Tuesday, 8 September 2015
FILM ON KALORENI IN NAIROBI COMING OUT
Anew film life tracing the famous Kaloreni in Nairobi is coming out soon according to veteran journilist and writer Gweno.
The writer who founded Kenya respected weekly The Weekly Review told media that his doughter B, Gweno is behind the film which is very important to youth who dont understand the history of Kaloreni and Nairobi.
My doughter is working on the film he told media in Nairobi last Sunday during the official launching of Kenya second VP the late Joe Murumbi.
Kaloreni is common known to be the host of top personality bothin sports, politics and music among others.
It was the home of the late Tom Mboya, Obama S the father of Us President Barrack Obama, the late Uganda President Obote, musicians Nzenze, Kabaka, Fahilli Wlliams, Football Noah Wanyama whose ffotball stars sons were born there, former Nairobi Mayor John Aladwa, boxer Ndolo to name few.
AFC Leopards was also formed there as well as Music Copyright Society of Kenya according to former society boss CDM Kiratu among other actvities.
The famous twist dance mooted by the late Twist King the late Kabaka was first danced there, Mangelepa, Super Mazembe among others who are Who in Kenya music and East Africa.
Apart from that the high riding National News paper first newsroom was based at the old Post Office and that time the paper was Kiswahiri own by Aluo man,
According to historical background which can being re constrated most political activities were held there and the forthcoming film is nothing more thatn historical but historical noted Gweno.
When former Prresident Mwai Kibaki who contesting for Bahati seat Kaloreni was his meeting post.
The late Jramogi Odinga and Achhengi Oneko also used to meet there given that most Luo who works at the Railway used to meet there from the nearest Makongeni.
Gweno doughter had already interviewed top personalities among them musicians because her major objective is to come out with true pictureof Nairobi.
This is for the first time Akenyan is working on one of Nairobi well known place film.