April 18, 2014

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Gospel artists Rose Muhando fears for her life, goes into hiding -

Friday, April 18, 2014

Cheap houses lure many to Umoja Estate -

Friday, April 18, 2014

Kenya Diaspora Advisory Council of Texas invites you for Easter family day out-April 19th -

Friday, April 18, 2014

[VIDEO] Hilarious Flight attendant delivers safety rules that leave passengers in stitches -

Friday, April 18, 2014

Mama Sarah Obama dismisses media reports on late Zeituni Onyango -

Friday, April 18, 2014

Why ‘Devil worship’ report was suppressed -

Friday, April 18, 2014

[VIDEO] She is a man! Housegirl shocks many as she turns out to be a he -

Friday, April 18, 2014

Ex-housekeeper sues Kenyan diplomat in US over pay -

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Four Kenyans sentenced to prison for marriage fraud in Houston, Texas -

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Kenya Airways announces first African female Dreamliner pilot -

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Kenyan woman pleads guilty to abusing elderly man in Baltimore

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BALTIMORE (AP) – A woman depicted in a video allegedly beating an elderly man she had been hired to care for has pleaded guilty to three counts of abusing a vulnerable adult. Fifty-nine-year-old Anastacia Oluoch entered the plea Thursday in a Baltimore court and will serve six years in prison. Prosecutors say the victim’s daughter hired Oluoch to care for her 90-year-old father in her home. The daughter set up a video camera to monitor her father and his treatment. Authorities say on May 19, 2007, the daughter reviewed the footage and saw Oluoch repeatedly punching her father. Oluoch was…

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Kenyan Embassy in US advises Kenyans who may be impacted by expected immigration reforms

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Discussions from the White House and Congress indicate a high likelihood that the United States will reform the immigration system in the year of 2013. An actual bill has not yet been introduced. However, these reforms could include new pathways to citizenship, advanced border control and tougher employment verification systems. The Legal and Political Department of the Kenya embassy in Washington, DC advices that If you are or know of a Kenyan in the United States that may be impacted by any changes in the US immigration system, to please consider the following tips: Keep a current visa status. If you are currently in…

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Fascinating Read: Debate Night in Kenya

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Next month, Kenya will elect a new President, only its fourth since it gained independence from the United Kingdom fifty years ago. And so, last week, the country held its first-ever Presidential debate. Kenyan candidates for office are usually referred to in the British manner, as aspirants, but they study American campaigns, so despite the inexperience it was a slick production. There was an hour’s worth of pre-game commentary, with cutaways to the candidates emerging from chauffeured cars at the auditorium in Nairobi. On the stage, they stood at specially designed curvy, metallic podiums, in front of ceiling-high images of the…

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Ruto booed in Moi backyard after endorsing URP candidate

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Baringo, Kenya: Jubilee deputy presidential candidate William Ruto’s calls for six-piece voting for URP in Baringo received a blow after voters rejected his party Senate aspirant. Ruto, who had taken Jubilee campaigns to former President Moi’s Baringo County, where he addressed a rally at Kabartonjo, was booed when he endorsed Bishop Jackson Kosgei for the Senate. The rowdy crowd stood their ground despite strong pleas by Ruto urging them to vote six-piece. The crowd instead chanted the name of Kosgei’s opponent, Kanu national Chairman Gideon Moi. Ruto’s effort to charm the crowd by describing Gideon as his ‘brother’ and that the…

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Cash, sexism and violence keep women out of Kenyan politics

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NAIROBI, Feb 20 (TrustLaw) – Violence, a deeply chauvinistic society and a lack of cash are locking women out of elected office in Kenya, east Africa’s leading economy but a laggard when it comes to female representation. The country’s new constitution guarantees women a third of seats in parliament, but two and a half years since its adoption, Kenya’s male-dominated assembly has still not passed the necessary legislation to put the constitutional principle into practice. In next month’s general election only one of eight presidential runners is female, and women held just 10 percent of seats in the last parliament, half the…

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Youth attack ODM convoy in Kiambu

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Kiambu, Kenya: An Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) caravan was attacked by youths in Kiambu on Wednesday evening in what the leaders say was a case of political intolerance. The rally which was in Kiambu to popularise a planned tour by CORD presidential candidate Raila Odinga was stoned at Ndumberi shopping center. A Range Rover car belonging to businessman Peter Kuguru who is the Central Kenya ODM commissioner had its rear windscreen shattered and its body dented during the incident. According to Kuguru who was leading the rally, Raila is expected to tour Kiambu which is Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta’s…

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Gunmen kill 7 at mosque in Kenya border town

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NAIROBI, Kenya Feb 21 – Seven people were shot dead by gunmen believed to be Al Shabaab militants in Liboi on Thursday morning. Two of them are women who were attacked after they responded to screams at a mosque in Maleley near the Kenya-Somalia border. “People were going for prayers when the attack occurred… seven are dead,” Garissa County Commissioner Maalim Mohammed. “It is unfortunate that the attackers could not even spare women responding to cries from the mosque.” An investigation into the attack has been launched. “Police are in hot pursuit for the killers.”-AFP More to follow…

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Raila calls Kimemia a jubilee man, calls for his resignation

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Prime minister Raila Odinga has accused Head of the Civil Service Francis Kimemia of being involved in Jubilee Campaigns. Speaking at a press coneference today to address  threats leveled against  Chief Justice Willy Mutunga, Raila said there is a plan to rig the March 4 elections and called for Kimemia’s resignation. The PM has said that the alleged threats the Chief Justice must be investigated adding that the CJ does not need anyone’s permission to travel. Raila has written a letter to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission over details of various secret meetings involving certain senior government officials.

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Immigration officer suspended over CJ Mutunga saga

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The immigration officer who attempted to stop Chief Justice Willy Mutunga from leaving the country at the Jomo Kenyatta International (JKIA) Airport has been suspended Mutunga yesterday issued a statement terming the attempts by the junior immigration officer to prevent him from travelling pending clearance from the Head of Civil Service Francis Kimemia as, “political and deliberate”. The CJ said this at a press conference at the Supreme Court yesterday where he revealed that he had received a threatening letter from the Mungiki Veterans Group/Kenya Sovereignty Defence squad against judges, ambassadors and himself stating that the letter “warns against an…

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#UhuruRudiDebate: Kenyans ask Uhuru not to skip debate

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As reported earlier, Jubilee has withdrawn their presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta from Monday’s presidential debate citing various reasons. Key among them is Linus Kaikai’s bias, especially on the ICC matter. Majority of those commenting online however do not understand how he could have walked out, when everyone says he won the first debate. Some are however convinced with the reasons TNA gave and believe their candidate does not need debates to tell Kenyans what he’ll do for them. Those who think that Uhuru should be in the debate have their reasons too, and yesterday they started a Twitter trend to…

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