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Imani Wilmot Wants To Empower Jamaican Women Through Surfing

The cramped housing area offered to the enslaved Africans, which limited their dwellings to 1 window and one door, meant that little or no aside from sleeping happened indoors. Similarly language, as in Africa, is taken into account highly effective, significantly naming. Brathwaite provides an instance of a woman whose baby falls sick and wants her name to be changed, believing that this may permit her to be cured. Language is certainly an space the place African retention is strongest.

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That obtained her down and hanging with all of the mistaken kinds of individuals and I’ve seen her flip her life around and turn into constructive. Since we shot that, she began working as a swim teacher now and she or he’s feeling actually positive about that.

Jamaicans right now transfer between Patois a creolised English and commonplace English. Jamaican patois was born from the intermixing of African slaves and English, Irish, Welsh, Scottish sailors, enslaved Africans, servants, soldiers and retailers. The enslaved African spoke many dialects, and given the necessity for a standard tongue, Jamaican patois was born. It has been in use for the reason that end of the 17th century by Jamaicans of all ethnicities and has been added to by the, Chinese, Hakka, Indians, Lebanese, Germans, and French who also settled on the island.

I’ve been approached by people earlier than to tell this story, but I by no means really felt like I found the best folks to inform it. So after they approached me [Joya Berrow and Lucy Jan of the Cornwall-based production company The Right To Roam], I looked at all their work, I saw that they’re very keen on specializing in sports, environmental work and girls. I was very adamant that they couldn’t put out anything without me and if I didn’t like a shot, I wished it out. We even had some extent the place I don’t suppose they really went into the story as deep as I needed to.

There’s one girl who barely obtained any point out in the film–I’ve seen her wrestle with physique points. It’s exhausting for her to get a job as a result of she has a record and he or she desires to work with youngsters. It’s powerful as a result of should you’re going to work with kids you’ve received to have a background examine and that’s going to be a pink flag.

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Even Terry is trying to do better for herself and her son by trying to not settle with a low-paying job. We even have a WhatsApp group where all of us share and rant about no matter we need to say. Women deal with a lot of sexual harassment in Jamaica and most of the people don’t actually notice it as a result of it’s so culturally ingrained.

Some words additionally point out Spanish and Taino presence in Jamaican historical past. Many of these traditions survive to this present day, testomony to the power of West African culture despite the process of creolisation it encountered. With a tradition that stresses eating “good meals”, you’ll be able to expect jamaican woman healthy consuming to be an necessary a part of the Jamaican woman’s life. Many are excellent cooks, but rather than following excessive diet fads, our women are more involved with a balanced food plan that includes lots of protein and naturally grown meals.

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You could possibly be strolling down the road and some guy will hiss at you, tell you how much he likes your physique and what he desires to do to it. Some of them will attempt to seize you and should you inform him you’re not interested, he’ll turn round and yell at you. And as a result of it’s so normal in society, women don’t know tips on how to take care of it and you find plenty of instances of ladies being depressed as a result of they only have a tough time coping. This setting lets them feel comfy–it’s not about what they look like. Nobody right here is hitting on you or making you’re feeling uncomfortable.

Even although it’s people’s private lives, generally you must go somewhat past what persons are comfortable with to get that story out. A lot of individuals assume that Jamaica is an island and that everybody loves the oceans, which is true, however most Jamaicans don’t know the way to swim. There’s this historic concern that dates far again that folks need to now study to overcome. Also, lots of women don’t get into the water because they’re undecided the way to take care of their hair when it will get wet. It’s a constant comment that I hear and it’s sufficient to forestall these women from actually attempting surfing.

Well, as close as you will get to such a thing in a rustic not known for its surf. Billy Wilmot is the island’s finest-identified surfer, sort of the godfather of Jamaican surfing. His sons Icah and Ivah have made names for themselves within the worldwide surf world too, however it’s Billy’s daughter Imani who stars in this doc about the women’s surf scene in Jamaica.

The birth fee is also projected to decrease from 20.7 to 13.7, whereas the dying rate is projected to increase from 8.5 in 2010 to 9.eight in 2050. Life expectancy is all anticipated to extend from 67.0 years in 2010 to seventy five.2 years in 2050. By 2050, sixty nine.6% of the inhabitants is estimated to be dwelling in urban areas compared to 50.6% in 2010. Nigeria is one of the most densely populated nations in Africa, with approximately 200 million individuals in an space of 923,768 km2 , and can also be the nation with the largest population in Africa and the seventh largest population on the planet. Jamaican enslaved peoples came from West/Central Africa and South-East Africa.

“Slaves,” Brathwaite explains, “danced and sang at work, at play, at worship, from worry, from sorrow from joy”. They recreated African musical devices from supplies present in Jamaica (calabash, conch, bamboo, and so forth.) and featured improvisation in music and dance. All of these customs and plenty of more such because the Christmas road parades of Jonkonnu, had been misunderstood and undervalued by Europeans excluding the political use of drumming to send coded messages from plantation to plantation. Jamaican music right now has emerged from the normal musical types of work songs sung by slaves, the ceremonial music used in non secular providers and the social and recreational music performed on holidays and during leisure time.

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They encompassed the life cycle, i.e. a new child was not thought to be being of this world till 9 days had passed and burial usually concerned libations at the graveside, and the belief that the useless physique’s spirit wouldn’t be at relaxation for some forty two days . They included forms of religion during which healing was thought of an act of religion completed by obeahmen and communication with the spirits concerned possession often induced by dancing and drumming. African-based religions include Myal and Revival and later Kumina from Congolese immigrants. Many concerned recreational, ceremonial and useful use of music and dance.

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List of newly elected MCAs in Nakuru County

The following are the Nakuru County elected MCAs following the 9th August General elections. The United Democratic Alliance party (UDA) got the most number of seats at 39

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The new County Asssembly of Nakuru chambers

The following are the Nakuru County elected MCAs following the 9th August General elections. The United Democratic Alliance party (UDA) got the most number of seats at 39. The Jubilee party managed 6 seats, while the Safina party won 1 seat. Seven of the MCAs were elected as independent candidates. Out of the 55 elected MCAs, 8 are women.

Naivasha Constituency MCAs 2022

  1. Maiella – Gituku Jane Wanjiru (UDA)
  2. 2. Naivasha East – Stanley Karanja (UDA)
  3. 3. Maai Mahiu – Eliud Kamau Chege (UDA)
  4. 4. Biashara – Elijah Mwaura (UDA)
  5. 5. Viwandani – Mwangi Muraya (UDA)
  6. 6. Lakeview – Alex Mbugua (UDA)
  7. 7. Hellsgate – Virginia Gichanga (Jubilee)
  8. 8. Ol’Karia – Peter Wanjala Palang’a (ODM)

Gilgil Constituency MCAs 2022

  1. 9. Gilgil – Rose Njoroge (UDA)
  2. 10. Malewa – Francis Mungai Kuria (UDA)
  3. 11. Eburru Baruk – Michael Gathanwa (UDA)
  4. 12. Elementaita – George Nene (Safina)
  5. 13. Morendat – Peter Njoroge (UDA)

Subukia Constituency MCAs 2022

  1. 14. Subukia – Isabella Makori (UDA)
  2. 15. Waseges – Elijah Murage (Independent)
  3. 16. Kabazi – George Talam (UDA)

Bahati Constituency MCAs 2022

  1. 17. Bahati – Grace Mwathi (UDA)
  2. 18. Kabatini – Leah Ng’ang’a (Independent)
  3. 19. Kiamaina – Paul Waweru Warege (Ka Wambui) (UDA)
  4. 20. Dundori – James Gathuita Mwangi (UDA)
  5. 21. Lanet Umoja -Mwangi Ngarama (UDA)

Nakuru Town East Constituency MCAs 2022

  1. 22. Nakuru East – Anthony Kamau (UDA)
  2. 23. Menengai – Wilson Mwangi (Jubilee)
  3. 24. Flamingo – David Kihumba Muraya (Independent)
  4. 25. Biashara – Fadhili Msuri (UDA)
  5. 26. Kivumbini – Neto Sakwa Alukutsa (Independent)

Nakuru Town West Constituency MCAs 2022

  1. 27. Rhoda – John Macharia (UDA)
  2. 28. London – Benard Gattuso (Jubilee)
  3. 29. Barut – Ben Kirui (UDA)
  4. 30. Kapkures – Robert Ruto (UDA)
  5. 31. Kaptembwa – Peter Kanjwang’ (ODM)
  6. 32. Shabaab – Macharia Wathiai (UDA)

Rongai Constituency MCAs 2022

  1. 33.Solai – Nixon Morogo (Independent)
  2. 34. Soin – Ellibas Naburuki (Degualle) (UDA)
  3. 35. Mosop – Dr. Alex Lang’at (UDA)
  4. 36. Menengai West – Isaac Kiptisya Rottok (UDA)
  5. 37. Visoi – Hellen Chemutai (UDA)

Njoro Constituency MCAs 2022

  1. 38. Njoro – Hezy Ndung’u (Independent)
  2. 39. Nessuit – Samuel Tonui (UDA)
  3. 40. Mauche – Moses Koros (UDA)
  4. 41. Mau Narok – Cyrus Dida (UDA)
  5. 42. Kihingo – Simon Kamau Karanja (Jubilee)
  6. 43. Lare – Phillip Wanjohi (Jubilee)

Molo Constituency MCAs 2022

  1. 44. Molo – Joseph Ngware (UDA)
  2. 45. Marioshoni – Ben Lang’at (UDA)
  3. 46. Elburgon – David Njuguna (Independent)
  4. 47. Turi – John Mwangi Macharia (Jubilee)

Kuresoi South Constituency MCAs 2022

  1. 48. Keringet – William Mutai (UDA)
  2. 49. Tinet – Paul Lang’at Alvin (Drilit) (UDA)
  3. 51. Kiptangich – Rose Mutai (UDA)
  4. 52. Amalo – Robert Lang’at (UDA)

Kuresoi North Constituency UDA MCA nominees

  1. 53. Sirikwa – Emmanuel Lang’at (UDA)
  2. 54. Kamara – Joseph Kipng’etich (Chemutwet) (UDA)
  3. 55. Kiptororo – Alex Bor (Kipyek) (UDA)

 

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Nakuru to host World Bee Day celebrations

The Apimondia Regional Commission (ARC) President, Mr David Mukomana, in a statement, said the three-day program will include technical tours to see beekeeping within Nakuru County and any other areas, exhibitions, seminars and the actual celebrations.

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Bees on a honey comb

Nakuru City will this year host the Regional World Bee Day (WBD) celebrations from the 18th – to the 20th of May 2022.

The yearly event is commemorated to raise awareness about the importance of bees and other pollinators for humanity in food security, global hunger eradication, and environmental and biodiversity conservation.

Under the theme; “Bee engaged: Celebrating the contribution of bees to the environment, food security and income generation to mankind.”

The forum will share knowledge from across the world, and draw the attention of the public and decision-makers to the importance of protecting bees as well as halting the further loss of biodiversity and degradation of ecosystems following the Paris Agreement.

FAO estimates that bees contribute to the pollination of food worth between $ 235 and $ 580 billion every year and that their decline continues to strain food systems.

Intensive farming practices, excessive use of agrochemicals, habitat loss, and adverse effects of climate among other issues have been identified as key hindrances causing the depopulation of bees and loss of colonies.

With such challenges, there is a need to come up with solutions that are resistive to the increasing bee population globally.

According to FAO, Kenya ranks third in Africa after Tanzania which is the largest producer of honey and produces approximately 31,405 tonnes annually while Angola ranks second producing about 23,500 tonnes annually.

As of 2020, Kenya’s production of honey was at 17,801 tonnes, up from 13,877 tonnes the previous year, this is a change of 28.28%.

Speaking during a past apiculture stakeholders’ workshop, State Department for Livestock Production Principal Secretary, Mr Harry Kimtai, expressed concern that new pests and farm pesticides have hit colonies hard.

“We’re collaborating with devolved units to halt the alarming depletion of bee colonies. Bee colony multiplication initiatives include capacity building, beekeeping equipment distribution, and bee bulking,” revealed PS Kimtai.

Despite the potential of honey production and the benefits of apicultural activity, very little income accrues from the activity.

The government in its progress, in the Big Four Agenda on 100% food and nutrition security, is committed to enhancing honey production from 25,000 tonnes to 38,000 tonnes by the year 2022.

Beekeeping offers an alternative source of livelihood and protects biodiversity and should ideally be established away from human interaction with enough bee forage and all-year-round availability of water to provide favourable conditions for beekeeping.

Nakuru County Executive Committee Member for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Dr Immaculate Maina, says that, ‘’bees have become increasingly endangered with one million species facing extinction. Thus, beekeeping should be embraced as an alternative environmentally friendly income-earning enterprise.”

‘’We hope that by hosting this event, we will be able to proactively assist in the opening up of our county by giving marketing opportunities and investment prospects in the apiculture industry,” Dr Maina noted.

“We also anticipate important topics discussed during the three-day forum, such as the role of women in the sector as those most affected by climate change, solutions to save our bee species from extinction, and how we can continue to rely on pollinators to save us from the current climate crisis,” she concluded.

Acting CEO of the Apiculture Platform of Kenya (APK), Mr Frederick Otieno Odera, says that beekeeping has significant potential in Africa to improve rural incomes and diversify livelihoods.

“We hope the commemoration of the National World Bee Day will showcase new technologies and sustainable measures from across the world in the apiculture industry and provide sustainable solutions to save our bees in the current climate crisis,” said Otieno.

The Apimondia Regional Commission (ARC) President, Mr David Mukomana, in a statement, said the three-day program will include technical tours to see beekeeping within Nakuru County and any other areas, exhibitions, seminars and the actual celebrations.

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Governor Kinyanjui drops deputy, picks Kamuren as running mate

The county is a cosmopolitan city and was the headquarters of the Rift Valley province under the old Constitution.

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Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui has dropped his Deputy of five years and named a woman running mate ahead of the August 2022 polls.

Kinyanjui, who is gunning for a second and final term in office, dropped Dr Eric Kipkoech in favour of Ms Franciscar Jelagat Kamuren.

He explained that Kamuren, 47, is an accomplished grassroots mobilizer with a strong passion for community development and was picked after wide consultation.

“Äfter long consultations with diverse stakeholders, I have decided to appoint Ms Franciscar Jelagat Kamuren as running mate for my second term bid,” Kinyanjui said.

The nominee holds a Masters’s degree in linguistics from Egerton University and has served in various capacities.

The governor is seeking to defend his seat via the ruling Jubilee party ticket under the Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition.

He is however facing stiff competition from the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) candidate Susan Kihika, who is the current Senator for Nakuru and his appointment is seen as a tactic to woo the women vote.

His announcement comes hours after Kihika unveiled her running mate in a press conference from Nakuru.

Kihika picked David Kones as the man to deputize her after an interview that attracted half a dozen candidates.

The senator, who is a staunch supporter of Deputy President William Ruto was handed a direct ticket.

Nakuru is among the largest counties in Kenya and was recently conferred city status by President Uhuru Kenyatta, making it the fourth city in Kenya after Nairobi, Mombasa, and Kisumu.

The county is a cosmopolitan city and was the headquarters of the Rift Valley province under the old Constitution.

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