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A Diaspora open letter to Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta

| April 24, 2015 | Comments
A Diaspora open letter to Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta

You don’t know me, but I know you, arguably better than most of your voters. My name is Vincent Wanyoike and for the past two years, I have been an undergraduate student at Sciences Po Paris. I moved to France to study at Sciences Po Paris shortly after you were elected. The reason: I felt […]

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Kenyan headed for South Korea accidentally traveled to North Korea

| April 24, 2015 | Comments
Kenyan headed for South Korea accidentally traveled to North Korea

SEOUL, April 24 (UPI) – An indigenous Kenyan cow herder registered to attend a U.N. biodiversity conference in Pyeongchang, South Korea, said he was detained in Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea, after booking a wrong flight last September. Daniel Olomae Ole Sapit, 42, who is from Kenya’s semi-nomadic Maasai tribe, said the similar sounding […]

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Kenyan teacher in NJ leads delegation to meet Kenyan envoy

| April 23, 2015 | Comments
Kenyan teacher in NJ leads delegation to meet Kenyan envoy

Dr. David Angwenyi, Hopewell Valley Central High School science teacher and founder of Global Connections Kenya, and Ellyn Ito, founder of the Hopewell-based Seeds to Sew International, led a group of 20 students, parents, educators, business leaders and community activists to the Kenyan Embassy in Washington, D.C., on April 16 for a private meeting with […]

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Uhuru starts one week visit to Los Angeles

| April 23, 2015 | Comments
Uhuru starts one week visit to Los Angeles

President Uhuru Kenyatta has left for Los Angeles in California, USA to discuss investment opportunities at the 2015 Milken Institute Global Conference. World leaders will explore solutions to challenges in financial markets, industry, health, government and education at the summit set for April 26 to 29. “The conference aspires to increase global empowerment by advancing […]

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PHOTOS: WHAT A MOMENT WITH AMBASSADOR ROBINSON GITHAE?

| April 22, 2015 | Comments
PHOTOS: WHAT A MOMENT WITH AMBASSADOR   ROBINSON GITHAE?

Ambassador Githae Reception in Silver Spring MD:“Join a group or an Organization. If not join  a Church, even if it is that one with only  two members, a wife and a husband”,  Ambassador Robinson Githae pleaded with Kenyans in the Diaspora at the reception held in his Honor, at Silver Springs MD, USA on April […]

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Memorial service for Dr.John Chacha to be held in 3 Countries

| April 21, 2015 | Comments
Memorial service for Dr.John Chacha to be held in 3 Countries

Doctor John Chacha Memorials will be in three countries – All the countries that Dr. Chacha called home at different times in his life.Here below is the schedule and venue. 1. Fri, April 24th visitation at the home: 95 Saint Johns Cir, Martinsville, VA 2. Sat. April 25th 11:00 at Love and Faith Christian Fellowship, […]

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This Kenyan Church fellowship in America needs a Second and Third look: Its too Radical!

| April 18, 2015 | Comments
This Kenyan Church fellowship in America needs a Second and Third look: Its too Radical!

Do we have to import even tribalism to America?:This Kenyan Church fellowship in America needs a Second and Third look: Its too Radical! If you are in the United States, you know that there is a problem with the Christian Community. One human nature is our ability to not get along. Historically, the human race […]

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SAD:AFRICANS RISK DEATH TO JOIN DIASPORA

| April 18, 2015 | Comments
SAD:AFRICANS RISK DEATH TO JOIN DIASPORA

400 illegal immigrants are feared to have died this week in a shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea while trying to join diaspora through Italy. The International Migration Organization (IOM) expects the number of people embarking on these treacherous journeys will go up as the summer months approach and the sea becomes calmer. This story is […]

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Kenyan owned business named 2015 Massachusetts Minority-Owned Small Business of the Year

| April 17, 2015 | Comments
Kenyan owned business named 2015 Massachusetts Minority-Owned Small Business of the Year

A Kenyan owned business in Massachusetts has been named the winner of the 2015 Massachusetts Minority-Owned Small Business of the Year award. In an announcement made by the Massachusetts SBA District Director Robert Nelson, the business, Ace Medical Services owned by Michael Chege and Raphael Bibiu was commended for their hard work and dedication. “I […]

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Kenyan artist Jaguar set to perform in the US this weekend

| April 17, 2015 | Comments
Kenyan artist Jaguar set to perform in the US this weekend

Popular Kenyan musician Charles Njagua Kanyi – popularly known by his stage name ‘Jaguar’ – is set to make two performances in the US this weekend. On Friday April 17, he will be at the AR Lounge in Atlanta. He will then fly out to Massachusetts the following day where he is scheduled to entertain fans at […]

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Photos:Diaspora Kenyan Pastor,Author and Missionary dies in a car accident

| April 17, 2015 | Comments
Photos:Diaspora Kenyan Pastor,Author and Missionary dies in a car accident

A respect Kenyan Pastor,Author and Missionary,Dr.John Chacha of Martinsville, Virginia was involved in a fatal car accident in Kisii Kenya yesterday.He was visiting Kenya as part of his missionary work that take him there and  Tanzania regularly. Dr.Chacha was the Founder and Executive Director of Teamwork Ministries, Inc. and Teamwork Bible Colleges International based in Martinsville, […]

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Video:Kenyan native wins 2015 Elementary Teacher of the Year award in Texas

| April 16, 2015 | Comments
Video:Kenyan native wins 2015 Elementary Teacher of the Year award in Texas

A Kenyan native in Texas has been named the 2015 Elementary Teacher of the Year by the Corpus Christi Independent School District. Annie Mucheru-Garza of Garcia Elementary School in Corpus Christi received the fitting recognition last month for her work at the school where she has been teaching for the last three years. Her students who […]

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An analysis of the engagement of the Kenyan diaspora in Germany and the potentials for cooperation

| April 16, 2015 | Comments
An analysis of the engagement of the Kenyan diaspora in Germany and the potentials for cooperation

Based on a request of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), this study seeks to understand how Kenyans in Germany organise themselves into self-identified ‘diaspora organisations’ and how they engage with social, economic, and political life in Kenya and/or Germany. In exploring these broad questions, sub-questions explored are: 1. What are the demographic and […]

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Kenyan Diaspora joins race for MP seat in Britain

| April 15, 2015 | Comments
Kenyan Diaspora joins race for MP seat in Britain

A Kenyan will be in the race for a parliamentary seat in the UK when the Britons go to the polls next month. Independent candidate Daniel Munyambu is seeking to enter the British House of Commons as the representative for Thurrock constituency. The constituency is represented by Ms Jackie Doyle-Price of the Conservative Party. The […]

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Kenyans In America: The Marks of Diaspora Tragedy?

| April 15, 2015 | Comments
Kenyans In America: The Marks of Diaspora Tragedy?

 Un-hospitable hosts:A Recent immigrant to the United States explained how difficult life has become. Like many Kenyans in America, his arrival was legal. He followed all the necessary legal provisions to obtain a lottery based Green Card. The excitement of finally being able to migrate from the human traffic in Nairobi streets to seeing nothing […]

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Photo:Singer Jaguar Flies with Catherine Ndereba To Boston Marathon Business Class -

| April 15, 2015 | Comments
Photo:Singer Jaguar Flies with Catherine Ndereba To Boston Marathon Business Class -

Singer Jaguar is listed as one of the most philanthropic celebrities in the country. He has a knack for extending his kindness to almost anyone who really needs it. His patriotism is also on the same level as his philanthropy. Ahead of the upcoming Boston Marathon set to take place on the 20th of April, […]

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Kenyan Community Raising Funds To Bury Woman In murder suicide

| April 11, 2015 | Comments
Kenyan Community Raising Funds To Bury Woman In murder suicide

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minnesota Kenyans are coming together in tragedy to send one of their own home. Police say Esther Muchina-Dobie’s husband shot her in the head before killing himself.  Their bodies were found in their Savage home a week and a half ago. Now, a community is trying to raise money to send Muchina-Dobie’s body back […]

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Kenyans in Australia to hold ceremony to remember147 lives lost Garissa in attacks

| April 11, 2015 | Comments
Kenyans in Australia to hold ceremony to remember147 lives lost  Garissa in attacks

CANDLES will be lit in Darwin today to commemorate nearly 150 innocent lives taken in what is said to be Kenya’s second worst terrorist attack ever. The East African Community Association will host a multiethnic ceremony with the Multicultural Council of the Northern Territory to acknowledge the lives lost. On the morning of Thursday, April […]

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