Throwback SST Zatura Vs Kurwu

We take you back to your formative years with this quiz. Some of you used to call it Social Studies (SST) or Geography History Civics (GHC) when you entered high school it was only Geography and History. You remember your teachers. You remember long nights putting all that information in your head. However this is not that this is just a challenge.

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Midnight train Tagu

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Bomani Quiz Tournament

This is the ultimate quiz competition. Friend against friend, tribemate against tribemate, tribe against tribe. Our quest to find Mbiu Nation’s Bomani is going to be a hotly contested competition where the winner takes it all. It will have a total of 9 rounds. The rounds are as stated below

If you don’t have tribe. Discover your tribe below

Round 1

This will involve people of the same tribes battling it out to move to the next round.Top 16 in each tribe will move on to the next round.Below are the links to quiz of each tribe. All tribes will get participatory points in this challenge. All those that advance will get 25 mwanda points each .  The quiz tests your knowledge of Sauti Sol’s latest album Midnight Train. It is open for all challenge yourself and your friends . 

Round 2 - 26TH JUNE - 4TH JULY

The top 16 from each tribe will battle out against each other for 3 days. Tribe against tribe . The top 8 in each tribe will move on to the next round.
Winning tribes will get winning points. Losing tribes will get participatory points.  All those that advance will get 25 mwanda points each.

After the 3 days the quiz will be opened up to the rest of community.  There will 5 mwandas for doing the challenge and an extra 15 mwanda for getting higher Marks than the highest in each of tribe in the top 16.

Tagu tribe VS Ayande Tribe
Zatura Tribe VS Kurwu tribe

Round 3 - 19TH JULY- 27TH JULY

The top 8 from each tribe will battle out against each other once more . Tribe against tribe . The top 4 in each tribe will move on to the next round. Winning tribes will get winning points. Losing tribes will get participatory points.  All those that advance will get 25 mwanda points each.

Tagu tribe VS Kurwu tribe

Zatura tribe VS Ayande tribe

Round 4 - 29TH JULY - 6TH AUGUST

The top 4 from each tribe will battle out against each other . Tribe against tribe . The top 2 in each tribe will move on to the next round.Winning tribes will get winning points. Losing tribes will get participatory points.  All those that advance will get 25 mwanda points each.

Tagu tribe VS Zatura tribe
Ayande tribe VS Kurwu tribe (Rematch)

The top 2 from each tribe will battle out against each other . Representing their tribe.The winner of each head to head will go to the Semifinal. Winner will get their points from the challenge as well as earn winning points for their tribes . Losing players will earn 50 mwanda points as consolation as well  get participatory points for their tribes.

Tribesman 1 VS Tribesman 2
Tribesman 3 VS Tribesman 4
Tribesman 5 VS Tribesman 6
Tribesman 7 VS Tribesman 8


The winner of each head to head will go to the Semifinal. Winner will get their points from the challenge as well as earn winning points for their tribes . Losing players will earn 75 mwanda points as consolation as well  get participatory points for their tribes.

Tribesman 1 VS Tribesman 2
Tribesman 3 VS Tribesman 4

The winner of each head to head will go to the Semifinal. Winner will get their points from the challenge as well as earn winning points for their tribes . Losing players will earn 100 mwanda points as consolation as well  get participatory points for their tribes.

Tribesman 1 VS Tribesman 2

Tribal Marks Makeup Challenge

It is time we showcase our tribe with pride. It is all about our tribal marks. Each tribe is coming up with its tribal marks using makeup.

Our previous challenge: Quarantine Drip Style Challenge

The challenge is divided into two

First stage is where people post their looks deadline for this stage is 12th June 2020. Each tribesman participating on this part earns 5 mwanda points. The tribe with most people participating wins the challenge.

Second stage is where members vote for the best looks regardless of the tribe. Each tribesman participating on the voting stage earns 5 mwanda points.Voting will be done here. All looks will posted here so that tribemen can vote on them. It will continue until 19th June 2020

If you dont have a tribe .Discover your tribe here

Zatura Tribe – WINNERS

Zatura tribe people were required to come up with a makeup look that incorporated orange,red and white. They had 41 entries.


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Keziah Cheptoo

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Mutinda Yvonne

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Angella Benedictine

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Shaz Glamour

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Blog by Babe

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Tamera Nduati

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Wairimu Ngari

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Yvonne Issawildest


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Tinashe Mwaniki


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Michelle Muchai


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Brenda Waceke


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Imani M


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Mary Tifa


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Glam by Khaosha


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Fleekwork by Fay


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Mary Erica


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Marion Ronger – WINNER


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Alive and Stylish


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Venus Cherop


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Koi Wangui


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Patty Chiri

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Zarilyn Zonroe


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Lilly Cherotich


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Grace Musembi


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Mariaga Kenye


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Nina Masese

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Jules Ridley


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Sharon Gesare


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Linah Otieno


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With Wendo

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Sheila Jeff

Kurwu Tribe

Kurwu tribe people had to come up with a makeup look that incorporated blue and black. They had 34 entries

Tay Samantha

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Mercy Njoroge

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Nduta Ngwiri

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Audrey Chebet

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Kim Kardicey

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Joan Melly


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Becca Kym


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Lilian Nzilani


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Bloom with Neens


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Han Nahlights


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Africa Toto


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Yvonne Wangari


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Ashney Knowles


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Makeup Exurb


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Black child


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Dalsy Achieng


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Nailah Kolii

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A Chebet


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Olivia Sandra

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Ayande Tribe

Ayande tribe people had to come up with a makeup look that incorporated brown and purple . Ayande had 21 entries

Wairimu Scar

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Kamy Kamire

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Michelle Wawire


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Ivy Cheptumo


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Mercie Smiley


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Just Awuor – RUNNER UP


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Shamelessly Kelly


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Tagu tribe

Tagu tribe people had to come up with a look that had grey and yellow. Tagu had 7 entries

Wakesho Essie

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Irene Wayua

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Alice Tanui

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Temina Semo

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Who is a Tagu Tribeperson?

Personalities Traits
A Tagu person have the following character traits:
– Rule based
– Strict
– Very adhering to the law
– Leadership qualities
– Adhere to traditions

A Tagu tribesperson enjoys listening to podcasts and watching movies. Cooking and working out are their least preferred activities.

Does this describe you? Find out more about your tribe by learning its heroes and origins below

Read Also: Origins of The Tagu Tribe

Tagu Intro Video

TAGU: Tales of Dubaku

Beyond the endless green canopy of trees, wild berries and honey- the equivalent of a modern-day Eden, was the land of Tagu. The aggressive villagers of Tagu were constantly chasing wild game meat, on top of trees, or perched at the entrance of the village waiting to attack any intruders. Dubaku was the son of the village medicine man. He was avery aggressive and competitive child. He would always compete with his friends over little things like who could climb the tallest tress faster or who would collect more wild berries. He had a huge scar on his forehead as a result of his imminent fall during one of his banters with his friends. He had a very toned and masculine body that made him look like a professional weightlifter. His feet were enormous and hairy. He cast a shadow that filled any room he walked into. His bare chest looked like two inflated airbags that had rich and striking black colour. He had lean, long muscles on his arms and legs that were barely covered by the clothing draped on his waist. His dark skin went on for miles, punctuated with a scar or two. To say he was intimidating was downplaying his capability. He did not have a friendly face and never was he ever seen smiling. He had an air of mystery especially when it came to his leather belt that he always had on, and people believed that it had some charm.  Dubaku was known for his decisiveness and direct personality. He stood by his words and they were his bond.

As a requirement in the traditions of Tagu, each young man of age from each Zeben was required to participate in the Illaka ceremony of warriors. When Dubaku was of age, he alongside his mates marked their faces in war lines and assembled in the community grounds to be grafted into the army of warriors. They were required to participate in a wrestling match, in order to pick the war leader. On the night of their Illaka ceremony, Dubaku was appointed to be the war leader, as he won the wrestling match. He was given the Tagu spear and was required to always lead the warriors in case of any intrusion or war. Different warriors were stationed at various entamces to the village and would take turns in guarding the palace. Dubaku trained young warriors in fighting and recruited the iniated young men to the army.

The perfect symphony of peace in the village was disrupted one frosty evening, during the rainy season- when the gatekeepers to the guarded community frantically blew their horns to alert the village-men of the intruders. The warriors marched towards the gates of the village, chanting war songs and stamping their feet on the ground led by Dubaku, the leader of the warriors. As they approached the edge of the village, a group of men who had strange looking pale skin- a skin close to the colour of milk- approached the village on a metallic moving object that was producing the smoke. The warriors suddenly stood frozen, stopping their war chant while some of the men backing up several steps. Dubaku, without faltering steps, was the only warrior who kept moving forward with his spear charged forward. Suddenly, the metallic object stopped, and the pale-looking men jumped out. He began fighting the first intruder with his father’s spear unflinchingly. The intruders who had clubs apart from their mysterious metallic object, started shouting in an equally mysterious language as they walked back. Dubaku had managed to injure two of the strange men who were now limping and bleeding as they scurried towards their metallic object. As the intruders moved away from the village gates in their strange metallic object, the warriors who now stood in awe of Dubaku, wore relief on their faces and stood aghast waiting for Dubaku to speak up. He turned facing them, ramming his spear once more on the ground and shouted, “May we always bring pride and honour to our ancestors, the God of the rising sun, and the first tribe of Mbiu, the house of Tagu!”. The warriors started their chants and carried Dubaku shoulder-high towards the Palace. That was the tale of how Dubaku was the true embodiment of a Tagu warrior, and the tale lives to be told to generations to come.

Read Also: Origins of Tagu Tribe

Origins of The Tagu Tribe

The village of Tagu sat peacefully hidden in between the series of valleys and ridges of green and lush forests. A small footpath paved the way beyond the thick undergrowth and canopy of the rainforests. They were not gregarious and were happiest in situation of isolation. The Tagu people were very sceptical and unfriendly. Outsiders were not warmly welcomed and were seen as potential threats. They aggressively shielded themselves from interactions from other tribes and had built a wall all around the village, that were on watch all year round. The village-men were capable of being totally and comfortably self-sufficient on the natural products of the forest.  

The Tagu tribesmen were an organized community that thrived on a rule-based system; a quality that made them quite socially stratified. The Tagu community was led by a King, Lakion– who had help from a council of elders from each of the small camps called Zebens, which consisted of 10-15 families who were directly under the jurisprudence of the King. The splitting of the community into smaller sub-groups was a logical decision to maintain order and delegate duties in order to reduce the issues the King would be able to handle at once.  The only way one would be able to move camps was either through marriage- where the different elders of the Zeben camps involved would come to an agreement or if the Zeben leader died and the camp would be dismantled. In cases or unresolved conflicts within the Zeben, the leader of the Zeben would consult the other leaders from different Zebens who would logically try to resolve the conflict firmly before passing it on to the King. When a matter was brought forth to Lakion, oftentimes his ruling was tough, devoid from emotion and final.

The ceremony of warriors-Illaka– was when the tribe warriors were chosen on the last night of the 12th full moon. Each Zeben would present their warriors of age, to compete with the other warriors. During the Illaka, every Zeben would assemble at the community grounds, women dressed in traditional headbands made of feathers from the wild-birds and men adorned in their leather belts and clubs and markings of ash across their faces. The ceremony would start of to a special routine led by the King. The young warriors were then consecrated, and libation would be poured on the ground to appease the gods of harvest- Kieben. Once the gods were perceived to accept their libation, the young men were coronated and officially joined the tribe’s army. They were delegated to serve the community by taking an oath to always bring honour to their tribe and always protect them. The warriors would take chances to be on guard at the entrance of the village and around the huts to keep off any intruders. The other tribes were only allowed into the community grounds only if they seemed harmless and had something of value to offer to the tribe.

Each morning, the young men left their huts with their spears latched on their leather skins wrapped on their waists and knives deeply tucked in their sheaths. They wandered into the forest to gather wild berries, honey, baobab fruits or tubers depending on the season. During rainy seasons, there was plenty of berries and tubers and the animals were fatter, plenty and easy to trap. The drier seasons were punctuated with scarce animals that were rather lean and the wild berries and baobab fruits dried up. The women would stay back in the homesteads and collectively care for their children and taking care of their homesteads. If the women went gathering, they would go in groups and accompanied by at least one man from their Zeben. During the night-time, the men would men often hunt in pairs, and spend entire nights lying in wait by waterholes, hoping to shoot animals that approach for a night-time drink, with spears treated with poison. The poison was made of the branches of a specific shrub that the women often prepared and leave to bake on the roofs of their grass-thatched houses for three days before use. After the hunting and gathering expeditions, the fruits and honey were divided into two batches. The first batch was sun dried and stored for the drier seasons, while the other batch was shared out in the Zeben. The game meat was also divided and smoked in kitchen roofs and the rest of it devoured.

There were two other cardinal ceremonies that unified the Zebens in the tribe of Tagu. The first one being Yorkun– the marriage ceremony and the Pierya. Initiation. In the Yorkun ceremony, the two Zebens involved would converge at the community grounds, in the presence of the King and his council of Zeben leaders. The Zeben where the man hails from would then present a bushel of wild berries, tins of their best honey, and ten of fresh wild game from their recent game hunt. The King would officiate the ceremony and negotiations begin. Once a fair agreement is arrived at, the woman would bid her farewell her family and Zeben leader and accompany her husband to her new Zeben. The Pierya ceremony was where the young men who had completed twenty moons were circumcised and given lessons in seclusion from the rest of the members of the society from the Zeben leaders. This marked their transition into adulthood, and they were now expected to join their fathers and uncles in hunting expeditions and joining the army.

Read more about Tagu- Tales of Dubaku