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MILITARY

Why KDF Soldiers Deployed for Peace Keeping Missions Still Carry Guns

Africa has been leading in cases of wars and violence perpetrated by armed groups that include terrorists, bandits, and rebels. Each of these groups normally has its own motives for committing their heinous crimes. Governments at some point get tired of the killings and decide to involve military action against the criminals.

  5 days ago ago
Why KDF Soldiers Deployed for Peace Keeping Missions Still Carry Guns

POLITICS

"Thank You For Appointing Our Son In Your Government" Saboat Elders Tells Governor Oparanya

Sabaot Elders from Mt Elgon have appreciated Governor H.E Dr FCPA Wycliffe Oparanya for appointing Mr Dan Kiplang'at Borter as Chief Officer for Economic Planning and Investments. Speaking after meeting the Governor at his Mabole home, the team led by former councillor Pius Muyei said the appointment of Mr Borter showed that the Governor recognizes and supports the community.

  1 month ago ago

POLITICS

Natembeya Hit With a Tough Demand a Day After Resigning From His Position

Former Rift Valley Regional Commissioner George Natembeya has been slapped with a tough demand a day after designing from the powerful seat. He on Wednesday resigned from the police boss job to focus on his political ambitions for the August poll, where he is eyeing the Trans Nzoia governorship.

  13 days ago ago
Natembeya Hit With a Tough Demand a Day After Resigning From His Position

POLITICS

George Natembeya Welcomed In Trans Nzoia But Given A Tough Condition By The Residents Of Sabaot

After serving successfully in the police service for the last 25 years, George Natembeya decided to put an end to the service and take a different journey. In his new journey which is politics, the resigned Rift Valley region commander is eyeing the gubernatorial seat in the August general election.

  14 days ago ago
George Natembeya Welcomed In Trans Nzoia But Given A Tough Condition By The Residents Of Sabaot

POLITICS

A Bird In Hand Is Worth Than Two In The Bush. Natembeya Faces a Challenge In His Gubernatorial Race

A bird at hand is worth two in the bush. The former Rift Valley regional commissioner George Natembeya having resigned to focus on his political career, has started facing hurdles in the gubernatorial race. Despite him receiving accolades from different communities in the Trans Nzoia county, many of the communities are eager to be given the post of deputy governor by Natembeya.

  12 days ago ago
A Bird In Hand Is Worth Than Two In The Bush. Natembeya Faces a Challenge In His Gubernatorial Race

POLITICS

Kenyans Express Messages Of Well Wishes As Raila Turns A Year Older

It's a light moment among Kenyans as they celebrate 'Baba' as he turns seventy seven years today. Kenyans have take to social media to wish him well, a healthy live and success in his presidencial ambition this coming elections. Kenyans have described this age as one of good luck to Raila Odinga using tags like Raila the fifth, hoping that he'll win elections into presidency this year.

  20 days ago ago
Kenyans Express Messages Of Well Wishes As Raila Turns A Year Older

SOCIETY

Trans Nzoia County: A Family Of A Disabled Woman Forced To Lock Her In The Maize Store [Screenshots]

In Trans Nzoia county, Sabaot constituency, Marabachi village, the family of Ruth Lopei who is reportedly mentally challenged and dumb has been forced to lock her up in the maize store. According to the sources, Ruth was slapped by a neighbor after she fought with the neighbor's kid causing her to have mental problems.

  2 months ago ago
Trans Nzoia County: A Family Of A Disabled Woman Forced To Lock Her In The Maize Store [Screenshots]

POLITICS

Opinion: Five Reasons Why Senator Michael Mbito Could Be The Next Saboti Member Of Parliament

Race for Saboti constituency is getting hotter as Trans Nzoia Senator Michael Mbito is said to be eyeing the seat.The senator who is serving is first term was elected in 2017 after trouncing the incumbent Henry Ole Ndiema who was running on the Ford Kenya ticket. The current member of parliament Caleb Hamisi was elected on ODM ticket in 2017.He is serving his first tearm as the mp.The seat will be hotly contested as the two are likely to be the front runners in the race.Several factors will determine the winner though the current mp Caleb Hamisi will have an Harculian task because if the following reasons:

  3 months ago ago
Opinion: Five Reasons Why Senator Michael Mbito Could Be The Next Saboti Member Of Parliament

MILITARY

Sad Story Behind The "Earless" People That Live Among The Sabaot of Mt Elgon

Sabaot Land Defence Forces is a terror group that emerged in Mt Elgon between 2007 and 2009. It was led by Wickliffe Matakwei who dropped out of the army and was well acquainted with military skills which he allegedly used to train others. President Mwai kibaki's regime had rough times battling this militia group.

  3 months ago ago
Sad Story Behind The

POLITICS

Top MP Predicts Who Will Win Election And Will Clean Kenya Out Of Corruption

In a exclusive interview with TV 47, Sabaot Member of Parliament Caleb Amisi has predicted that Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga will beat United Democratic Alliance Party presidential candidate Wilam Ruto in the 2022 General election and will clear out corruption out of the country during his reign.

  6 months ago ago
Top MP Predicts Who Will Win Election And Will Clean Kenya Out Of Corruption

POLITICS

A Kalenjin Story Never Told for Fear of Contradicting the White Man

Kalenjin origin of 'Kiyaas Ang'wan: How did the saying ‘kiyass ang’wan’ come into our psyche? This is how it came about. It came about during Kipsoroi (Musaigia) when rescuing the children of ISIS-Ra-el as mentioned in Exodus. Keyass muren came from the intonation” Bekaap kamama “yas or as ole yas or as” and keriu ole keriu (close or meet). According to their own accounts, the Kalenjin fled from the North after being pursued by an enemy who later drowned in the sea. This story is never told for

  1 year ago ago
A Kalenjin Story Never Told for Fear of Contradicting the White Man

POLITICS

Good News for Odinga as the Following Tribes asked to back his 2022 Candidacy

It is good news for the former Prime Minister Raila Odinga as his die-hard from the Rift valley region now urges some tribes to back Odinga in his 2022 presidential candidacy. On his twitter page, Lawyer Donald Kipkorir named two tribes that have not been considered in premier positions in government since Independence. Donald Kipkorir said that of the seven sub tribes of the Kalenjin Community, only two sub tribes have never held any premier position in government. He mentioned that positions in the Ministries,

  11 months ago ago
Good News for Odinga as the Following Tribes asked to back his 2022 Candidacy

POLITICS

Raila Wins Big as Hundreds of Sabaot Elders on Sunday Promised to Support His 2022 Presidential Bid

The ODM leader Raila Odinga has once again been boosted in his State House race after a section of Sabaot elders from Bungoma County unanimously promised to support his presidential bid. The elders who held a closed door meeting with Kakamega Governor and ODM deputy party leader Wycliffe Oparanya on Sunday expressed their confidence that Raila's win in 2022 was certain than before.

  1 month ago ago
Raila Wins Big as Hundreds of Sabaot Elders on Sunday Promised to Support His 2022 Presidential Bid

CRIME

Sabaot Land Defence Force, a Dreaded Militia Group that Once Operated in Kenya [Photos]

Sabaot Land Defence Force was a once dreaded Militia group that operated in Mount Elgon region. This group had been in existence since the year 2005. It was brought to the attention of the government of Kenya after the group was reported to have committed a number of atrocities such as torture rape murder and property destruction repeatedly. The members of the group which largely consisted of a section of Sabaot community members was allegedly obtaining ammunition and weapons from the neighboring Uganda. These

  1 year ago ago
Sabaot Land Defence Force, a Dreaded Militia Group that Once Operated in Kenya [Photos]

CAREER-JOBS

MP Sacrifices All Monthly Salary To Cater For Resident Needs

Photo :From left to right, Embakasi East MP Babu Owino, ODM's Edwin Sifuna and Sabaot Constituency MP Caleb Amisi Something unthought of has just happened, it's rare to find someone who is employed to use all his entire salary to cater for one's needs.

  6 months ago ago
MP Sacrifices All Monthly Salary To Cater For Resident Needs

POLITICS

Oparanya reveals missing link in Raila's last three bids for Presidential seat.

Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya who is the deputy party leader of ODM endorsed Raila Odinga to run for presidency on 5th December when they were in Sabaot Community. The picture below shows Oparanya and elders from the Sabaot Community when they endorsed Raila to run for presidency. Oparanya said that Raila lacked support of the "government and State machinery," which he believes the ODM leader has achieved through the handshake with President Uhuru Kenyatta.

  1 month ago ago
Oparanya reveals missing link in Raila's last three bids for Presidential seat.

POLITICS

Is The Kalenjin Elders House In Order? See What The Sabaot Elders Are Saying

The DP William Ruto's political career has not been a walk in the park. Like anybody's political life, the DP's political life has in one way or another faced an obstacle. As being the most famous politician in the rift valley, the DP has even gotten opposition from within the rift valley. There are a number of elected legislators who have been seen to display cold relationship with the DP from his sources. This is being democratic. It is highly encouraged. This means our politics are growing and getting away

  1 year ago ago
Is The Kalenjin Elders House In Order? See What The Sabaot Elders Are Saying

POLITICS

Sinendeet: The kalenjin's most valuable herb

Kalenjin is one of the most diverse communities in Kenya. The community has rich culture and practices one certain thing you won't miss during kalenjin celebrations is the sinendeet herb. With nine subtribes, the community has expansive cultural practices with some sub tribes completely doing the opposite of others within the community. However, one of the things that bring the community together, is the use of Sinendeet, a traditional herb that the community believe has some good fortune and protection against

  1 year ago ago
Sinendeet: The kalenjin's most valuable herb

POLITICS

Bungoma Governor walks into an orphanage family with goodies

Bungoma governor Wycliffe Wangamati. Governor Wycliffe Wangamati has visited a disabled family in Kipsigon village outskirts of Bungoma county to comfort a family with two orphaned brothers that are said to be staying through the survival of well-wishers. John Kitio Koech and Abraham Kitio Kiptoo are brothers, who are said to have suffered since early 2008, where they happened to lose their father in the hands of Sabaot land defense forces. For instance, the two brothers are now being catered to by their aunt

  11 months ago ago
Bungoma Governor walks into an orphanage family with goodies

POLITICS

MT.Elgon Mp,Fred Kapondi draws A Gun Ready To Shoot In the Ongoing Kabuchai Elections

Fred Kapondi today threatened to shoot Majimbo Kalasinga a candidate of the Ford Kenya party in the Kabuchai by elections.The by election has attracted alot of chaos and seen UDA's candidate vehicle destroyed.Fred Kapondi is one of the agents of Of Kakai Masinde who is running on a UDA ticket.Kakai

  10 months ago ago
MT.Elgon Mp,Fred Kapondi draws  A Gun Ready To Shoot In the Ongoing Kabuchai Elections