HEADLINE NEWS APRIL 2010: DIASPORA MESSENGER ARCHIVE NEWS
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BREVITY IS THE SOUL OF WIT
A young man was sent to Socrates to learn oratory. On being introduced to the philosopher, he talked so incessantly that Socrates asked for double fees.
Quincy Timberlake,Esther and Hellon Interview
Illicit drink, 7 dead, countless goes blind
Seven people have been killed and about 16 others have gone blind after they consumed illicit liquor in Nairobi.
A Kenyan Murdered in Illinois’
A 23-year-old Kenyan, Theophilus K. Muia, was murdered outside the Rockford Rescue Mission. Police have the murder suspect in custody, Fabian Hernandez is accused of both murder and battery in the Tuesday attack.
Invitation from The African Union and Global African Diaspora Union (GADU)
Revival weekend at Life source church Baltimore
Evangelist Isabella Mwango and Dr.Lillian Odera will be at Life source church on 24th and 25th April.
Kenyan man under immigration probe after allegation of child endangerment
ROCHESTER — A local man originally from Kenya is being investigated by immigration officials after police say he left a 2-year-old child unattended in an unlocked apartment while he walked to the store.
Missing Eldoret pastor traced to a Nairobi bar
A pastor from Eldoret who disappeared two years ago has been traced to Nairobi alive and well but taking a path different from her earlier calling.Read more
Is it ok to eat too much
Before we point fingers at those that smoke and/or drink alcohol, let us examine if indulging in food is good or not. Let us call a spade a spade.
Power House Praise & Worship Conference
Labour MP writes to Home secretary over Deya
A Labour MP in the British parliament has announced that he will petition the Home Secretary over the continued stay of self-styled archbishop Gilbert Deya in the UK. Read more.
Kenya Parliament passes new law without amendments
Parliament debated late into the evening to pass the draft constitution without a single amendment. President Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga were in the House to participate in the historic voting.Read more
Ocampo’s statement on Kenya
Ocampo’s press statement a day after the ICC gave the green light to launch probe in Kenya.
Harambee Stars to play in the US Soccer Tournament
The Kenyan national Harambee Stars team has been invited to the inaugural Green Soccer Bowl tournament that will take place in the Silverdome in Pontiac, Michigan, USA, between May 20 and 23, 2010.Read more
IF YOU WANT A REVIVAL”
The word revive literally means “to bring to life again.” In a religious context, it includes the awakening of those who were dead, and rejuvenating those who were alive but slumbering.Read more
Happy Monday!!! 3/29/2010
Easter: Spreading the story
Easter is the story of the Resurrection.As we enter the Easter week, let us remember the reason for this season: The Cross.
Former Mungiki leader backs proposed law
Former Mungiki sect leader Maina Njenga on Monday said he will back the adoption of the proposed constitution at the referendum. He was speaking after holding talks with Prime Minister Raila Odinga at his Treasury office in Nairobi.
Faithful forcefully eject Pastor in Church brawl.Watch Video
“..let the weak say, I am strong.” Joel 3:10
Today I want to dedicate this Happy Monday and hopefully many others in the future to my young friend, Emma (Immaculate) Mumbi Ndirangu, who is battling lung cancer. It is hard for me to write this but I promised myself, and Emma, that I will honor her by saying something about her and her journey.Read more
TRASH EVERYWHERE IN NAIROBI, COUNCLE GIVE LAME EXCUSE.Watch Video
Kenyan shot in North Carolina
Captain Kwame Waikenda was shot and killed in his apartment in Morehead, North Carolina. Kwame had just returned from his second tour of Iraq and he was gearing up for a tour of Afghanistan.Read more
Arunga’s partner tells all
“I describe myself as ‘an anti-tidal wave’ and I deal with issues the buffalo way. My wife Esther stood her ground and defended me while I was in remand, but now it’s her time to take a back seat and I, as the head of the family, am ready to defend this family,” he said.Read more
Kenyan High School National Champion Deported from Japan
Wysela Wylim, 18, a member of Toyokawa High School’s 2008 National High School Girls Ekiden-winning ekiden team who disappeared from the school soon afterwards, was deported back to her native Kenya on April 8.Read more
Body of a Kenyan lady detained in the United Arab Emirates.
Her desire to bury her daughter has caused agony and frustration but her quest to abide by her culture, she says, will not be deterred. Ms Margaret Obura’s 37-year old daughter, Victoria Adhiambo.Read more
Kukanganyana: Carol Kaara wa Karatina
Spread the Stupidity
Only in America do drugstores make the sick walk all the way to the back of the store to get their prescriptions while healthy people can buy cigarettes at the front. Read more
Police find missing Yale Kenyan student
The Yale Police have located former Yale senior Anthony Kinuthia, whom authorities were looking for as recently as Friday.
Ogego Bows Out: after setting very high standards in DC
The outgoing ambassador says he is ready to call it a day and cautioned against unnecessary gossip. “There is no need for unwarranted speculations. I have served my four year term and it is time for me to go home. Someone else will take over and life will go on” Read More
HIV-positive mothers face challenges to access drugs
Pregnant mothers who are HIV-positive could soon find it challenging to access life-saving HIV drugs because Kenya was denied 270 million dollars in funding from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
Uganda on Wednesday gave up its claim on Migingo Island and apologised for what it said was an inaccurate decision based on wrong interpretation of a 1962 map.
Uganda surrenders Migingo Island
Suicide among Diaspora raise concern
It is estimated that more than 85 percent of Kenyans and indeed immigrants currently living in the US don’t have “proper status” meaning a permanent resident card or any other visa with provision to work in the US and therefore don’t qualify for certain jobs especially in government institutions.
Murungi resigns as TJRC Vice Chair
The Vice Chairperson of the Truth Justice and Reconciliation Commission Betty Murungi Monday resigned over the controversy surrounding TJRC chair Bethuel Kipglat.
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