December 18, 2014

Ex wife’s writes candid open letter to husband’s new wife and stepmum to her daughter

Writing letter to a friend.

In a blog post that soon went viral, Candice Curry, 39, wrote ‘you were supposed to be hideous, remember? But you weren’t, you were stunningly beautiful’ Many mothers dread the idea of another woman raising their child, but one has decided to do away with bitterness and embrace the stepmother of her 14-year-old daughter. In a post that soon went viral, Candice Curry wrote An Open Letter To My Daughter’s Stepmom on her blog Women with Worth. Curry, 39, begins with an honest declaration about her initial doubts about 29-year-old Ashley Parish, her ex-husband’s new wife. She writes: “I never…

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Narok woman admits dumping baby in latrine after they both test HIV positive


A 27-year-old woman who threw her weeks-old baby into a pit latrine after they both tested HIV positive was charged with attempted murder at a Narok court on Wednesday. Gladys Chepkoech Lelei was charged that on December 12 at the Pambanik area of Narok South she tried to kill baby Salome Chepkirui. Lelei pleaded guilty to the charges saying their HIV status traumatised her and made her feel that the baby did not deserve to live. The court was told that a neighbour who went to help herself at the communal pit latrine overheard a baby’s cry and alerted others…

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Musician Ken wa Maria arrested for leading protest against Governor Mutua


Popular benga musician Ken wa Maria was on  Tuesday arrested for leading a protest caravan against Governor Alfred Mutua. The musician and seven other people were taken into custody after leaving Makutano junction on the way to Machakos Town. The ‘Okoa County Forum’ caravan had started at Athi River. Police arrived in five county government cars and lobbed tear gas canisters at the swelling crowd. MOVIE MAKER They arrested Wa Maria as he played the song Ni wa Sinema, alluding to Governor Mutua’s stint as a movie maker. Dr Mutua was the producer of the Cobra Squad TV series. The others…

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[VIDEO] For those coming to the Diaspora, your host can make or break you

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When one moves from the home to live abroad, it takes a while to adjust, understand and get into the new countries system. The person who hosts you in that new country is the one who can make or break your diasporan life. Watch as Bwana Morioz goes through the characteristics of a good host and that of a bad host. Watch this video courtesy of Bwana Morioz

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CORD plots to seal off parliament buildings to block passing of security bill


Opposition politicians have vowed to seal off Parliament Buildings tomorrow to stop MPs from passing a security Bill on terrorism, raising the possibility of a clash with police. As a prelude to the siege on Parliament over the Security Laws (Amendment) Bill, which they describe as draconian, Cord leaders will today meet at the famous Kamukunji Grounds to rally the public behind the blockade. The leaders are also planning a series of street protests and court action to block the enactment of the Bill because the “tyranny of numbers” will prevent a fair contest in the National Assembly. Machakos Senator…

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Kenyan teen killed after crashing into traffic signal in California

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A Kenyan teen was killed on Sunday morning after he crashed into a traffic signal pole in Irvine California. Michael Kwabi, 19, of Irvine, was killed when his Infinity Q45 struck a signal pole just before 7am at the intersection of Orchard Hills and Wolf Trail. Detectives are still investigating the circumstances leading to the crash. Once on scene, officers pronounced the him dead on arrival. The Orange County Coroner’s Office will be conducting an investigation into the cause of the man’s death. Kwabi was the vehicle’s lone occupant. Just before the accident, Kwabi had told his mum tat he was heading…

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Blogger Robert Alai charged with undermining Uhuru, released on Sh200,000 bail


Blogger Robert Alai will this morning appear in court to answer to charges of misuse of social media. Alai was arrested yesterday by CID officers from the Cyber Crime Unit after he tweeted President Uhuru Kenyatta’s cell phone number and that of his PA Jomo Gecaga last Sunday. Alai also tweeted the cell phone numbers of Deputy President William Ruto and noted in his tweet that the public can call and ask the President and his aides about the protests in Kainuk, Turkana. Sources at the CID said Alai was to spend the night at Muthaiga police station. The police will press charges of misuse of a…

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Death Announcement: John Mwangi Nyaga, dad to George and Lilian Maina of Frisco, TX


It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of John Mwangi Nyaga on 12/14/2014. He was Dad to George and Liliam Maina of Frisco, TX. Due to the death, brother George will be traveling to Kenya for the burial . We cordially invite you to a funeral funds drive meeting which will be held on Sunday 12/21/2014 at 3pm at 8083 stone brook parkway #813 Frisco Tx 75034 Prayers are also being held daily at the Maina’s residence at 8083 Stonebrook Parkway #813, Frisco, TX 75034 from 6pm. Your prayers and presence will be greatly appreciated. For those who may not…

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Diaspora: Life in Italy is not rosy, but nothing, not even racism, will bring Kenyans home


The allure of leaving Kenya to reside in Europe or the US is a bug that bites young people quite aggressively. But if they knew the reality of living in these foreign lands, most would shelve the lofty ideas of paradise in developed countries. Despite these countries’ meticulous planning, an efficient transport system that is out of this world and planned buildings, those who have lived there know the ugly side of Eden. They have seen homeless people who live in the streets and die of cold during winter! Recently, we interacted with Kenyans living in Italy where they went many years…

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Judge Declares Obama’s Immigration Overhaul Unconstitutional


A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Tuesday ruled that President Barack Obama’s executive order on immigration was unconstitutional, marking the first time a court has weighed in on whether the White House overstepped its authority by giving millions of illegal immigrants protections from deportation without approval from Congress. The 38-page ruling handed down by Judge Arthur Schwab, nominated to the bench by President George W. Bush in 2002, is the latest turn in the contentious legal debate around the president’s executive action. The judge wrote that the president’s action goes “beyond prosecutorial discretion.” “President Obama’s unilateral legislative action violates the separation of…

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