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Manchester United Legend Retires from Football, Lands Managerial Job

16 January 2021

BY CHRISTOPHER MUTUKU | christophermutuku1@gmail.com Wayne Rooney (above) retired from playing football and has been appointed as the official Derby County manager on permanent deal. Rooney, 36, leaves behind a staggering record of achievements as a player. He is the Manchester United’s all time leading scorer with a whopping 253 goals in 559 matches across […]

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TV 47's Bungoma-based reporter Mike Kaguongo while at a private hospital in Bungoma after being attacked by unknown assailants. PHOTO CREDIT/EVANS KAHI

When the Reporter Became the Report: Journalist Recounts Fateful Night he was Attacked

14 January 2021

(TV 47’s Bungoma-based reporter Mike Kaguongo while at a private hospital in Bungoma after being attacked by unknown assailants on Friday, 8th Jan 2021. PHOTO CREDIT/EVANS KAHI ) It was on Friday, 8th Jan 2021 at around 2300hrs when I was going home from work. Suddenly, a tuktuk stopped by, with five men on board. […]

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A wide view of the pupils at Bungoma D.E.B Primary School in Bungoma town and their Head-teacher Mr. Tobias Khisa (right). IMAGE CREDIT/BungomaOnline.co.ke

Second Week of Learning as Challenges Pile in Schools

13 January 2021

(A wide view of the pupils at Bungoma D.E.B Primary School in Bungoma town and their Head-teacher Mr. Tobias Khisa (right). IMAGE CREDIT/BungomaOnline.co.ke) Upon full face to face school learning reopening on last week on 4th January this year, schools are supposed to follow protocols stipulated by the Ministry of Health to prevent the spread […]

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The Sauti Sol Family Show that is Keeping Millions Glued to Screens

9 October 2020

What do you do with your Sunday nights? I hope you always tune into Sol Family. If not, what are you waiting for! Kenya’s Award-Winning men-band Sauti Sol which has brought us the biggest hits of our time, feature in a reality show called Sol Family. The show premiered on 2nd August 2020 at 7:30 […]

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Poetry Corner: Dear You by Deborah Nafula

29 September 2020

BY DEBORAH NAFULA | GUEST WRITER It has been a while now… thought of writing you a letter To you Dear you Hope this finds you all good. God’s grace and love is always upon us so as to see this beautiful day. I know you have been through a lot this past year and […]

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The National Sex Day in Russia and the Other Shocking Cultures Around the World

16 September 2020

Saunas take a big part of the Finnish culture. It not only serves as a historic place to give birth but also as a place where people can conduct business meetings and discuss politics.

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Bungoma County Special Programs Director Carol Buyela (right) with school girls in Maraka ward, Webuye East Constituency. PHOTO/COURTESY

Why Caro Buyela’s Youths Initiatives Should not Go Unrecognized

31 August 2020

(Bungoma County Special Programs Director Carol Buyela (right) with school girls in Maraka ward, Webuye East Constituency. PHOTO/FILE). BY DAN KULOBA | GUEST WRITER The pessimists complain about wind, the optimists expect it to change but the leader adjusts the sails. Today’s youth are at a critical occasion. The current young generation is the biggest […]

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Okembo: Clueless Governors Treating Hospitals Like Hotels

17 July 2020

The last three weeks have seen images of new hospitals coming up in Kakamega and Nakuru Counties. Everyone has been quick to congratulate the respective governors for their splendid work. I will go out on a limb and say I have not been fascinated by these developments. If the answer is a 6 billion new […]

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KAMASASA: Wetangula’s Cries are Crocodile Tears, he Cooked his Own Goose!

1 June 2020

BY KAMASASA AMOS, Wrangles within the Ford Kenya party have been simmering for quite some time, specifically pitying the two Bungoma County Senior leaders: Senator Moses Wetangula and Governor Wycliffe Wangamati. According to my reliable sources, Wetangula had placed several untenable demands on Wangamati in capacity as party leader and Bungoma senator. I will not […]

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The late Mzee Kimani Ng'ang'a Maruge holds the Guinness World Record for being the oldest person to start primary school—he enrolled in the first grade on January 12, 2004, aged 84. Although he had no papers to prove his age, Maruge believed he was born in 1920. IMAGE/COURTESY).

COVID-19: Why There’s no Substitute for Good Education

16 May 2020

(MEDIA: The late Mzee Kimani Ng’ang’a Maruge holds the Guinness World Record for being the oldest person to start primary school—he enrolled in the first grade on January 12, 2004, aged 84. Although he had no papers to prove his age, Maruge believed he was born in 1920. IMAGE/COURTESY). There are various definitions of education. […]

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