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CULTURE

Meaning of 'NYANZA' revealed, Not a Luo word

The Luo Community living in Kenya are all assumed to be coming from Nyanza, a former south western province in Kenya bordering the former Western province and the Rift Valley. Currently, the former Nyanza province consists of six counties namely; Kisumu, Siaya, Homa Bay, Migori, Kisii and Nyamira.

  1 month ago ago
Meaning of 'NYANZA' revealed, Not a Luo word

SCIENCE-HIGHTECH

Luo Words Deriving English Sound When Pronounced

The Luo Community is one of the biggest ethnic group found in the East Africa Region living around Lake Victoria basin in Kenya and Tanzania. Others currently reside in South Sudan, Uganda and DRC Among East Africa's ethnolinguistic groups, the Luos speak some common words that have similar sounds as certain English words.

  1 month ago ago
Luo Words Deriving English Sound When Pronounced

POLITICS

Nelson Havi Shares Details of Meeting Ahead Of August Polls

As the country prepares for the 2022 election, many prominent politicians realize they have been unable to serve the public for the past four years and must return to encourage their supporters to vote again. "Leaders of the Luo Community in Westlands Constituency paid us a courtesy call at our offices in Kangemi Central Ward.

  13 days ago ago
Nelson Havi Shares Details of Meeting Ahead Of August Polls

POLITICS

Reasons Why The Star Had To Pull Down Article On Luo And Military Support For Uhuru

An article appearing on the web version of the Star Newspaper and also on its Twitter handle has been pulled down after circulating for one hour. But that was not before the article that was intentionally vitriolic and lacking in modicum and good journalistic practices generated a lot of interest online.

  11 months ago ago
Reasons Why The Star Had To Pull Down Article On Luo And Military Support For Uhuru

CULTURE

'NYANZA' is not a Luo Word. Find It's Origin and Meaning that you Didn't Know

In Kenya, the Luo Community is assumed to be coming from Nyanza region which is a former South Western province in the country. It currently consists of six counties namely; Homa Bay, Siaya, Kisumu, Migori, Nyamira and Kisii. Additionally, the region also borders the former Western and the Rift Valley Province.

  2 months ago ago
'NYANZA' is not a Luo Word. Find It's Origin and Meaning that you Didn't Know

EDUCATION

Meet A Kenyan Who is The Leader of Luo Community in Seychelles.

His name is Blasius Ogolla. He is a 33-year old hardworking and humble man who hails from Magare village in Siaya county from the Luo community in Kenya. His life story is very inspiring as he did Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) four times because of lack of school fees and also failure to reach jab points to get direct entry to the university.

  4 months ago ago
Meet A Kenyan Who is The Leader of Luo Community in Seychelles.

MILITARY

ODM Reacts After Luo Community Allegedly Dragged Into State's Mess Involving Uhuru and The Military

The Orange Democratic Movement Party has responded after the Luo Community allegedly dragged into the States Mess involving President Uhuru Kenyatta and the Military, issuing fresh details. According to a report via the Star, it has been alleged that President Uhuru Kenyatta after reinstalling back the cordial relationship with the Luo Community through the handshake, has resulted in anarchy.

  11 months ago ago
ODM Reacts After Luo Community Allegedly Dragged Into State's Mess Involving Uhuru and The Military

ENTERTAINMENT

RMS Set To Launch Ramogi TV On 29th November; Trevor Ombija Expected To Be Part Of The Team

Over the recent years, investors in the media industry have discovered a niche in the vernacular televisions.The benefit of having such TVs is that even the people in the remotest parts of Kenya can enjoy the content. Most of the vernacular TVs in Kenya produce content in Gikuyu language.

  6 months ago ago
RMS Set To Launch Ramogi TV On 29th November; Trevor Ombija Expected To Be Part Of The Team

SOCIETY

Describing the Unique Luo Funeral Ceremony

When one of the members of the Luo Community passes on, it is mostly accompanied by unique events different from other communities in Kenya. One of the most important events in a burial ceremony is the catering and hospitality. Visitors especially from Nairobi (and any other town in Kenya), the in-laws, invited politicians and any other individual who may be regarded as of high stake in the society are always given priority.

  8 months ago ago
Describing the Unique Luo Funeral Ceremony

ENTERTAINMENT

"Ni Wewe Hauna Nyumba" Jalango's Response to a Fan Who Criticized Luo's Lifestyle Elicits Reactions

Popular Radio presenter and Media personality, Jalangoo has elicited reactions after responding to a fan who criticized Luo's extravagant lifestyle. Jalangoo has been the brand ambassador of upcoming Luo Festival which will be held at the Carnivore ground. Popular Luo musicians and comedians have already been lined up to perform at the event.

  9 months ago ago

SOCIETY

"There Is No Common Luo", State House Blogger Roasted After He Said This About Life In Kisumu City

The Luo Community on social media have thronged the comments section of Wahome Thuku's Facebook account telling him that there doesn't exist common people in Kisumu and Nyanza Region at large. This was after he complained of the high prices of fishes being sold in the streets of Kisumu City.

  11 months ago ago

POLITICS

Jimmy Wanjigi Goes After Luo Community Votes, Meets Luo Elders

Jimmy Wanjigi has been the ODM's political financier for the past two general elections. He has worked well with Hon. Raila Odinga untill when it appeared that NASA coalition was falling apart. The billionaire businessman has also indicated that he will be running for pregnancy in the next year's General elections.

  10 months ago ago
Jimmy Wanjigi Goes After Luo Community Votes, Meets Luo Elders

POLITICS

President Kenyatta Tells Luo Leaders This in a Meeting Before His Kisumu Tour

The President of Kenya, Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, was locked in a meeting with Luo Leaders ahead of his tour of Kisumu on June 1st. The meeting involved high profile members of the Luo Community who are asking the president to help the region improve in terms of infrastructure and job creation.

  1 year ago ago
President Kenyatta Tells Luo Leaders This in a Meeting Before His Kisumu Tour

POLITICS

Which Luo Leader Likely to Succeed Rt. Hon. Raila Odinga?

The right Hon.Raila Amolo Odinga has ruled the political landscape in Kenya for decades. He has provided the signals for any National political movements and actions. He is also the defacto leader of the Luo Community. Most Kenyans are wondering who the heir apparent for Raila Odinga, will be amongst the Luo Community.

  11 months ago ago
Which Luo Leader Likely to Succeed Rt. Hon. Raila Odinga?

POLITICS

Moses Kuria Apologizes to the Luo Community.

Gatundu south member of parliament has been on the receiving end after engaging in what is seen by many as attack to Raila Odinga and the entire Luo community. In response to an attack, Raila Odinga urged him to stop engaging in cheap politics and leave circumcision matters.

  1 month ago ago
Moses Kuria Apologizes to the Luo Community.

ENTERTAINMENT

Good News to Luo Community as Ramogi TV is Now Live on Air

The royal media services company have been on the front line in promotion of communication and creation of job opportunities to young youths with knowledge about media services. There are many radio stations under royal media services with more than a hundred workers and also they are blessed to have Citizen TV before.

  5 months ago ago
Good News to Luo Community as Ramogi TV is Now Live on Air

POLITICS

Kenyans React After Rift Valley Governor Who Recently Endorsed Raila For Presidency Installed As Luo Elder

Nakuru County Governor Hon Lee Kinyanjui during his installation as Luo Community elder in Nakuru County. (Photo courtesy). Nakuru County Governor Hon Lee Kinyanjui, has endorsed as the Luo Community elder in his county, a few days after he declared his support to the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga to be the next president of the republic of Kenya to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta in 2022.

  7 months ago ago
Kenyans React After Rift Valley  Governor Who Recently Endorsed Raila For Presidency Installed As Luo Elder

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

The Particulars of Wife Inheritance Among the Luo

The Luo Community of Kenya had cherished wife inheritance. Even though in the current situations a woman is not obliged to remarry a certain man, the act of wife inheritance has been practiced for some time now. In the traditional customs among the Luo community, whenever a married man died, his wife became the property of his brothers.

  11 months ago ago
The Particulars of Wife Inheritance Among the Luo

POLITICS

Raila Reaffirms His Commitment To Fight Corruption If Elected President Promises To Jail All Looters

Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga speaking during a past political meeting. (Photo courtesy). The looters of public resources and cartels are reportedly going to be in a big trouble in the next regime if the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga, clinches the top seat to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta as the next Head of State.

  4 months ago ago
Raila Reaffirms His Commitment To Fight Corruption If Elected President Promises To Jail All Looters

SOCIETY

The Luo Community Most Interesting Culture About Burial Ceremonies

Culture is very important for people to follow since it provides social and economic benefits. In every stage of life, culture remains the strongest part and has great influence in our daily activities. Culture goes together with traditions and therefore both of them create a great foundation of our families.

  11 months ago ago
The Luo Community Most Interesting Culture About Burial Ceremonies