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June 7, 2015 - 0 Comments

Kenyans abroad have snubbed an invitation by the electoral commission to take part in a survey that would make it possible for them to vote in 2017. According to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission...

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May 7, 2015 - 0 Comments

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 7 – Kenyans living in the Diaspora will have to wait longer to be able to fully participate in local elections. Presently, they can only vote in the presidential election and referendum...

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April 28, 2015 - 0 Comments

In this March 25, 2015 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg introduces the new messenger platform at the F8 summit in San Francisco, California. Facebook was rolling out a donation button Monday for contributions to...

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April 19, 2015 - 0 Comments

DALLAS, TEXAS The Kenyan passport has been ranked among the 50 most powerful in the world. The rankings released by Financial Advisory firm Arton Capital on their tool passport index are based on how many...

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March 25, 2015 - 0 Comments

A woman who lives in the United States says she has had enough of relatives and friends back in Africa who always look for the slightest excuse to call and ask for money. “First of...

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February 20, 2015 - 0 Comments

Kenyans abroad will vote in the next general election following formation of a task force to look in the modalities of actualizing the exercise. In a gazette notice, Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed has...

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February 1, 2015 - 0 Comments

Greste put on flight out of the country while two of his colleagues, Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy, remain imprisoned. Peter Greste, an Al Jazeera journalist who was detained in Egypt for 400 days, has...

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January 2, 2015 - 0 Comments

Citizen TV aired an exclusive feature story about the life of former screen queen and news anchor Esther Arunga. The once popular media personality became even more famous after her controversialmarriage to Quincy Timberlake; a close affiliate to...

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December 21, 2014 - 0 Comments

By AFP CAIRNS The mother of seven of eight children killed in Australia was charged with their murder Sunday, police said, describing it as the most tragic episode in their career as a makeshift memorial...

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December 15, 2014 - 0 Comments

By AFP At least two people were killed as heavily armed Australian police dramatically stormed a central Sydney cafe to end a day-long siege sparked when an Iranian-born Islamist took several people hostage. Security forces in SWAT-style...

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December 15, 2014 - 0 Comments

By AFP Terrified hostages cowered inside a cafe in central Sydney, Australia Monday with an Islamic flag displayed against a window. This sparked a security lockdown in an area home to government and corporate headquarters....

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December 4, 2014 - 0 Comments

By B M J MURIITHI The government has called off a conference for Kenyans living abroad that was set to start on December 18 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC). The government cited lack...

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November 11, 2014 - 0 Comments

By BMJ MURIITHI More by this Author The director of Diaspora Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ambassador Zachary Dominic Muburi-Muita, has been moved to the Middle East division at the ministry...

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November 1, 2014 - 0 Comments

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with many saying they did not trust the website’s security. “A website that requires personal data should be secure and trusted to protect users from phishing scams,” commented a reader under...

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October 29, 2014 - 0 Comments

The government has launched a web portal where Kenyans living abroad can register. Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed said the portal, http://diasporaportal.eurocom.co.ke , will also work as a notice board where the government can communicate major...

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October 13, 2014 - 0 Comments

By B M J MURIITHI More by this Author The Kenya Diaspora Alliance (KDA) has said it is unfair for the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to continue holding the Kenyans in the Diaspora...

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October 5, 2014 - 0 Comments

Kenyan diplomats serving in Western countries are in trouble after their househelps, their countrywomen, turned on them in what some say is an attempt to remain and get citizenship of host countries. The envoys who...

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September 16, 2014 - 0 Comments

Social media users have started an initiative to sign a petition to bring former television news anchor Esther Arunga back to Kenya. The page ‘100,000 signatures to bring Esther Arunga back home’ was started on...

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