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Kenya USA Diaspora SACCO Opens to the Public

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Mr Frank Kioko, Kenya USA Diaspora SACCO Chairman

Mr Frank Kioko, Kenya USA Diaspora SACCO Chairman The eagerly awaited  Kenya USA Diaspora Savings and Credit Cooperative Organization (SACCO) is finally here. Announcing this development via his Facebook account, the SACCO Chairman, Frank Kioko says his team is now ready and the organization is now accepting new members. The SACCO was formally launched amid pomp and color at an Atlanta. 

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[VIDEO] The ‘Jackal News’ Answers CORD on claim it’s owned by TNA

By admin | On Fri, Jul 19th, 2013 - No Comments »
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The staff, Chief Editor and directors of the Jackal News Organisation has taken great exception to the, blind and intemperate swipe that the CORD leadership took at it this afternoon at a Press conference. Whilst it is understandable that the Coalition is gravely distressed by its disastrous rout at the General Election, there is no reason for it to resort to desperation and delirium as. 

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ICC case against Kenyan leader suffers blow

By admin | On Thu, Jul 18th, 2013 - No Comments »
Uhuru Kenyatta and his vice-president William Ruto face charges of crimes against humanity

Two witnesses withdraw from case in which Uhuru Kenyatta stands accused of crimes against humanity. Uhuru Kenyatta and his vice-president William Ruto face charges of crimes against humanity Two witnesses in the International Criminal Court case against Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta have withdrawn their testimony, according to a court document.   At least one witness said he would. 

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Builder in Sh1.2 billion homes plan on former former Kyang’ombe slum area

By admin | On Thu, Jul 18th, 2013 - No Comments »
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A real estate developer has set out to build houses for low-income earners in Embakasi, Nairobi, in a stark shift away from its mainstay of high-end housing.   Taj Mall Ltd, a 18-year old firm, plans to build Taj Shelter estate on part of the former Kyang’ombe slum area. The slum was demolished in late 2011.   Managing director Ramesh Gorasia said the development will target. 

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Ethiopia builds infrastructure for growth [VIDEO]

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To the wider world and much of the West in particular the image of Ethiopia seems stuck in a Band Aid Time time-warp. It is as if the clock had stopped in 1985, an era of partial drought, famine, harrowing news footage and the indignation of international pop stars. Mengistu Haile Mariam and the Derg have long since gone (with the former living in luxurious exile in Zimbabwe). The era of. 

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The Commission on Revenue Allocation Chairman Micah Cheserem moved to tears over poverty in Kitui County

By admin | On Wed, Jul 17th, 2013 - No Comments »
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The Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA) Chairman Micah Cheserem The Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA) Chairman Micah Cheserem was moved to tears by the plight of school going children in Kitui County during a familiarisation tour of the region.   Mr Cheserem could not hold back tears at Lingithya Primary School in Simisi Location, Ikutha District in Kitui South Constituency. 

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Ethiopian Pregnant ex-Olympic runner collapses at Connecticut Chinese restaurant, dies; doctors save her baby [VIDEO]

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Legesse had been excitedly awaiting the birth of her first daughter when she died on Monday A former Olympic and professional runner from Ethiopia who was due to give birth in three weeks collapsed at a restaurant and died, but doctors saved her baby, her friends said Wednesday.   Meskerem Legesse, 26, who lived in Westport, was with her 2-year-old son when she collapsed at a Chinese. 

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[VIDEO] Teenager plans ‘hacker school’ to help Africa build next Google

By admin | On Wed, Jul 17th, 2013 - No Comments »
Martha Chumo, aged 19, is on a mission to create a school for developers in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya.

Martha Chumo, a 19-year-old self-taught programmer, was supposed to be in New York right now, honing her coding skills and mastering cutting-edge technologies in the company of fellow software enthusiasts. Instead, she’s thousands of miles away, in her hometown of Nairobi, Kenya. A few months ago, Chumo was accepted into the summer intake of Hacker School, a U.S.-based “retreat. 

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[VIDEO] ‘First Lady’ of tax refund fraud gets 21 years in prison after stealing as much as $20 million in Florida

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Taunt: Rashia Wilson, who boasted on Facebook that she was untouchable, has been jailed for 21 years

She taunted authorities to catch her as she stole millions from the IRS. They did. Rashia Wilson must now spend 21 years in prison, apart from her three children, ages 2 to 12. After watching their mother get sentenced Tuesday, they wailed when the rules of federal marshals precluded a goodbye hug. The self-proclaimed “first lady” of tax refund fraud, who admitted stealing more. 

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[VIDEO] PlayStation Dens: Where Kids go to play as teachers strike in Nairobi

By admin | On Wed, Jul 17th, 2013 - No Comments »
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Somewhere in Nairobi’s Zimmerman estate is a video café that has for the past four weeks had a fat bank balance, as pupils from nearby public schools throng it for their favourite PlayStation series to while the crippling teachers’ strike away. The pupils, who come from schools such as Roysambu Primary School, spend their days camping at the video games shop, as their privately schooled. 

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US State Department Alert: U.S. Citizens Owning Land in Kenya Must Submit Documentation by August 6, 2013

By admin | On Tue, Jul 16th, 2013 - No Comments »
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INFORMATION MESSAGE FOR U.S. CITIZENS U.S. Embassy Nairobi Foreigners Owning Land in Kenya Must Submit Documentation by August 6, 2013 July 16, 2013 This message is to alert U.S. Citizens residing in Kenya of important changes to the Kenyan Constitution regarding land ownership. According to article 65 of the Constitution adopted August 27, 2010, persons who are not Kenyan citizens may hold. 

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[VIDEO] White doctor diagnoses black female patient with a sore back as suffering ‘ghetto booty’ in Tennessee

By admin | On Mon, Jul 15th, 2013 - No Comments »
Poor bedside manner: Dr. Timothy Sweo, right, diagnosed his patient Terry Ragland, left, with 'ghetto booty' aka lumbar lordosis, a curvature of the lower spine that makes the buttocks protrude

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 A Mid-South woman has filed a complaint with the Tennessee Department of Health after she said the doctor she went to see for back pain gave her an insulting diagnosis. “He said ‘I know what the problem is. It’s ghetto booty,’” said 55-year-old Terry Ragland about what she was told by Dr. Timothy Sweo in April. “I think I blacked out after he said ghetto booty. I think my mind. 

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Kenyan Investor wins hearts of land owners to build properties

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Mr David Karau, the investments director of Windsor Homes, at the company’s offices in Westlands last year

Mr David Karau, the investments director of Windsor Homes, at the company’s offices in Westlands last year David Karau, a former military officer who owns Windsor Homes, a property developer, took off the ground armed with a powerful dream, planning, and the burning desire to execute the idea. Mr Karau, who believes in starting small, got a Sh200,000 sacco loan and undisclosed savings to. 

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KRA set to make online filing of taxes mandatory

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KRA commissioner- general John Njiraini. He said KRA is automating Electronic Tax Registers to enable the devices relay entered data real time as part of reforms to improve tax collection efficiency The taxman will make it mandatory for all medium and large taxpayers to file and pay taxes electronically by September in a move that will capture 80 per cent of the taxes. Kenya Revenue Authority. 

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Brookhouse International School plans Sh1bn new campus in Nairobi’s Runda estate

By admin | On Mon, Jul 15th, 2013 - No Comments »
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Brookhouse International School-www.brookhouse.ac.ke Brookhouse International School is preparing a rights issue to raise funds for the development of a new campus in Nairobi’s Runda estate at a cost of Sh1 billion. The shareholders — including private equity firm AfricInvest — are set to raise Sh260 million within the next three months. The cash from the rights issue will be added.