Diaspora Nurses Celebrate Education Achievement

Every year a group of Kenyans will graduate with the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) certificate. This achievement that starts one toward a nursing career is one of the great achievements of a graduate as well as for the Kenya community. Following a tradition started almost 2 decades ago, Diaspora Kenyans who graduated 2017, celebrated their education achievement with family and friends. Congratulations to the graduates of 2017.
Diaspora Nursing Graduates cut cake to celebrate their education success.
Diaspora Nursing Graduates cut cake to celebrate their education success.

KUP - Town House Developers List to Tap KCB Bank Finance

The Law Firm of Attorney Njoroge Kamau in Worcester, MA is working on the Kenya University Project (KUP) - Town House Developers List to tap KCB Bank finance. As June 2017 ends the law firm will have a list of Town House developers for the Town Houses of KUP- Diaspora University Town. The law firm will give the list to KCB Bank who shall provide a financial product for the developers....
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How Uncle Willy 5 Acres Started KUP

As a subscriber of Jamhuri Magazine, Willy Mbugua also known as Uncle Willy would read articles and become interested in Kenya housing development. He had 5 acres opposite Nairobi National Park that a housing project could be developed. Ernest Mungai of Concept Construction (Co) Ltd in Kenya when attending the 2008 WPI U.S-Africa Business partnerships conference, where he presented on Housing and Infrastructure development, would visit Uncle Willy home in Tewksbury, MA. Uncle Willy would decide to have the 5 acres of land developed to a housing project. The decision would lead to what is today the Kenya University Project (KUP) - Diaspora University Town. Uncle Willy was happy to review the 3,000 acres ongoing plan....
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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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Dr. Endege & KUP Team Present KUP at WaKenya Pamoja Boston Event

“Kenya University Project – Diaspora University Town is an ongoing project for development of a University Town, Growth of Kenya Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Creation of Jobs, Development of Housing and Advancement Kenya Constitution Rights,” Dr. Wilson Endege shared with Kenyans in the South Boston region during a WaKenya Pamoja Boston event held at Brockton City and attended by Kenya Ambassador Hon. Robinson Githae. Other KUP persons present were: Atty Dr. Njoroge Kamau, Architect Charles Njeru, Dr. Acquillahs Muteti, Dr. Paul Kasili, Dan Kamau and Tony Ngari.
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Sam Thugi Wakenya Pamoja Boston Remarks

Good afternoon. For those who don’t know me my name is Sam Thugi, I humbly stand here to welcome you all. First and foremost, Happy belated Madaraka day. Before I continue I’d like to recognize the presence of the Kenyan Ambassador Balozi Robinson Njeru Githae. Karibu sana Boston na karibu South Shore. The Mayor of Brockton Honorable Bill Carpenter. Welcome to this function. Feel at home.
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Why Kenya GDP Does Not Grow!

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.
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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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Kenya GDP Growth by Over 10% is Achievable via Sustainable Requirements by Kenya Constitution!

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?
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Wind Power Project Statement by President Kenyatta

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.
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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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PCEA Neema Church Building Dedicated to God

Moderator Rt Rev Julius Guantai Mwamba dedicated the building at 201 Coburn Street, Lowell, Massachusetts to become a house of God. After dedication he unveiled the sign the dedication sign that read, “For the glory of God, this building was dedicated by the Moderator of the Presbyterian Church if East Africa, 21st General Assembly Rt. Rev. Julius Guantai Mwamba assisted by the Rev. Dr. Karimi Mumbui, founding minister of the PCEA Neema Church on May 28th, 2017 to be a place of worship. ‘For no other foundation can anyone lay than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.’ (1 Cor. 3:11 – RSV)”
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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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10 Reasons to Join Safari Boston Golf Club

For anyone who’s ever thought about joining golf league but hesitated for fear of embarrassing yourself, this post is for you. For anyone who’s looking for a little more structure in their golf life beyond just hitting range balls on weeknights, this post is also for you.
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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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