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US Awards $1m for Kenya Gas to Power Project

| September 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
US Awards $1m for Kenya Gas to Power Project

MIDWAY RESOURCES INTERNATIONAL SUBSIDIARY AWARDED A US$1 MILLION GRANT BY THE U.S. TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY AS PART OF THE POWER AFRICA INITIATIVE   Image/Courtesy Midway Resources International’s (‘MRI’) wholly owned Kenyan operating unit (Zarara Oil & Gas Limited or ‘Zarara’) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a US$1 million grant to […]

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Kenyans in diaspora reject polls official for 2017

| September 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
Kenyans in diaspora reject polls official for 2017

Kenyans living in the US want the Independent, Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to cancel the appointment of ambassador Robinson Njeru Githae as its returning officer. Under the lobby group – the Kenya Patriotic Front (KPF) – they said Mr Njeru, who is the Kenyan ambassador to the US, “has assumed the duties of zoning […]

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Kenyan diplomat faces backlash over Twitter comment

| September 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
Kenyan diplomat faces backlash over Twitter comment

Kenya’s ambassador to Burundi Ken Vitisia has been forced to delete his Twitter account following furious reactions relating to his tweets. The envoy’s tweets appeared to criticise a UN report that accused Burundi government of human rights violations. On Wednesday, the UN Independent Investigation on Burundi (UNIIB) said there has been widespread and systemic patterns […]

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5 Dead in Washington State Mall Shooting; Massive Manhunt Underway

| September 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
5 Dead in Washington State Mall Shooting; Massive Manhunt Underway

A massive manhunt is underway in the northwestern U.S. state of Washington for a gunman who fatally shot five people in a shopping mall late Friday. Four women and one man were killed in a Macy’s store inside the Cascade Mall in the city of Burlington, about 100 kilometers north of Seattle. The women died […]

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VIDEO: Lupita Nyong’o’s Brother Performs at Stetson University

| September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
VIDEO: Lupita Nyong’o’s Brother Performs at Stetson University

Hollywood Star Lupita Nyongo’s brother seems to be literally walking in the footsteps of his sister in showcasing to the world, Africa’s finesse in art. Peter Nyong’o alias junior amazed thousands when he led his University choir in Florida, US, in welcoming his own father Anyang’ Nyong’o to Stetson University where the Kisumu Senator was to deliver […]

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