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KISUMU’S FAMOUS PEOPLE:JARAMOGI OGINGA ODINGA

 Oginga Odinga was born in Bondo,Nyanza Province. In his autobiography, Not Yet Uhuru, Odinga estimates the date of his birth to be October, 1911. Christened Obadiah Adonijah, he later renounced his Christian names and became known as Oginga Odinga. Little Odinga attended Maseno Secondary School and Alliance High School, finishing his formal education with a … Continue reading

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The seventh edition of the Safaricom Kisumu Marathon

The 7th annual Kisumu marathon was ran yesterday 16th December 2012 with over 400 runners participating. It was a 10 km loop around the city which had the athletes going  round 4 times with the starting line at Equity bank, snaking through the major roads in Milimani and Nyalenda over four laps before the finish … Continue reading

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KISUMU’S SITES:LUANDA MAGERE’S ROCK-SIDHO

 A site in Sidho with a stone is still revered as the spot where Luanda Magere died and people come from far and wide to conduct rituals and prayers at the site. The site is about 12km from the Awasi-Chemelil road, 1.5Km before you reach the Kopere – Songhor junction.  Visitors brave the rough terrain … Continue reading

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THE LEGEND OF LUANDA MAGERE

Of all the famous Luo legends, that of Luanda Magere stands out as the most recent and, perhaps, most tangible Among the Kenya Luo ethnic community, the story is told of a legendary hero called Luanda Magere. “Luanda” means “rock”.  “Magere” could variously mean “the one that builds” or “the one on which I shall build” … Continue reading

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KISUMU’S TOURS AND TRAVEL:EASY TOURS AND TRAVELS

Mission Statement To provide efficient and reliable Tour and Travel services to our esteemed clients.  Vision To be a world class Tour and Travel service provider inKenya by 2030.  Corporate Values We shall at all times treat our customers with honesty, fairness and respect and remaining focused to the following core values: Professionalism in service … Continue reading

KENYA / KISUMU / TOURISM / TOURIST ATTRACTIONS / WILDLIFE

KISUMU’S TOURS AND TRAVEL:EL SUCO TOURS

GATE WAY TO THE WESTERN CIRCUIT EXPERIENCE CULTURE AND ECO TOURISM SERVICES AIR TICKETING AIRPORT TRANSFERS MEET AND ASSIST PACKAGE TOURS CAR HIRE TAXI SERVICES HOTEL BOOKINGS EVENT MANAGEMENT CONFERENCING TOURS COMMUNITY TOURS BIRD WATCHING TOURS CAMP SAFARIS NATURE WALKS TOURS ISLAND TOURS MARA SAFARIS KOGELO SAFARIS IMPALA PARK/MUSEUM JUNGLE ADVENTURES DESTINATIONS NDERE ISLAND KOGELO … Continue reading