October 24, 2014

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Governor Isaac Ruto’s daughter, 25 year old Emily passes on -

Friday, October 24, 2014

Boeing: Kenya Airways’ Dreamliners are the world’s best performing -

Friday, October 24, 2014

When your dream home in Kenya turns into a nightmare -

Friday, October 24, 2014

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta named United Nations Person of the Year -

Friday, October 24, 2014

[VIDEO] American woman who claimed Kenyan man threatened to behead her goes to jail -

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Homeland Security Department Gears Up For Obama Immigration Action -

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Doctor in New York tests positive for Ebola -

Thursday, October 23, 2014

How Kenyan International Cyclist John Njoroge Muya met his tragic death at Tour of Matabungkay -

Thursday, October 23, 2014

[VIDEO] Low cost Kenya made car goes on sale at Sh950,000 -

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Senator Moses Wetangula evicted from KQ flight after failing to show national ID -

Thursday, October 23, 2014

[VIDEO] American woman who claimed Kenyan man threatened to behead her goes to jail

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Witnesses are coming forward saying a nursing home worker who threatened to behead his female coworker was only joking. Now, the victim herself is behind bars for a not so innocent past. Bellevue Nursing Home in Northwest Oklahoma City is where the alleged victim, Monique Garrett, the alleged terrorist Jacob Muriithi and their coworker who wants to remain anonymous were employed. The anonymous co-worker says he overheard a conversation that quickly escalated to what police are calling a terrorist threat. “I heard what I thought was a joke, what sounded to me like a joke,” the anonymous co-worker said. He…

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Homeland Security Department Gears Up For Obama Immigration Action

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Wednesday cautioned against making assumptions about President Barack Obama’s changes to immigration rules based on a new federal contract proposal from the Homeland Security Department to buy enough supplies to make as many as 34 million immigrant work permits and residency cards over the next five years. The Associated Press reported earlier in the day the contract proposal suggested that the Obama administration appeared to be preparing for an increase in the number work permit applications form of immigrants living illegally in the country. The U.S. government produces about 3 million work permits…

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Doctor in New York tests positive for Ebola

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A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to New York from West Africa has tested positive for the Ebola virus, a law enforcement official briefed on the matter told CNN. The doctor, identified as Craig Spencer, 33, came back from West Africa about 10 days ago, and developed a fever, nausea, pain and fatigue Wednesday night. The 33-year-old physician, employed at New York’s Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, has been in isolation at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan since Thursday morning, the official said. At a news conference Thursday, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio sought to allay public concerns about the…

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How Kenyan International Cyclist John Njoroge Muya met his tragic death at Tour of Matabungkay

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Billed as “the most awaited road cycling event of the year”, the 2014 Tour of Matabungkay attracted a record number of participants at just over 500 riders across the categories for the challenging four stage 3-day race. The majority of the competitors are Filipino, but the race has also been attracting more and more international participants from around the world. This year, the Kenyan Riders team, with a strong five-man squad made the TOM as part of their Asian racing campaign that also includes the Tour of Khatulistiwa in Indonesia. The remarkable 30 year old Kenyan rider, John Njoroge Muya,…

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[VIDEO] Low cost Kenya made car goes on sale at Sh950,000

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A Kenyan-made vehicle that is designated as Africa’s cheapest car has hit the showrooms, bringing to reality the dream of an entrepreneur who designed it four years ago. The car, which trades under the brand name Mobius, entered the showrooms this month at a price of Sh950,000 – making it the lowest priced new vehicle in the country. Mobius Motors is the car maker while Thika-based Kenya Vehicle Manufacturers (KVM) is the assembler of the car that is designed for Africa’s rough terrain and off-road driving. The vehicle comes with extras such as air conditioning and power steering. Mobius, whose…

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Senator Moses Wetangula evicted from KQ flight after failing to show national ID

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Moses Wetangula was this evening evicted from a Mombasa bound Kenya Airways flight after he failed to show the crew his national identification card. The flight was delayed for over an hour as Speaker of the National Assembly Justin Muturi and Speaker of the Kenya Senate Ekwee Ethuro tried to talk to the crew but to no avail. According to Phillip Etale, a CORD communication official,  Wetangula showed his Kenya Airways Frequent Flier Platinum card but the crew would not budge. Speaker Muturi and Ethuro vowed not to continue with the journey unless Wetangula is cleared. Senator Wetangula said that…

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[VIDEO] Upendo charity in Oklahoma helping Kenyan kids is struggling after charges against volunteer

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The charity is in need of your help, after a volunteer, Matt Durham, was charged with molesting Kenyan orphans. Oklahoma initials charged Durham after he was discovered that he raped boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 9-years-old during a mission trip to a Kenyan orphanage. He is facing four charges involving illicit sex acts. The Upendo charity which helps kids in Kenya has however been hit by the negative attention brought about by Durham actions. Most of their budget has been going to counselling those kids in Kenya and they need more help. If you would like…

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Family fun at Lake Lewisville on Saturday October 25

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You are all invited for an afternoon of fun at Lake Lewisville on Saturday October 25. Reservations are not required. The event is from 12pm to 6pm. Bring your family and friends and enjoy some nyama choma (BBQ). Please see directions below

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Bishop moans low Nyanza church offerings, blames local politicians

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Church offerings in Nyanza have lowered, area Council of Church Leaders chairman Bishop Washington Ogonyo Ngede noted. “We only receive between Sh5,000 and Sh6,000 on Sunday which is too minimal to do tangible work,” Ogonyo said. He said the decline is because MPs and MCAs in the region do not attend church services. “If our MPs and MCAs do not attend church services, where will we get money?” Ogonyo asked wananchi at the Jomo Kenyatta Sports Ground during Mashujaa Day celebrations. Ogonyo urged the area leaders to take after their Rift Valley counterparts “who flock to their churches during Sunday…

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Coming soon: Kenya’s world class metropolis

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That Nairobi’s socio-economic services are stretched to the limit is not in doubt. In fact, over the years, urban planners have grappled with the problem of decongesting the city whose population is now close to four million. Various interventions have been outlined but little seems to have changed in urban development. But did you know that the Government has an ambitious plan to disperse much of Nairobi’s population through the creation of six new cities? In March 2013, then Lands minister James Orengo signed a document entitled, Spacial Planning Concept for Nairobi Metropolitan Region, in which six thematic cities are included as…

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