June 28, 2016

I am not afraid of the dead-Kenyan morgue attendant


Why did you decide that this is the job you wanted to do? It is a job many would not think of applying for, yet I love what I do. It all started when my mother got sick and later passed on at the same hospital where I now work as a morgue attendant. Then, I was working in the hospital as a support staff. During that time, the mortuary was in a poor state and relatives of the dead people would be forced to occasionally go to the morgue to check if the body of their loved one was…

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Joseph ole Lenku embarrassed Kenya, Uhuru says


PRESIDENT Uhuru Kenyatta for the first time has spoken about his former Interior CS Joseph ole Lenku, describing him in an emotional meeting as as an “embarrassment” to his government and the country. Kenyatta sacked Lenku on December 2 and replaced him with former Kajiado Central MP Joseph Nkaissery. Both men are Maasai. The firing followed a series of terrorist attacks and insecurity since Lenku took over in 2013, the latest being massacres in Mandera county by al-Shabaab militia that claimed at least 64 lives. At the same time, the President accepted the resignation of Inspector General of Police David…

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Uhuru pledges $1million (Sh87 million) for African Court to replace ICC


The new African Union chairman Robert Mugabe said today that Africa must pull out of the International Criminal Court. It must be on the agenda of next AU Summit in June in South Africa, said Mugabe who is also the President of Zimbabwe. President Mugabe spoke during the closing ceremony of the 24th AU summit which ended in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Saturday. Mugabe proposal came on the heels of yet another initiative by the AU member states to establish an African Court of Justice and Human Rights to handle African cases currently referred to the ICC , at the…

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Kenyan workers stuck in Angola after employers confiscates their passports


At least 11 Kenyans are stranded in Angola, where they had gone in search of jobs, after their employer confiscated their passports. Most of them are working under deplorable conditions in construction sites. Although, they are professionals, they claim they have been forced to do manual work. They were taken there by an international construction company based in Nairobi, which is owned by an Ethiopian woman. Those the Saturday Nation spoke to said they work from 6am to 6.30pm every day, including holidays and weekends. Since they do not have work permits, they have been confined in a construction camp….

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Why I teach women how to clean their ‘fundamendos’ – Pastor JJ Gitahi


Smelly genitalia, dirty panties and poor bedroom hygiene among the city’s married women could be one of the reasons for failed marriages. This is according to Pastor James Gitahi Maina, famously known as Pastor JJ of Priesthood Fellowship Church in Kahawa West. Nylon panties The controversial pastor, who spoke to The Nairobian, says he is convinced that most married women don’t know how to take care of their private parts, and this could be turning men off. This has prompted him to start offering lessons on how to keep ‘Miss V’ and her neighbourhood clean and smelling fresh. He advises…

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Why I choose not to comment on Oburu Odinga’s seedless remark-Fidel’s first wife Shiru


Fidel Odinga marriage to Veronica Wanjiru (Shiru) was an almost Shakespearean love story. His father and grandfather were the de-facto leaders of the Luo, who, since independence, have fought bitter political duels with the Kikuyu. The nuptials electrified the nation with Fidel towering protectively over the gorgeous Wanjiru during Ngurario the Agikuyu traditional marriage ceremony, where the Odinga clan was led by Dr Oburu Odinga. Would this marriage narrow the gulf between the two feuding communities? Sadly, their love fizzled out. Oburu later rubbed Shiru the wrong way, when he dismissively described her as a ‘seedless woman’ at Fidel’s funeral….

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Kiss TV’s presenter Grace Msalame slams Lupita’s ‘shady’ hairstyle


Our Kenyan representative in Hollywood, Lupita Nyong’o has changed her hairstyle. No, she is not wearing some Brazilian or Peruvian imported long strands of hair but rather graduated her short locks into cornrows. These changes don’t seem to amuse some of her fans. This includes Kiss TV’s presenter Grace Msalame who expressed her disappointment on Instagram. “And then she pulled what you could call an authentic Kenyan look for the SAG Awards! I think Lupita needs to call back the stylist she had last year…. Just saying…. Red carpet failing this year,” she said. Her open criticism, however did not…

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Nyeri governor Nderitu Gachagua critically sick, hospitalized abroad


Nyeri governor Nderitu Gachagua is ill and hospitalized outside the country where he is receiving treatment, it has emerged. Gachagua is said to have fallen ill in December last year and has been in and out of hospitals both in Kenya and abroad over  the undisclosed disease. The illness reports have been confirmed by his Deputy Samuel Wamathai, several MCAs and some political leaders. ” The governor is out of the country for medical tests, said Wamathai who has been representing the governor in official events recently. Wamathai has been representing Gachagua in a number of major events including the…

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Why I am divorcing Pastor Ng’ang’a of Neno Evangelism church


James Maina Ng’ang’a who heads Neno Evangelism Centre is not your regular kind of pastor. He is a rock star kind of evangelist with a wide following and reputed for performing ‘miracles.’ You must know or have heard of him, for he is a televangelist. But things are not well in his marital paradise. His estranged wife has decided to wash the family’s dirty linen in court, dismissing the man of cloth as an abusive and adulterous drunk. In a child support case filed on September 2 last year at the Milimani Children’s Court in Nairobi, Loise Murugi Maina accuses…

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[PHOTOS] NTV Anchor Mark Masai Says I Do


NTV anchor Mark Masai has wed his longtime girlfriend Fiona Nduta at a church in Nairobi. The invite-only event started at 11am and guests are set to enjoy a cocktail party after the service. The celebrated anchor proposed to Fiona in April last year and has been preparing for the big day for the last eight months. An elated Mark could not hide his joy on the big day as he tweeted in the wee hours of the morning, “Proverbs 18:22.” The Bible verse reads, “He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the Lord.”…

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