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ENVIRONMENT

5 of The Most Weird Foods in Kenya Consumed by Luo, Mijikenda and Luhya Communities

1. Rats The Mijikenda's of Kenya take rodents as food. According to "Allafrica", a Giriama folklore believed that mice is very addictive and that once you taste it, you will always be thinking about it. 2. Monkey The Tiriki community in Western Kenya eat the monkeys not only for filling their stomachs but also for medical purposes like curing importance and helping ease back ache.

  29 days ago ago
5 of The Most Weird Foods in Kenya Consumed by Luo, Mijikenda and Luhya Communities

RELIGION

What Aisha Jumwa Said in Mijikenda Language In Front of Ruto About 2022 Succession Politics

The deputy president, William Ruto, joined christians of Kilifi South in the burial ceremony of two brothers. Bishop George Chipa of PEFA church and Adams Chipa were being laid to rest today, Saturday 17, at their ancestral home in Chonyi. "Bishop Dr George Mwangome Chipa was a true faith leader whose sermons were authentic, targeted, rich and thought-provoking.

  3 months ago ago
What Aisha Jumwa Said in Mijikenda Language In Front of Ruto About 2022 Succession Politics

HEALTH

Ala. Survey Says That "1 in every 4 Kikuyus Is Stressed" Find Out Why

A credible source, Mpasho has taken to their Facebook page to report that a survey carried out by Kenya Bureau of Statistics on the mental health of Kenyans has indicated that one in every four Kikuyu is stressed. According to Mpasho, the most stressed people are Kikuyu followed by Kisii, Kalenjin, Luhya, Kamba, Meru, Maasai and Mijikenda.

  1 month ago ago
Ala. Survey Says That

SPORTS

Why these Two Tribes Dominate Kenyan Football

The British people took advantage of ethnicity to decide and rule kenyans. For example by manipulating their linguistics and cultural identities in sports like football. Soccer was easier to introduce via colonial administrators and missionaries, majority of whom were as well teachers. Because of the easy rules of football, Africans accepted it wholeheartedly, not knowing it was part of the colonial plan to devide them.

  4 months ago ago
Why these Two Tribes Dominate Kenyan Football

JUSTICE

How Some Of The Tribes In Kenya Say "I Love You" In Their Own Language.

(Photo| Courtsey) Kenya has 42 tribes with different language and cultures. Kikuyu Is the largest tribe in Kenya followed by Luhyas. All of these tribes in Kenya have their own believes and taboos and if you go against them there will be serious consequences. Also, these tribes have different ways of showing love and affection to their loved ones.

  3 months ago ago
How Some Of The Tribes In Kenya Say

ENVIRONMENT

The flying gold. See how coastal women makes Ksh.450,000 monthly from butterflies.

Arabuko Sokoke forest is the largest remaining part of indigenous coastal forest that once covered Somalia coastline, through Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique. The research found out that Arabuko Sokoke forest is a home to 300 species of butterfly out of 800 species found in Kenya. In the past years the forest was faced with the risk of losing it habitat to illegal logging and hunting.

  3 months ago ago
The flying gold. See how coastal women makes Ksh.450,000 monthly from butterflies.

SOCIETY

Agony Of Man Who Escaped Death Twice In Hands Of Family Members Over Witchcraft Claims

Banda Charo Mwagezi, a 77-year-old father of six from the Baricho village in Magarini, Kilifi County has escaped death twice at the hands of his family members. In 2018 his house was set on fire in the middle of the night as he slept. “I managed to get out of the house on time but failed to escape the hands of my family members baying for my blood,” he said emotionally.

  1 month ago ago
Agony Of Man Who Escaped Death Twice In Hands Of Family Members Over Witchcraft Claims

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

3 Reasons You Need A Second Wife

In Africa, there quite a number communities where polygamy is accepted. In the Bukusu, luo, kikuyu, Mijikenda as well as several cushitic tribes. This is accepted as long as the man is able to provide for all wives comfortably. Here are some reasons you too would need a second wife if you come from a culture where this is accepted.

  1 month ago ago
3 Reasons You Need A Second Wife

SOCIETY

Breakthrough as Sleuths Find the Body of a Woman Mysteriously Exhumed in Kilifi Dumped in a Thicket

Sleuths officers in Kilifi investigating an incident where a body of a woman was exhumed and disappeared have to a breakthrough after they found the coffin and the body dumped in a thicket. The body of Fatma Mwero has been found abandoned few kilometers from where it has been buried.

  4 months ago ago
Breakthrough as Sleuths Find the Body of a Woman Mysteriously Exhumed in Kilifi Dumped in a Thicket

ENTERTAINMENT

Le bar Art Entertainment Premiers A Mijikenda Song Featuring Nadi

Voi based Entertainment label  Le bar art Entertainment has announced a new music release featuring Nadi who is signed to the label tittled 'Sasa Vivi' which translates to not so long in the Chonyi/Mijikenda native language. Le bar Art Entertainment is home to Nadi and SUBIRI Jay which also premeired his Latest four track EP tittled 'Life Like This' among a rooster of other talented gospel artists ,who all hail from the expansive Taita Taveta county.and are managed by the Labels Ceo and humanitarian champion Pastor Robert Mwangala .

  1 month ago ago
Le bar Art Entertainment Premiers A Mijikenda Song Featuring Nadi

SOCIETY

Husband To Bury Banana Trunk In Wife's Grave After Her Body Vanished

A man in Kilifi has said he will bury a banana trunk in his wife's grave after her remains disappeared from the burial site on the night of Monday, June. Daniel Chiro, former police said his family had decided to follow the Mijikenda tradition and bury the trunk within the place of the missing body because they wanted to heal from the Monday night occurrence.

  4 months ago ago
Husband To Bury Banana Trunk In Wife's Grave After Her Body Vanished

SOCIETY

New Developments on The Body of Ex-Cop's Wife 'Stolen' From its Grave

A Mijikenda cultural ritual will be performed at the open grave of Fatma Mwero, whose body vanished on Monday night. Image: Courtesy "The cultural ceremony will be done followed by buying of a banana trunk in the grave,"said the lady's husband, former police officer Daniel Chiro.

  4 months ago ago
New Developments on The Body of Ex-Cop's Wife 'Stolen' From its Grave

JUSTICE

City Lawyer Makes New Scathing Allegations About 'Dirty Game' URP Played In 2013

Deputy President Dr William Ruto speaking in a past interview [PHOTO COUTERSY] Deputy President Dr William Ruto, has been dealt another huge blow in his 2022 presidential bid as a Senior Counsel from Rift Valley region Donald Kipkorir, has spilled beans about the dirty politics game that was played by United Republican Party (URP) in 2013 to 2018 before being rebranded to United Democratic Alliance (UDA).

  3 months ago ago
City Lawyer Makes New Scathing Allegations About 'Dirty Game' URP Played In 2013

LIFESTYLE

Residents in Malindi gathered to commemorate annual Mekatilili Wa Menza Festival

It was prompt and color as the annual Mekatilili Wa Menza Festival to commemorate the heroine who led the Mijikenda to fight against the British colonialists kicked off in Malindi. This year the organizers from Malindi District Cultural Association says that the celebrations will be different as they will not go to Shakahola where where Mekatilili attacked the colonialists and became the champion due to Covid-19 pandemic.

  2 months ago ago
Residents in Malindi gathered to commemorate annual Mekatilili Wa Menza Festival

SOCIETY

Revealed What Must Be Done After Police Officer Wife's Body Disappears In The Grave

According to the Standards Digital news, a police officer Wife's body disappears from the grave after burial day. This was reported from kilifi county. Police officers reports that as he was going towards the grave,he saw an open grave with no coffin. According to Mijikenda community, for such an incident, they must perform a ritual at the open grave of the late Fatma Mwero.

  4 months ago ago
Revealed What Must Be Done After Police Officer Wife's Body Disappears In The Grave

SOCIETY

Mijikenda Kaya Elders Causes Drama After Blocking Malindi-Mombasa Highway For This Reason

The Mijikenda-Kaya elders have caused drama along the busy Malindi-Mombasa Highway at Kizingo area by blocking the road. The area is considered among the hotspot areas which are prone to occurrence of road accidents. File photo of a section of Mijikenda Elders According to Star Newspaper journalist, Oliver Mathenge, the Mijikenda-Kaya elders blocked the road for cleansing after 15 people died and several sustainable serious injuries in grisly road accident which occured on April 8, 2021.

  3 months ago ago
Mijikenda Kaya Elders Causes Drama After Blocking Malindi-Mombasa Highway For This Reason

POLITICS

Uproar As Donald Kipkorir Reveals Why Politicians from the Kikuyu Nation Insult Raila Odinga Online

Flamboyant City lawyer Donald Kipkorir has caused a stir online after making strong allegations about political leaders from the Kikuyu Nation over their utterances targeted at former Prime minister and Orange Democratic Movement party leader Raila Odinga online. Penning his thoughts in a post on his Twitter page on Monday evening, Kipkorir claimed that when politicians from the Kikuyu nation run broke or know of on going corruption investigations, they abuse the former prime minister so as to receive weekly per diem and play victim.

  3 months ago ago
Uproar As Donald Kipkorir Reveals Why Politicians from the Kikuyu Nation Insult Raila Odinga Online

SOCIETY

Kilifi: Family To Bury Banana Trunk In Open Grave Of Wife Whose Body Went Missing In Maburikani

An ancient Mijikenda ritual of burying banana trunk will be performed at the open grave of Fatma Mwero, whose body disappeared on Monday night from the grave at Maburikani village. We will use a banana trunk in the grave, said the woman's widower Daniel Chiro. Chiro confirmed a priest will hold prayers in his house ahead of the burial ceremony.

  4 months ago ago
Kilifi: Family To Bury Banana Trunk In Open Grave Of Wife Whose Body Went Missing In Maburikani

ENTERTAINMENT

'We are to stay' Vera Sidika announces her first pregnancy with Brown Mauzo

Vera Sidika the renowned Kenyan socialite who's believed to be a business woman as well. The Kenyan from the Mijikenda community in the coast region has been under so many dramas and gossips associated with celebrities and locals. She was once associated with Otile Brown a bongo flava Kenyan singer whom they dated for months and then broke up.

  4 months ago ago
'We are to stay' Vera Sidika announces her first pregnancy with Brown Mauzo

SOCIETY

Banana Trunk To Be Buried After Body Of Deceased Family Member 'Vanished' From Grave In Kilifi

A family in Kilifi is in pain and agony after the body of their kin who was buried mysteriously vanished from its grave. As per traditions, the family is set to perform an ancient Mijikenda ritual which will be performed at the open grave of the late Fatma Mwero, whose body disappeared.

  4 months ago ago
Banana Trunk To Be Buried After Body Of Deceased Family Member 'Vanished' From Grave In Kilifi