November 23, 2014

House girl who tortured baby identified, baby alive and well

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Kamanzi (L) and his kids. Right is the tortured baby Following reports that the two-year old baby seen in a video being tortured by a maid has passed on, we went down to work. And our investigations led us to the identity of the maid, her victim and her master. (Read  Video: Househelp’s vicious attack on toddler caught on camera) The two year-old is seen terribly tortured by a maid we have ably identified as Jolly Tumuhiirwe, 22, a born of Rukungiri District. We have also identified the toddler’s father as Erick Kamanzi, a loaded staff at a reputable NGO…

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[VIDEO] Mother to Kenyan who died in US unable to ship body home

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The mother to Alfred Mugo, a Kenyan who died about two weeks ago in an Atlanta hospital, is appealing to well wishers to come to her aid as she raises funds to ship her son’s body home. At the time of his death, Mr Mugo did not have family members or relatives in the US. NTV’s BMJ Muriithi has more details on that story from Atlanta.

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I abandoned American dream to rear pigs back home in Kenya

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After 45 minutes of a torturous drive on pothole-riddled Nakuru-Nyahururu road, we finally arrive at Ezra Waweru’s farm at Ahero village, Bahati, Nakuru. We are ushered into his compound by storey structures that occupy about 10 by 100 feet of his two-acre farm. The wooden structures are sties in which pigs are chewing away on fodder. Some can be seen resting while others are snuffing and snouting. Some sows and boars are in droves of 10 to 15 while others are alone in their sties. “The one who is lying on hay is about to deliver. Once she starts moving…

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[VIDEO] Househelp’s vicious attack on toddler caught on camera

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A video that has been going viral online is bound to make you sick and furious. A house girl in Luzira, Uganda was caught on camera viciously assaulting a little girl for not eating and then for throwing up. The woman is shown hitting the little girl on the face when she refuses to eat obviously from being full. The girl is forced to eat and apparently cannot hold in all that foot and eventually throws up. What follows is unimaginable. The woman throws the little girl from the couch on to the floor. She takes what looks like a…

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Kenyan women group Queen’s Ministry International in US condemns public stripping of women

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Kenyan women in US have condemned the recent public stripping of women in Nairobi and Mombasa. The Queens Ministry International USA expressed dismay at the incidents terming them as acts of acts of violence and a violation of human rights. The founder of the organization, Pastor Joan Wairimu said in statement sent to the Nation that her organization which spans over various states in the US believes in raising the self esteem of women and that her organization views these heinous actions by unruly men to be in direct opposition to what they believe in. Pastor Wairimu cited article 5…

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Zambia’s President Guy Scott sacked by his own party

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Zambia’s Patriotic Front (PF) has suspended President Guy Scott for “not respecting the constitution”, a spokesman has told the BBC. “He has been hiring and firing people for no apparent reason and without consulting the central committee,” said Malozo Sichone. Mr Scott, still a member of the party, will remain Zambia’s president until elections set for 20 January. He took over after President Michael Sata died last month. -bbc.co.uk

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Sex for freedom: The ‘quickie’ way out for women out of Nairobi’s cold jail cells

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Some police officers claim their colleagues often engage in sex with inmates, which makes both parties vulnerable to sexually transmitted infections. This practice, one officer claimed, has left more than 10 colleagues dead after succumbing to HIV/AIDS, which they allegedly contracted form bartenders and prostitutes who are not able to post bail. These suspects are seized during odd hours and accused of operating beyond the stipulated time, dressing indecently or loitering; before being threatened with prosecution. The intimidation, according to one policeman who spoke to The Nairobian, is disguise for soliciting sexual favours from gullible suspects. The unnamed officer claimed…

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[VIDEO] Drama as woman claiming to be Kajwang’s wife locked out of Lee funeral parlour

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Drama unfolded at the Lee Funeral Home in Nairobi Friday after a woman claiming to be the legal wife of the late Homa Bay Senator Otieno Kajwang’ was locked out of the funeral parlour. The woman identified as Faith Vivian Otieno and her daughter Christie Otieno, 18, and some relatives were barred from the facility. She protested that she was the late senator’s legal wife and demanded to be allowed to view the body of her late husband as well as participate in funeral arrangements. “I have been married for 19 years to Otieno Kajwang’. We have two children, Christie…

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Launching the Face of Kenya USA

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The faceofkenya.org in conduction with UKENTV (UK Media) and Karisan Media (USA) would like to invite you to the launch of the Face of Kenya USA. The event seeks to promote Cultural Diplomacy, Community Cohesion, Youth Empowerment and Charitable Initiatives. The teams looks forward to the search for THE AMBASSADOR for KENYA within the USA….MISS FACE OF KENYA USA 2015.   The team also includes Janet Africanacts Wainaina (From the UK) among others. Register NOW! Search… http://faceofkenya.org/registration

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Kenyan marathoner runs 5 miles from New Jersey cops, hides in closet to avoid sex crime charges

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A Kenyan marathon runner inappropriately touched a 15-year-old girl in a locker room and then ran five miles to his house after he was confronted by police, according to authorities. Eric Kipkemei Chirchir, 31, of Hasbrouck Heights, is charged with criminal sexual contact, obstruction of justice, resisting arrest and eluding police. He’s being held in Bergen County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bail. According to Detective Sgt. Jon Misskerg of the Bogota Police Department, on the evening of Nov. 15 the victim had entered the women’s locker room of the Bogota Golf Center. While there, Chirchir, an employee of the…

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