August 29, 2016

I invited Obama to Kenya, Not Uhuru – Maendeleo ya Wanaume Chairman Nderitu Njoka


Self-proclaimed chairman of Maendeleo ya Wanaume, Nderitu Njoka (pictured), has said he is the one who invited US President Barack Obama to Kenya and not President Uhuru Kenyatta. The Global Men Empowerment Network leader claims those linking Obama’s July visit to State House are wrong. He claims to have written a more than 5,000 worded letter to the US president on July 11, 2014, in which he also invited First Lady Michelle Obama and their children, Malia and Sasha to the country. The letter was posted online and Njoka believes Obama read it and decided to visit the country. “I…

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Two Egerton students arrested for posting alarming messages on Social Media


Two Egerton University students arrested after posting fake and alarming terror threat messages on Facebook. The two Egerton university students have been arrested and will be interrogated for causing panic after they sent alarming and false terror threats on a fake Facebook account. The message which was posted on ‘Egerton Campus Life page’ said, “We are not joking and if you think we are wait for us. Garissa is nothing compared to what will in Egerton University, Allah is to be worship. We have spies and maps of the whole Egerton.” Police had placed Sh2 million reward on Robert Mungai…

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Al-Shabab warns Kenya’s cities will run ‘red with blood’


The Somali Islamist group al-Shabab says it will stage more attacks on Kenya. The threat comes as Kenyan media says the death toll from this week’s assault on a university is likely to rise. In an e-mailed statement released on Saturday, the Somali militant group threatened to wage a “long and gruesome war” on Kenya in revenge for the alleged oppression of Muslims by the Kenyan government. “No amount of precaution or safety measures will be able to guarantee your safety, thwart another attack or prevent another bloodbath from occurring in your cities,” the statement said, adding that Kenya’s cities…

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[VIDEO] Survivor rescued 2 days after Garissa siege says she drank body lotion to survive


A survivor of the Garissa University College massacre was found today, two days after the attack by Somali militants al-Shabaab that killed almost 150 students. Cynthia Cheroitich, 19, said from her hospital bed that she hid in a large cupboard and covered herself with clothes and refused to emerge even when some of her classmates came out of hiding after demands by gunmen. She was rescued shortly before 10 am local time, according to Kenyan officials. Cynthia claims that she had to drink from a bottle of lotion while hiding as she was very thirsty and hungry. She said she…

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Kenya Embassy in US releases statement on terrorist attacks in Garissa


The Embassy of the Republic of Kenya in the United States released the following statement on the terrorist attacks on Garissa University College in Eastern Kenya: The Embassy is deeply saddened by the horrific news that terrorists have killed and wounded scores of people at Garissa University College. First and foremost, our hearts, minds and prayers are with those whose loved ones have perished in this attack on an institution of higher learning. We also pray for the speedy recovery of those injured in this attack. While the government authorities investigate the attack on the ground and take the appropriate…

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Classic FM’s Ciku Muiruri pens emotional letter to Al-Shabaab after horrific attack


Classic 105FM’s Ciku Muiruri penned an emotional letter addressed to the terror group Al-Shabaab after Thursday gruesome attack on a university in Kenya. The “Busted” presenter told the terrorists that they had ruined Easter holidays for many families in Kenya and she believes they deliberately chose this festive holiday ton carry out the heinous act. Instead of lashing out at them, she lets them know she forgives them despite their atrocities. Here is her letter in full Dear Al-Shabaab, You have claimed responsibility for taking the lives of 147 Christian students. I’m sad for their families who have to live…

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Interior CS Joseph Nkaissery says Garissa attack caught government by ‘surprise’


The government Thursday evening insisted it had been caught by surprise when terrorists descended on a university college in Garissa killing 147 students, despite reports that public institutions had been warned. Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery brushed aside a question on whether a travel warning issued by the United Kingdom and Australian governments had been ignored. Instead, he said the attack was unexpected. “This incident, which happened today, is one of those incidents which can surprise any country,” he told reporters in Garissa during a briefing. The early morning attack on Garissa University College was preceded by travel warnings by…

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Britain warned of imminent attack but Uhuru trashed it


Kenyans were outraged after finding out that Britain had fingered Garissa County as possible target by terrorists in its latest travel advisory, which was trashed by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The UK government had advised against “all but essential travel to” areas within 60km of the Kenya-Somalia border, Garissa County, Eastleigh, Lamu County and areas around Tana River County. It also warned its citizens against traveling to within 15km of the coast from the Tana River down to and including Tiwi, which includes Momabasa Island, Moi International Airport (including transit through the airport), Malinidi, Kilifi and Watamu. MUSEVENI ACTED UK had…

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Kenyan who served dilligently with the Arlington Police Dept in Texas retires after 30 years


A Kenyan police service assistant with the Arlington Police Department Dorothy Ouma has officially retired. The Kenyan native who many marveled at her dedication since we last run her story (Read: Arlington Police Department in Texas recognizes Kenyan officer) has served the community well and leaves the department after 30 1/2 years. Dorothy was honored by her department for her 30 year tenure in October last year and recognized at the Police Department’s Manager Meeting by Assistant Chief Jaime Ayala. Chief Ayala said at the time that she was one of the department’s hardest working Police Service Assistants. The department thanked her saying they…

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Kenyans in DFW to hold HEAL THE NATION OF KENYA vigil on Saturday


Kenyans in the DFW will on Saturday hold a one hour vigil to remember those who perished in this week’s Garissa attacks. The vigil will be held on Saturday April 4th, 2015 during the Easter Family Day Out picnic to be held at Lake Lewisville, TX. The event is being hosted by the Kenyan Diaspora Council of Texas. The council is urging Kenyans in the DFW area to go your respective Worship places and even join those that have already called for special prayers like Neema Gospel Church to pray for the Motherland and the Leadership. Neema Gospel Church holds…

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