https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQlyvZkDUvM The ongoing massive infrastructural projects in Nairobi are presenting huge challenges to motorists and general safety of road users. These barriers on James Gichuru-Rironi road around Kinoo area are an embodiment of the daily inconveniences facing motorists amid the ongoing construction activities.
British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill delivers the Sinews of Peace speech at the Westminster College in London on 3rd March 1946.This speech, popularly known as the ''Iron Curtain'' speech, brought to the fore the realities of the Cold War that would engulf the world for nearly half a century. PHOTO: George Skadding. On 5th … Continue reading Before Cold War Divided the World, Driving Already Did, Permanently!
University of Embu Council Chairman Dr.Kennedy Okongó during a graduation ceremony at the institution in 2020: PHOTO: University of Embu The University of Embu (UoEm), was ranked the best performing state corporation in Kenya for the 2019/2020 financial year, in evaluations undertaken by the Public Service Performance Management Unit at the Ministry of Public Service … Continue reading The Making of a ‘‘University of the Future’’: A Conversation with Dr. Kennedy Okongó, Chairman of the University of Embu (UoEm) Council
Mr.Mathew Nyamlori (centre) with his parents Nerea Diangá (left) and Mr.Thomas Nyamlori (right) after his graduation ceremony at Kenyatta University in July. PHOTO: Mathew Nyamlori. If there was ever an army of people who have suffered in life, and lived to tell the story, Mr. Mathew Aol Nyamlori, would be a Five Star General of … Continue reading The ‘End Justifies the Means’ for Kenyan Man, 38, Who Graduated from Varsity After Nearly 30 Years in the Academic Trenches
My late dad Mr. Charles Gimode. He passed away on 28th May 2019.PHOTO: Chiimbiru Gimode. Memories of my father's sudden death still linger in my mind, like it was yesterday. Exactly this day, two years ago, my father Mr. Charles Gimode left without any goodbye. Without any last word. Just like that. And life has … Continue reading Phone Call That Shattered My Life, And a Daddy Who Wouldn’t Be There Again, Forever
Kenya has maintained its 53rd global spot that it held in 2020. Kenyan lakes are a sigh to behold and a magnet for tourists from around the world. PHOTO: Kenya Tourism Board. Kenya is the fourth best country in Africa and 53rd globally, according to the 2021 Best Countries ranking released by the US News … Continue reading Kenya 4th Best Country in Africa, 53rd in 2021 World Rankings
We all have our first time at doing things in life. My first time in Nairobi was uneventful, losing my way for four good hours and learning my lesson the only way; the hard way.How was your first time experience? Former President President Mwai Kibaki addressing the nation from the Nyayo National Stadium during the … Continue reading First Timer: How My Maiden Visit to Nyayo Stadium Turned into a 4 Hour Agony
In this final episode of ‘‘Adventures in the North,’’ we focus on Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Shrine in Lodwar town, Turkana County, that offers a lifetime experience on the ‘‘Way of the Cross.’’ Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Shrine in Lodwar, Turkana County. It has the ''Way of the Cross,'' symbolizing the journey that … Continue reading Adventures in the North, Part V: Walking In the ‘‘Footsteps’’ of Jesus!
As the world marks the International Women's Day (IWD) on 8th March 2021, whose call to action is #ChooseToChallenge, a group of women in Turkana County, north-western Kenya are doing something that deserves some mention. Turkana County in north-western Kenya is famed for many things. You see, the people there boast of a rich culture, … Continue reading Adventures in the North,Part IV: Turkana Women’s ‘Hands of Gold’’ Churning Out Exceptional Artifacts
The Kapenguria Six in a group photo with Daniel Arap Moi (third right). They are, L-R: Bildad Kaggia, Kungu Karumba, Achieng' Oneko, Jomo Kenyatta, Paul Ngei, and Fred Kubai. PHOTO: African Heritage House. Rawson Mbugua Macharia, the star witness during the Kapenguria Six trial was allegedly paid £2,070 (about KSh. 317,952 at current exchange rates) … Continue reading Star Witness Who Pocketed KSh. 317K to Fix the ‘‘Kapenguria Six,’’ Later Charged with Perjury