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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.