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CBK discloses bank loan rates to empower consumers

CBK discloses bank loan rates to empower consumers

The Central Bank of Kenya has published average bank lending rates on its website showing the most expensive and least expensive lenders. Housing Finance and Family Bank had the lowest loan rates in the last quarter of 2015 while Middle East Bank and Guaranty Trust Bank were the most expensive. The move is meant to […]

Ruto Wins Big as ICC bars use of recanted evidence

Ruto Wins Big as ICC bars use of recanted evidence

KENYA’s efforts to save Deputy President William Ruto from the ICC paid off yesterday, with the Appeal judges ruling that recanted testimony cannot be used against him. The judges reversed a decision of their Trial Chamber colleagues, saying that the use of the repudiated testimony would be detrimental to Ruto and his co-accused Joshua Sang’s […]

Govenor Alfred Mutua’s father is not a Luo, mother says

Govenor Alfred Mutua’s father is not a Luo, mother says

– An Alego member of the Machakos county assembly claims that Mutua has Luo blood as his father is from Siaya  – The mother of the Machakos governor says the comments are malicious and are affecting her family –  She says the claims are lies and it could be confusion with her sister The mother […]

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Auditor General Ouko denies hiring many Luos

Auditor General Ouko denies hiring many Luos

THE Office of the Auditor General has sought to fight off accusations of favouritism in its ethnic composition, denying it is gatekeeping for governors allied to the opposition. The OAG described claims carried in yesterday’s edition of the Star as “a selective and dishonest distortion of facts” by those out to escape accountability in the […]

BENSOUDA’S 2,000 PAGES DOSSIER ON WITNESS TAMPERING

BENSOUDA’S 2,000 PAGES DOSSIER ON WITNESS TAMPERING

ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has a 2,000-page dossier detailing how her ICC witnesses were influenced in the case against Deputy President William Ruto. The details emerged a day before the court’s Appeals Chamber delivers a make-or-break verdict on whether recanted testimony will be used against the DP and his co-accused, Joshua Sang. The volume of […]

HOW CHURCH ELDER ASKED WIFE TO RUSH BACK HOME BEFORE COMMITTING SUICIDE

HOW CHURCH ELDER ASKED WIFE TO RUSH BACK HOME BEFORE COMMITTING SUICIDE

A church elder called his wife by phone, asking her to rush home, but when she got there, she found him dead, lying in a pool of blood. Mr John Waweru Kinyanjui was an elder at the Presbyterian Church of East Africa (PCEA), Thome Estate. A Ceska pistol lay beside the body and initial investigations […]

VIDEO-NEWS

VIDEO:Police Officer Caught On Camera Receiving Bribe

VIDEO:Police Officer Caught On Camera Receiving Bribe

An unnamed police officer was unknowingly caught on camera on Monday receiving a bribe along Tom Mboya street from a bar manager. From the footage, the officer who is not aware of a ‘peeping’ security camera, is seen seated in his car outside the night club, acting busy on his phone before a man dressed […]

RAW VIDEO:Leopard attack on Indian school injures five

RAW VIDEO:Leopard attack on Indian school injures five

A male leopard which entered a school in the Indian city of Bangalore injured six people trying to capture it. A scientist and a forestry employee were among those mauled during the near 10-hour long effort to corner the dangerous animal on Sunday. The leopard, which strolled into the Vibgyor International school, was eventually tranquillised […]

VIDEO: Drama as Police Respond to False Hostage Situation

VIDEO: Drama as Police Respond to False Hostage Situation

Drama unfolded in Githunguri town, Kiambu county when police officers flooded the area responding to a false security alert, in a trickery incident triggered by a caller. The officers sealed off part of the town after an anonymous caller informed them that heavily armed gunmen had raided a local micro finance institution taking several staffers hostage. A contingent of armed officers […]

DIASPORA NEWS

Audio:Is Your Ax Blunt? A Hadithi Episode

Audio:Is Your Ax Blunt? A Hadithi Episode

Abraham Lincoln was known for his energy and productivity. On this Hadithi (story) episode, discover how a sharp ax can help us implement Lincoln´s preparation and productivity secret. Tune in and discover 3 simple tips on how to work smarter not harder so you get more done this year. Because 2016 can be the year you achieve your breakthrough […]

Diaspora organization has big plans for Kenya

Diaspora organization has big plans for Kenya

Mr. Kirui wakes up in early morning hours to milk his cows. He bottles up two gallons and takes them to a local store to be sold. The rest he sells from home or at outdoor markets.  Milk has a short shelf life so the store which has no cold room will not accept his […]

Kenyan Diaspora elected student body president in North Carolina

Kenyan Diaspora elected student body president in North Carolina

Bradley Opere-international student from Kenya has been elected to be the next Student Body President (SBP) at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). Over 53% of both graduate and undergraduate students voted for the third year student. As a Kenyan in the same university, I feel my countrymen can learn a lot from […]

ANNOUNCEMENT/NOTICE

Double tragedy for Kenyan pastor in Maryland as two family members die few days apart

Double tragedy for Kenyan pastor in Maryland as two family members die few days apart

Husband and wife die just few days apart:Pastor Maurice Kinyanjui of Silver Spring Maryland and Emily Soroko of Virginia are dealing with  double tragedy as they lost two family members in few days. Pastor Kinyanjui’s sister died died yesterday February 10th 2016 and her husband had died on Saturday February 6th 2016. They were both […]

Death announcement of David Gacheru Ngobu

Death announcement of David Gacheru Ngobu

We regret to announce the death of  David Gacheru Ngobu on February  6th, 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya. He was Brother to Maina Ngobu,  Peter Njuguna Ngobu of Baltimore and Faith Wanjiru Nguro of Atlanta. Brother-in-law to Mary Maina ( Wa Caro), Margaret W. Wanjohi and Peter Nguro Kahuko all of Baltimore. Our house will be open every […]

Blind Kenyan girl in New Jersey needs help to stay in school

Blind Kenyan girl in New Jersey needs help to stay in school

A blind Kenyan girl in New Jersey is appealing for help to continue her college education in New Jersey.Laura Etori was born seeing but one day she got a headache that never stopped and life changed completely for her and now she is blind.Kindly read her story below. One day I was sighted and then […]

POSITIVE THOUGHT/INSPIRATION

The power of telling your personal story

The power of telling your personal story

We had just attended church and walked into the church bookstore. I picked a book that had an interesting topic and started reading the table of contents when my friend politely asked me if I had heard about the author and I responded that I had seen the person on TV but didn’t know much […]

Word of the Day:Time to do God’s will

Word of the Day:Time to do God’s will

A film done in the 90s based around the theme of ‘there is a time for everything’ focused on a man who was in a dilemma to play all roles in his life. The man is then cloned so that he can fulfill his roles as a father, business man and husband. This was all […]

Shift into the New you in 2016

Shift into the New you in 2016

Because you are so fed up with the status quo, you are so tired of being complacent and letting things slide; not being perfectly happy or as happy as you possibly can be with your personal, spiritual or professional life, you have decided that 2016 is the year of no more personal invented failure. And […]

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Audio:Is Your Ax Blunt? A Hadithi Episode

Audio:Is Your Ax Blunt? A Hadithi Episode

| February 12, 2016 | Comments

Abraham Lincoln was known for his energy and productivity. On this Hadithi (story) episode, discover how a sharp ax can help us implement Lincoln´s preparation and productivity secret. Tune in and discover 3 simple tips on how to work smarter not harder so you get more done this year. Because 2016 can be the year you achieve your breakthrough […]

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CBK discloses bank loan rates to empower consumers

CBK discloses bank loan rates to empower consumers

| February 12, 2016 | Comments

The Central Bank of Kenya has published average bank lending rates on its website showing the most expensive and least expensive lenders. Housing Finance and Family Bank had the lowest loan rates in the last quarter of 2015 while Middle East Bank and Guaranty Trust Bank were the most expensive. The move is meant to […]

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Auditor General Ouko denies hiring many Luos

Auditor General Ouko denies hiring many Luos

| February 12, 2016 | Comments

THE Office of the Auditor General has sought to fight off accusations of favouritism in its ethnic composition, denying it is gatekeeping for governors allied to the opposition. The OAG described claims carried in yesterday’s edition of the Star as “a selective and dishonest distortion of facts” by those out to escape accountability in the […]

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Ruto Wins Big as ICC bars use of recanted evidence

Ruto Wins Big as ICC bars use of recanted evidence

| February 12, 2016 | Comments

KENYA’s efforts to save Deputy President William Ruto from the ICC paid off yesterday, with the Appeal judges ruling that recanted testimony cannot be used against him. The judges reversed a decision of their Trial Chamber colleagues, saying that the use of the repudiated testimony would be detrimental to Ruto and his co-accused Joshua Sang’s […]

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BENSOUDA’S 2,000 PAGES DOSSIER ON WITNESS TAMPERING

BENSOUDA’S 2,000 PAGES DOSSIER ON WITNESS TAMPERING

| February 12, 2016 | Comments

ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has a 2,000-page dossier detailing how her ICC witnesses were influenced in the case against Deputy President William Ruto. The details emerged a day before the court’s Appeals Chamber delivers a make-or-break verdict on whether recanted testimony will be used against the DP and his co-accused, Joshua Sang. The volume of […]

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HOW CHURCH ELDER ASKED WIFE TO RUSH BACK HOME BEFORE COMMITTING SUICIDE

HOW CHURCH ELDER ASKED WIFE TO RUSH BACK HOME BEFORE COMMITTING SUICIDE

| February 12, 2016 | Comments

A church elder called his wife by phone, asking her to rush home, but when she got there, she found him dead, lying in a pool of blood. Mr John Waweru Kinyanjui was an elder at the Presbyterian Church of East Africa (PCEA), Thome Estate. A Ceska pistol lay beside the body and initial investigations […]

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Govenor Alfred Mutua’s father is not a Luo, mother says

Govenor Alfred Mutua’s father is not a Luo, mother says

| February 12, 2016 | Comments

– An Alego member of the Machakos county assembly claims that Mutua has Luo blood as his father is from Siaya  – The mother of the Machakos governor says the comments are malicious and are affecting her family –  She says the claims are lies and it could be confusion with her sister The mother […]

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SAUMU SONKO: I’M UNDER PRESSURE TO VIE FOR MCA SEAT

SAUMU SONKO: I’M UNDER PRESSURE TO VIE FOR MCA SEAT

| February 12, 2016 | Comments

Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko’s first born daughter, Saumu Mbuvi, has opened up about being born in a wealthy family, revealing that she is under pressure to for a Member of County Assembly seat. Saumu has shown interest in politics and has started out by becoming the vice president of the students union at Jomo Kenyatta […]

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S. Sudan president names rival as vice president

S. Sudan president names rival as vice president

| February 12, 2016 | Comments

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has named his arch-rival Riek Machar as vice-president, raising hopes for the implementation of a repeatedly broken peace deal to end more than two years of civil war. Tens of thousands of people have been killed and over two million forced from their homes since war between the rivals broke […]

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Photo/Video:Governor sleeping while Uhuru delivering summit statement

Photo/Video:Governor sleeping while Uhuru delivering summit statement

| February 12, 2016 | Comments

#SleepingGovernor:If there is sleepwalking then there should be something like sleepstanding.A governor standing behind President Uhuru Kenyatta was caught sleeping almost throughout the reading of Summit statement.Here is the photo and video. Another sleeping Governor  

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Isaac Ruto and Joho among16 governors who skipped Uhuru’s meeting

Isaac Ruto and Joho among16 governors who skipped Uhuru’s meeting

| February 12, 2016 | Comments

The absence of 16 governors at a meeting chaired by the President raises more questions than answers. A statement by the Presidential Strategic Communication Unit on Wednesday said Council of Governors Chairman Peter Munya led 31 governors to the talks and explained that the 16 were absent with apology. It has, however, emerged that some […]

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Diaspora organization has big plans for Kenya

Diaspora organization has big plans for Kenya

| February 11, 2016 | Comments

Mr. Kirui wakes up in early morning hours to milk his cows. He bottles up two gallons and takes them to a local store to be sold. The rest he sells from home or at outdoor markets.  Milk has a short shelf life so the store which has no cold room will not accept his […]

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Double tragedy for Kenyan pastor in Maryland as two family members die few days apart

Double tragedy for Kenyan pastor in Maryland as two family members die few days apart

| February 11, 2016 | Comments

Husband and wife die just few days apart:Pastor Maurice Kinyanjui of Silver Spring Maryland and Emily Soroko of Virginia are dealing with  double tragedy as they lost two family members in few days. Pastor Kinyanjui’s sister died died yesterday February 10th 2016 and her husband had died on Saturday February 6th 2016. They were both […]

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