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Mary Kinyanjui a Registered Nurse (RN) based in Los Angeles, California region who is working on the Kenya University Project (KUP) Medical-Hospital Plan during a visit to Botswana met with professionals and academia who she invited to become part of the KUP university town development. “The project is progressing to the 5 Year Development stage that will achieve a university, town and medical hospital,” she told the excited Kenyans who have settled in Botswana.
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Over 100 coutries in the world today have a life expectancy of over 75 years; Kenya life expenctancy is recorded at 65 years. Dr. Wilson Endege, a biotechnology scientist, who has five patents looks to advance Kenya life expectancy. He says his Kenya University Project -Biotechnology plan that will be implemented alongside the University Development Plan at Taita Taveta will produce more than 20 medicine and vaccine products as he and Diaspora contribute to expand the current $1 billion biotechnology sector in Kenya in a $414 billion global sector. Will the biotechnology industry he sets up lead to an affordable vaccine for Malaria? Dr. Endege answers on biotechonology. ...
At his offices in Worcester, Attorney Njoroge Kamau spearheaded a meeting into the nightfall, that reviewed all plans for the development of the Institution Town Plan - 5 Year Development Plan. The 5 year development plan was set as October 2016 to September 2021. The first class to university, target date, was set as September 2017. Nineteen (19) budgets that will kick off diverse plans in the first year were adopted. ...
Professor Philliph Mutisya and Bishop Donald Mwawasi who are working on Kenya University Project (KUP) talked with Ambassador Robinson Githae at the sidelines of the Kenya Scholars and Studies Association (KESSA) conference held in Atlanta, GA. KESSA conference brings together professionals, business and Scholars from various universities in the U.S and in Kenya to present and share on various topics. Prof. Mutisya on the meeting with Ambassador Githae remarked, “The good part of meeting with the ambassador is that he recognizes the role of his office to help KUP in investing in Kenya, which is his mission and passion.” ...
Bishop Mwawasi, Dr. Endege, Prof. Mutisya, Atty Kamau & Diaspora Work on University Town DevelopmentDiaspora Kenyans working on the Kenya University Project - University Town development plan put in several hours on Labour Day holiday to review, plan and update each other. Bishop Donald Mwawasi who arrived back from Kenya, where he worked for three weeks, gave a report on his progressive accomplishments with regard to the land the Institution Town Plan approved last year will be implemented. Dr. Wilson Endege on his part said, “My biotechnology plan to open a biotechnology company to produce medicine is ready. I’m also working on the university plan with Prof. Mutisya.”
As Kenyans gathered in a house in U.S a question formed inside my brain: When the word “House,” is stated what does one think? The answers were: One may think of the famous Dr. House who diagnosis health mysteries in the TV show House. “House of Representatives,” someone else may think with reference to application in politics. Majority will think of the building structure they are in at that given time. A house as a built structure is very important in everyday living.
The late Mama Lucy Kibaki who was the first lady of Kenya from 2002 to 2013 when her husband President Mwai Kibaki served as President was remembered today. President Uhuru Kenyatta wrote, “Kenya has suffered a tremendous loss and more so her family, relatives and friends. Yet, even as we mourn, we celebrate her virtues of leadership and commitment to improving the wellbeing of the ordinary Kenyan. I know this is a challenging time for her family; however, I am confident that their faith in God will help them through these trying times. May her soul rest in everlasting peace.”
When I first started traveling to Africa, I would often meet children in the villages I was visiting and try to guess their ages. I was shocked to find out how often I guessed wrong. Kids I thought were 7 or 8 years old based on how tall they were – would tell me that they were actually 12 or 13 years old.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and French President François Hollande witnessed the signing of the deals at the Elysee Palace in Paris afterholding bilateral talks that covered infrastructure projects which the Kenyan leader said were “key for bringing prosperity to the Kenyan people”.
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.
Orange Launches Breakthrough All-inclusive Digital Offer to Deliver Mobile Internet to Millions More Across Africa & the Middle EastBARCELONA– Today, Orange puts the mobile internet within reach of millions more people, otherwise not previously addressed, with the launch of a new breakthrough digital offer across its significant African and Middle Eastern footprint. The Orange Klif digital offer starts from under US$40 (€35), inclusive of a smartphone, data, voice and text bundle, setting a new benchmark in price that will act as a major catalyst for smartphone and data adoption across the region.
Graduation is the final day to celebrate. As I headed from Baltimore I got invited to a graduation day lunch and had a talk with Alice Taiti who is a Graduate of 2016. It was exciting to hear what the now lady armed with Education that the late president Nelson Mandela is quoted saying to be the most powerful weapon one can use to change the world had to say on Education.
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.
The start of marriage in the bible is found in Genesis 2:24: "Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh." 2015 saw thousands of marriages occur. One marriage that occurred in Kenya was between Steve Kabuki and Wanjiru Riitho who were united as one in marriage and in so doing received God’s precious gift to man and to woman as created.
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.
President Uhuru Kenyatta attended the funeral service of the late Hon. George Mwicigi and led Kenyans who paid their last respects to one of the great leaders of Kenya. The late Hon. George Mwicigi was elected as Member of Parliament for Kandara in 1969. His development of piped water, farming, housing and health centres in Kandara would set the pace of development in the 1970’s.
President Barack Obama was entertained to a dinner at State House hosted by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The dinner was held at an erected tent in the State House green lawns. The ground covered in an all-red carpet. The evening cool weather providing the right environment for dinner after a long day of work.
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.”