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The Agikuyu shrine is located at Mukurwe wa Nyagathanga in Gakuyu Village, Gaturi location, Kiharu Division, Murang’a County.
It is the cradle of the Agikuyu civilization and has symbolic, ritualistic and aesthetic values that fulfilled the ceremonial functions and spiritual beliefs of the community. The Agikuyu ancestral parents, Gikuyu and Mumbi, were believed to have resided at Mukurwe wa Nyagathanga with their nine daughters, creating the origin of the clan system among the Agikuyu people.
The daughters were: Wanjiru, Wanjiku, Wambui, Warigia, Waithera, Wacera, Wangui, Wairimu and Wangari.
The Mukurwe wa Nyagathanga shrine is a very significant landmark to the Agikuyu because of its ancestral, spiritual and cultural heritage. From time immemorial, the shrine was considered sacred to the Agikuyu people. It was a place of offering sacrifices to Mwene-Nyaga (God), which was mostly done when the Agikuyu community was faced with calamities such as famine, epidemics, drought, internal conflict and waging wars against local or foreign invaders. Sacrifices were also offered as a thanksgiving to Mwene-Nyaga for his bounties. Overall, the shrine was the soul as well as the spiritual centre of Agikuyu life.

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Lamu Mural

This is a mural in Lamu port town under the Development of Educative Public Artworks on Covid -19 and Related Effects By Vulnerable Visual Artist Groups in Kenya in Advancing their Wellness.
The National Museums of Kenya was  involved with vulnerable visual artists to create educative public visual artworks associated with Corvid 19 and its effects. This was, in turn,to  educate the public now and in the future about the pandemic and reinforce the economic status of the artists, their families and the community at large. National Museums Kenya is in collaboration with the government registered Kenya National Visual Artists Association (KNVAA) and selects the artists to be involved in this project. the artist that drew it is credited under the name "Kill corona, stay home safe"

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African soapstone, also known as Kisii soapstone, comes from Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. Soapstone is one of the softest known minerals, making it easy to carve. While it can be found all over the world, Kenyan soapstone is considered unique and naturally comes in all different colors. White and pink colored soapstone is softer and easier to work with, while black soapstone is the hardestKisii soapstone is mined from quarries located in the county’s fertile Tabaka Hills.

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This is a fuel efficient gas created from the water hyacinth menace invented by the Centre of Innovation Science and Technology (CIST) located in sindindi, Nyanza. The invention of the water hyacinth by product uses a systematic approach that breaks down cellulose in water hyacinth in to fermentable sugar units, a process that creates efficient cooking fuel used in cooking.


The Kenya Export Promotion and Branding Agency (KEPROBA) is a State Corporation established under the State Corporations Act Cap 446 through Legal Notice No.110 of August 9th, 2019 after a merger between Export Promotion Council and Brand Kenya Board.The Agency’s core mandate is to implement export promotion and nation branding initiatives and policies to promote Kenya’s export of goods and services
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