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.
Even as the clock tickles faster towards the 2022 general elections, presidential aspirants from across political divides are busy courting different regions as they look forward to marshalling votes that will send them to the house on top of the hill. Among the important persons that have played key roles in shaping the country's politics, are the county bosses otherwise known as county Governors.
Erick Omondi is one of Kenya's top Comedians. Erick Omondi comes from Western Kenya and Erick loves to call herself the president of comedy in Africa. Erick became famous after featuring on Churchill Show as a Comedian. Erick also works as a producer, an MC of events, a brand Influencer, a fitness enthusiast , Content Creator on YouTube and Erick is also a host of various shows.
During his tour of the Western Kenya specifically Kakamega county, deputy president William Ruto was not joined by several leaders as it has been the trend, he was only accompanied by former Kakamega Senator Boni Khalwale. Even Malava constituency member of parliament Hon. Ijendi was missing, other leaders who had been accompanying him to such occasions before were all missing in action.
(Video) Vocal Senator Painfully Recounts Spilling Their Blood For Raila Only For Him To Abandon Them
Vocal ANC Senator, Cleophas Malala has emotionally recounted on how they have risked their lives fighting for Raila Odinga. Seen in a clip he shared on his Facebook page, Malala narrated on how Western shed blood in 2007 fighting for the ODM boss only for him to ditch them later.
With political temperature in Kenya increasing political leaders are aligning themselves for regional and national leadership,especially the presidential position. Today the deputy president and presidential hopeful hon. William Ruto received a massive welcome in Western Kenya Kakamega county. The deputy president who toured the region took many to social media due to the unexpected.
Many communities in Kenya have their unique cultures and values which they keenly follow. These practices are passed from one generation to the other through teaching offered to children by elders during the events such as wedding and burial. Among the luhya community in Western Kenya, fire-lighting during a night funeral vigil commonly known as "Matanga" is a mandatory thing.
Raila Amollo Odinga and His Excellency William Samoei Ruto are the only persons who are popular and can be seen as kings of politics, according to Nominated MP Osostsi. The nominated MP said today on K24 that people in Western Kenya only know Ruto and Raila as the persons who can take the country to the top government position.
Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi is undoubtedly a common name in Kenya's political arena.He is an aspiring presidential candidate and has also served in key positions in the government previously.For example he has ever been a Vice President during President Moi's tenure in office.When the position of Prime Minister was created after the 2007/8 clashes, he deputized Raila Odinga.
Deputy President was today, Saturday in Kakamega County attending attending church service at holy spirit Dumbeni, Malava. Deputy President was hosted by key leaders from Western Kenya including Khalwale among others. It was while attending this service that the pastor opened up to Ruto urging him to help the church build houses where priests can stay as they spread the word of God.
After camping in Western Kenya for two days and conducting a series of rallies as he interacted with his supporters and residents of Bungoma and Kakamega counties while popularizing his UDA party since Friday on September 17th, Deputy President William Ruto is finally closing his weekend with a tour in Kiambu county.
Deputy president Williams Ruto was in Western Kenya since yesterday where he met grassroot leaders from Bungoma and Kakamega counties. Accompanied by his allies he today attended a church function at Malava in Kakamega county before proceeding to Kakamega town to address his supporters.The "wheelbarrow" man as many term him,this time round surprised people by gifting a car to the High priest of the African Church of the Holy Spirit
[Photo|Courtesy] Many people have various beliefs relating to the death and hence they end up doing some cultural practices to drive away malicious evil spirits that may come back immediately after burial of a loved one. There are various reasons why some cultural practices are practiced hence every community has its own way of doing things.
/Photo Courtesy A businessman who operates in a town in Western Kenya is a tormented man after a string of misfortunes knocked at his door immediately he terminated an intimate relationship with his lady-business partner and reunited with his first wife whom they had parted ways before the business lady came into the matrix.
Following Deputy President William Ruto arrival in Western Kenya where he was warmly welcomed in Kipkaren, Webuye, Misikhu, Kimilili, Teremi, Chwele and Sirisia, Deputy President will be in Bungoma County. This is according to earlier calender revealed by Dr. Boni Khalwale, one of DP Ruto's staunched allies from Western region.
Western part of Kenya has become a host to two top Kenyan politicians Raila Odinga and the Deputy President William Ruto in the past two weeks as both leaders seems to scramble for the support of the vote rich Western bloc. Raila has been a darling of the region for a very long time and has always been garnering more votes from the region than any other presidential candidate in any given election.
The past weekend saw a lot of politicians make rounds in different places in the country.Mudavadi was in Meru county while William Ruto was in Kiambu on Sunday.Below are some of the headlines from the dailies.Daily Nation focuses on how 2022 politics has split church leaders.Recently, the Anglican Church under Ole Sapit barred politicians from doing politics in the pulpit.At the same time, some churches still allow them, thus the division.The Standard has "Raila,Ruto win big in Western Kenya leader's gap".
Deputy President William Ruto began his tour to Western area today. His tours are intended to popularize his bid fpe presidency and his new celebration United Democratic Alliance (UDA) which he intends to use it after frosty relationship between him and his boss President Uhuru intensified. Dr Ruto was accompanied by way of a host of leaders among them being; Gatundu South legislator Moses Kuria, Governor Mandago, Soi MP Caleb Kositany amongst other Western Kenya leaders.
In the last two days, the two main candidates in the 2022 Presidential race, have been traversing different parts of the country to sell their agenda. ODM leader Raila Amollo Odinga has been in the coastal region, and earlier today he held meetings with ODM delegates from the region.
Today the deputy president William Ruto was in Western Kenya for campaign tour ahead of 2022. Accompanied by several leaders the DP was welcomed by several hustler nation supporters chanting his name who promised to vote him in. The DP sold his bottom up economic approach claiming the approach will help the poor Kenyans.