Top comedians from Ukambani shaking up comedy industry in Kenya

Here is a list of top comedians from the Ukambani region who are shaking and shaping the comedy industry in Kenya.

Daniel ” Churchill “Ndambuki

Daniel Ndambuki popularly known as Churchill, grew up in Machakos. Commonly referred to as the godfather of Kenyan comedy. He has mentored a lot of Kenyan comedians through his show,” Churchill Show”.He is also an entrepreneur, radio show host, and brand influencer.

Chipukeezy

Chipukeezy, whose real name is Vincent Mwasia Mutua os an established comedian and media personality known for his Kamba accent. He grew up in Tala, Machakos county. He started his career at the Churchill Show and has made a name for himself by working for NACADA and has currently secured a job as statehouse MC. Chipukeezy also has a weekly show that airs on KBC.

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Tom Daktari

Tom Wambua Mboya alias luku master is a popular comedian and a household name. His acting career started when his elder brother took him to Kayole Social Hall for setbook auditions. later he joined Churchill’s show and Currently hosts “Wamusyi show”.

MCA Tricky

Francis Munyao hails from Makueni but has built his home in Mwala, Machakos. The name MCA Tricky means Member of the Chokora Association. He rose to fame in 2016 after he made a debut on Churchill show, then aired on NTV. He was once a street kid. Through his comedy, he has secured a job as a radio presenter.

Sammy Kioko

From unknown to fame. Popular YouTube comedian and entertainer Sammy Kioko is a graduate of KCA University. He creates comedy content with Tom Daktari. Together they run their YouTube channel called “Mwalimu Tom and Sammy Kioko” and also host the Wamusyi show.

Lucy Mwende

Comedienne Lucy Mwende popularly known by the stage name “Kayellow yellow” is one of the most notable comediennes on the Churchill show. She has gained followers through her comedy made in Kamba accent.

Machakos: 1,200 students attend three-day mentorship program

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Over 1,200 students from Machakos, Makueni, and Kajiado counties attended a transformative three-day mentorship program called “The Triad to Success.”

The program strives to teach leadership characteristics, encourage educational achievement, and empower young people.

The initiative targeting to benefit 23,101 pupils nationwide, includes 2,574 refugees from the Dadaab and Kakuma camps, demonstrating its dedication to diversity and social responsibility.

Professor Joyce Agalo, Vice Chancellor of Machakos University, praised Equity Bank for its consistent commitment to providing educational opportunities for poor students, praising Dr. James Mwangi, CEO, for his innovative leadership in this endeavor.

“We applaud Equity Bank and especially the CEO, Dr. James Mwangi for being a visionary and magnanimous man who has enabled less privileged students to get education,” Joyce said.

She addressed the pupils at Mumbuni High School, emphasizing the need to avoid harmful influences, notably drug and substance misuse, which could jeopardize their academic efforts and goals.

Stephen Kalani, Director of Operations at Equity Bank Limited, emphasized the mentorship program’s practical importance in providing students with the skills and information they need to efficiently navigate today’s complex environment. He added that the program is being implemented concurrently in 19 facilities across the country, assuring widespread access and influence.

Equity Bank’s remarkable achievements were further recognized by local government authorities, including the Machakos Education CECM, who commended the program’s transforming impact on participants’ lives. Mutisya, the CECM, revealed that the county government had launched a similar support program, supporting 40 students, and urged other donors to participate in helping less privileged children realize their aspirations.

Machakos: Kenyan Woman Transforms Container into Luxury Home

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A Kenyan woman living overseas turned a shipping container into a fashionable home in Machakos County.

The solar-powered residence includes a fire pit, a stunning rooftop patio reachable by spiral steps, and lush plants. The container home also includes an outdoor jacuzzi and a warm, elegantly furnished interior.

Naturalktedy (Edna) showcases the fully furnished one-bedroom property, which features a white façade, rooftop deck, outdoor jacuzzi, and a modern interior. The exterior features a large black porch with a comfortable three-seater lounge chair and a jacuzzi. The porch is connected to the rooftop terrace by a tiny spiral stairway.

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The property’s beautiful outdoor space surrounds a handcrafted fire pit that can seat two people staying at the residence, which also functions as an Airbnb. Two huge French doors lead into the residence.

The interior is open-plan, which is designed as a general hangout space. It includes a flat-screen television, table and bedside lamps, and a leather-covered sofa. Next to it is a kitchen that has a full-size sink, a standard cooktop as well as a full-sized refrigerator. It also has pivoting bar stools to maximize space. The bedroom Is adjacent, and it has Nordic bedside lighting and a large closet.

Netizens reacted to the video with admiration for its design.

George Hosea said, “That house is one to die for, absolutely lovely space at a reasonable price.”

Caleb Maangi said, “Good job Edna, a dream home.”

Lily James said, “The house is beautiful but I wish they could have used a glass cubicle for the shower area instead of just leaving it open like that.”

Photos of Mulu Mutisya Mausoleum unveiled during his 20th anniversary

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A mausoleum of late former Kamba Kingpin and Moi right-hand man Mulu Mutisya was unveiled during his 20th Anniversary on the 20th April 2024 at his Muthetheni home, Mwala.

The ceremony was attended by among others Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka, Azimio leaders Wycliffe Oparanya, and Eugene Wamalwa, Governors Wavinya Ndeti, Mutula Kilonzo Jnr, Senators Agnes Kavindu and Enoch Kiio.

Here are some photos of the Mausoleum;

Makueni Shines at Kenya Youth Inter-county Sports Association Games

Makueni County emerged victorious at the 9th edition of the Kenya Youth Inter-county Sports Association games held in Kilifi.

The County secured top honors in multiple categories, clinching titles in Ladies’ Football, Men’s Volleyball, Ladies’ Beach Volleyball, and Ladies 3×3 Basketball.

Individual talents from Makueni also shone brightly during the tournament, earning notable distinctions as Golden Gloves were awarded to Mary Musyoki of Kibwezi East who showcased exceptional goalkeeping skills with Top Scorers Ann Muendo from Mbooni and Shanice Nthenya from Kilome dazzled with their scoring prowess.

The win has sparked enthusiasm within the Makueni Government, with officials viewing the success as a means for enhanced investment in the sports sector. The aim is to cultivate and support emerging talents while providing avenues for sustainable livelihoods.

Makueni plans to construct two FIFA Standard sports pitches annually in strategically chosen locations. This initiative seeks to foster an environment conducive to athletic development, ultimately elevating the county’s sporting profile.

Makueni Governor took to social media to celebrate the teams saying, “To say I am proud of our teams would be an understatement! These talented sports women and men have defied all Odds once again and dominated the 9th KYISA games in Kilifi. To God be the glory . Viva! Makueni 017- the home of talents.”

Wilberforce Musyoka involved in grisly accident

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Celebrated Kamba Gospel artist Wilberforce Musyoka was Saturday evening involved in a grisly road accident.

This is after a vehicle he was traveling in collided head-on between Emali and Masimba on the Nairobi Mombasa highway. He was in the company of Thwake Resort CEO Jeshi.

The duo was rushed to Kilome Hospital to receive treatment for the minor injuries sustained from the accident. Here are some photos from the scene.

His colleagues and fans immediately took to social media to wish the singer a quick recovery.

Stephen Kasolo said, “Pole kwa Brother Yetu Wilberforce Musyoka .. you are protected by the blood of God. No weapon formed against us shall prosper..”

MCSK CEO Ezekiel Mutua said, “I am informed that celebrated Gospel artist and MCSK member Wilberforce Musyoka was involved in a road accident earlier today, near Masimba in Emali, along Mombasa road. I have learned that our brother is out of danger and is under the care of doctors. We thank God for saving him from the grisly accident. On my own behalf and on behalf of MCSK, this is to wish him a quick recovery.”

Meshack Mwengei said,” God loves Wilberforce Musyoka. Ako sawa. Help me say “pole!” to our brother and a renowned Gospel minister.”


Regina Ndambuki Stresses Public Role in Water Policy Development

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Regina Ndambuki, Chair of the Tanathi Water Works Development Agency has emphasized the significance of public involvement in developing water resource management policies.

She highlighted the importance of gathering varied perspectives adding that this helps comprehend and effectively handle the difficulties facing Makueni’s water sector.

“Together, we can navigate the challenges ahead with resolve and resilience and emerge stronger, more united, and better equipped to fulfill our collective vision of a sustainable and prosperous future, ” she said.

She presented these statements at a public involvement event for Tanathi WWDA’s Strategic Plan 2023-2028. The event was hosted at Wote Technical Training Institute (WTTI).

Ndambuki highlighted the purpose of the gathering, emphasizing the goal of engaging in meaningful dialogue and developing the long-term strategy for the next five years using collective feedback. She stressed her confidence in the power of communal wisdom to guide decision-making. Ndambuki noted that the strategic plan represents their commitment to transparency, accountability, as well as good governance in Makueni County’s water sector.

Numerous stakeholders attended the event. Among them were non-governmental organizations, community-based organizations, members of the public, the national government administration, several government departments, and political leaders. Eng. Fredrick Mwamati, CEO of Tanathi WWDA, was also present at the event.

It also aspires to create trust and confidence among stakeholders by implementing transparent and accountable governance processes. This will consequently create the groundwork for Makueni County’s sustainable water management. The involvement of both government and non-governmental players reflects a willingness to collaborate and partner in addressing water concerns. This strengthens resilience in the face of future uncertainties.

Maima special gift to his wife Esther on her birthday

Alphonse Kioko popularly known as Maima of Kithungo Raha celebrated the birthday of his wife Esther by gifting her on the special day.

Esther Kioko shared a video on her Tiktok account to celebrate the gift from her lover, Maima – a Samsung Z flip 5 phone.

‘Jamani kupendwa raha’ Thank you so much my love for the birthday gift.”Esther said.

Maima also posted a birthday message on his Facebook revealing that his wife has turned 30. He also said that he had prepared a big party to celebrate her birthday at his Kiembeni Resort in Tawa.

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” Happy Birthday My Love Esther Kioko, I don’t know whether I should reveal that you have now entered the third floor or I should keep quiet. I have prepared for you a big party at Kiembeni Resort Tawa and I welcome my fans and friends to join me during the cake-cutting event as we eat goat meat,” Maima in the post said

Samsung Z flip is one of the most expensive Samsung Mobile Phones in the market and it costs from 120,000 to 220,000 depending on the specs. One of the unique features of the phone is the multi Window feature which can open up to five apps at once and store a selection of shortcuts to recent apps in a desktop-like taskbar for easy access.

20 years later, the life and times of Mulu Mutisya

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Ahead of the 20th Memorial of Mulu Mutisya, we reflect on the life and times of the Moi right-hand man and Ukambani kingpin then.

Mulu Mutisya was born in Wamunyu, Mwala Constituency, Machakos County in 1924 and died in 2004 aged 80. There is not much on record about his education and schooling.

In 1942 he went to Nairobi and was employed in a clinic by Demelo a Goan doctor where he worked as a dresser for 14 years. He was arrested alongside other freedom fighters accused of dressing and treating them when they got injured and giving them drugs.

in 1956 Mulu Mutisya formed the New Akamba Union (NAU) as an instrument for political mobilisation. They moved to Ziwani and formed the Kamba social hall. Kambas joined the union and made Mulu its chairman. He was popularly known as Nau. He set out to popularise the Union between 1957 to 1960 on foot in then Machakos and Kitui districts.

He is said to employed some youths who would assist Kambas coming to Nairobi by taking them to Akamba social hall where they were accommodated and helped get jobs. From 1965, he vied for a political seat in the Jericho ward civic seat and won in the 1970 general elections.

He came to the limelight when Paul Ngei at that time Ukambani kingpin and Kenyatta’s close ally crossed the first president’s path by associating with Change the Constitution group that was pushing for reforms. In 1974 Mulu took over as KANU branch Chairman and was nominated by Kenyatta to Parliament. He served as nominated MP for 18 years.

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Moi appointed him chairman of the National Water Conservation and Pipeline Company. He was described as a witty, distinguished, and comical person and a great grassroots mobilizer. These values earned him a favor and unlimited access to both Kenyatta and Moi. He was a political Godfather to Kalonzo Musyoka and other leaders.

Those who fell out with Mulu Mutisya found themselves in serious trouble with State House. When Musila was working in Central Kenya as a PC he initiated development projects in Ukambani especially in Mwingi using his position. This made Mutisya think that Musila was up to topple him as the Ukambani Kingpin. Musila was summoned to statehouse and forced to apologize for initiating projects without Mulu’s permission and later transferred to North Eastern.

He is said to have introduced ‘Makofi ya Kilo’ phrase that remains popular to this day. Mulu loved Kamba traditional music and dance as witnessed in almost all functions he attended.

Kitui: Malombe and Kinengo dismiss high wage bill claims

Kitui Governor Julius Malombe and Speaker Kevin Kinengo have disagreed with reports claiming the county is spending 75 percent of its revenue on salaries.

According to Controller of Budget Margaret Nyakang’o, Kitui collected Sh3.9 billion in revenue. It went on to spend 75 percent of it on wages and 25 percent on development.

Nyakang’o spoke at the National Wage Bill Conference in Nairobi on Tuesday. He stated that Kitui, Kisii, Garissa, Busia, and Nyamira comprised of the highest spenders on the wage bill.

They stated that Sh14.2 billion is the Kitui budget for 2023-24. This includes Sh5.39 billion (38 Percent) for wages, and Sh3.8 billion (24 percent) for operations and maintenance. Also, a further Sh5.3 billion (38 percent) for development.

“So far, the county government of Kitui has spent Sh4 billion on payment of staff salaries and emoluments against the FY2023-2024 approved budget of Sh14.2 billion. This accounts for 28 percent of the total budget as opposed to the 75 percent reported by the Controller of Budget,” the spokespersons for the county government stated.

They argued that the county expenditure breakdown they provided accurately reflected Kitui’s payroll.

Furthermore, the two leaders defended the three-day consultation conference between the Kitui executive and county assembly. The consultative meeting culminated on Wednesday in Mutomo. They downplayed claims by critics that it was a venue for misusing county finances.

“The consultative forums between the county executive and county assembly are great indicators that a county is stable. This paves way for tangible development for county residents,” Governor Malombe remarked.

Morris Football Tournament Set to Kick Off

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The Morris Football Tournament, a highly anticipated event in the local sports calendar, is set to commence on the 24th of April 2024 at Kiukuni Primary School, Musengo Location.

The tournament promises thrilling matches over four action-packed days, concluding on the 27th of April.

The tournament will feature several prominent teams including Kiukuni FC, Mwatate FC, Kyambiwa FC, Ndivuni FC, Mamba FC, Musengo FC, Kaumoni FC, and Kitooni FC. These teams will battle it out for the prestigious title and cash prize and Awards.

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The tournament will offer a reward of 30,000 to the winners, 20,000 to the Runners-Up, 10,000 to the 2nd Runners-Up: 8,000 to Active Participation, and 200 per goal to the Top Scorer.

Adding to the excitement, the tournament welcomes guest team Power FC from Nairobi, enhancing the competitive spirit and showcasing diverse talent.

Ndeke ya Muthanga: My life is in danger

Kamba gospel artist Ken Kijana ‘Ndeke ya Muthanga’ has revealed that he is now living in fear for his life because some people have been threatening him.

In a viral TikTok video, Ndeke said that there are hatched plans by some of the gospel artists who have been threatening him that they will do away with him.

Ndeke says that some of the gospel artists are jealous of him after getting a job at Ukombozi TV.

“I don’t know what people want from me, when I get a job they start attacking me. Now that I have a good-paying job on Ukombozi TV and the owner told me that I will do wonders on his TV, some people are now jealous of my positive progress,” Ndeke lamented.

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He pointed out that some gospel artists are trying all means to silence him and ensure that he won’t have a live TV show since he might shine more than them.

“Some gospel artists went on and planned that they would hire people to wait for me and injure me to a point that I can’t dance the way I usually do because my fans love me most due to my dancing skills. I thought it was a joke until one of the gospel artists called me while insulting me when someone asked me live on TikTok whether I would attend the wedding of Sugar Mummy. I asked the fans who is Sugar Mummy since I don’t know him, “he added.

Ken Kijana said that his life was in danger because the gospel artist told him that they would deal with him mercilessly. He also alleged that it was the same gospel artist who told him that they would use ‘Mungiki’ to silence him.

“I request you to pray for me because my life is in danger since there are people planning to send Mungiki to kill me. I even have the audio of them threatening me,” Ken Kijana remarked.

Kalonzo mourns General Francis Ogolla

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Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka has joined other leaders mourning the Chief Of Defence Forces of Kenya General Francis Omondi Ogolla.

Ogolla died alongside 9 others after a chopper he was travelling in crashed in Kaben, Marakwet East on Thursday.

Through his official Facebook account, Kalonzo expressed his shock at the tragic news.

“It is with consternation and great shock that I received the news of the tragic death of General Francis Omondi Ogolla, Chief of Defence Forces, as a consequence of a tragic helicopter accident today at Kaben-Cheptulel border between Elgeyo Marakwet and West Pokot counties,” Kalonzo said.

The Wiper party leader described Ogolla as a highly decorated soldier who served with loyalty and dedication.

“General Ogolla was a highly decorated 4-star soldier with great vision. His loyalty and profound dedication to the cause of justice was unquestionable. I also mourn with the families of the nine fallen soldiers who also lost their lives in service to our Nation. The country is asking a lot of questions and the answers must be provided expeditiously.To General Ogolla’s Family, the Kenya Defence Forces, and the entire Nation, I offer my sincere condolences. May they rest in eternal peace,” he added.

President William Ruto has announced three days of national mourning, beginning Friday, April 19.

Kangundo: Locals forced to repair dilapidated roads

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In a surprising turn of events, residents of Kangundo North Ward took matters into their own hands as they started fixing the badly damaged feeder roads themselves. Frustrated by the state of the roads, which resembled obstacle courses filled with massive potholes, locals decided to act.

Their efforts were not in vain, as they managed to patch up some of the worst potholes along the Kathithyamaa-Kikambuani road, making it easier for vehicles to pass through. Speaking to the media, residents expressed their grievances, emphasizing how the poor road conditions were causing major transportation issues to various destinations.

One resident highlighted the dire situation, mentioning that even emergencies like women in labor struggle to reach the hospital due to the road’s condition. The contrast between the road during dry seasons, where it turns into a dusty nightmare, and rainy seasons, transforming into a muddy obstacle course with sections washed away by water, added to their frustrations.

The blame was directed towards local leaders, past and present, who were criticized for neglecting the road’s maintenance despite their roots in the area. The looming threat of organizing demonstrations loomed as residents demanded immediate action from the county government to fix the road.

“There are many leaders who came from this region beginning with Paul Ngei, Muli among others but have never thought of ensuring this road is made passable,” said a local.

“When you see us trying to repair the road just know that the situation is bad. We have not seen our area MCA yet he lives a few kilometers from here. Soon we will demonstrate because we cannot continue to keep quiet,” he added.

A resident summed up the community’s sentiment, expressing that their visible efforts in repairing the road were a testament to the severity of the situation. With plans to escalate their demands through demonstrations if necessary, residents urged their local leaders to take responsibility and address the pressing issue before it escalates further.

Kitui: Man arrested for brutally attacking own children with machete

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Police in Kitui County have detained a 46-year-old man from Kathukini village, Wikililye sub-location, Kitui Central Sub County, for brutally attacking his own children.

The incident reportedly involved the man allegedly attacking his 11-year-old and 9-year-old children with a panga.

The horrifying incident led to both children sustaining severe injuries and being rushed to Kitui Level 4 Hospital for urgent medical attention.

The police are currently conducting investigations and questioning the suspect to establish the motive behind this shocking act of violence. The community has been left stunned by this tragic event as they await further updates from the authorities.

More details on this distressing case will be provided as the investigation continues.

Justina Syokau’s 24 hour ultimatum to Khaligraph Jones

Kamba gospel artist Justina Syokau has announced her venture into the world of rap, challenging renowned celebrated rapper Khaligraph Jones to collaborate on what she promises to be a game-changing musical project.

Justina Syokau boldly declared her rap ambitions by reaching out directly to Khaligraph Jones via social media.

In a post that quickly went viral, Syokau called out Kenyan rappers and threatened to dethrone Khaligraph Jones while seemingly asking for a collabo. She asked Khaligraph to connect with her within 24 hours, proposing a collaboration that promises to “rock this town with style deadly deadly.

“Khaligraph Jones I’m giving you 24 hours you hit my DM. It’s about time we rock this town na mastyle deadly deadly,” added Syokau.

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The unexpected transition from gospel to rap marks a significant shift in Syokau’s musical journey and has sparked intrigue and curiosity within the Kenyan music scene. Known for her energetic performances and infectious charisma, Syokau appears ready to embrace this new artistic path.

Khaligraph Jones has yet to respond to Syokau’s challenge publicly. However, the prospect of these two distinct musical talents coming together has ignited anticipation among fans and industry insiders.

Makueni County Government Receives Prestigious Award

The Institute of Internal Auditors of Kenya has honored Makueni County with a prestigious award.

Makueni secured the top position in the County Government and Assembly category for outstanding performance in internal governance and risk management during the inaugural awards ceremony held in Nairobi.

Felix Kyengo (CPA) Chairperson of Makueni County’s Executive Audit Committee received the award on behalf of the county government.

A statement from the County Government shared on Facebook read, “This recognition reflects the county’s commitment to upholding high standards and innovation in internal auditing practices”

“The awards were to recognize organizations and individuals that had achieved high standards in Internal Audit Governance, innovations in the adoption of Internal Auditing standards, the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF), Risk Management Framework and high-performing audit teams.“The statement went on.

Kasolo in trouble over comments on Ndeke ya Muthanga’s New Show

Kamba gospel artist Stephen Kasolo got in trouble after sending a cryptic message concerning Ndeke ya Muthanga’s new show on Ukombozi TV.

He claimed that Ken Kijana’s show was only being watched by 300 people live on Facebook. “The guy tried but he was being watched by 300 people, Ngumbau TV is the place,” Kasolo said.

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However, his post didn’t go well with his followers who criticized him for always trying to pull down others instead of encouraging them to be better. Others said he is afraid that Ken Kijana might outshine him especially since he left Ngumbau TV and has now started doing a live show on Ukombozi TV.

Below are some of the reactions;

Sammy Junior said, “As long as you were among the 300 no problem with that.”

Eunice Alphonse said,” It seems you want competition from him. It is better to start from somewhere going up the ladder.”

Muthui Major said,” His employer is not complaining. Run your race and let others be. You can’t be following someone up and down just to mock him and you ain’t ready to help him. That shows you have bad intentions towards him yet he is not bothered with your moves. It is you who keeps following him, just change your wicked ways and stop being jealous.
Wilfred Musyoki: He’ll grow from there. The beginning is usually small.”

Bencarson Matheka said, “I don’t know what is your problem, sometimes I wonder are you born again? And is this the gospel pastors preach to you, why behave like a kid surely having such jealousy? May God have mercy on you.”

Elijah Thomas said,” Kasolo what you fear you attract! You are just fearing that Ndeke might bring competition to you. Keep calm.”

Christine Maweu said,” Kasolo has no issue with Ndeke, he just wants your comments, nothing more.”

Highly Favor Jane added,” Is it a race? Learn to lift others like the way Bisengo does. You’re from my home but you’re always jealous. Lower your pride because whoever lifted you there will also lift others.”

Desperate Cry as Enziu River Bridge Remains uncomplete Amid Heavy Rainfall

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Residents of Kitui County are raising their voices against the prolonged delay in completing the Enziu River bridge which has cost many lives.

Concerned locals highlighted the imminent danger posed by the river during the rainy season and called on leaders to take immediate action.

Expressing their frustrations, residents emphasized that the construction has been lingering for years, posing a continuous threat to the community. They urged Cabinet Secretary Peninah Malonza, responsible for East African Community ASAL and regional development, to spearhead efforts alongside other leaders to pressure the government for the bridge’s swift completion.

“We cannot ignore the fact that this river claimed numerous lives in the past. With the bridge unfinished, locals are risking their lives crossing the dangerous waters. Our leaders must act before more tragedies occur,” remarked a resident.

Felisters Nzisa echoed these sentiments, criticizing leaders for using the bridge as a political tool but neglecting it once in office. She emphasized the urgency of completing the project, stating that it is crucial for the safety of the community and will influence voting decisions in upcoming elections.

In addition to the bridge issue, residents also highlighted the poor state of roads in the region, calling for immediate improvements as some roads have become impassable. Their plea is a stark reminder of the pressing need for infrastructure development to ensure the safety and well-being of the local population.

Matungulu artists compose emotional song mourning Dr. Philip Munyao

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In a poignant display of solidarity and remembrance, artists from Matungulu sub-county in Machakos County have come together to craft a heartfelt farewell song dedicated to the late Dr. Philip Munyao, who recently passed away.

Titled ‘Lala Salama Hon. Munyao,’ the song resonates with the constituency’s sorrow over the loss of the former parliamentary aspirant, highlighting the void of unrealized aspirations he leaves behind.

The accompanying video, now streaming on YouTube, captures the emotional recording process as artists pour their sentiments into each verse. Interspersed with these heartfelt performances are glimpses of Dr. Munyao during his campaign endeavors, underscoring his impactful presence within the community.

One poignant lyric from the song encapsulates the collective sentiment: “Tuko in pain umeacha gap, machozi kama rain nkicheki hii snap,ulitunurture Leo umetuacha,wengine wakiland kumbe kwako ni departure….” (“We are in pain, you’ve left a gap, tears like rain as I look at the picture you nurtured us but now you’ve left while others are landing for you it’s departure…”) voiced by one of the artists, reflecting on the profound impact of Dr. Munyao’s departure.

Known for nurturing local talents, Dr. Munyao provided a platform for artists in the region, exemplifying his multifaceted persona as both a politician and a patron of the arts.

Tragically, Dr. Munyao’s promising journey was cut short by a fatal accident in Kilimani, Nairobi. His passing has deeply touched the hearts of many, especially the youths in Matungulu whom he inspired and supported.

The video;

Woman Acquitted of Murder Gives Birth in Court Moments After Verdict

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In a riveting turn of events, Virginia Mbinya, a resident of Yatta sub-county in Machakos County, stunned onlookers as she welcomed a new life into the world just minutes after being cleared of murder charges.

The saga began on March 25th when heavily pregnant Mbinya was apprehended under suspicion of murdering her 19-month-old baby in the Kinyaata sub-location. Two days later, she stood before Principal Magistrate Paul Wechuli at Kithimani Law Courts on March 27th, awaiting her fate.

Fast forward to April 16th, and the courtroom was abuzz as Magistrate Wechuli pronounced Mbinya innocent, citing evidence that her child tragically perished due to starvation, not foul play.

Witnesses recount the dramatic moments following her acquittal. Mbinya offered a ride home from the courthouse, and suddenly went into labor, catching everyone off guard. With swift action, those nearby rallied to assist in the unexpected delivery as nurses from the Kithimani dispensary rushed to the scene.

“Women who were around were asked to surrender their lesos and a tent was erected as the woman delivered her baby. When the doctors arrived they found she had already given birth,” said the witness.

This extraordinary sequence of events, from the weight of legal accusations to the joyous arrival of new life, has left the community both astonished and uplifted by the resilience of one woman’s journey through adversity to the threshold of motherhood once more.