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Kenyan wins Siberian Marathon on cold day in Omsk

| September 21, 2014 | Comments
Kenyan wins Siberian Marathon on cold day in Omsk

Kenya’s John Kyalo Kyui took the victory at the Siberian International Marathon on Sunday (21) while Purity Kimetto became the first non-European winner of the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race on a day when cold conditions prevented fast times.Their respective times of 2:14:50 and 2:38:53 didn’t threaten the course records, but were respectable in the […]

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Kenyan Wins Moscow Marathon,over 12,000 particpants

| September 21, 2014 | Comments
Kenyan Wins Moscow Marathon,over 12,000 particpants

MOSCOW, September 21 (RIA Novosti) – The Moscow Marathon was held on Sunday, also the All Russian Running Day, with the course twisting its way across the Russian capital. The race was won by Kenyan Solomon Kibet Barngetuni. His time of 2:17.20 is a new record for the Marathon, breaking the previous record of 2:19.36 […]

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A Kenyan welcome for Pope Francis in Albania

| September 21, 2014 | Comments
A Kenyan welcome for Pope Francis in Albania

Fr. Benson Salonik is a Kenyan priest of Ngong Diocese. At the moment, Fr. Benson is Rector of the Olchekut Supat minor seminary in Kenya’s Ngong Diocese. Vatican Radio’s Allan Christopher Wells who is in Tirana, Albania for the Apostolic visit with Pope Francis, found Fr. Benson eagerly waiting for the Holy Father’s visit today. […]

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American designer fuses Kenyan traditions with contemporary fashion trends

| September 21, 2014 | Comments
American designer fuses Kenyan traditions with contemporary fashion trends

NEW YORK — Where Tereneh Mosley calls home these days depends on when you ask her. She keeps most of her belongings in storage in New York, where she used to teach at Parsons The New School of Design, and her issues of Vogue magazine are delivered to Pittsburgh. “Thanksgiving dinner is on the North Side,” she […]

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Jobs or slavery? Kenyans speak of abuse in the Middle East

| September 20, 2014 | Comments
Jobs or slavery? Kenyans speak of abuse in the Middle East

Three weeks after burying her last born daughter, Lenah Masai still harbours questions about circumstances surrounding her death. The daughter, Carris Chepkirui, fondly known as Totoh by her Mosoriot-based family, died just three days after travelling to Lebanon for work. A report from a District Attorney’s office in Bsous, 14km from Beirut, the Lebanon capital […]

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Hurting and mourning loved one:Prescription for heartache

| September 20, 2014 | Comments
Hurting and mourning loved one:Prescription for heartache

At some point in life, each one of us has or will experience grief. It is inevitable. So I lost my sister to cancer and this was a terrible blow. My heart didn’t only break, the pain was beyond description. I thank God for good friends, one of them recommended a chapter in “The power […]

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Kenyan Designers Shine At Africa Fashion Week New York

| September 19, 2014 | Comments
Kenyan Designers Shine At Africa Fashion Week New York

Africa Fashion Week has always been a great platform to celebrate and showcase Africa’s brightest designers and their enthralling designs across the world’s fashion capitals — New York, Los Angeles, London, Paris, Tokyo, Berlin and Milan. This year’s edition of the Africa Fashion Week New York, held from September 4-6, showcased an array of eclectic […]

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Kenyans Celebrate London International Day Event In Style

| September 17, 2014 | Comments
Kenyans Celebrate London International Day Event In Style

Revival House held their annual International Day event on Sunday. The event was organised to recognize the various nationalities in the church. currently Revival House has 19 nationality represented and the number is growing every day. Revival House has a culture of honour . The culture of honour means that what you honour will work […]

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New diplomats ordered to cut extravagance in embassies

| September 17, 2014 | Comments
New diplomats ordered to cut extravagance in embassies

Newly appointed diplomats have been ordered to change the “bad habits” of extravagant expenditure by foreign missions. Foreign Affairs PS Karanja Kibicho on Wednesday told the 25 new ambassadors in Nairobi that embassies have been taking advantage of the distance from check systems to dodge filing returns of their expenditure. “Ninety per cent of the […]

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Video:American Woman Walks 160 Miles To Raise Money for Kenyan Church

| September 17, 2014 | Comments
Video:American Woman Walks 160 Miles To Raise Money for Kenyan Church

Hakuna Matata Tembea: A Charlottesville woman is helping out a local church one step at a time. Fay Painter is raising money for the Africa Lighthouse Baptist Temple in Albemarle County. She is doing so by walking more than 160 miles along “El Camino deSantiago” from France to a cathedral in Spain. She is calling it the “No […]

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100,000 Signatures Campaign To Bring Esther Arunga Back

| September 16, 2014 | Comments
100,000 Signatures Campaign To Bring Esther Arunga Back

All hope is not lost for Esther Arunga as Kenyans have come out with a campaign to bring the once TV darling home. The campaign which is moving quickly on a Facebook page has garnered more than 6,500 page likes with pictures of Arunga’s family and latest stories being shared on the page.  The cover […]

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FREE IMMIGRATION SEMINAR IN LOWELL MASSACHUSETTS SEPT 28TH 2014

| September 15, 2014 | Comments
FREE IMMIGRATION SEMINAR IN LOWELL MASSACHUSETTS SEPT 28TH 2014

Kenyans in Massachusetts are poised to benefit from a FREE IMMIGRATION SEMINAR to be held on Sunday September 28, 2014 in Lowell Massachusetts. There will be interactive sessions where the attendees will benefit from experienced and knowledgeable Kenyan born immigration attorneys, Charles Wanjohi & Mueni Muli from Wanjohi & Muli Law Firm PLLC, who have […]

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Kenyans Abroad:Updates Of Kenyan Soccer Stars In Diaspora

| September 15, 2014 | Comments
Kenyans Abroad:Updates Of Kenyan Soccer Stars In Diaspora

Goal.com follows the exploits of Kenyans playing their football outside of the country, in the top European leagues and beyond.Here below are the updates. By Otieno Otieno SOUTH AFRICA After staying out of competitive action for more than one month, midfielder Paul Were finally made his debut for AmaZulu who drew 2-2 against Polokwane City in a Premier […]

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Kenyans win Santa Fe Thunder Half Marathon

| September 15, 2014 | Comments
Kenyans win Santa Fe Thunder Half Marathon

One of the fastest growing races in the Southwest went off without a hitch on Sunday afternoon on the road heading north out of Santa Fe. The annual Santa Fe Thunder Half Marathon and 5K Race drew a record number of entrants this year, once again attracting some of the most talented distance runners who […]

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Noted:Christianity lost its meaning-Worship Sundays,clubs Fridays, fornicate Wednesdays, tell lies Mondays

| September 13, 2014 | Comments
Noted:Christianity lost its meaning-Worship Sundays,clubs Fridays, fornicate Wednesdays, tell lies Mondays

I love King Solomon. He said there’s no new thing under the sun, how true he was. The things that have been are  the same things which shall be and that what is done is what shall be done. I have noted that too. I have learned that the wise are very observant. They engage […]

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Video:Modern day slave trade in name of jobs in Saudi Arabia

| September 13, 2014 | Comments
Video:Modern day slave trade in name of jobs in Saudi Arabia

Revelations and horror stories of Kenyans who just returned from Saudi Arabia where they had been lured with offers of well paying domestic jobs. Saudi Arabia has historically been seen as a haven for job seekers. But domestic abuse is not considered illegal in the Arab country and strict guardianship laws restrict the movement of […]

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Kenyan association in Dubai helps fight recruitment fraud

| September 12, 2014 | Comments
Kenyan association in Dubai helps fight recruitment fraud

Abu Dhabi: Unscrupulous agents in Kenya are trying to cash in as more Kenyans choose to work and live in the UAE, community leaders say. The Kenyan Welfare Association (Kewa) in the UAE is trying to raise awareness in the community about such dishonest people. “They [unscrupulous agents] pose a major challenge to the Kenyan […]

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Kenyans find UAE a land of opportunities-Really???

| September 12, 2014 | Comments
Kenyans find UAE a land of opportunities-Really???

Abu Dhabi: Kenyans in the UAE are increasingly using a new community platform to get in touch with their fellow citizens. The Kenyan Welfare Association (Kewa), the first formal social organisation of Kenyans in the UAE, is providing a new avenue for the growing Kenyan population in the UAE to interact. “ “I have been […]

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