Places, The People

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“Ita ugiiite risitie e Kensilver.”

For a long time, the only transportation I knew was available between Nairobi and Meru was Kensilver Express. In Maua, long before I came to the big city, I only knew of Kensilver and anyone …

The People

kevin-jomic

We had a chat with the Managing Director of Jomic Autos and this is what we found about the business. He’s humble, funny and intelligent. Also, today marks a year since they lost his brother and co-founder of Jomic Autos, …

Politics, The People

independence hero Mwariama
See this Rasta with Jomo Kenyatta here? That’s Field Marshal Musa Mwariama. While Kenyatta was leading the war for independence in offices, Mwariama was leading the Mau Mau in Meru. He was part of the core Mau Mau leadership, with
Places

The initial plan was to just have lunch at Alba Hotel . So we took a cab from Meru town to Alba Hotel. She sits like a queen among commoners. Located just after Meru CBD and before Makutano in a …

Culture

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Over the next few posts, we will post a series of the story of the Ameru, and how they came to settle in the current Meru area, along with the initial leadership. Our grandparents and parents were meant to pass …

Places, The People


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Gakoromone Market. When you hear about the market what do you think about? Gikomba? Toy? Ngara? Gakoromone is the Gikomba,Toy and Ngara market of Meru town. I have always been intrigued by Gakoromone. Mostly because a lot of comedians use …

Culture


Old man

“Twaari gintu kimwe, kuuma Ntonyiri mwanka Thucii, tweeja kwathuranûa ni acunku.”

These are the lyrics of the Song “tûkûrieni Kimîîrû by the Maua Hop Hop group, Red C, and they are largely true, very true.

Once upon a time, when …