the fifth-most populous tribe in the country.
This is a tradition practiced by the Akamba people. When it comes to death, when a young man dies before marriage, the body is usually buried at the far end of the compound. Before being buried, the elders perfom a ritual in order to drive away the undesirable evil spirits. This ritual is performed by heating a metal rod to a red hot state and then inserting it to the rectum or in layman's language the a** hole of the dead in order to torture and burn the evil spirits. They also believe that the dead have a
Former Uasin Gishu gubernatorial hopeful Zedekiah Kiprop Bundotich (Buzeki) has now disclosed communities which he relies on to deliver him victory in 2022 general election.According to Buzeki, the non-Kalenjin communities living in Uasin Gishu would support his gubernatorial aspirations in next year's polls.
William Hausa whose real name is Dennis Musyoka hails from the Akamba community. He plays the role of a father role in the maria drama series. In the drama series Dennis Musyoka is a father to two sons and one daughter. He is married to madam Vicky and he is seen to be a loving father and husband. In real life,William Hausa is married and he is a father. Recently her daughter wedded and he was seen dancing alongside the daughter. He has not yet revealed the details of his wife to the public. William is seen
Kamba is one of the 42 tribes found in Eastern part of Kenya. They are also known for their main economic activities which is agriculture and produce, sorghum, millet, maize, beans, peas, sweet potatoes, yams, cassava, sugar and mangoes. Apart from all these, the Akamba community also have most beautiful women in Kenya that men go to ask a hand of marriage from them. Here are just some few of the ladies that are making the Akamba proud. 1.Mwixx Mutinda. She is a Kenyan actress who featured Baba Tao show which
Paul Ngei is one of the legendary politicians who agitated and led the nationalism journey in Kenya. He together with others played a key role in managing the MAUMAU freedom figters group. He served as a member parliament in Kenyatta's goverment and as minister in Moi goverment. His grandson Simba Masaku is living dream away from politics as many of us would expect. He is one of the successful actor based in London.He has been featured in movies like Colin, Hound and standing alone. Unlike his legendary granddad,
Machina, In traditional African society naming of children is plays a vital role in their lives. Akamba community naming system has meaning. Here a 10 worst Kamba names. 1. Muthina/ Mathina This name implies a miserable life. In most cases, kids named this name are trouble makers, disastrous and even very dangerous. The name means suffering and as it is they make those around them suffer either by fighting them or causing other troubles. 2. Syokau/ Makau This name means that the children were born during the
Kenya is a country which has a diverse ethnicity.The Akamba people who speak the Kamba language settled at the South Eastern part of Kenya within the three counties.Majority of the people within the Machakos, Kitui and Makueni counties are the Kamba people.
Drama ensued at Madogo area after a middle-aged man as brutally stabbed by his friends infont of his girlfriend to death. According to sources the duo engaged in a heated altercation before the goons murdered him in cold blood. OB Statement TANA RIVER COUNTY TANA NORTH SUB COUNTY MADOGO POLICE STATION SUB:Murder incident report.Ref my OB No. 48/21/12/2020 at 2200hrs it was reported by one Ann Alex , Akamba female aged 28 years aresident of Madogo boji area that today at about 2040hrs agroup of three men visited
After years as a doeminant opparator in the Kenyan transport sector, the Akamba bus finally suspended all it's services across the country, an act which made hundreds of Kenyans to loose their jobs. This came at a time when the Kenyan economy's to creat employment was at it's lowest peak. The company has been affected by endless boardroom wrangles that culminated after reported to be making big losses over a period of five years. This act left many Kenyans in distress as many could not trace their parcels sent
Stakeholders in the tourism industry especially from cost county are saying that the order by president Uhuru Kenyatta on cessesion of movement in 5 counties especially Nairobi will affect the tourism industry in Mombasa as they were prospecting to cash in on easter season tourism.
Funny Kamba baby names. Like many African communities, Akamba community has it's culture and a tradition on how children are named. Names portray your character and behaviour of the individual. Munyambu refers to a Lion Kioko refers to a baby boy born very early in the morning before sun rise. Musyoka/Musyoki refers to reincarnation of a dead family member. Wayua/ Munyao born during draught and famine. Makau usually refer to a baby boy born during war or civil strife. Mutuku/ Nduku born at night. Syombua/Wambua
The Kamba community believe in truth and just. They used to administer an oath to prove guiltiness and truthfulness. To many people the time Kithitu may not ring a bell in their minds but to the majority of their Kamba it is the most dreaded and deadly oath any man can dare take. The Kithitu can easily wipe out the entire bloodline may the person taking it be on the wrong. One of the aspects of the Akamba culture was their justice system. There were two of them. There cultural pots called Mumma. Mumma is the
Every community around Kenya has its traditions and which they believe they will always be followed and guide them. Among the communities in Kenya who believe in traditions are the Luhya community, Kisii, Luo, Kamba and many more. Kisii have different traditions which believe that should be followed in whatever they do in the community, Luo, Luhya and Kamba also have traditions they believe must be followed. The Akamba community have different traditions which they believe should be followed by young ones. Among
Former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko was on Tuesday morning rushed to Nairobi Hospital following a stomach Complications. According to one of his helper, the ex Nairobi governor complained of a starch problem that worsened over the weekend. Mike Sonko whose application for bail in his robbery and assault case was deffered to today 9. Sonko was charged that on May 25 2019 at Buruburu phase four in kamukunji jointly with others not before court forcibly and violently entered into land number Lr Nairobi block 78/8,the
While most of the other world religions such as Islam and Christianity have founders who started them, the Akamba traditional religion does not have such founders: it evolved slowly through many centuries as the Akamba responded to the situations of their life and reflected upon their experiences. Similarly, unlike Christianity, the Akamba traditional religion has no scriptures or holy books; it is chiefly oral and it is expressed in intuitive poetry, proverbs and myths. Its existence greatly depends on the
Former senator Johnstone Muthama was involved in heated speech and almost fighting with Kalonzo Musyoka during samuel Mutuku's burial. The two talked ill of each other in their Akamba language and translators have now explained what they were arguing. Muthama allegedly told Kalonzo to stop village politics and that those who were interested in 2022 politics were out in Nairobi and mombasa gathering huge crowds. In is final speech muthama told kalonzo he did not have the financial war chest to even challenge
Moses Kuria took kenyans by surprise when he announced to be addressing the media today at 11am concerning matters the Nairobi gubernatorial race. Rumours hold it that he may go ahead and resign as the current Gatundu South MP and run in the city county boss seat. ''Good evening ladies and gentlemen of the 4th Estate. I hereby invite you to a press conference tomorrow at 11am The subject of the presser is the forthcoming Nairobi Gubernatorial by-election.'' Posted Moses Kuria. This comes just days after he praised