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VIDEO: The challenges faced by most Kenyans who arrive in the US

| September 18, 2017 | 2 Comments
VIDEO: The challenges faced by most Kenyans who arrive in the US

As the Kenyan Embassy in the United States confirms on the challenges faced by most Kenyans who arrive in the US and get caught up in the culture shock,Immigrants come to the United States to begin a new life, yet they often face difficulties in their new home that they never imagined. Learning and adjusting […]

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INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE 2019 DIVERSITY IMMIGRANT VISA PROGRAM

| September 18, 2017 | 24 Comments
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE 2019 DIVERSITY IMMIGRANT VISA PROGRAM

Entry period Applicants must submit entries for the DV-2019 program electronically at dvlottery.state.gov between noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), Tuesday, October 3, 2017, and noon, Eastern Standard Time (EST) (GMT-5), Tuesday, November 7, 2017. The entry is free of charge on the official website. Do not use agents for entry, it does not add any value […]

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Kenyans in Diaspora can now buy Medical Cover for their loved ones back home

| September 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
Kenyans in Diaspora can now buy Medical Cover for their loved ones back home

Equity Insurance Agency has launched a medical cover targeted at the diaspora market to benefit their loved ones back home. The medical cover dubbed ‘Equimed’ is reliable, affordable and flexible. It is underwritten by Britam Insurance Company and covers outpatient, inpatient, maternity, dental, optical among many other benefits. Equity Bank conducted an online poll among […]

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Lupita among celebrities in telethon for hurricane survivors

| September 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Lupita among celebrities in telethon for hurricane survivors

Top names in entertainment including Kenyan-Mexican actress Lupita Nyong’o Tuesday raised millions of dollars for survivors of mega-storms Harvey and Irma, with Stevie Wonder and Beyonce also urging attention on climate change. Dubbed “Hand in Hand,” the one-hour telethon was broadcast live on all US television networks with mega-stars from George Clooney to Justin Bieber to Julianne Moore […]

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Many Kenyan dreamers came to US with diplomat parents but were left behind

| September 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Many Kenyan dreamers came to US with diplomat parents but were left behind

Trump edict cuts short Dreamers’ dream: On Tuesday last week, the United States government rescinded DACA, a programme that gave temporary legal status to beneficiaries referred to in legal and political circles as “DREAmers” or simply “Dreamers” and was promulgated by President Barack Obama in 2012. DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) was intended to […]

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