January 23rd 2018

Arts & Culture

Kenya set to host the 2017 International Film Convention

Phillip Mulee | Thursday, 09 Nov 2017 12:58 EAT

The forum, which will be held annually, is scheduled to happen in Nairobi from 15th to 17th November, 2017. It will attract participants from various countries, including United States, France, India, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, among others.

Weekend Sermon: Be calm, God’s protection upon our lives is assured

David Ndegwa Mwangi | Friday, 07 Apr 2017 11:24 EAT

When we believe in Jesus Christ through salvation, the Holy Spirit immediately enters our lives. We are sealed for eternity and brought under God’s spiritual protection from that moment on.

Films Board celebrates court’s order stopping CA plan to spy on Kenyans

Free Press Reporter | Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 13:19 EAT

Mr Mutua castigated the Authority for opposing some of KFCB's initiatives over the past year, accusing the board of acting unconstitutionally. Mr Mutua said that the confirmation of unconstitutionality is when “your actions are stopped in court”.

I strongly believe that to nurture awareness about art, Kenyans need to have free access to art especially in the National Museum and understand what art is really about.

Corruption in Kenya: Why do we fail despite our best efforts?

Malik Mureu | Thursday, 16 Feb 2017 08:48 EAT

Why then are we bitterly reminiscing the year 1963? If the Mau Mau freedom fighters woke from the dead and saw the much we have progressed in securing citizen rights yet we are buried neck deep in corruption, what would they say?

Kitui artists benefit from U.S. philanthropist's aid

Boniface Mulu | Wednesday, 15 Feb 2017 12:44 EAT

On his part, the Kitui Mzalendo Arts and Cultural Centre Patron, Bishop Charles Kaloki, said that there is no useless person in this world. “Every person has a potential. There is what we call skills. Skills is what you can do,” he said.

Needed in Kenya: a cultural re-education

Malik Mureu | Wednesday, 08 Feb 2017 12:20 EAT

For Kenyans to embrace the nomadic, ‘uncivilised’ largely uneducated pastoralists as a representation of their country serves to prove that in the fast changing fortunes of time, originality and genuineness are traits that remain greatly admired.

Why many a villager are baffled by Nairobians' selfishness

Caroline K. Gikunda | Tuesday, 22 Nov 2016 09:43 EAT

I am simply telling you to stop saying "hii ni Nairobi" and adopt..."huyu ni Caroline" ama "huyu ni Martin"...The ability or inability to 'extend a hand' lies with you, NOT with Nairobi.

Kenya has had good diplomatic relations with Greece, and a number of pioneer Greek families invested in plantations (mostly sisal) on the Kenyan coast and Uasin Gishu during the colonial and immediate post-colonial era.

Organization brings tribal elders together to promote unity

Oscar Ndunda | Friday, 21 Oct 2016 16:48 EAT

The labyrinth which was constructed using stones brought by elders from their communities was officially opened by TICAH Director Maryanne Burris and Dr Purity Kiura, Director of Antiquities Sites and Monuments.

Supremacy wars in courses offered in Kenyan universities

David Kinyanjui | Friday, 14 Oct 2016 16:43 EAT

From a keen observation of Kenyan universities one will notice the difference between students studying Engineering and Scientific courses and the students studying art courses.

Kenyans looking forward to participate in showcasing their products and services are required to download the registration form, fill and submit it to the UNESCO website.

Overly reactive to student strikes, government missing the big picture

Winfred Mbuya Mwaniki | Sunday, 17 Jul 2016 20:57 EAT

Peer influence is having a more negative impact in contemporary society. Students have more differences, geographical, cultural and even political. Traditional pressures for kids to fit in with colleagues and please classmates have been compounded by growing inequalities in society.

The report indicts the corporation’s management right from its being saddled with unqualified members of the management board to weak book keeping.

Jacob Juma, Cheryl Kitonga and cyber bullying

Cynthia Irandu | Tuesday, 14 Jun 2016 08:14 EAT

Nairobi City thrives on trends- Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Snap Chat control our lives.

No lipstick: Vihiga school principal sets morality code for teachers

Lemmy Bramwel | Wednesday, 08 Jun 2016 12:26 EAT

All was not well in the corridors of Friends School Kaimosi Girls High School in Vihiga County on Thursday June 2

Kitui welcomes Groove Awards winner with pomp

Free Press Correspondent | Friday, 03 Jun 2016 14:55 EAT

Upcoming gospel artiste Stephen Kasolo received a hero’s welcome in Kitui yesterday on his return home from the Groove Awards ceremony where he was crowned the best gospel singer in Eastern region.