KENYA NEWS

ICC orders eight witnesses to testify in Ruto-Sang case

ICC orders eight witnesses to testify in Ruto-Sang case

The International Criminal Court has granted orders compelling eight witnesses to testify in the trial against Deputy President William Ruto and journalist Joshua arap Sang. The summonses by the court follow a request by Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda against the witnesses who had indicated that they no longer wished to testify. The ruling was arrived at […]

First female African Dreamliner Captain announced by Kenya Airways

First female African Dreamliner Captain announced by Kenya Airways

In the world of aviation, Kenya Airways (KQ) has today announced a first – that Captain Irene Koki Mutungi was promoted to be the first African Captain on the world’s latest plane, the Boeing B787 Dreamliner. Captain Mutungi was the first ever and only female pilot at Kenya Airways for about six years – more ladies have since […]

Online entertainment eats into Kenyan TV audiences

Online entertainment eats into Kenyan TV audiences

Internet is killing the video star in Kenya but radio is still a hot favourite, according to the country’s telecommunications regulator. Rising internet usage is a key reason for the country’s television industry shedding 30% of its viewership from September to December 2013, say statistics from the Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK). In the quarter, […]

OPINION | EDITORIAL

Are You a Whosoever?

Are You a Whosoever?

“Spring shows what God can do with a drab and dirty world.” Virgil A. Kraft The melody of chirping birds, awaken the dawn The beauty of colourful tulips, adorn the ground The fragrance of flowers blossoming, perfume the air The tender buds on trees shoot out to life The blades of grass so green sprout […]

This Easter, Churches should turn down the Volume: It Distorts the Gospel

This Easter, Churches should turn down the Volume: It Distorts the Gospel

Those who live in many of Nairobi estates can tell you that it is becoming ridiculous. Whatever happened to civility? How people can remain silent when faced with the new menace is beyond any rational or religious understanding. How do people sleep the required medical hours if they are woken every morning at 4 am […]

Video:Andrew Kaggia Designs Kenya’s First 3D Video Game

Video:Andrew Kaggia Designs Kenya’s First 3D Video Game

If you are a gamer you had better gear up as you will soon be able to “battle” right in the streets of Nairobi. Kenyan programmer Andrew Kaggia has come up with yet another huge project. Andrew has designed a Kenyan 3D action video game which will embrace international features but localize environments. Instead of […]

VIDEO-NEWS

Video:Daniel Owira “Otonglo boy” Ticles Uhuru again at Drama festivals

Video:Daniel Owira “Otonglo boy” Ticles Uhuru again at Drama festivals

Daniel Owira has done it again,in his comeback at the National drama festivals gala,he wowed the audience including President Uhuru Kenyatta with his master piece performance dubbed Apondi Situnya. His first performance of Otonglo time earned him the attention of the president followed with a visit to State House and a life time scholarship.

Hilarious Video:Kansiime Anne the thief

Hilarious Video:Kansiime Anne the thief

Very funny,Kansiime Anne,a selective thief is very angry for somebody carrying an old phone and making her to work so hard for nothing.Enjoy!!

Video:Gangsters,Police Hollywood Shootout Style In Kasarani

Video:Gangsters,Police Hollywood Shootout Style In Kasarani

Three suspected gangsters were shot dead in a dramatic shootout with police in Kasarani, Nairobi County. According to police, the suspects were part of an 8-man gang that raided a petrol station in Ruiru and stole 2M shillings before fleeing towards Nairobi. Sally Mbilu reports.

DIASPORA NEWS

Four Kenyan nationals sentenced in marriage fraud conspiracy-Houston

Four Kenyan nationals sentenced in marriage fraud conspiracy-Houston

Four Kenyan nationals residing in Houston have been sentenced for conspiracy to commit marriage fraud, marriage fraud and visa fraud, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Herman Ogoti, 53, Alfonso Ongaga, 36, Andrew Mokoro, 36, and Rebmann Ongaga, 33, were all convicted following a seven-day trial on Nov. 14, 2013. Ogoti and Alfonso Ongaga were […]

Ex-housekeeper sues Kenyan diplomat over pay in California

Ex-housekeeper sues Kenyan diplomat over pay in California

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A former housekeeper sued a Kenyan consular official this week alleging she took her passport, told her not to leave the house without permission and paid her a fraction of what she was promised after bringing her to work in Los Angeles. Aqulina Mwelu George, 24, filed a civil lawsuit in […]

Kenyan Footballer Origi Wanted By Liverpool and Arsenal

Kenyan Footballer Origi Wanted By Liverpool and Arsenal

Premier League sides Arsenal and Liverpool are keenly watching Kenyan-Belgian footballer, Divock Origi. The 18 year old Lille striker has scored five goals in France this season and has been approached by the Kenyan national team to play for them. Origi is the son of former Kenyan international goalkeeper turned striker Mike Okoth. Harambee Stars coach coach Adel Amrouche […]

ANNOUNCEMENT/NOTICE

International Women Fellowship in Springfield VA April 26th 2014

International Women Fellowship in Springfield VA April 26th 2014

Please join us for an afternoon of blessings and joy of Easter April 26th 2014 2 pm INTERNATIONAL WOMEN FOR CHRIST MINISTRY Bring a Friend!!!! Word of Life Church 5225 Backlick Rd. Springfield, VA 22151 Room 200c Contact us at: 202-568-5275 571-484-1775 or 703-200-7471

Peter Wanjihia,Charles Njau of Baltimore MD have lost their father in Kenya.

Peter Wanjihia,Charles Njau of Baltimore MD have lost their father in Kenya.

It is with humble acceptance of the Lord’s will that we announce the passing to glory of the late David Njau that occurred on Sunday April 13, 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya.   He was the beloved husband to the late Ignatia Wairimu Njau and a loving father to Peter Wanjihia Njau and Charles Mwangi, both […]

National Identity (ID) Card Registration for Kenyans in Boston

National Identity (ID) Card Registration for Kenyans in Boston

The Kenya Embassy in Washington, DC will carry out a National Identity (ID) card registration alongside the Boston Marathon. The registration will be conducted between April 18th and 20th, 2014. Kenyans in New England and Beyond are highly encouraged to take advantage of this exercise. Massachusett/Boston Official schedule of Dates,Times & Locations Friday 04/18/14: Rapture […]

POSITIVE THOUGHT/INSPIRATION

Word of the Day:What is love?

Word of the Day:What is love?

What is love? Someone wise said that love is giving for the world’s needs, sharing as the Spirit leads, caring when the world cries and compassion with Christ like eyes. How true! As believers we are to show love to all with the care and compassion that Christ showed us. In fact it was because […]

God has a plan for your finances

God has a plan for your finances

Money is a resource and gift given to us from God. Like water, wind or electricity, money can work in profitable ways when channeled properly. However, if not channeled properly, money can wreak havoc on our lives! God has a plan for our lives concerning money and our finances. There are over 2,000 scriptures in […]

Inspiration:A solution to happiness

Inspiration:A solution to happiness

“But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.” (Matthew 6:33)   In all that we do, Christ must be first and foremost. Once we have taken than step, everything else will be fine/fall in place. Note what the Bible teaches:   “I am the […]

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Are You a Whosoever?

Are You a Whosoever?

| April 17, 2014 | Comments

“Spring shows what God can do with a drab and dirty world.” Virgil A. Kraft The melody of chirping birds, awaken the dawn The beauty of colourful tulips, adorn the ground The fragrance of flowers blossoming, perfume the air The tender buds on trees shoot out to life The blades of grass so green sprout […]

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ICC orders eight witnesses to testify in Ruto-Sang case

ICC orders eight witnesses to testify in Ruto-Sang case

| April 17, 2014 | Comments

The International Criminal Court has granted orders compelling eight witnesses to testify in the trial against Deputy President William Ruto and journalist Joshua arap Sang. The summonses by the court follow a request by Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda against the witnesses who had indicated that they no longer wished to testify. The ruling was arrived at […]

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First female African Dreamliner Captain announced by Kenya Airways

First female African Dreamliner Captain announced by Kenya Airways

| April 17, 2014 | Comments

In the world of aviation, Kenya Airways (KQ) has today announced a first – that Captain Irene Koki Mutungi was promoted to be the first African Captain on the world’s latest plane, the Boeing B787 Dreamliner. Captain Mutungi was the first ever and only female pilot at Kenya Airways for about six years – more ladies have since […]

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This Easter, Churches should turn down the Volume: It Distorts the Gospel

This Easter, Churches should turn down the Volume: It Distorts the Gospel

| April 17, 2014 | Comments

Those who live in many of Nairobi estates can tell you that it is becoming ridiculous. Whatever happened to civility? How people can remain silent when faced with the new menace is beyond any rational or religious understanding. How do people sleep the required medical hours if they are woken every morning at 4 am […]

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Online entertainment eats into Kenyan TV audiences

Online entertainment eats into Kenyan TV audiences

| April 17, 2014 | Comments

Internet is killing the video star in Kenya but radio is still a hot favourite, according to the country’s telecommunications regulator. Rising internet usage is a key reason for the country’s television industry shedding 30% of its viewership from September to December 2013, say statistics from the Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK). In the quarter, […]

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Four Kenyan nationals sentenced in marriage fraud conspiracy-Houston

Four Kenyan nationals sentenced in marriage fraud conspiracy-Houston

| April 17, 2014 | Comments

Four Kenyan nationals residing in Houston have been sentenced for conspiracy to commit marriage fraud, marriage fraud and visa fraud, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Herman Ogoti, 53, Alfonso Ongaga, 36, Andrew Mokoro, 36, and Rebmann Ongaga, 33, were all convicted following a seven-day trial on Nov. 14, 2013. Ogoti and Alfonso Ongaga were […]

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Ex-housekeeper sues Kenyan diplomat over pay in California

Ex-housekeeper sues Kenyan diplomat over pay in California

| April 17, 2014 | Comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A former housekeeper sued a Kenyan consular official this week alleging she took her passport, told her not to leave the house without permission and paid her a fraction of what she was promised after bringing her to work in Los Angeles. Aqulina Mwelu George, 24, filed a civil lawsuit in […]

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Video:Daniel Owira “Otonglo boy” Ticles Uhuru again at Drama festivals

Video:Daniel Owira “Otonglo boy” Ticles Uhuru again at Drama festivals

| April 17, 2014 | Comments

Daniel Owira has done it again,in his comeback at the National drama festivals gala,he wowed the audience including President Uhuru Kenyatta with his master piece performance dubbed Apondi Situnya. His first performance of Otonglo time earned him the attention of the president followed with a visit to State House and a life time scholarship.

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Video:Andrew Kaggia Designs Kenya’s First 3D Video Game

Video:Andrew Kaggia Designs Kenya’s First 3D Video Game

| April 17, 2014 | Comments

If you are a gamer you had better gear up as you will soon be able to “battle” right in the streets of Nairobi. Kenyan programmer Andrew Kaggia has come up with yet another huge project. Andrew has designed a Kenyan 3D action video game which will embrace international features but localize environments. Instead of […]

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Matsanga: ‘I’m considering suing Robert Alai’, Never Plotted to Kill him

Matsanga: ‘I’m considering suing Robert Alai’, Never Plotted to Kill him

| April 17, 2014 | Comments

“I HAVE NEVER SEEN ALAI BEFORE UNTIL YESTERDAY WHEN I SAW HIM ON (KTN) JKL, MET, SPOKEN TO, PLOTTED TO KILL OR OTHERWISE TAKEN ANY INTEREST HOWSOEVER IN ONE RABID BLOGGER (& MAN IN BLACK AT KASARANI) BY THE NAME ROBERT ALAI!” EXECUTIVE SUMMARY  My dear friends, followers and haters alike on face book (FB) […]

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Are Somalis the enemy within or victims of ethnic profiling?

Are Somalis the enemy within or victims of ethnic profiling?

| April 17, 2014 | Comments

“To the people who live in North Eastern region (Somalis), I have this to say: We know that many of you are herdsmen during the day and shiftas (bandits) at night” remains the most infamous statement from the then Prime Minister Jomo Kenyatta, in his address to Parliament in 1964. “Kaeni hivyo hivyo na Mungu […]

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POLICE SUMMON FARAH OVER AL SHABAAB

POLICE SUMMON FARAH OVER AL SHABAAB

| April 17, 2014 | Comments

Former Deputy Speaker Farah Maalim yesterday denied any link to Al Shabaab. He has been summoned to appear before the Anti-Terrorism Police Unit at 11 this morning to respond to allegations that his remarks yesterday morning on Citizen TV  constituted hate speech. “They have asked me to appear before the Anti-Terrorism Police Unit at 11. […]

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Kenyan Footballer Origi Wanted By Liverpool and Arsenal

Kenyan Footballer Origi Wanted By Liverpool and Arsenal

| April 17, 2014 | Comments

Premier League sides Arsenal and Liverpool are keenly watching Kenyan-Belgian footballer, Divock Origi. The 18 year old Lille striker has scored five goals in France this season and has been approached by the Kenyan national team to play for them. Origi is the son of former Kenyan international goalkeeper turned striker Mike Okoth. Harambee Stars coach coach Adel Amrouche […]

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