DIASPORA NEWS

CBK Releases Results of First-ever Kenya Diaspora Remittances Survey
CBK Releases Results of First-ever Kenya Diaspora Remittances Survey
Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) on Thursday released the results of the first-ever survey on diaspora… read more...
Family in Agony over Mysterious Death of Former Kameme FM Presenter Jedidah Wambui in the US
Family in Agony over Mysterious Death of Former Kameme FM Presenter Je…
The family of former Kameme FM presenter Jedidah Wambui Weru is in agony following her death in the… read more...
Kenyan Family Appeals for Help to Airlift Body of Kin Who Died in Saudi Arabia in October
Kenyan Family Appeals for Help to Airlift Body of Kin Who Died in Saud…
The family of a Kenyan woman who died in Saudi Arabia last year is appealing for financial… read more...
Kenyans in the US and Ten Other Countries Can Book an Appointment to Register as Voters
Kenyans in the US and Ten Other Countries Can Book an Appointment to R…
Kenyans in the US and 10 other countries can book an appointment to register as voters ahead of the… read more...
Kenyan-Born Doctor Appointed Chief Pathologist and Medical Director of a US Hospital
Kenyan-Born Doctor Appointed Chief Pathologist and Medical Director of…
Kenyan-born medic Asha Sigei has been appointed the new Chief Pathologist and Medical Director of… read more...
Kenyan Man Arrested in Atlanta, Georgia over Hit-and-Run Accident That Killed a Seven-Year-Old Girl with Autism
Kenyan Man Arrested in Atlanta, Georgia over Hit-and-Run Accident That…
A Kenyan man was on Saturday arrested in Atlanta, Georgia in connection with a hit-and-run accident… read more...
Miguna Miguna Vows to Renounce Kenyan Citizenship if Raila Becomes President
Miguna Miguna Vows to Renounce Kenyan Citizenship if Raila Becomes Pre…
Kenyan-Canadian attorney Miguna Miguna says he will renounce his Kenyan citizenship if ODM leader… read more...
Kenya’s Diaspora Remittances Hit a Record High of Sh421 Billion in 2021
Kenya’s Diaspora Remittances Hit a Record High of Sh421 Billion in 202…
Kenyans abroad have set a new all-time yearly record for diaspora remittances after sending home $3… read more...
Kenyans in Diaspora Threaten to Sue IEBC over Voter Registration
Kenyans in Diaspora Threaten to Sue IEBC over Voter Registration
Kenyans in the US have threatened to sue IEBC for changing rules ahead of the diaspora voter… read more...
Senators Approve a Bill Seeking to Encourage Kenyans in Diaspora to Invest Back Home
Senators Approve a Bill Seeking to Encourage Kenyans in Diaspora to In…
The Senate has passed a bill seeking to encourage Kenyans in the diaspora to invest back home. The… read more...
Kenyan Student Killed in a Tragic Road Accident in Portales, New Mexico
Kenyan Student Killed in a Tragic Road Accident in Portales, New Mexic…
A Kenyan student has died in a tragic road accident in the United States. Silvestre Kibarar, an… read more...
Kenyans in the US, Canada and 10 Other Countries to Vote in the August 9th Presidential Election
Kenyans in the US, Canada and 10 Other Countries to Vote in the August…
Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has included seven more countries to the… read more...
Meet David Kimani, a Kenyan-born Entrepreneur Taking Birmingham, Alabama Food Scene By Storm
Meet David Kimani, a Kenyan-born Entrepreneur Taking Birmingham, Alaba…
David Kimani, a Kenyan-born entrepreneur based in the US, is taking the Birmingham,  Alabama food… read more...
Kenyan-American Huldah Momanyi Eyes a Seat in the Minnesota State Senate
Kenyan-American Huldah Momanyi Eyes a Seat in the Minnesota State Sena…
Kenyan-American Huldah Momanyi Hiltsley has intensified her campaign for a seat in the Minnesota… read more...
Romania-Based Kenyan Doctor to Introduce Non-Invasive Facial Surgeries in Nairobi
Romania-Based Kenyan Doctor to Introduce Non-Invasive Facial Surgeries…
Romania-based Kenyan aesthetic surgeon Dr. Maria Othieno Bayerl has announced plans to introduce… read more...
74-Year-Old Kenyan Man Set to be Deported from Canada Granted Permanent Residency
74-Year-Old Kenyan Man Set to be Deported from Canada Granted Permanen…
A 74-year-old Kenyan-born man who was set to be deported from Canada this week has finally been… read more...
Kenyan Woman Jumps to Death from the 14th Floor of a High-rise Building in India
Kenyan Woman Jumps to Death from the 14th Floor of a High-rise Buildin…
Police in India are investigating an incident in which a 25-year-old Kenyan woman reportedly… read more...
US-Based Kenyan Biomedical Scientist Joshua Muia Awarded a $1.67 Million Research Grant
US-Based Kenyan Biomedical Scientist Joshua Muia Awarded a $1.67 Milli…
Kenyan biomedical scientist Dr. Joshua Muia (Ph.D.) has been awarded a $1.67 million research grant… read more...
Kenyan Woman Says a Mzungu Inspired Her to Relocate to Kenya After 14 Years in the Diaspora
Kenyan Woman Says a Mzungu Inspired Her to Relocate to Kenya After 14…
A Kenyan woman has shared details on how a Mzungu inspired her to move back to Kenya after living… read more...
Kenyan Woman Dorothy Ong’era Reburied in the US
Kenyan Woman Dorothy Ong’era Reburied in the US
Kenyan woman Dorothy Bosibori Ong’era, who died in the US a year ago, has finally been accorded a… read more...
Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland Launches Alumni Association in Kenya
Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland Launches Alumni Associa…
Morgan State University (MSU), a historically black university in Baltimore, Maryland has launched… read more...
Kenya Receives Sh36.02 Billion from the Diaspora in November
Kenya Receives Sh36.02 Billion from the Diaspora in November
Kenyans in the diaspora sent home $329.1 million (Sh36.02 billion) in November, the latest data by… read more...
Kenyan-Born Scholar Makes History After Attaining Full Professorship at Oxford University
Kenyan-Born Scholar Makes History After Attaining Full Professorship a…
UK-based Kenyan scholar Dr. Patricia King’ori has made history after attaining a full professorship… read more...
First Case in Texas Against Alleged Kenyan-Born Serial Killer Billy Chemirmir Declared a Mistrial
First Case in Texas Against Alleged Kenyan-Born Serial Killer Billy Ch…
The first case against alleged Kenyan-born serial killer Billy Kipkorir Chemirmir, who is accused… read more...
Kenyan Woman Dies 10 Days After Arriving in Saudi Arabia for Work
Kenyan Woman Dies 10 Days After Arriving in Saudi Arabia for Work
A Kenyan family is seeking answers following the death of their kin in Saudi Arabia. Lucy Wanja… read more...
Parliament Budget Office Wants Kenya to Close Down Several Embassies Abroad
Parliament Budget Office Wants Kenya to Close Down Several Embassies A…
Parliament Budget Office (PBO) wants Kenya to close down some embassies and instead hire foreigners… read more...
Kenyan Man Killed in a Single-Vehicle Crash in Kansas City
Kenyan Man Killed in a Single-Vehicle Crash in Kansas City
A Kenyan man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Kansas City, Missouri last week. Alex Kamau… read more...
Joy as Kenyan Woman Returns from the US, Reunites with Son After 23 Years of Separation
Joy as Kenyan Woman Returns from the US, Reunites with Son After 23 Ye…
A Kenyan woman based in the US could not hide her joy after seeing her son for the first time in… read more...
Lack of Funds Delays Autopsy on Kenyan Woman Who Died in the US Last Year
Lack of Funds Delays Autopsy on Kenyan Woman Who Died in the US Last Y…
An autopsy meant to determine what killed Dorothy Ong’era, a Kenyan woman whose body was exhumed in… read more...
Bernice Kariuki: Meet a Kenyan Woman from Jericho Working as Arsenal Football Club’s Chef
Bernice Kariuki: Meet a Kenyan Woman from Jericho Working as Arsenal F…
Bernice Kariuki, a Kenyan-born chef based in the UK is living her dreams after landing a job at… read more...