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VIDEO:Diaspora Kenyan-The challenges of settling abroad

| February 13, 2016 | Comments
VIDEO:Diaspora Kenyan-The challenges of settling abroad

A powerful portrayal of the difficulties and individual faces when subjected to a new environment with different cultural norms. Created by Irene Sidede’s Crew at The University of Tampa in 2016 as part of Campus MovieFest, the world’s largest student film festival.

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PHOTOS:THE KENYAN WHO DESIGNED LONDON CONGESTION SYSTEM

| February 13, 2016 | Comments
PHOTOS:THE KENYAN WHO DESIGNED LONDON CONGESTION SYSTEM

Do you know that the man who designed London Congestion System is a Kenyan. Here is the man. Professor Washington Yotto Ochieng,  the head of the biggest Centre for Transport Studies in the World at Imperial University College, London. The university has over 3,000 Lecturers and only two Africans and he is the only African […]

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WHAT WILL BE OBAMA’S LEGACY IN AFRICA?

| February 13, 2016 | Comments
WHAT WILL BE OBAMA’S LEGACY IN AFRICA?

The United States presidential elections of November 2016 will bring an end to Barrack Obama’s two-term presidency. Analysts are busy writing about the legacy President Obama will leave behind when he soon hands over to the new president. Africa will for long remember Obama as the first Kenyan-American who made history by becoming a US […]

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Audio:Is Your Ax Blunt? A Hadithi Episode

| February 12, 2016 | Comments
Audio:Is Your Ax Blunt? A Hadithi Episode

Abraham Lincoln was known for his energy and productivity. On this Hadithi (story) episode, discover how a sharp ax can help us implement Lincoln´s preparation and productivity secret. Tune in and discover 3 simple tips on how to work smarter not harder so you get more done this year. Because 2016 can be the year you achieve your breakthrough […]

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Diaspora organization has big plans for Kenya

| February 11, 2016 | Comments
Diaspora organization has big plans for Kenya

Mr. Kirui wakes up in early morning hours to milk his cows. He bottles up two gallons and takes them to a local store to be sold. The rest he sells from home or at outdoor markets.  Milk has a short shelf life so the store which has no cold room will not accept his […]

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Kenyan Diaspora elected student body president in North Carolina

| February 11, 2016 | Comments
Kenyan Diaspora elected student body president in North Carolina

Bradley Opere-international student from Kenya has been elected to be the next Student Body President (SBP) at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). Over 53% of both graduate and undergraduate students voted for the third year student. As a Kenyan in the same university, I feel my countrymen can learn a lot from […]

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PHOTOS:Kenyan Diaspora returns home,gives One million hospital donation

| February 10, 2016 | Comments
PHOTOS:Kenyan Diaspora returns home,gives One million hospital donation

A Kenyan who has been living in the diaspora and working in different hospitals has come back home and is giving her time and energy to make the life of patients in Kenyan hospitals more comfortable.   Margaret Wanjiru Njuguna, 66, who worked in different hospitals in the UK, Italy, France and Germany, gave a […]

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Blind Kenyan girl in New Jersey needs help to stay in school

| February 9, 2016 | Comments
Blind Kenyan girl in New Jersey needs help to stay in school

A blind Kenyan girl in New Jersey is appealing for help to continue her college education in New Jersey.Laura Etori was born seeing but one day she got a headache that never stopped and life changed completely for her and now she is blind.Kindly read her story below. One day I was sighted and then […]

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Kenyans in diaspora attack IEBC for locking them out

| February 8, 2016 | Comments
Kenyans in diaspora attack IEBC for locking them out

KENYANS in the diaspora have launched a scathing attack on IEBC for locking them out of the mass voter registration exercise that starts next week. Through their umbrella body, the Kenya Diaspora Alliance, they said the IEBC is gate-keeping for partisan political interests who fear their numbers might upstage “their predetermined political arithmetic”. “We want […]

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Kenyan Diaspora among 100 most influential Africans in Germany

| February 7, 2016 | Comments
Kenyan Diaspora among 100 most influential Africans in Germany

One of Diaspora Messenger´s regular contributors was voted into the list of  the African Heritage Magazines 100 most influential Africans in Germany.    Author, Motivational Speaker, Life Coach and Business Consultant Nancy Gathecha was on the 2015/2016 special edition. She is also the host and producer of the inspirational Live By Design Radio.    The African Heritage Magazine […]

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Diaspora Story:A Whisper from London (Too near yet so far)

| February 5, 2016 | Comments
Diaspora Story:A Whisper from London (Too near yet so far)

When the pilot announced that we were finally in British airspace, I looked outside my window and I can confess that I was mesmerised by the beauty of the country. Everything looked neat and well arranged. From the air London looked like a little piece of Heaven to me and I could not wait to […]

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Video: Diaspora story-From being in a coma to College graduate

| February 1, 2016 | Comments
Video: Diaspora story-From being in a coma to College graduate

Attack survivor thriving, five years later.From being in a coma to becoming a college graduate. That’s the path Elizabeth Kogo has taken over the past five years. -kwch.com Related story: Testimony of Kenyan woman attacked by boyfriend with a hammer in Kansas

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Kenyan girl saves Ugandan girls from UAE tormenter

| January 30, 2016 | Comments
Kenyan girl saves Ugandan girls from UAE tormenter

Nairobi – A Kenyan girl who smuggled her phone into a building where foreign girls were being kept in Saudi Arabia led to the rescue of some Ugandan girls when they used her phone to contact their relatives in Kampala. Uganda’s government has banned operations of all companies that have been ferrying girls to Saudi […]

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Kenyan ICC Judge Joyce Aluoch authorizes internaional crimes investigations in Georgia

| January 30, 2016 | Comments
Kenyan ICC Judge Joyce Aluoch authorizes internaional crimes investigations in Georgia

According to a news brief by the ICC, the court’s Pre-Trial Chamber I headed by Kenyan Joyce Aluoch has authorized investigations of potential international crimes committed in Georgia. See below:  ICC Pre-Trial Chamber I authorises the Prosecutor to open an investigation into the situation in Georgia  ICC-CPI-20160127-PR1183   Today, 27 January 2016, Pre-Trial Chamber I of […]

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Testimony of Kenyan woman attacked by boyfriend with a hammer in Kansas

| January 27, 2016 | Comments
Testimony of Kenyan woman attacked by boyfriend with a hammer in Kansas

Elizabeth Kogo’s Testimony 5 yrs After Her Tragic Story that made National News in America On January 23rd, 2011 a quiet neighborhood in Wichita, Kansas was struck by a tragic attempted homicide that caused chills to the residents that witnessed the aftermath or saw the news in the media. That afternoon, a young woman was […]

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VIDEO:Gilbert Deya under investigation in UK over miracle cure for HIV and cancer

| January 25, 2016 | Comments
VIDEO:Gilbert Deya under investigation in UK over miracle cure for HIV and cancer

 Jan 25 – First it was the miracle babies and now London-based Kenyan preacher Gilbert Deya is back in the headlines with a new ‘miracle.’ According to UK’s Daily Mail, Deya’s Ministry is under investigation by the UK Charities Commission for inflating the cost of store bought olive oil and selling it as a miracle […]

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Kenyan man drowned in UAE off Dubai beach

| January 25, 2016 | Comments
Kenyan man drowned in UAE off Dubai beach

DUBAI // A man who drowned off the Jumeirah Open Beach last week has been identified as a Kenyan who worked at a Dubai cafe. Stanley Wekesa, 32, had been employed as a waiter at the Madeline Cafe and Boulangerie in Dubai Mall for the past eight months. He died at Rashid Hospital last Monday […]

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Kenyan woman,Kids homeless after US Marine husband kick them out-Help needed

| January 23, 2016 | Comments
Kenyan woman,Kids homeless after US Marine husband kick them out-Help needed

Nobody is perfect, but when people work together, they make this world a better place. By putting away our differences and focusing on what is important in life. This is possible if we use our common sense, but what I have come to realize is that common sense is not that common to everyone. Hi I’m […]

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