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Kenyan student found dead in Australia-Bereavement Fund

| July 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Kenyan student found dead in Australia-Bereavement Fund

Dear Friends and well wisher, It is with great sadness that we write of the sudden passing of our brother Paul Muriithi on 27th June.He was a loving , young and full of life, enjoying his studies as a first year student at Victoria University. He is greatly Loved by many and has been  taken […]

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Australia abolishes skilled 457 migrant visas

| April 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Australia abolishes skilled 457 migrant visas

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced a plan to scrap the country’s skilled 457 visas earlier this week, saying the move is designed to “put Australians first.” The 457 visa was created in 1990s to cope with a sudden increase in demand for skills and international competition. Last year, there were about 95,000 people in […]

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Kenyan-born lawyer Lucy Gichuhi joins race for senator seat in Australia

| October 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
Kenyan-born lawyer Lucy Gichuhi joins race for senator seat in Australia

FAMILY First must change with the times, a new candidate says as she puts her hand up for Senator Bob Day’s job. Lucy Gichuhi is a black woman, while Family First and Parliament are dominated by white men. Her competitors for the role are state MLC Robert Brokenshire and Senator Day’s former chief of staff […]

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Kenya to hold Diaspora investment forum in Australia

| August 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Kenya to hold Diaspora investment forum in Australia

NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 12 – The Kenyan High Commission in Australia will on Friday in partnership with Queensland University of Technology (QUT) host the Kenya Australia Investment and Diaspora Forum 2015 at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Queensland State. With the theme “Leveraging on Australia’s expertise and investments to anchor Kenya’s renewable energy […]

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Kenyan man beaten in suspected racist attack in Melbourne, Australia

| June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Kenyan man beaten in suspected racist attack in Melbourne, Australia

A Kenyan man is recuperating in hospital after he was beaten unconscious in what is believed to be a racist attack in Melbourne, Australia on Sunday. The 33-year-old was leaving a nightclub when when a group of men made racial remarks then attacked him at the car park. The victim sustained injuries after being kicked […]

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