May 25, 2016

[VIDEO] Kenyan man dies in fire tragedy in Atlanta

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A Kenyan man who authorities described as homeless has died following an explosion that razed down the building he was in in Forest Park, about twenty miles South of  the city of Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The man has been identified as Daniel Kariuki Chege akaKandithi. Clayton County authorities said the man “may have been asleep when several  explosions rocked the building.” “Daniel was well known around here. He usually spent the night inside the building to keep the wintery weather at bay,” said Moses Freeman, a friend to the deceased. “He was a good man,” he added. According to witnesses,…

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Bensouda: Kibaki, Kimemia, Mututho, Thuo linked to 2008 Mungiki attacks and how my case against Uhuru collapsed

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Politicians and senior government officials helped to coordinate the massacre of ODM supporters in the 2007-08 post-election violence, according to an International Criminal Court document. The 69-page Pre-Trial Brief was compiled by the office of Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and posted on the Internet on Monday night. It said President Uhuru Kenyatta, retired President Mwai Kibaki, Secretary to the Cabinet Francis Kimemia and the late Security Minister John Michuki were central in the planning of the attacks. Bensouda also named Solicitor General Njee Muturi and former Embakasi MP Ferdinand Waitutu as among the powerful individuals who influenced her key witnesses to…

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Communication Authority of Kenya withdraws frequencies for KTN, NTV and Citizen TV

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Kenyans risk missing TV news and popular programmes as Communication Authority of Kenya withdraws frequencies for KTN, NTV and Citizen TV. The Authority said on Wednesday that it was taking the step following ‘misleading’ advertisement by the said media houses on GOtv and Startimes The said advertisement purports that Startimes and GOtv are illegally carrying their content thereby infringing on copyright and neighbouring rights. The advertisement goes further to instruct consumers not to purchase Startimes and GOtv pay-tv set-top boxes to watch CITIZEN Television, NTV, KTN and QTV. In addition, the advertisement alleges that the three media houses are the…

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Death Announcement: Carolyne Mukuhi Kihara of Powder Springs, Georgia

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We regret to announce the death of Carolyne Mukuhi Kihara which occured on January 19, 2015 at Kennestone Hospital after a short illness. She was the daughter of Ruth Kihara and the late James Kihara Kinyua. She was a sister to Sylvia Njeri Kihara, Dennis Kinyua Kihara, and Michelle Wangui Kihara. Family and friends are meeting daily 7pm-9pm at 1812 Hannah Place, Powder Springs, GA 30127, for funeralarrangements. The Burial date will be announced later. In preparation for her burial, any financial contributions may be deposited at BANK OF AMERICA ino RUTH W KIHARA Routing no 06100052 ACCT # 334045116332. Your prayers, presence and financial support are highly appreciated. Contacts:…

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Kenyan student overcomes obstacles to study at Missouri State

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“The emperor’s new clothes” has become an idiom for the perils of groupthink, in which a crowd supports a bad idea because each person within the group is afraid of looking like the only one who doesn’t understand. But Missouri State University Master of Arts in Teaching student Marrie Ochieng knows groupthink works the other way as well. Sometimes the crowd deeply undervalues a resource, and one clear-eyed person can see worth where others have dismissed it. “I wasn’t supposed to go to college,” Ochieng said. In her home country, Kenya, she was labeled “dumb,” and “there, if you are…

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Japanese fast-food chain “Teriyaki Japan” to open Nairobi outlet in February

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A Japan-based international fast-food restaurant chain is set to open in Nairobi next month, adding to a growing list of global eateries that have established a presence in Kenya’s capital over the past two years. Toridoll Corporation, which is based in Kobe city, is putting the final touches to Teriyaki Japan — one of its four restaurant brands — on Mama Ngina Street, near Corner House. Teriyaki Japan is mainly known for its grilled chicken. “We have invested about Sh100 million in the first store and we plan to open late next month or the first week of March. The…

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[VIDEO] Drama as man takes sick child to lodging in Embu, wife descends in fury

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Drama ensued at a motel in Embu county after a woman stormed into one of the rooms where the husband had spent the night with a another woman in the presence of their sick 2 year old sickly son. Its alleged that the man had told the wife that he had booked an appointed with the doctor only to end up in the hands of a strange woman in a motel.

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Kenyan government secures 100,000 jobs for Kenyans in UAE

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The government has secured 100,000 jobs for Kenyans willing to work in the United Arab Emirates, Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed has said. She said the deal was sealed during President Kenyatta’s trip to the Gulf country last year. The minister did not however give details on which sectors the vacancies are or how Kenyans will apply. She was speaking during the launch of the Kenya Foreign and Diaspora Policies at Kenyatta International Convention Centre yesterday. The event was attended by President Kenyatta, diplomats and businesspeople. The document stipulates that the government will sign bilateral agreements with foreign countries…

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[VIDEO] Kenyan woman stuck in Saudi Arabia claims abuse

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A family in Kitui was seeking the government’s help to bring back their daughter whom they claimed was being held as a slave in Saudi Arabia. Mzee Stephen Mulatya, Cathrine Mona’s father, said his daughter was recruited to work as a house help by an agency, that specializes in securing jobs for unemployed Kenyans in Arab counties. Mona left Kenya for the Middle East in January 2014 but had not been in communication since, after her cell phone and identification documents were confiscated by her employer, who was also allegedly mistreating her according to her father. Mzee Mulatya said the…

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KTN News Anchor Betty Kyallo Hits Back at Blogger Njoki Chege

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There was once a time when Subaru drivers and lovers drove their cars in peace and would not mind flaunting it once in a while,which they still do, until blogger Njoki Chege came along to hurt their egos. If you have come across her articles and tweets, those are enough to know what am talking about including some of her tweets, where one says, “And if Blue Subaru owners are real men, they should have the cojones 2 take criticism like men, not whine like little girls. Nut up or shut up.” As a result of that, one Subaru driver,…

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