December 9, 2016

My daughter eloped with my husband, Nairobi woman cries

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A woman in Kibera is searching for her 22-year-old daughter who ran away with her husband in a bizarre case of husband snatching. Caroline Achieng, 36, has been in agony for the past one year during which her efforts to trace her missing daughter whom she conceived as a teenager have been fruitless. The daughter went missing after a family altercation that ensued from a revelation that she had an affair with her stepfather, got pregnant and procured an abortion, all paid for by her mother after a well-choreographed trickery by the duo. Achieng’s daughter was last seen at the…

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Ngong woman stabs lover to death for hugging her friend

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Two women are being held by police in Ngong Division after one of them stabbed her lover to death for receiving a passionate hug from the other woman. One of the women is said to have stabbed her lover on the right side of his chest moments after he insisted on a hug from the other woman whom they  had visited in Oloolua area. The love birds were from a drinking spree when they decided to pass by the friend’s house. On arrival, the women, who are good friends, hugged. When the owner of the said house stretched her hand…

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CS Matiang’i says plans underway to deliver school laptops in 18 months’ time

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The government has formed an inter-ministerial team tasked with ensuring the delivery of the school laptop project in the next 18 months. The committee comprises principal secretaries of the ministries of Education, Industrialisation and Enterprise Development, Energy and Petroleum, the National Treasury and the office of the Attorney-General. Addressing a news conference at Ministry of ICT offices in Nairobi, Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i said members of the team will be working on the project throughout. There will also be a technical committee that will be chaired by the ICT Authority in which technical heads from the implementing agencies will sit….

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Obama to stay overnight in Nairobi, his team eyes three city hotels

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At least 500 Secret Service personnel expected to arrive with the US President as part of his security detail NAIROBI will go into lockdown mode for days, as unprecedented security arrangements for the visit by US President Barack Obama next month kick in. Security sources said yesterday that, on the Kenyan side, about 10,000 security officers will be deployed in Nairobi and its environs, to ensure the capital city is safe. They will be drawn from the elite Recce Unit of the GSU, regular and Administration police, Prisons, Kenya Wildlife Service, Kenya Forest Service and the unarmed NYS. At least…

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‘Desperate’ cops pay Sh300,000 bribe to get weighbridge jobs

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A well-connected cartel at Vigilance House demands between Sh250,000 and Sh300,000 from police officers seeking transfers to weighbridges and traffic department, a senior officer has said. The officer said the cartel is led by a civilian, who operates a transport business between Nairobi and Garissa. The officer, who requested anonymity for fear of being reprimanded, told the Star the businessman is a common visitor at Vigilance House. The man is said to be behind the recent transfer of 99 police officers from weigh-bridges. Officers, who spoke to the Star on condition of anonymity, said the businessman has a list of…

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Australian police look for men who launched racial attack on Kenyan man leaving him unconscious

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A 33-year-old man has been beaten unconscious – twice – during a late-night attack in front of stunned onlookers. The man, originally from Kenya, had been trying to ignore a group of three men who began following him, shouting racial abuse as he left a Chapel Street nightclub. But the group continued taunting him until he was finally set upon in a Prahran car park just after 3am on Sunday. The man was knocked out by repeated blows to the head, regained consciousness, and was then knocked out again with another kick to the head, police said. Shocked onlookers near the car park, on the corner of Princes…

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[VIDEO] Cadillac ad featuring Kenya’s Njeri Rionge which ran during the Oscars

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Njeri Rionge was a hairdresser with an entrepreneurial streak. She dared to trust her instincts and in doing so helped bring low cost internet to East Africa, and built its biggest internet service provider.

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Invitation to Queens Night Indiana on July 11, 2015

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The organizing committee of Queens Night USA are inviting you to Queens Night Indiana on July 11, 2015 in South Bend, Indiana. Queens Night was started in Kenya by Pastor Joan Wairimu in 2010 and later launched in the US. It’s mission is to empower women physically, emotionally, spiritually and financially. Queens Night enlightens women of their purpose and role in society. The annual Queens Night event consists of sharing the Word of God, singing, empowering speeches, fashion show, promotion of talents and whatever else the spirit leads us to do. Visit http://queensnightindiana.com/ for more information RELATED: QUEENS NIGHT DALLAS…

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First-Ever Diaspora Entertainment and Recognition (DEAR) Award ceremony to be held in Dallas, TX

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Diaspora Entertainment Awards and Recognition(DEAR) invite you to the first-ever DEAR Award Ceremony, to be held in Dallas, Texas on September 5th, 2015. the event will be held annually in the Texas city. This will be a red carpet event and will attract Kenyans from all 50 states with several nominees from our motherland, Kenya. Contrary to the popular African belief that money grows on trees in America, a number of Africans in the diaspora have worked extremely hard and have been very successful in various areas including Academic, Entertainment, Entrepreneurship, Community Organization, non profit Organizations, Fashion and Design, Music etc Their efforts…

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Kenyan woman in Baltimore charged in $2.5 million false billing case

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A federal grand jury indicted a former Sheppard Pratt Health System director for approving $2.5 million in false payments to a company that she and her husband secretly controlled, federal investigators said Thursday. Lyneth Nyabiosi, 49, headed a department at Towson-based Sheppard Pratt responsible for managing patients’ records, according to the indictment released by U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein and FBI Special Agent in Charge Stephen E. Vogt. She worked for the mental health provider for 14 years. In 2007, prosecutors allege, Nyabiosi used her position to enter into a contract with Information Management Solutions Technology, a company controlled by…

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