Articles by Kinlark Nafasi


3 years ago

What To Do Incase Of Rape Or Assault In Kenya

If one is a victim of rape or assault in Kenya, there are laid down laws to ensure that the victim gets justice for the injustice perpetrated upon her by the perpetrator. However, without taking proper steps after the ordeal, the victim may end up losing the case due to lack of evidence or poor defense on the side of the prosecution.

Immediately after the ordeal, the victim is advised to go to the police station to report the incidence. They are urged not to take a bath or change clothes as these two actions may alter the evidence that the police may use for prosecution purposes. Ad  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

Common Sheng Terms Used In Kenya

Slang is an informal language that is more common in speech than in writing and is typically restricted to a particular context or age group. In Kenya, the most commonly used slang in Kenya is called sheng. Just like any other slang, sheng is mostly used by the youth and children. This article will focus on the most common sheng words being used in Kenya.

SASA is one of the most commonly used sheng words. It is used as a form of greeting to someone else. The word has a similar application as the phrases how are you in English. The pronunciation is borrowed from the spelling. Another  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

How To Prevent HIV/AIDS in Kenya After Rape

A rape incidence can be both torturous and draining to the victim. Most victims of this vice are women just like in many other countries. Very few cases are reported of males having been raped. Either way, the feeling and the aftermath of the vise are relatively the same in both sexes. Without proper and just in time attendance, the victim may have more than just the bad memories of the ordeal to worry about.

In Kenya, rape cases victims are advised to go to the hospital immediately after the ordeal. This step ensures that they get tested of infections that could have been transmitt  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

How To Apply For A National Identity Card In Kenya

The Kenya Identity Card is the main and legal identification document recognized in Kenya. For Kenyan citizens, applying for a national Identity Card is quite easy. However, without the needed documents, the application process can be quite hectic. The process and the documents needed to make the whole process easy and successful are as described below.

Firstly, the applicant must produce their original birth certificate and a copy of the same. If available, the applicant should also produce their school leaving certificate. The applicant is also required to produce original nationa  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

Facts About Kenyatta International Confrence Center

Kenyatta international conference center is the icon for the capital city of Kenya Nairobi. It is the third tallest building in Kenya, standing at a height of one hundred and five meters high. The building is located at the central business district of Kenya’s largest city and also capital city Nairobi.

The Kenya international conference center was commissioned in nineteen sixty seven and was completed in nineteen seventy three. The building was commissioned by the late president Jomo Kenyatta who is Kenya’s first president.

It is made up of a cylinder which form  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

Kenya International Adoption Process

The adoption process begins with the prospective adoptive parents filling out an application which involves getting an adoption order from the High court of Kenya. Next follows completion of a dossier which is a collection of other documents that form a framework for the adoption process. The dossiers must receive different levels of certification before they are completely filled.

Among the dossier documents is a home report. It is completed by a social worker who evaluates the family of the prospective adoptive parents to ascertain that they are eligible for the adoption. When com  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

How To Start Your Acting Career In Kenya

Most people who love acting get to halt in their thinking when the question about how to begin a real acting career comes to mind. The following tips are meant to provide an overview on how to begin that acting career in Kenya. Kenya National Theatre should be the very first stop for any aspiring actor. It is the place where all likeminded actors meet to begin their careers. Other acting groups can also play the part especially for people living outside Nairobi.

Taking acting classes is also important. This is because at the end of the classes, one gets a certificate to show that th  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

Amazing Facts About Kenya\'s Mount Kenya

One strange fact is that the word Kenya that denotes this beautiful country actually derives its roots from the name Mount Kenya. Mount Kenya is also the second tallest mountain in Africa, second after Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Mount Kenya is seventeen thousand and fifty seven feet tall.

All the peaks on Mount Kenya were formed as a result of volcanic eruptions dating over two million years ago when the mountain was active. Presently, the mountain is dead with regards to volcanic activity. The mountain is formed from different types of rocks.

The sun always rises and se  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

Strange But True Facts About Kenya

There is no true meaning of the word KENYA. All there is are a number of myths that explain how the name could have come to be but there is not any one of them that is formerly recognized as the meaning of the word Kenya. All the myths however site Mt. Kenya as the name from which the word Kenya was formed.

Kenya has only two seasons. It experiences the rainy season and the sunny season only owing to the geographical location of the country. It is an equatorial country. The capital City of Kenya is Nairobi which is also the capital city of Nairobi province.

Kenya boasts of b  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

Lake Victoria In Kenya

Lake Victoria is the largest lake in Africa with a surface of twenty six thousand square miles. It is also the world’s second largest fresh water lake behind Lake Superior in North America. The lake is shared by two other countries, Uganda and Tanzania.

The name Victoria came from Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom. Lake Victoria has an average depth of forty meters with the deepest point being eighty four meters deep. The main sources of water in this lake are rain and other smaller streams that flow into the lake. Rain accounts for eighty percent of the water in the lake w  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

Checking The Status of Your National Identity Card in Kenya

When one is done with the whole process of applying for a national Identity card, one is supposed to wait for the identity card to be processed. The waiting period is estimated to last between six to eight weeks. During that time, the applicant is expected to be holding in their possession a waiting card which serves as their national identity card.

Before, the applicant would seat and wait until the waiting period is over and then they would go to the office of the District officer to check if their identity card had been processed or not. In many cases, applicants would be told to  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

Child Adoption Between Kenya and United States

 In a number of cases, citizens of the United States may want to adopt a Kenyan Child. Since Kenya is party to the Hague Adoption Convention, any adoption between Kenya and the United States is governed by the Hague Adoption Convention. This simply means that before any adoption process begins, the prospective adopters must be found eligible to adopt by the United States government first.

In addition to that, the Kenyan government then requires the prospective adoptive parents to meet the following requirements. Firstly, the prospective adoptive parents must re  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

Best Dance Groups in Kenya

 FBI Dance Group

Focus Beyond Imagination [FBI] a name familiar in the music industry. Members of the group met in high school and have since maintained a successful trend. They were at one time the winners of the Sakata competition. The dance has performed in many towns around the country. There spectacular moves earns popularity and as they have featured in music videos like Make you Dance by Keko, Let him go by MOG and others.

WAPI WAPI

This dance has is a household name with successes from music videos like No money No love by Alpha and Get Down Tonight   Continue reading ...


3 years ago

List of current members of the court of Appeal

                      

1. Hon. Mr. Justice Sankale Ole Kantai

2. Hon .Mr. Justice James Otieno

3. Hon. Mr. Justice Paul Kihara Kariuki

4. Hon. Mr. Justice Erastus M Githinji

5. Hon. Mr. Justice Philip N Waki

6. Hon. Lady Justice Jamilla Mohammed

7. Hon. Mr. Justice John Walter

8. Hon. Mr. Justice Alnashir R M Visram

9. Hon .Mr. Justice David Maraga

10. Hon. Lady Justice Roselyn Nambuye

11. Hon. Lady Justice Wanjiru Karanja

12. Hon. Lady   Continue reading ...


3 years ago

Best Actors in Kenya

                               

Brenda Wairimu

She began her acting career two years ago. Her first role was when she acted as ‘Shariffa’ in Changing times. Shariffa was a kid who came from a humble background and was trying best to fit in the rich society. Brenda was later nominated in ‘Kalasha’ Awards. Her career grew when she was chosen to act as Lulu in Mali a famous TV series. In this series,  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

The Big Five Animals in Kenya

                                          

The big five are recognized as the most dangerous animals in planet. They include the lion, rhino, leopard, elephant and buffalo.

The Lion

Lions weigh about 225kg and considered the most dangerous of the five animals. There hunting skills are extraordinary as well as their courage to approach a bigger prey without fe  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

Top five female gospel Artists in Kenya

Gloria Muliro

She is popular because of her extremely remarkable voice. Gloria is currently the best gospel artist with hits like ‘sitolia’, follow you and ‘msaidizi’. She began her music career in a choir and has been in the music for quite some time now. Other than music, she helps her husband in the ministry.

Kambua

Kambua made it in the industry a few years ago after graduating from Berkley School of music. Apart from music, she is also a presenter at local gospel shows in the country. Her success surprised many due to the fact that sh  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

How Safaricom Made It To The Top In Kenya

The company started in 1997.Michael Joseph is the man behind its for less than 15 years in the market. He is credited to have managed the company well before his responsibilities were passed on to the current manger. The current manager who is Bob Collymore has not failed to deliver. Safaricom made it to the top because of developing three strategies. The three strategies employed include;

Mobile Money Transfer [M-Pesa]

The introduction of this service yielded a lot of positive results for the company. The service was introduced in 2007.It is simply a service used by Safar  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

List Of Members Of The cabinet In Kenya

The cabinet consists of the President, Deputy President, Attorney General and Cabinet sectaries. Cabinet Secretaries are not members of the parliament. The constitution allows a maximum number of 22 cabinet secretaries who are vetted by a parliamentary committee before they are appointed. The cabinet includes;

  • Deputy President William Ruto

  • Cabinet Secretary for Information, Communication and Technology-Fred Matiangi

  • Cabinet Secretary for mining- Najib Balala

  • Cabinet Secretary for EAC, Commerce and Tourism-Phi  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

Best Deejays In Kenya

Deejay Hassan

Deejay Hassan is the host of a TV show in KBC known as Homegrown which promotes local production. He has mixed in Safaricom tours around the country dubbed as ‘Niko Na Safaricom live Concert’. He started back in Mombasa town where he formed his own fun base and moved to Nairobi. He mixed in several clubs and bars before his breakthrough. He is the currently most paid Deejay in Kenya.

Deejay Kalonje

He is one of the recent Deejays. His career cannot go un noticed since almost all the matatus in Kenya play his mixes. Kalonje is among the p  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

Departments In the Kenya Revenue Authority

The Body was established in 1955 and is responsible for managing the nation’s income. The nation’s income is managed through the collection of taxes. It is not as simple as that since it involves five departments to make it successful. The body is operating in five regions in the country which include Central, Western, Rift Valley, Southern and Northern regions. It’s headquarter is in Nairobi. The departments are;

Domestic taxes department

It is consists of two divisions the income tax and the value added tax. The VAT replaced the sales taxes in 1990 to i  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

Top Radio Presenters and Shows in Kenya

Goteana Show

The show is hosted by Mbusi and Bonoko on Ghetto Radio. Mbusi and his partner use sheng and Jamaican patois to win the attention of listeners. The show has achieved a lot including a nomination at the Chaguo La Teeniz Awards for the best radio show in the country. The youths have attracted by the funny phrases which one of the famous one is ‘’Hakuna Mbbrcha’’.It enjoyes a large fun base

The Big Breakfast

The show is hosted by Caroline Mutoko and Chipukeeky.Chipukeezy who is a comedian adds humor to the show while Caroline is s  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

The kenya Police Units

Law enforcement is the most important factor to any country. The Kenyan police is a national body trusted with law enforcement. It is this reason that has encouraged the body to come up with various units to handle particular problems. One of the units is The General Service Unit.

General Service Unit

This unit has been in existence for a long time. It is believed that they have existed since the late 1940s consisting of well and highly trained police officers. The General Service [GSU] main objective is to deal with civil disorders, to deal with issues affecting internal   Continue reading ...


3 years ago

Challenges faced By Trade Unions In Kenya

Trade unions are the platforms of employees to air their grievances. They are association of employees whose responsibility is to defend the interest of employees to their employers. There role is to fight for better working of workers in the country. In Kenya, COTU is the governing body of all trade unions. Its current leader is Atwoli Bifwoli who has steered the association for along with positive impact. Although it has experienced a number of successes, it also has experienced difficulties in its duties. Some challenges include;

Technology

It is one of the recent chall  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

Best Hospitals In Nairobi

Nairobi is the capital city of Kenya, It is mainly famous for economic and cultural activities .Besides the two activities, it has well based health centers which offer medical assistance to the East African people.

The Kenyatta National hospital

The hospital has acquired its name from the late Jomo Kenyatta. It was established in 1901 among the first hospitals in Kenya. This health care facility boasts of the best doctors in the country and sometimes it is used as a teaching place for future medical experts. The hospital operates on a 24 hour system enabling patients to b  Continue reading ...


4 years ago

How To Have A Song Played On Media In Kenya

It is every artists dream to have their song being played on radio. The artists therefore struggle as much as possible to get to that pint but most of them do it the wrong way. There are steps that must be taken if one is to make it in the music industry.

Look for promoters

Those artists those are new in the industry, should look for these guys although not most of them are honest. When looking for the best promoters, the artists need to consult wide with other artists who have made it.

Time for releasing songs

Timing is a key factor in t  Continue reading ...


4 years ago

Functions Of IEBC In Kenya

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries commission is an independent body charged with conducting free, fair and transparent elections. It is charged with all matters pertaining elections according to the law.  Ahmed Isaac Hassan is the current chairman. Here are some of its functions;

Supervising elections

It is charged with ensuring that elections are undertaken according to expectances. The body provides the necessary equipments needed for supervision. The equipments also include security to make that there is no disputes experienced. They make sure there are no i  Continue reading ...


4 years ago

Strikes In Kenya Learning Institutions

Strikes have been for a long a way of experiencing dissatisfaction in learning institutions in kenya. Students and teachers have engaged themselves in strikes in order to get attention and have their grievances attended to. It is critical to look at the reasons why they occur. There are a number of reasons that lead to it like corruption, low pay and many others. Corruption in institutions has made impossible for institutions to grow. Most of these individuals who strike feel left out while others are given priority. They feel that the only way to be heard is through strikes. The solution t  Continue reading ...


4 years ago

Fighting Terrorism In Kenya

Terrorism is referred to as the use of force or violence for political purpose. It has become frequent in Kenya due to the presence of Kenya Defense forces in Somali. The terrorists have staged attacks on various parts of the country with the intention of killing. They have constantly taken responsibilities on a number of occasions. The most daring was the Westgate attack which gunmen entered and started firing at innocent civilians leading to many deaths.

Due to these attacks it is important to put out measures to ensure that terrorism is dealt with. The first measure involves empl  Continue reading ...


4 years ago

Top Public And Private Univesities In Kenya

Kenya is one of the countries that strive to achieve quality education. Many learning institutions have been built strategically for this reason. Lately, a lot of universities have come up creating a healthy completion. There are top ten universities that include.

Kenyatta University

It was established in 1965 and is ranked the second best in the country. It is located in Kahawa wendani which is a strategic place since it is close to the city. It is well known for its remarkable performance.

University of Nairobi

It is ranked the best so far. The universi  Continue reading ...