[VIDEO] Escaped Yemeni child bride 11, explains why she ran away from home

By admin | On Wed, Jul 24th, 2013 - No Comments »

A video, posted on YouTube, shows an 11-year-old Yemeni girl called Nada al-Ahdal recounting how she escaped her parents who wanted to force her to marry. Nada comes from a modest family and is one of eight siblings. Fortunately for her, her uncle Abdel Salam al-Ahdal, a montage and graphics technician in a TV station, decided to take her in when she was three years old, to live with him. 


[VIDEO] Nairobi city county Forms Anti-Urinating Squad

By admin | On Wed, Jul 24th, 2013 - No Comments »
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There is a new sheriff in town, the head of a special unit in the Nairobi city county known as the anti- urinating squad. This squad comprises men whose sole mission is to arrest the bad mannered among us, those who urinate in public. Now next time you answer a call of nature on that wall or hidden corner be warned it could land you in jail for a period of upto six months.   Sahara. 


Kenya hits $100bn rare earth jackpot

By admin | On Tue, Jul 23rd, 2013 - No Comments »
Rare Earths metals

Rare earths have numerous applications in technology and manufacturing. They are used to make high power magnets for lightweight electric motors and MRI imaging. Their market is dominated by China. Kenya’s profile as a potential top rare earth minerals producer rose a rung higher after mineral explorer Cortec announced it had found deposits worth $62.4 billion. Mrima Hill, in the coastal. 


[VIDEO]Kisumu commercial sex worker confronts client over payment

By admin | On Tue, Jul 23rd, 2013 - No Comments »

Drama unfolded in Kisumu on Monday after a commercial sex worker confronted a man whom she accused of failing to pay for services rendered. The angry woman pounced on her purported client who had just reported to work. NTV’s Ouko Okusah reports on an incident that brought business to a near standstill at the busy Mega Plaza building. What do you think of this post?Awesome (2). 


CORD governors to attend Summit in US

By admin | On Mon, Jul 22nd, 2013 - No Comments »

Former Kenya’s Prime Minister, Raila Odinga is set to lead a powerful team of recently elected CORD governors to a Bi-National Kenyan Governors Summit to be held in Dallas, Texas later this week.  The summit, whose theme is “Strategic Vision for Good Governance” is being organized by the Network for Development of Youth in partnership with Summers Dodge International Group and. 


Sad how Kenyan tycoons die with billions but not a cent for charity

By admin | On Sun, Jul 21st, 2013 - 1 Comment

Not too long ago, David Odongo, a young reporter with the Standard Group’s fast surging baby publication, The Nairobian, filed two stories that got me smiling wryly. First, he interviewed a debt collector from his base in the leafy suburbs of Nairobi and wrote: “The burly man lives in a lavishly furnished 30-room house in the city’s plush Kitisuru area. The residence not only has. 


Police warn residents against using Citi Hoppa buses in Nairobi; risk being robbed

By admin | On Sun, Jul 21st, 2013 - No Comments »

Police have warned commuters against travelling in certain buses in Nairobi, saying they risked being robbed. Inspector-General of Police David Kimaiyo said a number of buses belonging to Citi Hoppa had been carjacked and the drivers and conductors were suspected of colluding with the gangsters. He said a bus belonging to the firm was carjacked in Nairobi every day and the management had. 


Kenya denies IMF access to secret mining agreements

By admin | On Sun, Jul 21st, 2013 - No Comments »

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team is pushing the government to make public details of a number of deals it has signed with oil exploration and mining firms. But officials on the IMF team have disclosed that the government has denied them access to the documents, a fact that can only leave Kenyans guessing how the country is faring in regard to the exploration and exploitation of minerals. The. 


How guards stole ivory from State House

By admin | On Sun, Jul 21st, 2013 - No Comments »

Two security officials colluded to smuggle ivory worth millions of shillings from State House, Mombasa, in one of the most intriguing theft cases involving government employees. An investigation into the mysterious disappearance of the ivory has found that the plan to steal the prized items from one of the most heavily guarded premises in the coastal city was hatched over a long period. The. 


NAIROBI: Property worth millions destroyed as Lang’ata houses demolished

By admin | On Sat, Jul 20th, 2013 - No Comments »
Members of the public watch as a bulldozer brings down a building in Langata, Nairobi on July 20, 2013

Members of the public watch as a bulldozer brings down a building in Langata, Nairobi on July 20, 2013 Property worth millions of shillings was on Saturday destroyed after the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure bulldozers flattened houses in Lang’ata’s Uzima gardens. According to the Ministry’s official these homes stood in the way of the southern bypass whose construction. 


Beauty Biz: Kenyan Skin Care Founder Nyakio Kamoche Grieco

By admin | On Sat, Jul 20th, 2013 - No Comments »
Nyakio Kamoche Grieco

The skin care expert is focused on bringing the beauty of Africa to the masses Nyakio Kamoche Grieco-www.nyakio.com   Nyakio Kamoche Grieco stumbled across her passion while working in the entertainment industry. She had been working in television and film and realized just how much she loved the beauty and fashion aspect of it all. After rethinking her future, this American beauty. 


Obama Mistaken For Waiter, Asked To Fetch Drink At 2003 Party

By admin | On Sat, Jul 20th, 2013 - No Comments »

Obama’s frank remarks on race and how he also has been seen as someone less than who he is led journalist Katie Rosman of the Wall Street Journal to resurface a 2008 piece about a 2003 garden party at the Manhattan home of media luminaries Tina Brown, now editor of the Daily Beast, and Harold Evans. The gathering just a little more than 10 years ago was to celebrate Sidney Blumenthal’s. 


Anifa Mvuemba: The 22-year old Kenyan gives fashion a breath of fresh air with her contemporary designs

By admin | On Fri, Jul 19th, 2013 - No Comments »
Designer Anifa Mvuemba in action

Designer Anifa Mvuemba in action When Kenya native Anifa Mvuemba began designing, she was quite hesitant to start her own line. “It took me a while to believe in myself and to understand that I could actually do it,” she says. After lots of hard work and motivation from friends and family, Mvuemba launched her design label in December 2011. The label is appropriately named Hanifa Mvuemba,. 


[AUDIO] Actress Rae Dawn Chong uses N-Word slur to rip former co-star Oprah Winfrey

By admin | On Fri, Jul 19th, 2013 - No Comments »

Via TMZ Rae Dawn Chong co-starred with Oprah Winfrey in “The Color Purple,” and said the two were friends on set. But in a crude radio interview on Thursday filled with expletives and a racial slur, she said that soon changed.   Chong, appearing on Matty P’s Radio Happy Hour, said Winfrey was “lovely” on the film, but became jealous when Chong got a part.