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From diaspora with gifts!-Coming back home

| December 12, 2014 | Comments
From diaspora with gifts!-Coming back home

Christmas season is here, the time for long lost Kenyans to return home for the holidays. Some have been in the Diaspora for almost a year, others for years, they all come to spend the festive season with their families. You will recognise them by their fresh faces, big hair and equally big sunglasses. Some […]

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Kenyan woman stranded in Libya dies

| December 12, 2014 | Comments
Kenyan woman stranded in Libya dies

NAIROBI, Kenya Dec 12 – One of the 16 Kenyan women who have been stranded in Libya since November has died. She is understood to have been ailing for some time, according to her colleagues. The women have been trying to leave Libya through a neighbouring country since the airport in Tripoli is inaccessible. The […]

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Witness in “Archbishop” Gilbert Deya rape trial speaks in another tongue

| December 11, 2014 | Comments
Witness in “Archbishop” Gilbert Deya rape trial speaks in another tongue

A suspected rape victim gave evidence in court for more than an hour before anyone realised she was not speaking English. The hugely embarrassing blunder took place at Inner London Crown Court where a charismatic African preacher is charged with sexual offences. The witness – who uses a distinctive Creole native to Sierra Leone – […]

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Governor William Kabogo donates all his organs to those in need

| December 10, 2014 | Comments
Governor William Kabogo donates all his organs to those in need

Toledo Ohio USA:The governor of Kiambu County HE William Kabogo declared last week that he would donate all his organs to those in need of organ transplants in case of his death.   His declaration came after a group of East Africa diaspora from United Kingdom with experience of kidney disease invited Kiambu County to […]

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‘My 11 days of Hell': Briton accused of murdering Kenyan girlfriend lost two stone in two weeks

| December 10, 2014 | Comments
‘My 11 days of Hell': Briton accused of murdering Kenyan girlfriend lost two stone in two weeks

A British man accused of murdering his girlfriend has been freed after 11 days of ‘hell’ in a Kenyan jail. Carl Singleton, 41, from Millom, Cumbria, has been released without charge pending an inquest into the death of student Ashley Agumbi, 22. He was arrested on November 23, on suspicion of having flushed the insulin […]

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Mungara Prevail As Kenyans Dominate Singapore Marathon

| December 8, 2014 | Comments
Mungara Prevail As Kenyans Dominate Singapore Marathon

The dream life of Kenneth Mungara continued with the 41-year-old regaining his Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore title, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (7). Running against men up to 20 years younger, the former barber stayed with the group of a dozen East Africans for just 10 kilometres, before striking out by himself, […]

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Identification Card for Illegal Immigrants in New York

| December 8, 2014 | Comments
Identification Card for Illegal Immigrants in New York

Illegal immigrants living in the most populous city in the United States will soon be able to obtain identification cards needed to access government services and other benefits. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the criteria for the municipal ID card Friday while reassuring the public that the program would protect against identification […]

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Kenyan Jacob Chemtai wins California International Marathon

| December 8, 2014 | Comments
Kenyan Jacob Chemtai wins California International Marathon

As he pulled away from the field on the streets of East Sacramento in Sunday’s California International Marathon, Jacob Chemtai kept looking back over his shoulder. But at that point, around the course’s 23rd mile, given the light fog on the streets and the lead he had opened up, there was little for the Kenyan […]

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PHOTOS:KENYANS IN BELFAST CELEBRATES JAMHURI DAY

| December 8, 2014 | Comments
PHOTOS:KENYANS IN BELFAST CELEBRATES JAMHURI DAY

Kenyans in Belfast, North Ireland celebrated their Jamhuri Day Celebrations early on Saturday 6th December, 2014. The guest of honour at the ceremony was Patrick Yu (CEO, Northern Ireland Council of Ethnic Minorities Nicem NI). There ceremony took place at Shaftesbury Community and Recreational Centre. At this successful community day event there was entertainment by […]

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VICTOR WANYAMA TO SHIP HIS RANGE ROVER AFTER BURGLARY IN UK

| December 6, 2014 | Comments
VICTOR WANYAMA TO SHIP HIS RANGE ROVER AFTER BURGLARY IN UK

Victor Wanyama intends to ship home his Range Rover SUV from the UK, days after the vehicle was stolen from his home in Winchester, England and later recovered by the Police, Nairobi News can reveal. According to a close family member, the Harambee Stars captain has since been handed back the vehicle by the police […]

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Video:Kenyan hockey star now London celeb

| December 5, 2014 | Comments
Video:Kenyan hockey star now London celeb

Kenyans abroad are doing all they can to earn a living and at least remain relevant. On the contrary, Chris Kibui has become a celeb in London thanks to his YouTube show, dubbed Hockey Tutorials. The self-taught tutor, apparently, learned the sport after watching experienced skaters and mimicked them. Based on the skating skills he […]

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Government cancels Kenya Diaspora “Homecoming” conference

| December 4, 2014 | Comments
Government cancels Kenya Diaspora “Homecoming” conference

The government has called off the much publicised Kenya Diaspora Conference which had been scheduled to take place on Dec 18th to Dec 19th at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) citing lack of adequate time to prepare for the event. Speaking to the Nation by phone Thursday, the Director of Diaspora and Consular Affairs at […]

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Kenyan appointed as UN Habitat main rep

| December 4, 2014 | Comments
Kenyan appointed as UN Habitat main rep

A Kenyan has been appointed head of the International Federation of Social Workers (IFWS) at the United Nations Nairobi office. Charles Mbugua will be the main IFSW representative at the UN Habitat. He is the only Kenyan among 15 others appointed this week to various UN organizations in Nairobi, New York and Geneva. Mbugua, who […]

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Advice to my bro; Why you lost her

| December 3, 2014 | Comments
Advice  to my bro; Why you lost her

It takes a man time to believe, then he stands on his belief as a firm rock. On the contrary, as highly emotional beings, women believe so easily, and of course, easily disbelieve. Very few ladies who have interacted with Steve Harvey will strive to think like a man, chances are low though. I heard […]

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Meet The Rich Kids Of Kenya-Kabogo Junior

| December 3, 2014 | Comments
Meet The Rich Kids Of Kenya-Kabogo Junior

If you thought all the kids of our politicians go to posh schools, live in posh homes, drive posh cars and live an expensive life you are wrong!. Some of them study in the country, shop in common markets like Adams arcade yet there fathers and mothers earn more than a million every month plus […]

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Homeless Kenyan in US hospitalised as doctors seek next of kin

| December 3, 2014 | Comments
Homeless Kenyan in US hospitalised as doctors seek next of kin

A 67-year-old homeless Kenyan, who wanted to return home after 46 years in North America, has been hospitalised in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States. Sources at Grady Memorial Hospital in downtown Atlanta told the Nation on Tuesday night that Mr Timothy Majanja was “in critical condition and we must perform a specialised procedure on […]

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Photos:Family and Friends Bid Farewell to Kenyan Professor in Worcester, MA

| December 2, 2014 | Comments
Photos:Family and Friends Bid Farewell to Kenyan Professor in Worcester, MA

Worcester, MA—Family and friends bid farewell to iconic Professor Raphael Joseph Njoroge of Mang’u, Kenya over the weekend. They paid their last respects to the 75 year old academic, celebrating a life well lived, a life dedicated to the service of others and the betterment of humanity.   A Funeral Mass was held for the […]

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Kenyans in Korea participate in first East African Urafiki Party

| December 2, 2014 | Comments
Kenyans in Korea participate in first East African Urafiki Party

The Tanzanians in Korea and the Kenya Community in Korea held their first East African Urafiki Party in Seoul on Saturday. The party, named after the word for “friendship” in the two countries’ common language of Swahili, was a chance for people from both nations to sample some traditional cooking, while members also shared some […]

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