DIASPORA NEWS

Tue, 03/25/2014 12:15 AM | By Mwakilishi

Former Foreign Affairs PS Thuita Mwangi was informed about Japan’s Government land offer for the construction of a Kenyan embassy as early as October 2007, a trial court was told Monday.

Denis Awuor who was the Kenyan ambassador to Japan at the time of the planned...

Tue, 03/25/2014 12:06 AM | By Mwakilishi

Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has commended the Jubilee administration for the ongoing issuance of Identity Cards to Kenyans living in the Diaspora.

Speaking at the St Stephen’s Church in Lowell Massachusetts Sunday, Mr Odinga said the move was encouraging as...

Mon, 03/24/2014 02:45 PM | By Mwakilishi

Former Kenya Prime Minister Raila Odinga, who is currently in the United States attending a lecture series for retired African heads of state, addressed the congregation of St Stephens Church located in Lowell, Massachusetts.

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Mon, 03/24/2014 08:19 AM | By Mwakilishi

Equity Bank has unveiled an online low cost money transfer service that targets the European market.

The on-line multi-currency money transfer service dubbed Equity Direct is currently operational in UK.

A partnership between the bank and VFX Financial, a UK...

Sat, 03/22/2014 06:10 AM | By Mwakilishi

The weather is chilly, but the traffic is moving. From Hyatt Hotel in O’Hare in Chicago, the Moipei Quartet has set off in a van for a scheduled performance and training workshop with members of the Park Manor Christian Church in Chicago East 600 at the junction of 73rd S...

Sat, 03/22/2014 06:04 AM | By Mwakilishi

A United States judge has ordered that a homeless Kenyan man who stabbed a professor at Columbus State Community College in Ohio be committed to a state psychiatric hospital.

Isaac Rotich, 46, stabbed Prof Kipleting Mengich – a Kenyan – in June 2012 in what the pol...

Fri, 03/21/2014 12:41 PM | By Mwakilishi

The Kenya Embassy in Washington, DC will start accepting applications for Kenya National Identity Cards (IDs) from Kenyans resident in the United States of America beginning on Thursday March 27th, 2014 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. With March 27th being the first day of this ac...

Thu, 03/20/2014 11:39 AM | By Mwakilishi

Comedian Eric Omondi is all set for his US tour after which he will make a swift return to Churchill show. Eric, who has been on hiatus from the main show, revealed his tour will be starting in Nairobi March 22 at the Carnivore.

“I still have a few projects to acco...

Wed, 03/19/2014 12:06 AM | By Mwakilishi

A human rights body has urged President Uhuru Kenyatta to address the plight of eight Kenyans held in Uganda. The eight were "illegally" handed over to Ugandan authorities about four years ago over terrorism-related charges. Haki Africa now asks the President to intervene...

Wed, 03/19/2014 12:00 AM | By Mwakilishi

A Kenyan entrepreneur has bagged the 2013 Young Presidents Organisation (YPO) Award.

Mr Robert Muchoki - who is the chairman of the global organisation’s Nairobi Chapter – beat hundreds of other contenders and was feted as the overall winner of the Award dubbed “Be...

Tue, 03/18/2014 12:20 PM | By Mwakilishi

Oscar-winning actress Lupita - who won her award for 12 Years a Slave - is said to have held talks for the movie several weeks ago.

Lupita Nyong'o has held talks to star in the new Star Wars movie , according to reports.

The Oscar-winning actress - who took...

Tue, 03/18/2014 10:45 AM | By Mwakilishi

Kenyans planning to visit Israel will have to postpone their trips indefinitely following the suspension of visa issuance service at the Israeli Embassy in Nairobi.

The disruption of the service also affects Uganda, Tanzania, Seychelles, and Malawi to which the Isr...

Mon, 03/17/2014 01:59 PM | By Mwakilishi

BreakThrough in City Ministries presents NorthWest Prophetic Conference, which takes place in Bear, Delaware Friday, March 21st to Sunday March 23rd, 2014.

The Conference takes place at Newlife Worship Center located at 60 Fir Avenue, Bear, Delaware, 19701.

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Mon, 03/17/2014 12:05 PM | By Mwakilishi

Former Kenya Prime Minister Raila Odinga will be a guest on the US-based Jambo Radio Network.

Odinga is in the US attending a month-long residency lecture series at the African Presidential Center of Boston...

Mon, 03/17/2014 08:25 AM | By Mwakilishi

Parents in Kenya are sending millions of shillings to Switzerland in their quest for internationally recognized education in the hospitality industry for their children.

International hotel brands and airlines recently travelled to Monteux, Switzerland in a recruit...

Sun, 03/16/2014 09:36 PM | By Mwakilishi

A section of Kenyans living in the United States has faulted the Jubilee government saying in the last one year, it has not done much to formulate policy which would encourage more participation in nation building.

NTV Atlanta-based correspondent, BMJ Muriithi repo...

Sun, 03/16/2014 02:40 PM | By Mwakilishi

A UK-based online money transfer company, WorldRemit, has set a target of reaching more Kenyans in diaspora after getting Sh3.2 billion funding from a venture fund to expand its geographical reach.

The firm becomes the latest global company targeting remittances to...

Sun, 03/16/2014 01:22 PM | By Mwakilishi

On Tuesday, April 1, 2014, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin accepting H1B cap-subject case filings for fiscal year 2015 (FY15).

Sun, 03/16/2014 02:42 AM | By Mwakilishi

Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga is set to discuss the future of county governments in Kenya with Kenyans living abroad in a televised interview to be broadcast live from Boston, Massachusetts in the US.

The Cord leader will make an official appearance on Nation...

Sat, 03/15/2014 06:18 PM | By Mwakilishi

In this week’s episode of Diaspora Notebook, NTV’s Chris Wamalwa interviews Julie Weche, founder of Elimu Tutoring and Training Center.

Elimu Tutoring and Training Center serves the Kenyan community in Baltimore, Maryland, providing after-school Math & Reading...

Sat, 03/15/2014 05:50 AM | By Mwakilishi

The Jubilee administration has come under fierce criticism from a section of Kenyans living in the United States for its performance record.

A random sampling has revealed that many of them feel the Uhuru Kenyatta-led government has performed dismally on issues rel...

Fri, 03/14/2014 06:20 PM | By Mwakilishi

You are invited to ‘Dinner with Champions’ on April 19, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. The event gives the attendees an opportunity to interact with elite Kenyan marathon runners who will be in town for Boston Marathon, which takes place April 21, 2014.

The event t...

Tue, 03/11/2014 03:07 AM | By Mwakilishi

As Kenyans gush over the meteoric rise of Lupita Nyong’o from the fringes to the helm of acting glory, numerous testimonials have cropped up in the press and each pretty much says the same thing. She was focused. She worked hard and followed through.

Tue, 03/11/2014 02:45 AM | By Mwakilishi

When Elizabeth Nabwire Ekakoro left Kenya on December 12, 2011 headed for further studies in Ukraine, her future could not have been any brighter.

She was one of the five Kenyan students selected that year to receive a scholarship to study in the Eastern European c...

Mon, 03/10/2014 08:11 PM | By Mwakilishi

Lost in the whole Lupita Nyong’o wave, a top Kenyan model and red carpet celebrity TV host Rachel Marete was at the Oscars awards where she also caused a stir with her glamorous image.

The former Miss Universe crown holder who has been working for a number of TV st...

Mon, 03/10/2014 01:57 PM | By Mwakilishi

Raila Odinga has designated Kisumu County Senator Anyang' Nyong'o as the ODM party leader during his absence in the country.

Raila is set to leave the country Monday night for a month long visit of the US.

The visit is coordinated by the African Presidential...

Mon, 03/10/2014 11:52 AM | By Mwakilishi

A delegation of Kenya county governors and other government officials is currently in the United States on an official visit.

As part of the visit, they would like to meet with Kenyans resident in the US tomorrow, Tuesday, March 11, 2014 from 4pm to 5:30pm at the K...

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