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Kenya man charged for threatening people with a gun in Iowa

| August 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Kenya man charged for threatening people with a gun in Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Kenyan national is accused of illegally having a rifle that witnesses said he was using to threaten passers-by on Saturday. Kevin O. Naholi, 40, was charged Monday in U.S. District Court with possession of a firearm by an undocumented immigrant. Witnesses told Cedar Rapids police that Naholi was outside his house, […]

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Corporate exploits of a Kenyan women’s group in South Africa

| August 22, 2017 | 1 Comment
Corporate exploits of a Kenyan women’s group in South Africa

It is a fine summer’s day when I arrive at Ms Nanzala Mwaura’s home in the Midrand suburbs of the greater Johannesburg-Pretoria metropolis, South Africa. Seated in a relatively large lounge is a group of a dozen or so women engaged in free-flowing Saturday afternoon banter. In the background, children are engaged in a series […]

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Cash from the Kenyan diaspora rises ahead of 2017 polls

| August 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Cash from the Kenyan diaspora rises ahead of 2017 polls

The amount of money sent to the country by Kenyans living abroad increased by Sh3.64 billion, representing a 4.11 per cent growth, for the first six months of this year. This was mainly attributed to activities leading to the 2017 general elections. Fresh data from the Central Bank of Kenya shows diaspora remittance rose to […]

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Kenyans in diaspora anxious about elections like everyone else

| August 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Kenyans in diaspora anxious about elections like everyone else

How Kenyans abroad are feeling after being locked out of voting process once more – Kenyans in diaspora anxious about elections like everyone else

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OUT IN THE COLD: Why the Kenyan diaspora must be allowed to vote

| August 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
OUT IN THE COLD: Why the Kenyan diaspora must be allowed to vote

The crisp sting of the November cold hugged me tight as I waited for the polling station at a Baltimore precinct to open up. It was four o’clock in the morning; the darkness of the just concluded campaigns still had its uncertain grip over the land. As I waited for the chief election judge to […]

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