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David Rudisha romps to victory in Glasgow

David Rudisha romps to victory in Glasgow

Olympic champion and World record holder David Rudisha romped to his second victory this season, equalling the World lead time of 1:43.34 in men’s 800m race at the Glasgow Grand Prix Diamond League on Saturday. Also in the winners’ list was Commonwealth Games champion Silas Kiplagat in the 1,500m as the duo salvaged some pride […]

It’s ‘Etsy,’ Kenyan Style: Making Art Out Of Flip-Flops And Bottle Tops

It’s ‘Etsy,’ Kenyan Style: Making Art Out Of Flip-Flops And Bottle Tops

Sure, it’s tough to earn a living as an artist. But it helps if your materials don’t cost a lot. At the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, several of the Kenyan craftspeople work wonders with discarded beer bottles and flip-flops. Jonathan Lento: He Fashions Flip-Flops Into Funky Fauna Jonathan Lento grips a slender knife in one hand […]

Photos:Uhuru moves Muslim dinner to Kakamega

Photos:Uhuru moves Muslim dinner to Kakamega

STATE HOUSE has been compelled to shift this year’s Iftar dinner with the Muslim community to Kakamega  after leaders in Nairobi and Mombasa threatened to boycott the annual event. Here is the president’s message and photos: Deputy President William Ruto, Majority Leader Aden Dualle and I during the Iftar Dinner at the Kakamega State Lodge. […]

OPINION | EDITORIAL

Let the young party it is their time: Who cares about vises. Right?

Let the young party it is their time: Who cares about vises. Right?

Every generation goes through the growing pains. There is no one person who can claim that he or she did not grow up in an older generation that thought the young generation was mad! Name any generation that does not go through what young people are going through in Africa, and specifically in Kenya. The […]

Kenyan passport among five strongest in Africa

Kenyan passport among five strongest in Africa

THE Kenyan passport is the fifth most powerful travel document in Africa, an infographic by Rosie Spinks and published on Good Magazine website shows. Kenya ties in the position with Namibia, Lesotho and Gambia. Seychelles’ passport is the most powerful in Africa, which means holders of her passport have the most freedom to visit other […]

Uhuru tells Raila: I will not be shaken

Uhuru tells Raila: I will not be shaken

President Uhuru Kenyatta Friday said he was open to dialogue but warned opposition leader Raila Odinga to stop giving him conditions for talks. The President said he would not be intimidated but welcomed “constructive criticism and not intimidation.” “Criticism must not tear us apart, but instead it must be a unifying factor. I will not […]

VIDEO-NEWS

Video:Police, KDF Security Operation in Lamu

Video:Police, KDF Security Operation in Lamu

A prominent Malindi businessman was among two people charged in a Mombasa court over the killings in Lamu and Tana River counties. The businessman who is suspected of financing and coordinating the attacks was charged alongside a driver with 60 counts of murder. The charges occurred even as 62 more suspects were arrested in the […]

Video:Woman In Land Dispute With Her 2 Wives

Video:Woman In Land Dispute With Her 2 Wives

A 75 year old woman is embroiled in a dispute with her 2 wives over land. Yes, you heard that right, a dispute between a woman and her wives. Well, the woman who was unable to bear children for many years, finally married 2 women to bear children for her as per her community’s customs […]

Alfred Mutua Accuses EACC Of Being Used To Intimidate Him

Alfred Mutua Accuses EACC Of Being Used To Intimidate Him

Machakos county Governor Dr. Alfred Mutua is accusing the Ethics And Anti-Corruption Commission of being used by his political detractors to intimidate him and slow down development in his county. Mutua says he has experienced a series of intimidating actions by the commissions and other agencies since he announced his opposition to the ongoing rallies […]

DIASPORA NEWS

Kenyans advised to avoid Heathrow Airport over terror threats

Kenyans advised to avoid Heathrow Airport over terror threats

Kenya has advised its citizens to avoid transiting through UK’s Heathrow Airport because of “a substantial threat of possible attack” by Al-Qaeda operatives. On Saturday, Foreign Affairs Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho said the government had received reports of possible terrorist attacks targeting Heathrow. “According to information provided by US officials, Al Qaeda operatives in Yemen […]

Shame of the Kenya show in US

Shame of the Kenya show in US

So much has been written and said about the recent Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington DC that we may fail to carry out an honest assessment of the impact of this high profile event on Kenyan art. The festival takes place on the parks of the National Mall surrounded by museums run by the Smithsonian […]

WEDDING BELLS FOR MARIGA

WEDDING BELLS FOR MARIGA

Kenya’s international midfield sensation, MacDonald Mariga, who turns out for the Italian side Parma, has hinted that wedding bells could be in the offing. Mariga, who has a daughter aged three years and five months spoke to The Nairobian enroute to the Maasai Mara with family and friends to witness the great wildebeest migration. The […]

ANNOUNCEMENT/NOTICE

Death Announcement:Promotion to Glory of Mary Turaca Ngobu

Death Announcement:Promotion to Glory of Mary Turaca Ngobu

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the promotion to glory of Mary Turaca Ngobu that occurred at Nairobi hospital on Wednesday June 26, 2014 at 8 am Kenyan time after a long illness. She was the mother to Maina Ngobu, Peter Ngobu of Baltimore MD, Faith Wanjiru Nguro of Atlanta GA, Mwangi […]

Divine Schools Africa -July Course Intakes

Divine Schools Africa -July Course Intakes

Divine Schools – Africa is the first School in East and Central Africa to offer formal training in the Event management, wedding industry, flower arrangement and fundraising courses. We believe our courses offer individuals the opportunity to be all they can be and experience life to the full.Visit http://www.divineschools.com/

Kenyans in Moreno Valley CA mourning the death of Susan Moody

Kenyans in Moreno Valley CA mourning the death of Susan Moody

The family’s of James Moody and Obadiah Ndanganga; wish to announce the passing away of Susan Moody (formerly Susan Njeri Ndanganga ) of Moreno Valley California,USA;which occurred on Friday June 13th, 2014 at Riverside County Regional Hospital after a long battle with cancer. Susan leaves behind husband James Moody, daughter Jewel Wamuyu  Ndanganga and grand […]

POSITIVE THOUGHT/INSPIRATION

Word of the Day:Memories and Imaginations

Word of the Day:Memories and Imaginations

“(13) I do not consider, brethren, that I have captured and made it my own [yet]; but one thing I do [it is my one aspiration]: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead,(14) I press on toward the goal to win the [supreme and heavenly] prize to which God in Christ […]

Inspiration:Life without friends?

Inspiration:Life without friends?

Whenever you think of friends the following ought to be true 1. Individuals who love you in spite of your weakness 2. Individuals that you can lean on at times of need 3.Individuals who can go an extra mile to assist you whenever you need them 4.Individuals who can hang out with you during your […]

Word of the Day:He must increase,but I must decrease

Word of the Day:He must increase,but I must decrease

We live in a world where every company is out to out do the other as they offer goods and services. All you have to do is walk around the city and you will be bombarded with all sorts of ads from bill boards’ posters electronic bill boards and all. I bet you have some […]

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Word of the Day:Memories and Imaginations

Word of the Day:Memories and Imaginations

| July 12, 2014 | Comments

“(13) I do not consider, brethren, that I have captured and made it my own [yet]; but one thing I do [it is my one aspiration]: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead,(14) I press on toward the goal to win the [supreme and heavenly] prize to which God in Christ […]

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David Rudisha romps to victory in Glasgow

David Rudisha romps to victory in Glasgow

| July 12, 2014 | Comments

Olympic champion and World record holder David Rudisha romped to his second victory this season, equalling the World lead time of 1:43.34 in men’s 800m race at the Glasgow Grand Prix Diamond League on Saturday. Also in the winners’ list was Commonwealth Games champion Silas Kiplagat in the 1,500m as the duo salvaged some pride […]

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Kenyans advised to avoid Heathrow Airport over terror threats

Kenyans advised to avoid Heathrow Airport over terror threats

| July 12, 2014 | Comments

Kenya has advised its citizens to avoid transiting through UK’s Heathrow Airport because of “a substantial threat of possible attack” by Al-Qaeda operatives. On Saturday, Foreign Affairs Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho said the government had received reports of possible terrorist attacks targeting Heathrow. “According to information provided by US officials, Al Qaeda operatives in Yemen […]

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It’s ‘Etsy,’ Kenyan Style: Making Art Out Of Flip-Flops And Bottle Tops

It’s ‘Etsy,’ Kenyan Style: Making Art Out Of Flip-Flops And Bottle Tops

| July 12, 2014 | Comments

Sure, it’s tough to earn a living as an artist. But it helps if your materials don’t cost a lot. At the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, several of the Kenyan craftspeople work wonders with discarded beer bottles and flip-flops. Jonathan Lento: He Fashions Flip-Flops Into Funky Fauna Jonathan Lento grips a slender knife in one hand […]

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Let the young party it is their time: Who cares about vises. Right?

Let the young party it is their time: Who cares about vises. Right?

| July 12, 2014 | Comments

Every generation goes through the growing pains. There is no one person who can claim that he or she did not grow up in an older generation that thought the young generation was mad! Name any generation that does not go through what young people are going through in Africa, and specifically in Kenya. The […]

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Kenyan passport among five strongest in Africa

Kenyan passport among five strongest in Africa

| July 12, 2014 | Comments

THE Kenyan passport is the fifth most powerful travel document in Africa, an infographic by Rosie Spinks and published on Good Magazine website shows. Kenya ties in the position with Namibia, Lesotho and Gambia. Seychelles’ passport is the most powerful in Africa, which means holders of her passport have the most freedom to visit other […]

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Photos:Uhuru moves Muslim dinner to Kakamega

Photos:Uhuru moves Muslim dinner to Kakamega

| July 12, 2014 | Comments

STATE HOUSE has been compelled to shift this year’s Iftar dinner with the Muslim community to Kakamega  after leaders in Nairobi and Mombasa threatened to boycott the annual event. Here is the president’s message and photos: Deputy President William Ruto, Majority Leader Aden Dualle and I during the Iftar Dinner at the Kakamega State Lodge. […]

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Joho and Marwa clash over Raila and insecurity

Joho and Marwa clash over Raila and insecurity

| July 12, 2014 | Comments

Two key leaders in Mombasa Friday clashed over Cord leader Raila Odinga and insecurity. Governor Hassan Ali Joho accused Mombasa County commissioner Nelson Marwa of seeking to undermine him because of his relationship with Mr Odinga. But while he declined to refer to Mr Odinga, Mr Marwa insisted that the government would continue pushing for […]

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Shame of the Kenya show in US

Shame of the Kenya show in US

| July 12, 2014 | Comments

So much has been written and said about the recent Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington DC that we may fail to carry out an honest assessment of the impact of this high profile event on Kenyan art. The festival takes place on the parks of the National Mall surrounded by museums run by the Smithsonian […]

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Uhuru tells Raila: I will not be shaken

Uhuru tells Raila: I will not be shaken

| July 12, 2014 | Comments

President Uhuru Kenyatta Friday said he was open to dialogue but warned opposition leader Raila Odinga to stop giving him conditions for talks. The President said he would not be intimidated but welcomed “constructive criticism and not intimidation.” “Criticism must not tear us apart, but instead it must be a unifying factor. I will not […]

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CCTV Photos:Machakos Deputy Governor Caught Pants Down-Stage Managed Matatu Incident

CCTV Photos:Machakos Deputy Governor Caught Pants Down-Stage Managed Matatu Incident

| July 11, 2014 | Comments

Politics is a very ugly game. You have to know your way around scheming, cheating and selling your story. This week we’ve been treated to the falling out story of Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua and his deputy Bernard Kiala . Mr. Kiala had claimed that his official vehicle was withdrawn by his boss, immediately after he […]

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Criminals escape with six guns after attacking Pandanguo in Lamu

Criminals escape with six guns after attacking Pandanguo in Lamu

| July 11, 2014 | Comments

LAMU, KENYA: Gunmen raided Pandanguo village in Lamu County torching houses, school and robbing Kenya Police Reservists of six guns. The attackers estimated to be about 60 also vandalized a dispensary in the area and stole medicine. Local police say no arrest has been made so far. Pandanguo is near Witu that was last month attacked. […]

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Failure to Launch is an Entrepreneurs Greatest Impediment

Failure to Launch is an Entrepreneurs Greatest Impediment

| July 11, 2014 | Comments

Every person desires; to be rich, to be of value, and to be of purpose. What many fail to realize is the work that goes into achieving this. Entrepreneurship is all about changing how our environment is, making it better for us and for future generations and in the process, creating wealth. Many aspiring entrepreneurs […]

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