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Christmas in Salem 2016

A stellar Christmas in Salem tour around Salem Common this past weekend, featuring all the things that I love about Salem houses and Salem people. The combination of generous and creative homeowners, perfect clear and crisp December weather, and m...
by streets of salem on Dec 6, 2016

The Lollipop Cemetery

Such an undignified name for such a solemn place: the Shaker cemetery in Harvard, Massachusetts, one remnant of the industrious community of Shaker non-genealogical families that resided in this beautiful Massachusetts town from 1769 until the First...
by streets of salem on Aug 26, 2016

Czech Republic Tourist Found In Bush A Month After Partner Dies

Wellington – Police are trying to figure out why a tourist from the Czech Republic ended up spending nearly a month in the New Zealand wilderness after her partner died during a hike. The woman was found on Wednesday living in a park wardenR...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Aug 25, 2016

At least 70,000 Condoms Will Be Distributed During The Kenyan Prestigious Event

One of Kenya’s reputable events about to be held from August 25th to 27th will surprisingly be handed 70,000 condoms. The 27th edition of the Maralal international Camel Derby which will take place at Yare Camel Club in Samburu County will...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Aug 22, 2016

Preparing to Paint

Is there anything more engaging than an artist’s sketchbook? Or even a notebook with a few sketches in it? I suppose the end product doesn’t have to be visual, it’s the insight into that conception/creation/ working it out process...
by streets of salem on Aug 20, 2016

Four Beautiful Things You Can Do With Old Jean Trousers In Kenya

Don’t even think about it! In this economic circumstance, throwing away old jean trousers is a no no. Especially when you can convert it into other useful things. DIY fashion is the new cool. You don’t throw away anything. Not when it can be...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Aug 19, 2016

Kenyan Man Makes History By Emerging Mr Deaf 2016 Title winner

Calvin Vogefu Musalia is the new Mr Deaf International 2016. Calvin, the second born in a family of four, won the pageant held in Las Vegas, USA, between June 30 and July 9, becoming the first Kenyan and African to hold the crown. In a way, he is a m...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jul 20, 2016

Here are Ways to Talk to Your Kids About Bullying

High school bullying, whether it’s an online spat or ostracism in the lunchroom, is fairly common. But despite its prevalence, bullying can be a difficult topic to discuss. That’s because kids usually don’t tell adults that theyR...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jul 15, 2016

Meet Kenyan Lady Who Tells African Stories Through Love For Bags

What I believe is when you get to commit yourself to your dream and you know how big your dream is, that is what tells you how high to jump,” advised Gatobu. “I used to find every time I buy a bag, I want to do something to it,” said Janerose G...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jul 7, 2016

Checkout some Beautiful Ladies Whose Beauty Has Put Kenya on the World Map(Photos)

Every year, hundreds of beautiful ladies from all over the world gather at a designated venue for one of the world’s most important beauty pageants; Miss World Finals. Over the years, some of the most beautiful ladies in the country have been selec...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jun 23, 2016

Kenya Bids to Host Miss World Pageant

Kenya might be on its means to holding the very first Miss World in Nairobi. Brand Kenya and the Ministry of Sports Culture and The Arts made the news on Tuesday at an interview. “Kenya is increasingly becoming the hub of international trade fairs,...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jun 6, 2016

Beautiful Features of the Maasai – Pukka Kenyatta Tribe of East Africa

The semi-nomadic Maasai people who pride themselves as the authentic people of Kenya are predominantly located in Kenya and northern Tanzania of East Africa. They reside along the border of the two countries and are considered to be part of the Nilot...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jun 3, 2016

In Pictures: Kenyans Celebrate Madaraka Day in Afraha Stadium,Nakuru

President Uhuru Kenyatta led Kenyans in celebrating 53rd Madaraka day at Afraha Stadium in Nakuru. The president arrived at the Afraha Stadium in a motorcade after 11am before inspecting a guard of honour. Deputy President William Ruto and a host of...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jun 1, 2016

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Speech During 53rd Madaraka Day Celebrations

Here is President Uhuru’s verbatim Madaraka day speech “Fellow Kenyans, ladies and gentlemen, Let me start by thanking the people of Nakuru County for their warm welcome today. The decision to share the celebrations of our nationhood among the co...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jun 1, 2016

Madaraka Day- Nicknames That Won Kenya Her Independence

Kenya celebrates the 52nd Madaraka Day since the first was marked in 1964, a year after Kenya’s independence, which was attained after shedding ‘blood, sweat and tears. Here are some of the Mau Mau high command who led freedom fighters armed with...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jun 1, 2016

Mithila Paintings- Unique Art of Painting is done with fingers, twigs, brushes, nib-pens, and matchsticks.

Indian art history has given a rich storage of traditional painting in Indian sub-continent from history to present  time. Mithila had long been famous in India for its rich culture and numerous poets, scholars, and theologians. Madhubani  is  a d...
by Journal Edge on May 28, 2016

A Pair of Pears

I had a pear-oriented day yesterday. I was trying to work on the syllabus for my upcoming graduate course on Elizabethan England as well as the three-semester schedule for our department’s course offerings. Both are rather tedious tasks so I wa...
by streets of salem on May 12, 2016

A Pair of Pears

I had a pear-oriented day yesterday. I was trying to work on the syllabus for my upcoming graduate course on Elizabethan England as well as the three-semester schedule for our department’s course offerings. Both are rather tedious tasks so I wa...
by streets of salem on May 12, 2016

10 Little Known Facts About The First Black American Woman Millionaire: Annie Malone

Everyone has heard of Oprah Winfrey and Madame C.J. Walker, but have you heard of Annie Malone? She was the first Black, female millionaire with a reported $14 million in assets, The post 10 Little Known Facts About The First Black American Woman M...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Mar 19, 2016

12 African Inventions That Turned The World Around!

1. Mathematics The invention of mathematics is placed firmly in African prehistory. The oldest known possibly mathematical object is the Lebombo bone, which was discovered in the Lebombo Mountains of The post 12 African Inventions That Turned The Wo...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Mar 18, 2016


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