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Prophet Owuor, Ruth Odinga keep Kisumu in the social media spotlight

Prophet David Owuor. He is in Kisumu where his spending has been the talk of town. [Photo: shamblerambles.wordpress]

Kisumu has been the centre of attention these past few days thanks to Prophet Dr. David Owuor who is in the town for a revival crusade. It has been one week of good business for hoteliers as most of them are said to be fully booked for the Repentance and Holiness Ministry faithful who have flocked the lakeside city. Plans ...

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Is bamboo the answer to polluted rivers in Kenya?

A farmer explains about the Giant Bamboo at his farm in Njoro. The plant is at the banks of River Njoro in Nakuru County. [Photo: Njenga Hakeenah]

When the late John Michuki said he wanted to drink water from Nairobi River, most people never thought it could be possible. Unfortunately, the environment minister died before he could see his dream come true. And Nairobi River is still filthy. But there could be an answer to cleaning the messy river and many others in the country using bamboo. ...

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Maseno University politics turns tragic as a student is killed

By Cyrus Kioko Maseno University has been closed indefinitely following a night incident where a student was killed and 17 others injured where seven are admitted at a referral hospital in Kisumu. A circular pinned in notice board , which is signed by acting Vice Chancellor, indicated that the institution has closed due to unfavorable conditions caused by the incidence. “The University ...

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Maseno University administration block razed down

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Kenya is perpetually in electioneering mode and the unfortunate events at Maseno University early Thursday morning can prove this. It is alleged that Maseno University students descended on the institution’s administration block and burnt it down. This was in defiance of what has been termed as a case of the administration’s interference with student elections and missing marks for a ...

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Kisumu City to celebrate 114th birthday

Kisumu city, arguably one of the most oldest settlement in Kenya is preparing to celebrate its 114th anniversary. Historical records indicate that Kisumu has been dominated by diverse communities at different times long before the white man arrived. The people from Nandi, Kalenjin, Abagusii, Maasai, Luo and Abaluhya community converged at the tip of Lake Victoria and called the place “sumo” which literally means “a place ...

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The youth in Kisumu champion Jukumu Letu

    By Jemima Otieno The first week after the Youth Democracy Ambassadors camp began with my search for a theatre team that would help bring out democracy issues in a clear and understandable manner and at the same time be entertaining, educational and ensure engagement of the audience. The main consideration for this selection was age, availability, ability, knowledge ...

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The Internet and Law in Kenya Workshop goes to Kisumu City on 11th April

The Law and Internet in Kenya Kisumu Workshop

Over the last year, Kenya has witnessed State harassment, arrests and conviction of Kenyan Internet users.  Interaction between the law, the Internet and the State has been unclear and ambiguous. We are happy to inform all residents of Kisumu that we will be having a training on the Law and Social media on 11th April 2015. This will take place ...

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