The Breathtaking & Picturesque Sceneries of Diaspora University Town

The Diaspora University Town will be located and surrounded by breathtaking and picturesque sceneries in Taita Taveta. The town will gently roll out from the hill tops and will be surrounded by the different Taita Hills. “During a great morning you can be able to rise and view the Mount Kilimajaro,” says Joseph Mwadairo, a road construction specialist who has started planning work for the Town development.    
A view of the land front as it touches Voi-Arusha highway (A23)
A view of the land front as it touches Voi-Arusha highway (A23)

Diaspora University Town Land Tour

Kenyans from Diaspora, Nairobi and Taita Taveta County toured the land that Diaspora University Town will be developed. Everyone loved the site that has a gentle sloping topography, picturesque scenery of hills and diverse vegetation and trees that make the area so beautiful. Bui Thou from California on touring said, “This land is beautiful.”...
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Attorney Kamau Diaspora University Town Houses Developer’s List

Attorney Njoroge Kamau Diaspora University Town Houses list is made up of Diaspora Kenyans and Kenyans in Kenya who will be Town House developers of Diaspora University Town. As Attorney Kamau finalizes the list; he took a moment to look back at the progress to today. ...
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Diaspora Kshs 1 Trillion to Contribute to Kenya Economic Boom 2017 – 2022

On December 2009, a Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) and World Bank Report, recorded the Kenya banking financial system as made up of 45 banks; the Deposits were Kshs 1.006 trillion and the Loan Advances Kshs 721 billion. In September 2017, CBK reported the Diaspora remitted Kshs 18 billion. At an average of Kshs 18 billion the Diaspora in next 60 months, September 2017 to August 2022, are on track to remit Kshs 1.08 trillion. This will grow the Kenya Bank deposits by Kshs 1 trillion and Loan Advances by over Kshs 720 billion....
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KUP

Diaspora to Travel by SGR Train to Open Diaspora University Town

Diaspora Kenyans will be opening the Diaspora University Town site, December. As they plan to travel to the site that is about 8 miles from the Voi Railway Station they are looking travel by SGR Train, Madaraka Express. The train in now operating two train schedules from Nairobi to Mombasa and from Mombasa to Nairobi. The Diaspora look to travel with the train that leaves Nairobi 8am to arrive at Voi 12.03pm and then catch the train from Mombasa that stops at Voi 16.41pm as it heads to Nairobi.
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Prof. Jerono Rotich Talks KUP-Diaspora University, KESSA & Amb. Githae

Professor Jerono Rotich, one of the Kenya University Project (KUP) – Diaspora University founders, who just participated in the KESSA conferences says, “Kenya University project is a terrific opportunity to PAY BACK and to PAY FORWARD. I am very excited about the progress that KUP has made in such a short time, so please join us to build Diaspora University Town and our County.” On Amb Githae she answers, “Kenyans in Diaspora are fortunate to have one of the greatest Ambassadors, Dr. Githae. He is very devoted and dedicated to serving the Kenya Diaspora among all his other responsibilities.”
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Diaspora Lawyer Answers on Kenya Constitution Supremacy & Raila Withdrawal

“The constitution does not have laws of withdrawal. However, a candidate for presidential office can withdraw. The law requires there be only one candidate nominated for the presidential election to occur per constitution,’ answered Attorney Njoroge Kamau at his law offices in Boston region as he reviewed Kenya Constitution Supremacy laws and Raila Odinga withdrawal from Presidential race.
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My Favorite Fanatics of 2016

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.
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Which Counties Will Kshs 100 Billion Diaspora Money Go to?

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.
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How to Avoid Falling Victim to Mortgage Fraud

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.
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Secession Inconsistent With Kenya Constitution & Can Cost Over Kshs 10 Trillion

Kenya Constitution, Article 5 states, “Kenya consists of the territory and territorial waters comprising Kenya on the effective date, and any additional territory and territorial waters as defined by an Act of Parliament.” The people of Kenya are the persons living Kenya as formed and owned by the people of Kenya collectively through Kenya Constitution 2010. Can Kenya territory be annexed removed from Kenya to become a new country through secession?
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President Uhuru Kenyatta Mashujaa Day Speech

“Weaknesses emerged in our post-independence Constitution. But as a nation determined to reach its destiny, we elected and conferred upon ourselves a new Constitution, after more than twenty years of engagement. This Constitution is hailed as one of the most progressive globally. It provides for freedom of assembly, peaceful demonstrations and free expression of opinion. But I am saddened that these new freedoms are being abused to perpetuate impunity and create anarchy. I urge all Kenyans to be guided by the Constitution and to abide by the rule of law,” Said President Uhuru Kenyatta as he delivered speech.
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Transparency International Kenya Welcomes Prosecution of 13 Individuals on Anglo Leasing

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.
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5 Diaspora Bills Bishop Mwawasi Will Sponsor Once Elected to Senate

On 2013 Bishop Donald Mwawasi failed to be on the Kenya Elections Ballot because of a wrong interpretation of Kenya Constitution law. He filed a case: Donald Mwawasi verses IEBC and CIC. He lost in the High Court. He took the case to the Court of Appeals. Three judges ruled that the High Court ruling was incorrect and that IEBC and CIC had erred in the Kenya Constitution interpretation. Bishop Mwawasi will be on August 8th 2017 be on the Kenya Election ballot for the Senate seat for Taita Taveta. His election to Kenya senate will not only benefit the residents of Taita Taveta but will also benefit Diaspora Kenyans.
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Bishop Mwawasi on Supreme Court Ruling on Land & Voi Land Protests

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.
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West Pokot County

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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Orange Launches Breakthrough All-inclusive Digital Offer to Deliver Mobile Internet to Millions More Across Africa & the Middle East

BARCELONA– 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.
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Dr. Matiang’i Appreciates Diaspora Views on Education; States CUE Committed to KUP Realisation

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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Leveraging Partnerships to Increase Access to Power in Sub-Saharan Africa

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.
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Kenyan Tourist at Vegas

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.
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St John Anglican Church Members Worship & Celebrate Father’s Day

The members of St John’s Anglican Church in Sutton, MA worshiped and glorified God, “The Almighty Father,” during father’s day. The members of the church wished all fathers present a happy father’s day. The members of the Church after hearing the message of God during the church service thereafter celebrated Father’s day with a meal that included Nyama Choma. Father’s went home well fed. Glory be to God.
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Kenya Economy Growth Mirrored to U.S $57 Billion to $17 Trillion Growth in 80 years?

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?
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Happy Nurses Week

"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
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5th Annual Flying Kites Difference Makers

On Saturday, 9th September 2017, Brookmeadow Country club was packed when about 30 Safari Boston, Safari DC & Friendz golfers plus their fans turned out for another very successful Flying Kites Difference Makers Open golf tournament. The Flying Kites Difference Makers Open is always well supported and is eagerly anticipated by both seasoned golfers and newcomers. This time the focus was on raising funds to help Flying Kites in their quest for buying a school bus for the kids. Monies raised from the entry fee and also the proceeds of a grand raffle will be donated to Flying Kites.
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President Uhuru Kenyatta Picture Worth a Thousand Words

"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.
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The 3 Piece “Dress to Kill,” Suit Fashion

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.
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David Karangu Meets President Uhuru Kenyatta at New York

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.
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The Forgotten MAU MAU Field Marshal, Musa Mwariama

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.
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Anna Mwalangho: The Kenyan Global Artist

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 bookanna@gmail.com or calling 240-778-7353 or visiting her website www.annamwalagho.com
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The Mathematics, Science &Technology Handshake

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.”
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