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BY: Amkich Arap Karanja An article by the The Star’s Matthew’s Ndanyi regarding the burial arrangements for the Late former President Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi elicited quite some heated chatter among Kalenjins Online. He suggested that under strict Kalenjin traditions, a leader of President Moi’s stature was supposed to be interred …

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A Noble Course – Elgeiyo Marakwet County to host the International day of the girl child

Marakwet Girls Foundation is set to host the 7th International Day of the Girl celebrations on Saturday 13th Oct 2018 at St. Michaels Primary School in Embobut Ward, Elgeyo Marakwet County. There will be pre-event activities from 10th to 12th October targetting youth, women and the elderly in the society. …

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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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RnB singer Kipsang has done it again

The highly gifted RnB singer Kipsang has done it again. He recently released a cover of the smash hit Despacito but in an incredibly unique move, as he featured some of the most popular Kalenjin songs in the cover. The songs include: Emily Chepchumba Tilenyun by Waridi Togostayat by the …

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Sugar, Spice and Praise

Kalenjin Gospel music supremo Emmy Kosgei has teamed up with fellow gospel music heavy hitters Mercy Masika and Evelyn Wanjiru in a new song titled Subiri. It promises to be a heavy success owing to the sheer amount of talent and vocal ability involved! We wish them well. Kalenjins TeamKalenjin …

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Mzee Kijana is Single Again

An Eldoret court has granted prominent Uasin Gishu farmer-cum-politician Jackson Kibor, 86, a divorce from his second wife, Josephine Jepkoech, whom they have lived with for 51 years. While issuing the ruling on Friday, October 6, Eldoret Chief Magistrate, Charles Obulutsa, said Kibor had tabled sufficient evidence proving that his …

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