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Referendum to cost Sh8bn, says IEBC

Referendum to cost Sh8bn, says IEBC

The national referendum being pushed by Cord will cost taxpayers in excess of Sh8 billion, top officials at the electoral commission have said. Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) acting CEO Betty Sungura-Nyabuto told the Nation that the commission will sit in “due course” to work out the actual financial cost. Estimates indicate that the cost of […]

CORD shifts gears on referendum as reality sinks in-Promoting political ambitions

CORD shifts gears on referendum as reality sinks in-Promoting political ambitions

Nairobi, Kenya: Criticised for politicising the push for a referendum, CORD has quickly shifted gears to accommodate players from all political persuasions. It has also softened its stance on the Isaak Hassan-led Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). The Standard on Sunday has reliably established that CORD co-principals, former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, former Vice-President Kalonzo […]

Double tragedy as Kenyan actress Jastorina’s mother dies

Double tragedy as Kenyan actress Jastorina’s mother dies

NAIROBI, KENYA: It was double tragedy for the family of actress Nancy Nyambura aka Jastorina when her mother died of shock upon learning of her daughter’s death. Nyambura, who died of menegitis hours after being crowned the Best Performing artiste in a TV Comedy at the Kalasha Awards, was followed by her mother who had been […]

OPINION | EDITORIAL

From Garbage to Fertilizer: Kabogo’s Initiative With the Japanese to Clean Up Kiambu County

From Garbage to Fertilizer: Kabogo’s Initiative With the Japanese to Clean Up Kiambu County

In an attempt to keep up with the likes of Machakos County governor, Alfred Mutua and Mombasa governor Ali Hassan Joho, Kiambu governor William Kabogo has sought the help of the Japanese to clean up Kiambu county. Through the county’s twitter handle, plans are in place to convert garbage which has become a growing concern […]

Eric Omondi Evicted From His Kileleshwa Home?

Eric Omondi Evicted From His Kileleshwa Home?

He is without doubt one of the best comedians in the country and while you laugh at his jokes, he has been laughing all the way to the bank..or has he? As of last year October, Eric Omondi revealed that his net worth stood at Ksh 30 million. Which is dumbfounding and confusing because according […]

MP Kabando wa Kabando’s mother hacked to death

MP Kabando wa Kabando’s mother hacked to death

Police are questioning a brother of Mukurwe-ini MP Kabando wa Kabando in connection with the death of his mother on Sunday. Ms Rose Wachera Mwangi, 70, was hacked to death at around 2pm at Kaini Village in Mukurwe-ini. Witnesses said Ms Mwangi was at home with her son Caesar Thiari, 40, who is in police […]

VIDEO-NEWS

Videos Episodes :In memory of actress/comedian Nancy Nyambura”Jastorina”

Videos Episodes :In memory of actress/comedian Nancy Nyambura”Jastorina”

Kenyans are still in shock following news that popular actress/comedian Nancy Nyambura, better known as Jastorina has passed. The news was made worse with reports that her mother died just hours later, possibly from shock. I cannot imagine the sorrow in the family right now. Due to the hour her programme aired, it obviously did […]

Video:Drama as ‘Al-Shabaab’ remark sparks anger in Parliament

Video:Drama as ‘Al-Shabaab’ remark sparks anger in Parliament

The Opposition reacted with fury last evening after Majority Leader Aden Duale accused Cord of “speaking the same language as Al-Shabaab” in opposing the deployment of the Kenya Defence Forces in Lamu and asking for their withdrawal from Somalia. Deputy Speaker Joyce Laboso appeared to lose control of the House as the House degenerated into […]

Video:Ghetto wedding-Sasa hi ni drama

Video:Ghetto wedding-Sasa hi ni drama

Yes this is how it is done in the ghetto, lakini Huyu apana pastor,ni kupridend tu.

DIASPORA NEWS

An archive from my diary to tickle your ribs. Please keep a diary,it is invaluable and could help you grow.

An archive from my diary to tickle your ribs. Please keep a diary,it is invaluable and could help you grow.

Have you ever remembered something crazy that happened in your past that made you laugh uncontrollably?  Well, it happens to me countless number of times. So I inherited (if that happens) the habit of keeping a diary from my mother. I put the events of the day in written, and not just for the fun […]

25 yr old Kenyan man killed in road accident in Texas

25 yr old Kenyan man killed in road accident in Texas

A Kenyan man was killed in a deadly road accident on Wednesday morning in Martin County, Texas. 25 year old Goerge Mutua fondly known as George Liberty was killed when his FORD 150 was struck by a vehicle which blew out a tire causing it to lose control and veer off the road. The accident […]

Photos:Lupita Nyongo Featured on French Magazine

Photos:Lupita Nyongo Featured on French Magazine

While others make headlines and keep people talking of their fake goodies, our very own Lupita Nyong’o is on the international front scaling her career to greater heights and making a name for herself. Just recently, she was featured in Vogue magazine where she graced the cover page, looking amazingly beautiful. Merely months after, the […]

ANNOUNCEMENT/NOTICE

Diaspora meeting with President Uhuru in Washington DC

Diaspora meeting with President Uhuru in Washington DC

H.E. Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta, C.G.H. President and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces of the Republic of Kenya will be in Washington, DC to attend the US-Africa Leaders Summit which is scheduled to take place in August, 2014. During this visit he will meet with Kenyans resident in the US on Wednesday, 6th August, 2014 from 6:00pm […]

BECOME A PRESENTER ON RADIO OR TV

BECOME A PRESENTER ON RADIO OR TV

There is a great opportunity to become a PRESENTER at Family Media! Do you want to become a presenter on Radio or TV? Do you have the passion and skill for the job? Do you want to become Kenya’s next big Christian presenter? Well, if yes, Family Media is looking for excellent presenters for Radio […]

Death Announcement:Steven Gaithuma, brother of Pastor Maurice Kinyanjui, of Silver Spring Maryland

Death Announcement:Steven Gaithuma, brother of Pastor Maurice Kinyanjui, of Silver Spring Maryland

It is with heaviness of heart to announce the departure of our beloved brother Steven Gaithuma, who went to be with the Lord on Sunday July 20th The Late Stephen Gaithuma of Nairobi Kenya  was the elder brother to Pastor Maurice Kinyanjui, of Silver Spring Maryland, Emily Soroko of Fairfax, Virginia, James Gathigo of Baltimore […]

POSITIVE THOUGHT/INSPIRATION

DEVOTION:Have You Neglected The House of God?

DEVOTION:Have You Neglected The House of God?

  Nehemiah’s role in rebuilding the nation of Israel after they came back from exile went beyond the rebuilding of the wall of Jerusalem. In today’s passage we see one of the many other things he did to rebuild the nation of Israel. After cleaning the house of God as we saw yesterday, he found […]

Word of the Day:let your ‘Yes’ be ‘Yes,’ and your ‘No,’ ‘No’

Word of the Day:let your ‘Yes’ be ‘Yes,’ and your ‘No,’ ‘No’

“When the going gets tough,” it seems most people these days are more prone to throw in the towel than to “get going.” Promises are easily broken and commitments made lightly. Should a person feel the need to bow out, it is expected that everyone should understand. There was a time when yes meant yes, […]

Inspiration:God left them alone

Inspiration:God left them alone

There was a time in Israel when God took upon Himself to chose and remove kings. His was a fair system that had no strings attached. Then came a time when Israel thought themselves wiser than God. They demanded a king “so as to be like other Nations.”Knowing that nothing would convince them otherwise, God […]

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Referendum to cost Sh8bn, says IEBC

Referendum to cost Sh8bn, says IEBC

| July 28, 2014 | Comments

The national referendum being pushed by Cord will cost taxpayers in excess of Sh8 billion, top officials at the electoral commission have said. Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) acting CEO Betty Sungura-Nyabuto told the Nation that the commission will sit in “due course” to work out the actual financial cost. Estimates indicate that the cost of […]

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From Garbage to Fertilizer: Kabogo’s Initiative With the Japanese to Clean Up Kiambu County

From Garbage to Fertilizer: Kabogo’s Initiative With the Japanese to Clean Up Kiambu County

| July 28, 2014 | Comments

In an attempt to keep up with the likes of Machakos County governor, Alfred Mutua and Mombasa governor Ali Hassan Joho, Kiambu governor William Kabogo has sought the help of the Japanese to clean up Kiambu county. Through the county’s twitter handle, plans are in place to convert garbage which has become a growing concern […]

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Videos Episodes :In memory of actress/comedian Nancy Nyambura”Jastorina”

Videos Episodes :In memory of actress/comedian Nancy Nyambura”Jastorina”

| July 28, 2014 | Comments

Kenyans are still in shock following news that popular actress/comedian Nancy Nyambura, better known as Jastorina has passed. The news was made worse with reports that her mother died just hours later, possibly from shock. I cannot imagine the sorrow in the family right now. Due to the hour her programme aired, it obviously did […]

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Eric Omondi Evicted From His Kileleshwa Home?

Eric Omondi Evicted From His Kileleshwa Home?

| July 28, 2014 | Comments

He is without doubt one of the best comedians in the country and while you laugh at his jokes, he has been laughing all the way to the bank..or has he? As of last year October, Eric Omondi revealed that his net worth stood at Ksh 30 million. Which is dumbfounding and confusing because according […]

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CORD shifts gears on referendum as reality sinks in-Promoting political ambitions

CORD shifts gears on referendum as reality sinks in-Promoting political ambitions

| July 27, 2014 | Comments

Nairobi, Kenya: Criticised for politicising the push for a referendum, CORD has quickly shifted gears to accommodate players from all political persuasions. It has also softened its stance on the Isaak Hassan-led Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). The Standard on Sunday has reliably established that CORD co-principals, former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, former Vice-President Kalonzo […]

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Double tragedy as Kenyan actress Jastorina’s mother dies

Double tragedy as Kenyan actress Jastorina’s mother dies

| July 27, 2014 | Comments

NAIROBI, KENYA: It was double tragedy for the family of actress Nancy Nyambura aka Jastorina when her mother died of shock upon learning of her daughter’s death. Nyambura, who died of menegitis hours after being crowned the Best Performing artiste in a TV Comedy at the Kalasha Awards, was followed by her mother who had been […]

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MP Kabando wa Kabando’s mother hacked to death

MP Kabando wa Kabando’s mother hacked to death

| July 27, 2014 | Comments

Police are questioning a brother of Mukurwe-ini MP Kabando wa Kabando in connection with the death of his mother on Sunday. Ms Rose Wachera Mwangi, 70, was hacked to death at around 2pm at Kaini Village in Mukurwe-ini. Witnesses said Ms Mwangi was at home with her son Caesar Thiari, 40, who is in police […]

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Accept defeat, Uhuru tells Raila

Accept defeat, Uhuru tells Raila

| July 27, 2014 | Comments

President Kenyatta has asked Opposition leaders to respect the presidency and warned against speeches that heighten tension between communities and religious groups. In direct reference to Cord leader Raila Odinga, Mr Kenyatta said it was wrong for the Opposition to continue engaging in campaigns that further divided the people. “I was given the mandate to […]

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Diaspora meeting with President Uhuru in Washington DC

Diaspora meeting with President Uhuru in Washington DC

| July 27, 2014 | Comments

H.E. Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta, C.G.H. President and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces of the Republic of Kenya will be in Washington, DC to attend the US-Africa Leaders Summit which is scheduled to take place in August, 2014. During this visit he will meet with Kenyans resident in the US on Wednesday, 6th August, 2014 from 6:00pm […]

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Pressure mounts on ICC to drop president Uhuru’s trial

Pressure mounts on ICC to drop president Uhuru’s trial

| July 27, 2014 | Comments

Hague: Pressure continues to mount on the International Criminal Court to terminate President Uhuru Kenyatta’s case for lack of concrete evidence tying him to the 2007/08 post-election violence. Late last year, the ICC issued a press statement stating the case against the President “did not satisfy the high evidential standards required at trial” and that the […]

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Arrest and charge me, Raila Odinga dares Uhuru over insecurity claims

Arrest and charge me, Raila Odinga dares Uhuru over insecurity claims

| July 26, 2014 | Comments

NAIROBI, KENYA: Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) leader Raila Odinga has dared President Uhuru Kenyatta’s administration to arrest and charge him, if the Government has any proof of his culpability in current runaway insecurity. Enraged by President Uhuru’s remark that the attacks in Lamu were linked to Opposition’s political activities, and the sensational claims […]

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MPs split as Uhuru, Raila battle for Coast

MPs split as Uhuru, Raila battle for Coast

| July 26, 2014 | Comments

Fourteen Coast MPs Friday told off Cord leaders over the appointment of Wundanyi MP Thomas Mwadeghu as the new Minority Chief Whip insisting their choice remains Kilifi North MP Gideon Mung’aro. In the exacerbating battle for control of Coast politics between President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Jubilee coalition and Opposition leader Raila Odinga, the MPs expressed their […]

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Raila’s weapon against Jubilee in referendum

Raila’s weapon against Jubilee in referendum

| July 26, 2014 | Comments

The push by the Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (Cord) for a referendum will take the “popular initiative” constitutional provision as a way of beating the numerical strength that Jubilee enjoys in Parliament. The Opposition will need to collect at least one million signatures, as required by law, to support the campaign, before moving to […]

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