April 25, 2015

[VIDEO] Kenyan Gospel Artist in Dallas, Texas Releases New Single “He reign forever”


A Kenyan in Dallas has released a new gospel single. Jesse Maringa released the single this week where he features Dallas based worship ministry-Pamoja United. The video is titled “He reign forever”. The Official Debut Single Hit is from his Sophomore Album “CREATED TO WORSHIP”. Watch the video here.  

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Kenyan women under 30 and in charge


Wanjiku Kariuki Kandie, 30, founder of Waridi Events Wanjiku lives by a saying that her father drummed into her and her three siblings during their childhood years in Buruburu, Nairobi. She grew up believing that anything can be done, an attitude that has seen her build a successful corporate events planning agency. “At first, I imagined that being young would be a hurdle in my quest to build a business but it has been a great asset. Because I was young, I could afford to take the risk of starting a business. It also helped that many organisations believed that…

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Kenyan headed for South Korea accidentally travels to North Korea


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea—Daniel Olomae Ole Sapit, a member of Kenya’s semi-nomadic Maasai tribe, is now well aware that Pyeongchang is not in North Korea. Last fall, Mr. Sapit, a 42-year-old representative for indigenous cow herders in his native Kenya, was registered to attend a United Nations conference on biodiversity in Pyeongchang, a ski resort just south of the heavily fortified border that separates the authoritarian North from the capitalist South. Instead, Mr. Sapit ended up in Pyongyang, the North Korean capital. After several anxious hours struggling to explain the mix-up to North Korean immigration officials, Mr. Sapit was escorted on…

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President Uhuru cancels California, US trip


President Uhuru Kenyatta has cancelled his earlier scheduled trip to the US. According to State House Spokesman Manoah Esipisu, the President has decided to skip the Milken Global Conference that was supposed to be held in California next week. President Kenyatta has earlier left Nairobi for the US via Dubai but his plane was tuned around after fears of rising insecurity over the Yemen airspace. There was no reason given for the cancellation as yet.

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Kenyans in Diaspora partner with Kenya Red Cross to set up fund for Garissa attack victims


Following negotiations with the Kenya Red Cross on assisting the Garissa victims, Diasporans can now directly send their contributions securely. In what has been dubbed as the #MbaoFriday campaign on Facebook, members of the Diaspora are encouraged to donate at least $20 Starting Friday the 24th of April. Details can be found on the Diaspora4Garissa page with information on the acceptable modes of payment that include Debit/Credit Card, Bank Account or PayPal. In the aftermath of the attacks, the Kenya Red Cross has been the most visible relief agency and thus prompting this collaboration to facilitate a donation platform for…

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Two Lorries With 20,000 AP Uniforms From Uganda Nabbed At Malaba Border


Two Lorries ferrying Kenya Administration police uniforms were on Wednesday impounded by Kenya Revenue Authority officers at Malaba border. The Lorries which were in transit to Nairobi from Uganda were loaded with a full set police uniform consisting combat trousers, shirts and wool for sewing the uniforms. One of the Lorries, registration number UAT 757 E had 12,390 uniforms while the other, KBU 036K was carrying 8,990 uniforms, and the wool. No arrests were made as the occupants of the two Lorries fled. The Lorries were later detained at KRA offices at the border. KRA manager Gallian Njeru and security…

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Uhuru Kenyatta’s Dubai-bound plane forced to turn back


President Uhuru Kenyatta’s aircraft en route to Dubai was forced to turn back following increased fighting in Yemen. In a statement, State House spokesperson Manoah Esipisu said the President was flying to Dubai to connect a flight to Los Angeles, US. “Following reports of increased military activity in Yemen, there was a challenge on the routing leading to a decision to turn back. “The President touched the ground at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport at 11.42 pm,” Mr Esipisu said. President Kenyatta is expected to attend the annual Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles . The conference brings together political…

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Let’s Talk Family: Why Authentic is so chic


By Pastor Patrick Kariuki I had a Kenyan friend in Tennessee who spoke in such a heavy fake American accent I had a hard time understanding Him, never mind he had grown up in Kenya and came to America with all his adult teeth intact and may be a beard to boot.  I felt particularly bothered that he seemed to enjoy the fact that I couldn’t understand some words he used, thanks to his quickly acquired accent. I moved to Texas and then encountered another Kenyan gentleman who worked in one of the local banks here and in all fairness…

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How much these simple meals cost around Nairobi City Center


1. Chapati and madondo (beans) This is a favourite for most Nairobians on the go.  It is available on almost all eateries and is relatively affordable, with prices ranging from Sh 80 to Sh 150   2. Ugali and Matumbo (tripe) The starch packed in a plate of Ugali and matumbo is a good energy booster to hungry office workers who have been drained by the morning hustle.  Careful though with the portions, this meal has a reputation for inducing siesta. Prices range from Sh 100 to Sh 200.   3. Githeri Special For those keen on watching their weight,…

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[VIDEO] The truth about that Nairobi breakup “slap” video that has gone viral


The couple at the center of a nasty break up that was recently caught on camera has made up, at least according to a Whatsapp message that has been circulated widely. (Read: [VIDEO] So this is how daughters of “billionaires” in Kenya end their relationships?) A man claiming to be Jeffrey forwarded a stern message to friends and foes asking them to allow him and his girlfriend Stef to be. He says the video does not represent who they are. As you may or may not know – there’s a video being circulated on social media showing a very heated…

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