October 25, 2014

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Kenyan in Atlanta, US donates Sh1 million to Beyond Zero Campaign -

Friday, October 24, 2014

Governor Isaac Ruto’s daughter, 25 year old Emily passes on -

Friday, October 24, 2014

Boeing: Kenya Airways’ Dreamliners are the world’s best performing -

Friday, October 24, 2014

When your dream home in Kenya turns into a nightmare -

Friday, October 24, 2014

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta named United Nations Person of the Year -

Friday, October 24, 2014

[VIDEO] American woman who claimed Kenyan man threatened to behead her goes to jail -

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Homeland Security Department Gears Up For Obama Immigration Action -

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Doctor in New York tests positive for Ebola -

Thursday, October 23, 2014

How Kenyan International Cyclist John Njoroge Muya met his tragic death at Tour of Matabungkay -

Thursday, October 23, 2014

[VIDEO] Low cost Kenya made car goes on sale at Sh950,000 -

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Kethi Kilonzo agrees to run for Makueni Senate seat

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Mr Mutula Kilonzo’s daughter has finally agreed to vie for the Makueni senate by-election. It took long hours of talks between former Vice-President and Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka to convince the previously reluctant Ms Diana Kethi Kilonzo to join politics. Efforts to get comment from party chairman David Musila or Ms Kilonzo failed as their phones went unanswered. However, speaking from Europe where he is on a business trip, Machakos Senator Johnstone Muthama confirmed the news which dominated local vernacular radio stations and social media for the better part of Thursday. “Yes I have been briefed of the good…

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Videos: What CIC Insurance Group has in store for Diaspora

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“People in the Diaspora are very skeptical about Kenyan organizations because they have lost out in a number of instances through briefcase masqueraders coming here and pretending to offer all kinds of solutions. And like they say once bitten twice shy and I do not blame the Diaspora for behaving so.” This was said by the CIC Insurance Group CEO and Group Managing Director Mr. Nelson Kuria during a visit to the US meant to familiarize Kenyans living abroad with solutions that his group had to offer, backed by the solid reputation and financial muscle that the CIC group of…

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US locking up undocumented kids with adults

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Over the past few years, record numbers of children, usually from Mexico or Central America and often traveling alone, have crossed illegally into the United States. From October 2011 to October 2012, some 31,000 juveniles (PDF) were apprehended by the Border Patrol. And according to a new report, more and more of them have landed in immigration detention centers—alongside adults. Data obtained by the nonprofit National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) shows that the federal government detained at least 1,366 immigrant children for three or more days in 30 adult facilities between 2008 and 2012. The data, secured in a Freedom…

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President Museveni narrowly escapes being shot by his bodyguard

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni yesterday narrowly escaped death when one of his bodyguards “accidentally” lost possession of his automatic weapon which fell to the ground and fired as the Ugandan leader was about to get into his car. Unconfirmed reports say the bodyguard suffered gunshot wounds after one of his colleagues shot at him believing he was trying to assassinate Museveni who has been in power for the last 27 years. The bodyguard was part of an elite specially-trained military unit of commandos that is commanded by Brig Kainerugaba Muhoozi, the president’s only known son. Gen Museveni, whose tenure has…

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93 Kenya post election violence victims withdraw from ICC proceedings

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Victims of the Post Election Violence who have been registered by the International Criminal Court (ICC) have withdrawn from the cases facing the President and Deputy President William Ruto. The 93 individuals have written a letter to The Victims and Witness office based at The Hague wishing to withdraw from the ICC proceedings on the grounds that they did not have confidence that the process would be beneficial to them. The victims in a signed letter and led by the chairman George Njoroge under the banner of Amani Peace Building and Welfare Organization claimed that the office of the prosecutor…

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The easiest and legal way to buy land in Kenya

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Buying land should not be such a hassle, especially when you go through the required legal processes. It is important to note that it is only through the right legal procedures that your right as a purchaser will be safeguarded. Site visits and identification of beacons The first step in purchasing land is to conduct a site visit. Other than knowing the physical location of the land, a site visit also helps one know the neighbourhood in terms of the social and economic infrastructure. Conveyance advocate Muthoni Kamau says beacon identification gives the potential buyer a clearer vision of the…

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We’re sorry, government now tells Raila

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NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 6 – Leader of the Majority Coalition in Parliament Aden Duale has apologised on behalf of the Jubilee government for the ill treatment that former PM Raila Odinga experienced at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, after being denied access to the VIP lounge. Duale, who was responding to a statement sought by Rarieda MP Nicholas Gumbo on the issue said it was unfortunate that the incident occurred, maintaining that it would not be repeated. He however told Parliament on Thursday that Odinga’s aides wanted him to access VIP Lounge III, which is reserved for the Deputy President…

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Don’t demonise ICC, Raila tells African leaders

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Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has asked African governments to come up with concrete steps to provide justice to its citizens. Mr Odinga said he is disturbed by attempts to demonise institutions that seek to provide relief to citizens who have suffered abuse in the hands of the leaders. Addressing students and staff of the University of Pretoria on Wednesday evening, Mr Odinga said increasing attacks on the International Criminal Court by Africa’s leaders were disturbing and hypocritical. He said it was difficult to understand why leaders who voluntarily appended their signatures to the Rome Statute that set up the…

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Video: Man in Kenya Sues ‘Witches’ for Swindling Him of Sh1.4M

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There was drama at the Shanzu law courts in Mombasa County after a 37 year old man testified how suspected witch doctors conned him of 1.4 million shillings on grounds that they would intervene and stop a potential divorce with his German wife.

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Israel offers $8,000 per head to African country in “cash-for-immigrants deal”

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Israel has reportedly struck a deal with a yet to be named African country to absorb Illegal migrants from Sudan in exchange for $8,000 per head, but Foreign Ministry sources said such a deal is untenable because it would not pass judicial review. Reports of the deal in the Hebrew daily Maariv came out a day after a state lawyer told the High Court of Justice on Sunday that an agreement was reached with an unidentified country to absorb some migrants from Eritrea, and that Israel was in talks with two other countries to secure a similar agreement for asylum seekers…

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