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"Our core mandate is to create better lives for all our citizens, irrespective of the region, tribe, colour, gender or political affiliation.
Council of Imams and Preachers of Kenya chairman Abdhallah Ateka said the naming of Mr Odinga and Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka was expected.
Kenya has 42 ethnic communities. Although the communities refrain to a larger extent from describing themselves as members of this or that tribe, scholars and researchers contend that ethnicity still plays a pivotal role in Kenyan politics. The two ...
Thank you for participating in discussions on The Star, Kenya. Note that: ... In Luo Nyanza the NEB board cannot even tell who the official returning officer is and is entertaining any pronouncement from anybody on the basis of which it cancels results.
Controversial political analyst Mutahi Ngunyi has said Rosemary Odinga will be Kenya's first Luo president. "The First Luo president will be a woman. She will be Rosemary Odinga," Ngunyi said via twitter on Monday. Ngunyi, a keen critic of Opposition ...
It's a do or die political battle for all the four Luo Nyanza governors and key allies of opposition chief Raila Odinga, as the region holds its eagerly awaited primaries today.
Anyone who has followed Kenya's politics for long can tell you that today political office is one of the most desired jobs in Kenya. It is simply lucrative ... With the expectation that the big five - Kikuyu, Luhya, Luo, Kalenjin and Kamba - have a ...
Nairobi, Kenya - The United Nations' top human rights official in South Sudan says no one has been detained in connection with recent killings of civilians in the western town of Wau.
President Uhuru Kenyatta hands over music equipment to Super Extra Young Band (formerly known as Boyieta Wuod Awasi Band) at Kisumu State Lodge on Tuesday.
It did not take long before the din to revisit the MoU increased, especially from Luo Nyanza and Western MPs. Many ministers and other leaders from these regions started feeling that they were being excluded from the decision-making centre of a ...
Despite being able to speak some Swahili, she will need to get to grips with the Kisumu tribal tongue of Luo as well as having to leave the area for a short period of time, just as the project gets going due to the looming elections in the summer ...
Chama Cha Mashinani Party leader Isaac Rutto displays the coalition agreement to join NASA coalition members flanked by (from L) Musalia Mudavadi, Raila Odinga, Moses Wetangula and Stephen Kalonzo during the meeting to officially welcome Rutto and ...
I cannot fail to notice that one of our major setbacks as a nation is negative ethnicity and tribalism. As a historian, I find ... tribe you belong. Kenya, with all her immense resources, cannot fully step into her place in the world economy until we ...
The critical primaries come at a time of outcry about NEB's incompetence, disorganisation and claims of bribery and partisanship.
Africa has several enchanting versions. The mystical Ugandan Ndingidi and the Kenyan Orutu of the Luo tribe, both have a hypnotic tone.
NASA principals from left: Musalia Mudavadi, Raila Odinga, Isaac Ruto, Kalonzo Musyoka, and Moses Wetang'ula in a show of solidarity during a Nasa meeting at Bomas of Kenya on April 20, 2017. Governor Ruto formally joined the coalition. PHOTO | JEFF ...
Oral histories posit that Thimlich Ohinga was constructed by the then-inhabitants to serve as protection against outsiders in Kadem, Karungu, and the Kanyamwa areas, as well as from neighbouring ethnic groups in Tanzania. Thimlich ... Official records ...
In2013, Kidero received about 50 per cent of votes cast, mainly Luo, Luhya, Kamba and Kisii voters from Cord. With a Kamba running mate in Mweke, Kidero benefited from that community vote, 11 per cent of all votes cast.
President Uhuru Kenyatta cheers a performance during the 2017 Kenya National Drama Festival State Concert at Kisumu State Lodge.
Many of Yunnan's two-dozen ethnic groups, such as the Jingpo, Dai, Wa, and Miao, can be found in the highlands of its neighbors, and it is the source of the headwaters of Southeast Asia's most important rivers, the Mekong and Salween.
"It does not matter whether you are a Kamba, a Luo, Kikuyu or any other tribe, what is important is that we are all Kenyans," said the President, adding; "We should embrace peace because these politicians use you to cause violence and yet sit ...
However, renowned historian, Allan Ogot called me to Nairobi College, to do research on the oral literature of the Luo and Masai in Kenya. A year later, James Ngugi (Ngugi was Thiongo) invited him to the literature department to help Africanise it. I ...
ExcavationsWhen The EastAfrican visited the site recently, a team of archaeologists from Kenya and Sweden were busy trying to meet the conditions of the Unesco World Heritage Committee, which requires more excavations in order for the site to be rated ...
The reason NASA has diffi culties selecting one candidate and why there will be problems when they announce him is Kenya is deeply divided.
Before Kenya's last General election, all of the nation's true daughters and sons had hoped that our country would avoid such nationwide tragedies as we had fallen into as a result of the extreme ethnic narrowness of the gentile mind into which we had ...
"The pattern of abuses by government forces against civilians in Wau has become predictable, with soldiers taking revenge against unarmed civilians based on their ethnicity," said Daniel Bekele, senior director for Africa advocacy at Human Rights Watch ...
"The pattern of abuses by government forces against civilians in Wau has become predictable, with soldiers taking revenge against unarmed civilians based on their ethnicity," said Daniel Bekele, senior director for Africa advocacy at Human Rights Watch ...
Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria has been acquitted of incitement charges concerning remarks allegedly posted on his facebook account in 2014.
On 10 April - just days after the bishops' conference letter - at least 16 people were killed in Wau as government militiamen went from house to house searching for members of the local Luo and Fertit ethnic groups, according to witnesses. The fighting ...
Mr Kuria was accused of posting on his facebook account two years ago, that a terror attack at Gikomba market that killed 15people was orchestrated by 'Odhiambos' and not 'Somalis'.
Nairobi, Kenya (AP) - Targeted ethnic killings and killings of civilians by government soldiers spread panic throughout the western town of Wau on Monday, residents told The Associated Press.
Nairobi, Kenya - Targeted ethnic killings and killings of civilians by government soldiers spread panic throughout the western town of Wau on Monday, residents told The Associated Press.
Witnesses say the Dinka militiamen, aligned with South Sudan's government, went house to house Monday in the town of Wau searching for people from the local Luo and Fertit ethnic groups. Residents say streets were deserted Monday as families hid inside ...
U.N. officials have repeatedly warned that South Sudan is at risk of genocide. soldiers from South Sudan's army on Monday morning singled out civilians of the Fertit and Luo ethnic groups in retaliation for a rebel attack on government forces ...
Patients from neighbouring countries are straining health budgets in counties at Kenya's borders and now their executives want more money from the national government to take care of the foreigners.
What is going on at Kenya Airways? We are told that the people running the airline are strategically placing people in positions before the new CEO takes over office.
money, the county executives argue, is needed not just for the medical commodities that the foreigners consume, but monitoring and controlling diseases: The avian flu at the Kenya-Uganda border in Busia; Turkana conducts medical camps slightly into ...
Let me advice you on something because we are yet to get a Luo president. Having a president from your tribe won't help you at your peasant level.
According to the respected The Economist news magazine, "He is close to Raila Odinga, Kenya's main opposition leader, and is said to be financing Mr Odinga's Orange democratic movement party.
ODM aspirants are keenly disappointed that influential Homa Bay politican Gladys Wanga is remaining neutral and will not campaign for them in primaries.
Incidents such as the 2009 Buganda riots and most recently, the Kasese ethnic outbursts are examples. In Kenya, the 2007 post electoral ethnic clashes between the Kikuyu and the Luo/kalenjins claimed an estimated 1,500 lives, not to mention South Sudan ...
Awiti intends to run as the VDP's candidate for Mombasa county governor and is supported by ethnic-Luo and Mijikenda voters.
Tribalists think and preach that the men and women of their tribe or ethnic group are superior to others, and that as a result the others should serve and obey them.
Nyali MP Hezron Awiti's jump to the neutral Vibrant Democratic party in order to run for Mombasa governor has sent shock waves through Wiper and ODM.
According to multiple sources and eye witness, the security operatives stormed the market of Nazareth at 5:00 PM (local time) targeting mainly Luo youth who spend their evenings at group discussions in the area. An eye witness says most of the youth ...
Tribalists think and preach that the men and women of their tribe or ethnic group are superior to others, and that as a result the others should serve and obey them.
Opposition leader Raila Odinga on Sunday announced that NASA will do a parallel tally and release its results after the August polls.
Medical Council of Kenya's Victor Bwire said journalism is a very noble profession and journalists can be called upon to do professional duties even in politics.
For almost the entire period since Kenya's independence on December 12, 1963, the country's politics has been organised around divisions.
During his tenure at Maseno High on the Luo-Luhya border, where he had begun his teaching career in Kenya, Carey Francis had fallen in love not only with the Luo language but also with the Luo people, in the same way that, after his transfer to ...


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