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Top 100 Kenyan Songs in 2023 by Radio 254™

Every year millions of Kenyan songs are released. This year, together with our audience we have prepared a Top 100 Kenyan Songs in 2023 similar to the US & UK Billboard Top 100 weekly charts. This list of 100 songs consists of 100 of the Top Kenyan songs either released or became popular in 2023. The list is not only a list but also serves as a five-and-a-half-hour playlist of the Top 100 Kenyan Songs in 2023 that is available […]

todayNovember 26, 2023 232 2

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The Evolution of Radio : A Look at Radio in 2023

Radio is constantly evolving and finding ways to remain relevant over the many decades that it has existed in our society. It is, in fact, still one of the relevant form of media compared to newspapers or television. We are far from days when ten or more relatives and neighbors would gather around one radio to garner information from news and listen to the latest hits. The Kenyan radio sector is thriving with over 100 radio stations, many broadcasting in […]

todayAugust 15, 2023 231 3

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Open Mic 254: LIGHTS, MIC, ACTION

Imagine a world where music is a language and we all live in harmony celebrating and dancing, no matter the genre. Embracing the rhythm and moving in collaboration with it. In that world, how happy it would be. People filled with delight in their eyes, laughter and a heart full of soul food. On the first day of July, Radio 254 & 254 Beer District are collaborating to create one of the most inclusive events in Kenya. Its prominence is […]

todayJune 21, 2023 144 1 2

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RUTO ANAVYOMDHIBITI RIGATHI KWA BUSARA

Siku zote ati palipo na wazee hapaharibiki jambo, wahenguzi hawakuambulia patupu. RAIS William Ruto hajakuwa mwepesi kumruhusu Naibu wake Rigathi Gachagua kuongoza uzinduzi wa miradi mikubwa ya miundomsingi tangu alipoingia mamlakani Septemba 13, 2022 hali ambayo imeibua maswali mengi sana miongoni mwa wakenya. Sababu ni kwamba hali hii ni tofauti kabisa muhula wa kwanza wa utawala wa Rais mstaafu Uhuru Kenyatta. Nyakati hizo, Dkt Ruto akiwa Naibu Rais, sawa na Gachagua, alipewa uhuru wa kuzunguka kote nchini akizindua miradi ya […]

todayJune 20, 2023 84 1

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MAKALI NDANI YA MSAWADA WA FEDHA MWAKA WA 2023 NA MAJIMBO KIBAYASI

WAMILIKI wa biashara ndogo kama vile mama mboga na wahudumu wa bodaboda ni miongoni mwa Wakenya watakaofinywa na makali ya ushuru uliopendekezwa na bajeti ya kwanza ya Rais William Ruto. Iwapo Mswada wa Fedha wa 2023 utapitishwa na Bunge, wamiliki wa biashara ndogo ambao wamekuwa wakiuza bidhaa za angalau Sh1,400 kwa siku watalazimika kulipa asilimia tatu ya mauzo hayo. Ikiwa mfanyabiashara anatoa huduma au bidhaa za Sh1,400 kila siku inamaanisha kwamba atatoa ushuru wa Sh15,000 kufikia Juni 31, 2024. Mfanyabiashara […]

todayJune 3, 2023 108 1

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WOSIA KWA WANANDOA by Ferdinand Majimbo

NDOA ni kuvumiliana na bila uvumilivu ndoa haiwezi kufaulu. Kuvumilia kunamaanisha kukubali hali mbaya na ngumu ambazo hazifurahishi mtu. Hasa, hali hizi huwa ni ngumu na nzito sana zinazoumiza mtu. Ni hali ambazo mtu huwa hakuwa amezoea kabla ya kuingia katika ndoa au kutarajia kupata katika ndoa. Baadhi ya shida huwa zinasababishwa na mchumba wake au kuzuka kutokana na hali ambazo haziepukikikamwe. Mtu pia anaweza kusababisha hali ngumu katika ndoa yake. Ingawa wanandoa wanafaa kuvumiliana, kiwango cha uvumilivu na mipaka […]

todayMay 30, 2023 257 1

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Eric Omondi asks for Play 75% Kenyan music

The Kenyan music industry has for ages been exclusive, with less than 20% of original Kenyan music being played across the various media platforms, stiff competition from countries like South Africa, Tanzania and Nigeria whose music industries are thriving has made it that much more difficult to traverse the space. On top of that, the conditions afforded to players in the industry are laughable. For years artists have had to grapple for limited opportunities of exposure and airplay,, and the […]

todayNovember 18, 2022 278 3

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A review of 254 Podcast Day by Nicole Onyach

Read a review of Radio 254's : 254 Podcast Day that happened on 30th September 2022 at Unseen Nairobi. The review is written by Nicole Onyach for Radio 254. A podcast: A personal on demand broadcast that is either in audio or visual form or both… The Radio 254 International Podcast Day held on 30th September 2022 at Unseen Nairobi Wood Avenue, was nothing short of spectacular. Podcasts still being new to the industry, radio 254 was quick to jump […]

todayOctober 5, 2022 223 10

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Was SportPesa The Problem Or The Victim? by Sumaya Hussein

Sportpesa remains to be the most popular gaming brand in Kenya with a customer base of about 12 million gamblers. Since its inception in 2014, customers have placed bets of almost Ksh450 billion through Sportpesa. Pevans East Africa Limited, commonly known as ‘Sportpesa’, quickly became Africa’s top sports betting site and sponsors of the Kenya Premier League. A few years after seamless operations and immense success, the SportPesa name started to go down the drain in 2017. The Gambling Disease […]

todaySeptember 16, 2022 522 3

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