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K24 JOURNALISTS HELD OVER EXPOSE ON TERROR

K24 JOURNALISTS HELD OVER EXPOSE ON TERROR

Detectives from the anti-terror police unit on Monday grilled two journalists from a local television station over an investigative story that exposes security lapses at the GSU headquarters. K24 TV investigative reporter Purity Mwambia, Swahili Managing Editor Frankline Wambugu and a driver were arrested at their offices along Kijabe street while compiling an expose ‘Bweta […]

HARROWING TALE BY KENYAN WHO LANDED IN NORTH KOREA INSTEAD OF SOUTH KOREA

HARROWING TALE BY KENYAN WHO LANDED IN NORTH KOREA INSTEAD OF SOUTH KOREA

A Kenyan has described the harrowing experience of landing in North Korea instead of South Korea after confusing Pyeongchang for Pyongyang. Daniel Olomae Ole Sapit, 42, told the Wall Street Journal how he spent hours trying to convince immigration officers in North Korea that he had confused the two cities. Mr Sapit had been invited […]

Gang in daring raid on police station,one dead

Gang in daring raid on police station,one dead

Police shot dead a member of a gang that staged a daring raid on Mihang’o Police Station in Kayole, Nairobi, on Monday night. One suspect was arrested and three others escaped in the 10.30pm incident. The five-member gang raided the station and accosted police officers who were on duty. “They entered the station armed with […]

OPINION | OTHER NEWS

BEYONCE TO SUE KENYAN NEWSPAPER FOR CLAIMING SHE’S BROKE

BEYONCE TO SUE KENYAN NEWSPAPER FOR CLAIMING SHE’S BROKE

Mombasa – based events promoter Julia Achieng, better known as Beyoncé, is suing a local newspaper for defamation over a story that claimed she is broke. The newspaper’s carried a story that claimed Beyoncé’s valuables were auctioned to recover rent arrears amounting to Sh 99,000. The story quoted Mombasa property owner Marion Chebet, who claimed Beyoncé […]

UHURU’S APPOINTMENT:POLITICAL FAIL,NEPOTISM CONTINUES

UHURU’S APPOINTMENT:POLITICAL FAIL,NEPOTISM CONTINUES

Appointing the state agency heads was meant to be president Kenyatta’s best shot at consolidating his moderate allies. Instead it’s exposing curious cleavages in jubilee government,   President Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto went ahead on Monday and announced the first batch of appointment to State Corporation. Several former cabinet ministers and politicians in both Kibaki […]

Luhya Political Rejects Big Winners As Uhuru Woos Western Vote

Luhya Political Rejects Big Winners As Uhuru Woos Western Vote

In what is seemingly a charm offensive to bolster votes ahead of the 2017 poll, President Uhuru Kenyatta has raided the Western region with several parastatal appointments made on April 17. The appointments contained in a special gazette notice issued Monday will see the return of former Local Authority minister Musikari Kombo who will now […]

VIDEO-NEWS

VIDEO:ANGRY BALTIMORE MOM BEATS SON AFTER SEEING HIM THROW ROCKS AT POLICE

VIDEO:ANGRY BALTIMORE MOM BEATS SON AFTER SEEING HIM THROW ROCKS AT POLICE

A Baltimore mom could not take the nonsense of the hooligans destroying her city and especially the son being part of it. A suspected rioter in Baltimore got the smackdown of his life Monday by his mom on television. The mother saw her son on television throwing rocks at police, reports ABC Baltimore affiliate WMAR. […]

KTN Receives Standing Ovation for Jicho Pevu expose-Futari ya Sumu

KTN Receives Standing Ovation for Jicho Pevu expose-Futari ya Sumu

Last night, all eyes were glued on KTN, the station was airing yet another captivating exposé that has made the whole country talking. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram you name it, KTN is currently the hottest topic on social networking platforms. Mohammed Ali and John Allan Namu have set a trend with their investigative; Plague For Profit […]

Video:Obama’s computer hacked

Video:Obama’s computer hacked

Some of President Obama’semail correspondence was swept up by Russian hackers last year in a breach of the White House’s unclassified computer system that was far more intrusive and worrisome than has been publicly acknowledged, according to senior American officials briefed on the investigation. The hackers, who also got deeply into the State Department’s unclassified […]

DIASPORA NEWS

Proposed Consulates:Good Idea for Wrong Reasons

Proposed Consulates:Good Idea for Wrong Reasons

The proposed opening of Kenyan consulates in Dallas Texas, Boston Massachusetts, Atlanta Georgia, Seattle Washington and Minneapolis Minnesota is a good idea but for the wrong reasons. The purposes of consulates and their chief diplomat (the consul) is to handle minor diplomatic issues like issuing visas, providing ID documents to nationals, facilitating registrations and taking […]

Video:Kenyans in US wash dirty linen in public

Video:Kenyans in US wash dirty linen in public

FULL VIDEO: KENYAN DIASPORA MEETING HELD AT HILTON LAX LOS ANGELES “That desk up there is well represented,” said Kinyua referring to the high table. “It is very diverse, but I noted that the people who spoke today on behalf of the diaspora, there was no woman. All of them were also from one tribe. […]

Returning Kenyans recall Yemen nightmare

Returning Kenyans recall Yemen nightmare

130 Kenyans to have been evacuated from war-ravaged Yemen so far Najah Ahmed, a Kenyan mother of four, had lived in Al-Mukalla, capital of Yemen’s southern Hadhramaut province, for 17 years. But recent fighting between Yemeni government forces and Shiite Houthi militants has forced her to leave her second home. “When the fighting erupted in Aden after […]

ANNOUNCEMENT/NOTICE

How to assist Garissa victims securely through Kenya Red Cross

How to assist Garissa victims securely through Kenya Red Cross

Following negotiations with the Kenya Red Cross on assisting the Garissa victims, Diasporans can now directly send their contributions securely. In what has been dubbed as the #MbaoFriday campaign on Facebook, members of the Diaspora are encouraged to donate at least $20 Starting Friday the 24th of April. Details can be found on the Diaspora4Garissa […]

Kenyan man dies in his home in Waterbury Connecticut.

Kenyan man dies in his home in Waterbury Connecticut.

We regret to inform family and friends of the untimely passing of Patrick Wanjohi Kihara formerly of Waterbury CT., who died at his home on Monday April 20th 2015. He was a dedicated father to Emmanuel Kihara and Fred Kihara and a husband to Anne Gatwiri Kihara. Son of John Kihara Wanjohi and Benedicta Wanjiru Kihara. He […]

Ordination and Church Launching in Newark,Delaware

Ordination and Church Launching in Newark,Delaware

Open door revival ministries invites you to ordination and church launching on April 26th 2015 in Newark Delaware.All are welcome!!

POSITIVE THOUGHT/INSPIRATION

Audio:How To Overcome Setbacks

Audio:How To Overcome Setbacks

Have you ever been in a challenging situation or encountered a setback that almost paralysed you? Such is life. We all face obstacles or adversity. But it´s not what we go through, but how we go through it, that makes the difference. On this hadithi episode I share the story about the farmer and his […]

DEVOTION:How Can This Be A Burden?‏

DEVOTION:How Can This Be A Burden?‏

Following His declaration of a better future in verse 11, the Lord continues to describe the pathetic spiritual condition of Israel. Here is what He said through His Prophet Malachi: “But you profane it by saying, ‘The Lord’s Table is defiled,’ and, ‘Its food is contemptible. Malachi 1:12 In addition to this, the Lord reveals […]

Word For Today:Independence or Dependence

Word For Today:Independence or Dependence

I am not much of a swimmer but have you ever tried to save a drowning person? It can get quite tricky and dangerous. There is a cardinal rule taught in water safety and rescue courses: Never try to save a person who is trying to save himself. The rescuer is to swim out, keep […]

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BEYONCE TO SUE KENYAN NEWSPAPER FOR CLAIMING SHE’S BROKE

BEYONCE TO SUE KENYAN NEWSPAPER FOR CLAIMING SHE’S BROKE

| April 28, 2015 | Comments

Mombasa – based events promoter Julia Achieng, better known as Beyoncé, is suing a local newspaper for defamation over a story that claimed she is broke. The newspaper’s carried a story that claimed Beyoncé’s valuables were auctioned to recover rent arrears amounting to Sh 99,000. The story quoted Mombasa property owner Marion Chebet, who claimed Beyoncé […]

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Proposed Consulates:Good Idea for Wrong Reasons

Proposed Consulates:Good Idea for Wrong Reasons

| April 28, 2015 | Comments

The proposed opening of Kenyan consulates in Dallas Texas, Boston Massachusetts, Atlanta Georgia, Seattle Washington and Minneapolis Minnesota is a good idea but for the wrong reasons. The purposes of consulates and their chief diplomat (the consul) is to handle minor diplomatic issues like issuing visas, providing ID documents to nationals, facilitating registrations and taking […]

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UHURU’S APPOINTMENT:POLITICAL FAIL,NEPOTISM CONTINUES

UHURU’S APPOINTMENT:POLITICAL FAIL,NEPOTISM CONTINUES

| April 28, 2015 | Comments

Appointing the state agency heads was meant to be president Kenyatta’s best shot at consolidating his moderate allies. Instead it’s exposing curious cleavages in jubilee government,   President Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto went ahead on Monday and announced the first batch of appointment to State Corporation. Several former cabinet ministers and politicians in both Kibaki […]

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K24 JOURNALISTS HELD OVER EXPOSE ON TERROR

K24 JOURNALISTS HELD OVER EXPOSE ON TERROR

| April 28, 2015 | Comments

Detectives from the anti-terror police unit on Monday grilled two journalists from a local television station over an investigative story that exposes security lapses at the GSU headquarters. K24 TV investigative reporter Purity Mwambia, Swahili Managing Editor Frankline Wambugu and a driver were arrested at their offices along Kijabe street while compiling an expose ‘Bweta […]

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VIDEO:ANGRY BALTIMORE MOM BEATS SON AFTER SEEING HIM THROW ROCKS AT POLICE

VIDEO:ANGRY BALTIMORE MOM BEATS SON AFTER SEEING HIM THROW ROCKS AT POLICE

| April 28, 2015 | Comments

A Baltimore mom could not take the nonsense of the hooligans destroying her city and especially the son being part of it. A suspected rioter in Baltimore got the smackdown of his life Monday by his mom on television. The mother saw her son on television throwing rocks at police, reports ABC Baltimore affiliate WMAR. […]

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HARROWING TALE BY KENYAN WHO LANDED IN NORTH KOREA INSTEAD OF SOUTH KOREA

HARROWING TALE BY KENYAN WHO LANDED IN NORTH KOREA INSTEAD OF SOUTH KOREA

| April 28, 2015 | Comments

A Kenyan has described the harrowing experience of landing in North Korea instead of South Korea after confusing Pyeongchang for Pyongyang. Daniel Olomae Ole Sapit, 42, told the Wall Street Journal how he spent hours trying to convince immigration officers in North Korea that he had confused the two cities. Mr Sapit had been invited […]

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Luhya Political Rejects Big Winners As Uhuru Woos Western Vote

Luhya Political Rejects Big Winners As Uhuru Woos Western Vote

| April 28, 2015 | Comments

In what is seemingly a charm offensive to bolster votes ahead of the 2017 poll, President Uhuru Kenyatta has raided the Western region with several parastatal appointments made on April 17. The appointments contained in a special gazette notice issued Monday will see the return of former Local Authority minister Musikari Kombo who will now […]

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Nicholas Gumbo elected new PAC leader to replace Nemwamba

Nicholas Gumbo elected new PAC leader to replace Nemwamba

| April 28, 2015 | Comments

Rarieda MP Nicholas Gumbo is the new chairman of the National Assembly’s Public Accounts Committee. The ODM legislator got the backing of MPs from the Jubilee coalition and some Cord members in the committee are understood to have defied the position of their coalition’s leadership to have ODM chairman and Suba MP John Mbadi succeed […]

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Gang in daring raid on police station,one dead

Gang in daring raid on police station,one dead

| April 28, 2015 | Comments

Police shot dead a member of a gang that staged a daring raid on Mihang’o Police Station in Kayole, Nairobi, on Monday night. One suspect was arrested and three others escaped in the 10.30pm incident. The five-member gang raided the station and accosted police officers who were on duty. “They entered the station armed with […]

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Kenyan immigration officer charged over escape Chinese ‘racist’ restaurant owner

Kenyan immigration officer charged over escape Chinese ‘racist’ restaurant owner

| April 27, 2015 | Comments

NAIROBI: An immigration officer who allegedly cleared the manager of a Chinese restaurant that was recently closed by authorities in Nairobi over ‘racist’ rules has been charged at a Nairobi court with abuse of office. Maurice Okinyi Odero was accused of issuing Esther Zao Yang with an exit permit last month to leave Kenya via […]

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KQ to resume flights to Ebola-hit countries

KQ to resume flights to Ebola-hit countries

| April 27, 2015 | Comments

Kenya Airways could resume flight operations in Liberia and Sierra Leone in a fortnight, Cabinet Secretary for Health James Macharia said yesterday. Macharia said his ministry is consulting with stakeholders to review resumption dates. Macharia said the resolution was arrived at after it was established that the two Ebola-ravaged countries have stabilised. Guinea, Liberia and […]

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Video:Kenyans in US wash dirty linen in public

Video:Kenyans in US wash dirty linen in public

| April 27, 2015 | Comments

FULL VIDEO: KENYAN DIASPORA MEETING HELD AT HILTON LAX LOS ANGELES “That desk up there is well represented,” said Kinyua referring to the high table. “It is very diverse, but I noted that the people who spoke today on behalf of the diaspora, there was no woman. All of them were also from one tribe. […]

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Returning Kenyans recall Yemen nightmare

Returning Kenyans recall Yemen nightmare

| April 27, 2015 | Comments

130 Kenyans to have been evacuated from war-ravaged Yemen so far Najah Ahmed, a Kenyan mother of four, had lived in Al-Mukalla, capital of Yemen’s southern Hadhramaut province, for 17 years. But recent fighting between Yemeni government forces and Shiite Houthi militants has forced her to leave her second home. “When the fighting erupted in Aden after […]

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