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Use social media responsibly, varsity don advices students

The Dean of students at Egerton University has advised students at the institution to use social media responsibly. Speaking during the commemoration of the cultural day at the university’s Nakuru Town Campus on Friday March 27, Dr. Janet Kirui told students not to use social media to create disharmony. “Don’t use social media to propagate hate speech,” she said. While advising ...

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A Play staged during Jukumu Letu launch Rebukes Makueni Leaders

The MAPACA Theatre actors performing the Play at Unoa Grounds during the Jukumu Letu Initiative launch in Makueni County

As Kenya marks three years of devolution, Makueni County is perhaps a typical example of the teething problems of devolution and a play staged at Unoa grounds, in Wote, Makueni during the launch of Jukumu Letu initiative sought to underscore the importance of public participation in the devolved system of governance. The initiative geared towards creating a proactive population by ...

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Prof. Kibwana joins his constituents for the Jukumu Letu launch in Makueni County

Makueni County Artists performing the 3 songs they composed on governance at the Launch ceremony

Jukumu Letu, an initiative geared towards creating a proactive populace through awareness on the Constitution and issues centered on governance using artistic works was over the weekend launched in Makueni County. The event that took place at Unoa grounds and graced by Governor Kivutha Kibwana, was a culmination of a one week training of various artists on their role in ...

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Egerton University celebrates cultural diversity

The Nakuru Town Campus College (NTCC) of Egerton University is celebrating cultural diversity among different Kenyan communities this week in an event aimed at promoting cohesion and integration among students and staff. The event which is usually held annually will be marked under the theme ‘cultural diversity for intellectual and talent development.’ Its climax will be on Friday and it ...

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Makueni Artists Challenge residents to embrace the Constitution

Artists drawn from different genres; musicians, puppeteers, Disk Jockeys (DJs) and threatre challenged Makueni County residents to read, understand and uphold the Constitution in order to ensure a better life. The artists meeting under the Jukumu Letu initiative performed their arts at Unoa Grounds, Wote town, Makueni County in the presence of hundreds of residents including the Governor, Prof. Kivutha Kubwana. ...

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Dj Mo to start arts academy in Nakuru next month

Renown Nairobi based disc jockey (DJ) Moses Muraya popularly known as Dj Mo will start an arts inclined academy in Nakuru next month. The academy to be based at the 5th floor of the Prime Plaza Building which is situated at Nakuru’s main roundabout will offer classes to aspiring disc jockeys for both radio and television and is set to ...

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Building the Nation: Makueni County a start

This week, Jukumu Letu partners start training of various artists in Makueni County, on how they can and should contribute to national building. The initiative targets creating a social conscience population of the Constitution and rights therein through the use of Disk Jockeys (DJs) – they can use their platforms to play social change songs, musicians – they can sing ...

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Using art to engage on the Constitution

Art is becoming a pervasive and acceptable form of expression in Kenya, a reality that if well utilized, offers a great opportunity to learn and unlearn some otherwise hard concepts like the Constitution. Lack of understanding and readership of the Constitution has been blamed on its language, something those in the know are working to unpack through forms that also ...

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