History

History

This man Joseph Murumbi: From Goan father and Maasai mother

Joseph Murumbi is known as Kenya's second Vice President. The man is more popular for his political career than...

The hidden gem: Inside Nairobi’s smallest museum

There are many cultural and historical landmarks in Kenya. Some of the most famous are like the National Museum...

Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman broadcasts search for God in Machakos

Today, Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman is touring Kenya in search of God and it will be documented in his...

These are the worst aircraft crashes in Kenyan history

Yesterday, our country was rocked by the sad news that an Ethiopian Airlines plane had crashed killing all 157...

Heroine from history: Mekatilili the freedom fighter with balls

Mekatilili wa Menza is a woman whose exploits are amazing. Many became familiar with her when learning history in...

Flashback: Photo of David Rudisha’s dad Daniel with Mzee Jomo Kenyatta

David Rudisha's father, Daniel Rudisha, died on Thursday. An image has emerged showing the Rudisha Senior with the first president...

Queen Elizabeth, 92, shares her first ever Instagram post

The Queen composed her first ever Instagram post this morning to share an image of a letter sent to her great-great...

Diamond or Zari, who is doing better one year on?(opinion)

Zari and Diamond were the "it" couple for a few years. From the time they debuted in 2014, the...

“During holidays I stayed at a children’s home” DCI George Kinoti:...

Three crucifixes stand out in the large, well-furnished office along Kiambu Road, Nairobi. One stands on the desk, two...

Huyo jamaa ni nani? TBT pictures of Avril when she was...

Avril has been in the blogs this year because of her getting a baby. The news was met with...

Kumbe alikuwa akitembelea warogi? Meet Jomo Kenyatta’s juju woman

I am actually not too shocked. But shout out to SDE for this gem of a tall tale to...

Today in history: Lance Armstrong won his second Tour de France.

Luigi Pirandello once wrote: The history of mankind is the history of ideas. And we at Mpasho.co.ke love to...

Who will do the job of hanging prison beauty queen Ruth...

News on the sentencing of one of the women who was described as a 'beauty' at Lang'ata prison after...

Today in history: Napoleon declares war on Prussia

Edward Gibbon wrote and I paraphrase: I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that...

This day in history: Adolf Hitler publishes his personal manifesto, Mein...

Eckhard Pfeiffer wrote: "Today is either the beginning of the end, or the end of the beginning. Today we...

This day in history: The United States detonated the first atomic...

Maya Angelou wrote: History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, however, if faced with courage, need not be...

This day in history: France wins the 1998 World Cup against...

Desmond Tutu once said: "We learn from history that we don’t learn from history!" Which is a very astute statement...

This day in history: FIFA World Cup final is held between...

Karl Marx once wrote: History does nothing; it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It...

This day in history: South Sudan becomes the youngest country in...

Adolf Hitler once said: The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no...

This day in history: Louis Pasteur successfully tested his anti-rabies vaccine.

Hermann Hesse once said: To study history means submitting to chaos and nevertheless retaining faith in order and meaning....