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SOCIETY

Njonjo Cremated: The Cost Of Cremation In Kenya Compared To Burial

The late sir charles njonjo who died on Sunday morning January 2 2022 has been cremated at kariokor Crematorium. According to family members, this was done in order to fulfill his wishes before he died whereby he had expressed interest in being taken to the furnace. The late Njonjo isn't the first prominent figure to have been cremated in Kenya where a majority of people believe in burials due to diverse cultural believes.

  14 days ago ago
Njonjo Cremated: The Cost Of Cremation In Kenya Compared To Burial

POLITICS

Another Fresh Blood Presidential Candidate Who May Turn Tables On Raila Odinga And William Ruto

The 2022 presidential seat seems to be attracting large numbers of aspirants who have pined their interests to taking this country to a better end. Apparently there is another female fresh blood by the name Dorothy Kemunto who is thirty two years of age who vows take this country to a world class nation.

  2 months ago ago
Another Fresh Blood Presidential Candidate Who May Turn Tables On Raila Odinga And William Ruto

HEALTH

Nairobi Health CEC Urges City Residents to Consider Cremating Their Loved Ones Upon Death

Speaking to the media, Nairobi CEC, Hitan Majevdia has advised Kenyans to consider cremation. The CEC has said Kenyans should not mind cremating their loved ones upon death. Majevdia specifically asked Nairobi residents to consider being cremated saying there is not enough space in the cemetries.

  11 days ago ago
Nairobi Health CEC Urges City Residents to Consider Cremating Their Loved Ones Upon Death

ENVIRONMENT

Meet Ellyanne Nyambura 11 Years Old, The Girl Who Has Planted 1.3 Million Of Trees

Every year on 11th of October we mark the International Day of the Girl Child. On this day we ought to celebrate girls who are doing amazing things. Ellyanne Chlystun Githae Wanjiku, 11 years old from Peponi House Preparatory stated planting trees when she was 4 years old.

  3 months ago ago
Meet Ellyanne Nyambura 11 Years Old, The Girl Who Has Planted 1.3 Million Of Trees

POLITICS

3 Women Who Have Ever Vied For Presidency In Kenya

Although they weren't victorious in the presidency elections, these two women left a mark and will be in the books of Kenyan history. 1. CHARITY NGILU In the year 1997, the now Kitui County Governor Charity Kaluki Ngilu was on the ballot as a contender for the Presidential seat.

  2 months ago ago
3 Women Who Have Ever Vied For Presidency In Kenya

SOCIETY

" Wangari Maathai Spirits Must Be Very Disturbed," Kabando wa Kabando Claims

Many leaders have taken to Twitter to complain about the demolition of Uhuru park pavilion which used to serve as a gathering place for the public. It is alleged that the area is set to be leased to an investor who tends to build an hotel and a car park.

  1 month ago ago

SPORTS

Glory of Kenya. Checkout these athletes from Kenya who holds world records

Kenya is famous for several things in the world which include; the Big Five, Great Wildebeest Migrations, its rich biodiversity, athletics, and tea exports. Kenya is also home to big names in the globe such as Lupita Nyong'o, Wangari Maathai, Eliud Kipchoge, and the former US.

  4 months ago ago
Glory of Kenya. Checkout these athletes from Kenya who holds world records

POLITICS

Kabando Wa Kabando Delivers Good News In Raila Odinga's Camp After His Afternoon Posts

Hon. Kabando Wa Kabando has hinted through his official twitter page this afternoon alleging that the former prime minister Hon Raila Odinga is unstoppable come 2022 president election. Here is what Hon. Kabando Wa Kabando shared on his official twitter page about Raila Odinga's 2022 presidential election!

  1 month ago ago
Kabando Wa Kabando Delivers Good News In Raila Odinga's Camp After His Afternoon Posts

ENVIRONMENT

Ministry to Rename Karura Forest

An appeal to rename Karura woodland has acquired energy after the Ministry of Environment and Forestry supported the plans. While showing up before the National Assembly Committee on Environment on October 5, 2021, government authorities drove by Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko, embraced an appeal that tries to have the timberland renamed after the late Prof. Wangari Maathai.

  3 months ago ago
Ministry to Rename Karura Forest

POLITICS

Mp: We Can't Compare Atwoli With The Late Wangari Maathai, It's Just Not Possible

The member of parliament for endebes Robert Pukose while contributing to a petition in parliament pointed out that the motion by Kamukunji lawmaker to start honoring people that had positively influenced the country in their work was a good thing. The vocal legislator however noted that it was very wrong for honorable Chris Wamalwa to compare the late Wangari Maathai with the COTU general secretary Francis Atwoli.

  6 months ago ago
Mp: We Can't Compare Atwoli With The Late Wangari Maathai, It's Just Not Possible

POLITICS

Unfortunate News For Kenyans As Senator Murkomen Alleges What is Currently Happening At Uhuru Park

Kenyans especially Nairobians have everything to worry about after Elgeyo Marakwet Senator, Onesmus Kipchumba Murkomen revealed (what can be right now regarded as claims) the activities going on inside the Uhuru Park and gardens. Uhuru Park was abruptly closed about 2 months ago as information from NMS then said that it was going to undergo significant renovation for quite a long time.

  1 month ago ago
Unfortunate News For Kenyans As Senator Murkomen Alleges What is Currently Happening At Uhuru Park

CULTURE

Wangari Maathai Queen Of Environment.

She was born on 1st April 1940 in Nyeri county. Her parents were peasant farmers. She attended Ihithe and St. Cecilia's intermediate primary school then proceeded to Loreto Girls High School in Limuru where she completed her studies in 1959. In 1960, she travelled to USA as part of the 300 Kenyans selected for the 1960 airlift.

  3 months ago ago
Wangari Maathai Queen Of Environment.

POLITICS

Raila Odinga's 2022 Bid Boosted By Mt Kenya Leader

He added," When Prof Wangari Maathai upheld Jaramogi she knew there was Kibaki and Matiba from home. She lost the "world" at the end of the day won the Kingdom of worldwide uprightness and acclaim. Luckily, Raila Odinga isn't challenging against a Kibaki or a Matiba from home.

  1 month ago ago
Raila Odinga's 2022 Bid Boosted By Mt Kenya Leader

ENVIRONMENT

Top 10 Most Famous Kenyans Since The Early Days

1. Wangari Maathai Wangari Maathai was an outstanding tree hugger dissident who fought for environmental concerns for the better part of her life. She was the first African woman and the first tree hugger to get the prestigious award. Aside from that, she has a slew of firsts, the most notable of which being becoming the first African woman to receive a PhD degree.

  3 months ago ago
Top 10 Most Famous Kenyans Since The Early Days

SOCIETY

How Wealthy Kenyans Have Been Cutting Burial Costs

Former Nyeri town mp Peter Gichohi Muriithi was cremated at Hindu crematorium near Chania River in Nyeri on Friday in accordance with his wishes. A video of his cremation service went viral on social media with some Kenyans speaking ill about it. Others went ahead and stated how it doesn’t sound good to cremate bodies while others said they would go for it as it is a way of cutting costs.

  5 months ago ago
How Wealthy Kenyans Have Been Cutting Burial Costs

ENVIRONMENT

Ministry Agrees To Rename Karura Forest

A petition to rename Karura forest has received a boost after the ministry of environment and forestry endorsed the plans. Environment cabinet secretary Keriako Tobiko led other government officials while appearing before the national assembly committee on environment and endorsed a petition that had seek to have the forest renamed after the late professor Wangari Maathai.

  3 months ago ago
Ministry Agrees To Rename Karura Forest

ENVIRONMENT

Here's a Legendary Lady, Whose Words Still Inspire Kenyans

Here's a Brilliant Lady, Whose Words Still Inspire Kenyans One way of fighting climate change is through reforestation and afforestations programs. Photo courtesy/Better Globe media. More than fifty years after independence and Kenya is still waging a battle to protect it's indigenous forests, despite the efforts of the late Nobel prize winner Professor Wangari Maathai,an environmental activist.

  5 months ago ago
Here's a Legendary Lady, Whose Words Still Inspire Kenyans

POLITICS

UDA Colours Bring Parliament Session To A Standstill As Sankok Dons a Colourful Suit

Nominated member of parliament David Ole Sankok caused drama in parliament today, Tuesday, after he donned a yellow suit deemed to reflect the colours of United Democratic Alliance (UDA) Party. Sanko wore a red shirt and a green tie to complete his look, which did not go well with other legislatures when the MP rose to support a petition to rename Karura Forest after Late Professor, Wangari Maathai.

  6 months ago ago
UDA Colours Bring Parliament Session To A Standstill As Sankok Dons a Colourful Suit

POLITICS

Renaming Karura Forest? See Why MPs Want To Rename It After Wangari Maathai

One decade after Prof Wangari Mathai popularly referred to as a Woman of steel succumbed to cancer MPs are discussing a petition to rename Karura forest after her. The late politician is remembered as an outstanding activist, conservationist, and champion for women's rights. Does she deserve this kind of recognition?

  6 months ago ago
Renaming Karura Forest? See Why MPs Want To Rename It After Wangari Maathai

ENVIRONMENT

President Uhuru Kenyatta Mourns Death of Kenya's Top Environmentalist

President Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta early today send message to the family of Kenya's Top environmentalist who greatly partnered with Nobel Peace Price winner, late Wangari Maathai in safeguarding environmental conditions in the country. Joanna Stuchburry was the top environmentalist who fought to protect the current Karura forest in Nairobi against destruction.

  6 months ago ago
President Uhuru Kenyatta Mourns  Death of Kenya's Top Environmentalist