Monthly Archives: May 2018

ANNUAL KISUMU COUNTY BASKETBALL LEAGUE SET FOR WEEKEND

Native team is best poised to take home the title for this year’s Kisumu County Basketball League (KCBL) set for this weekend at Jomo Kenyatta Sports Ground. The first runners-up in two consecutive years now, 2016 and 2017 have increased chances following the absence of the 2017 defending champions, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST) Suns. JOOUSTS’ suns ...

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POLL RANKS KISUMU BEST AMONG CITY COUNTIES

By Moha Kombo Poll research firm Trends and Insights For Africa (TIFA) Research in a survey released Tuesday ranked Kisumu county as the best performing among the city counties ahead of Mombasa and Nairobi. The study titled Citizen’s Score Card ranked Kisumu’s Anyang’ Nyong’o as best performing Governor with 56% followed at a close range with Ali Joho led Mombasa ...

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FREEDOM AIRLINE BECOMES SIXTH AIRLINER TO FLY KISUMU ROUTE

By Moha Kombo A new airline has launched flights to Kisumu International Airport becoming the sixth airliner flying the route. Freedom Airline Express now increases the number of flights to the facility to at least 30 per day. Freedom Airlines will hope to cash in on the busy weekend schedules with initial flights on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays at ...

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‘CARWASH’ AFFAIR AT THE ONGE RINGO FIVE-A-SIDE TOURNEY

By Moha Kombo Carwash ‘A’ thrashed Carwash ‘B’ in a hotly contested ‘carwash-affair’ to lift the trophy in the first edition of the Onge Ringo five-a-side football tourney held over the weekend. Carwash ‘A’ beat Carwash ‘B’ to a solitary goal emerging victorious with a cash reward of Ksh. 10,000 Five-a-side is a deviation of football in which each team ...

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DETAILS OF LUPITA’S MEETING WITH CREATIVES EMERGE

Details of Hollywood actress Lupita Nyongo’s Sunday meeting with creatives have now emerged. Dubbed the Kisumu County Arts and Culture Stakeholders Forum; the meeting held at the neatly-tucked Impala Eco Lodge hotel located inside the Impala Sanctuary saw a select team of artists mobilized for the highly-guarded meeting which had become the norm of Lupita’s stay in the county. Lupita ...

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A NIGHT OF FUN,LAUGHTER AND BANTER; KISUMU QUIZ NIGHT

A night full of fun, laughter and banter characterized this year’s edition of the Kisumu Quiz Night at Acacia Premier Hotel.Quiz Nite is a night for marketers to share, network and have fun while at it. Organized by Marketing Africa under the stewardship of CEO William Kalombo;in his opening address, he urged marketers to be humble, open-minded and ready to ...

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DIANA GAYA:EXPECTANT YET A DANCE PACESETTER. (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

By Irene Olwande. In her last trimester of pregnancy, at 32weeks, Diana Gaya took to the stage at the Luo Festival with oomph. Gaya stepped on the stage with an electrifying performance as a back-up dancer to Afro-pop singer Nahna, leaving many revelers at the fete in awe. “I’m so proud I’m going to be a mum and I want ...

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SILVERSTONE AIR, KENYA BREWERIES COME TO THE RESCUE OF CASH-STRAPPED KISUMU ALLSTARS

By Moha Kombo Corporate firms Silverstone Air and Kenya Breweries Limited came to the aid of Kisumu Allstars with boosting donations to the cash-strapped club’s kitty. Silverstone Air and Kenya Breweries coughed Sh.1,000,000 and 950,000 respectively in the Friday evening fundraiser that managed to raise Sh. 3.2milion. The harambee however fell short of meeting the target of Sh. 8 million ...

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NATION MEDIA GROUP LAUNCHES MUSIC RECORD LABEL

Nation Media Group(NMG) the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa has launched a record label-Lit Music. In the fast diversifying business space that has become common with corporate in Kenya, Nation becomes the first Kenyan media house to get into the recording business. In a memo released by the company’s Corporate Division, Nation announced the launch of ...

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