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September 18, 2015 - 0 Comments

BRAZAVILLE Alice Aprot has never run the 10,000m women’s race before and was not even in the Kenya team for the event but went on to win gold. Aprot started out as the team pacesetter,...

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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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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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September 8, 2014 - 0 Comments

Money sent by Kenyans in the diaspora rose by 0.9 per cent in July to Sh10.3 billion ($117 million) compared to Sh10.2 billion wired in the previous, latest data from Central Bank shows. Year-on-year inflows...

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August 19, 2014 - 0 Comments

The National Gender and Equality Commission has said the recent appointments of ambassadors and their deputies lacked gender balance and diversity. The commission, in a statement, called on President Kenyatta to include youth and the...

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August 14, 2014 - 0 Comments

Intelligence chief Michael Gichangi has resigned as President Uhuru Kenyatta announces far reaching changes in government. The President has also nominated Dr Monica Juma as Principal Secretary in the Department of Interior, Mutea Iringo to...

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August 13, 2014 - 0 Comments

By AFP More by this Author SANTOS, Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos, a contender to unseat President Dilma Rousseff in elections in October, died Wednesday when his private jet crashed in the city of Santos,...

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July 16, 2014 - 1 Comments

By AFP More by this Author GENEVA, Global AIDS-related deaths and new HIV infections have fallen by over a third in a decade, raising hopes of beating the killer disease by 2030, the United Nations...

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July 8, 2014 - 0 Comments

By AFP More by this Author Around 20 armed robbers raided a Samsung plant in southeastern Brazil on Monday, leaving with 40,000 smartphones, laptops, tablets and other electronics worth $36 million(Sh3.1 billion) that were loaded...

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