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LATE FOR THE OLYMPICS: The Amazing Story of Kipchoge Keino

Kipchoge Keino, aka Hezekiah Kipchoge Keino or (thankfully in the interest of avoiding typos) just Kip, is a retired athlete who ran for the country of Kenya. Throughout his career, Kip earned almost a dozen medals, half of which were gold, for being an amazing middle to long distance runner. …

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COMMONWEALTH CHAMPIONSHIPS: Utter Shambles for Kenya

Kenya produced one of their worst ever performances at the just concluded commonwealth games held in Australia. This had led to so much speculation on the cause. Charles Kipkulei is one of those who gave their opinion.   “Our dismal performance at the just concluded Commonwealth Games where we finished …

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ASALI – Moi University hosts conference

A Sustainable Approach to Livelihood Improvement (ASALI) conference has kicked off today April 10, 2018 at the Noble Hotel in Eldoret town. The three-day conference is being hosted by Moi University in collaboration with South Eastern Kenya University (SEKU) and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VUA), The Netherlands. The ASALI conference brings …

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KAPCHIMMY – History behind the controversial alternative right of passage

Jimmy Kimngetich araap Keter, a great Nandi leader who introduced the modern circumcision which involved the usage of anaesthesia and wound dressing treatment. The process, which departed from the traditional process was regarded as dilution of the cultural practices of the Kalenjin people held over thousands of years. It however …

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NANDI COUNTY TO SET UP MILK PROCESSING PLANT

Nandi County Government will set up a milk processing factory within the next two years to enable dairy farmers in the county add value to their milk. The plant will see farmers through their cooperatives own shares and sit in the board thereby giving them a say in how the …

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LONG SERVING PRINCIPAL FETED BY TAMBACH ALUMNI

There was pomp and colour at Tambach high school (Boma) in Elgeyo Marakwet County when more than 100 alumni turned up for a thanksgiving ceremony in honour of the school’s longest serving principal, Mr. Wilson Rono, who served for 24 years before retiring in the year 2003. The school has …

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SHOCK as BARINGO native goes on a KILLING SPREE in USA!!!

The silent village of Kabonyony in Eldama Ravine, Baringo County was jerked into a sate of utter disbelief when news reached them that their son Billy Kipchirchir Chemirmir had been arrested for killing an 81 year old woman in Texas, USA. The woman was one of the many patients under Billy’s …

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Facebook are running to Eltret!!!!

Facebook will invest in a developer community based in Eldoret town. Developer Circles from Facebook is a program for developers all over the world to connect, learn and collaborate with other developers. It was launched during the F8 meetup in 2017 and has grown to over 40 Circles all across …

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Drawing all the way to the bank!

The business profiles segment aims at giving Kalenjin entrepreneurs, change makers and opinion leaders’ a platform on which to tell their stories. Today we speak to Willyz Kurui. Tell us about yourself. My name is Willyz Kurui. I come from Kisanana, Mogotio Sub-County, Baringo. I am an artist and Founder …

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Eldoret: Ballers’ club

The Eldoret City Marathon set for April 22 will become the country’s most lucrative road race with a combined cash prize of Sh6.5m. The race, which was launched at the Eldoret Golf Club yesterday, will see winners in both the men and women’s 42km events pocket Sh3m each. Runner up …

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