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THE BULLFIGHTER

A Journey of Thousand Miles Begin By Hon. Mamo Waqo Mado In one of his poems, Shakespeare quips on the question, “To be or not to be… whether it is nobler in mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or aim to take arms against a sea of troubles…” Then the words […]

PRESIDENT WILLIAM RUTO RECOGNISES SAMUEL RIWE WOSHE

Ailia Riwe Woshe, Inspector of Police, is among individuals recognized by President William Ruto in a Special Gazette released Monday. Riwe was awarded The Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (O.G.W). The Order of the Grand Warrior (O.G.W) is an award presented to individuals in recognition of an outstanding service rendered to the country […]

BURJI ANTI COVID-19 TEAM: OUR NEXUS TO THE NEXT LEVEL

By Tego Wolasa What comes to mind when you hear the word Covid-19? ¬†Mask? Death? Lockdown? Curfew? Nothing pleasant, I guess. But wait until you read the inspiring story that I am sharing today. At dark moments such as the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, every nation needs courageous, skillful leaders who seize the opportunity to change […]

THE SHREWDEST BURJI POLITICIAN IN KENYA

By Tego Wolasa When the history of the Burji is finally written, Mohammed Adan Safe, popularly known as Fayo Telle, will undoubtedly be remembered as one of Burji’s astute politicians. Both his fans and foes agree that he spends most of his time and energy fighting for the rights of the Burji. His close friend, […]

THE BURJI AMBASSADOR TO ENGLAND

By Tego Wolasa No! it is not what you are thinking. I am not referring to a diplomat driving around London’s streets in an SUV fitted with the Burji flag. Our Ambassador lives in Bolton. A town in North West England, Bolton is part of The Greater Manchester, England. If you lived in Bolton today, […]

MEET THE CAIRO TRAINED PIONEER BROADCASTER AT KBC BURJI SERVICE

MR. GUYO CHUDE RALE By Tego Wolasa On 9th January 1981, the late Abdi Bando Nawe wrote a letter to the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. The then Assistant Chief for Manyatta Burji Sub-location was requesting for the introduction of Burji Language at the Voice of Kenya, now Kenya Broadcasting Corporation. […]

THE FIRST PUBLICATION ABOUT THE BURJI BY A BURJI

By Tego Wolasa The first written work about the Burji by a Burji is perhaps the Late Ambassador Mude Dae Mude’s work titled “The Amaro Burji of Southern Ethiopia.” He published the work in Ngano; Nairobi Historical Studies, Vol.1, Nairobi: University of Nairobi, 1969. He in 1979 published a novel titled ‘The Hills are falling,’ […]