October 2, 2014

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Death and Funeral announcement-Mrs. Beth Kimwele Nguli -

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

President Uhuru donates Sh1 million towards Shiru wa GP’s medical expenses -

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Son of former police chief Ben Gethi to build Runda mall -

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

US-based firm unveils two-bedroom rice husk house worth Sh851,000 in Kenya -

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Music mogul Quincy Jones honored by UK organization run by a Kenyan -

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Love message used to lure suspect in Uhuru Kenyatta’s kin murder -

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Ten women in Vihiga survive lightning strike, man in ICU after shock from touching victim -

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Raila instigated Post-Election Violence, ICC Witness Says -

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

US opens registration for the 2016 Diversity Visa Program -

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Mwai Kibaki sells Nairobi’s Union Towers to varsity for Sh800m -

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Music mogul Quincy Jones honored by UK organization run by a Kenyan

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A Music mogul and the man who produced big stars like Michael Jackson and Frank Sinatra has been honoured with BEFFTA Award by an organization run by a Kenyan in UK. Mr Quincy Jones was awarded with a GLOBAL LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD in a private ceremony in a London Hotel. The LA based musical genius was in London for an intimate gig called an “Audience with Quincy Jones”. The star who developedmusic for legends like Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, Ray Charles and many more was thrilled to receive the award presented to her by BEFFTA founder Pauline Akinyi Long. “This…

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Love message used to lure suspect in Uhuru Kenyatta’s kin murder

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A love message was used as a bait to lure a suspect in the gangland-style killing of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s niece who was shot dead at her home in a Nairobi upmarket estate, a detective told a trial court on Wednesday. Investigation officer John Shegu recounted how he traced the deceased’s stolen mobile phone barely 40 minutes after he took over the investigation and arrested the first suspect. He was testifying in the case of five men held over the killing of lawyer Ms Rose Waruinge on February 10, 2012. Mr Shegu told the court how he visited the crime…

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Ten women in Vihiga survive lightning strike, man in ICU after shock from touching victim

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Ten women are recovering at Banja health centre in Hamisi, Vihiga county after they were struck by lightning on Wednesday. The women were delivering bales of tea leaves at a centre when they were both struck by a jolt of lightning amid a spell of heavy rains at 2.30pm. Members of the public who rescued them believed they had not survived but doctors at the health centre revived them. They were merely unconscious. One of the health centre’s staff members, transferring the women from the ambulance they were in, is however in critical condition after he was struck by shock…

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Raila instigated Post-Election Violence, ICC Witness Says

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Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga was yesterday accused of instigating the 2007/8 post-election violence in parts of the Rift Valley. A prosecution witness told the International Criminal Court (ICC) that Raila warned of bloodshed in the country if his ODM party lost in the highly-contested polls. The witness said the remarks, made days before the elections, broke the peaceful co-existence between ODM supporters in Kericho and those of the PNU led by President Mwai Kibaki. “Before this announcement, we were living at peace with each other,” the witness said while testifying in the trial of Deputy President William Ruto and…

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US opens registration for the 2016 Diversity Visa Program

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Registration for the 2016 United States Diversity Visa Program commonly known as Green Card has opened. The program opened Wednesday and is scheduled to close on November 3, 2014, the US Department of State said. Kenyans wishing to submit entries must do so electronically during the registration period using the electronic DV entry form (E-DV) at dvlottery.state.gov. Applicants who submit paper entries will be rejected. All applicants are encouraged to print and retain their online confirmation page after completing their Diversity Visa entries to enable them check their entry status. “We strongly encourage applicants not to wait until the last…

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Mwai Kibaki sells Nairobi’s Union Towers to varsity for Sh800m

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Former president Mwai Kibaki has sold one of the jewels of his vast business empire in a multi-million-shilling deal that affirms the position of real estate as one of Kenya’s most lucrative sectors. Mr Kibaki has sold Union Towers, the 14-floor building in central Nairobi, to Mt Kenya University (MKU) for Sh800 million, making it one of the priciest real estate transactions this year. MKU founder and chairman Simon Gicharu said the closing of the deal brings to an end a three-year bidding process and paves the way for the establishment of the institution’s Virtual Learning Centre. “We have been…

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Richest African Presidents 2014

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Africa is the second largest continent in the world. It is also world’s second most populous continent and regarded as the poorest continent. There are 47 nations in Africa, led by different leaders who have been ruling for several decades. Some of these leaders and their families are very rich and their wealth are considered ill-gotten. They make their wealth from natural resources of these nations through the creation of companies under the names of their families. Here is a brief overview of the richest Presidents in Africa. The 9 Richest African Presidents and Kings as of 2014: 9) Robert Mugabe – Net…

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Dallas patient tests positive for Ebola

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A Dallas patient has tested positive for Ebola, the first case ever diagnosed in the United States. A statement sent out Monday night by the hospital says it’s based on the person’s symptoms and recent travel history. The hospital has not said if the patient is a man or a woman. Officials with the Dallas County Health Department said the person recently traveled to Africa, but it is unknown which country they were in. A press conference with details about the diagnosis is planned for Tuesday afternoon. A CDC team is already on its way to Dallas to meet with…

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ICC judge orders Uhuru Kenyatta to appear in person

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The International Criminal Court’s trial chamber has ordered President Uhuru Kenyatta to appear before it in person on October 8 at a status conference. The judges rejected President Kenyatta’s request to appear via video link. President Kenyatta has been summoned to discuss the status of cooperation between the prosecution and the Kenyan Government. He had requested the trial chamber to excuse him from attending the status conference and instead be allowed to follow the proceedings via video link. He had also requested Trial Chamber V (B) to reschedule the status conference to a date after October 9. The change of…

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[VIDEO] President Uhuru Kenyatta’s convoy in Boston

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There was a heavy security presence inside the Lowell auditorium when President Uhuru Kenyatta visited as Lowell police and Kenyan security detail milled amongst Kenyans attending the Presidents address to Kenyans living in Boston. Samrack.com was able to catch the President as he was leaving the auditorium in a convoy.

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