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Acacia Premier Hotel last evening launched its new conference space in Kisumu. This now doubles the number of conference attendees at the facility to 600 at any one time. Kisumu County Governor Prof. Anyang' Nyong'o cited the potential of hospitality industry in Kisumu County by challenging investors in hospitality industry to modernise their facilities and bring them up to par...
Thimlich
The 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee Friday afternoon announced that "Thimlich Ohinga is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site", following a meeting in Bahrain. The dry-stone walled settlement was probably built in the 16th century. It said the settlement seems to have “served as a fort for communities and livestock, but also defined social entities and relationships linked to lineage” and...
Orchestra
The first ever kids orchestra comprising 50 kids’ instrumentalists and 10 dancers aged 8-14yrs old will be performing live at the launch event scheduled for August 24th at the Aga Khan Hall Kisumu. An orchestra is a large instrumental ensemble typical of classical music, which mixes instruments from different families, including bowed string instruments such as violin, viola, cello and...
6 Years Old
Yes, we're six years old today. It has been years of highs and lows. Times that we have thought of giving up, but we have been loyal and kept the faith. Because what has always kept us live online has been discoveries and wonderful experiences that you our readers have given us all these while. We were once told that if...
mos kode
This Sunday evening, Movie Mtaani presents a hilarious movie called "Mos Kode" at the Hill, sorry Dunga Hill Camp. Come have an easy evening as you watch the stars under the stars as the sun sets magestically yonder Lake Victoria waters. Dunga Hill Camp is always a perfect spot to catch the sun setting in with the orange hues of the...
obama
Former US President Barack Obama is set to visit Kenya next month, The EastAfrican reports. The visit scheduled for July 16 will see the former POTUS hold talks with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House in Nairobi before he heads to his ancestral home of K’Ogelo, west of Kenya to visit his relatives. Obama will then proceed to South Africa...
In an event held at the Laico Regency Hotel Nairobi yesterday, Thomas Ouko was elected the Secretary to the Intergovernmental Sectoral Forum during the four day Intergovernmental Consultative Forum conference. Thomas Ouko is currently the Director Tourism in the Great County Government of Kisumu. The Chairmanship of the forum was taken up by Mr. David Kariuki the CEC Tourism, Embu County. The...
making kisumu green
On behalf of the Governor of Kisumu County Prof. Anyang’ Nyong’o, the Deputy Governor Dr. Mathew Owili Wednesday presided over and participated in a tree planting exercise at the Kachok dumpsite and later a Cleanup exercise at Kibuye Market. The two events building up to the upcoming World Environment Day on 5th June were organized by the County Government of...
BusinessFridays
If it's Friday then it is #BusinessFridays, well, but for this month we do it on a Thursday :) Kisumu City is living its age-old nomenclature adage as a hub for business/trade. The name coming from the word "Sumo" meaning Trade informs the many business/investment inroads that many a people are currently making into the Lakeside City of Kisumu. Strategically...
Lake Victoria Grass Ultimate 3
Kisumu Frisbee Club (KFC) and Kenya Flying Disc Federation will be hosting Frisbee Ultimate players from East Africa in Kisumu at the annual Lake Victoria Grass Ultimate Tournament, now in its 3rd Edition. LVGUT III will bring together approximately 200 young people of different nationalities and ethnic backgrounds to Kisumu on the 2nd and 3rd of June 2018 at...
The third installment of the Kisumu Plus Size Fashion Affair is upon us riding on the theme, freedom and fashion. Much like any other form of art, fashion is a way to express your inner self unapologetically, says the organizer Winnie Wenger. As the pioneer and proprietor of the event, Winnie gives us a glimpse into what we should expect at...
Once again we participated in the just concluded BAKE Awards 2018 in the “Best County Blog” category. However, we did not win this year, we hope for another better chance next year 2019. A worthy competitor – Life in Mombasa clinched the award as the Best County Blog 2018. We wouldn’t have come this far, without your unwavering support. We say...

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