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Kisumu man gets job from Uhuru after slipping past security to explain plight

Kisumu man gets job from Uhuru after slipping past security to explain plight

A Kisumu resident who had been on a job hunt for more than a year took his chances and got past tight security to share his plight with President Uhuru Kenyatta. “Rais, rais (Mr President, Mr President),” 28 year-old Philemon Awande shouted to catch Uhuru’s attention, a move that resulted in the security team being […]

US to Probe Scandal Involving Wetangula and Karua

US to Probe Scandal Involving Wetangula and Karua

American legislators now want the US Department of Justice (DOJ) to carry out immediate investigations on the British American Tobacco (BAT) company, following bribery allegations involving policymakers and politicians in East and Central Africa. The infamous scandal involved Kenya’s top politicians, Bungoma SenatorMoses Wetangula and Narc-Kenya party leader Martha Karua, who were allegedy bribed to bend laws that would favour operations of the tobacco […]

Alfred Keter should explain his unusual interest in me, says Waiguru

Alfred Keter should explain his unusual interest in me, says Waiguru

Former Devolution CS has lashed out at Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter for “always meddling in my affairs”. “Alfred Keter should explain his unusual interest on matters relating to me. Is he on payroll of corruption networks that we crippled at NYS?” posed Waiguru via Twitter on Monday evening. “Why didn’t he complain when other […]

OPINION | OTHER NEWS

Jubilee’s laptop project pilot to start in 150 schools

Jubilee’s laptop project pilot to start in 150 schools

NAIROBI: One of Jubilee government promises given during the 2013 General Election is close to fruition. The laptop for schools promise now called the Digital Literacy Programme Thursday moved a milestone after the ICT authority gave a green light to two bidders to go ahead and proof their concepts in 150 schools across the country. […]

UHURU: PULL DOWN MY PORTRAITS IF YOU WANT

UHURU: PULL DOWN MY PORTRAITS IF YOU WANT

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday cleared the air on the raging debate regarding the display of his portraits in business premises and public offices. The President, through his State House spokesman Manoah Esipisu, said no one will be compelled to display his portraits in their business premises or office. The hanging of a head of […]

Cord drops rebel MP from Parliament committee

Cord drops rebel MP from Parliament committee

Cord has removed Lunga Lunga MP Khatib Mwashetani, who is among politicians warming up to Jubilee, from the House Business Committee. In an order paper seen by The Star on Tuesday, only Mwashetani’s name was dropped from the HBC which comprises 29 MPs from Jubilee and Cord. The MP was replaced with Mombasa woman representative […]

VIDEO-NEWS

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 […]

VIDEO:KRA dumps contraband from Joho godown at sea

VIDEO:KRA dumps contraband from Joho godown at sea

KENYA Revenue Authority officials yesterday destroyed 130 containers of contraband sugar, ethanol and rice at the port of Mombasa. The consignment, which included 18 containers of contraband sugar from Brazil, 49 containers of rice and 63 of ethanol, was seized in several Container Freight Stations. The ethanol was valued at Sh288 million while the sugar’s […]

DIASPORA NEWS

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 […]

Kenyans in diaspora attack IEBC for locking them out

Kenyans in diaspora attack IEBC for locking them out

KENYANS in the diaspora have launched a scathing attack on IEBC for locking them out of the mass voter registration exercise that starts next week. Through their umbrella body, the Kenya Diaspora Alliance, they said the IEBC is gate-keeping for partisan political interests who fear their numbers might upstage “their predetermined political arithmetic”. “We want […]

Kenyan Diaspora among 100 most influential Africans in Germany

Kenyan Diaspora among 100 most influential Africans in Germany

One of Diaspora Messenger´s regular contributors was voted into the list of  the African Heritage Magazines 100 most influential Africans in Germany.    Author, Motivational Speaker, Life Coach and Business Consultant Nancy Gathecha was on the 2015/2016 special edition. She is also the host and producer of the inspirational Live By Design Radio.    The African Heritage Magazine […]

ANNOUNCEMENT/NOTICE

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 […]

Valentine Younger Couples Dinner Invite In Parkville Maryland

Valentine Younger Couples Dinner Invite In Parkville Maryland

Young Couples Married for Less than 20 years are invited for a Valentine Date Night on February 13th 2016 in Parkville Maryland. Regarding the payment for Valentine’s Couples Dinner on 2/13/16 please pay at Secu bank. Account Name: Stanley Karanja. Account Number: 8020845162; Routing Number: 255076753. Pay by 2/12/16. Please photograph the bank slip and […]

KENYAN MAN DIES SUDDENLY IN MARYLAND

KENYAN MAN DIES SUDDENLY IN MARYLAND

A Kenyan man has died suddenly in the United States. Mr. Omuyoma Isaka Nasibi, whose body was found inside his car, was said to be popular among Kenyans in the U.S.A. According the the information received by the Kenyapoa secretariat, those who knew Omi would say he was a comedian, a friend and an entertainer. […]

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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Kisumu man gets job from Uhuru after slipping past security to explain plight

Kisumu man gets job from Uhuru after slipping past security to explain plight

| February 9, 2016 | Comments

A Kisumu resident who had been on a job hunt for more than a year took his chances and got past tight security to share his plight with President Uhuru Kenyatta. “Rais, rais (Mr President, Mr President),” 28 year-old Philemon Awande shouted to catch Uhuru’s attention, a move that resulted in the security team being […]

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

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

| February 9, 2016 | Comments

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 […]

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Jubilee’s laptop project pilot to start in 150 schools

Jubilee’s laptop project pilot to start in 150 schools

| February 9, 2016 | Comments

NAIROBI: One of Jubilee government promises given during the 2013 General Election is close to fruition. The laptop for schools promise now called the Digital Literacy Programme Thursday moved a milestone after the ICT authority gave a green light to two bidders to go ahead and proof their concepts in 150 schools across the country. […]

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US to Probe Scandal Involving Wetangula and Karua

US to Probe Scandal Involving Wetangula and Karua

| February 9, 2016 | Comments

American legislators now want the US Department of Justice (DOJ) to carry out immediate investigations on the British American Tobacco (BAT) company, following bribery allegations involving policymakers and politicians in East and Central Africa. The infamous scandal involved Kenya’s top politicians, Bungoma SenatorMoses Wetangula and Narc-Kenya party leader Martha Karua, who were allegedy bribed to bend laws that would favour operations of the tobacco […]

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UHURU: PULL DOWN MY PORTRAITS IF YOU WANT

UHURU: PULL DOWN MY PORTRAITS IF YOU WANT

| February 9, 2016 | Comments

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday cleared the air on the raging debate regarding the display of his portraits in business premises and public offices. The President, through his State House spokesman Manoah Esipisu, said no one will be compelled to display his portraits in their business premises or office. The hanging of a head of […]

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Alfred Keter should explain his unusual interest in me, says Waiguru

Alfred Keter should explain his unusual interest in me, says Waiguru

| February 9, 2016 | Comments

Former Devolution CS has lashed out at Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter for “always meddling in my affairs”. “Alfred Keter should explain his unusual interest on matters relating to me. Is he on payroll of corruption networks that we crippled at NYS?” posed Waiguru via Twitter on Monday evening. “Why didn’t he complain when other […]

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Cord drops rebel MP from Parliament committee

Cord drops rebel MP from Parliament committee

| February 9, 2016 | Comments

Cord has removed Lunga Lunga MP Khatib Mwashetani, who is among politicians warming up to Jubilee, from the House Business Committee. In an order paper seen by The Star on Tuesday, only Mwashetani’s name was dropped from the HBC which comprises 29 MPs from Jubilee and Cord. The MP was replaced with Mombasa woman representative […]

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VIDEO:Family feud turns chaotic-Man and daughter fight mother over love affair

VIDEO:Family feud turns chaotic-Man and daughter fight mother over love affair

| February 9, 2016 | Comments

Drama:Police in Thika were forced to intervened in a family feud that turned chaotic after a man and his wife engaged in a public fight. The incident occurred on Monday in Kisii estate, Thika town when Virginia Wangari, 48, a mother to 11 including a 6-month old, went to her matrimonial home to pick her […]

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Kenyans in diaspora attack IEBC for locking them out

Kenyans in diaspora attack IEBC for locking them out

| February 8, 2016 | Comments

KENYANS in the diaspora have launched a scathing attack on IEBC for locking them out of the mass voter registration exercise that starts next week. Through their umbrella body, the Kenya Diaspora Alliance, they said the IEBC is gate-keeping for partisan political interests who fear their numbers might upstage “their predetermined political arithmetic”. “We want […]

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VIDEO:Come what may,Jubilee must win Nairobi Governor seat-DP Ruto

VIDEO:Come what may,Jubilee must win Nairobi Governor seat-DP Ruto

| February 8, 2016 | Comments

William Ruto has said the Jubilee Party will ensure it clinches the Nairobi Governor seat as the county is the hub of the national government. The Deputy President urged Nairobi leaders to be ready to make sure a Jubilee aspirant wins the seat in the 2017 general election. “It is not possible for the national government to […]

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RAW VIDEO:Leopard attack on Indian school injures five

RAW VIDEO:Leopard attack on Indian school injures five

| February 8, 2016 | Comments

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 […]

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VIDEO: Drama as Police Respond to False Hostage Situation

VIDEO: Drama as Police Respond to False Hostage Situation

| February 8, 2016 | Comments

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 […]

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Photo/Video:MP Mwiti kneeling before DP William Ruto

Photo/Video:MP Mwiti kneeling before DP William Ruto

| February 8, 2016 | Comments

A picture circulating on social media of Imenti Central Member of Parliament Gideon Mwiti kneeling before Deputy President William Ruto has aroused curiosity among Kenyans. The incident happened at a fundraiser in Kirigara Girls’ Secondary School in Imenti Central, Meru County, when the DP joined leaders and young people at the launch of Youth Empowerment SACCO in the constituency. In the photo Mwiti appears to […]

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