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More than a hundred Town House designs will be implemented in the Diaspora University Town. Several architects are currently working on the different town house designs as the Design-Build stages progress. Rose Ndiritu who was part of the Diaspora for close to 20 years is part of the Design-Build team is currently working closely with the designers. She says, “Our Design-Build team in Kenya is progressing well and we should be able to deliver diverse town houses as required.” She thanks the Diaspora who are registered as Town House developers.
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Dr. Fred Matiang’i, the Cabinet Secretary - Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, through an Email expressed his gratitude and appreciation to the Diaspora for the Town Hall meeting on Kenya Education recently held in Boston region. He wrote, “I remain grateful for the opportunity to interact with all of you and look forward to further engagements. Any opportunity to get feedback/views from fellow Kenyans on what is happening in the education sector in our country is always greatly appreciated.” ...
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Fifty (50), Diaspora Kenyans will by the end of December have relocated back to Kenya and started the development the Kenya University Project (KUP) – Diaspora University Town in Taita Taveta. “I’m ready to go,” says Dr. Joseph Mutisya who is currently working on the university student’s enrollment plan. ...
Attorney Dr. Njoroge Kamau of Worcester, MA; Dr. Wilson Endege of Cambridge, MA; Prof. Dr. Philliph Mutisya of Durham, NC; Prof. Dr. Jerono Rotich of Greensboro, NC; Dr. Mark Kabue of Baltimore, MD; Dr. Philip Mwalali of Raleigh, NC; Dr. Joseph Mutisya of Austin, TX; Dr. David Agwenyi of Hamilton, NJ; Dr. Ben Koissaba of Chicago, IL; Dr. Joseph Gichuhi of Riverside, CA; Dr. Joseph Nzeketha of Hillsborough, NJ; are part of the thirty (30) scholars who are gearing up for the ground break of Diaspora University.
The first Town Hall meeting between a Kenya Cabinet Secretary C.S and Diaspora Kenyans was held in Boston, MA. Dr. Fred Matiang’i, Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, was praised by Diaspora Kenyans for the work he is doing. Stephen Kanyoni compared the Cabinet Secretary to the late Hon. John Michuki as he said, “Every ministry you go to becomes better.”
All Economics scholars who did not sleep in their economic class know the formula C + I + T/GS + (X-M) = GDP (Gross Domestic Product). C stands for Consumption. I, investment. T Tax/G.S Government Spending. X, Exports and M, Imports. Today Kenyans are consuming more and more. If the increase of consumption was the only calculator of GDP, Kenya GDP would be growing at 20% per year.
When I was in my 20s and early 30s, I was fanatical about software. By “fanatical” I mean that I was so focused on my vision of putting a computer on every desk and in every home that I gave up a normal existence. I didn’t take vacations or weekends off. I wasn’t interested in getting married. (Obviously, that changed when I met Melinda!) My colleagues and I at Microsoft took tremendous pride in being the first to arrive at work and the last to leave. It was an incredibly fun chapter of my life.
As the number of Kenyans living abroad has increased so have their remittances to Kenya. Today the remittances are at about Kshs 100 billion. The interests of Diaspora Kenyans has mainly been in the real estate sector. This has led to banks and developers coming to the Diaspora to tap this money. However, today Diaspora are also organizing themselves to direct their money where it achieves the best return.
Kenya’s property market is thriving and everyone is looking to have a piece of this vibrant sector. With good economic environment and financial systems, there has been an increase in the mortgage uptake. According to the Central Bank of Kenya, the demand for mortgages in the country stands at 80,000 facilities every year - a clear indication of the strong uptake.
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is the monetary measure of the total goods and services produced in a country at a given year. Kenya today is recorded at a GDP of $50 billion (Kshs 4.5 trillion.) A recent report from World Bank estimates the Kenya GDP growth to each 7% this year and the next three years. The question that still remain unanswered is: Can Kenya achieve over 10% GDP growth as per vision 2030 goal?
I broke ground to start Africa’s biggest wind power project in Laisamis, Marsabit County as Kenya takes giant steps in asserting its position as a leader in green energy production globally. The project is also the biggest single private sector initiative on the African Continent, costing 623 million euros.
Transparency International Kenya welcomes the order for the immediate prosecution of 13 individuals and three firms on criminal charges related to the Anglo Leasing scandal by the Director of Public Prosecutions, Keriako Tobiko.
A handshake is considered as the best political tool for getting supporters and vote. The more the handshakes one can make the better. A handshake creates a great connection when one is able to shake the President hand even for a moment. Before the President first term is over estimates are he will have shaken more than 10,000 hands about 0.05% of the expected 20 million voters before the serious campaign. The handshakes could increase by 50,000 as the serious campaign starts.
Bishop Donald Mwawasi of Atlanta, GA who during his travel to Kenya five times in 2015 has held numerous discussions with the County Assembly Members and National Land Commission Commissioners on land use and management this year commenting on Land protests in Voi says, “The persons blocking the road should never have been doing this. It is time all constitutional office holders assigned to land management do the job assigned." The constitution assigns different roles to County Assembly, National Land Commission and Land Ministry.
West Pokot County is in the Rift Valley of Kenya and borders Turkana County to the North, Elgeyo-Marakwet and Baringo counties to the East, Tran-Nzoia County to the South and Uganda border to the West. The county is serviced by the International road A-1 that runs from Kitale-Kapeguria. Kapeguria is the County headquarters.
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“May this book inspire you to be more courageous,” wrote Boniface Mwangi, an activist and popular figure in Kenya as he signed his book titled, Unbounded. He further wrote, “Keep telling those stories. Enjoy the read.” The book was launched at PCEA Neema Church in Lowell, Boston regions. The books Boniface brought with him for the launch were sold out. He signed the book to the nightfall.
Two out of three sub-Sarahan Africans — 600 million people — lack access to electricity, forcing them to spend significant amounts of their income on costly and unhealthy forms of energy, like diesel to run factory generators and smoky and scarce wood for indoor fires for cooking.
The city of Las Vegas economy is driven by tourists who come to the casinos and conventions held in this city. The two largest hotels in rooms in the Worlds, The Venetian- Palazzore with 7117 rooms and the MGM Grand hotel with 6852 rooms are both located in Las Vegas. Further Vegas has close to 30 hotels with more than 1,000 rooms.
PCEA Neema Church members of eight districts presented their talents as they worshiped God, glorified God, educated and entertained each other. Six groups sang songs and two groups performed drama. In about one hour and half hours the talents showcased brought were educative, humorous and most important delivered the message of God. God’s servant, Njonge, who preached the message summed the talents with the words, “Gifts come from God.” He added that it is good to showcase them.
The U.S economy was at $57 billion dollars in 1933 after the start of the great depression in 1929. From $57 Billion and 125 million population, the U.S economy would grow and in 80 years reach $16.8 trillion and a population of about 318 million Per Capita income of $52,800. Can Kenyans grow from the current $50 billion economy with 44 million population and Per Capita $1,100 on a similar trajectory like U.S?
"America’s nurses are the beating heart of our medical system," President Barack Obama is quoted as saying. Donna Wilk Cardillo is quoted saying, "Nurses are the heart of healthcare." Happy Nurses Week
The 5th Annual Kenyans Connect Rugby 7s Golf tournament and Golf Clinic, co-hosted by Safari Golf Club – California, was held on Friday the 4th of March 2016 at Royal Links Golf Club in Las Vegas, Nevada. The sponsored Rugby 7s Golf tournament is the first key sponsored Safari Golf tournament of the year and was a great success. Participants traveled from Kenya and across the USA to meet in Las Vegas for championship golf and USA Sevens Rugby.
"A picture is worth a thousand words" is a statement often used to refer to a picture that can explain something or leave many perplexed with wonder. The two pictures taken as President Uhuru Kenyatta shakes a young girl's hand and serious looks to her and places his left hand on the girl's chin, and then his right hand on the girl's chin in the next picture is worth a thousand words.
If you said the words, “That guy is dressed to kill,” many would be consumed with fear thinking that one has knifes and other weapons on their clothing ready to kill. However, “dress to kill,” is an expression of dressing in a smart and trendy way. The 3 piece suit “dress to kill,” fashion is where men wear the 3 piece suit so as to leave the ladies breathlessly killed.
Kenya Atlanta based Businessman David Karangu met President Uhuru Kenyatta at New York. The President is attending the 69th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Karangu who was educated in Kenya before moving back to the U.S is one of the success stories of someone of Kenyan roots who has made it in the business World from the bottom and in U.S.
The Mau Mau rebellion force would be led by three notable men during the late 40’s, 50’s through the 60’s. Two would be captured and imprisoned. One man leading his battalion of over 2000 men would never be captured. He would come out of the forest undefeated. Very few people know about Field Marshall Musa Mwariama who shared the same title with Field Marshall Dedan Kimathi. Field Marshal Mwariama is arguably the greatest Mau Mau fighter for he was never caught. There is no record of his demise and would be 84 years old today. We in Jamhuri honor and salute him for his courageous acts that brought about Kenya freedom.
When President Kibaki heard the talented Anna Mwalagho perform, he made a remark to the effect that Anna should come perform in Kenya saying, “Kenyans also have money and will pay.” An entertainer through spoken poetry, music, African tradition drama and music; Anna Mwalagho is one of the few Kenyans who have become Global entertainers. She has entertained in functions all over the U.S and in African nations. The entertainer who comes from the Taita Taveta County is today reaching one milestone after another as she advances the Kenya image in the globe. She will be releasing her first official music video on February 1st 2013. More details can be found via contacting her agent Nicole Awiche by Email email@example.com or calling 240-778-7353 or visiting her website www.annamwalagho.com
The mathematics science and technology handshake occurred at the inauguration of the new mathematics, science and technology complex at Karen where the President said, “Ladies and Gentlemen, We have already begun to improve the national pool of skills and talents in science education. My Government, following the medium term plan laid out in vision 2030, is implementing a national Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Programme. It will improve our students’ innovation and creativity through carefully crafted programmes at every level of our education system.”