Celebrating the Kenyan poet, Grandmaster Masese who preserved the Abagusii culture through poetry and song

Kenyan poet, musician, and cultural activist, Dennis Dancan Mosiere popularly known as Grand Master Masese died on June 1, 2022, owing to cerebral Malaria. Most famous for his poetry, Masese…

Kericho Artist Joins The Race In Championing Peaceful Poll

As the 2022 General Election approaches, a Kericho-based female artist has decided to travel across the six sub-counties within the region to preach peace and enlighten various communities on the…

Experts Move To Save Underwater Cultural Heritage

Experts are alarmed over the looting of underwater cultural heritage in Africa with universities being urged to develop programmes geared towards protecting and preserving such historical artifacts. The experts including…

How Kenya’s ‘patriotic’ choral music has been used to embed a skewed version of history

Choral music – patriotic choral music in particular – is a significant genre in Kenya’s political history. Patriotic music is defined by how it engages citizen to praise and express…

President Kenyatta Joins Kenyans At The KDF Museum Air Show Festival

President Uhuru Kenyatta was on Saturday among hundreds of Kenyans who attended the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Museum Air Show Festival at the revamped Uhuru Gardens in Nairobi. The President…

David Bowie and the birth of environmentalism: 50 years on, how Ziggy Stardust and the first UN climate summit changed our vision of the future

David Bowie released his seminal album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars 50 years ago, on June 16, 1972. It was an artsy and…

Kaptel Traditional Dancers ‘Keeping The Culture Alive’

Despite the changes in time through education and religion, Kaptel Cultural dancers in Nandi County have defied odds in a modern society to stand its test of time. In every…

ICT-Netflix Agree To Promote Next Generation Of Storytellers

The Ministry of ICT, Innovation & Youth Affairs and Netflix have signed a two-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly deliver efforts to strengthen the country’s creative industry and support…

World record Store Day: These Kenyan DJs are keeping the art of vinyl alive in the digital age

World Record Store Day is an annual event that began in 2017 and is held on one Saturday every April. Originally created to celebrate the culture of independently owned record…

MCSK Reintroduces The Malaika Festivals Music Awards

Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK) has announced the introduction of Inaugural Malaika Festivals Music Awards to celebrate Kenya’s great music icons whose works have contributed immensely to the growth…

KFCB To Roll Out Cinema Mashinani Program

Kenya Film and Classification Board (KFCB) has partnered with Kenya National Drama and Film Festival (KNDFF) to roll out Cinema Mashinani program across the country to help identify and nurture…

Why Parents Need To Nurture Children’s Musical Talents

Afro-acoustic musician Nina Ogot has urged parents to fully embrace the Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC) and allow their children to develop their musical talents. Ogot speaking exclusively with KNA noted that…

Powerful protest songs from Kenya and South Africa

Just as artists in Uganda and Nigeria used their music to challenge governmental and military oppression, so did artists around the continent. This is part two of this two-part series…

4 arrested in KCSE exams syndicate

Published by TDPel Media The arrest came after detectives attached to the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) opened investigations on the malpractice a week ago. Police say that investigations have…