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Construction of road to Chepkitale in progress- Mt. Elgon,Kenya.
Source: James Khisa-BK Radio. Posted 25th March 2015 [NEW]


Finally the road construction from Kapsokwony to Chepkitale has started. The Sabaots, especially those from Mosoop are happy about this new development and hopefully it is a sign of positive prospects ahead. Thanks to Governor Ken Lusaka and entire Bungoma county government (Kenya).
"Good people, the journey for those using Kaberua-Chepkitale road in Mount Elgon has been long, we are going to make it shorter and less bumpy. This road has never undergone any maintenance since 1972, we have a KES 118 million budget towards the construction of this road." said Bungoma Governor Kennedy Lusaka.

By James Khisa-BK 98.2FM Radio Journalist.
 

Nancy undergoes successful Surgical Operation.
By Masuti Chemasuet from Chebyuk,Mt. Elgon, Kenya (0724208892). Posted on 23rd February, 2015. [NEW]


Update on 11/Mar/15 at 4:00PM: Today Nancy underwent a successful surgical operation as you can all see from the images above. Praise be to God for using the doctors and all those who sacrificed by donating their money which has enabled Nancy regain her normal self. Also thanks to all those who coordinated her transport to hospital and those who went to their knees to pray to God. Nancy being healed makes us all happy. God is great all the time and we wish her a quick recovery. We are still accepting financial donations as we await to be notified about the entire medical bill. Please send your donation to Lawyer Peninah Cheruto Neuno using her MPESA number 0725595223 or patient updates you can call Masuti's telephone # 0724208892..............to read more click here.

 

CURRENT NEWS

  

» British Council in Kenya initiates football program to tackle violence against Women in Mt. Elgon. [NEW]
 
»Bungoma County Livestock Quarantine Lifted.[NEW]
                            
»Funeral and Burial announcement of Mama Mary Cherotich Mneria (Kenya). [NEW]

»Focus on Mt. Elgon as Kenya-Uganda unite. [NEW]


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Bungoma County Set to Put Up Major Football Academies.

»Tourism stake holders appeal for security and road infrastructure.

»Mt. Elgon Armed Group Commander Captured in Sebei-Uganda.

»Sebei  Catholic Diocese gets new Bishop.

»British tourist dies climbing Mount Elgon in Suam-Uganda
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British Council Initiates Football Program to Tackle Violence in Mt. Elgon

 

The British Council and Premier League, together with UK and Kenyan partners, have announced an innovative pilot project which uses football to tackle issues of violence against women and girls in Mount Elgon, Western Kenya......click here to read more.

Sports: Kenyan Volleyball star Mercy Moim relocates to Finland
 Mercy Moim (Back row 2nd from left) who hails from Koboywo, Mt. Elgon and formerly playing volleyball for both Kenya prisons and the National Kenyan team, has now landed a professional career with club Liiga Ploki in Finland......to read more click here.

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Velma wins Miss Tourism in Bungoma County.
By Daniel Psirmoi. Posted 19th October, 2014.

Bungoma Governor Lusaka joins in the celebrations as Velma Chepchumba wins Miss Tourism, Bungoma County.

A first-year student from JKUAT is the new Bungoma County Miss Tourism 2014. Valma Chepchumba, 22, a Sabaot from Mt Elgon, was crowned Miss Tourism 2014 after 18 other beauties for the crown......
Click here to read more.
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Is defeated Sabaot Land Defence Force (SLDF) Plotting a Comeback?
He is bright-eyed and looks more nervous than I am.He is dressed in army camouflage. From our correspondences, I knew ‘The Terminator’ was a huge man, perhaps over 6-foot-1 inch.  But I am struck by how bony he is, with bony wrists. His firearm is partly rested on his lap and two knives dangle from his webbed belt. Beside him is a stone-faced, bare-chested man, in his early 30s, holding a semi-automatic rifle and a shotgun.........
click here to read more.
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Who are the Sabaots?

The Sabaots tribe is one of the nine sub-tribes of the Kenyan Kalenjin tribe. The other eight Kalenjin sub-tribes are: Sengwer, Tugen, Terik, Keiyo, Kipsigis, Pokot, Marakwet and Nandi who live in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. The Sabaots are the authentic Kalenjin tribe and hence they are commonly referred as "Kapkugo" by the other Kalenjin sub-tribes. The Sabaot community is comprised of six sub-dialects namely: 1.Bookok (Book), 2. Somek, 3. Mosopishok (Mosop), 4. Konjak (Kony), 5. Bong'omek (Bungoma), and 6. Sabinjak (Sebei)........click here to read more.

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SPORTS NEWS
»Moim named 2014/15 Most Valuable Player in Finland [NEW]


YOUR VOICE

»Edwin Chemoiywo: Micro ethnicity in Mt Elgon: Are we “Biikaap Kony” or “Biikaap Sabaot”? [NEW]

»Edwin Chemoiywo: Broken Promises of Land Reforms in Chebyuk-Mt. Elgon, Kenya.[NEW]


ENTERTAINMENT
»For this Kitale Couple, Music is a Family Affair.

 

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
»Fulbright Scholarship USA Program- source: Somek Taiwa. [NEW]
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Kenya Equity Bank’s “Wings To Fly Scholarships”.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

»Dispatch Assistant at Libya Oil Kenya Limited. [NEW]
»LPG Assistant at Libya Oil Kenya Limited. [NEW]
»Weighbridge Assistant at Libya Oil Kenya Limited. [NEW]

OBITUARY

»Light a candle at Figuhr Samedi Kania Memorial Website.
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Light a candle at Terah Kipchiris Memorial website.

 

ONLINE LIBRAY
»"All the Men have gone": War Crimes in Mt. Elgon-Kenya.
»Mt. Elgon Violence: May 2008.
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Mt. Elgon Development Plan.
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Mt. Elgon Land Tenure and Management.
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PREVIOUS NEWS

»Dormitories of two Schools in Mt. Elgon-Kenya destroyed by  fire.
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»Mt Elgon Constituency, where voters defied party euphoria
»Whom Raila Amolo Odinga Should Blame Forever
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Elections: Kapondi Defeated as Serut makes a comeback. 
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Sabaots rejoice as ‘Mt Elgon dream’ finally comes true.
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Elder Eliud Wandiema Succumbs to Illness at Eldoret Memorial Hospital-Kenya
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Elgon-kenya: Jilted Wife Sets Shop Ablaze
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Mt. Elgon Kenya: Row as 40 families miss out on IDP land. 
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Elections-Kenya: NARC-Kenya’s Karua and Augustine Chemonges campaign in Mt. Elgon
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Elections-Kenya: Bruising Battle of Titans amongst Mt. Elgon former MP's
»Pierson escapes Roll-over auto accident while Lazarus recovering from fractured leg. 
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KCPE: Sabaot-Girl number one in Bungoma/Kalenjin counties and 7th nationally. 
»Kapondi wins URP nominations, rival cries foul.
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Kenya AG opposes Mt. Elgon Saboat case application for review of its Judgment
»Mt. Elgon Coffee farmers set to reap big from Norway market. By Daniel Psirmoi. 
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Samson Bein Kimobwa a Kenyan World athletic legend succumbs to sudden illness. By Esly Kania (Minnesota,USA)
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Chebyuk IDP's to be resettled before polls
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SIDO RadioNet is now streaming Sabaot Music and News 24/7...tune in!!.Posted 18th November 2012.
»Our God is aware, able and available. By Dr. D.C Chemorion.
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