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VIDEO: Kenyans among students hospitalized in roving mob attacks in India

| March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
VIDEO: Kenyans among students hospitalized in roving mob attacks in India

Africans living in northern India are locking themselves indoors in terror after a spate of mob attacks left several hospitalized. Multiple attacks on Kenyan and Nigerian students have been reported this week in Greater Noida, 18 miles southeast of the capital New Delhi. Nine Nigerians were attacked, including five who were wounded and two who […]

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Husband and Wife: Italy based Kenyan duo releases patriotic song

| March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Husband and Wife: Italy based Kenyan duo releases patriotic song

As this year’s General Election set for August 8 approaches, politicians may be taking centre stage, but musicians are not being left behind, as they reach out to the protagonists with peace messages through what they do best – singing. Music has always been part and parcel of politics, as a vehicle for praising leaders […]

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VIDEO: Kenyan Man Killed in a Hit-and-Run Accident in St Louis,

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
VIDEO: Kenyan Man Killed in a Hit-and-Run Accident in St Louis,

NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOV.com) –A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed in north St. Louis County Wednesday night. Erick Kimani, 68, was found lying on the pavement of North Highway 67 near Mondoubleau Lane around 8:10 p.m. after being hit by a vehicle. Kimani’s family told News 4 they believe he was […]

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Gilbert O. Ogonji, Kenyan noted professor dies in Silver Spring DM

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
Gilbert O. Ogonji, Kenyan noted professor dies in Silver Spring DM

Gilbert O. Ogonji, former longtime professor of biology and chair of Coppin State University’s Department of Natural Sciences, died March 13 at his Silver Spring home from pulmonary fibrosis. He was 77. “Early on, he demonstrated a talent for leadership, teaching, mentoring and inspiring students and faculty to achieve,” the university said in announcing Dr. […]

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US embassies ordered to identify populations for tougher visa screening

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
US embassies ordered to identify populations for tougher visa screening

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has directed diplomatic missions to identify “populations warranting increased scrutiny” and toughen screening for visa applicants in those groups, according to diplomatic cables seen by Reuters. He has also ordered a “mandatory social media check” for all applicants who have ever been present in territory controlled by the Islamic […]

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