Art and Music

Nkirote, Shiti and Michi on The Real Househelps of Kawangware

One of the most popular Kenyan TV shows for some time now is KTN’s The Real Househelps of Kawangware and one of the most prominent actors right now is the girl with the Meru accent, Nkirote. Her real name is …


African marriage

Marriage and family was the most important institution among the Ameru. Still is. Or haven’t your folks started asking you when you will get married and bear them grandchildren? And that’s another big part of it – children. Marriage was


A-a-aaa! Uui!

You have probably heard Meru women laugh like that. Or you have probably laughed like that yourself. Did you think it was just a laugh? Think again.

Uui was actually a person, a guy who lived in Meru …


Ameru OPinion POll

This past week, there have been allegations and counter-allegations that the recently published opinion polls for Meru County were ”cooked” to  favour some candidates subject to money changing hands.

Whether it’s true or not, we may never know. Maybe they …