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Liverpool sign striker with Kenyan roots Origi

| July 29, 2014 | Comments
Liverpool sign striker with Kenyan roots Origi

Liverpool announced on Tuesday the signing of 19-year-old Belgium striker Divock Origi from Lille, but said they will loan him back to the French side for the 2014-15 campaign. “I am very happy and delighted a club as big as Liverpool showed interest in me. I’m very excited,” Origi told the Liverpool website. “I know […]

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Kenyan woman dies in Kabul base bomb

| July 28, 2014 | Comments
Kenyan woman dies in Kabul base bomb

A Kenyan woman working for an American private military contractor was killed last Tuesday in the latest suicide bombing targeting a US military base in Kabul, Afghanistan. Lilian Boit is a former Kenya Air Force officer, who was based at Moi Air Base Eastleigh before relocating to Afghanistan to work for DynCorp International as a […]

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An archive from my diary to tickle your ribs. Please keep a diary,it is invaluable and could help you grow.

| July 26, 2014 | Comments
An archive from my diary to tickle your ribs. Please keep a diary,it is invaluable and could help you grow.

Have you ever remembered something crazy that happened in your past that made you laugh uncontrollably?  Well, it happens to me countless number of times. So I inherited (if that happens) the habit of keeping a diary from my mother. I put the events of the day in written, and not just for the fun […]

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25 yr old Kenyan man killed in road accident in Texas

| July 25, 2014 | Comments
25 yr old Kenyan man killed in road accident in Texas

A Kenyan man was killed in a deadly road accident on Wednesday morning in Martin County, Texas. 25 year old Goerge Mutua fondly known as George Liberty was killed when his FORD 150 was struck by a vehicle which blew out a tire causing it to lose control and veer off the road. The accident […]

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Photos:Lupita Nyongo Featured on French Magazine

| July 25, 2014 | Comments
Photos:Lupita Nyongo Featured on French Magazine

While others make headlines and keep people talking of their fake goodies, our very own Lupita Nyong’o is on the international front scaling her career to greater heights and making a name for herself. Just recently, she was featured in Vogue magazine where she graced the cover page, looking amazingly beautiful. Merely months after, the […]

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Three women arrested in US for financing Al Shabaab

| July 24, 2014 | Comments
Three women arrested in US for financing Al Shabaab

Three women were arrested Wednesday, in the United States and Netherlands, for allegedly giving financial help to Somalia’s Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab, authorities said. Since the United States deems the group a terrorist organisation, such aid is a crime for which Muna Osman Jama, 34, was arrested at her home in Reston, Virginia, the Justice Department said […]

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US officials meet Eng. Kamau and deny claims that Kenyan airspace is unsafe

| July 23, 2014 | Comments
US officials meet Eng. Kamau and deny claims that Kenyan airspace is unsafe

The Cabinet Secretary Transport and Infrastructure on 22nd July 2014 at 9 am held a meeting with Mrs. Christine L. Sharp, Manager Europe/Africa/Middle East Staff of the US Federal Aviation Administration. During the meeting the CS briefed Mrs. Sharp of the measures that the government of Kenya had taken to strengthen the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority […]

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Kenyan Diaspora in Namibia Boost First Lady’s Beyond Zero Campaign

| July 22, 2014 | Comments
Kenyan Diaspora in Namibia Boost First Lady’s Beyond Zero Campaign

Windhoek — Kenyans living in Namibia  donated sh. 1 million (N$ 100,000) towards the ‘Beyond Zero’ campaign. The donation was presented to the First Lady by the Kenya Welfare Association Namibia chairman Peter Wamburi at the Kenyan High Commission in Windhoek. The First Lady thanked Kenyans in Namibia for remembering their brothers and sisters back […]

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An American Radio Station That’s Saying ‘Jambo’ To Kenyans

| July 21, 2014 | Comments
An American Radio Station That’s Saying ‘Jambo’ To Kenyans

There are about 100,000 people born in Kenya who are now living in America. Over the last 50 years, there’s been a growing number of Kenyans immigrating to America. In fact, the number is doubling. They live in clusters in Boston, Atlanta, Washington D.C., Dallas and in parts of the West Coast. They stay connected […]

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THE KENYA DIASPORA ALLIANCE (KDA), HAS NOW SET A GOOD EXAMPLE:

| July 21, 2014 | Comments
THE KENYA DIASPORA ALLIANCE (KDA), HAS NOW SET A GOOD EXAMPLE:

The relentlessness efforts  the Kenya Diaspora alliance has shown in its case against the Kenya Government, is a good example not only to Kenyans in Diaspora but also to all Kenyans back home. The KDA, a formation of different Diaspora organizations belonging to Kenyans of all races and tribes from Kenya, has proved beyond reasonable […]

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$200 Presidential Dinner with Uhuru Kenyatta‏ in Washington DC

| July 18, 2014 | Comments
$200 Presidential Dinner with Uhuru Kenyatta‏ in Washington DC

WHO: Corporate Council on Africa WHAT: Presidential Dinner with H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya The cost is $100 for CCA Members/Government or $200 for Non-CCA Members. WHEN: August 7 from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm WHERE: Grand Hyatt Hotel 1000 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001 Details and Registration

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KENYAN MAN JAILED FOR LIFE IN UK FOR STABBING WIFE TO DEATH

| July 17, 2014 | Comments
KENYAN MAN JAILED FOR LIFE IN UK FOR STABBING WIFE TO DEATH

A jealous Kenyan husband who stabbed his 33-year-old wife to death in a horrifying and savage attack was jailed for life at Old Bailey, the Central Criminal Court on Monday. Royal Mail postman Richard Nyawanda Otunga, 37, of Taywood Road, Northolt, west London, will spend 22 years behind bars for the murder of mother-of-one Shamim […]

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Kenyan woman killed in US road accident

| July 14, 2014 | Comments
Kenyan woman killed in US road accident

A Kenyan woman was killed as she crossed a street in Boston, US, on Saturday morning. Ms Nancy Hagerera Kombe, 32, was hit by a pickup truck just after 5am. The driver of the truck did stop. The woman, who was seven months pregnant, was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead. She was […]

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Kenyans advised to avoid Heathrow Airport over terror threats

| July 12, 2014 | Comments
Kenyans advised to avoid Heathrow Airport over terror threats

Kenya has advised its citizens to avoid transiting through UK’s Heathrow Airport because of “a substantial threat of possible attack” by Al-Qaeda operatives. On Saturday, Foreign Affairs Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho said the government had received reports of possible terrorist attacks targeting Heathrow. “According to information provided by US officials, Al Qaeda operatives in Yemen […]

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Shame of the Kenya show in US

| July 12, 2014 | Comments
Shame of the Kenya show in US

So much has been written and said about the recent Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington DC that we may fail to carry out an honest assessment of the impact of this high profile event on Kenyan art. The festival takes place on the parks of the National Mall surrounded by museums run by the Smithsonian […]

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WEDDING BELLS FOR MARIGA

| July 10, 2014 | Comments
WEDDING BELLS FOR MARIGA

Kenya’s international midfield sensation, MacDonald Mariga, who turns out for the Italian side Parma, has hinted that wedding bells could be in the offing. Mariga, who has a daughter aged three years and five months spoke to The Nairobian enroute to the Maasai Mara with family and friends to witness the great wildebeest migration. The […]

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Kenya woos United States investors

| July 10, 2014 | Comments
Kenya woos United States investors

Kenyan government officials and business stakeholders made a passionate pitch in Washington Wednesday for increased investment by US companies. A day-long conference dubbed “Doing Business in Kenya” featured presentations by three cabinet secretaries as well as the country’s acting US ambassador and several American and Kenyan business executives. Keynote speakers and panelists were unified in […]

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WHOM SHALL I SEND?

| July 9, 2014 | Comments
WHOM SHALL I SEND?

My family and I are currently reading through the book of Isaiah. Isaiah 6:8 challenged me;   Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying:   “Whom shall I send?” Nations are crying. Scrambles everywhere. Terrorism every corner. Whom shall I send? The poor are crying. Injustice, corruption, discrimination. There is no one to […]

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