August 28, 2014

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[VIDEO] “President Obama” Accepts The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge -

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Body of a 35 year old Kenyan murdered by employer in Saudi Arabia arrives home -

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Town where entire population is made up of beautiful young women makes appeal for single men -

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

MCA Wants Spouses Compensated for ‘Loneliness’ -

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Man arrested with 23 Kenyan passports could be Al Shabaab sympathiser: police -

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Elderly Kenyan man shot dead in Columbus Ohio -

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Kenyan Gospel Artist Elijah Murugami (Ngatho ici) is dead -

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Uhuru wins admiration for pallbearer role at Dr Magana’s send-off -

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

[VIDEO] “The Lupita Nyong’o Effect” on the Kenya’s Film Industry -

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Makau Mutua accused of lying in US Court -

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Kenyan Gospel Artist Elijah Murugami (Ngatho ici) is dead

Elijah

A renowned Kikuyu gospel artist, Elijah Murugami (aka Ngatho Ici) passed on this morning at Kenyatta NationalHospital following a road accident last week on the Northern bypass, Kiambu County. A close family friend, Isaac Mihingo Mwangi, confirmed the sad news to The People Daily. Murugami is famous for his songs, among them Ngatho Ici. With a captivating voice that is rich and soulful, featuring a brilliant, glorious highrange and smooth texture, Elijahs spiritual lyrics have dominated FM radio stations for years. He is well known for his interpretation of the Bible with songs. Last year, local gospel ministers paid homage to gospel great Elijah during the launch of his new VCD, in Nairobi. hosting fellow artists,…

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Uhuru wins admiration for pallbearer role at Dr Magana’s send-off

Pallbearer

President Uhuru Kenyatta has received an outpouring of admiration after pictures of him surface on social media showing that he was the pallbearer at the funeral of Dr Njoroge Mungai. Dr Mungai who was laid to rest on Tuesday was the personal physician to President Kenyatta’s father and founding father of the nation Jomo Kenyatta. Social media users expressed their admiration for the president’s humility despite his status and wealth. “Politics aside, tribal affiliations aside, sir you are one humble man, wishing you God’s Favor Mr. President, you have won my respect effortlessly,” one user posted on Facebook where the…

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[VIDEO] “The Lupita Nyong’o Effect” on the Kenya’s Film Industry

Lupita

Last week Friday, CNN’s “Inside Africa” program, hosted by Soni Methu, traveled to Kenya to discover how the Kenyan film industry is harnessing the seemingly universal awareness and appreciation of Lupita Nyong’o (who is Kenyan, in case you didn’t already know), to assist in continuing to build itself up. Host, Soni Methu, explored what has been deemed the “Lupita Effect,” as she visited David Opondoe, managing director of Phoenix Players, a Kenya-based theater company where Nyong’o performed earlier in her career, and who said, after Lupita’s Oscar win, that her success would encourage many in Kenya to embrace the arts….

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Makau Mutua accused of lying in US Court

Makau_Mutua

A Kenyan law professor based in US has been accused of committing perjury in an American court. Makau Mutua, a human and civil rights activist, has been accused of lying in court. He is sued for allegedly irregularly laying off Jeffrey Malkan, a lecturer at Buffalo Law School where Mutua is a Dean. Malkan claims that during Mutua’s testimony in PERB, Mutua lied under oath about the events leading up to his removal as director of LRW. “Makau Mutua testified to the promotion of tenure committee, which is the entire tenured faculty, that back when I was promoted to full…

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Uhuru Kenyatta says ready to work with Raila Odinga

Kenyatta-Raila

President Uhuru Kenyatta Tuesday told Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (Cord) leader Raila Odinga that he was ready to work with him. President Kenyatta said Kenya needs development and he is ready to work with Mr Odinga to achieve this. After months of public squabbling between Jubilee and Cord over issues ranging from whether leaders should talk to each other, need for referendum, public appointments and insecurity among other issues, President Kenyatta termed this as unnecessary. The President, Mr Odinga and former President Mwai Kibaki met during a funeral mass for a former Cabinet Minister Dr Njoroge Mungai at Thogoto…

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VIDEO: Carjacking in Nairobi caught on tape

VIDEO: Carjacking in Nairobi caught on tape

A dramatic video has surfaced where a carjacking was captured as it happened on a Nairobi street. This happened along General Mathenge Drive on Tuesday 26th August 2014

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Kenyan family urgently needs help in Sarasota, Florida

Kivuva-Luvavali

I hope this letter finds you doing very well. I am coming to you on behalf of my friends and family, the Luvavali’s, who are in need of your help. I have known Johnnie and Alina for over 10 years. They are among some of the most loving and welcoming people I know. They live in Sarasota, Florida. In December 2004, the Luvavali’s welcomed a beautiful baby boy named Nissi Maisha. A day later, the doctors discovered that he had a very serious heart condition. He underwent a life-saving heart surgery at 4 days old. That was the beginning of…

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Show Mungiki, Raila Odinga link, ICC tells Bensouda

Raila-Maina

ICC judges have ordered prosecutor Fatou Bensouda to release any information on Mungiki support for Raila Odinga at the 2007 presidential elections. The decision, made public yesterday, followed a confidential request by Deputy President William Ruto and his co-accused, former radio presenter Joshua Sang, who told the ICC that the information is crucial for their “defence trial strategy”. The judges also ruled that the request should no longer be confidential. Despite Bensouda’s protest over the request, the judges said it was within the law and the rights of the accused to receive any material that is necessary for their defence…

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Court allows Senator Mike Sonko to sue Cord politicians for contempt

Sonkoism

The High Court has allowed Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko to file contempt proceedings against Cord politicians over remarks they made during the Saba Saba rally at Uhuru Park. Justice Isaac Lenaola on Tuesday allowed Mr Sonko to file the application against the Cord politicians for allegedly declining to obey a court order that stopped them from inciting the public during the rally held on July 7, 2014. Justice Lenaola directed the case to be mentioned on November 20, 2014. In his application, Mr Sonko wants the Cord politicians jailed for six months for allegedly making inflammatory and derogatory statements against the presidency,…

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Counties have no money to pay August salaries, says Governor Ruto

Gov-Ruto

The Council of Governors chairman Isaac Ruto has said all the 47 counties have no money to pay salaries for public servants in August. This is because the national government has not released cash to the counties since the beginning of the current financial year, Mr Ruto said on Tuesday, during a media briefing in Nairobi. Mr Ruto said the Sh227 billion set aside for the counties in the 2014/15 financial year beginning July was yet to reach the counties. The National Assembly approved the County Allocation of Revenue Bill, which sets the allocation to the counties, on Tuesday last…

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