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[VIDEO] Kenyan sons tell their fathers ‘I Love You’ – Watch the reactions -

Friday, October 31, 2014

Kenya ranked top of the world in searching for gay pictures on Google -

Friday, October 31, 2014

Rita Jeptoo’s doping claims hit Kenyans hard -

Friday, October 31, 2014

MIB II: Violent ejection of party official presents picture of Raila Odinga’s party imploding -

Friday, October 31, 2014

Police nab man who drug raped over 300 women on Nairobi-Mombasa bus routes -

Friday, October 31, 2014

Final Recommendations For Immigration Actions To Be Sent To Obama in the Next Two Weeks -

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Canadian Ebola vaccine to be tested in Europe, Gabon, Kenya -

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Where they worship God with hymns while sipping beer in North Carolina pub -

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Looking to invest in Kenya? Visit MyKenya Properties -

Thursday, October 30, 2014

[OPED] Hatred for Miss Uganda shows our miserable lives, covered in false hair -

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Police nab man who drug raped over 300 women on Nairobi-Mombasa bus routes

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A man suspected of drugging and raping female passengers in public buses plying the Nairobi-Mombasa route is now in police custody. Police say Dominic Malombe Nganu, has allegedly been hunting women, drugging and having sex with them either in buses or lodgings. It is further alleged that in some instances, Malombe, who was arrested on October 18 in Nairobi, used unknown powdery stuff which led women to follow him to lodgings. Back seat ride An officer attached to Kamukunji Police Station where the 27 year old was being held told The Nairobian that Malombe revealed he has slept with more…

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Final Recommendations For Immigration Actions To Be Sent To Obama in the Next Two Weeks

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The Justice Department and Department of Homeland Security are expected to send final recommendations in the next two weeks. Activists are worried and angry about what they’re hearing.   Justice Department and Homeland Security officials are sending to the White House their final recommendations on what immigration executive actions should look like, according to four sources who have been briefed on the timeline. President Obama is expected to announce a series of executive actions that would slow the deportation of undocumented immigrants, similar to his executive action in 2012 that deferred the deportations of some undocumented immigrants brought to the…

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Canadian Ebola vaccine to be tested in Europe, Gabon, Kenya

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(Reuters) – Trials of an experimental vaccine developed by the Canadian government and licensed to NewLink Genetics will begin swiftly in healthy volunteers in Europe, Gabon and Kenya, under a program with funding from the Wellcome Trust. A $5 million grant from the medical charity will allow several global partners, overseen by the World Health Organization (WHO), to gather essential safety data for the so-called rVSV-EBOV vaccine. The vaccine is already undergoing initial testing in the United States and is one of two to have been injected into people in clinical trials. The other, from GlaxoSmithKline, is also being tested in Europe and…

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Where they worship God with hymns while sipping beer in North Carolina pub

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RALEIGH — On a rainy Sunday night, the streets of downtown Raleigh were deserted and many bars and pubs empty, with the exception of one: Tir Na Nog, which held about 60 singers, belting out tunes and sipping pints of beer together. They sang “Wagon Wheel” and “Lean on Me,” but mostly they sang traditional Christian hymns, like “Just as I am,” an a cappella version of “Be Thou My Vision,” and “Amazing Grace” to the tune of “House of the Rising Sun.” “Beer and Hymns,” started by the Revs. Claire Clyburn and Hollie Woodruff almost a year ago, attracts…

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[OPED] Hatred for Miss Uganda shows our miserable lives, covered in false hair

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Let’s take a break from the politics, dear reader, and dabble a bit in the social scene, in particular in the kerfuffle that has been going on over the new Miss Uganda. This is an area your columnist hardly follows, to be honest, and it would all have gone over my head if social media did not overheat with crude and derogatory comments about the looks, or perceived lack of them, from the winner. The vitriol spewed towards the new Miss Uganda says less about her beauty and more about the hatred in our collective psyche. Leah Kalanguka, the pageant…

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Equity bank makes a Sh11 billion net profit in 9 months

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Equity Bank has reported a Sh11.2 billion after-tax profit in its third quarter, equivalent to a 26 per cent growth from its 2013 third quarter profit. “We have harnessed global merchant capacity, now enjoying 92% annual commission growth, our assets hit 339 billion while loans grew to 207 billion at 24 per cent,” CEO James Mwangi reported on Thursday afternoon. Mwangi announced that the bank’s net profit loss has dropped by 4.3 per cent, and that regional subsidiaries registered a 137 per cent profit before tax growth. He said the Equity currently controls 17 per cent of the diaspora remittances…

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Muslim extremists take over third mosque in Mombasa

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Radical Muslim youth have raided a Mombasa mosque and ejected its moderate imam and management committee, in a powerful sign that hardline youth are becoming more numerous and increasingly aggressive. Swafaa mosque, which was raided last Friday, was still occupied yesterday by young men aged between 20 ad 30. The seizure of the mosque in Mwandoni area of Kisauni constituency was the latest in a series of raids by radicals on mosques that began last year across Mombasa. Moderate imams have also been attacked and intimidated. The Swafaa imam, Shiekh Hassan, has resigned and gone into hiding, fearing for his…

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Kenya secondary school students to enjoy free education from 2015

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THE task force on secondary school fees has recommended free quality secondary education by next year. Its report presented to President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday states free quality secondary education should lead to, “An automatic progression from primary to post-primary education in Kenya”. The task force, chaired by Kilemi Mwiria, had the mandate of reviewing ways of making secondary education accessible to all school-age youth through establishing realistic unit costs. The report recommends that government increases its capitation grant (uniform fee) per child to Sh23,975 per annum as opposed to the current Sh10,265 to cater for teaching and learning materials, related…

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Raila watches in disbelief as rowdy ODM youth eject Magerer from PG meeting

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Rowdy youth ejected ODM Executive Director Magerer Langat from Orange House during a parliamentary group meeting Thursday. The youth, some said to be MCAs, stormed the meeting venue where Cord was receiving referendum updates from the Committee of Experts and pulled Magerer out of his seat. Said to be about 100 in number, they accused Langat of being a Jubilee mole in the party. They roughed him up and deflated his Toyota Prado car tyres as Cord leader Raila Odinga and Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka watched from a distance. Magerer took off to save his skin as the lynch mob…

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[PHOTOS] KQ opens Sh120m executive lounges at JKIA

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Kenya’s national carrier  Kenya Airways, has put what may soon be some of the best executive airport lounges in the world, at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The multiple guest lounges at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) Terminal 1A will provide hospitality services for passengers’ flying on Kenya Airways and its SkyTeam partners. The state-of-the-art Terminal 1A, commenced partial operations and is dedicated for use by Kenya Airways and its partners. The new airport lounges, developed at a cost of more than KSh120Million, will provide unparalleled comfort and convenience to guests and are now operational. The new lounges feature free Wi-Fi, a…

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