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Daniel Moi dismisses referendum push as ‘selfish’

Daniel Moi dismisses referendum push as ‘selfish’

Retired President Moi on Thursday dismissed calls for a national referendum by opposition leaders. H said the initiative is driven by selfish interests of a few politicians. Mr Moi, in a statement to newsrooms, urged the Jubilee government to concentrate in pressing problems affecting Kenyans and ignore calls for a referendum. “Kenyans have gone through […]

Kenya is 4th largest country in the world with HIV AIDS cases.

Kenya is 4th largest country in the world with HIV AIDS cases.

Kenya has the fourth highest number of Aids infections in the world. The HIV prevalence in the country stands at 1.6 million people, the Ministry of Health revealed Wednesday. South Africa, with a prevalence of 5.6 million leads, ahead of Nigeria (3.3 million) and India (2.4 million), according to statistics from the UNAIDS and World […]

Uhuru nominates Maj-Gen Kameru as spy chief

Uhuru nominates Maj-Gen Kameru as spy chief

President Uhuru Kenyatta has nominated Major-General Philip Wachira Kameru to head the National Intelligence Service (NIS). National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi made the disclosure to Members of Parliament on Thursday as he passed the message from the President. Parliament’s Defence and Foreign Relations Committee will vet the nominee within 14 days and present a report […]

OPINION | EDITORIAL

Kiala’s office is intact-MCAs threaten to impeach him again

Kiala’s office is intact-MCAs threaten to impeach him again

Machakos, Kenya: The Machakos Deputy Governor Bernard Kiala office saga took a new twist Thursday as a section of the MCAs threatened another impeachment. Kiala resumed his office on Wednesday after a long absence owing to the prevailing political intrigues only to find it having been vandalised. However, Thursday, the county secretary Francis Mwaka dismissed Kiala’s […]

Kenya suspends ‘reciprocal’ visa requirements for South African visitors

Kenya suspends ‘reciprocal’ visa requirements for South African visitors

VISA requirements for South Africans travelling to Kenya, which were to be implemented from next month, have been suspended for now and both governments are in negotiations about the matter. This is according to Kenya’s High Commission in South Africa. Kenya slapped strict visa requirements on visitors from South Africa in June, citing the “principle […]

Ababu apologises to Baba over remarks

Ababu apologises to Baba over remarks

ODM leader Raila Odinga has moved to paper over cracks that have threatened to dismember his party after an alleged line-up of top officials that elbows out Budalang’i MP Ababu Namwamba was made public. Raila yesterday held a closed-door meeting with the youthful lawmaker and some of his closest confidants and called for a ceasefire. […]

VIDEO-NEWS

VIDEO:George W. Bush Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

VIDEO:George W. Bush Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

George W. Bush took a chilly one for charity. With the help of his wife and daughter, W. was doused with ice water to raise money for ALS research and now he wants Bill Clinton wants follow suit. Bush’s daughter, “Today” show correspondent Jenna Bush Hager, staged the stunt with her mom, Laura Bush, giving […]

Video:Kenyans stranded in Ebola hit Nation

Video:Kenyans stranded in Ebola hit Nation

Kenyans stranded in Ebola hit Nation.

Video:ODM warned of losing support from western region over Ababu Namwamba

Video:ODM warned of losing support from western region over Ababu Namwamba

Several members of parliament from the orange democratic movement ODM are sounding a warning to the party leadership that they risk losing support from the western region should their preferred candidate for the seat of secretary general Ababu Namwamba be shortchanged. The MPs say that Namwamba is still a valid candidate for the seat and […]

DIASPORA NEWS

US university pays Sh16.3 m to man brutally attacked by Kenyan student

US university pays Sh16.3 m to man brutally attacked by Kenyan student

A university in the United States has opted for an out-of-court settlement in a lawsuit filed by a man who was beaten unconscious by his Kenyan friend. Morgan State University will pay Joshua Ceasar, who was attacked by a fellow student, Alexander Kinyua, a sum of US$185,000 (Ksh 16.3M). In 2012, Kinyua made headlines internationally […]

Kenyan Woman With Fake Visa Caught at Airport in India

Kenyan Woman With Fake Visa Caught at Airport in India

CHENNAI: Three years after she flew to India to meet the man of her dreams after a whirlwind internet romance, Jacinta Mueni from Kenya landed herself in the immigration net. When immigration officials were checking her papers at the Chennai airport at 3.30 am on Monday, they found that her ‘visa’ was a fake set […]

WHY YOU NEED YOUR FELLOW KENYANS.

WHY YOU NEED YOUR FELLOW KENYANS.

Culture is very important part of our lives and who we become has a lot to do with our culture. Being a way from our home country and in a foreign country in itself can be very difficult. It is even tougher when we try to ignore or run from each other. I have come […]

ANNOUNCEMENT/NOTICE

Plots for sale by owner in Malili

Plots for sale by owner in Malili

An Agricultural lot measuring 7.8 acres  for sale at Malili. The lot is fenced with cement poles. The lot faces Konza railway station in the  Konza Techno city. Lot is near the main road connecting the  Mombasa-Nairobi highway with  Konza Railway station which will serve the Techno city. Price 10m.  Also,2 commercial plots at malili […]

Death Announcement:Angelina Makau Velle of Paoli,Pennsylvania

Death Announcement:Angelina Makau Velle of Paoli,Pennsylvania

With heavy hearts we regret to announce the passing of Mrs. Angelina Makau Velle. Surrounded by close family, the Lord called Angelina home on Sunday August 10th 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved wife to Solomon Makau Velle, loving mother to Esther Makau, Louise Makau Barasa, James Velle, Edna Makau, and William Mwaniki […]

KENYAN LADY PASSES AWAY IN UK

KENYAN LADY PASSES AWAY IN UK

A Kenyan lady has passed away in UK. The late Lydia Gitonga passed away in Albany Nursing Home in Enfield, North London on Monday 4th August, 2014. All of her family are in Kenya. Born in 1946 in Nkubu, Meru, Kenya, the late Lydia came to the UK in 1983 for further studies in Nursing. […]

POSITIVE THOUGHT/INSPIRATION

Word of the Day:Fruit of the Spirit ~ Love

Word of the Day:Fruit of the Spirit ~ Love

I came across this love letter and I thought it was quite hilarious but with a lesson for us to grasp. Dearest Jimmy, No words could ever express the great unhappiness I have felt since breaking our engagement. Please say you will take me back. No one could ever take your place in my heart, […]

Inspiration:God’s good plans for you-When God troubles the waters

Inspiration:God’s good plans for you-When God troubles the waters

There are mornings you wake up and find yourself disturbed; disturbed because you are not so sure that things are going as well as they are expected..Whenever that happens, its possible that God has something or everything to do with it. How so? The University of Hard Knocks has taught me that there are times […]

DEVOTION:Have You Missed Something?

DEVOTION:Have You Missed Something?

I recently went back to the Book of Nehemiah to read it over again for my devotions, which is the second time in a year. Even though there are many other books in the Bible I haven’t read this year, I felt there was something I missed in this book. It is amazing how many […]

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Daniel Moi dismisses referendum push as ‘selfish’

Daniel Moi dismisses referendum push as ‘selfish’

| August 21, 2014 | Comments

Retired President Moi on Thursday dismissed calls for a national referendum by opposition leaders. H said the initiative is driven by selfish interests of a few politicians. Mr Moi, in a statement to newsrooms, urged the Jubilee government to concentrate in pressing problems affecting Kenyans and ignore calls for a referendum. “Kenyans have gone through […]

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Kiala’s office is intact-MCAs threaten to impeach him again

Kiala’s office is intact-MCAs threaten to impeach him again

| August 21, 2014 | Comments

Machakos, Kenya: The Machakos Deputy Governor Bernard Kiala office saga took a new twist Thursday as a section of the MCAs threatened another impeachment. Kiala resumed his office on Wednesday after a long absence owing to the prevailing political intrigues only to find it having been vandalised. However, Thursday, the county secretary Francis Mwaka dismissed Kiala’s […]

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Kenya suspends ‘reciprocal’ visa requirements for South African visitors

Kenya suspends ‘reciprocal’ visa requirements for South African visitors

| August 21, 2014 | Comments

VISA requirements for South Africans travelling to Kenya, which were to be implemented from next month, have been suspended for now and both governments are in negotiations about the matter. This is according to Kenya’s High Commission in South Africa. Kenya slapped strict visa requirements on visitors from South Africa in June, citing the “principle […]

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Kenya is 4th largest country in the world with HIV AIDS cases.

Kenya is 4th largest country in the world with HIV AIDS cases.

| August 21, 2014 | Comments

Kenya has the fourth highest number of Aids infections in the world. The HIV prevalence in the country stands at 1.6 million people, the Ministry of Health revealed Wednesday. South Africa, with a prevalence of 5.6 million leads, ahead of Nigeria (3.3 million) and India (2.4 million), according to statistics from the UNAIDS and World […]

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Uhuru nominates Maj-Gen Kameru as spy chief

Uhuru nominates Maj-Gen Kameru as spy chief

| August 21, 2014 | Comments

President Uhuru Kenyatta has nominated Major-General Philip Wachira Kameru to head the National Intelligence Service (NIS). National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi made the disclosure to Members of Parliament on Thursday as he passed the message from the President. Parliament’s Defence and Foreign Relations Committee will vet the nominee within 14 days and present a report […]

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2013 KCSE stars rush for medicine courses

2013 KCSE stars rush for medicine courses

| August 21, 2014 | Comments

The medical profession is the most popular course among top stars of the 2013 KCSE examination, the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service has said. The agency has concluded admission of 2013 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education candidates to various public universities. The placement service put 56,938 students in public universities ready for admission […]

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Ababu apologises to Baba over remarks

Ababu apologises to Baba over remarks

| August 21, 2014 | Comments

ODM leader Raila Odinga has moved to paper over cracks that have threatened to dismember his party after an alleged line-up of top officials that elbows out Budalang’i MP Ababu Namwamba was made public. Raila yesterday held a closed-door meeting with the youthful lawmaker and some of his closest confidants and called for a ceasefire. […]

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Kuppet warns CORD on push to fully devolve education

Kuppet warns CORD on push to fully devolve education

| August 21, 2014 | Comments

Kisumu, Kenya: Kenya Union of Post Primary Education (KUPPET) has warned Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) against including devolution of education in the referendum. The teachers’ organisation warned that the referendum will fail miserably if devolving education will be included in the referendum questions. Kisumu County KUPPET chairman Zablon Awange said teachers will vote against […]

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VIDEO:George W. Bush Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

VIDEO:George W. Bush Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

| August 20, 2014 | Comments

George W. Bush took a chilly one for charity. With the help of his wife and daughter, W. was doused with ice water to raise money for ALS research and now he wants Bill Clinton wants follow suit. Bush’s daughter, “Today” show correspondent Jenna Bush Hager, staged the stunt with her mom, Laura Bush, giving […]

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Funny throwback photo of Baba’s Son, Odinga Junior

Funny throwback photo of Baba’s Son, Odinga Junior

| August 20, 2014 | Comments

Raila Odinga Junior, the Former Prime Minister’s youngest son may have been born with a silver spoon in his mouth but he still had to hit the photo studio to have a photo taken. There are throwback photos but this one is in a class of it’s own. Back then when posing with plastic flowers was […]

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Video:Kenyans stranded in Ebola hit Nation

Video:Kenyans stranded in Ebola hit Nation

| August 20, 2014 | Comments

Kenyans stranded in Ebola hit Nation.

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Video:Raila moves to stem trouble in ODM

Video:Raila moves to stem trouble in ODM

| August 20, 2014 | Comments

ODM Downplays Claims Of Internal Discord Over Party Positions. Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga has moved to stem differences that threatened to rip the party apart. Wednesday he met Budalang’i MP Ababu Namwamba and other legislators over reports that the party planned to expel the MP due to his alleged association with the […]

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The Entrepreneurship Forum

The Entrepreneurship Forum

| August 20, 2014 | Comments

During the month of May, Dr Bitange Ndemo curated our first Entrepreneurship Forum at the iHub which was quite an eye opener for many of those who attended. This series of sessions on entrepreneurship facilitated by Dr Ndemo came about as a result of one of his weekly articles in the Daily Nation. Editing of the videos from the first two sessions are done and are now up […]

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