Jacque Odweso recycles Wine Bottles for hobby to preserve environment but it has turned to be a source of income.She developed the idea during her maternity leave.
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It is imperative for students to wear uniform in school as a form of identity but would it surprise you to hear of a school principal let alone a teacher who usually identifies with students by wearing the same school uniform? Alex Maina who was recently appointed as the school head for the Bungoma based school surprised many with his move which he says is aimed at endearing himself to the students he leads.
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Belive it or not, this is not fiction but a real story. A twenty four year old man in Vihiga is capable of eating over three kilograms of ugali and one plate of fingerlings, popularly known as " omena" all alone and in one sitting. We actually witnessed as Elly Amutali ate and cleared the mount of ugali for one and a half hours.
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The globe cinema roundabout flyover was closed to public traffic for the better part of the day as hollywood came to town to shoot a sci-fi series, 'sense 8' . This is not the first major production to be shot in Kenya after world-acclaimed movies such as the first Grader and the constant Gardener puts Kenya on the global map as any film director's dream location. The sci-fi thriller which will also feature some Kenyan actors once again shows Kenya's suitability as a film production location with those offering various support services to the cast and crew making a tidy sum.
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They say that necessity is the mother of invention.The high cost of fertilizer and pesticides has pushed farmers in the country to look for cheaper alternatives in order to sustain their yield. Ordinarily, rabbits are renown for their sumptuous meat, but farmers have also discovered that their urine can also be used as a fertilizer or pesticide Abby Kahuthia brings us that story through John Kimani a farmer in Kikuyu, Kiambu county.
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Janet Mbugua shares with Amina Abdi her life journey before joining tv and even after leaving.
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There was Joy in Ruguru ward in Mathira constituency Nyeri county after an elderly couple received the keys to a new house after years of living in abject poverty. The house which was officially opened by Machakos governor Dr. Alfred Mutua was built in a record 10 days using a modern technology by Homex construction company.
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Performed during the Presidential Gala of the Kenya National Music Festivals, "Otonglo Time" is a narrative that tickled the crowd to stitches and some, like President Uhuru, to the point of tears. Excellently executed by the talented David Owira of Highway Secondary School, "Otonglo Time" also went on to become one of the most trended social media topics of the day. In case you missed it, here is "Otonglo Time"
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Going through the trials and tribulations of life and still hold up your head and believe that something good will still come out of your situation, does not come easy for everyone. For 15-year-old Natasha Wambui Wanjiru, going without food, being chased out of school due to lack of fees, and even lacking a home, did not dampen her spirit. The 2015 KCPE examination candidate who scored 364 points, to emerge the best in her school, Natasha is now a high school student in the United States after securing a scholarship to study at Episcopal High School. In the first of a four-part series, Joy Kiruki tells us the inspiring stories of four students who defied the odds and secured scholarships too study in the USA.
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At no more than a few feet tall, six-year-old and confident, Emily Wanjiru stood before President Uhuru Kenyatta and his guests and brought down the house with her splendid display of "Mvua hii", her award-winning solo during the just-concluded Kenya national drama festivals. But behind that confidence, the six-year-old girl has lived her short, troubled life in turmoil, having been born by her mother on streets of Nairobi. Our reporter visited the family in Juja and witnessed the squalor and devastation they live in and filed the following report.
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They are in their 1st year at the university but still share the same bed, use the same mobile phone and do virtually everything together. A casual look at them will not reveal the difference--but believe it or not, 19-year-old Jacob and Esau are identical twins whose thoughts and brains seem to work in unison.
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A group of youth in Machakos county have taken a leap into a different future and creating a new adage " One man's waste is another man's wealth" the youth in have been collecting human waste and processing it into animal feed, which experts claim improves the productivity of domestic animals and poultry .
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The fate of three high school teachers at Njoro Boys High school hangs in the balance hours after education cabinet secretary Dr. Fred Matiang'i made an impromptu visit to the school and found that three teachers had absconded duty. Matiang'i clarified that he was not on a witch hunt, but was acting on recent findings of the ministry's baseline survey attributing underperformance of candidates sitting national examinations in public schools to massive absenteeism by teachers.
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President Uhuru Kenyatta today met his political mentor retired president Daniel Moi at his home in Kabarak, Nakuru. the visit whose details could not be ascertained comes in the wake of a series of challenges facing the jubilee government in particular a biting teachers strike which now threatens to enter into its third week.
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Being a minority in the midst of a people you consider your own but who believe you are not one of them because of your skin color, may be hard to take, as you always have to convince everyone you meet that you are just like them regardless of the difference in your complexion. This is the story of one white woman who lives, talks and behaves like any other African woman in Mahindi, Kiambu county.
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His voice has now become synonymous at national ceremonies. It's a voice that is ordinarily heard only three times in a year during the celebration of national holidays. Our reporter caught up with the military MC during rehearsals of the December 12th Jamhuri day celebrations and today unmasks the identity of Warrant officer 2 Gibson Mwandawiro.
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As Kenyans count down hours to the inauguration of the 4th president of the republic, one school in particular stands tall and proud.The school takes pride at having helped shape the life of a man who would later become the president of the republic of Kenya. That school is St. Mary's in Nairobi. The school played a big part in the making of Uhuru the man.
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Tucked neatly in the Namib desert, is the Okoruzengo ranch where the Brahman cattle breed thrives in the hot desert climate, making Namibia one of the largest producers of beef on the African continent. While a mature Kenyan bull weighs about 500 kilograms, Namibia's brahman breed that is twice the height and width of a Kenyan bull, can weigh as much as 1,200 kilograms; that is one point two tonnes of meat in one cow! In the third of a four-part series, 'courting Namibia', our reporter tells us how the desert-defying brahman breed can be used to improve the cattle found in arid and semi-arid regions of Kenya
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Kenya has set a new record in the huge number of fans who turned up for the 2017 IAAF world under 18 athletics championships at the Moi International Sports Center Kasarani in Nairobi. The country also made history on the track by setting world leading times in different events. The national team finished in a remarkable fourth position on the overall standings with 4 gold, 7 silver and 4 bronze. The nation has proved its capacity to host a major global event as Tony Kwalanda explains in this report.
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The Lingala genre of African music has a considerable following in Kenya , with Congolese musicians always a hit whenever they visit for live performances. But a group of students from Pumwani boys high school are proving a potential threat with their determination to localize and do renditions of Lingala music. Their meticulous and flawless performance of Lingala music won them an award at the national level of 2016's schools and colleges music festivals.
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Wananunua magurudumu ya magari na kuyatumia kusaka riziki. Ni wanadada ambao hutumia ubunifu wao na huyatumia magurudumu kuunda viti na vilevile meza ambazo huwaacha wengi vinywa wazi mtaani umoja hapa Nairobi. Mwanahabari wetu Kimani Githuku alijiunga nao na kutuandalia taarifa hii kwenye makala ya Mgaagaa na Upwa wiki hii.
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51 years after Kenya attained internal self-rule, many of those who were actively involved in the struggle for independence have since passed on. For those still alive, some are living in conditions of abject poverty, clinging on to hope that one day they will be recognized for the role they played during the independence struggle. For field marshal Muthoni Kirima, it dawned on her that the struggle for a better life would continue even after independence, when her expectations of rewards for her sacrifice were dashed. Being the only woman freedom fighter to be accorded the title of field marshal, the tenacious 84-year-old is concerned that the freedom they fought so hard to wrest from the colonial masters, may become a thing of the past if not held onto dearly.
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On this edition of Destiny Shapers, we feature Alfrida Boinett, a young entrepreneur who gave up her law practice to join her family business and now is the one in the driving seat transforming Poa place into a household name for family recreation in Eldoret.
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They say plenty will be given to those who have and according to former Vice-President Michael Wamalwa Kijana - " opportunity knocks only once in a lifetime" but for youthful Igembe South MP John Paul Mwirigi opportunity has literally knocked his way twice in as many months after President Uhuru Kenyatta presented him with a brand new Toyota Prado vehicle in fulfilment of a promise he made in the run-up to the August 8th election if the 23 year old university student won the seat.
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In what may be considered a bizzare find, police in Mumias, Kakamega county arrested a 40 year old man after an underground tunnel was discovered in his house stretching over 150 meters to his neighbours houses. The find shocked the area residents with Johannes Ngware claiming he had been digging the tunnel for the past three years searching for a special kind of soil.
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Single parenting is not new to many, neither is it an easy task. However, more and more parents are facing the challenge of raising children on their own for various reasons. We bring you the story of one such man. 36 year-old, Daniel Ngugi was left to care for three children after the sudden death of his wife.He however has taken the situation in his stride and fights tooth and nail to provide.
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Amina talks to Sharon on matters blogging, fashion, and much more. Enjoy!
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When he dropped out of school in class eight many believed that he would soon end up like most of his age mates who had dropped out of school,lost and useless to the society. However one gift from his in-laws seven years ago revolutionized his life, a dairy cow. Keneth Ngethe who is not a stranger to working hard now owns a herd of 30 cows , which he breeds on a quarter of an acre peace of land . His dairy cows are of high quality one will cost you, 200,000 shillings . Tonight brings us the story of, a farmer , who has made it beyond all odds
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Fidel Castro, a titan of the cold war and the father of communist Cuba who led the country for nearly half a century died Friday night at the age of 90. His brother and Cuban President Raul Castro announced on state television, that the former revolutionary who defied 9 American Presidents and thrust Cuba onto the world stage will be cremated Saturday. Despite the man who was widely regarded as, "the giant of the third world" at his peak being accused of driving his country into economic ruin, denying basic freedoms to 11 million Cubans, strangely he was at the same time credited for turning the island nation into a place of equality and social justice, with the country recording the lowest infant mortality and illiteracy rates in the Western hemisphere.
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As the search and rescue mission continue deep in the Aberdare forest for the victims of the ill fated Cesna c208 plane, family and friends of the passengers believed to have been on board the aircraft are still grasping to hope that they will be re-united with their loved ones. The family members have pitched camp for the more than 24 hours at a Nairobi hotel where the Flysax Airline has set up an information center directly linked with the national disaster management unit at the site of the crash while the Kenya Red Cross also provided guidance and counselin. Some family members however expressed optimism that they will be reunited with their loved ones stating that hope is the only thing keeping them together.
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Visiting U.S President Barack Obama was on Saturday hosted to a state dinner by President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House Nairobi after a busy schedule whole day that saw the two countries sign 15 co-operation agreements. In attendance at the dinner were members of the U.S congress as well as Kenyan leaders, among them Cord leader Raila Odinga and retired President Mwai Kibaki as well as businessmen and artists. Abby Kahuthia has a snap shot of how the dinner went.
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At sixteen years of age Omar Juma, a class eight pupil from St. Joseph Catholic primary school, Kwale county has big dreams despite his small stature.Omar who is a drama student hopes to become the next big thing on Kenyan televisio, but he faces a myriad of challenges including lack of school fees.
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Victims of the Post Election Violence drawn from the Kikuyu community living in Kisumu have formed the Emmanuel blessed family, an organization whose aim is to promote national cohesion and integration.. The group donated foodstuff and clothes to the needy in Ngiya village of Siaya county in a bid to create harmony between them and the host community irrespective of their political differences.
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You probably are aware that the ongoing construction of the standard gauge railway will cost the government and by extension you the tax payer over 327B shillings. Billed as the single largest infrastructure investment project in Kenya, you could be wondering what that money will go into. In our second episode of 'Rail To The Future' series Faizal Ahmed takes a look at all the technical details that are involved in the construction of the railway right down to the last bolt, including reclaiming of 200m stretch of land from the Indian Ocean.
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Waziri wa usalama wa ndani Fred Matiangi ameonya dhidi ya walanguzi wa sukari ghushi akidokeza kuwa kamwe hatatishwa na walanguzi hao, huku K24 saa moja ikibaini miongoni mwa walanguzi hao wakuu ni wabunge na jamaa zao. Matiang'i amedokeza hayo leo baada ya kunaswa kwa shehena nyingine ya magunia 1,365 ya sukari ghushi ambayo inaripotiwa kuwa kemikali ya zubaki yaani mercury na shaba nyekundu au copper, madini ambayo ni hatari kwa afya ya binadamu.
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Joseph Kamaru is a benga musician who has sold about half a million records since he started his music career in 1965.According to him things have certainly changed.Kamaru faults the current music for lacking meaning and artists being more interested in money.His main concern however is the unending vice called piracy that has since crippled the industry.
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Alliance high school's success can be traced to a strong culture of discipline and student leadership that has seen it maintain the enviable tag of Kenya's premier secondary school institution. The discipline which permeates every aspect of school life is enforced by prefects who are elected by fellow students through a competitive process. Student welfare is a collective responsibility and the philosophy of 'be your brothers keeper' is so much alive in school as it is at home.
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Many modern homes utilize gallons and gallons of water by simply flushing a toilet, in turn paying thousands of shillings in water bills every month. However, in yet another unique innovation, a primary school in Njiru in Nairobi has installed eco friendly toilets that need neither water nor electricity to function. These unique toilets, are able to burn and dry up waste in a few hours waste that they later use as manure in the school's kitchen garden . Dennis Matara toured the school and brings you the following report.
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The notorious and perennial traffic jams along Nairobi's outer ring road are expected to be a thing of the past once the construction of a new superhighway is completed in 2017. The project is designed to provide East Africa's second most beautiful superhighway,after Thika superhighway. However, the 10-billion-shilling infrastructure project, set to be launched in June this year will also see thousands of people lose their homes and businesses as they are evicted to pave way for the mega project.
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Over 200 million shillings connected to the controversial sale of 13.7 acres of land in Ruaraka has been traced to a Mauritius bank, this according to the director of public prosecutions Noordin Haji. Hajji says the government is working closely with the Mauritian authorities even as the focus now turns to 10 local banks which also handled NYS monies.
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As Kenya marks 50 years since unshackling itself from colonialism, it is perhaps time to look back at the history of some of Kenya's landmarks to better understand the contribution made by Kenyans of different races in shaping the country's future. For just two sterling pounds a month, an equivalent of 24,000 Kenya shillings at current exchange rates, and using nothing other than their bare hands and feet, indian labourers dared the man-eating lions of Tsavo to build the rail track from Mombasa to Kampala. Their sacrifices in the construction of the line nicknamed the "lunatic express" helped lay the foundation to a modern Kenya and book a special place for the Indian community in Kenya. Our reporter brings you the story of the Indian connection to Kenya's infrastructural development.
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Deputy President William Ruto has finally broken his silence over protests by a section of leaders from North-Rift region opposed to the appointment of Prof.Laban Ayiro as the acting vice-chancellor at Moi University. Addressing journalists on the sidelines of the U.N General Assembly in New York, Ruto castigated the leaders terming their move as reckless and uncalled for. The D.P said the institution was an equal opportunity employer and no one should be discriminated against because of his or her ethnicity. The D.P defended himself against those questioning the source of his wealth, stating that his achievements were as a result of sheer hardwork and determination.
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