July 29, 2014

:

Obama mulls option to grant legal status to Illegal immigrants with children born in US -

Monday, July 28, 2014

Kenyan bomb blast victims given Sh680 billion by US court -

Monday, July 28, 2014

Kenyan woman pass away in Atlanta Georgia -

Monday, July 28, 2014

Kenyan tycoon sued for Sh9.6 million per year for upkeep of daughter -

Monday, July 28, 2014

Kenyan woman working for US military contractor killed in Afghanistan suicide bomb -

Monday, July 28, 2014

Unmarried men scramble for ‘free wives’ in Busia -

Monday, July 28, 2014

Police arrest alleged Sonko impostor -

Monday, July 28, 2014

Kenyan banks in race for diaspora cash -

Monday, July 28, 2014

[VIDEO] Why Mama Kayai didn’t like Lupita Nyong’o in 12 Years A Slave -

Sunday, July 27, 2014

President Uhuru tells Raila to respect presidency -

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Kenyan woman working for US military contractor killed in Afghanistan suicide bomb

KABUL

A Kenyan woman working for an American private military contractor was killed last Tuesday in the latest suicide bombing targeting a US military base in Kabul, Afghanistan. Lilian Boit is a former Kenya Air Force officer, who was based at Moi Air Base Eastleigh before relocating to Afghanistan to work for DynCorp International as a security officer. She died after a suicide bomber rode an explosives-filled motorcycle to a barrier she and her colleagues were manning and detonated the improvised explosive device. Boit had just finished her shift and was walking back to the base when the suicide bomber, who…

Read More

Unmarried men scramble for ‘free wives’ in Busia

rings

OVER 100 men thronged Nambale in Busia County on Sunday to receive “free” women and a pack of goodies. Word had gone round that an NGO had offered to ferry beautiful women from Ukambani and offer them to unmarried men willing to quit the bachelors club. Unmarried men thronged the venue of the ceremony after getting wind of the lifetime offer. Other offers according to the men who came as far as Siaya, Bungoma and Kakamega counties and parts of Eastern Uganda were Sh10, 000 and a bag of maize. The men arrived as early as 7am and were unmoved…

Read More

Police arrest alleged Sonko impostor

Sonkoism

A man who police claim swindled the public by posing as Nairobi Senator Mike Mbuvi Sonko has been arrested. The suspect, Joseph Gitau Njoki, was arrested after people he had allegedly conned trooped to the senator’s offices at Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC). Mr Njoki allegedly created a Facebook page, “Mike Sonko Foundation,” which he used to solicit funds from members of the public. Investigators want to question other complainants and on Monday filed an affidavit against Mr Njoki asking Senior Principal Magistrate Elena Nderitu at the Milimani Law Courts to allow them to detain the suspect so they could…

Read More

Kenyan banks in race for diaspora cash

kcbus

When the head of diaspora banking at KCB arrived in Boston, Massachusetts, in mid-April to tap into the lucrative market of Kenyans living in the United States, he was under no illusion that the task would be easy. After all, Mr Vincent Aberi and his team were making forays into an area into which their main competitors in Kenya — including Equity Bank, Co-operative Bank and Chase Bank — had already ventured. But after almost two months of travelling across the country trying to convince Kenyans to partner with KCB, Mr Aberi learnt that it would not be that easy….

Read More

[VIDEO] Why Mama Kayai didn’t like Lupita Nyong’o in 12 Years A Slave

[VIDEO] Why Mama Kayai didn’t like Lupita Nyong’o in 12 Years A Slave

Veteran Vitimbi actress Mama Kayai says Oscar winning Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o’s role in the slavery film was not in line with African traditions.

Read More

President Uhuru tells Raila to respect presidency

Uhuru Madaraka

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday told opposition leaders to rise above insults and engage in constructive politics. He said Cord leaders headed by Mr Raila Odinga should learn to practice mature politics and desist from constantly issuing threats and insults to a popularly elected Government. “I want to tell my brother Raila Odinga to respect the Presidency. If he was elected the President, I would not be standing by the roadside to insult him,” President Kenyatta said. He reminded the Cord leader that competition was not enmity and its time leaders respected one another for peace and harmony to prevail…

Read More

KDF funds Al-Shabaab through illegal charcoal trade, says new probe report

charcoal

The Kenya Defence Forces has been accused of colluding with Al-Shabaab terrorists in Somalia’s illegal multi-billion-shilling charcoal trade. A damning new report by a US government-funded organisation, which echoes earlier findings by the United Nations, alleges that the KDF mission to Somalia under the African Union appears to include the charcoal trade in one of the most stinging criticisms of Kenya’s presence in the neighbouring country. “Kenya, although formally a participant in Amisom, which operates in support of the Somali national government, is also complicit in support of trade that provides income to Al-Shabaab, its military opponent both inside Somalia…

Read More

Kabando wa Kabando’s brother allegedly hacks mother to death

kabando

Mukurwe-ini MP Kabando Wa Kabando’s younger brother has hacked his mother to death at the family home in Nyeri. Caesar Thiari, 40, was arrested and is currently in police custody. The incident occurred after a family disagreement at 2pm in their home in Ngamwa village of Mukurweini Constituency on Sunday. The mother Ruth Wachera Mwangi was 70 years old. More to follow…  

Read More

[VIDEO] Number Of Influential Kenyan Men Being Sued For Child Upkeep On The Rise

[VIDEO] Number Of Influential Kenyan Men Being Sued For Child Upkeep On The Rise

A growing number of prominent men have lately found themselves in court facing litigation over child support claims from women with whom they supposedly sired children but have since bolted from the relationship The trend is quickly gaining traction, with more women trooping to the courts to compel men to take responsibility for their alleged children raising the question, are these men victims of preying women intend on sharing their wealth and privileged associations or are they victims of their own vulnerabilities?

Read More

Jastorina’s mum dies a day after her daughter’s death

JASTORINA

It was double tragedy for the family of actress Nancy Nyambura aka Jastorina when her mother died of shock upon learning of her daughter’s death. Nyambura, who died of menegitis hours after being crowned the Best Performing artiste in a TV Comedy at the Kalasha Awards, was followed by her mother who had been admitted at the Kijabe Mission Hospital. “The ailing mother, who had been admitted at the hospital, died of shock on hearing the news of the daughter’s demise,” said a close family friend and Nyambura’s colleague Irene Ayimba. Nyambura, who is from a humble background, was staying…

Read More