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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 […]

THE BURJI COMMUNITY IN NAIROBI ELECTS A NEW ELDER

Mr. Kosho Woche Molu is now the new elder for the Burji Community in Nairobi. He was picked from a group of seven candidates who have expressed interest in leading the city-based community. He secured 438 votes, followed by Mr. Adula Wako, who got 326 votes, automatically becoming the deputy elder. Mr. Mare Siko and […]

HON GICHU: WE LOST THE ELECTION, BUT WE STILL HAVE EACH OTHER

By Tego Wolasa Things have been generally slow since the election. But amid the mundane schedule, we managed to catch up with Hon. Adan Gichu Ali for a brief interview. He had unsuccessfully contested the Kiamaiko Ward seat in the just concluded election. Out of 19193 registered voters, 11137 voters cast their votes. He was […]

THE FORMER YOUTH MP WHO WANTS TO TAKE A SECOND STAB AT KIAMAIKO MCA SEAT

We Got An Opportunity To Interview The Former Youth MP Who Now Wants to Serve The Cosmopolitan Kiamaiko Ward We caught up with Hon. Adan Gichu Ali, the MCA Aspirant Kiamaiko Ward during the Azimio la Umoja Jacaranda Gardens Rally on 12th March 2022. We sought his audience, but he requested to get back to […]

KEDIR ADEM IS THE NEW BURJI MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT

By Burji Online Reporters Hon. Kedir Adem is the new Burji Member of Parliament. ¬†Running on the Prosperity Party ticket, Kedir Garnered over eleven thousand votes. In securing the win, Kedir trounced Galle Shibiru Galle of the EZEMA party and Melese Degife of the E-SODEPA party. Galle secured seven thousand two hundred and twenty-four votes, […]

MY MAIDEN TRIP TO KIAMAIKO AND THE FIRM HANDSHAKE FROM A BURJI

By Tego Wolasa “I first came to Kiamaiko by hitching a ‘direct injection’ lorry chaperoned by Haile Giro. It was in early 1986, and I neither had information about any relative nor anyone familiar to me in Kiamaiko. Kiamaiko was then fondly referred to as Kijiji. I think from the word Kijiji Maiko. It was […]

CONSTRUCTIVE Vs. DESTRUCTIVE POLITICS AND LEADERSHIP

By Orre Lula Politics is still new to the majority of us in the Burji nation. We are yet to understand how to play it and remain one united family. In the world of politics, there are constructive politics and destructive politics. Similarly, there are constructive leaders/politicians and destructive leaders or politicians. Either knowingly or […]

MEET THE MEMBER OF COUNTY ASSEMBLY FOR HEILU MANYATTA BURJI WARD

One on one with the second top-ranking Burji Political leader in Kenya Who Is Also the Deputy Speaker for The Marsabit County Assembly. By Tego Wolasa What do Barack Obama, Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau, the late president Daniel Arap Moi, and John Killo Dawe have in common? You guessed right; they were all teachers […]

THE BURJI MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT

One on one with Hon. Chuna Buya, The 34-year-old Burji member of the Ethiopian Federal Parliamentary Assembly The coronation of Emperor Hailessellasie in 1930 following the death of Empress Zewditu came with many changes to Ethiopia. He introduced Ethiopia’s first written constitution in July 1931, and with it came the birth of parliament in Ethiopia. […]

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, […]