The National Police Service team have recently arrested dozens of Kenyans in one of the towns in Nairobi County. The multi-security agencies have done a crackdown in Kitengela and more that 30 revellers have be arrested. The operation was to root out illegal liquor and nightclubs violating set operations time.
Detectives have seized several drums of the locally brewed alcohol popularly known as "Busaa" in the outskirts of Mlolongo area in Nairobi County. Innoro TV reported that the detectives arrested the Busaa owners together with locals who were found imbibing the concoction and taken to Mlolongo Police Station awaiting to be arraigned in court on Monday 24th May.
Drama was witnessed in Mt Elgon Constituency as unknown woman believed to be from Kabras in Kakamega County buried the local brew known as Busaa and fled to his native area. The grave was found near where the late Chief's remains was found. The late Chief Kipsang was murdered by unknown assailants and his body found buried in a shallow grave.
Kimilili Member of Parliament Didmus Barasa has been accused by a children protection officers for forcing a girl to make him drink traditional brew. The woman reported to the Akila police station calling out Mr. Barasa for showing a bad picture to the public. [Photo Courtesy] According to K24 Digital, the woman whose identity has not been revealed, was concerned after the video made to the internet and went viral.
A man identified as Bobby Misik has shared a sad story on his Facebook account where he exposed 'rogue' police officers Transzoia county. According o Bobby Misik's report, a contingent of police officers raided a home in Namanjalala, Tranzioa county where the locally brewed alcohol known as "Busaa" was being prepared. In the report shared on Facebook, the police's intention was to pour down the said Busaa in an attempt to stop the drinking activity in the area. However, the son of the man whose Busaa was to
The Secretary General of ODM Party, Edwin Sifuna seems to be enjoying his Christmas festive season away from the busy Nairobi City. The firebrand Raila's Ally has been on the receiving end after ODM party lost the Msambweni by-election. Many accused him of inflicting ODM loss after he uttered insults towards Hon. Aisha Jumwa during Msambweni campaigns which were considered sexually offensive towards women in the country. The ODM party SG is currently in the rurals enjoying his Christmas by taking local brew
It is December 2020 and Christmas celebrations have filled the air all Over the World. Many families and individuals have been planning to eat,drinking and be merry and extravagantly do things that concerned the Christmas Day. Individuals even went to an extent of saving from the start of the year for only this one day 25th of December to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Some decided to do the unthinkable like what ODM secretary-general Edwin Sifuna deed while in his village in Rosterman. He was spotted
Bomet county residents have shocked many after feeding cattle with busaa a traditional brew . The farmers said that Busaa was a known treatment of the infectious foot and mouth disease . Farmers resorted to the traditional brew after calls to the county government of Bomet to treat the infected animals and vaccinate the uninfected went unanswered . The farmers are condemning the Agriculture county executive committee Dr Towett for incompetence and negligence . Foot and mouth disease was reported in the country
Busaa/changaa is a traditional beer brewed in Kenya.The busaa and changaa have so many health benefits.Busaa is prepared from maize meal fermented with finger millet and water.It is left for around two weeks to ferment after maize meal is mixed with finger millet and water.Then people enjoy the drink.
Revelry at a drinking den in Mlolongo Trading Centre, Machakos County was unceremoniously brought to a halt after patrons discovered assorted underwear inside the brew; they had been drinking. The discovery was made when one of the men peeped into the brew while trying to position his drinking straw and saw something that resembled a bra floating in the Busaa and quickly alerted his colleagues.
In some parts of Kenya, this is how they carry out circumcision rituals. Before the boy arrives home, his aunt comes running with a cooking stick in an attempt to slap him. At this particular point, the boy is expected to discourage such moves by blocking it. This is believed to portray courage. She then returns home to inform others that the boy is actually ready for circumcision. When a male boy feels that he is ready for the ceremony, he approaches his father who prepares the required materials that are necessary
Traditional home-made brew has been largely used by many traditional African communities for various religious and cultural practices. The local beer is made from seeds,grains,fruits and palm sap.The beer is made by fermenting maize flour for about four days. Yeast is then added and left to ferment for another four days. The drink was an intergral part of any social and religious ceremony in the past. The making and selling of the local drink has been turn into a commercial enterprise.Though the making and selling
Ladies panties were found beneath drums of busaa in Mlolongo area.In 2005, I was assigned to cover a story of disgruntled and disenfranchised women in Gishagi area of Kangemi.They held a day long demonstration to decry their absentee husbands whom spent days at busaa dens return home so lazy even to raise their hands up.
Bomet county government has been put on spot for neglecting calls by farmers following the break out of foot and mouth disease in the county . Residents are condemning the CEC agriculture Dr. Towett for not considering their plea , the extension officers equipped months ago aren't working anymore. The deadly foot and mouth disease was first reported 4 months ago and since then the county officials are said to have turned a blind eye to calls by residents to treat and vaccinate those not affected . A farmer who
Crime is something not new,each and every person is aware of the term.I wonder why many like to associate with criminality.There are many cases which masses must be aware of them. Most offences are classified into two, serious and petty.Serious offences may land you into many years of jail imprisonment or life sentence.Examples,of these serious ones are; defilement,rape,robbery with violence, burglary, murder,attempted murder,indicent act,assault,graveous harm and unatural offences etc. So, people must land
Photo/courtesy 'Busaa' is one of the traditional brews in the Luhya community having a history back to time immemorial. Usually, it's readily available during functions like barazas, chamas, wedding ceremonies bride price occasion, and funeral anniversaries. Usually after the event, the elderly have to sit down and have a drink with sipping pipes surrounding big pots of 'busaa'. It's prepared from milled grains especially maize and millet where it's first fermented by allowing it to undergo the process for about
It's been quite a sad day to one family in Namanjala area Transnzoia County when it's purreportedly said police officers raided their homestead mercilessly earlier before dawn claiming to be on duty and insearch of illicit brew, "busaa" as populary known by many.(Photo |courtesy) Its reportedly said after the suden ambush one the son's who is lying down on the photo above tried to negotiate to the ruthless police officers, even tried to plea with them not to pour down his father's brew which was their only source
Let’s Promote Our Culture Through Art To Help in Job Creation –Bungoma’s Female Gubernatorial Candidate
Residents of Western Region have been urged to promote their culture through arts such as music, drama and modeling. A 2022 Bungoma county gubernatorial candidate Mama Sophy Nekoye Waliaula says that the Western region culture is fading away because people are embracing Western Country’s culture and forgetting their own. Nekoye who identifies herself as an advocate for the youth and women is calling for the transformative leadership that will protect and promote ‘Our culture’. The Kibabii University lecturer
One private school in Soy, never re-opened for learning after the COVID-19 shutdown Parents whose children attended the school, were shocked to learn that the former academy was converted into a busaa club, without notifying parents Busaa, is a very important cultural requirement but education is even more "importanter". We denounce the acts of the proprietor of the school and disassociate Although we love busaa, we aren't easily convinced that we need it more than education We are also aware that the
The Luhya are a group of 19 distinct Bantu tribes in Kenya that lack a common origin and were politically united in the mid 20th century. They number up to 6,823,842 people according to the 2019 census, being about 14.35% of Kenya's total population of 47.6 million, and are the second-largest ethnic group in Kenya.The Luhia's are subdivided into 18 clans. The major sub clans are, bukusu, maragoli, kisa and the bawanga just to mention few among the existing many. Lets begin with the circumcision as one of their