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Senate worker arrested for allegedly planning al Shabaab attack on Parliament

Senate worker arrested for allegedly planning al Shabaab attack on Parliament

A Senate staff member was arrested on Sunday over an intelligence report of a planned al Shabaab attack on Parliament. Ali Abdulmajid was linked to reports that the terror group would use a Senate employee affiliated with Pumwani Riyadh Mosque to plant a bomb within the premises. Abdulmajid, who is the vice chairman of the […]

Full List of Uhuru’s appointments,Ex-ministers rewarded

Full List of Uhuru’s appointments,Ex-ministers rewarded

Several former Cabinet Ministers are among 300 individuals appointed by President Uhuru Kenyatta to chair various parastatals. Among the appointees are Soita Shitanda who will be the chairperson of the Agricultural Development Corporation. Omingo Magara has been appointed to be chairperson of the Kenyatta International Convention Centre for a period of three years. Former Minister Henry […]

MP MADE TO SWEAT BY IN-LAWS AT BRIDE PRICE CEREMONY

MP MADE TO SWEAT BY IN-LAWS AT BRIDE PRICE CEREMONY

Nominated MP Isaac Mwaura had the tough task of identifying his fiancée from a line-up of heavily covered women during a traditional bride price ceremony in Embu. Despite his stature, the MP was not exempted from the tradition of identifying the love of his life while fully covered in lessos from head to toe. His fiancée […]

OPINION | OTHER NEWS

Raila’s sister, Kibaki’s daughter among Uhuru’s 302 new parastatal appointees

Raila’s sister, Kibaki’s daughter among Uhuru’s 302 new parastatal appointees

Wenwa Odinga, Judy Kibaki and Kalembe Ndile are among newly appointed members of parastatal boards appointed by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday. Wenwa has been appointed to the Kenya Medical Research Institute board, Judy to that of the Kenya Investment Authority and Kalembe Ndile to the Water Services Regulatory Board. The appointments are for a […]

POLITICIAN JOYCE LAY OPENS UP ON HER PAINFUL JOURNEY TO MOTHERHOOD

POLITICIAN JOYCE LAY OPENS UP ON HER PAINFUL JOURNEY TO MOTHERHOOD

Taita Taveta Woman Representative Joyce Wanjala Lay stunned the National Assembly with an account of her personal experience with surrogate motherhood. During a debate on the In-Vitro Fertilization Bill, Ms Lay gave an emotional speech on the frustrations she went through when she had to use a surrogate mother to give birth to her only […]

Sudan President Omar al-Bashir re-elected with 94.5pc of vote

Sudan President Omar al-Bashir re-elected with 94.5pc of vote

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was on Monday re-elected with 94.5 per cent of the vote in polls he had been widely expected to win, the National Electoral Commission said. “The number of votes obtained by candidate Omar Hassan Ahmed al-Bashir of the National Congress Party was 5,252,478, or 94.5 per cent” of ballots cast, NEC […]

VIDEO-NEWS

KTN Receives Standing Ovation for Jicho Pevu expose-Futari ya Sumu

KTN Receives Standing Ovation for Jicho Pevu expose-Futari ya Sumu

Last night, all eyes were glued on KTN, the station was airing yet another captivating exposé that has made the whole country talking. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram you name it, KTN is currently the hottest topic on social networking platforms. Mohammed Ali and John Allan Namu have set a trend with their investigative; Plague For Profit […]

Video:Obama’s computer hacked

Video:Obama’s computer hacked

Some of President Obama’semail correspondence was swept up by Russian hackers last year in a breach of the White House’s unclassified computer system that was far more intrusive and worrisome than has been publicly acknowledged, according to senior American officials briefed on the investigation. The hackers, who also got deeply into the State Department’s unclassified […]

VIDEO:A CONVERSATION WITH USA AMBASSADOR ROBINSON GITHAE

VIDEO:A CONVERSATION WITH USA AMBASSADOR ROBINSON GITHAE

President Uhuru Kenyatta will this weekend arrive in Los Angeles on Saturday, April 25th 2015 to attend the Milken Institute Global conference that runs between April 27th – April 30th. While speaking to Ron Imanene of KENYA360 MEDIA in an extensive interview that will be carried soon on www.kenya360.tv, the Kenyan Ambassador to the US […]

DIASPORA NEWS

Returning Kenyans recall Yemen nightmare

Returning Kenyans recall Yemen nightmare

130 Kenyans to have been evacuated from war-ravaged Yemen so far Najah Ahmed, a Kenyan mother of four, had lived in Al-Mukalla, capital of Yemen’s southern Hadhramaut province, for 17 years. But recent fighting between Yemeni government forces and Shiite Houthi militants has forced her to leave her second home. “When the fighting erupted in Aden after […]

Kenyans in Diaspora interact with the Presidency in real time using smartphones? Interesting times.

Kenyans in Diaspora interact with the Presidency in real time using smartphones? Interesting times.

At 3am, a Kenyan is busy typing on his phone, updating his status on facebook or sending out a tweet and then quickly switches to whatsapp to continue in a heated conversation in a group formed by friends. He briefly places his handset under the pillow and pulls the blankets up, only to grab the […]

Kenyans in US report high levels of diabetes and hypertension

Kenyans in US report high levels of diabetes and hypertension

NAIROBI: Kenyans living in the US are developing diabetes and hypertension at a high rate as they increasingly adopt the lifestyles of their host country. Researchers at the University of Minnesota, US, investigated groups of African immigrants to the US to find out whether they were exposed to factors that could lead to heart disease, […]

ANNOUNCEMENT/NOTICE

How to assist Garissa victims securely through Kenya Red Cross

How to assist Garissa victims securely through Kenya Red Cross

Following negotiations with the Kenya Red Cross on assisting the Garissa victims, Diasporans can now directly send their contributions securely. In what has been dubbed as the #MbaoFriday campaign on Facebook, members of the Diaspora are encouraged to donate at least $20 Starting Friday the 24th of April. Details can be found on the Diaspora4Garissa […]

Kenyan man dies in his home in Waterbury Connecticut.

Kenyan man dies in his home in Waterbury Connecticut.

We regret to inform family and friends of the untimely passing of Patrick Wanjohi Kihara formerly of Waterbury CT., who died at his home on Monday April 20th 2015. He was a dedicated father to Emmanuel Kihara and Fred Kihara and a husband to Anne Gatwiri Kihara. Son of John Kihara Wanjohi and Benedicta Wanjiru Kihara. He […]

Ordination and Church Launching in Newark,Delaware

Ordination and Church Launching in Newark,Delaware

Open door revival ministries invites you to ordination and church launching on April 26th 2015 in Newark Delaware.All are welcome!!

POSITIVE THOUGHT/INSPIRATION

Audio:How To Overcome Setbacks

Audio:How To Overcome Setbacks

Have you ever been in a challenging situation or encountered a setback that almost paralysed you? Such is life. We all face obstacles or adversity. But it´s not what we go through, but how we go through it, that makes the difference. On this hadithi episode I share the story about the farmer and his […]

DEVOTION:How Can This Be A Burden?‏

DEVOTION:How Can This Be A Burden?‏

Following His declaration of a better future in verse 11, the Lord continues to describe the pathetic spiritual condition of Israel. Here is what He said through His Prophet Malachi: “But you profane it by saying, ‘The Lord’s Table is defiled,’ and, ‘Its food is contemptible. Malachi 1:12 In addition to this, the Lord reveals […]

Word For Today:Independence or Dependence

Word For Today:Independence or Dependence

I am not much of a swimmer but have you ever tried to save a drowning person? It can get quite tricky and dangerous. There is a cardinal rule taught in water safety and rescue courses: Never try to save a person who is trying to save himself. The rescuer is to swim out, keep […]

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Returning Kenyans recall Yemen nightmare

Returning Kenyans recall Yemen nightmare

| April 27, 2015 | Comments

130 Kenyans to have been evacuated from war-ravaged Yemen so far Najah Ahmed, a Kenyan mother of four, had lived in Al-Mukalla, capital of Yemen’s southern Hadhramaut province, for 17 years. But recent fighting between Yemeni government forces and Shiite Houthi militants has forced her to leave her second home. “When the fighting erupted in Aden after […]

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KTN Receives Standing Ovation for Jicho Pevu expose-Futari ya Sumu

KTN Receives Standing Ovation for Jicho Pevu expose-Futari ya Sumu

| April 27, 2015 | Comments

Last night, all eyes were glued on KTN, the station was airing yet another captivating exposé that has made the whole country talking. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram you name it, KTN is currently the hottest topic on social networking platforms. Mohammed Ali and John Allan Namu have set a trend with their investigative; Plague For Profit […]

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Senate worker arrested for allegedly planning al Shabaab attack on Parliament

Senate worker arrested for allegedly planning al Shabaab attack on Parliament

| April 27, 2015 | Comments

A Senate staff member was arrested on Sunday over an intelligence report of a planned al Shabaab attack on Parliament. Ali Abdulmajid was linked to reports that the terror group would use a Senate employee affiliated with Pumwani Riyadh Mosque to plant a bomb within the premises. Abdulmajid, who is the vice chairman of the […]

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Raila’s sister, Kibaki’s daughter among Uhuru’s 302 new parastatal appointees

Raila’s sister, Kibaki’s daughter among Uhuru’s 302 new parastatal appointees

| April 27, 2015 | Comments

Wenwa Odinga, Judy Kibaki and Kalembe Ndile are among newly appointed members of parastatal boards appointed by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday. Wenwa has been appointed to the Kenya Medical Research Institute board, Judy to that of the Kenya Investment Authority and Kalembe Ndile to the Water Services Regulatory Board. The appointments are for a […]

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Full List of Uhuru’s appointments,Ex-ministers rewarded

Full List of Uhuru’s appointments,Ex-ministers rewarded

| April 27, 2015 | Comments

Several former Cabinet Ministers are among 300 individuals appointed by President Uhuru Kenyatta to chair various parastatals. Among the appointees are Soita Shitanda who will be the chairperson of the Agricultural Development Corporation. Omingo Magara has been appointed to be chairperson of the Kenyatta International Convention Centre for a period of three years. Former Minister Henry […]

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Kenyans in Diaspora interact with the Presidency in real time using smartphones? Interesting times.

Kenyans in Diaspora interact with the Presidency in real time using smartphones? Interesting times.

| April 27, 2015 | Comments

At 3am, a Kenyan is busy typing on his phone, updating his status on facebook or sending out a tweet and then quickly switches to whatsapp to continue in a heated conversation in a group formed by friends. He briefly places his handset under the pillow and pulls the blankets up, only to grab the […]

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Video:Obama’s computer hacked

Video:Obama’s computer hacked

| April 27, 2015 | Comments

Some of President Obama’semail correspondence was swept up by Russian hackers last year in a breach of the White House’s unclassified computer system that was far more intrusive and worrisome than has been publicly acknowledged, according to senior American officials briefed on the investigation. The hackers, who also got deeply into the State Department’s unclassified […]

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POLITICIAN JOYCE LAY OPENS UP ON HER PAINFUL JOURNEY TO MOTHERHOOD

POLITICIAN JOYCE LAY OPENS UP ON HER PAINFUL JOURNEY TO MOTHERHOOD

| April 27, 2015 | Comments

Taita Taveta Woman Representative Joyce Wanjala Lay stunned the National Assembly with an account of her personal experience with surrogate motherhood. During a debate on the In-Vitro Fertilization Bill, Ms Lay gave an emotional speech on the frustrations she went through when she had to use a surrogate mother to give birth to her only […]

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MP MADE TO SWEAT BY IN-LAWS AT BRIDE PRICE CEREMONY

MP MADE TO SWEAT BY IN-LAWS AT BRIDE PRICE CEREMONY

| April 27, 2015 | Comments

Nominated MP Isaac Mwaura had the tough task of identifying his fiancée from a line-up of heavily covered women during a traditional bride price ceremony in Embu. Despite his stature, the MP was not exempted from the tradition of identifying the love of his life while fully covered in lessos from head to toe. His fiancée […]

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Sudan President Omar al-Bashir re-elected with 94.5pc of vote

Sudan President Omar al-Bashir re-elected with 94.5pc of vote

| April 27, 2015 | Comments

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was on Monday re-elected with 94.5 per cent of the vote in polls he had been widely expected to win, the National Electoral Commission said. “The number of votes obtained by candidate Omar Hassan Ahmed al-Bashir of the National Congress Party was 5,252,478, or 94.5 per cent” of ballots cast, NEC […]

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Gideon Moi meets Isaac Rutto, asks DP Ruto to respect other leaders

Gideon Moi meets Isaac Rutto, asks DP Ruto to respect other leaders

| April 27, 2015 | Comments

Rift Valley leaders are honouring their right to help Kalenjins solve their problems, not trying to divide them, Baringo Senator Gideon Moi has said. Gideon denied claims by Deputy President William Ruto that the leaders are steering division in order to garner support. The Kanu national chairman said the leaders should be respected and the […]

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Kuttuny youth fight DP Ruto allies over ICC jail remarks

Kuttuny youth fight DP Ruto allies over ICC jail remarks

| April 27, 2015 | Comments

YOUTH allied to Deputy President William Ruto clashed with supporters of  State House Adviser Joshua Kuttuny on Saturday in Maili Nane in Cherangany, Trans Nzoia county. Police stopped the demonstration by Ruto’s supporters who were protesting against Kuttuny. The youth accused the former Chreangany MP of undermining the DP by trying to scuttle his political […]

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Aviation security experts dismiss report on Uhuru Yemeni flight

Aviation security experts dismiss report on Uhuru Yemeni flight

| April 27, 2015 | Comments

Aviation and security experts have said the reasons given by the Presidential Strategic Communications Unit for the cancellation of Presdent Uhuru Kenyatta’s US trip cannot hold. The Star has established that 15 minutes after the President’s jet was allegedly turned back from Yemeni airspace, a Kenya Airways aircraft flew through the same airspace without any hindrance. […]

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